Keep your family healthy with these service providers in Queens.>
UPDATED December 2018: Queens is home to a variety of doctors, dentists, health care plans, mental health professionals, and medical centers for kids and families, so you’re sure to find the provider you need. There are ways to keep your kids active in Queens, including playspaces, trampoline parks, dance studios, rock-climbing venues, basketball programs, tennis lessons, and soccer. You’ll also find health insurance providers, pediatricians, therapists and counselors, dentists, speech therapy, and orthodontists. These health care and wellness providers are located throughout Queens, including locations in neighborhoods such as Long Island City, Astoria, Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows, College Point, Middle Village, Rego Park, Bellerose, Sunnyside, Elmhurst, Jamaica, Bayside, Flushing, and Woodside.
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Where is the best place to get and stay healthy and fit? Sky Zone, Deer Park, LI. Our Sky Fit classes are second to none. Low impact, high energy, you will burn calories like never before. Trampoline workouts are fun. Anyone can do them so long as you are 13 or older. Certified instructors ensure you get the workout right for you. Dodgeball and volleyball nights are also offered.
ACD is a family-owned business which opened in November 2017 after the owner, who has provided in home childcare in Astoria for more than 10 years, noticed a lack of activities, classes, and play for parents and children to enjoy. Since opening, ACD has joined up with many businesses such as Petite Ballroom, Kids Music Together, The Pineapple Explorers Club, and Soccer Friends USA. Our goal is to provide a safe and educational space for children to learn and grow through healthy activities including exploring, music, dance, and play most of all!
AFFINITY HEALTH PLAN
For more than 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.
All Star Studios program is designed to encourage and educate the students on how to increase flexibility, improve coordination, focus on muscle strengthening, build poise, and have fun. All instructors have experience in both teaching and performing, to teach students the skills needed to pursue a career as a true artist as well as the compassion to help push them toward their goals, build their self-confidence, and encourage a healthy, active lifestyle. Visit allstarstudiosnyc.com.
ALLIED PHYSICIANS GROUP
3 Huntington Quadrangle, Melville
The more than 120 physicians that comprise Allied Physicians Group are among the top pediatricians throughout Long Island, New York City, Westchester County, the Hudson Valley, and beyond. When you bring your children to an Allied pediatric practice, you know they are getting the very best care. Our doctors have access to resources, technology, and support that other, stand-alone pediatric practices simply cannot offer. Our doctors have more time for what matters most-you and your child! For more information, visit alliedphysiciansgroup.com or call us at 866-621-2769.
AMERICAN DANCE & DRAMA
188-22 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village
American Dance & Drama Studio is the original neighborhood school that was established more than 44 years ago at the same location. We offer quality teaching and an extremely professional staff, while maintaining a fun and exciting environment. Come visit our new, multi-level, high-tech studios—the largest in Queens at 7,000-square-feet! We offer classes for ages 2 through adults in all types of dance, as well as gymnastics, drama, Zumba, and singing. Call now, there is still time to register!
Bouncing promotes fun and healthy exercise. BounceU of College Point is "Where Birthdays Come to Life!" Whether you’re celebrating a milestone or gathering with friends, classmates, teammates, or clubs, we provide the ultimate private party and play experience. We host field trips, school fundraisers, and of course, amazing birthday parties! Cleanliness and safety are top priorities at BounceU of College Point, where the staff is always attentive to your needs, providing superior customer service and a personalized experience unlike any other. Come celebrate with us today!
BROOKLYN BOULDERS - QUEENSBRIDGE
23-10 41st Ave., Long Island City
Fall out of your routine with Brooklyn Boulders. Our youth programs and classes are always in session at Brooklyn Boulders (BKB) Queensbridge, where kids learn year-round! We host after-school and weekend youth programs, adventure camps, and birthday parties. All programs are designed to boost mental and physical education of our youth—on and off the climbing walls. Our friendly, highly trained staff teach kids how to climb, solve problems, and conquer challenges. Kids will gain self-confidence, make new friends, and learn empowering life skills. BKB is the place to be.
