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Found 214 facilities, 34 programs, 1 league, and 30 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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Shape Up NYC: Fitness for the Mind and Body

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 2, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This exhilarating fitness class is designed to build physical, mental and spiritual muscle, and is adaptable to any fitness level.  This class improves joint mobility, spinal flexibility, right-left brain coordination, kinesthetic learning, cognitive function, systemic health, balance, self-esteem, confidence and playfulness. 

Instructor: Paula Sealy Edwards

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: Interval Toning

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

A.R.R.O.W. Field House, 35-30 35th Street, Queens

Start Date: August 12, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A class utilizing one's own body to focus on and strenghten the core. This instructor is a part of the Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: PiYo

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Chinatown YMCA Cornerstone Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 200 Madison Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 15, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of flowing yoga movements. You'll even improve your balance and core power. We crank up the music, the speed, and the fun to give you an intense, low-impact workout that will burn crazy calories and sculpt every inch of your body for a long, lean, beautiful physique. This class is taught by an instructor who is in the Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.Please bring your own mat to this class.

 

Shape Up NYC: Stretching and Toning

Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Poe Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , East 192nd Street, Bronx

Start Date: October 9, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

An exercise class focusing on your core through a combination of strength, balance and toning exercises.

 

Shape Up NYC: Teen Athletic Training

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Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: February 5, 2015
Age:Teen  

This class is designed to improve training abilities of participants.This class focuses on teaching the proper techniques involved in weight lifting and overall fitness. Open to teens only.

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Shape Up NYC: Tight & Right

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center, 670 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 2, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A fun, dynamic interval training workout designed by personal trainer Jodi Cornish. Works to challenge the whole body and efficiently burn fat.  Sweat it out and have fun! This is an outdoor class. 

Instructor: Jodi Cornish

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: Total Body Conditioning

Wednesday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Queens Hospital Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 82-68 Parsons Blvd. (Bet. 161 St.) Jamaica, NY 11432 T-Bldg. 1st Floor, Queens

Start Date: January 14, 2015
End Date: June 17, 2015
Age:Everyone  

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

Phone: 718-883-4854
Phone 2: 718-883-2345
E-mail: perezma@nychhc.org
Cost: Free 

T-Bldg. 1st Floor

 

Strength Training Basics

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Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Avenue (across from Sea View Hospital), Staten Island

Start Date: April 16, 2015
End Date: June 18, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

This class teaches you the safe and effective way to use strength equipment and learn the benefits of each machine.

 

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Strength Training Basics

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Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Avenue (across from Sea View Hospital), Staten Island

Start Date: April 14, 2015
End Date: June 16, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

This class teaches you the safe and effective way to use strength equipment and learn the benefits of each machine.

Fitness Room

 

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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

ATLANTIC AVE ,STATE ST & COLUMBIA PLACE (Brooklyn) | Map it
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

E/S CITY ISLAND AVENUE AT CENTRE ST (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.

Row New York

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
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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Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday, May 23, 2015
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

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

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 227-1403

Contact Email

sigona99@verizon.net

 

Shape Up NYC: Total Body Burn

Monday, May 25, 2015
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

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

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 227-1463

Contact Email

francis.gessner@parks.nyc.gov

 

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Thrower Power

Thursday, May 28, 2015
11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

AccessibleMidland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 667-3543

 

Crom Physical Culture Summer of Shred 2015 Bootcamp

Saturday, May 30, 2015
8:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.

Beach 94th Street off Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 845-1700

 

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday, May 30, 2015
9:00 a.m.10:00 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

 

Shape Up NYC: Total Body Burn

Monday, June 1, 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

 

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Thrower Power

Thursday, June 4, 2015
11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

AccessibleMidland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 667-3543

 

Crom Physical Culture Summer of Shred 2015 Bootcamp

Saturday, June 6, 2015
8:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.

Beach 94th Street off Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 845-1700

 

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday, June 6, 2015
9:00 a.m.10:00 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

 

Shape Up NYC: Total Body Burn

Monday, June 8, 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

 

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