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Classic Kids' Birthday Parties Featuring Retro Sports in Rockland County, NY
From dodgeball to obstacle courses to Ga-ga, classic childhood games are making a comeback at kids' birthday party venues across the New York City area. Here's where to find them in Rockland County, New York. (read the story...)

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in Fairfield
Bowling alleys across the country have upgraded to appeal to kids and youth players, and Fairfield County is no exception. Check out our list of the best bowling alleys for families in the county, from Greenwich to Danbury. (read the story...)

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in Rockland
Bowling alleys across the country have upgraded to appeal to kids and youth players, and Rockland County is no exception. Check out our list of the top four best bowling alleys for families in the county, from Pearl River to West Haverstraw. (read the story...)

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in Westchester
Bowling alleys across the country have upgraded to appeal to kids and youth players, and Westchester County is no exception. Check out our list of the best bowling alleys for families from Yonkers to White Plains to Jefferson Valley. (read the story...)

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys on Long Island
Bowling alleys across the country have upgraded to appeal to kids and youth players, and Long Island is no exception. Check out our list of the best bowling alleys for families in Nassau County and Suffolk County. (read the story...)

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in New York City
Bowling alleys across the country have upgraded to appeal to kids and youth players, and New York City is no exception. Check out our list of the best bowling alleys for families in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. (read the story...)

Bowling is Back in Style
Bowling is the latest youth sport to come back into style, with alleys luring kids and families back to their lanes with spruced-up features like glow-in-the-dark bowling, all-inclusive birthday party packages, and child-friendly food and entertainment. Get the scoop on what our NYC-area bowling alleys have to offer. (read the story...)

Benefits and Risks of Youth Wrestling
Youth wrestling isn’t just for innately athletic kids—the skills can be developed, and anyone can excel (even those who start as late as age 12, when children’s bodies are primed for the sport). Read about the benefits as well as the risk of injury from this physical sport. (read the story...)

The Many Benefits of Individual Sports
Individual sports are becoming more popular among young children, especially tennis. Read on for the many ways individual sports can help foster important life skills such as independence and building focus as well as how they're especially beneficial for children with special needs. (read the story...)

A Guide to Hiking and Climbing with Kids in the NYC Area
Hiking in the great outdoors and rock climbing -- whether indoors or out -- are both wonderful opportunities for families to exercise together while having fun. And though both sports have their risks, even young children can be successful and safe with the right planning and preparation. Check out our roundup of articles below for all you need to know before going hiking or climbing with your kids in the New York City area (and beyond!). (read the story...)

Indoor Rock Climbing Centers In and Near NYC
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. (read the story...)

A Parent's Guide to Rock Climbing and Hiking With Kids
Have your kids put down the video game controls and keep them active by going rock climbing up a climbing wall or hiking on one of the New York City area's many nature trails. Read on for suggestions on where to go, what to bring with you, and how to keep the kids safe during your trip. (read the story...)

X Games for Kids
If your kids catch "extreme sports" fever after watching the X Games, don't worry. Skateboarding and BMX racing can be fun, safe sports for children that teach valuable life skills. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

A Family's Guide to Fishing in the NYC Area: Where to Go and What to Know
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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

“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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)


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