Family-Friendly Martial Arts Studio Opens in Nolita

Family-Friendly Martial Arts Studio Opens in Nolita

The Martial Arts Family Studio opened in Nolita on September 12 and is a place for the entire family. Children’s classes will begin at 2:00pm, and are split into age groups of 3.5-4.5 years old, 4.5-6 years old, 6-10 years old, and 11-15 years old....

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My Gym Adds Three New Classes to Stony Brook and Huntington Station Locations

My Gym Adds Three New Classes to Stony Brook and Huntington Station Locations

With more than 550 facilities worldwide, My Gym offers a variety of fun fitness programs for children ages newborn and older. Each class is tailored to a specific age group, including mommy-and-me style sessions, karate classes at three different l...

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Sports & Fitness Programs for Kids in Manhattan

Sports & Fitness Programs for Kids in Manhattan

UPDATED October 2018: Looking to keep your kids fit in Manhattan? Our comprehensive New York guide leads you directly to great, local Manhattan classes and programs focusing on sports and fitness, including gyms, training, family fitness, golf, bas...

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Sports Classes & Programs & Fitness Centers for Kids on Long Island

Sports Classes & Programs & Fitness Centers for Kids on Long Island

UPDATED October 2018: Long Island has many fun ways to keep your kids moving and engaged with plenty of options for sports and fitness. So you can choose the perfect program to keep your children active year-round, including after-school classes, h...

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

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

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...

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Sports & Fitness Programs for Kids in Queens

Sports & Fitness Programs for Kids in Queens

UPDATED October 2018: Looking to keep your kids fit in Queens, NY? Our comprehensive guide leads you directly to great, local Queens classes and programs focusing on sports and fitness, including gyms, soccer football and basketball clinics, and gy...

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Sports Programs, Sports Teams, Fitness Centers, & Fitness Classes for Kids in Westchester County

Sports Programs, Sports Teams, Fitness Centers, & Fitness Classes for Kids in Westchester County

UPDATED October 2018: Looking to keep your kids physically fit in Westchester County year-round? Our comprehensive guide leads you directly to great classes and summer camps focusing on sports and fitness, including gyms, skating facilities, horseb...

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Sports Classes, Teams, Lessons, & Leagues & Fitness Centers for Kids and Families in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

Sports Classes, Teams, Lessons, & Leagues & Fitness Centers for Kids and Families in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

UPDATED October 2018: If you’re looking for a way for your child to burn off some extra energy in Rockland County or Bergen County, NJ, consider enrolling them in a sports or fitness program. Luckily Rockland and Bergen counties are home to a varie...

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ACD Playspace in Astoria Launches New Children's Programs This Fall

ACD Playspace in Astoria Launches New Children's Programs This Fall

ACD Play Space, a childcare and learning center in Astoria, is launching a series of new programs for children this fall. Inspired by the popular Zumba exercise program, Zumbini starts Sept. 17 and is for ages 0 to 4 years and combines music, dance...

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5 Ways to Help Your Teen Have an Active and Healthy Lifestyle

5 Ways to Help Your Teen Have an Active and Healthy Lifestyle

Good exercise and eating habits are vital and are best established at a young age. By teaching your teen effective and enjoyable ways to exercise and stay well, you are setting her up to live a healthy and happy life. Here are five things you shoul...

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Nickelodeon to Celebrate 15th Annual Worldwide Day of Play

Nickelodeon to Celebrate 15th Annual Worldwide Day of Play

Go to any park, restaurant, or public space, and you’re all but guaranteed to see a child with their head buried in a smartphone or tablet. It’s a familiar scene, and one that’s inevitable in today’s technology-driven world. But Nickelodeon wants t...

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Joffery Ballet School Adds Broadway Theater, Children’s, and Youth Ballet in Long Island City

Joffery Ballet School Adds Broadway Theater, Children’s, and Youth Ballet in Long Island City

For the first time ever, Joffrey Ballet School is offering its Children’s Ballet and Youth Ballet programs at its second location in Long Island City. The school is also adding a brand new musical theater program to teach kids Broadway-style and ly...

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CrossFit Sunset Park Now Offering Classes  For Children Ages 5 to 17

CrossFit Sunset Park Now Offering Classes For Children Ages 5 to 17

CrossFit Sunset Park, a fitness center in Sunset Park, is now offering CrossFit classes for children ages 5 to 17. CrossFit is a fitness regimen that incorporates a mix of physical activities, including interval training, gymnastic and calisthenics...

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City Parks Foundation’s Annual Free Summer Sports Program Continues in Queens

City Parks Foundation’s Annual Free Summer Sports Program Continues in Queens

We all know that an active lifestyle is important for children and young adults, whether that be through individual sports like tennis or track, special needs teams, or just a regular fitness routine. One of the easiest ways to get kids involved in...

