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NYC’s source for free and low–cost fitness activities
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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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Adaptive Fitness

(M)

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 1, 2019
End Date: March 24, 2019
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Adaptive Fitness is a class tailored to individuals with disabilities who want to get stronger as well as improve their knowledge of fitness. Able-bodied members are welcome to join.

Location: Gymnasium

Instructor: Rodolfo

Ages: 18+                           

 

Adaptive Fitness

(M)

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

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: October 1, 2018
End Date: March 23, 2019
Age:Adult  

Recreation Specialist, Rashid will provide fitness experiences for adults with physical and cognitive disabilities through physical activity and support.

 

Adult Co-Ed Volleyball

(M)

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 26, 2018
End Date: June 29, 2019
Age:Adult  

Full court, competitive play for adults. Winners stay on and players rotate in.

All participants must be members and have locks to secure their belongings in a locker.

Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers. bring water and towel.

 

Badminton

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Monday: 6:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Thursday: 6:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Friday: 6:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: December 30, 2018
End Date: June 29, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Are you a badminton enthusiast?  A beginner?  All levels are welcome.  Get hooked on this fun, fast-paced sport.

 

Dodgeball for Kids

(M)

Friday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 1, 2019
End Date: March 23, 2019
Age:Teen / Adult  

Participants will play a game of strategy and develop their spatial awareness hand eye coordination.

Location: Basketball Court             

Instructor: Jordan

Ages: 6-13 yrs

This is an instructional activity.

 

Double Dutch

(M)

Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Start Date: January 14, 2019
End Date: March 25, 2019
Age:Preschool / Child / Teen  

Double Dutch is a sport played with two long jump ropes turning in opposite directions simultaneously. This fun and face paced activity orginated right here in NYC in 1970.

Boys and Girls are encouraged to come out and learn the basics !  

Instructor: Stanley Brown

Location: Gymnasium

 

 

 

Double Dutch- Jump In

(M)

Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 1, 2019
End Date: March 23, 2019
Age:Child / Teen  

Calling all jump rope enthusiasts to take your skills to the next level. Come join us for a weekly Double Dutch jump rope session every Thursday. This class is to open to children of all skill levels and jumping styles. Skilled instructors are on hand to provide basic Double Dutch instruction.

Location: Side Gym  

Instructor: Monet

Ages: 6-11 yrs | 12- 17

 

 

FREE Weekly Women's Self-Defense class

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Shamburger's CHKA (Chinese Hawaiian Kenpo Academy Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 34 Avenue A, Manhattan

Age:Teen / Adult  

Shamburger's CHKA (Chinese Hawaiian Kenpo Academy) offers a FREE Weekly Women's Self-Defense class as a community service to the women of New York City. The class is offered every Tuesday evening at 7 pm at our studio, 34 Avenue A, 2nd Floor. The class is open to all women ages 14 and up. For more information, got to www.chka.org or call us at 646-692-6155.

Cost: Free 

http://www.chka.org/

 

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

Age:Everyone  

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.

 

Indoor Cycling

(M)

Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Start Date: January 4, 2019
End Date: March 22, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Want to increase your endurance and strength? Cycling is the perfect way to do both without the excessive pressure on your body and joints. This class uses interval training, which has been proven to be the best form training for cardiovascular health. The music is what is going to keep you moving with African beats to Hip Hop and more. You are going to get an intense workout while having fun. Make sure to stretch, bring water, and come ready!

Instructor: Monet Davis

Lcoation: Lower Level Spin Room

 

Installation of Rec the Runway

(M)

Friday: 6:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 2, 2019
End Date: March 23, 2019
Age:Teen  

Participants will collaborate on dance projects to compete in challenges against dance teams of other recreation centers citywide. Participants will also creat public service announcements while empowering themselves and other youth in an anti-bullying campaign. The program will end with two community service projects.

Instructor: Wanda De La Cruz

Location: Dance Room

 

Jianzi

(M)

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: January 1, 2019
End Date: March 23, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

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

Location: Side of Gymnasium

Ages: 18+

This is a non-instructional activity.

 

Open DodgeBall

(M)

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 1, 2019
End Date: March 23, 2019
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.

 

Open Play Table Tennis

(M)

Sunday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Monday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.,10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 p.m.-12:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: December 30, 2018
End Date: March 23, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

All are welcome to join our open table tennis program, we make it available on multiple tables for multiple hours, on most days.

(Please note that Sunday sessions Table Tennis takes place in the Multipupose Room on the 3rd Floor)

Make sure to bring your lock to lock up all personal belongings.

 

Pickle Ball

(M)

Monday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Start Date: February 4, 2019
End Date: March 18, 2019
Age:Child  

Participants ages 6 - 12 years old will learn the strategy, rules and fun of pickle ball. 

Instructor: Christina Delille

Location: Gymnasium 

 

Pickle Ball

(M)

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: March 30, 2019
Age:Adult  

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.

 

 

Pickleball

(M)

Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center, 9941 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 2, 2019
End Date: March 23, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Come join the fastest growing game in the country. Pickleball is an exciting game similar to playing doubles tennis but on a smaller court (indoors or outdoors). It is played with paddles, a wiffleball, and a few other unique rules. Come check it out. Great for seniors and all ages!

