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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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Learn to Play Tennis

(M)

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 5, 2019
End Date: December 21, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

You think you can play tennis? Or want to learn how to follow the basic steps of playing tennis. Follow the drills and concepts of playing tennis with coach Annalisa while playing outside in Howard Bennett Playground Tennis Court accross the street from our Recreation Center on the corner of Lenox Terrace PL. Weather permitting,

Location: Howard Bennett Playground Tennis Court

Instructor: Annalisa T.

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Open Play Badminton

(M)

Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: February 24, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Come join us for Badminton! You will be introduced to other players and arrange games at different skill levels. You can practice drills or play games. No experience necessary.

Location: 2nd floor East Gym.

 

Remember to bring a lock to lock up all your personal belongings.

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Open Play Pickle Ball

(M)

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: June 30, 2019
End Date: December 21, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

What is Pickleball you ask? Pickleball is a combination of tennis,badminton,ping pong and racquetball. Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in America. It may have a silly name but it is a serious sport. It is fast paced and easy to learn, great exercise and lots of fun.  Come out and join the excitement! No experience necessary, our instructors John and Angelica will teach you how to play.  

 

 

Remember to bring a lock to lock up all you personal belongings.

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Open Play Table Tennis

(M)

Sunday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Monday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 24, 2019
End Date: December 21, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

All are welcome to join our open table tennis program, we make it available on multiple tables for multiple hours, on most days.

(Please note that Sunday, Wednesday evening, Friday evening and Saturday sessions, Table Tennis takes place in the Multipupose Room on the 3rd Floor)

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

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Pickle Ball

(M)

Monday: 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 1, 2019
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Are you a Pickle Ball enthusiast? A beginner? All levels are welcome. Get hooked on this fun, fast-paced sport and have fun playing Pickle Ball. 

Location: Basketball Court on 1st Floor

Participants must be 18+ years of age.

Please call the recreation center for more information.

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Pickle Ball

(M)

Tuesday: 11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Thursday: 11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: September 25, 2017
End Date: December 28, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

An exciting and fun game that is very similar to tennis but played with a plastic ball and racquet ball paddles. Learn how to play this fun game that puts your reflexes to the test. Similar to tennis but less movement and stress on your body.

Instructor: Hugo Ayala

Location: Gymnasium

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Pickle Ball

(M)

Monday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 30, 2019
End Date: December 31, 2019
Age:Adult  

Join us in a fun sport that combines the elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong! You play on a badminton sized court and a slightly modified tennis net with a paddle and a plastic ball.

 

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Pickleball

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Monday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 30, 2019
End Date: December 22, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

Pickleball is a paddleball sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis. Two or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a wiffle ball, over a net. The sport shares features of other racquet sports, the dimensions and layout of a badminton, and a net and rules somewhat similar to tennis, with several modifications.

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Pickleball

(M)

Monday: 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 30, 2019
End Date: December 20, 2019
Age:Adult / Senior  

A paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.

Instructor: Zakiyah DeGraffe

3rd Floor Gymnasium

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Tennis/Racquet Sports

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.

Alley Pond Tennis Center

QUEENS VILLAGE 79-20 WINCHESTER BOULEVARD (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Tennis Courts
(718) 264-2600 
Courts: 16 
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor 
Type: Hard 
Info: Lessons offered. During the indoor season (October 19-May 6), 11 courts are available to rent for a fee. During the outdoor season, 14 courts are available for Parks tennis permit holders. For booking courts and program information please call or visit Alley Pond Tennis Center's website. 

Astoria Heights Playground

BETWEEN 45TH AND 46TH STREET AT 30TH ROAD (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Tennis Courts
Courts:
Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor 

Astoria Park

21ST ST. & HOYT AVE. (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Tennis Courts
(718) 626-8136 
Courts: 14 
Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor 
Type: Hard 
Info: Lessons Offered 

Baisley Park

155TH ST. & 118TH AVE. (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Tennis Courts
(718) 352-4793 
Courts:
Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor 
Type: Hard 

Baisley South

N. CONDUIT AVE. & 150TH ST. (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Tennis Courts
(718) 352-4793 
Courts:
Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor 
Type: Hard 

Bensonhurst Park

9000 BAY PARKWAY, BROOKLYN, NY 11214 (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Tennis Courts
(718) 866-1031 
Courts:
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor 
Type: Hard 
Info: Note: Lessons are offered. All 7 courts are bubbled during the indoor season (Approximately, the day after Columbus Day through the last Friday in April) and may be rented for a fee. During the outdoor season, there are 6 courts available to Parks tennis permit holders. For bookings or for more information about tennis at Bensonhurst Park, please visit Matchpoint NYC

