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Found 214 facilities, 38 programs, 1 league, and 11 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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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: July 7, 2015
End Date: September 8, 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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Teen Body Building

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Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 9, 2015
End Date: August 31, 2015
Age:Teen  

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Teen Fitness

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Monday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: January 5, 2015
Age:Teen  

For teens!  Learn how to properly condition your body using weights, calisthenics and cardio machines.

For ages 14-17. 

Instructors:  Ingrid Tafe 

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Teen Fitness

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Monday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 9, 2015
End Date: September 12, 2015
Age:Teen  

It's all you, teens!  The fitness room opens especially for you during these supervised hours.

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Teen Fitness

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Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 22, 2014
Age:Teen  

Teens are instructed in proper weight training and cardio fitness.

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Teen Fitness (Circuit Training)

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

Age:Teen  

Teens will engage in weight training through circuit training to build a well balanced body, mind and challenge themselves in achieving a good workout routine.

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Total Body Conditioning

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

A full body workout designed to strengthen and tone the upper and lower body using hand-held weights.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Weight Room

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Monday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 7th Avenue at 43rd Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 6, 2015
End Date: September 13, 2015
Age:Teen  


Open Access for Teens

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Weight Room

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Monday: 6:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 7th Avenue at 43rd Street, Brooklyn

Age:Adult / Senior  

The weight room is open for adults and seniors.

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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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Strength Training/Weightlifting

Shape Up NYC: Total Body Burn

Monday, August 31, 2015
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

AccessibleConference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)
298 Satterlee Street, 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, September 3, 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

 

It's My Park at McCarren Park with Good.Clean.Fun.

Saturday, September 5, 2015
9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.

McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

samrock83@gmail.com

 

It's My Park at McCarren Park with Good.Clean.Fun.

Saturday, September 12, 2015
9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.

McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Email

samrock83@gmail.com

 

It's My Park at McCarren Park with Good.Clean.Fun.

Saturday, September 19, 2015
9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.

McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Email

samrock83@gmail.com

 

It's My Park at McCarren Park with Good.Clean.Fun.

Saturday, September 26, 2015
9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.

McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

samrock83@gmail.com

 

It's My Park at McCarren Park with Good.Clean.Fun.

Saturday, October 3, 2015
9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.

McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

samrock83@gmail.com

 

It's My Park at McCarren Park with Good.Clean.Fun.

Saturday, October 10, 2015
9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.

McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

samrock83@gmail.com

 

It's My Park at McCarren Park with Good.Clean.Fun.

Saturday, October 17, 2015
9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.

McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

samrock83@gmail.com

 

It's My Park at McCarren Park with Good.Clean.Fun.

Saturday, October 24, 2015
9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.

McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

samrock83@gmail.com

 

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