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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 Chair Aerobics

(M)

Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 16, 2014
End Date: May 28, 2014
Age:Senior  

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

Instructor: Rashid

Aerobics Room

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Adaptive Swim

(M)

Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: January 5, 2014
End Date: May 10, 2014
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

(M)

Friday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 21, 2014
End Date: May 9, 2014
Age:Senior  

The pool is open for adaptive swimming for people with disabilities or limited mobility. 

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Adaptive Weight Training (Individuals with Disabilities)

(M)

Monday: 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Friday: 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: February 24, 2014
End Date: April 26, 2014
Age:Senior  

Learn how to train certain muscle groups for competitive sports and recreational use.

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Adult Adaptive Sports

(M)

Tuesday: 12:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 15, 2014
End Date: May 27, 2014
Age:Senior  

A selection of adaptive sports clinics.  An excellent opportunity for adults and seniors with disabilities to play and learn modified sports. 

Instructor: Rashid 

Gymnasium

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Adult Badminton

(M)

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 17, 2014
End Date: May 5, 2014
Age:Senior  

Practice the mechanics of this time-honored sport requiring speed, agility and concentration.

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Adult Basketball

(M)

Monday: 11:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 7th Avenue at 43rd Street, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

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Adult Basketball

(M)

Sunday: 2:15 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Monday: 6:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 22, 2013
Age:Senior  

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

Gymnasium

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Adult Basketball

(M)

Monday: 7:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,5:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 16, 2014
End Date: May 17, 2014
Age:Senior  

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

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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: Tennis Courts


Facility Type: Baseball and Softball Fields

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
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Type of Surface: Little League 

157th St Plgd

157 ST & 116 AVE (Queens) | Map it
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157th St. Playground

157TH STREET & 116TH. AVENUE (Queens) | Map it
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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
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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

75th Precinct Community Sports Program

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Baseball
Phone: (646) 246-7878

7th Day Adventist League

Borough: Bronx
Age: Adult
Type: Baseball/Softball
Phone: (917) 562 – 9584 | 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

AVJ League

Borough: Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Softball
Phone: (917) 716-7879

AYSO

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Soccer
Phone: (718) 923-1099

Ace Four Handball

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Handball
Phone: (718) 954-0455

Achievers of America, Inc.

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Softball & Bowling
A program for Special needs individuals with developmental disabilities. Challenged or not.
Phone: (718) 565-1141 | Email

Achilles International

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Running/Jogging
Achilles meets rain or shine on Tuesday evenings at 6:15 PM and Saturday mornings at 10:15 when there is no race. Tuesday evenings we meet at the New York Road Runners Club (9 E. 89th Street) between 6 - 6:15 PM. Saturday mornings, we meet in Central Park, at 90th Street and Fifth Avenue, adjacent to the Central Park Reservoir.
Phone: 212-354-0300 | Email

Alumni     

Borough: Staten Island
Age: Adult
Type: Softball  
Phone: (732) 513-4836  | Email

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Adaptive Table Tennis

Sunday, April 20, 2014
12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 397-3159

 

Shape Up NYC: Chair Aerobics

Monday, April 21, 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

 

Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

Monday, April 21, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Chair/Sit Aerobics

Monday, April 21, 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

 

Chair Yoga

Monday, April 21, 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, April 21, 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, April 21, 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

 

Senior Sit and Get Fit

Monday, April 21, 2014
11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 255-3705

 

Sit Aerobics

Monday, April 21, 2014
11:15 a.m.12:15 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center
128 Pitt Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 387-7687

 

Adaptive Swim

Monday, April 21, 2014
1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.

Cost

Recreation center membership is required.

Contact Number

718-760-6969 ext. 0

 

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