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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
8:00 a - 9:00 p

8:00 a - 8:30 a
Basketball: Seniors
Senior

Basketball: Seniors

Instructor:  James Brooks 

Gymnasium is open for structured basketball practice and play.


Senior

8:00 a - 8:45 p
Fitness Room Access
Adult, Teen

Fitness Room Access

Open access for adults and youth 16+


Adult, Teen

8:00 a - 10:30 a
Table Tennis: Adult
Adult, Senior

Table Tennis: Adult

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.


Adult, Senior

8:30 a - 11:30 a
Department of Education
Child

Department of Education

Physical education: children ages 5-13 years old.


Child

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

Senior Bingo


Senior

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

Basketball: Adults

Gymnasium is open for structured basketball practice and play.


Adult

2:00 p - 4:00 p
Basketball: Youth
Child, Teen

Basketball: Youth

Instructor:  James Brooks 

To promote peace and awareness for empowering our youth through athletics, education and non-violence.


Child, Teen

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

NYC Parks Afterschool Program

Open to children ages 6-13, the Afterschool Program offers activities including arts and crafts, sports, educational activities, trips and computer use.  Registration is free.   
 
For more information regarding the NYC Parks Afterschool Program, or to register, click here.


Child

5:30 p - 8:30 p
Badminton: Adults
Adult, Senior

Badminton: Adults

Practice the mechanics of this honored sport requiring speed, agility and concentration.


Adult, Senior

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Table and Board Games
Adult, Teen

Table and Board Games

Teens and young Adult board games and table game competition tournaments.


Adult, Teen

7:00 p - 8:30 p
Table Tennis: Adult
Adult, Senior

Table Tennis: Adult

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
8:00 a - 9:00 p

8:00 a - 8:30 a
Basketball: Seniors
Senior

Basketball: Seniors

Instructor:  James Brooks 

Gymnasium is open for structured basketball practice and play.


Senior

8:00 a - 8:45 p
Fitness Room Access
Adult, Teen

Fitness Room Access

Open access for adults and youth 16+


Adult, Teen

8:00 a - 10:30 a
Table Tennis: Adult
Adult, Senior

Table Tennis: Adult

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.


Adult, Senior

8:30 a - 11:30 a
Department of Education
Child

Department of Education

Physical education: children ages 5-13 years old.


Child

10:30 a - 11:30 a
Abs and Toning
Teen

Abs and Toning

Instructor:  Ruth Mendin

Summer is around the corner, don't "waist" time.  Come and get your fitness on! 


Teen

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

Basketball: Adults

Gymnasium is open for structured basketball practice and play.


Adult

12:00 p - 1:30 p
DIY (Do It Yourself) Beads
Adult, Senior, Teen

DIY (Do It Yourself) Beads

Instructor: Kitty Chan 

Learn to make beaded arts and crafts, both functional and decorative.  Perfect for creating original, handmade, holiday gifts!

 


Adult, Senior, Teen

2:00 p - 4:00 p
Basketball: Youth
Child, Teen

Basketball: Youth

Instructor:  James Brooks 

To promote peace and awareness for empowering our youth through athletics, education and non-violence.


Child, Teen

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

NYC Parks Afterschool Program

Open to children ages 6-13, the Afterschool Program offers activities including arts and crafts, sports, educational activities, trips and computer use.  Registration is free.   
 
For more information regarding the NYC Parks Afterschool Program, or to register, click here.


Child

5:30 p - 8:30 p
Volleyball: Adults
Adult

Volleyball: Adults

Adult volleyball takes place indoors and it's a great way to socialize and exercise.


