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NYC’s source for free and low–cost fitness activities
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This page is located on the BeFitNYC.org Web site at
http://www.nycgovparks.org/befitnyc/brooklyn/

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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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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 

 

4 on 4 Teen Basketball

(M)

Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 1, 2019
End Date: December 21, 2019
Age:Teen  

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Participate in an organized 4 on 4 in house basketball games; and get fit while having fun. Open to all skill levels.

Location: Gymnasium

 

AOA Sit Fit

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

Age:Adult  

Get fit while you sit in this chair exercise class that involves a combination of aerobic activity, strength building and stretching. Suitable for all ages and levels.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Adaptive Art

(M)

Tuesday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

This class is for participants to express their creativity throgh art; no matter what your level of experience. People with disabilities are encouraged to take part.This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

Instructors: Ben

Location:  Art Room

 

Adaptive Functional Fitness

(M)

Friday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

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

Everyone needs physical activity for good health. Our Adaptive Functional Fitness program was created to adapt to each individual’s condition, to create an enjoyable workout program that best fits the participants needs to become stronger and more mobile so that they can live a happier and healthier life.

 

Adaptive Game Zone

(M)

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

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

In this class instructors creatively adapt traditional games so that students can interact with their peers and learn how to compete in a supportive, fun and nurturing environment.

 

Adaptive Sports and Fitness

(M)

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

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

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

 

Adaptive Swim Lessons

(M)

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

 

Adaptive Zumba

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

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

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

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

Instructor: Claudine Pierre

 

Adult Basketball

(M)

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 1, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2019
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

(M)

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

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

Location: Gymnasium

 

Adult Basketball

(M)

Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.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, 2018
End Date: December 31, 2019
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 Play)

(M)

Monday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 30, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Compete in our adult basketball league with some of the top local talent. Please contact staff to join a team.

Please contact Levette Deas to join a team.

 

Adult Basketball Clinic with Nate

(M)

Tuesday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m.
Thursday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m.
Friday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, learn new skills, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

Location: Gymnasium

 

Adult Basketball League

(M)

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, 2019
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 Fitness

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Monday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 30, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the media lab for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.

 

Adult General Swim

(M)

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Friday: 2:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 7, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

The Adult General Swim program gives fitness-minded adults the chance to take to the water without interruption from other swimmers. Swimming provides a full body workout that improves your overall cardiovascular health. For ages 18 and over.

 

 

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

(M)

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, 2019
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 Lap Swim

(M)

Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 6, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

The swimming pool is open for adult lap swim.

 

Location:  Swimming Pool

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Monday: 2:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,5:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Thursday: 2:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 7, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

The Adult Lap Swimming program gives fitness-minded adults the chance to take to the water without interruption from other swimmers. Swimming provides a full body workout that improves your overall cardiovascular health. For ages 18 and over.

 

 

Adult Swim

(M)

Sunday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 6, 2019
End Date: December 29, 2019
Age:Adult  

Open swim for adults.

Location: Swimming Pool

 

Adult Table Tennis

(M)

Monday: 6:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 30, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Enjoy a game of table tennis on our tables.

 

 

Adult Volleyball

(M)

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

 

Adults' Power Walk

(M)

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

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 6, 2019
End Date: December 29, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Experience walking for exercise!  Power walking, if executed properly, is just as effective as jogging with less impact on the joints.

Instructor: Member/ Video Lead

Location: Dance Room

 

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: 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 

 

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 

 

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.

 

African Drumming

(M)

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

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

Catch the rythm and beats of African Drumming as our instructors teach members of all ages how to play the drums.

 

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 

 

Afterschool Learn to Swim

(M)

Monday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 6, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Child  

The pool is reserved for Afterschool program participants only.

Instructor: Aquatics

Location: Swimming Pool

 

Aqua Boot Camp

(M)

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 Fitness

(M)

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 6, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

This aerobics class in the swimming pool is a low impact full body workout.  It gets your heart pumping without as much stress on your body!

 

Location: Swimming Pool

 

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

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 

 

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.

 

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.

 

Badminton

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Monday: 6:00 a.m.-7:30 a.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 a.m.-7:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 a.m.-7:30 a.m.
Thursday: 6:00 a.m.-7:30 a.m.
Friday: 6:00 a.m.-7:30 a.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 30, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Are you a badminton enthusiast?  A beginner?  All levels are welcome.  Get hooked on this fun, fast-paced sport.

 

Ballroom Dancing

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Monday: 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 30, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

 

Bands on Bands

(M)

Monday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: April 2, 2017
End Date: December 21, 2019
Age:Adult  

Circuit training with resistance bands, using high-intensity aerobics. It targets strength building or muscular endurance.

 

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.

 

Beast Mode

(M)

Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

Weight lifting regiment for adults seeking guidance in reaching their fitness goals.

 

Instructor: EJ

Location: Weight room

 

Beginner Tap Lessons

(M)

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-10:40 a.m.

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

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

Learn tap in a fun environment. Bring your tap shoes!

 

Beginners YOGA

Thursday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

Yoga is a discipline that utilizes postures and breathing techniques. This form of yoga offers a range of health benefits to those who practice it, as it encompasses all areas of mind, body and spirit.

Location: Multipurpose A


 

 

 

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

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  

 

Board Game Hour

(M)

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

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

If you've never played board games beforeor street games, it's no big deal. Just come with an open mind and meet new friends playing cool games.

