Westchester County's Family Health & Wellness Guide

Westchester County's Family Health & Wellness Guide

June 12, 2017   |   Kids' Health  


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UPDATED June 2017: A guide to healthcare professionals and services in Westchester County, NY, featuring a list of family doctors and pediatricians, hospitals and medical centers, fitness centers, dentists and orthodontists, and more in Mamaroneck, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Peekskill, Rye, Scarsdale, White Plains, Yonkers, and beyond.

Fitness Programs

GYMCATS GYMNASTICS AND BIRTHDAY PARTY CENTER
1 Odell Plaza at Equalize Fitness, Yonkers
914-965-7676

GymCats Gymnastics is located within Equalize Fitness Club, giving GymCats so much more to offer its students and parents. While children learn the skills and confidence they need for many of life's challenges, parents get to exercise in a world-class fitness facility. Exciting gymnastics classes are offered for children ages 20 months and older, including Mom and Me classes, Tiny Cat classes, toddler open gym, cheerleading groups, private tumbling lessons, summer camp, holiday camps, and birthday parties. Contact GymCats for more information on how to get started!

HOUSE OF SPORTS WESTCHESTER
1 Elm St., Ardsley
914-479-5419

Health and fitness is a crucial part of all child development. The House of Sports Tots Academy is the area's leading child physical development program. It uses a variety of fun and games to delight and engage kids in physical activity, while teaching them different sports. Children ages 18 months-4 years can learn baseball, basketball, soccer, or multi-sports in a non-competitive environment that promotes fun above all else! Our spring programs are now in session, and registration is open. Call 914-479-5419 to register, or visit houseofsportsny.com for more information.

ISG GYMNASTICS
151 Crotona Ave., Harrison
914-835-0010

ISG Gymnastics, serving the community for 40 years, is a family-run business where the kids come first! Classes for children, ages 10 months through high school. Ongoing registration. Birthday parties available. Girls' team and camps. Call for information and start your child toward a healthy future today.

JODI'S GYM
25 Hubbels Drive, Mount Kisco
914-244-8811
244 E. 84th St., Manhattan
212-772-7633


Jodi's Gym has been providing New York kids the highest level of fun and fitness for 34 years! Their step-by-step, no-fail approach ensures that every child feels a sense of accomplishment. They offer gymnastics (ages 3-12), Ninja Challenge (ages 4-8), Game On! (ages 3-5), parent and child gym, Music Together, summer and holiday break camps, free playtime and perks for members, private lessons, and the best birthday ever! Need transportation after school? They also bus from every Chappaqua elementary school!

LITTLE GYM (THE)
777 White Plains Road, Scarsdale
914-722-0072
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2121 Broadway, 2nd Floor (between 74th and 75th streets)
Upper West Side, Manhattan
212-799-1225
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207 E. 94th St. (between Second and Third avenues)
Upper East Side, Manhattan
212-787-1124
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28 Franklin Turnpike Waldwick, NJ
201-445-4444
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The Little Gym is an exercise and motor development center offering gymnastics classes, sports skills development, dance, cheerleading, and karate classes for children ages 4 months to 12 years, in a loving, non-competitive environment. Qualified instructors implement programs designed to build self-esteem and confidence. An emphasis on music and fun encourages both physical and emotional growth. The Little Gym also offers summer camp, holiday camp, Parent Survival Night, and Awesome Birthday Bashes.

PURCHASE COLLEGE AQUATICS
735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase
914-251-6546
Email christine.klint@purchase.edu

Held in our sparkling six-lane pool, the Purchase College aquatics program runs year-round and features children’s group lessons, parent and child classes, and specialty programs including adult lessons, lifeguarding, scuba certification, springboard diving, and private and semi-private lessons. All lessons are taught by certified American Red Cross instructors.

