CityParks Seniors Fitness Program returns to Flushing Meadows

Photo courtesy Justina Wong
Photo courtesy Justina Wong

The City Parks Foundation has announced that its six-week CityParks Seniors Fitness program will begin on Mon., September 22.

This year, is a proud program sponsor.

“Every day, New York City parks provide a place for residents and visitors from all five boroughs and around the world to gather, be active, and experience all that this great city has to offer,” said Airbnb’s New York City Manager Wrede Petersmeyer. “The Airbnb community is committed to making New York a better place to live, work, and visit – and we are thrilled to support City Parks Foundation and all of the important resources they provide.”

The program is open to any and all seniors 60+ years old, and will offer free tennis lessons, yoga instruction and fitness walking, according to a recent announcement by the organization.

All program activities will take place once or twice per week at 14 parks around the city. As part of the citywide program, several parks in Queens will be hosting events.

Here is the schedule:

Astoria Park
Tennis – Mondays/Wednesdays at 10AM – 12 PM Tennis Courts 21st St & Hoyt Ave S

Cunningham Park
Tennis – Tuesdays/Thursdays at 9AM – Tennis Courts Union Turnpike & 193rd St
Yoga – Tuesdays/Thursdays at 10AM – Tennis Courts Union Turnpike & 193rd St

Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Tennis – Mondays/Wednesdays at 10 AM – 12 PM – Tennis Courts Meridian Rd

Roy Wilkins Park
Tennis- Tuesdays/Thursdays at 10AM – Tennis Courts Baisley Blvd & 177th St
Yoga – Tuesdays/Thursdays at 9AM – Tennis Courts Baisley Blvd & 177th St

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