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Pelham Fritz Recreation Center

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On Monday, May 30, 2016, the center will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. The center will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, May 31.

Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
5/23
Tuesday
5/24
Wednesday
5/25
Thursday
5/26
Friday
5/27
Saturday
5/28
Sunday
5/29

Building Hours
8:30 a - 9:30 p

8:30 a - 9:15 p
Fitness Rooms
Everyone

Fitness Rooms

The fitness rooms are open for use.


Everyone

8:30 a - 8:00 p
Open Chess
Everyone

Open Chess

Chess enthusiasts are welcome to practice and challenge other members in these open hours!  Chess boards are made available for use. 

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.


Everyone

9:00 a - 11:00 a
Manic Monday / Cardio and Toning
Adult, Senior

Manic Monday / Cardio and Toning

Cardio class using basic fun boot camp style training circuits.

Instructor: LaSharn Cooper 


Adult, Senior

9:30 a - 3:00 p
Senior Program and Hot Meals
Senior

Senior Program and Hot Meals

The senior program is jam packed with fun, social activities.  Participate in bingo, crocheting, movie day, sewing, computer classes, card games, celebrations, and field trips!

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.


Senior

11:00 a - 12:00 p
Senior Low Impact Aerobics and Toning
Senior

Senior Low Impact Aerobics and Toning

Low impact aerobics with flavor and fun, using chairs to fit and tone. 

Instructor: Lolita Lee


Senior

11:30 a - 12:30 p
Weight Room Training
Adult, Senior, Teen

Weight Room Training

Training classes using the machines in the weight room.

Instructor: LaSharn Cooper 


Adult, Senior, Teen

12:30 p - 3:00 p
Senior Bingo
Senior

Senior Bingo

Play with other seniors in this popular bingo program! 

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.


Senior

1:00 p - 2:00 p
Senior Sit & Stretch
Senior

Senior Sit & Stretch

This is a simple and safe physical activity intervention developed to enhance the activity level and motivate movement.


Senior

5:30 p - 6:30 p
Arts Explorers with New York Cares
Child

Arts Explorers with New York Cares

New York Cares volunteer will participate in Arts and Crafts projects with Pelham Fritz Children from ages 5-12 years old. Participants will craft a different project every week according to the theme.

Instructor: Christine Wekilsky - NYCares


Child

5:30 p - 6:30 p
Learn To Play Table Tennis
Child

Learn To Play Table Tennis

Participants will learn game play techniques and tournament rules.

Instructor: Rich Martinez and Calvin Slayton 


Child

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Make Yourself Famous/Acting 101 & Life Skills
Adult

Make Yourself Famous/Acting 101 & Life Skills

Participants will learn techniques in acting/drama that can be utilized in many facets of an individuals everyday life. At program close, class will perform a show for center members.


Adult

Building Hours
8:30 a - 9:30 p

8:30 a - 9:15 p
Fitness Rooms
Everyone

Fitness Rooms

The fitness rooms are open for use.


Everyone

8:30 a - 8:00 p
Open Chess
Everyone

Open Chess

Chess enthusiasts are welcome to practice and challenge other members in these open hours!  Chess boards are made available for use. 

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.


Everyone

9:30 a - 3:00 p
Senior Program and Hot Meals
Senior

Senior Program and Hot Meals

The senior program is jam packed with fun, social activities.  Participate in bingo, crocheting, movie day, sewing, computer classes, card games, celebrations, and field trips!

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.


Senior

10:00 a - 11:00 a
Imagination Recreation Toddler Program
Preschool

Imagination Recreation Toddler Program

This program will provide a safe, healthy and attractive play environment for toddlers.  We will provide age-appropriate physical activities that encourage curiosity and use of the five senses.


Preschool

10:00 a - 1:30 p
Quilting
Adult, Senior

Quilting

Learn the art of quilting, which uses a needle and thread to join layers of material.  Quilters can make images or a patchwork of colors.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

4:00 p - 6:00 p
People Drawing People
Adult, Senior, Teen

People Drawing People

Teens and young adult participants will produce pencil and charcoal works for display.

Instructor: Anthony Burton 


Adult, Senior, Teen

4:30 p - 5:30 p
Teen Strength Conditioning
Teen

Teen Strength Conditioning

To address every major muscle group in the body while building male camaraderie and focusing on health and fitness.

Instructors: Calvin Slayton 


Teen

5:30 p - 6:30 p
Shape Up NYC: Body Toning
Adult

Shape Up NYC: Body Toning

Get your abs in shape through this targeted class designed to get results.

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

6:30 p - 7:30 p
Shape Up NYC: Body Sculpting
Adult

Shape Up NYC: Body Sculpting

Get your abs in shape through this targeted class designed to get results.

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

Building Hours
8:30 a - 9:30 p

8:30 a - 9:15 p
Fitness Rooms
Everyone

Fitness Rooms

The fitness rooms are open for use.


