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Found 215 facilities, 98 programs, 1 league, and 16 events for Strength Training/Weightlifting

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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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Ab Blast

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Monday: 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult  

While focusing on the abs, improve cardiovascular strength and flexibility capabilities through the use of basic, intermediate, and advance calisthenics movements and incorporation of the "Tabata System," a period of active work plus rest, i.e. 2 to 3 minutes of work, with 30 seconds to 1 minute of rest for a designated 6 to 8 rounds .

Instructor: Tiberius St. Judge

 

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Abdominator

(M)

Monday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 10, 2017
End Date: November 11, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Let us help you firm those abdominal muscles!  The first segment of this class, Abdominator, is a workout designed to attack the abdominal area from all different angles by incorporating core strengthening exercises to build a stronger mid-section.

With Jerrell Wisdom

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Abdominus Core Strengthening

(M)

Friday: 8:45 p.m.-9:45 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult  

Focus on developing sculpted abs with intense core exercises.

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Abs & Core Workout

(M)

Wednesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:  

Exercise workout focusing on abs, especially strength training your core. Learn how to use your own body weight to exercise.

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Abs Abs Abs

(M)

Monday: 2:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

The class will specifically focus on your abdominal and core. Get ready to tone and define your abs during this low-impact workout. Targeting the abs can even improve posture!

Instructor: Dana Brown

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Abs and Toning

(M)

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 3, 2017
End Date: December 21, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Ruth Mendin

 

Learn how to strengthen body with ABS abd toning

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Adaptive Sports Experience

(M)

Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue & E. 112 Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 5, 2017
End Date: December 21, 2017
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Participants will be exposed to various sports and games. This is an Adaptive Program.

 

Adaptive program

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Adult Karate

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Monday: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This Japanese martial art focuses on striking techniques as a form of self-defense. A deeply ethical fighting tradition, it incorporates philosophical and physical elements to help build self-confidence, self-awareness and increase overall health. Ages 13+

Location: Side of Gymnasium     Instructor: Rick

Ages: 12+

For inquiries about uniforms and attire, please contact Hanshi Rick Diaz.

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Basketball: 13-17 Learn to Dribble Head for Elites

(M)

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 4, 2017
End Date: December 20, 2017
Age:Teen  

Instructor: Manny Accimeus

A skills development training camp which not only trains youth members in the fundamentals of basketball, but also teaches them responsibility, accountability, and teamwork. we strive on developing the character of our members on and off the court

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Strength Training/Weightlifting

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.

157th St Plgd

157 ST & 116 AVE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

174th St Plgd

E 174 ST, BRONX RIVER AVE (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

210th St Plgd

210 ST & 73 AVE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Adam Yauch Park

ATLANTIC AVE ,STATE ST & COLUMBIA PLACE (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Albert H. Mauro Plgd

PARK DR EAST & 73 TERRACE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Alexander Hamilton Plgd

HAMILTON PL, W 140 TO W 141 STS (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center

80 CATHERINE STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Recreation Centers

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Facilities related to Strength Training/Weightlifting: Fitness Room

Ambrosini Field

E/S CITY ISLAND AVENUE AT CENTRE ST (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

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Strength Training/Weightlifting

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.

Row New York

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Adaptive Indoor Rowing
Adaptive Indoor Rowing: Workout once per week with our adaptive coaches to stay in shape through the winter months, set and reach your rowing goals, and prepare for rowing on the water. All adaptive athletes are welcome - from age 11 and up - no experience necessary! Cancellations due to snow and inclement weather may occur, and one make-up session will be scheduled. The Access-A-Ride address to the boathouse is 30 Meadow Lake Drive, Corona/Flushing/Flushing Meadows Corona Park/ NY.
Phone: 718.433.3075 | Email

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Strength Training/Weightlifting

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.

Terrace at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

Special Olympic Sports Training

Thursday, October 19, 2017
12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.

AccessibleSt. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
St. Ann's Avenue and 145th Street, Bronx| Map it

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Cost

An NYC Parks recreation center membership is required to participate in this program. To learn more about membership fees and how to apply, please visit our Recreation Center Membership page.

Contact Number

(718) 402-5155

Contact Email

Shalaya.Nieves@parks.nyc.gov

 

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

Saturday, October 21, 2017
10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)
West 89th Street and Riverside Drive, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.

Terrace at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

Special Olympic Sports Training

Thursday, October 26, 2017
12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.

AccessibleSt. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
St. Ann's Avenue and 145th Street, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

An NYC Parks recreation center membership is required to participate in this program. To learn more about membership fees and how to apply, please visit our Recreation Center Membership page.

Contact Number

(718) 402-5155

Contact Email

Shalaya.Nieves@parks.nyc.gov

 

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

Saturday, October 28, 2017
10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)
West 89th Street and Riverside Drive, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.

Terrace at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

 

Special Olympic Sports Training

Thursday, November 2, 2017
12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.

AccessibleSt. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
St. Ann's Avenue and 145th Street, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

An NYC Parks recreation center membership is required to participate in this program. To learn more about membership fees and how to apply, please visit our Recreation Center Membership page.

Contact Number

(718) 402-5155

Contact Email

Shalaya.Nieves@parks.nyc.gov

 

Special Olympic Sports Training

Thursday, November 9, 2017
12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.

AccessibleSt. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
St. Ann's Avenue and 145th Street, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

An NYC Parks recreation center membership is required to participate in this program. To learn more about membership fees and how to apply, please visit our Recreation Center Membership page.

Contact Number

(718) 402-5155

Contact Email

Shalaya.Nieves@parks.nyc.gov

 

Special Olympic Sports Training

Thursday, November 16, 2017
12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.

AccessibleSt. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
St. Ann's Avenue and 145th Street, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

An NYC Parks recreation center membership is required to participate in this program. To learn more about membership fees and how to apply, please visit our Recreation Center Membership page.

Contact Number

(718) 402-5155

Contact Email

Shalaya.Nieves@parks.nyc.gov

 

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