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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: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
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: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 

 

Adaptive Dance

(M)

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date:July 5, 2016
Age:Teen  

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

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

(M)

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

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

Start Date:July 9, 2016
End Date:September 24, 2016
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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Adult Badminton

(M)

Tuesday: 7:30 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 p.m.-9:45 p.m.

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

Start Date:July 3, 2016
End Date:September 24, 2016
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). Adult must be accompanied with a child at all times.

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Aerobics

(M)

Wednesday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Avenue (across from Sea View Hospital), Staten Island

Start Date:July 6, 2016
End Date:September 21, 2016
Age:Teen  

Room 106

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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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Apex Predator

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Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex, 625 Father Capodanno Blvd, Staten Island

Start Date:July 6, 2016
End Date:September 3, 2016
Age:Teen  

Train like a beast!  The majority of this hour will be devoted to rugged and raw workouts such as monkey and bear crawls, back stretching like a cobra, mountain climbers, crab walking, and much more.  We will utilize body weight exercises to strengthen participants' total body and to help all participants tap into their wild side.  Participants will build lean muscle, and burn fat.  Be prepared to work a sweat on all fours and train like an animal!

With Various Instructors

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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:Teen / Adult  

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 

 

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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

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
# 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

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.

Boricua Allstars

Borough:Manhattan
Age:Youth
Type:baseball/softball
Phone:(646) 339-1714

Boys & Girls Club of NY

Borough:Queens
Age:Youth
Type:Softball
Phone:(718) 886-5454

Brooklyn Angels Inc.

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Youth
Type:Baseball, Softball, Flag Football
Phone:(917) 304-4811

Brooklyn Baseball Club

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Youth/Adult
Type:Baseball
Phone:(718) 232-2460

Brooklyn Baseball League

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Youth
Type:Baseball
Phone:(718) 259-5442

Brooklyn Blades Ice Hockey

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Youth/Adult
Type: Ice Skating
Phone:(718) 595-2808 |  Email

Brooklyn Blizzards Youth Organization

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Youth
Type:Basketball
Phone:(646) 269-2578

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Youth/Adult
Type: Kayaking/Canoeing/Paddleboats
Phone:(718) 802-0603

Brooklyn Crescents Lacrosse Club

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Youth
Type: Lacrosse
Boys & Girls K-8th Grade
Phone:917-715-6725 |  Email

Brooklyn East Sports&Recreation

Borough:Queens
Age:Youth
Type:Baseball

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Tai Chi Class

Tuesday, July 26, 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 Sunset Park

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.

AccessibleSunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)
43rd Street at 7th Avenue, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 972-2135

 

Shape Up NYC: Walk, Jog, or Run with NYRR

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

New York Road Runners : Walk, Jog, Run

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
11:00 a.m.12:00 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

Contact Email

sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov

 

Hunts Point Summer Experience

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center
765 Manida Street, Bronx, NY, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 860-5544

Contact Email

fernando.rosa@parks.nyc.gov

 

Sports Unlimited

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.

AccessibleSt. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)
2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 367-3657

Contact Email

sheroly.jones@parks.nyc.gov

 

Summer Sports Experience at Clove Lakes Park

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

Richard.Costello@parks.nyc.gov

 

Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park

Tuesday, July 26, 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, July 26, 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, July 27, 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

 

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