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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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*Shape Up NYC: Low Impact Fitness

Saturday: 9:15 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: September 29, 2018
End Date: December 21, 2018
Age:Senior  

This low impact workout improves muscle strength and posture while keeping the heart rate engaged. This class is geared towards people 60 years old and up. 

 


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*Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: September 29, 2018
End Date: December 21, 2018
Age:Senior  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body.

 


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12-14 Year Old Open Jr. Knicks Basketball

(M)

Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 30, 2018
End Date: December 22, 2018
Age:Teen  

This program is open to all youths ages 12-14. Training will include open play, drills, and conditioning. This will also serve as preparation for those selected to participate in the Borough wide and Citywide PARKS tournaments.  Practice will be held on site and borough wide games will be played against other centers off site. 

Please call center and speak with coach Daniel Wilkes for further details.

Instructor: Daniel Wilkes

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18th Century Dance Classes

Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Teen / Adult  

First Saturdays of every month. Members of The New York Baroque Dance Company teach classes covering dance forms found in dance suites of the late 17th and 18th centuries. Live music accompanies every class. No previous experience required. This class is open to professional dancers, teachers, students, musicians, singers, actors, and dance enthusiasts. Expand your circle of friends as you meet new people and learn the proper way to offer a hand during the minuet or how to cut a caper in the jig!

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $14 

 

3 to 6 Club

(M)

Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Avenue (across from Sea View Hospital), Staten Island

Start Date: October 16, 2018
End Date: December 22, 2018
Age:Child / Teen  

Join us for sports, games, arts, crafts, dance, computer programs and other fun activities. 

Ages 8-17

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30 In 30 Out

(M)

Monday: 2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 30, 2018
End Date: December 22, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Total body workout that is designed to fight fat in 30 minutes and get you back to work before your boss even knows you were gone.

 

Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers. bring water and towel.

Instructor: David Velasquez

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3D Maker Space Modeling

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Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, 18 Mount Morris Park West, Manhattan

Start Date: October 1, 2018
End Date: December 23, 2018
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Teen and Young Adult participants will create 3D models by using a 3D printer.

Instructor: Anthony Burton 

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5th Gear

(M)

Monday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 30, 2018
End Date: December 22, 2018
Age:Adult  

Looking for an intense full body workout? This class may be the extra push you've been looking for. Utilizing equipment while implementing different workout styles; you"ll be going from 0-60 in no time. The real workout starts when you want to stop.

Instructor: Victoria Perillo

Location: Dance Studio 1

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A Brisk Walk in the Park

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Monday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: October 1, 2018
End Date: December 17, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

A Brisk Walk in the Park is a slow to moderate aerobic walking program that makes it easy for you to set goals, stay on track, and help you see your progress. Learn proper stretching exercises and warm ups that will assist you with setting your target walking goal. This 12 week program will keep you healthy, active and fit!

Instructor: Sheroly Jones

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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.

100% Playground

GLENWOOD RD, E 100 & E 101 STS (Brooklyn)| Map it
Level: 4

100% Playground/Ps 242 (100th Street)

GLENWOOD RD & 100TH ST (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
# of Courts:

101st St. Soccer Field

101ST ST. NEXT TO HENRY HUDSON PARKWAY (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 4

110th St & Lenox Ave Playground

110TH STREET AND LENOX AVENUE (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 1
This playground has an accessible bathroom.

110th St Playground

110TH STREET AND CATHEDRAL PARKWAY (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 3

111 Street Playground (Near Playground For All Children)

CORONA AVENUE/111 ST (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
# of Courts:

115th Street Playground

14 RD, 115 ST, 14 AVE (Queens)| Map it
Level: 4

123rd Morningside Park

MORNINGSIDE & 121 STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
# of Courts:

136 St Playground

136TH STREET AND 14 ROAD (Queens)| Map it
Level: 4
This playground has an accessible bathroom.

157 Street Plgd.

157 ST. & 116 AVE. (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Baseball and Softball Fields
# of Fields:
Type of Surface: Little League 

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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.

AVJ League

Borough: Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Softball
Phone: (917) 716-7879

AYSO

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Soccer
Phone: (718) 923-1099

Academia Argentina de Futbol NY

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Soccer
Email

Ace Four Handball

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Handball
Phone: (718) 954-0455

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

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

All American Soccer Club

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Soccer
Phone: 718-934-9193

Alumni     

Borough: Staten Island
Age: Adult
Type: Softball  
Phone: (732) 513-4836  | Email

Ambulance Volunteers

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Softball  
Small league that anyone can join.
Email

Ambush Ultimate Frisbee

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

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Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the AXIS Project

Friday, November 16, 2018
10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center
35 W 134 Street NYC 10037, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Participants must have a NYC Parks Recreation Center Membership.

Contact Number

646-632-7344

Contact Email

christopher.noel@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, November 17, 2018
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

CANCELLED: Shape Up NYC Latin Dance for Fitness

Saturday, November 17, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

AccessiblePoe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 365-5516

Contact Email

Lucy.Aponte@parks.nyc.gov

 

NYRR Open Run: Inwood Hill Park

Saturday, November 17, 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, November 17, 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, November 17, 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: Soundview Park

Saturday, November 17, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Lafayette Avenue and Morrison Avenue (in Soundview Park), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the park entrance at the intersection of Morrison Avenue and Lafayette Ave.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3300

Contact Email

jules.webster@parks.nyc.gov

 

NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park

Saturday, November 17, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet near the track, next to the bathrooms

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

212-360-3300

Contact Email

jules.webster@parks.nycgov

 

NYRR Open Run: Highland Park

Saturday, November 17, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Highland Park Entrance (in Highland Park)
Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street, Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the comfort station at the intersection of Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3300

Contact Email

jules.webster@parks.nyc.gov

 

NYRR Open Run: Morningside Park

Saturday, November 17, 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

 

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