Adult

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Shape Up NYC: DeRose Method
Adult, Senior, Teen

Shape Up NYC: DeRose Method

 Instructor: John Chisenhall

 The DeRose Method is a complete set of techniques and concepts developing quality of life and overall performance by increasing vitality, strength, flexibility, concentration and self awareness with conscious movement and breathing. The lesson learned in class provides the tools to become the change they want to see in the world. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

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
Table Tennis: Adult
Adult, Senior

Table Tennis: Adult

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
8:00 a - 9:00 p

8:00 a - 8:30 a
Basketball: Seniors
Senior

Basketball: Seniors

Instructor:  James Brooks 

Gymnasium is open for structured basketball practice and play.


Senior

8:00 a - 8:45 p
Fitness Room Access
Adult, Teen

Fitness Room Access

Open access for adults and youth 16+


Adult, Teen

8:00 a - 10:30 a
Table Tennis: Adult
Adult, Senior

Table Tennis: Adult

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.


Adult, Senior

8:30 a - 11:30 a
Department of Education
Child

Department of Education

Physical education: children ages 5-13 years old.


Child

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

Basketball: Adults

Gymnasium is open for structured basketball practice and play.


Adult

12:15 p - 1:30 p
Lunchtime Power Yoga
Adult

Lunchtime Power Yoga

Instructor:  Sandi Higgins

Meditation offers a vast spectrum of health benefits for the mind and body, including: stress relief, pain reduction, improved immunity, emotional stability, mental clarity, increased energy and happiness! Learn calm abiding meditation, or shamatha, through sitting meditation practice with optional slow-walking meditation.

Wheelchair accessible.


Adult

1:30 p - 2:00 p
Lunch Time Meditation
Adult, Senior, Teen

Lunch Time Meditation

Instructor:  Sandi Higgins

Meditation offers a vast spectrum of health benefits for the mind and body, including: stress relief, pain reduction, improved immunity, emotional stability, mental clarity, increased energy and happiness! Learn calm abiding meditation, or shamatha, through sitting meditation practice with optional slow-walking meditation.

Wheelchair accessible.


Adult, Senior, Teen

2:00 p - 3:00 p
Basketball: Youth
Child, Teen

Basketball: Youth

Instructor:  James Brooks 

To promote peace and awareness for empowering our youth through athletics, education and non-violence.


Child, Teen

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

NYC Parks Afterschool Program

Open to children ages 6-13, the Afterschool Program offers activities including arts and crafts, sports, educational activities, trips and computer use.  Registration is free.   
 
For more information regarding the NYC Parks Afterschool Program, or to register, click here.


Child

4:00 p - 6:00 p
Floor Hockey: Youth
Teen

Floor Hockey: Youth

Instructor: James Brooks 

Instructional hockey for children and teens ages 14 and under.


Teen

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Al Smith Double Dutch
Child, Teen

Al Smith Double Dutch

Instructor: LaKira Marshall

To teach interested yuth and teens how to jump Double Dutch, also include workshops and discussions on leadership, hygiene, dress for success and etiguette.


Child, Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Cardio Kickboxing
Teen

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Kickboxing

Cardio Kickboxing, which combines elements of boxing, martial arts, and aerobics to provide overall physical conditioning and toning.

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.


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Kickboxing
Everyone

Shape Up NYC: Kickboxing

This heart-pumping workout combines martial arts and conditioning exercises to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.


Everyone

Building Hours
8:00 a - 9:00 p

8:00 a - 10:00 a
Basketball: Seniors
Senior

Basketball: Seniors

Instructor:  James Brooks 

Gymnasium is open for structured basketball practice and play.


Senior

8:00 a - 8:45 p
Fitness Room Access
Adult, Teen

Fitness Room Access

Open access for adults and youth 16+


Adult, Teen

8:00 a - 10:30 a
Table Tennis: Adult
Adult, Senior

Table Tennis: Adult

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.


Adult, Senior

10:30 a - 11:30 a
Abs and Toning
Teen

Abs and Toning

Instructor:  Ruth Mendin

Summer is around the corner, don't "waist" time.  Come and get your fitness on! 


Teen

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

Basketball: Adults

Gymnasium is open for structured basketball practice and play.


