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On Sunday, April 21, 2019, this recreation center will be closed in observance of Easter Sunday.

Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
4/15
Tuesday
4/16
Wednesday
4/17
Thursday
4/18
Friday
4/19
Saturday
4/20
Sunday
4/21

Building Hours
6:00 a - 10:00 p

6:00 a - 7:30 a
Senior Basketball
Adult, Senior

Senior Basketball

Start your day with a game of basketball. Play a pickup game with other members. McCarren's Summer season begins on July 1st.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 10:00 a
McCarren Tots - Imaginary Play Time
Family

McCarren Tots - Imaginary Play Time

Pre-tots engage in free play and work on gross motor and socialization skills.

For children ages 2 to 3 years old.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.

Instructor: Lillie Ballard

Location: Outside


Family

10:00 a - 12:00 p
Corn hole
Adult

Corn hole

Corn hole is good for your health - it's great for working up a sweat and getting your heart rate up. Played at the higher levels, it's one of the fastest sports around. You don't have to be a pro to get a good workout.

Location: Multi-purpose A


Adult

10:00 a - 11:00 a
McCarren Tots - Building with Tots
Family

McCarren Tots - Building with Tots

Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class.  With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground, move through tunnels, pop up houses and more!

For children ages 18 months to 5 years.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.

Instructor: Lille Ballard

Location: Gymnasium


Family

10:00 a - 12:00 p
Table Tennis
Adult

Table Tennis

Table tennis is good for your health - it's great for working up a sweat and getting your heart rate up. Played at the higher levels, it's one of the fastest sports around. You don't have to be a pro to get a good workout.

Location: Multi-purpose B


Adult

11:00 a - 12:00 p
McCarren Tots: Scooter Time
Preschool

McCarren Tots: Scooter Time

Children learn how to ride their scooter safely, focusing on balance, stance, proper techniques and style.

Ages 3 to 5 years old.

Instructor: Lillie Ballard

Location: Gymnasium


Preschool

1:00 p - 3:00 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

Location: Gymnasium


Adult

3:00 p - 4:00 p
YMCA Afterschool Basketball
Child

YMCA Afterschool Basketball

YMCA Afterschool program. Registration done through the YMCA.

Location: GYM

 


Child

3:00 p - 4:00 p
Youth Cardio
Child

Youth Cardio

Grab your sneakers and join us for a drop-in, cardio trainnig program for teens to make friends and stay in shape.


Child

4:00 p - 5:00 p
Youth Basketball
Child

Youth Basketball


Take your game to the next level on the basketball court. Practice drills and learn new skills. Get fit while having fun.

Ages 6-13 years old


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Teen Lounge (Art & Games)
Teen
Accessible Facilities

Teen Lounge (Art & Games)

Teens can hang out at the center and play games, work on homework and projects, and create art

Room: multipurpose room D

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Hand Drumming with Ed
Teen

Hand Drumming with Ed

Participants will gain a basic understandingof different techniques of solo and ensemble performances.

Location: Art Room


Teen

7:30 p - 9:30 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

Location: Gymnasium


Adult

Building Hours
6:00 a - 10:00 p

6:00 a - 7:30 a
Senior Basketball
Adult, Senior

Senior Basketball

Start your day with a game of basketball. Play a pickup game with other members. McCarren's Summer season begins on July 1st.


Adult, Senior

6:00 a - 7:00 a
Senior Workout Fitness
Senior

Senior Workout Fitness

Senior Functional Fitness is a functional fitness program designed for seniors. Our goal is to help seniors improve and or maintain mobility, balance, and independence in their current living situation through exercise.

 

Location: Weight room


Senior

9:00 a - 10:00 a
McCarren Tots - Imaginary Play Time
Family

McCarren Tots - Imaginary Play Time

Pre-tots engage in free play and work on gross motor and socialization skills.

For children ages 2 to 3 years old.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.

Instructor: Lillie Ballard

Location: Outside


Family

10:00 a - 12:00 p
Corn hole
Adult

Corn hole

Corn hole is good for your health - it's great for working up a sweat and getting your heart rate up. Played at the higher levels, it's one of the fastest sports around. You don't have to be a pro to get a good workout.

