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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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*Fitness for Me

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Monday: 2:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m.,9:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: March 24, 2018
Age:Adult  

A fully personalized plan to help you achieve your fitness goals! Whether you are looking to lose weight, bulk up or tone, let our qualified instructors help you stay on track with a proper workout regiment and training mindset!

*Please note that pre-registration is required, to register for this program please call and ask for Jillian Polstein.

Instructor: Jillian Polstein

Location: Fitness Room on 2nd Floor / Weight Room / Cardio Room

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1 on 1 Training

(M)

Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: March 24, 2018
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Participants from 12 years to 17 years of age will engage in a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) program that will help build overall strength and endurance. Participants will learn to use free weights, battle ropes, sandbags, steps as well as bodyweight to engage their mind and muscle.

Location: Side of Gymnasium         Tuesday Instructor: Chris

                                                     Wednesdays Instructor:  Andrea

Ages: 16+ yrs

1 on 1 Training Classes are by appointment only. Please speak with Chris or Andrea for scheduling (718)353-7853

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Ab Blast

(M)

Thursday: 4:45 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 4, 2018
End Date: March 22, 2018
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: Wilson T.

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Ab Blast

(M)

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

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

Start Date: February 17, 2018
End Date: March 24, 2018
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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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: February 17, 2018
End Date: March 24, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Ruth Mendin

 

Learn how to strengthen and tone your body with an emphasis on the core muscles.

Location: Dance Room

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Absolutely Abs

(M)

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

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 2, 2018
End Date: March 31, 2018
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

Location: Community Room #1

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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: January 1, 2018
End Date: March 24, 2018
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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Adult Mobility

(M)

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: March 24, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Our mobility class focuses on providing knowledge and skills to safely exercise in our Recreation Center. The class is designed to teach members to be more flexible and explore a wide range of activities including strength training, cardio training, weight lifting and a variety of other fitness activities that will benefit them for the rest of their lives.

Instructor: Teresa Mangan

Location: Multipurpose Room C

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Basketball: 13-17 Learn to Dribble Head for Elites

(M)

Wednesday: 6:45 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: March 24, 2018
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 in hopes of 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.

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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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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