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Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center

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Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
10/23
Tuesday
10/24
Wednesday
10/25
Thursday
10/26
Friday
10/27
Saturday
10/28
Sunday
10/29

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 9:15 p
Fitness Room
Everyone

Fitness Room

The fitness room is open to members 16 years and older.


Everyone

11:30 a - 12:30 p
Senior Fitness
Adult, Senior

Senior Fitness

To motivate adults and seniors to become physically active without having to put their bodies through high impact aerobic exercise.


Adult, Senior

3:30 p - 5:30 p
Thomas Jefferson Track & Field Club/ Rising NYRR
Child, Teen

Thomas Jefferson Track & Field Club/ Rising NYRR

Track & Field Team Events - 100, 200, 400, 800, 1500, Shotput, Long jump and Turbo Javelin, Relays. Biomotor abilites will be develop. Speed, Strength, Stamina, Suppleness and Skill. Participants should have sweatsuit for outdoor practices in cool weather. Practices are held at Thomas Jefferson Park.

Rising NYRR  is a program in collaboration with New York Road Runners that records weekly mileage of participants. Prizes are based on total mileage completed over the course of 12 weeks.

Darsia Hutton- Head Coach

Noel Byfield- Asst Coach

 


Child, Teen

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Teen Fitness
Teen

Teen Fitness

Teens learn how to use fitness equipment properly. Instructions are given on the routines and challenges to increase levels of endurance and strength as well as muscle building and fat burning. This is Specific for Ages 13-15 years old


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Karate: Youth
Child, Teen

Karate: Youth

Participants to learn self-discipline, courtesy, respect, confidence, character, and self control all while learning the basics of Karate and Martial Arts/Self Defense.

Instructor:  Natividad and George Sanchez


Child, Teen

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Karate: Adults
Adult

Karate: Adults

Participants to learn self-discipline, courtesy, respect, confidence, character, and self control all while learning the basics of Karate and Martial Arts/Self Defense.

Instructor:  Natividad and George Sanchez


Adult

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 9:15 p
Fitness Room
Everyone

Fitness Room

The fitness room is open to members 16 years and older.


Everyone

11:30 a - 12:30 p
Chair Aerobics
Adult, Senior

Chair Aerobics

This entry level fitness class is meant to develop fitness with routines that have minimal impact on the body.


Adult, Senior

12:30 p - 1:30 p
Art and Design
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Art and Design

This program is for the Adaptive adults. Each month we will be making Holiday crafts that are for that month. They love to color, so I would copy for the computer different picyures for that month.

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


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 4:00 p
Mind Building Games
Child, Teen

Mind Building Games

Youth engage in games and activities that challenge cognitive function.


Child, Teen

4:00 p - 6:00 p
Basketball Skills
Child, Teen
Accessible Facilities

Basketball Skills

To teach the fundamentals of basketball to youth between the ages of 8 - 13 yrs old. Shooting , Dribbling Defensive strategy and passing will be covered.

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


Child, Teen

4:00 p - 5:00 p
Kids Club
Child

Kids Club

Children will engage in various activities in a fun filled environment. Activities include inflatable bowling, basketball, ring toss, tossing games, frisbee golf, mini golf, mini tennis and more.


Child

4:00 p - 5:00 p
Speed & Power Clinic

Speed & Power Clinic

This class is to introduce youth athletes to high level sports conditioning over 12 weeks various implements will be used jump ropes, viper, battling ropes, medicine balls, outdoor track, and barbells and dumbbells. Athletes will be tested in various physical attributes. 30 meter acceleration, 5 - 10 - 5 agility, standing broad jump, 30 second push - ups, 300 meter anarobic capacity.


5:00 p - 6:00 p
K\'nex Builders
Child

K\'nex Builders

Youth will build structures such as bridges, rollercoasters and buildings.


Child

6:00 p - 7:00 p
H.I.T Fitness
Adult, Senior

H.I.T Fitness

level Moderate-Intense. This class is meant to burn calories and build a lean muscular body. Various modalities will be used. Running, Lifting, Jump rope and cycling will be incorporated. Instructor Noel Byfield


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 9:15 p
Fitness Room
Everyone

Fitness Room

The fitness room is open to members 16 years and older.


