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Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
3/30
Tuesday
3/31
Wednesday
4/1
Thursday
4/2
Friday
4/3
Saturday
4/4
Sunday
4/5

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:00 p

9:00 a - 8:45 p
Fitness Room
Everyone

Fitness Room

The fitness room is open for use.


Everyone

10:30 a - 2:00 p
Mind, Body & Spirit Senior Program & Hot Meals
Senior

Mind, Body & Spirit Senior Program & Hot Meals

A joint collaboration between Jackie Robinson Center and Presbyterian Senior Services, our mission is to offer a diverse schedule of activities that will encourage retention and focus on various aspects of senior health and improved quality of life, under the frame work Mind, Body and the Spirit.  Through DFTA (Department for the Aging) funding, Presbyterian is able to serve up to 25 hot nutritious meals to our center members daily.

Instructor: Vita Long and Katherine Martinez


Senior

3:00 p - 6:00 p
NYC Parks Afterschool Program
Child

NYC Parks Afterschool Program

Open to children ages 6-13, this NYC Parks Afterschool Program is sponsored by the Turn 2 Foundation.  It offers activities including arts and crafts, sports, educational activities, trips and computer use.  Registration is free.

For more information regarding the Afterschool Program, or to register, please click here.


Child

4:00 p - 6:00 p
Track & Field
Child, Teen

Track & Field

Introducing kids grade 4-9 to the fun of running at a young age is a great way to help them develop healthy habits that will remain for life.  This program for athletes of all ability levels is committed to teaching the sport while making it fun.  Led by trained coaches, athletes will participate in : 50 meter spring, standing jump, ball throw, shot put, javelin throw and relays.

 Instructor: Jeffrey McFarlane


Child, Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Tennis Night - Youth
Child, Teen

Tennis Night - Youth

For ages 6-13 years old: Our program goal is to stress fun, safety, and effective instruction. Helping to create an environment that promotes learning, encourages a love of the sport, and to motivate athletes to come out year after year.

Instructors: Jeffrey McFarlane


Child, Teen

7:00 p - 8:30 p
Tennis Night - Adults
Adult

Tennis Night - Adults

Our program goal is to stress fun, safety, and effective instruction. Helping to create an environment that promotes learning, encourages a love of the sport, and to motivate athletes to come out year after year.

Instructor: Jeffrey McFarlane


Adult

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:00 p

9:00 a - 8:45 p
Fitness Room
Everyone

Fitness Room

The fitness room is open for use.


Everyone

10:30 a - 2:00 p
Mind, Body & Spirit Senior Program & Hot Meals
Senior

Mind, Body & Spirit Senior Program & Hot Meals

A joint collaboration between Jackie Robinson Center and Presbyterian Senior Services, our mission is to offer a diverse schedule of activities that will encourage retention and focus on various aspects of senior health and improved quality of life, under the frame work Mind, Body and the Spirit.  Through DFTA (Department for the Aging) funding, Presbyterian is able to serve up to 25 hot nutritious meals to our center members daily.

Instructor: Vita Long and Katherine Martinez


Senior

11:00 a - 12:00 p
Toddlers Program
Preschool

Toddlers Program

Teaching participants the fundamental skill and gross motor development through sports, while engaging in healty physical playtime activities - ages 2.5-5 year olds.

Instructor: Jeffrey McFarlane and Lynette Chisolm


Preschool

3:00 p - 6:00 p
NYC Parks Afterschool Program
Child

NYC Parks Afterschool Program

Open to children ages 6-13, this NYC Parks Afterschool Program is sponsored by the Turn 2 Foundation.  It offers activities including arts and crafts, sports, educational activities, trips and computer use.  Registration is free.

For more information regarding the Afterschool Program, or to register, please click here.


Child

4:30 p - 6:00 p
Youth Basketball Clinic
Child, Teen

Youth Basketball Clinic

Open run  for ages 8-13 years old.


Child, Teen

6:00 p - 7:30 p
Youth Basketball Clinic
Teen

Youth Basketball Clinic

Open run  for ages 15-17 years old.


Teen

6:30 p - 8:30 p
Shape Up NYC: Aerobics
Everyone

Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups. Free to Public. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

Instructor: Senora Williams

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.


Everyone

7:30 p - 9:00 p
Basketball - Adult League Play
Adult

Basketball - Adult League Play

Program objectives include enhancing the athletic and social skills of our young adult members which will allow them to play and compete in a safe and welcome recreational atmosphere.  This program also promotes a healthy heart activity for young adult athlete's. 

Playing the game correctly under instruction, for young adults ages 18-24.

