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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: March 1, 2019
End Date: June 7, 2019
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: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: October 8, 2018
End Date: June 15, 2019
Age:Child / Teen / Adult  

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.

Classes will begin on October 19, 2018

 

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

Instructor: Aquatics

 

Adaptive Swim (General)

(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

Age:Child / Adult / Senior  

The pool is reserved for the Adaptive Swim program for Adult, seniors and Kids. 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: 2:30 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)

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 8, 2017
End Date: June 15, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

For members ages 18 years and over.

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: April 29, 2019
End Date: June 30, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

The swimming pool is open for adult lap swim.

 

Location:  Swimming Pool

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

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

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 8, 2019
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: March 24, 2019
End Date: July 1, 2019
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.

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,3:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,11:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-8:15 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.,6:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 16, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

18+ access to lap swim only.  Water exercise is not allowed during this time.

 

Adult Lap Swim

(M)

Monday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,7:45 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.,12:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,7:45 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.,6:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,1:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.,7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.

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

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 29, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

The swimming pool is open for lap swim.

 

Adult Learn To Swim

(M)

Tuesday: 6:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 2, 2019
End Date: June 29, 2019
Age:Adult  

Sessions begin 10/20/18

 

Adult Swim

(M)

Sunday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 29, 2019
End Date: June 30, 2019
Age:Adult  

Open swim for adults.

Location: Swimming Pool

 

Adult Water Exercise Class

Monday: 7:00 a.m.-7:50 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 a.m.-6:50 p.m.,7:00 a.m.-7:50 a.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-7:50 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m.-7:50 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-7:50 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m.
Saturday: 7:00 a.m.-7:50 a.m.

Vanderbilt YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 224 East 47th St, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Adults of all ages and physical fitness levels are welcome!

Phone: 212-912-2500
Cost: Free for members, non-members $105/8 classes 

 

Adult and Senior Swim

(M)

Monday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, 177th Street & Baisley Boulevard, Queens

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 22, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

General swim time.

* No Lap Lanes

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities. 

 

Advanced Learn to Swim

(M)

Monday: 5:00 p.m.-6:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:15 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: March 16, 2019
End Date: June 15, 2019
Age:Child / Teen  

The pool is reserved for the Learn to Swim program.  For more information about the program, click here.

 

Instructor: Aquatics

 

Aqua Boot Camp

(M)

Sunday: 12:30 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: February 8, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

Low to high-impact aerobics class held in the shallow and deep end of the pool. These classes utilize the resistance and buoyancy of water to tone the muscles while protecting the joints.

A swimming cap is highly recommended of all swimmers.

Instructor: Carlos Sepulveda (Fridays), Aquatics Staff (Sundays)

 

Aqua Exercise

Monday: 1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.,2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.,8:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Friday: 2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult  

An instructional class of aerobic movements performed in the water, to improve body conditioning, cardiovascular fitness, and flexibility.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Aqua Exercise

Sunday: 8:45 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
Monday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult  

An instructional class of aerobic movements performed in the water, to improve body conditioning, cardiovascular fitness, and flexibility.

Phone: 718-227-3200
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Aqua Fitness

(M)

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 29, 2019
End Date: June 30, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

This aerobics class in the swimming pool is a low impact full body workout.  It gets your heart pumping without as much stress on your body!

Instructor: Anthony Williams

Location: Swimming Pool

 

Aqua Jog

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

Age:Adult  

A unique exercise class that takes place in the water, utlilizing floatation devices to allow "jogging" in deep water. No swimming experience required, but participants should be comfortable being in deep water.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Aqua Seals

(M)

Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 8, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Get in the pool for a fun, low-impact exercise class! Water Aerobics improves cardiovascular health, while going easy on muscles and joints.  Swimming caps must be worn.

 

Instructor: Janice T.

 

Aqua Total Body Conditioning for 16+ years

(M)

Friday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: March 1, 2019
End Date: June 22, 2019
Age:Adult  

Aqua Total Body Conditioning for 16+ years: 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.

