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NYC’s source for free and low–cost fitness activities
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Found 3475 facilities, 987 programs, 642 leagues, and 445 events for All Interests

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Please note: Some programs require advance registration and/or recreation center membership. Always call the contact number provided before attending a program.

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Vinyasa Yoga

(M)

Monday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,9:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 6, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Start off this session with light meditation followed by step by step instruction on various Yoga poses. Knowledgeable instructor will guide you on breathing and proper positioning. No prior knowledge required!

Instructor Terry Jackson

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Vinyasa Yoga

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Flowing sequences of yoga poses linked together by an emphasis on breathing technique.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Volleyball

(M)

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Everyone  

Participants will learn the rules, skills and strategy of volleyball. Along with skills development, an emphasis is placed on good sportsmanship, teamwork and fun.

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Volleyball After Work

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

Age:Adult / Senior  

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

Cost: Call for price 

 

Volleyball: Adults

(M)

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 30, 2014
End Date: October 31, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Adult volleyball takes place indoors and it's a great way to socialize and exercise.

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Volleyball: Teen

(M)

Friday: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 12, 2014
End Date: October 31, 2014
Age:Teen  

Instructor: Rocio Chavira

Teens are welcome in this interdisciplinary, instructional volleyball class.  In the class, the teens will practice and enhance their volleyball skills, with the theme of promoting peace, awareness and empowerment through education and non-violence.

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Walk NYC

Thursday: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Cunningham Park , LIE., 73 AVE., UNION TURNPIKE, GCP BET. 193 ST., FRANCIS LEWIS BLVD., HOLLIS HILLS TER., AND 210 ST. (Queens), Queens

Start Date: August 1, 2013
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 staff locations throughout the city with trained walking instructors to lead one-hour walks (unless otherwise noted). All are welcome!

For more information, please email rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

Please meet at the bocci court located at the southwest end of the parking lot at Union Turnpike & 196th Place.

Cost: Free 

 

Walk NYC

Monday: 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Thursday: 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Marine Park , SHORE PKWY., AVENUE U, FILMORE AVE. BET. BRIGHAM ST., GERRITSEN AVE., AND FLATBUSH AVE. (Brooklyn), Brooklyn

Start Date: June 10, 2013
Age:Everyone  

Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors. NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way! All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers. For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

Meet at Marine Park Nature Center!

 

Walk NYC

Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Forest Park , MYRTLE AVE., UNION TURNPIKE, PARK LANE SOUTH BET. BROOKLYN-QUEENS COUNTY LINE AND PARK LANE (Queens), Queens

Start Date: April 26, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors. NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way! All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers. For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

Cost: Free 

Please meet at the flagpole next to Victory Field at Woodhaven Blvd & Myrtle Avenue.

 

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Please note: Programs with this symbol (Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property) are not managed by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. While Parks does its best to maintain accuracy in search results, users are strongly advised to call or email the program organizers directly for up-to-date information.

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You may use any of Parks' recreational spaces, except tennis courts, without a permit. However, if a permit holder arrives with a valid permit in hand, you must vacate the field or court. An individual must have a season permit or single-play ticket to use Parks' tennis courts.

Organized play (leagues) requires a permit. Click here for an application and more information about permits.

100% Playground

GLENWOOD RD, E 100 & E 101 STS (Brooklyn)| Map it
Level: 4

100% Playground/Ps 242 (100th Street)

GLENWOOD RD & 100TH ST (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
# of Courts:

101st St. Soccer Field

101ST ST. NEXT TO HENRY HUDSON PARKWAY (Manhattan)| Map it

110th St & Lenox Ave Playground

110 ST & LENOX AVE (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 4

110th St Playground

110 ST & CATHEDRAL PKWY (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 2

111 Street Playground (Near Playground For All Children)

CORONA AVENUE/111 ST (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
# of Courts:

115th Street Playground

14 RD, 115 ST, 14 AVE (Queens)| Map it
Level: 4

123rd Morningside Park

MORNINGSIDE & 121 STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
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136 St Playground

136 ST & 14 RD (Queens)| Map it

157 Street Plgd.

157 ST. & 116 AVE. (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Baseball and Softball Fields
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Type of Surface: Little League 

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Team and league sports provide a great opportunity to get fit, socialize, and have fun. Some leagues are casual, while others are more competitive. Email or call the leagues below to find out more about your local team and its players.

104th Precinct. Adult Hockey

Borough: Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Ice Skating
Phone: (718) 417-1495

14th Street YM-YWHA (of The Educational Alliance) Youth Baseball & Soccer Leagues

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Youth
Type: Soccer
Phone: (212) 673-0900 x306

3B League

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: baseball
Phone: (718) 256-2316 | Email

68th Precinct Youth Council, Inc.

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: baseball, indoor & outdoor soccer
Phone: (718) 232 - 2748 | Email

75th Precinct Community Sports Program

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Baseball
Phone: (646) 246-7878

78th Precinct Youth Council

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Baseball, Girls' Softball, Basketball & Flag Football
Email

7th Day Adventist League

Borough: Bronx
Age: Adult
Type: Baseball/Softball
Phone: (917) 562 – 9584 | Email

A. F. C. New York United

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Soccer
F.C. New York United is a soccer Academy for boys & girls ages 4-18. We have an Academy program for ages 4-7, and Travel teams for ages 8-18. We have programs on Randall's Island and in the Bayside area of Queens.
Phone: 347-610-0501 | Email

ADW SPORTS

Boroughs:Bronx, Bronx, Bronx, Manhattan, Manhattan, Manhattan
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Baseball/Softball, Basketball/Netball, Football
COED FOOTBALL / COED SOFTBALL/ COED BASKETBALL
Phone: 646 228 3058 | Email

ASOPEC

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Baseball
Phone: (718) 544-6449 | Email

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Sit Aerobics

Friday, October 31, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessibleSt. Johns Recreation Center
1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation center membership required.

Contact Number

(718) 771-2787

 

Tai Chi

Friday, October 31, 2014
11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.

AccessiblePoe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 365-5516

Contact Email

Lucy.Aponte@parks.nyc.gov

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Toning

Friday, October 31, 2014
12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.

AccessibleAudubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)
Near the Lincoln Road/Ocean Avenue entrance, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Fitness Bootcamp

Friday, October 31, 2014
5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.

AccessibleAlley Athletic (in Alley Pond Park), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Classes will be held outdoors by the parkhouse and move inside weather permitting. The parkhouse is located on Winchester Boulevard, off Union Turnpike. There is a large parking lot next to the parkhouse.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 352-4793 x301

Contact Email

michael.agnello@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, November 1, 2014
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard & Ft Washington Ave., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Health and Race Walking

Saturday, November 1, 2014
9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessibleNorth Meadow Recreation Center (in Central Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Shape Up NYC Body Sculpting for Adults

Saturday, November 1, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessiblePoe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 365-5516

Contact Email

Lucy.Aponte@parks.nyc.gov

 

ShapeUp NYC: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday, November 1, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessibleConference House Museum (in Conference House Park)
298 Satterlee Street, Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 227-1403

Contact Email

sigona99@verizon.net

 

Zumba at Van Cortlandt Park

Saturday, November 1, 2014
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.

AccessibleSachkerah Woods Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 430-1890

 

Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness for Adults

Saturday, November 1, 2014
11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.

AccessiblePoe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 365-5516

Contact Email

Lucy.Aponte@parks.nyc.gov

 

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