Sports played with spheres are easier to master than rectangular sports, such as Rubik's cubing and throwing bricks into windows. Circle fun with today's Groupon: for $67, you get one enrollment for an eight-week youth sports clinic for kids ages 6 through 12 at the YMCA of Long Island City (up to a $135). This Groupon is valid for basketball, baseball, tennis, or soccer clinics, which are each offered from May 2–June 26, June 27–August 21, September 6–October 30, and October 31–December 23. Classes will be scheduled to accommodate demand—clinics are tentatively scheduled for Sundays and Mondays.
Long Island City YMCA's youth sports clinics encourage budding athletes ages 6 through 12 to swing, dribble, and triple-double in a positive atmosphere. Smaller class sizes foster new friendships and encourage individualized instruction from the Y's skilled and friendly trainers. The co-ed clinics are designed for a range of athletic experience in each sport, from fledgling tennis forehanders to junior Clyde Fraziers with smooth basketball handles and burly goatees.