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 Classes, Programs, & Teams for Children in Brooklyn

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

UPDATED December 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 fitnes...

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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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Soccer Shots Partners with The Players Futsal Academy to Make Soccer Available Year-Round

Soccer Shots Partners with The Players Futsal Academy to Make Soccer Available Year-Round

Soccer Shots Long Island West, an engaging children’s soccer program with a focus on character development, is announcing its partnership with The Players Futsal Academy–the first futsal-specific facility on Long Island. Located in Massapequa, it o...

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Soccer Shots in Syosset Launches New Program for Kids with Special Needs

Soccer Shots in Syosset Launches New Program for Kids with Special Needs

Soccer Shots Long Island West has expanded its EMPOWER classes for kids with developmental and cognitive disabilities to a second location at the Variety Child Learning Center in Syosset. This class will only be available to students enrolled in th...

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Cerebral Palsy Soccer NYC is Kicking off in Brooklyn

Cerebral Palsy Soccer NYC is Kicking off in Brooklyn

Following the successful programs in New Jersey, Houston and Mid-Atlantic, Cerebral Palsy Soccer (CP Soccer) is forming an NYC team in Brooklyn on September 30. The program is open to children with cerebral palsy, hemiplegia or traumatic brain inju...

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Keeping Kids Safe and Healthy During Sports Practices and Games

Keeping Kids Safe and Healthy During Sports Practices and Games

In recent years, more children are participating in competitive team sports. However, this increased participation has led to an increase in sports injuries. But don’t let this fact deter you from allowing your child to participate in school or you...

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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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World Cup Viewing Experience Held on Fosun Plaza

World Cup Viewing Experience Held on Fosun Plaza

Why duck into a dark, crowded watering hole when you can bring the whole family to an outdoor plaza to watch World Cup matches live? In partnership with the New York Red Bulls, Fosun Plaza will air live World Cup matches on the newly installed 40-f...

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Manhattan Soccer Club Hires Academy Director

Manhattan Soccer Club Hires Academy Director

Manhattan Soccer Club recently hired Carlos Moreira as the U5-U7 Development Academy director.

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Benswic to Add Youth Soccer and Baseball Sports Leagues

Benswic to Add Youth Soccer and Baseball Sports Leagues

Benswic, a Manhattan-based athletic and personal training business, will soon be expanding its offerings.

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Soccer Club in Forest Hills Expands Offerings

Soccer Club in Forest Hills Expands Offerings

Queensborough United Soccer Club has some exciting news about its teams, deal with Adidas, and more.

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Should Your Kid Play Contact Sports?

Should Your Kid Play Contact Sports?

As our understanding of concussions grows, new policies are being put into place to keep young athletes safe. But some still wonder whether certain sports can ever be considered safe for kids.

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Where to Train Like an Olympian in the New York Area

Where to Train Like an Olympian in the New York Area

The Olympic Games may inspire your little one to go for gold and compete in the games someday, and every athlete must start somewhere. Here is our comprehensive list of sports programs and training centers in the New York City area for your aspirin...

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American Youth Soccer Organization Bans Heading for Young Players

American Youth Soccer Organization Bans Heading for Young Players

The American Youth Soccer Organization recently announced a change to its rules regarding heading the soccer ball in under-11 and under-12 divisions.

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Brooklyn Patriot Soccer Club Opens its Own Indoor Facility

Brooklyn Patriot Soccer Club Opens its Own Indoor Facility

Brooklyn Patriots Soccer Club recently opened a facility of its own, called Soccer R Us.

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Queens Soccer School Kicks Off New Classes

Queens Soccer School Kicks Off New Classes

Soccer Friends USA, a year-round soccer school, is adding three new soccer programs in Queens: a boys' traveling team, a girls-only soccer program, and a Spanish language 'learn and play' class.

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Free Summer Sports Programs for NYC Kids Offered by City Parks Foundation

Free Summer Sports Programs for NYC Kids Offered by City Parks Foundation

Throughout the summer, City Parks Foundation is offering free summer sports programs for kids in New York City, including free tennis, golf, soccer, and track and field instruction and free use of equipment in parks across all five boroughs.

