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NYC’s source for free and low–cost fitness activities
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Please note: Some programs require advance registration and/or recreation center membership. Always call the contact number provided before attending a program.

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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 

 

30 In 30 Out

(M)

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

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
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.

 

A Spin Through Williamsburg

(M)

Tuesday: 8:15 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

This class is tailored to members that are new to using a spin bike and want to learn and increase their fitness.

 

A.M. Stretch copy

(M)

Monday: 9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 11, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

A morning stretching class is a great way to start the day that helps build range of motion from head to toe. Correct posture and help students understand the difference between pain and a stretch.

 

Instructor: Colleen Flood

Students can bring their own mats if they wish.

 

AB-Session w/ Lincoln

(M)

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 5, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Everyone  

This is an hour class of moderate to hardcore abdominal work.  It focuses on toning and defining the abs and strengthening the back to improve posture and core strength.

 

Instuctor: Lincoln Jacobs

 

ADA Open Basketball

(M)

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

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 29, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
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.

 

ASP Yoga Aerobics

(M)

Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 20, 2016
Age:Child / Teen  

Instructor:  Ruth Mendin

Welcome to yoga! This class will consist of beginner's workout yoga & relax the muscles

 

Ab Blast

(M)

Monday: 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2016
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

 

 

Abdominus

(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)

Monday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 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 & 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: September 6, 2016
End Date: December 22, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Ruth Mendin

Learn to strengthen body with Abs and Toning.

 

 

 

Abs and Arms

(M)

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Tighten those abs and arms by using hand weights.  A variety of exercises will be done to make sure you are fit.

 

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 21, 2016
End Date: January 6, 2017
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.
Friday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
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 Creative Expression Program

(M)

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

This class was created to help those participating find their voice in how to express themselves. Whether it through music, art, building puzzles or creating a podcast our goal is help everyone discover and nurture their creative gifts. 

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

 

Adaptive Dance

(M)

Tuesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 3, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult  

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

 

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 7, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult  

Zumba for those with special needs whether it be wheelchair or the need to have the movements adjusted, everyone can benefit from this class designed with the student in mind.

 

Adaptive Fitness & Sports

(M)

Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Adaptive program for people with physical disabilities or limited mobility and strength.

 

Adaptive Functional Fitness

(M)

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
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 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Creation Class

(M)

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Science Fiction and Fantasy has been transporting audiences to other worlds for decades. In this class we will help you to create your own stories so that the world of your imagination can come to life. 

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

 

Adaptive Sit & Fit

(M)

Tuesday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
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 Day

(M)

Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: December 8, 2016
End Date: December 8, 2016
Age:Child / Teen  

Children engage in sports and activities adapted to their abilities.

 

Adaptive Stay Fit

(M)

Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Adult  

We will work on strengthen our whole body through low impact exercises using chairs, elastic bands and our own body weight. This class will improve the balance and coordination of the participants. Includes stretching and relaxation time.

 

Adaptive Swim

(M)

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 24, 2016
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: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: October 23, 2015
End Date: December 31, 2016
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 the Citywide Aquatics office at 718-760-6969 ext. 0.

 

Adaptive Swim

(M)

Friday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 1, 2015
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:  

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

Pre-registration with the Aquatics Division is required.

 

Adaptive Yoga Basic

(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.

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

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Ruth Mendin

Welcome to yoga! Learn the basics to get your practice started, step-by-step breath-by-breat. 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 3, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
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.

 

Adaptive programs

(M)

Tuesday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: October 4, 2016
End Date: December 22, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Variety of adaptive activities; sports, games, arts & crafts, trips

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: October 23, 2016
End Date: January 13, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

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

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Monday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Thursday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 23, 2016
End Date: January 13, 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)

Tuesday: 8:45 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 p.m.-9:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
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). Adult must be accompanied with a child at all times.

 

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.,6:00 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)

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

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: November 27, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

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

 

 

Adult Basketball

(M)

Monday: 11:00 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: 11:00 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, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
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

(M)

Monday: 6:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.,6:15 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult  

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

 

Adult Basketball

(M)

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

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
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

(M)

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.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: June 26, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
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.

