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Shape Up NYC: Total Body Tabata

Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: February 4, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Total Body Tabata is high-intensity interval training that builds endurance and strength. Tabata's format includes 20 seconds of a very high intensity exercise followed by 10 seconds of rest that is repeated 8 times for a total of 4 minutes to tax both the aerobic and anaerobic energy systems and decrease body fat. Instructor : Tamara

Phone: (212) 760-9800

 

Shape Up NYC: Total Body Take Over

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: January 5, 2017
End Date: March 23, 2017
Age:Senior  

This fun and easy 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 NYC Parks Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Trail Running

Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Greenbelt Nature Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 700 Rockland Avenue, Staten Island

Start Date: January 9, 2016
End Date: July 22, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Get out to a park and run the City! This a program that encourages New Yorkers to get fit while enjoying the outdoors. NYC Parks provides a trained fitness instructor to lead the group in a warm up, an exciting run, and a cool down. Experience NYC in a new way!

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Ultimate Cardio Boot Camp

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Queens Library - Seaside Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard Rockaway Park, NY, Queens

Start Date: January 7, 2017
End Date: June 10, 2017
Age:Everyone  

A total body workout system that incorporates techniques such as kicks and punches. Moving to a rapid pace designed to promote cardiovascular fitness, strength, muscular endurance and flexibility using high energy and motivating music! This instructor is part of the Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE!!! 

 

Shape Up NYC: Walking Club

Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Park , SHORE PKWY., AVENUE U, FILMORE AVE. BET. BRIGHAM ST., GERRITSEN AVE., AND FLATBUSH AVE. (Brooklyn), Brooklyn

Start Date: May 21, 2015
Age:Everyone  

Get out to a park and walk the City! All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers. This walk group meets at the Carmine Carro Community Center.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Walking Club

Thursday: 7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Park , MYRTLE AVE., UNION TURNPIKE, PARK LANE SOUTH BET. BROOKLYN-QUEENS COUNTY LINE AND PARK LANE (Queens), Queens

Start Date: October 18, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Get out to a park and walk the City! All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers.

Cost: Free 

Please meet at the flagpole next to Victory Field at Woodhaven Blvd & Myrtle Avenue.

 

Shape Up NYC: Walking Club

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Carmine Carro Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 3000 Fillmore Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 12, 2016
Age:Everyone  

Get out to a park and walk the City! All are welcome, including dogs on leashes and strollers. Class meets at the Carmine Carro Community Center and walks throughout Marine Park.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Weight Fitness

Sunday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: January 1, 2017
End Date: July 1, 2017
Age:Senior  

Room 106

 

Shape Up NYC: Women's Self Defense

Monday: 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 16, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

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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Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, February 23, 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, February 23, 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, February 25, 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, February 25, 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, February 25, 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, February 28, 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, March 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

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Movement for Fitness

Thursday, March 2, 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, March 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: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday, March 4, 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

 

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