Looking to keep your kids fit in Westchester County, NY? Our comprehensive guide leads you directly to great, local Westchester classes and programs focusing on sports and fitness, including gyms, skating facilities, horseback riding, and trampoline sports.
Boulder Brook Equestrian Center
291 Mamaroneck Road, Scarsdale
Boulder Brook Equestrian Center offers year-round private and group lessons to students of all ages and riding abilities, including the seasoned show competitor. Conveniently located just off exit 22 of the Hutchinson Parkway, Boulder Brook boasts the largest indoor ring in the area. In addition to summer camp, weekly vacation camps and adult camp are offered during the school year. Students are encouraged to participate in our bi-annual in-house horse show, and the facility is also available for birthday parties.
CaleCo Ballet Studio
at Union Hall
2 Keeler Lane, North Salem
P.O. Box 386, Brewster
Maria Calegari and Bart Cook, former ballet stars with New York City Ballet, share their vast experience and love of dance with students, ages 3 to young adult, at Caleco Ballet Studio in North Salem. They are dedicated to providing the highest quality dance instruction and performance opportunities in a creative yet supportive environment. Children will experience first-hand the beauty and artistry that these two acclaimed dancers bring to Caleco Ballet Studio. Young children explore ballet classics, older students learn the choreography of Balanchine.
Cross County Shopping Center
8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers
Future Stars Summer Camps
Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase
Weekly day sessions for ages 4-16, June-August. Campers can choose and combine weeks from 17 individualized specialty programs: tennis, soccer, basketball, baseball, lacrosse, football, multi-sports, running, field hockey, cheerleading, volleyball, circus arts, magic, softball, diving, academic, and little stars: ages 3½–5, partial day/extended hours. Our staff is a highly trained team of professionals, and limited enrollment ensures they get to know each camper’s individual needs. Supervised swimming included; instructional swim for little stars. Lunch option, local central point transportation from Westchester, door-to-door transportation from Manhattan also available.
Great Play of Scarsdale
Midway Shopping Center, Scarsdale
Great Play makes it insanely fun for kids, ages 6 months-5th grade, to develop motor and sport skills, fitness and coordination! Great Play’s unique curriculum of directed play, and their patented Interactive Arena™, help children develop age-appropriate skills, while having a blast. Customers rave about it! “The coaches rock!” -Macaroni Kids. “A gym like no other!” -Rebecca Shaw. “In a league of their own…their favorite class (and mine) by far!” -Jami Goldman. See more reviews at greatplay.com. Fantastic birthday parties too! Call for a free trial!
GymCats Gymnastics and Birthday Party Center
1 Odell Plaza at Equalize Fitness, Yonkers
At GymCats Gymnastics, children learn the skills and confidence they need to become better athletes. Exciting gymnastics classes are offered for boys and girls ages 20 mos.–adult, recreational-advanced classes, also private lessons, cheerleading groups, and summer camp. We are famous for our unique private birthday parties; our enthusiastic interactive staff makes your child’s party memorable. Call for more information on how your child can meet new friends and new challenges, and build the confidence necessary to succeed.
House of Sports Westchester
1 Elm St., Ardsley
House of Sports is a 120,000-sq.-foot Olympic-style indoor sports facility, offering athletes ages 5-17 and all skill levels access to training programs and competition in lacrosse, basketball, and baseball. We’ve adopted a unique curriculum designed by our world-class coaching staff that incorporates innovative and instructional drills to accelerate every player’s development. Our programming includes beginner to elite classes, private/semi-private instruction, clinics and camps all available after school and on weekends. Find out more about our academies, teams, tournaments, and coaches and try us out for FREE during September!
25 Hubbels Drive, Mt. Kisco
244 E. 84th St., NYC
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, Mad Science, Motion Evolution fitness, special needs gymnastics, summer and holiday-break camps, free member perks, free open playtime, play groups, private lessons, and the best birthday parties ever.
30 Waverly Ave., Mamaroneck
James Mitchell is the General Manager at LA Boxing and has over 10 years experience in the fitness industry. Graduating with a BS in Business from UNC Pembroke of North Carolina, he went into managing martial arts schools and personal training studios. He has over 25 years of martial arts training, and holds the rank of 3rd Degree Black Belt in HapKiDo and TaeKwonDo. James brings this experience to LABoxing of Mamaroneck. They offer Boxing and Kickboxing classes that are suited for all fitness levels and ages above 6 years.
