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Summer camps in Astoria!

By Ilija Sekulovski

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SocRoc

3438 38th St., Long Island City, NY, 11101

(927) 703-0409

“The goal of SocRoc is to encourage kids to be physically active, gain confidence and learn social skills while having fun. As a certified personal trainer for eight years and a former professional soccer player, James Christie has combined his two areas of expertise to create one of the most unique and creative fitness programs available for Manhattan’s youth.”

-Available for various ages

-Camps/programs vary in length and price

-Camps/programs available all year-round

-Locations include Astoria Park, Astoria Sports Complex, Steinway Church, Gym-Azing, Long Island City, and multiple locations in Manhattan

Astoria Community Center Day Camp

4-05 Astoria Boulevard, Astoria, NY, 11102

(718) 721-0289

 “Activities include dance, drums, arts and crafts, team sports (basketball, softball, double dutch), board games (chess, checkers), pool tournaments, out-of-camp trips (zoo, museums, amusement parks) and reading club.”

-Ages 6+

-Payment Plans available

Jodi’s Gym Mini Camp

244 East 84th St., New York, NY, 10028

(212) 772-7633

“Jodi’s Gym Camp is all about active, healthy children! Camp includes a full hour of structured gym where the fundamentals for gymnastics (and all sports) are developed as children improve their skills on balance beams, bars, rings, tumbling, vault, tumble track, our space bouncer and so much more! In a camp filled with giggles and laughter, your child will develop self-confidence while experiencing the joys of gymnastics. Other camp activities include music, art, story time, zany games and lunch.”

-Ages 3-5

-Offers various classes for varying age groups

-Year-round programs available

 

Astoria Sports Complex

34-38 38th St., Astoria, NY, 11101

(718) 729-7163

 “The facility is incomparable, complete with a heated swimming pool, hot jacuzzi, free weight gym, cardio gym, youth gym, SilverSneaker program for seniors, aerobics, yoga, pilates, spin bikes, championship batting cages (both baseball & softball), pitching tunnels, championship soccer/basketball field with astro turf & plexi glass walls, birthday party ball room with private dining room and great food, indoor parking and elevator service.”

-Offers a wide variety of camps, many of which simply rent space from the complex

-Offers a wide variety of camps/programs, which vary in length and price, all year-round

-Call in order to see which camps are available

 

 

Chelsea Piers Summer Sports Camps

Pier 62, 300 23rd St., New York, NY, 10011
(212) 336-6846

“Chelsea Piers, Manhattan’s premier destination for youth sports, is home to 16 specialty sports camps. Sports Academy (soccer, basketball, baseball & more), Elite Soccer, Basketball, Gymnastics, Golf, Performance Golf, Bowling, Ice Hockey, Acceleration Hockey, Urban Adventure (rock climbing, sailing, kayaking & more); Junior Gymnastics, Ice Hockey and Ice Skating camps; Preschool Gymnastics and Ice Skating camps are available.”

-Ages 2-17

-1-week to 11-week options

-Transportation and after-care available

 

Jack Haanraadts is currently an undergraduate student at SUNY New Paltz.  He thoroughly enjoys reading and writing, philosophical debates, soccer, and a quality cup of coffee.  Follow him on Twitter: @JackRyanHaanraadts.

 

 

 

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