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Adult Karate

(M)

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.

Membership Details

 

Aerobics (High Intensity)

(M)

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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African Dance

(M)

Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: April 6, 2018
End Date: June 22, 2018
Age:Teen  

Learn variuos types of African dances and practice with our motivated instructor. Dance for fun, for education or for fitness.

Instructor: Julia Young

Location: Dance room

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African Drumming

(M)

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: April 1, 2018
End Date: June 30, 2018
Age:Everyone  

Catch the rythm and beats of African Drumming as our instructors teach members of all ages how to play the drums.

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Afterschool Learn to Swim

(M)

Monday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 17, 2017
Age:Child  

The pool is reserved for Afterschool program participants only.

Instructor: Aquatics

Location: Swimming Pool

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Apex Predator

(M)

Sunday: 7:15 a.m.-8:15 a.m.
Tuesday: 7:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m.
Thursday: 7:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m.

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

Start Date: March 18, 2018
End Date: June 30, 2018
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 Peter Liota

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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: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 

 

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 

 

Badminton

Community Center at Stuyvesant High School Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 345 Chambers St., Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

Register at the Community Center or call 646-210-4292 Visit www.ccshs.org for program information and class times.

Cost: Call for price 

 

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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.

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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Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

Sunday, May 20, 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

 

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

Bryant Park Fencing

Friday, May 25, 2018
1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.

Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park)
Fifth Avenue and 41st Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Sound Off™ Soul Yoga w/ Jazmin Tejada and DJ Lety Love

Friday, May 25, 2018
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.

Location Details:
This event will take place on the lawn at 68th Street and Colonial Road near the park house.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 965-8942

Contact Email

letitia.guillory@parks.nyc.gov

 

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

Saturday, May 26, 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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

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

Saturday, May 26, 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, May 27, 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

 

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

Bryant Park Fencing

Friday, June 1, 2018
1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.

Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park)
Fifth Avenue and 41st Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

3rd Annual LIC Post Waterfront 5K

Saturday, June 2, 2018
8:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Cost

$25 to register. All proceeds go to support the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy

Contact Email

run@queenspost.com

 

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