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NYC’s source for free and low–cost fitness activities
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This page is located on the BeFitNYC.org Web site at
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18th Century Dance Classes

Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

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

Age:Teen / Adult  

First Saturdays of every month. Members of The New York Baroque Dance Company teach classes covering dance forms found in dance suites of the late 17th and 18th centuries. Live music accompanies every class. No previous experience required. This class is open to professional dancers, teachers, students, musicians, singers, actors, and dance enthusiasts. Expand your circle of friends as you meet new people and learn the proper way to offer a hand during the minuet or how to cut a caper in the jig!

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $14 

 

3 on 3 Adult Basketball

(M)

Monday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Start your day with a competitive game of pick-up basketball. McCarren's Fall season begins on October 2. The season consists of a 2 week pre-season, 8 week regular season, and 2 week post-season.

 

30 In 30 Out

(M)

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Total body workout that is designed to fight fat in 30 minutes and get you back to work before your boss even knows you were gone.

Instructor: David Velasquez

 

ADA Open Basketball

(M)

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: June 26, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult  

Open basketball for those individuals with a disability (full court).

 

AOA Aerobics

Monday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Friday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A kinder, gentler aerobic workout appropriate for older adults, beginning exercise participants and pre/post-natal women who would like to include a low-intensity, low-impact workout in their fitness plans. Each class includes an aerobic conditioning and stretching segment. Music for this class may include big band, classical, swing, country and oldies but goodies.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Aerobics

Monday: 11:40 a.m.-12:40 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:40 a.m.-12:40 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Senior  

A kinder, gentler aerobic workout appropriate for older adults, beginning exercise participants and pre/post-natal women who would like to include a low-intensity, low-impact workout in their fitness plans. Each class includes an aerobic conditioning and stretching segment. Music for this class may include big band, classical, swing, country and oldies but goodies.

Phone: 718-227-3200
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Chair Aerobics

Monday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Friday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Senior  

Get fit while you sit in this chair exercise class that involves a combination of aerobic activity, strength building and stretching. Suitable for all ages and levels.

Phone: 718-227-3200
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Chair Exercise

Monday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
Friday: 11:05 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Adult / Senior  

Get fit while you sit in this chair exercise class that involves a combination of aerobic activity, strength building and stretching. Suitable for all ages and levels.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

AOA Sit Fit

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Get fit while you sit in this chair exercise class that involves a combination of aerobic activity, strength building and stretching. Suitable for all ages and levels.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Ab Blast

(M)

Monday: 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult  

While focusing on the abs, improve cardiovascular strength and flexibility capabilities through the use of basic, intermediate, and advance calisthenics movements and incorporation of the "Tabata System," a period of active work plus rest, i.e. 2 to 3 minutes of work, with 30 seconds to 1 minute of rest for a designated 6 to 8 rounds .

Instructor: Tiberius St. Judge

 

 

Ab Pilates

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Ab workouts can be boring — but that's where Ab Pilates comes into play. Ab Pilates keeps ab work interesting while helping you sculpt a powerful core. And the benefits are more than just aesthetic. Ab Pilates elongates and strengthens, improving muscle elasticity and joint mobility. A body with balanced strength and flexibility is less likely to be injured.

 

Abdominus Core Strengthening

(M)

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 22, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Core strengthening class for adults and seniors.

Instructor: Carlos Sepulveda

 

Abdominus Propulsion

(M)

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 22, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Training based around short intense bursts of muscular exersion.

Instructor: Carlos Sepulveda

 

Abs & Core Workout

(M)

Wednesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:  

Exercise workout focusing on abs, especially strength training your core. Learn how to use your own body weight to exercise.

 

Abs Abs Abs

(M)

Monday: 2:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

The class will specifically focus on your abdominal and core. Get ready to tone and define your abs during this low-impact workout. Targeting the abs can even improve posture!

Instructor: Dana Brown

 

Abs and Toning

(M)

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

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 3, 2017
End Date: December 21, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Ruth Mendin

 

Learn how to strengthen body with ABS abd toning

 

Adapted Aquatics

(M)

Friday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 20, 2017
End Date: January 5, 2018
Age:Everyone  

Adapted Aquatics exercise offers a complete body workout and ranges from gentle walking in water to high-energy exercise; it helps alleviate pain, improve circulation, and promote healing and muscle development for those suffering from physical ailments resulting from injury, disease, or aging.

To register, please call our Citywide Aquatics office at 718-760-6969 ext. 0.

 

Adaptive Basketball

(M)

Monday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Thursday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Join this fun program!  A no-judgment way to play basketball, this program welcomes everyone.  We will show you how fun basketball is, no matter your level of experience!  People with disabilities are encouraged to take part.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

 

Adaptive Dance

(M)

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 3, 2017
End Date: December 19, 2017
Age:Teen / Adult  

This class is accessible for members who want to improve their health and wellness through dance.

Instructor: Teresa C.

 

Adaptive Fitness

(M)

Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, 18 Mount Morris Park West, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Teen / Adult  

This is Zumba for those with special needs, incorporating movements for people who use wheelchairs and others who would like the movements adjusted. Everyone can benefit from this class designed with the student in mind.

 

Adaptive Functional Fitness

(M)

Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Everyone needs physical activity for good health. Our Adaptive Functional Fitness program was created to adapt to each individual’s condition, to create an enjoyable workout program that best fits the participants needs to become stronger and more mobile so that they can live a happier and healthier life.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

 

Adaptive Sit & Fit

(M)

Tuesday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

An excellent workout out for those who have difficulty standing or being on their feet.  In this class members will learn a differnt style of exercise involving weights, band work and stretching. 

 

Instructor: Dana Brown

 

Adaptive Sports

(M)

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Join this fun program! A no-judgement way to play sports, this program welcomes everyone. We will show you how fun sports can be, no matter what your level of experience. People with disabilities are encouraged to take part.This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

 

Adaptive Sports Experience

(M)

Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue & E. 112 Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 5, 2017
End Date: December 21, 2017
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Participants will be exposed to various sports and games. This is an Adaptive Program.

 

Adaptive program

 

Adaptive Swim

(M)

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 16, 2017
End Date: January 1, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

The pool is reserved for the Adaptive Swim program. This free program provides: 1) aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle tone, coordination, focus and strength 2) swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.

Advanced registration with Citywide Aquatics is required. For more information or to register, please call (718) 760-6969, ext. 0 or visit: www.nyc.gov/parks/citywideaquatics

 

Adaptive Swim

(M)

Friday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 20, 2017
End Date: December 30, 2017
Age:  

Swim program for people with disabilities or limited mobility.  Swimming caps must be worn.

 

Pre-registration with the Aquatics Division is required.

 

Adaptive Swim

(M)

Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: November 11, 2017
End Date: December 29, 2017
Age:Child / Teen / Adult  

Adapted Aquatics exercise offers a complete body workout and ranges from gentle walking in water to high-energy exercise; it helps alleviate pain, improve circulation, and promote healing and muscle development for those suffering from physical ailments resulting from injury, disease, or aging.

Classes will begin on October 20, 2017

There will be no classes on the following days 11.10.17 and 11.24.17

To register, please call the Citywide Aquatics office at 718-760-6969 ext. 0.

Instructor: Aquatics

 

Adaptive Swim

(M)

Friday: 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: November 11, 2017
End Date: December 30, 2017
Age:Everyone  

Members with special needs swim with instructors.  Registration is required.

Must register at 718-760-6969 ext 0

 

Adaptive Swim Lessons

(M)

Friday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 5, 2017
Age:  

Adaptive Swim program for people with disabilities offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise. The program also includes swim instruction that focuses on learning basic swimming and safety skills.

More Information about Adaptive Swim and How to Register

 

Adaptive Volleyball

(M)

Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Adult / Senior  

Adaptive volleyball is part of our Recreation Without Limits program which gives individuals with disabilities the opportunity to participate in fun and stimulating sports programs which will enhance their coordination and build upper body strength.

 

Adaptive Yoga Basics

(M)

Monday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 22, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Ruth Mendin

Welcome to Yoga! Learn the basics ti get your practice started, step by step, breath by breath. No experience necessary.

 

Adaptive Zumba

(M)

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

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Join this fun class!  A no-judgment workout, this class welcomes everyone.  We will show you how fun Zumba is, no matter your level of experience!  People with disabilities are encouraged to take part.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Monday: 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 30, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Members 18 years and older are invited to swim laps and perfect their strokes while enjoying our heated pool.

 

Adult Badminton

(M)

Sunday: 3:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:15 p.m.-8:45 p.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: May 10, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

Enjoy playing Badminton with players of all levels.