 

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

Start Date: December 8, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
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 Co-Ed Volleyball

(M)

Wednesday: 6:15 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Thursday: 7:15 p.m.-9:15 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
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 Co-ed Dance Ballet

(M)

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

To develop and implement programming that incorporate strength and technique through dance, ballet and various of others. program occurs on alternating Thursdays. Please call the center and ask to speak with instructor Barney Webster for further details.

Instrcutor: Barney Webster

 

Adult Contemporary Dance Fitness

(M)

Friday: 6:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult  

Program for adults to express themselves through dance.  Class includes choreography, routines, dance performance and shows.

Instructor: Barney Webster

 

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 Lap Swim

(M)

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.,3:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-9:30 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: 3:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

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

18+ access to lap swim only.

 

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: September 18, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

For members ages 18 years and over.

 

Adult Lap Swim

(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.-9:15 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 9, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

The swimming pool is open for adult lap swim.

 

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.,7:30 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.,7:30 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.-9:00 a.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 15, 2016
End Date: January 5, 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.-8:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-1:45 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-1:45 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-1:45 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
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)

Monday: 2:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Friday: 2:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 11, 2016
End Date: December 17, 2016
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 Men's Basketball

(M)

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.,12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.,8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.,8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Monday: 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: March 24, 2015
End Date: December 23, 2016
Age:Adult  

Open competitive pick up games.

 

 

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.
Wednesday: 6:30 a.m.-9:00 a.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: July 3, 2016
Age:Adult  

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

Gymnasium

 

Adult Open Basketball

(M)

Monday: 6:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 a.m.-2:00 a.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Open gymnasium for pick up games or just shot arounds.

 

Adult Open Basketball

(M)

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 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: 11:00 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: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Open basketball for adults

 

Adult Open Half Court Basketball

(M)

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

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

Start Date: December 7, 2016
End Date: December 14, 2016
Age:Adult  

Please Note: Only water is allowed in the gymnasium.

No flavored drinks are allowed on the basketball court. Everyone must be dressed in athletic clothing. No jeans, boots, shoes, and khakis are allowed. All personal items must be locked and secured in the locker room.

 

Adult Open Indoor Soccer

(M)

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 29, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Come join in a fun game of indoor soccer.  Open to ages 16+

 

 

 

Adult Open Volleyball

(M)

Tuesday: 6:15 p.m.-8:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: December 27, 2015
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 3, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult  

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

 

Adult Soccer Aerobics

(M)

Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: December 3, 2016
End Date: January 28, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

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

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

 

Adult Stretching

(M)

Friday: 6:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Did you know that regular stretching is just as important as regular exercise? Our adult stretching class is a great way to help you lengthen and stretch your muscles, improve your range of motion as well as help you prevent injuries, reduce back pain, and have better balance.

 

Adult Swim

(M)

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

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

Adult free swim.

 

Adult Table Tennis

(M)

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 27, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult  

The table tennis tables are open for adults.

 

Adult Table Tennis

(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, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
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.

 

Adult Tennis

(M)

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

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: May 11, 2015
End Date: December 25, 2016
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 Volleyball

(M)

Wednesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 28, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult  

Enjoy a game of open volleyball with other adults.

Please Note: Only water is allowed in the gymnasium.

 

Adult Volleyball

(M)

Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-9:15 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: June 1, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Adult  

Teams of 5-6 will play weekly until there is a winning team.

 

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, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
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.

 

To Register Contact: Dana

 

Adult and Senior Swim

(M)

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

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

Age:Adult / Senior  

Open swim for adults and seniors.

 

Adult- Learn to play Volleyball

(M)

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 4, 2016
End Date: January 31, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Adults 18+ are invited to learn, play & compete.

 

Membership and registration is required.

For more information & to register; call or email Victor.Campbell@parks.nyc.gov. (718)402-5155

 

Adult/Senior Basketball

(M)

Sunday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,5:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

18+ open play basketball, east and west Gyms.

