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NYC’s source for free and low–cost fitness activities
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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: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

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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

 

Aerobics

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Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:15 a.m.-9:15 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 1, 2013
Age:Teen  

Improve cardiovascular health by getting your heart pumping in these fast-paced exercises.

 

Aerobics Class

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Association to Benefit Children Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1841 Park Ave, Manhattan

Start Date: July 1, 2012
Age:Everyone  

Join us for an hour of revitalization! This aerobics class is for all ages and abilities - Instructor Ron Rumph will tailor the class to your needs. We will pump up the jams and break a sweat! Don't think you can do it? We'll prove you wrong! Call Miso at 646-459-6149 before you come to confirm attendance. Childcare is provided.

Cost: Free 

Association to Benefit Children

 

Aerobics In The Park

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Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 7, 2014
End Date: August 25, 2014
Age:Teen  

A variety of cardio exercises designed to burn calories, while enjoying the outdoors in Marcus Garvey Park.

Instructor: LaSharn Cooper

 

Aqua Exercise

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Friday: 2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.

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

Age:Teen / Adult  

An instructional class of aerobic movements performed in the water, to improve body conditioning, cardiovascular fitness, and flexibility.

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

 

Aqua Exercise

Sunday: 8:45 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
Monday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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

Age:Teen / Adult  

An instructional class of aerobic movements performed in the water, to improve body conditioning, cardiovascular fitness, and flexibility.

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

 

Badminton

Community Center at Stuyvesant High School Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 345 Chambers St. , Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

Register at the Community Center or call 646-210-4292 Visit www.ccshs.org for program information and class times.

Cost: Call for price 

 

Basketball

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Louis Armstrong Community Center, 33-16 108 St., Queens

Age:Everyone  

Please contact the center for more information.

 

Basketball

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Monday: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Age:Teen  

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court. Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

 

Basketball Clinic

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Monday: 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Age:Child  

Children ages 8 and over learn the fundamentals of basketball.

Mondays: ages 8-10

Tuesdays: ages 11-14

 

Basketball Instructional Drills

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Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 8, 2014
End Date: August 28, 2014
Age:Child  

Children ages 9-12, learn basketball techniques.

 

Basketball: Instructional

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Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 12, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Child  

Youth learn basketball techniques.

 

Basketball: Youth

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Monday: 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 7, 2014
End Date: August 25, 2014
Age:Teen  

Learn to play basketball!

 

Basketball: Youth Open Play

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Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Monday: 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 12:15 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 13, 2014
End Date: August 31, 2014
Age:Teen  

Open play for youth ages 13-17.

 

Biddy Basketball

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Friday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Child  

An instructional basketball program for children ages 6-13. Participants will learn the fundamentals of basketball in a non-competitive setting.

 

Body Conditioning

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Saturday: 11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center, 670 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Teen  

Instructor: Asante Akwesi

Burn fat through this low to medium impact aerobics class geared towards increasing cardiovascular function and muscle tone.

 

Body Conditioning In The Park

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Monday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 7, 2014
End Date: August 25, 2014
Age:Teen  

A variety of exercises designed to tone the entire body using instruments in the park.

Instructor: LaSharn Cooper

 

Body Toning

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Friday: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 25, 2014
Age:Teen  

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

 

Boot Camp

Monday: 6:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m.

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

Age:Teen / Adult  

An efficient circuit training workout that challenges your entire body, utilizing calisthenics such as pushups, jumping jacks, crunches and other body weight exercises.

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

 

Boot Camp

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

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

Age:Teen / Adult  

An efficient circuit training workout that challenges your entire body, utilizing calisthenics such as pushups, jumping jacks, crunches and other body weight exercises.

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

 

Boot Camp

(M)

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 25, 2013
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Everyone  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

Gymnasium

 

Boys' Basketball Practice

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Tuesday: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:15 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Child / Teen  

Participants will learn and develop the fundamentals of basketball through conditioning, individual workouts, drills, team-building and competition.

For boys ages 6-12.

 

Break Dance

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Friday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Child / Teen  

A class geared toward students who have no hip-hop dance and break dance background. Participants learn the basic body moves and techniques in a matter of weeks!

 

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.

 

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:Teen / Adult  

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 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:Teen / Adult  

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 and Strength Fitness Rooms

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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.

 

Carlton's Cross Training

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Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: July 8, 2014
End Date: August 26, 2014
Age:Teen  

Get your whole body fit without neglecting or stressing any one area.  Our bodies are in the best shape when our workouts are varied - the essence of cross training!  Try it out.

Instructor: Carlton Jacques

2nd Floor Multipurpose Room

 

Child Learn to Play Basketball

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Friday: 4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 6, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Child  

An opportunity for children to learn the fundamentals of basketball.

Instructor: Rashid

 

Child Open Gym

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Monday: 4:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 12:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: June 29, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Child  

Take your game to the next level in our newly renovated basketball court!  Shoot some hoops, start a pickup game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

 

Child and Youth Open Recreation

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Monday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 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, 2014
End Date: September 3, 2014
Age:Child / Teen  

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

 

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.
Wednesday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.,2:00 p.m.-3:00 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: June 27, 2014
End Date: September 3, 2014
Age:Child / Teen  

Children and youth are invited to enjoy the swimming pool.

Adults are not permitted during youth sessions.

 

Children's Basketball

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Monday: 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 1, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Child  

Take your game to the next level in our open basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

For ages 6-13.

 

Circuit Training

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Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

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

Age:Teen  

Cardio and toning for the total body using "Station" style boot camp training.

 

Core Conditioning

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Monday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 14, 2014
End Date: August 16, 2014
Age:Teen  

A full body workout focusing on your core and abdominal areas.  Strengthen the core of your body.

 

Core Focus

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Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 5, 2014
Age:Teen  

Core exercises train the muscles in your pelvis, lower back, hips and abdomen to work in harmony. The program will sculpt and strengthen your core, achieving better balance and stability.

Instructor: Nabowire Stokes

Dance Room

 

Core Yoga

Sunday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

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

Age:Teen / Adult  

A form of yoga known for precision, alignment and a focus on individual postures and their therapeutic benefits. Iyengar yoga promotes quiet, an inward focus, and a heightened consciousness.

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

 

Dance

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Friday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Everyone  

Open to all ages! Participants will learn through dance how to nurture their body, mind and soul, build poise, self-esteem and confidence.

 

Dance Class

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Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Age:Child  

Kids have fun learning the art of ballet, hip hop and other dance forms.  Don't miss it!

 

Dance Fitness: Youth

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Saturday: 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 12, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Teen  

Dance class for youth with focus on cardio and toning.

Instructor: LaSharn Cooper

 

Deep-Relaxation Yoga

Friday: 5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

Integral Yoga Institute Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 227 W 13th St, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

Can’t escape the sweltering heat or work stress? Head to this Meatpacking District yoga studio for 45-minutes of aaaahhh. Begin with gentle stretching, then enjoy a generous session of deep relaxation known as Yoga Nidra, and top it off with a short meditation. Now you’re ready for the weekend.

Phone: 212-929-0585
Cost: Free 

 

Dodgeball: Children

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Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 12, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Child  

Learn to play dodgeball, for kids!

 

Double Dutch

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Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Age:Child / Teen  

Learn double dutch with the famous Stan's Pepper Steppers!

Ages 5-12: Tuesday-Wednesday 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Ages 13-17: Tuesday-Wednesday 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Ages 5-17: Saturday 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

FREE Weekly Women's Self-Defense class

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Shamburger's CHKA (Chinese Hawaiian Kenpo Academy Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 34 Avenue A, Manhattan

Age:Teen / Adult  

Shamburger's CHKA (Chinese Hawaiian Kenpo Academy) offers a FREE Weekly Women's Self-Defense class as a community service to the women of New York City. The class is offered every Tuesday evening at 7 pm at our studio, 34 Avenue A, 2nd Floor. The class is open to all women ages 14 and up. For more information, got to www.chka.org or call us at 646-692-6155.

