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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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Ropes & Ladders

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Tuesday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Thursday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

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

Our Ropes & Ladders class is a fun total body workout which test your physical and mental strength. It improves the rate at which your muscles contract and it also improves your balance, including dynamic balance (or balance while you're in motion), and enhances your natural reflexes so you'll react with a renewed swiftness. If you’re tired of the treadmill this workout is one that you'll actually look forward to.

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Running Club

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Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

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

If you have ever tried to run alone, you know it can be difficult to get the motivation to go out and exercise. Join McCarren's running club where you can help other individuals build motivation, create support networks and provide a health social outlet for new runners and seasoned athletes.

Instructor: Ben Campbell

Location: Cardio Room

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Salsa

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Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 2, 2018
End Date: June 23, 2018
Age:Senior  

Instructors: Luz & Lisa

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Salsa Dance

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Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: October 17, 2017
End Date: June 23, 2018
Age:Senior  

Combines Latin dance moves for a fun, dynamic workout. Learn how to dance salsa from a passionate, experienced instructor. Come with a partner or come alone. You will dance, socialize and get fit all at once.

Instructor: Luther Wynter

Location: Dance room

 

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Salsa Step Aerobics

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Monday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Goal: Strengthen the heart, exercise the muscles

Demographics: Adult, Senior

Level: Beginner

Instructor: Patricia Peguero, Playground Associate

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Salsa, Sabor, Y Salud

Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

North Brooklyn YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 570 Jamaica Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

This is a culture-based program. The program's goals are to assist Latino families with children under 12 years of age in increasing their awareness of physical activity and nutrition issues, increasing their level of physical activity and improving habits leading to a healthy lifestyle. Offered at our off-site located at 35 Starr Street, Brooklyn.

Cost: Free 

 

Saturday Swim Lessons (Registration Required)

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Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink, 131-04 Meridian Rd, Queens

Start Date: April 7, 2018
End Date: June 9, 2018
Age:Everyone  

Learn how to swim with our professionally trained staff!  We teach all age groups and abilities. Lessons are small, with a student-teacher ratio of 8:1, and can be taken progressively, from beginner to experienced.
 
Each series of lessons is composed of ten classes, of 45 minutes each.  Placement in the classes is determined by availability, and by the swimmer's skill level, which is judged by the swimmer's participation in a mandatory water test.
 
Fee: $100 for ten lessons.  Participants must be Recreation Center members.
 
Registration is required.   To register, please call FMCP at (718) 271-7572.

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Senior Swim

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Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: June 16, 2018
Age:Senior  

General swim for senior members.

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Senior Basketball

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Friday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

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

Open basketball for Seniors.

Instructor: Daniel Wilkes

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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
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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

Thursday, May 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

 

Sound Off™ Soul Yoga w/ Jazmin Tejada and DJ Lety Love

Friday, May 25, 2018
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.

Location Details:
This event will take place on the lawn at 68th Street and Colonial Road near the park house.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 965-8942

Contact Email

letitia.guillory@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, May 26, 2018
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 Latin Dance for Fitness

Saturday, May 26, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 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 29, 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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, May 31, 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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, June 2, 2018
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

 

3rd Annual LIC Post Waterfront 5K

Saturday, June 2, 2018
8:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Cost

$25 to register. All proceeds go to support the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy

Contact Email

run@queenspost.com

 

Shape Up NYC Latin Dance for Fitness

Saturday, June 2, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 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, June 5, 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

 

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