NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2015 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Sat, 30 May 2015 10:38:08 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/parks_leaf_thumb.gif <![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/bryant-park-yoga Date: August 19, 2014

Perfect your downward dog under the trees with YogaWorks instructors.

Mats provided by Athleta. Presented by Athleta.

Pre-register at the link below or on-site. Walk-ins are welcome!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-19 2014-08-19 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7534, -73.9827 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:29 EST
<![CDATA[Rock Your Seat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/rock-your-seat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/rock-your-seat Date: August 19, 2014

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-19 2014-08-19 2:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:11 EST
<![CDATA[Adaptive Weight Training]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/adaptive-weight-training http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/adaptive-weight-training Date: August 19, 2014

Learn how to train certain muscle groups for competitive sports and recreational use. This program is for people with disabilities, and Recreation Center membership is required. To find out more, click here.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 353-7853

Location: Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2014-08-19 2014-08-19 5:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.7515, -73.8344 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:27 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: August 19, 2014

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.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2014-08-19 2014-08-19 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.8652, -73.9288 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:29 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Circuit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/central-park-circuit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/central-park-circuit Date: August 19, 2014

Reach your fitness goals in the world’s most beautiful outdoor gym – Central Park!

Get fit with innovative exercises designed by top trainers to utilize the Park’s best natural features: rocks, trails, stairs, hills, and gorgeous open lawns. A variety of in-Park classes will help you to maximize your strength and agility, as well as increase flexibility and muscle tone.

Ages 18+. Classes are drop-in and open to all fitness levels. Space is limited for each class on a first come, first served basis.

Members: Please bring your membership card to each class for guaranteed entry.

Tuesdays & Thursdays

May 13 – June 19 & July 8 – August 28, 2014

Made possible by Teavana.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 776-1066

Location: East Meadow (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2014-08-19 2014-08-19 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.7904, -73.9552 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/538de24ada7b0.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:31 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/summer-on-the-hudson-pilates-in-the-park Date: August 19, 2014

Join instructor Melissa Ricci, CPT, PMA from Base Fitness® for a flowing, multi-level Pilates mat class that will tone and balance your muscles, align your body, strengthen your core and give you renewed energy! Bring your own mats!

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2014-08-19 2014-08-19 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/531f36df8f212.JPG Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:58 EST
<![CDATA[Inwood Evening Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/evening-yoga1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/evening-yoga1 Date: August 19, 2014

This yoga class is appropriate for all ages and abilities. Wear comfortable clothing. Bring your own mat and water. No class in case of rain. Please follow us on Facebook for most up-to-date weather info.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2014-08-19 2014-08-19 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.8728, -73.9195 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395ca4044f9a.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:23 EST
<![CDATA[Shape up NYC: Zumba Fitness with Maxie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/shape-up-nyc-zumba-fitness-with-maxie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/shape-up-nyc-zumba-fitness-with-maxie Date: August 19, 2014

Get in shape with this popular form of exercise with latin inspired dance steps.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2014-08-19 2014-08-19 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.5948, -73.7509 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:30 EST
<![CDATA[Pilates Fitness Guru]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/pilates-fitness-guru http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/pilates-fitness-guru Date: August 19, 2014

These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2014-08-19 2014-08-19 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7039, -73.9924 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:01:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Functional Training]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/shape-up-nyc-functional-training http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/19/shape-up-nyc-functional-training Date: August 19, 2014

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. T

his class is co-taught by instructors who are part of the Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2014-08-19 2014-08-19 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7767, -73.9258 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:26 EST
<![CDATA[Sunrise Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/20/sunrise-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/20/sunrise-tai-chi Date: August 20, 2014

Start your day out right; come enjoy Sunrise Tai Chi classes with Robert Martinez, certified Tai Chi Instructor on the beautiful David Rockefeller Linden Terrace. Suitable for all levels. Wear comfy clothing and bring water.

Please check back for heavy rain and weather/air advisory cancelations.

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2014-08-20 2014-08-20 6:30 am 7:30 am 40.8617, -73.9335 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/537253657d16e.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:12 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park FitClub: Boot Camp with The Rise NYC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/20/bryant-park-fitclub-boot-camp-with-the-rise-nyc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/20/bryant-park-fitclub-boot-camp-with-the-rise-nyc Date: August 20, 2014

NYC’s premiere community-driven pop-up fitness group, TheRise NYC, brings boot camp to Midtown with a distinctive blend of cardio and strength training. No equipment necessary.

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-20 2014-08-20 6:30 am 7:00 am 40.7541, -73.9845 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:00 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/20/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-pee-wee-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/20/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-pee-wee-basketball Date: August 20, 2014

All little ones (5 and under) are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball.

Tots Soccer: 9:30– 10:30am; Pee Wee Basketball 10:30 – 11:30am.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2014-08-20 2014-08-20 9:30 am 11:30 am 40.7805, -73.9882 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:01 EST
<![CDATA[Body Sculpting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/20/body-sculpting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/20/body-sculpting Date: August 20, 2014

This total body adult workout class addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories.

Enjoy fun, continuous movement to great music.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-08-20 2014-08-20 10:00 am 11:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:50 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Salute to the Sun Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/20/summer-on-the-hudson-salute-to-the-sun-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/20/summer-on-the-hudson-salute-to-the-sun-yoga Date: August 20, 2014

End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga in a beautiful sunset setting.

Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2014-08-20 2014-08-20 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/531f37a9a15ac.JPG Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:59 EST
<![CDATA[Family Capoeira]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/20/family-capoeira http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/20/family-capoeira Date: August 20, 2014

Capoeira is a unique Brazilian art form that has evolved over centuries into an exciting combination of martial arts, dance, music, and acrobatics. Some of capoeira’s benefits include strength, flexibility, stamina, overall fitness and confidence. Benefits of capoeira for kids include promoting social interaction and sense of belonging, building confidence, discipline and self esteem, promoting a healthy lifestyle so children become active, and healthy, and develop cultural awareness and tolerance. Wear comfortable clothing.

Capoeira was developed in Brazil, but its history extends to Africa and tribes from Angola. Slaves living on Brazilian Plantations who weren’t allowed to openly practice traditional forms of self-defense developed an ingenious method of disguising their training by combining it with dance-like movements, singing, and the rhythms of primitive instruments.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2014-08-20 2014-08-20 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.8728, -73.9195 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/538f683ebbb52.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:29 EST
<![CDATA[Sunset Pilates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/20/sunset-pilates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/20/sunset-pilates Date: August 20, 2014

Join Lou Cornacchia, founder of Cobble Hill’s Body in Balance Studio, for an Intermediate Pilates Mat Class.

Students will learn proper technique, core muscle strength, spinal alignment and shoulder stabilization.

Classes are open to ages 16 and up.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2014-08-20 2014-08-20 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6947, -74.0016 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:02:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/20/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/20/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway Date: August 20, 2014

Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance that combines Latin and African dance steps.

Sponsored by Sweet and Low

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 108th Street Hockey Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk)

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Q163 Rockaway Beach Boardwalk 2014-08-20 2014-08-20 7:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.5797, -73.8297 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:36:00 EST
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 Date: August 21, 2014

Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.

All of our fitness programs are free, led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Please check back for rain and weather/air advisory cancels.

For a breath of fresh air, take your workouts outdoors. Parks are becoming a logical alternative environment for those who want to add variety to their work outs, or who just don't like the gym. And, it's an affordable way to increase physical activity opportunities, because there's nothing special to build.

Exercise with a view, in natural sunlight, with green scenery all around bestows health benefits that can’t be found indoors. Scientific studies have shown that the pleasure of being outdoors for example gives your brain, psyche, and immune system an extra boost.

Please note: Fitness programs are canceled if the weather is lower than 20 degrees and when there are icy conditions. Saturday morning walks begin at 8:30 a.m.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2014-08-21 2014-08-21 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.8606, -73.9338 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: August 21, 2014

Tai Chi and Eternal Spring are instructed by members of the Tai Chi Chuan Center. Open to all ages and experience levels.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-21 2014-08-21 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.7541, -73.9845 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:28 EST
<![CDATA[Couch to 2 Mile Group Run]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/couch-to-2-mile-group-run http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/couch-to-2-mile-group-run Date: August 21, 2014

Brooklyn Recreation wants to get you running! Whether you're a beginner or training for long distance races, this free, weekly program taught by a qualified instructor will boost your endurance and get you in shape.

Runners will meet in front of the McCarren Play Center and do a two mile run with instructor Shakeem Snipe in and around McCarren Park. Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated. This program welcomes adults 18 and up.

Please RSVP at mccarrengrouprun.eventbrite.com to get started.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2014-08-21 2014-08-21 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.7202, -73.951 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:07 EST
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/fitness-walk-at-joe-michaels-mile http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/fitness-walk-at-joe-michaels-mile Date: August 21, 2014

Join other adults in a weekly fitness walking program that starts at the western end of Joe Michaels Mile (near the front of Fort Totten). No registration is required.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 ext. 301

Location: Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2014-08-21 2014-08-21 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.7888, -73.7821 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:36 EST
<![CDATA["Dances for a Variable Population" Movement Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/dances-for-a-variable-population-movement-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/dances-for-a-variable-population-movement-class Date: August 21, 2014

Enjoy the well being, community and expressive nature of dance. Experience moving in strong and creative ways in a class which focuses on greater mobility and access to movement.

Appropriate for adults of all ages and abilities.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2014-08-21 2014-08-21 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:11 EST
<![CDATA[Focused Fun Dance Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/focused-fun-dance-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/focused-fun-dance-fitness Date: August 21, 2014

Focused Fun Fitness for ages 12 and up is a combination of a low impact full body workout with various genres of dance choreography, and an emphasis on positive mental motivation and creative expression through dance.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-08-21 2014-08-21 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:37 EST
<![CDATA[Rock Your Seat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/rock-your-seat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/rock-your-seat Date: August 21, 2014

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-21 2014-08-21 2:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:11 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/bryant-park-yoga Date: August 21, 2014

Perfect your downward dog on the lush lawn with YogaWorks instructors.

Mats provided by Athleta. Presented by Athleta. Pre-register at the link below, or register on-site. Walk-ins are welcome!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-21 2014-08-21 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:29 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Circuit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/central-park-circuit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/central-park-circuit Date: August 21, 2014

Reach your fitness goals in the world’s most beautiful outdoor gym – Central Park!

