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Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
1/26
Tuesday
1/27
Wednesday
1/28
Thursday
1/29
Friday
1/30
Saturday
1/31
Sunday
2/1

Building Hours
7:30 a - 10:30 p

6:45 a - 7:45 a
Early Bird Walkers
Adult, Senior

Early Bird Walkers

Early morning, indoor walking class for adults and seniors who want a gentle start to the day.


Adult, Senior

8:00 a - 10:00 a
Oldtimers' Basketball
Senior

Oldtimers' Basketball

Seniors face off against each other in a team basketball setting.


Senior

8:00 a - 10:00 a
Table Tennis
Everyone

Table Tennis

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.

Note: Bring your own nets and paddles.


Everyone

11:00 a - 12:30 p
Monday Movement
Adult, Senior

Monday Movement

Get the week started off right in this low-impact, chair aerobics class.  Perfect for seniors or those with limited mobility.

This class is accessible for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 1:30 p
Fitness Room Closed

Fitness Room Closed

The fitness room is closed for cleaning.


7:00 p - 8:30 p
Aerobics
Adult, Senior, Teen

Aerobics

Improve cardiovascular health by getting your heart pumping in these fast-paced exercises.


Adult, Senior, Teen

7:00 p - 8:30 p
Tae Kwon Do
Everyone

Tae Kwon Do

Learn Tae Kwon Do, a Korean martial art that combines self-defense, combat, and exercise techniques.


Everyone

Building Hours
7:30 a - 10:30 p

6:45 a - 7:45 a
Early Bird Walkers
Adult, Senior

Early Bird Walkers

Early morning, indoor walking class for adults and seniors who want a gentle start to the day.


Adult, Senior

8:00 a - 10:00 a
Table Tennis
Everyone

Table Tennis

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.

Note: Bring your own nets and paddles.


Everyone

9:00 a - 11:00 a
Shape Up NYC: Fitness for the Mind and Body
Adult, Senior, Teen

Shape Up NYC: Fitness for the Mind and Body

This exhilarating fitness class is designed to build physical, mental and spiritual muscle, and is adaptable to any fitness level.  This class improves joint mobility, spinal flexibility, right-left brain coordination, kinesthetic learning, cognitive function, systemic health, balance, self-esteem, confidence and playfulness. 

Instructor: Paula Sealy Edwards

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

11:30 a - 12:30 p
Theater Club
Adult, Senior

Theater Club

Work with emerging independent artists who are pioneering new approaches to music, theater, and film.

This class is accessible for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 1:30 p
Fitness Room Closed

Fitness Room Closed

The fitness room is closed for cleaning.


4:00 p - 10:00 p
Table Tennis
Everyone

Table Tennis

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.

Note: Bring your own nets and paddles.


Everyone

6:00 p - 10:30 p
Open Basketball
Adult, Teen

Open 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, Teen

6:30 p - 8:00 p
Jujitsu
Everyone

Jujitsu

Learn the art of close combat through this Japanese martial art.  Designed to redirect an opponent's energy, it uses special grappling techniques like trapping, locks and holds.


Everyone

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Aerobics
Adult, Senior, Teen

Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

A moderate heart-pumping workout to help burn calories and improve heart health.  Continuous movement to tone and sculpt the body with great music makes it fun!  This instructor is part of NYC Parks Instructor Training Program.


Adult, Senior, Teen

Building Hours
7:30 a - 10:30 p

6:45 a - 7:45 a
Early Bird Walkers
Adult, Senior

Early Bird Walkers

Early morning, indoor walking class for adults and seniors who want a gentle start to the day.


Adult, Senior

8:00 a - 10:00 a
Table Tennis
Everyone

Table Tennis

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.

Note: Bring your own nets and paddles.


Everyone

9:00 a - 11:00 a
Shape Up NYC: Fitness for the Mind and Body
Adult, Senior, Teen

Shape Up NYC: Fitness for the Mind and Body

This exhilarating fitness class is designed to build physical, mental and spiritual muscle, and is adaptable to any fitness level.  This class improves joint mobility, spinal flexibility, right-left brain coordination, kinesthetic learning, cognitive function, systemic health, balance, self-esteem, confidence and playfulness. 

