Events

Events

We encourage you to check out our upcoming events calendar. Due to COVID, all in-person events require wearing a mask inside RISE.

 

 

Chair Yoga at RISE

Tuesday, November 29, 10:30 am to 11:15 am
RISE (outdoors), 58-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Far Rockaway, NY 11692

Certified yoga instructor Ruth Graves is offering a free chair yoga class on Tuesday mornings, 10:30 to 11:15, right outside RISE. Ruth has practiced all kinds of yoga (chair, mat, Shivananda) for more than twenty years. She studied with Lakshmi Voelker, worked at Rockaway YMCA, and even refined her skills at Shivananda in the Bahamas.

All are welcome! From beginners to seasoned practitioners--and everyone in between--are invited.

Masks are required inside RISE.

Fitness Class at RISE

Monday, December 5, 11:00 am to 11:45 am
RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Far Rockaway, NY 11692

Ann Fosteris's Fitness to You embraces making a positive impact and living a healthy lifestyle, which includes staying active and maintaining a healthy weight. There is no need to register. Just show up at RISE on Monday morning at eleven o'clock and join neighbors of all ages and fitness levels. You will feel good and look great in no time!

Masks are required inside RISE.

Team RISE @ 2023 United Airlines NYC Half

Sunday, March 19, 7:00 am to 3:00 pm

RISE has been selected as an official charity partner of 2023 United Airlines NYC Half. Anyone interested in running the half-marathon on behalf of RISE should e-mail info@riserockaway.org with the following information. We will select five runners from our pool of candidates by Friday, December 16, 2022.

NAME:
ADDRESS:
CITY:
STATE:
ZIP CODE:
E-MAIL:
PHONE:
AGE ON 03/19/23:
REASON WANT TO RUN FOR RISE:
RELATION TO THE ROCKAWAYS:
 

The half-marathon (13.1 miles) is on Sunday, March 19, 2023, and starts at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, passes Grand Army Plaza, the United Nations, Grand Central Terminal, and Times Square, and ends near the iconic New York City Marathon finish line in Central Park.

Please support Team RISE by cheering the runners on Race Day and by donating to the cause!