Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center
80 Catherine Street
New York, NY 10038
Cross Streets: Cherry & Monroe Streets
Directions via Google Maps
Located in Alfred E. Smith Playground
Center Management: Durice Jones (Center Manager), Lakira Marshall (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (212) 285-0301
Fax: (212) 285-0304
This is an Accessible Recreation Center.
Spring is here! Stop hibernating and explore the great outdoors! Parks' Urban Park Rangers can take you hiking, teach you how to build an outdoor shelter, and point out the beauty of the night sky above your head. Sign up for one of their events here.
Please note: This facility shuts its doors at closing time. Some activities may shut down 15 minutes early.
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.
Recreation centers operate in seasonal schedules, with program availability additionally affected by Parks' afterschool and summer camps. In 2016, programs rotate in the following increments: January - March, April - June, July - September and October - December.
Computer Resource Centers 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.
Afterschool Room (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)
Fitness Room (1)
Table Tennis Table (2)
Volleyball Court (Indoor) (1)
Handball Court (Outdoor) (1)