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Shape Up NYC: Low Impact Total Body Workout

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Kew Gardens Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd. Kew Gardens, Queens

Start Date: July 9, 2014
End Date: December 10, 2014
Age:Adult  

In this class we will exercise the major muscles groups, leg work and special attention to the core. We will stretch and work on balance. The goal is to improve coordination, flexibility and balance. This instructor is part of the Shape Up NYC Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Low-Impact Zumba Fitness Fiesta

Tuesday: 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: January 14, 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: 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: Move, Groove and Lose

Tuesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Red Hook Recreation Center, 155 Bay Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 9, 2013
Age: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 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: 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: Nia

Thursday: 7:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m.

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

Start Date: November 14, 2013
Age:Adult / Senior  

Nia is a sensory-based movement practice that draws from martial arts, dance, and yoga.

Instructor: Jayne

Aerobics Room

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: 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: September 15, 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

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: November 14, 2013
Age:Adult / Senior  

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

Instructor: Sonja

Aerobics Room

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.

 

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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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Sit Aerobics

Friday, August 22, 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

 

Dunes, Drawing and Dendrology: Dendrology 'Walk and Talk'

Friday, August 22, 2014
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

AccessibleConference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 227-1463

Contact Email

john.kilcullen@parks.nyc.org

 

Adaptive Fitness

Friday, August 22, 2014
11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 255-3705

 

Summer Sports Experience: Corporal Thompson Park

Friday, August 22, 2014
11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.

Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Tai Chi

Friday, August 22, 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

 

Adaptive Activities

Friday, August 22, 2014
1:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.

AccessibleMcCarren Play Center
776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation center membership is required.

Contact Number

(718) 218-2380

 

Fitness Bootcamp

Friday, August 22, 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

 

Hip Hop Dance Aerobics

Friday, August 22, 2014
7:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, August 23, 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

 

Saturday Yoga on the Waterfront

Saturday, August 23, 2014
9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 956-1819

Contact Email

info@socratessculpturepark.org

 

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