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Found 3503 facilities, 509 programs, and 331 leagues for All Interests



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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
Cost: $14 


AB-Session w/ Lincoln


Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn


This is an hour class of moderate to hardcore abdominal work.  It focuses on toning and defining the abs and strengthening the back to improve posture and core strength.


Instuctor: Lincoln Jacobs

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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 


ASP Yoga Aerobics


Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 4, 2017
End Date: March 22, 2017
Age:Child / Teen  

Instructor:  Ruth Mendin

Welcome to yoga! This class will consist of beginner's workout yoga & relax the muscles

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Adaptive Dance


Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 2, 2017

This class is accessible for members who want to improve their health and wellness through dance.

Instructor: Teresa C.

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Adaptive Fitness


Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, 18 Mount Morris Park West, Manhattan

Start Date: January 2, 2017
End Date: March 24, 2017

This is Zumba for those with special needs, incorporating movements for people who use wheelchairs and others who would like the movements adjusted. Everyone can benefit from this class designed with the student in mind.

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Adaptive Swim


Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: January 2, 2017
End Date: July 1, 2017

Adapted Aquatics exercise offers a complete body workout and ranges from gentle walking in water to high-energy exercise; it helps alleviate pain, improve circulation, and promote healing and muscle development for those suffering from physical ailments resulting from injury, disease, or aging.

To register, please call the Citywide Aquatics office at 718-760-6969 ext. 0.

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Adaptive programs


Tuesday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: October 4, 2016
End Date: March 25, 2017

Variety of adaptive activities; sports, games, arts & crafts, trips

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Adult Badminton


Tuesday: 8:30 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 p.m.-9:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: December 1, 2016
End Date: March 24, 2017

Are you a badminton enthusiast?  A beginner?  All levels are welcome. Get hooked on this fun, fast-paced sport and have fun playing badminton with your child(ren). Adult must be accompanied with a child at all times.

* Please be advised that Adult Badminton will operate under a modified schedule starting January 20, 2016. Call the recreation center for more information.

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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.


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 limelightΑ 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

Level: 2

Wm E Kelly Memorial Park

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

Wm E Kelly Memorial Park

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

Wolfe's Pond Beach

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

Facility Type: Roller Hockey Facilities

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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

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


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


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

Academia Argentina de Futbol NY

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Soccer

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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