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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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Get On Track

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Wednesday: 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Friday: 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 1, 2018
End Date: March 31, 2018
Age:Child / Teen  

Instructor: Hakeem Omolade

3rd Floor Track

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Indoor Track

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

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Adult / Senior  

Take a jog around the indoor track!

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Inwood Hill Runners

Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Inwood Hill Park , DYCKMAN ST, HUDSON RIVER, HARLEM RIVER S (Manhattan), Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Tues run: Speed, hills, and intervals. All running paces and abilities are welcome. Stretching and warm-ups are on your own. Thu run: Regular 4-miler. All running paces and abilities are welcome. Stretching and warm-ups are on your own. Sat run: 6-8 miles, various routes. Bring your Metrocard. All running paces and abilities are welcome. Stretching and warm-ups are on your own.

Phone: 917-664-3141
E-mail: tamara@inwoodhillrunners.org
Cost: Free 

Inwood Hill Runners

 

Kids Fitness/Mighty Milers/Team Sports

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Monday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: October 2, 2017
Age:Child  

Learn and practice Track & Field events

Drop-in Participants ONLY

Instructor: Ms. Williams

Location: Basketball Gym

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NY Cares Sports Explorers

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Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: December 31, 2017
End Date: March 24, 2018
Age:Child / Teen  

Free fun for kids! Play different sports each week with the volunteers of NY Cares.

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Speed & Power

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

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

Start Date: January 8, 2018
End Date: March 20, 2018
Age:Teen  

This class is to introduce youth athletes to high level sports conditioning over 12 weeks various implements will be used jump ropes, viper, battling ropes, medicine balls, outdoor track, and barbells and dumbbells. Athletes will be tested in various physical attributes. 30 meter acceleration, 5 - 10 - 5 agility, standing broad jump, 30 second push - ups, 300 meter anarobic capacity.

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Speed Development- Track and Field

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Wednesday: 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 3, 2018
End Date: March 21, 2018
Age:Teen  

This is a introdcutory program that exposes youth to the lfundamentals of speed development for for youth the participant in sports the rely on a speed power base. Athletes will be tested in various physical attributes. 30 meter acceleration, 5 - 10 - 5 agility, standing broad jump, 30 second push - ups, 300 meter anarobic capacity. focus will be on acceleration pattern and motor abilities.

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Thomas Jefferson Track & Field Club/ Rising NYRR

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Monday: 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Friday: 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 3, 2018
End Date: March 23, 2018
Age:Child / Teen  

Track & Field Team Events - 100, 200, 400, 800, 1500, Shotput, Long jump and Turbo Javelin, Relays. Biomotor abilites will be develop. Speed, Strength, Stamina, Suppleness and Skill. Participants should have sweatsuit for outdoor practices in cool weather. Practices are held at Thomas Jefferson Park.

Rising NYRR  is a program in collaboration with New York Road Runners that records weekly mileage of participants. Prizes are based on total mileage completed over the course of 12 weeks.

Darsia Hutton- Head Coach

Noel Byfield- Asst Coach

 

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Track & Field

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Monday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: October 1, 2017
End Date: March 24, 2018
Age:Child / Teen  

Introducing kids grade 4-9 to the fun of running at a young age is a great way to help them develop healthy habits that will remain for life.  This program for athletes of all ability levels is committed to teaching the sport while making it fun.  Led by trained coaches, athletes will participate in : 50 meter spring, standing jump, ball throw, shot put, javelin throw and relays.

 Instructor: Jeffrey McFarlane

Location: Gymnasium

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Track & Field

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 Trails

PARK-WIDE. CHECK OUT OUR ALLEY POND PARK TRAILS PAGE FOR A MAP AND DIRECTIONS TO SCENIC LOCATIONS. (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Alley Pond Park 
Length: Various 
Difficulty: Various 
Other Details: Numerous trails wind through native hardwood (oak-hickory) forest and kettle ponds. The north end of the park boasts splendid salt marsh views. 

Arden Woods Trail

ARDEN & LEGATE AVENUE (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Arden Woods 
Length: 1.2 miles 
Difficulty: Easy 

Asser Levy Playground

EAST 25TH STREET AND ASSER LEVY PLACE (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Running Tracks
Size: 0.9 
Type: Asphalt 

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 Track & Field: Track (Outdoor)

Astoria Park

ASTORIA SOUTH & 18 STREET (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Running Tracks
Size: 0.25 
Type: All Weather 

Baisley Park

NORTH CONDUIT, BAISLEY BOULEVARD & 150 STREET (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Running Tracks
Size: 0.25 
Type: All Weather 

Betsy Head Memorial Playground

OFF STRAUSS STREET & DUMONT AVENUE (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Running Tracks
Size: 0.25 
Type: Rubber 

Blue Trail

FOREST PARK DRIVE EAST, OFF OF WOODHAVEN BOULEVARD (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Forest Park 
Length: 1.7 miles 
Other Details: Forest Park's numerous trails wind through native hardwood (oak-hickory) forest and kettle ponds.  

Destination Playground

Bronx River Forest Trail

ENTER AT EAST GUN HILL ROAD FOR RED TRAIL AND BURKE AVENUE OR EAST 204TH ST. FOR BLUE TRAIL (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Bronx Park 
Other Details:

The Bronx River Forest trails offer a river respite from the busy Bronx nearby. Check out our Bronx River Forest Trails page for a map and directions to scenic locations.

 

Brookfield Park Hiking Trails

ENTER AT BROOKFIELD AVE. & ARTHUR KILL RD. (Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type: Hiking Trails
Park Name: Brookfield Park 
Length: 5.3 miles along four trails 
Other Details:

Brookfield Park's trails offer access to more than 250 acres of parkland, including 16 acres of restored tidal wetlands. Check out our Brookfield Park Trails page for a map and directions.

 

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Track & Field

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.

Brooklyn Falcons Youth Football

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Football, Cheerleading, Track
Located in Flatbush
Phone: 347-351-3447 | Email

Front Runners New York

Boroughs:Brooklyn, Manhattan
Age: Adult
Type: Running and Triathlon (swimming, biking, running)
Front Runners New York provides encouragement and support to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered people and others who are interested in running and related activities. We hold runs, races, workshops, social events, and publish a monthly newsletter. We hold meets in Central Park, Prospect Park, West Side Highway, and other places. We are open to all levels. You can join us for a fun run to try out; membership dues apply.
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Hellgate Road Runners

Borough: Queens
Age: Adult
Type: Track & Field
The Hellgate Road Runners is a non-profit organization. We welcome runners of all abilities. Membership is $25 a year. Monday: 7:30 PM meet Between Astoria Park Pool and Hellgate Bridge Wednesday: 7:30 PM meet at Astoria Park Track Thursday: 7:30 PM meet at Astoria Park Field House Saturday: 9:00 AM (June-Oct), 8:00 AM (July-Sept) meet at Astoria Park Field House.
Phone: 718-721-7844 | Email

Prospect Park Track Club

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Adult
Type: Track & Field
Phone: (718) 595-2049

Prospect Park Youth Running Club

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth
Type: Cross Country, Track & Field, Distance Running
Offer the young boys and girls of Brooklyn an opportunity to experience the fitness benefits, joys of competition, and team unity of Cross Country and Long Distance Running through an education-based program.
Phone: 917-363-6671 | Email

Shore Road Striders Running Club

Boroughs:Brooklyn, Staten Island
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Track & Field
Phone: (718) 238-3623 | Email

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