Get fit with innovative exercises designed by top trainers to utilize the Park’s best natural features: rocks, trails, stairs, hills, and gorgeous open lawns. A variety of in-Park classes will help you to maximize your strength and agility, as well as increase flexibility and muscle tone.

Ages 18+. Classes are drop-in and open to all fitness levels. Space is limited for each class on a first come, first served basis.

Members: Please bring your membership card to each class for guaranteed entry.

Tuesdays & Thursdays

May 13 – June 19 & July 8 – August 28, 2014

Made possible by Teavana.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 776-1066

Location: East Meadow (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2014-08-21 2014-08-21 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.7904, -73.9552 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/538de24ada7b0.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:31 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Total Body Circuit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/shapeupnyc-total-body-circuit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/21/shapeupnyc-total-body-circuit Date: August 21, 2014

Come sweat and take your workout to the next level in this exciting outdoor workout! This high intensity class incorporates cardiovascular and strength training to increase cardiovascular health and build muscle endurance.

This class is appropriate for various skill levels and offers modifications for intense movements.

Bring water, a towel, wear comfortable clothing, sneakers, and a smile!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2014-08-21 2014-08-21 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.5948, -73.7509 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:32 EST
<![CDATA[Youth Volleyball Clinic]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/22/youth-volleyball-clinic http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/22/youth-volleyball-clinic Date: August 22, 2014

Kids can sharpen their volleyball skills with coaching and tips from the experts at Metro Beach Sports.

They will start with the fundamentals through advanced techniques including serving, setting, spiking, passing and ball control, and diving.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2014-08-22 2014-08-22 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.6926, -74.0019 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:57 EST
<![CDATA[Adaptive Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/22/adaptive-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/22/adaptive-fitness Date: August 22, 2014

Get fit using exercises that work for you! This program is tailored for individuals with disabilities and limited mobility. Recreation center membership is required. Please find out more information here.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2014-08-22 2014-08-22 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7483, -74.0022 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:23 EST
<![CDATA[Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/22/tai-chi1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/22/tai-chi1 Date: August 22, 2014

Learn the correct Tai Chi movements and walking and breathing techniques, with a professional Tai Chi instructor.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-08-22 2014-08-22 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:15 EST
<![CDATA[Fitness Bootcamp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/22/fitness-bootcamp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/22/fitness-bootcamp Date: August 22, 2014

Come join a bootcamp class with a focus on strength, plyometrics, and high intensity circuit training. There will also be some mind/body elements of stretching and breathing.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 x301

Location: Alley Athletic (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2014-08-22 2014-08-22 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7404, -73.7339 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:35 EST
<![CDATA[Teen Rock Your Seat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/22/teen-rock-your-seat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/22/teen-rock-your-seat Date: August 22, 2014

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-22 2014-08-22 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:17 EST
<![CDATA[Hip Hop Dance Aerobics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/22/hip-hop-dance-aerobics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/22/hip-hop-dance-aerobics Date: August 22, 2014

This Dodge YMCA class gets your heart pumping with hip hop music and hot step-by-step dance moves.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2014-08-22 2014-08-22 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6995, -73.9982 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:01:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Yoga on the Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/yoga-on-the-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/yoga-on-the-beach Date: August 23, 2014

Join yoga instructor Helen Kilgallen from Elaine's Dance School in this beginner hatha yoga class.

Bring mat, large towel, or blanket.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 108th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.58, -73.8288 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:56 EST
<![CDATA[Rockaway Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/rockaway-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/rockaway-walks Date: August 23, 2014

Join us for this adult fitness walking program.

Sponsored by Councilman Donovan Richards

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 19th Street (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk)

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Q163 Rockaway Beach Boardwalk 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.5928, -73.7531 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:12 EST
<![CDATA[Van Cortlandt Track Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/van-cortlandt-track-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/van-cortlandt-track-club Date: August 23, 2014

The Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. The club breaks into various groups based on different paces and distances, starting with a loop of the Parade Grounds, then some peel off through the trails for various length and speed runs in smaller groups. Be sure to meet back up after the run at the Short Stop Cafe across the street for breakfast!

For more information about the Saturday morning run and other races, visit: http://www.vctc.org/page/saturday-morning-group-runs

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.888, -73.8968 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:02:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park (Saturdays)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park-saturdays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park-saturdays Date: August 23, 2014

Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.

All of our fitness programs are free, led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Please check back for rain and weather/air advisory cancels.

For a breath of fresh air, take your workouts outdoors. Parks are becoming a logical alternative environment for those who want to add variety to their work outs, or who just don't like the gym. And, it's an affordable way to increase physical activity opportunities, because there's nothing special to build.

Exercise with a view, in natural sunlight, with green scenery all around bestows health benefits that can’t be found indoors. Scientific studies have shown that the pleasure of being outdoors for example gives your brain, psyche, and immune system an extra boost.

Please note: Fitness programs are canceled if the weather is lower than 20 degrees and when there are icy conditions.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.8606, -73.9338 Tue, 05 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Saturday Yoga on the Waterfront]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/saturday-yoga-on-the-waterfront http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/saturday-yoga-on-the-waterfront Date: August 23, 2014

Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat, or a towel.