Instructor: Paula Sealy Edwards

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

10:00 a - 12:30 p
Senior Lounge Activities
Senior

Senior Lounge Activities

Social time with games and puzzles, movies, arts & crafts and knitting.  Open to seniors.

This class is accessible for people with disabilities.


Senior

1:00 p - 1:30 p
Fitness Room Closed

Fitness Room Closed

The fitness room is closed for cleaning.


7:00 p - 9:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Step Aerobics
Adult, Senior, Teen

Shape Up NYC: Step Aerobics

Step Aerobics is a moderate, low-intensity workout intended to help you burn calories!

Instructor: Sandra Carrero

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

7:00 p - 8:30 p
Tae Kwon Do
Everyone

Tae Kwon Do

Learn Tae Kwon Do, a Korean martial art that combines self-defense, combat, and exercise techniques.


Everyone

Building Hours
7:30 a - 10:30 p

6:45 a - 7:45 a
Early Bird Walkers
Adult, Senior

Early Bird Walkers

Early morning, indoor walking class for adults and seniors who want a gentle start to the day.


Adult, Senior

8:00 a - 10:00 a
Table Tennis
Everyone

Table Tennis

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.

Note: Bring your own nets and paddles.


Everyone

1:00 p - 1:30 p
Fitness Room Closed

Fitness Room Closed

The fitness room is closed for cleaning.


4:00 p - 10:00 p
Table Tennis
Everyone

Table Tennis

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.

Note: Bring your own nets and paddles.


Everyone

6:00 p - 10:30 p
Open Basketball
Adult, Teen

Open 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, Teen

6:30 p - 8:00 p
Jujitsu
Everyone

Jujitsu

Learn the art of close combat through this Japanese martial art.  Designed to redirect an opponent's energy, it uses special grappling techniques like trapping, locks and holds.


Everyone

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Yoga
Adult, Senior, Teen

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility. Mats are provided (though students are encouraged to bring their own). Students should wear comfortable clothing. 

Instructor: Stefanie Joshua

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

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Yoga
Adult, Senior, Teen

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility. Mats are provided (though students are encouraged to bring their own). Students should wear comfortable clothing. 

Instructor: Stefanie Joshua

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

Building Hours
7:30 a - 10:30 p

6:45 a - 7:45 a
Early Bird Walkers
Adult, Senior

Early Bird Walkers

Early morning, indoor walking class for adults and seniors who want a gentle start to the day.


Adult, Senior

8:00 a - 10:00 a
Oldtimers' Basketball
Senior

Oldtimers' Basketball

Seniors face off against each other in a team basketball setting.


Senior

8:00 a - 10:00 a
Table Tennis
Everyone

Table Tennis

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.

Note: Bring your own nets and paddles.


Everyone

9:00 a - 10:00 a
Tai Chi
Adult, Senior

Tai Chi

This Chinese martial art relaxes the body by aligning breath with a series of movements. It is believed to improve cardiovascular fitness, balance and flexibility and relieve stress.


Adult, Senior

10:00 a - 11:30 a
Fun Fitness Fridays
Adult, Senior

Fun Fitness Fridays

High-impact class that combines elements of aerobics, zumba, and modern dance movements.


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 1:30 p
Fitness Room Closed

Fitness Room Closed

The fitness room is closed for cleaning.


5:00 p - 8:00 p
Roller Skating
Everyone

Roller Skating

Roller skate at Brownsville Recreation Center!  Dust off your skates and enjoy this fun pasttime in the gymnasium.


Everyone

7:00 p - 8:30 p
Tae Kwon Do
Everyone

Tae Kwon Do

Learn Tae Kwon Do, a Korean martial art that combines self-defense, combat, and exercise techniques.


Everyone

Building Hours
8:00 a - 5:00 p

8:00 a - 10:30 a
Oldtimers' Basketball
Senior

Oldtimers' Basketball

Seniors face off against each other in a team basketball setting.


