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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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A Spin Through Williamsburg

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

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date:July 3, 2016
End Date:September 24, 2016
Age:Senior  

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

Membership Details

 

A.M. Stretch

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

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date:July 5, 2016
End Date:September 25, 2016
Age: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

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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 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 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 

 

AbDominator/ Jump Start

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Monday: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

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

Start Date:July 6, 2016
End Date:September 3, 2016
Age:Senior  

Looking to transform your stomach into a 6 pack?  Do you feel like you are losing the battle of the bulge?  Let us help you firm those abdominal muscles!  ABDOMINATOR offers an intense 30-minute workout designed to attack the abdominal area from all different angles by incorporating core strengthening exercises to build a stronger mid-section.  This class is followed by Jump Start the most intense jump class you will ever find. This class will have multiple variations of jumping which will elevate your heart rate while improving overall fitness. You will improve your coordination and balance while strengthening your entire body as you jump rope through challenging, timed intervals.

 

With Various Instructors

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Abdominus

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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:Senior  

Core strengthening class for adults and seniors.

Instructor: Carlos Sepulveda

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Abdominus Propulsion

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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:Senior  

Training based around short intense bursts of muscular exersion.

Instructor: Carlos Sepulveda

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Please note: Programs with this symbol (Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property) are not managed by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. While Parks does its best to maintain accuracy in search results, users are strongly advised to call or email the program organizers directly for up-to-date information.

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You may use any of Parks' recreational spaces, except tennis courts, without a permit. However, if a permit holder arrives with a valid permit in hand, you must vacate the field or court. An individual must have a season permit or single-play ticket to use Parks' tennis courts.

Organized play (leagues) requires a permit. Click here for an application and more information about permits.

100% Playground/Ps 242 (100th Street)

GLENWOOD RD & 100TH ST (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type:Handball Courts
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111 Street Playground (Near Playground For All Children)

CORONA AVENUE/111 ST (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type:Handball Courts
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123rd Morningside Park

MORNINGSIDE & 121 STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type:Handball Courts
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157 Street Plgd.

157 ST. & 116 AVE. (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type:Baseball and Softball Fields
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Type of Surface: Little League 

157th St Plgd

157 ST & 116 AVE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type:Exercise Equipment

157th St. Playground

157TH STREET & 116TH. AVENUE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type:Basketball Courts
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157th Street P/G(Baisley)

157 ST & 116 AVE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type:Handball Courts
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16 Sycamore Playground

SCHERMERHORN & NEVINS STS (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type:Handball Courts
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174 St. Playground

E. 174 AND BRONX RIVER AVENUE (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type:Handball Courts
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174th St Plgd

E 174 ST, BRONX RIVER AVE (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type:Exercise Equipment

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Team and league sports provide a great opportunity to get fit, socialize, and have fun. Some leagues are casual, while others are more competitive. Email or call the leagues below to find out more about your local team and its players.

BVD Softball League

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Adult
Type:Softball  
Phone:718-416-0287 |  Email

BVD Softball League

Borough:Queens
Age:Adult
Type:Softball  
We offer women's league during the week and men's dirt and concrete leagues on Sundays.
Phone:(718) 894-5449 |  Email

Bad Boyz Softball League

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Adult
Type:Softball  
Phone:(718) 467-5944

Berry Houses Summer

Borough:Staten Island
Age:Adult
Type:Basketball
Phone:(347) 528-0069

Big Apple Flag

Borough:Queens
Age:Adult
Type: Football
Phone:(800) 371-8820

Big Apple Softball League

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Adult
Type:Softball
Phone:(212) 696-7482

Big Apple Softball League

Borough:Manhattan
Age:Adult
Type:Softball
Phone:(212) 388-0897

Big City Volleyball League

Borough:Manhattan
Age:Adult
Type: Volleyball
Big City is NYC's favorite Indoor and Beach co-ed adult volleyball league. Teams and individuals of all levels, beginners through advanced are invited to participate. We also offer volleyball instructions for kids and adults.
Email

Black Top Street Hockey

Borough:Manhattan
Age:Adult
Type:Street Hockey
BTSH offers low-key, beginner friendly, co-ed street hockey (sneakers, not wheels) from March to November at Tompkins Square Park at the corner of Avenue A and E. 10th Street.
Email

Bridge View Athletics

Borough:Brooklyn
Age:Adult
Type:Softball
Phone:(347) 446-4709 |  Email

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Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard & Ft Washington Ave., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Bryant Park Tai Chi

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

bpc@urbanmgt.com

 

Tai Chi Class

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the Garibaldi Plaza stage.

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

sarah(dot)neilson(at)parks.nyc.gov

 

New York Road Runners : Walk, Jog, Run

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

718-543-8672

Contact Email

sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov

 

Summer on the Hudson: Pilates in the Park

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

Pilates with the Fitness Guru

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.

Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

info@brooklynbridgepark.org

 

Washington Square Park: Sacred Sounds Yoga Class

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

sarah(dot)neilson(at)parks.nyc.gov

 

Pi-Yo

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

info@brooklynbridgepark.org

 

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

The Plaza at 66th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, July 28, 2016
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard & Ft Washington Ave., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

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