 

Adult Badminton

(M)

Friday: 7:30 p.m.-9:45 p.m.

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens

Start Date: September 5, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Everyone  

Are you a badminton enthusiast?  A beginner?  All levels are welcome. Get hooked on this fun, fast-paced sport and have fun playing badminton with your child(ren). Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Please call the recreation center for more information.

 

Adult Basketball

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 25, 2017
End Date: December 31, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  


Take your game to the next level on our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

 

Adult Basketball

(M)

Monday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,9:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

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

Age:Adult / Senior  

Shoot some hoops and improve your game!  Bring friends and practice or compete.

 

Adult Basketball

(M)

Monday: 6:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:45 p.m.-2:00 p.m.,6:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.,12:45 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:45 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.,12:45 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 1, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Come join the members of the East 54th Street Recreation Center as they play competitive full court or pickup basketball. Approximately 11 point interval games to ensure everyone gets a chance.

 

Adult Basketball

(M)

Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Monday: 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 14, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Great way to exercise and make new friends.  No full court basketball.

 

 

Adult Basketball

(M)

Monday: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun!

Location: Basketball Court on 1st Floor

 

 

Adult Basketball

(M)

Monday: 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Age:Adult / Senior  

Take your game to the next level on our Basketball court. Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

 

Adult Basketball

(M)

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Friday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult  

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

 

Adult Basketball (League Play)

(M)

Tuesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 30, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Compete in our adult basketball league with some of the top local talent. Please contact staff to join a team.

 

Adult Co-Ed Volleyball

(M)

Wednesday: 6:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: June 26, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult  

Full court, competitive play for adults. Winners stay on and players rotate in.

All participants must be members and have locks to secure their belongings in a locker.

 

Adult Dancehall

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Adult  

Dancehall is a traditional dance from Jamaica. This class will teach the basic dancehall moves and how to move to music. No dance skills required.

 

Adult Fitness

(M)

Monday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Adult  

Members will receive guidance on proper use of fitness room equipment and exercise.

 

Adult General Swim

(M)

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

The Adult General Swim program gives fitness-minded adults the chance to take to the water without interruption from other swimmers. Swimming provides a full body workout that improves your overall cardiovascular health. For ages 18 and over.

 

 

Adult Group Lessons at Prospect Park Tennis Center

Sunday: 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Monday: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Prospect Park Tennis Center , PARKSIDE AVE AT THE PARADE GROUND (Brooklyn), Brooklyn

Age:Adult / Senior  

Adult group tennis lessons, grouped according to skill level

Phone: (718) 436-2500
Cost: $50 or $240 

$240 for 6-session series or $50 per session
Reservations must be made 24-hours in advance

 

Adult Instructional Basketball

(M)

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 31, 2017
Age:Adult  

Adults learn to shoot ball, offensive skills, ball-handling, dribbling, passing, rebounding, footwork and defensive skills

Troy Basso-Instructor

 

Adult Jujitsu

(M)

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Learn the art of close combat through this Japanese martial art.  Designed to redirect an opponent's energy, it uses special grappling techniques like trapping, locks and holds.

Class available to all adults.

Instructors: Hanshi Steve

 

Adult Karate

(M)

Monday: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This Japanese martial art focuses on striking techniques as a form of self-defense. A deeply ethical fighting tradition, it incorporates philosophical and physical elements to help build self-confidence, self-awareness and increase overall health. Ages 13+

Location: Side of Gymnasium     Instructor: Rick

Ages: 12+

For inquiries about uniforms and attire, please contact Hanshi Rick Diaz.

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.,3:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,11:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-8:15 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 30, 2017
End Date: January 6, 2018
Age:Adult  

18+ access to lap swim only.  Water exercise is not allowed during this time.

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Monday: 2:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,5:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 2:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,5:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 2:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Friday: 2:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,5:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: November 11, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

The Adult Lap Swimming program gives fitness-minded adults the chance to take to the water without interruption from other swimmers. Swimming provides a full body workout that improves your overall cardiovascular health. For ages 18 and over.

 

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.,2:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,2:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: November 11, 2017
End Date: December 31, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

For members ages 18 years and over.

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:45 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:45 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 15, 2017
End Date: December 31, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Available for adults 18 and over. Slow, medium and fast lanes are provided.  Lifeguards help determine your speed and match you with the appropriate lane.

98 lengths=1 mile
49 lengths=1/2 mile
Pool length is 18 yards in the outermost lanes.

 NO snorkeling goggles allowed; Bathing cap needed; Bags are NOT allowed on the pool deck.

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,8:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,8:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 16, 2017
End Date: December 30, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

The swimming pool is 75 x 35.

98 lengths = 1 mile; 49 lengths = 1/2 mile; 74 lengths = 3/4 mile.

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m.

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

Start Date: November 11, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

The swimming pool is open for adult lap swim.

 

Adult Lap Swim Competition

(M)

Monday: 7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 9, 2017
End Date: December 30, 2017
Age:Adult  

Hansborough master swim class gives experienced swimmers a weekly workout led by Parks Aquatic staff. Master class will focus on technique, drills, sprints, strokes, kicking , endurance and freestyle workouts   Swimming caps must be worn.

Pre-registration with the Aquatics Division is required.

 

 

Adult Learn to Swim

(M)

Thursday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

This class is for those who have not had swimming lessons before or who are not comfortable in the water. Basic swimming and water safety skills are taught in a relaxed, fun way. For ages 18 and over.

 

 

Adult Mini-Tennis

(M)

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult  

Athletic training throught the sport of tennis.

 

Location: Basketball Court    Tuesday Instructor: Alex

 

                                           

 

Adult Mobility

(M)

Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Our mobility class focuses on providing knowledge and skills to safely exercise in our Recreation Center. The class is designed to teach members to be more flexible and explore a wide range of activities including strength training, cardio training, weight lifting and a variety of other fitness activities that will benefit them for the rest of their lives.

 

Adult Open Badminton

(M)

Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Enjoy a game of badminton with other adults. All skill levels are welcomed!

Location: Basketball Court

Ages: 18+

This is an non-instructional activity.

 

Adult Open Basketball

(M)

Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Monday: 6:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.,6:15 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.,6:15 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: December 22, 2016
Age:Adult  

Shoot some hoops, practice drills, play a game, and stay fit while having fun.

Gymnasium

 

Adult Open Basketball

(M)

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: April 3, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Open basketball for adults

 

Adult Open Court Basketball

(M)

Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Monday: 6:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 6:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Open basketball pick-up games for adults and seniors.

Location: Basketball Court

Ages: 18+

This is an non-instructional activity.

 

Adult Open Volleyball

(M)

Tuesday: 6:15 p.m.-8:45 p.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 1, 2017
Age:Adult  

Enjoy playing volleyball with other players of all levels.

Gymnasium

 

Adult Recreational Basketball

Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Monday: 6:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Ridgewood YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 69-02 64th St, Queens

Age:Adult  

Open to all adults 18 years and up. Basketballs can be borrowed from the front desk.

Phone: 212-912-2180
Cost: Free for members, membership $10-$77/month 

 

Adult Soccer

(M)

Monday: 7:30 p.m.-9:45 p.m.

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Take your game to the next level. Start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

Location: Basketball Court on 1st Floor

 

Adult Soccer Aerobics

(M)

Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 30, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

If you're tired of conventional exercise or gym workouts, try our exciting, fun and innovative way to work out. Soccer Aerobics combines cardiovascular and strength excercises, along with coordination, speed and agility all while you learn and develop skills for the sport of soccer.

For more information call or email: Victor.Campbell@parks.nyc.gov (718) 402-5155

 

Adult Swim

(M)

Sunday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 17, 2017
Age:Adult  

 

Adult Swim

(M)

Monday: 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: January 6, 2018
Age:Adult  

18+ access swim only. **Lap swimming is not permitted during this time.

 

Adult Table Tennis

(M)

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult  

Enjoy recreational table tennis at our various tables, play singles or doubles! All skill levels are welcomed!

Location: Side of Gymnasium

Ages: 18+

This is an non-instructional activity.

 

Adult Table Tennis

(M)

Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Monday: 6:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 19, 2017
Age:Adult  

Open hours to enjoy table tennis. Please note the following specifications: Sunday 8:00AM-12:00PM is for Adults. Sunday 12:00PM-3:00PM is for Family. Monday 3:00PM-6:00PM is for Youth.

