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Restorative Movement: Dance for Older Adults

Monday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Restorative Movement: Dance for Older Adults will utilize gentle movement to explore and increase range of motion. This open level class will introduce dance to older adults in a comfortable environment, while simultaneously restoring energy and rejuvenating bodies.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $13  

 

Restorative Yoga

(M)

Saturday: 9:05 a.m.-10:05 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2017
End Date: March 25, 2017
Age:Senior  

Restorative yoga is a form of yoga that seeks to achieve physical, mental and emotional relaxation with the aid of props. The use of props makes it easier to maintain balance while stimulating and relaxing the body.

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Retro Basketball

(M)

Tuesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: September 4, 2016
End Date: January 31, 2017
Age:Senior  

Seniors 55+ are invited to play basketball in our gymnasium.

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Rhythm & Weights

(M)

Monday: 10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m.

Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex, 625 Father Capodanno Blvd, Staten Island

Start Date: November 28, 2016
End Date: March 25, 2017
Age:Senior  

Rhythm & Weights is a fun and effective class that incorporates interval training for a total body aerobic workout. By incorporating fast and slow pace music, each song will be choreographed with different exercise movements to focus on various muscle groups. Watch and do as the instructor does!  All exercises will be completed with varying weight levels to suit your comfort ability.

With Jonathan Adone

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Rock Your Body 1

(M)

Tuesday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 1, 2017
End Date: March 25, 2017
Age:Senior  

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat.  This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

For members only

Room 106

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Rock Your Body 2

(M)

Thursday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 1, 2017
End Date: March 25, 2017
Age:Senior  

Experience the sound of music as you workout to the beat without leaving your seat.  This class which takes place in a seated position will increase upper body range of motion, develop strength, and tone.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities

Rom 106

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Rock Your Seat

(M)

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex, 625 Father Capodanno Blvd, Staten Island

Start Date: November 28, 2016
End Date: March 25, 2017
Age:Senior  

Rock Your Seat is a combines exercise movements from the comfort of a chair.  All exercises are modified for individual participants. Rock your seat will focus on improving core strength with the use of weights and bands.  Members with limited mobility will enjoy an adaptable workout with upbeat music. Get fit and toned while sitting down!


With Melissa Kraker

 

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Roller Skating (Adult Skate Night)

(M)

Friday: 8:00 p.m.-10:45 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: February 3, 2017
End Date: February 3, 2017
Age:Senior  

Friday Night Roller Skating at the Brownsville Recreation Center concludes with Adult Skate Night starting from 8 pm and rolling on until 10:45 pm. Our house DJ will have you grooving to the music and the BRC staff will be providing appetizers and light refreshments.

The recreation center will provide skates for all Adults to use for a $7 dollar rental fee or bring your own skates free of charge. Come enjoy one of America's favorite past times, lace up those skates and get ready to roll.

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Roller Skating (Adult Skate Night)

(M)

Friday: 8:00 p.m.-10:45 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 3, 2017
End Date: March 3, 2017
Age:Senior  

Friday Night Roller Skating at the Brownsville Recreation Center concludes with Adult Skate Night starting from 8 pm and rolling on until 10:45 pm. Our house DJ will have you grooving to the music and the BRC staff will be providing appetizers and light refreshments.

The recreation center will provide skates for all Adults to use for a $7 dollar rental fee or bring your own skates free of charge. Come enjoy one of America's favorite past times, lace up those skates and get ready to roll.

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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
# of Courts:

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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Women's Self Defense Workshops

Sunday, January 22, 2017
11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

718-543-8672

Contact Email

sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, January 24, 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: Salsa Class for Adults

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
3:00 p.m.4:00 p.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

Thursday, January 26, 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, January 26, 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, January 28, 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, January 28, 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, January 28, 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

 

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center Open House Week

Sunday, January 29, 2017
8:00 a.m.9:15 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 543-8672

Contact Email

sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov

 

Women's Self Defense Workshops

Sunday, January 29, 2017
11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

718-543-8672

Contact Email

sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov

 

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