Chelsea Recreation Center


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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Chelsea Recreation Center
430 West 25th Street (between 9th & 10th Avenues), Chelsea
New York, NY 10001
(212) 255-3705

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Single-swim admission is not available to the general public.
Membership Info
$75.00 for six months. SC(62) $25.00 per year. [September, 2019]

Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25y, 6 lanes , indoors , 78º - 81ºF (26º - 27ºC).


New York City (All 5 Boroughs)
40.748376, -74.001993

Teams That Use This Facility

We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.

Facility Notes

Note: The main locker rooms are closed for renovation until 2020. There are two cramped locker rooms available. Since there is high demand for them, they are not as clean as they should be. The pool is open for lap swims on Saturdays from 8 to 11 AM, but is closed on Sundays until next year. [September, 2019]

Facility Reviews

This is one of the nicest pools in NYC that I have swum in. There are imported Italian tile dolphin mosaics on the wall, there's a skylight above, and there's even a deep end, something getting rare due to insurance.It can accommodate competitive events but hasn't yet, because it is only weeks old. It should be nice - it took NYC 30 years to build it!
The only non-varying lap swim times in the Chelsea Recreation Center are from 7 to 10 AM, Monday through Friday. Check the center's web site ("website", above, in the first section of the listing) for other times. It would be prudent to use footwear in the locker/shower rooms and goggles in the pool. Swim caps are required. You must bring your own lock and towel.
[September, 2014]