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Shape Up NYC:Total Body Toning

Monday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

East Harlem Asthma Center/East and central Harlem DPHO Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 161-169 East 110th Street, Manhattan

Start Date:June 22, 2015
Age:Adult  

A combination of bodyweight strength training and active stretching to great music!

Phone:212-996-8513

 

Shape Up Walking Club

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Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date:April 5, 2016
End Date:September 27, 2016
Age:Everyone  

  • Get out to a park and walk the City! All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers. Class meets inside William Bridge Oval, bring some water and a smile. 

Membership Details

 

Shape Up Zumba

Sunday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date:April 3, 2016
End Date:June 30, 2016
Age:Everyone  

This free class that is open to the public welcomes everyone!  Dancing is the way to lose weight without feeling like you are exercising.  This class will have moving to the beat.

 

Shape up NYC: Body Toning

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date:April 7, 2016
End Date:June 23, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

Instructor:  Chris Patt

Shape Up NYC classes are Free and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape up NYC: Core Zone

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date:April 7, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

Instructor:  Chris Patt

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Silver Sneakers Cardio Circuit

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Bronx YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 2 Castle Hill Ave, Bronx

Age:Senior  

A gentle cardiovascular workout with seated and standing options designed to meet the fitness needs of people 55 years and older by minimizing impact, promoting muscular strength and bone density. These classes also focus on cardiovascular health, balance, coordination and conditioning thereby improving activities of daily living and helping to maintain independence. All levels welcome.

Phone:718-792-9736
Cost:free for members, individual memberships $12-$44/month, financial assistance available 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Silver Sneakers MSROM

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Bronx YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 2 Castle Hill Ave, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Silver Sneakers Muscular Strength and Range of Movement. A gentle cardiovascular workout with seated and standing options designed to meet the fitness needs of people 55 years and older by minimizing impact, promoting muscular strength and bone density. These classes also focus on cardiovascular health, balance, coordination and conditioning thereby improving activities of daily living and helping to maintain independence. All levels welcome.

Phone:718-792-9736
Cost:free for members, individual memberships $12-$44/month, financial assistance available 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Sit Down Aerobics

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

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date:April 3, 2016
End Date:June 25, 2016
Age:Everyone  

You don't have to give up on your workout just because you are not as mobile as you used to be. In fact, you don't even have to leave your chair! These sneaky seated moves offer a total body cardio and strength eworkout.

Membership Details

 

Sit and Be Fit

Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Brooks Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 143-22 109th Avenue, Queens

Age:Senior  

Join us for a morning chair aerobics class after the Senior Stroll. We recommend that you become a member of the senior center to participate. Joining is easy and free. Call to find out how.

Cost:Free 

 

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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.

104th Precinct. Adult Hockey

Borough:Queens
Age:Adult
Type: Ice Skating
Phone:(718) 417-1495

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

75th Precinct Community Sports Program

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Adult
Type:Baseball
Phone:(646) 246-7878

78th Precinct Youth Council

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Youth
Type:Baseball, Girls' Softball, Basketball & Flag Football
Email

7th Day Adventist League

Borough:Bronx
Age:Adult
Type: Baseball/Softball
Phone:(917) 562 – 9584 |  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

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Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, April 30, 2016
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard & Ft Washington Ave., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park

Saturday, April 30, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Look for the big rock

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park

Saturday, April 30, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet near the track, next to the bathrooms.

Cost

Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday, April 30, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

AccessibleConference House Museum (in Conference House Park)
298 Satterlee Street, Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the Conference House kitchen.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 227-1463

Contact Email

sigona99@verizon.net

 

2016 High Rock Challenge

Saturday, April 30, 2016
9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

AccessibleHenry Kaufman Campgrounds
1130 Manor Road, Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
The race begins and ends at the campgrounds.

Cost

The event is $200 per team/$100 per youth. Proceeds benefit The Greenbelt trail maintenance and environmental education programs.

 

Tai Chi Chuan

Saturday, April 30, 2016
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

Perkins Visitors Center (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. Don't forget to bring your members' card or a printed program registration form and present it at the front gate. Sessions take place outdoors, weather permitting.

Contact Number

(718) 549-3200

 

Bike Tour: Great Trees of Inwood and Riverdale

Saturday, April 30, 2016
10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 549-3200

 

Learn to Sail with TASCA's Basic Sailing Program - Spring Session

Saturday, April 30, 2016
10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

$300 includes six on-the-water classes, books and materials, classroom instruction, and swim test.

Contact Number

(718) 699-1951

Contact Email

info@sailtasca.org

 

Goalball

Saturday, April 30, 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

 

NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

Sunday, May 1, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

AccessibleVisitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet by the flag pole in front of the Visitor Center.

Cost

Free  

 

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