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NYC’s source for free and low–cost fitness activities
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Shape Up NYC: Boot Camp

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Owen Dolen Recreation Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 2551 Westchester Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: January 19, 2016
Age:Everyone  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Park's Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp

Friday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Edenwald Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1150 East 229th street, Bronx

Start Date: January 9, 2016
Age:Everyone  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Park's Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

A.R.R.O.W. Field House, 35-30 35th Street, Queens

Age:Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members.

 

Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp & Body Conditioning

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Sports Foundation Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 871B Westchester Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: June 6, 2016
Age:Everyone  

This group exercise class conditions the body and the mind. In addition to body sculpting workouts, participants receive research-based tips to reduce anxiety, alleviate stress and boost motivation. Empowered by your past; engaged by your future --- the Janus Method of living!

Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Bootcamp

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Harlem Hospital Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 506 Lenox Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: August 13, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior / Teen  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: Free! 

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Dance

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Queens Library - South Ozone Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 128-16 Rockaway Blvd, South Ozone Park, Queens

Start Date: April 14, 2016
End Date: September 15, 2016
Age:Everyone  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Dance

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Waller Temple Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1350 Herkimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 16, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Kids: 10AM - 11AM; Adults: 11AM - 12PM. This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun! This instructor is part of the Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Dance Fitness

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Springfield Gardens United Methodist Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 131- 29 Farmers Blvd. Jamaica, NY, Queens

Start Date: January 4, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

This workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Phone: 212-340-2536
E-mail: k_carby@hotmail.com
Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Dance Fitness

Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Queens Library - Rosedale Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 144-20 243 Street, Queens

Start Date: September 15, 2016
End Date: February 16, 2017
Age:Everyone  

The class will encompass easy to follow dance moves geared at increasing cardiovascular fitness, body toning and burning calories. The class will include a warm up, an aerobic workout, muscle toning, stretching and cool down. This instructor is part of the Shape Up NYC Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

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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/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

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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, September 1, 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 1, 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

 

Yoga Class

Thursday, September 1, 2016
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
East of the main fountain plaza in Washington Square Park.

Cost

Free  

 

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