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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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Afterschool Youth Time

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Wednesday: 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 30, 2018
End Date: December 22, 2018
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Basketball 101

(M)

Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2018
End Date: December 18, 2018
Age:Child  

This basketball clinic will teach children the fundamental skills, and basic structure of the sport. It will also help develop foot work, speed and agility. Participants will not only work on passing, dribbling and shooting, but will also increase their communication skills by working with other. Participants will walk away being a better individual on and off the court.

Location: Basketball Court      Instructor: Rick/Mike

Ages: 6-11 yrs

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Bootcamp

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Monday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 1, 2018
End Date: December 19, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Come join us for a challenging fitness class where you will be working on bodyweight exercises, cardio conditioning, and strength training. If you're ready to work and get fit, this is a great program for you!

Location: Cycling Studio     Instructor: Jordan

Ages: 18+

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Brooklyn Road Runners Club Group Run

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Tuesday: 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
Thursday: 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Prospect Park , PROSPECT PARK W, PARKSIDE AVE. BET. FLATBUSH AVE., OCEAN AVE. AND PROSPECT PARK SW (Brooklyn), Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Group sticks together for 2 miles, then splits up according to training needs and capabilities. Meet at Prospect Park West and 9th St.

Phone: 917-238-9447
Cost: $20/year 

Brooklyn Road Runners

 

Cardio Area

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Monday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Adult / Senior  

Boost your cardiovascular fitness on our exercise machines!

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Cardio Endurance

(M)

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

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 1, 2018
End Date: December 29, 2018
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This fitness class will help you maximize your sweat sessions while ensuring strong support for your legs, mind body and soul.

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Desk to 5k Running Club

(M)

Monday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 2, 2018
End Date: December 23, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

If you have ever tried to run alone, you know it can be difficult to get the motivation to go out and exercise. Join McCarren's running club where you can help other individuals build motivation, create support networks and provide a health social outlet for new runners and seasoned athletes.

Instructor: Ben Campbell

Location: Outdorr running

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Front Runners New York Brooklyn Fun Run

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Prospect Park , PROSPECT PARK W, PARKSIDE AVE. BET. FLATBUSH AVE., OCEAN AVE. AND PROSPECT PARK SW (Brooklyn), Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

It's not all about Manhattan! Our Brooklyn runners show great spirit and pride in their borough, congregating at the 3rd St and Prospect Park West entrance to Prospect Park for a run every Tuesday at 7PM. We take off for our 3.3 mile loop at 7:15 PM. We encourage runners of all speeds and abilities. People often go for dinner together at a nearby restaurant after the run. If you are new and want to make sure and find us, please email Mike Grzlecki at brooklyn@frny.o​rg or Peter Doebele at PDinnyCity@aol.​com. You can also call Peter at 718-857-1932. Mike offers a bag drop at his home 5 minutes' walk from the park--to let him know you are coming and get the address email him at brooklyn@frny.o​rg.

Cost: Free 

 

Front Runners New York Fun Run

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Central Park , 5 AV TO CENTRAL PARK W, 59 ST TO 110 ST (Manhattan), Manhattan

Age:Adult  

The centerpiece of the club's activities is our Saturday fun run/walk/social. Indomitable in mind, body and spirit, our club members come out to Central Park regardless of the weather. If you wish to drop off your bag, stretch or change before running, please come to the basement of Rutgers Church (236 W 73rd) on the South Side of 73rd Street just west of Broadway by 9:45 AM. Runners who do not need to drop off bags can catch up with the group inside Central Park, just across the road to the south of the Daniel Webster Statue (West Drive and 72nd Street Transverse) at 10:00 AM.

Cost: Free 

 

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Running/Jogging

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 Park Fitness Path

(Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Fitness Paths
Distance: 515 Yards 
Laps Per Mile: 3.5 
Map: Map 

Asser Levy Playground

EAST 25TH STREET AND ASSER LEVY PLACE (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Running Tracks
Size: 0.9 
Type: Asphalt 

Astoria Park

ASTORIA SOUTH & 18 STREET (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Running Tracks
Size: 0.25 
Type: All Weather 

Baisley Park

NORTH CONDUIT, BAISLEY BOULEVARD & 150 STREET (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Running Tracks
Size: 0.25 
Type: All Weather 

Betsy Head Memorial Playground

OFF STRAUSS STREET & DUMONT AVENUE (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Running Tracks
Size: 0.25 
Type: Rubber 

Bloomingdale Park Fitness Path

(Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Fitness Paths
Distance: 650 Yards 
Laps Per Mile: 2.75 
Map: Map 

Brower Park Fitness Path

(Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Fitness Paths
Distance: 280 Yards 
Laps Per Mile:
Map: Map 

Carl Schurz Park Fitness Path

(Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Fitness Paths
Distance: 350 Yards 
Laps Per Mile:
Map: Map 

Chelsea Park

10TH AVENUE BETWEEN WEST 27TH STEET AND WEST 28TH STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Running Tracks
Size: 960 feet 

Clove Lakes Park Fitness Path

(Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Fitness Paths
Distance: 650 Yards 
Laps Per Mile: 2.75 
Map: Map 

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Running/Jogging

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.

