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Shape Up NYC: Power of Self: Karate + Yoga

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Bronx Neighborhood Health Action Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1826 ARTHUR AVENUE, Bronx

Start Date: February 6, 2018
End Date: June 26, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Transform your body and mind with karate training by tapping into your power of self- preservation with meditation and self-defense moves

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Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: RIPPED with Mai

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.

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

Start Date: January 14, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

"“R.I.P.P.E.D” Resistance, Interval, Power, Plyometrics, Endurance, Drive This one hour workout uses alternating strength training and cardio segments. It is a complete body workout that builds lean muscle and cardiovascular endurance. Work hard, have fun and burn calories. All fitness levels welcome!"

 


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Shape Up NYC: Restorative Yoga

Saturday: 9:05 a.m.-10:05 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: March 24, 2018
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Restorative yoga is a form of yoga that seeks to achieve physical, mental and emotional relaxation with the aid of props. The use of props makes it easier to maintain balance while stimulating and relaxing the body.

 

Shape Up NYC: Rhythm of the Beat and Soul

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Harlem Hospital Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 506 Lenox Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: December 18, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

This class is for everyone to enjoy the music and movement. There is no strict restriction of steps and free of expression of happiness and joy.

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Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Senior Boot Camp

Friday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Henry Street Settlement Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 334 Madison St, Manhattan

Start Date: January 12, 2018
Age:Senior  

This is a low impact HIIT workout designed to help build muscle strength as well as endurance while improving cardiovascular health. Great for beginners and advance.

Cost: Free 

 

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: November 14, 2015
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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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
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.

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Phone: (718) 468 - 1498
Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Sit and Be Fit

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

First Presbyterian Church in Jamaica Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 89-60 164th Street Jamaica, NY, Queens

Start Date: April 28, 2017
Age:Adult / 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.

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Phone: (718) 526-4775
Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Soca Dance Fitness

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Harlem Hospital Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 506 Lenox Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: January 3, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

A fun, high energy dance class that will get your heart pumping and those burn calories burned. The easy dance moves and Caribbean beats will feel like a party instead of a workout. This aerobic class will improve fitness, cardiovascular health, flexibility and rhythm.

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Cost: Free 

 

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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

110TH STREET AND LENOX AVENUE (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 1
This playground has an accessible bathroom.

110th St Playground

110TH STREET AND CATHEDRAL PARKWAY (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 3

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

136TH STREET AND 14 ROAD (Queens)| Map it
Level: 4
This playground has an accessible bathroom.

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: Conference House Park

Sunday, January 21, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

AccessibleVisitor Center (in Conference House Park)
Satterlee Street and Hylan Boulevard, 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, January 21, 2018
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: Cunningham Park

Sunday, January 21, 2018
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: Marine Park

Sunday, January 21, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 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  

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
7:30 a.m.8:30 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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, January 25, 2018
7:30 a.m.8:30 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

 

Exerskate

Thursday, January 25, 2018
8:00 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleThe Rink at Bank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 768-4242

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, January 27, 2018
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

 

NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park

Saturday, January 27, 2018
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: Highland Park

Saturday, January 27, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Highland Park Entrance (in Highland Park)
Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street, Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet us at the comfort station at the intersection of Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue.

Cost

Free  

 

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