777 White Plains Road, Scarsdale
Upper West Side (bet 74th & 75th Streets)
2121 Broadway (2nd Fl.), NYC
Upper East Side (between 2nd & 3rd Avenues)
207 E. 94th St., NYC
28 Franklin Turnpike, Waldwick NJ
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.-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.
New Rochelle Racquet Club
2550 Palmer Ave., New Rochelle
The New Rochelle Racquet Club offers the best year-round tennis instruction programs for Pee Wee (ages 3-6) and Junior Development (ages 6-17). We also offer Adult Instruction Groups, Cardio Tennis, Power Drills, Men’s and Women’s Leagues, Seasonal Tennis, Vacation and Summer Camps for all ages, plus five racquetball courts. Our Fall Session begins on September 5. Please come by for a tour or call for more information.
On Hudson Fitness & Dance Studio, Inc. and New York Goju Karate Black Belt Academy
558 Warburton Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson
Party on! Give A Dance Studio a call — you'll like the friendly way you're treated, and will appreciate the great feelings of accomplishment and fun dancing provides. A Dance Studio offers your child a terrific package for a creative, energizing, and fun birthday party. We will supply and mail your invitations, provide a teacher for your choice of class, a special gift for the party girl, and set up a separate party room for your refreshments. Over 30 years at this location.
Pied Piper Pony Rides & Petting Zoos
Run by a mom who knows what kids love! Patient, friendly staff bring clean, sweet, healthy ponies and adorable farm animals to birthdays, family events, camps, schools, rehabs, etc. Kids with special needs sparkle and shine when they interact with our animals. Delight the kids with pony rides or let them feed, brush, and interact with cute critters. Regardless of ability or mobility, the interaction will be unforgettable. Unique party favors. USDA Licensed. Insured. Special needs references galore.
2305 Crompond Road, Cortlandt Manor
Through the summer, The Training Zone is Westchester County's Premier 12,000-sq.-ft. sports training complex. We offer fitness programs for children ages 3-18, and adult and team training, as well as sports clinics, indoor batting cages, pitching machines, and birthday parties. Kids can choose from a variety of party themes. Each party lasts 90 minutes and includes pizza, drinks, invitations, a T-shirt for the birthday child, and a staff to set up and clean up. Inflatables and private parties available upon request. Visit our website for additional information!
Wagon Road Camp
Vince Canziani, Director
431 Quaker Road, Chappaqua
Run by The Children’s Aid Society, Wagon Road is a day camp for all children. A diverse group of campers enjoys a comprehensive program of Red Cross swim instruction, horsemanship, adventure ropes course, sports, dance, music, drama, cooking, nature study, gardening, and arts & crafts. Campers are organized in small groups with two counselors. We offer overnights with special evening activities, and flexible enrollment plans. Fees are reasonable and include lunch and snacks. Transportation is available at central pick-up locations, as well as early drop-off and extended day.
Westchester Skating Academy (WSA)
91 Fairview Park Drive (Route 9A)
Westchester Skating Academy is a year-round, twin-rink ice skating facility offering recreational, hockey, and figure skating for all ages and abilities. WSA programs include public skating, learn-to-skate classes, group events, birthday parties, summer/holiday camps and clinics, adult and youth hockey leagues and instruction, and much more. Visit us online for more information.
White Plains Family YMCA
250 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains
Our Child Care Program addresses the needs of the whole child in a safe, non-stress success oriented, fully equipped facility. We encourage healthy lifestyles for all of our children and their families, using a hands-on approach to learning in an interactive environment. Child Care programs include Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Pre Kindergarten and Universal Pre-K. For more info, please contact Anita Martell at (914) 949-8030, x204 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
YWCA of White Plains
515 North St., White Plains
The YWCA's licensed children's programs meet the needs of young families with an array of active programs, including childcare, preschool programs, and our before- and after-school programs. Our caring staff creates an environment where every child is valued and develop activities that support the educational process, social interaction, emotional growth, physical development, and creative expression. The YWCA also offers aquatics, gymnastics, and fitness activities for all ages.