Adult

12:00 p - 1:30 p
DIY (Do It Yourself) Beads
Adult, Senior, Teen

DIY (Do It Yourself) Beads

Instructor: Kitty Chan 

Learn to make beaded arts and crafts, both functional and decorative.  Perfect for creating original, handmade, holiday gifts!

 


Adult, Senior, Teen

1:30 p - 2:00 p
Lunch Time Meditation
Adult, Senior, Teen

Lunch Time Meditation

Instructor:  Sandi Higgins

Meditation offers a vast spectrum of health benefits for the mind and body, including: stress relief, pain reduction, improved immunity, emotional stability, mental clarity, increased energy and happiness! Learn calm abiding meditation, or shamatha, through sitting meditation practice with optional slow-walking meditation.

Wheelchair accessible.


Adult, Senior, Teen

2:00 p - 4:00 p
Basketball: Youth
Child, Teen

Basketball: Youth

Instructor:  James Brooks 

To promote peace and awareness for empowering our youth through athletics, education and non-violence.


Child, Teen

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

NYC Parks Afterschool Program

Open to children ages 6-13, the Afterschool Program offers activities including arts and crafts, sports, educational activities, trips and computer use.  Registration is free.   
 
For more information regarding the NYC Parks Afterschool Program, or to register, click here.


Child

5:00 p - 7:00 p
College Basketball Practice
Teen

College Basketball Practice

Teen (14 and under)


Teen

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Al Smith Double Dutch
Child, Teen

Al Smith Double Dutch

Instructor: LaKira Marshall

To teach interested yuth and teens how to jump Double Dutch, also include workshops and discussions on leadership, hygiene, dress for success and etiguette.


Child, Teen

6:15 p - 7:30 p
Sublime Vinyasa Yoga
Adult, Teen

Sublime Vinyasa Yoga

Instructor: Sandi Higgins

Practice and all is coming! Deepen your self-knowledge and experience of yoga according to the Ashtanga tradition of yoga master Sri K. Pattabhi Jois.  Step by step and breath by breath this class will guide you through the traditional primary series (Yoga Chikitsa) established by Jois in Mysore, India and practiced all over the world today.  With consistent effort, this challenging and rewarding series helps students develop the certainty and confidence to be able to practice yoga anywhere on their own, as well as providing a steady foundation for learning new and more advanced poses.


Adult, Teen

7:00 p - 8:30 p
Basketball Clinic: Teen
Teen

Basketball Clinic: Teen

Instructor:  James Brooks 

Fitness awareness team concept playing together building good communication skills.


Teen

Building Hours
8:00 a - 9:00 p

8:00 a - 8:30 a
Basketball: Seniors
Senior

Basketball: Seniors

Instructor:  James Brooks 

Gymnasium is open for structured basketball practice and play.


Senior

8:00 a - 8:45 p
Fitness Room Access
Adult, Teen

Fitness Room Access

Open access for adults and youth 16+


Adult, Teen

8:00 a - 10:30 a
Table Tennis: Adult
Adult, Senior

Table Tennis: Adult

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.


Adult, Senior

8:30 a - 11:30 a
Department of Education
Child

Department of Education

Physical education: children ages 5-13 years old.


Child

11:00 a - 12:30 p
Gin Rummy
Senior

Gin Rummy


Senior

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

Basketball: Adults

Gymnasium is open for structured basketball practice and play.


Adult

12:30 p - 1:30 p
Yoga Basics
Adult, Senior

Yoga Basics

Instructor:  Sandi Higgins 

Welcome to yoga! Learn the basics to get your practice started, step by step, breath by breath.  No experience necessary.

 


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 4:00 p
Basketball: Youth
Child, Teen

Basketball: Youth

Instructor:  James Brooks 

To promote peace and awareness for empowering our youth through athletics, education and non-violence.


Child, Teen

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

NYC Parks Afterschool Program

Open to children ages 6-13, the Afterschool Program offers activities including arts and crafts, sports, educational activities, trips and computer use.  Registration is free.   
 