Everyone

11:00 a - 1:00 p
Recreational Fun
Child, Preschool

Recreational Fun

This program is specific to School and youth in the vacinity of the Center. The program is meant to expose youth to various recreational actiivities.


Child, Preschool

11:30 a - 12:30 p
Senior Fitness
Adult, Senior

Senior Fitness

To motivate adults and seniors to become physically active without having to put their bodies through high impact aerobic exercise.


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 4:00 p
Game Club(Afterschool)
Teen

Game Club(Afterschool)

Introduction to various games including pool, ping pong and chess.


Teen

3:30 p - 5:30 p
Thomas Jefferson Track & Field Club/ Rising NYRR
Child, Teen

Thomas Jefferson Track & Field Club/ Rising NYRR

Track & Field Team Events - 100, 200, 400, 800, 1500, Shotput, Long jump and Turbo Javelin, Relays. Biomotor abilites will be develop. Speed, Strength, Stamina, Suppleness and Skill. Participants should have sweatsuit for outdoor practices in cool weather. Practices are held at Thomas Jefferson Park.

Rising NYRR  is a program in collaboration with New York Road Runners that records weekly mileage of participants. Prizes are based on total mileage completed over the course of 12 weeks.

Darsia Hutton- Head Coach

Noel Byfield- Asst Coach

 


Child, Teen

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Teen Fitness
Teen

Teen Fitness

Teens learn how to use fitness equipment properly. Instructions are given on the routines and challenges to increase levels of endurance and strength as well as muscle building and fat burning. This is Specific for Ages 13-15 years old


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Boot Camp Fitness
Adult, Senior

Boot Camp Fitness

Participants will engage in various exercises geard to increase their core muscles. Participants will endure a vigorous routine which will give them a total body workout.


Adult, Senior

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Never Too Late Fitness

Never Too Late Fitness

This Class is for members that are new to fitness classes and/or out of condition. Basic movement will be taught.


Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 9:15 p
Fitness Room
Everyone

Fitness Room

The fitness room is open to members 16 years and older.


Everyone

11:00 a - 1:00 p
Adaptive Sports Experience
Adult, Senior, Teen

Adaptive Sports Experience

Participants will be exposed to various sports and games. This is an Adaptive Program.

 

Adaptive program


Adult, Senior, Teen

11:30 a - 12:30 p
Power Walk
Adult, Senior

Power Walk

The Class with focus on walking at a race pace with proper foot placement and breathing techniques


Adult, Senior

12:30 p - 1:30 p
Art and Design
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Art and Design

This program is for the Adaptive adults. Each month we will be making Holiday crafts that are for that month. They love to color, so I would copy for the computer different picyures for that month.

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


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 4:00 p
Mind Building Games
Child, Teen

Mind Building Games

Youth engage in games and activities that challenge cognitive function.


Child, Teen

3:00 p - 5:00 p
Teen Athletic Training
Teen

Teen Athletic Training

This class is designed to improve training abilities of participants.This class focuses on teaching the proper techniques involved in weight lifting and overall fitness. Open to teens 13-15.


Sign up here for updates on this class!

 


Teen

4:00 p - 6:00 p
Basketball Skills
Child, Teen
Accessible Facilities

Basketball Skills

To teach the fundamentals of basketball to youth between the ages of 8 - 13 yrs old. Shooting , Dribbling Defensive strategy and passing will be covered.

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


Child, Teen

4:00 p - 5:00 p
Kids Club
Child

Kids Club

Children will engage in various activities in a fun filled environment. Activities include inflatable bowling, basketball, ring toss, tossing games, frisbee golf, mini golf, mini tennis and more.


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
K\'nex Builders
Child

K\'nex Builders

Youth will build structures such as bridges, rollercoasters and buildings.


Child

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Core Zone
Adult, Senior

Shape Up NYC: Core Zone

Using the latest fitness techniques, this class will engage your abdominal muscles for a leaner, stronger core.

Instructor:  Chris Patt

 


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
BodyToning
Adult, Senior

BodyToning

Participants perform exercises for the major muscle groups. The goal is to increase resting metabolism.


Adult, Senior

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Body Toning
Adult, Senior

Shape Up NYC: Body Toning

With a focus on strengthening and fine tuning, this class will increase muscle and tone for a leaner, stronger body.


