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St. James Recreation Center

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In observance of Presidents' Day, on Monday, February 15, this Recreation Center operates on a reduced schedule. It opens at its normal time and closes at 5:00 p.m. On Tuesday, February 23, the gymnasium is closed in the morning for improvements. It is expected to reopen in the afternoon, around 4:00 p.m. Please call the center at (718) 367-3657 for more information.

Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
2/8
Tuesday
2/9
Wednesday
2/10
Thursday
2/11
Friday
2/12
Saturday
2/13
Sunday
2/14

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:45 p

9:00 a - 3:00 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

3:00 p - 6:00 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 - 8:45 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

6:30 p - 8:30 p
Karate
Child

Karate

This is a form of martial arts involving a variety of techniques, including blocks, strikes, evasions, throws, and joint manipulations. It is designed to promote physical and mental fitness as well as build self-esteem.


Child

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:45 p

9:00 a - 3:00 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

10:30 a - 11:30 a
Stay Fit
Adult, Senior

Stay Fit

Work on strengthening your whole body through low-impact exercises using chairs, elastic bands and your own body weight. This class will improve your balance and coordination. Includes stretching and relaxation time. (Excellent for seniors).


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 6:00 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 - 8:45 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

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Martial Arts
Everyone

Martial Arts

A codified system of combat practices which include; self-defense, competition, physical health and fitness, entertainment, as well as physical, mental, and spiritual development.


Everyone

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:45 p

9:00 a - 3:00 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
Family

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.

Families welcome. 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.


Family

10:30 a - 11:30 p
Abs & Core Workout
Adult, Senior

Abs & Core Workout

Exercise workout focusing on abs, especially strength training your core. We use our own body weight to exercise.


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 6:00 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 - 8:45 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

6:30 p - 8:30 p
Karate
Child

Karate

This is a form of martial arts involving a variety of techniques, including blocks, strikes, evasions, throws, and joint manipulations. It is designed to promote physical and mental fitness as well as build self-esteem.


Child

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

Game Room

The Game Room is open for adult and senior use.

The Game Room is accessible for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:45 p

9:00 a - 3:00 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

10:30 a - 11:30 a
Tai Chi for Beginners
Adult, Senior

Tai Chi for Beginners

Learn basic movements and the correct Tai Chi walk to help improve balance. Strengthens the knees, legs, core and improves coordination. Students will learn the basic 24 movement forms.


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 2:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Zumba
Family

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.

Families welcome. 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.


Family

3:00 p - 6:00 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 - 8:45 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

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Martial Arts
Everyone

Martial Arts

A codified system of combat practices which include; self-defense, competition, physical health and fitness, entertainment, as well as physical, mental, and spiritual development.


Everyone

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

Game Room

The Game Room is open for adult and senior use.

The Game Room is accessible for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:45 p

9:00 a - 3:00 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

10:30 a - 11:30 a
Dance It All
Adult, Senior

Dance It All

Get in shape with dance moves using weights. Get ready to work on your cardio and learn some new steps while getting strong and having fun! (High impact workout)


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 6:00 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 - 8:45 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

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Kickboxing
Adult, Senior

Shape Up NYC: Kickboxing

This heart-pumping workout combines martial arts and conditioning moves to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. 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

6:00 p - 8:45 p
Teen Night
Teen

Teen Night

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


Teen

6:30 p - 8:30 p
Adult Intramurals
Adult, Senior

Adult Intramurals

Learn the fundamentals of various recreational sports while engaging in a little friendly competition.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 4:45 p

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 - 4:00 p
Super Saturday
Child, Senior, Teen

Super Saturday

Various sports & recreational activities available to children ages 6-13. All participants must be active members. Activities include basketball, street hockey, arts & crafts, billiards, table tennis.
 
