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BeFitNYC

NYC’s source for free and low–cost fitness activities
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Lead or Join a Fitness Activity on BeFitNYC’s Facebook App

Join BeFitNYC on Facebook and you can:
  • Find fitness activities created by others in NYC.
  • Invite family and friends to get fit with you.
  • Start a fitness group in your area

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Featured Fitness Opportunities

Senior Swim

Senior Swim offers adults a stress-free, quieter time to socialize swim, stretch, and enjoy the benefits of water in NYC Parks’ outdoor pools.

Learn More About Senior Swim

Become a Rec Center Member

Our 33 recreation centers are the best deal in the city! Swim in our pools, lift weights in our fitness rooms, play basketball, try an exercise class, or get fit in hundreds of other ways.

Find a Recreation Center Near You

Learn to Swim

To help teach New Yorkers to swim, Parks is offering free swimming lessons for people of all ages. Contact Citywide Aquatics at (718) 760-6969 to check availability and register.

Learn More About Swim Programs

Join the Swim Team

The free Swim Team program trains swimmers and organizes teams for the annual 5 Borough Championship swimming competition.

Learn More About the Swim Team

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