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Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Today
4/17
Friday
4/18
Saturday
4/19
Sunday
4/20
Monday
4/21
Tuesday
4/22

Building Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM

7:00 a - 8:30 a
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.


Adult

8:00 a - 9:00 a
A Spin Through Williamsburg
Adult, Senior

A Spin Through Williamsburg

New to spinning?  Join this introductory class and take your workout routine to the next level.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 10:00 a
McCarren Tots - Move, Discover & Explore
Family

McCarren Tots - Move, Discover & Explore

Pre-tots engage in free play and work on gross motor and socialization skills.

For children ages 9 to 18 months.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.


Family

9:00 a - 10:00 a
Shape Up NYC: Pilates
Adult

Shape Up NYC: Pilates

Gain core strength, flatten and tighten abdominals and increase your overall flexibility. Create a balanced body while invigorating your mind and elevating your spirit.


Adult

10:00 a - 11:00 a
McCarren Tots - My Grown Up & Me
Family

McCarren Tots - My Grown Up & Me

Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class.  With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground, move through tunnels, pop up houses and more!

For children ages 18 months to 5 years.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.


Family

10:00 a - 1:00 p
Table Tennis
Everyone

Table Tennis

Adults can enjoy a game of table tennis.


Everyone

11:15 a - 12:15 p
McCarren Tots - Soccer and Basketball
Family

McCarren Tots - Soccer and Basketball

Tots learn the basics of soccer and basketball, practice teamwork and most of all have fun!

For children ages 18 months to 5 years.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.


Family

1:00 p - 2:30 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.


Adult

2:00 p - 6:00 p
Afterschool Program
Child

Afterschool Program

Must be registered to participate.


Child

4:00 p - 5:00 p
Karate Kids
Child

Karate Kids

This instructional karate class is for kids ages 6-13. Please call the center at (718) 218-2380 for more information.


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Weebike
Child

Weebike

Take your tot to this learn to ride program.  Bring your own bike and help facilitate structured lessons for your child to learn to ride safely and skillfully.


Child

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Metropolitan Basketball Practice
Child, Teen

Metropolitan Basketball Practice

Team members of the Metropolitan Pool & Recreation Center basketball team will have the opportunity to use the gymnasium to practice and perfect their basketball skills.              


Child, Teen

6:00 p - 7:15 p
Mixed Martial Arts/Self-Defense
Adult, Teen

Mixed Martial Arts/Self-Defense

Get fit and have fun in this combat sport that incorporates techniques from a variety of martial arts forms.  Enhance cardiovascular conditioning, muscle strength, balance, coordination and concentration in this popular modern sport.


Adult, Teen

7:30 p - 8:30 p
Kickboxing
Adult

Kickboxing

Feel powerful as you execute elements of boxing and martial arts through punches, kicks and strikes.  It's a total body workout that strengthens agility, balance and coordination.


Adult

8:00 p - 9:30 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.


Adult

Building Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM

7:00 a - 8:30 a
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.


Adult

9:00 a - 10:00 a
McCarren Tots - Move, Discover & Explore
Family

McCarren Tots - Move, Discover & Explore

Pre-tots engage in free play and work on gross motor and socialization skills.

For children ages 9 to 18 months.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.


Family

10:00 a - 11:00 a
McCarren Tots - My Grown Up & Me
Family

McCarren Tots - My Grown Up & Me

Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class.  With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground, move through tunnels, pop up houses and more!

For children ages 18 months to 5 years.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.


Family

10:00 a - 11:00 a
Table Tennis
Everyone

Table Tennis

Adults can enjoy a game of table tennis.


Everyone

11:00 a - 12:00 p
McCarren Tots - Craft, Art, and Express
Preschool

McCarren Tots - Craft, Art, and Express

Little Picassos express thier creativity in exciting arts and crafts projects.  Activities include painting, drawing and holiday crafts.

For children ages 2 to 5 years.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.


Preschool

12:00 p - 2:45 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.


Adult

2:00 p - 6:00 p
Afterschool Program
Child

Afterschool Program

Must be registered to participate.


