Long Island Sports Zone, a sports facility in Bohemia, will begin a parent and me play time for mothers, fathers, and their children. The parent and child play time offers children the opportunity for social interaction.
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.
Village East Gifted, an enrichment center that offers gifted and talented programs for gifted students on Long Island, recently redesigned its Huntington Station location to incorporate natural elements in its decor.
The Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages, a museum that focuses on American history and art with a tie to Long Island, is offering its Rides for Kids program this year after piloting it last year. The program provides free rides for schools to visit the museum.
MKSA, formerly Marion K Salomon and Associates, recently partnered with HASC to offer its early intervention services on Long Island. As a subsidiary of HASC, MKSA now offers in-home early intervention services.
Camps 'R' Us, a traditional summer day camp, is offering a holiday break camp in West Islip this year during the school break.
South Shore Ballet Academy, a Long Island classical ballet dance program, recently opened in Amityville. The ballet school offers dance classes for children of all ages and levels of dance.
Healing Tree Family Wellness, a holistic healing family wellness center, recently opened in Holtsville. The center, owned by licensed marriage and family therapist, focuses on family togetherness and offers family therapy, family yoga classes, family counseling services, and more. Healing Tree Family Wellenss also offers family art classes and emotional training.
Love to Pieces, an enrichment center for children with special needs, recently opened in South Setauket. The center is geared toward children on the autism spectrum.
Picasso Kidz, an art studio for kids ages 2-12, recently opened in Greenlawn. A New York state-certified art teacher owns the studio. Picasso Kidz also hosts art birthday parties for kids and mommy-and-me classes for young children.
Alternatives for Children, a day care and special needs services provider, recently opened in Dix Hills. The center is licensed by New York State Office of Children and Family Services, and follows the National Association for Education of Young Children guidelines.
Be the Best Sport, a nonprofit sports program for children with special needs, now offers its sports classes at Sports Arena in Saint James.
Posey School, a dance school for kids in Northport, recently announced the launch of its preschool program for ages 2-4 in Suffolk County.
East Wood School, a pre-nursery through eighth grade private school in Oyster Bay, will offer a preschool class this year. The class for 2-year-olds includes daily lessons, music, physical education, art, and free-play time.
Village East Gifted, an enrichment center for gifted and talented children on Long Island, recently opened its new Roslyn location, and now offers Gifted Kindergarten at its Huntington Station location.
Celebrations in the Kitchen, a birthday party location in Hicksville that offers cooking birthday parties, now offers make-your-own-pizza parties for boys and girls.
The International Dyslexia Association, Long Island chapter recently appointed Connie Russo, Ed.D., as its new president. The organization raises awareness of dyslexia and provides support services for those with dyslexia on Long Island.
The Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp, located in Riverhead, recently named Brian Morris as its new camp director. The sleepaway camp on Long Island is an ACA-accredited camp for ages 8-16.
National K to 12 education center C2Education recently opened in Stony Brook. The tutoring and test prep center offers academic help to students on Long Island, as well as helps students with college application essays.
The Adventure Park at Long Island, an aerial zip lining and ropes course in the trees, recently opened in Wheatley Heights. The course has options for children and adults, from beginner to expert climber.
Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Center in Deer Park now offers two special jump times: a sensory jump time for children with special needs and a toddler jump time. During both times, the facility is closed to others to provide a safe jumping environment.
Tutor Time, a nationwide child care and learning center, plans to open its Melville location later this month. The early childhood learning center offers infant and toddler care, as well as preschool, before- and after-school, and weekly music programs.
Long Island Parent magazine, a monthly title published by NYMetroParents and Davler Media Group, took home three awards at The Press Club of Long Island's 2014 Media Awards dinner on June 5 at the Woodbury Country Club.
OrganiKids will offer an organic summer program for kids in Sayville. The program includes indoor and outdoor summer activities such as gardening, nature hikes, mud kitchens, and picnics.
Air Trampoline Sports, an indoor trampoline facility in Ronkonkoma, now offers sensory jump time for children with special needs.