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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

Beginning Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Programming within the gymnasium will be canceled. NYC Parks will be hosting SQPA Annual Art Show. Programming will resume on Monday, March 9, 2020. If you require additional assistance, please contact the facility managers at (718) 276-8686
Anticipated Completion: 03/09/2020

ParkRoy Wilkins Recreation Center

The Department of Environmental Protection is advancing a project in Roy Wilkins Park to remove accumulated sediments and restore the original depth of the pond, reestablish its small island, and build a new bioretention basin garden upstream within the park to capture storm water runoff from Merrick Boulevard. Some portions of open landscape areas between the pond and Merrick Boulevard will be closed to the public to accomplish the work.
Anticipated Completion: 01/30/2021

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