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BeFitNYC

NYC’s source for free and low–cost fitness activities
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This page is located on the BeFitNYC.org Web site at
http://www.nycgovparks.org/befitnyc/

Found 3522 facilities, 1185 programs, 642 leagues, and 493 events for All Interests

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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

 

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 on 3 Adult Basketball

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 7, 2019
End Date: March 25, 2019
Age:Adult  

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Participate in an organized 3 on 3 in house basketball game; and get fit while having fun.

Location: Gymnasium

 

3 on 3 Adult Basketball

(M)

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: December 10, 2018
End Date: March 31, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  


Take your game to the next level on our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.  Open run games will develop into 3 on 3 tournament.  For more info, speak to Coach Levette Deas.

 

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

 

3D Maker Space Modeling

(M)

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 

 

4 on 4 For it All

(M)

Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: December 11, 2018
End Date: March 27, 2019
Age:Teen  

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Participate in an organized 4 on 4 in house basketball games; and get fit while having fun.

Location: Gymnasium

 

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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.

104th Precinct. Adult Hockey

Borough: Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Ice Skating
Phone: (718) 417-1495

14th Street YM-YWHA (of The Educational Alliance) Youth Baseball & Soccer Leagues

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Youth
Type: Soccer
Phone: (212) 673-0900 x306

3B League

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: baseball
Phone: (718) 256-2316 | Email

68th Precinct Youth Council, Inc.

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: baseball, indoor & outdoor soccer
Phone: (718) 232 - 2748 | Email

75th Precinct Community Sports Program

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Baseball
Phone: (646) 246-7878

78th Precinct Youth Council

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Baseball, Girls' Softball, Basketball & Flag Football
Email

7th Day Adventist League

Borough: Bronx
Age: Adult
Type: Baseball/Softball
Phone: (917) 562 – 9584 | Email

A. F. C. New York United

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Soccer
F.C. New York United is a soccer Academy for boys & girls ages 4-18. We have an Academy program for ages 4-7, and Travel teams for ages 8-18. We have programs on Randall's Island and in the Bayside area of Queens.
Phone: 347-610-0501 | Email

ADW SPORTS

Boroughs:Bronx, Bronx, Bronx, Manhattan, Manhattan, Manhattan
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Baseball/Softball, Basketball/Netball, Football
COED FOOTBALL / COED SOFTBALL/ COED BASKETBALL
Phone: 646 228 3058 | Email

ASOPEC

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Baseball
Phone: (718) 544-6449 | Email

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Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the AXIS Project

Friday, December 14, 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, December 15, 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

 

NYRR Open Run: Inwood Hill Park

Saturday, December 15, 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, December 15, 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, December 15, 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, December 15, 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, December 15, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

AccessibleParking Lot (in Astoria Park)
19th Street and Hoyt Avenue North, Astoria, NY 11102, Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet north of the parking lot, by the pool.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

212-360-3300

Contact Email

jules.webster@parks.nycgov

 

NYRR Open Run: Highland Park

Saturday, December 15, 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, December 15, 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

 

NYRR Open Run: Shore Road Park

Saturday, December 15, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Lawn Near 79th Street Entrance (in Shore Park and Parkway), Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
The park entrance at 79th St. and Shore Rd.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3300

Contact Email

jules.webster@parks.nyc.gov

 

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