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Chelsea Recreation Center

Membership Information | Holiday Schedule

In order to perform necessary maintenance and repairs, the Chelsea swimming pool will be closed from Thursday, October 1 - Saturday, October 31. The pool will reopen for normal business hours on Sunday, November 1. While the pool is closed, please feel free to explore any of our five other indoor pools in Manhattan, included with your membership. Among them: Tony Dapolito (West Village), Gertrude Ederle (Upper West Side), and Asser Levy (Kips Bay). On Columbus Day, Monday, October 12, this Recreation Center is open from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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

Located in Chelsea Recreation Center

Center Manager: Brian Sullivan
Deputy Center Manager: Emanuel Diaz, Diana Schutz
Phone: (212) 255-3705
Fax: (212) 255-3706

Accessible Facilities This is an Accessible Recreation Center.

Did you know many Recreation Centers have computer classes? Learn skills from basic computing to making digital art. Visit the Computer Resource Center (CRC) schedule on your center's webpage, or check out the CRC homepage.

Hours of Operation

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

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.


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.

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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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