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Found 213 facilities, 37 programs, 1 league, and 10 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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Senior Weight Room Hour

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

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Hour designated for seniors to work out in the weight room exclusively.

Must have a minimum of 7 seniors in order to reserve weight room.

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Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups. Free to the public.

Instructor: Senora Williams

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: Aerobics

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Betsy Head Field House, Livonia Ave between Hopkinson & Amboy streets, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 11, 2012
Age:Everyone  

Instructor: Carolyn Herring

 

Cardio exercise class combining strength and toning exercises.

 

 Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

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

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Conditioning

Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: December 24, 2013
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Steven

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: Body Conditioning

Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: December 15, 2013
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!

 

Shape Up NYC: Boot Camp

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: July 14, 2013
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

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: 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

Age: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: Kettlebell, Core, and Conditioning

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

McDonald Park House Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 775 Forest Ave, Staten Island

Start Date: September 16, 2013
Age:Adult / Senior  

A strength and conditioning class that will elevate your heart rate, build muscle, increase flexibility and burn fat.

Cost: Free 

 

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

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

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

Cost: Free 

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

 

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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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Facilities related to Strength Training/Weightlifting: Fitness Room

Ambrosini Field

E/S CITY ISLAND AVENUE AT CENTRE ST (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

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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

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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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

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Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(718) 353-7853

 

Adaptive Weight Training

Friday, April 25, 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

 

Shape Up NYC: Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning

Monday, April 28, 2014
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

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

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Cost

Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning

Monday, May 5, 2014
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

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

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Cost

Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning

Monday, May 12, 2014
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

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

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Cost

Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning

Monday, May 19, 2014
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

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

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Cost

Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning

Monday, May 26, 2014
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

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

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Cost

Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning

Monday, June 2, 2014
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

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

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Cost

Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning

Monday, June 9, 2014
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

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

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Cost

Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning

Monday, June 16, 2014
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

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

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Cost

Free  

 

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