 

Adult/Senior Fitness

(M)

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: August 22, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

A time when adult and senior members can use the fitness facilities.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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

(M)

Wednesday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Stretch and tone with innovative dance moves!

Room 205

 

 

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-Brazilian Zumba

(M)

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2014
End Date: December 31, 2016
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!

 

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 

 

All Inclusive Table Activities

(M)

Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 2, 2016
End Date: December 30, 2016
Age:Adult  

Structured table activities that help build and nurture an inclusive and accepting community. Individuals with varying special needs and their families can participate in innovative social, recreational, and educational activities. We recognize and respect the diversity of our community as we work to meet the changing needs of individuals with disabilities.

 

Animal Flow

(M)

Tuesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult  

Animal Flow is an innovative fitness program that combines quadrupedal and ground-based movement with elements from various bodyweight-training disciplines to create a fun, challenging workout emphasizing multi-planar, fluid movement.

 

Aqua Aerobics

(M)

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 18, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

 

Aqua Bootcamp

(M)

Thursday: 6:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

An aqua-based version of the popular solid-surface, military inspired fitness program, utilizing water as it's main resistance, periodically adding free weights and floatable exercise equipment as we progress through the 12- week cycle.

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instructor: Tiberius

 

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 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 Fit

(M)

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

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

Come join us for a low impact indoor pool exercise class.

 

Aqua Fitness

(M)

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

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

Start Date: October 13, 2015
Age:Everyone  

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

 

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 Seals Water Aerobics

(M)

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 1, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
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 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

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.

 

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.

 

Aquatics Adult Learn to Swim

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Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 22, 2016
End Date: January 13, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Adults learn water safety and how to swim.

Registration is required.

 

Argentine Tango Group

(M)

Thursday: 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

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

 

Art for Kids

(M)

Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 6, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Child  

To get kids to see that drawing is fun

 

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

 

BCA Little Runners

(M)

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Preschool  

 

Badminton

(M)

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

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2015
Age:Teen / Adult  

Practice the mechanics of this time-honored sport requiring speed, agility and concentration.

Badminton is open to youth and adult members for them 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

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 

 

Badminton

(M)

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 19, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Practice the mechanics of this honored sport requiring speed, agility and concentration.

 

Badminton

(M)

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

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 1, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

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

 

Ballet 1

(M)

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 3, 2016
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.

 

Ballet 2

(M)

Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 3, 2016
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.

 

Ballet Basics

(M)

Monday: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Child  

Ballet Basics will teach youth how to warm up and prevent injury in ballet class. The program will engage youth both physically and mentally while they learn ballet movements and vocabulary. They will learn all of this in an encouraging environment

Instructor: Keira Sweeney

 

Ballet-Fit

(M)

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

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

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Ballet Fit will utilize ballet movements in conjunction with traditional fitness class movements. The class will begin with a low impact cardio warm up, arm section, leg section at the barre, abs section, and stretch section all inspired by ballet. The class will train participants to carry themselves with the posture and confidence of a ballet dancer.

Instructor: Keira Sweeney

 

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 Dancing

(M)

Monday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 1, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

 

Ballroom Dancing 1

(M)

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
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

 

Ballroom Dancing 2

(M)

Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
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

(M)

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

(M)

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

Age:Everyone  

Please contact the center for more information.

 

Basketball

(M)

Friday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 7, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Child  

Join us for passing, shooting and dribbling skills and prepare for our upcoming millennium tournament.

 

Basketball Clinic

(M)

Monday: 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Age:Child  

Children ages 6-10 learn the fundamentals of basketball.

 

 

 

Basketball Co-Ed Instruction

(M)

Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Child / Teen  

Basketball Court

 

Basketball Gym Is CLOSED

(M)

Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: December 7, 2016
End Date: December 7, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

The Brownsville Recreation Center Basketball Gym Is Closed From 3 pm to 11 Pm on Wednesday, December 7th, 2016.

 

Basketball Instruction: Boys/Girls

(M)

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 8, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Child / Teen  

Instructor: Paul Hardy, Ed Auguste, James Brooks

Basketball tournament every Saturday, teams will be playing competitive games against each other while having fun.  Ages 13 and under.

