Pelham Fritz Center

The Pelham Fritz Recreation Center in Marcus Garvey Park. Photo Malcolm Pinckney for NYC Department of Parks and Recreation.

The Pelham Fritz Recreation Center in Marcus Garvey Park. Photo Malcolm Pinckney for NYC Department of Parks and Recreation.

The Pelham Fritz Recreation Center 18 Mount Morris Park West is located at the West 122nd Street entrance to Marcus Garvey Park. 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, a computer room, a room for exercise classes, a childrens playroom as well as performance spaces and rooms for community meetings.

The Marcus Garvey Park Alliance community meeting Oct 2013

The Marcus Garvey Park Alliance community meeting Oct 2013

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.

Exercise room Pelham Fritz Recreation Center Marcus Garvey Park. Photo courtesy Malcolm Pinckney

Exercise room Pelham Fritz Recreation Center Marcus Garvey Park. Photo courtesy Malcolm Pinckney

Weight Training and Equipment Room Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, Marcus Garvey Park.

Weight Training and Equipment Room Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, Marcus Garvey Park.

Computer Room Pelham Fritz Recreation Center Marcus Garvey Park. Photo Malcolm Pinckney

Computer Room Pelham Fritz Recreation Center Marcus Garvey Park. Photo Malcolm Pinckney

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.

La Sharn Patt Photo New York Daily News

La Sharn Patt Photo New York Daily News

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