 

Adult Tennis (Beginner)

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: May 11, 2015
End Date: December 22, 2017
Age:Adult  

Our program goal is to stress fun, safety, and effective instruction. Helping to create an environment that promotes learning, encourages a love of the sport, and to motivate athletes to come out year after year.

Instructor: Jeffrey McFarlane

 

Adult Water Aerobics

(M)

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Everyone  

This aerobics class in the swimming pool is low impact.  It gets your heart pumping without as much stress on your body!

 

Instructor: Nabz Stokes

 

Adult Water Exercise Class

Monday: 7:00 a.m.-7:50 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 a.m.-6:50 p.m.,7:00 a.m.-7:50 a.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-7:50 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-7:50 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-7:50 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m.
Saturday: 7:00 a.m.-7:50 a.m.

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

Age:Adult  

Adults of all ages and physical fitness levels are welcome!

Phone: 212-912-2500
Cost: Free for members, non-members $105/8 classes 

 

Adult Wrestling

(M)

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult  

Wrestlers and beginners alike, get to know the sport of wrestling, based on grappling moves such as throws, locks, take downs and pins.

 

 

 

Adult and Senior Swim

(M)

Monday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, 177th Street & Baisley Boulevard, Queens

Start Date: November 11, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Open swim for adults and seniors.

 

Adult/Senior Basketball

(M)

Sunday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: August 27, 2017
End Date: December 30, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

18+ open play basketball, East and West Gyms.  **Basketball only allowed in the EAST GYM from 9:00am - 1:30pm due to other programming taking place in the WEST GYM from 9:00am - 1:30pm/

 

Adult/Senior Gymnasium

(M)

Monday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.,10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

West Bronx Recreation Center, 1527 Jesup Avenue, Bronx

Age:Adult / Senior  

Take your game to the next level on our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills and get fit while having fun.

 

Adult/Seniors Table Tennis

(M)

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Open table tennis.

Get serious about your table tennis game through this instructional clinic being held for adults and seniors looking to learn the art of table tennis.

Hours are subject to change.

 

Adults' Power Walk

(M)

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

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

Age:Adult / Senior  

Experience walking for exercise!  Power walking, if executed properly, is just as effective as jogging with less impact on the joints.

 

Advanced Ballet

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Age:Adult  

Beginning/Intermediate through Advanced classes are offered on a drop-in basis.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $15 

 

Advanced Belly Dancing

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

A dance movement class that focuses on the core muscles, emphasizing muscular isolations. Dance to Middle Eastern rhythms while learning traditional movements and combinations.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Advanced Level Yoga Class

Wednesday: 6:15 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

Integral Yoga Institute Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 227 W 13th St, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

For students who are comfortable with the Level I and II formats and are ready to explore a transition from Level II to Level III. New asanas will be introduced and held longer, with pranayama incorporated. Not for those new to Level II.

Phone: 212-929-0585
Cost: $5 

 

Advanced Modern Dance

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Age:Adult  

Modern Dance involves elements of floor work, center exercises, and combinations while emphasizing the weight of the body and its relationship to space and gravity. Students work on strength, flexibility and coordination. Intermediate/Advance and Advance are offered on a drop-in basis.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $15  

 

Advanced Step

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

This high intensity workout is filled with advanced choreography that uses every angle of the step platform. Prior step training experience is advised.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Advanced Tai Chi

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

An ancient form of mind body exercise that uses purposeful, slow movements in a form of meditative exercise for relaxation, health and self defense.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Aerobic Fitness

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

P.S./I.S. 181 Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1023 New York Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 10, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  



Sign up here for updates on this class!

Cost: Free 

 

Aerobics

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

JASA Williamsburg Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 202 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Join us for an energetic morning aerobics class! Open to anyone 60+.

Cost: Free 

 

Aerobics

Tuesday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Diana H. Jones Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 9 Noll Street, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Join us for an energetic afternoon aerobics class! Open to anyone 60+.

Cost: Free 

 

Aerobics

Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

James Monroe Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1776 Story Avenue, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join us for an hour of energizing activity. We rotate between aerobics, yoga, tai-chi, and zumba. You must be a member of the senior center to participate. Joining is easy and free, please call to find out how.

Cost: Free 

 

African Dance

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Learn traditional African dances, rhythms, and songs from Senegal and Guinea, West Africa. Class warm-up includes working on core strength, flexibility, stamina, and rhythmic sensibility. This is a multi-level class; advanced beginner level dancers and up.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

African Drumming

(M)

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 11, 2017
End Date: December 31, 2017
Age:Everyone  

Catch the rythm and beats of African Drumming as our instructors teach members of all ages how to play the drums.

 

African-Brazilian Zumba

(M)

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 18, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

African-Brazilian Zumba incorporates African and Brazilian roots with the rhythms of Samba, providing a unique balance of cardio and muscle-toning.  A fun and energizing way to burn calories!

Instructor: Maria

 

Afro-Brazilian Zumba Party

(M)

Friday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 2, 2017
Age:Adult  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

All participants must have a lock to secure personal property.

 

Afro-Caribbean "Dance & Movement"

Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

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

Age:Adult  

Afro-Caribbean Dance and Movement unites dance, rhythm, and song.  The class creates an environment and dance community that nurtures, heals, renews, and inspires the body and spirit.  The class was listed in New York magazine's "The Best of New York", New York Confidential and was also written up in New York Woman's "Time Out".  An open level class is offered on a drop-in basis.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $13 

 

Afro-Haitian Dance

Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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

Age:Adult  

Afro-Haitian Dance describes a movement style rooted in traditional Haitian folklore. Celebrating life, beauty and the power of culture, this open level dance class focuses on developing each participant's relationship to poly-rhythm and percussion. Haiti has one of the highest levels of African retention in the western hemisphere. The dance and music from this extremely complex and resilient country are rich with stories of perseverance, love, war and the connections/disconnections all human beings share with their environment. Come awaken your spirit and discover the healing power of drums with Dancer/Choreographer Adia Tamar Whitaker.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $14 

 

Afterschool Learn to Swim

(M)

Monday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 17, 2017
Age:  

The pool is reserved for Afterschool program participants only.

 

Aqua Aerobics

(M)

Sunday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 5, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Low to high-impact aerobics class held in the shallow and deep end of the pool. These classes utilize the resistance and buoyancy of water to tone the muscles while protecting the joints.

Instructor: Shakeem Snipe

 

Aqua Exercise

Sunday: 8:45 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
Monday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult  

An instructional class of aerobic movements performed in the water, to improve body conditioning, cardiovascular fitness, and flexibility.

Phone: 718-227-3200
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Aqua Exercise

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Friday: 2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult  

An instructional class of aerobic movements performed in the water, to improve body conditioning, cardiovascular fitness, and flexibility.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Aqua Fitness

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Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 2, 2017
End Date: December 30, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Get in the pool for a fun, low-impact exercise class! Water Aerobics improves cardiovascular health, while going easy on muscles and joints.  Swimming caps must be worn.

 

Aqua Jog

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

A unique exercise class that takes place in the water, utlilizing floatation devices to allow "jogging" in deep water. No swimming experience required, but participants should be comfortable being in deep water.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Aqua Zumba

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

ZUMBA is a fusion of Latin and international music, utilizing dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness program. The routines feature aerobic interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Aqua Zumba

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Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Wednesday: 6:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

60 minutes of Aqua Aerobics infused with a latin flair. 10 minutes of warm-up to prep body for 40 minutes water aerobic segment, targetting all planes of movement and musculoskeletal system. Session ends with 10 minute cool down and stretches.

Instructor: Lorena

 

 

Aqua Zumba

Monday: 6:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

North Brooklyn YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 570 Jamaica Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Integrating the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines. The class blends it all together into a safe, challenging, water-based workout that's cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief.

Phone: 718-277-1600
Cost: Free for members, non-members $85/8 weeks 

 

Aqua Zumba

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Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: November 11, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Known as the Zumba "pool party," this class integrates the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines.

Instructor: Carlos Sepulveda

 

Aquatic Boot Camp

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

An exercise class that takes place in the water and challenges your entire body.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Aquatic Exercise

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

An instructional class of aerobic movements performed in the water, to improve body conditioning, cardiovascular fitness, and flexibility.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Argentine Tango Group

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Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 3, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Members of the group dance the Argentine Tango, a dramatic and social art form originating in 19th century Argentina.

 

Around the World

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Monday: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 22, 2017
Age:Child / Teen  

This program will focus on fun, new and creative arts and crafts activities that enable the youth members to get in touch with thier artistic side. Each child will create a "passport" for themselves and then each week the class will focus on art and culture from another part of the world.