Location: Multi-purpose A


Adult

10:00 a - 11:00 a
McCarren Tots - Building with Tots
Family

McCarren Tots - Building with Tots

Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class.  With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground, move through tunnels, pop up houses and more!

For children ages 18 months to 5 years.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.

Instructor: Lille Ballard

Location: Gymnasium


Family

10:00 a - 12:00 p
Table Tennis
Adult

Table Tennis

Table tennis is good for your health - it's great for working up a sweat and getting your heart rate up. Played at the higher levels, it's one of the fastest sports around. You don't have to be a pro to get a good workout.

Location: Multi-purpose B


Adult

11:00 a - 12:00 p
Adaptive Art
Adult, Senior, Teen
Accessible Facilities

Adaptive Art

This class is for participants to express their creativity throgh art; no matter what your level of experience. People with disabilities are encouraged to take part.This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

Instructors: Ben

Location:  Art Room

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior, Teen

11:00 a - 12:00 p
Adaptive Art Improve with Zach
Adult, Senior, Teen
Accessible Facilities

Adaptive Art Improve with Zach

This class is for participants to express their creativity throgh art; no matter what your level of experience. People with disabilities are encouraged to take part.This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

Instructors: Zach

Location:  Room A

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior, Teen

11:00 a - 12:00 p
Adaptive Running - Fast Feet
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adaptive Running - Fast Feet

Join this fun program!  A no-judgment route to fitness. This program welcomes everyone.  We will show you how fun running is, no matter your level of experience!  People with disabilities are encouraged to take part.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

Location: McCarren Track

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

11:00 a - 12:00 p
Adaptive Zumba
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adaptive Zumba

Join this fun class!  A no-judgment workout, this class welcomes everyone.  We will show you how fun Zumba is, no matter your level of experience!  People with disabilities are encouraged to take part.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

Instructor: Claudine Pierre

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

11:00 a - 12:00 p
McCarren Tots: Craft, Art, and Express
Preschool

McCarren Tots: Craft, Art, and Express

Little Picassos express their creativity in exciting arts and crafts projects.  Activities include painting, drawing and holiday crafts.

For children ages 2 to 5 years.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.

Instructor: Lillie Ballard

Location: Gymnasium


Preschool

12:00 p - 2:00 p
Pickleball
Everyone

Pickleball

Play Pickleball and get fit while having fun. Perfect game for all ages. A racquet sport similar to tennis.


Everyone

12:00 p - 2:00 p
TechOpps MS Office 2010
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

TechOpps MS Office 2010

An intensive curriculum that develops skills in office management and budgeting using Microsoft Office 2010 to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 3:00 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

Location: Gymnasium


Adult

2:30 p - 3:30 p
Jump into SHAPE (Plyometrics)
Adult, Senior

Jump into SHAPE (Plyometrics)

This program is base on ploymetric training with a blend of cardio work. The program is design to reduce weight, built strenght, endurance and bone density. The program will be tailored for members 20 and older. This program focuses on the development of fitness of the whole body,.


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 4:00 p
YMCA Afterschool Basketball
Child

YMCA Afterschool Basketball

YMCA Afterschool program. Registration done through the YMCA.

Location: GYM

 


Child

3:00 p - 4:00 p
Youth Cardio
Child

Youth Cardio

Grab your sneakers and join us for a drop-in, cardio trainnig program for teens to make friends and stay in shape.


Child

4:00 p - 5:00 p
Youth Basketball
Child

Youth Basketball


Take your game to the next level on the basketball court. Practice drills and learn new skills. Get fit while having fun.

Ages 6-13 years old


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Teen Lounge (Art & Games)
Teen
Accessible Facilities

Teen Lounge (Art & Games)

Teens can hang out at the center and play games, work on homework and projects, and create art

Room: multipurpose room D

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Hand Drumming with Ed
Teen

Hand Drumming with Ed

Participants will gain a basic understandingof different techniques of solo and ensemble performances.

