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Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
2/20
Tuesday
2/21
Wednesday
2/22
Thursday
2/23
Friday
2/24
Saturday
2/25
Sunday
2/26

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 - 12:00 p
Adult Open Gym

Adult Open Gym


9:00 a - 3:00 p
Fitness Room: Adults
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room: Adults

The fitness room, equipped with cardio and strength training equipment, is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 2:00 p
Gymnasium
Adult, Senior

Gymnasium

The gymnasium is open for adults and seniors to use.  The schedule may change to accommodate special events.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 2:00 p
Senior Program
Senior

Senior Program

Senior members play games such as billiards, cards, and dominoes. Special events are held to celebrate holidays and seasons, with food, music, and other forms of entertainment.

This program takes place in our game room.


Senior

9:00 a - 10:00 a
Spin It Fast
Adult, Senior

Spin It Fast

Improve your cardiovascular system through this spin class. Bring your padded shorts or gel seat and lots of water!


Adult, Senior

10:00 a - 11:00 a
Adaptive Pickleball
Adult, Senior
Accessible Facilities

Adaptive Pickleball

Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines the elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis.

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


Adult, Senior

10:30 a - 11:30 a
Cardio Boost
Adult, Senior

Cardio Boost

Exercise workout focusing on intervals to strength our cardio endurance. We will also work on balance, and core strength.


Adult, Senior

10:30 a - 11:30 a
Pickleball
Adult, Senior

Pickleball

Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines the elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:45 p

9:00 a - 3:00 p
Fitness Room: Adults
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room: Adults

The fitness room, equipped with cardio and strength training equipment, is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 2:00 p
Gymnasium
Adult, Senior

Gymnasium

The gymnasium is open for adults and seniors to use.  The schedule may change to accommodate special events.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 2:00 p
Senior Program
Senior

Senior Program

Senior members play games such as billiards, cards, and dominoes. Special events are held to celebrate holidays and seasons, with food, music, and other forms of entertainment.

This program takes place in our game room.


Senior

10:00 a - 11:30 a
Toddlers at Parks
Preschool

Toddlers at Parks

Toddlers at Parks will introduce the toddlers of our community to fun, fitness, art, culture, and music.


Preschool

10:30 a - 11:30 a
Stay Fit
Adult, Senior

Stay Fit

Work on strengthening your whole body through low-impact exercises using chairs, elastic bands and your own body weight. This class will improve your balance and coordination. Includes stretching and relaxation time. (Excellent for seniors).


Adult, Senior

2:30 p - 3:30 p
Abstract Painting
Adult, Senior

Abstract Painting

We will learn the basics of the abstract painting, history, composition and interaction of color. We are going to practice different techniques on abstract painting and we will choose a final design for our painting.


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 8:00 p
Green Teens
Teen

Green Teens

Teens will learn about making a “green positive impact in their community, local park, and in the recreation center. The teens will engage in tasks such as recycling, removing litter, watering trees, participating in workshops, and encouraging others not to litter. They will also serve as role models for their younger peers.


Teen

3:00 p - 6:00 p
Live It Up Teen Program
Teen

Live It Up Teen Program

Our teen program offers a variety of activities focused on education, socialization, world awareness, street safety, fitness, personal & professional development, and quality of life enhancement.


Teen

3:00 p - 6:00 p
Teen Recreational Club
Teen

Teen Recreational Club

Teen will enjoy this recreational club to socialize and engage with their friends and peers. 

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Participants can engage in different activities we offer at St. James Recreation Center.


Teen

4:00 p - 5:00 p
Teen Fitness
Teen

Teen Fitness

This program will teach the essential of strength training and conditioning. Highlighting area's such as smart goals, stretching, proper warm ups, spotting, and periodization. Participants will be able to assemble safe and solid workout programs costumed to their own personal long and short term goals. This program will also promote gym safety and lifetime wellness. Each member will document and evaluate their progress.


Teen

6:00 p - 8:45 p
Fitness Room: Adults
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room: Adults

The fitness room, equipped with cardio and strength training equipment, is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

6:30 p - 8:00 p
Dance
Child

Dance

In this class the youth will be able to learn and do something positive by dancing mambo and hip hop. In this program the youth will learn how to work together and learn powerful team leadership. Some may learn how to take the lead.


