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May Center


The May Center is a full-service gym with everything you need to exceed your fitness goals in a convenient Upper East Side location. 

At the May Center you can take swimming lessons in a 25-yard indoor pool ozone cleaned pool, master your yoga pose or try a new routinue in one of  100 group fitness classes, break that fitness plateau with personal training, or look after your wellness with our nutrition and heart-health specialists.

Hours of Operation

  • May Center, Pool and Front Desk

    Mon-Thu: 5:30 am-10:30 pm
    Friday: 5:30 am-9 pm
    Sat-Sun: 7:30 am-8 pm

    *Children have exclusive use of the pool Mondays through Fridays 3:45-6:30 pm.

    Detailed pool schedule information is available on our
    Adult Activities Schedule and Class Descriptions page.

    Elementary (7-12 years)

    Mon-Thu: 3-5:30 pm
    Friday: 3-6 pm
    Sat & Sun: 1-8 pm (schedules permitting)

    Teen (13-18 years)

    Mon-Thu: 2-9 pm
    Fri: 3-9 pm
    Sat & Sun: 1-8 pm (schedules permitting)

    Membership Office

    Mon-Fri: 9 am-8 pm
    Sat: 9 am-5 pm (tours only)
    Sun: 9 am-5 pm

  • Holiday Schedule [PDF] (right-click to save)

    Tue, Jul 4, Independence Day, Open 8 am-3 pm

    Please Note:
    During any of the holidays when the May Center is closed for the full day, adult members may visit the Vanderbilt YMCA when presenting a May Center ID card and government-issued photo ID. Please bring a swim cap, if swimming, and a lock. A guest waiver must be completed in full for each visit. Please note the Vanderbilt Y’s Passover hours for May Center members will be 9 am to 1 pm and 4 pm to 9 pm.

    Vanderbilt YMCA
    224 East 47th Street (Btw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.)

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I don't want my membership to start immediately? Can my membership start on a different day?

Yes, you can choose the time of month to join!

Are classes included with this membership?

Yes. We have over 100 weekly classes to choose from. See our Activity Schedule for more information.

Can I hold my membership?

Yes. If you are traveling, or unable to use the May Center for medical or other reasons, we can freeze your membership for a minimum of a month to a maximum of 6 months. A $10/per month freeze fee may apply. Please call the membership office at 212.415.5729 for more information.

What are your hours of operation? Are the pool hours the same as the gym hours?

May Center, Pool and Front Desk

Mon-Thu: 5:30 am-10:30 pm
Friday: 5:30 am-9 pm
Sat-Sun: 7:30 am-8 pm


Are there memberships for different areas of the May Center, such as just for the pool?

No. Our membership allows access to all aspects of the May Center.

When can I play basketball?

Please visit our member class schedule page and view the sports schedule for the most up to date court times.

Can I cancel?

Yes, but it depends on your contract. Please contact a sales rep at 212.415.5729 for more information.

Do I have to be a member of 92Y May Center to take yoga or spinning classes?

No. You may purchase a one day pass for $35, however, we encourage you to visit our sales office or call 212.415.5729 to learn more about our membership packages.

What time can I swim?

Visit our Member Activity Schedule and select the Aquatics schedule link in the right column.

I would like to try new exercise equipment, but is there anyone available to teach me how to use them?

Each May Center member receives two one-hour fitness orientation sessions as part of the membership package, where a personal trainer will answer your equipment questions. In addition, the May Center has training staff available during regular hours of operation to assist you with any questions you may have about the Center’s equipment and facilities at no charge. You can also hire one of our trainers for one-on-one sessions to address your specific needs. Click here to tell us how we can help you achieve your fitness goals.

How can my friend sample the facilities and classes of the May Center?

Your friend can get a free trial workout by completing a form on our website.


Stacey M. Eisler, Director
Jennifer Marecki-Alvarez, Program and Partnership Manager

For more information call 212.415.5700 / Email

  • Membership Services

    Marisa A. Scotti, Director of Membership Services
    Aurea Rivera, Director, Membership Information Systems
    Irene Wu, Director, Membership Experience
    Joseph Donoso, Diamond Goodman, Supervisors
    Sarah Caldwell, Sandy Palacios, Membership Service Agents
    Doris Lowry, Membership Services Specialist
    Rochelle Lavarco, Receptionist

    Membership Sales

    Amanda Konigsberg, Director of Membership
    Diamond Goodman, Jeff Gutierrez, Vicente Peralta, Membership Sales Consultants


    Lane Wineski, Director of Aquatics
    Amine Boubsis, Flying Dolphins Head Coach

  • Children's Physical Education & Gymnastics

    Katera Noviello, Director
    Natalie Planes, Associate Director
    Debbie Dolnansky, Birthday Party Coordinator
    Julio Pacheco, Gymnastics & Childrens Physical Education Coordinator

    Fitness & Wellness Programs

    Mark Koester, Director of Fitness
    Karin L. Ruhe, Group Exercise Coordinator

    Locker Room

    Pasram Somwar, Coordinator
    Kemwatty Somwar, Assistant Coordinator
    Willie Baez, Parmanan Seenanan, Attendants

    Sports Programs

    Shannon Clancy, Director, Sports/Maccabi

Contact Us

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For more information, email or call us at 212.415.5700.

Membership office: 212.415.5729

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