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ALTERNATIVE SPORTS AND NON-COMPETITIVE PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES IN SUFFOLK COUNTY, LONG ISLAND

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If you have a non-athletic child, you can still find ways to bond with him or her through non-competitive physical activities. We've compiled a guide to parks, rinks, and other sports centers in Suffolk County, Long Island, that offer healthy and fun activities - like hiking, biking, and table tennis - for all ages. 

 


Get off the Couch! Go...

 

...GAMING

Active Kidz Long Island

East Hills; (516) 621-6600; www.activekidzlongisland.com

With a 3-level indoor Adventure Maze, rock-climbing, indoor gym, and laser tag (for birthday parties only), plus a snack bar for refueling, your kids will stay...well, active!


Hampton Table Tennis League

Water Mill; (631) 521.7566; www.hamptontabletennisclub.com  

A non-profit table tennis club offering community members plenty of space to practice with robotic ball feeders, plus private lessons taught by the table tennis pros. Table fees, $20/hour; yearly memberships start at $250. 

  

Once Upon a Treetop

Plainview; (516) 349-1140; www.onceuponatreetop.com

Kids engage in interactive play, take music and movement classes, and of course, climb through the facility's tree house play unit.

 

 

...HIKING 

Hempstead Lake State Park

West Hempstead; (516) 766-1029; www.nysparks.state.ny.us

In addition to its popular hiking area (three miles of trail surrounding Hempstead Lake), the park offers fishing ponds, tennis courts, bridle trails, playgrounds, and a historic carousel.

 

 

...BIKING

Suffolk Bicycle Riders Association

St. James; www.sbraweb.org

Join up (available to bikers of all ages and experience levels) and go for organized short, intermediate, or more challenging rides. Website lists a calendar of events. Membership, $20 per individual, or $25 per family.

 

Huntington Bike Club

Meetings are held in Greenlawn; (631) 220-9517; www.huntingtonbicycleclub.org  

A non-profit organization offering group rides to beginner, intermediate, and advanced riders. Family participation is encouraged. Annual dues, $25 per individual or $30 per family.

 

 

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