Life Time to manage facilities for the 300-meter tower in Brooklyn

One of Brooklyn Tower’s swimming pools. (TheBrooklynTower.com)

New York’s tallest building outside of Manhattan will have plenty of room to work out and stretch.

The New York Post reports that the more than 1,000-foot-tall Brooklyn tower that recently began selling units has leased its more than two football fields of amenities space to Life Time Group Holdings, which will manage the pools. , gymnasiums and co-working spaces in the building.

Long Island’s tallest tower (yes, Brooklyn is in it), which uses part of the famous Dime Savings Bank building at its base, will feature three pools and a lounging area around the historic bank’s iconic dome. , designed by Gustavino.

The so-called Dome Pool and Deck will feature a 75-foot-long adult pool, children’s pool, and hot tub, as well as decks dotted with a hammock lounge, outdoor barbecue area, sitting area, fireplace and showers. They will also be a poolside lounge and cocktail bar with a private dining area.

Indoor facilities will include five studios equipped with bars for dance, Pilates and yoga, as well as a fitness room for workout classes using cardio and strength-training equipment. A separate space will be used to house chiropractic services and other recovery techniques.

The building will also feature the city’s first Life Time Work coworking space as well as 15,000 square feet of private, open-plan workspaces and conference rooms.

Brooklyn Tower residences, where Douglas Ellima is the exclusive marketing, sales and leasing agent, range from studios starting at $875,000 to four-bedrooms for $8 million.

Developer JDS Development in March kicked off sales of the 1,066-foot, 93-story skyscraper designed by SHoP Architects at 9 DeKalb Avenue.

But you don’t need to buy to enter.

About 400 rental units — about 120 of which are designated as affordable for households earning 130% of the region’s median income — will be available below the condo floors. Most of these units will be studios or T1s.

Life Time has opened or plans to open a number of clubs in locations across New York, including Battery Park, One Wall Street, DUMBO and 23rd Street.

[New York Post] — Vince DiMiceli

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