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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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NYC Dept. for the Aging's WALKING CLUB Prg.

Friday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Raices Astoria Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 21-21 30th Drive, Queens

Age:Senior  

Walking Club\Call For Time

Phone: (718) 726-9642
Fax: (718) 626-4194
Cost: Free 

 

NYC Dept. for the Aging's WALKING CLUB Prg.

Friday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Cassidy Coles Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 125 Cassidy Place, Staten Island

Age:Senior  

Our walking club meets April-October/November (weather permitting). To participate, you must become a member of the senior center. Joining is easy and free, please call to find out how.

Phone: (718) 273-6808
Fax: (718) 273-6838
Cost: Free 

 

NYC Dept. for the Aging's WALKING CLUB Prg.

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

Brooks Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 143-22 109th Avenue, Queens

Age:Senior  

Join us twice a week for the Senior Stroll. We meet all year round, walking inside in the rain or snow. We recommend that you become a member of the senior center to participate. Joining is easy and free. Call to find out how.

Phone: (718) 291-3935
Fax: (718) 658-2006
Cost: Free 

 

NYC Dept. for the Aging's WALKING CLUB Prg.

Monday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

BronxWorks Morris Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 80 East 181st Street, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Our walking club meets April-October/November (weather permitting). To participate, you must become a member of the senior center. Joining is easy and free, please call to find out how.

Phone: (718) 933-5300
Fax: (718) 933-7701
Cost: Free 

 

NYC Dept. for the Aging's WALKING CLUB Prg.

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Baychester Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1220 East 229th Street, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Our walking club meets April-October/November (weather permitting). To participate, you must become a member of the senior center. Joining is easy and free, please call to find out how.

Cost: Free 

 

NYC Parks Afterschool Program

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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.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 15, 2014
End Date: June 26, 2015
Age:Child  

Open to children ages 6-13, the Afterschool Program offers activities including arts and crafts, sports, educational activities, trips and computer use.  Registration is free.   
 
For more information regarding the NYC Parks Afterschool Program, or to register, click here.

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New York Walkers Club

Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

Central Park , 5 AV TO CENTRAL PARK W, 59 ST TO 110 ST (Manhattan), Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Mission:To Encourage, improve and promote physical fitness and good community relations through walking for exercise and competition and for the dissemination of information to the public with regard to the benefits of walking for health. Walks meet every Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. inside Central Park at East Dr and E 90 St.

Phone: wilson@pouch.com
Phone 2: 718-588-0441
Cost: $20/year 

 

Orchard Beach Walk

Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

PSS City Island Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 116 City Island Ave, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join us for an easy walk to Orchard Beach and back, weather permitting. Open to anyone 60+.

Phone: 718-885-0727
E-mail: pgrondahl@pssusa.org
Cost: Free 

Meeting Location: Senior Housing Pilot St and City Island Ave

 

Senior Stroll

Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

JASA Williamsburg Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 202 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Wear a pedometer and walk with us every week around the neighborhood year-round, weather permitting. Open to anyone 60+.

Phone: (718) 218-9673
Fax: (718) 388-6865
Cost: Free 

 

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Walking

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.

Asser Levy Park Fitness Path

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Facility Type: Fitness Paths
Distance: 515 Yards 
Laps Per Mile: 3.5 
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Bloomingdale Park Fitness Path

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Facility Type: Fitness Paths
Distance: 650 Yards 
Laps Per Mile: 2.75 
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Brower Park Fitness Path

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Facility Type: Fitness Paths
Distance: 280 Yards 
Laps Per Mile:
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Carl Schurz Park Fitness Path

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Facility Type: Fitness Paths
Distance: 350 Yards 
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Clove Lakes Park Fitness Path

(Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Fitness Paths
Distance: 650 Yards 
Laps Per Mile: 2.75 
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Father Macris Park Fitness Path

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Facility Type: Fitness Paths
Distance: 350 Yards 
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Fort Greene Park Fitness Path

(Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Fitness Paths
Distance: 935 Yards 
Laps Per Mile: 1.75 
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Haffen Park Fitness Path

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Facility Type: Fitness Paths
Distance: 465 Yards 
Laps Per Mile: 3.75 
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J. Hood Wright Park Fitness Path

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Facility Type: Fitness Paths
Distance: 195 Yards 
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Juniper Valley Park Fitness Path

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Facility Type: Fitness Paths
Distance: 820 Yards 
Laps Per Mile: 2.25 
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Walking

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.

J.K.O. Running

Boroughs:Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island
Age: Adult
Type: Women's Running
J.K.O. Running is a women's running team. We welcome all women from total beginners (those who power walk, on the way the way to building up to jogging or running), advanced beginners & intermediate runners (gearing up for their first 5K, 10K or 1/2 marathon), to marathoners. We run year round, have weekly group runs, training runs and workshops. Our team participates in NYRR, charity and other race events as well as volunteer.
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Walking

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard & Ft Washington Ave., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, April 30, 2015
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard & Ft Washington Ave., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Walk

Monday, May 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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard & Ft Washington Ave., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Fitness Walk

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet in front of the Fort Totten entrance (across the street from Little Bay Park) on Totten Avenue - the western end of Joe Michaels Mile.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 352-4793 ext. 302

Contact Email

joanne.colorundo@parks.nyc.gov

 

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Walk

Wednesday, May 6, 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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, May 7, 2015
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard & Ft Washington Ave., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Fitness Walk

Thursday, May 7, 2015
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet in front of the Fort Totten entrance (across the street from Little Bay Park) on Totten Avenue - the western end of Joe Michaels Mile.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 352-4793 ext. 302

Contact Email

joanne.colorundo@parks.nyc.gov

 

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Going the Distance

Friday, May 8, 2015
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.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

 

Bronx Week: Marvelous Mott Haven Historic Walking Tour

Saturday, May 9, 2015
1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.

East 138th Street and Lincoln Avenue, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
This tour will start on the southeast corner of E. 138th Street and Lincoln Avenue, outside the #6 Third Avenue subway station.

Cost

$10 for BCHS members, $15 for non-members

Contact Number

(718) 881 8900

Contact Email

education@bronxhistoricalsociety.org

 

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