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NYC’s source for free and low–cost fitness activities
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18th Century Dance Classes

Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Teen / Adult  

First Saturdays of every month. Members of The New York Baroque Dance Company teach classes covering dance forms found in dance suites of the late 17th and 18th centuries. Live music accompanies every class. No previous experience required. This class is open to professional dancers, teachers, students, musicians, singers, actors, and dance enthusiasts. Expand your circle of friends as you meet new people and learn the proper way to offer a hand during the minuet or how to cut a caper in the jig!

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $14 

 

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 Swim Lessons

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Friday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 5, 2017
Age:  

Adaptive Swim program for people with disabilities offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise. The program also includes swim instruction that focuses on learning basic swimming and safety skills.

More Information about Adaptive Swim and How to Register

 

Adult Basketball

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Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Monday: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.,8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.,8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.,8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.,8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.,8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2020
End Date: December 31, 2021
Age:Adult / Senior  

Take your game to the next level on our Basketball court. Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

 

Adult Basketball League

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Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 8, 2017
End Date: December 31, 2021
Age:Adult  

The Men's Basketball League takes place every Sunday. All players must be a registered member of the Recreation Center and be registered on a team. Come watch local members of the community channel their inner Lebron James, Russell Westbrook and Chris Paul like skills on the court.

 

Adult Group Lessons at Prospect Park Tennis Center

Sunday: 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Monday: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Prospect Park Tennis Center , PARKSIDE AVE AT THE PARADE GROUND (Brooklyn), Brooklyn

Age:Adult / Senior  

Adult group tennis lessons, grouped according to skill level

Phone: (718) 436-2500
Cost: $50 or $240 

$240 for 6-session series or $50 per session
Reservations must be made 24-hours in advance

 

Adult Jujitsu

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Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: December 31, 2021
Age:Adult / Senior  

Learn the art of close combat through this Japanese martial art.  Designed to redirect an opponent's energy, it uses special grappling techniques like trapping, locks and holds.

Class available to all adults.

Instructors: Hanshi Steve

 

Adult Volleyball

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Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 4, 2019
End Date: September 26, 2020
Age:Adult  

Take part in a fun pick up game volleyball with fellow members and get fit while having fun.

Location: Gymnasium

 

Advanced Ballet

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Beginning/Intermediate through Advanced classes are offered on a drop-in basis.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $15 

 

Advanced Belly Dancing

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

Age:Adult  

A dance movement class that focuses on the core muscles, emphasizing muscular isolations. Dance to Middle Eastern rhythms while learning traditional movements and combinations.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Advanced Modern Dance

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

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Modern Dance involves elements of floor work, center exercises, and combinations while emphasizing the weight of the body and its relationship to space and gravity. Students work on strength, flexibility and coordination. Intermediate/Advance and Advance are offered on a drop-in basis.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $15  

 

Advanced Step

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

Age:Adult  

This high intensity workout is filled with advanced choreography that uses every angle of the step platform. Prior step training experience is advised.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Advanced Tai Chi

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

Age:Adult  

An ancient form of mind body exercise that uses purposeful, slow movements in a form of meditative exercise for relaxation, health and self defense.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Aerobics

Tuesday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Diana H. Jones Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 9 Noll Street, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Join us for an energetic afternoon aerobics class! Open to anyone 60+.

Cost: Free 

 

Aerobics

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

JASA Williamsburg Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 202 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Join us for an energetic morning aerobics class! Open to anyone 60+.

Cost: Free 

 

African Dance

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

Age:Adult  

Learn traditional African dances, rhythms, and songs from Senegal and Guinea, West Africa. Class warm-up includes working on core strength, flexibility, stamina, and rhythmic sensibility. This is a multi-level class; advanced beginner level dancers and up.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Afro-Caribbean "Dance & Movement"

Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Afro-Caribbean Dance and Movement unites dance, rhythm, and song.  The class creates an environment and dance community that nurtures, heals, renews, and inspires the body and spirit.  The class was listed in New York magazine's "The Best of New York", New York Confidential and was also written up in New York Woman's "Time Out".  An open level class is offered on a drop-in basis.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $13 

 

Afro-Haitian Dance

Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Afro-Haitian Dance describes a movement style rooted in traditional Haitian folklore. Celebrating life, beauty and the power of culture, this open level dance class focuses on developing each participant's relationship to poly-rhythm and percussion. Haiti has one of the highest levels of African retention in the western hemisphere. The dance and music from this extremely complex and resilient country are rich with stories of perseverance, love, war and the connections/disconnections all human beings share with their environment. Come awaken your spirit and discover the healing power of drums with Dancer/Choreographer Adia Tamar Whitaker.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $14 

 

Aqua Boot Camp

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Sunday: 12:30 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Adult / Senior  

Low to high-impact aerobics class held in the shallow and deep end of the pool. These classes utilize the resistance and buoyancy of water to tone the muscles while protecting the joints.