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

Brooklyn Road Runners Club

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Running/Jogging
Weekday and weekend runs in Prospect Park. Please check website for meeting times and locations of runs.
Phone: (718) 259-1481

City Running Tours

Boroughs:Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Running/Jogging
All levels welcome. Group runs about 6 miles with guides. $25-30 per run. We also offer personalized runs for a higher fee.
Phone: 877-415-0058 | Email

Front Runners New York

Boroughs:Brooklyn, Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Running and Triathlon (swimming, biking, running)
Front Runners New York provides encouragement and support to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered people and others who are interested in running and related activities. We hold runs, races, workshops, social events, and publish a monthly newsletter. We hold meets in Central Park, Prospect Park, West Side Highway, and other places. We are open to all levels. You can join us for a fun run to try out; membership dues apply.
Email

Hellgate Road Runners

Borough: Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Running/Jogging
The Hellgate Road Runners is a non-profit organization. We welcome runners of all abilities. Membership is $25 a year. Monday: 7:30 PM meet Between Astoria Park Pool and Hellgate Bridge Wednesday: 7:30 PM meet at Astoria Park Track Thursday: 7:30 PM meet at Astoria Park Field House Saturday: 9:00 AM (June-Oct), 8:00 AM (July-Sept) meet at Astoria Park Field House.
Phone: 718-721-7844 | Email

J.K.O. Running

Boroughs:Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island
Age: Adult
Type: Women's Running
J.K.O. Running is a women's running team. We welcome all women from total beginners (those who power walk, on the way the way to building up to jogging or running), advanced beginners & intermediate runners (gearing up for their first 5K, 10K or 1/2 marathon), to marathoners. We run year round, have weekly group runs, training runs and workshops. Our team participates in NYRR, charity and other race events as well as volunteer.
Email

New York Road Runners Club

Boroughs:Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Running/Jogging
Phone: (212) 860-4455

Prospect Park Track Club

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Running/Jogging
Phone: (718) 595-2049

Prospect Park Youth Running Club

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Cross Country, Track & Field, Distance Running
Offer the young boys and girls of Brooklyn an opportunity to experience the fitness benefits, joys of competition, and team unity of Cross Country and Long Distance Running through an education-based program.
Phone: 917-363-6671 | Email

Shore Road Striders Running Club

Boroughs:Brooklyn, Staten Island
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Running/Jogging
Phone: (718) 238-3623 | Email

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Running/Jogging

NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Location Details:
Meet on the south side of Fornino on Pier 6

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3300

Contact Email

jules.webster@parks.nyc.gov

 

NYRR Open Run: Pelham Bay Park

Thursday, October 18, 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

 

NYRR Open Run: Inwood Hill Park

Saturday, October 20, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the park entrance at the intersection of Isham Street and Seaman Ave.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3300

Contact Email

Jules.Webster@parks.nyc.gov

 

NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park

Saturday, October 20, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the intersection of Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (look for the big rock)

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3300

Contact Email

jules.webster@parks.nyc.gov

 

NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park

Saturday, October 20, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the Canarsie Park office, on 88th & Seaview Ave.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3300

Contact Email

jules.webster@parks.nyc.gov

 

NYRR Open Run: Morningside Park

Saturday, October 20, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Accessible110th Street and Manhattan Avenue (in Morningside Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Down the stairs at the park entrance at 110th and Manhattan Avenue.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3300

Contact Email

jules.webster@parks.nyc.gov

 

NYRR Open Run: Shore Road Park

Saturday, October 20, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Lawn Near 79th Street Entrance (in Shore Park and Parkway), Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
The park entrance at 79th St. and Shore Rd.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3300

Contact Email

jules.webster@parks.nyc.gov

 

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

Sunday, October 21, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park)
3000 Fillmore Ave, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet behind the Carmine Carro Community Center on Fillmore Ave.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3300

Contact Email

jules.webster@parks.nyc.gov

 

NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Location Details:
Meet on the south side of Fornino on Pier 6

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3300

Contact Email

jules.webster@parks.nyc.gov

 

NYRR Open Run: Pelham Bay Park

Thursday, October 25, 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

 

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