City Parks Foundation Launches Free Senior Fitness Sessions In Bronx Parks

Published on September 13, 2019, 4:38 pm
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Summer is over – no worries “swing into fall fitness” to maintain your perfect beach body. Across the boroughs, City Parks Foundation is kicking off its 2019 Fall Sports Program for seniors this month.

This Fall, 500 seniors in 26 neighborhood parks and recreation centers are able to participate in FREE programs in yoga and fitness walking instruction.

Registration for all programs are now open online and in-person at each park site.

CityParks Senior Fitness presented in partnership with New York Road Runners between the dates of September 16 and October 25.

See below locations in the Bronx:

Pelham Bay Park
Middletown Road & Stadium Avenue

  • Yoga – Tuesdays / Thursdays, 09:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
  • Tennis – Mondays / Wednesdays, 01:00 p.m. – 03:00 p.m.

Soundview Park
Lafayette Avenue between Boynton & Colgate Avenues

  • Fitness Walking – Mondays / Wednesdays, 09:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
  • Yoga – Mondays / Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Van Cortlandt Park
Broadway & Mosholu Avenue

  • Fitness Walking – Tuesdays / Thursdays, 09:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Williamsbridge Oval
3325 Reservoir Oval E.

  • Yoga – Mondays / Wednesdays, 09:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

To register for any of the events above online, please visit here or call 718-760-6999 for information.

All equipment is provided.


About City Parks Foundation

At City Parks Foundation, we are dedicated to invigorating and transforming parks into dynamic, vibrant centers of urban life through sports, arts, community building and education programs for all New Yorkers. Celebrating our 30th anniversary this year, we program in more than 400 parks, recreation centers and public schools across New York City and reach 300,000 people each year. Our ethos is simple: thriving parks mean thriving communities.

About CityParks Play

CityParks Play has a central role in activating City Parks Foundation’s mission to create vibrant and healthy urban communities through dynamic programming in parks for all New Yorkers. We activate New York’s neighborhood parks with free sports programs for youth, including tennis, soccer, golf, track & field, street hockey, and multi sport instruction, as well as fitness classes for seniors. We help New Yorkers stay active and healthy, discover new sports, and make new friends.

Photo by Naixin Xu, Courtesy of City Parks Foundation.

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