Looking to keep your kids fit in Rockland County, NY? Our comprehensive guide leads you directly to great, local classes and programs focusing on sports and fitness, including gyms, skating facilities, horseback riding, and trampoline sports.
21 Pralle Lane, Bardonia
Bounce City is Rockland's newest inflatable hotspot! With over 16,000-sq.-ft. of space and 40-ft. ceilings, it’s the ultimate place to hold your birthday party, fundraiser or special event. Our state-of-the-art, climate-controlled facility has the largest selection of indoor bouncers for any age group. We also have a full arcade with all the games children love. Our dedicated staff will make sure your event runs smoothly—the happiness and comfort of our clients is the ultimate goal!
Bounce! Trampoline Sports
612 Corporate Way (off Route 303), Valley Cottage
Bounce! offers the opportunity to play sports, have fun, and get fit on enormous courts of interconnected trampolines. The facility has fitness classes for all ages and levels, open jump time, trampoline dodgeball, slam dunk basketball, foam-pit jumping, and non-competitive tumbling and gymnastics classes, as well as Mommy & Me classes for the younger set. They also have private party rooms, a Wi-Fi lounge, a healthy-food snack bar, an arcade, and a separate Bounce! Jr. Zone for kids ages 6 and younger. School, camp, and group trips welcome. Fundraising opportunities available.
Camelback Mountain Resort
1 Camelback Road, Tannersville
30 Mountain Road, Pomona
Camp Ramaquois is “a day camp as complete as sleepaway camp,” situated on 44 acres in Rockland County. From adventurous activities to creative arts and athletics, boys and girls ages 3-15 experience a traditional day camp program filled with a variety of stimulating activities. Facilities include a 5-acre crystalline lake, eight heated swimming pools, a splash park, tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts, hockey rinks, ball fields, soccer fields, a petting zoo, special events, and more. Many air-conditioned buildings. Visit us on our website or call for a personal tour.
69 Lake Road, Congers
Danceworks has been in the Clarkstown area for over 29 years. The studio offers classes in Mommy & Me, Creative Dance, Pre-Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, and Hip-Hop for ages 2 through teen. Danceworks specializes in children – encouraging a friendly and non-competitive atmosphere. Several children have gone on to study at the School of American Ballet in Manhattan. Our adult ballet workout (free babysitting) teaches you to work with your body, not against it. Beginners are welcome and no special clothing is needed. Free trial classes are available to all.
Deer Mountain Day Camp
63 Call Hollow Road, Pomona
Roberta Katz and Carol Katz, Owners and Directors
Deer Mountain Day Camp is one of the first established and most respected day camps in the Tri-State area, located just minutes from the GW and Tappan Zee bridges. Founded in 1956, Deer Mountain sits on 25 mountainside acres surrounding our spring-fed lake. At Deer Mountain, age-appropriate programs for children 3-15 years old have been crafted by certified teachers and educational professionals to give your child the most enriching summer experience possible. With swimming, sports, arts, outdoor adventure, lake, and special events, campers rave that they have “the best summer ever."
Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road, Claryville
Our Catskill Mountains summer camp unites traditional camping with innovative programs, focusing on building and maintaining healthy lifestyles, and reflecting the interests and needs of a dynamic camp community—an exciting mix of cultures, backgrounds, and abilities. Activities are designed to build trust, teamwork, and mutual understanding. Exciting “Teen Adventure Trips” are offered. Our 6,000 acres are ideal for the ultimate camp experience. We focus on building strong character values through outdoor activities in a natural environment. Serving 35,000 visitors annually through our conference facility (for families/groups), environmental education for students, and 20 summer camp options.
Indoor Rock Gym
107 Pleasant Ave, Upper Saddle River, NJ
Climbing is great exercise and fun for the whole family! Keep yourself and your kids active at NJ’s largest indoor rock climbing facility with over 13,000 square feet of climbing space. We offer programs for all levels – ages 5 through adult. You can visit us anytime for walk-in climbing or sign up for our various classes, private lessons and special events. We also offer summer and holiday camps, Junior Climbing teams, awesome birthday parties and group programs great for Girl and Boy Scout Troupes, etc.
450 W. Nyack Road, West Nyack
Life Plex Health Club/FunXions
18 College Road., Monsey
158 Pascack Road, Nanuet
At Mar-Bel Stable, we can provide ponies or horses for your child's party. We can tailor a function to meet the needs of a younger or older child. Visitors are always welcome at the stable, so stop in and see the horses, and let us help you plan a party!
