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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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Abs & Core Workout

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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 with Dana

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Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: July 2, 2017
End Date: September 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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Adaptive Stay Fit

(M)

Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Adult  

We will work on strengthen our whole body through low impact exercises using chairs, elastic bands and our own body weight. This class will improve the balance and coordination of the participants. Includes stretching and relaxation time.

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Adaptive Weight Training

(M)

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: March 3, 2017
End Date: June 25, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Participants will learn how to properly use weights to develop appropriate muscles for everyday life and sports.

 

*This program is held in the fitness room.

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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: April 2, 2017
End Date: June 30, 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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Adult/Senior Fitness

(M)

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: August 22, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

A time when adult and senior members can use the fitness facilities.

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Bootcamp

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Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: July 5, 2017
End Date: September 20, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Bootcamp is a total body workout that helps muscle tone, improve strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

 

Instructor: Dwight T.

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Chair Aerobics

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

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

Start Date: April 2, 2017
End Date: June 30, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

A light to moderate intensity class that focuses on conditioning the upper body. Participants will engage in a wide variety of exercises using bodyweight, free weights and therabands while seated in a chair.

Location: Cycling Studio  Tuesday Instructor:  Chris 

                                           Thursday Instructor: Jordan

Ages: 18+

                                          

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Core Conditioning

(M)

Tuesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 2, 2017
End Date: June 30, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Engage your core with our fat burning workouts in this hour long class that will surely put your core to the test! Participants will use their bodyweight as well as light free weights to engage and condition your abdominal muscles!

Location: Cycling Studio    Instructor: Jordan

Ages: 18+

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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.

Bensonhurst Park

BAY PKWY & CROPSEY AVENUE (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Bensonhurst Park

GRAVESEND BAY, 21 & CROPSEY AVES, BAY PKWY (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Boxcar Plgd (6)

CROTONA E-SUBURBAN/CHARLOTTE (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Boyland Park

BROADWAY, FURMAN, GRANITE & ABERDEEN STS (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Brevoort Playground

RALPH AVE & CHAUNCY ST (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Brizzi Plgd

42 TO 43 STS, 10 TO NEW UTRECHT AVES (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Bronx River Parkway East

DUNCOMB/NEREID AVE BRIDGE/BRONX BLVD/BRONX RIVER (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Brooklyn Bridge Park

PIER 2 (Brooklyn) | 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

Tabatathon

Sunday, August 20, 2017
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

AccessibleOcean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)
625 Father Capodanno Boulevard, Staten Island, New York, 10305, Staten Island| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

718-351-7923

Contact Email

jonathan.adone@parks.nyc.gov

 

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