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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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Cardio Area

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Monday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Adult / Senior  

Boost your cardiovascular fitness on our exercise machines!

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Central Park Circuit

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: May 12, 2015
End Date: August 27, 2015
Age:Adult  

The Central Park Circuit will help you reach your fitness goals in the world’s most beautiful outdoor gym – Central Park! Get fit with innovative exercises designed by top trainers to utilize the Park’s best natural features: rocks, trails, stairs, hills, and gorgeous open lawns.

Spring: May 12 - June 18 

Summer: July 6 - August 27

 

Front Runners New York Outdoor Track Workout

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Riverbank State Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 679 Riverside Drive, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Meet at the track on West 137th Street by the river. There are public restrooms and vending machines with water and Powerade in the facilities nearby. We drop our bags near where we run, so bring a small bag with no valuables. For those looking for a more intense workout than the Fun Runs.

Cost: Free 

Front Runners New York

 

Run Club

Wednesday: 6:45 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Lululemon- SoHo Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 481 Broadway, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Meet at lululemon SoHo for a different group run every week. Check the website for details about routes and run leaders. We will split into wo groups: Mile High (5-6 mile runs) and Pace Setters (about 3 miles walk run).

Cost: Free 

 

Run Club

Wednesday: 6:45 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Lululemon- E 66th Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1127 3rd Ave, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Come running with the East 66th street run club every Wednesday at 6:45pm. Join us as we run to the park for a workout and fun run. From pros to beginners, we welcome & love runners of all levels :) Hope to see you on Wednesday!

Phone: 212-755-5019
E-mail: east66th-store@lululemon.com
Cost: Free 

 

Run Club in Central Park

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Lululemon- Lincoln Square Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , W 64th St & Broadway, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Running group for all levels of RUNNERS! We suggest that participants are able to run at least 3 miles without stopping, but all run paces are welcome! We meet in the Lincoln Square store at 6:30 pm and head to Central Park at 6:45 pm. Runs are led by lululemon staff.

Phone: 212-712-1767
E-mail: lincolnsquare-store@lululemon.com
Cost: Free 

 

Runners Club

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

Age:Adult  

Designed to get groups of YMCA members together outside for a fun run. Groups are based on ability, Emphasis on safety and fun.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Summer Camp

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Monday: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 6, 2015
End Date: August 21, 2015
Age:Child  

The NYC Parks Experience Summer Day Camp program is an exciting chance for children ages 6 to 13 to have a fun-filled summer! 

This program has been filled.

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Track and Field Program

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Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Saturday: 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Child / Teen  

Participants will learn and develop fundamental skills that will enhance their ability to compete in track.

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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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Running/Jogging

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.

Det. Keith Williams Park

173 STREET & 105 AVENUE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Running Tracks
Size: 0.25 
Type: All Weather 

East 54th Street Recreation Center

342 EAST 54 STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Running Tracks
Size: 0.04 
Type: Indoor 

East River Park

EAST 6 STREET & FDR DRIVE (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Running Tracks
Size: 0.25 
Type: Rubber Coated All Weather 

Father Macris Park Fitness Path

(Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Fitness Paths
Distance: 350 Yards 
Laps Per Mile:
Map: Map 

Forest Park

MYRTLE AVENUE & WOODHAVEN BOULEVARD (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Running Tracks
Size: 0.25 
Type: All Weather 

Fort Greene Park Fitness Path

(Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Fitness Paths
Distance: 935 Yards 
Laps Per Mile: 1.75 
Map: Map 

Fort Hamilton Hs Athletic Field

85TH STREET BETWEEN COLONIAL ROAD AND NARROWS AVENUE (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Running Tracks
Size: 0.25 
Type: Rubber 

George Wingate Hs Playground

WINTHROP STREET, CENTER & SOUTH (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Running Tracks
Size: 0.2 
Type: Rubber 

Haffen Park Fitness Path

(Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Fitness Paths
Distance: 465 Yards 
Laps Per Mile: 3.75 
Map: Map 

Hansborough Recreation Center

35 WEST 134 STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Running Tracks
Size: 0.03 
Type: Indoor 

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Running/Jogging

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.

