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Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

The center will be closed on Monday, July 4th in observance of the independence day holiday. Normal operating hours will resume on Tuesday, July 5th. Enjoy the holiday!

2180 First Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Cross Streets: East 112th Street & First Avenue
Directions via Google Maps

Located in Thomas Jefferson Park

Center Management: Sherrie Plowden (Center Manager)
Phone: (212) 860-1383 (212) 860-1372
Fax: (212) 860-1371

Accessible Facilities This is an Accessible Recreation Center.

Beginning June 1, United States veterans and people with disabilities can now become recreation center members for only $25 per year. On this first day only, we're opening all the recreation centers to the public. Try out all 36 facilities for free!

Additional Information

Registration Hours:
Monday-Fridays, 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Please note: This facility shuts its doors at closing time. Some 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.

Recreation Center Membership Gift Cards

Give the Gift of Sports, Fitness and Fun!

Purchase a Recreation Center Membership Gift Card, and share the joy of health with a family member, friend, or loved one. Gift Cards may be redeemed at any one of Parks' 35 recreation centers across New York City.

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Building Hours

Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Schedules

View Center Schedule

View Computer Resource Center Schedule

Facilities

Accessible Fitness Equipment (1)

Locker Room (2)

Afterschool Room (1)

Multipurpose Room (2)

Artificial Turf Field (1)

Picnic Area (4)

Athletic Field (3)

Playground (1)

Basketball Court (Outdoor) (8)

Pool (Outdoor) (2)

Computer Resource Center (1)

Pool Table (2)

Exercise Equipment (Outdoor) (1)

Soccer Field (Outdoor) (1)

Fitness Room (1)

Sprinkler (1)

Handball Court (Outdoor) (4)

Track (Outdoor) (1)

Lobby (1)

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