Cost: Free 

http://www.chka.org/

 

Family Nature Walk

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Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: July 6, 2014
End Date: September 28, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Get your day off to a great start with a short, energizing nature walk.

Instructor: Carol

 

Family Nature Walk

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Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: July 19, 2014
End Date: September 27, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Get your day off to a great start with a short, energizing nature walk.

Instructor: Carol

 

Family Night

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Friday: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

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

The swimming pool is open for family swim on Friday nights.

 

Family Swim

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Friday: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-3:25 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 14, 2013
Age:Everyone  

The pool is open for family swim.  Children and their parents are permitted in the swimming pool.

 

Family Swim

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Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Friday: 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: June 27, 2014
End Date: September 3, 2014
Age:Everyone  

The swimming pool is open for families to exercise or use the pool for recreational swimming.

 

Family Swim

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Tuesday: 4:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
Thursday: 4:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
Saturday: 3:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 16, 2014
End Date: September 14, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Families and children are welcome for recreational swim in the pool.

 

Family Table Tennis

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Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 1, 2014
End Date: August 20, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Play table tennis with the whole family!  All ages are welcome.

This class is accessible for people with disabilities.

 

Family Time

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Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 2:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 2:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Friday: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

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

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

Family gym time for parents and children only. Children must be accompanied by their parents at all times during the family open gym session.

No flavored drinks are allowed. Everyone must be dressed in athletic clothing. No jeans, boots, shoes, and khakis. All personal items must be locked and secured in the locker room.

 

***  Tuesday and Thursdays:   Ages 10+ can play in youth time.  - No parent required!

 

Family Volleyball

(M)

Friday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 1, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Get the whole family moving!

 

Family Yoga

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Ridgewood YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 69-02 64th St, Queens

Age:Everyone  

A yoga class that integrates postures, breathing exercises, relaxation, and meditation to stretch, strengthen, and condition. All levels are welcome.

Phone: 212-912-2180

 

Family Yoga

(M)

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 5, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Get your kids, get your parents, and get ready to stretch, breathe, sing, laugh, and Om together.

Instructor: Sandi Higgins

 

Family Zumba

Friday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Ridgewood YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 69-02 64th St, Queens

Age:Everyone  

ZUMBA is a fusion of Latin and International music, utilizing dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness program. The routines feature aerobic interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

Phone: 212-912-2180

 

Fencing

(M)

Tuesday: 7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 8, 2014
End Date: August 26, 2014
Age:Child / Teen  

Young people will have the chance to learn swordsmanship, thinking quickly on ones feet and improve hand, eye coordination.

Instructors: Wayne and Larry

 

Field Day Kits

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

North Meadow Recreation Center, Mid-park at 97th Street, Central Park, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

Use the entire field day kit or just one or two items. We provide a variety of games and sports equipment, including basketballs, handballs, whiffle balls and bats, footballs--everything you need for an individual or group outing in the park.

No pre-registration required, bring a valid photo ID. Free.

 

Fitness and Health with Mr. T: Session 1

Monday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Everyone  

Get fit and healthy with Mr. T!  Cardio exercises and health tips will start you on the path to feeling great! 

This class is free and open to the public.

 

Fitness and Health with Mr. T: Session 2

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Everyone  

Get fit and healthy with Mr. T!  Cardio exercises and health tips will start you on the path to feeling great! 

This class is free and open to the public.

 

Flag Football

(M)

Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 12, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Child  

Learn the fundamental of Flag Football.

 

Free Family Health and Fitness Program

Friday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Jacobi Medical Center-Health Center at Tremont Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1826 Arthur Ave, 2nd Floor, Bronx

Age:Teen / Adult  

Get on the ball to good health! How would you like to lose weight, feel great, and learn how to live a healthy lifestyle? Join our free weekly exercise classes led by an experienced personal trainer.

Phone: 718-918-8700
Cost: Free 

 

Free Family Health and Fitness Program

Friday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Jacobi Medical Center-Health Center at Gun Hill Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1012 East Gun Hill Road, Bronx

Age:Teen / Adult  

Get on the ball to good health! How would you like to lose weight, feel great, and learn how to live a healthy lifestyle? Join our free weekly exercise classes led by an experienced personal trainer.

Phone: 718-918-8850
Cost: Free 

Jacobi Medical Center Community Health Centers

 

Free Nia Jam Series

Saturday: 6:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

JCC Manhattan Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 334 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

Once-a-month. Experience Nia—a beautiful blend of dance, martial arts, and yoga. With Kevin VerEecke and friends. All levels welcome.

Phone: 646-505-5708
Cost: Free 

 

General Swim

(M)

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

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 20, 2014
Age:Everyone  

The swimming pool is open for families to exercise or use the pool for recreational swimming.

 

General Swim

(M)

Monday: 10:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,3:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Thursday: 10:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,3:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Friday: 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 14, 2014
Age:Everyone  

The swimming pool is open for general and family swim.

 

General Swim

(M)

Saturday: 11:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 16, 2014
End Date: September 14, 2014
Age:Everyone  

The pool is open for recreational swim.  This program is open to members of all ages.

 

General Swim

(M)

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,5:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,5:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 14, 2014
End Date: August 23, 2014
Age:Everyone  

General Swim available for all members. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Our pool is divided between the shallow and deep end. Members may use kick boards and noodles to wade in the water.

All patrons must shower before entering the pool and wear proper bathing attire. Swim caps must be worn. Snorkeling goggles are NOT allowed.

 

General Swim

(M)

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.,3:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.,2:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.,3:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.,2:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Friday: 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: June 16, 2014
Age:Everyone  

The swimming pool is open for recreational swim.  Families are welcomed!

On June 17th there will be a Water Aerobics Class from 11:00am - 11:45am.

 

Gentle Tone & Stretch

Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m.

New Song Community Corporation-Triangle Building Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 120th St & 8th Ave, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

The Harlem Center for Healthy Living opened its doors in 2008 as a means to address the health disparities in Harlem, by focusing on education, activities and support in the prevention of obesity, hypertension, diabetes type 2, and heart disease. HCHL aspires to empower members with life-long healthy living habits. The monthly calendar of classes and activities include pilates, yoga, total body conditioning, salsa dancing, one on one healthy lifestyle coaching, healthy cooking demonstrations, holistic health workshops, and healthy community meals. Our goal at HCHL is to make wellness practices accessible and affordable for ALL in our community and to care for the total person/family. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Cost: $15/class or $75/year 

 

Gentle Yoga

Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

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

Age:Teen / Adult  

Designed to teach basic yoga postures that will enhance flexibility, strength and balance and promote relaxation.

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

 

Gentle Yoga

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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

Age:Teen / Adult  

Designed to teach basic yoga postures that will enhance flexibility, strength and balance and promote relaxation.

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

 

Girls Basketball Clinic

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

North Meadow Recreation Center, Mid-park at 97th Street, Central Park, Manhattan

Start Date: April 4, 2014
End Date: October 25, 2014
Age:Child  

Join the newest addition to the Central Park Conservancy's basketball programs: a clinic developed just for girls to improve their basketball skills and compete in a safe and encouraging environment.  Please call 212-348-4867 for more information.

 

Girls Basketball Practice

(M)

Thursday: 7:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m.
Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Child / Teen  

Participants will learn and develop the fundamentals of basketball through conditioning, individual workouts, drills, team-building and competition.

 

Go Fish

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Wagner Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Just north of Historic Battery Park,, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

Cost: Free 

Except on the following days: May 17, June 14, September 20, and October 18

 

GoJu

(M)

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 8, 2014
End Date: August 28, 2014
Age:Child / Teen  

Members will learn the basics of karate.

Instructor:  Mr. McGee

 

Group Fitness Classes

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.,8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Maceus Studios Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 175-25 139th Road, Queens

Age:Everyone  

Alwayz Fit 4 Lyfe Classes were designed for individuals who desire to live healthier lifestyles. The class will provide basic aerobic and total body conditioning exercises along with basic nutritional guidelines to assist you to meet your wellness & fitness Goals in an uplifting environment!

