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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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Total Body Conditioning

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

New Song Community Corporation-Rosa Building Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 163 St. Nicholas Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

The Harlem Center for Healthy Living opened its doors in 2008 as a means to address the health disparities in Harlem, by focusing on education, activities and support in the prevention of obesity, hypertension, diabetes type 2, and heart disease. HCHL aspires to empower members with life-long healthy living habits. The monthly calendar of classes and activities include pilates, yoga, total body conditioning, salsa dancing, one on one healthy lifestyle coaching, healthy cooking demonstrations, holistic health workshops, and healthy community meals. Our goal at HCHL is to make wellness practices accessible and affordable for ALL in our community and to care for the total person/family. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Cost: $15/class or $75/year 

 

Total Body Tone

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Family Health Center of Harlem Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1824 Madison Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: June 7, 2017
Age:Everyone  

This workout is aimed to tone muscles, increase your energy, mobility, and overall fitness level, using fun and different workout styles. This instructor is part of the NYC Park's Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Sign up here for updates on this class!

Cost: FREE 

 

Van Cortlandt Track Club

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Van Cortlandt Park , W 242 ST. & BROADWAY (Bronx), Bronx

Age:Everyone  

Running for all levels and ages. We are the oldest running club in the Bronx. Members enjoy a lot of benefits besides running. There are experianced members who are always willing to help or answer any questions.

Cost: Free to try, $50 per year to join 

 

Vibrant Awakenings: Restorative Stretch, Flex and Strength class

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Dreiser Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 177 Dreiser Loop, Bronx

Start Date: March 16, 2017
End Date: July 1, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

The class is held in Auditorium A, except for 4/26/17 when the class will be held in Room 1. This open level class is designed to awaken your mind, body and senses through controlled breathing, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures. Each class will feature restorative techniques to increase blood circulation,core strengthening and improve body flexibility. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, relaxed and aware. All you need is a exercise mat and a smile! This instructor is part of the NYC Park's Fitness Instructor Training Program.

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Cost: FREE 

 

Vinyasa Yoga

(M)

Monday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: June 26, 2017
End Date: September 23, 2017
Age:Senior  

Start off this session with light meditation followed by step by step instruction on various Yoga poses. Knowledgeable instructor will guide you on breathing and proper positioning. No prior knowledge required!

Instructor Terry Jackson

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Volleyball

(M)

Tuesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 8, 2015
Age:Senior  

To promote team work and enhance fitness.

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Volleyball

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Monday: 6:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Everyone  

Participants will learn the rules, skills and strategy of volleyball. Along with skills development, an emphasis is placed on good sportsmanship, teamwork and fun.

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Volleyball After Work

Community Center at Stuyvesant High School Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 345 Chambers St., Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

Register at the Community Center or call 646-210-4292. Visit www.ccshs.org for program information and class times.

Cost: Call for price 

 

Walk and Run Club

Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Riverside Park - Soilders and Sailors Monument Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Riverside Park at West 89th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: June 22, 2017
End Date: September 21, 2017
Age:Everyone  

A fun summer walking and running group in Riverside Park for everyone! Please meet at the south end of Soldiers and Sailors by the chess tables. We will be walking on the Promenade.

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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, June 29, 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, June 29, 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

 

Silent Glow in the Dark Fitness Party

Friday, June 30, 2017
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.

AccessibleRecreation Center 54
348 East 54 Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 754-5411

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, July 1, 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, July 1, 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, July 4, 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

 

Free Yoga at Garibaldi Plaza

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 396-5873

Contact Email

hello@washingtonsquareparkconservancy.org

 

Dance Fitness in the Park

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Wards Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
A five minute walk south of the 103rd Street Footbridge.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 860-1899

Contact Email

info@randallsisland.org

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, July 6, 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, July 6, 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

 

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