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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 (Swim For Life)

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

Start Date: February 22, 2018
End Date: June 24, 2018
Age:Child  

The pool is reserved for the Adaptive Swim program for Kids. This free program provides: 1) 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 2) swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.
 

Advanced registration with Citywide Aquatics is required. For more information or to register, please call (718) 760-6969, ext. 0 or visit: www.nyc.gov/parks/citywideaquatics

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Adaptive Fitness

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Friday: 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 2, 2018
End Date: June 24, 2018
Age:Child / Teen  

This is a Zumba class for those with special needs of any kind.  The instructors will provide thorough and productive movements and deliver a great workout to those needing an adaptive atmosphere. Everyone can benefit from this class designed with the student in mind.

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Adaptive Fitness Training

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Monday: 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Thursday: 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 1, 2018
End Date: June 24, 2018
Age:Teen  

Adaptive Fitness Training is a fitness class for individuals with disabilities but also is open to able bodies.

Location: Cycling Studio

Ages: 18+                            Instructor: Rodolfo

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Adaptive Swim (General)

(M)

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: February 22, 2018
End Date: June 24, 2018
Age:Child  

The pool is reserved for the Adaptive Swim program for Adult, seniors and Kids. This free program provides: 1) 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 2) swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.
 

Advanced registration with Citywide Aquatics is required. For more information or to register, please call (718) 760-6969, ext. 0 or visit: www.nyc.gov/parks/citywideaquatics

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Adult Badminton

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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: April 2, 2018
End Date: June 24, 2018
Age:Everyone  

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). Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Location: Basketball Court on 1st Floor

Participants must be 18+ years of age.

Please call the recreation center for more information.

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Adult Karate

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

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

Start Date: March 25, 2018
End Date: June 23, 2018
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 to help build self-confidence, self-awareness and increase overall health. Ages 13+

Location: Side of Gymnasium     Instructor: Rick

Ages: 12+

For inquiries about uniforms and attire, please contact Hanshi Rick Diaz.

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Aerobics (High Intensity)

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Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: April 2, 2018
End Date: June 24, 2018
Age:Everyone  

This class is a fusion of exercises designed to tone and condition the entire body including the heart, using medicine balls, weights and body bars.  

 

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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

101ST ST. NEXT TO HENRY HUDSON PARKWAY (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 4

110th St & Lenox Ave Playground

110TH STREET AND LENOX AVENUE (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 1
This playground has an accessible bathroom.

110th St Playground

110TH STREET AND CATHEDRAL PARKWAY (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 3

111 Street Playground (Near Playground For All Children)

CORONA AVENUE/111 ST (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
# of Courts:

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
# of Courts:

136 St Playground

136TH STREET AND 14 ROAD (Queens)| Map it
Level: 4
This playground has an accessible bathroom.

157 Street Plgd.

157 ST. & 116 AVE. (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Baseball and Softball Fields
# of Fields:
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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Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

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

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

Free Yoga at Sherman Creek Park

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

212-333-2552

Contact Email

info@nyrp.org

 

Summer in the Square

Thursday, June 21, 2018
7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.

AccessibleNorth Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

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South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

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AccessibleWest Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 460-1200

Contact Email

dsampson@unionsquarenyc.org

 

Learn-to-Row Class for Adults

Thursday, June 21, 2018
9:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.

Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse
3579 Harlem River Drive, New York, NY 10034, Manhattan| Map it

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Cost

$80

Contact Email

Knevarez@rownewyork.org

 

Learn-to-Row Class for Adults

Thursday, June 21, 2018
12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse
3579 Harlem River Drive, New York, NY 10034, Manhattan| Map it

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Cost

$80

Contact Email

Knevarez@rownewyork.org

 

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

Saturday, June 23, 2018
10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.

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

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

Saturday, June 23, 2018
11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

AccessibleOn the Pier (in West Harlem Piers)
West 125 Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

Sunday, June 24, 2018
1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.

Cost

A valid NYC Parks recreation center membership is required to participate in this program. To learn more about our memberships, please visit our Recreation Center Membership page.

Contact Number

(646) 632-7344

Contact Email

christopher.noel@parks.nyc.gov

 

Prospect Park Tennis Summer Youth Program

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.

Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground)
50 Parkside Ave, Brooklyn| Map it

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Cost

$400-$550 per week

Contact Number

(718) 436-2500 x 305

 

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.

Terrace at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

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