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

No RSVP required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53e29824dde6f.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:13 EST
<![CDATA[Chair Exercise]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/chair-exercise http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/chair-exercise Date: August 23, 2014

This energizing, seated workout for adults and seniors invigorates and infuses new interest and enthusiasm in fitness. It uses exciting latin rhythms with easy to follow steps from cha-cha, mambo, merengue, salsa, bachata, flamenco, cumbia, old-school dances and even belly-dancing, making it fun, safe and healthy for all.

Recreation Center membership is required. For more information, visit the membership information page.

Instructor: Janet Wise-Thomas

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 927-1563

Location: J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park)

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M099 J. Hood Wright Park 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.8469, -73.9399 Thu, 04 Dec 2014 15:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Club Fit: Free Outdoor Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/club-fit-free-outdoor-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/club-fit-free-outdoor-yoga Date: August 23, 2014

Free outdoor yoga classes are a great way for the entire family to stay fit! Every Saturday in June through September, join us at one of four New York Restoration Project garden locations for an hour-long session.

Start your weekend with a fulfilling and exciting workout, led by certified yoga instructors. Mats will be provided for temporary use.

Instructor and Location Information

Garden of Hope
392 Hancock Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216
Instructors: Lila Donnollo and Lotsie Cash

Jane Bailey Memorial Garden

327-329 Greene Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11238
Instructor: Katie Cercone

Target Bronx Community Garden

1025 Anderson Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10452
Instructors: South Bronx Yoga

Target East Harlem Community Garden

415-417 East 117th Street, New York, NY, 10035
Instructors: Harlem Yoga Studio

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 333-2552

Location: Jane Bailey Memorial Garden,Garden of Hope,Target Bronx Community Garden,Target East Harlem Community Garden

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2014-08-23 2014-08-23 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.6876, -73.9582; 40.6834, -73.9401; 40.8328, -73.9268; 40.7966, -73.9341 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53a891fea6225.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:05 EST
<![CDATA[Tai Chi Chuan]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/tai-chi-chuan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/tai-chi-chuan Date: August 23, 2014

Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river: Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature.

In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial arts and promotes an awareness of its benefits.

Sessions are held outdoors; indoors in inclement weather.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.8991, -73.9119 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53d671ed3400d.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:14 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC Body Sculpting for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/shape-up-nyc-body-sculptingadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/shape-up-nyc-body-sculptingadults Date: August 23, 2014

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance, while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Enjoy fun, continuous movement to great music.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:21 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Moves]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/bryant-park-moves http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/bryant-park-moves Date: August 23, 2014

Experience the joy of movement and dance! This modern dance class, now in its fourth year, is led by dancers from the world-renowned Limon Dance Company.

Open to all levels.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7535, -73.9837 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:16 EST
<![CDATA[Ocean Breeze Beach Olympics]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/ocean-breeze-beach-olympics http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/ocean-breeze-beach-olympics Date: August 23, 2014

Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex is proud to announce it's hosting a "Beach Olympics" in conjunction with Staten Island Beach Fest at Midland Beach. Come test your athleticism in our beach events! Activities will include relays races, an obstacle course, long jump, throwing events and other beach games. Awards will be given to all those that participate. Join us for a day of fun and festivities as we look forward to the opening of Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Midland Beach Concert Lawn (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.5778, -74.0782 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:49 EST
<![CDATA[Saturday Yoga on the Waterfront]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/saturday-yoga-on-the-waterfront1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/saturday-yoga-on-the-waterfront1 Date: August 23, 2014

Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat, or a towel.

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

No RSVP required.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53e298d6d8cea.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:13 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC Dance Fitness for Adults]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/shape-up-nyc-dance-fitnessadults http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/shape-up-nyc-dance-fitnessadults Date: August 23, 2014

We'll be combining Latin, international, and popular music with dance moves for an aerobic workout.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:25 EST
<![CDATA[Rock Your Seat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/rock-your-seat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/23/rock-your-seat Date: August 23, 2014

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-23 2014-08-23 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:10 EST
<![CDATA[Hatha Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/hatha-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/hatha-yoga Date: August 24, 2014

Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice.

Classes are led by Yoga for Bliss director Neem Dewji and other certified instructors. Ms. Dewji is certified in Hatha and Therapeutic Yoga from The Yoga for Health Foundation, England, and The Integral Yoga Institute, NYC.

All levels welcome. Sessions are held outdoors, and indoors during inclement weather.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2014-08-24 2014-08-24 10:00 am 11:15 am 40.8991, -73.9119 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53bab2346c35d.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:52 EST
<![CDATA[Sunday Tai Chi in Socrates Sculpture Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/sunday-tai-chi-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/sunday-tai-chi-in-the-park Date: August 24, 2014

Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2014-08-24 2014-08-24 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53e299e4a2a47.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:11 EST
<![CDATA[Meditation]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/meditation http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/24/meditation Date: August 24, 2014

This spring, take a moment to release stress and reconnect with your inner self while practicing meditation.

Each session includes instruction in simple techniques followed by 20 to 30 minutes of meditation.

Classes are led by Yoga for Bliss director Neem Dewji and other certified instructors. All levels welcome. Sessions are held indoors.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2014-08-24 2014-08-24 11:30 am 12:45 pm 40.8991, -73.9119 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53bab62ce25fd.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:28 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park FitClub: Pilates with Pilates on Fifth]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/bryant-park-fitclub-pilates-with-pilates-on-fifth http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/bryant-park-fitclub-pilates-with-pilates-on-fifth Date: August 25, 2014

Target the spine and deep abdominal muscles to build a strong body.

