Things to Do With Active Kids in Queens this September

Things to Do With Active Kids in Queens this September

These events help active kids get moving with fun, physical activities. Enjoy indoor and outdoor activities for the whole family to keep moving in Queens this September.

Rocket Park Mini Golf
WHEN: Apr. 8 - Oct. 28, Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10am-6pm
WHERE: New York Hall of Science, 4701 111th St., Corona, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Kids will putt their way through a nine-hole miniature-golf course that teaches the science of spaceflight, propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more.
WANT TO GO? $6; $5 children and seniors with museum admission: $16; $13 children, students, and seniors. 718-699-0005. nysci.org.

Old Time Base Ball
WHEN: Aug. 4 - Nov. 3, Saturdays, 11am
WHERE: Old Bethpage Restoration Village, 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Watch as teams from the 1864 league play base ball (as it was spelled then) following the rules and customs of the 19th century in vintage uniforms.
WANT TO GO? See website for cost. 631-930-9054 . obvrnassau.com.

Capoeira for Beginners FREE
WHEN: Aug. 11 - Sep. 15, Saturdays 1pm - 2pm
WHERE: Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: This six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira, offering guidance with balance, flexibility, and agility while also providing a brief history of Capoeira traditions.
WANT TO GO? 718-956-1819. socratessculpturepark.org.

US Open
WHEN: Aug. 27 - Sep. 9, See website
WHERE: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center , Flushing Meadow Corona Park, Flushing, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Make this year memorable by seeing the champions slay it on the tennis court.
WANT TO GO? $10 and up. 800-673-6819. usopen.org.

Flag Football Clinic FREE
WHEN: Sep. 1 - 8, Saturdays 10am-12pm
WHERE: Kissena Playground in Kissena Park, , 164th and Oak Street, Fresh Meadows, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: The league welcomes girls and boys to take part in instructional drills, strategies, and live game play. Equipment provided.
WANT TO GO? 718-393-7370. nycgovparks.org.

Tai Chi in the Gardens
WHEN: Sep. 2 - Oct. 31, 10:30-11:30am
WHERE: Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Tai Chi, a unique form of "moving meditation," calms the mind, relaxes the body and strengthens the spirit. All experience levels welcome.  
WANT TO GO? $18. 516-252-3392. oldwestburygardens.org.

Ping Pong Game Time FREE
WHEN: Sep. 4 - Oct. 30, Tuesdays, 4pm
WHERE: Glen Oaks Library, 256-04 Union Turnpike, Glen Oaks, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Let's play ping pong!
WANT TO GO? 718-831-8636. queenslibrary.org.

Alley Pond Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays FREE
WHEN: Sep. 9 - Oct. 28, Sundays, 1:30-3:30pm
WHERE: Alley Pond Park, Oakland Gardens, Douglaston, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: An outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, team building, and includes both low and high elements.
WANT TO GO? 718-217-4685. nycgovparks.org.

Ninja Training Demo FREE
WHEN: Friday, Sep. 14, 3:30-4:30pm
WHERE: My Gym Fresh Meadows, 176-60 Union Turnpike, Suite 310, Fresh Meadows, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Calling all Ninja's for a demo class featuring obstacle courses, team challenges, conditioning skills, and fun!
WANT TO GO? 718-380-4599. mygym.com/queens.

New York Islanders vs. Philadelphia Flyers- Pre-season Game
WHEN: Sunday, Sep. 16, 1pm
WHERE: NYCB LIVE, Home of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Come cheer for your favorite team during this pre-season mash up.
WANT TO GO? $23. 516-231-4848 . nycblive.com.

Kids & Family Programs: Jump Up! Bonus Play Saturday
WHEN: Saturday, Sep. 29, 10:30am
WHERE: Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Test your family’s fun factor in a series of energetic team relay races!
WANT TO GO? $10. 516-252-3392. oldwestburygardens.org.

Animal Yoga For Families
WHEN: Sunday, Sep. 30, 10am
WHERE: Queens Zoo, 3-51 111th St., Corona, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: Learn about animal movements while you limber up and stretch like the animals.
WANT TO GO? $20 . 800-433-4149. queenszoo.com.

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