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Long Island City YMCA
The Long Island City YMCA offers services and programs for every member of your family. Their facility has a 6 lane, 25 Yard pool with group and private lessons, as well as family swim, teen swim, and aqua aerobics classes. Their full size basketball court holds sports clinics, adult leagues, family time, and open court time. Their newly renovated Healthy Lifestyles Center include a cardiovascular center with more than 60 pieces of state-of-the-art equipment including personal TVs and iPod docks, free-weight center, and free 12-week personal fitness program. Included with your membership is a comprehensive group exercise class schedule including: yoga, salsa, Pilates, Zumba, and family programming. Additionally, they offer Universal Pre-Kindergarten for children 3.5 to 4 yrs. old (for qualified applicants), as well as, a fee-based Early Childhood Program for youth ages 3 to 4. Additional fee-based programming includes sports clinics, swimming lessons, personal training, karate, music, and more. To make your experience more enjoyable, they offer free Child Watch, parking, and so much more.
This is one of Queens’ best kept secrets. This indoor aquatic center offers open swim time as well as lessons for children and adults alike. It is a great affordable ($10 per lesson) way to spend free time. Call the center for lesson schedules and information. 131-04 Meridian Rd, Flushing (718) 271-7572 x 221
The Kids College program at Queens College has a wide array of programs for kids ages K-12. From toddler art classes, intro to fashion design, swimming, sports, and tutoring. The classes are not only affordable but there is an easy online registration as well. Phone: 718-631-6343