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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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Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Thursday: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Friday: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 15, 2014
End Date: October 18, 2014
Age:Senior  

The swimming pool is divided into lanes for adult and senior lap swim.  This program is open to members ages 18 and over.

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Adult Open Basketball

(M)

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: May 11, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Senior  

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

The gym is open for adults during this time.

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Adult Open Volleyball

(M)

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: May 11, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Senior  

Get hooked on this fun sport that'll have you sweating before you know it.  Practice serving, setting and spiking while playing as part of a team. 

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Adult Open Volleyball

(M)

Wednesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 14, 2014
End Date: October 25, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Enjoy a game of open volleyball with other adults.

Please Note: Only water is allowed in the gymnasium.

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Adult Open Volleyball

(M)

Sunday: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-9:15 p.m.

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

Start Date: June 29, 2014
Age:Senior  

Enjoy playing volleyball with other players of all levels.

Gymnasium

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Adult Open and Lap Swim

(M)

Monday: 7:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.,2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.,2:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.,2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.,2:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.,2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: October 31, 2014
Age:Senior  

The pool is divided into general swim and lap swim areas.

The swimming pool is 18x20.

98 lengths = 1 mile; 49 lengths = 1/2 mile; 74 lengths = 3/4 mile.

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Adult Swim

(M)

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: October 31, 2014
Age:Senior  

During Adult Swim, both general swim and lap swim takes place, with two lanes set up for swimming laps.

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Adult Yoga

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Bloomingdale Library Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 150 West 100th Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

Join us on Wednesday evenings for open-level yoga with a certified instructor!  Please wear comfortable clothes and bring your yoga mat or a beach towel.  All participants must sign a waiver form before they join in.  For adults 18+.

Cost: FREE 

 

Adult and Senior Instructional Tennis

(M)

Tuesday: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: November 1, 2014
Age:Senior  

Come join us at Highbrige Recreation for Tennis! Our instructor Ricardo will help you learn the basics to the game at your own pace.

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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/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
Facility Type: Handball Courts
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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
Facility Type: Handball Courts
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16 Sycamore Playground

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

E. 174 AND BRONX RIVER AVENUE (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
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174th St Plgd

E 174 ST, BRONX RIVER AVE (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

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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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Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, September 30, 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

 

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

Tuesday, September 30, 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

 

Chelsea's Salute to National Yoga Month: Aqua Yoga

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 255-3705

Contact Email

Sandi.Higgins@parks.nyc.gov

 

Chelsea's Salute to National Yoga Month: Triple Threat Yoga

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 255-3705

Contact Email

Sandi.Higgins@parks.nyc.gov

 

Chelsea's Salute to National Yoga Month: Ashtanga Yoga

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
5:00 p.m.6:15 p.m.

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 255-3705

Contact Email

Sandi.Higgins@parks.nyc.gov

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

AccessibleAnne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

shapeupnyc@parks.nyc.gov

 

Sit Aerobics

Wednesday, October 1, 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

 

Wheelchair Basketball

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(718) 293-5934

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, October 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

 

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

Thursday, October 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

 

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