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Shape Up NYC: Estiramiento y Flexibilidad/Stretch and Flexibility

Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Segundo Ruiz Belvis Neighborhood Family Care Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 545 E 142nd St, Bronx

Start Date: January 19, 2017
Age:Adult  

An exercise class focusing on your core through a combination of strength, balance and toning exercises. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: FIT-Addict!

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: February 2, 2017
End Date: July 6, 2017
Age:Everyone  

Fitness changes lives. Period. Specifically, it can change YOUR life. This 12-week class integrates a unique, fun combo of core and cardio to empower you with a stronger body, a healthy mind and sense of soul. This class will leave you addicted to fitness, and leave you with a lifelong blueprint on how to keep fitness as a priority in your life. Health is the new wealth. Join to learn why!

 

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: Feldenkrais

Monday: 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Brooklyn Public Library - Highlawn Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1664 W. 13th St. at Kings Highway, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 14, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Instructor: Adam

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais/Awareness Through Movement

Friday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Interchurch Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 475 Riverside Drive , Manhattan

Start Date: May 11, 2012
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Blankets will be provided but participants may wish to bring additional warm clothing. * CLASS IS ONGOING & MEETS IN CAFETERIA ROOM 3* Cafeteria Room 3- Take the escalator directly behind and to the right of the front desk down to the cafeteria. Jog left and then straight to find room 3

 

Shape Up NYC: HIIT Plus with Holly

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Two Bridges Neighborhood Council Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 82 Rutgers Slip, Manhattan

Start Date: June 2, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Burn calories and fat more efficiently using the power of HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)! Intervals in this class could be one minute, 40 seconds, or even 30 seconds followed by periods of active recovery. PLUS will help you develop strength and flexibility with specially designed body weight exercises. The class uses resistance bands to build muscle tone and for deep stretches. You never know what you might encounter week-to- week because we mix it up to keep it fun and interesting. One week it might be kickboxing and the next week designated work stations with challenging and fun exercises with even a few dance steps thrown in. Open to all fitness levels and age groups. No gimmicks - just get moving! Remember, energy makes energy!

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Headlamp Trail Run

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Greenbelt Nature Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 700 Rockland Avenue, Staten Island

Start Date: September 9, 2015
End Date: July 22, 2017
Age:Adult  

Get out to a park and run the City! This a program that encourages experienced New Yorkers to get fit while enjoying the outdoors. Bring a headlamp! NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting run, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way!

 

Shape Up NYC: High Intensity Interval Training

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1000 Rosedale Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: November 1, 2016
Age:Adult  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Park's Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Hip Hop Fitness

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Detective Keith L. Williams Field House, 106-16 173rd Street between 172 & 173 Streets, Queens

Start Date: January 9, 2017
Age:Everyone  

A hip hop fitness class that makes you sweat while toning your muscles. A great workout with good music, but mostly just FUN!

This instructor is part of the Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: IntenSati

Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

New Settlement Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1501 Jerome Ave, Bronx

Start Date: May 6, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Improve your body, mind and spirit with this powerful invigorating practice. intenSati combines affirmations with interval training, martial arts, dance and yoga. you will leave the class feeling stronger, inspired and uplifted!

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

Tuesday, February 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, February 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, February 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, February 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 2, 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 2, 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, March 4, 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, March 4, 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, March 4, 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, March 4, 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  

 

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