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Senior Center

A program of the
Carter Burden Network

546 Main Street – 212-980-1888

Monday

 9:30 Meditation and Relaxation with                  Prafulla (final session is Apr 29)

10:30 Jewels with Judy or Dollmaking                  with Davida 

 

    Tuesday

 9:30 Forever Young with Zandra

10:30 RIOC Shopping Bus

10:45 Ping Pong with Dexter

11:00 Bake Sale (third Tuesday of every              month)

 1:00 People, Places & Things 

          Art Workshop

 2:00 Bridge

 

    Wednesday

  9:30 Seated Yoga with Irene

10:00 Computers with Alex

10:30 Total Body with Linda

10:30 RIOC Shopping Bus

12:30 Chorus with 92nd Y (final session              is May 27)

1:00 Art Workshop with John

 1:30 Scrabble

 

    Thursday

10:00 Walking Club with Asteria

10:45 Ping Pong with Dexter

 1:00 Sewing with Davida

  2:00 Movie

 

    Friday

10:45 Basic Spanish with Irene

 12:00 Korean Social Group

 1:00 Computers with Alex

Lunch served Mon-Fri at noon.
$1.50 voluntary contribution.

Membership and programming are FREE. 

RIDA

Roosevelt Island Disabled Association

546 Main Street

1st Thursday of every Month - Stop            and Shop - 10:30am-2:30pm

2nd Thursday of every month- Food            Pantry 2:00-5:00pm

3rd Thursday​ - open-TBA
2nd Friday night of every month- Do           for one Social Interaction group at           Senior Center 6:00pm
4th Friday of every month- Food                    Pantry 10:00am-1:00pm

 

*Check RIDA board outside Senior Center for extra trips and events

Membership and programming are FREE. 

 

Contact Nancy Brown to reserve seat on bus at 212-832-7385

RISA

Roosevelt Island Senior Association

546 Main Street – 917-951-4137

riseniorsa@gmail.com www.risaonline.org

Monday

 5:15 Meditation

          (Free; non-members $5/class)

 6:15 Tai Chi

          ($5/class)

Tuesdays

10:30 Building Strength, six-week section running from 12/4 - 1/22*

          (members $30, non-members $48)

 6:30 Charismatic Body Work

          (Free; non-members $5/class)  

    Thursdays

 9:30 Building Strength, six-week session from 12/6 - 1/24*

          (members $30, non-members $48)

 

Saturdays

10:30 Zumba Fitness

        (Free, non-members $5/class)

* Class takes place in the 12th-floor Multipurpose Room. All others place in the Senior Center.

Note: annual RISA membership $15

 
  • Southpoint Park open daily 6am-10pm.

  • Lighthouse Park open daily 7am-9pm.

  • Four Freedoms Park Open daily except Tue, 9am-5pm thru Mar 31, 2019. Closed every Tue

 
Birth Through Toddler Activities
(listed Sat-Fri)
  • Dance and Play Theatre Classes, Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance: Sat-Fri, 548 Main St. Multiple theatre and dance class options available. For class info and registration: www.mstda.org

  • Roosevelt Island Marlins Swimming: Sat-Fri. Learn to swim classes, multiple days, (1-4yrs). For class info and registration: www.rimarlins.com

  • Music & Play Station, Sat-Fri. Various classes and play times available, movie nights, birthday parties and private music lessons. 507 Main St. For schedule and registration: www.musicandplaystation.com 

  • Torah Tots Chabad Hebrew School, (2-6yrs). Sun. Cultural Center, 548 Main St. For info: www.RIJewish.org

  • Classes for Toddlers with Island Kids, (14mo-3yrs), Mon-Fri, 536 Main St. Multiple class options available. For info and registration: www.islandkids.org or email IslandKidsri@gmail.com.

  • Roosevelt Island Day Nursery (infant-PreKindergarten). Mon-Fri, For info, or to set up a tour, 212-593-0750 or email assistantdirector@ridn.org

  • Swimming: Open Swim, Mon-Fri, 7-11am, 7:30-9pm. Sat-Sun, 12-3pm (all ages), $5. Sportspark.

  • Baby Storytime followed by playtime (0-18mo), Mon, 10:15am & 11am, Library, 524 Main St. Free.

  • Tots Rhythmic Gymnastics -mommy and me (2-3yrs), Mon, 3:15-4pm, Sportspark. For info: RogueRhythmics@yahoo.com or 917-331-2044.

  • Island Kids Baby Group (0-14mo), Tue, 10:30-11:30am, 536 Main St. Free. For info and registration: www.islandkids.org or email IslandKidsri@gmail.com.

