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Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

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Roy Wilkins Recreation Center will be undergoing Capital improvements starting March 12, 2018. Upgrades include: a new roof over the gym, rebuilt activity rooms, and improved drainage and waterproofing in and around the building. Over the next 18 months, some programming spaces and some areas of the building will be closed to complete work. Please check this website regularly for closure details.

Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
4/22
Tuesday
4/23
Wednesday
4/24
Thursday
4/25
Friday
4/26
Saturday
4/27
Sunday
4/28

Building Hours
8:00 a - 10:00 p

8:00 a - 3:00 p
Fitness Room
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room

 

 


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 12:00 p
Dance Fusion
Adult, Senior

Dance Fusion

Come out and dance yourself into shape!

This powerful hybrid dance class that will get you in shape. A combination of dance and cardio moves will burn fat and tone muscles.

Instructor: Paula Seely Edwards

Location: Gymnasium


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 10:00 a
Holistic Health and Fitness
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Holistic Health and Fitness

Did you know that yoga translates as " union " ? 

This mind - body class combines physical movement with heightened awareness of the body, an intergration of the mind and body.  

Instructor: Paula Seely Edwards

Location:Gymansium

Accessible Facilities 

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


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 2:30 p
Pickle Ball
Adult, Senior

Pickle Ball

What is Pickleball you ask? Pickleball is a combination of tennis, badminton, ping pong and racquetball. Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in America. It may have a silly name but it is a serious sport. It is fast paced and easy to learn, great exercise and lots of fun.  Come out and join the excitement! No experience necessary,

Open Play

Remember to bring a lock to lock up all you personal belongings.

.  

Location: Gymnasium


Adult, Senior

6:00 p - 9:45 p
Fitness Room
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room

 

 


Adult, Senior

7:00 p - 9:30 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court. Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills, and get fit while having fun!


Adult

Building Hours
8:00 a - 10:00 p

8:00 a - 3:00 p
Fitness Room
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room

 

 


Adult, Senior

8:30 a - 9:30 a
Chair Aerobics - Low Impact
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Chair Aerobics - Low Impact

Chair Aerobics is a safe effective way to enjoy cardiovascular, low ipact exercise while remaining seated.  Individuals with mobility issues use Chair Aerobics to participate inecercise without the risk of falling while engaging in a fun way improve in a way to improve their health and balance.

Instructor: Dwayne Stanley

Location: Gymnasium & 2nd Activity Room

Accessible FacilitiesThis program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.

 

 

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


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 3:00 p
Art Class
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Art Class

Through a sequential study of artistic elements, art, drawing, and painting techniques the participants will be introduced to the fundamentals of studio art. Participants will build foundational skills as well as hands on practice and assignments.

 

Instructor: Dwayne Stanley

This class will be held in the 2nd floor rehearsal room.

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


Adult, Senior

4:00 p - 5:45 p
Youth Fitness
Adult, Senior

Youth Fitness

This program is designed to help our young patrons develop and meet their fitness goals through the safe and efficent use of excercise machines in our fitness room. Everyone is invited.

Instructor: Robert McClain

Location: Fitness Room


Adult, Senior

6:00 p - 9:45 p
Fitness Room
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room

 

 


Adult, Senior

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Dance Aerobics
Adult, Senior

Dance Aerobics

Using a mixture of dance music and floor exercises, this class is designed to improve your overall health and wellness.  It also increases your mobility and strengthens your uscles.

Instructor: Jamaal Jones

Location: Gymnasium


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
8:00 a - 10:00 p

8:00 a - 3:00 p
Fitness Room
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room

 

 


Adult, Senior

9:30 a - 10:30 a
Chair Aerobics - High Impact
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Chair Aerobics - High Impact

This program is designed to accomodate participants with limited mobility who cannot participate in conventional boot camp and fitness programs.

Instructor: Dwayne Stanley

Location: Gymnasium

Accessible FacilitiesThis program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.

