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Please note: Some programs require advance registration and/or recreation center membership. Always call the contact number provided before attending a program.

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Wheelchair Basketball

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Thursday: 8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 16, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Compete in wheelchair basketball at McCarren, whether you're experienced or new at the sport.  It's challenging, fast-paced and exciting.  The first two weeks of the program, Thursday, October 2 and Thursday, October 9, are free.  After that, membership is required.

Both disabled and able-bodied athletes are welcome.  The program is for adults 18 and up.

For more information, email Manny.Accimeus@parks.nyc.gov or Laura.Nunez@parks.nyc.gov.

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Youth Adaptive Swim

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Friday: 4:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, 177th Street & Baisley Boulevard, Queens

Age:Child / Teen  

An adaptive swim program for kids and teens with disabilities. 

Membership Details

 

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Accessible Activities

You may use any of Parks' recreational spaces, except tennis courts, without a permit. However, if a permit holder arrives with a valid permit in hand, you must vacate the field or court. An individual must have a season permit or single-play ticket to use Parks' tennis courts.

Organized play (leagues) requires a permit. Click here for an application and more information about permits.

100% Playground

GLENWOOD RD, E 100 & E 101 STS (Brooklyn)| Map it
Level: 4

110th St & Lenox Ave Playground

110 ST & LENOX AVE (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 4

110th St Playground

110 ST & CATHEDRAL PKWY (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 2

115th Street Playground

14 RD, 115 ST, 14 AVE (Queens)| Map it
Level: 4

157th St Playground

157 ST & 116 AVE (Queens)| Map it
Level: 2

79 St Playground

79 ST & SHORE RD (Brooklyn)| Map it
Level: 4

Adam Yauch Park

ATLANTIC AVE, COLUMBIA, STATE STS (Brooklyn)| Map it
Level: 4

Addabbo Playground

BET 81-82 STS, N CONDUIT AVE (Queens)| Map it
Level: 4

Admiral Farragut Playground

E 176 ST, CROTONA AVE, PROSPECT AVE (Bronx)| Map it
Level: 2

Admiral Park

LITTLE NECK PKWY, 42 TO 43 AVES (Queens)| Map it
Level: 4

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Accessible Activities

Team and league sports provide a great opportunity to get fit, socialize, and have fun. Some leagues are casual, while others are more competitive. Email or call the leagues below to find out more about your local team and its players.

Achievers of America, Inc.

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Softball & Bowling
A program for Special needs individuals with developmental disabilities. Challenged or not.
Phone: (718) 565-1141 | Email

Achilles International

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Accessible Activities
Achilles meets rain or shine on Tuesday evenings at 6:15 PM and Saturday mornings at 10:15 when there is no race. Tuesday evenings we meet at the New York Road Runners Club (9 E. 89th Street) between 6 - 6:15 PM. Saturday mornings, we meet in Central Park, at 90th Street and Fifth Avenue, adjacent to the Central Park Reservoir.
Phone: 212-354-0300 | Email

Glen Oaks Little League

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Baseball
Phone: (718) 347-2436 | Email

Glen Oaks Little League Challenger Division

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Baseball
The Challenger Division was established in 1989 as a separate division of Little League to enable boys and girls with physical and mental challenges, ages 4-18, or up to age 22 if still enrolled in high school, to enjoy the game of baseball.
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Row New York

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Adaptive Indoor Rowing
Adaptive Indoor Rowing: Workout once per week with our adaptive coaches to stay in shape through the winter months, set and reach your rowing goals, and prepare for rowing on the water. All adaptive athletes are welcome - from age 11 and up - no experience necessary! Cancellations due to snow and inclement weather may occur, and one make-up session will be scheduled. The Access-A-Ride address to the boathouse is 30 Meadow Lake Drive, Corona/Flushing/Flushing Meadows Corona Park/ NY.
Phone: 718.433.3075 | Email

United Spinal Giants

Borough: Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Wheelchair Football
Phone: (718) 803-3782

Wheelchair Softball League

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Wheelchair Softball
Phone: 917.519.2622 | Email

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Accessible Activities

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

Thursday, October 23, 2014
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Parking is available on nearby streets or in a parking lot at Little Bay Park under the Throgs Neck Bridge, off the Cross Island Service Road.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 352-4793 ext. 301

Contact Email

michael.agnello@parks.nyc.gov

 

Adaptive Track and Field

Thursday, October 23, 2014
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(718) 293-5934

 

Wheelchair Basketball

Thursday, October 23, 2014
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.

AccessibleMcCarren Play Center
776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn| Map it

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Cost

Recreation Center membership is required. Young adults 18-24: $25/year. Adults 25-61: $100/year or $50/six months. Seniors 62+: $25/year.

Contact Number

(718) 218-2380

Contact Email

Laura.Nunez@parks.nyc.gov

 

Sit Aerobics

Friday, October 24, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessibleSt. Johns Recreation Center
1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation center membership required.

Contact Number

(718) 771-2787

 

Fitness Bootcamp

Friday, October 24, 2014
5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.

AccessibleAlley Athletic (in Alley Pond Park), Queens| Map it

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Location Details:
Classes will be held outdoors by the parkhouse and move inside weather permitting. The parkhouse is located on Winchester Boulevard, off Union Turnpike. There is a large parking lot next to the parkhouse.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 352-4793 x301

Contact Email

michael.agnello@parks.nyc.gov

 

Chair Zumba

Saturday, October 25, 2014
11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required. Young adults 18-24: $25/year. Adults 25-61: $75/six months or $150/year. Seniors 62+: $25/year.

Contact Number

(212) 255-3705

 

Youth Wheelchair Basketball

Sunday, October 26, 2014
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

Cost

NYC Parks Recreation Center membership is required.

 

Chair Yoga

Monday, October 27, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessibleAsser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground)
392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required. Young adults 18-24:$25/year. Adults 25-61: $75/six months or $150/year. Seniors 62+: $25/year.

Contact Number

(212) 447-2020

 

Monday Movement

Monday, October 27, 2014
11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground)
1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation center membership required.

Contact Number

(718) 485-4633

 

Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

Monday, October 27, 2014
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required. Youths: free. Young adults 18-24: $25/year. Adults 25-61: $75/six months or $150/year. Seniors: $25/year.

Contact Number

(212) 397-3159

 

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