Instructors:  Charles Jones


Adult

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:00 p

9:00 a - 8:45 p
Fitness Room
Everyone

Fitness Room

The fitness room is open for use.


Everyone

10:30 a - 2:00 p
Mind, Body & Spirit Senior Program & Hot Meals
Senior

Mind, Body & Spirit Senior Program & Hot Meals

A joint collaboration between Jackie Robinson Center and Presbyterian Senior Services, our mission is to offer a diverse schedule of activities that will encourage retention and focus on various aspects of senior health and improved quality of life, under the frame work Mind, Body and the Spirit.  Through DFTA (Department for the Aging) funding, Presbyterian is able to serve up to 25 hot nutritious meals to our center members daily.

Instructor: Vita Long and Katherine Martinez


Senior

10:30 a - 12:00 p
Senior Women's Basketball
Senior

Senior Women's Basketball

Seniors' physical and mental fitness is encouraged through a combination of basketball training and aerobic exercises.

Instructor:  Charles Jones


Senior

1:00 p - 2:30 p
Senior Women's Pickle Ball
Senior

Senior Women's Pickle Ball

An exciting and fun game that is very similar to Tennis but played with a plastic ball and racquet ball paddles.


Senior

3:00 p - 6:00 p
NYC Parks Afterschool Program
Child

NYC Parks Afterschool Program

Open to children ages 6-13, this NYC Parks Afterschool Program is sponsored by the Turn 2 Foundation.  It offers activities including arts and crafts, sports, educational activities, trips and computer use.  Registration is free.

For more information regarding the Afterschool Program, or to register, please click here.


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Global Charter Community School
Child

Global Charter Community School

Global Community Charter school students ages 6-11 years old utilize gymnasium to participate varius sporting activities.

Instructors: Jeffrey McFarlane, Charles Jones


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
LTP Table Tennis
Adult, Child, Teen

LTP Table Tennis

Learn to play tennis properly.

Instructors: Charles Jones


Adult, Child, Teen

6:00 p - 7:30 p
Volleyball: Girl's Youth
Teen

Volleyball: Girl's Youth

To enhance the athletic skills of our female youth which will allow them to play and compete for college scholarships, provide them with a good understanding of the game of volleyball, field competitive teams in city-wide tournaments, and most importantly produce young athletes with life skills (good work ethic, cooperation, self-confidence, spirituality, knowing how and when to have fun) that have been enhanced through their participation in volleyball.


Teen

7:30 p - 8:30 p
Boot Camp Fitness: For Center Members
Adult, Senior, Teen

Boot Camp Fitness: For Center Members

This revolutionary workout fuses high energy aerobics, martial arts, dance, yoga, and strength conditioning.  Combining spoken affirmations with simple choreography, providing a heart pumping, exhilarating workout that builds physical, mental and spiritual muscle. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

Instructor: Senora Williams 

This is a members only class


Adult, Senior, Teen

7:30 p - 9:00 p
Women's Open Run Basketball
Adult

Women's Open Run Basketball

Open run pick up games.  Competitive.


Adult

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:00 p

9:00 a - 8:45 p
Fitness Room
Everyone

Fitness Room

The fitness room is open for use.


Everyone

10:30 a - 2:00 p
Mind, Body & Spirit Senior Program & Hot Meals
Senior

Mind, Body & Spirit Senior Program & Hot Meals

A joint collaboration between Jackie Robinson Center and Presbyterian Senior Services, our mission is to offer a diverse schedule of activities that will encourage retention and focus on various aspects of senior health and improved quality of life, under the frame work Mind, Body and the Spirit.  Through DFTA (Department for the Aging) funding, Presbyterian is able to serve up to 25 hot nutritious meals to our center members daily.

Instructor: Vita Long and Katherine Martinez


Senior

1:00 p - 2:00 p
Bodies In Motion Line Dancing
Senior

Bodies In Motion Line Dancing

Senior members dance and exercise to Motown's greatest hits.

Instructor:  LaSharn Cooper


Senior

3:00 p - 6:00 p
NYC Parks Afterschool Program
Child

NYC Parks Afterschool Program

Open to children ages 6-13, this NYC Parks Afterschool Program is sponsored by the Turn 2 Foundation.  It offers activities including arts and crafts, sports, educational activities, trips and computer use.  Registration is free.

For more information regarding the Afterschool Program, or to register, please click here.


Child

4:30 p - 6:00 p
Youth Basketball Clinic
Child, Teen

Youth Basketball Clinic

Open run  for ages 8-13 years old.


Child, Teen

6:00 p - 7:30 p
Youth Basketball Clinic
Teen

Youth Basketball Clinic

Open run  for ages 15-17 years old.


