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Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
3/23
Tuesday
3/24
Wednesday
3/25
Thursday
3/26
Friday
3/27
Saturday
3/28
Sunday
3/29

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 9:15 p
Fitness Room
Everyone

Fitness Room

The fitness room is open for everyone.


Everyone

3:00 p - 6:00 p
Drop In Program/The ASLD Project
Child

Drop In Program/The ASLD Project

The ASLD Project (Arts, Sports, and Leadership Development) will incorporate Parks mission in regards to Fitness, sports and outdoor adventure ( as well as arts, culture and fun) to enhance, exhibit and develop the skills and talents of its youth participants.

Instructor:  Janine Douglas


Child

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Karate: Youth
Child, Teen

Karate: Youth

Participants to learn self-discipline, courtesy, respect, confidence, character, and self control all while learning the basics of Karate and Martial Arts/Self Defense.

Instructor:  Natividad and George Sanchez


Child, Teen

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Karate: Adults
Adult

Karate: Adults

Participants to learn self-discipline, courtesy, respect, confidence, character, and self control all while learning the basics of Karate and Martial Arts/Self Defense.

Instructor:  Natividad and George Sanchez


Adult

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 9:15 p
Fitness Room
Everyone

Fitness Room

The fitness room is open for everyone.


Everyone

10:30 a - 12:00 p
Toddler Imagination Play
Preschool

Toddler Imagination Play

A program that promotes the development of motor skills through engaged activities such as, dance time, songs, building blocks, free play which encourages toddlers to use their imagination.  Story telling  time is also included to prepare and set a foundation for toddlers to appreciate reading.


Preschool

3:00 p - 6:00 p
Drop In Program/The ASLD Project
Child

Drop In Program/The ASLD Project

The ASLD Project (Arts, Sports, and Leadership Development) will incorporate Parks mission in regards to Fitness, sports and outdoor adventure ( as well as arts, culture and fun) to enhance, exhibit and develop the skills and talents of its youth participants.

Instructor:  Janine Douglas


Child

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 9:15 p
Fitness Room
Everyone

Fitness Room

The fitness room is open for everyone.


Everyone

3:00 p - 6:00 p
Drop In Program/The ASLD Project
Child

Drop In Program/The ASLD Project

The ASLD Project (Arts, Sports, and Leadership Development) will incorporate Parks mission in regards to Fitness, sports and outdoor adventure ( as well as arts, culture and fun) to enhance, exhibit and develop the skills and talents of its youth participants.

Instructor:  Janine Douglas


Child

4:00 p - 6:00 p
Chess
Everyone

Chess

Basic instruction and tutorial for members of all ages on the fundamentals of the proper way to play chess.


Everyone

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 9:15 p
Fitness Room
Everyone

Fitness Room

The fitness room is open for everyone.


Everyone

3:00 p - 6:00 p
Drop In Program/The ASLD Project
Child

Drop In Program/The ASLD Project

The ASLD Project (Arts, Sports, and Leadership Development) will incorporate Parks mission in regards to Fitness, sports and outdoor adventure ( as well as arts, culture and fun) to enhance, exhibit and develop the skills and talents of its youth participants.

Instructor:  Janine Douglas


Child

3:00 p - 5:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Teen Athletic Training
Teen

Shape Up NYC: Teen Athletic Training

This class is designed to improve training abilities of participants.This class focuses on teaching the proper techniques involved in weight lifting and overall fitness. Open to teens only.


Teen

3:00 p - 5:00 p
Teen Fitness Training
Teen

Teen Fitness Training

Participants to engage in fitness activities and train for high levels of endurance.  Goal is to teach team work and sportsmanship.


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Shape up NYC: Core Zone
Adult, Senior

Shape up NYC: Core Zone

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

Instructor:  Chris Patt

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

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Tournament Thursdays
Teen

Tournament Thursdays

Teen members practice every Thursday to prepare for tournaments held every third Thursday of the month at Thomas Jefferson.  Tournament games included are: UNO, Dominoes, Ping-Pong and Foss Ball.  The objective is to promote friendly competition among the teen member population.


Teen

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Shape up NYC: Body Toning
Adult, Senior

Shape up NYC: Body Toning

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

Instructor:  Chris Patt

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

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 9:15 p
Fitness Room
Everyone

Fitness Room

The fitness room is open for everyone.


Everyone

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Cardio Fitness
Adult, Senior

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Fitness

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. Also incorporating cardio class moves to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system.This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Instructor:  Chris Patt


Adult, Senior

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Karate: Youth
Child, Teen

Karate: Youth

Participants to learn self-discipline, courtesy, respect, confidence, character, and self control all while learning the basics of Karate and Martial Arts/Self Defense.

Instructor:  Natividad and George Sanchez


Child, Teen

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Karate: Adults
Adult

Karate: Adults

Participants to learn self-discipline, courtesy, respect, confidence, character, and self control all while learning the basics of Karate and Martial Arts/Self Defense.

Instructor:  Natividad and George Sanchez


Adult

Building Hours
8:00 a - 3:30 p

8:00 a - 3:15 p
Fitness Room
Everyone

Fitness Room

The fitness room is open for everyone.


Everyone

9:00 a - 10:00 a
Shape Up NYC: Step And Sculpt
Adult, Senior

Shape Up NYC: Step And Sculpt

Step and Sculpt is a full body cardio and sculpting class that utilizes hand weights, body bars, resistance bands, and a step.

(Children are not allowed while class is in session)

Instructor:  Chris Patt

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

Building Hours
Closed

Computer Resource Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
3/23
Tuesday
3/24
Wednesday
3/25
Thursday
3/26
Friday
3/27
Saturday
3/28
Sunday
3/29

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:30 a - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult Open Access
Adult, Senior

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.


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 5:00 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

5:00 p - 7:00 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

7:00 p - 8:00 p
OA100 Adult Open Access
Adult, Senior

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.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:30 a - 12:00 p
OA100 Adult Open Access
Adult, Senior

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.


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

2:00 p - 3:00 p
OA100 Adult Open Access
Adult, Senior

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.


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 5:00 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

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:30 a - 1:00 p
OA100 Adult Open Access
Adult, Senior

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.


Adult, Senior

12:00 p - 1:30 p
DL000 One-on-One Help
Adult, Senior

DL000 One-on-One Help

        Receive one on one training in basic computer skills.   


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 3:00 p
WF050 POP Job Search
Adult, Senior

WF050 POP Job Search

Online Job Search


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 5:00 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

5:00 p - 7:00 p
WF050a Job Search
Adult, Senior

WF050a Job Search

A closed session to teach online job search skills to Parks Opportunity Program participants.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:30 a - 12:00 p
OA100 Adult Open Access
Adult, Senior

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.


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

2:00 p - 3:00 p
DL000 One-on-One Help
Adult, Senior

DL000 One-on-One Help

        Receive one on one training in basic computer skills.   


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 5:00 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

5:00 p - 7:00 p
OA100 Adult Open Access
Adult, Senior

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.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:30 a - 1:00 p
OA100 Adult Open Access
Adult, Senior

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.


Adult, Senior

1:30 p - 2:30 p
WF103 Intro to MS Powerpoint 2010
Adult, Senior

WF103 Intro to MS Powerpoint 2010

Create a basic PowerPoint presentation and learn how to format text, insert graphics, alter colors, and more. Students will also practice their presentation skills. 


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 5:00 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

5:00 p - 6:00 p
OA100 Adult Open Access
Adult, Senior

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.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
8:00 a - 3:30 p

9:30 a - 3:00 p
OO100 All Ages Open Access
Adult, Senior

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.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
Closed

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