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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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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:Adult / Teen  

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:Adult / Senior / Teen  

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 sculpting

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date:April 11, 2016
End Date:June 20, 2016
Age:Teen  

Exercises focused on shaping the abdominal(stomach) muscles, set to upbeat music.

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Adaptive Basketball

(M)

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

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date:April 3, 2016
End Date:June 25, 2016
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)

Tuesday: 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:April 3, 2016
End Date:June 25, 2016
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 Sports Program (S.P.A.R.E.S.)

(M)

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Age:Child / Teen  

Come learn the basics of adaptive sports such as: Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Football, Wheelchair tennis, Wheelchair Floor Hockey, Wheelchair Softball, Sled Hockey(on ice), Sitting Volleyball, Adapted Swimming, Power Wheelchair Soccer, Track and Field Events.

 Wheelchairs are provided for use in the program.

For Ages 5 and Up with a physical disability.

Must register for the program and must be a Recreation Center member.

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Adaptive Swim

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Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date:October 23, 2015
End Date:June 11, 2016
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.

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Adaptive Swim - Spring Session

(M)

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date:March 21, 2016
End Date:June 6, 2016
Age:Everyone  

The pool is reserved for the Adaptive Swim program. This free program provides: 1) aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle tone, coordination, focus and strength 2) swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.

Advanced registration with Citywide Aquatics is required. For more information or to register, please call (718) 760-6969, ext. 0 or visit: www.nyc.gov/parks/citywideaquatics

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Adult Open Indoor Soccer

(M)

Monday: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date:April 4, 2016
End Date:June 20, 2016
Age:Teen  

Come join in a fun game of indoor soccer.  Open to ages 16+

 

 

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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
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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.

Bayside Raiders Youth Football

Borough:Queens
Age:Youth
Type:Football and Cheerleading
Phone:(516) 221-5652

Bayside United Soccer Club

Borough:Queens
Age:Youth
Type: Soccer
Phone:(917) 494-2605

Bensonhurst Youth League

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Youth
Type:Softball
Phone:(718) 259-6806 |  Email

Big Apple Soccer Academy

Borough:Queens
Age:Youth
Type: Soccer
Phone:(347) 415-9926

Big Apple Soccer League, Inc.

Borough:Queens
Age:Youth
Type: Soccer
Phone:(718) 545-4125

Big Apple Youth Soccer League

Borough:Queens
Age:Youth
Type: Soccer
Phone:(718) 456-5700

Bishop Kearney Softball League

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Youth
Type: Baseball/Softball
Phone:(718) 236-6363 x258

Black Men Who Care Inc.

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Youth
Type:Basketball
Phone:(917) 432-7557

Bluestorm

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Youth
Type:Baseball
Email

Bolanos Soccer School

Borough:Queens
Age:Youth
Type: Soccer
Phone:(718) 674-6569

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Goalball

Saturday, May 7, 2016
1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.

Cost

NYC Parks membership is required. Kids under 18: free. Young adults 18-24: $25/year. Adults 25-61: $150/year or $75/six months. Seniors 62+: $25/year.

Contact Number

(212) 360-3319

Contact Email

rodolfo.guevara@parks.nyc.gov

 

Yoga at Wave Hill

Sunday, May 8, 2016
10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.

Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

$25/$15 Wave Hill Member, including admission to the grounds. Advance registration online receives a $2 discount. Program fee includes admission. Online registration closes at 8AM on the day of the session. Cancellations must be made by 3PM the Friday before; after that, refunds will not be made. Drop-ins will be accommodated as the limited space permits. Participants must present their Membership card or a printed program registration form at the front gate or purchase tickets at the Perkins Visitor Center.

Contact Number

(718) 549-3200

 

Tai Chi Class

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the Garibaldi Plaza stage.

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

sarah(dot)neilson(at)parks.nyc.gov

 

Summer on the Hudson: Girls Season Opener Jam

Saturday, May 14, 2016
12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.

Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

zhen.heinemann@parks.nyc.gov

 

Goalball

Saturday, May 14, 2016
1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.

Cost

NYC Parks membership is required. Kids under 18: free. Young adults 18-24: $25/year. Adults 25-61: $150/year or $75/six months. Seniors 62+: $25/year.

Contact Number

(212) 360-3319

Contact Email

rodolfo.guevara@parks.nyc.gov

 

Yoga at Wave Hill

Sunday, May 15, 2016
10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.

Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

$25/$15 Wave Hill Member, including admission to the grounds. Advance registration online receives a $2 discount. Program fee includes admission. Online registration closes at 8AM on the day of the session. Cancellations must be made by 3PM the Friday before; after that, refunds will not be made. Drop-ins will be accommodated as the limited space permits. Participants must present their Membership card or a printed program registration form at the front gate or purchase tickets at the Perkins Visitor Center.

Contact Number

(718) 549-3200

 

Tai Chi Class

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the Garibaldi Plaza stage.

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

sarah(dot)neilson(at)parks.nyc.gov

 

Goalball

Saturday, May 21, 2016
1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.

Cost

NYC Parks membership is required. Kids under 18: free. Young adults 18-24: $25/year. Adults 25-61: $150/year or $75/six months. Seniors 62+: $25/year.

Contact Number

(212) 360-3319

Contact Email

rodolfo.guevara@parks.nyc.gov

 

Yoga at Wave Hill

Sunday, May 22, 2016
10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.

Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

$25/$15 Wave Hill Member, including admission to the grounds. Advance registration online receives a $2 discount. Program fee includes admission. Online registration closes at 8AM on the day of the session. Cancellations must be made by 3PM the Friday before; after that, refunds will not be made. Drop-ins will be accommodated as the limited space permits. Participants must present their Membership card or a printed program registration form at the front gate or purchase tickets at the Perkins Visitor Center.

Contact Number

(718) 549-3200

 

Meditation

Sunday, May 22, 2016
11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.

Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

$20/$10 Wave Hill Member, including admission to the grounds. Advance registration online receives a $2 discount. Program fee includes admission. Online registration closes at 8:00 a.m. on the day of the session. Drop-ins will be accommodated as the limited space permits. Participants must present their Membership card or a printed program registration form at the front gate or purchase tickets at the Perkins Visitor Center.

Contact Number

(718) 549-3200

 

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