Location: Art Room


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Spin w/Jessica
Adult, Senior

Shape Up NYC: Spin w/Jessica

Looking for a heart-pumping workout that will not only challenge you, but be fun! Ride through hills, flats, and sprints on beat to some great music. Everyone has control of resistance intensity and the pedal speed they feel most comfortable with. Beginners looking for inspiration through their journey are welcome as well as experienced cyclists. The goal is to create an atmosphere where we can all motivate each other no matter the fitness level.

 

 


Sign up here for updates on this class!

 

 

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.


Adult, Senior

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Vinyasa Flow
Adult, Senior

Shape Up NYC: Vinyasa Flow

Vinyasa yoga is a discipline that utilizes postures and breathing techniques. This form of yoga offers a range of health benefits to those who practice it, as it encompasses all areas of mind, body and spirit.

Location: Multipurpose A

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.


Adult, Senior

7:00 p - 8:30 p
Table Tennis
Adult

Table Tennis

Table tennis is good for your health - it's great for working up a sweat and getting your heart rate up. Played at the higher levels, it's one of the fastest sports around. You don't have to be a pro to get a good workout.

Location: Multi-purpose B


Adult

7:30 p - 9:00 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

Location: Gymnasium


Adult

Building Hours
6:00 a - 10:00 p

6:00 a - 7:30 a
Senior Basketball
Adult, Senior

Senior Basketball

Start your day with a game of basketball. Play a pickup game with other members. McCarren's Summer season begins on July 1st.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 10:00 a
McCarren Tots - Imaginary Play Time
Family

McCarren Tots - Imaginary Play Time

Pre-tots engage in free play and work on gross motor and socialization skills.

For children ages 2 to 3 years old.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.

Instructor: Lillie Ballard

Location: Outside


Family

10:00 a - 12:00 p
Corn hole
Adult

Corn hole

Corn hole is good for your health - it's great for working up a sweat and getting your heart rate up. Played at the higher levels, it's one of the fastest sports around. You don't have to be a pro to get a good workout.

Location: Multi-purpose A


Adult

10:00 a - 11:00 a
McCarren Tots - Building with Tots
Family

McCarren Tots - Building with Tots

Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class.  With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground, move through tunnels, pop up houses and more!

For children ages 18 months to 5 years.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.

Instructor: Lille Ballard

Location: Gymnasium


Family

10:00 a - 12:00 p
Table Tennis
Adult

Table Tennis

Table tennis is good for your health - it's great for working up a sweat and getting your heart rate up. Played at the higher levels, it's one of the fastest sports around. You don't have to be a pro to get a good workout.

Location: Multi-purpose B


Adult

11:00 a - 12:00 p
Adaptive Art Improve with Zach
Adult, Senior, Teen
Accessible Facilities

Adaptive Art Improve with Zach

This class is for participants to express their creativity throgh art; no matter what your level of experience. People with disabilities are encouraged to take part.This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

Instructors: Zach

Location:  Room A

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior, Teen

11:00 a - 12:00 p
McCarren Tots: Art with MAX
Preschool

McCarren Tots: Art with MAX

Little Picassos express their creativity in exciting arts and crafts projects.  Activities include painting, drawing and holiday crafts.

For children ages 2 to 5 years.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.

Instructor: Max Cohen

Location: Gymnasium


Preschool

11:00 a - 12:00 p
McCarren Tots: Scooter Time
Preschool

McCarren Tots: Scooter Time

Children learn how to ride their scooter safely, focusing on balance, stance, proper techniques and style.

Ages 3 to 5 years old.

Instructor: Lillie Ballard

Location: Gymnasium


Preschool

12:00 p - 1:00 p
Get your Act Together with Zach
Adult, Senior, Teen
Accessible Facilities

Get your Act Together with Zach

This class is for participants to express their creativity through the arts; no matter what your level of experience. People with disabilities are encouraged to take part.This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

Instructors: Zach

Location:  Room A

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior, Teen

1:00 p - 3:00 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

Location: Gymnasium


Adult

3:00 p - 4:00 p
YMCA Afterschool Basketball
Child

YMCA Afterschool Basketball

YMCA Afterschool program. Registration done through the YMCA.

