The Pelham Fritz Recreation Center 18 Mount Morris Park West (AKA 5th Avenue) is located at the West 122nd Street entrance to Marcus Garvey Park. It is the building with the blue roof. Named for Basketball Player and Coach Pelham Fritz 1920 – 1988. Fritz was a parks official and lived in Harlem most of his life. The Rec center has a weight lifting room, equipment room, computer room, a room for exercise classes, arts and crafts programming as well as performance spaces.
John Krawchuck gave a presentation about the redesign and restoration of the Harlem Fire Watchtower during a meeting hosted by the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance. Community residents gave their opinion by a show of hands on key issues such as access to the staircase and configuration of the base of the tower as it relates to the acropolis.
Under 17 is FREE
Ages 18-24 is $25. annually
Ages 25-61 is $100. annually with access to 23 centers without indoor pools
Ages 25-61 is $150. annually with access to all 35 centers including 12 indoor pools.
Ages 65 and over $25. annually
Fitness Classes Instructor La Sharn Patt
Cardio, Body Conditioning, Line Dance, Zumba and Stretch classes.