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Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Today
4/18
Saturday
4/19
Sunday
4/20
Monday
4/21
Tuesday
4/22
Wednesday
4/23

Building Hours
9:00 AM - 8:45 PM

9:00 a - 8:45 p
Fitness Room: Adults
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room: Adults

The fitness room, equipped with cardio and strength training equipment, is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 2:00 p
Gymnasium
Adult, Senior

Gymnasium

The gymnasium is open for adults and seniors to use.  The schedule may change to accommodate special events.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 2:00 p
Senior Program
Senior

Senior Program

Senior members play games such as billiards, cards, and dominoes. Special events are held to celebrate holidays and seasons, with food, music, and other forms of entertainment.

This program takes place in our game room.


Senior

10:00 a - 2:00 p
Game Room
Adult, Senior

Game Room

The Game Room is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, 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 - 5:30 p
Fitness Room: Teen
Teen

Fitness Room: Teen

The fitness room, equipped with cardio and strength training equipment, is open for teen use.


Teen

5:30 p - 6:30 p
Shape Up NYC: Boot Camp
Adult, Senior

Shape Up NYC: Boot Camp

Class will provide a complete upper/lower body workout to help tone and firm the body.

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 - 8:00 p
Teen Program
Teen

Teen Program

Each evening, teens can partake in a variety of activities, including billiards, basketball, ping pong, cards, computer classes, and table games.

Free tournaments and sports programs, such as basketball, softball, and flag football, are made available for youth and teens during the holidays.


Teen

6:30 p - 7:30 p
Biddy Basketball
Child

Biddy Basketball

An instructional basketball program for children ages 6-13. Participants will learn the fundamentals of basketball in a non-competitive setting.


Child

6:30 p - 8:00 p
Break Dance
Adult, Child, Teen

Break Dance

A class geared toward students who have no hip-hop dance and break dance background. Participants learn the basic body moves and techniques in a matter of weeks!


Adult, Child, Teen

6:30 p - 8:30 p
Dance
Everyone

Dance

Open to all ages! Participants will learn through dance how to nurture their body, mind and soul, build poise, self-esteem and confidence.


Everyone

7:00 p - 9:30 p
Teen Movie Night
Teen

Teen Movie Night

Come spend a relaxing night watching a movie with us! Guest speakers will be invited to speak on the movie topic, before/after the movie. Popcorn and refreshments will be served!


Teen

7:30 p - 9:00 p
Soccer
Everyone

Soccer

Participants will learn the fundamentals of soccer.


Everyone

8:00 p - 8:45 p
Game Room
Adult, Senior

Game Room

The Game Room is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 AM - 4:45 PM

8:30 a - 10:30 a
Biddy Basketball
Child

Biddy Basketball

An instructional basketball program for children ages 6-13. Participants will learn the fundamentals of basketball in a non-competitive setting.


Child

9:00 a - 1:00 p
Dance
Everyone

Dance

Open to all ages! Participants will learn through dance how to nurture their body, mind and soul, build poise, self-esteem and confidence.


Everyone

9:00 a - 4:45 p
Fitness Room: Adults
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room: Adults

The fitness room, equipped with cardio and strength training equipment, is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 1:00 p
Senior Program
Senior

Senior Program

Senior members play games such as billiards, cards, and dominoes. Special events are held to celebrate holidays and seasons, with food, music, and other forms of entertainment.

This program takes place in our game room.


Senior

10:30 a - 12:00 p
Indoor Street Hockey
Child

Indoor Street Hockey

The indoor street hockey program is open to children ages 6-13.


Child

12:00 p - 3:00 p
Karate
Everyone

Karate

 This Japanese martial art focuses on striking techniques as a form of self-defense.  A deeply ethical fighting tradition, it incorporates philosophical and physical elements.  

Instructor: Anthony Vargas


Everyone

12:30 p - 3:00 p
Girl Scouts
Child, Teen

Girl Scouts

Girls ages 6-15 learn leadership skills, develop positive values and contribute to their communities while making friends and having fun.