 

 

Aqua Zumba

Monday: 6:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

North Brooklyn YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 570 Jamaica Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Integrating the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines. The class blends it all together into a safe, challenging, water-based workout that's cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief.

Phone: 718-277-1600
Cost: Free for members, non-members $85/8 weeks 

 

Aqua Zumba

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

Age:Adult  

ZUMBA is a fusion of Latin and international music, utilizing dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness program. The routines feature aerobic interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Aqua Zumba

(M)

Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: November 11, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Known as the Zumba "pool party," this class integrates the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines.

Instructor: Carlos Sepulveda

 

Aqua Zumba for 16+ years

(M)

Thursday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: February 26, 2019
End Date: June 20, 2019
Age:Adult  

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Aquatic Boot Camp

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

Age:Adult  

An exercise class that takes place in the water and challenges your entire body.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Aquatic Exercise

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

Age:Adult  

An instructional class of aerobic movements performed in the water, to improve body conditioning, cardiovascular fitness, and flexibility.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Beginning Adult Arthritis Exercise Class

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Vanderbilt YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 224 East 47th St, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

This class takes joints and muscles through a full range of motion workout in the pool.

Phone: 212-912-2500
Cost: Members $80/8 weeks, non-members $240/8 weeks 

 

Cardio Water Aerobics

(M)

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: October 8, 2018
End Date: June 15, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Water aerobics is an alternate form of aerobics performed in chest-deep water, with rhythmic body movements and dance steps. This form of exercise supports the body and reduces the risk of muscle or joint injury.

 

 

Instructor: Aquatics

 

Chelsea Swim Team

(M)

Monday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

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

Age:  

Chelsea Swim Team will have temporary use of pool.

 

Children's Swim

(M)

Sunday: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Monday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 29, 2019
End Date: June 30, 2019
Age:Child  

The swimming pool is open especially for children to exercise or use the pool for recreational swimming.

Location: Swimming Pool

 

Citywide Aquatics Adaptive Swim

(M)

Friday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 8, 2019
Age:  

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

 

Pre-registration with the Aquatics Division is required.

 

Citywide Aquatics Adult Intermediate Swimming

(M)

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 8, 2019
Age:Adult  

Citywide Aquatics and Hansborough Recreation Center will be offering adult intermediate swim classes this session. Adult will be able to further improve their health and fitness during this class led by an Aquatics Specialist

 

Citywide Aquatics Competitive Coaching Swim Class

(M)

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 8, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Hansborough adult lap swim competition gives fitness oriented swimmers a chance to compete against each other.
 
Pre-registration required with the Aquatics Division.
 

 

Citywide Aquatics Learn to Swim

(M)

Monday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 8, 2019
Age:Child / Teen  

The pool is reserved for NYC Parks' Learn to Swim program. The program, free for Recreation Center members, teaches both children and adults to swim.

Registration will be available soon. Please check back or call the center.

 

Citywide Aquatics Learn to Swim: Adults

(M)

Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 8, 2019
Age:Adult  

The pool is reserved for NYC Parks' Learn to Swim program. The program, free for Recreation Center members, teaches both children and adults to swim.

 

Registration will be available soon. Please check back or call the center.

 

Citywide Aquatics Learn to Swim: Toddlers

(M)

Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 8, 2019
Age:Preschool  

The pool is reserved for NYC Parks' Learn to Swim program. The program, free for Recreation Center members, teaches both children and adults to swim.

 

Registration will be available soon. Please check back or call the center.

 

Citywide Aquatics Swim Team Practice

(M)

Monday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 8, 2019
Age:Child / Teen  

The pool is reserved for swim team members only.

 

Citywide Aquatics Swim for Life

(M)

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 8, 2019
Age:Child  

The pool is closed to accommodate the Swim for Life Program, an NYC Parks initiative that teaches public school children how to swim.

 

General Swim

(M)

Sunday: 1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 15, 2018
Age:Everyone  

The swimming pool is open for members to exercise or use the pool for recreational swimming.

*Please note there are no lap lanes set up in the pool during these sessions, therefore there is no lap swimming permitted during General Swim.

