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Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

Indoor Pools

Roy Wilkins Pool

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

Roy Wilkins Pool Hours and Programming  

Location: 177th Street and Baisley Boulevard
Directions via Google Maps
Phone: (718) 276-4630

Pool Details

Intermediate Pool

This is an Accessible PoolDimensions: 75' x 30' x 9'

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!

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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 Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

Know Before You Go

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

Recreation CentersRoy Wilkins Recreation Center

Roy Wilkins Recreation Center will be undergoing Capital improvements starting March 12, 2018. Upgrades include: a new roof over the gym, rebuilt activity rooms, and improved drainage and waterproofing in and around the building. Over the next 18 months, some programming spaces and some areas of the building will be closed to complete work. Please check this website regularly for closure details.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2019

Recreation CentersRoy Wilkins Recreation Center

On Monday, October 14, 2019, this recreation center will close at 5:00 p.m. in observance of Columbus Day.

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  • African-American Hall of Fame at Roy Wilkins

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