Shape Up NYC: Cardio & Body Strengthening

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system. Continuous movement to great music makes it fun! This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Toning

An exercise class focusing on your core through a combination of strength, balance and toning exercises that raise the heart rate to burn calories and strengthen the cardio-respiratory system. Workout mat recommended. 

KIDtivitiy with POPFIT Kids

During this 60 minute program, children will Jump, Jack, and Jog through an energizing fitness event complete with cool dance tunes and a festive feel sure to keep everyone on their feet. The fundamentals of fitness are developed as children work toward increasing muscle coordination, improving motor planning skills, and engaging in total body awareness.

Free with advance registration. Geared towards children ages 2–5.

KIDtivity Fridays with Puppetsburg

Dancing, music, bubble time and a new puppet story each week. 

Free with advance registration. Geared towards children ages 2-5.

Fall Fridays at Lakeside

Visit the Lefrak Center at Lakeside for kid-friendly games and activities.

  • Lakeside Recess, 2–6 pm: Get out and play at Lakeside! Enjoy complimentary backyard games including Pickelball, Badminton, Kan Jam, and Ladder Ball
  • Puppetsburg, 2–3 pm: Dancing, music, bubble time and a new puppet story each week 
  • Popfit Kids, 3–4 pm: Energizing fitness class with festive dance tunes 
  • Free Beats with DJ Dhundee, 4–6:30 pm: Enjoy free admission and skate to the hottest hits spun by Lakeside’s resident maestro, DJ Dhundee. Open to all ages. Skate rentals are available for $6 plus tax.

Lola Star’s Dreamland Roller Disco

Straight from the Coney Island boardwalk, Lola Star’s Dreamland Disco brings a vintage vibe and stellar entertainment to the LeFrak Center at Lakeside. Each week a new theme will shape the roller rink dreamscape, with special performances and retro DJ sets. Skaters are encouraged to come in costume and strut their roller dancing skills for prizes.

This event is 21+, and tickets are available from Lakeside Brooklyn

This season’s event themes are as follows:

May 15: Flashdance – 80’s Dance
May 22: Xanadu – Glitter and Sparkle
May 29: Pretty in Pink Prom – All Things Molly
June 5: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – 80’s Girl Pop
June 12: We are the Champions- Freddie Mercury and Queen
June 19: Material Girl – All Things Madonna
June 26: Bust a Move – 90s Pop and Vintage Hip Hop
July 3: Saturday Night Fever – Disco
July 10: Hungry Like the Wolf – Duran Duran and New Wave
July 17: Let’s Get Physical – 80’s Workout Gear
July 24: Cruel Summer- 80’s Pop
July 31: Divas of Disco – 70’s Disco and Diva Fashion
August 7: Groove is in the Heart – 90’s Pop
August 14: Ziggy Stardust – Celebration of David Bowie
August 21: Walk Like an Egyptian – The Bangles and 80’s Dance
August 28: Hair Metal – Big Hair and Air Guitar
September 4: Great Gatsby – Zoot Suits and Flappers
September 11: Purple Rain – All Things Prince
September 18: Grease – 50’s Dance and Styles
September 25: 80s Pajama Party – 80’s Dance Party
October 2: Just Like Heaven – The Cure and Goth
October 9: Thriller –Michael Jackson and Halloween Preview

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Toning

An exercise class focusing on your core through a combination of strength, balance and toning exercises that raise the heart rate to burn calories and strengthen the cardio-respiratory system. Workout mat recommended.