Ice-Skating & Ice Hockey Rinks, Lessons, & Teams in Westchester County

Ice-Skating & Ice Hockey Rinks, Lessons, & Teams in Westchester County

UPDATED December 2018: Looking for a rink where your children can learn to ice-skate or play hockey, or you can just free-skate as a family in Westchester County? Westchester Parent connects you here with the options. Families can take advantage of...

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Sports & Fitness Classes, Programs, & Facilities for Kids in Manhattan

Sports & Fitness Classes, Programs, & Facilities for Kids in Manhattan

UPDATED December 2018: Looking to keep your kids healthy, active, and fit in Manhattan? Why not sign them up for a sports team, sports lesson, or fitness program in New York City? We searched the borough and found the best sports and fitness progra...

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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 December 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, ...

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Sports & Fitness Programs, Lessons, & Classes for Kids in Queens

Sports & Fitness Programs, Lessons, & Classes for Kids in Queens

UPDATED December 2018: With the childhood obesity epidemic on the rise, the need for children’s fitness resources is greater than ever, and luckily there are plenty of sports and fitness options for kids in Queens. This comprehensive guide leads yo...

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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 December 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, horse...

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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 December 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 vari...

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The Benefits of Kids Learning to Play Ice Hockey at Any Age

The Benefits of Kids Learning to Play Ice Hockey at Any Age

Whether your child is a hockey fan and wants to learn how to play ice hockey, or you’re just looking for a way to get your child moving and having fun, hockey is a sport that can be played and enjoyed for life. No matter what age your child is, it’...

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City Parks Offers Free Street Hockey Program in Brooklyn and Queens

City Parks Offers Free Street Hockey Program in Brooklyn and Queens

City Parks Foundation is offering a free, weekly instructional street hockey program for kids ages 8-12 in local neighborhood parks. Youth will learn basic hockey skills such as stickhandling, passing, shooting and core life skills, such as safety,...

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New York Rangers to Host Special Hockey Clinic for Kids

New York Rangers to Host Special Hockey Clinic for Kids

If your kids are glued to the television when the Rangers step on the ice, now’s their chance to get in on the action. On Thursday, October 18 from 6-8 pm, the New York Rangers will host 120 Junior Rangers youth hockey players for an instructional ...

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Sky Rink All Stars, Chelsea Piers Skating Troupe, Wins Silver Medal at National Skating Competition

Sky Rink All Stars, Chelsea Piers Skating Troupe, Wins Silver Medal at National Skating Competition

The Sky Rink All Stars, NYC's most established children's ensemble skating troupe, won the silver medal at the prestigious United States Figure Skating National Showcase in Brighton, Michigan, August 5th. With over 32 teams, the girls performed a d...

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A Winter Carnival Is Opening at the Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park

A Winter Carnival Is Opening at the Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park

Melt away winter blues at the Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park’s annual Winter Carnival from Jan. 26-Feb. 4.

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Bryant Park's Winter Village Opens for the Season

Bryant Park's Winter Village Opens for the Season

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park will officially return for its 16th season on Saturday, Oct. 28.

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The Rink at Rockefeller Center Opens Oct. 7

The Rink at Rockefeller Center Opens Oct. 7

The Rink at Rockefeller Center will soft-open Oct. 7 with a grand opening Oct. 11 featuring a ceremonial first skate hosted by the reigning Olympic Ice Dance Champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White.

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The Joys of Learning to Skate (and Why Everyone Should Learn)

The Joys of Learning to Skate (and Why Everyone Should Learn)

Ice-skating is a timeless activity for the young and the young at heart, and something kids can enjoy for the rest of their lives.

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Sports Center in Syosset Opens New Ice Hockey Rink

Sports Center in Syosset Opens New Ice Hockey Rink

LI SportsHub opens new ice rink opens to focus on youth and girls’ hockey.

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Roller Rinks in the New York City Area

Roller Rinks in the New York City Area

Roller skating isn't just a great way for kids to be active and stay healthy, it’s also a fun, inexpensive pastime that the whole family can enjoy. Whether it's too cold to play outside or it's too hot to handle to the sweltering summer, here’s whe...