Brian Watkins Tennis Center

AT HOUSTON ST. (WALK EAST OVER FDR DRIVE) (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Tennis Courts
212-529-7185 
Courts: 12 
Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor 
Type: Hard 
Info: Lessons Offered 

Broad Channel Park

CROSSBAY BLVD. AND E. 16-E. 18 RDS. (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Tennis Courts
(718) 318-4000 
Courts:
Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor 
Type: Hard 

Brookville Park

BROOKVILLE BLVD. & SOUTHERN PKWY. (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Tennis Courts
(718) 255-2620 
Courts:
Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor 
Type: Hard 
Info: Lessons Offered 

Cary Leeds Tennis Center At Crotona Park

E. 173D ST. AND CROTONA AVE. (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Tennis Courts
(718) 247-7420 
Courts: 22 
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor 
Type: Hard 
Info: Lessons are offered. During the indoor season (The day after Columbus Day – April 27), there are 10 outdoor courts available, and 10 courts are bubbled and can be rented for a fee. During the outdoor season, there are 15 courts available to Parks tennis permit holders. For booking courts and program information please call or visit Cary Leeds Tennis Center's website for more information. 

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Tennis/Racquet Sports

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.

American Youth Table Tennis Organization

Boroughs:Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan
Age: Youth
Type: table tennis
During after school and weekend hours, we offer urban school students an opportunity to learn the exciting, dynamic and strategic sport of table tennis.

CityParks Corporate Tennis League

Boroughs:Manhattan, Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Tennis
The CityParks Corporate Tennis League features eight weeks of co-ed TeamTennis. The Spring, 2009 schedule will run from May 1st through June 26, 2009. Weekly matches are played in a fun, social atmosphere and all for a good cause: each company's registration donation goes to support CityParks Tennis, a free, citywide instructional program benefiting more than 7,500 children in over forty NYC parks. The full eight week schedule follows a TeamTennis format: one set each of men's and women's singles & doubles and one set of mixed doubles. Two divisions of play are offered - intermediate and advanced. A minimum of four players (two men and two women) is required for each team, although at least six players are recommended to allow for substitutions. There can be up to ten players on your team roster.
Phone: 718.760.6986 | Email

Metropolitan Tennis Group

Boroughs:Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Tennis
Metropolitan Tennis Group (MTG) is a not-for-profit lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organization formed to provide its membership with expanded opportunities to play recreational and competitive tennis.
Phone: 347-692-8684  | Email

Nyamekye Sports

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: paddleball
Phone: (646) 541-5181

Prospect Park Tennis Center

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Tennis/Racquet Sports
Phone: (718) 436-2500 | Email

Tennis New York / NYC Tennis League

Boroughs:Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens
Age: Adult
Type: tennis
We run 3 leagues that start in the spring, summer and fall. We also run an on-going tennis partner program where we connect adults with other players who want to meet up with them on the courts.
Email

TennisNYC

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: tennis
Our league members are successful, well educated professionals who love the sport of tennis!
Phone: 917 497 4065 | Email

United East Athletics Association

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Youth
Type: badminton, basketball, chinese chess, dragon boat, lion dance, ping pong, soccer
Phone: 212-227-9452 | Email

YorkVille Youth Athletic Association

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Youth
Type: basketball; flag football; tackle football; roller hockey; baseball; tennis; dodgeball
Phone: (212) 306-0022

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Tennis/Racquet Sports

Holiday Badminton Doubles

Monday, December 16, 2019
6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.

AccessibleAlfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)
80 Catherine Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

An NYC Parks Recreation membership is required to participate.

Contact Number

(646) 992-7859

Contact Email

Alonzo.Paulino@parks.nyc.gov

 

Pickleball Round-Robin Tournament

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 242-5228

 

Pickleball Showcase

Saturday, December 21, 2019
10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.

AccessibleAlfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)
80 Catherine Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(646) 992-7859

Contact Email

Kimberly.Donovan@parks.nyc.

 

Chinese New Year Family Fitness

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
2:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.

Recreation Center 54
348 East 54 Street, Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free | This event is FREE and open to the public.

Contact Number

(212) 754-5411

 

A Conversation with André Aciman

Friday, February 21, 2020
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Cost

Free | This event is FREE and open to the public.

Contact Number

(212) 242-5228

 

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