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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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Walking Club

Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Riverdale Senior Services Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 2600 Netherland Ave, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join us for our weekly walking club, weather permitting. Becoming a member of the senior center is easy and free! Call us to find out how.

Phone:718-884-5900

 

Water Walking

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Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

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

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

A walking program in the pool designed to strengthen muscles and enhance balance.

Instructor: Kimberly

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Yoga

Friday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

JASA Williamsburg Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 202 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Join our weekly yoga class for all ability levels. Open to anyone 60+.

Cost:Free 

 

“Fitness Alfresco” Fitness Walking

Tuesday: 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Thursday: 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

Fort Tryon Park , RIVERSIDE DR TO BROADWAY, W 192 ST TO DYCKMAN ST (Manhattan), Manhattan

Age:Everyone  

With Nancy Bruning, Certified Fitness Instructor Walking, stretching, strengthening, and body toning. Location: Meet at the entrance to the Heather Garden on Margaret Corbin Circle

Cost:Free 

Level of Ability: All
Program is on-going. (Note: Fitness Walking does not meet if it is raining or if the actual temperature or wind chill is below 20 degrees F.)

 

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Walking

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.

Asser Levy Park Fitness Path

(Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type:Fitness Paths
Distance: 515 Yards 
Laps Per Mile: 3.5 
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Bloomingdale Park Fitness Path

(Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type:Fitness Paths
Distance: 650 Yards 
Laps Per Mile: 2.75 
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Brower Park Fitness Path

(Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type:Fitness Paths
Distance: 280 Yards 
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Carl Schurz Park Fitness Path

(Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type:Fitness Paths
Distance: 350 Yards 
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Clove Lakes Park Fitness Path

(Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type:Fitness Paths
Distance: 650 Yards 
Laps Per Mile: 2.75 
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Father Macris Park Fitness Path

(Staten Island) | Map it
Facility Type:Fitness Paths
Distance: 350 Yards 
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Fort Greene Park Fitness Path

(Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type:Fitness Paths
Distance: 935 Yards 
Laps Per Mile: 1.75 
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Haffen Park Fitness Path

(Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type:Fitness Paths
Distance: 465 Yards 
Laps Per Mile: 3.75 
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J. Hood Wright Park Fitness Path

(Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type:Fitness Paths
Distance: 195 Yards 
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Juniper Valley Park Fitness Path

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Facility Type:Fitness Paths
Distance: 820 Yards 
Laps Per Mile: 2.25 
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Walking

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.

J.K.O. Running

Boroughs:Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island
Age:Adult
Type:Women's Running
J.K.O. Running is a women's running team. We welcome all women from total beginners (those who power walk, on the way the way to building up to jogging or running), advanced beginners & intermediate runners (gearing up for their first 5K, 10K or 1/2 marathon), to marathoners. We run year round, have weekly group runs, training runs and workshops. Our team participates in NYRR, charity and other race events as well as volunteer.
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NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

Sunday, June 26, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

AccessibleVisitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet by the flag pole in front of the Visitor Center.

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

Sunday, June 26, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park)
3000 Fillmore Ave, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet behind the Carmine Carro Community Center on Fillmore Avenue.

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park

Sunday, June 26, 2016
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Main Park House (in Cunningham Park)
196 Street and Union Turnpike, Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet off Union Turnpike at the comfort station between the tennis courts and baseball fields.

Cost

Free  

 

In the Footsteps of Edgar Allan Poe: A Walk from Poe Cottage to High Bridge

Sunday, June 26, 2016
11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.

Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (in Poe Park), Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

$10 for BCHS members, $20 for non-members.

Contact Number

(718) 881-8900

Contact Email

education@bronxhistoricalsociety.org

 

Free Walking Club

Monday, June 27, 2016
11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

AccessiblePier 84 Fountain| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

shapeupvolunteer@parks.nyc.gov

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard & Ft Washington Ave., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Location Details:
Check in at Fornino on Pier 6 at 6:45 p.m.

Cost

Free  

 

NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Bridge (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the lake bridge, down the hill from the intersection of Victory Boulevard and Eddy Street.

Cost

Free  

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, June 30, 2016
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard & Ft Washington Ave., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, July 2, 2016
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard & Ft Washington Ave., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

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