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How to Help Your Teen Daughter Thrive in Her Sport

How to Help Your Teen Daughter Thrive in Her Sport

We all know that getting exercise is important for teens and children alike, but playing sports offers additional long-term benefits for girls that your standard fitness class might not. From building self-confidence to encouraging teamwork, there’...

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How Rowing Is Preparing Under-Resourced Students in Queens for Academic Success

How Rowing Is Preparing Under-Resourced Students in Queens for Academic Success

For 16 years, Row New York, a Queens-based organization, has been teaching under-resourced girls about rowing and the benefits that come along with the sport.

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Dominican College in Orangeburg Opens Fitness Center to Students, Summer Campers, and the Community

Dominican College in Orangeburg Opens Fitness Center to Students, Summer Campers, and the Community

The Dominican College fitness facility will now be open to students, summer campers, and the community. It opened July 13 last year and is an expansion of the former fitness room that existed in the school's Hennessy Center. The 6,300-square-foot f...

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Fast Feet NYC Launches Adaptive Summer Running Program

Fast Feet NYC Launches Adaptive Summer Running Program

Fast Feet Track Club, an adaptive and inclusive track and field team in Manhattan, is launching its first community team this summer for children and young adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental differences. The summ...

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Olympian Jenny Simpson to Serve as Ambassador for New NYRR Youth Fitness Program

Olympian Jenny Simpson to Serve as Ambassador for New NYRR Youth Fitness Program

New York Road Runners announced that three-time Olympian Jenny Simpson will serve as ambassador and special advisor for its new youth fitness program, Rising New York Road Runners.

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Mind Over Matter Health & Fitness Teaches NYC Students and Adults

Mind Over Matter Health & Fitness Teaches NYC Students and Adults

Mind Over Matter Health & Fitness brought workout alternatives to students at Brooklyn School of Inquiry this past school year. The company also offers trainers, classes, and boot camps.

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Are Kids Getting Enough Time for Recess?

Are Kids Getting Enough Time for Recess?

SHAPE America created guidelines for schools to follow to support recess for all K-12 students.

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Fitness Programs for Kids in Queens, NY

Fitness Programs for Kids in Queens, NY

Our guide to fitness programs and sports facilities for kids in Queens, NY.

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Children’s Enrichment Center on the UES Adds New Fitness Class

Children’s Enrichment Center on the UES Adds New Fitness Class

Gymtime Rhythm and Glues, on the Upper East Side, adds new Fitness Warriors program.

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Awesome Places to Play Laser Tag in the Tri-State Area

Awesome Places to Play Laser Tag in the Tri-State Area

Kids love to play tag so why not take the game up a notch with laser tag? There are a bunch of places to play in the tri-state area that offer more than basic lasers. Kids can choose from ghoulish zombies, creepy caves, black lights, and more at th...

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Summer Ballet and Fitness Classes Offered to Children

Peter Cirolia, who danced alongside New York City ballet, owns Ballet Muscle, a studio that offers ballet and fitness classes for kids and adults in New Rochelle. Ballet Muscle recently began offering summer ballet and fitness programs for kids.

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10 Fun Fitness Trends for Kids

10 Fun Fitness Trends for Kids

It's important for kids to get at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day, so why not make it fun? These new fitness trends offer fun ways to exercise for kids as young as 4.

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Dance and Fitness Studio Opens on the Upper East Side

Dance and Fitness Studio Opens on the Upper East Side

Ballet and Body, a dance and fitness studio, recently opened on the Upper East Side in Manhattan. The studio offers ballet and dance classes for kids and ballet and fitness classes for adults.

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Kids, Teens Fitness Program Emphasizes Empowerment

Kids, Teens Fitness Program Emphasizes Empowerment

Fit 4 Long Island offers fitness programs for kids and teens in Suffolk County. Kids and teens learn about fitness and making healthy food choices, and build self-esteem.

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Fenom Fitness Offers Customized Classes for Kids and Adults

Fenom Fitness, a family fitness facility in Westchester, recently began offering customized fitness classes for kids and adults through its Build-A-Program! service. The facility offers pay-as-you-go fitness, meaning there are no membership fees.

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Port Chester Fitness Studio Launches Children's Program

A Port Chester fitness studio for tweens and teens, Momentum Classroom now offers a kid’s fitness program for ages 2-7. The fitness studio aims to make exercising fun for Westchester kids, tweens, and teens through Zumba, games, boot camp, kickboxi...

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Oh My Girls! Fitness Center Adds Lose to Gain Programs

Oh My Girls!, a fitness and wellness center for girls on Long Island, has added a new fitness program for teens.

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New Canaan YMCA Opens New Fitness Space, Supports Cancer Survivors

New Canaan YMCA recently expanded the fitness offerings at its facility. The YMCA repurposed an area for fitness activities using various equipment, and offers LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, a fitness program for cancer survivors.