Location: GYM

 


Child

3:00 p - 4:00 p
Youth Cardio
Child

Youth Cardio

Grab your sneakers and join us for a drop-in, cardio trainnig program for teens to make friends and stay in shape.


Child

4:00 p - 5:00 p
Youth Basketball
Child

Youth Basketball


Take your game to the next level on the basketball court. Practice drills and learn new skills. Get fit while having fun.

Ages 6-13 years old


Child

5:00 p - 7:30 p
4 on 4 For it All
Teen

4 on 4 For it All

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Participate in an organized 4 on 4 in house basketball games; and get fit while having fun.

Location: Gymnasium


Teen

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Desk to 5k Running Club
Adult, Senior

Desk to 5k Running Club

If you have ever tried to run alone, you know it can be difficult to get the motivation to go out and exercise. Join McCarren's running club where you can help other individuals build motivation, create support networks and provide a health social outlet for new runners and seasoned athletes.

Instructor: Ben Campbell

Location: Outdorr running


Adult, Senior

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Teen Lounge (Art & Games)
Teen
Accessible Facilities

Teen Lounge (Art & Games)

Teens can hang out at the center and play games, work on homework and projects, and create art

Room: multipurpose room D

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Drawing with Ben
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Drawing with Ben

Drawing has been the foundation of art for many centuries, and the incredibly diverse and varied approaches continue to inspire much interest from students today. This class will introduce members to the basics of drawing and composition through a series of fun-filled exercises.

Instructor: Ben Campbell

Location: Art Room

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Hand Drumming with Ed
Teen

Hand Drumming with Ed

Participants will gain a basic understandingof different techniques of solo and ensemble performances.

Location: Art Room


Teen

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Painting with Ben
Everyone
Accessible Facilities

Painting with Ben

Painting has been the foundation of art for many centuries, and the incredibly diverse and varied approaches continue to inspire much interest from students today. This class will introduce members to the basics of painting and composition through a series of fun-filled exercises.

Instructor: Ben Campbell

Location: Art Room

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Everyone

7:30 p - 9:00 p
Adult Volleyball
Adult

Adult Volleyball

Take part in a fun pick up game volleyball with fellow members and get fit while having fun.

Location: Gymnasium


Adult

Building Hours
6:00 a - 10:00 p

6:00 a - 7:30 a
Senior Basketball
Adult, Senior

Senior Basketball

Start your day with a game of basketball. Play a pickup game with other members. McCarren's Summer season begins on July 1st.


Adult, Senior

6:00 a - 7:00 a
Senior Workout Fitness
Senior

Senior Workout Fitness

Senior Functional Fitness is a functional fitness program designed for seniors. Our goal is to help seniors improve and or maintain mobility, balance, and independence in their current living situation through exercise.

 

Location: Weight room


Senior

9:00 a - 10:00 a
McCarren Tots - Imaginary Play Time
Family

McCarren Tots - Imaginary Play Time

Pre-tots engage in free play and work on gross motor and socialization skills.

For children ages 2 to 3 years old.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.

Instructor: Lillie Ballard

Location: Outside


Family

10:00 a - 12:00 p
Corn hole
Adult

Corn hole

Corn hole is good for your health - it's great for working up a sweat and getting your heart rate up. Played at the higher levels, it's one of the fastest sports around. You don't have to be a pro to get a good workout.

Location: Multi-purpose A


Adult

10:00 a - 11:00 a
McCarren Tots - Building with Tots
Family

McCarren Tots - Building with Tots

Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class.  With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground, move through tunnels, pop up houses and more!

For children ages 18 months to 5 years.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.

Instructor: Lille Ballard

Location: Gymnasium


Family

10:00 a - 12:00 p
Table Tennis
Adult

Table Tennis

Table tennis is good for your health - it's great for working up a sweat and getting your heart rate up. Played at the higher levels, it's one of the fastest sports around. You don't have to be a pro to get a good workout.

