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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.

 

Chair Yoga

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

West Side Campaign Against Hunger Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 263 West 86 Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

We hold a free chair yoga class in our food pantry waiting area Mon, Wed, Thurs and Fri 9-10am. It is open to all and is bilingual, English/Spanish. This is a low impact yoga class. No registration necessary. Mats are available for those who wish to use them. Wear comfortable clothing. Offered year-round.

Phone: 212-362-3662 x120
E-mail: hpark@wscah.org
Cost: Free 

West Side Campaign Against Hunger

 

Dominoes Daily

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Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

Red Hook Recreation Center, 155 Bay Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 5, 2020
Age:Everyone  

Indulge in interactive gameplay with members and staff. Introduction classes and knowledge available for members of all skill levels.

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Free Yoga for Individuals with MS

Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Tree of Life Yoga Studio Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 102-06 Metropolitan Ave, Queens

Age:Adult  

Free chair yoga for individuals with MS. Please call to inquire and to pre-register.

Phone: 718-544-5997
Cost: Free 

 

Indoor Track

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Monday: 11:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Everyone  

Use our indoor elevated track to keep your fitness on pace.  Especially great during inclement weather and when it's to hot to excercise outdoors. 

Walk, run, or push around our elevated indoor track.

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NYC Dept. for the Aging's STAY WELL Prg.

Tuesday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

NYPL - Riverside Branch Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 127 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

The Stay Well exercise program is geared for all seniors, ranging from the fit to those with disabilities. The curriculum includes aerobic exercises as well as routines designed to enhance balance, build muscle strength and aid in the performance of the tasks associated with daily living. Classes end with stress reduction exercises. Open to anyone 60+.

Phone: (212) 870-1810
Cost: Free 

 

NYC Dept. for the Aging's STAY WELL Prg.

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Queens Boro Central Library Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Queens

Age:Senior  

The Stay Well exercise program is geared for all seniors, ranging from the fit to those with disabilities. The curriculum includes aerobic exercises as well as routines designed to enhance balance, build muscle strength and aid in the performance of the tasks associated with daily living. Classes end with stress reduction exercises. Open to anyone 60+.

Phone: (718) 990-0853
Cost: Free 

 

NYC Dept. for the Aging's STAY WELL Prg.

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

PSS Andrew Jackson S.C. Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 325 East 156th Street, Bronx

Age:Senior  

The Stay Well exercise program is geared for all seniors, ranging from the fit to those with disabilities. The curriculum includes aerobic exercises as well as routines designed to enhance balance, build muscle strength and aid in the performance of the tasks associated with daily living. Classes end with stress reduction exercises. Open to anyone 60+.

Phone: (718) 585-1703
Cost: Free 

 

NYC Dept. for the Aging's STAY WELL Prg.

Tuesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Pio Mendez Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1291 Lafayette Street, Bronx

Age:Senior  

The Stay Well exercise program is geared for all seniors, ranging from the fit to those with disabilities. The curriculum includes aerobic exercises as well as routines designed to enhance balance, build muscle strength and aid in the performance of the tasks associated with daily living. Classes end with stress reduction exercises. Open to anyone 60+.

Phone: (718) 617-1514
Fax: (718) 860-9461
Cost: Free 

 

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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.

Alfred E. Smith Playground

CATHERINE SLIP, MADISON ST AND SOUTH ST (Manhattan)| Map it

Alice Kornegay Triangle Playground

LEXINGTON AVE, E. 128 ST TO E. 129 ST (Manhattan)| Map it

Alley Athletic Playground

WINCHESTER BLVD, UNION TPKE (Queens)| Map it

Alley Park Playground

67 AVE BETWEEN 230 ST AND 233 ST (Queens)| Map it

Alley Springfield Playground

NR SPRINGFIELD LOT, BALLFIELDS (Queens)| Map it

Almeda Playground

BEACH 65 ST TO BEACH 66 ST, BEACH CHANNEL DR. (Queens)| Map it

American Playground

FRANKLIN ST BETWEEN MILTON ST AND NOBLE ST (Brooklyn)| Map it

Ampere Playground

101 AVE BETWEEN 92 ST AND 83 ST (Queens)| Map it

Ancient Playground

85 ST & 5TH AVE (Manhattan)| Map it

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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.
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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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