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Found 223 facilities, 85 programs, 1 league, and 63 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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AM Body Conditioning

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Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: July 9, 2019
End Date: September 21, 2019
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This traditional group exercise class focuses on improving members' strength, flexibility, lean muscle, and endurance capabilities through the use of kettle bells, free weights, resistance bands, and body weight exercises with a few short breaks in between.

Instructor: Tiberius St. Judge

Aerobics Room

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Ab Blast

(M)

Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 1, 2019
End Date: September 21, 2019
Age:Adult  

Build your core today with an great Ab Blast workout designed to tone, build and stengthen your abdominal muscles. We will be using a variety of equipment, mats will be provided so get ready for a great workout!

Instructor: Victoria Perillo

Location: Studio 1

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Abs and Stretch

(M)

Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 a.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 a.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 1, 2019
End Date: September 21, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Individuals will be working on their abs and stretching after wards. They will be given many different type of abs work out for 30 minutes and for the reminding 30 minutes we will be having breathing and stretching execises to relaxe the mind and body.

Instructor: Ruth Mendin and Yadiel Arce

Location: Community Room #1

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Adult Fitness Circuit

(M)

Wednesday: 7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: July 3, 2019
End Date: September 20, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Participants will learn how to improve their strength and muscle endurance with multiple stations composed of different exercises.
 

Instructor: Syrvella H.

Location: Multi-Purpose Room

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Adult Weight-training

(M)

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Start Date: October 1, 2019
End Date: December 27, 2019
Age:Adult  

Weight training is a common type of strength training for developing the strength and size of skeletal muscles.  It utilizes the force of gravity in the form of weighted bars, dumbells, or weight stacks in order to oppose the force generated by muscle through concentric or eccentric contraction.

Learn to use equipment safely and effeciently.  

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Beginners weight training

(M)

Friday: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: October 11, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Learn how to safely work out the body's major muscle groups with free weights, machines, and body weight exercises. 

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Body Sculpting

(M)

Monday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 16, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Adult  

A full body workout that combines cardio and strength training for a full body workout.

Instructor: Jillian Polstein

Location: Fitness Room on 2nd Floor

Participants must be 18+ years of age.

For more information call and ask for Jillian Polstein at the Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center

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Bodybuilding & Toning with Angel

(M)

Monday: 6:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Red Hook Recreation Center, 155 Bay Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 1, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Join angel in a gudided weight training program that focuses on form while utilizing dumbbelss and machines.  This class is designed to help tone the adult physique and provides routines to help participants feel stronger and healthier.

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CORE Basics

(M)

Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Friday: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: July 3, 2019
End Date: September 20, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

CORE Basics is focused on the (torso to hips) of the body. Improve one's CORE by using your posture and balance.  CORE exercises will give you the opportunity to work more than one muscle group(s) at a time, and will also reduce the discomfort that one may sometimes feel in the back.

Instructor: Syrvell H.

Location: Multi-Purpose Room

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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.

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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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

Open House Week at Highbridge Recreation Center

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
9:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park)
2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 927-2012

Contact Email

Jennifer.Gonzales@parks.nyc.gov

 

Open House Week at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
9:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.

AccessiblePelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park)
18 Mount Morris Park West, Manhattan, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(646) 477-2354

 

Open House Week at Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
9:00 a.m.9:30 p.m.

AccessibleThomas Jefferson Recreation Center (in Thomas Jefferson Park)
2180 First Avenue, New York, NY, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(646) 300-2956

 

Open House Week at Asser Levy Recreation Center

Thursday, October 3, 2019
6:30 a.m.9:30 p.m.

AccessibleAsser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground)
392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 447-2020

 

Open House Week at Chelsea Recreation Center

Thursday, October 3, 2019
6:30 a.m.9:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 255-3705

 

Open House Week at East 54 Recreation Center

Thursday, October 3, 2019
6:30 a.m.9:30 p.m.

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

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 754-5411

 

Open House Week at Hansborough Recreation Center

Thursday, October 3, 2019
6:30 a.m.9:15 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center
35 W 134 Street, New York, NY 10037, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 234-9603

 

Open House Week at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

Thursday, October 3, 2019
6:30 a.m.9:00 p.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 397-3159

 

Open House Week at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center

Thursday, October 3, 2019
8:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.

AccessibleAlfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)
80 Catherine Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(646) 992-7859

 

Open House Week at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center

Thursday, October 3, 2019
9:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.

AccessibleHamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park)
128 Pitt Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 387-7687

 

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