Everyone

8:30 a - 8:00 p
Open Chess
Everyone

Open Chess

Chess enthusiasts are welcome to practice and challenge other members in these open hours!  Chess boards are made available for use. 

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.


Everyone

9:30 a - 3:00 p
Senior Program and Hot Meals
Senior

Senior Program and Hot Meals

The senior program is jam packed with fun, social activities.  Participate in bingo, crocheting, movie day, sewing, computer classes, card games, celebrations, and field trips!

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.


Senior

10:30 a - 11:30 a
Senior Low Impact Aerobics and Toning
Senior

Senior Low Impact Aerobics and Toning

Low impact aerobics with flavor and fun, using chairs to fit and tone. 

Instructor: Lolita Lee


Senior

12:30 p - 3:00 p
Senior Bingo
Senior

Senior Bingo

Play with other seniors in this popular bingo program! 

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.


Senior

3:30 p - 5:30 p
Children Table Games
Child

Children Table Games

Participants will learn game play techniques.

Instructor: Calvin Slayton 


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Hip Hop Dance Instruction for Children
Child

Hip Hop Dance Instruction for Children

Highly energetic and fun dance exercise class.  Taking movement from various genres within Hip-Hop infused with other forms of dance such as contemporary/modern while focusing on self-confidence and self-expression.


Child

5:30 p - 6:30 p
Learn To Play Table Tennis
Child

Learn To Play Table Tennis

Participants will learn game play techniques and tournament rules.

Instructor: Rich Martinez and Calvin Slayton 


Child

6:00 p - 7:30 p
Culinary Explorers with New York Cares
Teen

Culinary Explorers with New York Cares

Participants will learn how to prepare healthy hot meals from all cultures around the world.

Instructor: NYCares


Teen

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Family Zumba
Adult, Child, Senior, Teen

Family Zumba

To increase cardio vascular health in the most fun way...Dance.  Instruction in a variety of genres including African, Hip Hop, Latin Dance as well as Belly Dance.

Instructor:  LaSharn Cooper


Adult, Child, Senior, Teen

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Peaceful Core - Stretch Class
Adult, Senior, Teen

Peaceful Core - Stretch Class

Stretch class with flex training for tight muscles as well as relaxation techniques to de-stress.  This class also aids in relief of scar tissue and increase circulation with the use of the foam roller.

Instructor: LaSharn Cooper


Adult, Senior, Teen

Building Hours
8:30 a - 9:30 p

8:30 a - 9:15 p
Fitness Rooms
Everyone

Fitness Rooms

The fitness rooms are open for use.


Everyone

8:30 a - 8:00 p
Open Chess
Everyone

Open Chess

Chess enthusiasts are welcome to practice and challenge other members in these open hours!  Chess boards are made available for use. 

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.


Everyone

9:30 a - 3:00 p
Senior Program and Hot Meals
Senior

Senior Program and Hot Meals

The senior program is jam packed with fun, social activities.  Participate in bingo, crocheting, movie day, sewing, computer classes, card games, celebrations, and field trips!

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.


Senior

10:00 a - 11:00 a
Imagination Recreation Toddler Program
Preschool

Imagination Recreation Toddler Program

This program will provide a safe, healthy and attractive play environment for toddlers.  We will provide age-appropriate physical activities that encourage curiosity and use of the five senses.


Preschool

10:00 a - 1:30 p
Quilting
Adult, Senior

Quilting

Learn the art of quilting, which uses a needle and thread to join layers of material.  Quilters can make images or a patchwork of colors.

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.


Adult, Senior

4:30 p - 5:30 p
Teen Strength Conditioning
Teen

Teen Strength Conditioning

To address every major muscle group in the body while building male camaraderie and focusing on health and fitness.

Instructors: Calvin Slayton 


Teen

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Crafts for Teens

Crafts for Teens

Teens will create themed craft projects to express creativity in art, such as drawing, painting and sculpting.

 Instructor:  Anthony Burton 


6:00 p - 7:00 p
Two Lbs of Strength Fitness
Adult

Two Lbs of Strength Fitness

Total body workout class which includes Plyometrics and dance cardio fun for adults.


Adult

Building Hours
8:30 a - 9:30 p

8:30 a - 9:15 p
Fitness Rooms
Everyone

Fitness Rooms

The fitness rooms are open for use.


Everyone

8:30 a - 8:00 p
Open Chess
Everyone

Open Chess

Chess enthusiasts are welcome to practice and challenge other members in these open hours!  Chess boards are made available for use. 

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.


Everyone

9:00 a - 10:00 a
Friday Fusion
Adult, Senior

Friday Fusion

Cardio class using a variety of toning exercises to work the entire body.  A blend of the traditional aerobic exercises as well as new techniques in toning. 

