Shape Up NYC, Pier 46. Photo: Christine Hackett, NYC Civic Corps, 2011
Shape Up NYC is a free, city-wide fitness program run by NYC Parks, in partnership with NYC Service, Equinox, and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield. We target neighborhoods with high rates of obesity and obesity-related disease. Shape Up NYC now offers more than 200 free fitness classes every week at ninety locations across the five boroughs, including outdoor parks, recreation centers, housing and health facilities, schools, and community centers. Class offerings are varied and include Yoga, Zumba, Kickboxing, and Cardio Sculpt. Classes are completely free and open to the public, and no pre-registration is required. Participants just find their nearest neighborhood location and start to Shape Up.
Join New York City’s foremost Movement Educators for easy to follow classes every half hour between 3-6 pm at the NYC Parks/Shape Up NYC station. Open to everyone!