Sports & Fitness Classes, Programs, & Teams for Children in Brooklyn

Sports & Fitness Classes, Programs, & Teams for Children in Brooklyn

Get your children active with one of these sport and fitness programs in Brooklyn.

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UPDATED October 2018: Looking to keep your kids fit in Brooklyn? Want a space for your children to let out some energy? Our comprehensive guide leads you directly to great classes, activities, and programs in Brooklyn focusing on sports and fitness. These facilities offer programs in dance, ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, fencing, sailing, swimming, soccer, tennis, gymnastics, tumbling, bowling, boozing, parkour, acrobatics, ice-skating, basketball, baseball, ice hockey, and golf. You’ll find locations for these sports and fitness programs in Canarsie, Flatlands, Boerum Hill, Sheepshead Bay, Park Slope, Fort Greene, Marine Park, Flatbush, Bergen Beach, Gravesend, Mill Basin, Williamsburg, and more across Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Staten Island.

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Fitness

APRIL'S DANCE-N-FEET
9409 and 9411 Avenue L
718-272-1813
4626 Flatlands Ave.
718-692-4809


Our classes are for ages 2 through adult. We teach ballet, tap, hip-hop, jazz, pointe, gymnastics, majorette, Caribbean, African, boys' classes, adult classes, lyrical, praise dance, karate, private lessons, and competition classes. Call or stop into one of our three convenient Brooklyn locations for more information. We offer a six-week Saturday summer classes held at our Avenue L location.

BROOKLYN FENCING CENTER
600 Degraw St., Boerum Hill
718-522-5822
Email info@brooklynfencing.com

Fencing is a unique sport which challenges you mentally and physically in a way that few pastimes can. It's a great fit for kids who aren't thrilled by team sports, letting you shine on your own merits while still making new friends and getting a great workout.

CAMP MARITIME
3000 Emmons Ave., Sheepshead Bay
718-332-4859

Camp Maritime provides an exciting, academic, youth development and leadership program, blending nautical activities, science, and wellness! Taught in small groups by U.S. Coast Guard-licensed captains and certified lifeguards and educators. Camp runs Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm, June 25-Aug. 31. Water activities include: sailing, boating, windsurfing, kite boarding, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, scuba diving, surfing, snorkeling, and fishing. On the final week, campers plan extended voyages–reading tide schedules, commanding the navigation, managing sail trim, and steering the course. 10-week, five-week, or two-week programs and door-to-door pickup service available.

CBE KIDS CAMP
274 Garfield Place, Park Slope
718-768-3814
Email bfinkelstein@cbebk.org

CBE Kids Camps offer campers a summer of new experiences! The Elementary Division (ages 4½-9) includes swimming, sports, music, gymnastics, arts and crafts, nature, and circus arts. Movin' On, CBE's Travel Camp, uses the Temple House as a base for daily trips in and around Manhattan, two overnights, electives, and special events. Ha'Geemnasia, CBE KIDS Hebrew Camp, offers native Hebrew speaking counselors. Hebrew is integrated into the daily activities such as swim, sports, art, cooking, and dance. Transportation is available.

DUTCH TOTAL SOCCER - AVIATOR SPORTS
3159 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn
718-758-7500

Dutch Total Soccer (DTS) Summer Skills Camps are offered at Aviator, Brooklyn from July 2–Aug. 10. Indoor and outdoor turf is available. Weekly sign up is possible. DTS Summer Camps offer a great balance between instructional training and games. Morning sessions consist of training and instructing players in technical aspects of the game. Afternoon sessions will be game oriented. Camps are open to boys and girls ages 5-15. Junior half-day camps for ages 5-7, regular camps for ages 8-15, and advanced camps for ages 8-15.

