Looking to keep your kids fit in Manhattan, NYC? 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, baseball, and much more!
92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave., New York
Everything they want…everything you need. Day camp for ages 5-14 in a beautiful country setting just 20 minutes from the GW Bridge. Outdoor adventures, environmental explorations, challenge course, zip-line, arts, film, cooking, martial arts, swimming, and much more, all taught by seasoned professionals, artists, musicians, and entertainers! Check out specialized camps in arts, science, filmmaking, fashion, and sports. Camps for special needs are also available. Young campers (3-5 years old) attend in Manhattan at 92Y. Sleep away camp and more are also offered. Convenient pick-ups from a variety of Manhattan locations.
Battery Park City on Ice
North End Ave between Murray and Warren
888-727-5423 (PARK ICE)
The NHL size ice rink will be open seven days a week, December through mid-February for skating, lessons, hockey and parties. Wonderful wintertime fun for the whole family!
West Side, SoHo, Greenwich Village, Gramercy, Chelsea, Union Square, Astoria (Queens), McCarren Park (Brooklyn)
Interested in a youth Summer Tennis Camp right in Manhattan, Brooklyn or Queens? BumbleBee Tennis, the premiere tennis school in NYC, offers various half and full day tennis camps for children, 3 years and up. Many locations include daily swimming! Due to limited space, be sure to get on our mailing list (BumbleBeeTennis.com) now to receive priority spots and special discounts. Want to play tennis now? Children and parents, sign up for spring afterschool or evening group and private tennis lessons. Registration is now open - call us to sign up!
Chelsea Piers Sports and Entertainment Complex
23rd Street & The Hudson River Park, NYC
Chelsea Piers is a 28-acre sports village located on three historic Hudson River piers, offering Manhattan’s best sports programming for children ages 12 mos.-17 years. Children enjoy state-of-the-art facilities, including a gymnastics center, rock-climbing wall, indoor soccer fields, basketball courts, batting cages, two indoor ice rinks, high-tech golf driving range, 40-lane bowling center, and Little Athlete Exploration Center. For gymnastics, basketball, soccer, baseball, rock climbing, and other sports programs, call 212-336-6500. For ice skating or hockey programs, call 212-336-6100. For junior golf programs, call 212-336-6400. For bowling, call 212-835-BOWL.
Crossover Sports Academy
320 E. 20th St
Crossover Sports Academy was created by a professional coach and former middle school teacher. Our mission is to train children in an encouraging environment, designed to build their self esteem with a positive message in order to leave them feeling confident and empowered. We strengthen a player’s game as well as their spirit! Our academy offers year-round professional baseball and basketball instruction at the beginner, advanced and intermediate level at convenient locations throughout Manhattan. We have affordable rates and a money-back guarantee!
131 W. 86th St., New York
Elliott’s Gymnastics Classes is the only New York City kids’ gym that combines movement science with child development theory (CDT) to produce fitness and activity programming for children, from infants to those as old as 14. Our ability to conduct classes, either within a facility or in one of NYC’s parks, demonstrates that fitness is not just about having great apparatus and facilities, but about content and optimal child development. The Elliott's Classes methodology and approach is tried and true, and has been tested over the last 17 years.
100 Reade St. (one block north of Chambers Street bet. Church & W. Broadway), New York
Named NYC's "Best Kids Gym", ExerBlast, is a cool, new, out-of-this-world adventure gym–an ideal choice for birthdays, after school, and vacation day camps. In this video-game inspired space, old-fashioned fun and fitness get a tech-savvy twist. Kids can enjoy a unique XB workout mixing state-of-the-art technology with creative play and adventure, using a utility belt that includes an iPod Touch to record and score their movements during a heart-pounding hour. Here, kids can also scale NYC's only rotating rock wall, perform balancing acts on XB's slack line, or cool down in the one-of-a-kind yoga room.
Fastbreak Kids is the fastest growing youth sports instructional program in NYC. They offer weekend instructional leagues for fall, winter and spring in both basketball and flag football. All sessions are taught by qualified coaches and include both skill development along with weekly league games. Programs are held both on the Upper West Side and East Side. The basketball program is affiliated with the NY Knicks. Every participant receives a league jersey along with a ticket to a game. They also sponsor a Knick all-star day for all participants in the league.
GALLOP NYC Therapeutic Riding
Gallop NYC offers therapeutic horseback riding lessons to people with disabilities, including Autism Spectrum disorder, physical disabilities/OT needs, emotional problems and learning disabilities. “Gallop NYC put us in the magical world of horses,” according to one parent. Riding a horse delivers a physical and mental experience that cannot be duplicated. The rhythmic movement affects both brain and body, aiding processing, focus and balance, and a well earned sense of accomplishment.
224 West 30th Street, Suite 302, New York
Greenwich House offers a rich, arts-focused curriculum for students ages 3-17 at its After-School, Summer Camp, and Music and Pottery programs. Expert instructors guide children in music, art, dance, and other creative classes, providing a safe, fun environment for learning and growing. Opportunities range from private music instruction and group choral programs (for adults too!) to pottery, cartoon art, and digital photography; select from more than 40 different weekly after-school and Saturday classes. The Music School also presents many free or low-cost concerts and recitals throughout the year.
