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Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Wednesday
9/25
Thursday
9/26
Friday
9/27
Saturday
9/28
Sunday
9/29
Monday
9/30
Tuesday
10/1

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 - 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.


12:00 p - 1:00 p
Adaptive Arts & Crafts
Everyone
Accessible Facilities

Adaptive Arts & Crafts

Create easy art projects that everyone can understand and enjoy. Use your creativity and imagination to improve your artistic skills and develop your motor skills by painting, cutting and gluing.

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


Everyone

2:30 p - 4:00 p
Sports Unlimited
Child

Sports Unlimited

Sports Unlimited is a instructional youth program with the goal to teach unconventional sports and skills. Through this program, we look to promote physical activity and sportsmanship. The program is designed to give each child a positive introduction into sports while fostering a lifelong love for an active, healthy lifestyle.


Child

3:00 p - 7:00 p
Green Teens
Teen

Green Teens

Participants will learn how to make a “positive green impact in their community, local park, and recreation center. Teens will engage in tasks such as recycling, removing litter, the adopt a tree program, participate in workshops as well as borough and citywide events, and challenge members of the St. James community to make a green pledge and contribute to the effort of building a sustainable community


Teen

4:00 p - 5:30 p
Art Club
Child, Teen

Art Club

Learn about comics and how to create your own characters. Participants will also learn the basics of painting, color, abstract painting and techniques. Young artists will tap into lettering, graffiti and murals.

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Youth Ages 10-14 only.


Child, Teen

4:00 p - 6:00 p
Youth Fitness
Child

Youth Fitness


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Lifting Ladies
Adult, Senior

Lifting Ladies

This program will teach the essentials of strength training and conditioning highlighting areas 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.


Adult, Senior

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

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

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

Biddy Sports

Biddy Sports is an instructional youth program with the goal of teaching unconventional sports and skills. This program will promote physical activity as well as sportsmanship.


Child

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

12:00 p - 1:00 p
Nature Drawing
Adult, Senior

Nature Drawing

Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. We will use the park to inspire us in this creative learning journey.


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 - 4:00 p
Sports Unlimited
Child

Sports Unlimited

Sports Unlimited is a instructional youth program with the goal to teach unconventional sports and skills. Through this program, we look to promote physical activity and sportsmanship. The program is designed to give each child a positive introduction into sports while fostering a lifelong love for an active, healthy lifestyle.


Child

3:00 p - 7:00 p
Green Teens
Teen

Green Teens

Participants will learn how to make a “positive green impact in their community, local park, and recreation center. Teens will engage in tasks such as recycling, removing litter, the adopt a tree program, participate in workshops as well as borough and citywide events, and challenge members of the St. James community to make a green pledge and contribute to the effort of building a sustainable community


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
Instructional Basketball
Child

Instructional Basketball


Child

6:00 p - 7:00 p
Skills & Drills Basketball
Child

Skills & Drills Basketball

Participants will learn the fundamental skills and drills of basketball. They will practice on and off ball skills while playing short games and mini tournaments. Players will learn the importance of team work to achieve a common goal.


Child

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

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

Adaptive Stay Fit

Work on strengthening your body through low impact exercises using chairs, elastic bands and your own body weight. This class will improve the balance and coordination which includes stretching and relaxation.

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


Adult, Senior

10:30 a - 12:00 p
Ink Blots
Everyone

Ink Blots

We will learn how to make ink blots. After they dry, we will draw on them fantastic characters creating stories. Using our imagination we will write stories based in our drawings to publish them in a small book.


Everyone

2:30 p - 4:00 p
Sports Unlimited
Child

Sports Unlimited

Sports Unlimited is a instructional youth program with the goal to teach unconventional sports and skills. Through this program, we look to promote physical activity and sportsmanship. The program is designed to give each child a positive introduction into sports while fostering a lifelong love for an active, healthy lifestyle.


Child

3:00 p - 7:00 p
Green Teens
Teen

Green Teens

Participants will learn how to make a “positive green impact in their community, local park, and recreation center. Teens will engage in tasks such as recycling, removing litter, the adopt a tree program, participate in workshops as well as borough and citywide events, and challenge members of the St. James community to make a green pledge and contribute to the effort of building a sustainable community


Teen

4:00 p - 6:00 p
Youth Fitness
Child

Youth Fitness


Child

5:00 p - 6:00 p
Lifting Ladies
Adult, Senior

Lifting Ladies

This program will teach the essentials of strength training and conditioning highlighting areas 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.


