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Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Thursday
4/3
Friday
4/4
Saturday
4/5
Sunday
4/6
Monday
4/7
Tuesday
4/8
Wednesday
4/9

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 - 11:00 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

10:00 a - 11:30 a
Shake, Rattle & Roll
Preschool

Shake, Rattle & Roll

This program will provide a nurturing environment for toddlers that will allow them to grow and learn through age appropriate activities and projects. This toddler program will allow the tots to create learning and social experiences. This program will teach tots to be fit and active at an early age.


Preschool

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

11:30 a - 12:30 p
Walk One Mile in My Shoes
Adult, Senior

Walk One Mile in My Shoes

We will walk in the park, learning different movements to improve balance and resistance. We will use light weights and other elements to help with the workout.


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

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

4:30 p - 6:00 p
Flag Football
Child

Flag Football

This program highlights critical lessons in sports and life, such as teamwork, respect and sportsmanship. Participants learn skills and core components of passing, catching and defense, all presented in a fun and positive environment. 


Child

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

10:30 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

4:00 p - 5:45 p
Teen Fitness
Teen

Teen Fitness

Get the essentials of strength training and sports conditioning. Through this program participants will be able to assemble safe and soild exercise programs tailored to their individual goals.


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: 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

6:15 p - 7:00 p
Skills & Drills: Teen Basketball
Child

Skills & Drills: Teen Basketball

Learn the fundamental drills and skills of basketball. Practice the components of on and off ball skills, participate in vigorous conditioning, and enjoy short games and mini tournaments


Child

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

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

12:00 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

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

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
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

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

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

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

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

10:30 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

11:30 a - 12:30 p
Walk One Mile in My Shoes
Adult, Senior

Walk One Mile in My Shoes

We will walk in the park, learning different movements to improve balance and resistance. We will use light weights and other elements to help with the workout.


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

4:30 p - 6:00 p
Flag Football
Child

Flag Football

This program highlights critical lessons in sports and life, such as teamwork, respect and sportsmanship. Participants learn skills and core components of passing, catching and defense, all presented in a fun and positive environment. 


Child

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
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

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

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
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

4:00 p - 5:45 p
Teen Fitness
Teen

Teen Fitness

Get the essentials of strength training and sports conditioning. Through this program participants will be able to assemble safe and soild exercise programs tailored to their individual goals.


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

Computer Resource Center Schedule

indicates the program does not require center membership

Thursday
4/3
Friday
4/4
Saturday
4/5
Sunday
4/6
Monday
4/7
Tuesday
4/8
Wednesday
4/9
There are no programs scheduled at this time, please try the next 7 days or check back later.

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