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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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Adult Badminton

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Friday: 7:30 p.m.-9:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 5, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Everyone  

Are you a badminton enthusiast?  A beginner?  All levels are welcome. Get hooked on this fun, fast-paced sport and have fun playing badminton with your child(ren). Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Please call the recreation center for more information.

 

Adult Badminton

(M)

Sunday: 3:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:15 p.m.-8:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: May 10, 2015
Age:Adult / Senior  

Enjoy playing Badminton with players of all levels.

 

Adult Group Lessons at Prospect Park Tennis Center

Sunday: 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Monday: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Prospect Park Tennis Center , PARKSIDE AVE AT THE PARADE GROUND (Brooklyn), Brooklyn

Age:Adult / Senior  

Adult group tennis lessons, grouped according to skill level

Phone: (718) 436-2500
Cost: $50 or $240 

$240 for 6-session series or $50 per session
Reservations must be made 24-hours in advance

 

Adult Open Badminton

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Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 8, 2017
End Date: September 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Enjoy a game of badminton with other adults. All skill levels are welcomed!

Location: Basketball Court

Ages: 18+

This is an non-instructional activity.

 

Adult Table Tennis

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Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Monday: 6:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.,1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.,6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 19, 2017
Age:Adult  

Open hours to enjoy table tennis. Please note the following specifications: Sunday 8:00AM-12:00PM is for Adults. Sunday 12:00PM-3:00PM is for Family. Monday 3:00PM-6:00PM is for Youth.

 

Adult Tennis (Beginner)

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: May 11, 2015
End Date: December 22, 2017
Age:Adult  

Our program goal is to stress fun, safety, and effective instruction. Helping to create an environment that promotes learning, encourages a love of the sport, and to motivate athletes to come out year after year.

Instructor: Jeffrey McFarlane

 

Adult/Seniors Table Tennis

(M)

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Open table tennis.

Get serious about your table tennis game through this instructional clinic being held for adults and seniors looking to learn the art of table tennis.

Hours are subject to change.

 

Badminton

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Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: August 27, 2017
End Date: September 30, 2017
Age:Adult  

Practice the mechanics of this time-honored sport requiring speed, agility and concentration.

Badminton is open to young adult and adult members to enjoy a friendly, fun competitive game of two to four players. Equipment is available, but members are encouraged to bring their own racquets and birdies.

Badminton racquets and shuttlecocks are provided at the front desk (membership card must be left).

 

Badminton

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.

Cost: Call for price 

 

Family Table Tennis

(M)

Friday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.

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

Start Date: July 2, 2017
End Date: September 24, 2017
Age:Everyone  

Table tennis is good for your health - it's great for working up a sweat and getting your heart rate up. Played at the higher levels, it's one of the fastest sports around. You don't have to be a pro to get a good workout.

 

Family Table Tennis

(M)

Sunday: 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 19, 2017
Age:Everyone  

Parents can take advantage of this time to enjoy playing table tennis with their children.

 

Live It Up Teen Program

(M)

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Teen  

Our teen program offers a variety of activities focused on education, socialization, world awareness, street safety, fitness, personal & professional development, and quality of life enhancement.

 

Pickle Ball

(M)

Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Introduce yourself to a fun sport which combines aspects of other raquet and paddle sports such as tennis, badminton, table tennis. Pickleball lends itself to people of all ages and skill levels. The game is easy to learn and easy to play and because of the rules and court size relies more on strategy rather than overpowering your opponent.

Location: Gymnasium

For more information please call Lost Battalion Hall at 718-263-1163.

 

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: July 2, 2017
End Date: September 30, 2017
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.

 

Pickle Ball

(M)

Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Introduce yourself to a fun sport which combines aspects of other raquet and paddle sports such as tennis, badminton, table tennis. Pickleball lends itself to people of all ages and skill levels. The game is easy to learn and easy to play and because of the rules and court size relies more on strategy rather than overpowering your opponent.

Location: Gymnasium

For more information please call Lost Battalion Hall at 718-263-1163.

 

Pickle Ball

(M)

Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: September 25, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

An exciting and fun game that is very similar to tennis but played with a plastic ball and racquet ball paddles.

 

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 18, 2017
End Date: December 31, 2017
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.

 

Pickle-Ball

(M)

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: August 27, 2017
End Date: September 30, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Mixture of Tennis and Badminton. The lower net and wiffle ball allow the game to be accessible to people of all ages and abilities.

**Please note: On Sundays pickle ball will utilize both the EAST GYM & WEST GYM from 9:00am - 11:00am and from 11:00am-2:00pm the EAST GYM only.

Coaching available

 

Pickleball

(M)

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 3, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Instructor:David Velasquez

 

Summer Sports Experience

(M)

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

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: September 11, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Child  

Every day will be a variety of sports. The group will meet on the field. This is a drop in program and you can sign up at the recreation center.