 

 

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


Adult, Senior

11:00 a - 12:00 p
Senior Fitness
Senior

Senior Fitness

Senior Fitness class provides strengthening, toning and sculpting the body through fun and exciting cardio routines.  Upbeat and popular music along with a variety of workout equipment makes this a fun but challenging class.

Instructor: Jamal Jones

Location: Gymnasium


Senior

4:00 p - 5:45 p
Youth Fitness
Adult, Senior

Youth Fitness

This program is designed to help our young patrons develop and meet their fitness goals through the safe and efficent use of excercise machines in our fitness room. Everyone is invited.

Instructor: Robert McClain

Location: Fitness Room


Adult, Senior

6:00 p - 9:45 p
Fitness Room
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room

 

 


Adult, Senior

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Zumba
Adult, Senior

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 is invited.

Instructor: Lizette Bennett

Location: Gymnasium


Adult, Senior

8:00 p - 9:30 p
Pickle Ball
Adult, Senior

Pickle Ball

What is Pickleball you ask? Pickleball is a combination of tennis, badminton, ping pong and racquetball. Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in America. It may have a silly name but it is a serious sport. It is fast paced and easy to learn, great exercise and lots of fun.  Come out and join the excitement! No experience necessary,

Open Play

Remember to bring a lock to lock up all you personal belongings.

.  

Location: Gymnasium


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
8:00 a - 10:00 p

8:00 a - 3:00 p
Fitness Room
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room

 

 


Adult, Senior

8:30 a - 9:30 a
Chair Aerobics - Low Impact
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Chair Aerobics - Low Impact

Chair Aerobics is a safe effective way to enjoy cardiovascular, low ipact exercise while remaining seated.  Individuals with mobility issues use Chair Aerobics to participate inecercise without the risk of falling while engaging in a fun way improve in a way to improve their health and balance.

Instructor: Dwayne Stanley

Location: Gymnasium & 2nd Activity Room

Accessible FacilitiesThis program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.

 

 

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


Adult, Senior

10:00 a - 11:00 a
Power Walking
Adult, Senior

Power Walking

A fitness program designed to improve the cardiovascular health of the participant.  The sessions will focus on vigorious walking while also trying as many senior members as possible to the sport of running.

Instructor: Jamaal Jones

Location: Gymnasium


Adult, Senior

12:00 p - 2:00 p
Art Class
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Art Class

Through a sequential study of artistic elements, art, drawing, and painting techniques the participants will be introduced to the fundamentals of studio art. Participants will build foundational skills as well as hands on practice and assignments.

 

Instructor: Dwayne Stanley

This class will be held in the 2nd floor rehearsal room.

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


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 2:30 p
Pickle Ball
Adult, Senior

Pickle Ball

What is Pickleball you ask? Pickleball is a combination of tennis, badminton, ping pong and racquetball. Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in America. It may have a silly name but it is a serious sport. It is fast paced and easy to learn, great exercise and lots of fun.  Come out and join the excitement! No experience necessary,

Open Play

Remember to bring a lock to lock up all you personal belongings.

.  

Location: Gymnasium


Adult, Senior

4:00 p - 5:45 p
Youth Fitness
Adult, Senior

Youth Fitness

This program is designed to help our young patrons develop and meet their fitness goals through the safe and efficent use of excercise machines in our fitness room. Everyone is invited.

Instructor: Robert McClain

Location: Fitness Room


Adult, Senior

6:00 p - 9:45 p
Fitness Room
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room

 

 


Adult, Senior

7:00 p - 8:00 p
Dance Aerobics
Adult, Senior

Dance Aerobics

Using a mixture of dance music and floor exercises, this class is designed to improve your overall health and wellness.  It also increases your mobility and strengthens your uscles.

Instructor: Jamaal Jones

Location: Gymnasium


Adult, Senior

8:15 p - 9:45 p
Adult Basketball
Adult

Adult Basketball

Take your game to the next level in our basketball court. Shoot some hoops, start a pick up game, practice drills, and get fit while having fun!


