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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
9/30
Tuesday
10/1
Wednesday
10/2
Thursday
10/3
Friday
10/4
Saturday
10/5
Sunday
10/6

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

1:00 p - 2:00 p
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

6:30 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

7:30 p - 8:30 p
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

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

10:00 a - 11:00 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

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

10:00 a - 11:00 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

11:30 a - 12:30 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

10:00 a - 11:00 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

10:00 a - 11:00 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 - 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 - 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

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.

Please note: Billiards available for play from 2pm-4pm 


Child

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

Indoor Street Hockey

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


Child

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

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

Building Hours
Closed

Computer Resource Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
9/30
Tuesday
10/1
Wednesday
10/2
Thursday
10/3
Friday
10/4
Saturday
10/5
Sunday
10/6
There are no programs scheduled at this time, please try the next 7 days or check back later.

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