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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
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: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 


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.

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


110th St & Lenox Ave Playground

110 ST & LENOX AVE (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 4

110th St Playground

110 ST & CATHEDRAL PKWY (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 2

111 Street Playground (Near Playground For All Children)

CORONA AVENUE/111 ST (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
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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
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136 St Playground

136 ST & 14 RD (Queens)| Map it

157 Street Plgd.

157 ST. & 116 AVE. (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Baseball and Softball Fields
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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.

i9 Sports

Borough: Bronx
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer
Our leagues and programs run year round. Sing up as a member on the website for free.
Phone: 347-275-3116 | Email

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Love Your Body Fitness Marathon

Saturday, March 4, 2017
10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.

AccessiblePelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan| Map it

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(212) 860-1380


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