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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.

 

Shape Up NYC: Ninja Balance/Supple Strength

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Hudson Guild: Elliott Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 441 West 26th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: February 23, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

Ninja Balance/Supple Strength (High Intensity Interval Training): You don’t have to be a former Navy Seal to join this High Intensity Interval Training class – just a willingness to work out and a positive, can-do attitude. Multiple modifications of the exercises will be offered that tailor the degree of difficulty to each participant. Benefits include increased strength and improved balance & flexibility. *Bring your own towel–you’ll need it! This high intensity 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 Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Phone: (212) 924-6710

 

Shape Up NYC: No Excuses

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Hudson Guild: Elliott Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 441 West 26th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 18, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This cardio, tightening and firming class will include a brisk walk or jog that will address various trouble zones and leave you feeling great. This instructor is part of NYC Parks Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: No Excuses!

Tuesday: 7:35 p.m.-8:35 p.m.

Hudson Guild: Fulton Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 119 9th Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: January 12, 2016
Age:Adult  

A low impact class designed to introduce participants of all ages and fitness levels to strength training. Participants will be shown how to tone and build muscles without using weights or equipment. Classes will consist of a variety of exercises that can be adapted to incorporate resistance to fit participants' needs. This instructor is part of the Shape Up NYC Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: PiYo

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

St. Mary’s Recreation Center, 450 Saint Ann's Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: May 21, 2016
Age:Everyone  

PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of flowing yoga movements. You'll even improve your balance and core power. We crank up the music, the speed, and the fun to give you an intense, low-impact workout that will burn crazy calories and sculpt every inch of your body for a long, lean, beautiful physique. Bring a yoga mat & water.

 

Shape Up NYC: Pilates

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Faber Park Field House, Faber Street & Richmond Terrace, Staten Island

Start Date: October 19, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

This class features exercises that promote increased strength, balance, flexibility, and physical awareness. The instructor will guide participants through movements to help improve posture and develop lean muscles.

 

Shape Up NYC: Poolside Fitness

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Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.

Lyons Pool, Murray Hulbert Avenue, Staten Island

Start Date: July 7, 2015
Age:Adult  

Dance Aerobic class that improves stamina, endurance and strengthens the total body. A stress buster while working out with what you got!

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Shape Up NYC: Restorative Stretching

Tuesday: 8:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Faber Park Field House, Faber Street & Richmond Terrace, Staten Island

Start Date: October 18, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An open level class with a focus on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total body flexibility.

 

Shape Up NYC: Saturday Sweat

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Brooklyn Public Library - Williamsburg Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 240 Division Ave Brooklyn, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!

 

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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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Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, December 8, 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

 

Open House Week

Thursday, December 8, 2016
9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.

AccessibleSt. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)
2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

718 367-3657

Contact Email

laura.alverez@parks.nyc.gov

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Movement for Fitness

Thursday, December 8, 2016
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

 

Open House Week

Thursday, December 8, 2016
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

AccessibleSt. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)
2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 367-3657

Contact Email

laura.alverez@parks.nyc.gov

 

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

Thursday, December 8, 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

 

Open House Week

Friday, December 9, 2016
9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.

AccessibleSt. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)
2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

718 367-3657

Contact Email

laura.alverez@parks.nyc.gov

 

Open House Week

Friday, December 9, 2016
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

AccessibleSt. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)
2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 367-3657

Contact Email

laura.alverez@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, December 10, 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

 

NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park

Saturday, December 10, 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: Canarsie Park

Saturday, December 10, 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  

 

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