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Stick ball

Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.,3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: September 30, 2017
End Date: March 24, 2018
Age:Child / Teen  

Learn how to play stick ball. Rules and proper techniques of playing stick ball are taught. Go back in time and learn the game that was popular before video games and iphones. Play the street game that most New Yorkers played decades ago.

Instructor: Charles Jones

Location: Gymnasium


Mini Sports

Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue & E. 112 Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 11, 2018
End Date: March 23, 2018

Designed for Preschool and Pre-k

Introducing small children to basic sports. Children will learn basic motor skills.

While getting their daily dose of fun and physical activity.

Motor skills such as: Hopping,,Skipping,,Jumping,Throwing, Catching, Hitting w body

Hitting w implement, Proprioception (body awareness)


Instructional Baseball

Monday: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: December 31, 2017
End Date: March 24, 2018

Children will learn baseball fundamentals in the gym with saftey approved indoor equipment.


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