 

Body Conditioning

(M)

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

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

Focusing on strength, muscular endurance, and conditioning, this class will help to develop a strong and toned physique.

 

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

(M)

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

 

Brush Calligraphy

(M)

Monday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

This class is for participants to express their creativity through art; no matter what your level of experience. .

Instructors: Caitlin

 

 

Butts & Guts Toning

(M)

Tuesday: 8:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

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

Want toned ABS & Glutes? Then this is the class for you. This workout will provide members with a high intensity workout focusing on the abs, obliques, and glutes.

 

Cardio Kick Boxing

(M)

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

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

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

Our Cardio kickboxing class focusing on a full-body cardio workout and toning. While centered around traditional boxing and kickboxing moves with emphasis on proper form. 

 

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

(M)

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, 2019
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!

 

Chair Tap

(M)

Monday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

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

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

Stay active and have fun while learning tap dancing moves from a chair.

 

Chi Kung/Tai-Chi

(M)

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 6, 2019
End Date: December 29, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Chi Kung is similar to Tai Chi, using breath and energy flow to achieve health.  Used commonly in Traditional Chinese Medicine to relieve stress and improve balance and coordination.

Instructor: Rollie Hernandez

Location: Dance Room

 

Children's Swim

(M)

Sunday: 2:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 30, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Child  

The swimming pool is open especially for children to exercise or use the pool for recreational swimming.

Location: Swimming Pool

 

Children's Swim

(M)

Sunday: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 30, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Child  

The swimming pool is open especially for children to exercise or use the pool for recreational swimming.

Location: Swimming Pool

 

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 Control Ab Class

(M)

Monday: 6:30 a.m.-7:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 a.m.-7:30 a.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

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

This is an interactive class that focuses on developing CORE strentgh.  Sign up with Matt O'Neill

Class is held in the dance room

 

Core Pilates

(M)

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, 2019
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.

 

CrossFit & HIIT: High Intensity Interval Training

(M)

Friday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

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

This class builds up your cardiovascular capacity through short, intense bursts of exercise referred to as intervals.

 

Cycle & Burn

(M)

Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 6, 2019
End Date: December 29, 2019
Age:Adult  

Pedal and burn your calories away.

Instructor: Clinton

Location: Dance Room

 

Dance Aerobics

(M)

Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

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

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body.

 

Desk to 5k Running Club

(M)

Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

If you have ever tried to run alone, you know it can be difficult to get the motivation to go out and exercise. Join McCarren's running club where you can help other individuals build motivation, create support networks and provide a health social outlet for new runners and seasoned athletes.

Instructor: Ben Campbell

Location: Outdorr running

 

Dominoes Daily

(M)

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: September 30, 2019
End Date: December 20, 2019
Age:Everyone  

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

 

Drawing with Ben

(M)

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 1, 2019
End Date: December 21, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Drawing has been the foundation of art for many centuries, and the incredibly diverse and varied approaches continue to inspire much interest from students today. This class will introduce members to the basics of drawing and composition through a series of fun-filled exercises.

Instructor: Ben Campbell

Location: Art Room

 

Fast Feet NYC - Kids

(M)

Monday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 1, 2019
End Date: December 21, 2019
Age:Child / Teen  

Fast Feet NYC is an adaptive running program that promotes health and fitness through structured running activities.

 

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 

 

Fit for Life

(M)

Friday: 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2019
Age:Child  

An exercise/wellness program specifically designed to help combat childhood obesity.

 

Fitness and Fun!

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Shellbank Intermediate School 14 Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 2424 Batchelder Street, Brooklyn

Age:Adult / Senior  



Sign up here for updates on this class!

 

Fitness with Charles

(M)

Monday: 9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

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

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

Get your day started off on the right foot!  Gently awaken yourself in this low-impact, morning aerobics and stretching class.

 

Flag Football

(M)

Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 17, 2019
End Date: December 21, 2019
Age:Child / Teen  

Boys & Girls are welcomed and encouraged to play Flag Football and learn the fundamentals of Football’s offensive and defensive rules and tactics, scoring, and much more. Flag football is a growing alternative to full contact football the program is designed to introduce young athletes to the game while providing a safe environment to grow in the sport.

 

Flag Football practice

(M)

Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 30, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2019
Age:Child / Teen  

Sunset Rec will host the 2017 Brooklyn Boys 15-17 Flag Football tournament. Games will be played on the Soccer field behind the recreation center. Register online to participate at your local brooklyn recreation center.

Pre-Registration required to participate 8-11 division: Fridays 12-14 division: Thursdays 15-17 division: Tuesdays

 

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 

 

Full Body Abs

(M)

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

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 6, 2019
End Date: December 29, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Core exercises train the muscles in your pelvis, lower back, hips and abdomen to work in harmony. The program will sculpt and strengthen your core, achieving better balance and stability while using full body movements.

All levels of fitness welcome.

Location: Dance Room

 

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 

 

General Swim

(M)

Sunday: 9:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 30, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

The swimming pool is open for adult swim. No laps.

Location: Swimming Pool

 

General Swim

(M)

Friday: 4:00 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 7, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Everyone  

Swimming for all ages to enjoy. All pool lanes are open.

