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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 Zumba

(M)

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 9, 2015
End Date: May 29, 2015
Age:Senior  

Join this fun class!  A no-judgment workout, this class welcomes everyone.  We will show you how fun Zumba is, no matter your level of experience!  People with disabilities are encouraged to take part. 
 

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

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Adult Basketball

(M)

Monday: 12:30 p.m.-1:45 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:30 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

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

End Date: June 13, 2015
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

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Monday: 6:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:15 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 23, 2015
End Date: May 9, 2015
Age:Senior  

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Adult Basketball

(M)

Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,1:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Monday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

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

Age:Senior  

Shoot some hoops and improve your game!  Bring friends and practice or compete.

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Adult Group Lessons at Prospect Park Tennis Center

Sunday: 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Monday: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Prospect Park Tennis Center , PARKSIDE AVE AT THE PARADE GROUND (Brooklyn), Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Adult group tennis lessons, grouped according to skill level

Phone: (718) 436-2500
Cost: $50 or $240 

$240 for 6-session series or $50 per session
Reservations must be made 24-hours in advance

 

Adult Lap Swim

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Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: February 17, 2015
Age:Senior  

The swimming pool is open for adult lap swim.

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Adult Lap Swim

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Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.,2:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,2:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: November 12, 2014
End Date: May 9, 2015
Age:Senior  

For members ages 18 years and over.

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Adult Lap Swim

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Monday: 7:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m.,2:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m.,2:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m.,3:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 23, 2015
End Date: May 9, 2015
Age:Senior  

The swimming pool is 75 x 35.

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

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Adult Lap Swim

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Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:40 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:40 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 6, 2015
End Date: June 13, 2015
Age:Senior  

Available for adults 18 and over. Slow, medium and fast lanes are provided.  Lifeguards help determine your speed and match you with the appropriate lane.

98 lengths=1 mile
49 lengths=1/2 mile
Pool length is 18 yards in the outermost lanes.

 NO snorkeling goggles allowed; Bathing cap needed; Bags are NOT allowed on the pool deck.

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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
# of Courts:

111 Street Playground (Near Playground For All Children)

CORONA AVENUE/111 ST (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
# of Courts:

123rd Morningside Park

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

157 Street Plgd.

157 ST. & 116 AVE. (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Baseball and Softball Fields
# of Fields:
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
# of Courts:

16 Sycamore Playground

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

174 St. Playground

E. 174 AND BRONX RIVER AVENUE (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
# of Courts:

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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Sit Aerobics

Monday, April 27, 2015
2:15 p.m.3:15 p.m.

AccessibleHamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park)
128 Pitt Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Please note: Wheelchair accessible entrance is located towards the back of the recreation center.

Cost

Recreation center membership is required

Contact Number

(212) 387-7687

 

Shape Up NYC: Total Body Burn

Monday, April 27, 2015
6:00 p.m.7:00 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

francis.gessner@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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

 

Meditation and Hatha Yoga

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
1:00 p.m.1:45 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

 

NYC Parks 3rd Annual Table Tennis Tournament

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required. $25 for adults age 18-24. $50/75 for adults 25-61 (six month membership). $25 for adults 62+.

Contact Number

(212) 242-5228

Contact Email

Anthony.Traverso@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, April 30, 2015
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 Class for Adults

Friday, May 1, 2015
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

 

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday, May 2, 2015
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 227-1403

Contact Email

sigona99@verizon.net

 

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

Sunday, May 3, 2015
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)
West 89th Street and Riverside Drive, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

zhen.heinemann@parks.nyc.gov

 

Sit Aerobics

Monday, May 4, 2015
2:15 p.m.3:15 p.m.

AccessibleHamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park)
128 Pitt Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Please note: Wheelchair accessible entrance is located towards the back of the recreation center.

Cost

Recreation center membership is required

Contact Number

(212) 387-7687

 

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