Adult

Building Hours
8:00 a - 10:00 p

8:00 a - 3:00 p
Fitness Room
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room

 

 


Adult, Senior

9:30 a - 10:30 a
Chair Aerobics - High Impact
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Chair Aerobics - High Impact

This program is designed to accomodate participants with limited mobility who cannot participate in conventional boot camp and fitness programs.

Instructor: Dwayne Stanley

Location: Gymnasium

Accessible FacilitiesThis program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.

 

 

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


Adult, Senior

11:00 a - 12:00 p
Senior Fitness
Senior

Senior Fitness

Senior Fitness class provides strengthening, toning and sculpting the body through fun and exciting cardio routines.  Upbeat and popular music along with a variety of workout equipment makes this a fun but challenging class.

Instructor: Jamal Jones

Location: Gymnasium


Senior

1:00 p - 2:30 p
Pickle Ball
Adult, Senior

Pickle Ball

What is Pickleball you ask? Pickleball is a combination of tennis, badminton, ping pong and racquetball. Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in America. It may have a silly name but it is a serious sport. It is fast paced and easy to learn, great exercise and lots of fun.  Come out and join the excitement! No experience necessary,

Open Play

Remember to bring a lock to lock up all you personal belongings.

.  

Location: Gymnasium


Adult, Senior

4:00 p - 5:45 p
Youth Fitness
Adult, Senior

Youth Fitness

This program is designed to help our young patrons develop and meet their fitness goals through the safe and efficent use of excercise machines in our fitness room. Everyone is invited.

Instructor: Robert McClain

Location: Fitness Room


Adult, Senior

6:00 p - 9:45 p
Fitness Room
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room

 

 


Adult, Senior

7:00 p - 9:00 p
Teen Basketball Clinic
Teen

Teen Basketball Clinic

This basketball clinic is a perfect program for youth athletes who want to develop fundamental skills or sharpen pre-exsisting skills.  With two 45 minute sessions of drills and skills, twice a week.  Players 13 - 17 will learn the core components of passing, shooting, dribbling and defensive positioning. This is a great way for entry-level and intermediate players to build new skills and techniques for the game they love - all presented in a safe and positive enviornment.

Instructor: Dion Battey

Lcoation: Gymnasium


Teen

Building Hours
9:00 a - 5:00 p

9:00 a - 4:45 p
Fitness Room
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room

 

 


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 10:00 a
Zumba
Adult, Senior

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 is invited.

Instructor: Lizette Bennett

Location: Gymnasium


Adult, Senior

10:00 a - 11:00 a
Saturday Senior Fitness class
Adult, Senior

Saturday Senior Fitness class

Senior Fitness  class provides-strengthening, toning and sculpturing of the body through fun and exciting cardio routines, Up beat music, and a variety of work out tools make this a fun but challenging class.

Instructor: Ruth Hernandez

Location: Gymnasium


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
Closed

Pool Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
4/22
Tuesday
4/23
Wednesday
4/24
Thursday
4/25
Friday
4/26
Saturday
4/27
Sunday
4/28

Building Hours
8:00 a - 10:00 p

8:00 a - 9:30 a
Adult and Senior Swim
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult and Senior Swim

General swim time.

* No Lap Lanes

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

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


Adult, Senior

10:00 a - 1:00 p
Swim for Life (DOE Program)
Child

Swim for Life (DOE Program)

The pool is reserved for the Swim For Life program. The purpose is to teach all 2nd graders how to swim and basic water safety.

Instructor: NYC Parks Aquatics


Child

12:00 p - 1:00 p
Pool Closed: Maintenance

Pool Closed: Maintenance

The swimming pool is closed for maintenance.


2:00 p - 2:45 p
Learn to Swim (Adults and Seniors)
Adult, Senior

Learn to Swim (Adults and Seniors)

This class provides instructional swim lessons and water safety.

For more information, please visit: http://www.nycgovparks.org/reg/learn-to-swim.

