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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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Resistance Band Training

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Monday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Thursday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Friday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: December 29, 2019
End Date: March 21, 2020
Age:Adult  

This class will not only help members increase their speed and conditioning using interval training but it will also get members more comfortable with training with resistance bands.

Instructor: Alonzo Paulino

Location: Dance Room

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Ropes & Ladders

(M)

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 2, 2018
End Date: March 28, 2020
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

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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 Dance

(M)

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: October 17, 2017
End Date: March 28, 2020
Age:Adult / Senior  

Combines Latin dance moves for a fun, dynamic workout. Learn how to dance salsa from a passionate, experienced instructor. Come with a partner or come alone. You will dance, socialize and get fit all at once.

Instructor: Luther Wynter

Location: Dance room

 

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Salsa Fit

(M)

Tuesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: December 31, 2019
End Date: March 20, 2020
Age:Adult / Senior  

A beginner class designed to teach you salsa and get you fit all at the same time.

Instructor: Lindsey T.

Location: Multi-Purpose Room

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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 

 

Saturday Fitness

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Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, 177th Street & Baisley Boulevard, Queens

Start Date: December 29, 2019
End Date: March 21, 2020
Age:Adult / Senior  

A form of body conditioning or resistance training using high-intensity aerobics. It targets strength building and muscular endurance. An exercise "circuit" is one completion of all prescribed exercises in the program. When one circuit is complete, one begins the first exercise circuit

Instructor: Ruth Hernandez

 

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Senior & Adults Intro to Weightlifting

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Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-12:45 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: March 28, 2020
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.

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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

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
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

 

Adaptive Chair Aerobics

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.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

 

Adaptive Chair Aerobics

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.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

Thursday, January 30, 2020
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

 

Line Dance for Fun and Fitness

Friday, January 31, 2020
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 234-9607

Contact Email

Ahmad.Sarwary@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, February 1, 2020
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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
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

 

Adaptive Chair Aerobics

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.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

 

Adaptive Chair Aerobics

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.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

Thursday, February 6, 2020
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

 

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