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Free Summer Sports Programs for NYC Kids Offered by City Parks Foundation

Free Summer Sports Programs for NYC Kids Offered by City Parks Foundation

Throughout the summer, City Parks Foundation is offering free summer sports programs for kids in New York City, including free tennis, golf, soccer, and track and field instruction and free use of equipment in parks across all five boroughs.

Your Guide to Kids' Classes in the NYC Area

Your Guide to Kids' Classes in the NYC Area

Find after-school classes and activities for kids in the NYC area, including sports and fitness classes, dance and gymnastics, swimming lessons, theater and music classes, and more in NYC, Long Island, Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield County, CT.

Full STEAM Ahead! Science, Math & Art Programs for Kids Abound in NY Area

Full STEAM Ahead! Science, Math & Art Programs for Kids Abound in NY Area

We've rounded up a bunch of STEM (nay, STEAM!) programs for kids in the NYC area, including classes and camps with a science and math bent, fun family outings that immerse kids in STEM concepts, and some expert advice for parents thrown in for good measure.

10 Fun Fitness Trends for Kids

10 Fun Fitness Trends for Kids

It's important for kids to get at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day, so why not make it fun? These new fitness trends offer fun ways to exercise for kids as young as 4.

Queens of Lacrosse Empowers Girls Through Lax

Queens of Lacrosse Empowers Girls Through Lax

Queens of Lacrosse is the only all-girls lax program in the borough of Queens, NYC. The program was started by a local dad who was searching for lacrosse programs in Queens for his two young daughters.

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park Opens in Mount Sinai

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park Opens in Mount Sinai

Sky Zone, an indoor trampoline park, recently opened a second Long Island location in Mount Siani. The fitness facility for families offers a range of classes including a toddler trampoline fitness class and a special needs jump time.

Language Workshop for Children Offers English as a Second Language

Language Workshop for Children Offers English as a Second Language

Language Workshop for Children, part of Small World Connect, offers language classes for kids in Manhattan. The language center, which uses a technique designed by founder Francois Thibaut, now offers English as a Second Language for children in Manhattan.

Brooklyn Charter School Launches Spanish Program

Brooklyn Charter School Launches Spanish Program

Citizens of the World Charter School Williamsburg, which serves Brooklyn school district 14, recently began offering Spanish lessons as part of its partnership with Global Language Project.

Music and Arts Center Opens in Park Slope

Music and Arts Center Opens in Park Slope

Ume Ume Music + Arts, a center that offers music and art classes and music lessons for kids, recently opened in Park Slope. The center also offers after-school programs and birthday parties.

Fenom Fitness Offers Customized Classes for Kids and Adults

Fenom Fitness Offers Customized Classes for Kids and Adults

Fenom Fitness, a family fitness facility in Westchester, recently began offering customized fitness classes for kids and adults through its Build-A-Program! service. The facility offers pay-as-you-go fitness, meaning there are no membership fees.

Social Learning Center Offers Alternative to Day Care

Social Learning Center Offers Alternative to Day Care

Explore+Discover, an early childhood learning center in Gramercy, recently opened. The center offers a social learning environment as an alternative to day care.

Kidville Opens in Wantagh, Offers Preschool Alternative Class

Kidville Opens in Wantagh, Offers Preschool Alternative Class

Kidville, a parent-child enrichment center, recently opened in Wantagh. The new location will begin offering its preschool alternative class in Wantagh in January.

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in the NY Metro Area

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in the NY Metro Area

Bowling alleys across the country have upgraded to appeal to kids and youth players, and New York City is no exception. Check out our list of the best bowling alleys for families in the New York metro area.

Soccer Friends USA to Begin Weekend Futsal Program

Soccer Friends USA to Begin Weekend Futsal Program

Soccer Friends USA, which offers instructional soccer programs, is scheduled to begin its futsal program in January. Futsal is a South American indoor version of soccer. Soccer Friends USA also offers an after-school soccer program for children in Forest Hills.

Mommy, Music, & Me, Inc. Adds Two Class Locations in Queens

Mommy, Music, & Me, Inc. Adds Two Class Locations in Queens

Mommy, Music, & Me, a licensed provider of Music Together classes, is scheduled to begin offering its music classes in Long Island City and Fresh Meadows.

Forest Hills Music School Offers Lessons, Music Therapy

Forest Hills Music School Offers Lessons, Music Therapy

Hug Music, a music school for kids in Queens, recently opened in Forest Hills. The Forest Hills music school offers early childhood music, private lessons, and music therapy.

Westport Dance Center to Offer Preschool Dance Class

Westport Dance Center to Offer Preschool Dance Class

Westport Dance Center is scheduled to begin its newest preschool dance class Leap N' Learn in January. The center aims to offer the best dance programming in Westport.

The Milestone School Begins Weekly Capoeira Class

The Milestone School Begins Weekly Capoeira Class

The Milestone School, an independent elementary school for nursery through fourth grade in Mount Vernon, opened its Studio earlier this year and now offers a Capoeira class for students in third and fourth grades. The Studio can also be rented out as a party and event location.

Bayside Music School Offers Young Kids’ Class, Private Lessons

Bayside Music School Offers Young Kids’ Class, Private Lessons

Vienna Music, a music school in Queens, offers various classes and lessons for kids at its Bayside location. The music school recently began offering a class for children younger than 5 and has added cello and clarinet to its instrumental lessons.

My Gym Nanuet Receives Face-Lift Under New Owner

My Gym Nanuet Receives Face-Lift Under New Owner

My Gym Nanuet, a fitness center for children in Nanuet, recently came under new ownership, and is now furnished with new equipment. The children's fitness center also offers birthday parties.

After-School Veterinary Program Moves to White Plains

After-School Veterinary Program Moves to White Plains

Little Vets, an after-school program for kids in White Plains who are interested in caring for animals, recently began offering classes. The children's veterinary program introduces kids to veterinary science.

Westchester Youth Choirs Begins Programs for Young Singers

Westchester Youth Choirs Begins Programs for Young Singers

Westchester Youth Choirs recently launched two programs for youth singers in Westchester: a boys choir and a girls choir. The choral programs for young singers will prepare a range of songs, including classical and pop, to perform at concerts.

Entrepreneurship Program Opens Location in Lower Manhattan

Entrepreneurship Program Opens Location in Lower Manhattan

8andUp is a group of business professionals who are committed to teaching children about entrepreneurship. The entrepreneurship classes offered for kids teach children about building businesses and web coding.

Children’s Boutique Relocates, Offers Classes and Parties

Children’s Boutique Relocates, Offers Classes and Parties

My Sweet Pea, a children and infant boutique, recently moved to a new location in New City. The store also now offers arts and crafts and cake decorating classes, as well as birthday parties.

Coolinary Kitchen Adds Three Cooking Classes, Offers Consulting

Coolinary Kitchen Adds Three Cooking Classes, Offers Consulting

Natalie Cruz, founder of Coolinary Kitchen, is offering three new classes through the cooking program for kids, including gluten-free cooking, as well as nutritional consulting for families.




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