E-mail: Alwayzfit4lyfe@alwayzfit4lyfe.com
Cost: $5-$10 

 

Gym Etiquette 101

(M)

Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 1, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Teen  

Want to make the most of your workout?  Learn how to safely use exercise equipment and submit questions to our knowledgeable team!

 

Handball

(M)

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

J. Hood Wright Recreation Center, 351 Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 9, 2014
End Date: August 27, 2014
Age:Everyone  

To teach the proper way of playing ball with eye hand coordination.

 

Harlem Karate Institute: Karate

Monday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

PS 375 Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 141 E 111th St, Manhattan

Age:Child / Teen  

Martial science class for ages 6-18. Drop into as many classes as you like during the month.

Phone: 646-271-0619
E-mail: harlemkatas@yahoo.com
Cost: $100/month 

 

Hip-Hop for Kids

(M)

Saturday: 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 5, 2014
Age:Child  

This program provides a structured way of learning various hip-hop dance movements through combinations and routines. Using hip-hop, R&B, dancehall, house, and pop music, this energetic class teaches the technique of hip-hop and instills rhythm, precision, and muscle memory. It also serves as a fun source of a cardio workout for youth.

For ages 7-12.  All levels are welcome.

Instructor: Nabowire Stokes

Activity Room

 

Honeys and Bears: Youth

(M)

Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 8, 2014
End Date: August 28, 2014
Age:Child / Teen  

The Honeys and Bears are Hansborough Recreation Center's acclaimed synchronized swimming group. For youth! Please contact the center for more information about joining.

 

Ice Rink - Public Skating Hours

(M)

Sunday: 12:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
Monday: 9:00 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-5:15 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:50 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-9:50 p.m.

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

Age:Everyone  

Admission Prices:
Weekday -  $5.00
Weekend (Starting at 7:00 p.m. Friday) - $8.00
Skate Rental - $5.00

Please call the World Ice Area at (718) 760-9001 for more information about the ice skating rink at Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

 

Indoor Street Hockey

(M)

Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Child  

The indoor street hockey program is open to children ages 6-13.

 

Indoor Wheelchair Basketball

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, 177th Street & Baisley Boulevard, Queens

Age:Everyone  

Wheelchair basketball is a modified sport playable for persons of varying levels of physical disabilities.  A wheelchair is used to move around the court and propel the ball when passing, shooting or defending.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

 

Instructional Basketball

(M)

Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 1, 2013
Age:Child / Teen  

Learn the fundamentals of basketball through this weekend class.  All levels are welcome.

 

Instructional Pickleball

(M)

Tuesday: 3:45 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 8, 2014
End Date: August 28, 2014
Age:Teen  

Instructor: Malik

Instuctional clinics are being held for Pickleball, which  is a relatively new racquet sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis.  

 

Invitational Basketball Tournament

(M)

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 5, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Teen  

Basketball torunament every Saturday, teams will be playing competitive games against each other while having fun.

 

JIANZI

(M)

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

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

Learn to play and participate in the game of Jianzi!

 

Jujitsu

(M)

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

Learn the art of close combat through this Japanese martial art.  Designed to redirect an opponent's energy, it uses special grappling techniques like trapping, locks and holds.

 

Karate

(M)

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Child / Teen  

This Japanese martial art focuses on striking techniques as a form of self-defense.  A deeply ethical fighting tradition, it incorporates philosophical and physical elements.

This program is open to participants ages 4 and older.  Children may begin at any point throughout the year, but must be registered with the instructor.

 

Karate

(M)

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Everyone  

 This Japanese martial art focuses on striking techniques as a form of self-defense.  A deeply ethical fighting tradition, it incorporates philosophical and physical elements.  

Instructor: Anthony Vargas

 

Karate

(M)

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

Red Hook Recreation Center, 155 Bay Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: December 23, 2013
Age:Teen  

Instructor: Isaac Cruz

 

Karate

(M)

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Age:Child / Teen  

This Japanese martial art focuses on striking techniques as a form of self-defense.  A deeply ethical fighting tradition, it incorporates philosophical and physical elements.

 

Karate

(M)

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Owen Dolen Recreation Center, 2551 Westchester Avenue, Bronx

Age:Child / Teen  

This popular, Japanese martial art focuses on striking techniques as a form of self-defense. For all ages.

 

Karate Kids

(M)

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 1, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Child  

This instructional karate class is for kids ages 6-13. Please call the center at (718) 218-2380 for more information.

 

Karate for Kids

(M)

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

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

Age:Child  

This Japanese martial art focuses on striking techniques as a form of self-defense.  A deeply ethical fighting tradition, it incorporates philosophical and physical elements. 

No flavored drinks are allowed. Everyone must be dressed in athletic clothing. No jeans, boots, shoes, and khakis. All personal items must be locked and secured in the locker room.

Mondays: Advanced

Thursdays: Beginners

 

Karate for Teens

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

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

Age:Teen  

This Japanese martial art focuses on striking techniques as a form of self-defense.  A deeply ethical fighting tradition, it incorporates philosophical and physical elements. 

No flavored drinks are allowed. Everyone must be dressed in athletic clothing. No jeans, boots, shoes, and khakis. All personal items must be locked and secured in the locker room.

 

Kettlebell Training

(M)

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

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

Start Date: July 10, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Teen  

A cardio and toning explosion using the Russian Kettlebell.  Complete toning for every muscle in the body with one instrument.

Instructor: LaSharn Cooper

 

Kids Basketball Clinic

(M)

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

West Bronx CYO, 1527 Jesup Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: January 6, 2014
Age:Child  

Learn the fundamentals of Americas favorite sport.

 

Kids' Dance: Ballet

(M)

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Age:Child  

Instructional ballet class for kids that introduces basic ballet concepts.

 

Kids' Dance: Hip-Hop

(M)

Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Age:Child  

A fun instructional dance class for kids!

 

Kids' Dance: Tap

(M)

Saturday: 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Age:Child  

Kids learn the basics of rhythm and dance steps.

 

Lap Swim

(M)

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-7:45 p.m.
Monday: 6:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 5, 2014
End Date: October 19, 2014
Age:Everyone  

The swimming pool is open for lap swim.

 

Learn To Play Basketball Teens

(M)

Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: July 10, 2014
End Date: August 28, 2014
Age:Teen  

This program is designed for Teens 13 to 17 years of age. They will focus on the dunfamentals of basketball through extensive drills.

Registration required. Limited spaces.

 

For more information please email: carlton.jacques@parks.nyc.gov

 

Learn To Play Basketball Youth

(M)

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: July 12, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Child  

This program is designed for girls and boys 12& under. They will learn the basic fundamentals of basketball through a series of body conditioning and drills. We will focus on sportsmanship as the key component.

25 slots. Registration required. For more information please email: karen.pedrosa@parks.nyc.gov

 

Instructor: Karen I. Pedrosa, former AAU NY Gazelles Coach

 

Learn to Swim

Community Center at Stuyvesant High School Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 345 Chambers St. , Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

Register at the Community Center or call 646-210-4292 Visit www.ccshs.org for program information and class times.

Phone: 646-210-4292
Phone 2: 646-210-4292

Community Center at Stuyvesant High School

 

Learn to Swim

(M)

Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, 177th Street & Baisley Boulevard, Queens

Age:Child / Teen  

The Learn to Swim program offers free swim lessons for toddlers (1½-5), children (6-17), and adults (18+) of all ages at our indoor pools. Parks offers two 10-week sessions and one 9-week session of swim instruction during the indoor pool season.

More Information about Learn to Swim and How to Register

Learn to Swim is only for registered participants.

 

Learn to Swim - Afterschool Program

(M)

Monday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: February 18, 2014
Age:Child  

The Learn to Swim program offers free swim lessons for toddlers (1½-5), children (6-17), and adults (18+) of all ages at our indoor pools. Parks offers two 10-week sessions and one 9-week session of swim instruction during the indoor pool season.

These Learn to Swim sessions are only for registered participants in the Afterschool Program.