Instructor: Gerry Swint


Child, Teen

12:30 p - 1:30 p
Shape Up NYC: Family Zumba
Family

Shape Up NYC: Family 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.

Families welcome.

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.


Family

1:00 p - 4:00 p
Break Dance
Adult, Child, Teen

Break Dance

A class geared toward students who have no hip-hop dance and break dance background. Participants learn the basic body moves and techniques in a matter of weeks!


Adult, Child, Teen

Building Hours
Closed

Easter Sunday

Recreation Centers will be closed.

Building Hours
9:00 AM - 8:45 PM

9:00 a - 8:45 p
Fitness Room: Adults
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room: Adults

The fitness room, equipped with cardio and strength training equipment, is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 2:00 p
Gymnasium
Adult, Senior

Gymnasium

The gymnasium is open for adults and seniors to use.  The schedule may change to accommodate special events.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 2:00 p
Senior Program
Senior

Senior Program

Senior members play games such as billiards, cards, and dominoes. Special events are held to celebrate holidays and seasons, with food, music, and other forms of entertainment.

This program takes place in our game room.


Senior

10:00 a - 2:00 p
Game Room
Adult, Senior

Game Room

The Game Room is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, 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 - 5:30 p
Fitness Room: Teen
Teen

Fitness Room: Teen

The fitness room, equipped with cardio and strength training equipment, is open for teen use.


Teen

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Teen Program
Teen

Teen Program

Each evening, teens can partake in a variety of activities, including billiards, basketball, ping pong, cards, computer classes, and table games.

Free tournaments and sports programs, such as basketball, softball, and flag football, are made available for youth and teens during the holidays.


Teen

6:30 p - 8:30 p
Martial Arts
Adult, Child, Teen

Martial Arts

Children, youth and adults learn self-defense techniques which stress hand and foot combat in this mixed martial arts class.

Instructor: Joe Steed


Adult, Child, Teen

8:00 p - 8:45 p
Game Room
Adult, Senior

Game Room

The Game Room is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 AM - 8:45 PM

9:00 a - 8:45 p
Fitness Room: Adults
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room: Adults

The fitness room, equipped with cardio and strength training equipment, is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 2:00 p
Gymnasium
Adult, Senior

Gymnasium

The gymnasium is open for adults and seniors to use.  The schedule may change to accommodate special events.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 2:00 p
Senior Program
Senior

Senior Program

Senior members play games such as billiards, cards, and dominoes. Special events are held to celebrate holidays and seasons, with food, music, and other forms of entertainment.

This program takes place in our game room.


Senior

10:00 a - 2:00 p
Game Room
Adult, Senior

Game Room

The Game Room is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

1:30 p - 2:30 p
Walk NYC
Everyone

Walk NYC

Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors.

NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way!

All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers.

For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.


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

4:00 p - 5:30 p
Fitness Room: Teen
Teen

Fitness Room: Teen

The fitness room, equipped with cardio and strength training equipment, is open for teen use.


Teen

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Karate
Everyone

Karate

 This Japanese martial art focuses on striking techniques as a form of self-defense.  A deeply ethical fighting tradition, it incorporates philosophical and physical elements.  

Instructor: Anthony Vargas


Everyone

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Teen Program
Teen

Teen Program

Each evening, teens can partake in a variety of activities, including billiards, basketball, ping pong, cards, computer classes, and table games.

Free tournaments and sports programs, such as basketball, softball, and flag football, are made available for youth and teens during the holidays.


Teen

6:30 p - 8:30 p
Martial Arts
Adult, Child, Teen

Martial Arts

Children, youth and adults learn self-defense techniques which stress hand and foot combat in this mixed martial arts class.

Instructor: Joe Steed


Adult, Child, Teen

8:00 p - 8:45 p
Game Room
Adult, Senior

Game Room

The Game Room is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 AM - 8:45 PM

9:00 a - 9:30 p
Fitness Room: Adults
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room: Adults

The fitness room, equipped with cardio and strength training equipment, is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 2:00 p
Gymnasium
Adult, Senior

Gymnasium

The gymnasium is open for adults and seniors to use.  The schedule may change to accommodate special events.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 2:00 p
Senior Program
Senior

Senior Program

Senior members play games such as billiards, cards, and dominoes. Special events are held to celebrate holidays and seasons, with food, music, and other forms of entertainment.

