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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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Field Day Kits

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

North Meadow Recreation Center, Mid-park at 97th Street, Central Park, Manhattan


Use the entire field day kit or just one or two items. We provide a variety of games and sports equipment, including basketballs, handballs, whiffle balls and bats, footballs--everything you need for an individual or group outing in the park.

No pre-registration required, bring a valid photo ID. Free.


Fitness Fridays


Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Start Date: October 1, 2018
End Date: December 22, 2018

Participants engage in fun fitness favorite exercises for children 

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Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 25, 2018
End Date: December 20, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Learn to play and participate in the game of Jianzi! A fast-paced game using a feathered washer weight and every body part but your hands, it is the close cousin of the Hacky Sack!

Location: Side of Gymnasium

Ages: 18+

This is a non-instructional activity.

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Mind Building


Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue & E. 112 Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2018
End Date: December 20, 2018

Youth engage in games and activities that challenge cognitive function.

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Open DodgeBall


Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 26, 2018
End Date: December 19, 2018
Age:Teen / Adult  

Back by popular demand!  Participants will play in an open dodgeball game.

Location: Basketball Court              Instructor: D'Shon

Ages: 13-17 yrs

This is a non-instructional activity.

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Pickle Ball


Monday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 1, 2017
End Date: December 31, 2018

Join us in a fun sport that combines the elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong! You play on a badminton sized court and a slightly modified tennis net with a paddle and a plastic ball.


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Senior Social with Butch


Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 2, 2018
End Date: December 23, 2018

Join “Butch” for a relaxing and fun morning of cards, board games and conversation. Enjoy the start of your day by meeting new friends or reuniting with old friends. Socializing is very important as we age and it keeps our minds young!

Instructor: Morris "Butch" Nelson

Location: Multi-purpose room D

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Senior Water Aerobics


Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 15, 2018
End Date: December 29, 2018

Senior members 55+ 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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Super Obstacle Course


Monday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: September 17, 2018
End Date: December 21, 2018

Challenge yourself. Challenge your team.  You will compete in a variety of obstacles to see who can finish the challenges.

This program is part of our drop in out of school time.  Children can attend programs Monday - Friday 3:00-6:00p.m. They can come to one class or come to them all.

Instructor : Carl

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Social Sports

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.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

3 CLARKSON STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
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Clarkson Street at 7th Avenue South

Facility Type: Recreation Centers

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Facilities related to Social Sports: Bocce Courts (Outdoor)

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Social Sports

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.

Achievers of America, Inc.

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Softball & Bowling
A program for Special needs individuals with developmental disabilities. Challenged or not.
Phone: (718) 565-1141 | Email

Ambush Ultimate Frisbee

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Social Sports
Phone: (917) 494-7750 | Email

Brooklyn Kickball

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Kickball
Phone: (201) 893-1548 | Email

Fort Greene Sports

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Soccer, Basketball, Tee-Ball and Summer Day Camp
Phone: 917-975-9001 | Email

Manhattan Ultimate Disc League

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Ultimate Frisbee
The Manhattan Ultimate Disc ("M.U.D.") League is the premiere ultimate frisbee league in Manhattan, with over 500 members playing in spring, summer and fall leagues. MUD welcomes experienced players and novices alike - we live by "Spirit of the Game", where sportsmanship and camaraderie come first.

Metro New York Frisbee

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Social Sports
Phone: (646) 245-1638 | Email

NYC Social Sports Club

Boroughs:Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Kickball, Bowling, Dodgeball, Broomball, Team Trivia, Flag Football, Ultimate Frisbee, Inner Tube Water Polo, Volleyball, Soccer
NYC Social has offered casually competitive co-ed leagues in and around Manhattan since 2004. With a focus on the social side of recreational leagues, it has become the city's funnest community of active adults. We offer the following sports: kickball, flag football, volleyball, Dodgeball, mini golf, soccer, bowling, ultimate Frisbee, team trivia, Broomball, and inner tube water polo.
Phone: (212) 929.5353 | Email

New York Badassilisks Quidditch

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Social Sports
We have an official team that will play in the International Quidditch Association's World Cup, we also offer practices open to the general public and hope to develop teams at all skill levels. Games are played in Riverside Park at 108th St. Practices are free, however, you must pay to join the official team. Please email the league for membership information.
Phone: 646-593-6920 | Email

Party Dodgeball

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: dodgeball
Party Dodgeball is an adult dodgeball league where the focus isn't just on competitiveness - we're also about the fun, social aspect of meeting people & making friends while you pelt one another with rubber balls! Check the website for more details.
Phone: (832) 377-6787 | Email


Boroughs:Manhattan, Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Softball and Flag Football
An organization focused on Fitness Through Competition. We offer fun and competitive leagues for all levels of athlete and do so as a lower rate than most leagues in the city.
Phone: 806-470-3883 | Email

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