 

Arthritis Exercise

Thursday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

PSS City Island Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 116 City Island Ave, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join for a light exercise class focusing on stretching, balance, and light cardio. Open to anyone 60+. Free!

Phone: 718-885-0727
E-mail: pgrondahl@pssusa.org
Cost: Free 

Grace Church Hall

 

Baby and Me Aerobics

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Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 a.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Adult / Senior  

Parents as well as caregivers join in for a morning of fun and fitness with their children.

 

Badminton

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Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: August 27, 2017
End Date: December 30, 2017
Age:Adult  

Badminton is open to young adult/adult and senior members to enjoy a friendly, fun competitive game of two to four players. Equipment is available, but members are encouraged to bring their own racquets and birdies.

Badminton racquets and shuttlecocks are provided at the front desk (membership card must be left).

 

Badminton

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Monday: 6:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Thursday: 6:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Friday: 6:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 31, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Are you a badminton enthusiast?  A beginner?  All levels are welcome.  Get hooked on this fun, fast-paced sport.

 

Badminton

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 

 

Ballet

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Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: September 11, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Child  

Children come learn the basics of ballet.    They must come in comfortable clothing. No jeans.  After attending a few classes you should purchase a ballet uniform.  If you don't have ballet shoes you can use your socks.

This program is part of our drop in out of school time.  Children can attend programs Monday - Friday 3:00-6:00p.m. They can come to one class or come to them all.

 

Tuesday : 6-13 years old Saturday: 3-6 years old

 

Ballet 1

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Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 4, 2017
End Date: December 20, 2017
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Ballet is the foundation of any great dancer. This course will strengthen the core and introduce vocabulary as well as movement qualities that transcend to other forms of dance.

Instructor: Teresa C.

 

Ballet 2

(M)

Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 6, 2017
End Date: December 22, 2017
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Ballet is the foundation of any great dancer. This course will strengthen the core and introduce vocabulary as well as movement qualities that transcend to other forms of dance.

 

Ballroom Dance

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

New York Chinatown Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 70 Mulberry Street, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Learn different styles of ballroom dance! To participate, you must become a member of the senior center. Joining is easy and free, please call to find out how.

Phone: 212-233-8930
Cost: Free 

 

Ballroom Dance Class

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Wednesday: 8:15 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Taught by Mr. Patrick a dancer who is well versed in movement techniques. Make sure to bring a partner and learn the basic six ballroom dances: waltz, foxtrot, tango, swing, rumba and cha-cha.

 

Ballroom Dancing

(M)

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Learn a variety of dance moves: the Waltz, Tango, Rumba, Foxtrot, Salsa, Mambo, the Cha-Cha and much more.

Room 205

 

Basic Step

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

A class utilizing step platforms, incorporating various up and down stepping patterns in a low impact setting.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Basketball

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Louis Armstrong Community Center, 33-16 108 St., Queens

Age:Everyone  

Please contact the center for more information.

 

Basketball

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Monday: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Age:Teen / Adult  

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court. Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

 

Basketball (Adults)

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Monday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,7:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: September 20, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult  

Open run basketball. Play in friendly games against other members.

 

Basketball Clinic

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Monday: 3:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m.
Thursday: 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Friday: 4:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Age:Child  

Children and youth learn the fundamentals of basketball and devlop their skills

 

 

 

Basketball Clinic

(M)

Friday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Child  

Children will learn the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting and the essentials of teamwork in this clinic. Participants will learn drills that will help them increase their hand-eye coordination, agility as well as endurance work.

Location: Basketball Court      Instructor: D'shon

Ages: 6-11 yrs

 

Basketball Clinic & Game

(M)

Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 3, 2017
End Date: December 21, 2017
Age:Child  

Teach children the fundamentals and rules on playing basketball.

Instructor: Ron Creel 

 

Basketball Clinic (ages 13 & younger)

(M)

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 15, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Child  

Learn the basic skills, rules and strategies of playing basketball 

Instructor: Coach Yadiel Arce

 

Basketball Skills

(M)

Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue & E. 112 Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 21, 2017
Age:Child / Teen  

To teach the fundamentals of basketball to youth between the ages of 8 - 13 yrs old. Shooting , Dribbling Defensive strategy and passing will be covered.

 

Basketball Skills & Drills

(M)

Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Child / Teen  

This program is designed for teens that want to take their game to the next level. Teens will practice the fundamentals of basketball and learn different techniques in all facets to improve their game.

 

Basketball Tournament

(M)

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 7, 2017
Age:Child / Teen  

 

Basketball with Teresa

(M)

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult  

Time to stretch those muscles and get in shape. Join us every Tuesday evening to play basketball without the structure of a league. Our basketball program is designed for friendly competition with a pick-up game format so everyone can play and have fun.

 

Basketball: 12 and under Learn to Dribble Head for Beginner

(M)

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 4, 2017
End Date: December 20, 2017
Age:Child  

Instructor: Manny Accimeus

A skills development training camp which not only trains youth members in the fundamentals of basketball, but also teaches them responsibility, accountability, and teamwork. we strive on developing the character of our members on and off the court.

 

Basketball: 13-17 Learn to Dribble Head for Elites

(M)

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 4, 2017
End Date: December 20, 2017
Age:Teen  

Instructor: Manny Accimeus

A skills development training camp which not only trains youth members in the fundamentals of basketball, but also teaches them responsibility, accountability, and teamwork. we strive on developing the character of our members on and off the court

 

Basketball: Adults, Young Adults and Senior

(M)

Monday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 22, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Gymnasium is open for structured basketball practice and play.

 

Basketball: Teen Instructional Basketball 13-17 Girls

(M)

Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 4, 2017
End Date: December 20, 2017
Age:Teen  

Instructor: Manny Accimeus

This program will help teens enhance their basic skills in basketball. We will work on dribbling, defense, footwork & positioning and play reading.

 

Basketball: Young Adults and Adults

(M)

Monday: 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 22, 2017
Age:Adult  

Instructor: Ed Auguste and Manny Accimeus

To provide weekly practice/workout sessions for center members that will develop rules and regulations and strategies along with health and wellness.

 

Basketball: Youth and Teen

(M)

Monday: 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday: 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 a.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 3, 2017
End Date: December 22, 2017
Age:Child / Teen  

Instructor: Ed Auguste and Manny Accimeus

To teach discipline, self-control, teamwork while encouraging high self-esteem Ed Auguste and Manny Accimeus

 

Beginner Pilates

Monday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Bronx YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 2 Castle Hill Ave, Bronx

Age:Adult  

The Mat Pilates method will help with the musculoskeletal balance, proper breathing, spinal alignments, and abdominal control. Mat Pilates will provide an overall muscle tone, muscle strength and core training. This format is for all levels.

Phone: 718-792-9736
Cost: free for members, individual memberships $12-$44/month, financial assistance available 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Beginner Tap Lessons

(M)

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-10:40 a.m.

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

Age:Senior  

Learn tap in a fun environment. Bring your tap shoes!

 

Beginning Adult Arthritis Exercise Class

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

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

Age:Senior  

This class takes joints and muscles through a full range of motion workout in the pool.

Phone: 212-912-2500
Cost: Members $80/8 weeks, non-members $240/8 weeks 

 

Beginning Ballet

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

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

Age:Adult  

Ballet involves barre work, center exercises and movement combination. Students will focus on technique and placement, while emphasizing musicality. Beginning classes are offered as part of our workshop series and ongoing classes.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $14  

 

Beginning Belly Dancing

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

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

Age:Adult  

Belly Dancing focuses on the folkloric belly dances and classical rhythms of North and East Africa.  Both Beginning and the Intermediate levels work along these parameters.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $14 

 

Beginning Pilates Mat

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

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

Age:Adult  

Pilates is based on a series of core-strengthening exercises created by Joseph Pilates. These exercises use muscle control, breathing techniques, imagery and postural alignment to strengthen the entire body. The beginning Pilates Mat class is a thoughtful, non-threatening approach to these exercises and other movement. There is an emphasis on range of motion, as well as intensive work on abdominal muscles.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $13 

 

Beginning West African Dance

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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

Age:Adult  

West African Dance (Djembe) focuses on dances from West Africa (e.g. Senegal, Mali) that are danced to Djembe drums. Beginning and Intermediate classes are offered on a drop-in basis.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $14 

 

Beginning/Intermediate Ballet

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

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

Age:Adult  

Beginning/Intermediate through Advanced classes are offered on a drop-in basis,

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $14  

 

Belly Dance

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Ridgewood YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 69-02 64th St, Queens

Age:Adult  

A dance movement class that focuses on the core muscles, emphasizing muscular isolations. Dance to Middle Eastern rhythms while learning traditional movements and combinations.