Senior

8:15 a - 9:15 a
Aerobics
Adult, Senior, Teen

Aerobics

Improve cardiovascular health by getting your heart pumping in these fast-paced exercises.


Adult, Senior, Teen

9:30 a - 11:30 a
Dance Class
Child

Dance Class

Kids have fun learning the art of ballet, hip hop and other dance forms.  Don't miss it!


Child

10:30 a - 12:30 p
Instructional Basketball
Child, Teen

Instructional Basketball

Learn the fundamentals of basketball through this weekend class.  All levels are welcome.


Child, Teen

12:00 p - 2:30 p
Tae Kwon Do
Everyone

Tae Kwon Do

Learn Tae Kwon Do, a Korean martial art that combines self-defense, combat, and exercise techniques.


Everyone

2:00 p - 4:00 p
Jujitsu
Everyone

Jujitsu

Learn the art of close combat through this Japanese martial art.  Designed to redirect an opponent's energy, it uses special grappling techniques like trapping, locks and holds.


Everyone

Building Hours
8:00 a - 5:00 p

8:00 a - 4:00 p
Table Tennis
Everyone

Table Tennis

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.

Note: Bring your own nets and paddles.


Everyone

Pool Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
1/26
Tuesday
1/27
Wednesday
1/28
Thursday
1/29
Friday
1/30
Saturday
1/31
Sunday
2/1

Building Hours
7:30 a - 10:30 p

11:00 a - 12:45 p
Swim for Life

Swim for Life


1:00 p - 2:00 p
General Adult Swim
Adult, Senior

General Adult Swim

The pool is open for recreational swimming for adults ages 18 and over.


Adult, Senior

2:15 p - 3:00 p
Adult Lap Swim
Adult, Senior

Adult Lap Swim

The swimming pool is divided into lanes for adult and senior lap swim.  This program is open to members ages 18 and over.


Adult, Senior

3:30 p - 5:00 p
Youth Swim
Child, Teen

Youth Swim

The pool is open to those 17 and under.  You must be a minimum of 4'8" to swim at this time.


Child, Teen

5:15 p - 7:00 p
Adult Lap Swim
Adult, Senior

Adult Lap Swim

The swimming pool is divided into lanes for adult and senior lap swim.  This program is open to members ages 18 and over.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
7:30 a - 10:30 p

11:00 a - 12:45 p
Swim for Life

Swim for Life


1:00 p - 2:00 p
Water Aerobics
Adult, Senior

Water Aerobics


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 3:30 p
General Adult Swim
Adult, Senior

General Adult Swim

The pool is open for recreational swimming for adults ages 18 and over.


Adult, Senior

4:00 p - 5:00 p
Learn to Swim: Afterschool

Learn to Swim: Afterschool

For registered Afterschool participants only.  For others, the pool is closed during this time.


5:00 p - 6:45 p
Swim Team Practice

Swim Team Practice

The pool is closed for swim team practice.


Building Hours
7:30 a - 10:30 p

11:00 a - 12:45 p
Swim for Life

Swim for Life


1:00 p - 2:00 p
General Adult Swim
Adult, Senior

General Adult Swim

The pool is open for recreational swimming for adults ages 18 and over.


Adult, Senior

2:15 p - 3:00 p
Adult Lap Swim
Adult, Senior

Adult Lap Swim

The swimming pool is divided into lanes for adult and senior lap swim.  This program is open to members ages 18 and over.


Adult, Senior

3:30 p - 5:00 p
Youth Swim
Child, Teen

Youth Swim

The pool is open to those 17 and under.  You must be a minimum of 4'8" to swim at this time.


Child, Teen

5:15 p - 7:00 p
Adult Lap Swim
Adult, Senior

Adult Lap Swim

The swimming pool is divided into lanes for adult and senior lap swim.  This program is open to members ages 18 and over.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
7:30 a - 10:30 p

11:00 a - 12:45 p
Swim for Life

Swim for Life


1:00 p - 2:00 p
Learn to Swim: Adults
Adult, Senior

Learn to Swim: Adults

For registered participants only.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 3:30 p
General Adult Swim
Adult, Senior

General Adult Swim

The pool is open for recreational swimming for adults ages 18 and over.


