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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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Tai Chi

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Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 1, 2013
Age:Senior  

This Chinese martial art relaxes the body by aligning breath with a series of movements. It is believed to improve cardiovascular fitness, balance and flexibility and relieve stress.

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Tai Chi

Monday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Friday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

New York Chinatown Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 70 Mulberry Street, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Join us for an afternoon tai-chi class. To participate, you must become a member of the senior center. Joining is easy and free, please call to find out how.

Phone: 212-233-8930
Cost: Free 

 

Tai Chi

Community Center at Stuyvesant High School Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 345 Chambers St. , Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

Learn the ancient Chinese martial art with an expert. No experience necessary. Register at the Community Center or call 646-210-4292 Visit www.ccshs.org for program information and class times.

Cost: call for price 

 

Tai Chi

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Diana H. Jones Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 9 Noll Street, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Join us for an afternoon tai-chi class. Open to anyone 60+.

Cost: Free 

 

Tai Chi

Friday: 9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

PSS Parkside Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 644 Adee Avenue, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join us for a tai-chi class every week. Open to anyone 60+.

Cost: Free 

 

Tai Chi

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Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: March 11, 2014
End Date: April 26, 2014
Age:Senior  

This Chinese martial art relaxes the body by aligning breath with a series of movements.  It is believed to improve cardiovascular fitness, balance and flexibility and relieve stress.

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Tai Chi/Chi Kung for Health

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Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 31, 2014
End Date: June 30, 2014
Age:Senior  

Tai Chi and Chi Kung are martial arts disciplines known for reducing stress and relaxing the body.  Tai Chi, a Chinese art that uses a system of fluid movements, is often practiced slowly, concentrating on the flow of internal energy.  Chi Kung, which exercises the whole body to developed outer and inner strength, is considered to be a powerful tool of healing in traditional Chinese medicine.

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Tai-Chi

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Greenbelt Nature Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 700 Rockland Avenue, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Take a Sunday morning Tai Chi class in the picturesque Greenbelt Nature Center overlooking scenic woodlands. Classes are pay-as-you go, and 10-week pre-paid passes are available. Classes are run year-round but can be cancelled due to extreme weather and some holidays.

Cost: $15/class non-members;$13/class for Greenbelt Conservancy members 

 

Technical Swim Skill Instruction

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Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: March 16, 2014
End Date: June 28, 2014
Age:Senior  

To improve swimming stroke work and to work towards a mastery level of swimming.

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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.


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Facility Type: Tennis Courts

100% Playground/PS 242 (100th Street)

GLENWOOD RD & 100TH ST (Brooklyn) | Map it
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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
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
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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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Shape Up NYC: Chair Aerobics

Wednesday, April 23, 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

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 771-2787

 

Sit Aerobics

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessibleSt. Johns Recreation Center
1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn| Map it

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Cost

Recreation center membership required.

Contact Number

(718) 771-2787

 

Chair/Sit Aerobics

Wednesday, April 23, 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

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Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(718) 353-7853

 

Shape Up NYC: Chair Toning

Wednesday, April 23, 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

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 402-5155

 

Adaptive Chair Aerobics

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 397-3159

 

Adaptive Weight Training

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
1:30 p.m.3:00 p.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

 

Wheelchair Basketball

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.

Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(718) 293-5934

 

Shape Up NYC: Couch to 5K

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

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

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet outside of Al Oerter Recreation Center.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3300

Contact Email

shapeupvolunteer@parks.nyc.gov

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga - Relax and Stretch

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.

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

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Cost

Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Stretch, Tone and Balance

Thursday, April 24, 2014
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

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

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Cost

Free  

 

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