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Shape Up: Cardio Dance

Friday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

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

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. Also incorporating cardio class moves to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system.This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program

 

Shape Up: Zumba Fusion

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

125th Street Farmer's Market Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 163 West 125th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: June 24, 2014
End Date: November 18, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Join a dynamic team of Shape Up instructors for outdoor combination of Zumba and Dance Fitness! 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 total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system.

 

Shape up NYC: Core Zone Training

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: March 20, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Chris Patt

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: Zumba

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: March 13, 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.

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.

 

Silver Sneakers Cardio Circuit

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday: 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:Senior  

A gentle cardiovascular workout with seated and standing options designed to meet the fitness needs of people 55 years and older by minimizing impact, promoting muscular strength and bone density. These classes also focus on cardiovascular health, balance, coordination and conditioning thereby improving activities of daily living and helping to maintain independence. 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.

 

Silver Sneakers MSROM

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Age:Senior  

Silver Sneakers Muscular Strength and Range of Movement. A gentle cardiovascular workout with seated and standing options designed to meet the fitness needs of people 55 years and older by minimizing impact, promoting muscular strength and bone density. These classes also focus on cardiovascular health, balance, coordination and conditioning thereby improving activities of daily living and helping to maintain independence. 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.

 

Sit Aerobics

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Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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

Age:Adult / Senior  

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

This class is accessible for people with disabilities.

Membership Details

 

Sit and Be Fit

Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Brooks Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 143-22 109th Avenue, Queens

Age:Senior  

Join us for a morning chair aerobics class after the Senior Stroll. We recommend that you become a member of the senior center to participate. Joining is easy and free. Call to find out how.

Cost: Free 

 

Sittersize

Tuesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

PSS City Island Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 116 City Island Ave, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join for a light exercise class focusing on stretching, balance, and light cardio. Open to anyone 60+. Fees as noted or all monthly classes for $20.

Phone: 718-885-0727
E-mail: pgrondahl@pssusa.org
Cost: $2 

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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
# 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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Shape Up NYC: Chair Aerobics

Monday, September 1, 2014
9:30 a.m.10:30 a.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) 771-2787

 

Chair Yoga

Monday, September 1, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessibleAsser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground)
392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation center membership required.

Contact Number

(212) 447-2020

 

Shape Up NYC: Chair Toning

Monday, September 1, 2014
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.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

 

Monday Movement

Monday, September 1, 2014
11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground)
1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation center membership required.

Contact Number

(718) 485-4633

 

NYU Mobility Clinic: Amputee Mobility Clinic

Monday, September 1, 2014
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.

Recreation Center Fifty-four (in Recreation Center 54)
348 E. 54th St., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation center membership required. Must pre-register with New York University.

Contact Number

(212) 754-5411

 

Bryant Park Tai Chi

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)
6th Avenue and 41st Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 768-4242

Contact Email

bpc@urbanmgt.com

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, September 2, 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

 

Tai Chi in the Park

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Parking is available on nearby streets or in a parking lot at Little Bay Park under the Throgs Neck Bridge, off the Cross Island Service Road.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

718-352-4793 ext. 301

Contact Email

michael.agnello@parks.nyc.gov

 

Bryant Park Yoga

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessibleUpper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 768-4242

Contact Email

bpc@urbanmgt.com

 

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