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J. Hood Wright Recreation Center

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Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
2/19
Tuesday
2/20
Wednesday
2/21
Thursday
2/22
Friday
2/23
Saturday
2/24
Sunday
2/25

Building Hours
9:00 a - 5:00 p

Presidents’ Day

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

9:00 a - 3:00 p
Billiards
Adult

Billiards

Billiard tables are available for free play.


Adult

9:00 a - 3:00 p
Chess
Adult

Chess

Chess boards and pieces are set out for free play.


Adult

9:00 a - 3:00 p
Table Tennis
Adult

Table Tennis

Members learn skills and take part in friendly table tennis competitions.


Adult

3:00 p - 4:00 p
Dreamy Art Work
Child
Accessible Facilities

Dreamy Art Work

This will be a 12 week program where kids will be doing various art projects.

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


Child

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:30 p

9:00 a - 3:00 p
Billiards
Adult

Billiards

Billiard tables are available for free play.


Adult

9:00 a - 3:00 p
Chess
Adult

Chess

Chess boards and pieces are set out for free play.


Adult

9:00 a - 3:00 p
Table Tennis
Adult

Table Tennis

Members learn skills and take part in friendly table tennis competitions.


Adult

1:30 p - 2:30 p
Fitness Room 101
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room 101

Members will learn how to utilize the fitness equipment safely and properly.

 

Instructor: Ron Creel


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 5:00 p
Just Paper Crafts
Child, Preschool

Just Paper Crafts


Child, Preschool

3:00 p - 5:00 p
Kids Fitness
Child

Kids Fitness

This program is designed to give children a light workout to keep them healthy and physically fit.

Instructor: Ron Creel


Child

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

Kids Fitness

This program is designed to give children a light workout to keep them healthy and physically fit.

Instructor: Ron Creel


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Bowling for Youth
Child
Accessible Facilities

Bowling for Youth

A 12 week program introduction to bowling for youth ages 6-12.

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


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Latin Dance: Bachata
Adult

Latin Dance: Bachata

Learn the basics of Bachata Latin dance.

 

Instructor: Fabiola Ramos

 


Adult

6:00 p - 8:30 p
Billiards
Adult

Billiards

Billiard tables are available for free play.


Adult

6:00 p - 8:30 p
Chess
Adult

Chess

Chess boards and pieces are set out for free play.


Adult

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Karaoke
Adult, Senior

Karaoke

Sing along with lyrics for fun and entertainment.


Adult, Senior

6:00 p - 8:30 p
Table Tennis
Adult

Table Tennis

Members learn skills and take part in friendly table tennis competitions.


Adult

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Washington Heights Literary Club
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Washington Heights Literary Club

Calling ALL book lovers! The Washington Heights Literary Club is here.  Come out to share meaningful dialogue with those who love reading as much as you! No prerequisites (other than membership) is need other than your love of a good book and good company.  Participants are free to donate or collect a book at our weekly book share. 

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


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:30 p

9:00 a - 3:00 p
Billiards
Adult

Billiards

Billiard tables are available for free play.


Adult

9:00 a - 9:45 a
Chair Fitness
Adult, Senior

Chair Fitness

A seated exercise class that increases flexibility and strengthens muscles with minimal impact on joints. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

Instructor: Syrvella Hall


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 3:00 p
Chess
Adult

Chess

Chess boards and pieces are set out for free play.


Adult

9:00 a - 3:00 p
Table Tennis
Adult

Table Tennis

Members learn skills and take part in friendly table tennis competitions.


Adult

10:00 a - 11:30 a
Fitness Circuit
Adult, Senior

Fitness Circuit

Numerous stations are especially selected to provide cardiovascular muscular endurance and strength training using either body weight, free-weights, or resistance equipment.


Adult, Senior

1:30 p - 2:30 p
Fitness Room 101
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room 101

Members will learn how to utilize the fitness equipment safely and properly.

