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Found 214 facilities, 79 programs, 1 league, and 2 events for Strength Training/Weightlifting



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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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Fitness Room Adults


Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
Monday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date:January 1, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

The cardio and strength room are open for adults.

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Gentle Tone & Stretch

Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m.

New Song Community Corporation-Triangle Building Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 120th St & 8th Ave, Manhattan


The Harlem Center for Healthy Living opened its doors in 2008 as a means to address the health disparities in Harlem, by focusing on education, activities and support in the prevention of obesity, hypertension, diabetes type 2, and heart disease. HCHL aspires to empower members with life-long healthy living habits. The monthly calendar of classes and activities include pilates, yoga, total body conditioning, salsa dancing, one on one healthy lifestyle coaching, healthy cooking demonstrations, holistic health workshops, and healthy community meals. Our goal at HCHL is to make wellness practices accessible and affordable for ALL in our community and to care for the total person/family. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Cost:$15/class or $75/year 


Group Fitness Classes

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.,8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Maceus Studios Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 175-25 139th Road, Queens


Alwayz Fit 4 Lyfe Classes were designed for individuals who desire to live healthier lifestyles. The class will provide basic aerobic and total body conditioning exercises along with basic nutritional guidelines to assist you to meet your wellness & fitness Goals in an uplifting environment!


Heavybag Burnout


Thursday: 7:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m.
Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date:January 25, 2016
End Date:March 19, 2016

Boxing inspired aerobic workout designed to sculpt the arms and shoulders, as well as helping members build overall muscle endurance and providing and excellent cardio workout.

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Kettlebell Conditioning


Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Monday: 5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date:September 6, 2015
Age:Teen / Adult  

Improve cardiovascular strength and flexibility through the use of basic, intermediate, and advance kettlbell movements and by incorporating the "Tabata System," a period of active work plus rest, i.e., 2 to 4 minutes of work, with 30 seconds to 1 minute of rest for the designated 6, 8, 10, or 12 rounds.  The order of exercises will change, alternating between 30 seconds to 1 minute per exercise for each round to enable the body to adapt, resulting in faster improvements.

Instructor: Tiberius St. Judge 

Fitness Center Multi Purpose Room

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Kettlebell Training


Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, 18 Mount Morris Park West, Manhattan

Start Date:November 14, 2015
End Date:March 12, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Cardio and max toning with the use of the Kettlebell which is a resistance tool that also raises the heart rate giving cardio benefits.

Instructor: LaSharn Cooper

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Morning Fitness


Monday: 9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center, 9941 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn


Get your day started off on the right foot!  Gently awaken yourself in this low-impact, morning aerobics and stretching class.

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Olympic Weightlifting


Monday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Olympic weightlifting is a type of weightlifting aimed at lifting maximum weight.  It is mastered by gaining strength through practice and using techniques to effectively lift the barbells.  For ages 14 and over.

This program requires registration and a $50 program fee.

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Open Adult Recreation


Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Monday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

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

Start Date:September 8, 2014
End Date:February 26, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Adults are welcome to use the gymnasium to work out, shoot hoops, and excercise.

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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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Strength Training/Weightlifting

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.

157th St Plgd

157 ST & 116 AVE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type:Exercise Equipment

174th St Plgd

E 174 ST, BRONX RIVER AVE (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type:Exercise Equipment

210th St Plgd

210 ST & 73 AVE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type:Exercise Equipment

Adam Yauch Park

Facility Type:Exercise Equipment

Albert H. Mauro Plgd

PARK DR EAST & 73 TERRACE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type:Exercise Equipment

Alexander Hamilton Plgd

HAMILTON PL, W 140 TO W 141 STS (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type:Exercise Equipment

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center

80 CATHERINE STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type:Recreation Centers

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Ambrosini Field

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Strength Training/Weightlifting

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.

Row New York

Type:Adaptive Indoor Rowing
Adaptive Indoor Rowing: Workout once per week with our adaptive coaches to stay in shape through the winter months, set and reach your rowing goals, and prepare for rowing on the water. All adaptive athletes are welcome - from age 11 and up - no experience necessary! Cancellations due to snow and inclement weather may occur, and one make-up session will be scheduled. The Access-A-Ride address to the boathouse is 30 Meadow Lake Drive, Corona/Flushing/Flushing Meadows Corona Park/ NY.
Phone:718.433.3075 |  Email

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Strength Training/Weightlifting

Fall in Love with Fitness

Saturday, February 13, 2016
9:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.

J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park)
351 Fort Washington Ave., Manhattan| Map it

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Contact Number

(212) 927-1563


St. Mary's Recreation Center Open House

Monday, February 15, 2016
10:00 a.m.4:00 p.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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Contact Number

(718) 402-5155

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