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Chelsea Recreation Center

Indoor Pools

Chelsea Pool

To access Chelsea Pool, you must have a Recreation Center membership.

Chelsea Pool Hours and Programming  

Location: West 25th St. between 9th & 10th Aves
Directions via Google Maps
Phone: (212) 255-3705

Pool Details

Intermediate Pool

This is an Accessible PoolDimensions: 75' x 43' x 10'
Full Location Details

Join a Recreation Center

When you join a recreation center with a pool, you'll have access to year-round swimming and the chance to attend free aquatics programs such as Learn to Swim. Your membership will give you access to use every recreation center in the city, including all 12 indoor pools.

Becoming a Member

Annual memberships for recreation centers with pools cost $150 for adults, and $25 for seniors (ages 62 and older). Membership is free for anyone under the age of 18. As of July 1, 2013, memberships will cost $25 for young adults (ages 18-24).

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Swimming Programs

Want to learn to swim or improve your stroke? Join one of our free aquatics programs!

Learn more about our swimming programs.

Visit an Outdoor Pool

Each summer, we open up free outdoor pools in all five boroughs. Find an outdoor pool near you.

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Directions to Chelsea Recreation Center

Know Before You Go

There are currently 5 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Recreation CentersChelsea Recreation Center

On Friday June 28, 2019 the gymnasium will be closed from 1:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. due to a special event. The gymnasium will reopen for scheduled programming on Saturday June 29, 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2019

Recreation CentersChelsea Recreation Center

The media lab at Chelsea Recreation Center will be closed on the 1st and 2nd of July for a two-day intensive staff training. We apologize for any inconvenience. Nearby media labs include: Gertrude Ederle (232 W60th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues), and Tony Dapolito (1 Clarkson Street).
Anticipated Completion: 07/02/2019

Recreation CentersChelsea Recreation Center

On Thursday, July 4, 2019, this recreation center will be closed in observance of the Fourth of July holiday.

Recreation CentersChelsea Recreation Center

The indoor pool will be closed to patrons on Sundays only beginning on Sunday,June 30, 2019 through mid September 2019. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please call the front desk at (212) 255-3705 for more information.

Recreation CentersChelsea Recreation Center

Beginning on Monday, September 17, we will start to renovate and modernize the center’s pool and family locker rooms, as well as select restrooms, to enhance your overall facility and pool experience. Lower level bathrooms, family locker rooms and both men’s and women’s locker rooms will be closed beginning September 17, 2018 for approximately 18 months. While we will provide temporary lockers, locker space will be limited. It is important to note that programming schedules will be modified during this time. If you have additional questions, center management and facility staff can be reached at (212) 255-3705. We thank you in advance for your patience.

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