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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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Pickle Ball

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Tuesday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: September 25, 2017
End Date: June 23, 2018
Age:Senior  

An exciting and fun game that is very similar to tennis but played with a plastic ball and racquet ball paddles. Learn how to play this fun game that puts your reflexes to the test. Similar to tennis but less movement and stress on your body.

Instructor: Charles Jones, Julia Young

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Pickleball

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Monday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Thursday: 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: June 24, 2018
Age:Senior  

Join us for weekly pickleball for any skill level, from beginners to advanced! Come enjoy this fast-paced game using only a wiffleball and paddles on our courts.

Location: Basketball Court

Ages: 18+

This is an non-instructional activity.

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Pickleball

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Monday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, 18 Mount Morris Park West, Manhattan

Start Date: April 2, 2018
End Date: June 24, 2018
Age:Senior  

Participants will learn the rules and how to play Pickleball.  The game resembles tennis in many ways but has it's own rules. It is lots of fun to learn and to play!

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Pickleball

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Friday: 9:15 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: April 8, 2018
End Date: June 30, 2018
Age:Senior  

Pickleball is an old time favorite street game.  Similar to tennis but with a larger ball and paddles.  The game will be played on the tennis courts.

Newcomers welcome.

Instructor: Carl

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Pickleball

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Sunday: 12:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Avenue (across from Sea View Hospital), Staten Island

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

Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis.

 

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Pickleball

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Monday: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Thursday: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

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

Pickleball was created with one thing in mind: fun. It was designed to be easy to learn and play whether you’re five, eighty-five or somewhere in between. Come join us and don’t miss out on all the fun!

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Pilates

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Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: April 8, 2018
End Date: June 30, 2018
Age:Senior  

Pilates is a workout that requires focus.  You will be holding Yoga poses for an extended period of time.  It is a great way to advance your poses and find deep concentration.

 

Mats are provided

Instructor: Ani

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Pilates 1

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

New Song Community Corporation-Rosa Building Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 163 St. Nicholas Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

The Harlem Center for Healthy Living opened its doors in 2008 as a means to address the health disparities in Harlem, by focusing on education, activities and support in the prevention of obesity, hypertension, diabetes type 2, and heart disease. HCHL aspires to empower members with life-long healthy living habits. The monthly calendar of classes and activities include pilates, yoga, total body conditioning, salsa dancing, one on one healthy lifestyle coaching, healthy cooking demonstrations, holistic health workshops, and healthy community meals. Our goal at HCHL is to make wellness practices accessible and affordable for ALL in our community and to care for the total person/family. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

E-mail: newsong163@gmail.com
Cost: $15/class or $75/year 

 

Pilates 2

Tuesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

New Song Community Corporation-Rosa Building Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 163 St. Nicholas Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

The Harlem Center for Healthy Living opened its doors in 2008 as a means to address the health disparities in Harlem, by focusing on education, activities and support in the prevention of obesity, hypertension, diabetes type 2, and heart disease. HCHL aspires to empower members with life-long healthy living habits. The monthly calendar of classes and activities include pilates, yoga, total body conditioning, salsa dancing, one on one healthy lifestyle coaching, healthy cooking demonstrations, holistic health workshops, and healthy community meals. Our goal at HCHL is to make wellness practices accessible and affordable for ALL in our community and to care for the total person/family. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Cost: $15/class or $75/year 

 

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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.

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

Tuesday, April 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

 

2018 Senior Games Shuffleboard Clinic

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center
1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Please note: the first day of the clinic is free. To participate in the clinic after the first day, you'll need a Recreation Center Membership

Contact Number

(718) 485-4633

 

2018 Senior Games Pickleball Clinic

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

AccessibleMcCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park)
776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

The first day of the clinic is free. A recreation center membership is required after the first day of the clinic.

Contact Number

(718) 485-4633

 

2018 Senior Games Swimming Clinic

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

Location Details:
At the indoor pool

Cost

Please note: the first day of the clinic is free. To participate in the clinic after the first day, you'll need a Recreation Center Membership

 

2018 Senior Games Shuffleboard Clinic

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.

AccessibleFort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center (in John J Carty Park), Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

The first day of the clinic is free. To participate in the clinic after the first day, you'll need a Recreation Center Membership.

 

2018 Senior Games Pickleball Clinic

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

AccessibleSunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)
43rd Street at 7th Avenue, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

The first day of the clinic is free. A recreation center membership is required after the first day of the clinic.

Contact Number

(718) 485-4633

 

2018 Senior Games Pickleball Clinic

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.

AccessibleFort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center (in John J Carty Park), Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

The first day of the clinic is free. A recreation center membership is required after the first day of the clinic.

Contact Number

(718) 485-4633

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, April 26, 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

 

2018 Senior Games Shuffleboard Clinic

Thursday, April 26, 2018
11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.

AccessibleSt. John's Recreation Center
1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

The first day of the clinic is free. To participate in the clinic after the first day, you'll need a Recreation Center Membership.

 

2018 Senior Games Swimming Clinic

Thursday, April 26, 2018
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center
1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Please note: the first day of the clinic is free. To participate in the clinic after the first day, you'll need a Recreation Center Membership

 

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