MATCHPOINT NYC
2781 Shell Road, Brooklyn
718-769-0001
2350 East 69th St., Brooklyn
718-444-3600


Email info@matchpoint.nyc

MatchPoint NYC is the sports and fitness destination for the entire family. Spread across 120,000-square-feet, this luxury health and fitness complex features nine indoor tennis courts, a brand new, state-of-the-art fitness center, aquatics center, rhythmic gymnastics center, and a variety of youth and adult programs. Call to register for the kids after-school programs, or visit our website for details.

MILL BASIN DAY CAMP
5945 Strickland Ave., Brooklyn
718-251-6200

Summers are times to spend with friends, make memories, and share experiences that last a lifetime. MBDC is dedicated to providing exciting and fulfilling camp experiences for children through fun, recreational, and safe activities. Our modern, air-conditioned, and private facility offers a wide range of activities for children entering pre-K through ninth grade. There are five individual camps, each with unique and innovative programming. Bring the family for a personal tour of the facility and discussion of the camp program.

MY GYM - PARK SLOPE
367 5th Ave., Brooklyn
718-788-2200

My Gym has developed an extraordinary program and facility devised to help children ages 6 weeks through 10 years develop physically, cognitively, and emotionally. We have hundreds of locations in more than 30 countries offering structured, age-appropriate, weekly classes that incorporate music, dance, relays, games, special rides, gymnastics, sports, and more. Children have loads of fun as they gain strength, balance, coordination, agility and flexibility while developing social skills, confidence, and self-esteem through our state-of-the-art facility, extensively trained staff, award-winning class programs, and excellent student-to-teacher ratio.

PARK SLOPE DAY CAMP (THE)
718-788-7732

For 27 years, Park Slope Day Camp has been providing Brooklyn families with a safe, nurturing, and unique day camp experience. Located in Park Slope, Windsor Terrace, Carroll Gardens, and Bay Ridge, we offer a wide variety of activities and options including traditional, circus, soccer, and travel camps. Flexible and accommodating schedules for parents; professional management; enthusiastic, caring, and well-trained staff; air-conditioned buses; transportation to and from camp in most Brooklyn locations; accredited by American Camp Association. Be part of the spirit that has kept us growing for 27 years!

RAB'S COUNTRY LANES
1600 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island
718-979-1600
Email fran@bowlatrabs.com

Rab's Country Lanes, has been providing a fun, safe haven for Staten Island residents for 20 years. Rab's provides a venue perfect for recreational, competitive, social play, and to celebrate that special occasion. It is more than just your neighborhood bowling alley: try Cosmic Bowling complete with a LED light show, or play the Laser Maze Challenge, where you navigate through a puzzle of lasers. Also featuring a Lounge, Snack Bar and Pizzeria, and Meeting Rooms.

SCHOOL AT THE MARK MORRIS DANCE CENTER (THE)
3 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn
718-624-8400
Email info@mmdg.org

Founded on the principle of choreographer Mark Morris that dance should be available to everyone, The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center offers year-round, community-based dance and music programming for children 18 months-18 years, in a fully inclusive and nurturing environment located in the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District. The school’s diverse and professional faculty provides progressive and non-competitive instruction with classes accompanied by live music. Though we are a non-recital school, there are opportunities for students to perform and for parents to see their dancers in action.

STREB
51 N. 1st St., Brooklyn
718-384-6491

KidAction is based on Elizabeth Streb’s POPACTION which intertwines dance, athletics, boxing, rodeo, the circus, and Hollywood stunt work into bristling muscle-and-motion vocabulary and reflects the high-energy, fast-paced movement that kids experience all around them every day. Offering 16 session classes for children age 18 months–teens with additional classes in kid trampoline, flying trapeze, and parkour! Also offering full-day camps for ages 6-13 and half-day camps for ages 3-5. Call 718-384-6491 today to get in on the action! streb.org

STREB SUMMER CAMP AT SLAM
51 N. 1st St., Brooklyn
718-384-6491

Spend the summer creating and performing in your very own circus! Step right up and enter SLAM’s three-ring circus: Fly on the trapeze! Bounce on the trampoline! Walk the tightrope! Create action moves in the splash pool! Fly, fall, slam, slide, soar with POPACTION and your favorite action heroes! Choose one week or all! Each week builds upon skills learned in previous weeks. Camps are open level-no previous experience required. There will be a performance every Friday of Circus Camp (ages 6-13). Camp options for ages 3-5 available as well.

