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NYC Dept. for the Aging’s STAY WELL Prg.

Friday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

NYPL Ottendorfer Brance Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 135 Second Ave, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

The Stay Well exercise program is geared for all seniors, ranging from the fit to those with disabilities. The curriculum includes aerobic exercises as well as routines designed to enhance balance, build muscle strength and aid in the performance of the tasks associated with daily living. Classes end with stress reduction exercises. Open to anyone 60+.

Cost: FREE 

 

NYC Dept. for the Aging’s STAY WELL Prg.

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Selfhelp Benjamin Rosenthal Sr. Ctr Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 45-25 Kissena Boulevard, Queens

Age:Senior  

The Stay Well exercise program is geared for all seniors, ranging from the fit to those with disabilities. The curriculum includes aerobic exercises as well as routines designed to enhance balance, build muscle strength and aid in the performance of the tasks associated with daily living. Classes end with stress reduction exercises. Open to anyone 60+.

Phone: (718) 886-5777
Cost: Free 

 

Never Too Late Fitness

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Tuesday: 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Thursday: 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 2, 2017
End Date: June 30, 2017
Age:Senior  

It's never too late to start working out! Whether you are trying out our fitness classes for the first time or just looking to switch up your routine, come join us as we take you through a low to moderate intensity session using free weights, therabands, kettlebells, sandbags, steps and bodyweight exercises!

Location: Basketball Court    Tuesday Instructor: Chris

                                                Thursday Instructor: Jordan

Ages: 18+

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Next Level Training

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Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 2, 2017
End Date: June 30, 2017
Age:Senior  

Control your life with this HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) session that will be sure to challenge your muscles to its max. Utilizing battle ropes, sandbags, free weights, weighted vests, steps, kettlebells and resistance bands, participants will be able to fully engage each targeted muscle group and achieve a good "pump". What are you waiting for? Take charge now and try out our Alpha Boot Camp class!

Location: Cycling Studio    Instructor: Chris

Ages: 18+

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Next Level Training - Boot Camp

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Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: April 2, 2017
End Date: June 30, 2017
Age:Senior  

A HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) class that focuses on building strength and endurance through the use of sandbags, battle ropes, steps, free weights, sliders, kettlebells and bodyweight exercises!

Location: Side of Gymnasium     Instructor: Chris

Ages: 18+

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Next Level Training - Boot Camp

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Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: April 26, 2017
End Date: June 30, 2017
Age:Senior  

A HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) class that focuses on building strength and endurance through the use of sandbags, battle ropes, steps, free weights, sliders, kettlebells and bodyweight exercises!

Location: Basketball Court     Instructor: Chris

Ages: 18+

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No Excuses!

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Hudson Guild: Elliott Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 441 West 26th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 17, 2017
Age:Everyone  

A low impact class designed to introduce participants of all ages and fitness levels to strength training. Participants will be shown how to tone and build muscles without using weights or equipment. Classes will consist of a variety of exercises that can be adapted to incorporate resistance to fit participants' needs. This instructor is part of the Shape Up NYC Instructor Training Program.

Sign up here for updates on this class!

Cost: FREE 

 

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

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Monday: 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

West Bronx Recreation Center, 1527 Jesup Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: April 17, 2017
End Date: May 20, 2017
Age:Senior  

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.

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ON CAMERA Performance Workshop

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Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 8, 2017
End Date: May 6, 2017
Age:Everyone  

Master dance class workshops taught by a choreographer / film maker. At the end the class will shoot a professional style video.   It's a judgment free zone!

Instructors: Courtesy of Harlem Dance Club and Pelham Fritz Recreation Center

Classes are Saturdays 12 - 3pm Beginning April 8th

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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

Thursday, April 27, 2017
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

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Movement for Fitness

Thursday, April 27, 2017
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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, April 29, 2017
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: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday, April 29, 2017
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

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults

Saturday, April 29, 2017
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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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

 

Dance Fitness in the Park

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Wards Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
A five minute walk south of the 103rd Street Footbridge.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 860-1899

Contact Email

info@randallsisland.org

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, May 4, 2017
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

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Movement for Fitness

Thursday, May 4, 2017
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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, May 6, 2017
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

 

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