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Please note: Some programs require advance registration and/or recreation center membership. Always call the contact number provided before attending a program.

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AOA Sit Fit

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Get fit while you sit in this chair exercise class that involves a combination of aerobic activity, strength building and stretching. Suitable for all ages and levels.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Adaptive Art

(M)

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 4, 2019
End Date: June 28, 2019
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This class is for participants to express their creativity throgh art; no matter what your level of experience. People with disabilities are encouraged to take part.This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

Instructors: Ben

Location:  Art Room

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Adaptive Art Improve with Zach

(M)

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 4, 2019
End Date: June 28, 2019
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This class is for participants to express their creativity throgh art; no matter what your level of experience. People with disabilities are encouraged to take part.This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

Instructors: Zach

Location:  Room A

Membership Details

 

Adaptive Color Therpay

(M)

Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 22, 2019
Age:Adult  

Learn the basics of using the water colors, markers and other mediums to create modern art!

Instructor: Rocio Chavira

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Adaptive Fitness

(M)

Friday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: April 5, 2019
End Date: June 21, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Adaptive participants will engage in light workout that are modified for their individual needs. They will receive a workout that is both fun and beneficial to their health. The workout sessions will focus on sensory motor skills that may improve individuals overall well-being.

Instructor: Shanel Burgess

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Adaptive Fitness

(M)

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: October 1, 2018
End Date: June 22, 2019
Age:Adult  

Staff will provide fitness experiences for adults with physical and cognitive disabilities through physical activity and support.

 

**Adaptive Fitness takes place in the gym on Mondays & Thursdays from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Adaptive Fitness

(M)

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date: March 31, 2019
End Date: June 22, 2019
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Adaptive Fitness is a class tailored to individuals with disabilities who want to get stronger as well as improve their knowledge of fitness. Able-bodied members are welcome to join.

Location: Gymnasium

Instructor: Rodolfo

Ages: 18+                           

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Adaptive Fitness

(M)

Monday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, 18 Mount Morris Park West, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 22, 2019
Age:Child / Teen / Adult  

This is a Zumba class for those with special needs of any kind.  The instructors will provide thorough and productive movements and deliver a great workout to those needing an adaptive atmosphere. Everyone can benefit from this class designed with the student in mind.

 

Adult Class: Monday

Youth Class: Friday

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Adaptive Running - Fast Feet

(M)

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 28, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Join this fun program!  A no-judgment route to fitness. This program welcomes everyone.  We will show you how fun running is, no matter your level of experience!  People with disabilities are encouraged to take part.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

Location: McCarren Track

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Please note: Programs with this symbol (Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property) are not managed by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. While Parks does its best to maintain accuracy in search results, users are strongly advised to call or email the program organizers directly for up-to-date information.

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Accessible Activities

You may use any of Parks' recreational spaces, except tennis courts, without a permit. However, if a permit holder arrives with a valid permit in hand, you must vacate the field or court. An individual must have a season permit or single-play ticket to use Parks' tennis courts.

Organized play (leagues) requires a permit. Click here for an application and more information about permits.

100% Playground

GLENWOOD RD, E 100 & E 101 STS (Brooklyn)| Map it
Level: 4

101st St. Soccer Field

101ST ST. NEXT TO HENRY HUDSON PARKWAY (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 4

110th St & Lenox Ave Playground

110TH STREET AND LENOX AVENUE (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 1
This playground has an accessible bathroom.

110th St Playground

110TH STREET AND CATHEDRAL PARKWAY (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 3

115th Street Playground

14 RD, 115 ST, 14 AVE (Queens)| Map it
Level: 4

136 St Playground

136TH STREET AND 14 ROAD (Queens)| Map it
Level: 4
This playground has an accessible bathroom.

