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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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Ab Blast

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Monday: 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult  

While focusing on the abs, improve cardiovascular strength and flexibility capabilities through the use of basic, intermediate, and advance calisthenics movements and incorporation of the "Tabata System," a period of active work plus rest, i.e. 2 to 3 minutes of work, with 30 seconds to 1 minute of rest for a designated 6 to 8 rounds .

Instructor: Tiberius St. Judge

 

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Ab Pilates

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Ab workouts can be boring — but that's where Ab Pilates comes into play. Ab Pilates keeps ab work interesting while helping you sculpt a powerful core. And the benefits are more than just aesthetic. Ab Pilates elongates and strengthens, improving muscle elasticity and joint mobility. A body with balanced strength and flexibility is less likely to be injured.

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Abdominus Core Strengthening

(M)

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

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 22, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Core strengthening class for adults and seniors.

Instructor: Carlos Sepulveda

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Abdominus Propulsion

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Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 22, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Training based around short intense bursts of muscular exersion.

Instructor: Carlos Sepulveda

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Abs & Core Workout

(M)

Wednesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:  

Exercise workout focusing on abs, especially strength training your core. Learn how to use your own body weight to exercise.

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Abs Abs Abs

(M)

Monday: 2:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

The class will specifically focus on your abdominal and core. Get ready to tone and define your abs during this low-impact workout. Targeting the abs can even improve posture!

Instructor: Dana Brown

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Abs and Toning

(M)

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 3, 2017
End Date: December 21, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Ruth Mendin

 

Learn how to strengthen body with ABS abd toning

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Adapted Aquatics

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Friday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink, 131-04 Meridian Rd, Queens

Start Date: October 20, 2017
End Date: January 5, 2018
Age:Everyone  

Adapted Aquatics exercise offers a complete body workout and ranges from gentle walking in water to high-energy exercise; it helps alleviate pain, improve circulation, and promote healing and muscle development for those suffering from physical ailments resulting from injury, disease, or aging.

To register, please call our Citywide Aquatics office at 718-760-6969 ext. 0.

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Adaptive Basketball

(M)

Monday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Thursday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Join this fun program!  A no-judgment way to play basketball, this program welcomes everyone.  We will show you how fun basketball is, no matter your level of experience!  People with disabilities are encouraged to take part.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

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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

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.

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

Thursday, December 14, 2017
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Special Olympic Sports Training

Thursday, December 14, 2017
12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.

AccessibleSt. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
St. Ann's Avenue and 145th Street, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

An NYC Parks recreation center membership is required to participate in this program. To learn more about membership fees and how to apply, please visit our Recreation Center Membership page.

Contact Number

(718) 402-5155

Contact Email

Shalaya.Nieves@parks.nyc.gov

 

NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Thursday, December 14, 2017
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

United Nations Ave South Entrance (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the beginning of United Nations Ave South, by the parking lot on 111th St. and 55th Ave.

Cost

Free  

 

Senior Fitness @ St. Mary's Recreation Center

Friday, December 15, 2017
8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

AccessibleSt. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
St. Ann's Avenue and 145th Street, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation Center Senior membership is required.

Contact Number

718-402-5155

Contact Email

michele.griffin@parks.nyc.gov

 

The Painted Rock Project

Friday, December 15, 2017
10:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

7184025155

Contact Email

michele.griffin@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, December 16, 2017
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park

Saturday, December 16, 2017
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet near the flag pole

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Inwood Hill Park

Saturday, December 16, 2017
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the park entrance at the intersection of Isham Street & Seaman Ave.

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Soundview Park

Saturday, December 16, 2017
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Lafayette Avenue and Morrison Avenue (in Soundview Park), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet us at the park entrance at the intersection of Morrison Avenue and Lafayette Avenue

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park

Saturday, December 16, 2017
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  

 

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