No prior experience necessary. In partnership with park neighbor, Pilates on Fifth.

Some mats provided; bringing your own is encouraged.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-25 2014-08-25 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.7541, -73.9845 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:00 EST
<![CDATA[Morning Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/inwood-hill-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/inwood-hill-park-tai-chi Date: August 25, 2014

The summer Tai Chi classes will be an introduction to the foundational elements of Yang family Taijiquan, including the first section of the long form. In addition to this, we will be studying the eight Zhan Zhuang Qigong postures of Yiquan to complement our understanding of correct body alignment and connectedness of movement in Taijiquan.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2014-08-25 2014-08-25 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.8728, -73.9195 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/538f64625b9a3.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:11 EST
<![CDATA[Couch to 2 Mile Group Run]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/couch-2-mile-sunset-park-group-run http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/couch-2-mile-sunset-park-group-run Date: August 25, 2014

Brooklyn Recreation wants to get you running! Whether you're a beginner or training for long distance races, this free, weekly program taught by a qualified instructor will boost your endurance and get you in shape.

Runners will meet in front of the Sunset Park Recreation Center and do a two mile run with instructor Shakeem Snipe in leafy Sunset Park. Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated. This program welcomes adults 18 and up.

Please RSVP at sunsetgrouprun.eventbrite.com to get started.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2014-08-25 2014-08-25 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.648, -74.0037 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:07 EST
<![CDATA[Sit and Get Fit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/sit-and-get-fit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/sit-and-get-fit Date: August 25, 2014

Fill your basic exercise needs through seated aerobics. This class is designed for seniors, and it welcomes people with disabilities. Recreation center membership is required. Find more information on membership by clicking here.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 355-3705

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2014-08-25 2014-08-25 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7483, -74.0022 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:40 EST
<![CDATA[Monday Movement]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/monday-movement http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/monday-movement Date: August 25, 2014

Get the week started off right in this low-impact, chair aerobics class. Perfect for seniors or those with limited mobility. Open to adults and seniors.

Recreation center membership is required. Visit the recreation membership page for more information.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 485-4633

Location: Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground)

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B270 Brownsville Playground 2014-08-25 2014-08-25 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.6566, -73.902 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:33 EST
<![CDATA[Family Drumming: West African Drum and Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/family-drumming-west-african-drum-and-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/family-drumming-west-african-drum-and-dance Date: August 25, 2014

Join us for this drum and dance class. All are welcome to learn the traditional drumming and dancing unique to West Africa. Get fit while becoming more musical!

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2014-08-25 2014-08-25 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.8728, -73.9195 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/538f64c4d07e4.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:30 EST
<![CDATA[Outdoor Strength]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/outdoor-strength http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/outdoor-strength Date: August 25, 2014

Take a strength-training class with aerobic intervals in and around the park with local studio, Brooklyn Strength.

This is a fun and challenging mixed level class.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2014-08-25 2014-08-25 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6926, -74.0019 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:01:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC's Couch to 5K: Group Run]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/shape-up-nycs-couch-to-5k-group-run http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/25/shape-up-nycs-couch-to-5k-group-run Date: August 25, 2014

Join us for our new running group in Prospect Park on Mondays!

The class will combine group running, walking, and conditioning exercises to get you in shape for long distance running.

The class will be held outdoors, rain or shine.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2014-08-25 2014-08-25 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6643, -73.9639 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/52d4140b7303f.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:31 EST
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 Date: August 26, 2014

Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.

All of our fitness programs are free, led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Please check back for rain and weather/air advisory cancels.

For a breath of fresh air, take your workouts outdoors. Parks are becoming a logical alternative environment for those who want to add variety to their work outs, or who just don't like the gym. And, it's an affordable way to increase physical activity opportunities, because there's nothing special to build.

Exercise with a view, in natural sunlight, with green scenery all around bestows health benefits that can’t be found indoors. Scientific studies have shown that the pleasure of being outdoors for example gives your brain, psyche, and immune system an extra boost.

Please note: Fitness programs are canceled if the weather is lower than 20 degrees and when there are icy conditions. Saturday morning walks begin at 8:30 a.m.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.8606, -73.9338 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: August 26, 2014

Tai Chi and Eternal Spring are instructed by members of the Tai Chi Chuan Center. Open to all ages and experience levels.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.7541, -73.9845 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:28 EST
<![CDATA[Tai Chi in the Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/tai-chi-in-the-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/tai-chi-in-the-park Date: August 26, 2014

Healthy summer mornings at Washington Square Park! Join us for summer health and fitness.

Tai Chi classes will be offered Tuesday mornings at Garibaldi Plaza.

Classes taught by Steven Asherman.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:15 EST
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/fitness-walk-at-joe-michaels-mile http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/fitness-walk-at-joe-michaels-mile Date: August 26, 2014

Join other adults in a weekly fitness walking program that starts at the western end of Joe Michaels Mile (near the front of Fort Totten). No registration is required.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 ext. 301

Location: Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.7888, -73.7821 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:36 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/bryant-park-yoga Date: August 26, 2014

Perfect your downward dog under the trees with YogaWorks instructors.

Mats provided by Athleta. Presented by Athleta.

