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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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Boot Camp Challenge W/Arlene

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Monday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, 18 Mount Morris Park West, Manhattan

Start Date: April 2, 2017
End Date: September 24, 2017
Age:Everyone  

A class designed to burn calories and improve cardio vascular health while moving around a room set up in Boot camp Ciruit Training style to train every muscle.

Instructor: Kwame

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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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Bootcamp

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Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 2, 2017
End Date: September 23, 2017
Age:Teen / Adult  

Improve cardiovascular strength and flexibility through the use of basic, intermediate, and advance calisthenics movements and through the "Tabata System," a period of active work plus rest, i.e., 2-4 minutes of work, with 30 seconds to 1 minute of rest for the designated 6, 8, 10, or 12 rounds.

Instructor: Tiberius St. Judge

Aerobics Room

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Bootyful

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Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 5, 2017
End Date: September 2, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Maximize your glutes! Many people, even athletes, have weak glutes. Part of the issue is the amount of time many of us spend sitting (driving, stationary at work, etc). Sitting for extended periods of time can result in tight, shortened hip flexors and hamstrings, and weak glutes that fail to fire properly.  This class will use a variety of exercises that help firm and tone the specific muscles of the Gluteus Maximus and Gluteus Medius.  Exercise examples include one-leg squat, one-leg deadlift, sideways, front, and transverse lunges, side-lying hip abduction, and lateral band walks.

With Stephen McLean

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Chair Aerobics

(M)

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: July 8, 2017
End Date: September 23, 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

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

This class focuses on abdominal, back, and core muscle training and stabilization to improve the body's overall functional strength.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Core Fit

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Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Age:Adult / Senior  

Instructor:  Chrisson Mitchell

 

Building up the core and back muscle.

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Cross Training

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 2, 2017
End Date: September 23, 2017
Age:Teen / Adult  

A high intensity (HILT) workout in a small group environment.  Each workout will focus on improving overall fitness through aerobic, strength, and flexibility training via the "Tabata System," a period of active work plus rest, i.e., 20 seconds of work, 10 seconds of rest for a total of 4 minutes, set around 8 work stations.

Instructor: Tiberius St. Judge

Aerobics Room

 

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Cycle & Burn

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Tuesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: June 1, 2017
Age:Adult  

Pedal and burn your calories away.

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Instructor: Chrisson Mitchelle

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Please note: Programs with this symbol (Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property) are not managed by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. While Parks does its best to maintain accuracy in search results, users are strongly advised to call or email the program organizers directly for up-to-date information.

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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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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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