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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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Beginner Tap Lessons

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Monday: 10:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center, 9941 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Learn tap in a fun environment. Bring your tap shoes!

Membership Details

 

Beginner's Fitness!

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Tuesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: May 11, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Make your way through a progression of exercises that will gradually improve members physical fitness.  Build muscle and endurance!

Membership Details

 

Belly Dancing

Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

PEP for Seniors Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1525 Unionport Road Apt. #ME, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join PEP's Belly Dancing Class every Friday! Please come to PEP to purchase your multipass card for this and other classes. Open to anyone 55+.

Cost: $15/5 classes 

 

Body Conditioning

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Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 6, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

This total body workout builds muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up! Exercises are designed to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system.

Instructor: Tiberius

Aerobics Room

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Body Conditioning

Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Friday: 8:15 a.m.-8:45 a.m.

Vanderbilt YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 224 East 47th St, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

½ hour strength class focuses on strength training specifically geared to the Active Older Adult.

Phone: 212-912-2500
Cost: Free for members, non-members $45/8 classes 

 

Body Conditioning

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Saturday: 11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center, 670 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Asante Akwesi

Burn fat through this low to medium impact aerobics class geared towards increasing cardiovascular function and muscle tone.

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Body Sculpting

Tuesday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Thursday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Bronx YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 2 Castle Hill Ave, Bronx

Age:Adult  

This class will focus on strengthening and toning the body with intervals of weight training, calisthenics and cardio. All levels welcome.

Phone: 718-792-9736
Cost: free for members, individual memberships $12-$44/month, financial assistance available 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Body Toning

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Friday: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 25, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

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Boosting Body Blast

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Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 9, 2014
Age:Adult  

This total body workout is open to all levels. Start out with a choreographed  warmup to great music, followed by circuits focused on arms, cardio and abs. Get ready to sweat, burn calories, strengthen and tone, and have fun!

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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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Exercise Classes

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.

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

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Exercise Classes

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, August 28, 2014
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard & Ft Washington Ave., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

"Dances for a Variable Population" Movement Class

Thursday, August 28, 2014
9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.

Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

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Cost

Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Stretching, Toning, Relaxation

Thursday, August 28, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessiblePoe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 365-5516

Contact Email

Lucy.Aponte@parks.nyc.gov

 

Focused Fun Dance Fitness

Thursday, August 28, 2014
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

AccessiblePoe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 365-5516

Contact Email

Lucy.Aponte@parks.nyc.gov

 

Central Park Circuit

Thursday, August 28, 2014
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

AccessibleEast Meadow (in Central Park), Manhattan| Map it

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Location Details:
Off 97th Street and 5th Avenue.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 776-1066

Contact Email

hlook@centralparknyc.org

 

Sit Aerobics

Friday, August 29, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

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

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Cost

Recreation center membership required.

Contact Number

(718) 771-2787

 

Adaptive Fitness

Friday, August 29, 2014
11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 255-3705

 

Fitness Bootcamp

Friday, August 29, 2014
5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.

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

Directions to this location

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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, August 30, 2014
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard & Ft Washington Ave., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Shape Up NYC: Couch to 5k

Saturday, August 30, 2014
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

AccessibleVisitor Center (in Conference House Park)
298 Satterlee Street, Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 667-3545

Contact Email

corona@sigreenbelt.org

 

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