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Shape Up NYC: Senior Chair Fitness

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Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

J. Hood Wright Recreation Center, 351 Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: January 30, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

A seated exercise class that increases flexibility and strengthens muscles with minimal impact on joints. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

Instructor: Janet Wise-Thomas 

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Shape Up NYC: Senior Chair Fitness

Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

J. Hood Wright Recreation Center, 351 Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: January 2, 2016
End Date: April 1, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

A seated exercise class that increases flexibility and strengthens muscles with minimal impact on joints. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

Instructor: Janet Wise-Thomas

 

Shape Up NYC: Senior Dance Fitness

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center, 9941 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn

Start Date: May 8, 2015
Age:Senior  

  • 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.

 

Shape Up NYC: Sit and be Fit

Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Hollis Avenue Congregational Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 211 - 04 Hollis Avenue, Queens

Start Date: January 11, 2017
End Date: June 28, 2017
Age:Senior  

Easy to follow moves work the body and mind. Primarily developed for senior citizens or those who have ailments (temporary or longstanding) that prohibit them from standing for long periods of time. This class offers exercises in building endurance, improving balance, developing flexibility and strengthening muscles throughout the body. All exercises are demonstrated in a sitting or standing position. Some students stand for the entire class.

Phone: (718) 468 - 1498
Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Soca Fitness

Monday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Marcus Garvey Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 20 Amboy Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 9, 2017
Age:Adult  

Shape Up with fun Caribbean dance routines, with easy to follow choreography set to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Soca Fitness

Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Cypress Hills Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 475 Fountain Ave, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 14, 2017
Age:Adult  

Shape Up with fun Caribbean dance routines, with easy to follow choreography set to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Social Run/ Brisk Walk

Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: March 19, 2016
Age:Everyone  

St.Mary's Park Run is a series of free weekly run/walks open to everyone in the community. Runs are every Wednesday. Check in at the center about 15 minutes before the run starts. St.Mary's Park Run is open to all levels - you can run, jog, walk, or stroll for 3 laps of St. Mary's Park! (3 laps = 3 miles). We leave the finish line open until the last person comes in. All ages are welcome, even the little ones in strollers. Please bring water and a lock to secure your belongings. 

Meet in front of St. Mary Rec center. We use the field to workout.

 

Shape Up NYC: Speed Cycle

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 1, 2017
End Date: July 1, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

 

Room 205

 

 

Shape Up NYC: Spin

Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 8, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Learn the basics of indoor cycling  in this class.

 

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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

Saturday, January 21, 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, January 21, 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, January 21, 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, January 21, 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  

 

NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park

Saturday, January 21, 2017
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  

 

NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park

Saturday, January 21, 2017
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  

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults

Saturday, January 21, 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

 

Shape Up NYC's Fitness Party

Saturday, January 21, 2017
10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

AccessibleAl Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)
131-40 Fowler Ave., Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3337

Contact Email

Cassandra.Walker@parks.nyc.gov

 

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

Sunday, January 22, 2017
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: Conference House Park

Sunday, January 22, 2017
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  

 

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