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NYC’s source for free and low–cost fitness activities
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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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Shape up NYC: Core Zone Training

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: March 20, 2014
End Date: June 26, 2014
Age:Senior  

Instructor: Chris Patt

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.

 

Shape up NYC: Zumba

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: March 13, 2014
End Date: June 25, 2014
Age:Senior  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!  The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

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.

 

Silver Sneakers Cardio Circuit

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Bronx YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 2 Castle Hill Ave, Bronx

Age:Senior  

A gentle cardiovascular workout with seated and standing options designed to meet the fitness needs of people 55 years and older by minimizing impact, promoting muscular strength and bone density. These classes also focus on cardiovascular health, balance, coordination and conditioning thereby improving activities of daily living and helping to maintain independence. All levels welcome.

Phone: 718-792-9736
Cost: free for members, individual memberships $12-$44/month, financial assistance available 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Silver Sneakers MSROM

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Bronx YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 2 Castle Hill Ave, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Silver Sneakers Muscular Strength and Range of Movement. A gentle cardiovascular workout with seated and standing options designed to meet the fitness needs of people 55 years and older by minimizing impact, promoting muscular strength and bone density. These classes also focus on cardiovascular health, balance, coordination and conditioning thereby improving activities of daily living and helping to maintain independence. All levels welcome.

Phone: 718-792-9736
Cost: free for members, individual memberships $12-$44/month, financial assistance available 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Sit Aerobics

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Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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

Age:Senior  

A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints.

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Sit Aerobics

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Monday: 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 17, 2014
End Date: May 5, 2014
Age:Senior  

A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance with minimal impact on joints.

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Sit and Be Fit

Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Brooks Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 143-22 109th Avenue, Queens

Age:Senior  

Join us for a morning chair aerobics class after the Senior Stroll. We recommend that you become a member of the senior center to participate. Joining is easy and free. Call to find out how.

Cost: Free 

 

Sittersize

Tuesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

PSS City Island Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 116 City Island Ave, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join for a light exercise class focusing on stretching, balance, and light cardio. Open to anyone 60+. Fees as noted or all monthly classes for $20.

Phone: 718-885-0727
E-mail: pgrondahl@pssusa.org
Cost: $2 

Grace Church Hall

 

Soccer

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Friday: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Everyone  

Participants will learn the fundamentals of soccer.

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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.


Facility Type: Tennis Courts


Facility Type: Baseball and Softball Fields

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
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157 Street Plgd.

157 ST. & 116 AVE. (Queens) | Map it
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Type of Surface: Little League 

157th St Plgd

157 ST & 116 AVE (Queens) | Map it
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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
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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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Adaptive Table Tennis

Sunday, April 20, 2014
12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 397-3159

 

Shape Up NYC: Chair Aerobics

Monday, April 21, 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

 

Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

Monday, April 21, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Chair/Sit Aerobics

Monday, April 21, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessibleAl Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)
131-40 Fowler Ave., Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(718) 353-7853

 

Chair Yoga

Monday, April 21, 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, April 21, 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, April 21, 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

 

Senior Sit and Get Fit

Monday, April 21, 2014
11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 255-3705

 

Sit Aerobics

Monday, April 21, 2014
11:15 a.m.12:15 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center
128 Pitt Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 387-7687

 

Adaptive Swim

Monday, April 21, 2014
1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.

Cost

Recreation center membership is required.

Contact Number

718-760-6969 ext. 0

 

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