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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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Adult Lap Swim

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Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.,3:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.
Saturday: 3:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 19, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

18+ access to lap swim only.

 

Adult Lap Swim

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Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.,2:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,2:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: September 18, 2016
End Date: October 17, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

For members ages 18 years and over.

 

Adult Table Tennis

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Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Open table tennis.

Get serious about your table tennis game through this instructional clinic being held for adults and seniors looking to learn the art of table tennis.

Hours are subject to change.

 

Adult Wrestling

(M)

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult  

Wrestlers and beginners alike, get to know the sport of wrestling, based on grappling moves such as throws, locks, take downs and pins.

 

To Register Contact: Dana

 

Adult/Senior Basketball

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Sunday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,5:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

18+ open play basketball, east and west Gyms.

 

Adult/Senior Fitness

(M)

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: August 22, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

A time when adult and senior members can use the fitness facilities.

 

Aqua Fit

(M)

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 19, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Come join us for a low impact indoor pool exercise class.

 

Body Conditioning

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Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: April 7, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

This traditional group exercise class focuses on improving members' strength, flexibility, lean muscle, and endurance capabilities through the use of kettle bells, free weights, resistance bands, and body weight exercises with a few short breaks in between.

 

CRC Open Access

(M)

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Monday: 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: August 22, 2016
Age:Everyone  

CRC Open Access.

 

Cardio Boot Camp

(M)

Thursday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: April 7, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Cardio Boot Camp is a total body workout that helps muscle tone, improve strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

 

 

Core Intermediate/Advanced

(M)

Thursday: 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

An abs class that is a step up from the beg/in. class. This class strengthens the abs and lower back with timed exercises. All body weight training and no equipment necessary for this class.

 

Instructor: Colleen Flood

 

Fitness Room Training

(M)

Monday: 1:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 1:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 1:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday: 1:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Teaching memebers how to use the cardio equipment, Heavy weights, and machines that we have in our fitness rooms.  This will teach memebrs to important and saftey rules of all our equipment.  

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Instructor: Dana Brown

 

General Swim

(M)

Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Monday: 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: September 18, 2016
End Date: October 17, 2016
Age:Everyone  

The pool is available for all members. Swim, play or just relax. The deep and shallow ends of the pool are divided to accommodate all swim levels.

 

Hit Fit for Teens

(M)

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

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Teen  

I a class for teenagers to come and learn basic techniques and conditionings of boxing and kickboxing. A class like this is to help build self-confidence and self defense with our youth in today's society. Teaching discipline and learning self-defense helps kids and teens focus more on school and build better characters for themselves.

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Instructor : Colleen Flood

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Bring water and a towel.

 

Indoor Running Track

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Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 5, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Small scale indoor running track, open to all throughout the day.

 

Juggling

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Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 11, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Come join us for juggling! Beginner- expert welcome!

 

NYC Dept. for the Aging's STAY WELL Prg.

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

University Settlement Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 189 Allen Street, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

The Stay Well exercise program is geared for all seniors, ranging from the fit to those with disabilities. The curriculum includes aerobic exercises as well as routines designed to enhance balance, build muscle strength and aid in the performance of the tasks associated with daily living. Classes end with stress reduction exercises. Open to anyone 60+.

Phone: (212) 473-8217
Cost: Free 

 

Pickle-Ball

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Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 13, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Mixture of Tennis and Badminton. The lower net and wiffle ball allow the game to be accessible to people of all ages and abilities, while still allowing more competitive players to test theIr mettle. (WEST GYM).

Coaching available

 

Pool tables

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

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Teen  

Teaching teens the rules regulations of playing pool and also teaching them the game nine ball on Friday evenings to give our youth variety and what to do in our recreation center.

 

Senior Lap Swim

(M)

Sunday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Monday: 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 19, 2016
Age:Senior  

62+ only access to lap swim.

 

Shape Up NYC: Beginner Yoga

Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

An introduction to the benefits of yoga. While yoga is primarily about stretching, it develops strength and increases flexibility. Each pose has a specific purpose. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

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.

 

Shape Up NYC: HIIT Plus with Holly

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Two Bridges Neighborhood Council Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 82 Rutgers Slip, Manhattan

Start Date: June 2, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Burn calories and fat more efficiently using the power of HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)! Intervals in this class could be one minute, 40 seconds, or even 30 seconds followed by periods of active recovery. PLUS will help you develop strength and flexibility with specially designed body weight exercises. The class uses resistance bands to build muscle tone and for deep stretches. You never know what you might encounter week-to- week because we mix it up to keep it fun and interesting. One week it might be kickboxing and the next week designated work stations with challenging and fun exercises with even a few dance steps thrown in. Open to all fitness levels and age groups. No gimmicks - just get moving! Remember, energy makes energy!

Cost: FREE 

 

Swim For Life

(M)

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 19, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Pre-registered swim instruction.

