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Found 220 facilities, 91 programs, and 1 league 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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Core Training


Tuesday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Thursday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Friday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Highbridge Recreation Center, 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: October 1, 2018
End Date: December 22, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Join Kwame for instructed fitness reps that focus on the lower abdominals and obliques in the dance room.

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Cross Training


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: October 1, 2018
End Date: December 23, 2018
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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Early Morning Teen Fitness


Monday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m.
Thursday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m.
Friday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: December 31, 2018

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Express Commute


Monday: 5:45 a.m.-6:45 a.m.
Wednesday: 5:45 a.m.-6:45 a.m.
Friday: 5:45 a.m.-6:45 a.m.

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

Start Date: November 25, 2018
End Date: March 16, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Looking to get in a quick workout before your commute in to work?  Come join us for this early morning, high intensity exercise program.  Break a sweat, take a shower, and be done for the day before most people even wake up!


With Vincent Stasi

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Fitness Room


Monday: 9:00 a.m.-9:15 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:15 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-9:15 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-9:15 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue & E. 112 Street, Manhattan


The fitness room is open to members 16 years and older.

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Fitness Room Adults


Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
Monday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: January 1, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

The cardio and strength room are open for adults.

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Fitness Room 101


Tuesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

J. Hood Wright Recreation Center, 351 Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: September 30, 2018
End Date: December 22, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Members will learn how to utilize the fitness equipment safely and properly.


Instructor: Ron Creel

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Fitness Training & Knowledge


Wednesday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Friday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: July 1, 2018
End Date: December 22, 2018
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

If you’re feeling adrift in a sea of fitness equipment? Not sure how to best spend your time in the fitness room? This class is designed to teach you the basic components of a balanced workout program to help you put confusion behind you for good.

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Fitness for Me***


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.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 2, 2018
End Date: December 22, 2018

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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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

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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Ambrosini Field

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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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