A swimming cap is highly recommended of all swimmers.

 

General Swim

(M)

Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.,5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: January 2, 2018
End Date: June 15, 2019
Age:Everyone  

The pool is available for all members. Swim, play or just relax. The deep and shallow ends of the pool are divided to accommodate all swim levels.

 

General Swim

(M)

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m.
Thursday: 3:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 8, 2019
Age:Everyone  

The swimming pool is open for general and family swim.  Swimming caps must be worn.

 

General Swim

(M)

Monday: 2:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 2:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.,2:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,5:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 29, 2019
Age:Everyone  

The swimming pool is open for lap swim.

 

General Swim

(M)

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 25, 2019
End Date: June 30, 2019
Age:Everyone  

General Swim available for all members. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Our pool is divided between the shallow and deep end. Members may use kick boards and noodles to wade in the water.

All patrons must shower before entering the pool and wear proper bathing attire. Swim caps must be worn. Snorkeling goggles are NOT allowed. Bags are NOT allowed on the pool deck.

Members interested in swimming in laps must attend the Adult lap swim hours.

 

General Swim

(M)

Sunday: 9:45 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Saturday: 9:45 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: April 29, 2019
End Date: June 30, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

The swimming pool is open for adult swim. No laps.

Location: Swimming Pool

 

H2O Wave

(M)

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

Get a great work out in the water! Jion Zulieka for a full body workout that will tone you up without lifting heavy weights or being on a machine. This class helps to increase joint range of motion while increasing cardiovascular health and muscular strength.

 

Insructor: Zulieka Diaz

Make sure to bring a lock to lock up all personal belongings.

 

Honeys and Bears

(M)

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: May 14, 2019
End Date: June 30, 2019
Age:Senior  

The Honeys and Bears are Hansborough Recreation Center's acclaimed synchronized swimming group for seniors. It has been moved to East 54th Recreation Center during Hansborough's pool closure. Please contact the center for more information about joining.

 

Honeys and Bears

(M)

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 8, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

The Honeys and Bears are Hansborough Recreation Center's acclaimed synchronized swimming group for seniors. Please contact the center for more information about joining.

 

Honeys and Bears: Youth

(M)

Friday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 8, 2019
Age:Child / Teen  

The Honeys and Bears are Hansborough Recreation Center's acclaimed synchronized swimming group. For youth! Please contact the center for more information about joining.

 

KeepMoving Aqua Dance

(M)

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 21, 2019
Age:Everyone  

60 minutes of Aqua Dancing infused with a Latin Flair.  10 minutes of warm-up to prep the body for the 40 minutes water aerobics dance segment, targetting all planes of movement and muskuloskeletal system.  Session ends with 10 minutes cool down and stretches.

Instructor: Lorena

 

Learn To Swim

(M)

Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: December 23, 2018
End Date: June 22, 2019
Age:Child / Teen / Adult  

Swim instruction for Youth (6-17yrs) Tuesdays/Thursdays/Saturdays, Toddlers (1-5yrs) Saturdays and Adults (Thursdays/Saturdays).  Pre registration is required and participants are selected through an online lottery and/or if there are still slots available there will be walk-in registration.

 

 

 

Learn to Swim

(M)

Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 25, 2019
End Date: June 30, 2019
Age:  

The pool is reserved for the Learn to Swim program. For more information about the program, click here.

 

Learn to Swim

Community Center at Stuyvesant High School Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 345 Chambers St., Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

Register at the Community Center or call 646-210-4292 Visit www.ccshs.org for program information and class times.

Phone: 646-210-4292
Phone 2: 646-210-4292

Community Center at Stuyvesant High School

 

Learn to Swim

(M)

Monday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: October 8, 2018
End Date: June 15, 2019
Age:Child / Teen / Adult / Senior  

The pool is reserved for the Learn to Swim program.  For more information about the program, click here.

 

Instructor: Aquatics

 

Learn to Swim

(M)

Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 2, 2019
End Date: June 29, 2019
Age:Child / Teen  

The pool is reserved for the Learn to Swim program, which provides free instructional swimming classes for children 6 - 17 years old.