 

General Swim

(M)

Sunday: 1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 7, 2019
End Date: June 8, 2020
Age:Everyone  

The swimming pool is open for members to exercise or use the pool for recreational swimming.

*Please note there are no lap lanes set up in the pool during these sessions, therefore there is no lap swimming permitted during General Swim.

A swimming cap is highly recommended of all swimmers.

 

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.

 

H.E.L.P. (Health, Education, Learning, Practices)

(M)

Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

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

Join a fun workshop session of activities preparing participants for a more fulfilled lifestyle. All individuals are welcomed to join in and learn something new.

 

H.I.I.T.

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

Get ready to sweat and work all major muscle groups in this interval based class. Through a combination of strength training and high intensity cardio, this class will help you strengthen and tone your entire body and increase your cardio fitness levels.

 

Instructor: EJ

 

 


 

 

 

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.

 

Insane Abs

(M)

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

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

Ab session will be a class to work on abdominal muscles. It will work on core strengths and toning and adding definition.

Instructor: EJ

Location: Multi-purpose Room A/B

 

Inspirational Dance

(M)

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, 2019
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 Stretch

(M)

Monday: 10:15 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Friday: 9:15 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 6, 2019
End Date: December 29, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Active stretching allows the body to perform longer and better. This class uses stretching to keep the body active for members of all levels of fitness.

Intermediate

 

Location: Dance Room

 

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 

 

Intramural Basketball

(M)

Monday: 4:00 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

Red Hook Recreation Center, 155 Bay Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 30, 2019
End Date: December 20, 2019
Age:Teen / Adult  

Looking for an indoor court during these cool months? We offer college style play for members. Get some fun cardio in with half-court and full-court timed games. Winners will get to stay on to defend the court.

 

Intro To Senior Stretch

(M)

Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:15 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 1:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 6, 2019
End Date: December 29, 2019
Age:Senior  

Active stretching allows the body to perform longer and better. This class uses stretching to keep the body active for members of all levels of fitness.

 

Location: Dance Room

 

Intro to Flag Football

(M)

Monday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 17, 2019
End Date: December 23, 2019
Age:Child  

Boys & Girls are welcomed and encouraged to play Flag Football and learn the fundamentals of Football’s offensive and defensive rules and tactics, scoring, and much more. Flag football is a growing alternative to full contact football the program is designed to introduce young athletes to the game while providing a safe environment to grow in the sport.

 

Introduction to Dance

(M)

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 27, 2020
Age:Child  

Do you have a child that whenever they hear music they have to get up and move? If you do, then Introduction to Dance is the class for you.  In this class children will be exposed to the art of ballet, hip hop and other dance forms in a fun and nurturing environment.

 

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

 

Karate

(M)

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 6, 2019
End Date: December 29, 2019
Age:Child / Teen  

This Japanese martial art focuses on striking techniques as a form of self-defense.  A deeply ethical fighting tradition, it incorporates philosophical and physical elements.

Instructor: Sensei Kareem

Location: Dance Room

 

Karate

(M)

Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 6, 2019
End Date: December 29, 2019
Age:Adult  

This Japanese martial art focuses on striking techniques as a form of self-defense.  A deeply ethical fighting tradition, it incorporates philosophical and physical elements.

Instructor: Sensei Kareem

Location: Dance Room

 

Ladder Golf Game

(M)

Tuesday: 2:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

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

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

Come test your skills in this fun game of accuracy and precision. Toss the bolo balls (2 balls attached by a rope) onto the various ladder rungs to outpoint and outmatch the opposing team. Only fun people need apply!

 

Learn to Play Clinic (Basketball)

(M)

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

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

The Learn To Play clinics are for children ages 8-13 to learn the basic skills of Basketball, and Soccer in this 12 week rotating program. 

 

Learn to Swim: Beginner Level 1 for Adults

(M)

Saturday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 6, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Adults will learn beginner level skills such as how to safely get into and leave the water, how to control their breath by blowing bubbles, how to float and kick on front and back and move through the water. They will also learn how to stay safe around the water and what to do in case of an emergency. Adults who already know these skills will learn to move their arms and legs together in a swimming motion. Instructors will work on teaching adults to swim without assistance, and improve on skills of the beginner level.

Pre-registration is required.  Learn to Swim is only for registered participants.  More information about the program can be found on the Learn to Swim page.

Instructor: Aquatics

Location: Swimming Pool

 

Learn to Swim: Beginner Level 2 for Children

(M)

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 1, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Child / Teen  

Children ages 6 to 17 will learn beginner level skills such as how to safely get into and leave the water, how to control their breath by blowing bubbles, how to float and kick on front and back and move through the water. They will also learn how to stay safe around the water and what to do in case of an emergency. Children who already know these skills will learn to move their arms and legs together in a swimming motion. Instructors will work on teaching children to swim without assistance, and improve on skills of the beginner level.

Pre-registration is required.  Learn to Swim is only for registered participants.  More information about the program can be found on the Learn to Swim page.

Instructor: Aquatics

Location: Swimming Pool

Beginner Level 2, 6-17 yrs old

 

Learn to Swim: Tots

(M)

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 1, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Preschool  

The Learn to Swim program offers free swim lessons for toddlers (1½-5), children (6-17), and adults (18+) of all ages at our indoor pools.

Teach your tot to be ready to learn to swim! In this class, we'll get your tot used to the water, with the help of one of our Aquatic Specialists. Parents or guardians help their kids get familiar with the water, become comfortable floating on front and back, and be able to control their breath by blowing bubbles or submerging under water.

