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Stretch

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Vanderbilt YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 224 East 47th St, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Relaxing stretch class, which helps improve flexibility, and reduce stress.

Phone: 212-912-2500
Cost: Free for members, non-members $45/8 classes 

 

Stretch & Get Fit

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Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: January 3, 2018
End Date: June 23, 2018
Age:Senior  

Low impact chair cardio for adults and seniors.

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Stretch and Tone

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Sunday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Tuesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Slim down in this non-stop, energy-packed, cardio training class. This class is designed to blast your cardio fitness and work your muscles in every way possible! This class does it all! You will use a variety of different tools as well as your own body weight to change the shape of your body. So get ready to shape, tone and have a whole lot of fun! All levels are welcome.

Make sure to bring a lock to lock up all personal belongings.

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Stretch-N- Plank

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Monday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 2, 2018
End Date: June 23, 2018
Age:Senior  

30 minutes of total body stretching, and 30 minute of low, intermediate and advanced plank routines to tighten the core. 

 

Instructor: Dana Brown

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Stronger Than Ever

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Monday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: April 2, 2018
End Date: June 22, 2018
Age:Senior  

Members will follow an instructional routine workout such as - squats, lunges, free weights and other types of exercises designed to build and strengthen your body.  Class size is limited.

 

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Sunrise Circuit Training

(M)

Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens

Start Date: April 2, 2018
End Date: June 24, 2018
Age:Senior  

Sunrise circuit training is an exercise class especially designed for seniors who want to get moving! This class is a safe full body workout that focus on functional movements a person would have to perform in their day to day activities. Students should expect mobility work, core strengthening and improved balance by practicing exercises that challenge their body without being overly strenuous. Students will work with resistance such as dumbbells, body bars, bands, kettlebells, bands and medicine balls. Body weight excercises and low impact conditioning is included as well.

Instructor: Jillian Polstein

Location: Fitness Room on 2nd Floor

Please call the recreation center for more information.

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Sweat It Out

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Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m.

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

Start Date: March 18, 2018
End Date: June 30, 2018
Age:Senior  

Sweat it Out utilizes the Tabata method of training; a form of high-intensity interval training which alternates between short bursts of high intensity anaerobic training and even shorter recovery and less intense recovery periods.  This training protocol involves performing a particular exercise(s) at high intensity for 20 seconds followed by 10 seconds of rest. This is repeated 8 times for a total training time of 4 minutes. We will be completing 10 different exercises each class using a variety of equipment including kettle bells, dumbbells and body weight.

With Jonathan Adone

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T.O.W.-Terrified of the Water

Monday: 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Vanderbilt YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 224 East 47th St, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

Overcome your fear of water & learn how to swim with underwater or deep water activities.

Phone: 212-912-2500
Cost: Members $105/8 weeks, non-members $190/8 weeks 

 

TRX-Gravitational Pull

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Tuesday: 6:30 a.m.-7:30 a.m.
Thursday: 6:30 a.m.-7:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: March 18, 2018
End Date: June 30, 2018
Age:Senior  

Get on up and come “hang” out in this energetic suspension TRX style training program. Workouts will consist of medium intensity full body movements using bands suspended from the wall. This program is perfect for all active adults as well as athletes needing a rehab workout.

With Jonathan Adone

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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, June 19, 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

 

Free Yoga at Sherman Creek Park

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

212-333-2552

Contact Email

info@nyrp.org

 

Summer in the Square

Thursday, June 21, 2018
7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.

AccessibleNorth Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

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South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

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AccessibleWest Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 460-1200

Contact Email

dsampson@unionsquarenyc.org

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, June 21, 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 23, 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, June 23, 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

 

Fitness in the Park

Saturday, June 23, 2018
9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.

Stars and Stripes Playground (in Seton Falls Park), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Please enter the park on the entrance near Crawford and Palmer Avenues.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

917-754-0463

Contact Email

setonfallspark@gmail.com

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, June 26, 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

 

Free Yoga at Sherman Creek Park

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

212-333-2552

Contact Email

info@nyrp.org

 

Summer in the Square

Thursday, June 28, 2018
7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.

AccessibleNorth Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

AccessibleWest Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 460-1200

Contact Email

dsampson@unionsquarenyc.org

 

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