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NYC’s source for free and low–cost fitness activities
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Found 3471 facilities, 438 programs, 331 leagues, and 65 events for All Interests

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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 Ride Through Brooklyn

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Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

St. John's Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 5, 2014
Age:Teen  

Instructor: Shakeem Snipe

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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 

 

Adaptive Sports Program (S.P.A.R.E.S.)

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Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 19, 2014
End Date: August 23, 2014
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 Walk NYC

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Monday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 13, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Walk the City with a trained fitness instructor leading a group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down.

All are welcome. This walk is wheelchair accessible and an adaptive program for New Yorkers of all abilities.

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Adaptive Weight Training (Individuals with Disabilities)

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Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: June 24, 2014
End Date: August 26, 2014
Age:Teen  

Learn how to train certain muscle groups for competitive sports and recreational use.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

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Adult Boot Camp

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Monday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Owen Dolen Recreation Center, 2551 Westchester Avenue, Bronx

Age:Teen  

Boot Camp is a total body workout that helps muscle tone, improve strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

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Adult Open Volleyball

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Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 7, 2014
End Date: August 16, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Enjoy a game of open volleyball with other adults.

Please Note: Only water is allowed in the gymnasium.

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Aerobics

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Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, 18 Mount Morris Park West, Manhattan

Start Date: July 11, 2014
End Date: August 29, 2014
Age:Teen  

A class designed to burn calories and improve cardio vascular health while dancing and using traditional aerobic moves.

Instructor: LaSharn Cooper

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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.

Boricua Allstars

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Youth
Type: baseball/softball
Phone: (646) 339-1714

Boys & Girls Club of NY

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Softball
Phone: (718) 886-5454

Brooklyn Angels Inc.

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Baseball, Softball, Flag Football
Phone: (917) 304-4811

Brooklyn Baseball Club

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Baseball
Phone: (718) 232-2460

Brooklyn Baseball League

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Baseball
Phone: (718) 259-5442

Brooklyn Blades Ice Hockey

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Ice Skating
Phone: (718) 595-2808 | Email

Brooklyn Blizzards Youth Organization

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Basketball
Phone: (646) 269-2578

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Kayaking/Canoeing/Paddleboats
Phone: (718) 802-0603

Brooklyn Crescents Lacrosse Club

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Lacrosse
Boys & Girls K-8th Grade
Phone: 917-715-6725 | Email

Brooklyn East Sports&Recreation

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Baseball

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Summer Sports Experience: Highbridge

Friday, August 1, 2014
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park)
2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan| Map it

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Cost

Free  

 

Parent & Me Yoga

Saturday, August 2, 2014
9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.

AccessibleAbby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Youth Moves Movement Workshop Series

Saturday, August 2, 2014
12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.

Jane Bailey Memorial Garden
327-329 Greene Avenue, Brooklyn| Map it

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AccessibleGarden of Hope
392 Hancock St Brooklyn, NY 11216, Brooklyn| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 333-2552

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Xross Fitness

Sunday, August 3, 2014
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Hudson River Park Trust
10th Avenue and 14th Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

shapeupnyc@parks.nyc.gov

 

Summer Sports Experience: Calvert Vaux Park/Dreier Offerman Park

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 965-8942

 

Adaptive Weight Training

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.

AccessibleAl Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)
131-40 Fowler Ave., Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(718) 353-7853

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

AccessibleAnne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

shapeupnyc@parks.nyc.gov

 

Shape Up NYC: Functional Training

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

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

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Lower Level of Lawn along Shore Boulevard and 23rd Avenue.

Cost

Free  

 

Sunrise Tai Chi

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
6:30 a.m.7:30 a.m.

Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Yoga for Kids

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the nook/seating area opposite the small playground.

Cost

Free  

 

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