A swimming cap is highly recommended of all swimmers.

Instructor: Darvyn Walls (Thursdays & Fridays), Aquatics Staff (Sundays)

 

Aqua Jog

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

Age:Adult  

A unique exercise class that takes place in the water, utlilizing floatation devices to allow "jogging" in deep water. No swimming experience required, but participants should be comfortable being in deep water.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Aqua Zumba

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

Age:Adult  

ZUMBA is a fusion of Latin and international music, utilizing dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness program. The routines feature aerobic interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Aqua Zumba

Monday: 6:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

North Brooklyn YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 570 Jamaica Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Integrating the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines. The class blends it all together into a safe, challenging, water-based workout that's cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief.

Phone: 718-277-1600
Cost: Free for members, non-members $85/8 weeks 

 

Aquatic Boot Camp

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

Age:Adult  

An exercise class that takes place in the water and challenges your entire body.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Aquatic Exercise

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

Age:Adult  

An instructional class of aerobic movements performed in the water, to improve body conditioning, cardiovascular fitness, and flexibility.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Basic Step

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

Age:Adult  

A class utilizing step platforms, incorporating various up and down stepping patterns in a low impact setting.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Beginning Ballet

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Ballet involves barre work, center exercises and movement combination. Students will focus on technique and placement, while emphasizing musicality. Beginning classes are offered as part of our workshop series and ongoing classes.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $14  

 

Beginning Belly Dancing

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Belly Dancing focuses on the folkloric belly dances and classical rhythms of North and East Africa.  Both Beginning and the Intermediate levels work along these parameters.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $14 

 

Beginning Pilates Mat

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Pilates is based on a series of core-strengthening exercises created by Joseph Pilates. These exercises use muscle control, breathing techniques, imagery and postural alignment to strengthen the entire body. The beginning Pilates Mat class is a thoughtful, non-threatening approach to these exercises and other movement. There is an emphasis on range of motion, as well as intensive work on abdominal muscles.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $13 

 

Beginning West African Dance

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

West African Dance (Djembe) focuses on dances from West Africa (e.g. Senegal, Mali) that are danced to Djembe drums. Beginning and Intermediate classes are offered on a drop-in basis.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $14 

 

Beginning/Intermediate Ballet

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Beginning/Intermediate through Advanced classes are offered on a drop-in basis,

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $14  

 

Body Conditioning on the Ball

Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Body Conditioning on the Ball (formerly Stability Ball) uses the Physio-Ball to work on core strength, employing the Pilates vocabulary. The Ball is a fun full-body strengthening tool that provides flexibility and aerobic benefits. Bouncing, strengthening and stretching in this class is challenging and fun.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $13 

 

Bodybuilding & Toning with Angel

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Monday: 6:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Red Hook Recreation Center, 155 Bay Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 1, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Join angel in a gudided weight training program that focuses on form while utilizing dumbbelss and machines.  This class is designed to help tone the adult physique and provides routines to help participants feel stronger and healthier.

 

Boot Camp

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

Age:Adult  

An efficient circuit training workout that challenges your entire body, utilizing calisthenics such as pushups, jumping jacks, crunches and other body weight exercises.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Brooklyn Critical Mass

Friday: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Grand Army Plaza , FLATBUSH AVE., EASTERN PKWY. AND PROSPECT PARK (Brooklyn), Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Critical Mass is a monthly celebration of bicycles and other nonpolluting means of transportation, exercising our right to the road. Critical Mass is a movement, not an organization; no two riders participate for exactly the same reason. Brooklyn Critical Mass started rolling in 2004.

Cost: Free 

Takes place the second Friday of the month. Meet at Flatbush Ave & Prospect Park West.

