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First Shot Launches Evening Summer Basketball Program

First Shot Launches Evening Summer Basketball Program

First Shot Basketball School, a program that offers after-school basketball lessons for kids in Queens, is launching its evening summer basketball clinics in July.

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.

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.

Tots Learn Basketball Skills at First Shot

Tots Learn Basketball Skills at First Shot

First Shot Basketball School now offers its Super Tots program for children ages 3-4 in Queens. The program teaches tots the basketball skills and coordination necessary for future participation in the sport.

West Rock Indoor Offers Tennis Academy for Kids and Teens

West Rock Indoor Offers Tennis Academy for Kids and Teens

West Rock Indoor Sports and Entertainment Complex now offers Tennis Academy to help children ages 4-18 excel athletically in tennis. The sports and entertainment center also offers lacrosse and basketball summer camps, soccer, basketball, and fitness training, and birthday parties and bar/bat mitzvahs.

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.

NYC Youth Coach Wins Award for Teaching Basketball and Life Lessons

NYC Youth Coach Wins Award for Teaching Basketball and Life Lessons

New York City youth coach is honored with the Positive Coaching Alliance's Double-Goal Coach Award for his basketball and life lessons and positive impact on young athletes.

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.

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.

Father Knows Best Kicks Off in New York City

Father Knows Best Kicks Off in New York City

Former NBA all-star Allan Houston, now the current assistant general manager of the New York Knicks, his father Coach Wade Houston, and iStar Charity Shootout host the kick-off event to the Five Borough Basketball Tour in New York City for fathers and sons and mentors and mentees, stressing the importance of having a strong, male role model in a child's life.

Collegiate Women Sports Awards Announces in New York City that Basketball Player from University of Connecticut, Maya Moore, Makes History by Winning the Honda-Broderick Cup Two Years in a Row

Collegiate Women Sports Awards Announces in New York City that Basketball Player from University of Connecticut, Maya Moore, Makes History by Winning the Honda-Broderick Cup Two Years in a Row

Maya Moore, University of Connecticut basketball star and current forward for the WNBA Minnesota Lynx, has won the Honda-Broderick Cup, designating her as the Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year.

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.

How to Get Kids Involved in College Basketball's March Madness

How to Get Kids Involved in College Basketball's March Madness

This year, make March Madness fun for the whole family by getting children involved in the NCAA college basketball championship tournament. Read on for tips on how to celebrate the madness in a kid-friendly way, from family bracket-making to helping kids choose a team to cheer for.

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.




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