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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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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

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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

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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

(M)

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

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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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Body Conditioning

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Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
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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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.

Aqueduct Lands Plgd

W 181 ST & AQUEDUCT AVE (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Asphalt Green

E 90 ST, YORK AVE, FDR DRIVE (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Asser Levy Recreation Center

ASSER LEVY PLACE (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Recreation Centers

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Facilities related to Strength Training/Weightlifting: Exercise Equipment (Outdoor), Fitness Room

Astoria Heights Plgd

30 RD, 45 TO 46 STS (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Astoria Park-Zone 1

ASTORIA PK S, SHORE BLVD, 19TH ST, PATHWAY JUST TRIBORO BRIDGE SIDE OF POOL (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Barretto Point Park

TIFFANY ST, VIELE AVE, ON EAST RIVER (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Bartlett Plgd

BARTLETT ST & THROOP AVE (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Bayview Plgd

S/S SEAVIEW AVE OPP E 99 ST (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Bellevue South Park

E 26-E28 STS, MOUNT CARMEL (BTWN 1 & 2 AVES) (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Belmont Playground

CROTONA AVE, E 181 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

Special Olympic Sports Training

Thursday, November 30, 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

 

Senior Fitness @ St. Mary's Recreation Center

Friday, December 1, 2017
8:00 a.m.12:00 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

Recreation Center Senior membership is required.

Contact Number

718-402-5155

Contact Email

michele.griffin@parks.nyc.gov

 

Special Olympic Sports Training

Thursday, December 7, 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

 

Senior Fitness @ St. Mary's Recreation Center

Friday, December 8, 2017
8:00 a.m.12:00 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

Recreation Center Senior membership is required.

Contact Number

718-402-5155

Contact Email

michele.griffin@parks.nyc.gov

 

Special Olympic Sports Training

Thursday, December 14, 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

 

Senior Fitness @ St. Mary's Recreation Center

Friday, December 15, 2017
8:00 a.m.12:00 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

Recreation Center Senior membership is required.

Contact Number

718-402-5155

Contact Email

michele.griffin@parks.nyc.gov

 

Special Olympic Sports Training

Thursday, December 21, 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

 

Senior Fitness @ St. Mary's Recreation Center

Friday, December 22, 2017
8:00 a.m.12:00 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

Recreation Center Senior membership is required.

Contact Number

718-402-5155

Contact Email

michele.griffin@parks.nyc.gov

 

Special Olympic Sports Training

Thursday, December 28, 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

 

Senior Fitness @ St. Mary's Recreation Center

Friday, December 29, 2017
8:00 a.m.12:00 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

Recreation Center Senior membership is required.

Contact Number

718-402-5155

Contact Email

michele.griffin@parks.nyc.gov

 

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