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NYC’s source for free and low–cost fitness activities
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http://www.nycgovparks.org/befitnyc/games/

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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 Adaptive Sports

(M)

Tuesday: 12:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 15, 2014
End Date: May 27, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

A selection of adaptive sports clinics.  An excellent opportunity for adults and seniors with disabilities to play and learn modified sports. 

Instructor: Rashid 

Gymnasium

 

Adult Dodgeball

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 31, 2014
Age:Adult  

Re-live the glory days of summer camp and middle school by taking part in a competitive game of Dodgeball. Dodgeball is a great way to exercise, relieve stress and most importantly-have fun!

 

Adult Indoor Soccer

(M)

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: February 24, 2014
End Date: April 26, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

Enjoy a weekly game of indoor soccer with friends.

 

Adult Table Tennis

(M)

Monday: 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.,7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.,7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.,2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 17, 2014
End Date: May 10, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.

 

Adult Volleyball

(M)

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 18, 2014
End Date: May 9, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Adult volleyball takes place indoors, and it's a great way to socialize and exercise.

 

Badminton

(M)

Monday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.

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

Age:Adult / Senior  

Are you a badminton enthusiast?  A beginner?  All levels are welcome.  Get hooked on this fun, fast-paced sport.

 

Child Open Gym

(M)

Friday: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 5, 2014
End Date: May 10, 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.-5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: March 30, 2014
End Date: May 31, 2014
Age:Child / Teen  

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

 

Children's Table Tennis

(M)

Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 31, 2014
End Date: June 30, 2014
Age:Child  

Children can have fun playing this classic game with other kids, and even bring their friends! 

 

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: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: February 24, 2014
End Date: April 26, 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.

 

Fencing

(M)

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: December 20, 2013
Age:Adult / Senior  

Instructors: Wayne and Larry

 

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.

 

Get Dancing!

(M)

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 1, 2013
End Date: June 27, 2014
Age:Child / Teen  

Get Dancing at St. Mary's!

Professional dance instructors will be teaching hip hop, mambo, ballet, baton twirling and so much more.  The class will finish with a dance showcase in June.

This program lasts from October to June and has additional cost. Participants must come in to register.

Classes are currently filled.  To be added to our waiting list, please call the recreation center at 718-402-5155.

 

JIANZI

(M)

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: February 24, 2014
End Date: April 26, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Learn to play and participate in the game of Jianzi!

 

Kids Kickball

(M)

Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: March 11, 2014
End Date: April 26, 2014
Age:Child  

Learn the skills of kickball.  Learn the proper way to kick the ball, field the ball and throw the ball.  A fun time for all.

 

Kidz Klub

(M)

Monday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: March 10, 2014
End Date: April 26, 2014
Age:Child  

Come enjoy some fun activities and games.

 

Senior Outdoor Adventures in the Spring Series

(M)

Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 1, 2014
End Date: August 31, 2014
Age:Senior  

Seniors meet once a month to explore a new park, learn a new recipe, or fellowship with other members.

Sign up monthly for our lottery to win a free seat in our Adventure Van.

Next adventure: Thursday May 29, 2014

Some adventures have additional costs not covered by Parks. Email Michele.Griffin@parks.nyc.gov for additional information and registration.

For more information call 718 402-5155 and ask for Michele.

 

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: March 31, 2013
End Date: May 31, 2014
Age:Senior  

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

 

Table Tennis

(M)

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 10, 2014
End Date: June 30, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Adults can enjoy a game of table tennis.

 

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.

 

Table Tennis

(M)

Monday: 6:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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

Age:Adult / Senior  

Enjoy a game of table tennis on our tables.

 

Team Practice

(M)

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 20, 2014
End Date: May 8, 2014
Age:Teen  

Practice to prepare for teens that are in ongoing league games.

 

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: 7:45 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 5, 2014
End Date: June 30, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

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

 

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 

 

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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Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN)

Saturday, April 19, 2014
1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.

Recreation Center Fifty-four (in Recreation Center 54)
348 E. 54th St., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 754-5411

 

Adult Adaptive Sports

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation center membership required.

Contact Number

(212) 397-3159

 

Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN)

Saturday, April 26, 2014
1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.

Recreation Center Fifty-four (in Recreation Center 54)
348 E. 54th St., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 754-5411

 

Adult Adaptive Sports

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation center membership required.

Contact Number

(212) 397-3159

 

Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN)

Saturday, May 3, 2014
1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.

Recreation Center Fifty-four (in Recreation Center 54)
348 E. 54th St., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 754-5411

 

Adult Adaptive Sports

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation center membership required.

Contact Number

(212) 397-3159

 

Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN)

Saturday, May 10, 2014
1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.

Recreation Center Fifty-four (in Recreation Center 54)
348 E. 54th St., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 754-5411

 

Adult Adaptive Sports

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation center membership required.

Contact Number

(212) 397-3159

 

Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN)

Saturday, May 17, 2014
1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.

Recreation Center Fifty-four (in Recreation Center 54)
348 E. 54th St., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 754-5411

 

Adult Adaptive Sports

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation center membership required.

Contact Number

(212) 397-3159

 

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