Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center is closed until further notice due to structural issues found during an ongoing construction project on the center’s exterior. We are conducting further assessments to determine the scope of the additional work needed. More information will be shared in the coming weeks.
Join before December 31st, 2021 and receive a FREE one year membership. Valid ID and proof of vaccination required.

1 Clarkson Street
New York, NY 10014

Cross Streets:

Clarkson Street at 7th Avenue South

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Located in Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

Accessible Facilities This is an Accessible Recreation Center.

Center Management: Trevor Merk (Center Manager), Kimberly Donovan (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (212) 242-5228 (212) 242-5419
Fax:(212) 242-5422

How to Join Our Recreation Centers

To become a member, you must first visit your local recreation center. Bring a completed Recreation Center Membership Registration form, a valid ID, and proof of your Covid-19 vaccination.

Learn more about our recreation center memberships

Health and Safety

In order to keep our members and employees safe and healthy, we ask that you help us prevent the spread of COVID-19. When using a recreation center, please make sure that you:

  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Maintain six feet of physical distance
  • Wear an acceptable face covering, and
  • Wash your hands often

You will be asked to complete a health screening and your temperature will be taken before you enter the facility.You will be required to wear a mask unless you are medically unable to do so.

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.

Additional Information

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. 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

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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Afterschool Room (1)

Locker Room (2)

Artificial Turf Field (1)

Media Lab (1)

Arts & Crafts Room (1)

Multipurpose Room (1)

Athletic Field (1)

Playground (1)

Baseball Field (1)

Pool (Indoor) (1)

Basketball Court (Indoor) (2)

Pool (Outdoor) (1)

Bocce Courts (Outdoor) (1)

Rooftop Sundeck (Outdoor) (1)

Cardio Room (1)

Soccer Field (Outdoor) (1)

Dance Room (1)

Sprinkler (1)

Fitness Room (2)

Table Tennis Table (6)

Gymnasium (2)

Track (Indoor) (1)

Handball Court (Outdoor) (5)

Volleyball Court (Indoor) (1)

Lobby (1)

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