SOUND SHORE INDOOR TENNIS
303 Boston Post Road, Port Chester
914-939-1300

Group tennis instruction is an affordable, fun way for your child to learn to play tennis. Classes are offered every day for ages 4-18. Our twelve courts enable us to schedule classes for most levels each day, an advantage for families with busy schedules. We offer 10&Under Tennis with specially sized racquets, shorter courts, nets and lower bouncing balls that enable younger players to learn to rally quickly and play matches. Cardio Boot Camp, drop-in clinics, and Starter Tennis are enjoyable choices for adults for keeping fit and in the game!

STEFFI NOSSEN SCHOOL OF DANCE
216 Central Park Ave., White Plains
914-328-1900
Church of St. Mary the Virgin South Greeley Ave Chappaqua, NY


Since 1937, Westchester’s dance destination! Our faculty–college dance graduates with performance experience-transmits the joy and discipline of dance with warmth and enthusiasm. Our dance classes develop creativity, technique, and proper body alignment. Classes include modern, ballet, jazz, hip-hop, tap, classical story ballet, and Moving Wheels and Heels adaptive dance. Live music! Dance birthday parties arranged at our studio or your home, based on your child’s special interests and theme ideas.

STUDIO B DANCE CENTER
277 White Plains Road (entrance on Prospect Avenue), Eastchester
914-793-2799

Studio B offers a wide variety of classes for boys and girls, ages 2 and older. The nurturing staff have college degrees, professional performance experience, or certification in early childhood dance education. Convenient class schedules allow parents to bring siblings to dance at the same time in one of three spacious studios. Pleasant waiting rooms have viewing windows and television monitors for parents to watch their children dance. Please call the studio for more information.

Health

AFFINITY HEALTH PLAN
866-247-5678

For almost 30 years, Affinity Health Plan has been offering New York state-sponsored free or low-cost health coverage to New Yorkers who have Medicaid or no health insurance at all. Building on this unparalleled success, we added Medicare Advantage to seniors and dual eligible. Our managed care programs meet the need for coverage among people who are "underserved," those who may find it hard to get health care for different reasons such as language barriers, social and economic status, or other factors.

CARING FOR KIDS
140 Lockwood Ave., Suite 315, New Rochelle
914-355-2265
Email caringpediatricdentistry@gmail.com

Dr.Ivis Getz, a board-certified pediatric dentist, is committed to providing the highest quality dental care to infants, children, adolescents, and those with special needs. Dr. Getz recognizes that each child is a unique individual who deserves compassion and respect, which is evident in her friendly manner and calm demeanor. The dental team truly enjoys working with kids and will treat your child with warmth and compassion. The practice participates in many dental insurance plans and has convenient after-school and Saturday appointments available.

CREATIVE WONDERS THERAPY CENTER
470 Mamaroneck Ave., Suite 204, White Plains
914-421-8270 ext. 1
https://www.facebook.com/#!/creativewonderstherapy


Creative Wonders is a pediatric therapy center with seasoned occupational, physical, and speech therapists. Our therapists have significant training in many areas including sensory integration, PROMPT, and therapeutic listening. Our professional team collaborates closely with families to provide carryover activities for the home setting to maximize a child’s progress. Our state-of-the-art facility features a sensory gym that includes a “crash” pit, climbing wall, and vestibular equipment including various suspension swings.

FIDELIS CARE NEW YORK
888-FIDELIS (343-3547)

Fidelis Care offers free or low-cost health insurance coverage for children and adults of all ages and at all stages of life, including products available through NY State of Health: The Official Health Plan Marketplace. With more than 1.3 million members statewide, Fidelis Care was founded on the belief that all New Yorkers should have access to affordable, quality health insurance. For more information, call Fidelis Care at 888-FIDELIS (343-3547), or visit fideliscare.org.

GENTLE CARE PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
50 Dayton Lane, Suite 103, Peekskill
914-402-6980
40 Radio Circle, Mt. Kisco
914-241-1933


At Gentle Care Pediatric Dentistry, pediatric dentistry is exciting, upbeat, and something to look forward to! Our dental office is a bright, happy place that has been carefully designed for both the physical and psychological needs of your infants, children, or young adults. Dr. Jaish Markos, a board-certified pediatric dentist, provides the most up-to-date dental procedures, including digital x-rays, white tooth fillings, sealants, and hospital dentistry. We are committed to building a special relationship with children and their families to achieve a healthy and lasting smile for now, and years to come.

