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NYC’s source for free and low–cost fitness activities
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This page is located on the BeFitNYC.org Web site at
http://www.nycgovparks.org/befitnyc/games/

Found 1 facility, 23 programs, and 15 leagues for Social Sports

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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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Adult Open Basketball

(M)

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: May 11, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court!  Shoot some hoops, start a pickup game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

The gym is open for adults during this time.

 

Adult Open Indoor Soccer

(M)

Friday: 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: May 11, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Practice passing, shooting, throw-ins, free-kicks and meet some fellow soccer fans!

 

Adult Open Volleyball

(M)

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: May 11, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Get hooked on this fun sport that'll have you sweating before you know it.  Practice serving, setting and spiking while playing as part of a team. 

 

Child Open Gym

(M)

Monday: 4:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 12:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: June 29, 2014
End Date: September 3, 2014
Age:Child  

Take your game to the next level in our newly renovated basketball court!  Shoot some hoops, start a pickup game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

 

Child and Youth Open Recreation

(M)

Monday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 1, 2014
End Date: September 3, 2014
Age:Child / Teen  

Children and youth are welcome to use the gymnasium to play and socialize.

 

Children's Instructional Flag Football

(M)

Tuesday: 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: June 29, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Child / Teen  

Get better or get started! Practice throwing, catching, offense and defense along with the basic rules. This program welcomes youth and child members.

 

Children's Instructional Floor Hockey

(M)

Wednesday: 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: May 11, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Child / Teen  

Practice the basics of hockey, including how to pass and shoot the puck, offense and defense and rules and regulations.  Get to know this fun sport!

 

Children's Instructional Team Handball Clinic

(M)

Monday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: June 29, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Child  

Get better or get started! Practice shooting, passing, ballhandling, offense and defense and rules of this exciting world-wide game!

 

Double Dutch

(M)

Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Age:Child / Teen  

Learn double dutch with the famous Stan's Pepper Steppers!

Ages 5-12: Tuesday-Wednesday 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Ages 13-17: Tuesday-Wednesday 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Ages 5-17: Saturday 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

FREE Weekly Women's Self-Defense class

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Shamburger's CHKA (Chinese Hawaiian Kenpo Academy Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 34 Avenue A, Manhattan

Age:Teen / Adult  

Shamburger's CHKA (Chinese Hawaiian Kenpo Academy) offers a FREE Weekly Women's Self-Defense class as a community service to the women of New York City. The class is offered every Tuesday evening at 7 pm at our studio, 34 Avenue A, 2nd Floor. The class is open to all women ages 14 and up. For more information, got to www.chka.org or call us at 646-692-6155.

Cost: Free 

http://www.chka.org/

 

Family Time

(M)

Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Friday: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date: August 29, 2014
End Date: September 13, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Family gym time for parents and children only. Children must be accompanied by their parents at all times during the family open gym session.

No flavored drinks are allowed. Everyone must be dressed in athletic clothing. No jeans, boots, shoes, and khakis. All personal items must be locked and secured in the locker room.

 

 

Field Day Kits

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

North Meadow Recreation Center, Mid-park at 97th Street, Central Park, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

Use the entire field day kit or just one or two items. We provide a variety of games and sports equipment, including basketballs, handballs, whiffle balls and bats, footballs--everything you need for an individual or group outing in the park.

No pre-registration required, bring a valid photo ID. Free.

 

JIANZI

(M)

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date: August 31, 2014
End Date: October 25, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Learn to play and participate in the game of Jianzi!

 

Open Adult Recreation

(M)

Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Monday: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 1, 2014
End Date: September 3, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

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

 

Pool Closed for Maintenance Senior Water Aerobics

(M)

Monday: 10:45 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:45 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Friday: 10:45 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: September 26, 2014
Age:Senior  

Senior members are invited to join our instructior for a cardio workout in the pool. Tone, tighten and strengthen muscles all while having fun in the water.

 

Table Tennis

(M)

Monday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 7:00 a.m.-2:45 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 7th Avenue at 43rd Street, Brooklyn

Age:Adult / Senior  

Enjoy a game of table tennis on our tables.