 

Brooklyn Road Runners Club Group Run

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Tuesday: 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
Thursday: 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Prospect Park , PROSPECT PARK W, PARKSIDE AVE. BET. FLATBUSH AVE., OCEAN AVE. AND PROSPECT PARK SW (Brooklyn), Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Group sticks together for 2 miles, then splits up according to training needs and capabilities. Meet at Prospect Park West and 9th St.

Phone: 917-238-9447
Cost: $20/year 

Brooklyn Road Runners

 

Cardio Kickboxing

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

Age:Adult  

This high energy class combines muscle conditioning with kickboxing combinations of punches and kicks in a variety of drills, exercises, and self-defense techniques.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Caribbean Dance

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

Age:Adult  

Learn Carribean dances and rythms in this multi-level class which is sure to keep you moving and have fun.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Chair Aerobics

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Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 1, 2018
End Date: December 22, 2020
Age:Everyone  

Chair aerobics allow seniors to get a cardiovascular workout while remaining seated. Sandra leads you through a fun and effective aerobic workout that burns calories and blasts fat right from your chair. Perfect for all exercise levels!

 

Core Conditioning

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

Age:Adult  

This class focuses on abdominal, back, and core muscle training and stabilization to improve the body's overall functional strength.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Core Pilates

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Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2020
Age:Adult / Senior  

Workouts can be boring — but that's where Core Pilates comes into play. Core Pilates keeps ab work interesting while helping you sculpt a powerful core. And the benefits are more than just aesthetic. Core Pilates elongates and strengthens, improving muscle elasticity and joint mobility. A body with balanced strength and flexibility is less likely to be injured.

 

Core Strengthening

Saturday: 9:45 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $10 

 

Core Training

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

Age:Adult  

This class focuses on abdominal, back, and core muscle training and stabilization to improve the body's overall functional strength.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

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.

 

Feldenkrais Method

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Feldenkrais: Awareness Through Movement®, students learn a direct and effective means for healing pain, while also improving posture, flexibility and coordination. Over time, we each adopt physical and psychological habits, often constraining us to a small portion of our movement potential, and creating unnecessary physical limitations, injury, or chronic pain. Classes are non-competitive and students move according to their own comfort level and progress at their own rate. The emphasis is on sensory learning. The lessons are of benefit to everyone wishing to move with greater comfort and ease.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $13 

 

Front Runners New York Brooklyn Fun Run

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Prospect Park , PROSPECT PARK W, PARKSIDE AVE. BET. FLATBUSH AVE., OCEAN AVE. AND PROSPECT PARK SW (Brooklyn), Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

It's not all about Manhattan! Our Brooklyn runners show great spirit and pride in their borough, congregating at the 3rd St and Prospect Park West entrance to Prospect Park for a run every Tuesday at 7PM. We take off for our 3.3 mile loop at 7:15 PM. We encourage runners of all speeds and abilities. People often go for dinner together at a nearby restaurant after the run. If you are new and want to make sure and find us, please email Mike Grzlecki at brooklyn@frny.o​rg or Peter Doebele at PDinnyCity@aol.​com. You can also call Peter at 718-857-1932. Mike offers a bag drop at his home 5 minutes' walk from the park--to let him know you are coming and get the address email him at brooklyn@frny.o​rg.

Cost: Free 

 

Gaga/People

Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Gaga/people explores “gaga”, a movement language developed by Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin to help dancers and non dancers reconnect to the way they move. Teachers guide the class through a series of evocative instructions that participants actively explore, discovering individual ways to interpret and perform the information through movement. Gaga/people classes offer a creative framework for participants to connect to their bodies and imaginations, increase their physical awareness, improve their flexibility and stamina, and experience the pleasure of movement in a welcoming, accepting atmosphere. No prior dance experience needed, and this Open Level class is offered on a drop-in basis.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $13 

 

Gentle Yoga

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

Age:Adult  

Designed to teach basic yoga postures that will enhance flexibility, strength and balance and promote relaxation.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Hi-Lo Aerobics

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

Age:Adult  

A rhythmic aerobic workout in which at least one foot contacts the ground at all times. This provides a challenging cardiovascular workout.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Hip Hop Dance

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

Age:Adult  

A cardiovascular workout using urban upbeat Hip Hop music. This class teaches step by step movements with fun choreography, so you can get your feet moving and your heart pumping.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Inspirational Dance

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Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 7, 2019
End Date: December 21, 2020
Age:Adult / Senior  

This class is an exciting workout while dancing to inspirational music to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body while having fun.