 

Learn to Swim - Level 1

(M)

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 1, 2013
Age:Child  

The Learn to Swim program offers free swim lessons for toddlers (1½-5), children (6-17), and adults (18+) of all ages at our indoor pools. Parks offers two 10-week sessions and one 9-week session of swim instruction during the indoor pool season.

Learn to Swim registration is now closed.  More information about Learn to Swim can be found on the Aquatics programs page.

Learn to Swim is only for registered participants.

 

Learn to Swim - Level 2

(M)

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

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

Start Date: September 1, 2013
Age:Child  

The Learn to Swim program offers free swim lessons for toddlers (1½-5), children (6-17), and adults (18+) of all ages at our indoor pools. Parks offers two 10-week sessions and one 9-week session of swim instruction during the indoor pool season.

Learn to Swim registration is now closed.  More information about Learn to Swim can be found on the Aquatics programs page.

Learn to Swim is only for registered participants.

 

Learn to Swim - Tots

(M)

Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 1, 2013
Age:Preschool  

The Learn to Swim program offers free swim lessons for toddlers (1½-5), children (6-17), and adults (18+) of all ages at our indoor pools. Parks offers two 10-week sessions and one 9-week session of swim instruction during the indoor pool season.

Learn to Swim registration is now closed.  More information about Learn to Swim can be found on the Aquatics programs page.

Learn to Swim is only for registered participants.

 

Learn to Swim Tots

(M)

Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, 177th Street & Baisley Boulevard, Queens

Age:Preschool  

The Learn to Swim program offers free swim lessons for toddlers (1½-5), children (6-17), and adults (18+) of all ages at our indoor pools. Parks offers two 10-week sessions and one 9-week session of swim instruction during the indoor pool season.

More Information about Learn to Swim and How to Register

Learn to Swim is only for registered participants.

 

Line Dance and Be Fit

(M)

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 10, 2014
End Date: August 28, 2014
Age:Teen  

Instruction in the latest line dances while adding a cardio component.

Instructor: LaSharn Cooper

 

Martial Arts

(M)

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Child / Teen  

Children, youth and adults learn self-defense techniques which stress hand and foot combat in this mixed martial arts class.

Instructor: Joe Steed

 

Martial Arts

(M)

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Crotona Park Community Center, 1700 Fulton Avenue, Bronx

Age:Teen / Child  

Martial Arts instruction for children 11-14 on Wednesday and teens 14-18 on Thursday.

 

Mixed Martial Arts/Self-Defense

(M)

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 1, 2014
End Date: August 20, 2014
Age:Teen  

Get fit and have fun in this combat sport that incorporates techniques from a variety of martial arts forms.  Enhance cardiovascular conditioning, muscle strength, balance, coordination and concentration in this popular modern sport.

 

Mommy & Me

(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.

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

Start Date: January 20, 2014
Age:Everyone  

 

Olympic Weightlifting

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens

Age:Teen  

Olympic weightlifting is a type of weightlifting aimed at lifting maximum weight.  It is mastered by gaining strength through practice and using techniques to effectively lift the barbells.  For ages 14 and over.

This program requires registration and a $50 program fee.

 

Open Swim

(M)

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,10:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.,1:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m.,2:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m.,4:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m.,5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
Monday: 6:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.,5:45 p.m.-7:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-8:30 p.m.,8:45 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,10:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.,5:45 p.m.-7:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-8:30 p.m.,8:45 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.,5:45 p.m.-7:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-8:30 p.m.,8:45 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,10:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.,5:45 p.m.-7:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-8:30 p.m.,8:45 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,10:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-5:15 p.m.,5:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.,8:45 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.,10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.,1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.,4:45 p.m.-5:45 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.,8:45 p.m.-9:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 13, 2014
End Date: August 31, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Children Under the age of 14 years old must be accompanied by an Adult

 

Open Yoga

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

New Song Community Corporation-Rosa Building Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 163 St. Nicholas Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

The Harlem Center for Healthy Living opened its doors in 2008 as a means to address the health disparities in Harlem, by focusing on education, activities and support in the prevention of obesity, hypertension, diabetes type 2, and heart disease. HCHL aspires to empower members with life-long healthy living habits. The monthly calendar of classes and activities include pilates, yoga, total body conditioning, salsa dancing, one on one healthy lifestyle coaching, healthy cooking demonstrations, holistic health workshops, and healthy community meals. Our goal at HCHL is to make wellness practices accessible and affordable for ALL in our community and to care for the total person/family. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Cost: $15/class or $75/year 

 

Parent and Baby Yoga

Community Center at Stuyvesant High School Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 345 Chambers St. , Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

Register at the Community Center or call 646-210-4292. Visit www.ccshs.org for program information and class times.

Cost: Call for price 

 

Pickleball Playing

(M)

Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

J. Hood Wright Recreation Center, 351 Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan

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

To teach the members the correct way of playing pickleball.

 

Pilates 1

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

New Song Community Corporation-Rosa Building Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 163 St. Nicholas Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

The Harlem Center for Healthy Living opened its doors in 2008 as a means to address the health disparities in Harlem, by focusing on education, activities and support in the prevention of obesity, hypertension, diabetes type 2, and heart disease. HCHL aspires to empower members with life-long healthy living habits. The monthly calendar of classes and activities include pilates, yoga, total body conditioning, salsa dancing, one on one healthy lifestyle coaching, healthy cooking demonstrations, holistic health workshops, and healthy community meals. Our goal at HCHL is to make wellness practices accessible and affordable for ALL in our community and to care for the total person/family. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

E-mail: newsong163@gmail.com
Cost: $15/class or $75/year 

 

Pilates 2

Tuesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

New Song Community Corporation-Rosa Building Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 163 St. Nicholas Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

The Harlem Center for Healthy Living opened its doors in 2008 as a means to address the health disparities in Harlem, by focusing on education, activities and support in the prevention of obesity, hypertension, diabetes type 2, and heart disease. HCHL aspires to empower members with life-long healthy living habits. The monthly calendar of classes and activities include pilates, yoga, total body conditioning, salsa dancing, one on one healthy lifestyle coaching, healthy cooking demonstrations, holistic health workshops, and healthy community meals. Our goal at HCHL is to make wellness practices accessible and affordable for ALL in our community and to care for the total person/family. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Cost: $15/class or $75/year 

 

Punk Rope

Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Greenpoint YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 99 Meserole Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

Punk Rope combines themed workouts, fitness games, rope jumping, and raise-the-roof music to bring out the kid in all of us. Free to members of the YMCA.

Phone: 646-654-0668
Cost: Members of the Greenpoint Y: FREE; non-members: one-time free trial class, $15 for a day pass thereafter 

Punk Rope

 

Punk Rope

Tuesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Long Island City YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 32-23 Queens Blvd, Queens

Age:Everyone  

Punk Rope combines themed workouts, fitness games, rope jumping, and raise-the-roof music to bring out the kid in all of us. Free to members of the YMCA.

Cost: free to YMCA members 

Punk Rope

 

Punk Rope

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Prospect Park YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 357 Ninth Street, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

Punk Rope combines themed workouts, fitness games, rope jumping, and raise-the-roof music to bring out the kid in all of us. Free to members of the YMCA.

Phone: 646-654-0668
Cost: Free to members of the YMCA 

Punk Rope

 

Punk Rope

Monday: 1:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

YMCA Sports Complex at Park Slope Armory Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 361 15th Street, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

Punk Rope combines themed workouts, fitness games, rope jumping, and raise-the-roof music to bring out the kid in all of us. Free to members of the YMCA.

Phone: 646-654-0668
Cost: Free to members of the YMCA 

Punk Rope

 

Punk Rope

Sunday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

14th St Y Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 344 East 14th Street, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

Punk Rope combines themed workouts, fitness games, rope jumping, and raise-the-roof music to bring out the kid in all of us. Free to members of the YMCA.

Phone: 646-654-0668
Cost: $12/Free to members of the YMCA  

Punk Rope

 

Restorative Yoga

(M)

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 10, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Teen  

Take a load off in this gentle yoga class that uses supported postures to relieve stress.

