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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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Adaptive Health and Wellness

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Monday: 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date:January 25, 2016
End Date:March 19, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Get healthier and stronger, wherever you're at!  Adaptive Health and Wellness is an accessible program.  People with cognitive or physical disabilities, as well as able-bodied New Yorkers, are welcome.  Fitness instruction is crowd-sourced and will be modified each week to suit attendees.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

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

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

Age:Child / Teen  

Come learn the basics of adaptive sports such as: Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Football, Wheelchair tennis, Wheelchair Floor Hockey, Wheelchair Softball, Sled Hockey(on ice), Sitting Volleyball, Adapted Swimming, Power Wheelchair Soccer, Track and Field Events.

 Wheelchairs are provided for use in the program.

For Ages 5 and Up with a physical disability.

Must register for the program and must be a Recreation Center member.

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Adaptive Swim

Friday: 3:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

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

Start Date:October 23, 2015
End Date:March 18, 2016
Age:Everyone  

This free program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle tone, coordination, focus and strength.  The program also offers swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skill.

Participants must be members of a NYC Parks Recreation Center. For more information or to register, call (718) 760-6969

 

Adaptive Swim

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Friday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date:January 1, 2015
End Date:December 31, 2016
Age:  

Swim program for people with disabilities or limited mobility.

Pre-registration with the Aquatics Division is required.

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Adaptive Swim

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Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date:October 23, 2015
End Date:March 25, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Adapted Aquatics exercise offers a complete body workout and ranges from gentle walking in water to high-energy exercise; it helps alleviate pain, improve circulation, and promote healing and muscle development for those suffering from physical ailments resulting from injury, disease, or aging.

To register, please call the Citywide Aquatics office at 718-760-6969 ext. 0.

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Adaptive Swim - Fall Session

(M)

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

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

Start Date:January 19, 2016
End Date:March 7, 2016
Age:Everyone  

The pool is reserved for the Adaptive Swim program. This free program provides: 1) aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle tone, coordination, focus and strength 2) swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.

Advanced registration with Citywide Aquatics is required. For more information or to register, please call (718) 760-6969, ext. 0 or visit: www.nyc.gov/parks/citywideaquatics

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Adaptive Zumba

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

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date:January 25, 2016
End Date:March 19, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Join this fun class!  A no-judgment workout, this class welcomes everyone.  We will show you how fun Zumba is, no matter your level of experience!  People with disabilities are encouraged to take part. 

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

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Adult Basketball

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Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Monday: 6:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date:January 1, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Great way to exercise and make new friends.  No full court basketball.

 

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Adult Basketball

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Tuesday: 7:45 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Monday: 8:30 p.m.-9:15 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Come join the members of the East 54th Street Recreation Center as they play competitive full court or pick up basketball. aproximately 11 point interval games to ensure everyone gets a chance.

Membership Details

 

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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
# of Fields:
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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New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life at Marine Park

Sunday, February 14, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park)
3000 Fillmore Ave, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Hatha Yoga

Sunday, February 14, 2016
10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.

Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Session fee: $25/$15 Wave Hill Member. Advance registration online receives a $2 discount. Online registration closes at 8AM on the day of the session. Cancellations must be made by 3 p.m. the Friday before; after that, refunds will not be made. Drop-ins will be accommodated as the limited space permits. Participants must present their Membership card or a printed program registration form at the front gate or purchase tickets at the Perkins Visitor Center. Please arrive on time: late-comers will not be admitted once the class begins.

Contact Number

(718) 549-3200

 

Meditation

Sunday, February 14, 2016
11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.

Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Session fee, which includes admission to the grounds: $20/$10 Wave Hill Member. Advance registration online receives a $2 discount. Online registration closes at 8 a.m. on the day of the session. Drop-ins will be accommodated as the limited space permits. Participants must present their Membership card or a printed program registration form at the front gate or purchase tickets at the Perkins Visitor Center. Please arrive on time: late-comers will not be admitted once the class begins.

Contact Number

(718) 549-3200

 

Yoga with Awesome Asana

Sunday, February 14, 2016
1:00 p.m.2:05 p.m.

AccessibleMorris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)
65 Jumel Terrace , Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

The class is $5. No registration is required.

Contact Number

(212) 923-8008

Contact Email

publicprograms@morrisjumel.org

 

Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

Sunday, February 14, 2016
2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.

Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Ground admission: $8 adults, $4 students and seniors 65+, $2 Children 6+, free to Members and children under 6

Contact Number

(718) 549-3200

 

St. Mary's Recreation Center Open House

Monday, February 15, 2016
10:00 a.m.4:00 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

Contact Email

michele.griffin@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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

 

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life in Silver Lake Park

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Bridge (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the lake bridge down the hill from the intersection of Victory Blvd and Eddy Rd.

Cost

Free  

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, February 18, 2016
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

 

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life - Brooklyn Bridge Park

Thursday, February 18, 2016
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Location Details:
Check in at Fornino on Pier 6 15 minutes before the run starts.

Cost

Free  

 

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