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Fitness Activities for Kids in NYC in July

Fitness Activities for Kids in NYC in July

Get your kids active in these sports and fitness activities and classes in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens in July, from where to catch the Mets in Queens to the Brooklyn Cyclones games in Brooklyn to yoga and kayaking in Manhattan.

Where To Catch A Minor League Baseball Game

Where To Catch A Minor League Baseball Game

UPDATED APRIL 2015: The Minor League Baseball season in the New York metro area runs through September and many of these venues have special offers for families, making one of these games a perfect family outing when the kids are off from school. Check out the minor league baseball teams that play in New York and NYC, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.

Where to Watch and Play Sports This Summer

Where to Watch and Play Sports This Summer

Summer is the time for some good, clean fun with your family. From cheering on the home team to competing alongside your kids, all our ideas for getting into the game are surefire winners.

Raising an Olympian

Raising an Olympian

One mom weighs in the commitment, sacrifices, and drive behind raising a future Olympian, and when a sport can just be a hobby, not a career.

Olympic-Inspired Activities in the NY Metro Area

Olympic-Inspired Activities in the NY Metro Area

Want to get in the Olympic spirit for the 2014 winter games without flying across the globe to Sochi, Russia? We've compiled a list of Olympic-inspired activities for the whole family in the NY metro area, including the Stars on Ice tour and the USOC Road to Sochi Tour.

Introducing the Close-to-Home Olympic Athletes

Introducing the Close-to-Home Olympic Athletes

Of the more than 200 athletes on Team USA competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, we’ll introduce you to nine athletes who call the NY metro area home. The local athletes will compete in the following winter games’ events: men’s luge, men’s double luge, men’s ice hockey, and women’s ice hockey.

2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Special

2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Special

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia begin this month—catch the games on NBC! We've got the scoop on ways your family can catch the Olympic spirit without traveling across the globe, Olympic fun with Elmo and Sesame Street, an interview with Fairfield, CT, resident Julie Chu who is competing on the U.S. Women's Ice Hockey team, and eight other local athletes competing in the 2014 winter games. Plus, Chu's mom's pork rib recipe.

Thanksgiving Weekend Walks and Turkey Trots in Westchester

Thanksgiving Weekend Walks and Turkey Trots in Westchester

A roundup of Thanksgiving weekend walks and turkey trots in Westchester County, including Bedford, Rye, White Plains, and nearby in the Bronx.

Barclays Center Opens In Brooklyn

Barclays Center Opens In Brooklyn

Barclays Center, which officially opens Sept. 28, will be the permanent home for the Brooklyn Nets, but, like Madison Square Garden, will also hold a bevy of other events.

Everything You Need To Know About Live Sports In New York

Everything You Need To Know About Live Sports In New York

Crosstown rivalries, new stadiums, and access to a wide variety of sports make the greater NY metro area one of the best to places to see live action. Here, the lowdown on local teams, plus parent tips.

A Parent's Guide to Getting into the Olympic Spirit

A Parent's Guide to Getting into the Olympic Spirit

While the 2012 summer medal action is taking place in London, there are plenty of chances to get into the Olympic spirit closer to home.

New Leagues at Spins Bowl in Mount Kisco

New Leagues at Spins Bowl in Mount Kisco

Grand Prix New York Spins Bowl introduces five new leagues to its bowling alley this spring. Recently opened on Nov. 15, Spins Bowl offers a state of the art bowling center that includes seven VIP lanes for private events in addition to its 12 family lanes for public use. The location aims to be “over the top,” says Chris Pricola, competition director.

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in Fairfield

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in Fairfield

Bowling alleys across the country have upgraded to appeal to kids and youth players, and Fairfield County is no exception. Check out our list of the best bowling alleys for families in the county, from Greenwich to Danbury.

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in Rockland

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in Rockland

Bowling alleys across the country have upgraded to appeal to kids and youth players, and Rockland County is no exception. Check out our list of the top four best bowling alleys for families in the county, from Pearl River to West Haverstraw.

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in Westchester

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in Westchester

Bowling alleys across the country have upgraded to appeal to kids and youth players, and Westchester County is no exception. Check out our list of the best bowling alleys for families from Yonkers to White Plains to Jefferson Valley.

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys on Long Island

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys on Long Island

Bowling alleys across the country have upgraded to appeal to kids and youth players, and Long Island is no exception. Check out our list of the best bowling alleys for families in Nassau County and Suffolk County.

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in New York City

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in New York City

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 Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens.

Kids Bowl Free this Summer

Kids Bowl Free this Summer

Through the nationwide program Kids Bowl Free, bowling alleys across the country are giving kids two free games each day throughout the summer.

The Rise of Lacrosse on Long Island

The Rise of Lacrosse on Long Island

Lacrosse is just starting to become popular in most of the New York metro area, but for Long Island residents, lacrosse has been a way of life for many years. Find out why and how you can get your children involved in this growing sport.

Family Travel: The Kid-Friendly Side of Baltimore, Maryland

Family Travel: The Kid-Friendly Side of Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland, is not only home to a myriad of kid-friendly museums and sites, but it also comes alive during October with free festivals, events, and special exhibits for the entire family. And with the city's tourism office running a "Bmore Happy" campaign to help you find the happiest places to explore in Baltimore, your trip has never been easier to plan.

The Family Side of New Orleans

The Family Side of New Orleans

Famous for its wild Mardi Gras parties, vibrant multiethnic culture, and jazz music, New Orleans, Louisiana, might not seem to be the spot for a great family vacation. But dubbed “The Big Easy,” this city is a charming Southern belle boasting a culture that is unique, music that is truly inspiring, cuisine to die for, fun-for-all entertainment, and an intriguing history.

Toronto: The City of Big Things

Toronto: The City of Big Things

Read about the fun family activities available in Toronto!

2009 Maccabi Games in Westchester!

2009 Maccabi Games in Westchester!

The JCC of Mid-Westchester, along with the Rosenthal JCC of Northern Westchester and the JCC on the Hudson, are hosting the 2009 Maccabi Games this summer.

Are You Ready for a Travel Team?

Are You Ready for a Travel Team?

When families commit to youth sports teams, in particular to one in an organization that travels, the result can be anything but child’s play.

Solutions for Over-the-Top Sports Parents

Solutions for Over-the-Top Sports Parents

Raise your hand if you have ever seen an over-the-top sports parent – maybe even in the mirror.




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