Location: Multi-purpose B


Adult

11:00 a - 12:00 p
McCarren Tots: Craft, Art, and Express
Preschool

McCarren Tots: Craft, Art, and Express

Little Picassos express their creativity in exciting arts and crafts projects.  Activities include painting, drawing and holiday crafts.

For children ages 2 to 5 years.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.

Instructor: Lillie Ballard

Location: Gymnasium


Preschool

12:00 p - 2:00 p
Pickleball
Everyone

Pickleball

Play Pickleball and get fit while having fun. Perfect game for all ages. A racquet sport similar to tennis.


Everyone

12:00 p - 2:00 p
TechOpps MS Office 2010
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

TechOpps MS Office 2010

An intensive curriculum that develops skills in office management and budgeting using Microsoft Office 2010 to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 3:00 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

Location: Gymnasium


Adult

2:30 p - 3:30 p
Jump into SHAPE (Plyometrics)
Adult, Senior

Jump into SHAPE (Plyometrics)

This program is base on ploymetric training with a blend of cardio work. The program is design to reduce weight, built strenght, endurance and bone density. The program will be tailored for members 20 and older. This program focuses on the development of fitness of the whole body,.


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 4:00 p
YMCA Afterschool Basketball
Child

YMCA Afterschool Basketball

YMCA Afterschool program. Registration done through the YMCA.

Location: GYM

 


Child

3:00 p - 4:00 p
Youth Cardio
Child

Youth Cardio

Grab your sneakers and join us for a drop-in, cardio trainnig program for teens to make friends and stay in shape.


Child

4:00 p - 5:00 p
Youth Basketball
Child

Youth Basketball


Take your game to the next level on the basketball court. Practice drills and learn new skills. Get fit while having fun.

Ages 6-13 years old


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Desk to 5k Running Club
Adult, Senior

Desk to 5k Running Club

If you have ever tried to run alone, you know it can be difficult to get the motivation to go out and exercise. Join McCarren's running club where you can help other individuals build motivation, create support networks and provide a health social outlet for new runners and seasoned athletes.

Instructor: Ben Campbell

Location: Outdorr running


Adult, Senior

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Teen Lounge (Art & Games)
Teen
Accessible Facilities

Teen Lounge (Art & Games)

Teens can hang out at the center and play games, work on homework and projects, and create art

Room: multipurpose room D

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Hand Drumming with Ed
Teen

Hand Drumming with Ed

Participants will gain a basic understandingof different techniques of solo and ensemble performances.

Location: Art Room


Teen

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Spinning w/Michelle
Adult, Senior

Shape Up NYC: Spinning w/Michelle

Come and Spin for an intense low impact cardio workout. All levels welcome.

Sign up here for updates on this class!"

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.


Adult, Senior

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Vinyasa Flow
Adult, Senior

Shape Up NYC: Vinyasa Flow

Vinyasa yoga is a discipline that utilizes postures and breathing techniques. This form of yoga offers a range of health benefits to those who practice it, as it encompasses all areas of mind, body and spirit.

Location: Multipurpose A

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.


Adult, Senior

7:15 p - 9:30 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

Location: Gymnasium


Adult

Building Hours
6:00 a - 10:00 p

6:00 a - 7:30 a
Senior Basketball
Adult, Senior

Senior Basketball

Start your day with a game of basketball. Play a pickup game with other members. McCarren's Summer season begins on July 1st.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 10:00 a
McCarren Tots - Imaginary Play Time
Family

McCarren Tots - Imaginary Play Time

Pre-tots engage in free play and work on gross motor and socialization skills.

For children ages 2 to 3 years old.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.

Instructor: Lillie Ballard

Location: Outside


Family

10:00 a - 12:00 p
Corn hole
Adult

Corn hole

Corn hole is good for your health - it's great for working up a sweat and getting your heart rate up. Played at the higher levels, it's one of the fastest sports around. You don't have to be a pro to get a good workout.

Location: Multi-purpose A


Adult

10:00 a - 11:00 a
McCarren Tots - Building with Tots
Family

McCarren Tots - Building with Tots

Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class.  With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground, move through tunnels, pop up houses and more!

