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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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OST Table Games

(M)

Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 4, 2017
End Date: March 22, 2017
Age:Child / Teen  

Instructor: Ruth Mendin

Learn how to play or advance your skills in a game of ping pong.

Membership Details

 

Olympic Weightlifting

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

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

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Olympic weightlifting is a type of weightlifting aimed at lifting maximum weight.  It is mastered by gaining strength through practice and using techniques to effectively lift the barbells.  For ages 14 and over.

This program requires registration and a $50 program fee.

Olympic weightlifting is currently under renovation. Please call the center for updates.

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Open Gym

(M)

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,9:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,9:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Adult / Senior  

Shoot some hoops and get active!  The gym is free for open recreation.

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Open Heavybag Burnout

(M)

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2017
End Date: March 25, 2017
Age:Adult  

Boxing inspired aerobic workout designed to sculpt the arms and shoulders, as well as helping members build overall muscle endurance and providing and excellent cardio workout.

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Open Teen Basketball

(M)

Monday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2017
End Date: March 25, 2017
Age:Teen  

Grab your sneakers and join us for a drop-in, open gym program for teens to make friends and play basketball.

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Open Yoga

Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

New Song Community Corporation-Rosa Building Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 163 St. Nicholas Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

The Harlem Center for Healthy Living opened its doors in 2008 as a means to address the health disparities in Harlem, by focusing on education, activities and support in the prevention of obesity, hypertension, diabetes type 2, and heart disease. HCHL aspires to empower members with life-long healthy living habits. The monthly calendar of classes and activities include pilates, yoga, total body conditioning, salsa dancing, one on one healthy lifestyle coaching, healthy cooking demonstrations, holistic health workshops, and healthy community meals. Our goal at HCHL is to make wellness practices accessible and affordable for ALL in our community and to care for the total person/family. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Cost: $15/class or $75/year 

 

Orchard Beach Walk

Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

PSS City Island Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 116 City Island Ave, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join us for an easy walk to Orchard Beach and back, weather permitting. Open to anyone 60+.

Phone: 718-885-0727
E-mail: pgrondahl@pssusa.org
Cost: Free 

Meeting Location: Senior Housing Pilot St and City Island Ave

 

Painting With Ben

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

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2017
End Date: March 25, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

A meetup group for artistic adults of all experience levels! Supplies and instruction provided, members are encouraged to pursue personal projects and may bring their own materials if desired.

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Parent and Baby Yoga

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

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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Shape Up NYC: Salsa Class for Adults

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.

AccessiblePoe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 365-5516

Contact Email

Lucy.Aponte@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, January 19, 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

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Movement for Fitness

Thursday, January 19, 2017
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessiblePoe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 365-5516

Contact Email

Lucy.Aponte@parks.nyc.gov

 

Shape Up NYC's Silent Disco Fitness Party

Friday, January 20, 2017
5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3306

Contact Email

Miledys.pons@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, January 21, 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

 

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday, January 21, 2017
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

 

NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park

Saturday, January 21, 2017
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  

 

NYRR Open Run: Inwood Hill Park

Saturday, January 21, 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: Canarsie Park

Saturday, January 21, 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: St. Mary's Park

Saturday, January 21, 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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