St. Mary‘s Recreation Center

Location: 450 St. Ann‘s Avenue, Bronx, NY Neighborhood: Bronx St. Mary’s recreation center was the first indoor recreation facility opened in New York City, though the park itself was established in the 19th century. Operated by the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation, it features extensive outdoor facilities including two full tennis courts, basketball courts, a baseball field, football field and running track. St Mary’s has the only indoor pool in the area, as well as a well-equipped gym, fitness room, computer room, game room, and kitchen. Summer camp and after school programs are also available. Serving the community since 1951, this recreation center is a great place to take the whole family.