Adult, Senior

4:00 p - 5:00 p
Learn to Swim: Afterschool

Learn to Swim: Afterschool

For registered Afterschool participants only.  For others, the pool is closed during this time.


5:00 p - 6:45 p
Swim Team Practice

Swim Team Practice

The pool is closed for swim team practice.


Building Hours
7:30 a - 10:30 p

11:00 a - 12:45 p
Swim for Life

Swim for Life


1:00 p - 2:00 p
General Adult Swim
Adult, Senior

General Adult Swim

The pool is open for recreational swimming for adults ages 18 and over.


Adult, Senior

2:15 p - 3:00 p
Adult Lap Swim
Adult, Senior

Adult Lap Swim

The swimming pool is divided into lanes for adult and senior lap swim.  This program is open to members ages 18 and over.


Adult, Senior

3:30 p - 5:00 p
Youth Swim
Child, Teen

Youth Swim

The pool is open to those 17 and under.  You must be a minimum of 4'8" to swim at this time.


Child, Teen

5:15 p - 7:00 p
Adult Lap Swim
Adult, Senior

Adult Lap Swim

The swimming pool is divided into lanes for adult and senior lap swim.  This program is open to members ages 18 and over.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
8:00 a - 5:00 p

9:00 a - 10:30 a
Swim Team Practice

Swim Team Practice

The pool is closed for swim team practice.


10:30 a - 11:30 a
Learn to Swim: Beginner Level 2 Class

Learn to Swim: Beginner Level 2 Class

For registered participants only.


11:30 a - 12:30 p
Learn to Swim: Beginner Level 1 Class

Learn to Swim: Beginner Level 1 Class

For registered participants only.


12:30 p - 1:00 p
Learn to Swim: Tots

Learn to Swim: Tots

For registered participants only.


1:00 p - 2:00 p
Learn to Swim: Beginner Level 1 Class

Learn to Swim: Beginner Level 1 Class

For registered participants only.


2:00 p - 2:30 p
Pool Closed: Maintenance

Pool Closed: Maintenance


3:00 p - 4:45 p
General Swim
Everyone

General Swim

The pool is open for recreational swim.  This program is open to members of all ages.


Everyone

Building Hours
8:00 a - 5:00 p

The pool is closed to the public today.

Computer Resource Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
1/26
Tuesday
1/27
Wednesday
1/28
Thursday
1/29
Friday
1/30
Saturday
1/31
Sunday
2/1

Building Hours
7:30 a - 10:30 p

10:00 a - 12:00 p
WF060 POP Beginning Computer Class
Adult, Senior

WF060 POP Beginning Computer Class

This closed session teaches basic computer skills to Parks Opportunity Program participants. (4 weeks)


Adult, Senior

12:00 p - 1:00 p
MM105 Intro to Print Design
Adult, Senior

MM105 Intro to Print Design

Design layouts for simple print publications such as fliers, newsletters and menus using Adobe InDesign.


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 2:30 p
DL000 One-on-One Help
Adult, Senior

DL000 One-on-One Help

Receive one on one training in basic computer skills.


Adult, Senior

2:30 p - 4:00 p
YP105 Homework Help
Child

YP105 Homework Help

During Homework Help, youth ages 6-12 receive homework assistance and time to complete their homework on the computer. 


Child

Building Hours
7:30 a - 10:30 p

10:00 a - 11:00 a
WF050 POP Job Search
Adult, Senior

WF050 POP Job Search

Online Job Search


Adult, Senior

12:00 p - 1:00 p
DL101a Intro to Computers
Adult, Senior

DL101a Intro to Computers

Learn typing and mouse skills, how to open and save files, basic program functions, and introductory internet tools.


