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Martial Arts


Monday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Child / Teen / Adult  

Children, youth and adults learn self-defense techniques which stress hand and foot combat in this mixed martial arts class.

Instructor: Joe Steed

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Martial Arts


Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Crotona Park Community Center, 1700 Fulton Avenue, Bronx

Age:Teen / Child  

Martial Arts instruction for children 11-14 on Wednesday and teens 14-18 on Thursday.

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Mixed Martial Arts/Self-Defense


Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 31, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

Get fit and have fun in this combat sport that incorporates techniques from a variety of martial arts forms.  Enhance cardiovascular conditioning, muscle strength, balance, coordination and concentration in this popular modern sport.

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Muay Thai Kickboxing


Thursday: 8:15 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m.-8:15 a.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 16, 2014
End Date: May 17, 2014

Part of the growing fitness trend of mixed martial arts, Muay Thai is an effective training regimen to increase endurance, strength, flexibility and confidence. In this non-contact class, participants will pair up and execute striking drills, footwork and defensive techniques with boxing gloves and kicking pads. Boxing wraps and boxing gloves are suggested but not required.

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Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Red Hook Recreation Center, 155 Bay Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: December 23, 2013
Age:Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Isaac Cruz

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Self-Defense for Adults


Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 23, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Isaac Cruz

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Senior Program


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

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens


Seniors participate in Tai Chi, yoga, ESL classes, table tennis, bingo, movie days, card games, board games,  computers, social dance, creative arts, Wii Bowling, knitting, aerobics, and more!

This program is for seniors ages 60 and over. Please call the center for specific program information.

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Shape Up NYC: Kickboxing

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Harlem Hospital Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 506 Lenox Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: January 8, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This heart-pumping workout combines martial arts and conditioning exercises to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.


Rehabilitation Dayroom, 3101


Shape Up NYC: Kickboxing

Monday: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Mosaic Preparatory Academy Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 141 E 111th St, New York, NY, Manhattan

Start Date: January 27, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

The class format will incorporate cardio and strength, with an emphasis on kicking (and some punching). This class will work on both balance and coordination practice. Participants should be dressed in appropriate gym attire in order to move and have fun. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.


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