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 299 events
from August 13, 2022 to November 17, 2022

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Aug16

Cardio Dance

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

4:45 p.m.5:45 p.m.
This creative and fun workout fuses dance and aerobics to improve cardio fitness and tone the body.
Free!

Aug16

Bodyweight Circuit Training

at Astoria Pool Deck (in Astoria Park)Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Using your own body weight, come experience this circuit training class that focuses on functional, everyday movement that will increase overall strength.
Free!

Aug16

Cardio Sculpt

at Entrance - East 11th St and Avenue D (in Dry Dock Playground)Manhattan

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!

Aug16

Cardio Dance

at Harlem Children's ZoneManhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This creative and fun workout fuses dance and aerobics to improve cardio fitness and tone the body.
Free!

Aug16

Yoga

at Myrtle Avenue Courtyard (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Connect with the earth and sky in our signature Vinyasa Flow, a fun and light-hearted, mid-intensity flow that will move you seamlessly from Sun Salutation to a final peak pose.
Free!

Aug16

Zumba

at The Salvation Army Port Richmond Corps Community CenterStaten Island

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Free!

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Aug17

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!

Aug17

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!

Aug17

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!

Aug17

Walking and Stretching

at Entrance - 43rd Street and Skillman Ave (in Torsney Playground)Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This free walking program will help you move your body and connect with others in your community!
Free!

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If you have any questions, please contact our Shape Up NYC team

 

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