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18th Century Dance Classes

Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Teen / Adult  

First Saturdays of every month. Members of The New York Baroque Dance Company teach classes covering dance forms found in dance suites of the late 17th and 18th centuries. Live music accompanies every class. No previous experience required. This class is open to professional dancers, teachers, students, musicians, singers, actors, and dance enthusiasts. Expand your circle of friends as you meet new people and learn the proper way to offer a hand during the minuet or how to cut a caper in the jig!

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $14 

 

A Spin Through Williamsburg

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

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 9, 2015
End Date: September 12, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

New to spinning?  Join this introductory class and take your workout routine to the next level.

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A.M. Wake Up

(M)

Saturday: 10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: July 6, 2015
End Date: July 31, 2015
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Wake up and get your hearrate up in this aerobic workout.  This class works the entire body.  Closing the class with abs.

Instructor Ingrid Tafe

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AB Attack

(M)

Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 7, 2015
End Date: August 29, 2015
Age:Adult  

30 minutes of hardcore abdominal exercises.  Focus on toning and defining the abs.

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ADA Basketball Program

(M)

Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 9, 2015
End Date: August 22, 2015
Age:Teen  

One on one volunteers will assist participants to learn basketball skills. The session begins with a group warm-up which includes jumping jacks, arm circles, stretches, etc. After that, our Athletes will have an opportunity to participate in different "skills stations" (such as dribbling, shooting and passing), a scrimmage game or taking in the scene to become comfortable with the level of activities. For the last 15 minutes of the session, we will come together to do a final group activity

All participants must register through KEEN and sign up for a recreation center membership.

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AOA Aerobics

Monday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Friday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A kinder, gentler aerobic workout appropriate for older adults, beginning exercise participants and pre/post-natal women who would like to include a low-intensity, low-impact workout in their fitness plans. Each class includes an aerobic conditioning and stretching segment. Music for this class may include big band, classical, swing, country and oldies but goodies.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Aerobics

Monday: 11:40 a.m.-12:40 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:40 a.m.-12:40 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Senior  

A kinder, gentler aerobic workout appropriate for older adults, beginning exercise participants and pre/post-natal women who would like to include a low-intensity, low-impact workout in their fitness plans. Each class includes an aerobic conditioning and stretching segment. Music for this class may include big band, classical, swing, country and oldies but goodies.

Phone: 718-227-3200
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Chair Aerobics

Monday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Friday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Senior  

Get fit while you sit in this chair exercise class that involves a combination of aerobic activity, strength building and stretching. Suitable for all ages and levels.

Phone: 718-227-3200
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Chair Exercise

Monday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Friday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Senior  

Get fit while you sit in this chair exercise class that involves a combination of aerobic activity, strength building and stretching. Suitable for all ages and levels.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

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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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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.

100% Playground

GLENWOOD RD, E 100 & E 101 STS (Brooklyn)| Map it
Level: 4

100% Playground/Ps 242 (100th Street)

GLENWOOD RD & 100TH ST (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
# of Courts:

101st St. Soccer Field

101ST ST. NEXT TO HENRY HUDSON PARKWAY (Manhattan)| Map it

110th St & Lenox Ave Playground

110 ST & LENOX AVE (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 4

110th St Playground

110 ST & CATHEDRAL PKWY (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 2

111 Street Playground (Near Playground For All Children)

CORONA AVENUE/111 ST (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
# of Courts:

115th Street Playground

14 RD, 115 ST, 14 AVE (Queens)| Map it
Level: 4

123rd Morningside Park

MORNINGSIDE & 121 STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
# of Courts:

136 St Playground

136 ST & 14 RD (Queens)| Map it

157 Street Plgd.

157 ST. & 116 AVE. (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Baseball and Softball Fields
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Type of Surface: Little League 

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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.

ZogSports

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Kickball, Dodgeball, Touch Football, Basketball, & Whiffleball
For more detailed information, please visit the ZogSports website.
Phone:  | Email

i9 Sports

Borough: Bronx
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer
Our leagues and programs run year round. Sing up as a member on the website for free.
Phone: 347-275-3116 | Email

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CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Morning Miles

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 667-3543

 

Yoga Class

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

sarah.neilson@parks.nyc.gov

 

Learn to Play Tennis: Intermediates

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

West 242nd Street & Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 760-6999

 

Summer Sports Experience

Wednesday, July 29, 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

 

CANCELLED: Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Seniors

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 667-3543

 

Shape Up NYC Zumba

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.

AccessiblePoe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 365-5516

Contact Email

Lucy.Aponte@parks.nyc.gov

 

Track and Field for Kids

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.

AccessibleBetsy Head Memorial Playground (in Betsy Head Park), Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3319

Contact Email

Rodolfo.Guevara@parks.nyc.gov

 

Track and Field for Kids

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Middletown Rd & Stadium Ave (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3319

Contact Email

Rodolfo.guevara@Parks.nyc.gov

 

Track and Field for Kids

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3319

Contact Email

Rodolfo.guevara@Parks.nyc.gov

 

Track and Field for Kids

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.

AccessibleVictory Field (in Forest Park), Queens| Map it

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Myrtle Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd., Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3319

Contact Email

Rodolfo.guevara@Parks.nyc.gov

 

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