Child

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:45 p

9:00 a - 3:00 p
Fitness Room: Adults
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room: Adults

The fitness room, equipped with cardio and strength training equipment, is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 2:00 p
Gymnasium
Adult, Senior

Gymnasium

The gymnasium is open for adults and seniors to use.  The schedule may change to accommodate special events.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 2:00 p
Senior Program
Senior

Senior Program

Senior members play games such as billiards, cards, and dominoes. Special events are held to celebrate holidays and seasons, with food, music, and other forms of entertainment.

This program takes place in our game room.


Senior

9:00 a - 10:00 a
Shape Up NYC: Zumba
Family

Shape Up NYC: 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.  This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Families welcome. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

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.


Family

10:30 a - 11:30 a
Abs & Core Workout

Abs & Core Workout

Exercise workout focusing on abs, especially strength training your core. Learn how to use your own body weight to exercise.


3:00 p - 8:00 p
Green Teens
Teen

Green Teens

Teens will learn about making a “green positive impact in their community, local park, and in the recreation center. The teens will engage in tasks such as recycling, removing litter, watering trees, participating in workshops, and encouraging others not to litter. They will also serve as role models for their younger peers.


Teen

3:00 p - 6:00 p
Live It Up Teen Program
Teen

Live It Up Teen Program

Our teen program offers a variety of activities focused on education, socialization, world awareness, street safety, fitness, personal & professional development, and quality of life enhancement.


Teen

3:00 p - 6:00 p
Teen Recreational Club
Teen

Teen Recreational Club

Teen will enjoy this recreational club to socialize and engage with their friends and peers. 

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Participants can engage in different activities we offer at St. James Recreation Center.


Teen

6:00 p - 8:45 p
Fitness Room: Adults
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room: Adults

The fitness room, equipped with cardio and strength training equipment, is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Game Room - Teens
Teen

Game Room - Teens

The Game Room is open for teen use.


Teen

6:30 p - 8:30 p
Karate
Child

Karate

This is a form of martial arts involving a variety of techniques, including blocks, strikes, evasions, throws, and joint manipulations. It is designed to promote physical and mental fitness as well as build self-esteem.


Child

6:30 p - 8:00 p
Modeling Class
Child

Modeling Class

This program will teach the youth the skills needed to model and build their confidence. The program is designed to give each child a positive introduction into fashion.


Child

6:30 p - 8:00 p
Spanish Class I
Adult, Senior

Spanish Class I

Spanish 1 is designed to teach basic Spanish to English speaking participants.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:45 p

9:00 a - 3:00 p
Fitness Room: Adults
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room: Adults

The fitness room, equipped with cardio and strength training equipment, is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 2:00 p
Gymnasium
Adult, Senior

Gymnasium

The gymnasium is open for adults and seniors to use.  The schedule may change to accommodate special events.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 2:00 p
Senior Program
Senior

Senior Program

Senior members play games such as billiards, cards, and dominoes. Special events are held to celebrate holidays and seasons, with food, music, and other forms of entertainment.

This program takes place in our game room.


Senior

9:00 a - 10:00 a
Spin It Fast
Adult, Senior

Spin It Fast

Improve your cardiovascular system through this spin class. Bring your padded shorts or gel seat and lots of water!


Adult, Senior

10:30 a - 11:30 a
Tai Chi for Beginners
Adult, Senior

Tai Chi for Beginners

Learn basic movements and the correct Tai Chi walk to help improve balance. Strengthens the knees, legs, core and improves coordination. Students will learn the basic 24 movement forms.


Adult, Senior

1:00 p - 2:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Zumba
Family

Shape Up NYC: 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.  This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Families welcome. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

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.


Family

2:30 p - 3:30 p
Abstract Painting
Adult, Senior

Abstract Painting

We will learn the basics of the abstract painting, history, composition and interaction of color. We are going to practice different techniques on abstract painting and we will choose a final design for our painting.


