Fitness Classes for Long Island Kids That Are Pure Fun

A round up of fitness and exercise classes for children in Nassau and Suffolk County.

Exercise is an important part of staying healthy, both physically and mentally. But between video games and iPads, it can be hard to motivate kids to be active. Get the kids off the couch and out of the house with these child-geared fitness and exercise classes across Long Island. Your child will have fun while keeping fit and learn lifelong health lessons.

For more fun ideas to keep the kids occupied, check out our Classes Guide.

FitMixx
1494 Bellmore Ave., Bellmore
516-851-2292
Kids yoga, ripped for kids and kids conditioning are among the child-centric exercised classes offered weekly at FitMixx. Drop-ins welcome.

Emerge Yoga & Wellness
623 Broadway, Massapequa
516-781-1078
The kids-focused yoga classes are aimed at building confidence and conditioning. Regular mat yoga classes are offered weekly for ages 5-9, grown up and me classes are offered weekly for infants through 2.5 years old. Anti-Gravity kids classes for ages 6 and up focus on swinging, stretching, balancing and strengthening core muscles–all while hanging from the ceiling.

OMG! Oh My Girls
140 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset
516-802-5800
This health club designed exclusively for girls ages 8-18 offers a variety of uniquely styled fitness weekly classes including: Fun Fit and Bootcamp Fitness. Healthy cooking/baking classes also offered. Drop- ins welcome.

Big Al’s Family Fitness
104 Merrick Road, Amityville
631-264-7114
While a monthly membership is required, this family gym offers babysitting via Lil’ Al’s Academy, a climbing structure, a gymnastics area and ball pit for kids to get exercise. Weekly classes/sports include: dodge ball, floor hockey, kickball, soccer, dance/cheer/gymnastics, sports training and more. Ages 2-12.

Peaceful Planet Yoga
4 Hampton St., Sag Harbor
1971swamimami@optonlinet.net
This yoga business is dedicated entirely to serving children. Girl Power Yoga, Yoga for Girl Scouts, Kids Club (ages 5-10), Pre School Play (ages 3-5), Mommy & Me (ages 1-3). Harry Potter yoga classes also offered.

Great South Bay YMCA
200 W Main Street, Bay Shore
631-665-4255
Youth fitness programs include dance, karate, various sports and fitness programs (Gaga, cycle classes, football clinics, etc.), swim and more. Classes start at 12 months. Full membership required, however short-term (summer and/or winter break) memberships are available upon request.

Parisi Speed School
3728 Park Ave., Wantagh
516-826-5555
384 Mark Tree Road, East Setauket
631-689-9063
2 Channel Dr., Port Washington
516-883-7678
Various youth athletic programs available for ages 7-18 including coordination, running technique, body weight strength, flexibility, improving speed and strength, developing endurance and more.

Main photo: Emerge Anti-Gravity Kids Yoga, Bellmore

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FitMixx
1494 Bellmore Ave
Bellmore , NY
Phone: 516-851-2292
40° 41' 3.4692" N, 73° 32' 29.4504" W
New York
Emerge Yoga & Wellness
623 Broadway
Massapequa , NY
Phone: 516-781-1078
40° 41' 8.9952" N, 73° 28' 3.612" W
New York
OMG! Oh My Girls
140 Jericho Turnpike
Syosset , NY
Phone: 516-802-5800
40° 48' 34.308" N, 73° 30' 41.0292" W
New York
Big Al’s Family Fitness
104 Merrick Road
Amityville , NY
Phone: 631-264-7114
40° 40' 18.4296" N, 73° 25' 6.8232" W
New York
Peaceful Planet Yoga
4 Hampton St.,
Sag Harbor , NY 40° 59' 52.5084" N, 72° 17' 31.992" W
New York
Great South Bay YMCA
200 W Main Street
Bay Shore , NY
Phone: 631-665-4255
40° 43' 6.9996" N, 73° 15' 9.3096" W
New York
Parisi Speed School
3728 Park Ave.
Wantagh , NY
Phone: 516-826-5555
40° 40' 32.016" N, 73° 29' 43.71" W
New York
Parisi Speed School
384 Mark Tree Road
East Setauket , NY
Phone: 631-689-9063
40° 53' 40.1604" N, 73° 5' 40.8336" W
New York
Parisi Speed School
2 Channel Dr.
Port Washington , NY
Phone: 516-883-7678
40° 50' 26.5272" N, 73° 42' 6.5196" W
New York