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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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Adapted Aquatics

(M)

Friday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink, 131-04 Meridian Rd, Queens

Start Date: January 26, 2018
End Date: March 30, 2018
Age:Everyone  

Adapted Aquatics exercise offers a complete body workout and ranges from gentle walking in water to high-energy exercise; it helps alleviate pain, improve circulation, and promote healing and muscle development for those suffering from physical ailments resulting from injury, disease, or aging.

To register, please call our Citywide Aquatics office at 718-760-6969 ext. 0.

 

Adaptive Swim

(M)

Friday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 2, 2018
End Date: March 24, 2018
Age:  

Swim program for people with disabilities or limited mobility.  Swimming caps must be worn.

 

Pre-registration with the Aquatics Division is required.

 

Adaptive Swim

(M)

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: December 31, 2017
End Date: March 24, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

The pool is reserved for the Adaptive Swim program. This free program provides: 1) aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle tone, coordination, focus and strength 2) swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.
 

Advanced registration with Citywide Aquatics is required. For more information or to register, please call (718) 760-6969, ext. 0 or visit: www.nyc.gov/parks/citywideaquatics

 

Adaptive Swim Lessons

(M)

Friday: 2:35 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 5, 2017
Age:  

Adaptive Swim program for people with disabilities offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise. The program also includes swim instruction that focuses on learning basic swimming and safety skills.

More Information about Adaptive Swim and How to Register

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Monday: 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

St. Mary’s Recreation Center, 450 Saint Ann's Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: January 14, 2018
End Date: March 31, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Members 18 years and older are invited to swim laps and perfect their strokes while enjoying our heated pool.

 

Adult General Swim

(M)

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

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

The Adult General Swim program gives fitness-minded adults the chance to take to the water without interruption from other swimmers. Swimming provides a full body workout that improves your overall cardiovascular health. For ages 18 and over.

 

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.,2:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m.,6:30 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:00 p.m.-9:20 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,2:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: October 31, 2017
End Date: March 24, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

For members ages 18 years and over.

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,1:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,8:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,8:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 2, 2018
End Date: March 24, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

The swimming pool is 75 x 35.

98 lengths = 1 mile; 49 lengths = 1/2 mile; 74 lengths = 3/4 mile.

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:45 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:45 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,7:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 8, 2018
End Date: March 24, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Available for adults 18 and over. Slow, medium and fast lanes are provided.  Lifeguards help determine your speed and match you with the appropriate lane.

98 lengths=1 mile
49 lengths=1/2 mile
Pool length is 18 yards in the outermost lanes.

 NO snorkeling goggles allowed; Bathing cap needed; Bags are NOT allowed on the pool deck.

 

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Swimming/Aquatics

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.

Abe Lincoln

5TH AVENUE & E. 135TH STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(212) 491-1714 
Type: Mini 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 40' x 20' x 3' 

Al Oerter Recreation Center

131-40 FOWLER AVENUE (Queens) | Map it
Cross Streets:

Avery Avenue and College Point Boulevard


Facility Type: Recreation Centers

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Facilities related to Swimming/Aquatics: Pool (Indoor)

Asser Levy

ASSER LEVY PLACE AND E. 23RD STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(212) 447-2020 
Type: Wading 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 41.67' x 25' x 1.5' 
Full Location Details 
rec_center_id: M164 

Asser Levy

ASSER LEVY PLACE AND E. 23RD STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(212) 447-2020 
Type: Intermediate 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 120' x 45' x 4' 
Full Location Details 
rec_center_id: M164 

Asser Levy Recreation Center

ASSER LEVY PLACE (Manhattan) | Map it
Cross Streets:

East 23rd Street & FDR Drive


Facility Type: Recreation Centers

Full Location Details

Facilities related to Swimming/Aquatics: Pool (Indoor), Pool (Outdoor)

Asser Levy Recreation Center Pool

ASSER LEVY PLACE AND E. 23RD STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Indoor Pools
(212) 447-2020 
Full Location Details 

Type: Intermediate Setting: Indoor Size: 66' x 26' x 8' rec_center_id: M164 

Astoria

19TH STREET AND 23RD DRIVE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(718) 626-8620 
Type: Olympic 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 330' x 165' x 4' 

Betsy Head

BOYLAND, LIVONIA AND DUMONT AVENUES (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(718) 257-1635/6 
Type: Olympic 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 330' x 165' x 4.25 

Brighton Beach

ON ATLANTIC OCEAN, FROM OCEAN PARKWAY TO CORBIN PLACE (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Beaches
Phone: (718) 946-1350
Download Brighton Beach & Coney Island Beach Rules (PDF, 20KB)

Bronx River Playground

E. 174TH STREET & BRONX RIVER AVENUE (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Outdoor Pools
(718) 378-1597 
Type: Mini 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 40' x 20' x 3' 

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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.

NYC Social Sports Club

Boroughs:Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Kickball, Bowling, Dodgeball, Broomball, Team Trivia, Flag Football, Ultimate Frisbee, Inner Tube Water Polo, Volleyball, Soccer
NYC Social has offered casually competitive co-ed leagues in and around Manhattan since 2004. With a focus on the social side of recreational leagues, it has become the city's funnest community of active adults. We offer the following sports: kickball, flag football, volleyball, Dodgeball, mini golf, soccer, bowling, ultimate Frisbee, team trivia, Broomball, and inner tube water polo.
Phone: (212) 929.5353 | Email

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Swimming/Aquatics

She's On Point! A Celebration of Girls in Sports

Saturday, February 3, 2018
11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center
35 West 134th Street, Manhattan| Map it

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Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 234-9603

Contact Email

Carmen.Quarles@parks.nyc.gov

 

2018 NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games: Pickleball Clinic

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

AccessibleMcCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park)
776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

The first day of the clinic is free. A recreation center membership is required after the first day of the clinic.

Contact Number

(718) 218-2380

 

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