Child

5:00 p - 6:30 p
Metropolitan Basketball Practice
Child, Teen

Metropolitan Basketball Practice

Team members of the Metropolitan Pool & Recreation Center basketball team will have the opportunity to use the gymnasium to practice and perfect their basketball skills.              


Child, Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Art for Kids
Child

Art for Kids

Structured art activities for kids 6-13 years old.


Child

6:30 p - 7:30 p
Zumba (Members Only)
Adult, Senior, Teen

Zumba (Members Only)

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!  The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.


Adult, Senior, Teen

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Children's Table Tennis
Child

Children's Table Tennis

Children can have fun playing this classic game with other kids, and even bring their friends! 


Child

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Indoor Cycling
Adult

Indoor Cycling

Spin the pounds away in this high-intensity cycling classes!  Intervals are designed to strengthen your heart, legs and core.


Adult

8:00 p - 9:30 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.


Adult

Building Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

9:00 a - 10:00 a
Restorative Yoga
Adult, Senior, Teen

Restorative Yoga

Take a load off in this gentle yoga class that uses supported postures to relieve stress.


Adult, Senior, Teen

9:30 a - 11:00 a
Family Table Tennis
Everyone

Family Table Tennis

Play table tennis with the whole family!  All ages are welcome.


Everyone

10:15 a - 11:15 a
Yoga: Vinyasa Flow
Adult, Senior, Teen

Yoga: Vinyasa Flow

Vinyasa yoga is a workout that focuses on fitness and the proper timing of breath.  The workout progresses through synchronized breathing and a flow of movement from one posture to the next. 


Adult, Senior, Teen

11:30 a - 2:30 p
Table Tennis
Everyone

Table Tennis

Adults can enjoy a game of table tennis.


Everyone

12:00 p - 1:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Zumba
Adult, Senior, Teen

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!  The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.


Adult, Senior, Teen

1:00 p - 2:00 p
Teen Basketball
Teen

Teen Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our open basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

For teens 14-17 years old.


Teen

2:00 p - 3:00 p
Children's Basketball
Child

Children's Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our open basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

For ages 6-13.


Child

3:00 p - 4:30 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.


Adult

Building Hours
Closed

Easter Sunday

Recreation Centers will be closed.

Building Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM

7:00 a - 8:30 a
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.


Adult

8:00 a - 9:00 a
Senior Flex Fitness
Senior

Senior Flex Fitness

Seniors, train with an instructor who will address your individual fitness needs.


Senior

9:00 a - 10:00 a
McCarren Tots - Move, Discover & Explore
Family

McCarren Tots - Move, Discover & Explore

Pre-tots engage in free play and work on gross motor and socialization skills.

For children ages 9 to 18 months.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.


Family

10:00 a - 11:00 a
McCarren Tots - My Grown Up & Me
Family

McCarren Tots - My Grown Up & Me

Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class.  With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground, move through tunnels, pop up houses and more!

For children ages 18 months to 5 years.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.


Family

10:00 a - 1:00 p
Table Tennis
Everyone

Table Tennis

Adults can enjoy a game of table tennis.


Everyone

12:00 p - 2:45 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.


Adult

12:00 p - 12:45 p
Get Fit with Chris
Adult, Senior

Get Fit with Chris

Take part in interval training, pylometric exercises, and strength training.  This class is for members of all ability levels. 

 


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 6:00 p
Afterschool Program
Child

Afterschool Program

Must be registered to participate.


Child

3:00 p - 4:00 p
Children's Basketball
Child

Children's Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our open basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

For ages 6-13.


Child

3:00 p - 5:00 p
Ultimate Frisbee
Adult

Ultimate Frisbee

Get into this fun game!  Just in time for the warm weather, learn the rules of scoring, passing, and intercepting.


Adult

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Teen Basketball
Teen

Teen Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our open basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

For teens 14-17 years old.


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Metropolitan Basketball Practice
Child, Teen

Metropolitan Basketball Practice

Team members of the Metropolitan Pool & Recreation Center basketball team will have the opportunity to use the gymnasium to practice and perfect their basketball skills.              