Pre-registration is required.  Learn to Swim is only for registered participants.  More information about the program can be found on the Learn to Swim page.

Instructor: Aquatics

Location: Swimming Pool

 

Line Dancing

(M)

Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

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

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

Get a taste of country-and-western flair with this riotous dancing style.

 

Living Social

(M)

Tuesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

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

 

M.M.E. (Moving Meditation Exercises)

(M)

Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Saturday: 11:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

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

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

The M.M.E. class is a 30-minute series of warm-ups & Moving Meditation Exercises (commonly called 'Chi Kung' by Chinese practitioners). It combines relaxed, gentle movements with deep, diaphragmatic breathing and visualization of flowing energy throughout the body. The end result produces tremendous health benefits by rejuvenating both mind & body. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

 

Martial Arts with Pedro

(M)

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

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

Beginner/Intermediate Tae-Kwon-Do instruction taught by Master Candelario.  Classes are taught in the dance room.

 

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.

 

Meditation with Mary

(M)

Wednesday: 10:15 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

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

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

'Meditation with Mary' is meditation while sitting comfortably in a chair. Meditation slows the breathing and calms the mind, and due to the close mind-body connection, has been proven to produce tremendous health benefits and a contented mind. Come learn what it's all about.

 

Mo' Zumba

(M)

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

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 30, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Zumba class for Adults and Seniors. Membership is required.

 

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.

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: 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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: 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.

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.

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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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: 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 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.

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 

 

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 

 

Open Court Adult Basketball

(M)

Monday: 6:00 a.m.-7:30 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

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

Location: Gymnasium

 

Open Gym

(M)

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 30, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2019
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Gymnasium available to teens for basketball and/or other activities.

 

Painting With Ben

(M)

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

A meetup group for artistic adults of all experience levels! Supplies and instruction provided, members are encouraged to pursue personal projects and may bring their own materials if desired.

Instructor: Ben Campbell

Location: Art Room

 

Pickle Ball

(M)

Monday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

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

Join us in a fun sport that combines the elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong! You play on a badminton sized court and a slightly modified tennis net with a paddle and a plastic ball.

 

 

Pickleball

(M)

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

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

Play Pickleball and get fit while having fun. Perfect game for all ages. A racquet sport similar to tennis.

 

Pickleball

(M)

Monday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

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

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

Come join the fastest growing game in the country. Pickleball is an exciting game similar to playing doubles tennis but on a smaller court (indoors or outdoors). It is played with paddles, a wiffleball, and a few other unique rules. Come check it out. Great for seniors and all ages!

*Beginner's Clinic on Mondays from 3:00-3:30 pm followed by Beginner only play until 4:30 pm. ALL player levels welcome on Wednesdays. Intermediate / Advanced Players only on Fridays.

 

Pickleball

(M)

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, 2019
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!

 

Pool Cleaning

(M)

Friday: 10:45 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 1, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:  

The pool is closed to the public for routine cleaning and maintenance.

 

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

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

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

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

 

Quilting

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Tuesday: 11:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

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

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

Learn the American tradition of quilting, which uses a needle and thread to join layers of material.  Quilters can make images or a patchwork of colors. 

This class is accessible for people with disabilities.

 

Red Hook Senior Billiards Tournament

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Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Red Hook Recreation Center, 155 Bay Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 30, 2019
End Date: December 20, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Join in on our annual Red Hook Seniors Billards Tournament.  Players of all abilities are invited as the first couple weeks will be open play and skill building.

 

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 & Style Tap

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Monday: 10:40 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

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

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

Show us your best moves through tap dancing. Bring your tap shoes!

 

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  

 

Ropes & Ladders

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Wednesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 2, 2018
End Date: December 21, 2019
Age:Adult  

Battle Rope fitness will incorporate a weighted room used to work out multiple body parts at one time. Based on your stance, you can workout your arms, core, and legs at the same time, so its very efficient for people that can't dedicate more than 30 minutes to work out.

Instructor: EJ
 

Location: Multi-purpose room A/B

 

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 

 

Scratch Art

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Tuesday: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

This class is for participants to express their creativity through art; no matter what your level of experience. .

Instructors: Caitlin

 

 

Self-Defense for Seniors

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Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

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

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

Simple, effective techniques and strategies for self-defense, specifically designed for seniors.

 

Senior & Adults Intro to Weightlifting

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Wednesday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

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

Numerous studies have shown that strength training for seniors and other exercises for seniors done regularly not only builds up bone and muscle but counteracts the weakness and frailty that usually comes with aging. Come give our class a chance and see how lifting a few light weights a couple of times a week can help change your life.

 

Senior Arts & Crafts

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Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Senior  

A meetup group for artistic seniors of all experience levels! Supplies and instruction provided, members are encouraged to pursue personal projects and may bring their own materials if desired.

 

Location: Art Room

 

Senior 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  

 

Senior Board Game Hour

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Friday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

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

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

Seniors enjoy playing a variety of their favorite board games, each with different skills, gameplay and levels of fun. Get competitive, laugh, talk and have fun!

 

Senior Strength and Cardio

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Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

Senior Strength and Cardio is a functional fitness program designed for seniors. Our goal is to help seniors improve and or maintain mobility, balance, and independence in their current living situation through exercise.