 

Table Tennis

(M)

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Friday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

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

Age:Senior  

Seniors can enjoy a game of table tennis during these hours.

 

Teen Pickleball

(M)

Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, 18 Mount Morris Park West, Manhattan

Start Date: October 1, 2013
Age:Teen / Adult  

Come play pickleball!  Experience this fun sport that combines elements of table tennis, tennis and badminton.

 

Wheelchair Basketball

(M)

Tuesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date: August 31, 2014
End Date: December 31, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Join the New York Nets wheelchair basketball team for a practice in the gymnasium!

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

 

Wii Bowling for Teens

Monday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

NYPL-Bronx Library Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 301 East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx

Age:Teen  

Come join us in our conference room for Wii bowling right on the tv. No rolling a heavy ball just acting like you are with a controller. Meet some good people and have fun.

Cost: FREE 

 

Wii Dancing

Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

PSS Andrew Jackson S.C. Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 325 East 156th Street, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join us while we dance with Nintendo Wii! We recommend that you become a member of the senior center to participate. Joining is easy and free. Call to find out how.

Cost: Free 

 

Wii Gaming Tournament

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

JASA Williamsburg Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 202 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Play tennis and bowl all in one place! With our Nintendo Wii, we play different games and have tournaments. Space is limited to 5 people per team. Call ahead to find out if there is space. Open to anyone 60+.

Cost: Free 

 

Youth Open Basketball

(M)

Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: May 11, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Child / Teen  

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court!  Shoot some hoops, start a pickup game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

 

 

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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Social Sports

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.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

3 CLARKSON STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Cross Streets: Clarkson Street at 7th Avenue South
Facility Type: Recreation Centers

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Facilities related to Social Sports: Bocce Courts (Outdoor)

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Social Sports

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

Ambush Ultimate Frisbee

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Social Sports
Phone: (917) 494-7750 | Email

Brooklyn Kickball

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Kickball
Phone: (201) 893-1548 | Email

Fort Greene Sports

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Soccer, Basketball, Tee-Ball and Summer Day Camp
Phone: 917-975-9001 | Email

Manhattan Ultimate Disc League

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Ultimate Frisbee
The Manhattan Ultimate Disc ("M.U.D.") League is the premiere ultimate frisbee league in Manhattan, with over 500 members playing in spring, summer and fall leagues. MUD welcomes experienced players and novices alike - we live by "Spirit of the Game", where sportsmanship and camaraderie come first.
Email

Metro New York Frisbee

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Social Sports
Phone: (646) 245-1638 | Email

NYC Social Sports Club

Boroughs:Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Kickball, Bowling, Dodgeball, Broomball, Team Trivia, Flag Football, Ultimate Frisbee, Inner Tube Water Polo, Volleyball, Soccer
NYC Social has offered casually competitive co-ed leagues in and around Manhattan since 2004. With a focus on the social side of recreational leagues, it has become the city's funnest community of active adults. We offer the following sports: kickball, flag football, volleyball, Dodgeball, mini golf, soccer, bowling, ultimate Frisbee, team trivia, Broomball, and inner tube water polo.
Phone: (212) 929.5353 | Email

New York Badassilisks Quidditch

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Social Sports
We have an official team that will play in the International Quidditch Association's World Cup, we also offer practices open to the general public and hope to develop teams at all skill levels. Games are played in Riverside Park at 108th St. Practices are free, however, you must pay to join the official team. Please email the league for membership information.
Phone: 646-593-6920 | Email

Party Dodgeball

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: dodgeball
Party Dodgeball is an adult dodgeball league where the focus isn't just on competitiveness - we're also about the fun, social aspect of meeting people & making friends while you pelt one another with rubber balls! Check the website for more details.
Phone: (832) 377-6787 | Email

UltimateRec

Boroughs:Manhattan, Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Softball and Flag Football
An organization focused on Fitness Through Competition. We offer fun and competitive leagues for all levels of athlete and do so as a lower rate than most leagues in the city.
Phone: 806-470-3883 | Email

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