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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/in/10003/thu_day/

Found 191 facilities, 30 programs, and 182 leagues for All Interests within or very close to 10003

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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 Lap Swim

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Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.,3:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.,3:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: October 31, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

The pool is open for lap swim for adults and seniors during this time.

 

Adult Lap Swim

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Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.,2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,2:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

For members ages 18 years and over.

 

Adult Swim

(M)

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: October 31, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

During Adult Swim, both general swim and lap swim takes place, with two lanes set up for swimming laps.

 

Adult/Senior Basketball

(M)

Monday: 7:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: October 31, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

 

Basketball: Open

(M)

Monday: 5:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 5:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: October 31, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

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

 

Cardio Box Fit

(M)

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 9, 2014
End Date: October 30, 2014
Age:Adult  

This non-contact class will have participants skipping rope, shadow boxing, doing pushups, doing situps and more to slim down and get strong.

 

Cardio Crush

(M)

Tuesday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 9, 2014
End Date: October 30, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

Participants ages 15-24 will learn how to use cardio equipment properly to burn calories and build a better workout.

 

Core Class

(M)

Monday: 2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: October 31, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

Improve individually - building stronger and stable abs and backs.  Working with bodyweight and with equipment.

 

General Swim

(M)

Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Monday: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.,10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.,3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Everyone  

The pool is available for all members. Swim, play or just relax. The deep and shallow ends of the pool are divided to accommodate all swim levels.

 

Instructional Pickleball

(M)

Tuesday: 3:45 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:45 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:45 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Teen  

Instructor: Malik

Instuctional clinics are being held for Pickleball, which  is a relatively new racquet sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis.  

 

Lower Body Focus

(M)

Tuesday: 7:30 a.m.-8:15 a.m.
Thursday: 7:30 a.m.-8:15 a.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 9, 2014
End Date: October 30, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Instructor:  David Velasquez

This class uses a variety of fitness equipment to target those stubborn areas.

 

Mind Over Matter

(M)

Tuesday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Thursday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 9, 2014
End Date: October 30, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Being able to work with out distraction.  Total body weight traning class with no equipment.  Helping members lose weight building confidence and determination.

 

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

Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

University Settlement Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 189 Allen 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) 473-8217
Cost: Free 

 

Open Table Tennis

(M)

Monday: 11:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m.
Friday: 10:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 15, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Open table tennis

 

Senior General Swim

(M)

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Senior  

General swim for senior members.

 

Senior Hour

(M)

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: October 31, 2014
Age:Senior  

An hour dedicated to seniors in the fitness room.

 

Senior Swim

(M)

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: October 31, 2014
Age:Senior  

The swimming pool is open for swim just for seniors.

 

Shape Up NYC: Beginner Yoga

Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Amy Tobin 

An introduction to the benefits of yoga. While yoga is primarily about stretching, it develops strength and increases flexibility. Each pose has a specific purpose.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Aerobics

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Chinatown YMCA Cornerstone Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 200 Madison Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 15, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Vinyasa Yoga

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Cornerstone at Campos Plaza Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 611 East 13th Street New York, NY, Manhattan

Start Date: July 17, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An active and meditative approach to yoga techniques characterized by flowing poses and sequences that are linked to the breath. The class begins with warming up the body and then continues through a series of poses from introduction to moving smoothly through the flow. It is an energizing practice that focuses the center of your well being as a catalyst for better movement, mental clarify and a more balanced practice for the mind and body.

 

Spintastic Spin Class

(M)

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: September 23, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Get on a spin bike and get an intense cardio workout!  Achieve your fitness goals.

 

Stretch N Flex

(M)

Tuesday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

The class is designed to enhance the body muscles.  To become more limber and lean.  To increase the blood flow and felxibility of the body.

 

Table Tennis

(M)

Sunday: 12:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Monday: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: October 31, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Play table tennis during these open hours!  The tables are open for you to start a friendly game with new or old friends.

 

Track

(M)

Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: October 31, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

The track is open for use.

 

UNIS Swim For Safety

(M)

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: September 10, 2014
End Date: October 30, 2014
Age:Child  

Closed Session instructional swim component for intermediate school aged children

 

Wrestling

(M)

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Wrestlers and beginners alike, get to know the sport of wrestling, based on grappling moves such as throws, locks, take downs and pins.

