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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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Senior Water Aerobics

(M)

Monday: 10:45 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:45 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Friday: 10:45 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

St. Mary’s Recreation Center, 450 Saint Ann's Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: April 30, 2015
End Date: June 17, 2017
Age:Senior  

Senior members are invited to join our instructor for a cardio workout in the pool. Tone, tighten and strengthen muscles all while having fun in the water.

 

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Senior Weight Training

(M)

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

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: April 2, 2017
End Date: June 24, 2017
Age: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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Senior Women's Basketball

(M)

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: March 25, 2015
End Date: June 24, 2017
Age:Senior  

Seniors' physical and mental fitness is encouraged through a combination of basketball training and aerobic exercises.

Instructor:  Charles Jones

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Seniors Helping Seniors

(M)

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

Age:Senior  

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

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Shape Up NYC Zumba

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Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

 

 

 

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.

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Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

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

Owen Dolen Recreation Center, 2551 Westchester Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: January 5, 2017
End Date: July 1, 2017
Age:Adult  

An exciting workout that uses easy to follow dance steps to increase cardio fitness, mobility and toning the body. Instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

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Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness copy

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

Owen Dolen Recreation Center, 2551 Westchester Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: January 5, 2017
End Date: July 1, 2017
Age:Adult  

An exciting workout that uses easy to follow dance steps to increase cardio fitness, mobility and toning the body. Instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

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Shape Up NYC: Total Body Workout

Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

West Bronx Recreation Center, 1527 Jesup Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: January 4, 2017
End Date: July 1, 2017
Age:Adult  

This workout is aimed to tone muscles, increase your energy, mobility, and overall fitness level, using fun and different workout styles. 



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Shape Up NYC: ABsolution

(M)

Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 17, 2017
Age:Adult  

This 45 minute class will specifically focus on your abdominals and core.  Get ready to tone and define your abs during this low-impact workout.  Targeting the abs can even improve posture!

 


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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

Saturday, April 29, 2017
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: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday, April 29, 2017
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

AccessibleConference House Museum (in Conference House Park)
298 Satterlee Street, Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the Conference House kitchen.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 227-1463

Contact Email

sigona99@verizon.net

 

Learn-to-Row 1

Saturday, April 29, 2017
9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse
3579 Harlem River Drive, New York, NY 10034, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

$130

Contact Number

(718) 433-3075

Contact Email

cloeber@rownewyork.org 

 

Learn-to-Row 2

Monday, May 1, 2017
6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse
3579 Harlem River Drive, New York, NY 10034, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

$335

Contact Number

(718) 433-3075

Contact Email

cloeber@rownewyork.org 

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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

 

Yoga in the Park

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Near the Sunken Meadow Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
The yoga class will take place the Sunken Meadow Picnic Area, just east of the Randall's Island Connector.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 860-1899

Contact Email

info@randallsisland.org

 

Learn-to-Row 2

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse
3579 Harlem River Drive, New York, NY 10034, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

$335

Contact Number

(718) 433-3075

Contact Email

cloeber@rownewyork.org 

 

Dance Fitness in the Park

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Wards Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
A five minute walk south of the 103rd Street Footbridge.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 860-1899

Contact Email

info@randallsisland.org

 

Learn-to-Row 2

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse
3579 Harlem River Drive, New York, NY 10034, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

$335

Contact Number

(718) 433-3075

Contact Email

cloeber@rownewyork.org 

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, May 4, 2017
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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