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Shape Up NYC: Body Sculpting

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Davidson Community Center (NYCHA) Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1221 Prospect Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: February 26, 2015
End Date: August 20, 2015
Age:Everyone  

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

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Sculpting

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

New Settlement Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1501 Jerome Ave, Bronx

Start Date: January 7, 2013
Age:Everyone  

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

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Toning

Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Get fit in this fun class that pushes you to tone your body. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

Instructor: Chris

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: Bokwa

Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Soundview Park Field House Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Lafayette Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: September 13, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Meets at Soundview Park Field House. An energizing dance workout that is based on the shapes of letters and numbers. Easy to follow movements will make you forget that you are even exercising!

 

Shape Up NYC: BollyX

Wednesday: 7:10 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Hudson Guild: Elliott Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 441 West 26th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: February 25, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

BollyX is a Bollywood-inspired dance-fitness program that combines dynamic choreography and a serious workout with music from around the world. This 50-minute cardio workout alternates between high and low-intensity dance sequences to get you moving, sweating & motivated.

Phone: (212) 924-6710

 

Shape Up NYC: Boot Camp

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Ravenswood Cornerstone Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 35-40 21st Street, Queens

Start Date: February 17, 2015
End Date: July 21, 2015
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. This instructor is part of NYC Parks Instructor Training Program.

Phone: 718-752-9314
E-mail: lmaison@riissettlement.org
Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Boot Camp

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Queens Library - Queens Village Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 94-11 217 St. Queens Village, Queens

Start Date: February 5, 2015
End Date: July 9, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

This fun and easy total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of NYC Parks Instructor Training Program.

Phone: 718-776-6800
E-mail: Julia.G.Hua@queenslibrary.org/ timothy.i.milliken@queenslibrary.org
Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Kingsbridge Heights Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 3101 Kingsbridge Terrace, Bronx

Start Date: January 10, 2015
End Date: July 11, 2015
Age:Everyone  

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

 

Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Polo Grounds Community Center, Children's Village Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 3005 Eighth Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 8, 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. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

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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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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

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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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