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J. Hood Wright Recreation Center

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In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, this Recreation Center's hours will be reduced. On Wednesday, November 22, the facility opens at its normal time and closes at 5:00 p.m. The class schedule may change as a result, so please call the center. On Thursday, November 23, this facility is closed.

Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
11/20
Tuesday
11/21
Wednesday
11/22
Thursday
11/23
Friday
11/24
Saturday
11/25
Sunday
11/26

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

3:00 p - 5:00 p
Painting Lounge for Youth
Child
Accessible Facilities

Painting Lounge for Youth

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: Cardio Blast Fitness
Adult

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Blast Fitness

This total body workout is fun and easy to follow. This workout blasts fat while toning and strengthening. Instructor: Xiomara

 


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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

12:00 p - 1:30 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

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
Adult, Senior

Just Paper Crafts

Children get to use miscellaneous crafty bits and pieces to decorate and create projects utilizing paper plates and other paper products. They'll make multiple craft projects for events and special occasions.


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 4:00 p
Kid's Karaoke
Child

Kid's Karaoke

Sing along with lyrics for fun and entertainment.


Child

4:00 p - 5:00 p
Kid's Fitness
Child

Kid's 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
Basketball Clinic & Game
Child

Basketball Clinic & Game

Teach children the fundamentals and rules on playing basketball.

Instructor: Ron Creel 


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 - 5:00 p

Thanksgiving Eve

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 - 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

12:00 p - 1:30 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

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 - 4:00 p
Kid's Karaoke
Child

Kid's Karaoke

Sing along with lyrics for fun and entertainment.


Child

4:00 p - 5:00 p
Kid's Fitness
Child

Kid's Fitness

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

Instructor: Ron Creel


Child

Building Hours
Closed

Thanksgiving Day

Recreation Centers will be closed.

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

12:00 p - 1:30 p
WF102b Intro to MS Word
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

WF102b Intro to MS Word

Learn the basics of creating documents using Microsoft Office Word, the most popular and widely used word processing software.

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


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

3:00 p - 5:00 p
Having Fun Making Art
Child

Having Fun Making Art

Children will make all types of arts and crafts.

Instructor: Sonomi Kobayashi


Child

4:00 p - 5:00 p
Kid's Fitness
Child

Kid's 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
Kickball for Kids
Child

Kickball for Kids

Children will engage in a variety of kickball games designed to increase their coordination skills and motor development.


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 addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun! Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

Instructor: Winsome Miles 

 

 


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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

Computer Resource Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
11/20
Tuesday
11/21
Wednesday
11/22
Thursday
11/23
Friday
11/24
Saturday
11/25
Sunday
11/26

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:30 p

9:00 a - 12:00 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

12:00 p - 3:00 p
WF400c TechOpps MS Office 2013
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

WF400c TechOpps MS Office 2013

An intensive curriculum that develops skills in office management and budgeting using Microsoft Office 2013 to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.

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


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 4:00 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

4:00 p - 6:00 p
YP101b K-8 Digital Learning
Child
Accessible Facilities

YP101b 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.

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


Child

6:00 p - 8:30 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 - 12:00 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

12:00 p - 3:00 p
WF400c TechOpps MS Office 2013
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

WF400c TechOpps MS Office 2013

An intensive curriculum that develops skills in office management and budgeting using Microsoft Office 2013 to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.

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


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 4:00 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

4:00 p - 7:00 p
RY103 Intro to Photography

Accessible Facilities

RY103 Intro to Photography

Create compelling digital photography. Participants will gain in-depth knowledge of shooting techniques, shot composition, and how to edit and retouch photos in iPhoto.

NYC SALT APPLICANTS ONLY

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


7:00 p - 8:30 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 - 5:00 p

Thanksgiving Eve

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

9:00 a - 11:00 a
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

12:00 p - 3:00 p
WF400c TechOpps MS Office 2013
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

WF400c TechOpps MS Office 2013

An intensive curriculum that develops skills in office management and budgeting using Microsoft Office 2013 to become a Microsoft Office Specialist.

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


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 4:00 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
Closed

Thanksgiving Day

Recreation Centers will be closed.

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:30 p

9:00 a - 11:00 a
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

1:30 p - 2:30 p
ST110 Google Earth
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

ST110 Google Earth

Explore the physical world through Google Earth! Discover how Google Earth can be used for informational, educational, and recreational purposes.

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


Adult, Senior

2:30 p - 4:00 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

4:00 p - 6:00 p
YP101b K-8 Digital Learning
Child
Accessible Facilities

YP101b 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.

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


Child

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.

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


Teen

7:00 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 - 4:30 p

9:00 a - 4:00 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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