Tuesday & Thursday : Soccer, Flag Football, Kickball

Wednesday& Friday : Tennis, Volleyball, Soccer

Saturday: Basketball clinic, volleyball, soccer, flag football

 

 

Instructors: Henry and Ashley

 

Summer Sports Unlimited

(M)

Tuesday: 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Child / Teen  

This summer, children and teens will be given the opportunity to participate in various sports clinics led by our Recreation Specialist. Sports will include; soccer, basketball, tennis, ultimate frisbee, flag football, and street hockey. Program is free and open to children and teens, recreation membership is required and is free for children and teens ages 17 and under.

 

Table Tennis

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Monday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: September 3, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult  

Join our members as they play competitively against other recreation centers in our seasonal tournaments.

half court - with players ranging from intermediate to expert.

Instructor: David Velasquez

 

Table Tennis

(M)

Sunday: 12:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Monday: 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Start Date: August 27, 2017
End Date: September 30, 2017
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Table tennis open play. All are welcome to join for open table tennis. 3 tables will be set up in the dance room during the summer starting July 5th to accomodate summer camp in the gym.

(Please note that Saturday & Sunday sessions are 1 table in the Multipupose Room on the 3rd Floor)

 

Table Tennis

(M)

Monday: 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: September 25, 2017
End Date: December 22, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Open table tennis play. Play friendly games with other members.

 

 

Table Tennis

(M)

Sunday: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Monday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Start Date: September 17, 2017
End Date: January 1, 2019
Age:Everyone  

Enjoy a game of Table Tennis during these open hours.

NOTE: Please bring your own nets and paddles.

 

Table Tennis

(M)

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: September 12, 2016
Age:Adult / Senior  

Come play table tennis!

 

Teen Instructional Table Tennis

(M)

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Age:Child  

Teens will learn the fundamentals of table tennis skills and drills, basic tactics and strategies for beginning youth students.

 

Teen Open Gym Ages 13-17

(M)

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Teen  

Come play basketball, soccer, or volleyball in our gymnasium.

Age: 13- 17 years old

Location: Gymnasium

Please call the recreation center for more information.

 

Teen Table Tennis Ages 13-17

(M)

Friday: 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Adult  

Table tennis is good for your health - it's great for working up a sweat and getting your heart rate up. Played at the higher levels, it's one of the fastest sports around. You don't have to be a pro to get a good workout.

Ages: 13-17 years

Location: Basement Level

 

Tennis

(M)

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: September 23, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Learn to play tennis and play friendly matches against other members.

 

Tennis

(M)

Tuesday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: September 16, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Child  

Youth will learn about hitting the ball and having fun scrimmage games against one another.

This program is part of our drop in out of school time.  Children can attend programs Monday - Friday 3:00-6:00p.m. They can come to one class or come to them all.

Instructor: Ingrid

 

Tennis Lessons

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.

Cost: Call for price 

 

Tennis for kids

(M)

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: September 23, 2017
End Date: December 23, 2017
Age:Child / Teen  

For ages 6-14 years old: Our program goal is to stress fun, safety, and effective instruction. Helping to create an environment that promotes learning, encourages a love of the sport, and to motivate athletes to come out year after year.

Saturday classes are  bi-weekly. The dates are as follows:  10/7, 10/21, 11/4, 11/18, 12/2, 12/16                                                                    

Instructors: Jeffrey McFarlane

 

 

 

Youth Open Gym Ages 6 - 13

(M)

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2017
End Date: December 24, 2017
Age:Child  

Come play basketball, soccer, or volleyball in our gymnasium.

Age: 6-13

Location: Gymnasium

Please call the recreation center for more information.

 

Please note: Programs with this symbol (Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property) are not managed by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. While Parks does its best to maintain accuracy in search results, users are strongly advised to call or email the program organizers directly for up-to-date information.

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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 Park

UNION TURNPIKE, GRAND CENTRAL PARKWAY & WINCHESTER BLVD. (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Tennis Courts
(718) 264-2600 
Courts: 16 
Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor 
Type: Hard 

Alley Pond Tennis Club

QUEENS VILLAGE 79-20 WINCHESTER BOULEVARD (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Tennis Courts
(718) 264-2600 
Courts: 11 
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor 
Type: Hard 
Info: Lessons offered. Courts will not be available for permit from October 15 through April 30. Please call for more information. 

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

CROPSEY AVE. & BAY PKWY. (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Tennis Courts
(718) 259-4016 
Courts:
Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor 
Type: Hard 

Brian Watkins Tennis Center

AT HOUSTON ST. (WALK EAST OVER FDR DRIVE) (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Tennis Courts
(212) 408-0261 
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 

Bronx Park

BRONX PARK EAST AND BRADY AVE. (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Tennis Courts
(718) 430-1821 
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 

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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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