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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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from June 11, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026
in Fitness (x) category

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Jan10

Health and Race Walking

at North Meadow Recreation Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Moderate to brisk walks led by the NY Walkers Club for people 18 years and older of all abilities. This low-impact fitness program is perfect for those who want to get in shape, build…
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jan10

Shape Up NYC Body Sculpting

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Enjoy fun, continuous movement to great music.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jan10

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this hour-long class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC…
Category: Fitness

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Jan11

Hatha Yoga

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Reduce stress and increase your energy by focusing on your posture, breath and mind/body/spirit. Classes are led by Yoga for Bliss Director Neem Dewji and other certified instructors,…
Category: Fitness

Jan11

Fitness Hike (vigorous)

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just…
Category: Nature, Fitness
Free!

Jan11

North Manhattan Parks Super Hike

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hikers will see the old rock shelters used by Lenape Natives at Inwood Hill Park, observe the Cloisters building in Fort Tryon Park, and finish at the legendary Little Red Lighthouse.
Category: Nature, Fitness, History
Free!

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Jan11

Youth Wheelchair Basketball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Games, Kids, Sports

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Kids
Jan11

Meditation at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices. Each session includes instruction in simple…
Category: Fitness

Monday, January 12, 2015

Jan12

Monday Movement

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get the week started off right in this low-impact, chair aerobics class. Perfect for seniors or those with limited mobility. Open to adults and seniors.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

Jan12

Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Adapted Aquatics program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, felxibility, mobilty, muscle…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

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