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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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Stand Battle Dance Classes

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Sunday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date:April 10, 2016
End Date:May 30, 2016
Age:Child  

Come learn the form of dance called Stand Battle.  This is a dance form that is often seen in parades.  That is why it is fitting that the end of this program the group will perform in the Manhattan Dance Parage (danceparade.org) on May 21.  This class is geared towards 6 - 13 years old.

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Step Aerobics

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Saturday: 10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date:January 4, 2016
End Date:June 30, 2016
Age:Teen  

Get in shape by doing aerobics.  A step will be used to intensify the workout. 

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Step Team

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Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Owen Dolen Recreation Center, 2551 Westchester Avenue, Bronx

Start Date:April 5, 2016
End Date:June 3, 2016
Age:Child / Teen  

To create an atmosphere of unity and diversification through stepping and group activity.  This form of entertainment demonstrates teamwork and cooperation through stepping with one sound.

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StoryTime Yoga

Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Karma Kids Yoga Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 104 W 14th St, Manhattan

Age:Preschool  

Storytime comes alive with puppets and yoga poses for infants to 6 year olds. Carefully selected stories that naturally lend themselves to yoga! As we read we'll come across animals and elements of nature that we know from yoga...we'll stop the story, do the yoga pose, then continue with our story. StoryTime is 1/2 hour.

Phone:646-638-1444
E-mail:downdog@karmakidsyoga.com
Cost:Free 

 

Street Hockey

(M)

Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.,10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Child / Teen  

Parks is offering free youth street hockey clinics for boys and girls aged 5-17. The clinics will provide instruction on how to play street hockey and tips on the importance of exercising and eating a balanced diet. The weekly scheduled clinics, which run from December through February, will educate and inspire hundreds of kids throughout the New York City region and engage them in a healthy, active lifestyle this winter. All equipment is provided and no prior experience is necessary to participate. NYC Parks is participating in the New York Rangers' Youth Hockey Program, presented by Coca-Cola, Get the Ball Rolling to provide this instructional program.

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Street Hockey

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Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date:April 4, 2016
End Date:June 30, 2016
Age:Child  

Come play street hockey.  It is a great sport to learn.  All the equipment is provided.  Youth 6-13 years old can be part of the experience.

Instructors : Fatima Brown

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Street Hockey

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Saturday: 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Child / Teen  

Parks is offering free youth street hockey clinics for boys and girls aged 5-17. The clinics will provide instruction on how to play street hockey and tips on the importance of exercising and eating a balanced diet. 

All equipment is provided and no prior experience is necessary to participate.

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Strictly Sketch Up 3D

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Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

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

Start Date:April 9, 2016
End Date:June 25, 2016
Age:Teen  

Teen and Young Adult participants will create 3D models and graphics using the Sketch Up program.

Instructor: Anthony Burton 

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Swim For Life

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Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date:January 4, 2016
End Date:June 30, 2016
Age:Child / Teen  

Swimming lessons provided for DOH schools from the community

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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
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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.

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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Goalball

Saturday, May 7, 2016
1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.

Cost

NYC Parks membership is required. Kids under 18: free. Young adults 18-24: $25/year. Adults 25-61: $150/year or $75/six months. Seniors 62+: $25/year.

Contact Number

(212) 360-3319

Contact Email

rodolfo.guevara@parks.nyc.gov

 

Yoga at Wave Hill

Sunday, May 8, 2016
10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.

Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

$25/$15 Wave Hill Member, including admission to the grounds. Advance registration online receives a $2 discount. Program fee includes admission. Online registration closes at 8AM on the day of the session. Cancellations must be made by 3PM the Friday before; after that, refunds will not be made. Drop-ins will be accommodated as the limited space permits. Participants must present their Membership card or a printed program registration form at the front gate or purchase tickets at the Perkins Visitor Center.

Contact Number

(718) 549-3200

 

Tai Chi Class

Tuesday, May 10, 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 on the Hudson: Girls Season Opener Jam

Saturday, May 14, 2016
12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

zhen.heinemann@parks.nyc.gov

 

Goalball

Saturday, May 14, 2016
1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.

Cost

NYC Parks membership is required. Kids under 18: free. Young adults 18-24: $25/year. Adults 25-61: $150/year or $75/six months. Seniors 62+: $25/year.

Contact Number

(212) 360-3319

Contact Email

rodolfo.guevara@parks.nyc.gov

 

Yoga at Wave Hill

Sunday, May 15, 2016
10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.

Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

$25/$15 Wave Hill Member, including admission to the grounds. Advance registration online receives a $2 discount. Program fee includes admission. Online registration closes at 8AM on the day of the session. Cancellations must be made by 3PM the Friday before; after that, refunds will not be made. Drop-ins will be accommodated as the limited space permits. Participants must present their Membership card or a printed program registration form at the front gate or purchase tickets at the Perkins Visitor Center.

Contact Number

(718) 549-3200

 

Tai Chi Class

Tuesday, May 17, 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

 

Goalball

Saturday, May 21, 2016
1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.

Cost

NYC Parks membership is required. Kids under 18: free. Young adults 18-24: $25/year. Adults 25-61: $150/year or $75/six months. Seniors 62+: $25/year.

Contact Number

(212) 360-3319

Contact Email

rodolfo.guevara@parks.nyc.gov

 

Yoga at Wave Hill

Sunday, May 22, 2016
10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.

Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

$25/$15 Wave Hill Member, including admission to the grounds. Advance registration online receives a $2 discount. Program fee includes admission. Online registration closes at 8AM on the day of the session. Cancellations must be made by 3PM the Friday before; after that, refunds will not be made. Drop-ins will be accommodated as the limited space permits. Participants must present their Membership card or a printed program registration form at the front gate or purchase tickets at the Perkins Visitor Center.

Contact Number

(718) 549-3200

 

Meditation

Sunday, May 22, 2016
11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.

Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

$20/$10 Wave Hill Member, including admission to the grounds. Advance registration online receives a $2 discount. Program fee includes admission. Online registration closes at 8:00 a.m. on the day of the session. Drop-ins will be accommodated as the limited space permits. Participants must present their Membership card or a printed program registration form at the front gate or purchase tickets at the Perkins Visitor Center.

Contact Number

(718) 549-3200

 

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