Adult, Senior

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: Kickboxing
Adult, Senior

Shape Up NYC: Kickboxing

This heart-pumping workout combines martial arts and conditioning moves to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings. This instructor is part of the NYC Park's Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

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, Senior

6:00 p - 8:45 p
Teen Social Club
Teen

Teen Social Club

Grab a friend or two and hang out with us for a fun game filled night at St. James Recreation Center! Activities include; music & dancing, floor hockey tournaments, trivia play, games, and basketball competitions. 


Teen

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

11:00 a - 2:00 p
Girl Scouts
Child, Teen

Girl Scouts

Girls ages 6-15 learn leadership skills, develop positive values and contribute to their communities while making friends and having fun.

Instructor: Gerry Swint


Child, Teen

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

12:30 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

1:00 p - 2:00 p
Flag Football
Child

Flag Football

Participants will learn on both sides of the ball including the core components of passing, catching and de-flagging and defensive positioning, while having fun in a positive environment. This program is designed to give each child a positive introduction to sports while fostering a lifelong love for an active, healthy lifestyle.


Child

1:00 p - 2:00 p
Sports Unlimited
Child

Sports Unlimited

Sports Unlimited is a instructional youth program with the goal to teach unconventional sports and skills. Through this program, we look to promote physical activity and sportsmanship. The program is designed to give each child a positive introduction into sports while fostering a lifelong love for an active, healthy lifestyle.


Child

Building Hours
Closed

Building Hours
9:00 a - 8:45 p

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

3:00 p - 7:00 p
Green Teens
Teen

Green Teens

Participants will learn how to make a “positive green impact in their community, local park, and recreation center. Teens will engage in tasks such as recycling, removing litter, the adopt a tree program, participate in workshops as well as borough and citywide events, and challenge members of the St. James community to make a green pledge and contribute to the effort of building a sustainable community


Teen

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Family Art Night
Family

Family Art Night

Create art projects that everyone can enjoy and use your imagination and creativity to improve your artistic skills in a family oriented setting.


Family

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

6:30 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

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

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

12:00 p - 1:00 p
Abstract Painting
Adult, Senior

Abstract Painting

Learn the basics of abstract painting, history, composition and interaction of color. Practice various techniques while creating your own designs.


Adult, Senior

2:30 p - 4:00 p
Sports Unlimited
Child

Sports Unlimited

Sports Unlimited is a instructional youth program with the goal to teach unconventional sports and skills. Through this program, we look to promote physical activity and sportsmanship. The program is designed to give each child a positive introduction into sports while fostering a lifelong love for an active, healthy lifestyle.


Child

3:00 p - 7:00 p
Green Teens
Teen

Green Teens

Participants will learn how to make a “positive green impact in their community, local park, and recreation center. Teens will engage in tasks such as recycling, removing litter, the adopt a tree program, participate in workshops as well as borough and citywide events, and challenge members of the St. James community to make a green pledge and contribute to the effort of building a sustainable community


Teen

4:00 p - 5:30 p
Art Club
Child, Teen

Art Club

Learn about comics and how to create your own characters. Participants will also learn the basics of painting, color, abstract painting and techniques. Young artists will tap into lettering, graffiti and murals.

\r\n\r\n

Youth Ages 10-14 only.


Child, 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 - 8:45 p
Instructional Basketball
Child

Instructional Basketball


Child

6:00 p - 8:00 p
Teen Social Club
Teen

Teen Social Club

Grab a friend or two and hang out with us for a fun game filled night at St. James Recreation Center! Activities include; music & dancing, floor hockey tournaments, trivia play, games, and basketball competitions. 


Teen

Computer Resource Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Wednesday
9/25
Thursday
9/26
Friday
9/27
Saturday
9/28
Sunday
9/29
Monday
9/30
Tuesday
10/1
There are no programs scheduled at this time, please try the next 7 days or check back later.

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