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Will2Lose Opens Thornwood Location

Scarsdale weight loss fitness club Will2Lose recently opened its second location in Thornwood. The center aims to help those who want a lifestyle change and are struggling with loosing weight. The center also offers a youth program for children age...

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Sports and Fitness Classes for Kids in Fairfield County, CT

Sports and Fitness Classes for Kids in Fairfield County, CT

UPDATED JUNE 2016: This list of local sports and fitness programs in the suburbs of Connecticut includes options in the Fairfield region including Westport, Newton, Norwalk, Greenwich, and Stamford. Classes for kids range from sailing programs to g...

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Mom-and-Baby Pilates Offered at Chelsea Yoga Studio

Karma Kids Yoga, located in Chelsea, now offers Mom & Baby Pilates, a one-hour class that gives mothers a chance to exercise and bond with their babies. The class is also an opportunity for babies to learn to socialize with each other and for mothe...

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Cardio Class Introduces Hip-Hop Moves to Moms

Looking for a Zumba-like cardio dance class? Applause Westchester is now offering a hip-hop cardio class for adults to its schedule, teaching fun dance moves while getting your heart rate going.

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Kids' Educational Club to Open Two Brooklyn Locations

New York Kids Club, an enrichment center for children, plans to open two new locations in Brooklyn—Park Slope and Williamsburg. The center offers many classes for Brooklyn kids, including art, cooking, fitness, and music. And with the pick-your-own...

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Fairfield Dance Studio Opens New Eco-Friendly Location

Flash Pointe Dance Studio, located in Fairfield, recently opened a new, eco-friendly location. The new studio re-used or donated existing materials from the original structure, as well as the previous facility. And, with the new studio, Flash Point...

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Mill Basin Dance Studio Opens for All Ages and Skill Levels

When Nicole Ventura opened her Mill Basin dance studio, The Dance House of Brooklyn, in September, she brought families a new opportunity for fitness fun. With classes for all skill levels and ages, The Dance House of Brooklyn invites parents to ex...

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New Well-Fitness Boutique Helps Empower Women

Benay Rubin made her 17-year long dream a reality when she opened the doors to SHE3 Well-Fitness Boutique in Fairfield. Rubin empowers women to make a healthy lifestyle change through physical fitness and clean, holistic eating habits.

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Williamsburg Kickboxing Gym Offers Classes to Kids

Club KO Kickboxing's new location in Williamburg will offer classes for children ages 9-11, as well as for adults. Participants will learn the basics of kickboxing without any actual physical contact. The classes are designed to get people in shape...

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Upper West Side Kid's Gym Offers Yoga, Martial Arts

My Gym, located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, recently added yoga and martial arts to its schedule of classes for children. The gym aims to help children develop their fine motor skills, balance, strength, and agility through the classes off...

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What Do Olympic Athletes and Expecting Moms Have in Common?

How are Olympic athletes and expecting mothers similar? They both need to train! Respected and leading UK fitness expert Amanda Hargreaves shares 10 reasons why expecting moms need to exercise.

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Express Workouts, Express Results

Susan Chung, sixth degree Master of Tae Kwon Do, mother of two, and co-owner of Bruce Chung Tae Kwon Do and Family Fitness in Harrison, is now teaching a new 40-minute express workout class.

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Is Running the Right Sport for Your Child?

For the physical benefits, for the fun...Whether you're a marathoner inspiring your kids to hit the pavement or a couch potato with a little hurdler in your midst, running can be a great way to tap into a child's competitive spirit.

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A Dance Studio in Larchmont Launches Zumbatonics for Kids

A Dance Studio in Larchmont, New York, now offers Zumbatonics for kids, following the success of its Zumba classes for adults.

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East Side Training Opens on the Upper East Side

East Side Training is a new fitness facility on the Upper East Side that offers boot camp programs and group fitness classes in mixed martial arts, kickboxing, zumba, and more, for kids and adults.

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Ask the Experts: How Can I Keep My Child Physically Active During the School Year?

Keith and Jyl Camhi, founders of the children's gym Great Play, offer parents five easy ways to keep their kids active during the school year, from simply turning off the TV to making fitness a family effort. Read on for their advice.

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A Guide to Hiking and Climbing with Kids in the NYC Area

A Guide to Hiking and Climbing with Kids in the NYC Area

Hiking in the great outdoors and rock climbing -- whether indoors or out -- are both wonderful opportunities for families to exercise together while having fun. And though both sports have their risks, even young children can be successful and safe...

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5 Reasons Why Sports Make You a Better Mom

Avid athlete and author of "Run Like a Girl," Mina Samuels shares why sports and working out are important to a healthy life balance and how working out actually makes you a better mom.

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