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NYC’s source for free and low–cost fitness activities
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Shape Up NYC: Fundamentals of Tai Chi

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Ingersoll Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 177 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 31, 2015
Age:Everyone  

Contemporary movements with the laws and principals of Tai Chi Kung (Qigong), Yoga, and Meditation. This instructor is part of NYC Parks Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: HIIT Boot Camp

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

New Settlement Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1501 Jerome Ave, Bronx

Start Date: March 19, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior / Teen  

Cost: FREE 

High Intensity Interval Training Boot camp getting you in the best shape – Cardio, Core, Resistance, and Flexibility all in one hour. You’ll work up a sweat, burn fat and keep your body in the fat burning zone well after your workout. Come Join Us, Bring a mat and a friends.

 

Shape Up NYC: HIIT Camp

Friday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 23, 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: HIIT Plus with Holly

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Two Bridges Neighborhood Council Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 82 Rutgers Slip, Manhattan

Start Date: June 2, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Burn calories and fat more efficiently using the power of HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)! Intervals in this class could be one minute, 40 seconds, or even 30 seconds followed by periods of active recovery. PLUS will help you develop strength and flexibility with specially designed body weight exercises. The class uses resistance bands to build muscle tone and for deep stretches. You never know what you might encounter week-to- week because we mix it up to keep it fun and interesting. One week it might be kickboxing and the next week designated work stations with challenging and fun exercises with even a few dance steps thrown in. Open to all fitness levels and age groups. No gimmicks - just get moving! Remember, energy makes energy!

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: IntenSati

Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

New Settlement Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1501 Jerome Ave, Bronx

Start Date: May 6, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Improve your body, mind and spirit with this powerful invigorating practice. intenSati combines affirmations with interval training, martial arts, dance and yoga. you will leave the class feeling stronger, inspired and uplifted!

Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Interval Toning

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: August 12, 2014
Age:Senior  

A class utilizing one's own body to focus on and strenghten the core. This instructor is a part of the Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Kick Your Butt Bootcamp

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Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 1, 2015
Age:Senior  

This high intensity workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.  Body weight and strength training exercises will be taught during the class. 

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Shape Up NYC: Kickboxing

Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Senior  

This heart-pumping workout combines martial arts and conditioning moves to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings. This instructor is part of the NYC Park's Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Kickboxing

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Gun Hill Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 745 Magenta Street, Bronx

Start Date: January 23, 2016
Age:Everyone  

This heart-pumping workout combines martial arts and conditioning moves to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness 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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Seniors Fitness in Carl Schurz Park

Monday, September 26, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Carl Schurz Main Lawn (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

2123608172

Contact Email

Sports@CityParksFoundation.org

 

Seniors Fitness in Soundview Park

Monday, September 26, 2016
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

2123608172

Contact Email

Sports@CityParksFoundation.org

 

Seniors Fitness in Van Cortlandt Park

Monday, September 26, 2016
9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

2123608172

Contact Email

Sports@CityParksFoundation.org

 

Seniors Fitness in Marine Park

Monday, September 26, 2016
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

2123608172

Contact Email

Sports@CityParksFoundation.org

 

Seniors Fitness in Inwood Hill Park

Monday, September 26, 2016
10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

2123608172

Contact Email

Sports@CityParksFoundation.org

 

Seniors Fitness in Astoria Park

Monday, September 26, 2016
10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Astoria Park Field House (in Astoria Park)
Hoyt Avenue and 21st Street, Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

2123608172

Contact Email

Sports@CityParksFoundation.org

 

Seniors Fitness in Flushing Meadows

Monday, September 26, 2016
10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Flushing Meadows Corona Park
111th Street, Queens| Map it

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Location Details:
Meridian Road Tennis Courts

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

2123608172

Contact Email

Sports@CityParksFoundation.org

 

Seniors Fitness in Greenbelt Park

Monday, September 26, 2016
10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

AccessibleGreenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)
501 Brielle Avenue, Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

2123608172

Contact Email

Sports@CityParksFoundation.org

 

Retro Basketball

Monday, September 26, 2016
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.

AccessibleSt. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
St. Ann's Avenue and 145th Street, Bronx| Map it

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Cost

Recreation center membership is required.

Contact Number

(718) 402-5155

Contact Email

Valerie.Edwards@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, September 27, 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

 

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