 

Location: Weight room

 

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 

 

Senior Water Aerobics

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Friday: 9:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 1, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Senior  

This aerobics class in the swimming pool is a low impact full body workout.  It gets your heart pumping without as much stress on your body!

 

Location: Swimming Pool

 

Seniors Got Talent (Karaoke)

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Friday: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Saturday: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

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

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

Calling all seniors to showcase your singing talents karaoke style.

 

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, 2019
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: Aerobics

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Betsy Head Field House, Livonia Ave between Hopkinson & Amboy streets, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 3, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Cardio exercise class combining strength and toning exercises.
 
The address is 694 Thomas Boyland St. between Livonia and Dumont Ave.

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Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and open to the public.

 

Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

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

Start Date: July 31, 2013
Age:Senior  

A moderate heart pumping workout to help burn calories and improve heart health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

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Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Salem Missionary Baptist Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 305 E 21st St., Brooklyn

Start Date: February 1, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

A moderate heart pumping workout to help burn calories and improve heart health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

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Shape Up NYC: Afrobeats/Caribbean HIIT

Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: August 2, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Classes include circuit style training, and core and balance training. Participants will build strength while learning stabilization and balance. This is a free-style class format.

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Cost: free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Beginner Karate

Tuesday: 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

Brighton Beach Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Brighton 2nd Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 25, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Strive for the perfection of mind body and spirit through traditional Martial art training. This class will emphasize technical instruction, physical fitness, and the development of personal character, all while enjoying the great outdoors. No experience necessary. The class will be individualized to accommodate all attendees. Adults only. Instructor: Anthony

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Beginners Strength Training

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

CHI Health Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 2882 W 15th St, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 18, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) for begginners. This workout is guaranteed to burn fat, improve muscle tone, and increase stamina.

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Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Blast Bootcamp

Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

P.S. 138 Crown Heights Beacon Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 760 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 30, 2019
Age:Adult  

A total body workout that will build stamina and agility. This class will focus on strength training by using body weight and free weights to build muscle, tighten the core and more.

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Reboot Bootcamp

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 6, 2019
End Date: December 29, 2019
Age:Adult  

The class will include high intensity interval training (H.I.I.T) along with basic traditional calisthenics and stretching. Modifications for different fitness levels will be provided.




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here for updates on this class!

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Reboot Bootcamp

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 6, 2019
End Date: December 29, 2019
Age:Adult  

The class will include high intensity interval training (H.I.I.T) along with basic traditional calisthenics and stretching. Modifications for different fitness levels will be provided.




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Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp

Wednesday: 6:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

United Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 613 New Lots Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: February 27, 2019
Age:Teen / Adult  

A bootcamp workout class which is a type of interval training — bursts of intense activity alternated with intervals of lighter activity designed to build strength and fitness through a variety of different types of exercise that incorporate high intensity interval training (HIIT). It includes functional movements like jumping jacks, push-ups, squats, sprints, and sit-ups.

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Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Blast Bootcamp

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

P.S. 179 Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 202 Avenue C, Brooklyn

Start Date: April 29, 2019
Age:Adult  

This is a high-intensity workout designed to incorporate elements of cardiovascular training and body weight exercises. All fitness levels are encouraged to attend. Please bring water, a great attitude, and a smile!

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Burn

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Throop Court Building Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 378 Throop Ave., Brooklyn

Start Date: October 21, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

A high energy workout that combines easy to learn movements with fun, motivating music. Come, let's get FIT, let's be FOCUSED, but most of all let's have FUN!

Phone: 718-453-9490 Ext 302
Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Dance Fitness

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

ChiXsquare Fitness Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1510 Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn

Start Date: October 30, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Burning off the calories to the sound of heart-pumping tunes and easy-to-master choreography. Ranging from Soca, Afro, Hip Hop and Caribbean beats. Giving you a full-body aerobic workout, toning and shaping your muscles through specific high and low impact movements. Accessible to all fitness levels and easy, fun way for people to get active. Instructor: Barbara

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Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Fitness

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Brooklyn Faith Seventh-Day Adventist Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 5518 Church Ave., Brooklyn

Start Date: September 9, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

A cardio workout to burn calories, tone and strengthen the body. This class will incorporate aerobic exercises with stretching and strength training.

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Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Kickboxing

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Atlantic Terminal Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 501 Carlton Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 16, 2019
End Date: June 13, 2020
Age:Adult / Senior  

"HouseBox with LRox" is a full-body cardio workout designed to tone the body. While centered around traditional boxing and kickboxing moves, this class emphasizes the use of proper form all to House Music. Instructor: LisaRoxanne Site closed for the following observed holidays. Rosh Hashanah: 9/30 - 10/01 Yom Kippur: 10/09 Columbus Day: 10/14

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Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: December 4, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Cardio Sculpt "The Ultimate Happy Hour" is an exciting workout that combines high and low impact cardio exercises to increase the heart rate and improve overall fitness. This class will incorporate light weights and resistance bands to build strength and tone muscles. All fitness levels are welcome. Please bring a mat. Instructor: Sha-Keya

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Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt Aerobics

Tuesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Breukelen Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 715 East 105th Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 8, 2015
Age:Adult  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

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Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Caribbean World Dance

Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Atlantic Terminal Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 501 Carlton Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 3, 2019
End Date: June 13, 2020
Age:Adult / Senior  

This fun dance class will keep you sweating and grooving to a variety of Caribbean rhythms, while improving cardiovascular health and toning the body. There will be no classes on 11/28/19. There will be no classes during the week of: 12/23/19 - 1/2/2020 3/17/2020 - 3/22/2020 4/9/2020 - 4/18/2020

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Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Chair Aerobics

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Abe Stark Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 103-15 Farragut Rd. , Brooklyn

Start Date: February 5, 2018
Age:Senior  

This class focuses on improving core, upper body strength and mobility.

