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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 

 

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 

 

Abs and Arms

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Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: January 5, 2015
End Date: April 30, 2015
Age:Teen  

Tighten those abs and arms by using hand weights.  A variety of exercises will be done to make sure you are fit for the new year.

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Abs and Toning

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

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 24, 2015
End Date: May 7, 2015
Age:Teen  

Instructor:  Ruth Mendin

Summer is around the corner, don't "waist" time.  Come and get your fitness on! 

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Adapted Aquatics

(M)

Friday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink, 125-40 Roosevelt Ave, Queens

Start Date: April 3, 2015
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 our Citywide Aquatics office at 718-760-6969 ext. 0.

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Adaptive Basketball

(M)

Monday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 9, 2015
End Date: May 29, 2015
Age:Teen  

Adaptive Basketball is McCarren's wheelchair basketball program, open to both disabled and able-bodied New Yorkers.  Sports wheelchairs are provided, so anyone can join!  Wheelchair basketball is challenging and, most of all, fun.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

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Adaptive Children's Sports

(M)

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 9, 2015
End Date: May 29, 2015
Age:Child  

All children are welcome in this sports program.  Each class, the kids learn new sports skills, focusing on adaptive sports.  Adaptive sports are fun, challenging and accessible for people with physical disabilities.  Examples include wheelchair basketball, power soccer, wheelchair softball, wheelchair football, beep baseball and boccia.  

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

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Adaptive Dance

(M)

Saturday: 1:45 p.m.-2:45 p.m.

Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Avenue (across from Sea View Hospital), Staten Island

Start Date: January 31, 2015
End Date: April 4, 2015
Age:Child / Teen  

Youth have fun dancing and learning new dance moves.

For members Only

Room 106

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Adaptive Fitness

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Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:15 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 9, 2015
End Date: May 29, 2015
Age:Teen  

Get healthier and stronger, wherever you're at!  Adaptive Fitness is an accessible program.  People with cognitive or physical disabilities, as well as able-bodied New Yorkers, are welcome.  Fitness instruction is crowd-sourced and will be modified each week to suit attendees.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

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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.

Wolfe's Pond Park

ROLLER HOCKEY RINK AT THE END OF CORNELIA AVENUE, OFF HYLAN BOULEVARD (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Roller Hockey Facilities

Wolfe's Pond Trail

HYLAN BOULEVARD & CORNELIA AVENUE (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Wolfes Pond Park 
Length: 0.75 miles 
Difficulty: Easy 
Other Details: Both hikers and mountain bikers can explore miles of trails in this south shore location. Trails contain easy, moderate, and difficult terrain. 

Wolfes Pond Park

BETWEEN PARK BUILDING AND POND (Staten Island)| Map it
Level: 4

Wolfes Pond Park

CORNELIA AVE., OFF OF HIGHLAND BLVD. (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Tennis Courts
(718) 667-3545 
Courts:
Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor 
Type: All Weather 
Info: Lessons Offered 

Wolfes Pond Park

END OF CORNELIA AVE, OPP HOCKEY RINK (Staten Island)| Map it
Level: 3

Wolfe’s Pond

CORNELIA AVENUE & HYLAN BOULEVARD (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Fishing Lakes
Directions: 1 or 9 Train to Whitehall Street/South Ferry station. Take Ferry to St. George terminal. At terminal, board the S78 to the intersection of Hylan Boulevard and Cornelia Avenue. Walk south along Cornelia to park entrance. 

Wollman Rink

CENTRAL PARK AT 63RD STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Ice Skating Rinks
(212) 439-6900 
More Information 

Woodhull Playground

WOODHULL AV & DRUMGOOLE RD EAST (Staten Island)| Map it

Woodlawn Playground

W 239 ST, VAN CORTLANDT EAST (Bronx)| Map it
Level: 3

Woodruff

STANLEY AVE & HEMLOCK ST (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
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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

3B League

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: baseball
Phone: (718) 256-2316 | Email

68th Precinct Youth Council, Inc.

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: baseball, indoor & outdoor soccer
Phone: (718) 232 - 2748 | Email

78th Precinct Youth Council

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Baseball, Girls' Softball, Basketball & Flag Football
Email

A. F. C. New York United

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Soccer
F.C. New York United is a soccer Academy for boys & girls ages 4-18. We have an Academy program for ages 4-7, and Travel teams for ages 8-18. We have programs on Randall's Island and in the Bayside area of Queens.
Phone: 347-610-0501 | Email

ADW SPORTS

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

ASOPEC

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Baseball
Phone: (718) 544-6449 | Email

Academia Argentina de Futbol NY

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Soccer
Email

Achievers of America, Inc.

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Softball & Bowling
A program for Special needs individuals with developmental disabilities. Challenged or not.
Phone: (718) 565-1141 | Email

All American Soccer Club

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Soccer
Phone: 718-934-9193

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Youth Wheelchair Basketball

Sunday, April 5, 2015
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

Cost

NYC Parks Recreation Center membership is required.

 

Youth Wheelchair Basketball

Sunday, April 12, 2015
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

Cost

NYC Parks Recreation Center membership is required.

 

Youth Wheelchair Basketball

Sunday, April 19, 2015
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

Cost

NYC Parks Recreation Center membership is required.

 

Youth Wheelchair Basketball

Sunday, April 26, 2015
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

Cost

NYC Parks Recreation Center membership is required.

 

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

Sunday, May 3, 2015
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)
W 89th Street and Riverside Drive, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

zhen.heinemann@parks.nyc.gov

 

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

Sunday, May 10, 2015
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)
W 89th Street and Riverside Drive, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

zhen.heinemann@parks.nyc.gov

 

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

Sunday, May 17, 2015
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)
W 89th Street and Riverside Drive, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

zhen.heinemann@parks.nyc.gov

 

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

Sunday, May 24, 2015
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)
W 89th Street and Riverside Drive, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

zhen.heinemann@parks.nyc.gov

 

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

Sunday, May 31, 2015
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)
W 89th Street and Riverside Drive, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

zhen.heinemann@parks.nyc.gov

 

Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

zhen.heinemann@parks.nyc.gov

 

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