Best ways in Queens to get healthy in 2016 with using your IDNYC card

Getting and staying in shape in the New Year is easier now with your IDNYC card. The government-issued identification card is available to all New York City residents, age 14 and older, and includes health and fitness discounts and benefits throughout Queens on a variety of things from recreation centers to grocery stores to prescription drugs. Check out our list below and start shaping up and saving today!

Fitness and Health
NYC Parks Department
Receive a 10% discount off annual and six-month memberships for adults age 25-61 at any of 10 Queens NYC Parks Recreation Centers, as well as 10% off NYC Parks Department tennis permits at designated parks borough permit offices.

Receive access to Y Roads young adult centers and New Americans Welcome Centers, both of which offer adult literacy programs, as well as 20% off family and adult memberships at all 22 YMCA centers citywide, including 6 Queens locations: Ridgewood, Long Island City, Cross Island (Bellerose), Flushing, Jamaica, Rockaway

Citi Bike
Save 15% on annual memberships during the first year as a new Citi Bike member.


Food Bazaar
Receive a 5% discount off purchases at Food Bazaar supermarkets in New York City on weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 7:00am to 7:00pm, including 6 Queens locations: Ridgewood, Long Island City, Elmhurst, Jackson Heights and 2 stores in Corona. Some exclusions apply.

Prescription Drugs

Save up to 50% on most FDA-approved prescription medications, as well as an average 18% on brand and a whopping 55% on generic medication for the entire family, at more than 2,000 NYC pharmacies through BigAppleRx, the City’s official prescription drug discount service.


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