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Soccer Friends USA to Begin Weekend Futsal Program

Soccer Friends USA, which offers instructional soccer programs, is scheduled to begin its futsal program in January. Futsal is a South American indoor version of soccer. Soccer Friends USA also offers an after-school soccer program for children in ...

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JCC of Harrison Offers New Early Childhood Programs

The JCC of Harrison Early Childhood Center recently began offering three new programs: a preschool, Super Soccer Stars, and Music on Wheels.

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Rockland Soccer Academy to Offer Lessons in New City

Rockland Soccer Academy, a soccer program for young children, plans to offer fall soccer programs for children ages 3 through third grade in New City. The soccer program is lead by head coach Mike Girling.

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Concussion Risk in Soccer is As High As in Football

Although soccer isn't a high-contact sport like football, children who play soccer are just as likely to get a concussion. Matthew Pecci, M.D., shares what causes concussions in soccer and how coaches can help prevent them.

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Ask the Expert: Advice for Coaching Your Child's Team

Ask the Expert: Advice for Coaching Your Child's Team

Soccer Friends USA co-owner and coach Sean Peckett kicks up great advice for coaching youth sports teams, from tips for coaching your own kids to promoting good sportsmanship for every athlete on the team.

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Afternoon Soccer Program for Elementary Students

Soccer Friends now offers three new programs for children in Forest Hills: an afternoon soccer club, school break day camps, and child care for a monthly parents' night out.

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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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Suffolk Sports Training Facility Opens Second Location

Give It Your All Sports, a sports training facility for children in Ronkonkoma, is opening a new location in Setauket. The facility offers sports training and agility classes for kids, as well as athletic leagues children can participate in, includ...

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Premier English Soccer League Visits Boys and Girls Club of America

The English Premier League's Chelsea Football Club, sponsored by Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., is traveling around the United States visiting Boys and Girls Club of America locations in Seattle, Miami, and New York.

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Soccer By Any Other Name

It’s “football” to the rest of the world, but no matter what you call it, soccer is the most popular international sport for many reasons. Soccer is a great sport for kids because it can be played in any season, promotes teamwork, and nurtures abst...

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Sonic Soccer Kicks Off Winter Sessions

Sonic Soccer, an indoor soccer program run by Park Slope Day Camp Sports Academy, kicked off its first session in December 2011. There next session will start at the beginning of February 2012.

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Former Professional Soccer Player Offers Private Group Classes

Sign kids up to learn soccer from one of the best—a former professional soccer player from Argentina who now offers private group classes anywhere in NYC.

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Preventing Sports Injuries In Kids And Teens

With children's sports-related injuries continuing to rise nationwide to more than 3.5 million annually, keeping kids healthy is a top priority for parents, schools and sports leagues. Despite the plethora of protective gear kids now wear for pract...

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New York Red Bulls Kick-Start 'New York's Got Wings' Campaign

The Red Bulls, New York's only professional soccer team, kick-started an initiative to energize soccer programs and camps throughout the five boroughs.

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Japan’s Top Soccer Players Come Together for Special Fundraising Event for Japan Disaster Relief

Sports network company, One World Sports, will broadcast the Japan Earthquake Relief Soccer Match between Japan’s National Team, the Samurai Blue and the J-League All Star team, in support of American Red Cross Japanese disaster relief efforts.

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The Lure of Soccer

Mike Kirwan outlines some reasons for the American shift towards the world's favorite sport.

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Are You Ready for a Travel Team?

When families commit to youth sports teams, in particular to one in an organization that travels, the result can be anything but child’s play.

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Goal! Armonk Soccer Team Scores

Soccer is a sport that is universal in its appeal to boys and girls. This, of course includes kids with special needs, who more often than not are unable to play on a regular team, for a host of reasons.

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KICK THAT BALL!

Not far behind the start of school is the beginning of the soccer season. For many parents and kids, this means several games each weekend, and for those on travel teams, multiple mid-week practices.

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The Right Pursuit at the Right Time

As parents, we want to be able to expose our children to the arts, or to sports, but we also want to make sure our kids can maximize their experiences by starting them at the right time. We went to the experts to ask that important question: When ...

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Soccer Dad!

Standing on the edge of a soccer field in a rugby shirt and sweats, cleats and shin guards at the ready should a ball go out of range, Dan Cherico bears little resemblance to the globe-trotting consultant he once was, brokering high-powered deals f...

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