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Free Summer Sports Programs for NYC Kids Offered by City Parks Foundation

Free Summer Sports Programs for NYC Kids Offered by City Parks Foundation

Throughout the summer, City Parks Foundation is offering free summer sports programs for kids in New York City, including free tennis, golf, soccer, and track and field instruction and free use of equipment in parks across all five boroughs.

Super Duper Tennis Offers Lessons for Tots in Park Slope

Super Duper Tennis Offers Lessons for Tots in Park Slope

Super Duper Tennis, a program that offers kid's tennis lessons in NYC, recently began offering its tennis lessons for children in Park Slope, Brooklyn, at Powerplay.

Queens USTA Tennis Center Expands Mommy and Me Program

Queens USTA Tennis Center Expands Mommy and Me Program

The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is expanding its Mommy and Me tennis program to accommodate more participants, and is adding an Orange 2 class to its 10 and Under Tennis program.

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.

West Rock Indoor Offers Tennis Academy for Kids and Teens

West Rock Indoor Offers Tennis Academy for Kids and Teens

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.

Swimming Lessons and Programs for Kids in Rockland County, NY

Swimming Lessons and Programs for Kids in Rockland County, NY

UPDATED JULY 2014: 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 2014: 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.

Tennis Lessons for Kids in Manhattan

Tennis Lessons for Kids in Manhattan

UPDATED JULY 2014: Find tennis courts and tennis professionals in Manhattan to teach your child how to play tennis in NYC. We have kids tennis classes and programs taught by local professionals in Union Square, Chelsea, Midtown, the Upper East Side, or the rest of Manhattan.

Swimming Lessons and Programs for Kids in Manhattan, NYC

Swimming Lessons and Programs for Kids in Manhattan, NYC

UPDATED JULY 2014: 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 2014: 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 2014: 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.

Tennis Lessons and Programs in Queens, NY

Tennis Lessons and Programs in Queens, NY

UPDATED JULY 2014: Find tennis courts and tennis professionals in Queens to teach your child how to play tennis in Queens. We have kids tennis classes and programs taught by local professionals in Bayside, Forest Hills, and more.

Go! Tennis Offers New Children's Tennis Program

Go! Tennis Offers New Children's Tennis Program

Go! Tennis, a Bayside-based tennis facility, will start offering Teddy Tennis this spring, as well as Teddy Tennis birthday parties. Teddy Tennis, a lessons program for kids, teaches the fundamentals of tennis by combining music, pictures, and teddy bear stories.

Ask the Expert: How Can Kids Benefit from Playing Tennis, and When Should They Start?

Ask the Expert: How Can Kids Benefit from Playing Tennis, and When Should They Start?

Tennis can help kids develop many physical, social, and mental skills that they can use in other areas of life. We asked Go! Tennis director George Garland what age is right to start tennis lessons and what the goals of those early lessons should be.

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

Sportime's New Eastchester Location Features 8 Clay Courts

Sportime's New Eastchester Location Features 8 Clay Courts

Sportime's new Eastchester location is located on the grounds of the Lake Isle Country Club and will offer the John McEnroe Tennis Academy. The new location will also play host to United States Tennis Association adult competitions and USTA junior tournaments.

Boys and Girls High School in Brooklyn Gets a New Tennis Court, Courtesy of Sprite

Boys and Girls High School in Brooklyn Gets a New Tennis Court, Courtesy of Sprite

The Sprite Spark Parks Project for Schools program awarded a $25,000 grant to the Boys and Girls High School in Brooklyn to rebuild the school's tennis court and get students active.

The Many Benefits of Individual Sports

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.

City Parks Foundation's Reebok Junior Tennis Academy Announces Scholarship Tryouts for NYC Residents

City Parks Foundation's Reebok Junior Tennis Academy Announces Scholarship Tryouts for NYC Residents

The Reebok Junior Tennis Academy will hold tryouts for its annual summer scholarship training program on May 14. Tryouts are open to New York City residents ages 8 to 16.

Match Point Tennis Club in Orangeburg Offers New Summer Tennis Program

Match Point Tennis Club in Orangeburg Offers New Summer Tennis Program

Match Point Tennis Club, an indoor tennis facility in Orangeburg, NY, is enrolling for its spring programs and gearing up for its first summer camp season.

New Places, New Programs: West Rock Tennis Club in Rockland

New Places, New Programs: West Rock Tennis Club in Rockland

Under new management and housed in a renovated state-of-the-art facility, West Rock Tennis Club is poised for the future of fitness.

Are You Ready for a Travel Team?

Are You Ready for a Travel Team?

When families commit to youth sports teams, in particular to one in an organization that travels, the result can be anything but child’s play.

Kids on the Court: Tennis in Flushing

Kids on the Court: Tennis in Flushing

A new program has been under development in select cities around the country including USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing and launches nationally this month. QuickStart Tennis, designed for ages 5-10, aims to develop skills by playing, not drilling.




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