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NYC’s source for free and low–cost fitness activities
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Found 3497 facilities, 350 programs, 331 leagues, and 76 events for All Interests

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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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Breathing, Meditation & Yoga

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Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: January 5, 2015
End Date: August 31, 2015
Age:Teen  

Take a moment to join this breathing and meditation class!  The exercises will help relieve stress and improve focus.

Instructor: Ani Rivas

2nd Floor Multipurpose Room

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Canoeing

Fort Totten Park , CROSS ISLAND PKWY. BET. TOTTEN AVE. AND 15 RD. (Queens), Queens

Age:Child / Teen  

See the sights for Fort Totten, the Throggs Neck Bridge and Little Neck Bay and learn the basics of canoeing. Weather permitting. Space is limited. First-come, first-served. Ages 8 and up. Meet at front entrance to park.

Cost: Free 

 

Capoeira

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Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Everyone  

Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance and music. This class is for everyone! All ages and abilities are welcome and should wear comfortable clothing.

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Cardio Interval

Monday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 6:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Teen  

High intensity cardio alternated with recovery periods of lower cardio intensity.

Phone: 718-227-3200
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Cardio Interval

Monday: 9:05 a.m.-10:05 a.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Teen  

High intensity cardio alternated with recovery periods of lower cardio intensity.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Cardio and Strength Fitness Rooms

(M)

Sunday: 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Lyons Pool, Murray Hulbert Avenue, Staten Island

Age:Everyone  

Come experience the new cardio room, which has doubled the fitness at Lyons!  A huge investment by NYC Parks funded a redesigned room and new cardio equipment: treadmills, ellipticals, step machines, bikes and a rowing machine.  This light and airy room is a must for your workout routine.

Both rooms are open all day.

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Child and Youth Open Recreation

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Monday: 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

St. Mary’s Recreation Center, 450 Saint Ann's Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: July 1, 2015
End Date: September 7, 2015
Age:Child / Teen  

Children and youth are welcome to use the gymnasium to play and socialize.

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Children Swim

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Monday: 2:45 p.m.-5:15 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:45 p.m.-2:30 p.m.,3:15 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:45 p.m.-5:15 p.m.
Thursday: 12:45 p.m.-2:30 p.m.,3:15 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday: 2:45 p.m.-5:15 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 30, 2015
End Date: September 5, 2015
Age:Child / Teen  

Swimming for children

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Children and Youth Swim

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Tuesday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.,2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.,2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

St. Mary’s Recreation Center, 450 Saint Ann's Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: July 1, 2015
End Date: September 7, 2015
Age:Child / Teen  

Children and youth are invited to enjoy the swimming pool.

Adults are not permitted during youth sessions.

 

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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
# of Courts:

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.

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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Bike New York: Bike Path Cruise Ride

Sunday, August 30, 2015
10:00 p.m.12:00 p.m.

AccessibleFlushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Behind the Aquatic Center; facing the main entrance, walk left around to the southeast corner.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 870-2080

Contact Email

classes@bike.nyc

 

Summer Sports Experience

Monday, August 31, 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

 

Summer Sports Experience

Monday, August 31, 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

 

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey

Monday, August 31, 2015
1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.

AccessibleSt. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)
2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 367-3657

Contact Email

victor.campbell@parks.nyc.gov

 

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Softball

Monday, August 31, 2015
2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center
765 Manida Street, Bronx, NY, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 860-5544

Contact Email

victor.campbell@parks.nyc.gov

 

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Instructional Basketball Clinic & Street Hockey

Monday, August 31, 2015
3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.

AccessibleSt. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)
2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 367-3657

Contact Email

victor.campbell@parks.nyc.gov

 

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Flag Football and Softball

Monday, August 31, 2015
4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center
765 Manida Street, Bronx, NY, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 860-5544

Contact Email

victor.campbell@parks.nyc.gov

 

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Youth Fitness

Monday, August 31, 2015
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center
765 Manida Street, Bronx, NY, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 860-5544

Contact Email

victor.campbell@parks.nyc.gov

 

Bronx Sports Extravaganza: Billiards/Table Tennis

Monday, August 31, 2015
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.

AccessibleSt. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)
2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 367-3657

Contact Email

victor.campbell@parks.nyc.gov

 

Tai Chi Class

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

sarah.neilson@parks.nyc.gov

 

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