157th St Playground

157 ST & 116 AVE (Queens)| Map it
Level: 2

210th St Playground

210TH STREET AND 73RD AVENUE (Queens)| Map it
Level: 4

79 St Playground

79 ST & SHORE RD (Brooklyn)| Map it
Level: 4

Abigail Playground

TINTON AVENUE, EAST 156TH STREET (Bronx)| Map it
Level: 4

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Accessible Activities

Team and league sports provide a great opportunity to get fit, socialize, and have fun. Some leagues are casual, while others are more competitive. Email or call the leagues below to find out more about your local team and its players.

Achievers of America, Inc.

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Softball & Bowling
A program for Special needs individuals with developmental disabilities. Challenged or not.
Phone: (718) 565-1141 | Email

Achilles International

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Accessible Activities
Achilles meets rain or shine on Tuesday evenings at 6:15 PM and Saturday mornings at 10:15 when there is no race. Tuesday evenings we meet at the New York Road Runners Club (9 E. 89th Street) between 6 - 6:15 PM. Saturday mornings, we meet in Central Park, at 90th Street and Fifth Avenue, adjacent to the Central Park Reservoir.
Phone: 212-354-0300 | Email

Glen Oaks Little League

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Baseball
Phone: (718) 347-2436 | Email

Glen Oaks Little League Challenger Division

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Baseball
The Challenger Division was established in 1989 as a separate division of Little League to enable boys and girls with physical and mental challenges, ages 4-18, or up to age 22 if still enrolled in high school, to enjoy the game of baseball.
Email

Row New York

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Adaptive Indoor Rowing
Adaptive Indoor Rowing: Workout once per week with our adaptive coaches to stay in shape through the winter months, set and reach your rowing goals, and prepare for rowing on the water. All adaptive athletes are welcome - from age 11 and up - no experience necessary! Cancellations due to snow and inclement weather may occur, and one make-up session will be scheduled. The Access-A-Ride address to the boathouse is 30 Meadow Lake Drive, Corona/Flushing/Flushing Meadows Corona Park/ NY.
Phone: 718.433.3075 | Email

United Spinal Giants

Borough: Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Wheelchair Football
Phone: (718) 803-3782

Wheelchair Softball League

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Wheelchair Softball
Phone: 917.519.2622 | Email

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Accessible Activities

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

Sunday, June 16, 2019
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)
West 89th Street and Riverside Drive, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

212-870-3070

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

Healthy on the Hudson x Tai Chi

Monday, June 17, 2019
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

AccessibleHudson River Park's Pier 84| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 627-2020

Contact Email

info@hrpt.ny.gov

 

Zumba Class

Thursday, June 20, 2019
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

El Catano Community Garden
171 East 110 St., Manhattan, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 333-2552

Contact Email

info@nyrp.org

 

Healthy on the Hudson x Yoga

Thursday, June 20, 2019
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

AccessibleHudson River Park's Pier 46| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 627-2020

Contact Email

info@hrpt.ny.gov

 

Central Park Youth Basketball Clinic

Saturday, June 22, 2019
11:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.

AccessibleNorth Meadow Recreation Center (in Central Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
mid-Park at 97th Street

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 348-4867

Contact Email

VisitorServices@centralparknyc.org

 

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

Sunday, June 23, 2019
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)
West 89th Street and Riverside Drive, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

212-870-3070

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

Healthy on the Hudson x Tai Chi

Monday, June 24, 2019
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

AccessibleHudson River Park's Pier 84| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 627-2020

Contact Email

info@hrpt.ny.gov

 

NYC Pride Ride

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center
1 Clarkson Street, NY, NY 10014, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3337

Contact Email

bj.watkins@parks.nyc.gov

 

Healthy on the Hudson x Yoga

Thursday, June 27, 2019
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

AccessibleHudson River Park's Pier 46| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 627-2020

Contact Email

info@hrpt.ny.gov

 

Central Park Youth Basketball Clinic

Saturday, June 29, 2019
11:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.

AccessibleNorth Meadow Recreation Center (in Central Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
mid-Park at 97th Street

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 348-4867

Contact Email

VisitorServices@centralparknyc.org

 

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