Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center
232 West 60th Street
New York, NY 10023
West End Avenue and Amsterdam Avenue
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Located in Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center
Ellis Mercer (Center Manager), Robert Markowick (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (212) 397-3159
This is an Accessible Recreation Center.
United States veterans and people with disabilities can now become recreation center members for only $25 per year. Visit or call any recreation center to find out more.
The swimming pool is open Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM & Saturday: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
A swim cap is required to use the pool.
Monday - Friday: 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Members are encouraged to secure valuables in security lockers located near the front desk. All other belongings must be secured in the locker room, and it is recommended that a strong/sturdy key lock be used.
Recreation centers operate in seasonal schedules, with program availability additionally affected by Parks' afterschool and summer camps. Programs rotate in the following increments: January - March, April - June, July - September and October - December.
Media Labs follow their own 6-12 week schedules, depending on the type of class being offered.
Please note: This facility shuts its doors at closing time. Some activities may shut down 15 minutes early. Management reserves the right to amend all schedules & room availability without prior notice.
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
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Accessible Fitness Equipment (4)
Basketball Court (Indoor) (1)
Locker Room (3)
Media Lab (1)
Dance Room (1)
Multipurpose Room (2)
Fitness Room (1)
Pool (Indoor) (1)
Table Tennis Table (2)