Instructor:  LaSharn Cooper 


Adult, Senior

9:30 a - 3:00 p
Senior Program and Hot Meals
Senior

Senior Program and Hot Meals

The senior program is jam packed with fun, social activities.  Participate in bingo, crocheting, movie day, sewing, computer classes, card games, celebrations, and field trips!

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.


Senior

10:00 a - 11:00 a
Peaceful Core - Stretch Class
Adult, Senior, Teen

Peaceful Core - Stretch Class

Stretch class with flex training for tight muscles as well as relaxation techniques to de-stress.  This class also aids in relief of scar tissue and increase circulation with the use of the foam roller.

Instructor: LaSharn Cooper


Adult, Senior, Teen

10:00 a - 11:00 a
Senior Paint
Senior

Senior Paint

This program encourages relaxation and creativity through the painting of light sketches, using oil paints, charcoal on canvas and water color paper for seniors.


Senior

10:30 a - 11:30 a
Senior Low Impact Aerobics and Toning
Senior

Senior Low Impact Aerobics and Toning

Low impact aerobics with flavor and fun, using chairs to fit and tone. 

Instructor: Lolita Lee


Senior

12:30 p - 3:00 p
Senior Bingo
Senior

Senior Bingo

Play with other seniors in this popular bingo program! 

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.


Senior

6:30 p - 8:00 p
Dominoes
Adult

Dominoes

To teach the game of dominoes for tournament play and create and atmosphere of leisure and relaxation for our adult members.

Instructor: Calvin Slayton


Adult

Building Hours
9:00 a - 3:45 p

8:15 a - 9:15 p
Peaceful Core - Stretch Class
Adult, Senior, Teen

Peaceful Core - Stretch Class

Stretch class with flex training for tight muscles as well as relaxation techniques to de-stress.  This class also aids in relief of scar tissue and increase circulation with the use of the foam roller.

Instructor: LaSharn Cooper


Adult, Senior, Teen

9:00 a - 3:45 p
Fitness Rooms
Everyone

Fitness Rooms

The fitness rooms are open for use.


Everyone

9:00 a - 3:45 p
Open Chess
Everyone

Open Chess

Chess enthusiasts are welcome to practice and challenge other members in these open hours!  Chess boards are made available for use. 

This program is accessible for people with disabilities.


Everyone

9:30 a - 10:30 a
Zumba Fitness
Adult

Zumba Fitness

Fun cardio dance class with music from around the world and Broadway.  

Instructor:  LaSharn Cooper


Adult

10:30 a - 11:30 a
Kettlebell Training
Adult

Kettlebell Training

Cardio and max toning with the use of the Kettlebell which is a resistance tool that also raises the heart rate giving cardio benefits.

Instructor: LaSharn Cooper


Adult

1:00 p - 3:00 p
Strictly Sketch Up 3D
Adult, Senior, Teen

Strictly Sketch Up 3D

Teen and Young Adult participants will create 3D models and graphics using the Sketch Up program.

Instructor: Anthony Burton 


Adult, Senior, Teen

Building Hours
Closed

Computer Resource Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
5/23
Tuesday
5/24
Wednesday
5/25
Thursday
5/26
Friday
5/27
Saturday
5/28
Sunday
5/29

Building Hours
8:30 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 3:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

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.


Adult, Senior

10:00 a - 11:00 a
DL101a Intro to Computers
Adult, Senior

DL101a Intro to Computers

Learn typing and mouse skills, how to open and save files, basic program functions, and introductory internet tools.


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 6:00 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child

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.


Child

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

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.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
8:30 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 3:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

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.


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 6:00 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child

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.


Child

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

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.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
8:30 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 5:00 p
WF085 POP Certification

WF085 POP Certification

A closed session for training and certification; meeting industry standards of understanding, and operating Microsoft Office 2013: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

This class is only available for Parks Opportunity Program Participants. NOT OPEN TO RECREATION MEMBERS.


10:00 a - 11:00 a
DL101a Intro to Computers
Adult, Senior

DL101a Intro to Computers

Learn typing and mouse skills, how to open and save files, basic program functions, and introductory internet tools.


Adult, Senior

11:00 a - 3:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

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.


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 6:00 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child

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.


Child

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

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.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
8:30 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 5:00 p
WF085 POP Certification

WF085 POP Certification

A closed session for training and certification; meeting industry standards of understanding, and operating Microsoft Office 2013: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

This class is only available for Parks Opportunity Program Participants. NOT OPEN TO RECREATION MEMBERS.


5:00 p - 6:00 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child

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.


Child

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

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.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
8:30 a - 9:30 p

9:00 a - 3:00 p
OA100 Adult/Senior Open Access
Adult, Senior

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.


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 6:00 p
OY100 Youth Open Access
Child

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.


Child

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

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.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 3:45 p

9:00 a - 6:00 p
OO100 All Ages Open Access
Everyone

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.


Everyone

Building Hours
Closed

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