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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 

 

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  

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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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: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 and Toning

(M)

Tuesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: July 7, 2015
End Date: August 27, 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 Adventures

(M)

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Age:Teen  

This program is for people of all abilities.  The group will take part in a variety of activities including sports, arts and crafts, and hikes.

Instructor Carmen Quarles (carmen.quarles@parks.nyc.gov)

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Adaptive Dance

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Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 5, 2015
Age:Everyone  

This class will introduce body alignment, placement, patterns and rhythmic movements.

Instructor: Teresa

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Adaptive Sports

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Friday: 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 6, 2015
End Date: August 24, 2015
Age:Teen  

Adaptive Sports program for people with disabilities or limited mobility.

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Adaptive Sports

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Tuesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 12, 2015
Age:Everyone  

This class will introduce movement and sports skills to help advance our athletes.

 

Instructor: Guy

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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
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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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Yoga Class

Thursday, July 30, 2015
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

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

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Cost

Free  

Contact Email

sarah.neilson@parks.nyc.gov

 

Learn to Play Tennis: Beginners

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

Woodlawn Tennis Courts (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 760-6999

 

Summer Sports Experience

Thursday, July 30, 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

 

Track and Field for Kids

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

AccessibleKaiser Park Entrance (in Kaiser Park)
Neptune Avenue and 31st Street, 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

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

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3319

Contact Email

Rodolfo.guevara@Parks.nyc.gov

 

Track and Field for Kids

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

Detective Keith L. Williams Field House (in Detective Keith L Williams 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

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

AccessibleJuniper Valley Park Track (in Juniper Valley Park), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3319

Contact Email

Rodolfo.guevara@parks.nyc.gov

 

Summer in the Square: Yoga StoryTime

Thursday, July 30, 2015
10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.

South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

info@unionsquarenyc.org

 

Summer Sports Experience

Thursday, July 30, 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

 

Summer Sports Experience

Thursday, July 30, 2015
10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 393-7370

 

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