Teen

7:30 p - 9:00 p
Basketball - Adult League Play
Adult

Basketball - Adult League Play

Program objectives include enhancing the athletic and social skills of our young adult members which will allow them to play and compete in a safe and welcome recreational atmosphere.  This program also promotes a healthy heart activity for young adult athlete's. 

Playing the game correctly under instruction, for young adults ages 18-24.

Instructors:  Charles Jones


Adult

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:00 p

9:00 a - 8:45 p
Fitness Room
Everyone

Fitness Room

The fitness room is open for use.


Everyone

3:00 p - 6:00 p
NYC Parks Afterschool Program
Child

NYC Parks Afterschool Program

Open to children ages 6-13, this NYC Parks Afterschool Program is sponsored by the Turn 2 Foundation.  It offers activities including arts and crafts, sports, educational activities, trips and computer use.  Registration is free.

For more information regarding the Afterschool Program, or to register, please click here.


Child

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Teen Cooking
Teen

Teen Cooking

Young teens, ages - 13-15, developing better eating habits with proper nutritional meal preparation.

Instructor: Charles Jones with NY Cares


Teen

Building Hours
9:00 a - 5:00 p

9:00 a - 4:45 p
Fitness Room
Everyone

Fitness Room

The fitness room is open for use.


Everyone

9:30 a - 10:30 a
Shape Up NYC: Aerobics
Everyone

Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups. Free to Public. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

Instructor: Senora Williams

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.


Everyone

10:00 a - 12:00 p
Hoop Skills Saturdays
Child, Teen

Hoop Skills Saturdays

To teach fundamentals, skills, and concepts of basketball.  Each attendant will be given individual and group instruction.  Attendants will be grouped according to playing abilities and experience for all instructional sessions.

Instructor:  Charles Jones and Rich Martinez


Child, Teen

12:00 p - 1:30 p
Salsa Dance
Adult, Senior

Salsa Dance

Combines Latin dance moves for a fun, dynamic workout. Membership required.

Instructor:  Luther Wynter - Center Member


Adult, Senior

12:30 p - 2:00 p
Youth Soccer
Child, Teen

Youth Soccer

Learn to play soccer with Recreation Specialist Jeffrey McFarlane.


Child, Teen

2:00 p - 3:30 p
Netball: Women's
Adult

Netball: Women's

To bring camaraderie and friendly competitiveness among the members who participate in fitness activities at Jackie Robinson as well as introduce a new non-traditional sport to our community.

Women
Adult

3:30 p - 4:45 p
Adult Cricket
Adult

Adult Cricket

Come learn the game of Cricket.  6 on 6 team play in our gymnasium.


Adult

Building Hours
Closed

Easter Sunday

Recreation Centers will be closed.

Computer Resource Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
3/30
Tuesday
3/31
Wednesday
4/1
Thursday
4/2
Friday
4/3
Saturday
4/4
Sunday
4/5

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:00 p

9:00 a - 11:30 a
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior 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.


Adult, Senior

11:00 a - 1:00 p
WF080 POP MS Excel 2010
Adult, Senior

WF080 POP MS Excel 2010

A closed session to teach Microsoft Excel 2010 skills to Parks Opportunity Program participants.


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 2:00 p
ST170 Mobile Media Workshops
Adult, Senior

ST170 Mobile Media Workshops

Learn about your own technology! Come in and ask about your product. Whether it's a cellphone, laptop, or tablet, a CRC coordinator can help!   


Adult, Senior

3:00 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

4:00 p - 6:00 p
YP103 Podcasting
Adult, Senior

YP103 Podcasting

Learn how to create your own podcast, a series of audio shows that can be played on portable audio devices.   


Adult, Senior

6:00 p - 7:00 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child

OY100 Youth Open Access

During Youth Open Access hours, users ages 6-12 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Child

7:00 p - 8:00 p
OT100 Teen Open Access
Teen

OT100 Teen Open Access

During Teen Open Access hours, users ages 13-17 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Teen

8:00 p - 9:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior 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.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:00 p

9:00 a - 10:00 a
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior 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.


Adult, Senior

10:00 a - 11:30 a
ST204 Cloud Computing Google Drive
Adult, Senior

ST204 Cloud Computing Google Drive

  This class will demysitfy the fog around Cloud Computing, explaining how it integrates computer and internet technologies to ease your digital life.    


Adult, Senior

11:30 a - 1:00 p
DL106 Web 2.0 Social Networking
Adult, Senior

DL106 Web 2.0 Social Networking

What are Twitter, Tumblr, Weebly, Google Drive, Facebook, Flickr and You Tube? Web 2.0 will teach you about various forms and methods of information sharing.  .


