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Sports Events in New York City This Weekend - August 11-August 13

August 7, 2017 - by CG Directory Editor
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NYC is home to the Knicks, the Yankees, the Jets, the Rangers, the Mets, the Nets, and the Islanders, so you can bet that there are sporting events happening in the city no matter the season. (There's also soccer, minor league baseball, marathons, and all kinds of college teams.) Find out what sports events in New York City are happening this weekend on City Guide's roundup and then snag some tickets for a game you'll never forget.

Yankees vs Boston Red Sox - Yankee Stadium
August 11, 2017 - Bronx

Body Combat - Brooklyn Bridge Park - Pier 6 Lawns
Through August 11, 2017 - Brooklyn Heights

Strike, punch, kick and kata your way through calories to superior cardio fitness. EVENT DETAILS: Fridays at 7 pm, July 7 - August 11 EVENT INFORMATION Martial Arts inspired cardio. Your instructor will lead you through a workout which combines upper and lower body moves using power training, muay thai and karate.

Yankees vs Boston Red Sox - Yankee Stadium
August 12, 2017 - Bronx

New York Liberty vs. Los Angeles Sparks - Madison Square Garden
August 13, 2017 - New York

The new season tips off on May 13th, and The New York Liberty basketball team is ready to own the court. Show your support for New York’s female athletes and join us at Madison Square Garden for a summer of incredible performances, awesome theme nights, and above all, world class basketball. For tickets, visit nyliberty.com

Yankees vs Boston Red Sox - Yankee Stadium
August 13, 2017 - Bronx

Kayak Polo - Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy
August 13, 2017 - Brooklyn

What is kayak polo? It's a mix of basketball, water polo, and kayaking and a whole lot of fun! EVENT INFORMATION We've got the equipment (kayaks, vests, helmets, paddles), you bring the body, enthusiasm, and sportsmanship (shorts/sandals, too). Your level of experience doesn't matter. We are limited to 15 participants per game, so reserve your spot for the game at 11 am. We'll put you in a team and give you a vest number on a first-come first-served basis. Dedicated players and volunteers, though, will end up being teachers to others. We focus on individual attention and kayak mentoring, and offer the best free kayak learning experience you can get in NYC. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before game time to be donned with vest, helmet, paddle, and kayak. Sunday kayak polo games are divided into three sessions: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm: The first session is a Meet-Up Group Session Sign-Up Via MeetUp Here 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: Walk-up Kid's and Adult Session - Kid's get preference (must be aged 11 and up) 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Walk-up Adult Session Here's some important information to remember before coming down to play: - Each game is limited to 10 public participants.... (read more)

Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival - Flushing Meadows–Corona Park
Through August 13, 2017 - New York

Mets vs. Phillies - Citi Field
Through August 13, 2017 - Flushing

RUNHealthy: Yoga - New York Road Runners
August 13, 2017 - New York

RUNHealthy is a series of holistic exercise sessions aimed at helping to reduce injury and keep you running healthy. Free yoga and stretching sessions are each offered on a monthly basis. Join us on the second Sunday of each month for Yoga for Runners, led by instructors from Pure Yoga. Please bring your own yoga mat.

Community Ecopaddle - Hudson River Park Pier 45 and 46
Through August 14, 2017 - New York

NEW! Join Hudson River Park and Manhattan Kayak Company at the Pier 84 Boathouse for an evening of kayaking and oyster restoration. Community EcoPaddle allows participants to explore local aquatic wildlife and learn to paddle in the River.

Piyo - Brooklyn Bridge Park - Pier 6 Lawns
Through August 16, 2017 - Brooklyn Heights

Build power and increase speed and leg strength. This class increases muscular endurance and stamina for competitive sports events and uses power agility training to transform muscle fiber and produce a lean, athletic shape. EVENT DETAILS: Wednesdays at 7 pm, June 21 - August 16 EVENT INFORMATION A few notes: - Registration begins at 6:30 pm before each class. - Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. - All participants must sign a waiver each night before participating.

837 Run Club - Samsung 837
Through August 19, 2017 - New York

Join Samsung and lululemon for a 3-mile run Following our successful fall and winter Run Clubs, we're collaborating with returning partner lululemon to welcome Run Club regulars and newcomers to our summer series featuring a 3-mile run on Saturday mornings. Experience encouragement and get motivated alongside an inspiring group of likeminded athletes as we take our cardio sessions along the Hudson River, emphasizing good-for-you practices like tracking stats with a Samsung Gear Fit2. Enjoy giveaways and opportunities to get special access to future 837 Made for Summer events. Doors open at 10:00am, run starts promptly at 10:30am. Prepare for the sweat by visiting the lululemon store in the Meatpacking District at 408 W 14th St.

Boot Camp - Bryant Park
Through August 23, 2017 - New York

Join The Rise NYC, a community-driven pop-up fitness group, for a Boot Camp on the Fountain Terrace, on the Sixth Avenue side of the park. Rotations through exercises like crunches, planks, push-ups, burpees, and mountain climbers ensure a mixture of cardio and strength training that will keep you coming back, and seeing results. No equipment necessary; smiles and high fives encouraged. Rain or shine. Part of the Boot Camp program.

Pilates with the Fitness Guru - Brooklyn Bridge Park
Through August 29, 2017 - Brooklyn

These Pilates Mat Classes with the Fitness Guru will teach you to properly activate the muscles of your abdomen and back to create an incredible amount of stability in your torso. EVENT DETAILS: Tuesdays at 7 pm, August 1 - August 29 EMPIRE FULTON FERRY EVENT INFORMATION A few notes: - Registration begins at 6:30 pm before each class. - Remember to bring a mat if you have one (a limited number of mats are available first come first served - with valid ID). - Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. - All participants must sign a waiver each night before participating.

Double Dutch - Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2
Through August 30, 2017 - Brooklyn Heights

Learn to double dutch in a block party environment with experienced Brooklyn based Double Dutch Empire instructors. EVENT INFORMATION Join Double Dutch Empire for OPEN ROPES a weekly double dutch jump rope session every Wednesday. OPEN ROPES is free and open to everyone of any age, skill, and jump style. Skilled instructors are on-hand to provide basic double dutch instruction in a fun block party environment.

Basketball Clinics - Pier 2 Roller Rink
Through August 31, 2017 - Brooklyn

Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic basketball clinics for ages 8-17. EVENT INFORMATION Improve basic basketball skills with the Big and Little Skills Academy (BALSA) on Pier 2. Each clinic will include either yoga to enhance flexibility or flag football for agility training.

Basketball Clinics - Brooklyn Bridge Park - Pier 1
Through August 31, 2017 - Brooklyn

Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic basketball clinics for ages 8-17. EVENT DETAILS: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4 pm, Sundays at 12 pm, May 2 - August 31 EVENT INFORMATION Improve basic basketball skills with the Big and Little Skills Academy (BALSA) on Pier 2. Each clinic will include either yoga to enhance flexibility or flag football for agility training.

- Bryant Park
Through October 13, 2017 - New York

Free beginner lessons with masters of this modern sport Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. No prior experience needed and equipment is provided. Pre-registration is required at manhattanfencing.com. Drop-ins will only be accepted if space allows. Must be 16 or older to participate. Fifth Avenue Terrace, at 41st Street Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. No prior experience needed and equipment is provided.

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