This program takes place in our game room.


Senior

9:00 a - 10:00 a
Shape Up NYC: Zumba
Adult, Senior

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

10:00 a - 2:00 p
Game Room
Adult, Senior

Game Room

The Game Room is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

1:30 p - 2:30 p
Walk NYC
Everyone

Walk NYC

Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors.

NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way!

All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers.

For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.


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 Program
Teen

Teen Program

Each evening, teens can partake in a variety of activities, including billiards, basketball, ping pong, cards, computer classes, and table games.

Free tournaments and sports programs, such as basketball, softball, and flag football, are made available for youth and teens during the holidays.


Teen

6:30 p - 8:30 p
Martial Arts
Adult, Child, Teen

Martial Arts

Children, youth and adults learn self-defense techniques which stress hand and foot combat in this mixed martial arts class.

Instructor: Joe Steed


Adult, Child, Teen

8:00 p - 9:30 p
Game Room
Adult, Senior

Game Room

The Game Room is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

Computer Resource Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Today
4/18
Saturday
4/19
Sunday
4/20
Monday
4/21
Tuesday
4/22
Wednesday
4/23

Building Hours
9:00 AM - 8:45 PM

9:00 a - 11:00 a
WF070 POP Computer Training
Adult, Senior

WF070 POP Computer Training

This closed session teaches Adv computer skills to Parks Opportunity Program participants.


Adult, Senior

11:00 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

1:00 p - 2:00 p
DL101e: Intro to Laptop Computers
Adult, Senior

DL101e: Intro to Laptop Computers

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


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 6:00 p
YP207: Fables and Storytelling
Child

YP207: Fables and Storytelling

In this course, kids read and discuss fables from around the world. After learning about themes and archetypes, students write and digitally illustrate their own fables. 


Child

Building Hours
9:00 AM - 4:45 PM

Building Hours
Closed

Easter Sunday

Recreation Centers will be closed.

Building Hours
9:00 AM - 8:45 PM

9:00 a - 11:00 a
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

11:00 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

1:00 p - 2:00 p
DL110: Intro to Email
Adult, Senior

DL110: Intro to Email

Learn how to set up, organize, and manage an email account, how to  put items into the text body of an email, send and receive links and attachments, and more.


Adult, Senior

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

DL000: One on One Sessions

Receive one on one training in basic computer skills.


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 6:00 p
YP110: Film Speak
Child

YP110: Film Speak

Created for middle school students, this course encourages youth to think critically and write about themselves and the world around them through engaging in interactive projects addressing media and cultural topics of their choice.


Child

Building Hours
9:00 AM - 8:45 PM

9:00 a - 10:00 a
WF030 ESOL
Adult, Senior

WF030 ESOL

Practice your English in this computer-based, English for Speakers of Other Languages course.


Adult, Senior

10:00 a - 11:00 a
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

11:00 a - 1:00 p
ST140 Senior Bingo
Adult, Senior

ST140 Senior Bingo

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


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 3:00 p
DL000: One on One Sessions
Adult, Senior

DL000: One on One Sessions

Receive one on one training in basic computer skills.


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 6:00 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
9:00 AM - 8:45 PM

9:00 a - 11:00 a
WF050a: POP Job Search
Adult, Senior

WF050a: POP Job Search

A combination of resume writing, interview skills, and using various online databases will be used in order for students to conduct their job search.


Adult, Senior

11:00 a - 12:00 p
DL104 Web 2.0 Social Networking
Adult, Senior

DL104 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

12:00 p - 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

2:00 p - 3:00 p
WF090 Resume Writing
Adult, Senior

WF090 Resume Writing

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.


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 6:00 p
YP110: Film Speak
Child

YP110: Film Speak

Created for middle school students, this course encourages youth to think critically and write about themselves and the world around them through engaging in interactive projects addressing media and cultural topics of their choice.


Child

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