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Please note: Some programs require advance registration and/or recreation center membership. Always call the contact number provided before attending a program.

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Teen Volleyball

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Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: August 20, 2017
End Date: December 2, 2017
Age:Teen  

An opportunity for teens to play group volleyball at their own pace. All levels are welcome to join.

For more information, please speak with Sara Baral

Instructor: Sara Baral

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Tempo Tappers (Tap Dancing)

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Monday: 12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

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

Age:Senior  

Tempo Tappers practice this dance staple of musical productions, incorporating rhythm and dance steps such as the shuffle, flap and heel click.

Membership Details

 

Tennis Lessons

Community Center at Stuyvesant High School Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 345 Chambers St., Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

Register at the Community Center or call 646-210-4292. Visit www.ccshs.org for program information and class times.

Cost: Call for price 

 

The Core

(M)

Monday: 7:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 3, 2017
End Date: September 30, 2017
Age:Adult  

Core training provides the vital ingredient for a stronger body. A stronger core makes you better at all things you do, from everyday life to your favorite sports - it’s the glue that holds everything together.

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The Perfect Balance

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Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: July 5, 2017
End Date: September 2, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

This class creates a fun and challenging environment that is directed towards helping members of all ages and skill levels improve their strength and balance.  Equipment utilized in this class consists of agility ladders, balance balls, and light free weights to help members enhance their everyday balance.

With Peter Liota
 

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The Wannabees and Former Track Stars

Sunday: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
Thursday: 6:55 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Central Park , 5 AV TO CENTRAL PARK W, 59 ST TO 110 ST (Manhattan), Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Join The Wannabees for an AM run. Paces and Distances may vary. If you are looking for a running partner for this day send an email to the-wannabes-an​d-former-track-​stars@googlegro​ups.com with your intended pace/distance.

Phone: 718-924-6899
E-mail: travisad81@gmail.com

Meeting Location: New Yorks Sports Club

 

The Weekday Cyclists

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Central Park , 5 AV TO CENTRAL PARK W, 59 ST TO 110 ST (Manhattan), Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Meet 10:00 AM sharp at the Loeb Boathouse in New York City's Central Park, located on the left-hand side of the East Drive, North of the 5th Ave. and 72nd St. entrance to the park. Tuesday's rides are all year round. Thursdays rides sometimes meet at a different location or earlier time. Be sure to check the email for the meeting time and place. Also, we usually do not meet on Thursdays in November, December, January, February, or March Temperatures below 30º or above 90º usually cancels a ride.

E-mail: TWCinNYC@aol.com
Cost: Free 

Weekday Cyclists

 

Tiny Tots and Tots Swim Lessons (Registration Required)

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Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink, 131-04 Meridian Rd, Queens

Start Date: July 15, 2017
End Date: September 2, 2017
Age:Preschool  

Learn how to swim with our professionally trained staff!  We teach all age groups and abilities. Lessons are small, with a student-teacher ratio of 8:1, and can be taken progressively, from beginner to experienced.
 
Each series of lessons is composed of ten classes, of 45 minutes each.  Placement in the classes is determined by availability, and by the swimmer's skill level, which is judged by the swimmer's participation in a mandatory water test.
 
Fee: $80 for eight lessons.  This class is for children ages 6 months to 5 years, and requires the active involvement of their parents, who must be in the water with them.  Parents must become Recreation Center members.
 
Registration is required.   To register, please call FMCP at (718) 271-7572.

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Toddlers Program

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Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 7, 2015
End Date: September 23, 2017
Age:Preschool  

To provide a safe, healthy and attractive play environment for our toddlers.  We will provide age appropriate physical activities that encourage curiosity and use of the five senses.  Activities will support large and small muscle development as well as support social and emotional development through positive guidance and interactions.

Instructor:  Lynette Chisolm

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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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Bryant Park Boot Camp

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
6:30 a.m.7:00 a.m.

Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)
6th Avenue and 41st Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Outdoor Exercise with Nancy Bruning

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
7:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.

Accessible123rd Street Park House (in Morningside Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(646) 318-8544

Contact Email

nbruning@aol.com

 

Free Yoga at Garibaldi Plaza

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 396-5873

Contact Email

hello@washingtonsquareparkconservancy.org

 

Crew Camp (Manhattan)

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse
3579 Harlem River Drive, New York, NY 10034, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

$750

Contact Number

(718) 433-3075

Contact Email

teichler@rownewyork.org

 

Free Kids Yoga at Washington Square Park

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.

Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Across from the Large Playground at Washington Square Park

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 396-5873

Contact Email

hello@washingtonsquareparkconservancy.org

 

Yoga Nidra

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

 

Dance Fitness in the Park

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Wards Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
A five minute walk south of the 103rd Street Footbridge.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 860-1899

Contact Email

info@randallsisland.org

 

Free Zumba

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Willis Avenue Community Garden
401 East 143rd Street, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 333-2552

Contact Email

info@nyrp.org

 

Yoga in The Battery

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

AccessibleWoodland Lawn (in The Battery), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Yoga sessions take place on the lawn between Castle Clinton National Monument and SeaGlass Carousel.

Cost

Free | Suggested donation

Contact Number

(212) 344-3491

Contact Email

info@thebattery.org

 

Free African Dance Workout

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Target Brooklyn Garden
931-933 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 333-2552

Contact Email

info@nyrp.org

 

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