 

Intermediate Pilates Mat

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Pilates is based on a series of core-strengthening exercises created by Joseph Pilates. These exercises use muscle control, breathing techniques, imagery and postural alignment to strengthen the entire body. The beginning Pilates Mat class is a thoughtful, non-threatening approach to these exercises and other movement. There is an emphasis on range of motion, as well as intensive work on abdominal muscles.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $13 

 

Intermediate West African Dance

Monday: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

West African Dance (Djembe) focuses on dances from West Africa (e.g. Senegal, Mali) that are danced to Djembe drums. Beginning and Intermediate classes are offered on a drop-in basis.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $14 

 

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet

Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Beginning/Intermediate through Advanced classes are offered on a drop-in basis.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $15 

 

Intermediate/Advanced Belly Dancing

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Belly Dancing focuses on the folkloric belly dances and classical rhythms of North and East Africa.  Both Beginning and the Intermediate levels work along these parameters. The Intermediate/Advanced Class applies Belly Dancing technique to choreography.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $14 

 

Intermediate/Advanced Modern Dance

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Modern Dance involves elements of floor work, center exercises, and combinations while emphasizing the weight of the body and its relationship to space and gravity. Students work on strength, flexibility and coordination. Intermediate/Advance and Advance are offered on a drop-in basis.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $14 

 

Jack Rabbit Sports Free Group Runs

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Prospect Park , PROSPECT PARK W, PARKSIDE AVE. BET. FLATBUSH AVE., OCEAN AVE. AND PROSPECT PARK SW (Brooklyn), Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Join us for one of our free groups runs starting out of each of our three store locations.  These are casual, social, and non-coached 60 minute group runs.  We run between 4.2-5.5 miles, at 9 minute miles. We meet at the store and run in Prospect Park.

Phone: 718-636-9000
E-mail: custserv@jackrabbitsports.com
Cost: Free 

Meeting Location: Jack Rabbit Sports-Brooklyn Store 151 7th Ave

 

Mat Pilates

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

Age:Adult  

The Mat Pilates method will help with the musculoskeletal balance, proper breathing, spinal alignments, and abdominal control. Mat Pilates will provide an overall muscle tone, muscle strength and core training. This format is for all levels.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

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

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

Wayside Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1746-60 Broadway, Brooklyn

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) 443-8181
Cost: Free 

 

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

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Tompkins Park Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 550 Greene Avenue, Brooklyn

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) 638-3000
Phone 2: 10,12,13
Cost: Free 

 

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

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

St. Louis Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 230 Kingston Avenue, Brooklyn

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) 771-7945
Fax: (718) 778-2890
Cost: Free 

 

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

Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

St. Gabriel's Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 331 Hawthorne Street, Brooklyn

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) 773-4049
Fax: (718) 773-4049
Cost: Free 

 

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

Tuesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Senior Citizens League of Flatbush Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 550 Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn

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) 438-7771
Fax: (718) 854-3579
Cost: Free 

 

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

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Red Hook Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 6 Wolcott Street, Brooklyn

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. Classes normally run 40 - 50 minutes and are held once a week.Open to anyone 60+.

Cost: Free 

 

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

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

Brookdale Senior Citizens Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 817 Avenue H, Brooklyn

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) 434-8670
Fax: (718) 434-8273
Cost: Free 

 

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

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

Tilden Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 630 Mother Gaston Boulevard, Brooklyn

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) 498-2990
Fax: (718) 345-5644
Cost: Free 

 

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

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Van Dyke II Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 430 Dumont Avenue, Brooklyn

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) 385-1110
Cost: Free 

 

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

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Christopher Blenman Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 720 East New York Avenue, Brooklyn

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) 773-7400
Fax: (718) 778-5644
Cost: Free 

 

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

Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

RAICES Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 460 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn

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) 694-0895
Fax: (718) 694-2981
Cost: Free 

 

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

Tuesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Narrows Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1230 63rd Street, Brooklyn

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) 232-3211
Fax: (718) 232-0512
Cost: Free 

 

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

Thursday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Ft. Greene Senior Action Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1588 Schenectady Avenue, Brooklyn

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) 252-5046
Fax: (718) 252-5727
Cost: Free 

 

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

Monday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Bay Senior Center (The) Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 3643 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn

