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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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The Oval Walking Club

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

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: July 8, 2014
End Date: August 28, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

There are many benefits of participating in walking groups. Walking in groups will help with weight loss, cardiovascular health, and overall health. It also can help you by forming new friendships.

Improving cardiovascular health is a benefit of walking groups. Getting out there and doing simple walking revs up your heart at a safe level.

Instructor: Carmen Quarles

Membership Details

 

Track My Steps

(M)

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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

Age:Adult / Senior  

Come walk with us and track your steps! An indoor walking program for adults and seniors!

Membership Details

 

Walk NYC

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 15, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors.

NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way!

All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers.

For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

 

Walk NYC

Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 10, 2014
End Date: August 28, 2014
Age:Everyone  

  • Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors.

    NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way!

    All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers.

    For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

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    Walk NYC

    (M)

    Monday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
    Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

    McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

    Start Date: April 24, 2014
    Age:Everyone  

    Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors.

    NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way!

    All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers. This walk is wheelchair accessible and an adaptive program for New Yorkers of all abilities.

    For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

    Membership Details

     

    Walk NYC

    Wednesday: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

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

    Start Date: February 5, 2014
    End Date: December 31, 2014
    Age:Everyone  

    Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors.

    NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way!

    All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers.

    For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

     

    Walk NYC

    Tuesday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
    Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

    Red Hook Recreation Center, 155 Bay Street, Brooklyn

    Start Date: March 3, 2014
    Age:Everyone  

    Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors.

    NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way!

    All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers.

    For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

     

    Walk NYC

    Thursday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

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

    Start Date: March 3, 2014
    Age:Everyone  

    Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors.

    NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way!

    All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers.

    For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

     

     

    Walk NYC

    Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
    Wednesday: 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
    Saturday: 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

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

    Start Date: April 15, 2014
    Age:Everyone  

    Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors.

    NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way!

    All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers.

    For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

    Meet at the Recreation Center.

     

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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

    (Brooklyn) | Map it
    Facility Type: Fitness Paths
    Distance: 515 Yards 
    Laps Per Mile: 3.5 
    Map: Map 

    Bloomingdale Park Fitness Path

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

    Brower Park Fitness Path

    (Brooklyn) | Map it
    Facility Type: Fitness Paths
    Distance: 280 Yards 
    Laps Per Mile:
    Map: Map 

    Carl Schurz Park Fitness Path

    (Manhattan) | Map it
    Facility Type: Fitness Paths
    Distance: 350 Yards 
    Laps Per Mile:
    Map: Map 

    Clove Lakes Park Fitness Path

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

    Father Macris Park Fitness Path

    (Staten Island) | Map it
    Facility Type: Fitness Paths
    Distance: 350 Yards 
    Laps Per Mile:
    Map: Map 

    Fort Greene Park Fitness Path

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

    Haffen Park Fitness Path

    (Bronx) | Map it
    Facility Type: Fitness Paths
    Distance: 465 Yards 
    Laps Per Mile: 3.75 
    Map: Map 

    J. Hood Wright Park Fitness Path

    (Manhattan) | Map it
    Facility Type: Fitness Paths
    Distance: 195 Yards 
    Laps Per Mile:
    Map: Map 

    Juniper Valley Park Fitness Path

    (Queens) | Map it
    Facility Type: Fitness Paths
    Distance: 820 Yards 
    Laps Per Mile: 2.25 
    Map: Map 

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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

    Thursday, July 24, 2014
    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 at Joe Michaels Mile

    Thursday, July 24, 2014
    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:
    Parking is available on nearby streets or in a parking lot at Little Bay Park under the Throgs Neck Bridge, off the Cross Island Service Road.

    Cost

    Free  

    Contact Number

    718-352-4793 ext. 301

    Contact Email

    michael.agnello@parks.nyc.gov

     

    Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014
    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 at Joe Michaels Mile

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014
    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:
    Parking is available on nearby streets or in a parking lot at Little Bay Park under the Throgs Neck Bridge, off the Cross Island Service Road.

    Cost

    Free  

    Contact Number

    718-352-4793 ext. 301

    Contact Email

    michael.agnello@parks.nyc.gov

     

    Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

    Thursday, July 31, 2014
    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 at Joe Michaels Mile

    Thursday, July 31, 2014
    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:
    Parking is available on nearby streets or in a parking lot at Little Bay Park under the Throgs Neck Bridge, off the Cross Island Service Road.

    Cost

    Free  

    Contact Number

    718-352-4793 ext. 301

    Contact Email

    michael.agnello@parks.nyc.gov

     

    Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014
    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 at Joe Michaels Mile

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014
    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:
    Parking is available on nearby streets or in a parking lot at Little Bay Park under the Throgs Neck Bridge, off the Cross Island Service Road.

    Cost

    Free  

    Contact Number

    718-352-4793 ext. 301

    Contact Email

    michael.agnello@parks.nyc.gov

     

    Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

    Thursday, August 7, 2014
    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 at Joe Michaels Mile

    Thursday, August 7, 2014
    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:
    Parking is available on nearby streets or in a parking lot at Little Bay Park under the Throgs Neck Bridge, off the Cross Island Service Road.

    Cost

    Free  

    Contact Number

    718-352-4793 ext. 301

    Contact Email

    michael.agnello@parks.nyc.gov

     

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