House of Sports, which offers after-school and weekend sports classes and sports leagues for kids in Westchester, is now under new ownership, and is expanding its sports offerings for kids.
Want the flexibility of working out at the gym without having to look over your shoulder every minute to make sure your child is safe and entertained? We've rounded up a list of local gyms with child care programs in Westchester, Rockland, NYC, Long Island, and Connecticut, so kids can stay fit and have fun while you do the same.
Evolution Youth Fitness, a children's gym in Port Jefferson Station, began a fitness program for children with autism last month. The fitness program for children on the spectrum aims to help children gain physical, social, and cognitive skills.
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.
Panth3rs, a Suffern fitness facility for kids and adults, recently expanded its facility into the location next-door. It also now offers yoga and Zumba for kids and adults.
Matchpoint Sports Complex, a family fitness center, recently opened in South Brooklyn. The athletic center offers activities for the whole family, as well as tennis, gymnastics, and swim camps for kids.
A Port Chester fitness studio for tweens and teens, Momentum Classroom now offers a kid’s fitness program for ages 2-7. The fitness studio aims to make exercising fun for Westchester kids, tweens, and teens through Zumba, games, boot camp, kickboxing, and yoga.
Scarsdale weight loss fitness club Will2Lose recently opened its second location in Thornwood. The center aims to help those who want a lifestyle change and are struggling with loosing weight. The center also offers a youth program for children ages 9-17 to help them gain a healthy lifestyle, as well as a nutritionist on staff.
FastBreak Sports, a sports and athletic training facility on the Upper East Side, now offers a program for preschoolers ages 2-5. The preschool program FastBreak Kids teaches youngsters a variety of age-appropriate sports and skills including baseball, basketball, and flag football. The facility also offers teams and leagues for children in Manhattan to improve athletic ability and inspire self-confidence.
Sky Zone, an indoor trampoline center, recently opened a Deer Park location. The trampoline center hosts birthday parties and fitness classes, and houses 21,000 square feet of trampolines.
Title Boxing Club, a fitness center in Forest Hills that offers boxing, kickboxing, and personal training, is piloting two programs: one targeted toward teachers and one for kids.
Sisters Crystal and Aphrodite Varellas aim to help people 'live life in quality' at their College Point fitness studio TOPshape Health & Fitness. The fitness studio in Queens also offer classes for kids and adults, as well as a mommy and me class.
Family fitness center Fenom Fitness recently opened in Harrison. Fenom Fitness offers sports training programs that are custom tailored for children ages 6 and older with the goal of making each child a well-rounded athlete.
Flushing dance and fitness center Vibez Studio now offers Zumbini, a mommy and me Zumba classes, and inclusive Zumba classes for children with and without special needs ages 4-12. The 10-class Zumbini program offers a chance for mothers to bond with their child, as well as meet other mothers in the community.
Westchester County fitness center Will2Lose now offers tween and teen fitness classes in Scarsdale. The healthy lifestyle classes aim to help kids get in shape and stay active and bring those healthy activities such as sit-ups, burpees, squats, and healthy cooking into the home to get the whole family involved.
Upper West Side college prep school Dwight School recently opened its athletic center in East Harlem. The school signed a long-term lease with 1199 Housing Corporation, owners of the East River Landing apartment complex, to refurbish an existing facility. The Dwight School Athletic Center is open to students and the residents of East River Landing and offers athletic classes and programs, including tennis, swim instruction, Zumba, and yoga.
Bounce! Trampoline Sports recently opened its Syosset location. The indoor trampoline center on Long Island offers birthday parties, trampoline fitness classes, and open bounce time.
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.
UPDATED JULY 2015: 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.
UPDATED JULY 2015: 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!
UPDATED JULY 2015: 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.
UPDATED JULY 2015: 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.
UPDATED JULY 2015: 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.
Fit4Mom Rockland, a fitness program for moms, has added outdoor classes to its schedule. The program offers ways for moms to get in shape and meet other moms in the area.
UPDATED JUNE 2015: Searching for great summer activities for kids in Rockland County, NY? Use our guide to find kids classes, Rockland summer camps, summer programs, activities near Rockland County, and family excursions close by. Find all of your summer activities from Nyack to Suffern in Rockland County.