URBAN EXPLORERS DAY CAMP
38-32 Flatlands Ave., Brooklyn
718-951-9732
Email admin@urbanexplorers.nyc

Urban Explorers has more than 40 years of experience providing fun-filled, educationally sound programs geared toward a child’s learning and socialization. Each day provides new and exciting activities, each week new and exciting trips. Research shows that program diversity naturally enhances a child’s curiosity and innate ability to learn. This leads to our belief that the more children explore, the faster they discover themselves. If you live anywhere in Brooklyn, the Rockaways, or near the Brooklyn-Queens border, we will gladly provide free door-to-door transportation.

MultiSports Programs

BROOKLYN FENCING CENTER
600 Degraw St., Boerum Hill
718-522-5822
Email info@brooklynfencing.com

Fencing is a unique sport which challenges you mentally and physically in a way that few pastimes can. It's a great fit for kids who aren't thrilled by team sports, letting you shine on your own merits while still making new friends and getting a great workout.

CHELSEA PIERS SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX
West 23rd Street and Hudson River Park, Manhattan
Field House Registration Desk: 212-336-6500 x6520 Camps: 212-336-6846

With 15 unique sports camps to choose from, world-class facilities, professional and caring instruction, and the most exciting sports curriculum available, Chelsea Piers is NYC’s premier destination for youth sports! Children and teens, ages 3-17 enjoy a variety of options from pre-school, junior, full-day, and specialty camps. Our full-day sports camps include: golf, gymnastics, sports academy, figure skating, ice hockey, basketball, and urban adventure for teens. Aftercare and bus transportation is available for full-day campers. Summer Camps run June 18-Aug. 31. Sign up for one, two, or more weeks!

DUTCH TOTAL SOCCER - AVIATOR SPORTS
3159 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn
718-758-7500

Dutch Total Soccer (DTS) Summer Skills Camps are offered at Aviator, Brooklyn from July 2–Aug. 10. Indoor and outdoor turf is available. Weekly sign up is possible. DTS Summer Camps offer a great balance between instructional training and games. Morning sessions consist of training and instructing players in technical aspects of the game. Afternoon sessions will be game oriented. Camps are open to boys and girls ages 5-15. Junior half-day camps for ages 5-7, regular camps for ages 8-15, and advanced camps for ages 8-15.

INN AT EAST HILL FARM (THE)
460 Monadnock St., Troy
800-242-6495
Email info@east-hill-farm.com

The Inn at East Hill Farm is an award-winning family farm vacation resort that is open year-round. Guests enjoy hands-on time with farm animals, milking the cow or goat, collecting chicken eggs, horseback riding, patting the bunnies, making butter and cheese, and helping with barn chores. Resort amenities include a children's recreation program, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, hiking, tennis, shuffleboard, basketball, water-skiing (July and August only), boating, cross country skiing, sleigh rides, snowshoeing, sledding, and ice skating. Rates include three home-cooked meals daily, and a bottomless cookie jar!

MATCHPOINT NYC
2781 Shell Road, Brooklyn
718-769-0001
2350 East 69th St., Brooklyn
718-444-3600


Email info@matchpoint.nyc

MatchPoint NYC is the sports and fitness destination for the entire family. Spread across 120,000-square-feet, this luxury health and fitness complex features nine indoor tennis courts, a brand new, state-of-the-art fitness center, aquatics center, rhythmic gymnastics center, and a variety of youth and adult programs. Call to register for the kids after-school programs, or visit our website for details.


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