 

Roller Skating

(M)

Friday: 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 11, 2013
Age:Everyone  

Roller skate at Brownsville Recreation Center!  Dust off your skates and enjoy this fun pasttime in the gymnasium.

 

Running Program

(M)

Monday: 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Thursday: 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Friday: 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Saturday: 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 7, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Teen  

This 8 week program will incorporate track workouts along with paced runs along the promenade.

 Bring bottled water and wear appropriate footwear.

 

Ryan's Bootcamp

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: January 6, 2014
End Date: August 25, 2014
Age:Teen  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

 

Salsa, Sabor, Y Salud

Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

North Brooklyn YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 570 Jamaica Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

This is a culture-based program. The program's goals are to assist Latino families with children under 12 years of age in increasing their awareness of physical activity and nutrition issues, increasing their level of physical activity and improving habits leading to a healthy lifestyle. Offered at our off-site located at 35 Starr Street, Brooklyn.

Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC - Cardio Sculpt

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Queens Library - Seaside Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard Rockaway Park, NY, Queens

Start Date: July 21, 2014
End Date: December 15, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun! This class is taught by an instructor who is part of the Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC - Dance Fitness

Monday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Queens Library - North Forest Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 9827 Metropolitan Ave. Forest Hills, NY, Queens

Start Date: June 30, 2014
End Date: December 29, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Age:Teen  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!  The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: 50-50-BeFit!

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: May 31, 2014
Age:Teen  

For people OVER 50… and UNDER 50!

50% easy-on-the joints Aerobics + 50% Qigong = 100% Fit.

Internal and external strengthening. Cardio, toning, endurance, plus mindful movements for proper body alignment, balance, and flexibility. 

 

Shape Up NYC: Abdominals

Monday: 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: August 26, 2013
Age:Everyone  

Instructor: Kim Carr 

Flatten, tone and tighten your abdominals in this challenging 30 minute work out.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Bedford Branch - Brooklyn Public Library Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 496 Franklin Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 8, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A moderate, heart-pumping workout to help burn calories and improve heart health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Betsy Head Field House, Livonia Ave between Hopkinson & Amboy streets, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 11, 2012
Age:Everyone  

Instructor: Carolyn Herring

 

Cardio exercise class combining strength and toning exercises.

 

 Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and open to the public.

 

Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

McDonald Park House Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 775 Forest Ave, Staten Island

Start Date: January 13, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A moderate, heart-pumping workout to help burn calories and improve heart health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 29, 2014
Age:Teen  

A moderate heart-pumping workout to help burn calories and improve heart health.  Continuous movement to tone and sculpt the body with great music makes it fun!  This instructor is part of NYC Parks Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Bedford Stuyvesant Family Health Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1456 Fulton Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 21, 2013
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A moderate, heart-pumping workout combining strength and toning exercises to help burn calories and improve heart health. This instructor is part of the Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Phone: 718-636-4500

 

Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 3, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Teen  

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups. Free to Public .

Instructor: Senora Williams

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

(M)

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 2, 2014
End Date: August 27, 2014
Age:Teen  

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups. Wednesdays class for Members only.

Instructor: Senora Williams

 

Shape Up NYC: BODCON

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Harlem Hospital Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 506 Lenox Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 31, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE! 

 

Shape Up NYC: Ballet Fitness Class

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

Pomonok Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Queens

Start Date: April 23, 2012
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This class uses a blend of ballet-esque vocabulary and Pilates fundamentals. This class will tone and tighten your abdominals and wake up the hard-to-reach deep muscles of the hip, glutes, and back that conventional workouts might miss, giving you a longer, leaner, more flexible body.

Phone: (718) -591-3377
Phone 2: 212-360-3300
Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Belly, Buns, & Balance

(M)

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Kingsbridge Heights Community Center, 3101 Kingsbridge Terrace, Bronx

Start Date: January 11, 2014
Age:Everyone  

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Blast

Monday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

McDonald Park House Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 775 Forest Ave, Staten Island

Start Date: April 12, 2013
Age:Everyone  

A moderate impact aerobics workout, with strength training exercises for overall fitness.

Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Conditioning

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Harlem Hospital Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 506 Lenox Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: January 7, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

E-mail: shapeupnycharlem@gmail.com

Rehabilitation Dayroom, 3101

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Conditioning

Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

A.R.R.O.W. Field House, 35-30 35th Street, Queens

Age:Teen  

Instructor: Steven Adams

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

 

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center Members.

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Conditioning

Tuesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: May 6, 2014
End Date: September 9, 2014
Age:Teen  

Instructor: John Chisenhall

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Conditioning

Tuesday: 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens

Start Date: December 24, 2013
Age:Teen  

Instructor: Steven

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Conditioning

Wednesday: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 10, 2013
Age:Everyone  

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Conditioning

Monday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Coxall Health Information Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 420 Putnam Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 13, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Sculpting

Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.,11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

New Settlement Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1501 Jerome Ave, Bronx

Start Date: January 7, 2013
Age:Everyone  

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Sculpting

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Poe Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , East 192nd Street, Bronx

Start Date: July 2, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Toning

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: October 18, 2012
Age:Teen  

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups using weights and resistance bands.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Weight Conditioning

(M)

Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Detective Keith L. Williams Field House, 106-16 173rd Street between 172 & 173 Streets, Queens

Start Date: July 18, 2014
Age:Teen  

This class is a mixture of kickboxing and calisthenics. Participants will use their own bodies as weights for exercises such as push ups, sit ups, squats, donkey kicks and lunges. Music that will be played is hip hop, dancehall, pop and alternative music. Come prepared with a towel and a huge bottle of water and let's have fun being active! This class is taught by an instructor who is part of the Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Bokwa

(M)

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Kingsbridge Heights Community Center, 3101 Kingsbridge Terrace, Bronx

Start Date: January 11, 2014
Age:Everyone  

 

Shape Up NYC: Bokwa

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Harlem Hospital Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 506 Lenox Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: January 16, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

E-mail: shapeupnycharlem@gmail.com

Rehabilitation Dayroom, 3101

 

Shape Up NYC: Boot Camp

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: July 14, 2013
Age:Teen  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Boot Camp

Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Atlantic Terminal Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 501 Carlton Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 29, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of NYC Parks Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Boot Camp

Thursday: 11:00 p.m.-12:00 p.m.

Audubon Center - Prospect Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Prospect Park W, Parkside Ave. bet. Flatbush Ave., Ocean Ave. and Prospect Park SW, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 11, 2014
End Date: December 12, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

A.R.R.O.W. Field House, 35-30 35th Street, Queens

Start Date: January 28, 2013
Age:Teen  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members.

 

Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp

Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

New Settlement Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1501 Jerome Ave, Bronx

Start Date: February 21, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

 

Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Hunter's Point South Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Center Blvd. & 51st Ave. Long Island City, Queens

Start Date: July 12, 2014
End Date: August 23, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

 

Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp

Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Alley Athletic Playground Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Winchester Blvd. between Union Turpike and Grand Central Parkway, Queens

Start Date: February 1, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp

Friday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Alley Athletic Playground Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Winchester Blvd. between Union Turpike and Grand Central Parkway, Queens

Start Date: July 11, 2014
End Date: December 12, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of NYC Parks Instructor Training Program

 

Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Butler Houses Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1368 Webster Ave, Bronx

Start Date: July 9, 2014
End Date: December 30, 2014
Age:Child / Teen / Adult  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp

Tuesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Nathaniel Hawthorne M.S. 74 Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 61-15 Oceania Street Bayside, NY, Queens

Start Date: July 8, 2014
Age:Child / Teen / Adult  

*For visitors who want to participate in this class, but are not affiliated with MS 74, please contact Matthew Gibbs (Rec. Instructor at MS 74) at matthewgibbs@childcenterny.org where he can assist with signing in procedures.* This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

E-mail: matthewgibbs@childcenterny.org

 

Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Polo Grounds Community Center, Children's Village Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 3005 Eighth Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 8, 2014
End Date: December 23, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Calypso Cardio

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Culinary Kids Farmer's Market Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Seagirt Blvd. and Beach 31st St., Queens

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun! This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Calypso Cardio

Tuesday: 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Thursday: 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m.