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 2:30 p
MM101a Intro to Photoshop
Adult, Senior

MM101a Intro to Photoshop

        Photoshop is the most popular image-editing program used by graphic designers, web designers, fine artists and professional photographers. You, too, can harness the power of Photoshop to edit your photos and add artistic touches. Classes offer from CS3 to CS6, dependent on center licensing.   


Adult, Senior

2:30 p - 3:30 p
YP105 Homework Help
Child

YP105 Homework Help

During Homework Help, youth ages 6-12 receive homework assistance and time to complete their homework on the computer. 


Child

3:30 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.


Child

5:00 p - 7:00 p
RY100 Intro to Audio and Video Production
Child, Teen

RY100 Intro to Audio and Video Production

Learn typing and trackpad skills, how to open and save files, basic program functions, and introductory internet tools.


Child, Teen

Building Hours
7:30 a - 10:30 p

12:30 p - 2:30 p
MM101a Intro to Photoshop
Adult, Senior

MM101a Intro to Photoshop

        Photoshop is the most popular image-editing program used by graphic designers, web designers, fine artists and professional photographers. You, too, can harness the power of Photoshop to edit your photos and add artistic touches. Classes offer from CS3 to CS6, dependent on center licensing.   


Adult, Senior

2:30 p - 5:00 p
YP105 Homework Help
Child

YP105 Homework Help

During Homework Help, youth ages 6-12 receive homework assistance and time to complete their homework on the computer. 


Child

5:00 p - 7:00 p
RY101 Intro to Video Production
Child, Teen

RY101 Intro to Video Production

Take a seat in the director's chair! Learn the ins and outs of the video camera, then shoot footage in a varied settings utilizing basic shooting technique.


Child, Teen

Building Hours
7:30 a - 10:30 p

10:00 a - 12:00 p
WF060 POP Beginning Computer Class
Adult, Senior

WF060 POP Beginning Computer Class

This closed session teaches basic computer skills to Parks Opportunity Program participants. (4 weeks)


Adult, Senior

12:00 p - 1:00 p
MM105 Intro to Print Design
Adult, Senior

MM105 Intro to Print Design

Design layouts for simple print publications such as fliers, newsletters and menus using Adobe InDesign.


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 2:30 p
DL000 One-on-One Help
Adult, Senior

DL000 One-on-One Help

Receive one on one training in basic computer skills.


Adult, Senior

2:30 p - 3:30 p
YP105 Homework Help
Child

YP105 Homework Help

During Homework Help, youth ages 6-12 receive homework assistance and time to complete their homework on the computer. 


Child

3:30 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.


Child

5:00 p - 7:00 p
RY100 Intro to Audio and Video Production
Child, Teen

RY100 Intro to Audio and Video Production

Learn typing and trackpad skills, how to open and save files, basic program functions, and introductory internet tools.


Child, Teen

Building Hours
7:30 a - 10:30 p

11:00 a - 12:00 p
MM104e Intro to Web Design w/Wix.com
Child, Teen

MM104e Intro to Web Design w/Wix.com

        Create a free website with Wix.com. Customize with Wix's free website builder, no coding skills needed!   


Child, Teen

12:00 p - 2:30 p
DL000 One-on-One Help
Adult, Senior

DL000 One-on-One Help

Receive one on one training in basic computer skills.


Adult, Senior

2:30 p - 4:00 p
YP105 Homework Help
Child

YP105 Homework Help

During Homework Help, youth ages 6-12 receive homework assistance and time to complete their homework on the computer. 


Child

5:00 p - 7:00 p
RY201 Interm Video Production
Child, Teen

RY201 Interm Video Production

        Develop a compelling investigation and master the art of interviewing to create your own documentary film.    


Child, Teen

Building Hours
8:00 a - 5:00 p

10:00 a - 1:00 p
OO100 All Ages Open Access
Everyone

OO100 All Ages Open Access

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


Everyone

4:00 p - 6:00 p
OO100 All Ages Open Access
Everyone

OO100 All Ages Open Access

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


Everyone

Building Hours
8:00 a - 5:00 p

The computer resource center is closed to the public today.

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