Swim Lessons in an Indoor Pool with a PedigreeIf pools had pedigrees, Willimamsburg's Metropolitan Recreation Center would have one Built during the "roaring twenties", the original indoor pool and bathhouse here were designed by Henry Bacon, architect of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.
Other Indoor Athletic Activities at Metropolitan Recreation Center
Recently restored, the historic Metropolitan Recreation Center has evolved to meet the needs of Williamsburg's changing community. It is one of seven such indoor recreation facilities run by the New York Parks Department in Brooklyn, NY. Check out the free after school children's programs, women's only pool hours, and other offerings.
For Kids Afterschool programs are held Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m.
FREE Shape Up NYC Intensati classes are held at the Metropolitan Recreation Center for participants of all ages.
Indoor facilities at Brooklyn's Metropolitan Recreation Center include:
- pool (75 ft. X 30 ft.)
- fitness room
- cardio room
- computer room
- afterschool room
- arts & crafts room
- 2 locker rooms
PROGRAMS FOR KIDS and TEENS in Brooklyn's Metropolitan Recreation Center
PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS and SENIORS in Brooklyn's Metropolitan Recreation Center
Of course, programs change from time to time. Contact the NYC Parks Department or the number listed above for information on this season's schedules.