St. James Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

St. James Recreation Center remains closed to the public until further notice. Some recreation centers are being used for COVID-19 testing and vaccination services, the Learning Bridges program, and critical seasonal training. Please visit our Recreation Centers page to find an alternate recreation center.

2530 Jerome Avenue
Bronx, NY 10468
Cross Streets:

192nd Street/Jerome Avenue

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Located in St. James Park

Center Management: Sheroly Jones (Center Manager), Angel Gerena (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (718) 367-3657 (718) 367-3658
Fax:(718) 295-8713

Accessible Facilities This is an Accessible Recreation Center.

Interested in learning computers or multimedia production? Visit the media lab in your recreation center and sign up for a wide range of programs! Media Education workshops are free with membership and open to people of all ages and abilities.

Additional Information


Registration Hours:
Monday-Friday: 7:30 am - 8 pm
Saturdays: 8 am - 3 pm

Please note: This facility shuts its doors at closing time.  Some activities may shut down 15 minutes early.

Members must store their belongings in the lockers provided and must secure their lockers with a sturdy key lock. As stated in our conditions of membership, members must be in proper athletic attire to exercise or participate in sports activities. The minimum age for a member to utilize our fitness rooms is 16 during scheduled hours.

Recreation centers operate in seasonal schedules, with program availability additionally affected by Parks' afterschool and summer camps. Programs rotate in the following increments: January - March, April - June, July - September and October - December.

Media Labs follow their own 6-12 week schedules, depending on the type of class being offered.


On holidays (New Year's Day and Eve, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Easter, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Election Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day and Eve, and Christmas Day and Eve), recreation center hours will change. Please visit our Recreation Center Holiday Schedule for details.

Recreation Center Membership Gift Cards

Give the Gift of Sports, Fitness and Fun!

Purchase a Recreation Center Membership Gift Card, and share the joy of health with a family member, friend, or loved one. Gift Cards may be redeemed at any one of Parks' 35 recreation centers across New York City.

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Building Hours

Monday - Friday: 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Arts & Crafts Room (1)

Media Lab (1)

Auditorium (1)

Media Lab (1)

Classroom (3)

Performance Space (1)

Cycling Studio (1)

Pool Table (3)

Fitness Room (1)

Table Tennis Table (2)

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