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McCarren Play Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

On Monday, May 30th 2016, the center will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. The center will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, May 31st.

776 Lorimer Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Cross Streets: Bayard Street and Driggs Avenue
Directions via Google Maps

Located in McCarren Park

Center Management: Seamus Moloney (Center Manager), Jeff Cooper (Deputy Center Manager), Tom Beaver (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (718) 218-2380
Fax: (718) 218-2390

Accessible Facilities This is an Accessible Recreation Center.

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Additional Information

Please note: This facility shuts its doors at closing time.  Registration hours end at least 30 minutes before closing time. Other activities may shut down 15 minutes early. 

Recreation centers operate in seasonal schedules, with program availability additionally affected by Parks' afterschool and summer camps. In 2016, programs rotate in the following increments: January - March, April - June, July - September and October - December.

Computer Resource Centers follow their own 6-12 week schedules, depending on the type of class being offered.

Holidays

On holidays (New Year's Day and Eve, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Easter, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Election Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day and Eve, and Christmas Day and Eve), recreation center hours will change. Please visit our Recreation Center Holiday Schedule for details.

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Building Hours

Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 9:45 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM

Schedules

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View Computer Resource Center Schedule

Facilities

Accessible Fitness Equipment (2)

Playground (1)

Afterschool Room (1)

Pool (Outdoor) (1)

Basketball Court (Indoor) (1)

Skate Park (Outdoor) (1)

Basketball Court (Outdoor) (1)

Soccer Field (Outdoor) (1)

Cardio Room (1)

Sprinkler (1)

Computer Resource Center (1)

Stretching Area (1)

Fitness Room (1)

Table Tennis Table (5)

Gymnasium (1)

Tennis Court (Outdoor) (4)

Multipurpose Room (3)

Track (Outdoor) (1)

Picnic Area (1)

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