  • Music with James, (4mo-4yrs) Tue, 4pm. Good Shepherd Community Center, 543 Main St. Drop-in $15/child + $5/sibling or $140/10 classes. For info: www.musicwithjames.com

  • Toddler Storytime followed by playtime (18-36mo), Wed, 10:15 and 11:15am, Library, 524 Main St. Free. Island Kids Baby Group (0-14mo), Wed, 10:30-11:30am, 536 Main St. Free. For info and registration: IslandKidsri@gmail.com

  • Open Playtime (1-3yrs), Fri, 10:30am, Library, 524 Main St. Free.

  • Family Storytime (3-6yrs), Fri, 3pm. Library, 524 Main St. Free.

 

Older Kids Activities

(listed Sat-Fri)

  • NY Junior Tennis League: Sat, Sun. Roosevelt Island Racquet Club, 281 Main St. Visit: advantagetennisclubs.com/quickstart/

  • Chess Tutorial, Sat, 2-4pm. Library, 524 Main St. Free, appointments required.

  • Dance and Theatre Classes: Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance, Sat-Fri, 548 Main St. Multiple theatre and dance class options available. Info and registration: www.mstda.org

  • Music & Play Station, Sat-Fri. Private Music lessons (5+) , movie nights, pajama parties (up to 8yrs). 507 Main St. For schedule and registration: www.musicandplaystation.com or email info@musicandplaystation.com .

  • Roosevelt Island Marlins Swimming. Learn to swim classes and competitive swim team, Sat-Fri, (toddler-adults) Sportspark. For class info and registration: www.rimarlins.com

  • Junior Tennis, Sat & Mon-Fri, after school, Roosevelt Island Racquet Club, 281 Main St, 212-935-0250. For info and registration: www.advantagetennisclubs.com

  • Hip-Hop Dance (middle school), Tue & Thurs, 5:30-7:00pm, PS/IS217. Free. For info email Beacon217@childcenterny.org 

  • Hip-Hop Dance (high school), Tue & Thurs, 7:30-9:00pm, PS/IS217. Free. For info email Beacon217@childcenterny.org 

  • Beacon After-School Program (5yrs-8th grade), Mon-Fri, 3-6pm, PS/IS 217. Free. For info email Beacon217@childcenterny.org 

  • IslandKids After-School Enrichment Classes, Mon-Fri, multiple class options, 536 Main St. For info and registration: www.islandkids.org or email IslandKidsri@gmail.com

  • New York Junior Tennis League Free Community Program, (5-18yrs, Fall 2018) Sat, 2-5pm. Octagon Tennis Courts. For info contact Joyce Short: 917-517-8572 .

  • Rhythmic Gymnastics, Mon, 4-6:30pm for beginners, Wed, 4-6:30 & Sat, 9-11am for intermediate, Sportspark. For info: RogueRhythmics@yahoo.com or 917-331-2044.

  • Girl Scouts: K-1st grade, every Mon, 6pm, contact susy.delcampop@gmail.com; 1st-2nd grade, Thu, 6-7pm, kbgirlscouts@gmail.com ; 2nd-3rd grade, Mon, 6-7pm, contact dcole0423@gmail.com; 5th-6th grade, Mon, 6-7:30pm, contact rigstroop3001@gmail.com; 7th-8th grade, Fri, 6-7:30pm, contact Janine: j9eds@aol.com

  • Chess Club (children all ages), Thu, 4pm, Library, 524 Main St. Free. 

 

Exercise & Sports
(alphabetical)
  • Barre Class with Jax Schott, Mon, 10am; Thu, 7:30pm Cultural Center, 548 Main St, $12

  • Babs Boot Camp, Sat, 11:30am. Cultural Center, 548 Main St.

  • Co-Ed Basketball, Sun, 10:30am. Al Lewis Basketball Courts, adults only, weather permitting

  • Dance, Theatre, and Fitness classes, Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance: Sat-Fri, 548 Main St. Multiple options available. For class info, schedule, and registration, visit: mstda.org

  • Fierce! Sun, 9:30-10:30am. Interval training, body bars, dumbbells, body weights, and bursts of cardio training. $5, Sportspark.

  • Pilates with Karen from Karen’s Pilates Studio. Info: 212-750-6223.

  • RI Moms on the Move, Wed, 10am. Meet at Tram kiosk for a walk followed by light exercise. Strollers and children welcome.

