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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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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:Adult / Teen  

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 

 

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:Adult / Senior / Teen  

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 

 

Adaptive Sports Program (S.P.A.R.E.S.)

(M)

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

Age:Child / Teen  

Come learn the basics of adaptive sports such as: Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Football, Wheelchair tennis, Wheelchair Floor Hockey, Wheelchair Softball, Sled Hockey(on ice), Sitting Volleyball, Adapted Swimming, Power Wheelchair Soccer, Track and Field Events.

 Wheelchairs are provided for use in the program.

For Ages 5 and Up with a physical disability.

Must register for the program and must be a Recreation Center member.

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Adaptive Swim

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Friday: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

St. Mary’s Recreation Center, 450 Saint Ann's Avenue, Bronx

Start Date:April 30, 2016
End Date:June 28, 2016
Age:Everyone  

This free program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle tone, coordination, focus and strength.  The program also offers swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skill.

Participants must be members of a NYC Parks Recreation Center. For more information or to register, call (718) 760-6969

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Aerobics

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:15 a.m.-9:15 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date:October 1, 2013
Age:Teen  

Improve cardiovascular health by getting your heart pumping in these fast-paced exercises.

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After School Learn To Swim

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Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date:January 4, 2016
End Date:June 30, 2016
Age:Child / Teen  

Swimming lessons for kids after school

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Aqua Exercise

Sunday: 8:45 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
Monday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Teen  

An instructional class of aerobic movements performed in the water, to improve body conditioning, cardiovascular fitness, and flexibility.

Phone:718-227-3200
Cost:Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Aqua Exercise

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Friday: 2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Teen  

An instructional class of aerobic movements performed in the water, to improve body conditioning, cardiovascular fitness, and flexibility.

Phone:718-981-4933
Cost:Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Bachata

(M)

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Age:Teen  

Instructor: Fabiola Ramos

Come and learn the latin dance Bachata

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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.

Windmuller

54TH STREET & 39TH ROAD (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type:Outdoor Pools
(718) 651-8247 
Type: Mini 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 40' x 20' x 3' 

Windmuller Park

52 ST., WOODSIDE AVE. BET. 39 RD. AND 39 DR. (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type:Basketball Courts
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Windmuller Park

39 DRIVE & 52 STREET (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type:Running Tracks
Size: 0.10 
Type: All Weather 

Windmuller Pk

52 ST/WDSDE AV/39RD/39DR (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type:Handball Courts
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Destination Playground

Windmuller Playground

52 ST, WOODSIDE AVE, 39 RD, 39 DR, 54 ST (Queens)| Map it
Level: 4
Does your child crave the limelight? Then bring him or her to Windmuller Park’s playground. Its open-air stage offers an ideal performance space for divas, and the nearby mini-pool, game tables, and playground equipment keep non-actor siblings entertained. Meanwhile, mom and dad can take turns jogging the track, shooting hoops, or toning up on the park’s exercise equipment, guaranteeing the entire family an active day of fun.

Wingate Park

S E CORNER BROOKLYN AVE & RUTLAND RD (Brooklyn)| Map it
Level: 2

Wm E Kelly Memorial Park

AVE S, E 14 & E 15 STS (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type:Exercise Equipment

Wm E Kelly Memorial Park

AVE S, E 14 & E 8 STS (Brooklyn)| Map it
Level: 4

Wolfe's Pond Beach

ON RARITAN BAY AND PRINCE'S BAY, HOLTON TO CORNELIA AVENUES (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type:Beaches
Phone: (718) 984-8266
There are two informal ramps that can be used for wheelchair access.
Download Wolfe's Beach Rules (PDF 20KB)

Wolfe's Pond Park

CORNELIA AVE., OFF OF HYLAN BLVD. (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type:Tennis Courts
(718) 667-3545 
Courts:
Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor 
Type: All Weather 
Info: Lessons Offered 

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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.

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

78th Precinct Youth Council

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

Academia Argentina de Futbol NY

Borough:Queens
Age:Youth
Type: Soccer
Email

Achievers of America, Inc.

Borough:Queens
Age:Youth/Adult
Type:Softball & Bowling
A program for Special needs individuals with developmental disabilities. Challenged or not.
Phone:(718) 565-1141 |  Email

All American Soccer Club

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Youth
Type: Soccer
Phone:718-934-9193

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Sunrise: Abhaya Yoga

Monday, June 27, 2016
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

info@brooklynbridgepark.org

 

Ballet Barre

Monday, June 27, 2016
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

info@brooklynbridgepark.org

 

Tai Chi Class

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the Garibaldi Plaza stage.

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

sarah(dot)neilson(at)parks.nyc.gov

 

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov

 

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
4:00 p.m.6:45 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 543-8672

 

Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

Pilates with the Fitness Guru

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.

Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

info@brooklynbridgepark.org

 

Washington Square Park: Sacred Sounds Yoga Class

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

sarah(dot)neilson(at)parks.nyc.gov

 

Summer Sports Experience at Corporal Thompson Park

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov

 

Pi-Yo

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

info@brooklynbridgepark.org

 

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