Pre-register at the link below or on-site. Walk-ins are welcome!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 10:00 am 11:00 am 40.7534, -73.9827 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:29 EST
<![CDATA[Rock Your Seat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/rock-your-seat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/rock-your-seat Date: August 26, 2014

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 2:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:11 EST
<![CDATA[Adaptive Weight Training]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/adaptive-weight-training http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/adaptive-weight-training Date: August 26, 2014

Learn how to train certain muscle groups for competitive sports and recreational use. This program is for people with disabilities, and Recreation Center membership is required. To find out more, click here.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 353-7853

Location: Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 5:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.7515, -73.8344 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:27 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Zumba]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/shape-up-nyc-zumba http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/shape-up-nyc-zumba Date: August 26, 2014

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.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.8652, -73.9288 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:29 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Circuit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/central-park-circuit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/central-park-circuit Date: August 26, 2014

Reach your fitness goals in the world’s most beautiful outdoor gym – Central Park!

Get fit with innovative exercises designed by top trainers to utilize the Park’s best natural features: rocks, trails, stairs, hills, and gorgeous open lawns. A variety of in-Park classes will help you to maximize your strength and agility, as well as increase flexibility and muscle tone.

Ages 18+. Classes are drop-in and open to all fitness levels. Space is limited for each class on a first come, first served basis.

Members: Please bring your membership card to each class for guaranteed entry.

Tuesdays & Thursdays

May 13 – June 19 & July 8 – August 28, 2014

Made possible by Teavana.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 776-1066

Location: East Meadow (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.7904, -73.9552 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/538de24ada7b0.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:31 EST
<![CDATA[Inwood Evening Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/evening-yoga1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/evening-yoga1 Date: August 26, 2014

This yoga class is appropriate for all ages and abilities. Wear comfortable clothing. Bring your own mat and water. No class in case of rain. Please follow us on Facebook for most up-to-date weather info.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.8728, -73.9195 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395ca4044f9a.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:23 EST
<![CDATA[Pilates Fitness Guru]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/pilates-fitness-guru http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/pilates-fitness-guru Date: August 26, 2014

These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7039, -73.9924 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:01:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Functional Training]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/shape-up-nyc-functional-training http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/26/shape-up-nyc-functional-training Date: August 26, 2014

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. T

his class is co-taught by instructors who are part of the Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2014-08-26 2014-08-26 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.7767, -73.9258 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:26 EST
<![CDATA[Sunrise Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/sunrise-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/sunrise-tai-chi Date: August 27, 2014

Start your day out right; come enjoy Sunrise Tai Chi classes with Robert Martinez, certified Tai Chi Instructor on the beautiful David Rockefeller Linden Terrace. Suitable for all levels. Wear comfy clothing and bring water.

Please check back for heavy rain and weather/air advisory cancelations.

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 6:30 am 7:30 am 40.8617, -73.9335 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/537253657d16e.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:12 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park FitClub: Boot Camp with The Rise NYC]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/bryant-park-fitclub-boot-camp-with-the-rise-nyc http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/bryant-park-fitclub-boot-camp-with-the-rise-nyc Date: August 27, 2014

NYC’s premiere community-driven pop-up fitness group, TheRise NYC, brings boot camp to Midtown with a distinctive blend of cardio and strength training. No equipment necessary.

Start time: 6:30 am

End time: 7:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 6:30 am 7:00 am 40.7541, -73.9845 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:00 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Tots Soccer & Pee Wee Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-pee-wee-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/summer-on-the-hudson-tots-soccer-pee-wee-basketball Date: August 27, 2014

All little ones (5 and under) are welcome at this introduction to soccer and basketball.

Tots Soccer: 9:30– 10:30am; Pee Wee Basketball 10:30 – 11:30am.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 311

Location: 71st Street Soccer Field and Basketball Courts (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 9:30 am 11:30 am 40.7805, -73.9882 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:01 EST
<![CDATA[Body Sculpting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/body-sculpting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/body-sculpting Date: August 27, 2014

This total body adult workout class addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories.

Enjoy fun, continuous movement to great music.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 10:00 am 11:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:51 EST
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Salute to the Sun Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/summer-on-the-hudson-salute-to-the-sun-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/summer-on-the-hudson-salute-to-the-sun-yoga Date: August 27, 2014

End your day with relaxing Hatha yoga in a beautiful sunset setting.

Suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring your own mat.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.777, -73.9907 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/531f37a9a15ac.JPG Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:59 EST
<![CDATA[Family Capoeira]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/family-capoeira http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/family-capoeira Date: August 27, 2014

Capoeira is a unique Brazilian art form that has evolved over centuries into an exciting combination of martial arts, dance, music, and acrobatics. Some of capoeira’s benefits include strength, flexibility, stamina, overall fitness and confidence. Benefits of capoeira for kids include promoting social interaction and sense of belonging, building confidence, discipline and self esteem, promoting a healthy lifestyle so children become active, and healthy, and develop cultural awareness and tolerance. Wear comfortable clothing.