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

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 9:15 p
Fitness Room
Everyone

Fitness Room

The fitness room is open to members 16 years and older.


Everyone

11:00 a - 1:00 p
Imagination Recreation
Preschool

Imagination Recreation

To provide an environment for toddlers to develop listening, speaking and cognitive abilities.To develop a Social IQ.  Toddlers explore and learn through appropriate toys and projects. Activities in the program includes, arts and crafts, group songs, dance and storytelling.

(PARENTS AND GUARDIAN MUST BE MEMBERS AND REMAIN WITH CHILD THROUGHOUT THE PROGRAM)


Preschool

3:00 p - 4:00 p
Game Club(Afterschool)
Teen

Game Club(Afterschool)

Introduction to various games including pool, ping pong and chess.


Teen

3:30 p - 5:30 p
Thomas Jefferson Track & Field Club/ Rising NYRR
Child, Teen

Thomas Jefferson Track & Field Club/ Rising NYRR

Track & Field Team Events - 100, 200, 400, 800, 1500, Shotput, Long jump and Turbo Javelin, Relays. Biomotor abilites will be develop. Speed, Strength, Stamina, Suppleness and Skill. Participants should have sweatsuit for outdoor practices in cool weather. Practices are held at Thomas Jefferson Park.

Rising NYRR  is a program in collaboration with New York Road Runners that records weekly mileage of participants. Prizes are based on total mileage completed over the course of 12 weeks.

Darsia Hutton- Head Coach

Noel Byfield- Asst Coach

 


Child, Teen

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Teen Fitness
Teen

Teen Fitness

Teens learn how to use fitness equipment properly. Instructions are given on the routines and challenges to increase levels of endurance and strength as well as muscle building and fat burning. This is Specific for Ages 13-15 years old


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Hip Hop Abs

Hip Hop Abs

This class centers around dance with a focus on abdominals.


6:00 p - 7:00 p
Karate: Youth
Child, Teen

Karate: Youth

Participants to learn self-discipline, courtesy, respect, confidence, character, and self control all while learning the basics of Karate and Martial Arts/Self Defense.

Instructor:  Natividad and George Sanchez


Child, Teen

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Karate: Adults
Adult

Karate: Adults

Participants to learn self-discipline, courtesy, respect, confidence, character, and self control all while learning the basics of Karate and Martial Arts/Self Defense.

Instructor:  Natividad and George Sanchez


Adult

Building Hours
8:00 a - 3:30 p

8:00 a - 3:15 p
Fitness Room
Everyone

Fitness Room

The fitness room is open to members 16 years and older.


Everyone

9:00 a - 10:00 a
Shape Up NYC: Step & Sculpt
Adult, Senior

Shape Up NYC: Step & Sculpt

Step & Sculpt is a full body cardio and sculpting class that utilizes hand weights, body bars, resistance bands and a step.

Children are not allowed while class is in session.


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

11:00 a - 12:00 p
Hip Hop Dance
Child

Hip Hop Dance

Participants learn the basics of  Hip Hop Dance.  Participants will Choregraphy thier our routines

 


Child

Building Hours
Closed

Computer Resource Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
10/23
Tuesday
10/24
Wednesday
10/25
Thursday
10/26
Friday
10/27
Saturday
10/28
Sunday
10/29

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above 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 - 6:00 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child, Teen
Accessible Facilities

OY100 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.

Ages 6-17

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


Child, Teen

6:00 p - 8:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above 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

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above 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 - 6:00 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child, Teen
Accessible Facilities

OY100 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.

Ages 6-17

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


Child, Teen

6:00 p - 8:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above 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

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above 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 - 6:00 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child, Teen
Accessible Facilities

OY100 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.

Ages 6-17

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


Child, Teen

6:00 p - 8:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above 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

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above 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 - 6:00 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child, Teen
Accessible Facilities

OY100 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.

Ages 6-17

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


Child, Teen

6:00 p - 8:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above 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

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above 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 - 6:00 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child, Teen
Accessible Facilities

OY100 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.

Ages 6-17

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


Child, Teen

6:00 p - 8:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access

During Open Access hours, users ages 18 and above 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

Building Hours
8:00 a - 3:30 p

8:00 a - 2:00 p
OO100 All Ages Open Access
Everyone
Accessible Facilities

OO100 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

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