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 628 events
from June 29, 2022 to September 27, 2022

Monday, July 18, 2022

Jul18

Sculpt, Balance, Stretch

at Fitness Room (in Asser Levy Recreation Center)Manhattan 
This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
In this class, you will channel your inner athlete by utilizing bodyweight exercises to increase your mobility, stability, speed and agility.
Free!

Jul18

Walking Group

at McCarren ParkBrooklyn 
This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This free walking program will help you move your body and connect with others in your community! The program will start with a group warm-up led by a Shape Up NYC instructor, followed
Free!

Jul18

Chair Fitness

at Queens Public Library - Middle VillageQueens

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This class provides a fitness workout that uses a chair to provide stability and support, while minimizing impact on the joints.
Free!

Jul18

Hip House Cardio

at Fit4DanceBrooklyn

5:00 p.m.6:00 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!

Jul18

Cardio Dance

at Roof (in Hansborough Recreation Center)Manhattan 
This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
This creative and fun workout fuses dance and aerobics to improve cardio fitness and tone the body.
Free!

Jul18

Old School R&B Dance Fitness

at Riverbank State Park AmphitheatreManhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
A fun and exciting workout that uses easy to follow dance steps to maintain cardiovascular health. This class is created for all levels and you do not need any prior dance experience to
Free!

Jul18

Cardio Sculpt

at Play Area (in Patterson Playground)Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This cardio workout consists of functional movement exercises designed to make daily activities easier to perform.
Free!

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Jul19

Total Body Fitness

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

8:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.
This fun low-impact full-body workout includes cardio, strength and balance exercises to improve your overall fitness.
Free!

Jul19

Cardio Sculpt

at Elizabeth McQueen Esplanade

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This cardio workout consists of functional movement exercises designed to make daily activities easier to perform.
Free!

Jul19

Cardio Dance

at Dance Room (in Chelsea Recreation Center)Manhattan 
This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
A fusion of Hip Hop, R&B, Afro beats and dance cardio that promotes self-love and body confidence, using easy-to-follow moves.
Free!

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