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Found 215 facilities, 88 programs, 1 league, and 1 event 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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Heavybag Burnout

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Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 3, 2016
End Date: September 24, 2016
Age:Adult  

Boxing inspired aerobic workout designed to sculpt the arms and shoulders, as well as helping members build overall muscle endurance and providing and excellent cardio workout.

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Intro to Cardio & Weights 1

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Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Avenue (across from Sea View Hospital), Staten Island

Start Date: July 5, 2016
End Date: September 20, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Learn the basic use of equipment and how to use it.

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Intro to Cardio & Weights 2

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Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Avenue (across from Sea View Hospital), Staten Island

Start Date: July 5, 2016
End Date: September 20, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Learn the basic use of equipment and how to use it.

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Introduction to Strength Training

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Thursday: 9:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 3, 2016
End Date: September 24, 2016
Age:Adult  

Do you want to get stronger? Then this is the class for you. This class specializing in the use of resistance to induce muscular contraction which helps builds the strength, anaerobic endurance, and the size of the skeletal muscles.

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Kettlebell Conditioning

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Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Monday: 5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 6, 2015
Age:Teen / Adult  

Improve cardiovascular strength and flexibility through the use of basic, intermediate, and advance kettlbell movements and by incorporating the "Tabata System," a period of active work plus rest, i.e., 2 to 4 minutes of work, with 30 seconds to 1 minute of rest for the designated 6, 8, 10, or 12 rounds.  The order of exercises will change, alternating between 30 seconds to 1 minute per exercise for each round to enable the body to adapt, resulting in faster improvements.

Instructor: Tiberius St. Judge 

Fitness Center Multi Purpose Room

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Lifting Ladies

(M)

Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Adult / Senior  

This program will teach the essentials of strength training and conditioning highlighting areas such as: smart goals, stretching, proper warm ups, spotting and periodization. Participants will be able to assemble safe and solid workout programs costumed to their own personal long and short term goals. This program will also promote gym safety and lifetime wellness.

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Morning Fitness

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Monday: 9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center, 9941 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Get your day started off on the right foot!  Gently awaken yourself in this low-impact, morning aerobics and stretching class.

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Olympic Weightlifting

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Monday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

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

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Olympic weightlifting is a type of weightlifting aimed at lifting maximum weight.  It is mastered by gaining strength through practice and using techniques to effectively lift the barbells.  For ages 14 and over.

This program requires registration and a $50 program fee.

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Personal Training 101

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

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

Start Date: July 6, 2016
End Date: September 23, 2016
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Come and get trained by our staff in proper technique of using equipment, get fitness tips and a daily plan of workouts.

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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

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday, August 27, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

AccessibleConference House Museum (in Conference House Park)
298 Satterlee Street, Staten Island| Map it

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Location Details:
Meet at the Conference House kitchen.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 227-1463

Contact Email

sigona99@verizon.net

 

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