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NYC’s source for free and low–cost fitness activities
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*Shape Up NYC: Low Impact Fitness

Saturday: 9:15 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: February 4, 2017
Age:Senior  

This low impact workout improves muscle strength and posture while keeping the heart rate engaged. This class is geared toward people 60 and up. 

 


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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:Adult / Senior / Teen  

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 

 

Abdominus Core Strengthening

(M)

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

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 22, 2014
Age:Senior  

Training based around short intense bursts of muscular exersion.

Instructor: Carlos Sepulveda

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Adaptive Fitness Training

(M)

Tuesday: 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Thursday: 1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 2, 2018
End Date: September 22, 2018
Age:Senior  

Adaptive Fitness Training is a fitness class for individuals with disabilities but also is open to able bodies.

Location: Cycling Studio

Ages: 18+                            Instructor: Rodolfo

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Adaptive Sit & Fit

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Monday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 2, 2018
End Date: September 22, 2018
Age:Senior  

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

 

Instructor: Dana Brown

Location: Community Room 1

Please call the recreation center for more information.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.

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

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

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

100% Playground

GLENWOOD RD, E 100 & E 101 STS (Brooklyn)| Map it
Level: 4

100% Playground/Ps 242 (100th Street)

GLENWOOD RD & 100TH ST (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
# of Courts:

101st St. Soccer Field

101ST ST. NEXT TO HENRY HUDSON PARKWAY (Manhattan)| Map it
Level: 4

110th St & Lenox Ave Playground

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

110th St Playground

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

111 Street Playground (Near Playground For All Children)

CORONA AVENUE/111 ST (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
# of Courts:

115th Street Playground

14 RD, 115 ST, 14 AVE (Queens)| Map it
Level: 4

123rd Morningside Park

MORNINGSIDE & 121 STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Handball Courts
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136 St Playground

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

157 Street Plgd.

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

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

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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Free Yoga at Sherman Creek Park

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

212-333-2552

Contact Email

info@nyrp.org

 

Summer in the Square

Thursday, July 19, 2018
7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.

AccessibleNorth Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

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South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

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AccessibleWest Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 460-1200

Contact Email

dsampson@unionsquarenyc.org

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, July 19, 2018
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Boxing Bootcamp

Thursday, July 19, 2018
7:30 p.m.8:30 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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, July 21, 2018
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Shape Up NYC Latin Dance for Fitness

Saturday, July 21, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

AccessiblePoe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 365-5516

Contact Email

Lucy.Aponte@parks.nyc.gov

 

Fitness in the Park

Saturday, July 21, 2018
9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.

Stars and Stripes Playground (in Seton Falls Park), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Please enter the park on the entrance near Crawford and Palmer Avenues.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

917-754-0463

Contact Email

setonfallspark@gmail.com

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Free Yoga at Sherman Creek Park

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

212-333-2552

Contact Email

info@nyrp.org

 

Summer in the Square

Thursday, July 26, 2018
7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.

AccessibleNorth Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

AccessibleWest Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 460-1200

Contact Email

dsampson@unionsquarenyc.org

 

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