For children ages 18 months to 5 years.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.

Instructor: Lille Ballard

Location: Gymnasium


Family

10:00 a - 12:00 p
Table Tennis
Adult

Table Tennis

Table tennis is good for your health - it's great for working up a sweat and getting your heart rate up. Played at the higher levels, it's one of the fastest sports around. You don't have to be a pro to get a good workout.

Location: Multi-purpose B


Adult

11:00 a - 12:00 p
McCarren Tots: Craft, Art, and Express
Preschool

McCarren Tots: Craft, Art, and Express

Little Picassos express their creativity in exciting arts and crafts projects.  Activities include painting, drawing and holiday crafts.

For children ages 2 to 5 years.  The parent/guardian must be a Recreation Center member and must accompany their child throughout the entire program.

Instructor: Lillie Ballard

Location: Gymnasium


Preschool

1:00 p - 3:00 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

Location: Gymnasium


Adult

3:00 p - 4:00 p
YMCA Afterschool Basketball
Child

YMCA Afterschool Basketball

YMCA Afterschool program. Registration done through the YMCA.

Location: GYM

 


Child

3:00 p - 4:00 p
Youth Cardio
Child

Youth Cardio

Grab your sneakers and join us for a drop-in, cardio trainnig program for teens to make friends and stay in shape.


Child

4:00 p - 5:00 p
Youth Basketball
Child

Youth Basketball


Take your game to the next level on the basketball court. Practice drills and learn new skills. Get fit while having fun.

Ages 6-13 years old


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Desk to 5k Running Club
Adult, Senior

Desk to 5k Running Club

If you have ever tried to run alone, you know it can be difficult to get the motivation to go out and exercise. Join McCarren's running club where you can help other individuals build motivation, create support networks and provide a health social outlet for new runners and seasoned athletes.

Instructor: Ben Campbell

Location: Outdorr running


Adult, Senior

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Teen Lounge (Art & Games)
Teen
Accessible Facilities

Teen Lounge (Art & Games)

Teens can hang out at the center and play games, work on homework and projects, and create art

Room: multipurpose room D

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Drawing with Ben
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Drawing with Ben

Drawing has been the foundation of art for many centuries, and the incredibly diverse and varied approaches continue to inspire much interest from students today. This class will introduce members to the basics of drawing and composition through a series of fun-filled exercises.

Instructor: Ben Campbell

Location: Art Room

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Hand Drumming with Ed
Teen

Hand Drumming with Ed

Participants will gain a basic understandingof different techniques of solo and ensemble performances.

Location: Art Room


Teen

7:00 p - 9:30 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court.  Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills or get fit while having fun.

Location: Gymnasium


Adult

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Painting with Ben
Everyone
Accessible Facilities

Painting with Ben

Painting has been the foundation of art for many centuries, and the incredibly diverse and varied approaches continue to inspire much interest from students today. This class will introduce members to the basics of painting and composition through a series of fun-filled exercises.

Instructor: Ben Campbell

Location: Art Room

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Everyone

7:00 p - 8:30 p
Table Tennis
Adult

Table Tennis

Table tennis is good for your health - it's great for working up a sweat and getting your heart rate up. Played at the higher levels, it's one of the fastest sports around. You don't have to be a pro to get a good workout.

Location: Multi-purpose B


Adult

Building Hours
9:00 a - 5:00 p

9:00 a - 12:00 p
Family Fitness
Adult, Child

Family Fitness

A win for parents and kids!  Parents can work out with their kids in a fun, structured activity to get in shape.  Activities are designed for kids ages 6-13 years old and adults.


Adult, Child

10:00 a - 11:30 a
KEEN
Adult, Senior, Teen
Accessible Facilities

KEEN

Everyone needs physical activity for good health. KEEN Adaptive program was created to adapt to each individual’s skill level.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.

Instructor: KEEN

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior, Teen

12:00 p - 1:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Zumba
Adult, Senior, Teen

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!  The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.


