Things to Do With Active Kids in Queens this November

Things to Do With Active Kids in Queens this November

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These events are perfect for active kids get moving with physical activities. From Tai Chi to an adventure course for the whole family, keep active in Queens this November.

Public Skating
WHEN: Jan. 8 - Dec. 23, Monday-Friday, 9am-5:15pm; Fridays, 7-9:50pm; Saturday-Sunday, 12-4:45pm; Saturdays, 8-9:50pm
WHERE: World Ice Arena, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 131st Street and Avery Avenue, Flushing, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Whether you're lacing up skates for the first time, or you're an experienced skater, participants will love ice skating at the World Ice Arena.
WANT TO GO? $6 weekdays; $9 weekends; $5 skate rental. 718-760-9001. worldice.com.

Girls Basketball Clinic FREE
WHEN: Aug. 25 - Nov. 10, Fridays, 5-7pm
WHERE: Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park, NY
AGES: 13-17
WHAT: Instructors will teach participants the basic rules and fundamental skills of basketball in preparation for a 2018 winter basketball tournament.
WANT TO GO? 718-393-7370. nycgovparks.org.

Ice Skating Season
WHEN: Oct. 11 - Apr. 1, daily, 8:30-12am
WHERE: The Rink at Rockefeller Center, 600 Fifth Ave., Midtown, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Take a skate around the outdoor rink before stopping by the many shops and restaurants at Rockefeller Center. Skate lessons are offered as well.
WANT TO GO? $25; $15 seniors and for children younger than 11. 212-332-7654. therinkatrockcenter.com.

Public Ice Skating
WHEN: Oct. 23 - Feb. 28, Monday-Tuesday, 10am-2:30pm; Wednesday-Thursday, 10am-10pm; Friday-Saturday, 10am-11pm; Sundays, 10am-9pm
WHERE: Wollman Rink, 59th Street and Central Park South, Central Park, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: This outdoor rink offers an amazing view of the Manhattan skyline, plus a skating school, a hockey program, and birthday party offerings on the ice. Check out the nearby carousel for $3 a ride in between skates.
WANT TO GO? Monday-Thursday: $12; $5 seniors; $6 for children 11 and younger; Friday-Sunday and holidays: $19; $9 seniors; $6 for children 11 and younger. 212-439-6900. wollmanskatingrink.com.

Bank of America Winter Village
WHEN: Oct. 28 - Mar. 4, daily, 8am-10pm
WHERE: Bryant Park, 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The park becomes a winter wonderland with an outdoor ice skating rink (free entry!), a European-inspired open-air market for holiday shopping, rinkside dining, and even an observation deck full of games and art supplies.
WANT TO GO? $20 skate rental. 212-768-4242. bryantpark.org.

Keep Calm and Practice Yoga
WHEN: Nov. 4 - 11, Saturdays, 9:15am
WHERE: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Book a spot and bring your mat! Certified master yoga instructor Mike Mancini will lead these hour long yoga sessions, using an adaptable approach suitable for beginners to experienced students.
WANT TO GO? $16. 718-229-4000. alleypond.com.

Music and Movement
WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 8, 11:30am
WHERE: Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Enjoy creative movement exercises and interactive sing-alongs that get little bodies moving to the rhythm.
WANT TO GO? $3 with museum admission: $13; $12 seniors 65 and older; free for children younger than 1. 516-224-5800. licm.org.

Long Island Nets vs. Grand Rapids Drive
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 12, 3pm
WHERE: NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Presented By New York Community Bank, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: The Long Island Nets take on the Grand Rapids Drive. Parking for this event is $5 upon arrival.
WANT TO GO? $15 and up. 800-745-3000. nycblive.com.

7th Annual Kid's Turkey Trot
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 23, 9am
WHERE: Long Island City YMCA, 32-23 Queens Blvd., Long Island City, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Families can start a new Thanksgiving Day tradition at this event designed to celebrate healthy living, fun, and community diversity. Activities will include a mini dance class, warm-up and stretches, pictures with the turkey, a post-race dance, and an awards celebration where trophies and medals will be given to participants. Registration required.
WANT TO GO? $15; $28 for families with up to three children. 718-392-7932. ymcanyc3.givezooks.com.

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