 

Instructor: Ron Creel


Adult, Senior

1:30 p - 3:00 p
Yarn Club
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Yarn Club

Learn an effective way to minimize the effects of stress, improve your skill set, and expand your social circle.  Pick up a new stitch or share a pattern.  Participants must bring their own knitting/crocheting supplies (i.e. needles, yarn etc.). 

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


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 4:00 p
Dreamy Art Work
Child
Accessible Facilities

Dreamy Art Work

This will be a 12 week program where kids will be doing various art projects.

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


Child

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

Kids Fitness

This program is designed to give children a light workout to keep them healthy and physically fit.

Instructor: Ron Creel


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Golf for Youth
Child
Accessible Facilities

Golf for Youth

A 12 week program introduction to golf for youth ages 6-12.

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


Child

6:00 p - 8:30 p
Billiards
Adult

Billiards

Billiard tables are available for free play.


Adult

6:00 p - 8:30 p
Chess
Adult

Chess

Chess boards and pieces are set out for free play.


Adult

6:00 p - 8:30 p
Table Tennis
Adult

Table Tennis

Members learn skills and take part in friendly table tennis competitions.


Adult

6:30 p - 7:30 p
Shape Up NYC: Strong by Zumba
Adult, Senior

Shape Up NYC: Strong by Zumba

STRONG by Zumba™ combines high intensity interval training with the science of Synced Music Motivation. In every class, music and moves sync in a way that pushes you past your perceived limits, to reach your fitness goals faster.


Sign up here for updates on this class!

 


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:30 p

9:00 a - 3:00 p
Billiards
Adult

Billiards

Billiard tables are available for free play.


Adult

9:00 a - 3:00 p
Chess
Adult

Chess

Chess boards and pieces are set out for free play.


Adult

9:00 a - 3:00 p
Table Tennis
Adult

Table Tennis

Members learn skills and take part in friendly table tennis competitions.


Adult

1:30 p - 2:30 p
Fitness Room 101
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room 101

Members will learn how to utilize the fitness equipment safely and properly.

 

Instructor: Ron Creel


Adult, Senior

1:30 p - 3:00 p
Yarn Club
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Yarn Club

Learn an effective way to minimize the effects of stress, improve your skill set, and expand your social circle.  Pick up a new stitch or share a pattern.  Participants must bring their own knitting/crocheting supplies (i.e. needles, yarn etc.). 

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


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 5:00 p
Just Paper Crafts
Child, Preschool

Just Paper Crafts


Child, Preschool

3:00 p - 5:00 p
Kids Fitness
Child

Kids Fitness

This program is designed to give children a light workout to keep them healthy and physically fit.

Instructor: Ron Creel


Child

3:00 p - 5:00 p
Sweet Cakes
Child
Accessible Facilities

Sweet Cakes

During this 12 week program, kids will learn how to decorate cakes!

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


Child

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

Kids Fitness

This program is designed to give children a light workout to keep them healthy and physically fit.

Instructor: Ron Creel


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Bowling for Youth
Child
Accessible Facilities

Bowling for Youth

A 12 week program introduction to bowling for youth ages 6-12.

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


Child

5:30 p - 7:30 p
Teen Fitness Circuit
Teen
Accessible Facilities

Teen Fitness Circuit

Numerous stations are especially selected to provide cardiovascular muscular endurance and strength training using either body weight, free-weights, or resistance equipment.

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


Teen

6:00 p - 8:30 p
Billiards
Adult

Billiards

Billiard tables are available for free play.


Adult

6:00 p - 8:30 p
Chess
Adult

Chess

Chess boards and pieces are set out for free play.


Adult

6:00 p - 8:30 p
Table Tennis
Adult

Table Tennis

Members learn skills and take part in friendly table tennis competitions.


Adult

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:30 p

9:00 a - 3:00 p
Billiards
Adult

Billiards

Billiard tables are available for free play.


Adult

9:00 a - 3:00 p
Chess
Adult

Chess

Chess boards and pieces are set out for free play.


