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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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ADA Open Basketball

(M)

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 2, 2018
End Date: March 24, 2018
Age:Adult  

Open basketball for those individuals with a disability (full court).

Membership Details

 

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.

 

Adapted Aquatics

(M)

Friday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink, 131-04 Meridian Rd, Queens

Start Date: January 26, 2018
End Date: March 30, 2018
Age:Everyone  

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.

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

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Adapted Aquatics

(M)

Friday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink, 131-04 Meridian Rd, Queens

Start Date: April 6, 2018
End Date: June 8, 2018
Age:Everyone  

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.

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

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Adaptive (Swim For Life)

(M)

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

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

Start Date: February 22, 2018
End Date: March 24, 2018
Age:Child  

The pool is reserved for the Adaptive Swim program for 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

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Adaptive Fitness

(M)

Friday: 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 6, 2018
End Date: March 24, 2018
Age:Child / Teen  

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.

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Adaptive Sit & Fit

(M)

Friday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 2, 2018
End Date: March 31, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

An excellent workout out for those who have difficulty standing or being on their feet.  In this class members will learn a different style of exercise involving weights, band work and stretching. 

 

Instructor: Dana Brown

Location: Community Room 1

Please call the recreation center for more information.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.

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Adaptive Sports

(M)

Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: March 24, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Join this fun program!  A no-judgment way to play basketball and other sports. This program welcomes everyone.  We will show you how fun sports are, no matter your level of experience!  People with disabilities are encouraged to take part.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

Instructor: Teresa Mangan

Location: Gymnasium

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Adaptive Sports

(M)

Tuesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: March 24, 2018
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Adaptive Sports is apart of a series of competitive sports for individuals with disabilities but also is open to able bodies. If you would like to play Sit Volleyball and Al Oerter's Adaptation of Goalball then this class is for you.

Location: Gymnasium

Ages: 18+                            Instructor: Rodolfo

This is an non-instructional activity.

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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.

Adam Yauch Park

ATLANTIC AVE, COLUMBIA, STATE STS (Brooklyn)| Map it
Level: 4

Addabbo Playground

BETWEEN 81ST STREET AND 82ND STREET, NORTH CONDUIT AVENUE (Queens)| Map it
Level: 4

Admiral Farragut Playground

EAST 176TH STREET, CROTONA AVENUE, PROSPECT AVENUE (Bronx)| Map it
Level: 4

Admiral Park

LITTLE NECK PKWY, 42 TO 43 AVES (Queens)| Map it
Level: 4

Admiral Playground

CLINTON ST, NELSON ST, HAMILTON AVE (Brooklyn)| Map it
Level: 4

Adventure Playground

W 164 ST & EDGECOMBE AVE (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 4

Adventure Playground

68TH STREET AND CENTRAL PARK WEST (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 3

Adventure Station

INSIDE WILLOWBROOK PARK ADJ TO CAROUSEL FOR ALL CHILDREN (Staten Island)| Map it
Level: 4

Destination Playground

Aesop Playground

CORNER OF BARTOW AVENUE AND PAGE AVENUE (Staten Island)Level: 4
Make Aesop’s valuable fables come to life for your child! At Aesop Playground in Richmond Valley, you can use gorgeous animal sculptures, like the tortoise and the hare, to instill important values in your little one. The playground’s setting, tucked inside a forest of 200 trees, lends to its mythical ambiance, and its play equipment, swings, and spray shower guarantee that families return year after year, long after the beloved fables have been memorized.

Agnes Haywood Playground

EAST 215TH STREET, BARNES AVENUE, EAST 216TH 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

NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park

Saturday, February 24, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the Canarsie Park office, on 88th & Seaview Ave.

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Inwood Hill Park

Saturday, February 24, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the park entrance at the intersection of Isham Street & Seaman Ave.

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Soundview Park

Saturday, February 24, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Lafayette Avenue and Morrison Avenue (in Soundview Park), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the park entrance at the intersection of Morrison Avenue and Lafayette Avenue

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park

Saturday, February 24, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet near the track, next to the bathrooms.

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park

Saturday, February 24, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the intersection of Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (look for the big rock)

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

Sunday, February 25, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

AccessibleVisitor Center (in Conference House Park)
Satterlee Street and Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet off Hylan Blvd., next to the parking lot, on the path that leads to the water

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park

Sunday, February 25, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

East path, north of tennis courts on Crotona Avenue (in Crotona Park), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet us at the park path north of the tennis courts on Crotona Ave.

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park

Sunday, February 25, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Main Park House (in Cunningham Park)
196 Street and Union Turnpike, Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet us off Union Turnpike at the Comfort Station between the Tennis Courts and Baseball fields.

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

Sunday, February 25, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park)
3000 Fillmore Ave, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet behind the Carmine Carro Community Center on Fillmore Avenue.

Cost

Free  

 

Goalball Hosted by the NY Knights

Sunday, February 25, 2018
10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.

Cost

A valid NYC Parks recreation center membership is required to participate in this program. To learn more about our memberships, please visit our Recreation Center Membership page

Contact Number

(646) 632-7344

Contact Email

christopher.noel@parks.nyc.gov

 

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