Capoeira was developed in Brazil, but its history extends to Africa and tribes from Angola. Slaves living on Brazilian Plantations who weren’t allowed to openly practice traditional forms of self-defense developed an ingenious method of disguising their training by combining it with dance-like movements, singing, and the rhythms of primitive instruments.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 569-4112

Location: Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.8728, -73.9195 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/538f683ebbb52.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:30 EST
<![CDATA[Sunset Pilates]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/sunset-pilates http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/sunset-pilates Date: August 27, 2014

Join Lou Cornacchia, founder of Cobble Hill’s Body in Balance Studio, for an Intermediate Pilates Mat Class.

Students will learn proper technique, core muscle strength, spinal alignment and shoulder stabilization.

Classes are open to ages 16 and up.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park)

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B431 Brooklyn Bridge Park 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6947, -74.0016 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:02:17 EDT
<![CDATA[Zumba under the Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/27/zumba-under-the-stars-with-lisa-g-aka-rockazumbaway Date: August 27, 2014

Get in shape with this popular form of exercise and dance that combines Latin and African dance steps.

Sponsored by Sweet and Low

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 108th Street Hockey Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk)

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Q163 Rockaway Beach Boardwalk 2014-08-27 2014-08-27 7:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.5797, -73.8297 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:36:00 EST
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park2 Date: August 28, 2014

Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.

All of our fitness programs are free, led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Please check back for rain and weather/air advisory cancels.

For a breath of fresh air, take your workouts outdoors. Parks are becoming a logical alternative environment for those who want to add variety to their work outs, or who just don't like the gym. And, it's an affordable way to increase physical activity opportunities, because there's nothing special to build.

Exercise with a view, in natural sunlight, with green scenery all around bestows health benefits that can’t be found indoors. Scientific studies have shown that the pleasure of being outdoors for example gives your brain, psyche, and immune system an extra boost.

Please note: Fitness programs are canceled if the weather is lower than 20 degrees and when there are icy conditions. Saturday morning walks begin at 8:30 a.m.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.8606, -73.9338 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5395c8d750ccf.jpg Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:00:11 EDT
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/bryant-park-tai-chi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/bryant-park-tai-chi Date: August 28, 2014

Tai Chi and Eternal Spring are instructed by members of the Tai Chi Chuan Center. Open to all ages and experience levels.

Start time: 7:30 am

End time: 8:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 7:30 am 8:30 am 40.7541, -73.9845 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:28 EST
<![CDATA[Couch to 2 Mile Group Run]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/couch-to-2-mile-group-run http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/couch-to-2-mile-group-run Date: August 28, 2014

Brooklyn Recreation wants to get you running! Whether you're a beginner or training for long distance races, this free, weekly program taught by a qualified instructor will boost your endurance and get you in shape.

Runners will meet in front of the McCarren Play Center and do a two mile run with instructor Shakeem Snipe in and around McCarren Park. Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated. This program welcomes adults 18 and up.

Please RSVP at mccarrengrouprun.eventbrite.com to get started.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: McCarren Play Center

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2014-08-28 2014-08-28 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.7202, -73.951 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:07 EST
<![CDATA[Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/fitness-walk-at-joe-michaels-mile http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/fitness-walk-at-joe-michaels-mile Date: August 28, 2014

Join other adults in a weekly fitness walking program that starts at the western end of Joe Michaels Mile (near the front of Fort Totten). No registration is required.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 ext. 301

Location: Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park)

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Q012 Crocheron Park 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 9:00 am 10:00 am 40.7888, -73.7821 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:36 EST
<![CDATA["Dances for a Variable Population" Movement Class]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/dances-for-a-variable-population-movement-class http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/dances-for-a-variable-population-movement-class Date: August 28, 2014

Enjoy the well being, community and expressive nature of dance. Experience moving in strong and creative ways in a class which focuses on greater mobility and access to movement.

Appropriate for adults of all ages and abilities.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.7305, -73.997 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:11 EST
<![CDATA[Focused Fun Dance Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/focused-fun-dance-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/focused-fun-dance-fitness Date: August 28, 2014

Focused Fun Fitness for ages 12 and up is a combination of a low impact full body workout with various genres of dance choreography, and an emphasis on positive mental motivation and creative expression through dance.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:38 EST
<![CDATA[Rock Your Seat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/rock-your-seat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/rock-your-seat Date: August 28, 2014

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 2:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:11 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park Yoga]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/bryant-park-yoga http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/bryant-park-yoga Date: August 28, 2014

Perfect your downward dog on the lush lawn with YogaWorks instructors.

Mats provided by Athleta. Presented by Athleta. Pre-register at the link below, or register on-site. Walk-ins are welcome!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9837 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:29 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Circuit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/central-park-circuit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/central-park-circuit Date: August 28, 2014

Reach your fitness goals in the world’s most beautiful outdoor gym – Central Park!

Get fit with innovative exercises designed by top trainers to utilize the Park’s best natural features: rocks, trails, stairs, hills, and gorgeous open lawns. A variety of in-Park classes will help you to maximize your strength and agility, as well as increase flexibility and muscle tone.

Ages 18+. Classes are drop-in and open to all fitness levels. Space is limited for each class on a first come, first served basis.

Members: Please bring your membership card to each class for guaranteed entry.

Tuesdays & Thursdays

May 13 – June 19 & July 8 – August 28, 2014

Made possible by Teavana.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 776-1066

Location: East Meadow (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 6:30 pm 7:30 pm 40.7904, -73.9552 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/538de24ada7b0.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:31 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Total Body Circuit]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/shapeupnyc-total-body-circuit http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/28/shapeupnyc-total-body-circuit Date: August 28, 2014

Come sweat and take your workout to the next level in this exciting outdoor workout! This high intensity class incorporates cardiovascular and strength training to increase cardiovascular health and build muscle endurance.