Phone: 212-912-2180

 

Belly Dancing

Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

PEP for Seniors Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1525 Unionport Road Apt. #ME, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join PEP's Belly Dancing Class every Friday! Please come to PEP to purchase your multipass card for this and other classes. Open to anyone 55+.

Cost: $15/5 classes 

 

Biddy Basketball

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Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Child  

Participants will learn the fundamental drills and skills of basketball. They will practice on and off ball skills; engaging in various condition, while also playing short games and mini tournaments. Players will learn the importance of team work to achieve a common goal. Team leaders will be selected with the goal of developing leadership skills, effective communication, and positive sportsmanship.

 

Body Blast: Toning and Sculpting

Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Agape Love Christian Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1023 Allerton Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: September 7, 2017
End Date: February 8, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

In this class you will tone and sculpt your body with low impact cardio and strength exercises.

Sign up here for updates on this class!

Cost: FREE 

 

Body Conditioning

Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Friday: 8:15 a.m.-8:45 a.m.

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

Age:Senior  

½ hour strength class focuses on strength training specifically geared to the Active Older Adult.

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

 

Body Conditioning

(M)

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This traditional group exercise class focuses on improving members' strength, flexibility, lean muscle, and endurance capabilities through the use of kettle bells, free weights, resistance bands, and body weight exercises with a few short breaks in between.

Instructor: Tiberius St. Judge

Aerobics Room

 

Body Conditioning on the Ball

Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

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

Age:Adult  

Body Conditioning on the Ball (formerly Stability Ball) uses the Physio-Ball to work on core strength, employing the Pilates vocabulary. The Ball is a fun full-body strengthening tool that provides flexibility and aerobic benefits. Bouncing, strengthening and stretching in this class is challenging and fun.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $13 

 

Body Goals

(M)

Friday: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: October 6, 2017
End Date: December 22, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

The class consists of beginners' workouts such as jumping jacks, jogging, lunges and planks.

 

Body Sculpting

(M)

Monday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult  

A full body workout that combines cardio and strength training for a full body workout. Participants will learn to use kettlebells, dumbbells as well as bodyweight to efficiently sculpt their bodies!

Instructor: Jillian Polstein

Location: Fitness Room on 2nd Floor

For more information call and ask for Jillian Polstein at the Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center

 

Body Sculpting

(M)

Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Our Body Sculpting class is a cardiovascular strength-training class designed to make you lean and defined providing a results-oriented whole body workout. Build and sculpt muscles, strengthen your core, improve your strength and flexibility while burning fat and calories by using light weights to achieve your goal.

 

Body Sculpting

Tuesday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Thursday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Bronx YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 2 Castle Hill Ave, Bronx

Age:Adult  

This class will focus on strengthening and toning the body with intervals of weight training, calisthenics and cardio. All levels welcome.

Phone: 718-792-9736
Cost: free for members, individual memberships $12-$44/month, financial assistance available 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

BodyToning

(M)

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue & E. 112 Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

Participants perform exercises for the major muscle groups. The goal is to increase resting metabolism.

 

Bollywood

(M)

Friday: 3:45 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: October 6, 2017
End Date: December 22, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Students will learn classical indian, american jazz dance and ballet fused together.

 

Instructor: Teresa C.

 

Boot Camp

(M)

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Get fit in this fun, high paced class! Come join us as we sprint, jump and workout using kettlebells, dumbbells, battle ropes, sandbags and much more!

Instructor: Jillian Polstein

Location: Basketball Court on 1st Floor

For more information call and ask for Jillian Polstein at the Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center

 

Boot Camp

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult  

An efficient circuit training workout that challenges your entire body, utilizing calisthenics such as pushups, jumping jacks, crunches and other body weight exercises.

Phone: 718-227-3200
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Boot Camp

Monday: 6:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult  

An efficient circuit training workout that challenges your entire body, utilizing calisthenics such as pushups, jumping jacks, crunches and other body weight exercises.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Boot Camp

Monday: 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: June 5, 2017
Age:Everyone  

A full body workout consisting of short bursts of high intensity interval training that target major muscle groups. Experience circuit style routines that jump start cardio fitness with creative muscle toning exercises using your body weight. Instructor: Nicole

Sign up here for updates on this class!

Cost: FREE 

 

Boot Camp

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

An efficient circuit training workout that challenges your entire body, utilizing calisthenics such as pushups, jumping jacks, crunches and other body weight exercises.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Bootcamp

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 18, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Bootcamp is a total body workout that helps muscle tone, improve strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

 

Instructor: Dwight T.

 

Bootcamp

(M)

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Teen / Adult  

Improve cardiovascular strength and flexibility through the use of basic, intermediate, and advance calisthenics movements and through the "Tabata System," a period of active work plus rest, i.e., 2-4 minutes of work, with 30 seconds to 1 minute of rest for the designated 6, 8, 10, or 12 rounds.

Instructor: Tiberius St. Judge

Aerobics Room

 

Bootcamp Circuit Training

(M)

Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: October 1, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

 

Booty-Blast Workout

(M)

Monday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Adult / Senior  

This workout focuses on glutes, butt shaping exercises will help tone and define your backside. This workout will lift, round and define your butt.

 

Boxing

(M)

Louis Armstrong Community Center, 33-16 108 St., Queens

Age:  

Please contact the center for more details.

 

Boxing Boot Camp

(M)

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: July 11, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

The purpose of the exercise program is to improve technique, stamina, strength, and to help the participants reach their personal fitness goals.

 

Instructor: Carl

 

Boxing fitness

(M)

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: January 10, 2017
End Date: December 22, 2017
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Fitness class designed to emulate a boxers work out. Learn proper footwork, proper way to throw punches and increase your stamina. (NO CONTACT)

 

Breathing, Meditation & Yoga

(M)

Tuesday: 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Thursday: 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Take a moment to join this breathing and meditation class!  The exercises will help relieve stress and improve focus.

Mats are provided but you are welcome to bring your own.

Instructor: Ani Rivas

2nd Floor Multipurpose Room

 

Brooklyn Critical Mass

Friday: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Grand Army Plaza , FLATBUSH AVE., EASTERN PKWY. AND PROSPECT PARK (Brooklyn), Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Critical Mass is a monthly celebration of bicycles and other nonpolluting means of transportation, exercising our right to the road. Critical Mass is a movement, not an organization; no two riders participate for exactly the same reason. Brooklyn Critical Mass started rolling in 2004.

Cost: Free 

Takes place the second Friday of the month. Meet at Flatbush Ave & Prospect Park West.

 

Brooklyn Road Runners Club Group Run

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Tuesday: 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
Thursday: 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Prospect Park , PROSPECT PARK W, PARKSIDE AVE. BET. FLATBUSH AVE., OCEAN AVE. AND PROSPECT PARK SW (Brooklyn), Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Group sticks together for 2 miles, then splits up according to training needs and capabilities. Meet at Prospect Park West and 9th St.

Phone: 917-238-9447
Cost: $20/year 

Brooklyn Road Runners

 

Burn It Up!

Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Corona Friends Universal Pre-K Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 109-17 46 Avenue, Corona, NY, Queens

Start Date: January 11, 2017
Age:Everyone  

This total body workout is fun and easy to follow. We'll blast fat while toning the body and building cardiovascular endurance. This instructor is part of the Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Sign up here for updates on this class!

Cost: FREE!!! 

 

C.A.T.S.

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Bronx YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 2 Castle Hill Ave, Bronx

Age:Adult  

"Core. Agility. Toning. Stability. A class utilizing the exercise balls, which is a great tool for those hard to get muscles, as well as improving your balance and coordination. All levels welcome."

Phone: 718-792-9736
Cost: free for members, individual memberships $12-$44/month, financial assistance available 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Caliente Fitness

(M)

Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult  

Come join Shirley in an hour of Caliente Fitness. This fast pace aerobic, strength training/body toning class is a great addition to your fitness regimen.

Location: Cycling Studio

Ages: 18+                            Instructor: Shirley

 

Canoeing

Fort Totten Park , CROSS ISLAND PKWY. BET. TOTTEN AVE. AND 15 RD. (Queens), Queens

Age:Adult / Child / Senior / Teen  

See the sights for Fort Totten, the Throggs Neck Bridge and Little Neck Bay and learn the basics of canoeing. Weather permitting. Space is limited. First-come, first-served. Ages 8 and up. Meet at front entrance to park.

Cost: Free 

 

Capoeira

(M)

Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Child / Teen  

Participants will experience the Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics and music.