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) 648-2053
Fax: (718) 648-7213
Cost: Free 

 

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

Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Dorchester Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1419 Dorchester Road, Brooklyn

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) 941-6700
Fax: (718) 941-6702
Cost: Free 

 

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

Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Ft. Greene Stuyvesant Hts. Sr. Ctr. Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 69 Mac Donough St. - LL, Brooklyn

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) 230-0823
Fax: (718) 230-0824
Cost: Free 

 

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

Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Krakus Luncheon Club Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 176 Java Street, Brooklyn

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) 383-3434
Cost: Free 

 

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

Wednesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Midwood Active Adults SC Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 4815 Avenue I East 49th Street, Brooklyn

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) 253-5557
Fax: (718) 951-6623
Cost: Free 

 

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

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Mt. Ararat Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1630 St. Marks Avenue, Brooklyn

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) 922-1304
Fax: (718) 922-5288
Cost: Free 

 

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

Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Maria Lawton Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 400 Hart Street, Brooklyn

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) 452-7474
Fax: (718) 452-4702
Cost: Free 

 

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

Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

AMICO Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 5901 13th Avenue, Brooklyn

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) 972-1558
Fax: (718) 972-1534
Cost: Free 

 

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

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

Diana H. Jones Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 9 Noll Street, Brooklyn

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) 782-3601
Fax: (718) 782-3604
Cost: Free 

 

NYC Dept. for the Aging's WALKING CLUB Prg.

Ft. Greene Grant Square Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 19 Rogers Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Walking Club\Call For Time

Phone: (718) 363-3133
Fax: (718) 363-3229
Cost: Free 

 

NYC Dept. for the Aging's WALKING CLUB Prg.

Hope Gardens Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 422 Central Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Walking Club\Call For Time

Phone: (718) 919-4705
Fax: (718) 455-1100
Cost: Free 

 

NYC Dept. for the Aging's WALKING CLUB Prg.

Senior Citizens League of Flatbush Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 550 Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Walking Club\Call For Time

Phone: (718) 438-7771
Fax: (718) 854-3579
Cost: Free 

 

NYC Dept. for the Aging's WALKING CLUB Prg.

Tuesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Sephardic Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 485 Kings Highway, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Our walking club meets April-October/November (weather permitting). To participate, you must become a member of the senior center. Joining is easy and free, please call to find out how.

Phone: (718) 336-1300
Fax: (718) 336-7294
Cost: Free 

 

Open Basketball

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Monday: 6:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Thursday: 6:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Friday: 6:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.

Red Hook Recreation Center, 155 Bay Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 2, 2019
Age:Senior  

 

Pickleball

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Monday: 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2020
Age:Adult / Senior  

Pickleball was created with one thing in mind: fun. It was designed to be easy to learn and play whether you’re five, eighty-five or somewhere in between. Come join us and don’t miss out on all the fun!

 

Prenatal Yoga

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

Age:Adult  

Expectant mothers will learn go stretch, strengthen, focus, and relax. This class will help prepare you physicall and mentally for the experience of childbirth. It is open to women trying to get pregnant as well as post-partum women and their partners.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Prospect Park Moonlight Ride

Saturday: 9:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

Prospect Park , PROSPECT PARK W, PARKSIDE AVE. BET. FLATBUSH AVE., OCEAN AVE. AND PROSPECT PARK SW (Brooklyn), Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

"The Prospect Park Moonlight Ride is opened to bikers and skilled skaters. Meet at 9 p.m., Grand Army Plaza, on the second Saturday of the month, every month. This is a safe, peaceful ride that visits many of the little-known treasures the park has to offer. Rain at 8:45 pm cancels the ride, period. Snow is good!!!

Cost: Free 

Takes place second Saturday of the month. Meet at Flatbush Ave & Prospect Park West.

 

Punk Rope

Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Greenpoint YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 99 Meserole Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

Punk Rope combines themed workouts, fitness games, rope jumping, and raise-the-roof music to bring out the kid in all of us. Free to members of the YMCA.

Phone: 646-654-0668
Cost: Members of the Greenpoint Y: FREE; non-members: one-time free trial class, $15 for a day pass thereafter 

Punk Rope

 

Punk Rope

Monday: 1:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

YMCA Sports Complex at Park Slope Armory Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 361 15th Street, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

Punk Rope combines themed workouts, fitness games, rope jumping, and raise-the-roof music to bring out the kid in all of us. Free to members of the YMCA.