 

Teen Pickle Ball

(M)

Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Teen  

Teaching the kids the basic and fundamentals of this game. A smaller version of tennis which will take place in our multipurpose room will get our teens moving building a sweat and laughing at the same time.

 

Instructor: Dana Brown

 

Teen Weight Training

(M)

Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Teen  

Teaching teens proper gym and fitness etiquette.  Basic knowledge of the weight rooms and cardio machines.  Helping teens build workout routines so live a healthier life style.  

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Instructor: Dana Brown

 

Yoga for Veterans

Thursday: 6:45 p.m.-8:15 p.m.

Integral Yoga Institute Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 227 W 13th St, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Yoga can help alleviate stress and heal wounds by teaching how to quiet the mind and relax the body. In this class, explore basic poses to strengthen and balance the body, therapeutic poses to restore the body, guided deep relaxation and visualization techniques to heal injuries and trauma, breathing techniques to calm and invigorate the body, and meditation to focus and discipline the mind. No previous experience with Yoga is necessary. Modifications of poses are taught for any students with specific physical challenges.

Phone: 212-929-0585
Cost: Free with proof of military service 

 

Youth Basketball

(M)

Monday: 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Friday: 2:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 5, 2016
Age:Child / Teen  

18 and under open basketball.

 

Youth and Family Swim

(M)

Sunday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Monday: 2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Thursday: 2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 19, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Youth, families come enjoy a swim time together.

 

Zumba

(M)

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: November 2, 2014
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

 

Zumba

Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

The Educational Alliance Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 197 East Broadway, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Zumba is a Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot international music and contagious steps to form a "fitness-party" that is downright addictive. Our Zumba class also incorporates upbeat Bollywood moves - picture yourself in the final scene in Slumdog Millionaire. You get the picture.

Cost: $15  

The Educational Alliance

 

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.

Asser Levy Recreation Center Pool

ASSER LEVY PLACE AND E. 23RD STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Indoor Pools
(212) 447-2020 
Full Location Details 

Type: Intermediate Setting: Indoor Size: 66' x 26' x 8' rec_center_id: M164 

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center Pool

CLARKSON ST. AND SEVENTH AVE. SOUTH (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Indoor Pools
(212) 242-5228 
Full Location Details 

Type: Intermediate Setting: Indoor Size: 70' x 21' x 8' rec_center_id: M103 

Chelsea Recreation Center Pool

WEST 25TH ST. BETWEEN 9TH & 10TH AVES (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Indoor Pools
(212) 255-3705 
Full Location Details 

Type: Intermediate Setting: Indoor Size: 75' x 43' x 10' rec_center_id: M260 

Union Square Park

SOUTH OF THE PAVILION, ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE 16TH STREET TRAVERSE, FROM UNION SQUARE EAST TO UNION SQUARE WEST (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 3

Union Square

SOUTH OF 16 STREET TRAVERSE, ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE PARK (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 3

Washington Square Park

WASHINGTON SQ N/EAST OF 5 AVE (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 2

Augustus Saint-Garden's Playground

E. 19 ST. & 2 AVE. (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Basketball Courts

Augustus Saint Gaudens

2 AVE, E 19 TO E 20 STS (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 2

Peter's Field

E 20 TO E 21 STS, 1 TO 2 AVES (Manhattan)| Map it

Peters Field Playground

2 AVE., E. 20 ST. AND E. 21 ST. (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Basketball Courts

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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.

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

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

ADW SPORTS

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

Achilles International

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Running/Jogging
Achilles meets rain or shine on Tuesday evenings at 6:15 PM and Saturday mornings at 10:15 when there is no race. Tuesday evenings we meet at the New York Road Runners Club (9 E. 89th Street) between 6 - 6:15 PM. Saturday mornings, we meet in Central Park, at 90th Street and Fifth Avenue, adjacent to the Central Park Reservoir.
Phone: 212-354-0300 | Email

American Youth Table Tennis Organization

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Youth
Type: table tennis
During after school and weekend hours, we offer urban school students an opportunity to learn the exciting, dynamic and strategic sport of table tennis.

Asphalt Green Tee Ball and Softball/ Soccer

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Youth
Type: Flag Football, Softball, & Soccer
Phone: (212) 369-8890

Big Apple Softball League

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Softball
Phone: (212) 388-0897

Big City Volleyball League

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Volleyball
Big City is NYC's favorite Indoor and Beach co-ed adult volleyball league. Teams and individuals of all levels, beginners through advanced are invited to participate. We also offer volleyball instructions for kids and adults.
Email

Black Top Street Hockey

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Street Hockey
BTSH offers low-key, beginner friendly, co-ed street hockey (sneakers, not wheels) from March to November at Tompkins Square Park at the corner of Avenue A and E. 10th Street.
Email

Boricua Allstars

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Youth
Type: baseball/softball
Phone: (646) 339-1714

Broadway Show League

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Softball
Phone: 917-887-5937 | Email

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