• Activities for seniors are a key part of a city summer. Photo: istolethetv, via flickr

Father's Day Twist

Inter-generational Father's Day tournament

Recreation Center 54, 384 East 54th Street

June 14, 8 a.m.-noon

At this tennis tournament, it's three-on-three with a difference: each team must have at least one player age 62 or above. Join the fun and join the fray. Sign up today by emailing

Staying FitStay Well Exercise for Seniors

June 3, 10 and 24 at 2 p.m.


Kips Bay Library, 446 Third Avenue

The city's Department for the Aging links up with the library system. Whoever thought the library would be the place for fitness? But those over 50 are welcome to participate in these chair-based exercise sessions.

West Side and SpiritedGoddard Riverside and Lincoln Square Senior Centers

Free to those 60 or older, the senior centers at Goddard Riverside and Lincoln Square draw more than 3,000 members, reflecting the diversity of the population being served. The centers offer services that help seniors remain independent, like help with forms and applications. There's also a huge social aspect, with breakfast, lunch, films and trips available to participants. Check the online calendar to see the summer activities slated.

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