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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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Adult Jujitsu

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

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: March 24, 2018
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

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Adult Karate

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Monday: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

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

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

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 to help build self-confidence, self-awareness and increase overall health. Ages 13+

Location: Side of Gymnasium     Instructor: Rick

Ages: 12+

For inquiries about uniforms and attire, please contact Hanshi Rick Diaz.

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Adult Mobility

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Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

Our mobility class focuses on providing knowledge and skills to safely exercise in our Recreation Center. The class is designed to teach members to be more flexible and explore a wide range of activities including strength training, cardio training, weight lifting and a variety of other fitness activities that will benefit them for the rest of their lives.

Instructor: Teresa Mangan

Location: Multipurpose Room C

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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 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: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

James Monroe Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1776 Story Avenue, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join us for an hour of energizing activity. We rotate between aerobics, yoga, tai-chi, and zumba. You must be a member of the senior center to participate. Joining is easy and free, please call to find out how.

Cost: Free 

 

Aerobics

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Age:Senior  

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

Cost: Free 

 

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 

 

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Exercise Classes

Team and league sports provide a great opportunity to get fit, socialize, and have fun. Some leagues are casual, while others are more competitive. Email or call the leagues below to find out more about your local team and its players.

Row New York

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Adaptive Indoor Rowing
Adaptive Indoor Rowing: Workout once per week with our adaptive coaches to stay in shape through the winter months, set and reach your rowing goals, and prepare for rowing on the water. All adaptive athletes are welcome - from age 11 and up - no experience necessary! Cancellations due to snow and inclement weather may occur, and one make-up session will be scheduled. The Access-A-Ride address to the boathouse is 30 Meadow Lake Drive, Corona/Flushing/Flushing Meadows Corona Park/ NY.
Phone: 718.433.3075 | Email

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Exercise Classes

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, February 22, 2018
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Exerskate

Thursday, February 22, 2018
8:00 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleThe Rink at Bank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park), Manhattan| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 768-4242

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, February 24, 2018
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

CANCELLED: Shape Up NYC Latin Dance for Fitness

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

AccessiblePoe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 365-5516

Contact Email

Lucy.Aponte@parks.nyc.gov

 

Shape Up Zumba with Pascal

Saturday, February 24, 2018
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessiblePoe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 365-5516

Contact Email

Lucy.Aponte@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, March 1, 2018
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Exerskate

Thursday, March 1, 2018
8:00 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleThe Rink at Bank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 768-4242

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, March 3, 2018
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Shape Up NYC Latin Dance for Fitness

Saturday, March 3, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

AccessiblePoe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 365-5516

Contact Email

Lucy.Aponte@parks.nyc.gov

 

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