Child, Teen

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Adult Dodgeball
Adult

Adult Dodgeball

Re-live the glory days of summer camp and middle school by taking part in a competitive game of Dodgeball. Dodgeball is a great way to exercise, relieve stress and most importantly-have fun!


Adult

7:00 p - 7:30 p
HIIT: High Intensity Interval Training
Adult, Senior

HIIT: High Intensity Interval Training

Builds up your cardiovascular capacity through short, intense bursts of exercise referred to as intervals.


Adult, Senior

7:00 p - 8:30 p
NBA2K14 Tournament

NBA2K14 Tournament


8:00 p - 9:30 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.


Adult

Building Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM

7:00 a - 8:30 a
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.


Adult

8:00 a - 9:00 a
A Spin Through Williamsburg
Adult, Senior

A Spin Through Williamsburg

New to spinning?  Join this introductory class and take your workout routine to the next level.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 10:00 a
McCarren Tots - Move, Discover & Explore
Family

McCarren Tots - Move, Discover & Explore

Pre-tots engage in free play and work on gross motor and socialization skills.

For children ages 9 to 18 months.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.


Family

9:00 a - 10:00 a
Shape Up NYC: Pilates
Adult

Shape Up NYC: Pilates

Gain core strength, flatten and tighten abdominals and increase your overall flexibility. Create a balanced body while invigorating your mind and elevating your spirit.


Adult

10:00 a - 11:00 a
McCarren Tots - My Grown Up & Me
Family

McCarren Tots - My Grown Up & Me

Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class.  With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground, move through tunnels, pop up houses and more!

For children ages 18 months to 5 years.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.


Family

10:00 a - 1:00 p
Table Tennis
Everyone

Table Tennis

Adults can enjoy a game of table tennis.


Everyone

11:00 a - 12:00 p
Art for Us Adaptive Art Program
Adult, Senior

Art for Us Adaptive Art Program

Instructional art program for people with disabilities to interact, socialize and express themselves through art.


Adult, Senior

11:15 a - 12:15 p
McCarren Tots - Soccer and Basketball
Family

McCarren Tots - Soccer and Basketball

Tots learn the basics of soccer and basketball, practice teamwork and most of all have fun!

For children ages 18 months to 5 years.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.


Family

12:00 p - 1:00 p
Senior Arts and Crafts
Senior

Senior Arts and Crafts

Seniors make fun crafts together, trying new, creative projects and skills!


Senior

1:00 p - 2:45 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.


Adult

2:00 p - 6:00 p
Afterschool Program
Child

Afterschool Program

Must be registered to participate.


Child

3:00 p - 4:00 p
Children's Basketball
Child

Children's Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our open basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

For ages 6-13.


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Weebike
Child

Weebike

Take your tot to this learn to ride program.  Bring your own bike and help facilitate structured lessons for your child to learn to ride safely and skillfully.


Child

6:00 p - 7:15 p
Tai Chi/Chi Kung for Health
Adult, Senior

Tai Chi/Chi Kung for Health

Tai Chi and Chi Kung are martial arts disciplines known for reducing stress and relaxing the body.  Tai Chi, a Chinese art that uses a system of fluid movements, is often practiced slowly, concentrating on the flow of internal energy.  Chi Kung, which exercises the whole body to developed outer and inner strength, is considered to be a powerful tool of healing in traditional Chinese medicine.


Adult, Senior

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Teen Soccer
Teen

Teen Soccer

Teens learn to build upon their soccer skills!


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Young Voices Art Club
Teen

Young Voices Art Club

Teens, learn how to express yourself and improve your fine art skills!


Teen

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Teen Basketball
Teen

Teen Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our open basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

For teens 14-17 years old.


Teen

7:30 p - 8:30 p
Yoga: Vinyasa Flow
Adult, Senior, Teen

Yoga: Vinyasa Flow

Vinyasa yoga is a workout that focuses on fitness and the proper timing of breath.  The workout progresses through synchronized breathing and a flow of movement from one posture to the next. 