Pre-registration with the Citywide Aquatics Division is required. For more information, please visit: http://www.nycgovparks.org/reg/learn-to-swim

 

Learn to Swim (Tots)

(M)

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 6, 2019
End Date: June 29, 2019
Age:Child / Adult  

The pool is reserved for the Learn to Swim program, which provides free instructional swimming classes for children 6 - 17 years old.

Pre-registration with the Citywide Aquatics Division is required. Lottery registration opens October 3 and closes on October 10. For more information, please visit: http://www.nycgovparks.org/reg/learn-to-swim

 

Learn to Swim Beginner Level 2

(M)

Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 25, 2019
End Date: June 23, 2019
Age:Child / Teen  

The pool is reserved for the Learn to Swim program. For more information about the program, click here.

 

Open Swim

(M)

Sunday: 12:30 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Monday: 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:15 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:45 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:15 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 16, 2018
Age:Adult / Senior  

General swim time. *No lap lanes.

 

Renewal: A Water Exercise Program for Women with Cancer

Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

JCC Manhattan Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 334 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

These free classes are for those recovering from cancer and are co-sponsored by The Comprehensive Breast Center at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospitals and The JCC in Manhattan. To register for all programs, please call JoAnn Fox Weingarten, 212-523-7275.

Phone: 212-523-7275
Cost: Free 

 

Saturday Swim Lessons (Registration Required)

(M)

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 20, 2019
End Date: June 22, 2019
Age:Everyone  

Learn how to swim with our professionally trained staff!  We teach all age groups and abilities. Lessons are small, with a student-teacher ratio of 8:1, and can be taken progressively, from beginner to experienced.
 
Each series of lessons is composed of ten classes, of 45 minutes each.  Placement in the classes is determined by availability, and by the swimmer's skill level, which is judged by the swimmer's participation in a mandatory water test.
 
Fee: $100 for ten lessons.  Participants must be Recreation Center members.
 
Registration is required.   To register, please call FMCP at (718) 271-7572.

 

Senior Swim

(M)

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: October 8, 2017
End Date: June 15, 2019
Age:Senior  

General swim for senior members.

 

Senior Lap Swim

(M)

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

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: October 8, 2018
End Date: June 15, 2019
Age:Senior  

Lap swim for senior members.

 

Senior Lap Swim

(M)

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Monday: 8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 16, 2018
Age:Senior  

62+ only access to lap swim.

 

Senior Swim Lessons (Registration Required)

(M)

Tuesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: May 21, 2019
End Date: June 20, 2019
Age:Senior  

Learn how to swim with our professionally trained staff!  We teach all age groups and abilities. Lessons are small, with a student-teacher ratio of 8:1, and can be taken progressively, from beginner to experienced.
 
Each series of lessons is composed of ten classes, of 45 minutes each.  Placement in the classes is determined by availability, and by the swimmer's skill level, which is judged by the swimmer's participation in a mandatory water test.
 
Fee: $50 for ten lessons.  Participants must be Recreation Center members.
 
Registration is required.   To register, please call FMCP at (718) 271-7572.

 

Senior Water Aerobics

(M)

Monday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Tuesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: April 29, 2019
End Date: June 22, 2019
Age:Senior  

This aerobics class in the swimming pool is a low impact full body workout.  It gets your heart pumping without as much stress on your body!

 

Location: Swimming Pool

 

Senior Water Aerobics

(M)

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: October 8, 2018
End Date: June 15, 2019
Age:Senior  

Water aerobics is an alternate form of aerobics performed in chest-deep water, with rhythmic body movements and dance steps. This form of exercise supports the body and reduces the risk of muscle or joint injury.

 

Instructor: Aquatics

 

Senior Water Ballet

(M)

Tuesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: February 26, 2019
End Date: June 18, 2019
Age:Adult  

 

 

 

Swim For Life

(M)

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: December 30, 2018
End Date: June 22, 2019
Age:Child  

Swim instruction for children in conjuction with the Department of Education. For more information on this program please call Citywide Aquatics at (718) 760-6969 ext 0.