 

Accessible FacilitiesThis program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.Bottom of Form

 


Adult, Senior

2:45 p - 3:30 p
Adult & Senior Water Aerobics
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult & Senior Water Aerobics

Water aerobics is an alternate form of aerobics performed in chest-deep water, with rhythmic body movements and dance steps. This form of exercise supports the body and reduces the risk of muscle or joint injury.

Instructor: NYC Parks Aquatics

Accessible FacilitiesThis program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.Bottom of Form

 

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


Adult, Senior

4:00 p - 5:45 p
Youth Swim
Child, Teen
Accessible Facilities

Youth Swim

The swimming pool is open for recreational swim for children and teenagers ages 8-17

 

Accessible FacilitiesThis program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.Bottom of Form

 

 

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


Child, Teen

6:00 p - 8:30 p
Adult and Senior Swim
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult and Senior Swim

General swim time.

* No Lap Lanes

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

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


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
8:00 a - 10:00 p

8:00 a - 9:30 a
Adult and Senior Swim
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult and Senior Swim

General swim time.

* No Lap Lanes

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

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


Adult, Senior

10:00 a - 1:00 p
Swim for Life (DOE Program)
Child

Swim for Life (DOE Program)

The pool is reserved for the Swim For Life program. The purpose is to teach all 2nd graders how to swim and basic water safety.

Instructor: NYC Parks Aquatics


Child

12:00 p - 1:00 p
Pool Closed: Maintenance

Pool Closed: Maintenance

The swimming pool is closed for maintenance.


2:00 p - 3:30 p
Synchronized Swim (Adults and Seniors)
Adult, Senior

Synchronized Swim (Adults and Seniors)


Adult, Senior

5:00 p - 6:30 p
Swim Team Aquatics
Child, Teen

Swim Team Aquatics

Competitive Swim Team instruction for youth ages 6-17 years old. For more information on this program please call Citywide Aquatics at (718) 760-6969 ext. 0
 
 

 


Child, Teen

7:00 p - 8:30 p
Adult and Senior Swim
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult and Senior Swim

General swim time.

* No Lap Lanes

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

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


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
8:00 a - 10:00 p

8:00 a - 9:30 a
Adult and Senior Swim
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult and Senior Swim

General swim time.

* No Lap Lanes

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

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


Adult, Senior

10:00 a - 1:00 p
Swim for Life (DOE Program)
Child

Swim for Life (DOE Program)

The pool is reserved for the Swim For Life program. The purpose is to teach all 2nd graders how to swim and basic water safety.

Instructor: NYC Parks Aquatics


Child

12:00 p - 1:00 p
Pool Closed: Maintenance

Pool Closed: Maintenance

The swimming pool is closed for maintenance.


2:00 p - 2:45 p
Learn to Swim (Adults and Seniors)
Adult, Senior

Learn to Swim (Adults and Seniors)

This class provides instructional swim lessons and water safety.

For more information, please visit: http://www.nycgovparks.org/reg/learn-to-swim.

 

Accessible FacilitiesThis program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.Bottom of Form

 


Adult, Senior

2:45 p - 3:30 p
Adult & Senior Water Aerobics
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult & Senior Water Aerobics

Water aerobics is an alternate form of aerobics performed in chest-deep water, with rhythmic body movements and dance steps. This form of exercise supports the body and reduces the risk of muscle or joint injury.

Instructor: NYC Parks Aquatics

Accessible FacilitiesThis program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.Bottom of Form

 

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


Adult, Senior

4:00 p - 5:45 p
Youth Swim
Child, Teen
Accessible Facilities

Youth Swim

The swimming pool is open for recreational swim for children and teenagers ages 8-17

 

Accessible FacilitiesThis program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.Bottom of Form

 

 

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


Child, Teen

6:00 p - 8:30 p
Family Swim
Family
Accessible Facilities

Family Swim

General swim for families. Adults must be accompanied with children / youth ages 3 - 17

Accessible FacilitiesThis program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.Bottom of Form

 

 

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


Family

Building Hours
8:00 a - 10:00 p

8:00 a - 9:30 a
Adult and Senior Swim
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult and Senior Swim

General swim time.