Adult, Senior, Teen

8:00 p - 9:30 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.


Adult

Computer Resource Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Today
4/17
Friday
4/18
Saturday
4/19
Sunday
4/20
Monday
4/21
Tuesday
4/22

Building Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM

10:00 a - 2:00 p
DL000 One-on-One Sessions
Adult, Senior

DL000 One-on-One Sessions

Receive one on one training in basic computer skills.


Adult, Senior

12:00 p - 2:00 p
DigitalWork Application and Interview Time
Adult, Teen

DigitalWork Application and Interview Time

In our technological age, education and technical skills are the key to professional success. Individuals with certification make on average $15,000 more per year than those without.

Computer Resource Centers are seeking capable young adults for our year long to over 200 young adults ages 16-26.

Details…
FREE training leading to certification in either Adobe Creative Suite 6 or Microsoft Office 2010
For young adults ages 16-26 that are out of school, out of work, and out of options.
Training four hours a day, five days a week, for ten weeks.
40 hours of paid online work opportunity
Certification exam at no expense (usually $110)
Free 1-year membership to Parks & Recreation
Job, internship, and educational placement support
Opportunity to win a free laptop computer

Use this time to apply on our computers or interview with our staff.


Adult, Teen

3:00 p - 6:00 p
YP101 ASP Technology Curriculum
Child

YP101 ASP Technology Curriculum

The Afterschool Program Technology Curriculum offers youth ages 6-12 a variety of fun and educational computer-based activities to strengthen their academic and technology skills while encouraging creativity, self-awareness, and social activism.

This is a closed session.


Child

Building Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM

10:00 a - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult Open Access

OA100 Adult Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


3:00 p - 6:00 p
YP101 ASP Technology Curriculum
Child

YP101 ASP Technology Curriculum

The Afterschool Program Technology Curriculum offers youth ages 6-12 a variety of fun and educational computer-based activities to strengthen their academic and technology skills while encouraging creativity, self-awareness, and social activism.

This is a closed session.


Child

Building Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Building Hours
Closed

Easter Sunday

Recreation Centers will be closed.

Building Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM

10:00 a - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult Open Access

OA100 Adult Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


2:00 p - 3:00 p
WF101 Intro to Windows 7/ MS Office 2010
Adult, Senior

WF101 Intro to Windows 7/ MS Office 2010

Behind successful movies lie great stories. This course will teach students how to transform their story from an idea into a completed script.


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 4:00 p
YP101 ASP Technology Curriculum
Child

YP101 ASP Technology Curriculum

The Afterschool Program Technology Curriculum offers youth ages 6-12 a variety of fun and educational computer-based activities to strengthen their academic and technology skills while encouraging creativity, self-awareness, and social activism.

This is a closed session.


Child

4:00 p - 5:00 p
YP102 Global Partners Junior
Child

YP102 Global Partners Junior

Global Partners Junior is a global awareness program that connects New York City youth to their peers around the world. Students ages 9 to 12 participate online, following curriculum on a subject such as sustainability or global business.

This is a closed session.


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
YP101 ASP Technology Curriculum
Child

YP101 ASP Technology Curriculum

The Afterschool Program Technology Curriculum offers youth ages 6-12 a variety of fun and educational computer-based activities to strengthen their academic and technology skills while encouraging creativity, self-awareness, and social activism.

This is a closed session.


Child

6:00 p - 8:00 p
RY101 Storytelling
Teen

RY101 Storytelling

Behind successful movies lie great stories. This course will teach students how to transform their story from an idea into a completed script.


Teen

Building Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM

10:00 a - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult Open Access

OA100 Adult Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


3:00 p - 6:00 p
YP101 ASP Technology Curriculum
Child

YP101 ASP Technology Curriculum

The Afterschool Program Technology Curriculum offers youth ages 6-12 a variety of fun and educational computer-based activities to strengthen their academic and technology skills while encouraging creativity, self-awareness, and social activism.

This is a closed session.


Child

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