UPDATED JULY 2016: 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 JUNE 2016: 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 JUNE 2016: 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 JUNE 2016: 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.
Asphalt Green’s new Battery Park City location offers the same athletic and fitness programming to youth, adults, and families, as well culinary and cultural classes. Asphalt Green also offers summer day camp for children ages 4-13, which includes sports and swim instruction, as well as cultural arts.
Athletic training facility Parisi Speed School is currently holding its classes at the Port Washington Tennis Academy while its new facility is being built. The training center offers fitness classes for ages 7 to adult that build agility, strength, speed, and self-confidence, while helping athletes get and stay in shape.
The Darien YMCA recently built and opened a gymnastics training facility at its Post Road location. With the addition of the space, the YMCA can now host the gymnastics team, which had been training in a separate location, as well as classes for boys and girls and parties.
Scarsdale Yoga recently opened a juice bar in the studio to promote healthy living by making juices, smoothies, and protein shakes with fresh, locally grown produce. This is now the only location in Scarsdale to offer high quality organic drinks made from whole foods with no added sugar.
Children’s fitness center My Gym is set to open its Harlem location this spring. My Gym offers fitness and gymnastics classes for children, as well as birthday parties.
After Hurricane Sandy hit, Pacplex had to close to fix the damage it sustained during the severe weather. Pacplex is reopening with some new additions to the facility. The family fitness center also offers summer camp and after-school programs.
The Gaga Center, Manhattan's only location dedicated to the game of gaga, has added Tot Gaga, a class where toddlers can learn to play gaga, to its schedule of gaga classes for kids. The Upper East Side location also offers party packages for a gaga filled birthday.
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.
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.
GCA Parkour & Freerunning is a new gym that recently opened in Fairfield. At this gym, kids can learn how to walk up and flip off walls, jumping, and swinging on bars. The gym is full of trampolines, wooden boxes, steel structures, and spring floors, as well as all the necessary safety equipment.
After getting in shape and losing weight, Tauris McBride opened Just Keep Moving Fitness. This fitness studio, which has a variety of classes, is convenient and affordable.
Bounce! Trampoline Sports in Valley Cottage raised $3,500 for four local charities during the business's Grand Opening celebration, which was attended by Disney star Jake T. Austin of Clarkstown.
Dov Medina, an owner of a successful gym in Israel, brings his skills as a personal trainer to the Forest Hills Jewish Center with the opening of NY Sportek, a sports center that offers youth and adults fitness classes.
Tumble-Bee Gymnastics, a gymnastics and fitness center for kids in Nanuet, NY, celebrated its 25th anniversary with a full day of family fun and activities.
West Rock Indoor Sports and Entertainment Complex has installed a new SpinTurf that will allow the facility to host even more sports events and parties, including lacross and football birthday parties.
East Side Training is a new fitness facility on the Upper East Side that offers boot camp programs and group fitness classes in mixed martial arts, kickboxing, zumba, and more, for kids and adults.
Rock climbing is great exercise, and indoor climbing takes away some of the safety risks of the sport, making it a great activity for kids and families. Check out these spots in and around New York City that offer indoor climbing walls.
These swimming schools for kids in Fairfield County, CT, offer everything from beginners' swim lessons to competitive swimming instruction.
These swimming schools for kids in Rockland County, New York, offer everything from beginners' swim lessons to competitive swimming instruction.
These swimming schools for kids in Westchester County, New York, offer everything from beginners' swim lessons to competitive swimming instruction.