Phone: 646-654-0668
Cost: Free to members of the YMCA 

Punk Rope

 

Punk Rope

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Prospect Park YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 357 Ninth Street, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

Punk Rope combines themed workouts, fitness games, rope jumping, and raise-the-roof music to bring out the kid in all of us. Free to members of the YMCA.

Phone: 646-654-0668
Cost: Free to members of the YMCA 

Punk Rope

 

Restorative Movement: Dance for Older Adults

Monday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Restorative Movement: Dance for Older Adults will utilize gentle movement to explore and increase range of motion. This open level class will introduce dance to older adults in a comfortable environment, while simultaneously restoring energy and rejuvenating bodies.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $13  

 

Rhythm and Motion Dance Workout

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Rhythm and Motion Dance Workout draws from hip-hop, jazz, African, Latin, and modern dance forms, and is accompanied by an eclectic mix of international and popular music. The Rhythm & Motion Dance Workout develops fitness through the joy of dance and creative physical self-expression. An Open Level class is offered on a drop-in basis.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $13  

 

Runners Club

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

Age:Adult  

Designed to get groups of YMCA members together outside for a fun run. Groups are based on ability, Emphasis on safety and fun.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Salsa

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

Age:Adult  

Lean the basics of ballroom including fox trot, waltz, swing, cha-cha, rumba, tango, and more in beginner level classes. Hard-soled shoes preferred. Imtermidiate and advanced level classes are designed for students with solid working knowledge of ballroom dance. Partner preferred but not necessary.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Salsa, Sabor, Y Salud

Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

North Brooklyn YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 570 Jamaica Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

This is a culture-based program. The program's goals are to assist Latino families with children under 12 years of age in increasing their awareness of physical activity and nutrition issues, increasing their level of physical activity and improving habits leading to a healthy lifestyle. Offered at our off-site located at 35 Starr Street, Brooklyn.

Cost: Free 

 

Senior Stroll

Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

JASA Williamsburg Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 202 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Wear a pedometer and walk with us every week around the neighborhood year-round, weather permitting. Open to anyone 60+.

Phone: (718) 218-9673
Fax: (718) 388-6865
Cost: Free 

 

Seniors Helping Seniors

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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.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: December 31, 2021
Age:Senior  

This class is designed for active older adults. It's a low-impact workout combining cardio and conditioning. Beginners are welcome.

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Sunset Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 41 St., 44 St., bet. 5 Ave. and 7 Ave., Brooklyn

Start Date: July 18, 2020
Age:Adult  

This class will incorporate cardio, strength, core, and flexibility/balance to engage the entire body. Tone your muscles, improve your strength, endurance, and cardiovascular health in this total body workout! Class meets in front of the recreation center. Instructor: Patricia

Sign up here to register for this class!

For everyone’s safety, we’re asking participants and instructors to wear a face covering and maintain social distancing of 10 feet during class. Wash your hands frequently and stay home if you’re sick.

 

Shape Up NYC: Chair Yoga

Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Brooklyn Public Library - Flatlands Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 2065 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 11, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

https://www.nycgovparks.org/reg/shape-up-nyc/3402">here for updates on this class!

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Walking Group

Friday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Prospect Park , PROSPECT PARK W, PARKSIDE AVE. BET. FLATBUSH AVE., OCEAN AVE. AND PROSPECT PARK SW (Brooklyn), Brooklyn

Start Date: July 31, 2020
Age:Everyone  

Meet at Grand Army Plaza. Walk your way to fitness with a fun, aerobic walking program. This walking program offers a cardio improvement workout with calorie burning low-impact moves for safety. Instructor: Fiona

Sign up here to register for this class!

For everyone’s safety, we’re asking participants and instructors to wear a face covering and maintain social distancing of 10 feet during class. Wash your hands frequently and stay home if you’re sick.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Marine Park , SHORE PKWY., AVENUE U, FILMORE AVE. BET. BRIGHAM ST., GERRITSEN AVE., AND FLATBUSH AVE. (Brooklyn), Brooklyn

Start Date: August 22, 2020
Age:Adult  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy-to-follow dance steps. Instructor: Joanne The playground entrance is at Madison Place and Fillmore Avenue of Marine Park. "

Sign up here for updates on this class!" For everyone’s safety, we’re asking participants and instructors to wear a face covering and maintain social distancing of 10 feet during class. Wash your hands frequently and stay home if you’re sick.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-10:40 a.m.,10:50 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

St. Andrew's Playground Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1405 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 25, 2020
Age:Adult  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy-to-follow dance steps. Instructor: Cynthia "

Sign up here for updates on this class!" For everyone’s safety, we’re asking participants and instructors to wear a face covering and maintain social distancing of 10 feet during class. Wash your hands frequently and stay home if you’re sick.

