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Birthday Parties Featuring Classic Games

Birthday Parties Featuring Classic Games

These kids' birthday party venues in the New York City area offer party packages featuring classic games like dodgeball, kickball, ga-ga, tag, and more.

Classic Kids' Birthday Parties Featuring Retro Sports in Westchester County, NY

Classic Kids' Birthday Parties Featuring Retro Sports in Westchester County, NY

From dodgeball to obstacle courses to Ga-ga, classic childhood games are making a comeback at kids' birthday party venues across Westchester County, NY. Here's where to find them.

The Rise of Ga-Ga

The Rise of Ga-Ga

Ga-ga, a summer camp game similar to dodgeball, has become a popular activity at kids' birthday parties and family gatherings.

Retro Sports for Kids

Retro Sports for Kids

From dodgeball to obstacle courses, classic sports from our own childhoods are making a comeback. Find out why these old-fashioned games are great for family gatherings and kids' parties.

Bank of America Announces $1 Million Multi-Year Donation to Support Special Olympics

Bank of America Announces $1 Million Multi-Year Donation to Support Special Olympics

Bank of America, proud sponsor of Special Olympics for more than three decades, today announced a three-year $1 million contribution to support Special Olympics, a global organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for people with intellectual disabilities and special needs.

A Family's Guide to Fishing in the NYC Area

A Family's Guide to Fishing in the NYC Area

Make fishing a family affair this summer: Check out the best spots to fish throughout the New York City area - including in the city, on Long Island, and in the suburbs - and brush up on the local fishing rules and regulations.

Family Fishing in Fairfield County, Connecticut

Family Fishing in Fairfield County, Connecticut

If past family fishing trips have yielded little more than stolen bait, empty hooks, and a whole lot of idle sitting on the water, consider planning your next fishing excursions in an area bursting with trout. The nine maps here detail various brooks, rivers, ponds, and other bodies of water in Fairfield County, CT, where the fish are stocked. Simply pick a spot using one of the maps, cast a line, and get ready to reel in the trout.

Fishing and the Sun: Reduce Your Risk to Skin Cancer

Fishing and the Sun: Reduce Your Risk to Skin Cancer

If a family fishing trip is on your calendar this summer, make sure you're taking extra precautions against the sun's harmful rays. Here are some tips on how to reduce your risk to skin cancer while still enjoying this outdoor sport.

“Roll Model” Campaign During National Bike Safety Month Helps Parents Put the Brakes on Child Bike Fatalities

“Roll Model” Campaign During National Bike Safety Month Helps Parents Put the Brakes on Child Bike Fatalities

May is National Bike Safety Month and as summer approaches, millions of Americans will climb onto their bikes to enjoy one of the ultimate warm-weather experiences. To help curb bike injuries and fatalities, AAA and NHTSA have partnered to remind parents to set positive examples that encourage children and teens to ride safely.

Board Games: Should You Let Your Kids Win?

Board Games: Should You Let Your Kids Win?

It's an age-old question when it comes to playing games with your children: Should you let your kids win to boost their self esteem, or let them lose, so they can experience how the world really works? Read on for advice from a parenting expert.

LA Boxing in Mamaroneck, NY Now Offers Boxing Classes for Kids

LA Boxing in Mamaroneck, NY Now Offers Boxing Classes for Kids

LA Boxing, a boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts gym in Mamaroneck, will begin offering boxing classes for kids in May.

Lax Facts: The Rise of Youth Lacrosse

Lax Facts: The Rise of Youth Lacrosse

A sport that's been growing steadily in popularity over the past few years, especially in the New York metro area, youth lacrosse has a wide appeal and boasts many benefits for children.

Long Island Lacrosse Clubs

Long Island Lacrosse Clubs

Check out our guide to lacrosse clubs in Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island.

Is Hockey the Right Sport for Your Child?: Tips from NY Islander Doug Weight and Other Experts

Is Hockey the Right Sport for Your Child?: Tips from NY Islander Doug Weight and Other Experts

Thinking of becoming a hockey parent? NY Islander Doug Weight and other experts weigh in on the pros and cons of hitting the rink with your child.

Look Ma, No Pedals! ...Bike New York’s Workshop for Kids

Look Ma, No Pedals! ...Bike New York’s Workshop for Kids

Bike New York, an organization dedicated to bicycle promotion and safety, has a different approach, one that lets kids ages 5 and up feel their way to riding.

2009 Maccabi Games in Westchester!

2009 Maccabi Games in Westchester!

The JCC of Mid-Westchester, along with the Rosenthal JCC of Northern Westchester and the JCC on the Hudson, are hosting the 2009 Maccabi Games this summer.

Mohonk Mountain House - A Family Vacation

Mohonk Mountain House - A Family Vacation

In these uncertain economic times, many people want to turn to a sure thing. Mohonk Mountain House, which has been entertaining families for 140 years, virtually guarantees a fabulous family vacation.

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.

How to Encourage Your Child in Sports

How to Encourage Your Child in Sports

Childhood obesity is at an all-time high in the United States, so getting children to participate in some sort of physical activity is important. Many children lead such sedentary lives – often parked in front of the television set or video game console for hours on end – that a child who wants to be active should be applauded.

St. Kitts with Kids: Sun, fun, and now — a direct flight

St. Kitts with Kids: Sun, fun, and now — a direct flight

Traveling off the beaten path with kids can involve multiple flights and multiple headaches — like language barriers and lack of kid-friendly amenities. But St. Kitts is uniquely in a sweet spot — American Airlines just started non-stop flights to the eastern Caribbean island, which still has no traffic lights.

The Right Pursuit at the Right Time

The Right Pursuit at the Right Time

As parents, we want to be able to expose our children to the arts, or to sports, but we also want to make sure our kids can maximize their experiences by starting them at the right time. We went to the experts to ask that important question: When is the right time to start?




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