 

Basketball clinic

(M)

Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: September 19, 2016
End Date: December 25, 2016
Age:Child  

Learn the basic skills, rules, and strategies of playing basketball.

 

Basketball: Senior and Adults Open

(M)

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

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

Start Date: October 8, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Gymnasium is open for structured basketball practice and play.

 

Basketball: Young Adults and Adults

(M)

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 5, 2016
End Date: December 21, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult  

Instructor: Paul Hardy

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

 

Basketball: Youth/Teen Open

(M)

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

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

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 23, 2016
Age:Child / Teen  

To teach discipline, self-control, teamwork while encouraging high self-esteem James Brooks and Ed Auguste

 

Battle Ropes Training w/ Lincoln

(M)

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

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

Battle ropes are often thought of as a tool for your upper body, which they are. However, their benefits don’t end there. Battle rope workouts work the muscles in your abs, back, and glutes. You can incorporate movements, such as jumps, lunges, and squats that work your legs, too. No skill level required, all are welcome.

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Instructor :  Lincoln Jacobs

 

Beginner Aerobics

(M)

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 26, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

A low impact fitness class for all ages.

 

Instructor: Fabiola Ramos

 

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 

 

Bend & Flex

(M)

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

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

Start Date: November 28, 2016
End Date: March 25, 2017
Age:Everyone  

This quick hitting workout program will provide fun yet challenging exercises that will target all muscle groups. Gain muscle, improve balance, and lose weight as you go after the body that you deserve, with Bend & Flex!

With Melissa Kraker

 

Biddy Basketball

(M)

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Child  

Ages 6-9 

Basketball Court

 

Biddy Sports

(M)

Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Child  

Biddy Sports is an instructional youth program with the goal of teaching unconventional sports and skills. This program will promote physical activity as well as sportsmanship.

 

Bigger, Stronger, Faster

(M)

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

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

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult  

Strength training workout emphasizing toning and muscle definition with high reps; targets every major muscle group for serious High School and College athletes who want to gain muscle and increase strength.

 

For More information call and ask for Eyituoyo Ofuya at the Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center

 

Bigger, Stronger, Faster

(M)

Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult  

Strength training workout emphasizing toning and muscle definition with high reps; targets every major muscle group for serious High School and College athletes who want to gain muscle and increase strength.

 

 

Body Blast

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Full body workout. 

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Room 106

 

Body Conditioning

(M)

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: April 7, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age: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.

 

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 2, 2016
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

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 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 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.

 

Body Sculpting

(M)

Monday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Thursday: 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult  

A full body workout that combines cardio and strength training for a full body workout.

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

 

Body Tone and Conditioning

(M)

Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 20, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

A weekly fitness class that engages the body so that participants can tone muscle and have a high impact workout designed to condition their bodies. Each class will focus on a different area of the body with every fourth class focusing on the entire body.

 

Body Toning With Chris

(M)

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

 

BodyToning

(M)

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

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

 

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

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.

 

Boot Camp

(M)

Friday: 1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 1, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Full body workout to get your fitness levels up!

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Main Room

Ages 16+

 

Boot Camp

(M)

Wednesday: 6:15 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult  

Get fit in this fun, high paced class!

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

 

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 Fitness

(M)

Sunday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Monday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 25, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

The Ultimate of workouts.  Challenge your mind and body to a full body workout.

 

Bootcamp

(M)

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

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

Start Date: October 2, 2016
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

 

Boxing

(M)

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

Age:  

Please contact the center for more details.

 

Boxing Boot Camp

(M)

Tuesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: July 1, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
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.

 

Boys Scouts of America

(M)

Friday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 7, 2016
End Date: December 23, 2016
Age:Child / Teen  

Instructor: Ed Auguste

The Boys Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by installing in them the values of the Scout oath and Law

 

Breathing, Meditation & Yoga

(M)

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

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: July 1, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

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

Wednesday and Friday classes will be held outdoors.

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

 

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.