(Beginner to Intermediate)

 

Ready To Read

(M)

Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Start Date: January 2, 2019
End Date: March 20, 2019
Age:Child  

What is your favorite book? Readers everywhere, come out and express your love for reading. This program will encourage participants to read with confidence. 

 

Red Hook Senior Billiards Tournament

(M)

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Red Hook Recreation Center, 155 Bay Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: February 12, 2019
End Date: March 12, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Join in on our annual Red Hook Seniors Billards Tournament.  Players of all abilities are invited as the first couple weeks will be open play and skill building.

 

Street Hockey Clinic

(M)

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 1, 2019
End Date: March 23, 2019
Age:Child  

Love street hockey? So do we. Unite with street hockey enthusiasts and enhance your hand-eye coordination, agility, speed and communication skills through playing.

Location: Basketball Court     

Instructor: Jordan

Ages: 6-11 yrs

 

Tae Kwon Do

(M)

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: March 19, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Tae Kwon Do is an ancient, Korean martial art that combines physical and mental training to achieve harmony in movement.

 

Teen Basketball

(M)

Monday: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: December 28, 2018
End Date: March 23, 2019
Age:Teen  

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court!  Shoot some hoops, start a pickup game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

 

Toddler Playtime

(M)

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 3, 2019
End Date: March 28, 2019
Age:Preschool  

Free play for tots! Toddlers must be accompanied by parent/guardian.

Gymnasium

 

Tot Time

(M)

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: December 30, 2018
End Date: March 30, 2019
Age:Preschool / Adult / Senior  

Learn to interact, socialize and share with other toddlers through various activities.  Children will will engage in arts projects and group play while learning how to interact with one another within a social setting.

Parent/Guardian must be a member to participate. All activities take place in our gymnasium.

 

 

Come bring your child to participate in structured group play and activities geared for toddlers. For children ages 2-5. For more information, contact Ms. Davies.

 

Tot's Playland

(M)

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 2, 2019
End Date: March 23, 2019
Age:Preschool  

This program is design to expose children from 1-5 years old to stories, physical activites and Arts & Crafts.

 

Location: Gym, 3rd Floor

Instructor: Kenya O. & Kiegan A.

 

Ultimate Frisbee

(M)

Friday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Start Date: February 1, 2019
End Date: March 15, 2019
Age:Teen  

Teens learn skills and techniques of the sport of ultimate frisbee. Participants will team up to play this fun sport. 

Instructor: Chrisitina Delille

Location: Gymnasium 

 

Ultimate Frisbee

(M)

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

Age:Teen  

Ready to play Ultimate Frisbee? So are we! Ultimate Frisbee is a great  game and fun to play with a big group of people. Youth will enjoy a new game they can take outside the rec center. If you are  looking for a fun, yet competitive sport for your child, join us at Al Oerter. 

LOcation: Gymnasium

Ages: 13- 17 yrs                            Instructor: D'shon

 

 

Water Polo

(M)

Monday: 6:15 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:15 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 2, 2019
End Date: March 27, 2019
Age:Adult  

Water polo is an international team sport which combines swimming, soccer and basketball. It's a great way to get fit and have fun.

 

Wheelchair Basketball

(M)

Tuesday: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 1, 2019
End Date: March 23, 2019
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Join the Brooklyn Nets wheelchair basketball team for a practice in the gymnasium!

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

This is a non-instructional activity.

 

Wii Bowling for Teens

Monday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

NYPL-Bronx Library Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 301 East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx

Age:Teen  

Come join us in our conference room for Wii bowling right on the tv. No rolling a heavy ball just acting like you are with a controller. Meet some good people and have fun.

Cost: FREE 

 

Wii Dancing

Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

PSS Andrew Jackson S.C. Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 325 East 156th Street, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join us while we dance with Nintendo Wii! We recommend that you become a member of the senior center to participate. Joining is easy and free. Call to find out how.

Cost: Free 

 

Wii Gaming Tournament

Wednesday: 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  

Play tennis and bowl all in one place! With our Nintendo Wii, we play different games and have tournaments. Space is limited to 5 people per team. Call ahead to find out if there is space. Open to anyone 60+.

Cost: Free 

 

Youth Basketball

(M)

Wednesday: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Friday: 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: December 28, 2018
End Date: March 23, 2019
Age:Child  

Shoot hoops, start a pickup game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.  Our program is designed to provide an atmosphere where kids can learn about basketball while having fun with their friends.

*Youth must lock up any and all personal belongings before entering the gym*

 

Youth Open Table Tennis

(M)

Monday: 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 1, 2019
End Date: March 23, 2019
Age:Teen  

Open Table Tennis for teenagers.

Location: Basketball Court

Ages: 13-17 yrs

indicates open-gym activity. Non-instructional.

 

Youth Workout

(M)

Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: January 14, 2019
End Date: March 31, 2019
Age:Child  

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

 

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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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


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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.
Email

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

UltimateRec

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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Social Sports

Bryant Park Kids Week: Drop-In Curling Demo

Monday, February 18, 2019
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

AccessibleBank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Bryant Park Kids Week: Broomball Open Play

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.

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Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Bryant Park Kids Week: Drop-In Curling Demo

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

AccessibleBank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Bryant Park Kids Week: Broomball Open Play

Thursday, February 21, 2019
4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.

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Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Bryant Park Kids Week: Drop-In Curling Demo

Friday, February 22, 2019
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

AccessibleBank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

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