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Karate

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Monday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Child  

This is a form of martial arts involving a variety of techniques, including blocks, strikes, evasions, throws, and joint manipulations. It is designed to promote physical and mental fitness as well as build self-esteem.

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Karate

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Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Everyone  

This Japanese martial art focuses on striking techniques as a form of self-defense.  A deeply ethical fighting tradition, it incorporates philosophical and physical elements.

This program is open to participants ages 4 and older.  Children may begin at any point throughout the year, but must be registered with the instructor.

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Karate for Adults

(M)

Monday: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date:July 7, 2016
End Date:September 29, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

This Japanese martial art focuses on striking techniques as a form of self-defense.  A deeply ethical fighting tradition, it incorporates philosophical and physical elements.

No flavored drinks are allowed. Everyone must be dressed in athletic clothing. No jeans, boots, shoes, and khakis. All personal items must be locked and secured in the locker room.

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Karate for Kids

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Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date:July 7, 2016
End Date:September 29, 2016
Age:Child  

This Japanese martial art focuses on striking techniques as a form of self-defense.  A deeply ethical fighting tradition, it incorporates philosophical and physical elements.

No flavored drinks are allowed. Everyone must be dressed in athletic clothing. No jeans, boots, shoes, and khakis. All personal items must be locked and secured in the locker room.

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Karate for Teens

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Age:Teen  

This Japanese martial art focuses on striking techniques as a form of self-defense.  A deeply ethical fighting tradition, it incorporates philosophical and physical elements. 

No flavored drinks are allowed. Everyone must be dressed in athletic clothing. No jeans, boots, shoes, and khakis. All personal items must be locked and secured in the locker room.

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Martial Arts

(M)

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Crotona Park Community Center, 1700 Fulton Avenue, Bronx

Age:Teen / Child  

Martial Arts instruction for children 11-14 on Wednesday and teens 14-18 on Thursday.

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Senior Program

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Monday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens

Age:Senior  

Seniors participate in Tai Chi, yoga, ESL classes, table tennis, bingo, movie days, card games, board games,  computers, social dance, creative arts, Wii Bowling, knitting, aerobics, and more!

This program is for seniors ages 60 and over. Please call the center for specific program information.

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Shape Up NYC: Capoeira

Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Hudson Guild: Elliott Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 441 West 26th Street, Manhattan

Start Date:August 14, 2015
Age:Adult  

Capoeira is an African-Brazilian art form that combines dance, martial arts, music and acrobatics. Capoeira offers a creative approach to fitness. It's unique, dynamic, and most importantly, fun!

 

Shape Up NYC: Capoeira

Wednesday: 8:15 p.m.-9:15 p.m.

Hudson Guild: Elliott Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 441 West 26th Street, Manhattan

Start Date:July 15, 2015
Age:Adult  

Capoeira is an African-Brazilian art form that combines dance, martial arts, music and acrobatics. Capoeira offers a creative approach to fitness. It's unique, dynamic, and most importantly, fun!

 

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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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Martial Arts

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

Sunday, July 3, 2016
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)
West 89th Street and Riverside Drive, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

Bryant Park Tai Chi

Tuesday, July 5, 2016
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

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

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Cost

Free  

Contact Email

bpc@urbanmgt.com

 

Bryant Park Tai Chi

Thursday, July 7, 2016
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

bpc@urbanmgt.com

 

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

Sunday, July 10, 2016
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)
West 89th Street and Riverside Drive, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

Bryant Park Tai Chi

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

bpc@urbanmgt.com

 

Bryant Park Tai Chi

Thursday, July 14, 2016
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

bpc@urbanmgt.com

 

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

Sunday, July 17, 2016
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)
West 89th Street and Riverside Drive, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

Bryant Park Tai Chi

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

bpc@urbanmgt.com

 

Bryant Park Tai Chi

Thursday, July 21, 2016
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

bpc@urbanmgt.com

 

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

Sunday, July 24, 2016
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)
West 89th Street and Riverside Drive, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

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