HARTSDALE FAMILY EYECARE
221 E. Hartsdale Ave., Hartsdale
914-725-1600

Featured on ABC News, Dr. Schwartz has more than 35 years experience treating children's vision. Many vision problems are often undetected during routine screenings. Warning signs include avoiding reading, poor comprehension, or re-reading words. Dr. Schwartz can determine if visual problems exist and prescribe special reading glasses, prism glasses, or vision therapy. Dr. Schwartz also prescribes special eyeglasses or contact lenses to stop vision from getting worse. Your child may be a candidate for orthokeratology, a non-surgical eye treatment using specially designed lenses to gently correct vision during sleep.

MAIN STREET PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
115 Main St., Suite 302, Tuckahoe
914-633-4440
Email drpennydds@aol.com

Dr. Penny Resnick-Graulich has been practicing children’s dentistry in Westchester for more than 20 years. Dr. Penny and her amazing staff pride themselves on making the entire dental experience a positive one for children, infants through teens, and their parents. They help anxious children feel secure during dental treatment and make every patient feel calm, confident, and comfortable, while promoting optimal oral health care. Special attention is given to those children with medical, physical, emotional, and mental disabilities. Their goal is to make your child an expert in preventative dentistry.

MARIA FARERI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
100 Woods Road, Valhalla
914-493-7000

Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center is the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley. It is the hospital that will care for a child you love if he or she is seriously ill or injured. Parents from Saugerties to Scarsdale and beyond bring their kids to Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital for life-changing and lifesaving care such as open-heart surgery, brain surgery, organ transplants, burn care, and cancer treatments. Its clinical expertise is matched only by its supportive, healing environment that gets the whole family feeling better.

MVP HEALTH CARE
1-800-TALK-MVP (825-5687)

MVP Health Care has a range of affordable, high-quality health plans-from free or low-cost New York State sponsored Medicaid Managed Care and Child Health Plus, to our many individual and family plans available through the NY State of Health TM Marketplace. Call us today and see if you qualify for free or low-cost health insurance.

PEDIATRIC ASSOCIATES OF SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER, P.C.
145 Huguenot St., Suite 200, New Rochelle
914-235-1400

Pediatric Associates of Southern Westchester provides quality, comprehensive healthcare from birth to age 21. We are recognized at the highest level of distinction by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient Centered Medical Home practice. Our physicians are affiliated with Montefiore New Rochelle, and Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Children’s Hospital. We accommodate same-day sick visits, have extended hours weeknights, and Saturday morning hours. To learn more about our practice and physicians, please visit our website and Facebook at pasw4kids.com, and facebook.com/pasw4kids.

SCARSDALE MEDICAL PEDIATRICS
550 Mamaroneck Ave., Harrison
914-723-8100
Email amyc@scarsdalemedical.com

At Scarsdale Medical Group, we take pride in caring for your children. We understand their health is your top priority. It’s our number one priority too which is why we are dedicated to providing the most up-to-date, high-quality pediatric care from birth through 21 years of age. We offer a full range of pediatric services: well exams with screenings, same day sick visits (appointment only), newborn hospital care (Greenwich Hospital), preventive medicine, care for acute and chronic illness, vaccinations, sports and camp physicals, and physicians on call 24-hours. To learn more, visit scarsdalemedical.com.

WESTCHESTER FAMILY ORTHODONTICS
450 Mamaroneck Ave. Suite 406, Harrison
914-732-3777
Email info@westchesterfamilyortho.com

Westchester Family Orthodontics is a brand new, completely digital and paperless office that uses the latest advances in orthodontic technology. Dr. Schnebel is among the select group of orthodontic specialists that has been board-certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. Westchester Family Orthodontics offers orthodontic care, both braces and Invisalign, for the entire family, including children, teens, and adults. Our annual Halloween Buy Back event donates all candy to troops overseas as part of Operation Gratitude.