 

Spinning

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

Age:Adult  

A great cardio workout of simulated road bike riding to energizing music uniquely tailored to suit a wide range of abilities and fitness levels. The instructors will lead you on a ride to designed to improve your fitness on a variety of levels.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Step Aerobics

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Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 7, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2020
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Step aerobics is a high intensity to moderate low intensity workout intended to help you burn calories. Join our instructor Sandra as she helps you take the next STEP in your quest for health & wellness.

 

Instructor : Sandra Carrero

 

Stretch Class

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $10  

 

Table Tennis

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Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 8:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m.-8:45 a.m.,11:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: December 31, 2021
Age:Everyone  

Enjoy a game of Table Tennis during these open hours.

NOTE: Please bring your own nets and paddles.

 

Tae Kwon Do (Adults)

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

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: May 5, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

Come and learn traditional I.T.F Tae Kwon Do basics.

Please note that the Tuesday & Thursday morning sessions are adults/seniors only. Other sessions currently offered are children/teen sessions.

Instructor: Richard Nash

 

Tae Kwon Do (Youth)

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Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: May 5, 2015
Age:Child / Teen  

Come and learn traditional I.T.F Tae Kwon Do basics.

Please note that the Tuesday & Thursday morning sessions are adults/seniors only. Other sessions currently offered are children/teen sessions.

Instructor: Richard Nash

 

Tai Chi

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Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: December 31, 2021
Age:Adult / Senior  

Discover the benefits of this ancient form of martial arts which will improve balance, agility, strength, and coordination. This unique class will help you flow through your everyday life.

 

Tai Chi

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Diana H. Jones Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 9 Noll Street, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Join us for an afternoon tai-chi class. Open to anyone 60+.

Cost: Free 

 

Tai Chi

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

Age:Adult  

An ancient form of mind body exercise that uses purposeful, slow movements in a form of meditative exercise for relaxation, health and self defense.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Tai Chi at Red Hook

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Monday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Red Hook Recreation Center, 155 Bay Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 1, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Walk in to this beginner's course led by expierenced members.  This class provides an opportunity to learn and develop the basic skills of the beautiful ancient practice of Tai Chi.

 

Total Body Conditioning

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

Age:Adult  

A full body workout designed to strengthen and tone the upper and lower body using hand-held weights.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Tots Shots

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Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Child  

play time with soccer with tots with ages 10months to 5yrs.

 

Vinyasa Yoga

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

Age:Adult  

Flowing sequences of yoga poses linked together by an emphasis on breathing technique.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Walk NYC

Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center, 9941 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

 

 

Get out to a park and walk the City! Walk NYC is a FREE program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors.

NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting walk, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way!

All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers.

For more information contact rsvpwalknyc@parks.nyc.gov.

 

 

Water Exercise

(M)

Friday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 5, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

A high energy, non-impact water aerobic class including strength training and stretching.

A swimming cap is highly recommended of all swimmers.

 

Water Polo

(M)

Saturday: 2:05 p.m.-3:35 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 17, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

A seven-a-side game played by swimmers in a pool, with a ball like a volleyball that is thrown into the opponent's net. 

 

Wii Gaming Tournament

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

JASA Williamsburg Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 202 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Play tennis and bowl all in one place! With our Nintendo Wii, we play different games and have tournaments. Space is limited to 5 people per team. Call ahead to find out if there is space. Open to anyone 60+.

Cost: Free 

 

Women and Girls Swim

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Sunday: 2:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Child / Teen / Adult  

The swimming pool is open for women and girls.

A swimming cap is highly recommended of all swimmers.

 

Women's Swim

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Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 20, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

The pool is open just for women to exercise or enjoy a recreational swim.

A swimming cap is highly recommended of all swimmers.

 

Yoga

Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

JASA Williamsburg Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 202 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Join our weekly yoga class for all ability levels. Open to anyone 60+.

