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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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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
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.

 

Short Circuit

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Monday: 7:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 3, 2017
End Date: June 23, 2017
Age:Adult  

This 30 minute, quick-hitting high intensity class is geared for individuals with busy lives who may not have enough time for an hour long workout. Come join us for circuit-based timed interval training that focuses on the entire body.

With Vincent Stasi

Membership Details

 

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.

 

Simple Aerobics

(M)

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date: April 2, 2017
End Date: June 30, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

A low-impact class that will engage participants in aerobic exercises to gain overall strength, balance, flexibility and relaxation. Participants will learn how to utilize kettlebells, resistance bands, stability balls and free weights in this hour-long class.

Location: Cycling Studio    Instructor: Sandra Darby

Ages: 18+   

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Sit & Get Fit

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Thursday: 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: April 6, 2017
End Date: June 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Low impact chair cardio for adults and seniors.

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 

 

Sittersize

Tuesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 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 for a light exercise class focusing on stretching, balance, and light cardio. Open to anyone 60+. Fees as noted or all monthly classes for $20.

Phone: 718-885-0727
E-mail: pgrondahl@pssusa.org
Cost: $2 

Grace Church Hall

 

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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

Tuesday, March 28, 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

 

NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the lake bridge, down the hill from the intersection of Victory Boulevard and Eddy Street.

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Location Details:
Meet on the south side of Fornino on Pier 6

Cost

Free  

 

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.

AccessibleRecreation Center 54
348 East 54 Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

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

(212) 360-3341

Contact Email

Rodolfo.Guevara@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, March 30, 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, March 30, 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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, April 1, 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, April 1, 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

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults

Saturday, April 1, 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

 

Bronx Adaptive Sports Programming

Saturday, April 1, 2017
11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 543-8672

Contact Email

sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov

 

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