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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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Adaptive Stay Fit

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Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Work on strengthening your body through low impact exercises using chairs, elastic bands and your own body weight. This class will improve the balance and coordination which includes stretching and relaxation.

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Adaptive Zumba

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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: July 3, 2016
End Date: September 24, 2016
Age: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.

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Adult Lap Swim

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Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Monday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 4, 2016
End Date: October 23, 2016
Age:Senior  

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

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Adult Lap Swim

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Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Monday: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: June 29, 2016
End Date: September 3, 2016
Age:Senior  

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

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Adult Badminton

(M)

Tuesday: 7:30 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: July 3, 2016
End Date: September 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.

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Adult Basketball

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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:Senior  

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

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Adult Basketball

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Monday: 8:00 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: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.

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Adult Basketball

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

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: August 13, 2016
Age:Senior  

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

 

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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: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

 

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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.

104th Precinct. Adult Hockey

Borough: Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Ice Skating
Phone: (718) 417-1495

75th Precinct Community Sports Program

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Baseball
Phone: (646) 246-7878

7th Day Adventist League

Borough: Bronx
Age: Adult
Type: Baseball/Softball
Phone: (917) 562 – 9584 | Email

ADW SPORTS

Boroughs:Bronx, Bronx, Bronx, Manhattan, Manhattan, Manhattan
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Baseball/Softball, Basketball/Netball, Football
COED FOOTBALL / COED SOFTBALL/ COED BASKETBALL
Phone: 646 228 3058 | Email

AVJ League

Borough: Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Softball
Phone: (917) 716-7879

AYSO

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Soccer
Phone: (718) 923-1099

Ace Four Handball

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Handball
Phone: (718) 954-0455

Achievers of America, Inc.

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Softball & Bowling
A program for Special needs individuals with developmental disabilities. Challenged or not.
Phone: (718) 565-1141 | Email

Achilles International

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Running/Jogging
Achilles meets rain or shine on Tuesday evenings at 6:15 PM and Saturday mornings at 10:15 when there is no race. Tuesday evenings we meet at the New York Road Runners Club (9 E. 89th Street) between 6 - 6:15 PM. Saturday mornings, we meet in Central Park, at 90th Street and Fifth Avenue, adjacent to the Central Park Reservoir.
Phone: 212-354-0300 | Email

Alumni     

Borough: Staten Island
Age: Adult
Type: Softball  
Phone: (732) 513-4836  | Email

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Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, August 27, 2016
8:30 a.m.9:30 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

 

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday, August 27, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

AccessibleConference House Museum (in Conference House Park)
298 Satterlee Street, Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the Conference House kitchen.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 227-1463

Contact Email

sigona99@verizon.net

 

Adaptive Flag Football

Saturday, August 27, 2016
1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.

AccessibleVictory Field (in Forest Park), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 360-3341

Contact Email

Rodolfo.Guevara@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, August 30, 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, August 30, 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, August 30, 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

 

Yoga in the Park

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Near the Sunken Meadow Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Pilates with the Fitness Guru

Tuesday, August 30, 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, August 31, 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

 

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Evening Salute to the Sun

Wednesday, August 31, 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

 

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