 

CORE Fit

(M)

Wednesday: 8:15 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult  

Are you ready for a full body workout that will strengthen your core and give you six pack abs? A strong core is key to better performance, and we’ll show you where to start.

 

CRC Open Access

(M)

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

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: August 22, 2016
Age:Everyone  

CRC Open Access.

 

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: September 10, 2014
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

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

 

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: September 1, 2015
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 Boxing

(M)

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: February 27, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

This class focuses on the basics of boxing. Defensive strategy,combination and counter offense is implemented. Jumping rope as well as light running will be incorporated. Participants must bring gloves and handwraps.

Noel Byfield-Instructor

 

Cardio Crush

(M)

Friday: 11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Get an intense sweat by doing a timed circuit of exercises, 8 exercises 3 times. First round is 30 seconds , Second round is 60 seconds and the third round is 90 seconds. We'll be incorporating equipment in the circuit for variety, which will create intensity in the workout.

 

Instructor: Colleen Flood

Bring water and a towel.

 

Cardio Cycle

(M)

Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: July 1, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

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

Instructor Ani CLASS CANCELLED ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 25 & SATURDAY, AUGUST 26

 

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 Fitness

(M)

Tuesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 20, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

A weekly fitness class for young adults - seniors that utilizes simple cardio exercises in a low impact setting. This class will be to help raise the cardiac rate as well as showcase how simple and effective working out can be.

 

Cardio Fusion Aerobics

(M)

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: November 2, 2014
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Cardio toning workout with a Zumba twist.

 

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 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 Plus

(M)

Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult  

 Low intensity but high energry fitness program for adults. Varioius body toning exericses using free weights. Workouts are designed to improve speed and reaction time.

 

Cardio and Strength Fitness Rooms

(M)

Sunday: 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Lyons Pool, Murray Hulbert Avenue, Staten Island

Age:Everyone  

Come experience the new cardio room, which has doubled the fitness at Lyons!  A huge investment by NYC Parks funded a redesigned room and new cardio equipment: treadmills, ellipticals, step machines, bikes and a rowing machine.  This light and airy room is a must for your workout routine.

Both rooms are open all day.

 

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.

 

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)

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: September 27, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Enjoy working out while you sit, start from basic exercises to more advanced using light weights and therabands.  Good for those with limited mobility or those looking for a different type of workout.

 

Chair Aerobics

(M)

Tuesday: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: October 4, 2016
End Date: December 20, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

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

 

Chair Aerobics

(M)

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: October 5, 2016
End Date: December 21, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Ruth Mendin

Participants will be taught basic chair exercise routines to trengthen different parts of their bodies. The calss will be low impact.

 

Chair Aerobics w/ Sandra

(M)

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 5, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
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 Cardio

(M)

Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

 Low impact exercises all done while seating.

 

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 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 Volleyball

(M)

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 3, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

 A fun sport that includes physical activity, social interaction, competition and is the same as regualr volleyball but you are seated the whole time!

 

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: November 2, 2014
End Date: December 31, 2016
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.

 

Chelsea Rising Stars Basketball Team

(M)

Tuesday: 4:45 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:45 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: November 27, 2016
Age:Teen  

Join our coaches as they develop your game to a new level. Teens will enhance their basketball skills in a competitive setting. Participants will have the opportunity to compete in leagues and tournaments. This program is designed for intermediate to experienced players.

Players must register with Coaches Christopher Epps and Wilson Tenorio.

All participants must have a lock to secure personal property.

 

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.

 

Chi Kung/Tai-Chi Chuan

(M)

Tuesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 11, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

 

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

 

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 23, 2016
End Date: January 13, 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)

Monday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
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 Swim

(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.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 19, 2015
Age:Child  

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

 

Children’s Street Hockey Skills

(M)

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: December 3, 2016
End Date: March 31, 2017
Age:Child  

The hockey clinics will focus on introducing youth to the sport of hockey and teaching them the importance of exercising. Sports instruction, will focus on individual skills, team participation, and fundamentals of the game such as passing, shooting and stick handling.

For ages 6-13.