This class is appropriate for various skill levels and offers modifications for intense movements.

Bring water, a towel, wear comfortable clothing, sneakers, and a smile!

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2014-08-28 2014-08-28 7:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.5948, -73.7509 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:32 EST
<![CDATA[Adaptive Fitness]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/adaptive-fitness http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/adaptive-fitness Date: August 29, 2014

Get fit using exercises that work for you! This program is tailored for individuals with disabilities and limited mobility. Recreation center membership is required. Please find out more information here.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2014-08-29 2014-08-29 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.7483, -74.0022 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:23 EST
<![CDATA[Tai Chi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/tai-chi1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/tai-chi1 Date: August 29, 2014

Learn the correct Tai Chi movements and walking and breathing techniques, with a professional Tai Chi instructor.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-08-29 2014-08-29 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:15 EST
<![CDATA[Fitness Bootcamp]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/fitness-bootcamp http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/fitness-bootcamp Date: August 29, 2014

Come join a bootcamp class with a focus on strength, plyometrics, and high intensity circuit training. There will also be some mind/body elements of stretching and breathing.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793 x301

Location: Alley Athletic (in Alley Pond Park)

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2014-08-29 2014-08-29 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7404, -73.7339 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:35 EST
<![CDATA[Teen Rock Your Seat]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/teen-rock-your-seat http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/29/teen-rock-your-seat Date: August 29, 2014

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat. This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

Recreation Center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-08-29 2014-08-29 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:17 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Couch to 5k]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/shape-up-nyc-couch-to-5k http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/shape-up-nyc-couch-to-5k Date: August 30, 2014

If you always wanted to run a 5k but didn't know how to begin, this is for you. All levels can join in on this one hour run session.

The various terrains around the Conference House will be utilized. When this program ends you will run a 5k!

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.5026, -74.2518 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53ea1a42e3467.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:24 EST
<![CDATA[Yoga on the Beach]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/yoga-on-the-beach http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/yoga-on-the-beach Date: August 30, 2014

Join yoga instructor Helen Kilgallen from Elaine's Dance School in this beginner hatha yoga class.

Bring mat, large towel, or blanket.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 108th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.58, -73.8288 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:56 EST
<![CDATA[Rockaway Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/rockaway-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/rockaway-walks Date: August 30, 2014

Join us for this adult fitness walking program.

Sponsored by Councilman Donovan Richards

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 318-4000

Location: Beach 19th Street (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk)

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Q163 Rockaway Beach Boardwalk 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.5928, -73.7531 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:12 EST
<![CDATA[Van Cortlandt Track Club]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/van-cortlandt-track-club http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/van-cortlandt-track-club Date: August 30, 2014

The Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. The club breaks into various groups based on different paces and distances, starting with a loop of the Parade Grounds, then some peel off through the trails for various length and speed runs in smaller groups. Be sure to meet back up after the run at the Short Stop Cafe across the street for breakfast!

For more information about the Saturday morning run and other races, visit: http://www.vctc.org/page/saturday-morning-group-runs

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.888, -73.8968 Wed, 06 May 2015 12:02:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park (Saturdays)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park-saturdays http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/morning-fitness-at-fort-tryon-park-saturdays Date: August 30, 2014

Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.

All of our fitness programs are free, led by trained professionals, and suitable for all levels. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Please check back for rain and weather/air advisory cancels.

For a breath of fresh air, take your workouts outdoors. Parks are becoming a logical alternative environment for those who want to add variety to their work outs, or who just don't like the gym. And, it's an affordable way to increase physical activity opportunities, because there's nothing special to build.

Exercise with a view, in natural sunlight, with green scenery all around bestows health benefits that can’t be found indoors. Scientific studies have shown that the pleasure of being outdoors for example gives your brain, psyche, and immune system an extra boost.

Please note: Fitness programs are canceled if the weather is lower than 20 degrees and when there are icy conditions.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)

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M029 Fort Tryon Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 8:30 am 9:30 am 40.8606, -73.9338 Tue, 05 May 2015 14:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Saturday Yoga on the Waterfront]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/saturday-yoga-on-the-waterfront http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/saturday-yoga-on-the-waterfront Date: August 30, 2014

Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat, or a towel.

Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

No RSVP required.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.7687, -73.9369 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/53e29824dde6f.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:13 EST
<![CDATA[Chair Exercise]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/chair-exercise http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/08/30/chair-exercise Date: August 30, 2014

This energizing, seated workout for adults and seniors invigorates and infuses new interest and enthusiasm in fitness. It uses exciting latin rhythms with easy to follow steps from cha-cha, mambo, merengue, salsa, bachata, flamenco, cumbia, old-school dances and even belly-dancing, making it fun, safe and healthy for all.

Recreation Center membership is required. For more information, visit the membership information page.

Instructor: Janet Wise-Thomas

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 927-1563

Location: J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park)

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M099 J. Hood Wright Park 2014-08-30 2014-08-30 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.8469, -73.9399 Thu, 04 Dec 2014 15:00:04 EST