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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 Calisthenics

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Thursday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 22, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

This program is a great way to introduce different fitness techniques to youth members. This class does not require any weights since participants will utilized their own body weight to enhance their muscles and overall physical strength.

Instructor: Ed Auguste

Location: Gymnasium 1/2 court

Membership Details

 

Adult Chair Fitness

(M)

Thursday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: April 4, 2019
End Date: June 20, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Chair exercise will help keep your body and joint flexible. Improving your motion and mobility, strengthening your muscles and stability. You will feel better in your overall health and fitness. Also, your daily routine will be easier. You can expect an improved mood, concentration, blood circulation as well as a decrease in joint and stiffness.

Instructor: Patricia Peguero

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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

Membership Details

 

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.

 

Aerobic/Chair FITness

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Christ the King Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 145-02 Farmers Blvd, Queens

Start Date: April 6, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

This is a total body low impact dance class along with chairwork. Get some strength training to increase flexibility, balance & coordination. Rule your self: mind, body and spirit! Instructor: Faye

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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 

 

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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

Bryant Park: Tai Chi

Thursday, June 20, 2019
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)
6th Avenue and 41st Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, June 20, 2019
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

 

Zumba Class

Thursday, June 20, 2019
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

El Catano Community Garden
171 East 110 St., Manhattan, Manhattan| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 333-2552

Contact Email

info@nyrp.org

 

Easy Rider - Indoor Cycling

Thursday, June 20, 2019
6:00 p.m.6:45 p.m.

AccessibleH.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)
70 Satterlee Street, Staten Island, Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
(turn right at end of Hylan Boulevard and go ~1/4 mile up the road; white house set back on left; driveway just past/opposite Shore Rd)

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(646) 571-5234

Contact Email

Stephanie.Parello@parks.nyc.gov

 

Healthy on the Hudson x Yoga

Thursday, June 20, 2019
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

AccessibleHudson River Park's Pier 46| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 627-2020

Contact Email

info@hrpt.ny.gov

 

Sunset Tai Chi

Thursday, June 20, 2019
7:00 p.m.8:15 p.m.

AccessibleH.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)
70 Satterlee Street, Staten Island, Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
(turn right at end of Hylan Boulevard and go ~1/4 mile up the road; white house set back on left; driveway just past/opposite Shore Road)

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(646) 571-5234

Contact Email

stephanie@remedyrub.com

 

Bryant Park: Fencing

Friday, June 21, 2019
1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.

Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park)
Fifth Avenue and 41st Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Yoga on the Beach

Saturday, June 22, 2019
8:15 a.m.9:15 a.m.

Location Details:
on the sand off Shorefront Parkway

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 318-4000

Contact Email

antina.johnson@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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 Fitness

Saturday, June 22, 2019
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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