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Shape Up NYC: Low Impact Aerobics/Strength

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Atlantic Terminal Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 501 Carlton Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 9, 2016
Age:Adult  

A moderate, heart-pumping workout to help burn calories and improve heart health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Low Impact Aerobics/Zumba Fusion

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Mt. Sinai SDA Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 217-10 93rd Ave., Queens

Start Date: August 1, 2014
End Date: December 12, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Weekly alternating classes, between Low Impact Aerobics and Zumba Fusion. These instructors are part of the Fitness Instructor Training Program. Low Impact Aerobics is a moderate, heart-pumping workout to help burn calories and improve heart health. Zumba Fusion will include elements of kickboxing, weight training, stretching, and jazz. Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Low Impact Dance

Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

John B. Russwurm Elementary School Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 2230 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: May 6, 2016
Age:Everyone  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body.This instructor is part of the NYC Park's Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Low Impact Dance Fitness

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

First Baptist Church of Corona Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 100-10 Astoria Blvd. East Elmhurst, NY, Queens

Start Date: July 26, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

This class covers the areas of Low Impact Aerobics and Dance Fitness. As the class progresses, the instructor would like to include body strengthening and toning. The movements will be modified to accomodate the senior and special needs population. This class is taught by an instructor who is part of the Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Low Impact Fitness

Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 250 West 65th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 9, 2015
Age:Senior  

This low impact workout addresses muscle strength and posture while keeping the heart rate engaged and improves cardiovascular health. This class is geared toward people 60 and up. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Phone: 212 874-0860
E-mail: joanne.gray@lsncny.org

 

Shape Up NYC: Mid-Day Workout

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 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: February 10, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

The Mid-Day Workout is a great exercise class for those that are seeking cardio and aerobics in a low impact format. Exercises will be taught in standing and sitting positions. Dance exercises and movements with resistance bands may also be demonstrated. This instructor is part of the NYC Park's Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Conference House Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 298 Satterlee Street., Staten Island

Start Date: August 2, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Low impact cardio followed by balancing stretches and meditation to raise heart rate, burn calories, reduce stress and work out every muscle.This instructor is part of the Parks NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

Friday class to resume January 2nd, 2015.

 

Shape Up NYC: Morning Wake Up Zumba

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Brooklyn Public Library - New Utrecht Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1743 86th St, Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn

Start Date: November 12, 2016
Age:Everyone  

This fun and exciting dance will clear the sand from your eyes and get you ready for the day with heart pumping choreography. The energy is contagious! This instructor is a part of the Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Move and Groove Chair Fitness

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

St. Nicholas Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 210 West 131st St, Manhattan

Start Date: April 27, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

A seated exercise class that increases flexibility and strengthens muscles with minimal impact on joints. Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and open to the public.

 

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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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NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

Sunday, December 11, 2016
8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.

Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park)
3000 Fillmore Ave, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet behind the Carmine Carro Community Center on Fillmore Avenue.

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park

Sunday, December 11, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Main Park House (in Cunningham Park)
196 Street and Union Turnpike, Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet off Union Turnpike at the comfort station between the tennis courts and baseball fields.

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

Sunday, December 11, 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 off Hylan Blvd., next to the parking lot, on the path that leads to the water

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park

Sunday, December 11, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

East path, north of tennis courts on Crotona Avenue (in Crotona Park), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Check in on the east path just north of the tennis courts on Crotona Ave.

Cost

Free  

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
7:30 a.m.8:30 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

 

Mind and Body: Yoga

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 255-3705

Contact Email

Teresa.Cuevas@parks.nyc.gov

 

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
6:30 p.m.7:30 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. Recreation center membership fees vary. Visit our Recreation Center Membership page to learn more about our citywide memberships.

Contact Number

(212) 360-3341

Contact Email

Rodolfo.Guevara@parks.nyc.gov Icy1comet2@gmail.com

 

NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

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

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
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  

 

Adult Learn to Play Soccer

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
8:00 p.m.10:00 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 membership is required.

Contact Number

(718) 402-5155

Contact Email

Victor.Campbell@parks.nyc.gov

 

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