 

Yoga for Veterans

Thursday: 6:45 p.m.-8:15 p.m.

Integral Yoga Institute Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 227 W 13th St, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Yoga can help alleviate stress and heal wounds by teaching how to quiet the mind and relax the body. In this class, explore basic poses to strengthen and balance the body, therapeutic poses to restore the body, guided deep relaxation and visualization techniques to heal injuries and trauma, breathing techniques to calm and invigorate the body, and meditation to focus and discipline the mind. No previous experience with Yoga is necessary. Modifications of poses are taught for any students with specific physical challenges.

Phone: 212-929-0585
Cost: Free with proof of military service 

 

Youth & Family Swim

(M)

Monday: 2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: October 31, 2014
Age:Everyone  

 

Zumba

(M)

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: September 11, 2014
End Date: October 30, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Cora Cofield

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Please be aware: this class will not be held on 8/28

 

Zumba

Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

The Educational Alliance Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 197 East Broadway, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Zumba is a Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot international music and contagious steps to form a "fitness-party" that is downright addictive. Our Zumba class also incorporates upbeat Bollywood moves - picture yourself in the final scene in Slumdog Millionaire. You get the picture.

Cost: $15  

The Educational Alliance

 

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.

Asser Levy Recreation Center Pool

ASSER LEVY PLACE AND E. 23RD STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Indoor Pools
(212) 447-2020 
Full Location Details 

Type: Intermediate Setting: Indoor Size: 66' x 26' x 8' rec_center_id: M164 

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center Pool

CLARKSON ST. AND SEVENTH AVE. SOUTH (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Indoor Pools
(212) 242-5228 
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Type: Intermediate Setting: Indoor Size: 70' x 21' x 8' rec_center_id: M103 

Chelsea Recreation Center Pool

WEST 25TH ST. BETWEEN 9TH & 10TH AVES (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Indoor Pools
(212) 255-3705 
Full Location Details 

Type: Intermediate Setting: Indoor Size: 75' x 43' x 10' rec_center_id: M260 

St. Vartan (Playschool)

FIRST AVE. BETWEEN 35TH & 36TH STREETS (Manhattan) | Map it
Cross Streets: First Avenue between 35th & 36th Streets.
Facility Type: Recreation Centers
Full Location Details

Facilities related to All Interests: Playground

Union Square Park

SOUTH OF THE PAVILION, ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE 16TH STREET TRAVERSE, FROM UNION SQUARE EAST TO UNION SQUARE WEST (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 3

Union Square

SOUTH OF 16 STREET TRAVERSE, ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE PARK (Manhattan)| Map it

Washington Square Park

WASHINGTON SQ N/EAST OF 5 AVE (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 2

Augustus Saint-Garden's Playground

E. 19 ST. & 2 AVE. (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Basketball Courts

Augustus Saint Gaudens

2 AVE, E 19 TO E 20 STS (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 2

Peter's Field

E 20 TO E 21 STS, 1 TO 2 AVES (Manhattan)| Map it

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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.

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

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

ADW SPORTS

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

Achilles International

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Running/Jogging
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

American Youth Table Tennis Organization

Boroughs:Manhattan
Age: Youth
Type: table tennis
During after school and weekend hours, we offer urban school students an opportunity to learn the exciting, dynamic and strategic sport of table tennis.

Asphalt Green Tee Ball and Softball/ Soccer

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Youth
Type: Flag Football, Softball, & Soccer
Phone: (212) 369-8890

Big Apple Softball League

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Softball
Phone: (212) 388-0897

Big City Volleyball League

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Volleyball
Big City is NYC's favorite Indoor and Beach co-ed adult volleyball league. Teams and individuals of all levels, beginners through advanced are invited to participate. We also offer volleyball instructions for kids and adults.
Email

Black Top Street Hockey

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Street Hockey
BTSH offers low-key, beginner friendly, co-ed street hockey (sneakers, not wheels) from March to November at Tompkins Square Park at the corner of Avenue A and E. 10th Street.
Email

Boricua Allstars

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Youth
Type: baseball/softball
Phone: (646) 339-1714

Broadway Show League

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Softball
Phone: 917-887-5937 | Email

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