Shape Up NYC

Show Up and Shape Up!

Shape Up NYC is a free group fitness program with locations across the five boroughs. Sign up below to take fitness classes like aerobics, bootcamp, Zumba, and much more. Our fitness instructors know how to make fitness fun!

Shape Up NYC is a free program. You do not need to be a member of a recreation center in order to attend a class, though you must bring a lock and a government-issued ID for classes held at recreation centers.

The energy I get from Shape Up is great - it energizes me in all parts of my life. I’m a teacher of three year olds and I need that energy. - Alice

The energy I get from Shape Up is great -  it energizes me in all parts of my life. I’m a teacher of three year olds and I need that energy. - Alice

Shape Up has helped me to finally quit smoking. It’s been 1 1/2 years without a cigarette! - Helen

My self-confidence has really improved. I am willing to go out of my comfort zone and push myself more often. – Tayra

I feel like a champion. The classes are intense and sweaty but I feel like a brand new person every time. – Jose

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Shape Up NYC Service Changes

Shape Up NYC is currently offering both indoor and outdoor group fitness classes. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve put additional safety protocols in place.

For Shape Up NYC classes:

  • Pre-registration is required; drop-in participants may attend outdoor classes if the class is not full.
  • Class sizes are limited to ensure social distancing can be maintained.
  • Face coverings are required for all indoor classes; for outdoor classes, face coverings are required if you are unvaccinated.
  • Wash your hands frequently and stay home if you’re sick.
  • Proof of vaccination is required for most indoor locations.

Programs may be modified, rescheduled or cancelled due to weather, health, or safety concerns.

Shape Up NYC Events

To FILTER events, use the menu on the right-hand side. Currently viewing 285 events
from August 14, 2022 to November 17, 2022

Sunday, August 14, 2022

Aug14

CANCELED: Virtual Yoga

at Virtual/Online Events

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This open level virtual class is designed to awaken your mind, body and senses through controlled breathing, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures.
Free!

Aug14

Walking Group

at The Overlook (in Forest Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This free walking program will help you move your body and connect with others in your community!
Free!

Aug14

CANCELED: Zumba

at Southwest Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx 
This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Aug14

Zumba

at Southwest Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx 
This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Aug14

Hip House Cardio

at Dance Room (in St. John’s Recreation Center)Brooklyn 
This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hip-House is an upbeat dance aerobics workout that fuses Old School Hip-Hop and House vibes to improve cardio fitness and tone the body.
Free!

Aug14

Athletic Conditioning

at Ballfields (in De Witt Clinton Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This athletic conditioning workout will engage your entire body to elevate your heart rate, strengthen muscles, and improve coordination and balance.
Free!

Monday, August 15, 2022

Aug15

Cardio Sculpt

at Athletic Courts (in Torsney Playground)Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
This cardio workout consists of functional movement exercises designed to make daily activities easier to perform.
Free!

Aug15

Line Dancing Aerobics

at Handball Court (in Betsy Head Park)Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The line dance incorporates low impact dances that are very easy to learn and enjoy!
Free!

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Aug15

Step Aerobics

at New Settlement Community CenterBronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Step Aerobics is a cardio workout that will elevate your heart rate, strengthen muscles, improve coordination and balance.
Free!

Aug15

Yoga

at Entrance - 76th Ave & Springfield Blvd (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
A therapeutic yet powerful series of balancing, stretching, easy back bending, twisting, and mild inverted postures, concluding with a guided relaxation.
Free!

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