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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: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 29, 2019
End Date: December 21, 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

Membership Details

 

Adaptive Basketball

(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: October 1, 2019
End Date: December 21, 2019
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Adaptive Basketball is for individuals with disabilities but also is open to able-bodies. This class offers an alternative to the popular sport where all abilities are welcomed.

Location: Gymnasium

Instructor: Rodolfo

Ages: 18+                           

Membership Details

 

Adaptive Fitness

(M)

Tuesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 1, 2019
End Date: December 21, 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+                           

Membership Details

 

Adaptive Life Skills

(M)

Monday: 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: July 7, 2019
End Date: December 21, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Learning basic life skills is essential. This program will empower participants and provide them with the skills needed to adapt to everyday living.

Game Room - 1st Floor

Instructor: Brigitte

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Adaptive Sports and Fitness

(M)

Tuesday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 30, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2019
Age:  

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Adaptive Swim

(M)

Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: October 8, 2018
End Date: December 31, 2019
Age:Child / Teen / Adult  

Adapted Aquatics exercise offers a complete body workout and ranges from gentle walking in water to high-energy exercise; it helps alleviate pain, improve circulation, and promote healing and muscle development for those suffering from physical ailments resulting from injury, disease, or aging.

Classes will begin on October 19, 2018

 

To register, please call the Citywide Aquatics office at 718-760-6969 ext. 0.

Instructor: Aquatics

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Adaptive Swim (General)

(M)

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 16, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Child / Adult / Senior  

The pool is reserved for the Adaptive Swim program for Adult, seniors and Kids. This free program provides: 1) aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle tone, coordination, focus and strength 2) swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.
 

Advanced registration with Citywide Aquatics is required. For more information or to register, please call (718) 760-6969, ext. 0 or visit: www.nyc.gov/parks/citywideaquatics

Membership Details

 

Adaptive Zumba

(M)

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

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 29, 2019
End Date: December 21, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Join this fun class!  A no-judgment workout, this class welcomes everyone.  We will show you how fun Zumba is, no matter your level of experience!  People with disabilities are encouraged to take part.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

Instructor: Claudine Pierre

Membership Details

 

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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

Youth Adaptive Running Program with Fast Feet NYC

Monday, October 21, 2019
5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.

AccessibleMcCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park)
776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

An NYC Parks Recreation Center Membership is required. Recreation Center Membership is FREE to youth who are 17 and younger.

Contact Number

(718) 218-2380

 

Chair Aerobics

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessibleAl Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)
131-40 Fowler Ave., Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
in the gym

Cost

An NYC Parks Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(718) 353-7853

 

Adaptive Basketball

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

AccessibleAl Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)
131-40 Fowler Ave., Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

An NYC Parks Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(718) 353-7853

 

Adaptive Fitness

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.

AccessibleAl Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)
131-40 Fowler Ave., Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
in the gym

Cost

An NYC Parks Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(718) 353-7853

 

Special Olympics Training

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
12:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.

AccessibleSt. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
St. Ann's Avenue and 145th Street, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
in the gym

Cost

An NYC Parks Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(718) 402-5155

 

Adaptive Chair Aerobics

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

AccessiblePoe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 365-5516

Contact Email

Lucy.Aponte@parks.nyc.gov

 

Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Practice

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.

AccessibleAl Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)
131-40 Fowler Ave., Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
in the gym

Cost

An NYC Parks Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 360-3338

Contact Email

Paul.Ward@parks.nyc.gov

 

Strength and Conditioning

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.

AccessibleAl Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)
131-40 Fowler Ave., Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
in the gym

Cost

An NYC Parks Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(718) 353-7853

 

Adaptive Chair Aerobics

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

AccessiblePoe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 365-5516

Contact Email

Lucy.Aponte@parks.nyc.gov

 

Adult Adaptive Running Program with Fast Feet NYC

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

AccessibleMcCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park)
776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

An NYC Parks Recreation Center Membership is required.

Contact Number

(718) 218-2380

 

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