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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:

Get access to cardio and weight training equipment, free fitness classes, indoor pools, free adult sports leagues, and more by becoming an NYC Parks Recreation Center member.

Learn more about becoming a Recreation Center member

At our indoor pools, you can join lap swim, water exercise classes, aquatic sports (like water polo), family swim, adaptive swim, Learn to Swim classes, and more! 

Learn more about our indoor pools

Train and work out where VIP NYC Marathoners warm-up for the big race! Our nationally-recognized sports facility features an indoor track with stadium seating and workout equipment. 

Learn more about the Ocean Breeze Track and Field Athletic Complex

During the wintertime, you can meet with friends to play tennis at eight indoor tennis facilities in parks across NYC. Keep warm while you practice for the outdoor summer season.

Learn more indoor tennis courts at Parks

Spotlight Programs

Through our Shape Up NYC program, we offer free fitness and dance classes at recreation centers, libraries, and community centers throughout NYC.

Find a Shape Up fitness class near you

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

Learn more about our Youth Swim Team

Boys and girls ages 8 to 17 are invited to join our free league to learn how to play, and compete with peers. 

Learn more about our Junior Knicks Winter Basketball League

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

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