COMPREHENSIVE CONSULTATION PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, P.C.
114-20 Queens Blvd. Suite CS 2
180 E. 79th St. Suite 1C
Comprehensive Consultation Psychological Services, P.C. is a group of school and neuro-psychologists, who diagnose and assess a variety of conditions in children and adults. We perform neuropsychological, educational, speech, language, and psychiatric evaluations to help you understand your child’s strengths and weaknesses, and plan for their educational success and emotional well-being. Who we help: children and adults with learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD/ADD), memory and processing deficits, developmental disorders (speech delay, motor, and adaptive delays), depression, anxiety, behavioral issues, and mood disorders.
Cunningham Tennis offers programs for all levels, ages 4-18. Our programs run all year with indoor and outdoor seasons. Our goal is to provide tennis instruction from adult teaching professionals through pathways that provide a clear road of development. We aim to share our expertise and love for the game of tennis. Tennis is a great game for the whole family. It provides physical and mental health benefits including improved cardiovascular health, muscle development, focus, problem solving skills, self-esteem, and mood. Cunningham Tennis also offers a Schools Program and Summer Camp.
Dr. Lee is a licensed psychologist who has more than 10 years of clinical experience working with children and adults in clinical and educational settings. Services include neuropsychological assessments, psychoeducational evaluations, and psychotherapy. Specialize in testing and conditions including ADHD, learning difficulties, depression, and anxiety. Some insurance plans accepted.
At Girl's & Boy’s Basketball and Beyond, our Summer Camp focuses on healthy lifestyle habits. Childhood obesity is a serious health threat to children! Obesity has doubled in children and quadrupled in teenagers over the past 30 years nationwide. Through our weekly themed lessons, we will teach your child a holistic approach to learning basketball, nutrition, and education. The main cause of childhood obesity is a combination of eating too much and exercising too little. Health risks associated with childhood obesity include Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure. Enroll now!
HUG MUSIC, CREATIVE & NURTURING MUSIC LESSONS FOR EVERYBODY
112-01 75th Ave., Lower Level, Forest Hills
Hug Music's mission is to nurture a love for music by promoting students’ musical growth and important life skills. We offer programs to all individuals including children with special needs. Our signature Hug Melody classes are for children ages 6 months to 4 years. Chorus Group is for ages 4-7. We also offer private and duo lessons on piano, guitar, voice, and music therapy. Music therapy is effective for children with special needs (autism, ADHD) to improve important learning skills. Call or email today for more information and to register.
Kids Only Dental has a reputation for offering comprehensive pediatric dental care in a friendly, inviting, and professional environment. When you visit our practice, you're not just another smile-you're family! Our entire dental team is dedicated to your child's health, and helping to maintain his or her beautiful smile for many years to come. Please visit our website (kidsonlydental.net) to learn more about our practice, the dental care we provide, and to schedule an appointment today. Your child's smile matters!
LITTLE STEPS 1, INC. SPEECH & LANGUAGE CLINIC ADELINA SAMUELS, M.A. C.C.C.-S.L.P. SPEECH PATHOLOGIST
63-70 Woodhaven Blvd. , Rego Park
Little Steps 1, Inc. aims to help people develop their communication abilities, as well as treat speech, language, swallowing, and voice disorders. Services include prevention, identification, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation. Therapy is provided via play, utilization of PROMPT techniques, and ABA therapy using a naturalistic approach. More than 20 years of experience in treating: Aphasia, Apraxia, Articulation (Phonology), Dysarthria, Speech/Language Delay, Pre-Reading Activities, Autism/PPD, Stuttering, Swallowing Disorders, Frenulectomy, Voice, Cleft Lip or Palate.
