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NYC’s source for free and low–cost fitness activities
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Shape Up NYC: Senior Fitness

Wednesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Van Dyke II Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 430 Dumont Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: December 10, 2014
Age:Senior  

A low impact, moderate heart-pumping workout combining strength and toning exercises to help burn calories and improve heart health.

 

Shape Up NYC: Senior Fitness

Monday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

John Jay Park , FDR DR., E 76 ST. TO E 78 ST. (Manhattan), Manhattan

Start Date: December 1, 2014
Age:Senior  

Class meets at East 78th Street & Cherokee Place A low-impact, gentle workout to help you burn calories, tone the body and increase heart health.

 

Shape Up NYC: Senior Fitness

Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Independence Towers Senior/Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 114 Taylor Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 5, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior / Teen  

Instructor: Cathe Thompson
Low impact aerobics and light strength training.

Cost: Free 

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

 

Shape Up NYC: Senior Fitness

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Independence Towers Senior/Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 114 Taylor Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 1, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior / Teen  

Instructor: Sonia
Low impact aerobics and light strength training.

Cost: Free 

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

 

Shape Up NYC: Sit and Be Fit

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

First Presbyterian Church in Jamaica Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 89-60 164th Street Jamaica, NY, Queens

Start Date: November 5, 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: Step Aerobics

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 3, 2014
Age:Senior  

Step Aerobics is a moderate, low-intensity workout intended to help you burn calories!

Instructor: Sandra Carrero

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: Step Aerobics

Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Cultural Academy for the Arts & Sciences Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 5800 Tilden Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: February 26, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Step And Sculpt

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: January 10, 2015
End Date: March 14, 2015
Age:Senior  

Step and Sculpt is a full body cardio and sculpting class that utilizes hand weights, body bars, resistance bands, and a step.

(Children are not allowed while class is in session)

Instructor:  Chris Patt

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: Strength & Stretch

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

El Puente Beacon Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 183 S. 3rd Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 6, 2015
End Date: July 7, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

A progressive practice of core, lower body and upper body exercises mixed with dynamic stretch movements. This class is focused on body + mind. Open to all levels. This instructor is part of NYC Parks Instructor Training Program.

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
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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Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, March 5, 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, March 6, 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

Friday, March 6, 2015
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(646) 645-8446

Contact Email

sigona99@verizon.net

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, March 7, 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

 

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

Monday, March 9, 2015
10:30 a.m.11:30 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

 

Sit Aerobics

Monday, March 9, 2015
2:15 p.m.3:15 p.m.

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

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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, March 10, 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, March 10, 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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, March 12, 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, March 13, 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

 

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