Adult, Senior, Teen

1:00 p - 2:00 p
Youth Basketball
Child

Youth Basketball


Take your game to the next level on the basketball court. Practice drills and learn new skills. Get fit while having fun.

Ages 6-13 years old


Child

3:00 p - 4:00 p
Teen Volleyball
Teen

Teen Volleyball

Want to score more points with a dynamic "Jump Serve", or learn to get that impossible "Dig" that people will talk about for weeks. Whether you just want to learn the game of Volleyball or sharpen your skills come join us and join in on the fun!
 
 
 
Location: Gymnasium


Teen

Building Hours
Closed

Easter Sunday

Recreation Centers will be closed.

Media Lab Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
4/15
Tuesday
4/16
Wednesday
4/17
Thursday
4/18
Friday
4/19
Saturday
4/20
Sunday
4/21

Building Hours
6:00 a - 10:00 p

8:00 a - 11:30 a
Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users of all ages may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

11:30 a - 12:30 p
Adaptive Intro to Computers
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adaptive Intro to Computers

People with mental and phsyical disabilities learn basic typing and mouse skills as well as how to open and save files, basic program functions and introduction to the internet.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

12:30 p - 1:30 p
Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users of all ages may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

1:30 p - 2:30 p
Internet Safety
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Internet Safety

Learn safe internet use through workshops addressing three of the biggest online safety risks: cyber bullying, sharing personal information, and online predators.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

2:30 p - 3:00 p
Youth Open Access
Child
Accessible Facilities

Youth Open Access

During Youth Open Access hours, users ages 6-12 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.

CLOSED SESSION

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Child

3:00 p - 6:00 p
K-8 Digital Learning
Child
Accessible Facilities

K-8 Digital Learning

Youth, grades K-8, get a variety of fun and educational computer-based activities to strengthen their academic and technology skills while we encourage creativity, self-awareness, and social activism.

CLOSED SESSION

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Child

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Digital Music Production
Teen
Accessible Facilities

Digital Music Production

Students are invited to record their own music, poetry, stories, or lyrics while learning about the recording process at the same time.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Intro to Audio Production
Teen
Accessible Facilities

Intro to Audio Production

You become the DJ when you learn to use audio editing software. Students are offered hands-on lessons in audio recording. Students are invited to record their own music, poetry, stories, or lyrics while learning about the recording process at the same time.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Teen

Building Hours
6:00 a - 10:00 p

8:00 a - 12:00 p
Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users of all ages may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 3:00 p
Youth Open Access
Child
Accessible Facilities

Youth Open Access

During Youth Open Access hours, users ages 6-12 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.

CLOSED SESSION

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Child

3:00 p - 6:00 p
Lego Mindstorms
Child
Accessible Facilities

Lego Mindstorms

In Lego Mindstorms, youth build virtual robots using Lego software, then build actual Lego robots based on their designs. Participants gain science, technology, math, engineering, teamwork, and creative problem-solving skills.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Intro to Music
Teen
Accessible Facilities

Intro to Music

Participants will learn how to produce music using computers.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Teen

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Intro to Music
Teen
Accessible Facilities

Intro to Music

Members are offered a hands-on introduction to music. Students are invited to record their own music, poetry, stories, or lyrics while learning about the recording process at the same time.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Hand Drum Workshop
Child
Accessible Facilities

Hand Drum Workshop

Learn about music as you make and play instruments. Individual and ensemble drumming.

Location: Art room

 

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Child

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Intro to Audio Production
Teen
Accessible Facilities

Intro to Audio Production

You become the DJ when you learn to use audio editing software. Students are offered hands-on lessons in audio recording. Students are invited to record their own music, poetry, stories, or lyrics while learning about the recording process at the same time.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Teen

Building Hours
6:00 a - 10:00 p

8:00 a - 11:30 a
Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users of all ages may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

11:30 a - 12:30 p
Adaptive Intro to Computers
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adaptive Intro to Computers

People with mental and phsyical disabilities learn basic typing and mouse skills as well as how to open and save files, basic program functions and introduction to the internet.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

12:30 p - 2:30 p
Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users of all ages may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

2:30 p - 3:00 p
Youth Open Access
Child
Accessible Facilities

Youth Open Access

During Youth Open Access hours, users ages 6-12 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.