LONG ISLAND CENTER FOR SPEECH AND MYOFUNCTIONAL THERAPY
Locations across Suffolk and Nassau: East Yaphank, Farmingville, Stony Brook, Commack, Jericho, Wantagh, and Lake Success
Queens: 718-640-6767 Nassau: 516-216-1791 Suffolk: 631-689-6858
Janine Stiene, speech-language pathologist, owns and operates Long Island Center for Speech and Myofunctional Therapy. With her group of therapists, she supports families and children across Long Island, specializing in PROMPT, feeding, myofunctional therapy, voice disorders, fluency, augmentative communication, articulation, auditory processing disorders, expressive and receptive language disorders (adults and children). Intensive feeding therapy for individuals who suffer from texture and consistency aversions, and FEES—Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing—are also offered. Seven affiliated offices across Long Island participate with most health insurance and offer evening and Saturday hours.
Our Mindful Child is a learning center that promotes social-emotional-cognitive skills in children from kindergarten through fifth grade. Founded by a neuropsychologist, we use structured, interactive, evidence-based approaches to help students build critical life skills that prepare them for longterm success. Sign up for your free trial class today!
REGO PARK ORTHODONTICS
98-41 Queens Blvd. suite 1A, Rego Park
Rego Park Orthodontics welcomes children and adults of all ages for a free orthodontic exam and consultation. The office is equipped with the most recent digital technology to make the experience of orthodontic treatment as relaxed as possible for our patients. Patients can choose from different types of braces for treatment: metal braces that come with colors of their choice, ceramic braces without colors, or simply be treated with free clear aligners like Invisalign.
Dance at Rose Academy of Ballet promotes an active body and mind! Our studio offers comprehensive dance programs for ages 2-18. Our ballet classes feature professional instruction and a music education element from our live accompanist. Dance classes combine movement and music, while leaving space for your child's creativity. Children actively gain physical strength, personal confidence, and increased body awareness, while learning the fundamentals of dance, and having fun.
For many children, the place to play is, or has to be, within their own four walls. Homework, computer games, and surfing the internet restrict the time for physical activity. Continuing reduction of physical education in schools compounds the issue of inactivity for children. SFUSA compensates for children’s lack of physical activity by providing a variety of physical activities in all of our programs. We focus exclusively on the needs, desires, and interests of children. Our classes are energetic, fun, and your child will learn new skills.
Superkickers offers many programs year-round to keep the kids healthy and fit. Soccer consists of four seasons throughout the year, with many indoor locations starting at age 2, so even the youngsters can keep active when it is freezing out! There are also Acrobatics and Dance drop-in classes. Our after-school, mini camps, and summer camps are great when school is not in session as a place where in addition to sports we offer music, arts, and yoga. Our mission is to keep children active and engaged in fun activities in a non-competitive environment where kids learn new skills, make friends, and improve self-esteem.
USTA BILLIE JEAN KING NATIONAL TENNIS CENTER
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Flushing
Register now at: ntc.usta.com
The USTA Billie Jean National Tennis Center offers year-round programs as well as fun-filled summer day camps for all ages and levels. We offer camps for the recreational student up to and including academy level players. Enrollment is available online at ntc.usta.com. Campers work on tennis techniques, tactics, sports conditioning, and strategy geared to maximizing learning while having fun. As the students develop, they are advanced to more challenging groups. Our camp also offers cross-training activities, such as soccer, softball, basketball, and many field trips to venues located nearby.
150-25 Union Turnpike , Flushing
Dr. Zweihorn is a board-certified orthodontist specializing in the treatment of children, teens, and adults. His focus is on helping you get your best smile, paying close attention to your concerns and the specific requirements that are most important to you. Dr. Zweihorn brings to you the experience of more than 10 years of private practice, and offers a wide variety of orthodontic options using state-of-the-art technology. At Zweihorn Orthodontics, we have the most kind and helpful team in town. Come and see for yourself!