J. Hood Wright Recreation Center
Please note that the Rotunda and Multi-Purpose Room will be closed on October 23 and 24, The entire center will be closed on October 25 and 26 in preparation for our Halloween Event. Please join us for our Halloween Event of October 26, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. We apologize for the inconvenience.
351 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10033
West 174th Street & Fort Washington Avenue
Directions via Google Maps
Located in J. Hood Wright Park
Carol Smith (Center Manager), Charlene Edwards (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (212) 927-1563 (212) 927-1514
This is an Accessible Recreation Center.
Interested in learning computers or multimedia production? Visit the media lab in your recreation center and sign up for a wide range of programs! Media Education workshops are free with membership and open to people of all ages and abilities.
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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.
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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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.
Athletic Field (2)
Basketball Court (Outdoor) (2)
Media Lab (1)
Fitness Room (1)
Multipurpose Room (1)
Game Room (1)
Handball Court (Outdoor) (2)
Pool Table (1)
Table Tennis Table (1)