Adult

9:00 a - 3:00 p
Table Tennis
Adult

Table Tennis

Members learn skills and take part in friendly table tennis competitions.


Adult

9:30 a - 11:30 a
Body Goals
Adult, Senior

Body Goals

The class consists of beginners' workouts such as jumping jacks, jogging, lunges and planks.


Adult, Senior

1:30 p - 2:30 p
Fitness Room 101
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room 101

Members will learn how to utilize the fitness equipment safely and properly.

 

Instructor: Ron Creel


Adult, Senior

1:30 p - 3:00 p
Yarn Club
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Yarn Club

Learn an effective way to minimize the effects of stress, improve your skill set, and expand your social circle.  Pick up a new stitch or share a pattern.  Participants must bring their own knitting/crocheting supplies (i.e. needles, yarn etc.). 

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


Adult, Senior

3:30 p - 5:30 p
Acting- Live Above the Influence Play
Teen
Accessible Facilities

Acting- Live Above the Influence Play

Participants will create, write and act in a short production that showcases their life experiences and current issues of the day.

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


Teen

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

Kids Fitness

This program is designed to give children a light workout to keep them healthy and physically fit.

Instructor: Ron Creel


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Golf for Youth
Child
Accessible Facilities

Golf for Youth

A 12 week program introduction to golf for youth ages 6-12.

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


Child

5:30 p - 7:30 p
Teen Fitness Circuit
Teen
Accessible Facilities

Teen Fitness Circuit

Numerous stations are especially selected to provide cardiovascular muscular endurance and strength training using either body weight, free-weights, or resistance equipment.

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


Teen

6:00 p - 7:30 p
Billiards
Adult

Billiards

Billiard tables are available for free play.


Adult

6:00 p - 7:30 p
Chess
Adult

Chess

Chess boards and pieces are set out for free play.


Adult

6:00 p - 7:30 p
Table Tennis
Adult

Table Tennis

Members learn skills and take part in friendly table tennis competitions.


Adult

6:30 p - 8:30 p
Teen Game Room
Teen

Teen Game Room

Game room consists of ping pong, board games, and pool table.


Teen

Building Hours
9:00 a - 4:30 p

9:00 a - 4:30 p
Billiards
Adult

Billiards

Billiard tables are available for free play.


Adult

9:00 a - 9:45 a
Chair Fitness
Adult, Senior

Chair Fitness

A seated exercise class that increases flexibility and strengthens muscles with minimal impact on joints. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

Instructor: Syrvella Hall


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 4:30 p
Chess
Adult

Chess

Chess boards and pieces are set out for free play.


Adult

9:00 a - 4:30 p
Table Tennis
Adult

Table Tennis

Members learn skills and take part in friendly table tennis competitions.


Adult

10:00 a - 11:00 a
Fitness Room 101 - Seniors
Senior

Fitness Room 101 - Seniors

Members will learn how to utilize the fitness equipment safely and properly.

 

Instructor: Ron Creel


Senior

10:00 a - 11:30 a
Shape Up NYC: Zumba and Toning Body
Adult, Senior

Shape Up NYC: Zumba and Toning Body

This total body workout improves muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

Instructor: Winsome Miles 

 

 


Sign up here for updates on this class!

 


Adult, Senior

2:00 p - 4:00 p
Strength Training Teens
Teen

Strength Training Teens

A variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength. Hand-held weights and elastic tubing are offered for resistance.

Instructor: Ron Creel


Teen

Building Hours
Closed

Media Lab Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
2/19
Tuesday
2/20
Wednesday
2/21
Thursday
2/22
Friday
2/23
Saturday
2/24
Sunday
2/25

Building Hours
9:00 a - 5:00 p

Presidents’ Day

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

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

9:00 a - 3:00 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

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

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


Child

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:30 p

9:00 a - 3:00 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

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

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


Child

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:30 p

9:00 a - 3:00 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

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

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


Child

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:30 p

9:00 a - 3:00 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

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

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


Child

Building Hours
9:00 a - 4:30 p

Building Hours
Closed

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