 

Swim Team

(M)

Monday: 4:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 29, 2019
End Date: June 30, 2019
Age:  

The swimming pool is used by the Swim Team.  The pool is closed for other members during this time.

Instructor: Aquatics

Location: Swimming Pool

 

Swim Team

(M)

Monday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: April 28, 2019
End Date: June 8, 2019
Age:Child / Teen  

NYC Parks offers talented youths between the ages of 6 and 18 an opportunity to join a Parks swim team. Swimmers train for High Point Meets and the Borough Cup Championship.

Practice sessions are usually held three times a week. Our practice sessions emphasize stroke technique, endurance and speed training, starts and turns, and rules and sportsmanship.

More Information about Swim Team and How to Register

 

Swim Team

(M)

Sunday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 14, 2019
End Date: July 1, 2019
Age:  

The swimming pool is used by the Swim Team.  The pool is closed for other members during this time.

 

Swim Team

(M)

Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: December 30, 2018
End Date: June 22, 2019
Age:Child / Teen  

Competitve Swim Team instruction for youth ages 6-17 years old. For more information on this program please call Citywide Aquatics at (718) 760-6969 ext. 0

 

Swim Team Aquatics

(M)

Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: April 2, 2019
End Date: June 30, 2019
Age:Child / Teen  

The pool is reserved for the Swim Team program, which provides free competitive swimming for children 6 - 17 years old.

Pre-registration with the Citywide Aquatics Division is required. For more information, please visit: http://www.nycgovparks.org/reg/learn-to-swim

 

Swim for Life

(M)

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:05 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 9, 2018
End Date: June 12, 2019
Age:Child  

The Swim for Life water safety program is for registered children only.

 

Swim for Life

(M)

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: October 8, 2018
End Date: June 15, 2019
Age:Child  

The pool is reserved for the Swim for Life program.  For more information, click here.

Instructor: Aquatics

 

Swim for Life

(M)

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

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

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 30, 2019
Age:  

The pool is reserved for D.O.E. students participating in the Citywide Aquatics Swim for Life program.

 

Swim for Life

(M)

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2019
End Date: June 14, 2019
Age:Child / Teen  

Swimming lessons provided for DOH schools from the community.

 

T.O.W.-Terrified of the Water

Monday: 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Vanderbilt YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 224 East 47th St, Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

Overcome your fear of water & learn how to swim with underwater or deep water activities.

Phone: 212-912-2500
Cost: Members $105/8 weeks, non-members $190/8 weeks 

 

Tiny Tots and Tots Swim Lessons (Registration Required)

(M)

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 20, 2019
End Date: June 22, 2019
Age:Preschool  

Learn how to swim with our professionally trained staff!  We teach all age groups and abilities. Lessons are small, with a student-teacher ratio of 8:1, and can be taken progressively, from beginner to experienced.
 
Each series of lessons is composed of ten classes, of 45 minutes each.  Placement in the classes is determined by availability, and by the swimmer's skill level, which is judged by the swimmer's participation in a mandatory water test.
 
Fee: $100 for ten lessons.  This class is for children ages 6 months to 5 years, and requires the active involvement of their parents, who must be in the water with them.  Parents must become Recreation Center members.
 
Registration is required.   To register, please call FMCP at (718) 271-7572.

 

Water Aerobics

(M)

Monday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Friday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 31, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Get fit in the water in this low-impact class!  The water exercises utilize the resistance and buoyancy of the water to improve cardiovascular fitness, strength and flexibility.

All participants must have a lock to secure personal property. Bathing cap is required.

Instructor: Recreation Specialist - Dana Brown

 

Water Aerobics

(M)

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 8, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Get in the pool for a fun, low-impact exercise class!  Water Aerobics improves cardiovascular health, while going easy on muscles and joints.

 

Water Aerobics

(M)

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

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

Age:Adult / Senior  

A stress-free time to socialize, swim, and improve health and fitness by participating in instructor-led water exercise classes, while enjoying the benefits of the water at Parks indoor pools. Swim caps required.

