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Shape Up NYC: Chair Aerobics

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Detective Keith L. Williams Field House, 106-16 173rd Street between 172 & 173 Streets, Queens

Start Date: July 16, 2014
Age:Senior  

A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints. This class taught by an instructor who is in the Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Chair Yoga

Tuesday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Pelham Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 975 Waring Avenue , Bronx

Age:Senior  

A seated exercise class that increases flexibility and strengthens muscles with minimal impact on joints.

Cost: Free 

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and open to the public.

 

Shape Up NYC: Core Strengthening & Toning

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Christian Pentecostal Church: Fellowship Hall Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 910 Richmond Rd, Staten Island

Start Date: July 11, 2013
Age:Adult / Senior / Teen  

An exercise class focusing on your core through a combination of strength, balance and toning exercises. This instructor is part of the Parks NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Core Training

Tuesday: 9:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Bronxworks Classic Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 286 East 156th Street on Courtlandt & Morris Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: July 29, 2014
End Date: December 30, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior / Teen  

A class utilizing one's own body to focus on and strenghten the core. This instructor is a part of the Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Couch to 5K

Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Flushing Meadows Corona Park , GRAND CENTRAL PKWY., WHITESTONE EXWY. BET. 111 ST. AND COLLEGE POINT BLVD., PARK DRIVE E. (Queens), Queens

Start Date: April 14, 2014
Age:Everyone  

**Please meet at outside the main entrance of Al Oerter Recreation Center - 131-40 Fowler Ave Flushing, NY 11355** A beginner program for the aspiring runner, this class will combine running, walking, and conditioning exercises to get you in shape for long distance running. Meet outside of Al Oerter Recreation Center. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Crazy Cardio

Tuesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Cornerstone at Campos Plaza Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 611 East 13th Street New York, NY, Manhattan

Start Date: July 29, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior / Teen  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. A combination of aerobics, strength and interval training. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Cross Training

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Jacobi Medical Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1400 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx

Start Date: January 6, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior / Teen  

This total body workout uses different methods of training to achieve ultimate fitness. This instructor is part of the NYC Park's Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Class will be held in the Atrium (Building 8).

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Aerobics

Thursday: 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:Adult / Senior / Teen  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Aerobics

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Kissena Park , ROSE & OAK AVES. (Queens), Queens

Start Date: July 15, 2014
End Date: December 17, 2014
Age:Senior  

The Dance Aerobics class will feature music from all genres, reggae to salsa to hip-hop. The workout will consist of low to high intensity cardio and strengthening exercise that will get your heart pumping while burning calories.

Cost: FREE 

 

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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
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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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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

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

 

Saturday Yoga on the Waterfront

Saturday, August 23, 2014
11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 956-1819

Contact Email

info@socratessculpturepark.org

 

Couch to 2 Mile Group Run

Monday, August 25, 2014
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

AccessibleSunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)
43rd Street at 7th Avenue, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

Shakeem.Snipe@parks.nyc.gov

 

Shape Up NYC: Chair Aerobics

Monday, August 25, 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

 

Chair Yoga

Monday, August 25, 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, August 25, 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, August 25, 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

 

Sit and Get Fit

Monday, August 25, 2014
11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 355-3705

 

NYU Mobility Clinic: Amputee Mobility Clinic

Monday, August 25, 2014
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.

Recreation Center Fifty-four (in Recreation Center 54)
348 E. 54th St., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation center membership required. Must pre-register with New York University.

Contact Number

(212) 754-5411

 

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