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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Advisory

Due to the winter storm, Parks Afterschool will be cancelled today. Other programs and services have also been affected by this storm.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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Recreation Center 54

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

Important Winter Storm-Related Service Advisory: Due to the winter storm, the East 54 recreation center will be closing at 5:00 p.m. today.

348 East 54th Street
New York, NY 10022
Cross Streets:

1st & 2nd Avenues

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Located in Recreation Center 54

Center Management: Emanuel Diaz (Center Manager), Alise Brogdon (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (212) 754-5411 (212) 754-0293
Fax:(212) 754-0661

Accessible Facilities 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.

Additional Information

Registration hours:
Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Please note: Recreation Center members must store their personal belongings in the lockers using a sturdy, key lock. You may be asked to show your lock at the front desk in order to ensure the security of your belongings. This facility shuts its doors at closing time. All activities 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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Building Hours

Monday - Friday: 6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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Accessible Fitness Equipment (1)

Media Lab (1)

Basketball Court (Indoor) (1)

Multipurpose Room (1)

Cardio Room (1)

Pool (Indoor) (1)

Dance Room (1)

Stretching Area (1)

Fitness Room (1)

Table Tennis Table (3)

Gymnasium (1)

Track (Indoor) (1)

Lobby (1)

Volleyball Court (Indoor) (1)

Locker Room (2)

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