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Cost: FREE 

Class on hiatus until from 1/30 - 3/29

 

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  

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Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance & Movement

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

St. Andrew's Catholic Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 6713 Ridge Blvd., Brooklyn

Start Date: October 22, 2019
End Date: January 14, 2020
Age:Adult  

This class will increase your cardio fitness while dancing to the beat. It includes easy to perform dance moves and ends with a thorough stretch. Note: Class is held in the basement. The entrance is on the side of the building.

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Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Monday: 10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m.

Brooklyn Public Library - Gravesend Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 303 Avenue X, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 28, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

This dance class will improve your whole body. It will increase your heart rate, improve your mood, stimulate the brain, and reduce stress. Focus your energy on the music and dance steps and let it guide you to a better you. You will feel that you are capable to achieve anything.

Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness Fusion

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Brooklyn Public Library - Park Slope Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 431 6th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: December 11, 2019
Age:Adult  

An exciting, energetic, and upbeat dance fitness class with a variety of music genres to move and groove to. This class features a combination of fast and slow rhythms to keep your heart pumping while toning and sculpting the body. The dance steps are fun and easy to follow. All you need to bring is your energy, smile, water, and a towel.

 

Shape Up NYC: Empowerment Through Stretching

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Christ Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 7301 Ridge Blvd., Brooklyn

Start Date: October 2, 2019
End Date: December 16, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

This class is focused on shifting the mindset through motion. You will develop flexibility and strength through mindful and careful execution of stretches and movements.

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Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Fitness Fun

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

J.H.S 292 Margaret S. Douglass Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 301 Vermont St., Brooklyn

Start Date: January 14, 2019
Age:Adult  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. Class meets in the lunchroom.

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Shape Up NYC: Fitness Fusion

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

YWCA of Brooklyn Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 30 Third Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 2, 2017
Age:Adult  

This high energy fusion class consists of cardio kickboxing, strengthening, conditioning, and HIIT training for a full body workout. Then enjoy deep stretching to end the class feeling good!

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Shape Up NYC: Fuego Dance Fitness

Tuesday: 7:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m.

Wyckoff Gardens Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 280 Wycoff Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: November 12, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Let’s fire it up and get our sweat on through dance while getting fit! This class brings the heat through the use of Latin Rhythms, Caribbean, Hip-Hop, and more, so leave burdens at the door and shake them off as we move! Please bring a Yoga mat or towel to class for stretching.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Functional Fitness

Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: December 31, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

This exhilarating fitness class is designed to build physical, mental and spiritual muscle, and is adaptable to any fitness level. This class improves joint mobility, spinal flexibility, right-left brain coordination, kinesthetic learning, cognitive function, systemic health, balance, self-esteem, confidence and playfulness.

 


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Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Get Fit

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

ParCare Community Health Network Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 445 Park Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: August 14, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

A workout program that combines rhythmic exercises with stretching and strength training to improve flexibility, muscular strength and cardiovascular performance.

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Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Latin Aerobics

Wednesday: 5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m.

Kings County Hospital Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Clarkson Ave & New York Ave., Brooklyn

Start Date: September 11, 2019
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Class is held in the E Building, 3rd floor, Room 3155 (enter through E-3000). There will be no classes on 11/27, 12/25, and 1/1. 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.

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Phone: 718-245-5315
Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Latin Cardio

Tuesday: 5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m.

Kings County Hospital Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Clarkson Ave & New York Ave., Brooklyn

Start Date: September 4, 2018
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

There will be no classes on 12/24 and 12/31. Class is held in the E Building, 3rd floor, Room 3155 (enter through E-3000). Latin Aerobics is a fusion of Latin music and dance themes like Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Reggaeton, and Samba! 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.

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Phone: 718-245-5315
Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Love Lyfe Fit

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Rapha Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 78 Saratoga Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: April 18, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

A dance fitness class for everyone!

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Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Low Impact Cardio Sculpt

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Brooklyn Public Library - Clinton Hill Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 380 Washington Ave, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 18, 2017
Age:Everyone  

This workout has easy to follow cardio and strength training exercises that is a great way to get fit and strong. It is designed for active older adults but all are welcome!

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Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Low Impact Fitness

Saturday: 9:15 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

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

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

This low impact workout improves muscle strength and posture while keeping the heart rate engaged. This class is geared towards people 60 years old and up.

 


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Shape Up NYC: Mega Mix

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Saratoga Village Cornerstone Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 940 Hancock Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: August 15, 2019
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Sweat and burn calories with a mixture of cardio, core, and strength training. Please bring a mat and water! Instructor: Shakeima

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Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Mega Mix Total Body

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

P.S. 5 Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 820 Hancock Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: April 4, 2019
End Date: April 4, 2021
Age:Adult  

Sweat & burn calories with a mixture of cardio, core, leg work, and strength training movements to tone the body.