 

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 City

(M)

Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Full body conditioning and endurance by doing stations of exercise using a wide variety of equipment to build muscle firm up and break a sweat to slim down.

 

Instructor: Colleen Flood

Bring water and a towel.

 

Circuit Station

(M)

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: November 28, 2016
End Date: March 25, 2017
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)

Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: August 31, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
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.

 

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 

 

Contemporary Dance

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Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 3, 2016
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.

 

Coordination & Conditioning

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Friday: 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Senior  

This class is designed to improve balance, strength and proprioception. The use of free weight and medicine balls is incorporated.

Amabell Rodriguez

 

Core Beginner/Intermediate

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Tuesday: 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

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

 

Instructor: Colleen Flood

 

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 Intermediate/Advanced

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Thursday: 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

An abs class that is a step up from the beg/in. class. This class strengthens the abs and lower back with timed exercises. All body weight training and no equipment necessary for this class.

 

Instructor: Colleen Flood

 

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 

 

Core Zone

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Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: October 6, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Core Zone is a form of Cardio Fitness. Participants will integrate the muscular, nerve and endocrine systems.  The use of movement patterns that teach to body to work efficiently as a unit.

 

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

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

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Adult  

***CLASS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE*** 

Members will learn how to utilize various fitness techniques to help them to lead a healthier lifestyle.

 

Cross Training

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Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2016
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

 

 

Cross Training

(M)

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Exercises and routines targeting the whole body, which will sculpt and enhance the body.

Instructor: Dana Brown 

 

Dance

(M)

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Child  

In this class the youth will be able to learn and do something positive by dancing mambo and hip hop. In this program the youth will learn how to work together and learn powerful team leadership. Some may learn how to take the lead.

 

Dance

(M)

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

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Child  

Participants will engage in various dance techniques.

 

Dance

(M)

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

Age:  

Please contact the center for more details.

 

Dance Class

(M)

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 5, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Child  

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

 

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 Fitness

(M)

Tuesday: 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: January 3, 2017
End Date: March 24, 2017
Age:Child / Teen  

Participants develop fitness routines using dance as a vehicle such as hip hop, reggae

 

Dance class

(M)

Tuesday: 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: October 27, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
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 

 

Digital Workout

(M)

Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Digital Workout is an experience. During the course of 7 weeks we will embark on a journey with a combination of exercises and digital fitness tracking. We will be doing a workout for the beginning of every class followed by excel chart tracking of our progression.

 

Disco Aerobics

(M)

Thursday: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A great way to get aerobic exercise, strengthen your muscles and improve your overall well being.

Room 106

 

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)

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 28, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult  

Join in a fun game of dodgeball, All are welcomed.

 

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: September 8, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

Closed league.

 

Dodgeball

(M)

Monday: 7:15 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Child / Teen  

Participants will engage in a fun team activity, while learning various types of dodgeball games.

 

Dominoes

(M)

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Teen  

Another way to get our kids thinking teaching them how to count numbers by playing a game that was developed over 50 years ago.

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Instructor: Jose Llopiz

 

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)

Tuesday: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Age:Child  

Learn double dutch with the famous Stan's Pepper Steppers!

Ages 5-12: Tuesday-Wednesday 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

 

 

Drawing with Ben

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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 3, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
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 Aerobics 1

(M)

Monday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

A total body, high intensity, cardio class.

Room 106

 

Drum Fit Aerobics 2

(M)

Wednesday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A total body, high intensity, cardio class.

Room 106

 

Dynamic Body Conditioning

(M)

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 6, 2016
Age:Adult  

High impact cardio and conditioning workout.

 

Early Walkers

(M)

Monday: 6:45 a.m.-7:45 a.m.
Tuesday: 6:45 a.m.-7:45 a.m.
Wednesday: 6:45 a.m.-7:45 a.m.
Thursday: 6:45 a.m.-7:45 a.m.
Friday: 6:45 a.m.-7:45 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 5, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Are you ready to start walking and don't know where to begin? We'll lead the way. Walking is one of the easiest, most enjoyable, and most profitable forms of exercise. All you need is a good pair of shoes, comfortable clothing, and desire.

