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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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*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: February 4, 2017
Age:Senior  

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

 


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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 

 

30 In 30 Out

(M)

Monday: 3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 1, 2018
End Date: September 22, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Total body workout that is designed to fight fat in 30 minutes and get you back to work before your boss even knows you were gone.

 

Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers. bring water and towel.

Instructor: David Velasquez

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5th Gear

(M)

Tuesday: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 1, 2018
End Date: September 22, 2018
Age:Adult  

Looking for an intense full body workout? This class may be the extra push you've been looking for. Utilizing equipment while implementing different workout styles; you"ll be going from 0-60 in no time. The real workout starts when you want to stop.

Instructor: Victoria Perillo

Location: Dance Studio 1

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ABS Workout

(M)

Friday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

J. Hood Wright Recreation Center, 351 Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 1, 2018
End Date: September 22, 2018
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This program is designed to provide the opportunity for adults to enjoy a great evening workout.  This program mainly helps adults to relieve the stress and get the results they are seeking into improving their abs shape. At the same time they can learn some great work out ethics they can develop on their own to reach more sets than they normally do. 

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AM Stretch

(M)

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

J. Hood Wright Recreation Center, 351 Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 1, 2018
End Date: September 22, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Let's get the day off to a great start with AM STRETCH.  A program that focuses on the foundation of all genres of fitness, the stretch!  Become in-tune with your body, prepare your body for the next level of movement.  Release unwanted energy via the power of the Stretch

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AOA Aerobics

Monday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Friday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A kinder, gentler aerobic workout appropriate for older adults, beginning exercise participants and pre/post-natal women who would like to include a low-intensity, low-impact workout in their fitness plans. Each class includes an aerobic conditioning and stretching segment. Music for this class may include big band, classical, swing, country and oldies but goodies.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Aerobics

Monday: 11:40 a.m.-12:40 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:40 a.m.-12:40 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Senior  

A kinder, gentler aerobic workout appropriate for older adults, beginning exercise participants and pre/post-natal women who would like to include a low-intensity, low-impact workout in their fitness plans. Each class includes an aerobic conditioning and stretching segment. Music for this class may include big band, classical, swing, country and oldies but goodies.

Phone: 718-227-3200
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Chair Aerobics

Monday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Friday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Senior  

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.

Phone: 718-227-3200
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

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Please note: Programs with this symbol (Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property) are not managed by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. While Parks does its best to maintain accuracy in search results, users are strongly advised to call or email the program organizers directly for up-to-date information.

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You may use any of Parks' recreational spaces, except tennis courts, without a permit. However, if a permit holder arrives with a valid permit in hand, you must vacate the field or court. An individual must have a season permit or single-play ticket to use Parks' tennis courts.

Organized play (leagues) requires a permit. Click here for an application and more information about permits.

175th Re. Area

175 STREET & AMSTERDAM (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
# of Courts:

1st Street Playground

EAST 1ST ST. & 1ST AVE. (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
# of Courts:

210th St Playground

210TH STREET AND 73RD AVENUE (Queens)| Map it
Level: 4

210th St Plgd

210 ST & 73 AVE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

227st Playground

E 227 ST/BRONX RIVER PARKWAY (Bronx)| Map it

24 Sycamores Playground

YORK & 61 STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
# of Courts:

24 Sycamores Playground

1 AVE. & E. 96 ST. (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Basketball Courts

52 Playground

KELLY ST. & AVE. ST. JOHN (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Basketball Courts

76 St. Playground

W. 76 ST. & RIVERSIDE DRIVE (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Basketball Courts

79 St Playground

79 ST & SHORE RD (Brooklyn)| Map it
Level: 4

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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.

104th Precinct. Adult Hockey

Borough: Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Ice Skating
Phone: (718) 417-1495

14th Street YM-YWHA (of The Educational Alliance) Youth Baseball & Soccer Leagues

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Youth
Type: Soccer
Phone: (212) 673-0900 x306

3B League

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: baseball
Phone: (718) 256-2316 | Email

68th Precinct Youth Council, Inc.

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: baseball, indoor & outdoor soccer
Phone: (718) 232 - 2748 | Email

75th Precinct Community Sports Program

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Baseball
Phone: (646) 246-7878

78th Precinct Youth Council

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Baseball, Girls' Softball, Basketball & Flag Football
Email

7th Day Adventist League

Borough: Bronx
Age: Adult
Type: Baseball/Softball
Phone: (917) 562 – 9584 | Email

A. F. C. New York United

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Soccer
F.C. New York United is a soccer Academy for boys & girls ages 4-18. We have an Academy program for ages 4-7, and Travel teams for ages 8-18. We have programs on Randall's Island and in the Bayside area of Queens.
Phone: 347-610-0501 | Email

ADW SPORTS

Boroughs:Bronx, Bronx, Bronx, Manhattan, Manhattan, Manhattan
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Baseball/Softball, Basketball/Netball, Football
COED FOOTBALL / COED SOFTBALL/ COED BASKETBALL
Phone: 646 228 3058 | Email

ASOPEC

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Baseball
Phone: (718) 544-6449 | Email

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Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, August 16, 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

 

Bryant Park Tai Chi

Thursday, August 16, 2018
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  

 

Fitness Walk

Thursday, August 16, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park)
Totten Road and Cross Island Parkway, Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 352-4793

Contact Email

mike.kuchinskas@parks.nyc.gov

 

Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program

Thursday, August 16, 2018
9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.

Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground)
50 Parkside Ave, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

$400-$550 per week

Contact Number

(718) 436-2500 x 305

 

Free Yoga Class

Thursday, August 16, 2018
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

AccessibleMorris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)
65 Jumel Terrace , Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 923-8008

Contact Email

publicprograms@morrisjumel.org

 

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team

Thursday, August 16, 2018
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

AccessibleSt. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
St. Ann's Avenue and 145th Street, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

An NYC Parks recreation center membership is required to participate in this program.

Contact Number

(646) 632-7344

Contact Email

christopher.noel@parks.nyc.gov

 

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow

Thursday, August 16, 2018
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

AccessibleLawn at 74th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Thursday, August 16, 2018
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

United Nations Ave South| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the beginning of United Nations Ave South, by the parking lot on 111th Street and 55th Ave.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

212-360-3300

Contact Email

jules.webster@parks.nyc.gov

 

NYRR Open Run: Pelham Bay Park

Thursday, August 16, 2018
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

AccessibleSweetgum Playground (in Pelham Bay Park)
BRUCKNER EXWY, WILKINSON AVE, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at Sweetgum Playground.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

212-360-3300

Contact Email

jules.webster@parks.nyc.gov

 

Zumba Under The Stars with Lisa G aka RockawayZumbaWay

Thursday, August 16, 2018
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.

Beach 108th Street Roller Rink (in Rockaway Beach Boardwalk), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
adjacent to the round-about

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 318-4000

Contact Email

antina.johnson@parks.nyc.gov

 

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