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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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Abs & Toning

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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:Senior  

Instructor: Ruth Mendin

Learn to strengthen body with Abs and Toning.

 

 

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Adaptive Basketball

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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: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.

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Adaptive Sit & Fit

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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: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

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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 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:Senior  

Instructor: Ruth Mendin

Welcome to yoga! Learn the basics to get your practice started, step-by-step breath-by-breat. No experience necessary

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

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

Start Date: September 4, 2016
End Date: October 22, 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 & Senior Early Swim

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Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 21, 2016
End Date: October 10, 2016
Age:Senior  

General Early Bird Swim for both Adults & Seniors.

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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

Thursday, September 29, 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

Thursday, September 29, 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

 

Seniors Fitness in Carl Schurz Park

Thursday, September 29, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Carl Schurz Main Lawn (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

718-760-6999

Contact Email

Sports@CityParksFoundation.org

 

Seniors Fitness in Faber Park

Thursday, September 29, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

AccessibleFaber Park (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

718-760-6999

Contact Email

Sports@CityParksFoundation.org

 

Seniors Fitness in Van Cortlandt Park

Thursday, September 29, 2016
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

718-760-6999

Contact Email

Sports@CityParksFoundation.org

 

Seniors Fitness in Cunningham Park

Thursday, September 29, 2016
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

718-760-6999

Contact Email

Sports@CityParksFoundation.org

 

Roy Wilkins Park

Thursday, September 29, 2016
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessibleRoy Wilkins Recreation Center
177th Street and Baisley Boulevard, Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

718-760-6999

Contact Email

Sports@CityParksFoundation.org

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Movement for Fitness

Thursday, September 29, 2016
10:00 a.m.11:00 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

 

Seniors Fitness in Inwood Hill Park

Thursday, September 29, 2016
10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

718-760-6999

Contact Email

Sports@CityParksFoundation.org

 

Seniors Fitness in Thomas Jefferson Park

Thursday, September 29, 2016
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

718-760-6999

Contact Email

Sports@CityParksFoundation.org

 

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