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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 

 

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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AM Stretch

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

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

Age:  

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 

 

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.

 

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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.

ZogSports

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Kickball, Dodgeball, Touch Football, Basketball, & Whiffleball
For more detailed information, please visit the ZogSports website.
Phone:  | Email

i9 Sports

Borough: Bronx
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer
Our leagues and programs run year round. Sing up as a member on the website for free.
Phone: 347-275-3116 | Email

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NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park

Sunday, July 22, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the lake bridge, down the hill from the intersection of Victory Boulevard and Eddy Street.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

212-360-3300

Contact Email

Jules.Webster@parks.nyc.gov

 

NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

Sunday, July 22, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

AccessibleVisitor Center (in Conference House Park)
Satterlee Street and Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet off Hylan Blvd., next to the parking lot, on the path that leads to the water

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

212-360-3300

Contact Email

jules.webster@parks.nyc.gov

 

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

Sunday, July 22, 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

 

Vinyasa Yoga at Socrates Sculpture Park

Sunday, July 22, 2018
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 956-1819

Contact Email

info@socratessculpturepark.org

 

Goalball Hosted by the NY Knights

Sunday, July 22, 2018
10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.

Cost

A valid NYC Parks recreation center membership is required to participate in this program. To learn more about our memberships, please visit our Recreation Center Membership page

Contact Number

(646) 632-7344

Contact Email

christopher.noel@parks.nyc.gov

 

Yoga at The Battery

Sunday, July 22, 2018
11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.

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

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Directions: From the State Street entrance near the 4/5 Head House: Walk towards Castle Clinton National Monument with the Oval Lawn to your right. When you reach Castle Clinton Plaza, turn left towards the Bosque Gardens and SeaGlass Carousel. The entrance to the Woodland Lawn will be on your left. From the entrance across from 17 State Street: Walk towards the water with SeaGlass Carousel on your right. When you reach the flagpole, turn right and follow the path towards Castle Clinton National Monument. The entrance to the Woodland Lawn will be on your right.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 344-3491

Contact Email

info@thebattery.org

 

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

Sunday, July 22, 2018
1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.

Cost

A valid NYC Parks recreation center membership is required to participate in this program. To learn more about our memberships, please visit our Recreation Center Membership page.

Contact Number

(646) 632-7344

Contact Email

christopher.noel@parks.nyc.gov

 

CANCELLED: Carib Stretch: A Caribbean Dance Workout with Kim Nicole

Sunday, July 22, 2018
6:15 p.m.7:00 p.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

212-344-3491

Contact Email

info@thebattery.org

 

Introduction to Meditation

Monday, July 23, 2018
7:00 a.m.7:45 a.m.

Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park)
W. 218th St. & Indian Road, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 569-4112

Contact Email

info@breadandyoga.com

 

National Parks and Recreation Open House Month

Monday, July 23, 2018
9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

7183673657

 

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