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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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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

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

Tuesday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

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

Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Forest Park , MYRTLE AVE., UNION TURNPIKE, PARK LANE SOUTH BET. BROOKLYN-QUEENS COUNTY LINE AND PARK LANE (Queens), Queens

Start Date: April 26, 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.

Cost: Free 

Please meet at the flagpole next to Victory Field at Woodhaven Blvd & Myrtle Avenue.

 

Walk NYC

Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Calvert Vaux Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Gravesend Bay, Bay 44 St. to Bay 49 St., Shore Pkwy., Brooklyn

Start Date: July 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.

Cost: FREE 

The group will meet at the comfort station.

 

Walk NYC

Monday: 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Thursday: 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Marine Park , SHORE PKWY., AVENUE U, FILMORE AVE. BET. BRIGHAM ST., GERRITSEN AVE., AND FLATBUSH AVE. (Brooklyn), Brooklyn

Start Date: June 10, 2013
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 Marine Park Nature Center!

 

Walk NYC

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: March 29, 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.

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

 

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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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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 
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Bloomingdale Park Fitness Path

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

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

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

(Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Fitness Paths
Distance: 350 Yards 
Laps Per Mile:
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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 
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J. Hood Wright Park Fitness Path

(Manhattan) | Map it
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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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

 

Art Ride! Guided Bicycle Tour of Rockaway! Exhibit at Fort Tilden

Sunday, August 3, 2014
9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.

Beach 59th Street and Rockaway Boulevard, Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

JamaicaBayGreenway@dot.nyc.gov

 

Adaptive Walk NYC

Monday, August 4, 2014
2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.

AccessibleMcCarren Play Center
776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 218-2380

 

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

 

Adaptive Walk NYC

Monday, August 11, 2014
2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.

AccessibleMcCarren Play Center
776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 218-2380

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, August 12, 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

 

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