Battery Park City Parks Community Center


345 Chambers Street, Battery Park City
Monday - Friday, 7pm - 9:45pm
Saturday - Sunday, 1pm - 8:45pm

Facilities & Programs

The Community Center at Stuyvesant High School (CCSHS) is an affordable and convenient resource for recreation, sports, swimming and education. A partnership of the Battery Park City Authority, the City of New York, the NYC Department of Education and the Battery Park City Parks Conservancy, the Community Center features a beautiful half Olympic-sized swimming pool, a weight and fitness room, two basketball courts, table tennis, badminton, & a dance studio.

Classes offered include: Yoga, Tai Chi, Tennis, Zumba, Swim lessons, Lap & Open Swimming, Red Cross-certified courses such as Lifeguard training, Babysitter training and more!

The Community Center is open to the public evenings and weekends when the school is not in session and has extended hours during summer and school vacation weeks.

With options such as pool and gym only memberships, special rates for youth and senior citizens, and day passes, there is an option for everyone. Teenagers (12 and older) may have their own membership. Members receive discounts on all classes. Become a member and save.

Please call if you would like to rent the Gym or Dance Studio for your next party.

Mondays, 7-8pm
10 classes: March 23-June 1, 2015
Members: $160 / Non-Members: $180 / Drop-In: $20

Calm the mind, stretch and tone the body. Beginners and all levels are welcome. Instructor Molly Heron has practiced Hatha Yoga for over 25 years and teaches at Integral Yoga Institute in Greenwich Village.

Sundays, 3-4pm
10 Classes: March 8 – May 10, 2015
Members: $140.00 / Non-Members: $150.00 / under 18 years: $50.00
Drop-In: $20.00 adults, $10 under 18

Enjoy an easy-to-follow, fun, high-energy, dance-fitness class. No experience necessary. Please wear workout clothes and sneakers. Instructor: Annette Garcia.


Spring Vacation Week: April 6-10, 2015, 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Great job training! Learn to prevent & respond to aquatic emergencies at swimming pools, open water & non-surf waterfront facilities. 40-hour course meets NYS Health Department regulations for lifeguards and includes CPR/AED & first aid skills. 

• Must be at least 15 years old by 4/6/2015. 

• April 6: Successfully complete Skills Test: Swim 300 yrds continuously using 100 yrds of front crawl, 100 yrds of breaststroke & 100 yrds of either front crawl or breaststroke. Swim 20 yrds using front crawl or breaststroke, surface-dive 8 feet, retrieve  10-pound object, return to starting point & exit water using a ladder, within 1 min. & 40 sec.

• Lifeguard Training Manual, resuscitation mask, bathing suit & cap, lock, towel, paper & pen. Manual and mask are available to purchase online at

Certifications upon completion

• CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (valid for 1 yr) 

• Lifeguard Training (valid for 2 yrs)

• First Aid (valid for 2 yrs)


• Members: $400

• Non-members: $425

Learn to Swim (through May 31, 2015)
Beginner: 1–1:45pm
Beginner Advanced: 1:45–2:30pm
Intermediate: 2:30–3:15pm
Advanced: 3:15–4pm

Beginner: 1–1:45pm
Beginner Advanced: 1:45–2:30pm
Available by appointment and open to all ages.
$120 for a 3-class package or $200 for a 5-class package.
Call 646-210-4292 or email to schedule today!

Tennis for Kids
6 Saturdays
April 4 – May 9, 2015
Members -$165 / Non-Members $180
Drop Ins: Members- $32.00, Non-Members- $35.00
Beginner Level 1: 3:00 to 3:45 pm
Beginner Level 2: 3:45 to 4:30 pm
Intermediate Level 1: 4:30 to 5:15 pm

Students develop their coordination skills and work on refining their groundstrokes. They learn ready position, change of grips and practice on proper preparation for groundstrokes and consistency hitting. In addition, students are introduced to the Forehand and Backhand Volleys and the Serve. Safety procedures and rules are emphasized throughout the class.

BPCPC’s Community Center at Stuyvesant High School offers this class in a gymnasium where the weather is always pleasant. Please note: children need to bring their own racquet. Balls are provided.

Have a ball! Celebrate your child’s birthday with a basketball party at the Community Center at Stuyvesant High School. Staff leads an hour of games and activities in our gym. Partygoers continue the festivities with refreshments provided by the birthday individual’s family. Also included is a gift for the guest of honor. Limit 25 children. Saturdays and Sundays, 5-7pm and some weekday afternoons. Minimum two weeks notice. Contact Paul.