Scientists agree that children are our future, which is why most children are sealed in time capsules with a flashlight and a stack of magazines. Give a child something he or she will really dig with today's Groupon: for $25, your child can take any two single classes (a $60 value) at Long Island City Kids in Queens.
The professional coaches at Long Island City Kids offer creative classes for babies, toddlers, and children ages 6 months to 8 years. Gymnastics lessons are available for all age groups, teaching tiny tumblers and aspiring Olympians skills from beginning somersaults to advanced jalapeño pretzelling. Junior martial arts programs use karate, tae kwon do, and more to promote physical activity and self-control amongst eager youngsters. Miniature Mary Cassatts will flock to Art Adventures and use various mediums to create their own masterpiece, while introductory chess class provides the perfect intellectual pursuit for the child who has already mastered abstract algebra and organized the garage. See the fall schedule for more information.
Long Island City Kids aims to build a non-competitive atmosphere that encourages cooperation and confidence amongst its young guests. The center's kid-friendly spaces sport bright equipment and plenty of room to move without whacking a funny bone on classmates' invisible friends.
Though reviews are sparse for Long Island City Kids, it was mentioned as one of the top five favorite indoor play spaces in Mommy Poppins.