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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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18th Century Dance Classes

Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Teen / Adult  

First Saturdays of every month. Members of The New York Baroque Dance Company teach classes covering dance forms found in dance suites of the late 17th and 18th centuries. Live music accompanies every class. No previous experience required. This class is open to professional dancers, teachers, students, musicians, singers, actors, and dance enthusiasts. Expand your circle of friends as you meet new people and learn the proper way to offer a hand during the minuet or how to cut a caper in the jig!

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $14 

 

A Spin Through Williamsburg

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Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Friday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 9, 2015
End Date: May 29, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

New to spinning?  Join this introductory class and take your workout routine to the next level.

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AB Attack

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Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 24, 2015
End Date: May 23, 2015
Age:Adult  

30 minutes of hardcore abdominal exercises.  Focus on toning and defining the abs.

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AOA Aerobics

Monday: 11:40 a.m.-12:40 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:40 a.m.-12:40 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Senior  

A kinder, gentler aerobic workout appropriate for older adults, beginning exercise participants and pre/post-natal women who would like to include a low-intensity, low-impact workout in their fitness plans. Each class includes an aerobic conditioning and stretching segment. Music for this class may include big band, classical, swing, country and oldies but goodies.

Phone: 718-227-3200
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Aerobics

Monday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Friday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A kinder, gentler aerobic workout appropriate for older adults, beginning exercise participants and pre/post-natal women who would like to include a low-intensity, low-impact workout in their fitness plans. Each class includes an aerobic conditioning and stretching segment. Music for this class may include big band, classical, swing, country and oldies but goodies.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Chair Aerobics

Monday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Friday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Senior  

Get fit while you sit in this chair exercise class that involves a combination of aerobic activity, strength building and stretching. Suitable for all ages and levels.

Phone: 718-227-3200
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Chair Exercise

Monday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Friday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Senior  

Get fit while you sit in this chair exercise class that involves a combination of aerobic activity, strength building and stretching. Suitable for all ages and levels.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Sit Fit

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Get fit while you sit in this chair exercise class that involves a combination of aerobic activity, strength building and stretching. Suitable for all ages and levels.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Ab Blast

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Wednesday: 1:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: January 5, 2015
End Date: April 30, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

30 minute intense workout for your abs.

Instructor: Ingrid Tafe

2nd Floor Multipurpose Room

Please bring a towel.

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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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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.

157th St Playground

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

157th St Plgd

157 ST & 116 AVE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

157th St. Playground

157TH STREET & 116TH. AVENUE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Basketball Courts
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157th Street P/G(Baisley)

157 ST & 116 AVE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
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16 Sycamore Playground

SCHERMERHORN & NEVINS STS (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
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174 St Playground

174 ST & 113 AVE (Queens)| Map it

174 St. Playground

E. 174 AND BRONX RIVER AVENUE (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
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174th St Playground

E 174 ST, BRONX RIVER AVE (Bronx)| Map it

174th St Plgd

E 174 ST, BRONX RIVER AVE (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

174th Street Playground

E 174 ST. & BRONX RIVER AVE. (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Basketball Courts

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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.

104th Precinct. Adult Hockey

Borough: Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Ice Skating
Phone: (718) 417-1495

14th Street YM-YWHA (of The Educational Alliance) Youth Baseball & Soccer Leagues

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Youth
Type: Soccer
Phone: (212) 673-0900 x306

3B League

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: baseball
Phone: (718) 256-2316 | Email

68th Precinct Youth Council, Inc.

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: baseball, indoor & outdoor soccer
Phone: (718) 232 - 2748 | Email

75th Precinct Community Sports Program

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Baseball
Phone: (646) 246-7878

78th Precinct Youth Council

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Baseball, Girls' Softball, Basketball & Flag Football
Email

7th Day Adventist League

Borough: Bronx
Age: Adult
Type: Baseball/Softball
Phone: (917) 562 – 9584 | Email

A. F. C. New York United

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Soccer
F.C. New York United is a soccer Academy for boys & girls ages 4-18. We have an Academy program for ages 4-7, and Travel teams for ages 8-18. We have programs on Randall's Island and in the Bayside area of Queens.
Phone: 347-610-0501 | Email

ADW SPORTS

Boroughs:Bronx, Bronx, Bronx, Manhattan, Manhattan, Manhattan
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Baseball/Softball, Basketball/Netball, Football
COED FOOTBALL / COED SOFTBALL/ COED BASKETBALL
Phone: 646 228 3058 | Email

ASOPEC

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Baseball
Phone: (718) 544-6449 | Email

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Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday, April 25, 2015
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

AccessibleConference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 227-1403

Contact Email

sigona99@verizon.net

 

Shape Up NYC Zumba

Saturday, April 25, 2015
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.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

 

Summer Sports Experience

Saturday, April 25, 2015
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

AccessibleSt. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
St. Ann's Avenue and 145th Street, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 402-5155

 

Summer Sports Experience

Saturday, April 25, 2015
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park)
2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 927-2012

 

Summer Sports Experience

Saturday, April 25, 2015
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

AccessibleLost Battalion Hall Recreation Center
93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 263-1163

 

Shape Up NYC Body Sculpting

Saturday, April 25, 2015
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.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.gob

 

Learn to Sail with TASCA's Basic Sailing Program - Spring Session

Saturday, April 25, 2015
10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
There is free parking in the Meadow Lake parking lot.

Cost

$300 includes six (6) on-the-water classes, books and materials, classroom instruction, and swim test

Contact Number

(718) 699-1951

Contact Email

info@sailtasca.org

 

World Tai Chi Day

Saturday, April 25, 2015
11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.

Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)
6th Avenue and 41st Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 768-4242

Contact Email

bpc@urbanmgt.com

 

Learn to Ride at Street Games!

Saturday, April 25, 2015
11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.

114th Street & First Avenue (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 860-1383

 

High Bridge Historic Neighborhood Walk Tour

Saturday, April 25, 2015
1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.

167th Street Train station
167th Street and Jerome Avenue, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
This tour will start at the foot of The Bronx-bound staircase of the 167th Street #4 subway station located at the northeast corner. Bronx buses #35, #1, and #2 run near the tour meeting location and it will terminate there as well.

Cost

$10 for Bronx Co. Historical Society members, $15 for non-members

Contact Number

(718) 881-8900

Contact Email

education@bronxhistoricalsociety.org

 

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