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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 

 

A Spin Through Williamsburg

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Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date:July 3, 2016
End Date:September 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

This class is tailored to members that are new to using a spin bike and want to learn and increase their fitness.

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A.M. Stretch

(M)

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

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date:July 5, 2016
End Date:September 25, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

A morning stretching class is a great way to start the day that helps build range of motion from head to toe correct posture and help students understand the difference between pain and a stretch.

 

Instructor: Colleen Flood

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AOA Aerobics

Monday: 11:40 a.m.-12:40 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:40 a.m.-12:40 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Senior  

A kinder, gentler aerobic workout appropriate for older adults, beginning exercise participants and pre/post-natal women who would like to include a low-intensity, low-impact workout in their fitness plans. Each class includes an aerobic conditioning and stretching segment. Music for this class may include big band, classical, swing, country and oldies but goodies.

Phone:718-227-3200
Cost:Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Aerobics

Monday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Friday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A kinder, gentler aerobic workout appropriate for older adults, beginning exercise participants and pre/post-natal women who would like to include a low-intensity, low-impact workout in their fitness plans. Each class includes an aerobic conditioning and stretching segment. Music for this class may include big band, classical, swing, country and oldies but goodies.

Phone:718-981-4933
Cost:Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Chair Aerobics

Monday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Friday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Senior  

Get fit while you sit in this chair exercise class that involves a combination of aerobic activity, strength building and stretching. Suitable for all ages and levels.

Phone:718-227-3200
Cost:Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Chair Exercise

Monday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Friday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Senior  

Get fit while you sit in this chair exercise class that involves a combination of aerobic activity, strength building and stretching. Suitable for all ages and levels.

Phone:718-981-4933
Cost:Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Sit Fit

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Get fit while you sit in this chair exercise class that involves a combination of aerobic activity, strength building and stretching. Suitable for all ages and levels.

Cost:free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Ab Blast

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Monday: 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m.

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

Start Date:September 6, 2015
Age:Adult  

While focusing on the abs, improve cardiovascular strength and flexibility capabilities through the use of basic, intermediate, and advance calisthenics movements and incorporation of the "Tabata System," a period of active work plus rest, i.e. 2 to 3 minutes of work, with 30 seconds to 1 minute of rest for a designated 6 to 8 rounds .

Instructor: Tiberius St. Judge 

 

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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

110th St & Lenox Ave Playground

110 ST & LENOX AVE (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 4

110th St Playground

110 ST & CATHEDRAL PKWY (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 2

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

136 ST & 14 RD (Queens)| Map it

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.

American Martyrs Assoc.

Borough:Queens
Age:Youth
Type:Baseball
Phone:(718) 776-2767

American Millennium Soccer School

Borough:Queens
Age:Youth
Type: Soccer
Phone:(347) 678-6198 |  Email

American Youth Soccer Organization

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Youth
Type:soccer
Register on-line at www.brooklynayso.org. Registration closes March 1 for Spring, July 1 for Fall, and December 1 for Winter seasons.
Phone:(718) 499-6899 |  Email

American Youth Table Tennis Organization

Boroughs:Bronx, Brooklyn, 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.

Amistad Club

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Adult
Type: Soccer
Email

Amity Baseball

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Youth
Type:Baseball
Phone:(718) 646-6169

Andres Gomez Soccer League

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Adult
Type: Soccer
Phone:(718) 675-9293

Anonymons Club               

Borough:Staten Island
Age:Adult
Type: Soccer
Phone:(917) 582-0212  |  Email

Anthony Braccio Memorial Softball League

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Adult
Type: Baseball/Softball
Phone:(917) 405-2236

Apollo XI Cricket Club

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Adult
Type: Cricket
Phone:(917) 941-1395 |  Email

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Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

Friday, July 29, 2016
9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.

AccessibleSunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)
43rd Street at 7th Avenue, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 972-2135

 

A.M. Stretch

Friday, July 29, 2016
10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessibleHamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park)
128 Pitt Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

212) 387-7687

Contact Email

rodolfo.guevara@parks.nyc.gov

 

Sports Unlimited

Friday, July 29, 2016
2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.

AccessibleSt. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)
2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 367-3657

Contact Email

sheroly.jones@parks.nyc.gov

 

Summer Sports Experience at Grandview Playground

Friday, July 29, 2016
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.

Grandview Playground (in The Big Park), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov

 

Hip Hop Dance Aerobics

Friday, July 29, 2016
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

info@brooklynbridgepark.org

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, July 30, 2016
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard & Ft Washington Ave., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday, July 30, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

AccessibleConference House Museum (in Conference House Park)
298 Satterlee Street, Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the Conference House kitchen.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 227-1463

Contact Email

sigona99@verizon.net

 

NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park

Saturday, July 30, 2016
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  

 

NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park

Saturday, July 30, 2016
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:
Look for the big rock

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park

Saturday, July 30, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

East path, north of tennis courts on Crotona Avenue (in Crotona Park), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Check in on the east path just north of the tennis courts on Crotona Ave.

Cost

Free  

 

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