 

Cardio Area

(M)

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Adult / Senior  

Boost your cardiovascular fitness on our exercise machines!

 

Cardio Body Toning

(M)

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: October 4, 2017
End Date: December 20, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Get your body lean and toned. Cardio Body Toning packs a one-two punch to blast away fat while shaping muscles.

Instructor: Migdalia C.

 

Cardio Boost

(M)

Monday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Adult / Senior  

Exercise workout focusing on intervals to strength our cardio endurance. We will also work on balance, and core strength.

 

Cardio Boot Camp

(M)

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 6, 2017
Age:Adult  

Cardio Boot Camp is a total body workout that helps muscle tone, improve strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

 

Cardio Conditioning & Insane Abs

(M)

Tuesday: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

This is a cardio class that creates a strong mindset, teaching everyone who participates the importance of heart rate monitoring and digging deep when you think you've reached your limit to help push you to gain insane abs.

 

Cardio Cycle - Spin Bike Classes

(M)

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: September 18, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Learn the basics of Spinning in this class.  You will get acclimated into this popular workout.

Instructor : Ingrid on Wednesdays, Carl on Thursdays, Ani Fridays

 

Cardio Dance Fitness

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Queens Library - Laurelton Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 134-26 225 St, Queens

Start Date: August 7, 2017
End Date: January 8, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

The class will encompass easy-to-follow dance moves geared towards increasing cardiovascular fitness, body toning and burning calories. The class will include a warm up, an aerobic workout, muscle toning, stretching and cool down.

Sign up here for updates on this class!

Cost: FREE 

 

Cardio Dance Fitness

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

St. Albans Congregational Church Robert Ross Johnson Family Life Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 172-17 Linden Boulevard, Queens

Start Date: November 13, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

This class will incorporate Zumba dance and toning, with some line dancing, stretching and movement to round out the hour. Participants are encouraged to bring light weights, water and a towel for this fun workout.

Sign up here for updates on this class!

Cost: FREE 

 

Cardio Fitness

Tuesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

PSS City Island Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 116 City Island Ave, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join us for a light aerobics class every week! Open to anyone 60+. Fees as noted or all monthly classes for $20.

Phone: 718-885-0727
E-mail: pgrondahl@pssusa.org
Cost: $2 

 

Cardio Interval

Monday: 9:05 a.m.-10:05 a.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult  

High intensity cardio alternated with recovery periods of lower cardio intensity.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Cardio Interval

Monday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 6:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult  

High intensity cardio alternated with recovery periods of lower cardio intensity.

Phone: 718-227-3200
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Cardio Kick/Punch Fitness

Monday: 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

S.C.A.N. East River Houses Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 405 East 104th St, Manhattan

Start Date: January 9, 2017
Age:Everyone  

Building muscle strength as well as endurance through body weighted exercises while burning calories with intense cardio training.

Sign up here for updates on this class!

Cost: FREE 

 

Cardio Kickboxing

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

This high energy class combines muscle conditioning with kickboxing combinations of punches and kicks in a variety of drills, exercises, and self-defense techniques.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Cardio Sculpt

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

P.S. 149 Beacon Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 93-11 34th Ave, Jackson Heights, Queens

Start Date: September 27, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

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!

Sign up here for updates on this class!

Cost: FREE 

 

Cardio Sculpt with Misty

Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

P.S. 361 Beacon Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 39-7 57th St, Queens

Start Date: November 9, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Get ready to sweat and move to music! Each class features a calorie-blasting total body workout to improve muscle tone and heart health, with low and high impact modifications to meet the needs of all fitness levels.

Sign up here for updates on this class!

Cost: FREE 

 

Cardio Water Aerobics

(M)

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

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: October 8, 2017
End Date: December 31, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Water aerobics is an alternate form of aerobics performed in chest-deep water, with rhythmic body movements and dance steps. This form of exercise supports the body and reduces the risk of muscle or joint injury.

 

Classes begin on Tuesday, October 10, 2017

 

Instructor: Aquatics

 

Caribbean Dance

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Learn Carribean dances and rythms in this multi-level class which is sure to keep you moving and have fun.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Central Park Moonlight Ride

Friday: 10:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

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

Age:Adult  

This is a fun, relaxing auto-free ride through Central Park. Enjoy the tranquillity of the park & its beautiful ponds & waterways: a nature lover's dream.The ride moves at a very leisurely pace with a few stops to enjoy the scenery. We usually finish before midnight, back at Columbus Circle. Total mileage is under 10 miles. We do not require lights (although if you have them you should bring them), and any kind of bike will work. Totally safe. Bike guides front & rear.

Cost: Free 

Takes place first Friday of the month. Meet at 59th St & Central Park South.

Time's Up

 

Central Park to Riverside Ride

Saturday: 10:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

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

Age:Adult  

Join us on bicycles or skates for a totally safe, magical, evening ride in Manhattan. As with our Moonlight Rides, we'll share the tranquillity of Central Park, plus we'll add the grand vistas of the Hudson River from Riverside Park. The scenic tour continues down the greenway to the lovely pier where bicycles are welcome. After that, it's a pleasant ride through streets back to Columbus Circle.

Cost: Free 

Takes place the last Saturday of the month. Meet at 59th St & Central Park South.

 

CeramMix

(M)

Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, 18 Mount Morris Park West, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Teen  

Work with ceramic materials 

Instructor: Anthony B.

 

Chair Aerobics

(M)

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

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

A light to moderate intensity class that focuses on conditioning the upper body. Participants will engage in a wide variety of exercises using bodyweight, free weights and therabands while seated in a chair.

Location: Cycling Studio  Tuesday Instructor:  Chris 

                                           Thursday Instructor: Jordan

Ages: 18+

                                          

 

Chair Aerobics

(M)

Tuesday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue & E. 112 Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 3, 2017
End Date: December 19, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

This entry level fitness class is meant to develop fitness with routines that have minimal impact on the body.

 

Chair Aerobics

Thursday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Moriah Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 90 Bennett Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Work on balance and stability during a chair-based aerobics class. To participate, you must become a member of the senior center. Joining is easy and free, please call to find out how.

Cost: Free 

 

Chair Aerobics

(M)

Monday: 10:15 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Age:Adult / Senior  

This aerobic workout is designed for people who are new and coming back to working out.  Weights and modified exercises will be part of the class.

Instructor: Ingrid

 

Chair Aerobics

(M)

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Everyone  

Chair aerobics allow seniors to get a cardiovascular workout while remaining seated. Sandra leads you through a fun and effective aerobic workout that burns calories and blasts fat right from your chair. Perfect for all exercise levels!

 

Instructor :  Sandra Carrero

 

Chair Aerobics

(M)

Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Get fit in this fun, aerobic-intense class! Join us as we do various movements using bands, dumbbells as well as bodyweight while seated in a chair. Perfect for those just starting to work out to the veteran lifter!

Instructor: Chris Wong

Location: Classroom on 2nd Floor

For more information call and ask for Chris Wong at the Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center

 

Chair Dancing

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Moriah Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 90 Bennett Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Join us for an energizing aerobic workout without getting out of your chair! To participate, you must become a member of the senior center. Joining is easy and free, please call to find out how.

Cost: Free 

 

Chair Exercise

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Riverdale Senior Services Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 2600 Netherland Ave, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join us for an light chair aerobics class every week. Becoming a member of the senior center is easy and free! Call us to find out how.

Phone: 718-884-5900

 

Chair Fitness with Andrew

(M)

Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m.

Lyons Pool, 6 Victory Blvd, Staten Island

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Everyone  

Aerobic exercise performed while in a seated position.

 

Chair Pilates

Wednesday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Moriah Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 90 Bennett Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Join us for a chair aerobics class with Pilates bands. To participate, you must become a member of the senior center. Joining is easy and free, please call to find out how.

Cost: Free 

 

Chair Ups

(M)

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Chair up is a beginners chair class helping and inspiring anyone with standing and flexibility issues to work towards feeling better and conditioning your body without the hardship of heavy weights and fast pace cardio.

 

Chair Yoga

(M)

Tuesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 24, 2017
End Date: December 28, 2017
Age:Senior  

Stretch, strengthen and improve balance with yoga instrcutor, Anita in the dance room every Tuesdays.  

Drop-Ins Welcome!

 

Chair Yoga

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

West Side Campaign Against Hunger Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 263 West 86 Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

We hold a free chair yoga class in our food pantry waiting area Mon, Wed, Thurs and Fri 9-10am. It is open to all and is bilingual, English/Spanish. This is a low impact yoga class. No registration necessary. Mats are available for those who wish to use them. Wear comfortable clothing. Offered year-round.