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Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center 2015 Season Info

Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center 2015 Season Info

The Rink at Rockefeller Center opens its ice to the public on Tuesday, October 13. Read on to find out about opening day activities, the 2015 season schedule, and fun extras that Rockefeller Center has in store for visitors this winter.

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Ice Arena Offers Mid-Level Figure Skating Program

Ice Arena Offers Mid-Level Figure Skating Program

World Ice Arena, which offers ice-skating lessons to children in Queens, is now offering Future Champions, a mid-level figure skating program for competition bound skaters.

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Indoor and Outdoor Ice-Skating Rinks in the New York Area

Indoor and Outdoor Ice-Skating Rinks in the New York Area

Find indoor and outdoor ice-skating rinks in the New York area, including New York City, Long Island, Westchester County, Rockland County, Bergen County, NJ, and Fairfield County, CT.

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Tips for Safe Ice-Skating

Tips for Safe Ice-Skating

Dr. Attilio Pensavalle gives safety tips on preventing ice-skating injuries when taking your kids ice skating.

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Meet Fairfield Resident Julie Chu of the 2014 U.S. Women's Hockey Team

Julie Chu, a resident of Fairfield, CT, is competing on Team USA's Women's ice hockey team for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Here, she talks about her career and family support.

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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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The Rinx Offers Its Programs at Bethpage Ice Rink

Hauppauge-based ice rink, The Rinx, is now offering its Total Skating and Total Hockey programs at the Town of Oyster Bay Skating Center in Bethpage. The programs help kids develop their skating and/or hockey skills.

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How to Choose a Camp for Children with Special Needs

Day camp, sleepaway camp, or short-term respite camp—which is right for your child with special needs? Gina Maranga, director of program operations at Block Institute in Brooklyn, offers advice on how to select the best summer camp for a child with...

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Winter Olympics: Figuring Out Figure Skating

Thousands of families will watch the figure skating events in this year's Winter Olympics. If you're like most, though, the terminology might leave you a bit baffled (what exactly is a lutz jump, anyhow?). Read on for some guidelines that will have...

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The Rise of Youth Ice Hockey

Once limited to northern lakeside communities and wealthy prep schoolers, ice hockey is becoming increasingly accessible to families living in the city and suburbs. Read on for tips on how to test the (frozen) waters with your kids and a list of ri...

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Winter Vacation Activities for Kids and Families: Ice Skating Rinks in Suffolk County, Long Island

Time to lace up your skates and hit the ice! Here's the scoop on indoor and outdoor ice skating rinks in Suffolk County, Long Island.

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Winter Vacation Activities for Kids and Families: Ice Skating Rinks in Nassau County, Long Island

Time to lace up your skates and hit the ice! Here's the scoop on indoor and outdoor ice skating rinks in Nassau County, Long Island.

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Winter Vacation Activities for Kids and Families: Ice Skating Rinks in New York City

Time to lace up your ice skates and hit the ice! Here’s the scoop on the rinks around the Big Apple.

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A Sporty Family Vacation in Lake Placid

A Sporty Family Vacation in Lake Placid

In Lake Placid, home of the 1932 and 1980 Olympic Games, families can participate in winter events year-round, and in summer enjoy even more outdoor athletic pursuits.

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Mohonk Mountain House - A Family Vacation

In these uncertain economic times, many people want to turn to a sure thing. Mohonk Mountain House, which has been entertaining families for 140 years, virtually guarantees a fabulous family vacation.

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Keeping Her Eyes on the Goal

Nicole Grosser, from Westchester, New York, knows what she wanted to do since her first hockey game with the Westchester Mariners. Her love of the sport is a family affair. Her father and older brother played hockey and she became interested in it ...

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Kids: Skate Through Winter Injury-Free !

Children love to be outside during the winter, participating in outdoor activities, inlcuding hockey, ice skating, sledding, skiing, and snowboarding. But, doing these vigorous activity outside can possibly cause your child and your family to susta...

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