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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 

 

AB-Session w/ Lincoln

(M)

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

This is an hour class of moderate to hardcore abdominal work.  It focuses on toning and defining the abs and strengthening the back to improve posture and core strength.

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ADA Open Basketball

(M)

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: June 26, 2017
End Date: December 2, 2017
Age:Adult  

Open basketball for those individuals with a disability (full court).

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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 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 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.
Wednesday: 5:30 p.m.-6:15 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 2, 2017
End Date: September 23, 2017
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
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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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Bryant Park Boot Camp

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
6:30 a.m.7:00 a.m.

Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)
6th Avenue and 41st Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Outdoor Exercise with Nancy Bruning

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
7:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.

Accessible123rd Street Park House (in Morningside Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(646) 318-8544

Contact Email

nbruning@aol.com

 

Free Yoga at Garibaldi Plaza

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 396-5873

Contact Email

hello@washingtonsquareparkconservancy.org

 

Crew Camp (Manhattan)

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse
3579 Harlem River Drive, New York, NY 10034, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

$750

Contact Number

(718) 433-3075

Contact Email

teichler@rownewyork.org

 

Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.

Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Across from the Large Playground at Washington Square Park

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 396-5873

Contact Email

hello@washingtonsquareparkconservancy.org

 

Yoga Nidra

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

 

Dance Fitness in the Park

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Wards Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
A five minute walk south of the 103rd Street Footbridge.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 860-1899

Contact Email

info@randallsisland.org

 

Free Zumba

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Willis Avenue Community Garden
401 East 143rd Street, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 333-2552

Contact Email

info@nyrp.org

 

Yoga in The Battery

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

AccessibleWoodland Lawn (in The Battery), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Yoga sessions take place on the lawn between Castle Clinton National Monument and SeaGlass Carousel.

Cost

Free | Suggested donation

Contact Number

(212) 344-3491

Contact Email

info@thebattery.org

 

Free African Dance Workout

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Target Brooklyn Garden
931-933 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 333-2552

Contact Email

info@nyrp.org

 

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