Sports

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Any racer knows that a solid fundamental foundation is the key to winning. At Grand Prix New York, a professional track staff introduces kids from ages 8-16 to the basic fundamentals of driving as well as racing. With class sizes never exceeding 20 students, instructors are able to give the junior racers at GPNY the one-on-one attention that is necessary to master skills and excel! Schools are run once a month on the weekend and have produced nearly 1,000 graduates most of whom compete in Junior Racing Leagues and Endurance Races!  Grand Prix New York, 333 North Bedford Road, Mt. Kisco, NY 10549.  Phone: 914-241-3131.  Web: www.gpny.com.

Students will develop stronger and healthier bodies, a positive attitude about themselves and others, and self-defense techniques. All classes held in the Multi-Purpose Room, Leonard Park, Mount Kisco. For information, call: 914.666.3059.

The Bedford Katonah Hockey Association, also known as the Bedford Bears, is a youth travel hockey program whose mission is to help young players develop their skills and foster a love for the game in a family friendly environment. We encourage healthy competition, but place a greater emphasis on sportsmanship, team-play and simply having fun than on wins and losses. Bedford Bears, PO Box 766, Katonah, NY 10536.   Visit www.bedfordbearshockey.com and bkhabears@gmail.com.

BPRBA provides residents of Pound Ridge and Bedford Village with youth recreational baseball from Kindergarten through 8th grade. Recreation Teams are determined by grade.  The Instructional League is for Kindergarten players and they generally play their games on Saturday mornings at Bedford Village Town Park.  The Rookie League is for 1st and 2nd grade players and they generally play one game on Saturday mornings and one game during the week, both at Pound Ridge Town Park.  The Minor League is for 3rd and 4th grade players and they generally play one weekend game and one weeknight game, generally at Pound Ridge Elementary School.  The Major League is for 5th and 6th grade players and they generally play one weekend game and one weeknight game at Bedford Village Town Park.  The Senior League is for players in 7th & 8th grades. Their teams play their games against teams from other towns in the Central Westchester Baseball Association (CWBA).  BPRBA sponsors a team which plays in the Challenger League. This League provides a baseball experience for children with physical and mental disabilities.  There are travel baseball teams in the summer and fall for age groups 9 and up. Visit www.eteamz.com/bprba

The BYSC In-house program is a for-fun, community developmental program focused on skills, sportsmanship, team play and a knowledge of the game. As it is often the first organized sport a child plays, we are intent on making it a fun experience for children and their families. It is also intended to develop travel soccer aptitude for those children who have the desire to transition to travel, which is more serious and more competitive.  Most in-house age groups have parent coached teams with paid trainers. In 1st grade, parents can choose between a professional clinic program that runs two days per week, or continue with parent coaches and team play (with professional trainers).  By second grade, more dedicated players may choose our pre-travel program. To learn more about BYSC, visit www.bedfordyouthsoccerclub.org.

Marlins Swim Team
Boys & Girls Clubs Speedo National Champions:
2000 – 2001 – 2002 – 2003 – 2004 – 2005 – 2006 – 2007 – 2008
Interested swimmers are asked to call the Boys & Girls Club at 914-666-8069, ext. 115, to make an appointment. Please click here for the Marlins website for schedules and more information.  Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester, 351 Main Street, Mt. Kisco, New York 10549, (914) 666-8069, www.bgcnw.com.

Through responsive and effective coaching, Fox Lane Youth Lacrosse will promote the participation of all children, of every athletic ability and experience, in the exciting game of lacrosse.  We emphasize fun, positive sportsmanship, healthy competition, and love and respect for lacrosse. We offer lacrosse for children in grades 1-8 living in Bedford, Bedford Hills, Mt. Kisco, and Pound Ridge. Visit www.foxlaneyouthlacrosse.com.

trackclubThe High Performance Track Club N.Y. is a running club open to athletes of all ages who have shown a desire to participate in the running community.  We will welcome interested athletes of all abilities with the understanding that each person can improve and learn to make running a fun lifetime activity. Our mission is to develop high self-esteem and self-discipline by helping participants reach their full athletic potential through speed, endurance, and muscular strength training.  HPTCNY encourages an attitude of good sportsmanship at all times while stressing the importance of education.  When:  Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 10th – December 7th 5:00 – 6:30 pm.  Where:  Rye Town Park (meet at the parking lot for Oakland Beach off of Dearborn Ave)  Who: Athletes ranging in age from K – 12.  Why: Because it’s fun to run!  Fees:  Fall Session: $300.00 (Practices held Tuesdays and Thursdays from September 10 – December 7th)  Discounts: 20% discount for each additional child in the family.  For more information please contact us at HPTCNY@GMAIL.COM

Jodi`s Gym has been providing New York kids the highest level of fun and fitness for 29 years!  Their step-by-step, no fail approach ensures that every child feels a sense of accomplishment. From the tiniest tumblers to advanced gymnasts (9 months-12 years old), there is something for everyone. They offer Mommy & Me Gym and Gym + Music classes, preschool gymnastics, school-aged gymnastics, Motion Evolution, summer and holiday break camps, free monthly perks, free open playtime, play groups, private lessons, Super Soccer Stars, Krazy Kool Creation Lego class, and the best birthday parties ever.  For more information, visit www.jodisgym.com.

supersoccerAt Super Soccer Stars, our goal is to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy uses soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Our specially designed curricula use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate, while having endless fun! Contact us to inquire about classes in your community, setting up private groups in the comfort of your own backyard, or to run your child’s next birthday party. We’re the go to people for youth soccer development and FUN!  Visit newyork.supersoccerstars.com, or call 914.681.7171.

turtlecove250Turtle Cove Golf Center is New York area’s premiere golf practice range, featuring private full-swing practice stations, PGA instruction, miniature golf, batting cages, event space, sports camps, located in Pelham Bay Park minutes from Manhattan and Westchester County.  Turtle Cove Golf Academy’s program provides young golfers, ages 7-15 with a fun, safe environment to learn the game of golf. Students work with our friendly, experienced teaching professionals to develop all areas of the game. Our 10:1 student to instructor ratio ensures that they’ll get a solid foundation of the game. PGA professionals can design a program for your entire family.  1 City Island Road, Pelham Bay Park, N.Y. 10464.  (718) 885-1129, www.turtlecovegolfcenter.com.

Built in 1996, the Westchester Skating Academy is the only NHL twin rink facility in Westchester. WSA offers top level figure skating and hockey programs. Birthday Parties, Group Rates, Public Sessions, Daily Freestyle, Full Service Cafe, Skate Rental, Hockey Clinics, Hockey Figure Skating Camps, Youth and Adult Hockey Leagues, Adult Coffee Club. Open Year Round.  Call 347-8232 for times, Group or Individual Lessons (8 Week Programs) for Beginners to Adults, In-House Hockey Leagues (Mites through JV Levels).  91 Fairview Drive, Elmsford, NY 10523. 914.347.8232.

The gift of swimming is one of the best things you could give to your child.  The swim lessons at the White Plains Y can help to instill aquatic confidence in both of you.  Starting at age 3 months, you can enroll your child in our swim lessons.  Our progressive curriculum, small classes and great instructors create a well-rounded program that will have your child sharpen this life-long skill. In addition to swim lessons, the White Plains Y has family swim times throughout the week to encourage families to enjoy swimming together. For more information contact us at 914-949-8030 email Hillary Gallacher hgallacher@ymca-cnw.org or visit our webpage www.ymca-cnw.org