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    A Fitness/Aerobics Intructor in Training, from the Harlem Health Promotion Center!

    Tenisha DeWindt, from the Harlem Health Promotion Center, who is training to become a certified fitness and aerobics instructor with the Department of Parks & Recreation, held her first aerobics session at the Hike the Heights event on June 4th at Highbridge Pa

    Lyman Place Play Street Planning Meeting

    Jul 14 2024 4:30 pm
    Jul 14 2024 6:30 pm

    Come support the Lyman Place Play Street.

    Strategic Alliance for Health (SAfH), Transportation Alternatives, The NYC Deparment of Health and WhedCo will host a planning meeting to discuss the Lyman Place Play Street. We will be discussing activities and opportunities for this summer’s Play Street. Welcome is extended to anyone who wants to contribute their ideas and support!

    Physical Activity and Education Meeting

    Jul 27 2024 2:30 pm
    Jul 27 2024 3:30 pm

    While NYC elementary schools have accomplished some amazing feats in the are of nutrition and wellness, data also shows the hurdles and challenges that NYC elementary schools face in the area of physical education and physical activity.

    “Chosen NYC Basketball League” – July 6th, 2024

    Jul 6 2024 6:00 pm

    The East Side Tabernacle will like to invite all youth and young adults to a FREE basketball tournament. The tournament will take place on July 6th at 6PM in the Lower East Side. This tournament is open to all those that meet the age requirements. There will be 2 Divisions: 14-18 & 19-25 years of age.

    Prenatal Water Exercise at Riverbank State Park

    Jul 11 2024 7:15 pm
    Aug 22 2024 8:00 pm

    For women in ALL stages of pregnancy

    Come Enjoy The Natural Healing Benefits Of Water!

    This prenatal fitness program blends light aerobics, dance, yoga, swimming, gentle strength training and stretching.
    It’s safe, relaxing, and invigorating!

    7:15 PM Mondays at Riverbank State Park.
    Must register in advance; cost is $58 for 7 weeks.

    Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW) June 27th-July 4th

    HTW #24: Walk!

    Go for a brisk walk for at least 20-30 mins a day. Anyone can do it and it's free!

    Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW) January 10th-16th

    HTW #2: Workout at home!

    Too cold to walk/run outside? Buy a cheap exercise DVD for a fun indoor workout. They come in many varieties!

    Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW) May 24th-30th

    HTW #20:Ride a bike!

    May is bike month! Ride a bike to work today instead of driving. Biking is fun, it's a great way to exercise, and it helps reduce pollution in our neighborhoods! Remember to always be safe and wear a helmet. Visit to find different bike tours around New York City!

    Are You Tired of Your Weight?

    Jun 26 2024 2:00 pm
    Jun 26 2024 3:00 pm

    Attend our Transitions™ Overview Seminar

    Learn how low-glycemic-index eating, exercise, stress reduction, detoxification and
    supplementation can give you control of your weight and health! Find out how in only 3 months you can transform your weight and health forever!

    Find out why this system works!

    FREE 6 Week Pilates Mat class at 115th Street NYPL Branch

    Jun 25 2024 12:00 pm

    A 6 week challenging, fun Pilates Mat class given by Classical Pilates Instructor, Sonja R. Herbert.

    Bring your own mat, some water and be ready to work out HARD :).

    Registration at 115th Street NYPL Branch begins NOW! Only 20 spots so register soon. If you have any questions, feel free to email at See you there :)