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Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Spin w/Jessica

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 15, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Looking for a heart-pumping workout that will not only challenge you, but be fun! Ride through hills, flats, and sprints on beat to some great music. Everyone has control of resistance intensity and the pedal speed they feel most comfortable with. Beginners looking for inspiration through their journey are welcome as well as experienced cyclists. The goal is to create an atmosphere where we can all motivate each other no matter the fitness level.

 

 


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Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Spinning w/Michelle

Friday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 18, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Come and Spin for an intense low impact cardio workout. All levels welcome.

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Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Step Aerobics

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: December 31, 2019
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Step Aerobics is a moderate, low-intensity workout intended to help you burn calories!

 


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Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Strength by Bands

Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Brooklyn Public Library - New Utrecht Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1743 86th St, Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn

Start Date: December 14, 2019
Age:Adult  

You are the gym. This workout incorporates full body circuit training using bodyweight calisthenics and resistance bands. Here, we will simulate functional movements such as squatting, lunging, pulling, and pushing. You will benefit with a stronger core and overall strength making day to day activities easier. Please bring water!

 

Shape Up NYC: Stretch & Walk

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: July 9, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Meet at the Carmine Carro Center

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Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Sweat & Sculpt

Tuesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Atlantic Terminal Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 501 Carlton Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 8, 2019
End Date: June 13, 2020
Age:Adult / Senior  

Burn calories while increasing your cardio fitness with this fun beginner boot camp style class. Strengthen your muscles and tone your body with exercises using resistance bands, dumbbells and more. All are welcome! Exercises can be modified for all fitness levels. Site closed for the following observed holidays. Rosh Hashanah: 9/30 - 10/01 Yom Kippur: 10/09 Columbus Day: 10/14

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Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Total Body Fitness

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Ingersoll Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 177 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: November 9, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

This class is a mix of cardio, balance, flexibility and strength training exercises to keep your body fit and strong. The movements will be easy to follow and the music will help you forget your exercising. This fun workout is designed for active older adults but all are welcomed!

Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Ultimate Cardio

Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Carmine Carro Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 3000 Fillmore Avenue, Brooklyn

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

A total body workout system that incorporates techniques such as kicks and punches. The rapid pace is designed to promote cardiovascular fitness, strength, muscular endurance and flexibility using high energy and motivating music!

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Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Vinyasa Yoga

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 5, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility. Mats are provided (though students are encouraged to bring their own). Students should wear comfortable clothing. 

 


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Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Walk Aerobics

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Brooklyn Public Library - Clinton Hill Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 380 Washington Ave, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 2, 2019
Age:Everyone  

Walk your way to fitness with a fun, aerobic walking program. Walk Aerobics offers a cardio improvement workout with calorie burning low-impact moves for safety.

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Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

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

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: May 7, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Feel yourself get leaner and stronger while increasing awareness. Yoga consists of a series of poses that strengthens the core and increases flexibility.

Instructor: Wahnita

Location: Dance Room




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Shape Up NYC: Yoga

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

Atlantic Terminal Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 501 Carlton Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 16, 2019
End Date: June 13, 2020
Age:Adult / Senior  

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility. Students should wear comfortable clothing. There will be no classes on 1/20/20. There will be no classes during the week of: 12/23/19 - 1/2/2020 3/17/2020 - 3/22/2020 4/9/2020 - 4/18/2020

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Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Yoga Vinyasa Flow

Tuesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

Restorative yoga is a form of yoga that seeks to achieve physical, mental and emotional relaxation with the aid of props. The use of props makes it easier to maintain balance while stimulating and relaxing the body.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 5, 2019
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular 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 with easy to follow dance steps. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Bedford Stuyvesant Family Health Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1456 Fulton Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 23, 2016
Age:Teen / 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.

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Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Brooklyn Public Library - Eastern Parkway Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1044 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn

Start Date: November 30, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

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.

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Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Monday: 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

Christ Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 7301 Ridge Blvd., Brooklyn

Start Date: September 16, 2019
End Date: December 16, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

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, and interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy-to-follow dance steps. Note: No class on October 14th and November 11th.

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Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

YWCA of Brooklyn Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 30 Third Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: August 8, 2015
Age:Teen / 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.

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Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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

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

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body.

 


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Shape Up NYC:Cardio Sculpt

Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Red Hook Recreation Center, 155 Bay Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: December 7, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun! Instructor: Shaquala

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Shape Up NYC:Full Body Cardio Sculpt

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Red Hook Recreation Center, 155 Bay Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: February 1, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

This class is designed to blast your cardio fitness and work your muscles in every way possible. Through a combination of strength training (with resistance bands) and high intensity cardio, this class will help you strengthen and tone your entire body and increase your cardio fitness levels.

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Soca & Sweat Aerobics

(M)

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

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

This class is an exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow Latin dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body while having fun.

 

Social Dancing

(M)

Saturday: 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

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

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

Take a swing around the dance floor to sounds of the Big Band era!

 

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

(M)

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 7, 2019
End Date: June 27, 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

 

Street Soccer Clinic

(M)

Thursday: 4:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

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

The Soccer clinic is for children to learn the basic skills of in this summer program.

for Children 8-10 years old

 

Strength & Flexibility

(M)

Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

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

This class provides conditioning and strength training methods that target both large and small muscles groups for stability and control, as well as stretching techniques with proper form to prevent injury and increase flexibility and mobility. Through this class, students will be taught techniques to use on a regular basis to help create a sustainable, strong, nimble, and capable body.

