Directory: Exercise

  • Crank—Cycling Studio

    4630 Center Boulevard, 718-606-6309

    Crank Indoor Cycling is an exciting, exhilarating class format that focuses on endurance, strength, intervals, higher intensity sprints and recovery. Classes use a stationary exercise bike with a weighted flywheel that allows for adjusting resistance for different types of exercises. Upbeat music and engaging instructors give you a great cardio workout.

    Check their web site for schedules and pricing.

  • Crossfit: School of Fitness

    5-26 47th Avenue , 646-415-8363

    CrossFit Long Island City is a passionate community of individuals who believe in evidence-based fitness.

    "We believe in measurable, observable, repeatable results. We believe in training hard, playing hard and having fun!  We are more than a gym. We are a school of fitness, a community that provides education, support and encouragement to achieve your health and fitness goals."

    Check their web site for schedules and pricing.

  • PNT: Group Fitness & Cycling

    10-68 Jackson Avenue , 347-396-5809

    "PNT Fitness is a Group Fitness and Cycling studio, welcoming anyone, no matter their level of experience or fitness.  With hard work and determination, you can expect to meet your goals and have fun while getting there!

    Not only do we offer group fitness classes like Insane Kickbox Camp, Sweat Shop and other weight-training/cardio based classes but Indoor Cycling as well.  Be sure to come take a ride on one of our 2011 Schwinn Performance AC indoor bikes.

    Never cycled before...?  We have a Cycle Virgin class just for you!

    Are you cycling pro...?  We offer a weekend SPIN-A-THON or a daily Vicious Cycle.

    PNT Group Fitness and Cycling strives to offer our students everything they can get in a personal training in a group setting.."

    Check their web site for scchedules and pricing.

  • Socrates Fitness Program

    32-01 Vernon Boulevard , 718-956-1819

    An outdoor museum that functions as artist studio, exhibition space, neighborhood park and summer fitness program for residents of LIC. 

    Summer Classes: Saturdays and Sundays, May - September

    Yoga in the Park
    Saturdays, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM & 11 AM - 12 PM
    Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert, participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art.

    Capoeira in the Park
    Saturdays, 12 PM - 1:30 PM
    Capoeira is a lively martial art that originated in Brazil over 450 years ago. Taught by Professor Abará, self-defense techniques are concealed by graceful dance moves and spectacular acrobatics set to music.

    Pilates in the Park
    Sundays, 10 AM - 11 AM
    Classical Pilates encourages proper breathing, spinal alignment, core strengthening, muscle flexibility and balance in the body. Taught by Cortnie Vitali, participants will leave feeling empowered, and stress free.

    Tai Chi in the Park
    Sundays, 11 AM - 12 PM
    Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi; improve one's health; relax; and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.

    Kayaking from Socrates Sculpture Park Beach at Hallets Cove
    Saturdays or Sundays, May 22 - October 9, 1 PM - 5 PM (tide & weather permitting)
    In partnership with Long Island City Community Boathouse and Partnerships for Parks, Socrates hosts free kayaking in Hallets Cove. For schedule and more information, please visit or call 718.228.9214. You may also receive updates on our kayaking schedule by following us on Twitter at