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10 Minute Ab-Blast

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Monday: 10:00 a.m.-10:10 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-10:10 a.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Ab and oblique workouts will further tone your stomach, as well as burn calories; our 10 Minute Ab Blast Workout will do just that. No equipment required just 10 minutes and dedication.

Goal: Firm, Define, and Strengthen Abs.

Demographics: Young Adults, Adults, Seniors

Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Instructor: Sheroly Jones, Center Manager

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3 on 3 Adult Basketball

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

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: April 1, 2018
End Date: June 23, 2018
Age:Senior  

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

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30 In 30 Out

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

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 8, 2018
End Date: June 23, 2018
Age: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.

 

Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers. bring water and towel.

Instructor: David Velasquez

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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 

 

Ab Pilates

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Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: April 1, 2018
End Date: June 23, 2018
Age:Senior  

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

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Abdominator

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Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: March 18, 2018
End Date: June 30, 2018
Age:Senior  

Let us help you firm those abdominal muscles!  The first segment of this class, Abdominator, is a workout designed to attack the abdominal area from all different angles by incorporating core strengthening exercises to build a stronger mid-section.

With Jerrell Wisdom

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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
# of Courts:

136 St Playground

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

157 Street Plgd.

157 ST. & 116 AVE. (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Baseball and Softball Fields
# of Fields:
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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Sound Off™ Soul Yoga w/ Jazmin Tejada and DJ Lety Love

Friday, May 25, 2018
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.

Location Details:
This event will take place on the lawn at 68th Street and Colonial Road near the park house.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 965-8942

Contact Email

letitia.guillory@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, May 26, 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, May 26, 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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, May 31, 2018
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, June 2, 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

 

3rd Annual LIC Post Waterfront 5K

Saturday, June 2, 2018
8:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Cost

$25 to register. All proceeds go to support the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy

Contact Email

run@queenspost.com

 

Shape Up NYC Latin Dance for Fitness

Saturday, June 2, 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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, June 7, 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

 

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