Holiday Sports Camps at Chelsea Piers
23rd St and West Side Highway
Chelsea Piers offers the city’s best holiday sports camps for children 3–18-years-old! Gymnastics, golf, ice hockey, multi-sport, and preschool gymnastics camps available December 20–31.
50 Lexington Ave. (24th St. corner, Lower Level), New York
At Just Keep Moving Fitness we believe everyone can live happier, healthier lives by engaging in fun physical activities. We make it possible for anyone to be active by offering low-cost classes in yoga, Pilates, dance, boxing and martial arts, for all ages. And unlike other facilities, we actually encourage children and parents to participate in activities together. Come see the difference activity can make for your family at JKM Fitness.
244 E. 84th St.
25 Hubbels Drive, Mt. Kisco
Jodi's Gym has been providing New York kids the highest level of fun, friends and fitness for 30 years! Their step-by-step, no-fail approach ensures that every child feels a sense of accomplishment. From the tiniest tumblers to advanced gymnasts (ages 9 mos.-12 years), there is something for everyone. They offer mommy-and-me gym, gym and music classes, preschool gymnastics, school-aged gymnastics, Creation Station dance classes, Mad Science, Motion Evolution, special needs gymnastics, summer and holiday-break camps, free member perks, free open playtime, play groups, private lessons, and the best birthday parties ever.
Kids of Summer Sports
Mike Handell, Director
Kids of Summer Sports is a fun, quality, affordable baseball/ basketball program for children ages 6-14 located on beautiful facilities in NYC’s Riverside Park. Kids of Summer’s experienced, energetic, and responsible coaches have taught hundreds of NYC children baseball and basketball through personal instruction, fun games, and specific drills great for any level athlete. Multi-sport camps are available! Summer Camp runs in eleven 1-week sessions, from June 20-September 2, around your schedule. We also offer winter clinics, after-school, and vacation camps. Transportation is available. Learn to play the Kids of Summer way!
Lil Sluggers - NYC
Lil Sluggers is a nationwide child development program created to introduce boys and girls ages 2-7 to the game of baseball. Lil Sluggers classes and leagues develop important baseball skills such as throwing, catching, hitting, and base running. Developmentally appropriate equipment and games are used to teach your child the game of baseball in a fun, exciting, and positive environment.
The Little Gym - New York
2121 Broadway, Bet. 74th & 75th St., 2nd floor, New York
The Little Gym is an exercise and motor development center for children, offering gymnastic classes, sports skills development, dance, cheerleading, and karate classes for children ages 4 mos. to 12 years, in a loving, non-competitive environment. Qualified instructors implement programs designed to build self-esteem and confidence. An emphasis on music and fun encourages both physical and emotional growth. The Little Gym also offers summer camp, holiday camp, Parent Survival Night, and Awesome Birthday Bashes.
320 E. 65th St, Ste 117, New York
1841 Broadway, Ste 507
150 W. 92nd St
MiniGolf @ Hudson River Park
Hudson River Park's Pier 25 at N. Moore St and the Hudson River , New York
The Hudson River Park MiniGolf Course at Pier 25 is a 13,000-sq.-ft., 18-hole mini-golf paradise that features a waterfall, cave, footbridges, streams, sand traps, and fountains. Hours are 10am – 10pm, 7 days a week during the summer season. $5/game for adults and $4/game for kids under 14 years old. Also visit the beach volleyball courts, playground (with water features), skate park, and historic ships, also located near Hudson River Park’s Pier 25.
My Gym - UWS
22 W. 66th St., (bet. W. Central Park & 65th Street Transverse)
My Gym has spent 25 years building children’s self-esteem and nurturing a love of fitness and activity. Gym, yoga, and martial arts classes are offered in our clean, safe and fun environment for children 6 weeks-10 years. Member benefits include unlimited free plays, as well as exclusive savings on parents’ night out, camps, and birthday parties! Whether working on fine motor skills or core strength, we wrap it all up in fun activities, so your child is laughing and smiling while they are learning and developing.
Sokol New York
420 E. 71st St (bet. First & York Avenues)
Our colorful, fully equipped tot gym for children ages 10 months-5 years has participants coming back year after year! This allows each child to build skills and independent movement. Our goal is to teach skills in a positive and playful manner. Our instructors guide each child in small steps, which ensures big success. Fun challenges and skill mastery motivate us to do more! We offer age-appropriate activities on all our equipment. So let’s jump for joy together and build skills to last a lifetime! Program year September 17, 2012-June 7, 2013. Register now.
Super Soccer Stars
Multiple locations throughout NYC and surrounding territory
Office: 606 Columbus Ave at 89th St, NYC
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Super Soccer Stars, the tri-state’s elite soccer program, comes to Westchester and Fairfield County! Dynamic international coaches work with every student to develop skills, self-confidence, and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment.
United Nations International School
24-50 FDR Drive (25th Street & Waterside Plaza), New York
173-53 Croydon Road, Jamaica Estates
The United Nations International School is distinguished for its excellence in teaching and learning in an international setting that fosters understanding, independence, interdependence and cooperation. UNIS Queens enrolls approximately 180 students in grades K-8. At the 9th-grade level, UNIS Queens students may transfer to the our Manhattan campus at 25th Street and the East River. Students receive a broadly based, balanced education focusing on math, science, humanities, English, French, and Spanish, as well as intensive art, music, computer, and physical education programs. Open House dates for 2012-2013 are October 3, November 7, and January 9 at 9am.