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Chelsea Recreation Center

W. 25 St., 9 Ave. To 10 Ave.

Manhattan

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A state-of-the-art facility, the Chelsea Recreation Center is a neighborhood gem that boasts eclectic offerings for New Yorkers of all ages. Chelsea is one of the largest recreation centers in the city, and visitors make full use of its crisp facilities and extensive sports, arts, and educational programming for kids and adults alike. The center features a six-lane, 25-yard pool, a gymnasium with basketball and volleyball courts, plus fitness rooms, a dance studio, a game room, and an arts and crafts room. Fitness classes offered range from gymnastics and ballet to aerobics and yoga. Beyond athletics, the center also hosts teen open mic nights, a hip-hop club, drama hour, and senior painting workshops, to name a few. In addition, the Computer Resource Center provides free computer access and instruction for skills such as word processing, internet use, web design, and desktop publishing.

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There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Recreation CentersChelsea Recreation Center

The phone lines are currently out of service at this recreation center as we upgrade our phone system. This will only be temporary. For any questions, please call the Manhattan Borough Office at 212-408-0243.

Recreation CentersChelsea Recreation Center

Beginning Tuesday, April 10th and ending Saturday, June 30th, the center will be replacing all light fixtures and lighting equipment to LED. There will be temporary closures of room scheduled throughout this project. Please speak with front desk or view signage at front desk regarding closures. Thank you for understanding as we improve our center.

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