 

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  

 

Swim Team

(M)

Monday: 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 1, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2019
Age:  

The swimming pool is used by the Swim Team.  The pool is closed for other members during this time.

Instructor: Aquatics

Location: Swimming Pool

 

Swim Team

(M)

Monday: 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 7, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Child / Teen  

NYC Parks offers talented youths between the ages of 6 and 18 an opportunity to join a Parks swim team. Swimmers train for High Point Meets and the Borough Cup Championship.

Practice sessions are usually held three times a week. Our practice sessions emphasize stroke technique, endurance and speed training, starts and turns, and rules and sportsmanship.

More Information about Swim Team and How to Register

 

Swim for Life

(M)

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 7, 2019
End Date: December 20, 2019
Age:Child / Teen  

Swimming lessons provided for DOH schools from the community.

 

Table Tennis

(M)

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 6, 2019
End Date: December 29, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Come play table tennis!

Location: Activity Room

 

Table Tennis

(M)

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

Table tennis is good for your health - it's great for working up a sweat and getting your heart rate up. Played at the higher levels, it's one of the fastest sports around. You don't have to be a pro to get a good workout.

Location: Multi-purpose C

 

Table Tennis

(M)

Tuesday: 2:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

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

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

Come join us for a classic game of Table Tennis. Volley with a partner or play in a tournament. All levels welcome!

 

Table Tennis

(M)

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, 2019
Age:Everyone  

Enjoy a game of Table Tennis during these open hours.

NOTE: Please bring your own nets and paddles.

 

Tae Kwon Do (Adults)

(M)

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)

(M)

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

(M)

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, 2019
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

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

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 at Red Hook

(M)

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.

 

Tai-Chi Chuan

(M)

Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Saturday: 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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

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

Tai-Chi Chuan (pronounced 'Tie-Jee Chwan') is a gentle Chinese martial/ healing art with amazing rejuvenating health benefits for both mind and body.

 

Teen Fitness with Kevin

(M)

Monday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

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

Come take a fitness class with Kevin.  These classes will give you a good workout in an hour to help you keep fit and toned.

 

Teen Basketball PRACTICE

(M)

Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

This program is designed for teens that play basketball in a competitive atmosphere.

 

Teen Basketball Workouts

(M)

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

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


Take your game to the next level.  Dedicated coaches work with youth to bring out the best athlete in each player.  Program consists of intensive skills training, scrimmages, in-game play analysis, and physical conditioning drills.

For more information, inquire with Diogenes Quezada (Coach Al)

 

Teen Fitness

(M)

Monday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

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

 

Teen Fitness with Kevin

(M)

Monday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

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

Teen fitness program geared towards weight loss,conditioning, and promoting a healthy lifestyle while burning off that extra unwanted weight.

 

Teen Flag Football Practice

(M)

Monday: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 29, 2019
End Date: December 21, 2019
Age:Child / Teen  

Boys and girls are invited to come out and learn the fundamentals of flag football, such as throwing, running and catching. In addition, players will learn team defense and offense and, most importantly, sportsmanship. This program helps kids build up their self-esteem and confidence through a competitive environment.

 

Teen P.E. Fitness

(M)

Friday: 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

The fitness room opens especially for teens during these supervised hours.

 

Teen Volleyball

(M)

Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

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

Young kids will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of the world's most popular sport. Ages 13-17.

For ages 13-17

 

Teen Volleyball

(M)

Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

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

Practice the basics of volleyball, including serving, setting, hitting, spiking and blocking. 

 

 

 

Teen Weightlifting

(M)

Monday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

Teens learn to utilize the weight room safely and effectively to sculpt their bodies and stay in shape.

 

Location: Weight Room

 

Teen Weightlifting

(M)

Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 20, 2020
Age:Teen  

Teens learn to utilize the weight room safely and effectively to sculpt their bodies and stay in shape.

 

Tempo Tap (Tap Dancing)

(M)

Monday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

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

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

Tempo Tappers practice this dance staple of musical productions, incorporating rhythm and dance steps such as the shuffle, flap and heel click.

 

Tot Time

(M)

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

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 30, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2019
Age:Preschool / Adult / Senior  

Learn to interact, socialize and share with other toddlers through various activities.  Children will will engage in arts projects and group play while learning how to interact with one another within a social setting.

Parent/Guardian must be a member to participate. All activities take place in our gymnasium.

 

 

Come bring your child to participate in structured group play and activities geared for toddlers. For children ages 2-5. For more information, contact Ms. Davies.

 

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.

 

Traditional Tai-Chi Chuan

(M)

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Tai-Chi Chuan (Grand Ultimate Boxing) is an ancient Chinese martial / healing art. The first part of each class will focus on the healing aspects of various chi kung forms and movements. The second part of the class will still focus mainly on health, however, many of the martial arts aspects of the Tai-Chi form will be analyzed and trained solo and with partners. Saturday from 11am - 2pm.

Location: Multi-purpose A/B

 

Ultimate Fitness/Plyometrics

(M)

Friday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 1, 2019
End Date: December 29, 2019
Age:Teen  

Reach your next level with H. Pepper Brent! This class consists of high intensity exercises programmed to improve cardio while strengthening major muscle groups. All fitness levels are welcome to improve in this motivating environment.

Instructor: Henry "Pepper" Brent 

 

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.