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Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

In observance of Labor Day, on Monday, September 7, this Recreation Center is closed. It will reopen at its normal time on Tuesday, September 8.

80 Catherine Street
New York, NY 10038
Cross Streets: Cherry & Monroe Streets
Directions via Google Maps

Located in Alfred E. Smith Playground

Center Manager: Durice Jones
Deputy Center Manager: Lakira Marshall
Phone: (212) 285-0301
Fax: (212) 285-0304

Accessible Facilities This is an Accessible Recreation Center.

Did you know we organize free playtime for kids? Check out Kids in Motion! Staff lead hours of activities, including sports, fitness, games, arts and crafts and more! It takes place at parks across NYC.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 8:45 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM

 Registration Hours:

Monday - Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m - 8:30 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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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Facilities

Afterschool Room (1)

Kitchen (1)

Artificial Turf Field (1)

Locker Room (2)

Basketball Court (Indoor) (1)

Multipurpose Room (1)

Basketball Court (Outdoor) (1)

Picnic Area (1)

Computer Resource Center (1)

Playground (1)

Fitness Room (1)

Table Tennis Table (2)

Gymnasium (1)

Volleyball Court (Indoor) (1)

Handball Court (Outdoor) (1)

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