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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 Sit & Fit

(M)

Tuesday: 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: April 2, 2018
End Date: June 22, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

An excellent workout out for those who have difficulty standing or being on their feet.  In this class members will learn a different style of exercise involving weights, band work and stretching. 

 

Instructor: Dana Brown

Location: Community Room 1

Please call the recreation center for more information.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-10:45 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: October 31, 2017
End Date: June 16, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

For members ages 18 years and over.

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,11:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,12:30 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 30, 2017
Age:Adult  

18+ access to lap swim only.  Water exercise is not allowed during this time.

 

Adult Swim

(M)

Monday: 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 17, 2017
Age:Adult  

18+ access swim only. **Lap swimming is not permitted during this time.

 

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: April 2, 2018
End Date: June 22, 2018
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.

Location: Community Room #2

 

 

Adult/Senior Basketball

(M)

Sunday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.,6:00 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.-10:00 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: August 27, 2017
End Date: June 23, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

18+ open play basketball, East and West Gyms. 

**Wednesday Basketball 12:00PM - 1:30PM (EAST GYM)

 

 

 

Adult/Seniors Table Tennis

(M)

Monday: 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 26, 2018
End Date: June 30, 2018
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.

 

Location: Community Room #1

Hours are subject to change.

 

Body Bar Blast

(M)

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 2, 2018
End Date: June 23, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Low Intermediate, and hight level body bar workouts strengthening and toning the whole body.

 

Instructor: Dana Brown

 

Cardio Water Aerobics

(M)

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: February 17, 2018
End Date: June 16, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Water aerobics is an alternate form of aerobics performed in chest-deep water, with rhythmic body movements and dance steps. This form of exercise supports the body and reduces the risk of muscle or joint injury.

 

Classes begin on Tuesday, October 10, 2017

 

Instructor: Aquatics

 

Co-Ed Fitness Room Instructional/Training Sessions

(M)

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

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 2, 2018
End Date: June 23, 2018
Age:Everyone  

To reach, teach, motivate and educate the individual on how to utilize the fitness room. 

Instructor: Dana Brown

Location: Fitness Room

 

Adult, Seniors

 

Forever Young Fitness

(M)

Thursday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Whether you are looking to lose fat, gain muscle, reduce stress or increase your strength and flexibility, Forever Young can help. We will provide you with the guidance and direction you need to achieve the results you desire. We carefully analyze your personal goals, health and exercise history, to develop a personalized plan unique to you.

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

 

General Swim

(M)

Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: November 11, 2017
End Date: June 16, 2018
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.

 

Learn To Swim

(M)

Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 10, 2017
Age:Child / Teen / Adult  

Swim instruction for Youth (6-17yrs) Tuesdays/Thursdays/Saturdays, Toddlers (1-5yrs) Saturdays and Adults (Thursdays/Saturdays).  Pre registration is required and participants are selected through an online lottery and/or if there are still slots available there will be walk-in registration.

 

 

 

Learn to Play Cricket

(M)

Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 2, 2018
End Date: June 23, 2018
Age:Child / Teen  

This program will introduce our youth to an international sport called "Cricket". This game is played in many countries and has been compared to Baseball but with some differences. We will learn the terminology that goes along with the game.

Instructor: De'Quan Williams/Jose Llopiz

 

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 

 

Nothing but Net

(M)

Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Age:Child / Teen  

Join us for a youth centered basketball clinic aimed at improving fundamental skills and learning advanced drills.

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

 

Open Play Pickleball

(M)

Thursday: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: April 5, 2018
End Date: June 21, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

For Adults looking to learn a new sport or just  brush up on your skills.

 

 

 

Pickle Ball

(M)

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

What is Pickleball You ask?Pickleball is a combination of tennis,badminton,ping pong and racquetball. Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in America. It may have a silly name but it is a serious sport. It is fast paced and easy to learn, great exercise and lots of fun. Good for all ages…. Come out and join the excitement.

Remember to bring a lock to lock up all you personal belongings.

 

Resistance Bands

(M)

Monday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 2, 2018
End Date: June 23, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Learn how to get a amazing workout using resistance bands.  Achieve full body conditioning and muscle development with this class. (starts January 8, 2018)

Instructor- De'Quan Williams 

 

Senior Swim

(M)

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: June 16, 2018
Age:Senior  

General swim for senior members.

 

Senior Lap Swim

(M)

Sunday: 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Monday: 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 17, 2017
Age:Senior  

62+ only access to lap swim.

 

Senior Pool Tournament

(M)

Wednesday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Thursday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 2, 2018
End Date: June 23, 2018
Age:Senior  

 

Shape Up NYC: Beginner Yoga

Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: February 15, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

An introduction to the benefits of Yoga. While Yoga is primarily about stretching, it also develops strength and increases flexibility. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.


Sign up here for updates on this class!

 

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.

 

Stretch and Tone

(M)

Sunday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Tuesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

Slim down in this non-stop, energy-packed, cardio training class. This class is designed to blast your cardio fitness and work your muscles in every way possible! This class does it all! You will use a variety of different tools as well as your own body weight to change the shape of your body. So get ready to shape, tone and have a whole lot of fun! All levels are welcome.

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

 

Swim For Life

(M)

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: June 23, 2018
Age:Child  

Swim instruction for children in conjuction with the Department of Education. For more information on this program please call Citywide Aquatics at (718) 760-6969 ext 0.

 

Swim Team

(M)

Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 10, 2017
Age:Child / Teen  

Competitve Swim Team instruction for youth ages 6-17 years old. For more information on this program please call Citywide Aquatics at (718) 760-6969 ext. 0

 

Team Handball

(M)

Thursday: 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 2, 2018
End Date: June 23, 2018
Age:Teen  

This program lets the youth learn and enjoy playing competitive game of team handball. Skills that will be taught is, passing, movement, tossing, trick shots and team cooperation. 

 

Water Ballet

(M)

Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: October 12, 2017
End Date: June 23, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Water Ballet This aquatic program activity will teach and allow multiple people to learn how to perform ballet in the water with grace group accuracy and timing.

 

Instructor:  Aquatics

 

Water Ballet

(M)

Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: February 17, 2018
End Date: June 16, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Water Ballet This aquatic program activity will teach and allow multiple people to learn how to perform ballet in the water with grace group accuracy and timing.

 

Instructor:  Aquatics

 

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: 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday: 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: August 27, 2017
End Date: June 23, 2018
Age:Child / Teen  

17 and under open basketball (EAST GYM).

**On Saturdays we have Family basketball meaning youth accompanied by a parent may enjoy shooting around together in the (WEST GYM).

 

Youth and Family Swim

(M)

Sunday: 1:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Monday: 2:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Friday: 2:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 28, 2017
Age:Everyone  

Youth, families come enjoy a swim time together.

 

Zumba

(M)

Thursday: 6:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: April 5, 2018
End Date: June 21, 2018
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.

Instructor: Cora C.

 

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 

Evelyn's Playground

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 Gardens

SECOND AVENUE, EAST 19TH STREET TO EAST 20TH STREET (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

Boroughs: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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