CLOSED SESSION

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Child

3:00 p - 6:00 p
Google CS First
Child
Accessible Facilities

Google CS First

Each CS First club is based on a real-world theme and offers about 10 hours worth of lessons and activities. The different club themes aim to attract and engage students of varying backgrounds and interests. All materials are targeted at students in 4th - 8th grades (or between the ages of 9 - 14) and are free and easy to use. http://www.cs-first.com/

CLOSED SESSION

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Child

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Digital Music Production
Teen
Accessible Facilities

Digital Music Production

Students are invited to record their own music, poetry, stories, or lyrics while learning about the recording process at the same time.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Intro to Audio Production
Teen
Accessible Facilities

Intro to Audio Production

You become the DJ when you learn to use audio editing software. Students are offered hands-on lessons in audio recording. Students are invited to record their own music, poetry, stories, or lyrics while learning about the recording process at the same time.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Teen

Building Hours
6:00 a - 10:00 p

8:00 a - 12:00 p
Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users of all ages may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 3:00 p
Youth Open Access
Child
Accessible Facilities

Youth Open Access

During Youth Open Access hours, users ages 6-12 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.

CLOSED SESSION

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Child

3:00 p - 6:00 p
Lego Mindstorms
Child
Accessible Facilities

Lego Mindstorms

In Lego Mindstorms, youth build virtual robots using Lego software, then build actual Lego robots based on their designs. Participants gain science, technology, math, engineering, teamwork, and creative problem-solving skills.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Intro to Music
Teen
Accessible Facilities

Intro to Music

Participants will learn how to produce music using computers.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Teen

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Intro to Music
Teen
Accessible Facilities

Intro to Music

Members are offered a hands-on introduction to music. Students are invited to record their own music, poetry, stories, or lyrics while learning about the recording process at the same time.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Hand Drum Workshop
Child
Accessible Facilities

Hand Drum Workshop

Learn about music as you make and play instruments. Individual and ensemble drumming.

Location: Art room

 

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Child

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Intro to Audio Production
Teen
Accessible Facilities

Intro to Audio Production

You become the DJ when you learn to use audio editing software. Students are offered hands-on lessons in audio recording. Students are invited to record their own music, poetry, stories, or lyrics while learning about the recording process at the same time.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Teen

Building Hours
6:00 a - 10:00 p

8:00 a - 11:30 a
Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users of all ages may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

11:30 a - 12:30 p
Intro to Apple Computers
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Intro to Apple Computers

Learn to use the Macintosh keyboard and mouse, how to open and save files, basic program functions and introductory internet tools.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

12:30 p - 1:30 p
Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users of all ages may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

2:30 p - 3:00 p
Youth Open Access
Child
Accessible Facilities

Youth Open Access

During Youth Open Access hours, users ages 6-12 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.

CLOSED SESSION

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Child

3:00 p - 6:00 p
K-8 Digital Learning
Child
Accessible Facilities

K-8 Digital Learning

Youth, grades K-8, get a variety of fun and educational computer-based activities to strengthen their academic and technology skills while we encourage creativity, self-awareness, and social activism.

CLOSED SESSION

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Child

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Digital Music Production
Teen
Accessible Facilities

Digital Music Production

Students are invited to record their own music, poetry, stories, or lyrics while learning about the recording process at the same time.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Intro to Photoshop
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Intro to Photoshop

Photoshop is the most popular image-editing program used by graphic designers, web designers, fine artists and professional photographers. You, too, can harness the power of Photoshop to edit your photos and add artistic touches. Classes offer from CS3 to CS6, dependent on center licensing.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 5:00 p

9:00 a - 4:30 p
All Ages Open Access
Everyone
Accessible Facilities

All Ages Open Access

During Open Access hours, users of all ages may use the computer room for personal projects, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.

Accessible Facilities This program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.


Everyone

Building Hours
Closed

Easter Sunday

Recreation Centers will be closed.

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