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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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Adaptive Swim

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Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: October 17, 2014
End Date: June 12, 2015
Age:Everyone  

Adapted Aquatics exercise offers a complete body workout and ranges from gentle walking in water to high-energy exercise; it helps alleviate pain, improve circulation, and promote healing and muscle development for those suffering from physical ailments resulting from injury, disease, or aging.

To register, please call the Citywide Aquatics office at 718-760-6969 ext. 0.

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.,2:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 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: November 12, 2014
End Date: May 9, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

For members ages 18 years and over.

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.,3:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-2:15 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.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-2:15 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: 3:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2015
End Date: June 21, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

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

 

Adult/Senior Basketball

(M)

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.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: April 1, 2015
End Date: June 30, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

 

Aqua Fit

(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: November 13, 2014
End Date: June 21, 2015
Age:Adult  

60 minutes dedicated to improving strength and cardiovascular endurance without the impact on the joints.

 

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: April 1, 2015
End Date: June 30, 2015
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.

 

General Swim

(M)

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

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: November 12, 2014
End Date: May 9, 2015
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.

 

HITT Fit

(M)

Tuesday: 12:45 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Thursday: 12:45 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

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

High Intensity Interval Training is based around short and intense workouts designed to improve cardiovascular capacity and condition.

 

Learn to Swim

(M)

Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2015
End Date: June 21, 2015
Age:Child  

 

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: April 1, 2015
End Date: June 30, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

Instructor:  David Velasquez

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

 

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 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:45 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:15 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:45 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 23, 2015
End Date: May 5, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

Open table tennis. 

Get serious about your table tennis game through this instructional clinic being held for teenagers looking to learn the art of table tennis.

Hours are subject to change.

 

Pilates Mat

(M)

Tuesday: 1:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 1:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

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

A total body workout featuring classical Pilates exercises without the use of equipment.  All levels welcome!

 

Pilates: Cardio

(M)

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-6:45 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

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

Get all the benefits of a Pilates class while you earn the cadence and rhythm of a more aerobic mat.

 

Senior General Swim

(M)

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

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: November 5, 2014
End Date: May 9, 2015
Age:Senior  

General swim for senior members.

 

Senior Swim

(M)

Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2015
End Date: June 21, 2015
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  

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. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

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: Zumba

Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Two Bridges Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 286 South Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 5, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

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.This class is taught by a member of the Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Phone: (212) 385-9352

 

Sit Aerobics

(M)

Thursday: 2:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 23, 2015
End Date: May 5, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance with minimal impact on joints.

 

Spintastic Spin

(M)

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: November 2, 2014
End Date: May 9, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

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

 

Swim for Life

(M)

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2015
End Date: June 21, 2015
Age:Child  

Swim for Life is a water safety program offered to New York City's public school second graders.

 

Table Tennis

(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.-4:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2015
End Date: June 30, 2015
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: June 28, 2015
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: June 18, 2015
Age:Child  

Closed Session instructional swim component for intermediate school aged children

 

Volleyball

(M)

Thursday: 3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 23, 2015
End Date: May 5, 2015
Age:Teen  

Teen volleyball takes place indoor and it's a great way to socialize and exercise.

 

Wrestling

(M)

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 23, 2015
End Date: May 5, 2015
Age: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: April 1, 2015
End Date: June 21, 2015
Age:Everyone  

 

Zumba

(M)

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: November 2, 2014
End Date: May 9, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

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.

 

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.

James J. Walker

HUDSON, LEROY AND CLARKSON STREETS (Manhattan) | Map it
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East River Park

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East River Park

GRAND ST. & FDR DRIVE (Manhattan) | Map it
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Coleman Square Playground

MARKET & MONROE STREETS (Manhattan) | Map it
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Chelsea Park

W. 27 ST. & 9 AVE. (Manhattan) | Map it
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East River Park

HOUSTON ST. & FDR DRIVE (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

Borough: 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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