Over the Mid-winter Recess school break, NYC Parks offers children between the ages of 6 and 17 the opportunity to learn how to swim, stay active and exercise during their break from school. These free classes include both aquatic safety and fitness benefits and are a great way for children to have fun in the winter.
Parents interested in signing up their kids for this opportunity should reach out to one of the Recreation sites listed above to register. There are three vacation camp sessions throughout a school year: Winter Recess, Mid-Winter Recess and Spring Recess. For more information, visit www.nyc.gov/parks.
St. Mary’s Recreation Center
450 Saint Ann’s Avenue (at 145th Street)
Brownsville Recreation Center
1555 Linden Boulevard (at Hegeman Avenue)
Metropolitan Recreation Center
261 Bedford Avenue (at Metropolitan Avenue)
St. John’s Recreation Center
1251 Prospect Place (between Troy and Schenectady Avenues)
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Aquatics Center
125-40 Roosevelt Avenue (between Avery Avenue and College Point Boulevard)
Roy Wilkins Recreation Center
177th Street & Baisley Boulevard