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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 Coordination

(M)

Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

Adaptive program for people with physical disabilities or limited mobility and strength.

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Adaptive Physical Education

(M)

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

St. Mary’s Recreation Center, 450 Saint Ann's Avenue, Bronx

Start Date:April 30, 2016
End Date:June 28, 2016
Age:  

Gymnasium closed to the public.

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Adaptive Sports Program (S.P.A.R.E.S.)

(M)

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

Age:Child / Teen  

Come learn the basics of adaptive sports such as: Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Football, Wheelchair tennis, Wheelchair Floor Hockey, Wheelchair Softball, Sled Hockey(on ice), Sitting Volleyball, Adapted Swimming, Power Wheelchair Soccer, Track and Field Events.

 Wheelchairs are provided for use in the program.

For Ages 5 and Up with a physical disability.

Must register for the program and must be a Recreation Center member.

Membership Details

 

Adaptive Swim

(M)

Friday: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

St. Mary’s Recreation Center, 450 Saint Ann's Avenue, Bronx

Start Date:April 30, 2016
End Date:June 28, 2016
Age:Everyone  

This free program offers 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.  The program also offers swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skill.

Participants must be members of a NYC Parks Recreation Center. For more information or to register, call (718) 760-6969

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Chair Yoga

(M)

Monday: 9:45 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date:November 2, 2014
End Date:June 30, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that can be practiced while sitting or standing using a chair for support. A low impact class, it focuses on strengthening the body's inner core through slow movements, concentrating and breathing.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

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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

 

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 

 

Goal Ball

(M)

Saturday: 1:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date:December 20, 2015
Age:Teen / Adult  

Try Goal Ball!  This challenging, fun program welcomes open adaptive program for all athletes, from ages 13-23. Beginner and advanced players are welcome.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

For more information, contact Deputy Center Manager Emanuel Diaz at Emanuel.Diaz@parks.nyc.gov.

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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.

Ten Mile River Playground

W 148 ST & HUDSON RIVER (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 3

Tenney Park

74 AVE & 260 ST (Queens)| Map it
Level: 4

Terrace Playground

FOOTE AVE, HOWARD AVE & MARTHA ST (Staten Island)| Map it
Level: 4

The Painter's Playground

ALDERTON ST FROM DIETERLE TO ELWELL CRESCENTS (Queens)| Map it
Level: 3

The Pearly Gates

TRATMAN & ST PETERS AVES (Bronx)| Map it
Level: 3

Third St Playground

4 ST & PROSPECT PK W (Brooklyn)| Map it
Level: 4

Thomas Greene Playground

3 AVE, NEVINS, DEGRAW & DOUGLAS STS (Brooklyn)| Map it
Level: 2

Thomas Jefferson

E. 112TH STREET AND FIRST AVENUE (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type:Outdoor Pools
(212) 860-1372 
Type: Olympic 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 239' x 97' x 4' 

Thomas Jefferson Park

E 111 ST & 1 AVE (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 2

Thomas Jefferson Park

E 114 ST & PLEASANT (Manhattan)| 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

Achilles Hope & Possibility (4M)

Sunday, June 26, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.

Cost

$23.00 Member Price

 

NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

Sunday, June 26, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

AccessibleVisitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet by the flag pole in front of the Visitor Center.

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

Sunday, June 26, 2016
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  

 

NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park

Sunday, June 26, 2016
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 off Union Turnpike at the comfort station between the tennis courts and baseball fields.

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Bridge (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the lake bridge, down the hill from the intersection of Victory Boulevard and Eddy Street.

Cost

Free  

 

Washington Square Park: Sacred Sounds Yoga Class

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

sarah(dot)neilson(at)parks.nyc.gov

 

Dances for a Variable Population

Thursday, June 30, 2016
9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.

Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Garibaldi Plaza is east of the main fountain plaza, in Washington Square Park.

Cost

Free  

 

Goalball

Saturday, July 2, 2016
1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.

Cost

NYC Parks membership is required. Kids under 18: free. Young adults 18-24: $25/year. Adults 25-61: $150/year or $75/six months. Seniors 62+: $25/year.

Contact Number

(212) 360-3319

Contact Email

rodolfo.guevara@parks.nyc.gov

 

Washington Square Park: Sacred Sounds Yoga Class

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

sarah(dot)neilson(at)parks.nyc.gov

 

Dances for a Variable Population

Thursday, July 7, 2016
9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.

Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Garibaldi Plaza is east of the main fountain plaza, in Washington Square Park.

Cost

Free  

 

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