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NYC’s source for free and low–cost fitness activities
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A Ride Through Brooklyn

(M)

Tuesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Friday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

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

Age:Senior  

Instructor: Shakeem Snipe

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A Ride Through Brooklyn

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Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 5, 2014
Age:Senior  

Instructor: Shakeem Snipe

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A Spin Through Williamsburg

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Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: April 4, 2014
Age:Senior  

New to spinning?  Join this introductory class and take your workout routine to the next level.

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AM Wake Up

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Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: January 5, 2014
Age:Senior  

Begin your day with this energizing workout and be ready to take on the weekend.

Instructor: Ingrid Tafe

2nd Floor Multipurpose Room

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AOA Aerobics

Monday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Friday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A kinder, gentler aerobic workout appropriate for older adults, beginning exercise participants and pre/post-natal women who would like to include a low-intensity, low-impact workout in their fitness plans. Each class includes an aerobic conditioning and stretching segment. Music for this class may include big band, classical, swing, country and oldies but goodies.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Aerobics

Monday: 11:40 a.m.-12:40 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:40 a.m.-12:40 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Senior  

A kinder, gentler aerobic workout appropriate for older adults, beginning exercise participants and pre/post-natal women who would like to include a low-intensity, low-impact workout in their fitness plans. Each class includes an aerobic conditioning and stretching segment. Music for this class may include big band, classical, swing, country and oldies but goodies.

Phone: 718-227-3200
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Chair Aerobics

Monday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Friday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Senior  

Get fit while you sit in this chair exercise class that involves a combination of aerobic activity, strength building and stretching. Suitable for all ages and levels.

Phone: 718-227-3200
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Chair Exercise

Monday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Friday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Senior  

Get fit while you sit in this chair exercise class that involves a combination of aerobic activity, strength building and stretching. Suitable for all ages and levels.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Abdominus

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Monday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.,5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.,5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: November 20, 2013
Age:Senior  

Abdominal class for adults and seniors.

Instructor: Carlos Sepulveda

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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.


Facility Type: Baseball and Softball Fields


Facility Type: Tennis Courts

100% Playground/PS 242 (100th Street)

GLENWOOD RD & 100TH ST (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
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111 Street Playground (Near Playground for All Children)

CORONA AVENUE/111 ST (Queens) | Map it
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123rd Morningside Park

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

157th St Plgd

157 ST & 116 AVE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

157th St. Playground

157TH STREET & 116TH. AVENUE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Basketball Courts
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157th Street P/G(Baisley)

157 ST & 116 AVE (Queens) | Map it
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16 Sycamore Playground

SCHERMERHORN & NEVINS STS (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
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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.

BVD Softball League

Borough: Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Softball  
We offer women's league during the week and men's dirt and concrete leagues on Sundays.
Phone: (718) 894-5449 | Email

BVD Softball League

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Softball  
Phone: 718-416-0287 | Email

Bad Boyz Softball League

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Softball  
Phone: (718) 467-5944

Berry Houses Summer

Borough: Staten Island
Age: Adult
Type: Basketball
Phone: (347) 528-0069

Big Apple Flag

Borough: Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Football
Phone: (800) 371-8820

Big Apple Softball League

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Softball
Phone: (212) 696-7482

Big Apple Softball League

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Softball
Phone: (212) 388-0897

Big City Volleyball League

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Volleyball
Big City is NYC's favorite Indoor and Beach co-ed adult volleyball league. Teams and individuals of all levels, beginners through advanced are invited to participate. We also offer volleyball instructions for kids and adults.
Email

Black Top Street Hockey

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Street Hockey
BTSH offers low-key, beginner friendly, co-ed street hockey (sneakers, not wheels) from March to November at Tompkins Square Park at the corner of Avenue A and E. 10th Street.
Email

Bridge View Athletics

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Softball
Phone: (347) 446-4709 | Email

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Shape Up NYC: Chair Aerobics

Wednesday, April 23, 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

 

Sit Aerobics

Wednesday, April 23, 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

 

Chair/Sit Aerobics

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessibleAl Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)
131-40 Fowler Ave., Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(718) 353-7853

 

Shape Up NYC: Chair Toning

Wednesday, April 23, 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

 

Adaptive Chair Aerobics

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 397-3159

 

Adaptive Weight Training

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.

AccessibleAl Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)
131-40 Fowler Ave., Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(718) 353-7853

 

Wheelchair Basketball

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(718) 293-5934

 

Shape Up NYC: Couch to 5K

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

AccessibleAl Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)
131-40 Fowler Ave., Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet outside of Al Oerter Recreation Center.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3300

Contact Email

shapeupvolunteer@parks.nyc.gov

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga - Relax and Stretch

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.

McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Stretch, Tone and Balance

Thursday, April 24, 2014
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

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