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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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NYC Dept. for the Aging's STAY WELL Prg.

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

East Harlem Cncl. Nutrition Prg. Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 150 E. 121st Street, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

The Stay Well exercise program is geared for all seniors, ranging from the fit to those with disabilities. The curriculum includes aerobic exercises as well as routines designed to enhance balance, build muscle strength and aid in the performance of the tasks associated with daily living. Classes end with stress reduction exercises. Open to anyone 60+.

Phone: (212) 722-8732
Fax: (212) 534-1169
Cost: Free 

 

NYC Dept. for the Aging's STAY WELL Prg.

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

East Elmhurst Library Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 95-06 Astoria Boulevard, Queens

Age:Senior  

The Stay Well exercise program is geared for all seniors, ranging from the fit to those with disabilities. The curriculum includes aerobic exercises as well as routines designed to enhance balance, build muscle strength and aid in the performance of the tasks associated with daily living. Classes end with stress reduction exercises. Open to anyone 60+.

Phone: (718) 424-2619
Cost: Free 

 

NYC Dept. for the Aging's STAY WELL Prg.

Tuesday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Flushing Library Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 41-17 Main Street, Queens

Age:Senior  

The Stay Well exercise program is geared for all seniors, ranging from the fit to those with disabilities. The curriculum includes aerobic exercises as well as routines designed to enhance balance, build muscle strength and aid in the performance of the tasks associated with daily living. Classes end with stress reduction exercises. Open to anyone 60+.

Phone: (718) 661-1223
Cost: Free 

 

NYC Dept. for the Aging’s STAY WELL Prg.

Friday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

NYPL Ottendorfer Brance Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 135 Second Ave, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

The Stay Well exercise program is geared for all seniors, ranging from the fit to those with disabilities. The curriculum includes aerobic exercises as well as routines designed to enhance balance, build muscle strength and aid in the performance of the tasks associated with daily living. Classes end with stress reduction exercises. Open to anyone 60+.

Cost: FREE 

 

NYC Dept. for the Aging’s STAY WELL Prg.

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Selfhelp Benjamin Rosenthal Sr. Ctr Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 45-25 Kissena Boulevard, Queens

Age:Senior  

The Stay Well exercise program is geared for all seniors, ranging from the fit to those with disabilities. The curriculum includes aerobic exercises as well as routines designed to enhance balance, build muscle strength and aid in the performance of the tasks associated with daily living. Classes end with stress reduction exercises. Open to anyone 60+.

Phone: (718) 886-5777
Cost: Free 

 

Open Adult Recreation

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Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Monday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

St. Mary’s Recreation Center, 450 Saint Ann's Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: December 14, 2014
End Date: June 30, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

Adults are welcome to use the gymnasium to work out, shoot hoops, and excercise.

Membership Details

 

Rock Your Seat

(M)

Thursday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Avenue (across from Sea View Hospital), Staten Island

Start Date: April 16, 2015
End Date: June 18, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat.  This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

For members only

Membership Details

 

Rock Your Seat

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Tuesday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Avenue (across from Sea View Hospital), Staten Island

Start Date: April 14, 2015
End Date: June 16, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat.  This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

For members only

Room 106

Membership Details

 

Shape Up NYC: Low Impact Aerobics and Stretching

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

West Brighton Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 230 Broadway, Staten Island

Start Date: September 3, 2014
Age:Everyone  

A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves flexibility, with minimal impact on joints. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

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Please note: Programs with this symbol (Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property) are not managed by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. While Parks does its best to maintain accuracy in search results, users are strongly advised to call or email the program organizers directly for up-to-date information.

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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

Adaptive Wheelchair Softball

Friday, May 8, 2015
5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

 

Adaptive Wheelchair Softball

Friday, May 15, 2015
5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

 

Oval Adventure Inclusion Field Day

Saturday, May 16, 2015
11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.

P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 543-8672

 

Adaptive Wheelchair Softball

Friday, May 22, 2015
5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

 

Adaptive Wheelchair Softball

Friday, May 29, 2015
5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

 

Adaptive Wheelchair Softball

Friday, June 5, 2015
5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

 

Adaptive Wheelchair Softball

Friday, June 12, 2015
5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

 

Adaptive Wheelchair Softball

Friday, June 19, 2015
5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

 

Adaptive Wheelchair Softball

Friday, June 26, 2015
5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

 

Adaptive Wheelchair Softball

Friday, July 3, 2015
5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

 

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