 

 

Water Aerobics

(M)

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 25, 2019
End Date: June 30, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Use the natural resistance and bouyancy of water to provide a wide variety of health benefits! This class will increase energy, stamina, and strength

Membership is required for all persons entering the water.

 

Water Ballet

(M)

Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: April 29, 2019
End Date: May 30, 2019
Age:  

Location: Swimming Pool

 

Water Ballet

(M)

Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: October 8, 2018
End Date: June 15, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Water Ballet This aquatic program activity will teach and allow multiple people to learn how to perform ballet in the water with grace group accuracy and timing.

 

Instructor:  Aquatics

 

Water Exercise

(M)

Tuesday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: April 28, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

A high energy, non-impact water aerobic class including strength training and stretching.

A swimming cap is highly recommended of all swimmers.

 

Water Exercise

(M)

Friday: 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 5, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

A high energy, non-impact water aerobic class including strength training and stretching.

A swimming cap is highly recommended of all swimmers.

 

Water Polo

(M)

Saturday: 2:05 p.m.-3:35 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: October 17, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

A seven-a-side game played by swimmers in a pool, with a ball like a volleyball that is thrown into the opponent's net. 

 

Water Polo

(M)

Monday: 6:15 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:15 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: June 26, 2019
Age:Adult  

Water polo is an international team sport which combines swimming, soccer and basketball. It's a great way to get fit and have fun.

 

Weekday Swim Lessons (Registration Required)

(M)

Monday: 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: May 28, 2019
End Date: June 20, 2019
Age:Everyone  

Learn how to swim with our professionally trained staff!  We teach all age groups and abilities. Lessons are small, with a student-teacher ratio of 8:1, and can be taken progressively, from beginner to experienced.
Each series of lessons is composed of ten classes, of 45 minutes each.  Placement in the classes is determined by availability, and by the swimmer's skill level, which is judged by the swimmer's participation in a mandatory water test.
Fee: $80 for ten lessons.  Participants must be Recreation Center members.
Registration is required.   To register, please call FMCP at (718) 271-7572.

 

Weekday Swim Lessons (Registration Required)

(M)

Monday: 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 15, 2019
End Date: May 23, 2019
Age:Everyone  

Learn how to swim with our professionally trained staff!  We teach all age groups and abilities. Lessons are small, with a student-teacher ratio of 8:1, and can be taken progressively, from beginner to experienced.
Each series of lessons is composed of ten classes, of 45 minutes each.  Placement in the classes is determined by availability, and by the swimmer's skill level, which is judged by the swimmer's participation in a mandatory water test.
Fee: $80 for ten lessons.  Participants must be Recreation Center members.
Registration is required.   To register, please call FMCP at (718) 271-7572.

 

Women and Girls Swim

(M)

Sunday: 2:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Child / Teen / Adult  

The swimming pool is open for women and girls.

A swimming cap is highly recommended of all swimmers.

 

Women's Swim

(M)

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Metropolitan Recreation Center, 261 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 20, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

The pool is open just for women to exercise or enjoy a recreational swim.

A swimming cap is highly recommended of all swimmers.

 

Women's Swim

(M)

Tuesday: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: April 29, 2019
End Date: June 22, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

The swimming pool is open especially for women to exercise or use the pool for recreational swimming.

Location: Swimming Pool

 

Youth Swim

(M)

Monday: 4:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, 177th Street & Baisley Boulevard, Queens

Age:Child / Teen  

The swimming pool is open for recreational swim for children and teenagers ages 8-17

 

Accessible FacilitiesThis program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.Bottom of Form

 

 

 

Youth and Family Swim

(M)

Sunday: 1:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Monday: 2:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
Thursday: 2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Friday: 2:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 16, 2018
Age:Everyone  

Youth, families come enjoy a swim time together.

 

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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.

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: Intermediate 
Setting: Outdoor 
Size: 120' x 45' x 4' 
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rec_center_id: M164 

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' 
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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

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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 
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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
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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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Swimming/Aquatics

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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