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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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Recreation CentersChelsea Recreation Center

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 16, this Recreation Center's opening hours will change. The facility will open at its normal time and close at 5:00 p.m.
Please be advised that the elevators are currently down at this location. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Anticipated Completion: 01/28/2017

Chelsea Recreation Center Weather

  • Tue
    Chance Light Rain then Rain
    43°F
  • Wed
    Rain Likely and Patchy Fog then Slight Chance Showers
    41°F
  • Thu
    Partly Sunny
    49°F
  • Fri
    Mostly Sunny
    48°F

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