Adult, Senior

3:00 p - 8:00 p
Green Teens
Teen

Green Teens

Teens will learn about making a “green positive impact in their community, local park, and in the recreation center. The teens will engage in tasks such as recycling, removing litter, watering trees, participating in workshops, and encouraging others not to litter. They will also serve as role models for their younger peers.


Teen

3:00 p - 6:00 p
Live It Up Teen Program
Teen

Live It Up Teen Program

Our teen program offers a variety of activities focused on education, socialization, world awareness, street safety, fitness, personal & professional development, and quality of life enhancement.


Teen

3:00 p - 6:00 p
Teen Recreational Club
Teen

Teen Recreational Club

Teen will enjoy this recreational club to socialize and engage with their friends and peers. 

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Participants can engage in different activities we offer at St. James Recreation Center.


Teen

6:00 p - 8:45 p
Fitness Room: Adults
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room: Adults

The fitness room, equipped with cardio and strength training equipment, is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Fitness Room: Teen
Teen

Fitness Room: Teen

The fitness room, equipped with cardio and strength training equipment, is open for teen use.


Teen

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Game Room - Teens
Teen

Game Room - Teens

The Game Room is open for teen use.


Teen

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Youth Open Gym
Child

Youth Open Gym


Child

8:00 p - 8:45 p
Adult Open Gym

Adult Open Gym


8:00 p - 8:45 p
Game Room - Adults
Adult, Senior

Game Room - Adults

The game room is open to adults.


Adult, Senior

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:45 p

9:00 a - 3:00 p
Fitness Room: Adults
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room: Adults

The fitness room, equipped with cardio and strength training equipment, is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 2:00 p
Gymnasium
Adult, Senior

Gymnasium

The gymnasium is open for adults and seniors to use.  The schedule may change to accommodate special events.


Adult, Senior

9:00 a - 2:00 p
Senior Program
Senior

Senior Program

Senior members play games such as billiards, cards, and dominoes. Special events are held to celebrate holidays and seasons, with food, music, and other forms of entertainment.

This program takes place in our game room.


Senior

10:00 a - 11:30 a
Toddlers at Parks
Preschool

Toddlers at Parks

Toddlers at Parks will introduce the toddlers of our community to fun, fitness, art, culture, and music.


Preschool

10:30 a - 11:30 a
Adaptive Stay Fit
Adult
Accessible Facilities

Adaptive Stay Fit

We will work on strengthen our whole body through low impact exercises using chairs, elastic bands and our own body weight. This class will improve the balance and coordination of the participants. Includes stretching and relaxation time.

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


Adult

12:30 p - 1:30 p
Adaptive Arts & Crafts
Adult
Accessible Facilities

Adaptive Arts & Crafts

We will create easy art projects that everyone can understand and enjoy. We will use creativity and imagination to improve our artistic skills. We will develop fine motor skills, by painting, cutting, gluing.

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


Adult

3:00 p - 8:00 p
Green Teens
Teen

Green Teens

Teens will learn about making a “green positive impact in their community, local park, and in the recreation center. The teens will engage in tasks such as recycling, removing litter, watering trees, participating in workshops, and encouraging others not to litter. They will also serve as role models for their younger peers.


Teen

3:00 p - 6:00 p
Live It Up Teen Program
Teen

Live It Up Teen Program

Our teen program offers a variety of activities focused on education, socialization, world awareness, street safety, fitness, personal & professional development, and quality of life enhancement.


Teen

3:00 p - 6:00 p
Teen Recreational Club
Teen

Teen Recreational Club

Teen will enjoy this recreational club to socialize and engage with their friends and peers. 

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Participants can engage in different activities we offer at St. James Recreation Center.


Teen

4:00 p - 5:00 p
Teen Fitness
Teen

Teen Fitness

This program will teach the essential of strength training and conditioning. Highlighting area's such as smart goals, stretching, proper warm ups, spotting, and periodization. Participants will be able to assemble safe and solid workout programs costumed to their own personal long and short term goals. This program will also promote gym safety and lifetime wellness. Each member will document and evaluate their progress.


