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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: February 4, 2017
Age:Senior  

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

 


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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 

 

30 In 30 Out

(M)

Monday: 3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 1, 2018
End Date: September 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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5th Gear

(M)

Tuesday: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 1, 2018
End Date: September 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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ABS Workout

(M)

Friday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 1, 2018
End Date: September 22, 2018
Age:  

This program is designed to provide the opportunity for adults to enjoy a great evening workout.  This program mainly helps adults to relieve the stress and get the results they are seeking into improving their abs shape. At the same time they can learn some great work out ethics they can develop on their own to reach more sets than they normally do. 

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AM Stretch

(M)

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: July 1, 2018
End Date: September 22, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Let's get the day off to a great start with AM STRETCH.  A program that focuses on the foundation of all genres of fitness, the stretch!  Become in-tune with your body, prepare your body for the next level of movement.  Release unwanted energy via the power of the Stretch

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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 

 

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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.

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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Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the AXIS Project

Friday, September 21, 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

 

Bryant Park Fencing

Friday, September 21, 2018
12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team

Friday, September 21, 2018
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

AccessibleSt. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
St. Ann's Avenue and 145th Street, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

An NYC Parks recreation center membership is required to participate in this program.

Contact Number

(646) 632-7344

Contact Email

christopher.noel@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, September 22, 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

 

Shape Up NYC Latin Dance for Fitness

Saturday, September 22, 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, September 22, 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 & Seaman Ave.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

212-360-3300

Contact Email

Jules.Webster@parks.nyc.gov

 

NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park

Saturday, September 22, 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, September 22, 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, September 22, 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, September 22, 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

 

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