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Shape Up NYC: African Dance

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

St. Mary’s Recreation Center, 450 Saint Ann's Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: September 29, 2014
Age:Senior  

African Dance is a high energy, low impact fitness class that incorporates aerobics exercise to improve fitness, weight loss, cardiovascular health, flexibility, and rhythm. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Ageless Grace

Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

West Brighton Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 230 Broadway, Staten Island

Start Date: September 4, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Easy to follow moves work the body and mind. The instructor is from the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: BODCON

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Harlem Hospital Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 506 Lenox Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 31, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior / Teen  

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE! 

 

Shape Up NYC: Ballet Fitness Class

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Pomonok Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Queens

Start Date: April 23, 2012
Age:Adult / Senior / Teen  

This class uses a blend of ballet-esque vocabulary and Pilates fundamentals. This class will tone and tighten your abdominals and wake up the hard-to-reach deep muscles of the hip, glutes, and back that conventional workouts might miss, giving you a longer, leaner, more flexible body.

Phone: (718) -591-3377
Phone 2: 212-360-3300
Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Beginner Yoga

Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Instructor: Amy Tobin 

An introduction to the benefits of yoga. While yoga is primarily about stretching, it develops strength and increases flexibility. Each pose has a specific purpose. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Bilingual Yoga

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: May 6, 2014
Age:Senior  

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility. This class is taught in English and Spanish. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Conditioning

Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: October 8, 2014
Age:Senior  

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Conditioning

Tuesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: November 10, 2014
End Date: December 27, 2014
Age:Senior  

Instructor: John Chisenhall

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Conditioning

Wednesday: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Avenue (across from Sea View Hospital), Staten Island

Start Date: September 4, 2013
Age:Everyone  

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

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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
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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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ShapeUp NYC: Mind Body Fusion

Monday, November 24, 2014
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.

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

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 227-1403

Contact Email

sigona99@verizon.net

 

Monday Movement

Monday, November 24, 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 Aerobics

Monday, November 24, 2014
2:15 p.m.3:15 p.m.

AccessibleHamilton Fish Recreation Center
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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, November 25, 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

 

Sit Aerobics

Wednesday, November 26, 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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, November 27, 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

 

Wheelchair Basketball

Thursday, November 27, 2014
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.

AccessibleMcCarren Play Center
776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required. Young adults 18-24: $25/year. Adults 25-61: $100/year or $50/six months. Seniors 62+: $25/year.

Contact Number

(718) 218-2380

Contact Email

Laura.Nunez@parks.nyc.gov

 

Sit Aerobics

Friday, November 28, 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

 

Tai Chi

Friday, November 28, 2014
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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, November 29, 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

 

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