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New York Junior Tennis & Learning

 
nyjtl-logonyjtl.org/programs/free-tennis/ctp-summer
20 Locations in Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island
(347)417-8125 (Alejandra, Program Manager) | tc@nyjtl.org (Scott Daly, Senior Director– Community Tennis Programs)
 
New York Junior Tennis & Learning is a non-profit organization that offers free tennis classes to children through their program “Community Tennis”. The organization’s mission is to develop the character of young people through tennis for a lifetime of success on and off the court.
 
Eligibility
-Any child between the ages of 5 to 18.
-No one is ever rejected or turned away – subject to scheduling.
 
Programming
– Summer Tennis programs are scheduled to start the week of July 5th and will conclude the week ending August 20th or August 27th.
– You can register for as many classes as you want. Scheduled lessons are usually 1-1.5 hours.
Hours: 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm or 9am-2pm.
 
Apply
– Registration is continuous and OPEN. Contact Scott Daly at tc@nyjtl.org about the online registration.
– No documentation is needed.
 
For FAQ visit nyjtl.org/programs/free-tennis/ctp-faq.
 
Updated on June 24, 2021
 


Find Public Parks & Recreation Centers

 
nyc-parksnycgovparks.org/parks
311 | 212-NEW-YORK outside the five boroughs
twitter.com/nycparks | facebook.com/nycparks
 
Being outside and playing in nature is very important for the healthy development of children!
 
Eligibility
All New Yorkers and visitors!
 
Services
Kids Events: nycgovparks.org/events/kids
Learning Hub: nycgovparks.org/learn
Ranger Programs: nycgovparks.org/programs/rangers
Kids in Motion and more: nycgovparks.org/programs/recreation/kids-in-motion
 
How to Find Programs
— Visit nycgovparks.org/parks and click “Search by Location and/or Facilities” to tailor your search to your zip code, borough, or recreational interest
— Locate recreational centers at https://www.nycgovparks.org/facilities/recreationcenters
 
Other parks in New York City: In addition to City parks, the five boroughs of New York also possess beautiful state and national parks, waiting to be explored and enjoyed. Get to know where they are and discover beaches, piers, museums, and landmark attractions! Go to https://www.nycgovparks.org/park-features/other-parks-in-nyc.
 
Updated on March 28th, 2021
 


NYC Parks: Youth Sports Programs & Instructional Clinics

 
nyc-parksnycgovparks.org/programs/recreation/youth-sports | cityparksfoundation.org/play
311 | City Parks Foundation phone (212) 360-1399 | email sports@cityparksfoundation.org
 
Eligibility
— Children under 18 residing in New York City
— Recreation Centers memberships are free for children under 18
— NYC Parks sports events are free to the public
 
Services
— Check with your local recreation center or the CityParks Foundation for more details about registration, schedules, programming and locations
— Find a variety of training activities in the box below
 

Basketball Baseball Cycling
Flag Football Golf Soccer
Street Hockey Tennis Track

 
How to Apply
~ Recreation Centers
— Download a Recreation Center Membership Registration Form and fill it out
— Bring your application to nearest center; locate one at nycgovparks.org/facilities/recreationcenters
**Valid ID and proof of vaccination required
 
~ CityParks Foundation
— Go to cityparksfoundation.org/play and choose a sport program
— Check group age and schedules
— Sign up for classes
 
~ NYC Parks Events
— Go to nycgovparks.org/events
— Apply filters for types of program. For example you can check off “Fitness” and “Sports” in the list on the right
— On the left side see the results. Check if a recreation center membership is required
 .
Learn more at nycgovparks.org/programs/recreation/youth-sports.
 
Updated on May 17, 2021


NYC Parks: Free and Low-Cost Events

 
nyc-parksnycgovparks.org/events
Dial 311 | 311 online | Text 311-692
 
Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings at nycgovparks.org/events, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location on the right side of the nycparks website.
 


 
nyc-parksnycgovparks.org/events/kids
Dial 311 | 311 online | Text 311-692 | 212-504-4115
 
Get your little kiddos up and active! Take part in fun and interactive activities run by NYC Parks throughout the summer. With several events, and programs, you’re bound to find something your little one would enjoy! Just browse through the listings at https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/kids and register as needed for a summer of fun!
 
Updated on June 8, 2021
 


Ailey Dance Camp by Children’s Aid Society

 
childrensaidnyc.org/programs/aileycamp-new-york
(212) 405-9156 | Darius Damazi Williams, Camp Director
aileycampnewyork@alvinailey.org

 
Each summer, Children’s Aid hosts AileyCamp New York, a powerful dance enrichment experience made possible through a long-running partnership with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
 
Eligibility
Children 11-14 years old
 
Programming
— Daily dance technique classes
— Personal development classes
— Creative communication classes
 
How to Apply
— Learn more about enrollment by calling 212-405-9156 or sending an email to aileycampnewyork@alvinailey.org
— Find other programs in Ailey Dance at alvinailey.org/find-class-program
 
Updated on May 19, 2021
 


Physical Activities (Online Participation)

 

 

 

AGES 3-9

Program

Services

Link

Cosmic Yoga Club

Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation for kids.
Interactive adventures which build strength, balance and confidence – and get kids into yoga and mindfulness early!

youtube.com/c/CosmicKidsYoga

Tumbletots at Home

offers great weekly 25-minute exercise sessions for kids up to 7 years old

youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPy56tmTI89AlYwablw5FPhkJKJNvpjPQ

Just Dance and Kidz Bop Dance Along

Short youtube dancing videos will get kids dancing and having fun!

youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMr-d2PLsO95ydptpBnsxdQNSKc9iUNU0

The Body Coach

Short (5-10 minutes) workouts to get up and moving wherever you are!

youtube.com/watch?v=d3LPrhI0v-w&list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvPHOpzoEk5onAEbq40g2-k&index=1

Simply Soccer

Work on your soccer skills all while in the comfort of your own home!

youtube.com/watch?v=coQdgX1XbEM

AGES 9 -14

DojoGo

Learn Karate with Spiderman, Marvel, and Batman adventures!

youtube.com/channel/UCSf1OJP7WR49-r0VXtBaCSA

JanTimeDanceTV

Dance videos are perfect for teens and tweens who love hip-hop style dancing!

youtube.com/channel/UC2dhpzn1CLxmuMiGcR2iedg/videos

GoNoodle Kids

Dance videos are perfect for teens and tweens who love hip-hop style dancing!

https://family.gonoodle.com | gonoodle.com/blog/gonoodle-games-movement-app-for-kids/

ADULTS

Yoga with Adriene

New yoga videos are posted weekly and are free to all!

youtube.com/user/yogawithadriene

PopSugar Fitness

This youtube channel offers a wide range of workouts appropriate for people of all fitness levels.

youtube.com/channel/UCBINFWq52ShSgUFEoynfSwg

FitOn: Fitness Workout Plans

The free FitOn app offers workouts of varying types and lengths so you’ll find the one that best suits you.

fitonapp.com

 
Updated on May 15th, 2021
 



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