Howard Beach Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 156-45 84th Street, Queens

Start Date: February 4, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Calypso Cardio is a High Intensity Cardio & toning class that utilizes basic moves set to calypso music. The class is a half hour of cardio dance and a half hour of yoga.

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Blast

Tuesday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Queens Library - Fresh Meadows Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 193-20 Horace Harding Expressway, Queens

Start Date: July 8, 2014
End Date: December 9, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun! This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Blast

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church in Jamaica Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 89-60 164th Street Jamaica, NY, Queens

Start Date: July 24, 2014
End Date: September 11, 2014
Age:Child / Teen / Adult  

A fun, energetic cardio fusion class mixed with aerobic, dance, kickboxing, and strength movements. Please bring: A mat, towel, and water bottle! This instructor is part of the Shape Up NYC Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Bootcamp

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Harlem Hospital Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 506 Lenox Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: August 13, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: Free! 

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Burn

Monday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

McDonald Park House Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 775 Forest Ave, Staten Island

Start Date: April 14, 2014
End Date: September 22, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

Cardio Burn is a full body cardio workout that involves alternating short bursts of super intense work with a low intensity recovery. This is a full body cardio workout and involves alternating short bursts of super intense work with a low intensity recovery.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Challenge

Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Richmond Hill Library Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 118-14 Hillside Ave. Richmond Hill, Queens

Start Date: July 16, 2014
End Date: December 17, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Cardio Challenge combines both low impact aerobics and bootcamp into one total body workout with easy to follow routines to increase cardiovascular fitness, tone the body and burn calories. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Dance Fitness

Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 161-04 Jamaica Ave Jamaica, NY, Queens

Start Date: January 9, 2014
Age:Child / Teen / Adult  

A fun, high energy cardio dance workout that will leave you wondering where the time went and motivate you to want more. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Fusion

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Queens Hospital Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 82-68 164th St. Jamaica, Queens

Start Date: August 7, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

This heart-pumping workout combines martial arts and dance moves to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This class is taught by an instructor who is part of the Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Kick

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Chinatown YMCA Cornerstone Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 200 Madison Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 16, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Cardio Kick is a high energy interval training class that combines aerobic movements and kickboxing with strength and agility. This class is taught by an instructor who is a part of the Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Kickboxing

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Sunday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: July 13, 2014
End Date: December 14, 2014
Age:Teen  

The class format will incorporate cardio , with an emphasis on kicking and  punching. Students will use their own resistenance (there is no bags). This class will work on both balance and coordination practice. Participants should be dressed in appropriate gym attire in order to move and have fun. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Kickboxing

Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 7, 2013
Age:Teen  

This heart-pumping workout combines martial arts and conditioning exercises to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt

Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

McDonald Park House Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 775 Forest Ave, Staten Island

Start Date: January 17, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun! This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt

Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

New Settlement Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1501 Jerome Ave, Bronx

Start Date: February 21, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Ingersoll Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 177 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 27, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun! This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Ingersoll Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 177 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: August 6, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun! This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

YWCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 30 Third Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 14, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun! This instructor is part of the Shape Up NYC Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

St. George Episcopal Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 800 Marcy Ave., Brooklyn

Start Date: July 19, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An exercise class focusing on your core through a combination of strength, balance and toning exercises.This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt

Thursday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

North Central Bronx Hospital Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 3424 Kossuth Ave, Bronx

Start Date: January 9, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A moderate, heart-pumping workout to help you burn calories and increase cardiovascular health. Classes occur on the 17th floor. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Chair Aerobics

Monday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: July 29, 2013
Age:Teen  

Instructor: Kim Carr

A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Chair Toning

Monday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: July 29, 2013
Age:Teen  

Instructor: Kim Carr

A seated exercise class that strengthens muscle groups with minimal impact on joints.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Core Strengthening & Toning

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Christian Pentecostal Church: Fellowship Hall Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 910 Richmond Rd, Staten Island

Start Date: July 11, 2013
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An exercise class focusing on your core through a combination of strength, balance and toning exercises. This instructor is part of the Parks NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Core Training

Tuesday: 9:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Bronxworks Classic Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 286 East 156th Street on Courtlandt & Morris Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: July 29, 2014
End Date: December 30, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A class utilizing one's own body to focus on and strenghten the core. This instructor is a part of the Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Couch to 5k

Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Conference House Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 298 Satterlee Street., Staten Island

Start Date: April 19, 2014
End Date: September 27, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

If you always wanted to run a 5k, but didn't know how to begin…this is for you. All levels can join in on this one hour run session. The various terrains around the Conference House will be utilized. When this programs over you will run a 5k! Meet at the Visitor Center.

 

Shape Up NYC: Crazy Cardio

Tuesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Cornerstone at Campos Plaza Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 611 East 13th Street New York, NY, Manhattan

Start Date: July 29, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. A combination of aerobics, strength and interval training. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Cross Training

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Jacobi Medical Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1400 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx

Start Date: January 6, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout uses different methods of training to achieve ultimate fitness. This instructor is part of the NYC Park's Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Class will be held in the Atrium (Building 8).

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Aerobics

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Kissena Park , ROSE & OAK AVES. (Queens), Queens

Start Date: July 15, 2014
End Date: December 17, 2014
Age:Teen  

The Dance Aerobics class will feature music from all genres, reggae to salsa to hip-hop. The workout will consist of low to high intensity cardio and strengthening exercise that will get your heart pumping while burning calories.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Aerobics

Tuesday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Queens Library-Forest Hills Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 108-19 71st Ave, Queens

Start Date: July 15, 2014
End Date: December 16, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This class will teach muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen. This class is taught by an instructor in the Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Harlem Hospital Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 506 Lenox Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 14, 2014
End Date: November 17, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Harlem Hospital Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 506 Lenox Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 14, 2014
End Date: December 22, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!

Cost: FREE! 

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

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Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

J. Hood Wright Recreation Center, 351 Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: June 14, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Teen  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Bedford Stuyvesant Family Health Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1456 Fulton Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 14, 2013
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Phone: 718-636-4500

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

YWCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 30 Third Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 13, 2013
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

La Familia Adult Day Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 3014 Fulton Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: August 6, 2014
Age:Child / Teen / Adult  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Salem Missionary Baptist Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 305 E 21st St., Brooklyn

Start Date: February 7, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps. This instructor is part of NYC Parks Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Power Moves Gymnastics and Fitness Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 214-03 Jamaica Ave, Queens

Start Date: July 14, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!

Phone: (347) 709-6788

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

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Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens

Age:Teen  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

St. George Episcopal Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 800 Marcy Ave., Brooklyn

Start Date: July 8, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Ingersoll Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 177 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 23, 2014
Age:Everyone  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

A.R.R.O.W. Field House, 35-30 35th Street, Queens

Start Date: February 7, 2013
Age:Teen  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body.

 

 

 

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center Members.

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Monday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

PS 149 Beacon Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 93-11 34th Ave, Jackson Heights, Queens

Start Date: July 21, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Jacobi Medical Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1400 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx

Start Date: July 14, 2014
Age:Everyone  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body.This instructor is part of the NYC Park's Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Class will be held in the Atrium (Building 8).

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Xross Fitness

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Sunday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Hudson River Park - 14th Street Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 14th Street and 10th Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 13, 2014
End Date: August 10, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

This exciting new class is a combination of dance, kickboxing, strength training, and soul line dances. http://dancexrossfitness.com/

E-mail: shapeupnyc@parks.nyc.gov
Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance and Fitness Infusion

Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

McDonald Park House Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 775 Forest Ave, Staten Island

Start Date: January 18, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

The art of dance and exercise infused into one. It is composed of different movements of dance and exercising techniques infused to strengthen abdominals, get rid of loss fat on triceps and biceps, and tighten muscles. Exercises may include: different types crunches, leg raises, plank, and different styles of dance such as reggaeton, pop, and 80's. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: DeRose Method

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: May 6, 2014
End Date: September 9, 2014
Age:Teen  

 Instructor: John Chisenhall

 The DeRose Method is a complete set of techniques and concepts developing quality of life and overall performance by increasing vitality, strength, flexibility, concentration and self awareness with conscious movement and breathing. The lesson learned in class provides the tools to become the change they want to see in the world.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: FLEXagility Fitness

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

North Central Bronx Hospital Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 3424 Kossuth Ave, Bronx

Start Date: July 15, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

FLEXagility Fitness is a total body workout that uses different methods of training to increase cardiovascular health, build muscle strength, increase flexibility, and strengthen endurance and agility. This class is accessible for people of all ages and levels of ability. Classes occur on the 17th floor. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Age:Teen  

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais/Awareness Through Movement

Friday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Interchurch Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 475 Riverside Drive , Manhattan

Start Date: May 11, 2012
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being.