Cost: Free 

 

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.

Salt Marsh Nature Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3302 Ave U, Brooklyn

Age:Adult / Senior  

Summer session will end on June 20, 2010. Program will resume in September 2010. Please call center for details.

Phone: (718) 421-2021
Cost: Free 

 

Yoga

Thursday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Diana H. Jones Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 9 Noll Street, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Join our weekly yoga class for all ability levels. Open to anyone 60+.

Cost: Free 

 

Young Adult & Teen Basketball

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Monday: 5:15 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:15 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: December 31, 2020
Age:Teen / Adult  

Take your game to the next level on our Basketball court. Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

 

Youth Basketball Lessons

Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

North Brooklyn YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 570 Jamaica Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Child / Teen  

This is a non competitive basketball program that teaches the fundamentals of the game, with emphasis on personal growth, values discussions and family involvement.

Phone: 718-277-1600
Cost: Free for members, non-members $115/8 weeks 

 

Youth Jujitsu

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Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: December 31, 2021
Age:Child / Teen  

Learn the art of close combat through this Japanese martial art.  Designed to redirect an opponent's energy, it uses special grappling techniques like trapping, locks and holds.

Class available to children of all ages and teenagers.

Instructors: Mr. Jap & Mr. Floyd

 

Youth Karate

Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

North Brooklyn YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 570 Jamaica Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Child / Teen  

The youth karate programs emphasize the building of spirit, mind and body. They learn how to defend themselves in a safe and friendly environment.

Phone: 718-277-1600
Cost: Free for members, non-members $120/8 weeks 

 

Youth Soccer

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

North Brooklyn YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 570 Jamaica Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Child / Teen  

Get the ball rolling develop and improve your skills through engaging warm-ups, activities and games, all while having fun!

Phone: 718-277-1600
Cost: Free for members, non-members $85/8 weeks 

 

Zumba

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

ZUMBA® is a dance-based fitness class using international music and steps – Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Swing, Tango, Samba, Reggaeton (Latin/Funk), and more.  Nonstop energetic routines feature intervals with fast and slow rhythms in addition to resistance training.  No partner or previous dance experience required.  Recommended attire includes comfortable workout clothes and sneakers with non-marking soles.  Two Open Level classes are offered on a drop-in basis.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $13 

 

Zumba

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

Age:Adult  

A fusion of Latin and International music - dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Zumba maximizes caloric output, fat burning and total body toning. It is a mixture of body sculpting movements with easy to follow dance steps.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

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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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

100% Playground/Ps 242 (100th Street)

GLENWOOD RD & 100TH ST (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
# of Courts:

16 Sycamore Playground

SCHERMERHORN & NEVINS STS (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
# of Courts:

79 St Playground

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

Abe Stark Rink

CONEY ISLAND BOARDWALK AND WEST 19TH STREET (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Ice Skating Rinks
(718) 946-6536 
More Information 

Adam Yauch Park

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

Adam Yauch Park

ATLANTIC AVE ,STATE ST & COLUMBIA PLACE (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Admiral Playground

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

Albemarle Playground

ALBERMARLE RD., DAHILL RD. AND MCDONALD AVE. (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Basketball Courts

Albemarle Playground

ALBEMARLE RD, DAHILL RD, MCDONALD AVE (Brooklyn)| Map it

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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.

3B League

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: baseball
Phone: (718) 256-2316 | Email

68th Precinct Youth Council, Inc.

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: baseball, indoor & outdoor soccer
Phone: (718) 232 - 2748 | Email

75th Precinct Community Sports Program

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Baseball
Phone: (646) 246-7878

78th Precinct Youth Council

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Baseball, Girls' Softball, Basketball & Flag Football
Email

AYSO

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Soccer
Phone: (718) 923-1099

Ace Four Handball

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Handball
Phone: (718) 954-0455

All American Soccer Club

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Soccer
Phone: 718-934-9193

Ambulance Volunteers

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Softball  
Small league that anyone can join.
Email

Ambush Ultimate Frisbee

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Social Sports
Phone: (917) 494-7750 | Email

American Youth Soccer Organization

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: soccer
Register on-line at www.brooklynayso.org. Registration closes March 1 for Spring, July 1 for Fall, and December 1 for Winter seasons.
Phone: (718) 499-6899 | Email

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