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

Brooklyn Road Runners Club

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Running/Jogging
Weekday and weekend runs in Prospect Park. Please check website for meeting times and locations of runs.
Phone: (718) 259-1481

City Running Tours

Boroughs:Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Running/Jogging
All levels welcome. Group runs about 6 miles with guides. $25-30 per run. We also offer personalized runs for a higher fee.
Phone: 877-415-0058 | Email

Front Runners New York

Boroughs:Brooklyn, Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Running and Triathlon (swimming, biking, running)
Front Runners New York provides encouragement and support to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered people and others who are interested in running and related activities. We hold runs, races, workshops, social events, and publish a monthly newsletter. We hold meets in Central Park, Prospect Park, West Side Highway, and other places. We are open to all levels. You can join us for a fun run to try out; membership dues apply.
Email

Hellgate Road Runners

Borough: Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Running/Jogging
The Hellgate Road Runners is a non-profit organization. We welcome runners of all abilities. Membership is $25 a year. Monday: 7:30 PM meet Between Astoria Park Pool and Hellgate Bridge Wednesday: 7:30 PM meet at Astoria Park Track Thursday: 7:30 PM meet at Astoria Park Field House Saturday: 9:00 AM (June-Oct), 8:00 AM (July-Sept) meet at Astoria Park Field House.
Phone: 718-721-7844 | Email

J.K.O. Running

Boroughs:Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island
Age: Adult
Type: Women's Running
J.K.O. Running is a women's running team. We welcome all women from total beginners (those who power walk, on the way the way to building up to jogging or running), advanced beginners & intermediate runners (gearing up for their first 5K, 10K or 1/2 marathon), to marathoners. We run year round, have weekly group runs, training runs and workshops. Our team participates in NYRR, charity and other race events as well as volunteer.
Email

New York Road Runners Club

Boroughs:Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Running/Jogging
Phone: (212) 860-4455

Prospect Park Track Club

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Running/Jogging
Phone: (718) 595-2049

Prospect Park Youth Running Club

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Cross Country, Track & Field, Distance Running
Offer the young boys and girls of Brooklyn an opportunity to experience the fitness benefits, joys of competition, and team unity of Cross Country and Long Distance Running through an education-based program.
Phone: 917-363-6671 | Email

Shore Road Striders Running Club

Boroughs:Brooklyn, Staten Island
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Running/Jogging
Phone: (718) 238-3623 | Email

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Running/Jogging

Discovery Day

Sunday, August 2, 2015
11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

AccessibleFreshkills Park Event Entrance
350 Wild Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314, Staten Island| Map it

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Parking is available on Wild Avenue; there is no internal parking at Freshkills Park. Alternatively, catch a shuttle from the Staten Island Ferry directly to the site.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 788-8277

Contact Email

freshkillspark@parks.nyc.gov

 

CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Morning Miles

Monday, August 3, 2015
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

AccessibleMidland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 667-3543

 

Summer Sports Experience

Monday, August 3, 2015
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

AccessibleSunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 972-2135

 

Summer Sports Experience

Monday, August 3, 2015
10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.

173 St Playground (Det. Williams) (in Detective Keith L Williams Park), Queens| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 393-7370

 

Summer Sports Experience

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

AccessibleSunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 972-2135

 

Summer Sports Experience

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.

P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 543-8672

 

Summer Sports Experience

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.

173 St Playground (Det. Williams) (in Detective Keith L Williams Park), Queens| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 393-7370

 

CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Morning Miles

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

AccessibleMidland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 667-3543

 

Summer Sports Experience

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

AccessibleSunset Park Playground (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 972-2135

 

Summer Sports Experience

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.

P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 543-8672

 

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