Exercise and Fitness Resources in the Washington Heights/Inwood Area

January 2011



1. New York City Recreation Centers


Listing of All Manhattan Recreation Centers:


All NYC Parks Recreation Centers:

Membership: 55+ years: $10/year

18-54 years: $25/ 6 months, $50/year

6-18 years: free


J Hood Wright Park

174th Street and Fort Washington Ave


Fitness Room (stationary bikes, treadmills, free weights)

Monday Thursday 9am - 9pm

Friday 9am 8pm

Saturday 9am 5pm

Sunday: closed

Kick boxing class Wednesday 7:30 pm


Highbridge Park

2301 Amsterdam Ave at 173rd Street


Dance class, outdoor exercise equipment

Outdoor Pool (Summer)


Hansborough Recreation Center

35 West 134th Street between Lenox and 5th Ave


Fitness Room, Indoor Pool, Aerobics Classes


Jackie Robinson Recreation Center

85 Bradhurst Ave at West 146th Street


Aerobics Classes, Salsa Classes, Weight Room

Outdoor Pool (summer)






2. Community Organizations



54 Nagle Ave (195th Street and Broadway)


Fitness Room: Membership is $300/year ($25 a month)

Fitness Classes: $95 for non members for 9 classes, $60 for members


Isabella Walking Works Wonders


212 342 9538



3. Commercial Gyms


Planet Fitness

177 Dykman Ave at Broadway

225th Street, River Plaza Shopping Center (next to Target)

More locations in Harlem and Bronx

Plans vary from $10-20 a month with additional registration fees


Lucielle Roberts

1387 St. Nicholas Ave

Plans vary from $10-20 a month with additional registration fees