 

Shape Up NYC: Functional Training

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Astoria Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Shore Blvd. & 23rd Avenue (Lower Level of Lawn), Queens

Start Date: July 8, 2014
End Date: August 26, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This class is co-taught by instructors who are part of the Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Fundamentals of Tai Chi

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Ingersoll Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 177 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 25, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Contemporary movements with the laws and principals of Tai Chi Kung (Qigong), Yoga, and Meditation. This instructor is part of NYC Parks Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

Saturday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Riverside Park - Locomotive Lawn Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Riverside Park at 62nd Street, Manhattan

Start Date: August 30, 2014
End Date: October 4, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Hot Hula Fitness provides a total body workout in 60 minutes as it isolates larger muscle groups, increasing strength and definition to your core with specific emphasis on the abs, glutes, quads and arms. Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.

 

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 7, 2014
Age:Teen  

Hot Hula Fitness provides a total body workout in 60 minutes as it isolates larger muscle groups, increasing strength and definition to your core with specific emphasis on the abs, glutes, quads and arms.  Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Intensati

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Teen  

Instructor: Julia Chin

This revolutionary workout fuses high energy aerobics, martial arts, dance, yoga, and strength conditioning. Combining spoken affirmations with simple choreography, Intensati provides a heart pumping, exhilarating workout that builds physical, mental and spiritual muscle.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Intensati

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens

Age:Teen  

Instructor: Melissa Engel

This revolutionary workout fuses high energy aerobics, martial arts, dance, yoga, and strength conditioning. Combining spoken affirmations with simple choreography, Intensati provides a heart pumping, exhilarating workout that builds physical, mental, and spiritual muscle.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Interval Toning

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Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.

A.R.R.O.W. Field House, 35-30 35th Street, Queens

Start Date: July 29, 2014
End Date: December 30, 2014
Age:Teen  

A combination of the Interval Training and Toning Classes. Focuses on body toning. This instructor is part of the Parks NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Kickboxing

Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Ingersoll Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 177 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 26, 2014
End Date: January 3, 2015
Age:Teen / Adult  

This heart-pumping workout combines martial arts and conditioning exercises to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Kickboxing

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Harlem Hospital Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 506 Lenox Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: January 8, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This heart-pumping workout combines martial arts and conditioning exercises to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

E-mail: shapeupnycharlem@gmail.com

Rehabilitation Dayroom, 3101

 

Shape Up NYC: Kickboxing

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

New Settlement Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1501 Jerome Ave, Bronx

Start Date: January 7, 2012
Age:Everyone  

This heart-pumping workout combines martial arts and dance moves to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Kickboxing

Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

East Harlem Asthma Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 161-168 East 110th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: June 19, 2013
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This heart-pumping workout combines martial arts and conditioning exercises to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Kickboxing

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Amalgamated Community Housing Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 98 Van Cortlandt Park South, Bronx

Start Date: June 4, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This heart-pumping workout combines martial arts and conditioning moves to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

 

Shape Up NYC: Kickboxing

Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Butler Houses Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1368 Webster Ave, Bronx

Start Date: July 23, 2014
End Date: December 31, 2014
Age:Child / Teen / Adult  

This heart-pumping workout combines martial arts and conditioning moves to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Latin Cardio

Tuesday: 5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m.

Kings County Hospital Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Clarkson Ave & New York Ave., Brooklyn

Start Date: November 15, 2011
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Effective, Tuesday, June 10, 2014, Latin Aerobics Class has been relocated to the T-Building (Corner of Clarkson Avenue and New York Avenue), 2nd Floor, Auditorium. Latin Aerobics is a fusion of Latin music and dance themes like Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Reagaton, and Samba! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Low Impact Aerobics and Stretching

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

West Brighton Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 230 Broadway, Staten Island

Start Date: January 23, 2013
Age:Everyone  

A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves flexibility, with minimal impact on joints. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Program.

Cost: FRE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Low Impact Fitness

Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Beatrice Lewis Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 2322 3rd Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: June 20, 2014
End Date: December 26, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A moderate, heart-pumping workout to help burn calories and improve heart health.This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Low Impact Fitness

Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Columbia Community Partnership for Health Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 390 Fort Washington Ave., Manhattan

Start Date: January 29, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A moderate intensity, heart-pumping workout with the goal of improving balance, flexibility, strength, and heart health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Conference House Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 298 Satterlee Street., Staten Island

Start Date: August 2, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Low impact cardio followed by balancing stretches and meditation to raise heart rate, burn calories, reduce stress and work out every muscle.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Mind, Body, and Spirit Toning

Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Charles Angel Wellness - GMAD Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 540 Atlantic Avenue, Lower Level Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 22, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This class will entail slow to moderate movement. The instructor will be incorporating exercises that will get participants mentally and physically in shape by connecting with the mind, body and spirit. This class will consist of breathing exercises, physical exercises and light meditation/ visualization. All are welcome! This class is taught by an instructor who is part of the Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Natural Movements

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Conference House Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 298 Satterlee Street., Staten Island

Start Date: April 19, 2014
End Date: September 27, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Utilizing the beautiful terrain around the Conference House this Natural Movements class will work on the full range of natural human movements. We will strengthen our bodies and sharpen our balance by focusing on the skills of running, jumping, balancing, crawling, climbing. In addition we will be lifting, carrying, and throwing natural objects found at Conference House Park. Meet at the Visitor Center.

 

Shape Up NYC: PiYo

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Chinatown YMCA Cornerstone Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 200 Madison Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 9, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of flowing yoga movements. You'll even improve your balance and core power. We crank up the music, the speed, and the fun to give you an intense, low-impact workout that will burn crazy calories and sculpt every inch of your body for a long, lean, beautiful physique. This class is taught by an instructor who is in the Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Pilates

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Age:Teen  

A system of exercises using special apparatus, designed to improve physical strength, flexibility, and posture, and enhance mental awareness.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Rock Your Seat

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Tuesday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: June 3, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

All ages welcomed.

This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Sati Strength

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Age:Teen  

This revolutionary workout fuses high energy aerobics, martial arts, dance, yoga, and strength conditioning. Combining spoken affirmations with simple choreography, Intensati provides a heart pumping, exhilarating workout that builds physical, mental and spiritual muscle. Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, the class will also focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Sculpting and Conditioning

Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.

Lyons Pool, Murray Hulbert Avenue, Staten Island

Start Date: July 22, 2014
Age:Teen  

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Senior Fitness

Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Independence Towers Senior/Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 114 Taylor Street, Brooklyn

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Cathe Thompson
Low impact aerobics and light strength training.

Cost: Free 

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and open to the public.

 

Shape Up NYC: Senior Fitness

Tuesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

JASA Throggs Neck Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 2705 Schley Ave, Bronx

Age:Everyone  

A low-impact, heart-pumping workout to help burn calories and improve heart health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Senior Fitness

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Independence Towers Senior/Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 114 Taylor Street, Brooklyn

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Sonia
Low impact aerobics and light strength training.

Cost: Free 

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and open to the public.

 

Shape Up NYC: Step Aerobics

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Age:Teen  

Step Aerobics is a moderate, low-intensity workout intended to help you burn calories!

Instructor: Sandra Carrero

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Step Aerobics

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Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Teen  

Step Aerobics is a moderate, low-intensity workout intended to help you burn calories!

