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StoryTime Yoga

Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Karma Kids Yoga Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 104 W 14th St, Manhattan

Age:Preschool  

Storytime comes alive with puppets and yoga poses for infants to 6 year olds. Carefully selected stories that naturally lend themselves to yoga! As we read we'll come across animals and elements of nature that we know from yoga...we'll stop the story, do the yoga pose, then continue with our story. StoryTime is 1/2 hour.

Phone: 646-638-1444
E-mail: downdog@karmakidsyoga.com
Cost: Free 

 

Strength

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

Vanderbilt YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 224 East 47th St, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

This class utilizes weights, combined with isometric training and stretching. Strength training can greatly improve one’s quality of life at any age.

Phone: 212-912-2500
Cost: Free for members, non-members $45/8 classes 

 

Strength Fusion

(M)

Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: July 6, 2016
End Date: September 3, 2016
Age:Adult  

Strength is geared towards applying principles of yoga to traditional strength training. If you are looking to improve strength, posture, and performance, as well as an increase your sense of calmness, this is the class for you! Our goal is to have students enjoy the process without being focused on the outcomes.

With Jackie Badagliacco

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Strength Training Basics 1

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Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Avenue (across from Sea View Hospital), Staten Island

Start Date: July 5, 2016
End Date: September 20, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

This class teaches you the safe and effective way to use strength equipment and learn the benefits of each machine.

 

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Strength Training Basics 2

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Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Avenue (across from Sea View Hospital), Staten Island

Start Date: July 7, 2016
End Date: September 22, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

This class teaches you the safe and effective way to use strength equipment and learn the benefits of each machine.

Fitness Room

 

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Strength Training for Seniors

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Tuesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 3, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Senior  

This is an Instructional Class on the 4th Floor. Instruction is given on the proper use of treadmill recumbent bike the strength training machines.

Amabell Rodriguez/Chimwemwe Matupa Instructors

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Stretch

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Monday: 11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 12, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

Active stretching allows the body to perform longer and better. This class uses stretching to keep the body active for members of all levels of fitness.

 All levels of fitness are welcome.

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Stretch

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Vanderbilt YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 224 East 47th St, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Relaxing stretch class, which helps improve flexibility, and reduce stress.

Phone: 212-912-2500
Cost: Free for members, non-members $45/8 classes 

 

Stretch Class

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $10  

 

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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
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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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Instructional Flag Football: Queens (West)

Saturday, August 27, 2016
12:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.

AccessibleThe Velodrome (in Kissena Park), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 393-7366

Contact Email

Shawn.James@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, August 27, 2016
8:30 a.m.9:30 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

 

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday, August 27, 2016
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, August 27, 2016
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: St. Mary's Park

Saturday, August 27, 2016
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  

 

NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park

Saturday, August 27, 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  

 

NYRR Open Run: Inwood Hill Park

Saturday, August 27, 2016
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, August 27, 2016
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  

 

Summer Sports Experience at Williamsbridge Oval

Saturday, August 27, 2016
9:00 a.m.3:30 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

 

Club Fit: Yoga

Saturday, August 27, 2016
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessibleTarget East Harlem Community Garden
415 East 117th Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 333-2552

Contact Email

info@nyrp.org

 

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