Looking to keep your kids fit in Brooklyn, NY? Our comprehensive guide leads you directly to great, local Brooklyn classes and programs focusing on sports and fitness, including gyms, fencing facilities, swimming, and more.
348 Court St., Brooklyn
Body Elite has been the Carroll Gardens go-to fitness facility for over 28 years, providing seasoned trainers, innovative instructors, the latest fitness equipment, and a variety of programs to choose from. Our non-sales approach means YOU make the decision to put fitness into your life, making the experience at Body Elite more rewarding. Choose from yoga, cycling, pilates, TRX®, and Zumba®, to boxing or something on your own – there is something for everyone.
Bridgeview Racquet and Fitness
9000 Bay Pkwy, Brooklyn
Summer is the ideal time for new players to be introduced to the game of tennis. For those who already play, it’s a great time to take your game to the next level. Our camp will give players an intensive mix of instruction, fitness, and supervised match play. Our programs are designed to accelerate learning and improve match skills. Under the direction of Bill Martire, our professional staff will continue to emphasize fun and sportsmanship as the keys to becoming a better tennis player. Call today to reserve your spot.
Brooklyn Fencing Center
62 Fourth St., (at corner of Hoyt Street), Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn
Brooklyn Fencing offers classes in Olympic-style fencing six days a week for aspiring Zorros, ages 7 and up. Founded in 2003, we're proud to be Brooklyn's oldest and largest fencing center, with over 5,000 sq.-ft. Fencing is a sport you can enjoy your entire life, and teaches coordination, focus and patience. Our mission is to share the excitement of Olympic-style fencing with Brooklyn, and our dedicated coaches make it easy and fun to get started.
Chelsea Piers Sports & Entertainment Complex
23rd Street & Hudson River Park, NYC
Chelsea Piers is a 28-acre sports village located on three historic Hudson River piers, offering the city’s best sports programming for children ages 12 mos.-17 years. Easily accessible from Brooklyn by the E train or by car (on-site parking available), Chelsea Piers features state-of-the-art facilities for a wide-range of sports including gymnastics, basketball, soccer, baseball, rock climbing, golf, ice skating, hockey, and more. Youth programs are available year-round, including an extensive summer sports camp (bus transport from Brooklyn available). For more information, call or visit the website.
Elite Fitness Studio
111 Union St., Carroll Gardens
We are devoted to providing an environment that will support you in creating physical and mental wellbeing, allowing you to experience the benefits of exercise while keeping you motivated and positive. Elite Fitness is recognized for our passion and expertise in providing our clients with the knowledge and direction necessary to achieve their individual goals, and for improving the quality of life for our community. Elite fitness also offers an array of classes that support the well being of children.
Gateway Sports Club
Program offered at various locations in Brooklyn, Queens, and Nassau,
James Madison High School , Madison
John Jay High School, Park Slope
Block Institute, Bensonhurst
Douglaston ICC, Douglaston
Flushing Aquatic Center, Flushing
Hillcrest Jewish Center, Fresh Meadows
John Adams High School, South Ozone Park
Richmond Hill High School, Richmond Hill
Bayside High School, Bayside
PS 224, Bayside
Chaminade High School , Mineola
Gateway Sports, Inc., a program that strives for excellence in academics and sports, started with only 17 students. The program has grown to more than 2,000 and has been providing quality instruction for more than 10 years. Our sports school prides itself on exceptional athletic programs that teach students how to swim (USS swim team, private lessons, baby & me, water aerobics, water polo, and lifeguard training) and play basketball, tennis, soccer, and volleyball. Our goal is to add other non-traditional sports programming like martial arts, yoga, triathlon training, aquatic therapy, and scuba diving.
9215-4th Ave., Brooklyn
191-15th St., Park Slope
Kicks 4 Kids - Brooklyn
939 83rd St., Brooklyn
We are a unique program founded to serve the specific physical health and nutritional needs of all children, particularly those children who are overweight and/or diabetic, ages 6-16. Our specialized program allows children and teens struggling with these conditions to have fun, while engaging in activities that result in healthier lives. Call today to arrange a free trial class. Call for information!
Little Gym of Bay Ridge-Bensonhurst
8681 18th Ave., Brooklyn
A feeling of success is one of the many benefits your child receives at The Little Gym®. We provide gymnastics-based motor skill development programs for ages 4 months-12 years. Through sequential skill-building, movement, gymnastics, exercise, music, and games, our curriculum teaches students to build their physical, social, emotional, and intellectual skills. Classes are non-competitive and taught in a fun, safe, and nurturing environment. Currently offering gymnastics, dance, sports skill, and karate classes. Schedule your free trial class. Celebrate your child’s birthday. Party slots fill up months in advance; reserve today!
1500 Paerdegat Ave. N., Brooklyn
PacPlex is Brooklyn’s largest sports, fitness, and education complex. Our facility houses an indoor soccer field, three basketball courts, racquetball courts, full health club, early childhood education center, restaurant, and event spaces. Our outdoor pool club boasts four swimming pools, bar, and grill. We can facilitate tournaments, business conferences, and birthday parties. We have a range of programs for kids including summer camp, after school, UPK, and swimming lessons. At PacPlex we pride ourselves on serving your entire family, offering health of body and mind through fitness, education, and recreation.
Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton-Manhattan Beach, Inc.
3300 Coney Island Ave., Brooklyn
The Shorefront Y is the central hub when seeking exceptional programs for kids of all ages! We have activities for children, ages 3 months to 18 years: Infant and Early Childhood programs, Summer and Winter Break Camps, Afterschool Program, Enrichment Classes, Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Swim Teams, Gymnastics and other sports. Swimming lessons from our acclaimed Shorefront Y Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy are in high demand. Your teen can also do a lot here at the Y. Visit us at 3300 Coney Island Ave, or online at shorefronty.org.