* No Lap Lanes

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

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


Adult, Senior

10:00 a - 1:00 p
Swim for Life (DOE Program)
Child

Swim for Life (DOE Program)

The pool is reserved for the Swim For Life program. The purpose is to teach all 2nd graders how to swim and basic water safety.

Instructor: NYC Parks Aquatics


Child

12:00 p - 1:00 p
Pool Closed: Maintenance

Pool Closed: Maintenance

The swimming pool is closed for maintenance.


2:00 p - 3:30 p
Synchronized Swim (Adults and Seniors)
Adult, Senior

Synchronized Swim (Adults and Seniors)


Adult, Senior

5:00 p - 6:30 p
Swim Team Aquatics
Child, Teen

Swim Team Aquatics

Competitive Swim Team instruction for youth ages 6-17 years old. For more information on this program please call Citywide Aquatics at (718) 760-6969 ext. 0
 
 

 


Child, Teen

7:00 p - 8:30 p
Adult and Senior Swim
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult and Senior Swim

General swim time.

* No Lap Lanes

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

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


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
8:00 a - 10:00 p

8:00 a - 9:30 a
Adult and Senior Swim
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult and Senior Swim

General swim time.

* No Lap Lanes

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

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


Adult, Senior

10:00 a - 1:00 p
Swim for Life (DOE Program)
Child

Swim for Life (DOE Program)

The pool is reserved for the Swim For Life program. The purpose is to teach all 2nd graders how to swim and basic water safety.

Instructor: NYC Parks Aquatics


Child

12:00 p - 1:00 p
Pool Closed: Maintenance

Pool Closed: Maintenance

The swimming pool is closed for maintenance.


3:00 p - 3:45 p
Learn to Swim (Adults and Seniors)
Adult, Senior

Learn to Swim (Adults and Seniors)

This class provides instructional swim lessons and water safety.

For more information, please visit: http://www.nycgovparks.org/reg/learn-to-swim.

 

Accessible FacilitiesThis program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.Bottom of Form

 


Adult, Senior

3:45 p - 4:30 p
Adult & Senior Water Aerobics
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult & Senior Water Aerobics

Water aerobics is an alternate form of aerobics performed in chest-deep water, with rhythmic body movements and dance steps. This form of exercise supports the body and reduces the risk of muscle or joint injury.

Instructor: NYC Parks Aquatics

Accessible FacilitiesThis program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.Bottom of Form

 

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


Adult, Senior

6:00 p - 8:30 p
Adult and Senior Swim
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adult and Senior Swim

General swim time.

* No Lap Lanes

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

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


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 5:00 p

9:00 a - 10:30 a
Swim Team Aquatics
Child, Teen

Swim Team Aquatics

The pool is reserved for the Swim Team program, which provides free competitive swimming for children 6 - 17 years old.

Pre-registration with the Citywide Aquatics Division is required. For more information, please visit: http://www.nycgovparks.org/reg/learn-to-swim

 


Child, Teen

10:00 a - 1:00 p
Learn To Swim
Adult, Child, Preschool, Teen

Learn To Swim

The pool is reserved for NYC Parks' Learn to Swim program. The program, free for Recreation Center members, teaches both children and adults to swim.
 
Sessions begin 3/22/2019

 


Adult, Child, Preschool, Teen

1:00 p - 2:00 p
Pool Closed: Maintenance

Pool Closed: Maintenance

The swimming pool is closed for maintenance.


2:30 p - 4:30 p
Family Swim
Family
Accessible Facilities

Family Swim

General swim for families. Adults must be accompanied with children / youth ages 3 - 17

Accessible FacilitiesThis program has been specifically adapted for people with disabilities.Bottom of Form

 

 

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


Family

Building Hours
Closed

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