For more information regarding the NYC Parks Afterschool Program, or to register, click here.


Child

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Teen Kickball
Adult, Teen

Teen Kickball

Instructor:  Ruth Mendin 

Come and play a friendly competitive game of kickball.

 


Adult, Teen

6:00 p - 8:30 p
Teen Night
Teen

Teen Night

Instructor: James Brooks

To encourage them to have good communication skills in a friendly atmosphere.


Teen

Building Hours
9:00 a - 5:00 p

9:00 a - 4:45 p
Fitness Room Access
Adult, Teen

Fitness Room Access

Open access for adults and youth 16+


Adult, Teen

9:00 a - 11:00 a
Instructional Soccer
Child

Instructional Soccer

Instructor:  Paul Jeffries

To promote health and wellness through soccer, as well as inspiring positive active lifestyles, including educating youth around healthy eating habits.


Child

9:00 a - 10:30 a
Table Tennis: Adult
Adult, Senior

Table Tennis: Adult

Enjoy a game of table tennis during these open hours.


Adult, Senior

11:00 a - 12:30 p
Community Yoga
Everyone

Community Yoga

Instructor:  Sandi Higgins

Get your kids, get your parents, get your neighbors, and fet ready to stretch, breathe, sing, laugh, and go OM together!


Everyone

12:15 p - 12:45 p
Lunch Time Meditation
Adult, Senior, Teen

Lunch Time Meditation

Instructor:  Sandi Higgins

Meditation offers a vast spectrum of health benefits for the mind and body, including: stress relief, pain reduction, improved immunity, emotional stability, mental clarity, increased energy and happiness! Learn calm abiding meditation, or shamatha, through sitting meditation practice with optional slow-walking meditation.

Wheelchair accessible.


Adult, Senior, Teen

1:00 p - 2:00 p
It's A Girls Life
Teen

It's A Girls Life

Instructor: Rocio Chavira

Bring your friends or make new friends. Have fun while getting tips on babysitting, make up, hair, fashion and more.


Teen

2:00 p - 3:00 p
Kids Painting
Everyone

Kids Painting

Instructor: Sandi Higgins

Have fun with colors and explore painting to express yourself on paper.  Each week we will look at famous paintings from different artists and try to paint according to that theme or style, i.e. flowers, landscapes, self-portraits, cityscapes.  Participants will also have the oportunity to paint free style in every class.


Everyone

2:00 p - 4:30 p
Volleyball: Teen
Teen

Volleyball: Teen

Instructor: Rocio Chavira

Teens are welcome in this interdisciplinary, instructional volleyball class.  In the class, the teens will practice and enhance their volleyball skills, with the theme of promoting peace, awareness and empowerment through education and non-violence while having fun.


Teen

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
8:00 a - 9:00 p

8:00 a - 3:00 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 - 4:30 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child, Senior

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, Senior

4:30 p - 6:00 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

6:00 p - 8:30 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
8:00 a - 9:00 p

8:00 a - 3:00 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 - 4:30 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child, Senior

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, Senior

4:30 p - 6:00 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

6:00 p - 8:30 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
8:00 a - 9:00 p

8:00 a - 3:00 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 - 4:30 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child, Senior

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, Senior

4:30 p - 6:00 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

6:00 p - 8:30 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
8:00 a - 9:00 p

8:00 a - 3:00 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 - 4:30 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child, Senior

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, Senior

4:30 p - 6:00 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

6:00 p - 8:30 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
8:00 a - 9:00 p

8:00 a - 3:00 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 - 4:30 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child, Senior

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, Senior

4:30 p - 6:00 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

6:00 p - 8:30 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
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 - 12:00 p
DL101d Intro to Computers (Mandarin)
Adult, Senior

DL101d Intro to Computers (Mandarin)

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


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 4:30 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child, Senior

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, Senior

Building Hours
Closed

Easter Sunday

Recreation Centers will be closed.

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