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Art Classes for Kids on Long Island

Art Classes for Kids on Long Island

If your child is an aspiring artist, it may be beneficial to enroll them in an art program. We've compiled a list of some great art studios on Long Island that offer art classes for kids in Nassau County, including Massapequa, Hempstead, Elmont, Lynbrook, New Hyde Park, Glen Cove, and Merrick and Suffolk County, including Amityville, Patchogue, Jamesport, Manorville, Northampton, and Fire Island.

Local Swim Lessons for Children with Special Needs

Local Swim Lessons for Children with Special Needs

Below is a list of local swim programs in Westchester County, Fairfield County, and New York City to help children with special needs learn to swim, learn water safety, and become more independent.

Teaching Children With Special Needs How To Swim

Teaching Children With Special Needs How To Swim

Water safety is crucial for all children, especially those with special needs, as drowning is the leading cause of death after a person with autism wanders from safety. We've gathered helpful information and tips to help children with special needs learn to swim and achieve safety and independence in the water.

Children of the Sound Moves to Port Chester

Children of the Sound Moves to Port Chester

Westchester swim school Children of the Sound recently moved from the Courtyard Marriott in Rye to the Carver Center in Port Chester. The swim school offers individualized private and semi-private lessons to turn children into confident, capable, and safe swimmers.

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.

Gateway Sports Club Offers Swim Lessons in Queens, Nassau, and Brooklyn

Gateway Sports Club Offers Swim Lessons in Queens, Nassau, and Brooklyn

Gateway Sports Club, which offers swimming, tennis, soccer, and basketball lessons to children and adults in Queens, Brooklyn, and Nassau County, recently started offering its programs at James Madison High School in Bedford. The sports program also extended its weekend hours at the P.S. 224 location in Bayside. It also offers competitive swim teams in Queens at the Flushing Meadows Aquatic Center and Jamaica High School.

Swimming Lessons and Programs for Kids in Rockland County, NY

Swimming Lessons and Programs for Kids in Rockland County, NY

UPDATED JULY 2015: This list of swimming program options for kids in the NYC suburbs covers Rockland County, including neibhrohoods such as West Nyack, Nanuet, Upper Saddle River, and New City. If you're looking for swimming lessons for kids in Southeast, NY, this list offers local options for swimming pools in the local Rockland area.

Swimming Lessons and Programs for Kids on Long Island

Swimming Lessons and Programs for Kids on Long Island

UPDATED JULY 2015: Your children can learn how to swim with our list of the best swimming classes and swimming pools for kids on Long Island, including Babylon, East Hampton, Islip, Riverhead, Kings Park, Patchogue, and Huntington Station.

Swimming Lessons and Programs for Kids in Manhattan, NYC

Swimming Lessons and Programs for Kids in Manhattan, NYC

UPDATED JULY 2015: Does your child love to be in the water? Consult our list of top notch facilities that offer swimming classes and lessons for kids in New York City, including locations on the Upper East Side, the Upper West Side, Harlem, East Village, West Village, SoHo, and Midtown.

Swimming and Tennis Lessons and Programs for Kids in Fairfield County, CT

Swimming and Tennis Lessons and Programs for Kids in Fairfield County, CT

UPDATED JULY 2015: Do your children want to learn how to swim or play tennis? Check out our list of facilities that offer swimming and tennis lessons and classes for kids in Fairfield County, including Westport, Fairfield, Stamford, Norwalk, Danbury, and Greenwich.

Swimming Lessons and Classes in Westchester County, NY

Swimming Lessons and Classes in Westchester County, NY

UPDATED JULY 2015: Find swimming lessons for your children with a list of swimming programs for kids in Westchetser County, including Yonkers, New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, White Plains, Peekskill, and Rye.

Swimming Lessons and Programs for Kids in Queens, NY

Swimming Lessons and Programs for Kids in Queens, NY

UPDATED JULY 2015: If you're looking for local swimming pools and swimming classes for kids in Queens, NYC, you'll be pleased to see this list includes local options in Astoria, Middle Village, Flushing, Long Island City, and Forest Hills. This list includes locations for swimming lessons for kids in Queens.

Long Island Dad on Mission to Make Swim Time Safer for Kids

Long Island Dad on Mission to Make Swim Time Safer for Kids

One Long Island dad is making it his mission to teach children about pool and swimming safety through the Long Island Drowning Prevention Task Force.

Ask The Expert: Swim and Water Safety For Kids This Summer

Ask The Expert: Swim and Water Safety For Kids This Summer

Summer is right around the corner, and that means pools, beaches, and water sports galore. But when you spend time near the water with your kids, the number one thought for many parents is water safety. As temperatures begin to heat up and Memorial Day weekend is in sight, it's time to increase awareness about the importance of learning to swim. Swimways, a leading manufacturer of pool and outdoor recreational products, is hosting National Learn to Swim Day on Saturday, May 18. In honor of this educational campaign, Simways is partnering with Mario Vittone, former Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue Swimmer. Vittone spoke with us about the best ways to keep your kids safe and to prevent drowning when it comes to water safety.

Swimming and Tennis Lessons and Programs for Kids in Suffolk County, LI

Swimming and Tennis Lessons and Programs for Kids in Suffolk County, LI

Is your child an aspiring swimmer or tennis pro? Help them hone their skills with swimming or tennis classes. We

Summer Pool Safety Tips for Kids

Summer Pool Safety Tips for Kids

Time in the pool and at the beach increases tenfold during the summer. Keep in mind these water safety tips provided by the ZAC Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to educating kids and parents on safety measures around the pool and at the beach.

Swimming Schools in Fairfield County, CT

Swimming Schools in Fairfield County, CT

These swimming schools for kids in Fairfield County, CT, offer everything from beginners' swim lessons to competitive swimming instruction.

Swimming Schools in Rockland County, NY

Swimming Schools in Rockland County, NY

These swimming schools for kids in Rockland County, New York, offer everything from beginners' swim lessons to competitive swimming instruction.

Swimming Schools in Westchester County, NY

Swimming Schools in Westchester County, NY

These swimming schools for kids in Westchester County, New York, offer everything from beginners' swim lessons to competitive swimming instruction.

Swimming Schools on Long Island

Swimming Schools on Long Island

These swimming schools for kids on Long Island offer everything from beginners' swim lessons to competitive swimming instruction.

Swimming Schools in NYC

Swimming Schools in NYC

Find swimming schools for kids in New York City that offer everything from beginners' swim lessons to competitive swimming instruction.

Long Island Drowning Prevention Task Force Aims to Stop Drowning Deaths

Long Island Drowning Prevention Task Force Aims to Stop Drowning Deaths

A new nonprofit task force on Long Island will spread the word about water safety this summer to prevent death and injuries due to drowning.

When to Start Your Child in Swim Lessons

When to Start Your Child in Swim Lessons

Wondering what age is best to start your child in swimming lessons? Read on for advice from local experts.

Competitive Swimming and Diving: Is It the Right Sport for Your Child?

Competitive Swimming and Diving: Is It the Right Sport for Your Child?

Competitive swimmers and divers are often in better physical condition than their athletic peers. The sport, which provides excellent all-around exercise, also takes real commitment. Read on to find out if it's the right choice for your child.

Family Travel: Indoor Water Parks in the Northeast

Family Travel: Indoor Water Parks in the Northeast

Indoor water parks are a perfect family vacation option during the cold winter months. We've rounded up six awesome indoor water parks that are within easy traveling distance of the New York metro area.




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