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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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Theo's Total Body Conditioning

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Friday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: May 11, 2015
End Date: June 27, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

Complete body toning for those who want to stay fit and trim.

Instructor: Theo Gilbert

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Throwback Thursday Spin

(M)

Thursday: 11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Age:Adult / Senior  

Let this spin class take you back!  Throwback Thursday Spin gives you a workout to the beat of your favorite classic songs.

Membership Details

 

Thundering Swords Fencing

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Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 23, 2015
End Date: June 27, 2015
Age:Child / Teen  

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

Instructors: Larry

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Tiny Tots and Tots Swim Lessons (Registration Required)

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Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

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

Age:Preschool  

Learn how to swim with our professionally trained staff!  We teach all age groups and abilities. Lessons are small, with a student-teacher ratio of 8:1, and can be taken progressively, from beginner to experienced.

Each series of lessons is composed of ten classes, of 45 minutes each.  Placement in the classes is determined by availability, and by the swimmer's skill level, which is judged by the swimmer's participation in a mandatory water test.  

Fee: $100 for ten lessons.  This class is for children ages 6 months to 5 years, and requires the active involvement of their parents, who must be in the water with them.  Parents must become Recreation Center members.   

Registration is required.   To register, please call FMCP at (718) 271-7572.

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Toddlers Program

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Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: March 24, 2015
End Date: June 23, 2015
Age:Preschool  

Teaching participants the fundamental skill and gross motor development through sports, while engaging in healty physical playtime activities - ages 2.5-5 year olds.

Instructor: Jeffrey McFarlane and Lynette Chisolm

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Total Body Conditioning

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

Age:Adult  

A full body workout designed to strengthen and tone the upper and lower body using hand-held weights.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Total Body Conditioning

(M)

Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 24, 2015
End Date: June 27, 2015
Age:Adult  

High energy mix of cardio styles, plyometric and sports drills, along with strength training for the ultimate workout.

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Total Body Conditioning

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 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 

 

Total Body Conditioning

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Bronx YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 2 Castle Hill Ave, Bronx

Age:Adult  

Burn calories and tone your entire body with 20 minutes of aerobics, 20 minutes of toning and 20 minutes of stretching. It’s a total body workout. All levels welcome.

Phone: 718-792-9736
Cost: free for members, individual memberships $12-$44/month, financial assistance available 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

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

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

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

100% Playground

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

100% Playground/Ps 242 (100th Street)

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

101st St. Soccer Field

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

110th St & Lenox Ave Playground

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

110th St Playground

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

111 Street Playground (Near Playground For All Children)

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

115th Street Playground

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

123rd Morningside Park

MORNINGSIDE & 121 STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
# of Courts:

136 St Playground

136 ST & 14 RD (Queens)| Map it

157 Street Plgd.

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

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

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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Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Going the Distance

Friday, May 22, 2015
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

AccessibleMidland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 667-3543

 

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Parents and I Chalk Art

Friday, May 22, 2015
9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.

AccessibleMidland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the flag poles.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 667-3543

 

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Total Body Boot Camp

Friday, May 22, 2015
11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

AccessibleMidland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 667-3543

 

Tai Chi Class for Adults

Friday, May 22, 2015
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

 

Summer Sports Experience

Friday, May 22, 2015
2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.

AccessibleSt. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
St. Ann's Avenue and 145th Street, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 402-5155

 

Summer Sports Experience

Friday, May 22, 2015
2:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 927-2012

 

Summer Sports Experience

Friday, May 22, 2015
3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 263-1163

 

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Instructional Shot Put

Friday, May 22, 2015
4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.

AccessibleMidland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 667-3543

 

Adaptive Wheelchair Softball

Friday, May 22, 2015
5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park (Saturdays)

Saturday, May 23, 2015
8:30 a.m.9:30 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

 

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