100 Route 59, Suite L-3, Suffern
430 Nanuet Mall S, Nanuet
Premier Fitness in Nanuet has been serving our community for over eight years and is proud to be the best at keeping both you and your children fit! While all the others are trying to keep up, we bring you the newest programs first, such as our Going Vertical Speed School, Youth Conditioning, TRX Body Blast, Zumba and Group Power just to name a few. Come feel the energy at Premier Fitness while you and your children make fitness and good health a family priority. Ask about our Fit Kidz birthday parties.
Ramapo Equestrian Center
1152 Route 202, Suffern
The staff at the Ramapo Equestrian Center has over 50 years of combined experience in the equine world. With expertise ranging from traditional western riding to competitive show jumping or dressage, the staff offers comprehensive lessons for the beginner through the advanced rider. Whether you would like to try one lesson, or take advantage of our valuable lesson packages, we offer many options to fit into any budget. For more information please call or check our website ramapoequestriancenter.com.
Sanctuary Yoga Studios
132 Park Ave., New City
Our bright and sunny studio in the heart of New City offers yoga for all levels. Beginners and experienced students alike can join in group classes, private sessions, workshops, retreats, private parties, yoga cruises up the Hudson, and our nationally recognized Yoga Teacher Training programs for certification as yoga teachers or yoga therapists, and children and teen yoga teacher specializations. Ours is a non-competitive, friendly atmosphere where all are welcome. View our children's workshop specials on our web site. Try our New Student Special: 30 Days Unlimited Yoga for $40.
The Sports Place
600 Bradley Pkwy., Blauvelt
The Sports Place, “Where the Focus is on Fun!,” is proud to be Rockland’s leading family entertainment center. Check out our after-school program, 1st to Home®, for kids as young as 2-½ years old. Private 1st to Home® classes are available for groups of five or more. TSP is also the place to celebrate a birthday or special event. Choose from our Kids’ Corner, Turf Time, GloPutt, Inflatables, Touchdown, or On-the-Court packages, and new X-Battle. Or go all out with “King/Queen for a Day Party.” Come visit Toppings, our new Ice Cream parlor. Please contact us for further information.
61 Maple Ave., New City
For over 29 years, we have been inspiring and motivating students to follow their dreams both in dance and in their lives. Instructors at Vicki's Studio are dedicated to their students and teaching technique, while creating fun and exciting choreography in our non-competitive studio. We offer beginner-advanced classes for boys and girls ages 2½- adult, including Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical, Modern, Creative Movement, Boys’ Hip-Hop, Gymnastics, Combination classes, and our NEW Musical Theatre classes. For experienced dancers, we also offer a competitive dance team (try-outs required).
Vision Sports Club
Youth Fit Zone
37 W. Jefferson Ave.
We offer complete family fitness programs under one spacious 45,000-sq.-ft. location. Our Youth Fit Zone introduces fitness to kids at a young age, empowering them by building a lifetime of healthy habits. Guided programs are provided for children ages 8-15 under the direction and supervision of Vision Fit Coaches in their own “gym within a gym.” Featuring youth-only classes such as Yoga, Field Day, Obstacle Course, and Spinning, plus a Youth Lounge equipped with computers and a flat-screen TV.
West Rock Indoor Sports and Entertainment Complex
21 Pralle Lane, Bardonia
Rockland's premier facility for sports training, development, and special events. We offer programs for children and adults in basketball, soccer, baseball, tennis, lacrosse, and fitness. No matter what your child's age or athletic ability, we have a program to meet his/her needs. Our highly skilled staff will ensure your child has the perfect mix of fun, physical activity, and athletic training. We have 16,000 sq. ft. of space in our air-conditioned gym, over 26,000 sq. ft. of turf, and 6 Har-Tru tennis courts! Check website for sports programs and summer camp details.
12 Bardonia Mall, Bardonia
Fun workouts, a nurturing environment, and an instructor who understands and respects the individuality of each child make the Workout Place the karate place for kids. Director Arnold van Deuren, in addition to holding an 8th-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do, has a PhD in education, and specializes in child and adolescent development. Under his direction, children learn not only the skills needed to defend themselves, but more important, the skills and attitudes needed to succeed in school and in life.