Phone: 212-362-3662 x120
E-mail: hpark@wscah.org
Cost: Free 

West Side Campaign Against Hunger

 

Chair Yoga

(M)

Monday: 9:45 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 18, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that can be practiced while sitting or standing using a chair for support. A low impact class, it focuses on strengthening the body's inner core through slow movements, concentrating and breathing.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

Instructor: Takako

 

Chair Yoga

Monday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Queens Library - Rego Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 91-41 63rd Dr, Rego Park, NY, Queens

Start Date: September 11, 2017
End Date: February 26, 2018
Age:Everyone  

A beginner level chair-based class with a focus on getting more in touch with the body through breathing and body flexibility exercises. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and a smile!

Sign up here for updates on this class!

 

Chair Yoga

Wednesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

RAICES Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 460 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 5, 2017
Age:Senior  

A class geared towards seniors that incorporates yoga while seated in a chair.

Sign up here for updates on this class!

Cost: FREE 

 

Chair Yoga

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: September 1, 2017
End Date: January 31, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints.

Sign up here for updates on this class!

Cost: Free 

 

Chi Kung

(M)

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: January 4, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Chi Kung is similar to Tai Chi, using breath and energy flow to achieve health.  Used commonly in Traditional Chinese Medicine to relieve stress and improve balance and coordination.

 

Child Basketball Skills Academy

(M)

Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

West Bronx Recreation Center, 1527 Jesup Avenue, Bronx

Age:Child  

Program is geared towards children, ages 6 to 13, to help develop their fundamental basketball skills.

 

Child Open Gym

(M)

Monday: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
Age:Child  

Open Playtime for childeren 12 and under.  Children must be accompanied by parent/guardian.

 

Child Workout

(M)

Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: September 11, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Child  

Come get worked out by Carl.  He will instruct youth in a variety of exercises that will get them excited to be in shape.  They will learn drills that can be used in sports and daily activities.

This program is part of our drop in out of school time.  Children can attend programs Monday - Friday 3:00-6:00p.m. They can come to one class or come to them all.

Instructor: Carl

 

Children Learn to Play Basketball

(M)

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 30, 2017
Age:Child  

Girls and Boys ages 6 years - 11 years learn the fundamental skills and drills of basketball.

Registration is required.

 

Children and Youth Swim

(M)

Tuesday: 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 30, 2017
Age:Child / Teen  

Children and youth are invited to enjoy the swimming pool.

Adults are not permitted during youth sessions.

 

 

Children's Basketball

(M)

Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Child  

Children will have the opportunity to enhance their dribbling, shooting, and passing skills. Shoot some hoops, start a pickup game, practice drills and get fit while having fun.

For ages 6-13.

 

Children's Flag Football

(M)

Wednesday: 3:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 3, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Teen  

Preparations for Borough wide and Citywide PARKS tournaments.  Practice will be held on site and borough wide games will be played against other centers off site. Games are held Saturday mornings and all participants are expected to attend.

Please call center and speak with Daniel Wilkes for further details.

Instructor: Daniel Wilkes

 

Children's Instructional Soccer

(M)

Monday: 4:45 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Child / Teen  

Coach Chi will introduce and teach the basic skills needed to play Soccer. Children will develop good exercising habits and enjoy an internationally played game. Ages 6-12yrs

Instructor: Chimwemwe Matupa

 

Children's Instructional Street Hockey

(M)

Monday: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Child  

Coach Chi will teach children street hockey drills, rules and regulations in preparation to take part in the borough wide Street Hockey competitions.

Instructor: Chimwemwe Matupa

 

Children's Open Basketball

(M)

Monday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: April 3, 2017
Age:Child  

Take your game to the next!  Shoot some hoops, start a pickup game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

 

Children's Swim

(M)

Sunday: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Monday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Child  

The swimming pool is open especially for children to exercise or use the pool for recreational swimming.

 

Chinese Dance Workshop

(M)

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Young Dancers in Repertory's Chinese Dance Workshop. Learn traditional moves and learn the history of the dances. This workshop is facilitated by Trayer Run-Kowzun and is for ages 7 and older.

 

 

Circuit Station

(M)

Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: November 20, 2017
End Date: March 16, 2018
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Come run, jump, and throw in this 10 station circuit training. You will sweat and burn calories with this intense, rapid moving circuit class. Each station will be a different type of moderate to high intensity exercise guaranteed to push and challenge you!

With Various Instructors

 

 

Circuit Training

(M)

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

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: July 12, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Total body conditioning workout that consist of a variey of strength exercises that are being timed. This class is a great intro into circuit training.  People who are on a beginner level are encouraged to join.

 

Circuit Workout with Don

(M)

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Lyons Pool, 6 Victory Blvd, Staten Island

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Everyone  

A series of exercises that will get all your muscles moving.

 

CityParks Seniors Fitness- Yoga

Tuesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

John Jay Park , FDR DR., E 76 ST. TO E 78 ST. (Manhattan), Manhattan

Start Date: April 30, 2012
Age:Senior  

If you are age 60 or over, CityParks Seniors Fitness provides a fun, FREE way this spring to get started and keep active. The program is free, but registration is required.

Cost: Free 

Meet at E 77 and Cherokee Place

 

Community Meditation

Friday: 5:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Harlem Yoga Studio Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 44 West 125th Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

Cost: Donation 

 

Community Yoga

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Harlem Yoga Studio Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 44 West 125th Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

This 75 or 90 minute class is donation only. Students pay what they want, for a community based, open level yoga class. Classes include sun salutations with variations based on student level, a variety of strengthening and balancing poses, back-bends, forward bends, and inversions, and introduction to binding and partner poses. Basic techniques in pranayama (breathing practices) and meditation and included in each class. Focus is on proper alignment , and using breath to find a balance between effort and ease in each posture. Beginners as well as advanced practitioners are welcome.

E-mail: Info@HarlemYogaStudio.com
Cost: donation 

 

Community Yoga

Wednesday: 5:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m.

Harlem Yoga Studio Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 44 West 125th Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

This 75 or 90 minute class is donation only. Students pay what they want, for a community based, open level yoga class. Classes include sun salutations with variations based on student level, a variety of strengthening and balancing poses, back-bends, forward bends, and inversions, and introduction to binding and partner poses. Basic techniques in pranayama (breathing practices) and meditation and included in each class. Focus is on proper alignment , and using breath to find a balance between effort and ease in each posture. Beginners as well as advanced practitioners are welcome.

Cost: donation 

 

Competitive Swim Class

(M)

Tuesday: 7:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m.
Thursday: 7:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 16, 2017
End Date: December 30, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Hansborough adult lap swim competition gives fitness oriented swimmers a chance to compete against each other. 
 
Pre-registration required with the Aquatics Division.
 

 

Complete Body Workout

(M)

Monday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult  

45 minutes session starting with a 7 minutes warmup to prep the body for the hi-lo cardio workout which concentrates on upper, lower body performance to reach targetted maximum heart rate exertion.  Ends with floor work: Adbs, Glutes - then a 7 minutes cool down consisting of lowering heart rate with stretches.

 

Instrutor: Lorena

 

Contemporary Dance

(M)

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Also known as modern dance, this contemporary class will consist of technique, body awareness, combinations and expressive movement. Beginners are welcome.

Instructors: Teresa C.

 

Cool Down

(M)

Thursday: 8:45 p.m.-9:15 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

A stretching class is a great way to end a workout. Help build range of motion from head to toe, correct posture, help students understand the difference between pain and a stretch. It helps the mind and body recover. 

Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring water, towel and lock.

 

Core Conditioning

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

This class focuses on abdominal, back, and core muscle training and stabilization to improve the body's overall functional strength.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Core Control Ab Class

(M)

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

This is an interactive class that focuses on developing CORE strentgh.

 

Core Cutter

(M)

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 22, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Improve your posture and build core muscle groups through a variety of exercises designed to strengthen your abdomen and back muscles while increasing your flexibility. Walk taller, feel stronger. May include a variety of equipment. Level: All. Free drop-in class for Members.

 

Core Fit

(M)

Monday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Friday: 7:45 p.m.-8:45 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

An abs class class that deals with equipment, building stronger abdominal muscles and lower back by counting out the reps. Teaching the students proper form to get the most out of their workout.

An abs class class that deals with equipment, building stronger abdominal muscles and lower back by counting out the reps. Teaching the students proper form to get the most out of their workout.

