West Rock Indoor Re-Opens Turf Area of Facility

West Rock Indoor Re-Opens Turf Area of Facility

West Rock Indoor, which offers basketball and baseball classes in the winter for kids, recently re-opened its turf and basketball area after fixing the roof, which collapsed last winter due to snow. West Rock is now offering a junior golf clinic, and hosts parties.

Where To Catch A Minor League Baseball Game

Where To Catch A Minor League Baseball Game

UPDATED MARCH, 2014: 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.

Ask the Expert: Advice for Coaching Your Child's Team

Ask the Expert: Advice for Coaching Your Child's Team

Soccer Friends USA co-owner and coach Sean Peckett kicks up great advice for coaching youth sports teams, from tips for coaching your own kids to promoting good sportsmanship for every athlete on the team.

A Parent’s Guide to Handling Tricky Coach Situations

A Parent’s Guide to Handling Tricky Coach Situations

Sometimes, it's the coaches and not the kids who need a lesson in good sportsmanship. One therapist offers tips if you're concerned about your child's little league coach's behavior and dugout demeanor.

Sports and Fitness Classes for Kids on Long Island

Sports and Fitness Classes for Kids on Long Island

UPDATED JULY 2014: If you're a Long Island parent looking for sports and fitness classes for kids offered on Long Island, this is the list for you. These sports and fitness programs on Long Island offer classes for kids including zumba, horseback riding, skating, and yoga. These sports and fitness centers are located on Long Island in Nassau County, including Lindenhurst, Syosset, Jericho, Port Washington, and Bellmore, and Suffolk County, including Hauppauge, Old Bethpage, Amityville, Medford, Ronkonkoma, and Port Washington.

Sports and Fitness Programs for Kids in Manhattan, NYC

Sports and Fitness Programs for Kids in Manhattan, NYC

UPDATED JULY 2014: Looking to keep your kids fit in Manhattan, NYC? Our comprehensive New York guide leads you directly to great, local Manhattan classes and programs focusing on sports and fitness, including gyms, training, family fitness, golf, baseball, and much more!

Sports and Fitness Classes for Kids in Fairfield County, CT

Sports and Fitness Classes for Kids in Fairfield County, CT

UPDATED JULY 2014: This list of local sports and fitness programs in the suburbs of Connecticut includes options in the Fairfield region including Westport, Newton, Norwalk, Greenwich, and Stamford. Classes for kids range from sailing programs to golf lessons at these local Connecticut sports and fitness centers.

Sports and Fitness Classes for Kids in Westchester County, NY

Sports and Fitness Classes for Kids in Westchester County, NY

UPDATED JULY 2014: Here's a list of local sports and fitness clubs that offer classes for kids in the NYC suburb of Westchester County. These programs offer skating classes for kids, horseback riding lessons for kids, trampoline sports for kids, and group gym classes for kids. These clubs are located in Westchester neighborhoods including Yonkers, Mamaroneck, Eastchester, Scarsdale, White Plains, and Larchmont.

Sports and Fitness Classes for Kids in Brooklyn, NY

Sports and Fitness Classes for Kids in Brooklyn, NY

UPDATED JULY 2014: If you're a Brooklyn parent looking for a local place to enroll your kids in sports and fitness classes, this list has what you need. Here is a list of local sports and fitness programs for kids in Brooklyn, NYC in neighborhoods like Williamsburg, Park Slope, Fort Greene, Prospect Park, Bay Ridge, Clinton Hill, and DUMBO. You'll find a variety of options including yoga classes and fencing classes for kids.

Sports and Fitness Classes for Kids in Queens, NY

Sports and Fitness Classes for Kids in Queens, NY

UPDATED JULY 2014: Here you'll find a list of local sports and fitness clubs in Queens, NYC that offer a variety of fitness programs including yoga classes for kids. These sports and fitness centers are located in neighborhoods such as Forest Hills, Bay Terrace, Long Island City, Flushing, Astoria, and Middle Village. Keep your kids fit with these fitness programs for kids in NYC.

Sports and Fitness Classes for Kids in Rockland County, NY

Sports and Fitness Classes for Kids in Rockland County, NY

UPDATED JULY 2014: This list of local sports and fitness classes for kids in the NYC suburb of Rockland, NY includes sports and fitness centers in West Nyack, Nanuet, New City, and Upper Saddle River. These sports and fitness programs have many classes for kids including yoga classes, horsback riding classes, and soccer classes.