 

It's a great way to start the day, it freshens up your mental state & helps mental detoriation.

 

Evening NIA

Wednesday: 7:05 p.m.-8:05 p.m.

Sirovich Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 331 East 12th Street, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Nia is a one hour class incorporating structured and freeform movement to music incorporating the body, mind, emotions, and spirit. Nia classes are available to members of The Educational Alliance Center for Balanced Living. Membership is $75 for 1 year and available to anyone ages 55 years and older. For more information on The Educational Alliance Center for Balanced Living, visit our website or call 212-780-2300.

Cost: $75/year 

The Educational Alliance

 

Evening Spin

(M)

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 3, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Adult  

Energizing music and enthusiastic instructor leads your cycling class to burn calories and strengthen and shape your body and legs.

 

Evening Yoga

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Sirovich Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 331 East 12th Street, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Yoga classes available to members of The Educational Alliance Center for Balanced Living. Membership is $75 for 1 year and available to anyone ages 55 years and older. For more information on The Educational Alliance Center for Balanced Living, visit our website or call 212-780-2300.

Cost: $75/year 

The Educational Alliance

 

Exercise Class

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

HANAC Innovative JVL Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 27-40 Hoyt Avenue South, Queens

Age:Senior  

Join us for an energetic morning fitness class. We recommend that you become a member of the senior center to participate. Joining is easy and free. Call to find out how.

Cost: Free 

 

Exercise Group

Wednesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Todt Hill Friendship Club Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 184 Schmidts Lane, Staten Island

Age:Senior  

An hour of light aerobics, yoga, or tai-chi. To participate, you must become a member of the senior center. Joining is easy and free, please call to find out how.

Cost: Free 

 

Express Commute

(M)

Friday: 6:15 a.m.-7:15 a.m.

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

Start Date: November 28, 2016
End Date: March 25, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Looking to get in a quick workout before your commute in to work?  Come join us for this early morning, high intensity exercise program.  Break a sweat, take a shower, and be done for the day before most people even wake up!

 

With Jonathan Adone

 

FREE Weekly Women's Self-Defense class

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Shamburger's CHKA (Chinese Hawaiian Kenpo Academy Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 34 Avenue A, Manhattan

Age:Teen / Adult  

Shamburger's CHKA (Chinese Hawaiian Kenpo Academy) offers a FREE Weekly Women's Self-Defense class as a community service to the women of New York City. The class is offered every Tuesday evening at 7 pm at our studio, 34 Avenue A, 2nd Floor. The class is open to all women ages 14 and up. For more information, got to www.chka.org or call us at 646-692-6155.

Cost: Free 

http://www.chka.org/

 

Family Fitness

(M)

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 29, 2016
End Date: December 31, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Introduction to fitness class for parents and children. Classs is fun and energetic.

Instructor: Syrvella Hall

 

 

Family Swim

(M)

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 23, 2016
End Date: January 31, 2017
Age:Everyone  

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

 

 

Family Swim

(M)

Friday: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 6, 2015
Age:Everyone  

The pool is open for family swim.  Children and their parents are permitted in the swimming pool.

 

Family Time

(M)

Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 24, 2016
End Date: December 24, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Family gym time for parents and children only. Children must be accompanied by their parents at all times during the family open gym session.

No flavored drinks are allowed. Everyone must be dressed in athletic clothing. No jeans, boots, shoes, and khakis. All personal items must be locked and secured in the locker room.

 

Family Time Basketball

(M)

Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: August 25, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Family Basketball exclusive use. Bring your kids, parents, guardian and friends for open play!

 

Family Yoga

Saturday: 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:Everyone  

A yoga class that integrates postures, breathing exercises, relaxation, and meditation to stretch, strengthen, and condition. All levels are welcome.

Phone: 212-912-2180

 

Family Zumba

Friday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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

Age:Everyone  

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.

Phone: 212-912-2180

 

Feeling Fit

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

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

Age:Senior  

Go at your own pace low impact aerobics, body conditioning and flexibility exercises.

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