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior 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.


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior 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.


Adult, Senior

3:00 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

4:00 p - 6:00 p
YP102 Global Partners Jr
Child

YP102 Global Partners Jr

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

6:00 p - 7:00 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child

OY100 Youth Open Access

During Youth Open Access hours, users ages 6-12 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Child

7:00 p - 8:00 p
OT100 Teen Open Access
Teen

OT100 Teen Open Access

During Teen Open Access hours, users ages 13-17 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Teen

8:00 p - 9:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior 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.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:00 p

9:00 a - 10:00 a
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior 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.


Adult, Senior

10:00 a - 1:00 p
WF050 POP Job Search
Adult, Senior

WF050 POP Job Search

A closed session to teach Microsoft Excel 2010 skills to Parks Opportunity Program participants.

This is closed to Recreation center membership.


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 2:00 p
DL104 Exploring the Internet
Adult, Senior

DL104 Exploring the Internet

Learn the concepts and uses of a web browser and a search engine in navigating the internet. Improve your internet search skills by learning how to effectively use keywords and online research tools. Topics may include: travel, weather, health, reviews, and legal and financial resources.


Adult, Senior

3:00 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

4:00 p - 6:00 p
YP215 KidsCode!
Child

YP215 KidsCode!

The trend in teaching young people to write program code has hit CRCs.  We are using the code.org tools, paper, pencil, and "hourofcode" tools to teach kids how to program.    


Child

6:00 p - 7:00 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child

OY100 Youth Open Access

During Youth Open Access hours, users ages 6-12 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Child

7:00 p - 8:00 p
OT100 Teen Open Access
Teen

OT100 Teen Open Access

During Teen Open Access hours, users ages 13-17 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Teen

8:00 p - 9:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior 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.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:00 p

9:00 a - 10:00 a
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior 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.


Adult, Senior

10:00 a - 11:00 a
ST170 Mobile Media Workshops
Adult, Senior

ST170 Mobile Media Workshops

Learn about your own technology! Come in and ask about your product. Whether it's a cellphone, laptop, or tablet, a CRC coordinator can help!   


Adult, Senior

11:00 a - 12:00 p
ST140 Senior Bingo
Senior

ST140 Senior Bingo

Seniors will be creating their own bingo cards using an excel spreadsheet and then playing the game!   


Senior

12:00 p - 1:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior 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.


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 2:00 p
ST202 Senior Newsletter
Senior

ST202 Senior Newsletter

Stand out with a clear, concise, and visually appealing resume. Build or rebuild your resume using Microsoft Word as you learn how to assess and convey your strengths.


Senior

3:00 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

4:00 p - 6:00 p
YP215 KidsCode!
Child

YP215 KidsCode!

The trend in teaching young people to write program code has hit CRCs.  We are using the code.org tools, paper, pencil, and "hourofcode" tools to teach kids how to program.    


Child

6:00 p - 7:00 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child

OY100 Youth Open Access

During Youth Open Access hours, users ages 6-12 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Child

7:00 p - 8:00 p
OT100 Teen Open Access
Teen

OT100 Teen Open Access

During Teen Open Access hours, users ages 13-17 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Teen

8:00 p - 9:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior 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.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:00 p

9:00 a - 10:00 a
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior 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.


Adult, Senior

10:00 a - 11:30 a
MM104e Intro to Web Design w/Wix.com copy
Adult, Senior

MM104e Intro to Web Design w/Wix.com copy

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


Adult, Senior

11:30 a - 1:00 p
ST206 Online Digital Photography
Adult, Senior

ST206 Online Digital Photography

In this course students will learn how to upload and safely share photos on free photo-sharing websites such as Picasa, Flickr and Photobucket.


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior 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.


Adult, Senior

3:00 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

4:00 p - 6:00 p
YP102 Global Partners Jr
Child

YP102 Global Partners Jr

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

6:00 p - 7:00 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child

OY100 Youth Open Access

During Youth Open Access hours, users ages 6-12 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Child

7:00 p - 8:00 p
OT100 Teen Open Access
Teen

OT100 Teen Open Access

During Teen Open Access hours, users ages 13-17 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Teen

8:00 p - 9:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior 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.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 5:00 p

9:00 a - 12:00 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child

OY100 Youth Open Access

During Youth Open Access hours, users ages 6-12 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Child

12:00 p - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

OA100 Adult/Senior 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.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 4:00 p
OT100 Teen Open Access
Teen

OT100 Teen Open Access

During Teen Open Access hours, users ages 13-17 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.


Teen

Building Hours
Closed

Easter Sunday

Recreation Centers will be closed.

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