NOTE: Billiards Table open to youth from 12pm - 4pm

Senior Program: 9am - 12pm



Child, Senior, Teen

9:30 a - 11:00 a
Street Hockey
Child, Teen

Street Hockey

Parks is offering free youth street hockey clinics for boys and girls aged 5-17. The clinics will provide instruction on how to play street hockey and tips on the importance of exercising and eating a balanced diet. The weekly scheduled clinics, which run from December through February, will educate and inspire hundreds of kids throughout the New York City region and engage them in a healthy, active lifestyle this winter. All equipment is provided and no prior experience is necessary to participate. NYC Parks is participating in the New York Rangers' Youth Hockey Program, presented by Coca-Cola, Get the Ball Rolling to provide this instructional program.


Child, Teen

11:00 a - 2:00 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

11:00 a - 12:30 p
Skills & Drills Basketball Camp
Child

Skills & Drills Basketball Camp

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


Child

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

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.

Families welcome. 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.


Family

1:30 p - 4:00 p
Youth Open Gym
Child

Youth Open Gym


Child

Building Hours
Closed

Computer Resource Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
2/8
Tuesday
2/9
Wednesday
2/10
Thursday
2/11
Friday
2/12
Saturday
2/13
Sunday
2/14

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:45 p

10:00 a - 11:00 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

10:30 a - 11:30 a
WF200 Interm Windows 7/MS Office 10
Adult, Senior

WF200 Interm Windows 7/MS Office 10

For students familiar with Windows 7 Office 10 and ready for an applied understanding of the workflow for all office and windows tools.


Adult, Senior

12:00 p - 1:00 p
DL207 Interm Email
Adult, Senior

DL207 Interm Email

Manage your personal email account for free and learn to add/edit contacts, join a cloud, and manage folders.


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 2:00 p
DL105 Internet Safety
Adult, Senior

DL105 Internet Safety

Learn safe internet use through workshops addressing three of the biggest online safety risks: cyber bullying, sharing personal information, and online predators.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 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 - 4:00 p
YP105 Homework Help
Child, Teen

YP105 Homework Help

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


Child, Teen

4:00 p - 6:00 p
YP112 Youth Media Literary Classes
Child

YP112 Youth Media Literary Classes

Youth learn to analyze popular media, evaluate the messages being communicated, and produce something that creatively expresses their own core values and ideals.


Child

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:45 p

10:00 a - 12:00 p
WF060 POP MS Word 2010
Adult, Senior

WF060 POP MS Word 2010

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

Private


Adult, Senior

12:00 p - 1:00 p
MM103 Intro to Photography for the Web
Adult, Senior

MM103 Intro to Photography for the Web

Create photos for internet display through editing, posting, and sharing your digital photos online. By the end of the course, students will have built an online portfolio. 


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 2:00 p
MM103 Intro to Photography for the Web
Adult, Senior

MM103 Intro to Photography for the Web

Create photos for internet display through editing, posting, and sharing your digital photos online. By the end of the course, students will have built an online portfolio. 


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 2:00 p
ST212 Spotify
Adult, Senior

ST212 Spotify

Spotify is a free, streaming music service, that can be used on your phone, computer or other web-enabled device. You can create playlists for yourself that contain many different kinds of music, and you can share those playlists with others or keep them private. Spotify remembers everything you have ever listened to and offers you new music in the same genre.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 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 - 4:00 p
YP105 Homework Help
Child, Teen

YP105 Homework Help

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


Child, Teen

3:30 p - 6:00 p
RY109 SPARX
Teen

RY109 SPARX

SPARX is a free hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) enrichment program for girls of all abilities, grades 6-12, hosted by NYC Parks' Computer Resource Centers in the Bronx.

Participants are creative, playful, curious explorers, and connected learners who are willing to imagine, invent and inspire each other.  SPARX is free to all participants and encourages girls to collaborate as they engage eacht outhe in fun STEAM projects with a focus on dance movemtne and community action.

Classes are in the Sparx room. 

Registration required. Apply online or contact us at sparx@parks.nyc.gov.


