Adaptive Programs

A kid holding a basketball looks to pass the ball to a teammate in a game of wheelchair basketball

NYC Parks offers adaptive fitness, sports, and arts programs at our parks and recreation centers for all abilities. While many of our events are accessible, these events are geared specifically towards people with physical disabilities. Find an event or program that fits your needs. 

For a list of all events hosted at accessible locations, please visit our Events in Accessible Locations page. To learn more about accessibility at NYC Parks, please visit our Accessibility page

Recreation Center Memberships for People with Disabilities

Memberships for people with disabilities are just $25 per year for access to all of our recreation centers, including our Adaptive Hubs. Learn more about becoming a member

Adaptive Hubs are fully accessible recreation centers that offer adaptive programs. Membership for people with disabilities is $25 a year! Learn more about our Adaptive Hubs

We offer modified aquatic workout programs and teach basic swimming and safety skills at our pools. Registration is required. Learn more about our Adaptive Swim program

Is exercise difficult for you? Join our modified group workout classes, including Chair Yoga, Low-Impact Cardio, and more! Find a free Shape Up NYC class near you

Adaptive Programs Events

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Sep29

Summer on the Hudson: Moving for Life

at Virtual/Online Workshop

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join this gentle workout that begins with breathing exercises, then moves into active aerobic dancing that strengthens body awareness via Zoom.
Free!

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Sep30

Shape Up NYC: Virtual Fitness Class Series

at Virtual/Online Workshop

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Work out with us from the comfort of your home! Every Wednesday, Shape Up NYC instructors will bring you a different virtual fitness class!
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, October 2, 2020

Oct 2

Virtual Special Express Writers Anthology

at Virtual/Online Workshop

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This is a workshop for adults with disabilities who have an interest in creative writing. We will focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs).
Free!

Sunday, October 4, 2020

Oct 4

Accessible Birding Exploration

at Ben Abrams Playground (in Bronx Park)Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your own binoculars as the Urban Park Rangers lead you down a paved and accessible path, in search of Fall migrants along the Bronx River.
Free!

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Oct 7

Shape Up NYC: Virtual Fitness Class Series

at Virtual/Online Workshop

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Work out with us from the comfort of your home! Every Wednesday, Shape Up NYC instructors will bring you a different virtual fitness class!
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, October 9, 2020

Oct 9

Virtual Special Express Writers Anthology

at Virtual/Online Workshop

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This is a workshop for adults with disabilities who have an interest in creative writing. We will focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs).
Free!

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Oct10

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates Online!

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Get ready to laugh in this high energy game show featuring zany at home challenges, trivia, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, October 16, 2020

Oct16

Virtual Special Express Writers Anthology

at Virtual/Online Workshop

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This is a workshop for adults with disabilities who have an interest in creative writing. We will focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs).
Free!

Friday, October 23, 2020

Oct23

Virtual Special Express Writers Anthology

at Virtual/Online Workshop

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This is a workshop for adults with disabilities who have an interest in creative writing. We will focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs).
Free!

Friday, October 30, 2020

Oct30

Virtual Special Express Writers Anthology

at Virtual/Online Workshop

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This is a workshop for adults with disabilities who have an interest in creative writing. We will focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs).
Free!

Friday, November 6, 2020

Nov 6

Virtual Special Express Writers Anthology

at Virtual/Online Workshop

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This is a workshop for adults with disabilities who have an interest in creative writing. We will focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs).
Free!

Friday, November 13, 2020

Nov13

Virtual Special Express Writers Anthology

at Virtual/Online Workshop

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This is a workshop for adults with disabilities who have an interest in creative writing. We will focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs).
Free!

Friday, November 20, 2020

Nov20

Virtual Special Express Writers Anthology

at Virtual/Online Workshop

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This is a workshop for adults with disabilities who have an interest in creative writing. We will focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs).
Free!

Friday, November 27, 2020

Nov27

Virtual Special Express Writers Anthology

at Virtual/Online Workshop

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This is a workshop for adults with disabilities who have an interest in creative writing. We will focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs).
Free!

Friday, December 4, 2020

Dec 4

Virtual Special Express Writers Anthology

at Virtual/Online Workshop

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This is a workshop for adults with disabilities who have an interest in creative writing. We will focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs).
Free!

Friday, December 11, 2020

Dec11

Virtual Special Express Writers Anthology

at Virtual/Online Workshop

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This is a workshop for adults with disabilities who have an interest in creative writing. We will focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs).
Free!

Friday, December 18, 2020

Dec18

Virtual Special Express Writers Anthology

at Virtual/Online Workshop

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This is a workshop for adults with disabilities who have an interest in creative writing. We will focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs).
Free!

Friday, December 25, 2020

Dec25

Virtual Special Express Writers Anthology

at Virtual/Online Workshop

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This is a workshop for adults with disabilities who have an interest in creative writing. We will focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs).
Free!

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