Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center

E. 54 St. bet. 1 Ave. and 2 Ave.

Manhattan

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Located in the heart of midtown, the 54th Street Recreation Center has been a community staple for years. It is named in honor of Constance Baker Motley. Motley, born in 1921, was the first African American woman to become a federal judge. She was a leading jurist and legal advocate during the Civil Rights movement, and the first Black woman to serve as Manhattan Borough President.
 

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Indoor Pools
Constance Baker Motley Pool

The indoor pool is closed at this location.

Recreation Centers
Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center

The indoor pool at this location will be closed until further notice.

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