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Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
1/16
Tuesday
1/17
Wednesday
1/18
Thursday
1/19
Friday
1/20
Saturday
1/21
Sunday
1/22

Building Hours
9:00 a - 5:00 p

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Recreation Centers will be open at regularly scheduled times but will close at 5:00 p.m.

10:30 a - 11:30 a
Ask Chris
Senior

Ask Chris

Seniors can come into the fitness room on Mondays to learn how to utilize the fitness room equipmment without causing harm to themselves.  They will recevie assitance in putting together a routine that suits their needs. Progress cards will be issued so they can track their progress.


Senior

12:30 p - 1:30 p
Senior Art
Senior

Senior Art

Various drawings will be created using.


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

11:30 a - 1:00 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
Framing w/ Diane
Adult, Senior

Framing w/ Diane

Building picture frames of various sizes.


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 4:30 p
Mind Building Games
Child, Teen

Mind Building Games

Youth engage in games and activities that change cognitive function.


Child, Teen

4:30 p - 6:00 p
Dance Fitness
Child, Teen

Dance Fitness

Participants develop fitness routines using dance as a vehicle such as hip hop, reggae


Child, Teen

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

10:30 a - 1:00 p
Framing w/ Diane
Adult, Senior

Framing w/ Diane

Building picture frames of various sizes.


Adult, Senior

10:30 a - 11:30 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.


Preschool

3:00 p - 4:30 p
General Art
Child

General Art

This course is designed to give participants a sampling of art. Projects will showcase various  elements such as line, form, color, value and texture. A variety of techniques will be used to create an active learning experience.


Child

3:00 p - 4:30 p
Mind Building Games
Child, Teen

Mind Building Games

Youth engage in games and activities that change cognitive function.


Child, Teen

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

Thomas Jefferson Track & Field Club/ Mighty Milers

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.

Mighty Milers is a program in collaboration with NYRR 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

4:30 p - 6:00 p
Dance Fitness
Child, Teen

Dance Fitness

Participants develop fitness routines using dance as a vehicle such as hip hop, reggae


Child, Teen

5:00 p - 6:30 p
Paint your Dreams
Child, Teen

Paint your Dreams

Painting for youth 9-13 years old. Canvas and Brushes Provided


Child, Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Zoom into Zumba
Everyone

Zoom into 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. 


Everyone

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Zumba
Adult, Senior

Zumba

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

Jasmine Campbell-Instructor


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

12:30 p - 1:30 p
Senior Art
Senior

Senior Art

Various drawings will be created using.


Senior

3:00 p - 5:00 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.


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Core Zone
Adult, Senior

Core Zone

Core Zone is a form of Cardio Fitness. Participants will integrate the muscular, nerve and endocrine systems.  The use of movement patterns that teach to body to work efficiently as a unit.


Adult, Senior

6:00 p - 7:00 p
OT100 Teen Open Access
Teen
Accessible Facilities

OT100 Teen Open Access

During Teen Open Access hours, users ages 13-17 may use the computer room for personal projects, homework, research, communication, or to practice computer skills.

TEEN 14-17

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


Teen

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

Shape up NYC: Core Zone

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

Instructor:  Chris Patt

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

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

3:00 p - 4:30 p
Mind Building Games
Child, Teen

Mind Building Games

Youth engage in games and activities that change cognitive function.


Child, Teen

3:30 p - 5:30 p
Teen Game Night
Teen

Teen Game Night

To provide age appropriate recreational, leisure and social activities in a safe and healthy environment for teen population between the ages 13-17 years old. During the session participants will learn the rules various games including billiards pin pong and chess. Positioning(billiards) Angles(ping pong) and Strategy(chess) will be covered to various games and will participate in a three game tournament.


Teen

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

Thomas Jefferson Track & Field Club/ Mighty Milers

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.

Mighty Milers is a program in collaboration with NYRR 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

5:30 p - 7:00 p
Family Movie Night
Child, Teen

Family Movie Night

Various movies will be play.


Child, 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

10:30 p - 11:30 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.


Preschool

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 And Sculpt
Adult, Senior

Shape Up NYC: Step And Sculpt

Step and 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)

Instructor:  Chris Patt

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 - 12:30 p
Paint your Dreams
Child, Teen

Paint your Dreams

Painting for youth 9-13 years old. Canvas and Brushes Provided


Child, Teen

Building Hours
Closed

Computer Resource Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
1/16
Tuesday
1/17
Wednesday
1/18
Thursday
1/19
Friday
1/20
Saturday
1/21
Sunday
1/22

Building Hours
9:00 a - 5:00 p

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Recreation Centers will be open at regularly scheduled times but will close at 5:00 p.m.

10:00 a - 3:00 p
OA100 Adult Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

OA100 Adult 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

10:00 a - 3:00 p
OA100 Adult Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

OA100 Adult 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

3:00 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 - 9:00 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
9:00 a - 9:30 p

10:00 a - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

OA100 Adult 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

3:00 p - 4:00 p
YP118 Making Music
Child
Accessible Facilities

YP118 Making Music

Learn about music as you make and play your own instruments and write your own songs. Learn the basics of beats and rhymes as you collaborate with other kids in these weekly workshops!

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


Child

4:00 p - 5:00 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

5:00 p - 6:00 p
OA100 Adult Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

OA100 Adult 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

5:00 p - 7:00 p
TN100 Homework Help
Teen
Accessible Facilities

TN100 Homework Help

Homework Help provides open computer time for teens to complete their homework with the help of a knowledgeable instructor.

TEEN 14-17

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


Teen

Building Hours
9:00 a - 9:30 p

10:00 a - 2:00 p
OA100 Adult Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

OA100 Adult 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

11:00 a - 1:00 p
WF050 POP Job Search

Accessible Facilities

WF050 POP Job Search

A closed session to teach online job search skills to Parks Opportunity Program participants.

PRIVATE CLASS

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


3:00 p - 5:00 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

5:00 p - 6:00 p
TN104 Teen SAT Prep
Teen
Accessible Facilities

TN104 Teen SAT Prep

Prepare for the SATs or raise your score with the help of instructors that provide strategies and tricks to nail tricky questions.

TEEN 14-17

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


Teen

7:00 p - 9:00 p
OA100 Adult Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

OA100 Adult 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

10:00 a - 3:00 p
OA100 Adult Open Access
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

OA100 Adult 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

3:00 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 - 9:00 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
8:00 a - 3:30 p

9:00 a - 3:00 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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