  • Sportspark, open Mon-Fri, 7am-9pm, Sat-Sun, 7am-8pm. 250 Main St. Info on fitness classes and calendar: www.rioc.ny.gov/Sportspark.htm

  • Swimming: Adult Learn to Swim, Tue & Thu, 7:45-8:45pm, Sportspark, tinyurl.com/rec1-rioc

  • Swimming: Master Swim (adults), Mon, Wed & Fri, 7:45-8:45pm, Sportspark. For info: tinyurl.com/rec1-rioc

  • Swimming: Open Swim, Mon-Fri, 7-11am, 7:30-9pm. Sat-Sun, 12-3pm (all ages), 4-7pm (18+yrs). $5, Sportspark, 250 Main St.

  • Table Tennis, Fri, 5-9pm, Sportspark, 250 Main St. $5. Info: tinyurl.com/rec1-rioc

  • Walking/fitness with NYRR Striders (adults & seniors), Fri 10:45-11:45am, meet at Senior Center (546 Main St). Free. For info: nyrr.org/striders or striders@nyrr.org or 212-548-7357.

  • Water Aerobics, Mon & Thurs, 9-10am. Sportspark, $5.

  • Yoga, Open Level, Tue: 6-7, 7-8pm. Thu, 6-:30-7:30, 7:30-830pm; Cultural Center, Small Studio. $5. Sat 9:30-10:30 am. Sportspark. $5. Mats are available. For info: tinyurl.com/rec1-rioc

  • Yoga with Beacon (adult), Tue & Thu, 6:30pm. PS/IS 217 Cafeteria, 645 Main St. RSVP at Beacon217@childcenterny.org

  • Yoga (Vinyasa) with Jax Schott, Wed, 10am, Cultural Center, 548 Main St. $12.

  • Zumba (16yrs+), Mon, 6:30-7:30pm, Thu, 7-8pm, Sat, 10-11am, Sportspark. $5. tinyurl.com/rec1-rioc

  • Zumba (adult), Tue & Fri, 7-8pm, $5. The Youth Centre, 506 Main St.

 

Regular Meetings & Classes
(listed Sat-Fri)
  • Farmers Market every Sat, Good Shepherd Plaza, 543 Main St. 9-3pm.

  • Organics Recycling every Sat. Farmer’s Market at Good Shepherd Plaza, 9am-2:30pm. Drop kitchen scraps off to be made into compost for local parks and gardens.

  • Toastmasters (public speaking), 2nd & 4th Mon, 7:45pm. Info: 212-751-9577.

  • Clinic on Housing Law, 1st & 3rd Mon, 3-6pm, district office of City Councilmember Ben Kallos, 244 E. 93rd St. Reservations and questions: 212-860-1950 or RSVP@BenKallos.com.

  • Coloring for Adults, every Tue, 11am, Library, 524 Main St. Free. Materials provided.

  • Chess Club (adults), Tue, 2pm, Library, 524 Main St. Free. No registration required

  • 114th Precinct Community Meeting, 4th Tue, 7pm, Riccardo’s, 2101 24th Ave, Astoria.

  • Policy Night, 2nd Tue, 6:30pm, Kallos office (see above), 244 E. 93rd St.; help formulate policy.

  • RIRA Common Council meeting 1st Wed, (except Jul-Aug) 8pm, Chapel of the Good Shepherd, 543 Main St. 

  • Open Computer Lab with Carter Burden Center, every Thu, 10:30am. Senior Center, 546 Main St. Free.

  • Knitting and Crochet Group, every Thu, 11am. Library, 524 Main St. Free. 

  • We Are New York English Class, every Fri, 10:30am-12:30pm, Library, 524 Main St. Free, space limited to 16 people. 

  • First Fridays with Kallos, 8-10am, district office, 244 E. 93rd St.; questions and issues.

 

Faith Organizations

 

Office Hours

  • RIOC’s Community Office Hours, Mon, 3-5pm, 591 Main St. Info: 212-832-4540.

  • Cornell Tech Community Hours, Tue 3-4pm, Wed 10-11am. Cornell Café in the Bloomberg Building, W Loop Rd.

  • Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright, every other Wed 10amevery other Wed,0-2pm, Senior Center, 546 Main St. For info: 212 288-4607.

  • City Council Member Ben Kallos, 4th Wed, 2-5pm, Senior Center, 546 Main St. Info: 212-860-1950.

  • State Senator Jose Serrano, 1st & 3rd Wed, 3-6pm, Library, 524 Main St; 2nd & 4th Wed, 11-2pm, Senior Center. 546 Main St. Info: 212-828-5829. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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