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Indoor Sports and Fitness at NYC Parks

Our recreation centers and indoor places for play are the perfect spots to keep active in any weather. Take a look inside:


From indoor kayaking to pickleball, check out our list of fun and unique sports we offer at our recreation centers.

View our list of unique sports at recreation centers

Find the best recreation centers to go for a swim, play basketball, roller skate, and more.

Check out the Best of NYC Parks Recreation Centers

Spotlight Programs

We offer free fitness and dance classes indoors at recreation centers, libraries, and community centers throughout New York City.

Find a free Shape Up NYC fitness class near you

Our indoor pools host free swimming lessons for all ages. Classes are held indoors in the spring, fall, and winter, and outdoors in the summer.

Learn more about Learn to Swim classes

Learn how to play or scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the New York City area. 

Learn more about Wheelchair Basketball

Kids an teens ages 11 to 18 are welcome to join free classes with an experienced, competitive synchronized swimmer.

Learn more about joining our Youth Swim Team

Featured Indoor Sports Facilities

Some of our parks have indoor tennis facilities so you can keep your game going all year long.

Find an indoor tennis court near you

Our indoor pools offer lap swim hours, water exercise classes, family swim, Learn to Swim classes, and more! 

Find an indoor pool near you

Our newest sports facility features indoor track and field with stadium seating, workout equipment, and a stunning waterfront view.

Visit Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex

Adaptive Recreation Centers and Programs

Our Adaptive Hubs are accessible recreation centers where you can work out on adapted gym equipment and join programs that have been modified for people with disabilities.

Find an Adaptive Hub near you

Is exercise difficult for you? Our adaptive swim program offers a gentle workout with modified exercise routines. This program takes place year-round and is open to all ages and abilities.

Learn more about our Adapted Swim program

Upcoming Indoor Sports and Fitness Events

Our recreation centers and indoor public spaces offer free and low-cost sports and fitness events year-round. Browse our events calendar to find sports and fitness programs near you!

Join free sports clinics, games, and fitness classes at She's On Point, our annual celebration of girls and women in sports. 

Find a She's on Point celebration near you

Got skills and are 50+ years old? Join our friendly competitions, from basketball and swimming to bowling and board games!

Learn more about the Senior Games

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