Teen

4:00 p - 6:00 p
YP217 Google CS First
Child, Teen

YP217 Google CS First

Each CS First club is based on a real-world theme and offers about 10 hours worth of lessons and activities. The different club themes aim to attract and engage students of varying backgrounds and interests. All materials are targeted at students in 4th - 8th grades (or between the ages of 9 - 14) and are free and easy to use. http://www.cs-first.com/


Child, Teen

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:45 p

10:00 a - 12:00 p
WF050 POP Job Search
Adult, Senior

WF050 POP Job Search

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


Adult, Senior

12:00 p - 1:00 p
DL101b Intro to Apple Computers
Adult, Senior

DL101b Intro to Apple Computers

Learn to use the Macintosh keyboard and mouse, how to open and save files, basic program functions and introductory internet tools.


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 2:00 p
MM106c Intro to Digital Video-iMovie
Adult, Senior

MM106c Intro to Digital Video-iMovie

Develop basic video production skills to craft your own narrative or documentary film using IMovie video editing software.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 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 - 4:00 p
YP105 Homework Help
Child, Teen

YP105 Homework Help

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


Child, Teen

4:00 p - 6:00 p
YP102 Global Partners Junior
Child, Teen

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, Teen

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:45 p

12:00 p - 1:00 p
ST170 Mobile Media Workshops
Child

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!


Child

1:00 p - 2:00 p
ST204 Cloud Computing
Adult, Senior

ST204 Cloud Computing

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


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 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 - 4:00 p
YP105 Homework Help
Child, Teen

YP105 Homework Help

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


Child, Teen

3:30 p - 6:00 p
RY109 SPARX
Teen

RY109 SPARX

SPARX is a free hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) enrichment program for girls of all abilities, grades 6-12, hosted by NYC Parks' Computer Resource Centers in the Bronx.

Participants are creative, playful, curious explorers, and connected learners who are willing to imagine, invent and inspire each other.  SPARX is free to all participants and encourages girls to collaborate as they engage eacht outhe in fun STEAM projects with a focus on dance movemtne and community action.

Classes are in the Sparx room. 

Registration required. Apply online or contact us at sparx@parks.nyc.gov.


Teen

4:00 p - 6:00 p
YP112 Youth Media Literary Classes
Child

YP112 Youth Media Literary Classes

Youth learn to analyze popular media, evaluate the messages being communicated, and produce something that creatively expresses their own core values and ideals.


Child

6:00 p - 7:00 p
TN101 Financial Literacy Money Skills
Teen

TN101 Financial Literacy Money Skills

Money skills is a web-based, interactive curriculum developed by the American Financial Services Association for young adults to acquire financial literacy skills.


Teen

7:00 p - 8:00 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
9:00 a - 8:45 p

1:00 p - 2:00 p
DL101f Adaptive Intro to Computers
Adult, Senior

DL101f Adaptive Intro to Computers

People with mental and phsyical disabilities learn basic typing and mouse skills as well as how to open and save files, basic program functions and introduction to the internet.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 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 - 6:00 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child, Teen

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, Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
RY102 Intro to Audio Production
Teen

RY102 Intro to Audio Production

You become the DJ when you learn to use audio editing software. Students are offered hands-on lessons in audio recording. Students are invited to record their own music, poetry, stories, or lyrics while learning about the recording process at the same time.


Teen

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

Building Hours
9:00 a - 4:45 p

12:00 p - 3:00 p
RY109 SPARX
Teen

RY109 SPARX

SPARX is a free hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) enrichment program for girls of all abilities, grades 6-12, hosted by NYC Parks' Computer Resource Centers in the Bronx.

Participants are creative, playful, curious explorers, and connected learners who are willing to imagine, invent and inspire each other.  SPARX is free to all participants and encourages girls to collaborate as they engage eacht outhe in fun STEAM projects with a focus on dance movemtne and community action.

Classes are in the Sparx room. 

Registration required. Apply online or contact us at sparx@parks.nyc.gov.


Teen

Building Hours
Closed

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