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Chelsea Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

The center will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Normal operating hours will resume on Tuesday, July 5. Enjoy the holiday! The elevator is currently out of service. We apologize for the inconvenience.

430 West 25th Street
New York, NY 10001
Cross Streets: 9th & 10th avenues
Directions via Google Maps

Located in Chelsea Recreation Center

Center Management: Brian Sullivan (Center Manager), Rich Martinez (Deputy Center Manager)
Phone: (212) 255-3705
Fax: (212) 255-3706

Accessible Facilities This is an Accessible Recreation Center.

Beginning June 1, United States veterans and people with disabilities can now become recreation center members for only $25 per year. On this first day only, we're opening all the recreation centers to the public. Try out all 36 facilities for free!

Additional Information

Please note: 

On Monday-Friday evenings, the building is open for swimmers only from 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 

Monday-Friday, Youth Members are permitted in the facility from 2:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m. After 6:00 P.M. youth are permitted in building only if attending a structured youth program.

Registration Hours:

Monday - Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Members are encouraged to secure valuables in security lockers located near the front desk. It is recommended that a strong/sturdy key lock be used to secure belongings in the locker room. 

Management reserves the right to amend all schedules & room availabilities without prior notice.

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.

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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Building Hours

Monday - Friday: 6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Schedules

View Center Schedule

View Pool Schedule

View Computer Resource Center Schedule

Facilities

Afterschool Room (2)

Game Room (1)

Arts & Crafts Room (1)

Gymnasium (1)

Basketball Court (Indoor) (6)

Lobby (1)

Cardio Room (2)

Locker Room (7)

Computer Resource Center (1)

Pool (Indoor) (1)

Dance Room (1)

Pool Table (2)

Fitness Room (1)

Table Tennis Table (3)

Foosball Table (2)

Volleyball Court (Indoor) (2)

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