Instructor: Senora Williams

 

Shape Up NYC: Step And Sculpt

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: April 12, 2014
End Date: August 30, 2014
Age:Teen  

Instructor: Chris Patt

Step and Sculpt is a full body cardio and sculpting class that utilizes hand weights, body bars, resistance bands, and a step.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Stretching and Toning

Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Poe Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , East 192nd Street, Bronx

Start Date: July 11, 2013
Age:Everyone  

Exercises for the whole body incorporating light resistance bands. NO CLASS THURSDAY AUGUST 22ND, 2013.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Sweat Therapy

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Walker Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Delafield Pl., Bard Ave., and Davis Ave., Staten Island

Start Date: October 3, 2013
End Date: September 25, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Tabata Fusion

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Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.

Lyons Pool, Murray Hulbert Avenue, Staten Island

Start Date: July 9, 2014
End Date: August 27, 2014
Age:Teen  

A dynamic cardio, strength, balance & conditioning experience using "Tabata inspired intervals." A series of high intensity interval training (HiiT) exercise sequences. The instructor is from the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Tai Chi

Monday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Interchurch Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 475 Riverside Drive , Manhattan

Start Date: July 7, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Tai chi and qigong are two mind-body practices that originated in ancient China. The practice involves slow, gentle movements, deep breathing, and meditation.

 

Shape Up NYC: Tight & Right

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center, 670 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Teen  

A fun, dynamic interval training workout designed by personal trainer Jodi Cornish. Works to challenge the whole body and efficiently burn fat. This class will use free weights, medicine balls and body bars. Sweat it out and have fun!

Instructor: Jodi Cornish

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Total Body Bootcamp

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Betances Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 547 E. 146th Street, Bronx

Start Date: October 16, 2013
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Total Body Circuit

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Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Start Date: September 4, 2014
End Date: December 22, 2014
Age:Teen  

This high intensity class incorporates cardiovascular and strength training to increase cardiovascular health and build muscle endurance. You will smile and have fun as you push yourself to the next level ! This class is appropriate for varying skill levels and offers modifications for intense movements. Work at your own pace and run your individual race with the support of other goal oriented individuals.  Encouragement and powerful music are the driving force of this class, not intimidation. Come sweat and take your workout to the next level in this exciting outdoor workout! Bring water, a towel, comfortable clothing, sneakers and a SMILE!

 

Shape Up NYC: Total Body Circuit

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Rockaway Beach (Beach 17th St) Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Beach 17th St., Queens

Start Date: July 10, 2014
End Date: September 4, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This high intensity class incorporates cardiovascular and strength training to increase cardiovascular health and build muscle endurance. You will smile and have fun as you push yourself to the next level ! This class is appropriate for varying skill levels and offers modifications for intense movements. Work at your own pace and run your individual race with the support of other goal oriented individuals. Encouragement and powerful music are the driving force of this class, not intimidation. Come sweat and take your workout to the next level in this exciting outdoor workout! Bring water, a towel, comfortable clothing, sneakers and a SMILE!

Phone: 718-318-4000
Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Total Body Conditioning

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Queens Library - Broadway Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 40-20 Broadway Long Island City, NY, Queens

Start Date: August 4, 2014
End Date: December 8, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

This total body workout combines the areas of low impact, dance fitness, chair fitness, stretch and cardio sculpt exercises to help you get fit. This class taught by an instructor who is part of the Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Vinyasa Yoga

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Cornerstone at Campos Plaza Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 611 East 13th Street New York, NY, Manhattan

Start Date: July 17, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An active and meditative approach to yoga techniques characterized by flowing poses and sequences that are linked to the breath. The class begins with warming up the body and then continues through a series of poses from introduction to moving smoothly through the flow. It is an energizing practice that focuses the center of your well being as a catalyst for better movement, mental clarify and a more balanced practice for the mind and body.

 

Shape Up NYC: Walk through the Greenbelt

Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

High Rock Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 200 Nevada Avenue, off Rockland Avenue, Staten Island

Start Date: April 18, 2014
End Date: September 26, 2014
Age:Everyone  

A leisurely walk through the beautiful trails of the Greenbelt. This walk is suitable for all ages. Just be aware that the terrain is uneven so proper walking/hiking shoes are recommended. Meet at Parking Lot on 200 Nevada Ave.

Phone: (718) 667-2165

 

Shape Up NYC: We Care Family Fitness

Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

PS/MS 20 Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 3050 Webster Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: January 22, 2014
Age:Everyone  

"We Care Fitness” is an exciting workout program that uses easy-to-follow steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. Classes for all ages – fun family fitness.

Classes will be held in the gym.

 

Shape Up NYC: Women's Self Defense

Monday: 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

New Settlement Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1501 Jerome Ave, Bronx

Start Date: January 7, 2012
Age:Everyone  

Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Detective Keith L. Williams Field House, 106-16 173rd Street between 172 & 173 Streets, Queens

Start Date: May 5, 2014
Age:Teen  

Yoga practice is meditative movement, a training to cultivate greater focus, stability, ease, and self-control of both body and mind.  Through a series of stretching exercises linked with breathing techniques, this class will guide you in developing better posture, flexibility, alignment, and strength.  Though open to everyone, it is especially designed for those who may be wishing to explore yoga for the first time, with more advanced cueing offered to more advanced students.  Welcome!

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Hope Gardens Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 422 Central Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 10, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility. Students are encouraged to bring their own mats and should wear comfortable clothing. This instructor is part of the Shape Up NYC Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Tuesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Chinatown YMCA Cornerstone Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 200 Madison Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 15, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Gentle Hatha Yoga Gentle Hatha Yoga uses asana and pranayama together to relax tensions, soothe the body and relax the mind, culminating to a period of deep relaxation and mental release. Perfect for mind, body and spirit.

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m.

Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center, 670 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility.

Instructor: Asante Akwesi   

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Age:Teen  

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility. Mats are provided (though students are encouraged to bring their own). Students should wear comfortable clothing. 

Instructor: Stefanie Joshua

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

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Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

A.R.R.O.W. Field House, 35-30 35th Street, Queens

Start Date: July 26, 2014
Age:Teen  

Hatha Yoga includes breathing exercises and basic yoga postures. All the postures can be adapted to one's own current limitations, so it is structured for all levels. The guided relaxation is also an opportunity to practice meditation if one so chooses.

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Brookville Park , BROOKVILLE BLVD. & SOUTHERN PKWY. (Queens), Queens

Start Date: June 10, 2014
End Date: August 26, 2014
Age:Teen  

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility. Please bring your own mat or towel. Class will take place at Brookville Blvd. & 143rd Ave.

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: May 8, 2014
End Date: September 4, 2014
Age:Teen  

Instructor: John Chisenhall

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Wednesday: 5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m.

Kings County Hospital Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Clarkson Ave & New York Ave., Brooklyn

Start Date: November 15, 2011
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Effective, Wednesday, June 11, 2014, Yoga Class has been relocated to the B-Building, (Entrance on Clarkson Avenue) 9th Floor, Room 9104. An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: May 31, 2014
Age:Teen  

Gain core strength, flatten and tighten abdominals and increase your overall flexibility. Create a balanced body while invigorating your mind and elevating your spirit.

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga - Relax and Stretch

Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m.

Walker Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Delafield Pl., Bard Ave., and Davis Ave., Staten Island

Start Date: May 7, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga by the Bay

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Midland Beach at the new Splaza Area Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Seaview Ave and Fr. Capodanno Blvd., Staten Island

Start Date: July 15, 2014
End Date: August 26, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga/Stretch

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 4, 2014
Age:Teen  

Instructor: Kim Carr 

This class combines yoga with a focus on strengthening major muscle groups.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zoomers

Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

McDonald Park House Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 775 Forest Ave, Staten Island

Start Date: March 6, 2014
End Date: September 25, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors. With funding provided by Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Parks will have 30 park locations throughout the city staffed with trained walking instructors to lead walks. All are welcome! View all Walk NYC locations and times.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: May 15, 2014
Age:Teen  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

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

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 7th Avenue at 43rd Street, Brooklyn

Age:Teen  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!  The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: November 7, 2013
Age:Everyone  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!  The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Families