Teen

6:00 p - 8:45 p
Fitness Room: Adults
Adult, Senior

Fitness Room: Adults

The fitness room, equipped with cardio and strength training equipment, is open for adult and senior use.


Adult, Senior

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Shape Up NYC: Boot Camp Lift Style
Adult

Shape Up NYC: Boot Camp Lift Style

You will experience short bursts of high intensity interval training that target major muscle groups of the upper and lower body. Experience circuit style routines that jump start cardio fitness with creative muscle toning exercises using your body weight.

Please bring a lock to secure your belongings.


Adult

6:30 p - 8:00 p
Dance
Child

Dance

In this class the youth will be able to learn and do something positive by dancing mambo and hip hop. In this program the youth will learn how to work together and learn powerful team leadership. Some may learn how to take the lead.


Child

Building Hours
9:00 a - 4:45 p

9:00 a - 12:00 p
Senior Program
Senior

Senior Program

Senior members play games such as billiards, cards, and dominoes. Special events are held to celebrate holidays and seasons, with food, music, and other forms of entertainment.

This program takes place in our game room.


Senior

10:00 a - 11:00 a
Biddy Basketball
Child

Biddy Basketball

Participants will learn the fundamental drills and skills of basketball. They will practice on and off ball skills; engaging in various condition, while also playing short games and mini tournaments. Players will learn the importance of team work to achieve a common goal. Team leaders will be selected with the goal of developing leadership skills, effective communication, and positive sportsmanship.


Child

11:00 a - 3:00 p
Girl Scouts
Child, Teen

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts of America is a female empowering program where young ladies come together to learn about themselves, build confidence, explore the world and learn how one girl can make a difference.

Instructor: Gerry Swint


Child, Teen

11:00 a - 12:00 p
Step Aerobics
Senior

Step Aerobics

Step aerobics class will be beneficial for cardio, core, strength, toning and, balance for our body.


Senior

11:30 a - 12:30 p
Instructional Street Hockey
Child

Instructional Street Hockey

Our Instructional Street Hockey program is a sport played both in and outdoors on foot (not skates) where children are coached and taught the fundamentals of the popular sport. There is minimal physical contact to avoid injury and children learn positive sportsmanship, team work, and competitive play.


Child

12:00 p - 4:00 p
Youth & Family Saturdays
Child, Senior, Teen

Youth & Family Saturdays

Various sports & recreational activities available to youth and their families. All participants must be active members. Activities include basketball, street hockey, arts & crafts, billiards, table tennis.
 
Billiards Table open to youth from 12pm - 4pm

Game Room open to youth & family from 12pm - 4pm



Child, Senior, Teen

12:00 p - 12:45 p
Youth Lacrosse
Child

Youth Lacrosse

Learn the sport of Lacrosse through hands on fundamental training. This innovative program takes participants through the basics, developing hand eye coordination and emphasizes the qualities of good sportsmanship and fair play.


Child

12:30 p - 1:30 p
Shape Up NYC: Zumba
Family

Shape Up NYC: 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.  This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Families welcome. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

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.


Family

2:00 p - 4:45 p
Instructional Billiards Clinic
Child, Teen

Instructional Billiards Clinic

Youth will be provided the opportunity to learn the skills required to be young billiard players. The sport will also allow them to develop teamwork and sportsmanship skills and enhance eye/hand coordination.


Child, Teen

Building Hours
Closed

Computer Resource Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Monday
2/20
Tuesday
2/21
Wednesday
2/22
Thursday
2/23
Friday
2/24
Saturday
2/25
Sunday
2/26

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.

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:45 p

11:00 a - 2:00 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

2:00 p - 4:30 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.

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


Child, Teen

4:30 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

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:45 p

11:00 a - 2:00 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

2:00 p - 4:30 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.

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


Child, Teen

4:30 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

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:45 p

11:00 a - 2:00 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

2:00 p - 4:30 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.

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


Child, Teen

4:30 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

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:45 p

11:00 a - 2:00 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

2:00 p - 4:30 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.

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


Child, Teen

4:30 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

Building Hours
9:00 a - 4:45 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 - 2:00 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.

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


Child, Teen

2:00 p - 4:00 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

Building Hours
Closed

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