 

Core Pilates

(M)

Monday: 8:45 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Tuesday: 8:45 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 8:45 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Thursday: 8:45 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Friday: 8:45 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 1, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength and develops control and endurance in the entire body. It puts emphasis on alignment, breathing, developing a strong core, and improving coordination and balance.

Instructor: Karen Stallings

 

Core Strengthening

Saturday: 9:45 a.m.-10:30 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 

 

Core Training

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

This class focuses on abdominal, back, and core muscle training and stabilization to improve the body's overall functional strength.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Core Training

Monday: 5:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m.

Bronx YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 2 Castle Hill Ave, Bronx

Age:Adult  

Abdominal exercises to help strengthen the core and lower back.

Phone: 718-792-9736
Cost: free for members, individual memberships $12-$44/month, financial assistance available 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Core Yoga

Sunday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult  

A form of yoga known for precision, alignment and a focus on individual postures and their therapeutic benefits. Iyengar yoga promotes quiet, an inward focus, and a heightened consciousness.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Coreiculum

(M)

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 8, 2017
End Date: December 31, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Strengthen your core with this high energy class

Hakeem Omolade-Instructor

 

Crazy Cardio for Youth

(M)

Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Child / Teen  

Our goal is to make fitness fun and help kids build essential fitness skills such as strength, power and agility as well as basic movement and motor skills such as hand eye coordination, running and throwing. Through a combination of structured fitness and motor skill activities, our program helps kids build the foundation for a healthy, active life.

 

Critical Mass

Friday: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Union Square Park , BROADWAY TO 4 AVE., E 14 ST. TO E 17 ST. (Manhattan), Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Critical Mass is a spontaneous celebration of what our streets could look like. This fun group ride encourages new cyclists and creates safer streets and new green infrastructure. Strap some music to your bike and make sure to bring the appropriate lights and bells. Check the event calendar for additional meet-up points.

Cost: Free 

Takes place the last Friday of the month. Meet at Union Square North.

Time's Up

 

Cross Training

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Teen / Adult  

A high intensity (HILT) workout in a small group environment.  Each workout will focus on improving overall fitness through aerobic, strength, and flexibility training via the "Tabata System," a period of active work plus rest, i.e., 20 seconds of work, 10 seconds of rest for a total of 4 minutes, set around 8 work stations.

Instructor: Tiberius St. Judge

Aerobics Room

 

 

Cycle & Burn

(M)

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: June 1, 2017
Age:Adult  

Pedal and burn your calories away.

 

Instructor: Chrisson Mitchelle

 

D.O.E Learn to Swim for Life

(M)

Monday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 10, 2017
End Date: December 30, 2017
Age:Child  

Department of Education Learn to Swim program.  Closed to public.

 

Dance

(M)

Louis Armstrong Community Center, 33-16 108 St., Queens

Age:  

Please contact the center for more details.

 

Dance Aerobic Fitness

Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement House Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 10-25 41st Ave, Long Island City, Queens

Start Date: January 26, 2017
Age:Everyone  

An easy-to-follow cardio dance class that combines high energy and motivating music. A mixture of rhythms and different aerobic exercise styles will pump up your heart rate!

Sign up here for updates on this class!

Cost: FREE!!! 

 

Dance Aerobics

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Goddard Riverside Beacon Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 154 West 93rd St, Manhattan

Start Date: October 5, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. The class will include a warm up, cardio, strength training, and a cool down.

Sign up here for updates on this class!

Cost: Free 

 

Dance Class

Tuesday: 10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Riverdale Senior Services Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 2600 Netherland Ave, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join us for an energizing dance class every week. Becoming a member of the senior center is easy and free! Call us to find out how.

Phone: 718-884-5900

 

Dance Class

(M)

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Child  

Kids have fun learning the art of ballet, hip hop and other dance forms.

 

Dance Fitness

Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Queens Center for Progress Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 249-16 Grand Central Parkway, Queens

Start Date: April 26, 2017
Age:Everyone  

This total body workout combines both cardio sculpt and bootcamp exercises. This class 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!

Sign up here for updates on this class!

Cost: FREE!!! 

 

Dance Fitness

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: June 5, 2017
Age:Everyone  

Dance Fitness is a fun, high energy class that provides a total body workout as it isolates larger muscle groups, increases strength and defines your core with specific emphasis on the abs, glutes, quads and arms. Instructor: Lisa

Sign up here for updates on this class!

Cost: FREE 

 

Dance Fitness with Two-Two

Monday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Staten Island Seventh-Day Adventist Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 80 Union Ave, Staten Island

Start Date: October 9, 2017
End Date: December 18, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

This class features aerobic movements and steps with empowering music from many international artists. For effective cardio workout, different styles of music will be incorporated to fit everyone's fitness level. Dance steps and movements include but not limited to: hip pop, reggae, salsa, soca, merengue, mambo, Fuji, waka, juju, afro-juju, and apala.

Cost: FREE 

 

Dance Fun and Hula Hoop Fitness

(M)

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, 18 Mount Morris Park West, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Everyone  

A great cardio workout using dance and the traditional step.  You will work and tone up to familiar songs making your experience even more enjoyable.

Instructor: Arlene Belton

 

Dance class (Hip hop)

(M)

Monday: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: September 25, 2017
End Date: December 22, 2017
Age:Child / Teen  

Learn how to dance to modern popular music with opportunities to perform infront of a live audience.

 

Dancercise with Lisa

Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Roy Reuther Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 711 C Seagirt Ave, # 2N, Queens

Age:Senior  

Join us for an energizing dance and aerobics class every week. Becoming a member of the senior center is easy and free! Call us to find out how.

Phone: 718-491-3110
E-mail: slombardi@jasa.org
Cost: Free 

 

Deep-Relaxation Yoga

Friday: 5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

Integral Yoga Institute Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 227 W 13th St, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

Can’t escape the sweltering heat or work stress? Head to this Meatpacking District yoga studio for 45-minutes of aaaahhh. Begin with gentle stretching, then enjoy a generous session of deep relaxation known as Yoga Nidra, and top it off with a short meditation. Now you’re ready for the weekend.

Phone: 212-929-0585
Cost: Free 

 

Doctors For a Healthier Bronx Walking Group

Tuesday: 5:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Pelham Parkway , BRONX PARK, HUTCH. RIVER PKWY. BET. PELHAM PKWY NORTH AND SOUTH (Bronx), Bronx

Age:Adult  

Meet us for a weekly walk of about 1 1/2 miles on Pelham Parkway, weather permitting.

Phone: 718-231-5100
Cost: Free 

Meeting Location: Office of Dr. Jhangiani 2425 Eastchester Rd

 

Dodgeball

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: August 27, 2017
End Date: December 30, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Pre-registration league play on Mondays and open play for all members on Fridays.

 

Donation Only Pre-natal Yoga

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Harlem Yoga Studio Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 44 West 125th Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

This class teaches movements and yoga poses to strengthen and tone the muscles and organs needed for labor and delivery. An emphasis is also placed on soothing, relaxing practices and visualization practices with the baby.

Cost: Pay what you wish 

 

Double Dutch

(M)

Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Child / Teen  

Calling all jump rope enthusiast to take your rope skills to the next level. Come join us for a weekly double dutch jump rope session every Thursday for a free instructional double class. This class is to open to children of all skill level and jumping styles. Skilled instructors are on-hand to provide basic double dutch instruction

Location: Cycling Studio    Instructor: Monet

Ages: 6-11 yrs | 12- 17

 

 

Double Dutch

(M)

Tuesday: 3:15 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Age:Child / Teen  

Children and youth learn the fundamentals of double dutch, speed jumping and tricks with the famous Stan's Pepper Steppers!

 

 

 

Drawing with Ben

(M)

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Drawing has been the foundation of art for many centuries, and the incredibly diverse and varied approaches continue to inspire much interest from students today. This class will introduce members to the basics of drawing and composition through a series of fun-filled exercises.

 

Drum Fit with Victor

(M)

Tuesday: 12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m.

Lyons Pool, 6 Victory Blvd, Staten Island

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Everyone  

A complete cardio workout using drumsticks and stability balls.

 

Dynamic Total Body Conditioning

(M)

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 4, 2017
Age:Adult  

High impact cardio and conditioning workout:

The Dynamic Total Body Conditioning" workout provides fat burn, leg and arm strengthening, and ab busting. As a result, you will lose weight, breathe faster, and deeply maximize the oxygen in your blood which will increase the blood flow to your muscles and back to your lungs.

 

Early Morning Teen Fitness

(M)

Monday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m.
Thursday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m.
Friday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 30, 2017
Age:Teen  

 

Early Walkers

(M)

Monday: 7:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 7:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Thursday: 7:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn