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Shape Up NYC: Sit and Be Fit

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

First Presbyterian Church of Jamaica Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 89-60 164th Street Jamaica, NY, Queens

Start Date: April 28, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Easy-to-follow moves that work the body and mind. Primarily developed for senior citizens or those who have ailments (temporary or longstanding) that prohibit them from standing for long periods of time. This class offers exercises in building endurance, improving balance, developing flexibility and strengthening muscles throughout the body. All exercises are demonstrated in a sitting or standing position. Some students stand for the entire class.

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Phone: (718) 526-4775
Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Sit and Be Fit

Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Hollis Avenue Congregational Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 211 - 04 Hollis Avenue, Queens

Start Date: January 11, 2017
Age:Senior  

Easy-to-follow moves that work the body and mind. Primarily developed for senior citizens or those who have ailments (temporary or longstanding) that prohibit them from standing for long periods of time. This class offers exercises in building endurance, improving balance, developing flexibility and strengthening muscles throughout the body. All exercises are demonstrated in a sitting or standing position. Some students stand for the entire class.

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Phone: (718) 468 - 1498
Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Slow and Steady

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Staten Island Seventh-Day Adventist Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 80 Union Ave, Staten Island

Start Date: January 8, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

A low and high impact exercise class designed to burn fat, tone muscles, build strength, endurance, and flexibility. By combining aerobics and body conditioning, you will gain new confidence and greater self-esteem as you become stronger and more fit.

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Shape Up NYC: Soca Dance Fitness

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Harlem Hospital Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 506 Lenox Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: January 3, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

A fun, high energy dance class that will get your heart pumping and burn calories. The easy to follow dance moves along with the Caribbean beat will feel like a party instead of a workout. This aerobic class will improve fitness, cardiovascular health, flexibility and rhythm.

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Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Soca-Afrobeat Dance Fitness

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Brooklyn Public Library - Jamaica Bay Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 9727 Seaview Ave, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 27, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

A high energy workout that combines traditional Soca and Afrobeat movements to work every part of the body. Come and feel the Caribbean and West African vibes!

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Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Soul Aerobics

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Roosevelt II Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 400 Hart Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: February 28, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Groove to the beat in total body workout as you strengthen /tone muscles,improve mobility, balance and flexibility. Soul Aerobics is adaptive to individuals with disabilities and previous injuries.

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Cost: Free 

 

Shape Up NYC: Spin

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Lyons Pool, 6 Victory Blvd, Staten Island

Start Date: May 2, 2018
End Date: July 4, 2018
Age:Senior  

Get on a spin bike and get an intense cardio workout!  Achieve your fitness goals.




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Shape Up NYC: Spin

Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 8, 2017
Age:Senior  

Learn the basics of indoor cycling  in this class.

Instructor: Carolyn Herring

Location: Cardio Room


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Shape Up NYC: Spin and HIIT

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 20, 2018
Age:Senior  

Combination workout with indoor cycling followed by a short HIIT workout.

Instructor: Shaquiea S.

Location: Dance Room

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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
Level: 4

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, May 22, 2018
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, May 24, 2018
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

 

Sound Off™ Soul Yoga w/ Jazmin Tejada and DJ Lety Love

Friday, May 25, 2018
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.

Location Details:
This event will take place on the lawn at 68th Street and Colonial Road near the park house.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 965-8942

Contact Email

letitia.guillory@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, May 26, 2018
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 Latin Dance for Fitness

Saturday, May 26, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 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, May 29, 2018
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, May 31, 2018
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, June 2, 2018
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

 

3rd Annual LIC Post Waterfront 5K

Saturday, June 2, 2018
8:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Cost

$25 to register. All proceeds go to support the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy

Contact Email

run@queenspost.com

 

Shape Up NYC Latin Dance for Fitness

Saturday, June 2, 2018
9:00 a.m.10:00 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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