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Punk Rope

Monday: 1:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

YMCA Sports Complex at Park Slope Armory Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 361 15th Street, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

Punk Rope combines themed workouts, fitness games, rope jumping, and raise-the-roof music to bring out the kid in all of us. Free to members of the YMCA.

Phone: 646-654-0668
Cost: Free to members of the YMCA 

Punk Rope

 

Punk Rope

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Prospect Park YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 357 Ninth Street, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

Punk Rope combines themed workouts, fitness games, rope jumping, and raise-the-roof music to bring out the kid in all of us. Free to members of the YMCA.

Phone: 646-654-0668
Cost: Free to members of the YMCA 

Punk Rope

 

Punk Rope

Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Greenpoint YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 99 Meserole Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Everyone  

Punk Rope combines themed workouts, fitness games, rope jumping, and raise-the-roof music to bring out the kid in all of us. Free to members of the YMCA.

Phone: 646-654-0668
Cost: Members of the Greenpoint Y: FREE; non-members: one-time free trial class, $15 for a day pass thereafter 

Punk Rope

 

Renewal: A Water Exercise Program for Women with Cancer

Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

JCC Manhattan Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 334 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

These free classes are for those recovering from cancer and are co-sponsored by The Comprehensive Breast Center at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospitals and The JCC in Manhattan. To register for all programs, please call JoAnn Fox Weingarten, 212-523-7275.

Phone: 212-523-7275
Cost: Free 

 

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: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 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

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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: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 30, 2017
Age:Senior  

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

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Rhythm & Weights

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Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: September 10, 2017
End Date: November 11, 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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Ropes & Ladders

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Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
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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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

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

Tuesday, October 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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, October 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

 

Open Track Night

Thursday, October 26, 2017
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 860-1899

Contact Email

info@randallsisland.org

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, October 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: Zumba - Adults

Saturday, October 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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, October 31, 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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, November 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

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, November 4, 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: Zumba - Adults

Saturday, November 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

Tuesday, November 7, 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

 

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