Suffolk Sports Training Facility Opens Second Location

Suffolk Sports Training Facility Opens Second Location

Give It Your All Sports, a sports training facility for children in Ronkonkoma, is opening a new location in Setauket. The facility offers sports training and agility classes for kids, as well as athletic leagues children can participate in, including baseball, softball, soccer, gymnastics, and basketball. The new location also offers birthday party packages.

Miracle League of Long Island Gives Kids with Special Needs a Chance to Play Ball

Miracle League of Long Island Gives Kids with Special Needs a Chance to Play Ball

Kristine Fitzpatrick founded the Miracle League to provide homerun miracles to children with special needs on Long Island.

House of Sports in Westchester Builds Champion Athletes

House of Sports in Westchester Builds Champion Athletes

Does your aspiring athlete want more training during the offseason? Or maybe they want a sports themed birthday party. Or are you looking for just the right fitness center for yourself to workout and relax? House of Sports located in Ardsley has it all for you, right in Westchester County.

Sports and Fitness Classes for Kids in Suffolk County, Long Island

Sports and Fitness Classes for Kids in Suffolk County, Long Island

If you're a Long Island parent looking for sports and fitness classes for kids offered in Suffolk County, this is the list for you. These sports and fitness programs on Long Island offer classes for kids including zumba, horseback riding, skating, and yoga. These sports and fitness centers are located on Long Island in Hauppauge, Old Bethpage, Amityville, Medford, Ronkonkoma, and Port Washington.

Rockland County Little League Softball All-Stars Achieve Great Success at State Level and Beyond

Rockland County Little League Softball All-Stars Achieve Great Success at State Level and Beyond

Four Rockland County little league softball all-star teams became New York state champions this year, and several of the teams went on to achieve success beyond the state level. Read about these extraordinary teams from South Orangetown, Stony Point, New City, and Pearl River.

Tix & Picks Presents: Free Tickets to See the Brooklyn Cyclones

Tix & Picks Presents: Free Tickets to See the Brooklyn Cyclones

We're giving away free tickets to see the Brooklyn Cyclones in action!

6 Tips on Gearing Up for Baseball Season from an Equipment Expert

6 Tips on Gearing Up for Baseball Season from an Equipment Expert

Spring marks the beginning of baseball season. As the weather warms, kids dig out the old baseball glove, wash off dirty cleats, put on a helmet, and get ready to play ball. To ensure everyone remains protected against unexpected fly balls and wild pitches, follow these 6 tips from equipment expert Lindsey Naber.

Preventing Sports Injuries In Kids And Teens

Preventing Sports Injuries In Kids And Teens

With children's sports-related injuries continuing to rise nationwide to more than 3.5 million annually, keeping kids healthy is a top priority for parents, schools and sports leagues. Despite the plethora of protective gear kids now wear for practices or games, their developing bodies are still vulnerable to injury. The good news is that there are many different things parents and coaches can do to help kids stay safer on the field or court.

Baseball Bonding

Baseball Bonding

A father finds that teaching his grown daughter some baseball skills, in preparation for her turn in the first-ever New York Yankees Women's Fantasy Camp, is a great way to reconnect.

Kids and Baseball: Batter Up, But Put the Accent on Fun

Kids and Baseball: Batter Up, But Put the Accent on Fun

The pressure to perform in a sport like baseball, even in Little League, can cause some players to neglect learning the basic skills. Read advice from the experts on how to help your child excel in baseball while still having fun.

Baseball’s League of Nations: A Salute to Native American Baseball Players

Baseball’s League of Nations: A Salute to Native American Baseball Players

The new exhibition at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center, presents images and biographical sketches of many Native American baseball players,

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.

Spring Ahead for Sports

Spring Ahead for Sports

Spring sports may be starting, but as any athlete can tell you, the work begins long before opening day.

BATTER UP: Kids' Baseball & Softball Equipment

BATTER UP: Kids' Baseball & Softball Equipment

Spring is the season when boys and girls start getting excited about playing baseball and softball, and for parents, that means getting them ready by buying the right equipment to start their seasons on the right foot.




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