Children’s Sports Classes at Central Queens

Children need physical activity, and our youth sports classes are the best place to start! We provide progressive classes/leagues with an engaging and age-appropriate sports curriculum.

Click here for information on dates and rates of Winter 2020 youth sports classes. 

Children need physical activity, and our youth sports center is the best place to start. We provide progressive classes / leagues with an engaging and age-appropriate sports curriculum. Our dynamic instructors will guide your child to reach their full potential. Join us for our fun & exciting programs!

Programs change from season to season, but below are classes that we offer in a given year.

For more information please contact Adam Ostroff, Senior Director of Health and Wellness, at 718-268-5011 ext. 505 or by email at [email protected]

* Please note: $20 mandatory insurance fee is required for Gymnastics, Dance and all Sports programs. Insurance is paid once per year from the date of purchase.

Kiddie Sports

(Ages 2.5-4 years, with parent/caregiver)

Introduce your toddler to the fundamental skills associated with baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, and gymnastics. Our child-sized equipment helps encourage participation, excitement, and fun!

12 Wed. beg. Jan. 8
12:15-1:00 p.m.
$192 members / $240 non-members

Triple Play

(Ages 3.5-5 years)

Even young children can learn and enjoy the fundamental skills of soccer, basketball, and baseball. While using child-sized equipment, instructors use mini-game play situations and drills to develop understanding of each sport.

12 Thurs. beg. Jan. 9
3:00-3:45 p.m.
$192 members / $240 non-members

All Sorts of Sports

(Ages 4-6)

Introduce your child to a variety of sports skills. Modified equipment and games are used to create a fun and active environment. Sports include basketball, soccer, tee-ball, hockey and more.

12 Wed. beg. Jan. 8
3:30-4:15 p.m.
$192 members / $240 non-members

Super Sports

(Grades K-6)

Your child will experience and increase his/her fitness level as s/he learns new skills in various sports such as basketball, soccer, kickball and much more!

12 Tues. beg. Jan. 7
4:00-4:45 p.m. (Grades K-2)
4:45-5:30 p.m. (Grades 2-6)
$192 members / $240 non-members

Kiddie Soccer Express

(Ages 2-3)

Our soccer program offers you and your child, along with our enthusiastic coaches, the opportunity to learn fundamental soccer skills, game play and to have a positive team experience.  Class is designed for parents and child(ren) to play together and build a healthy sports bond.

10 Sat. beg. Jan. 11
10:00-10:45 a.m.
$148 members / $185 non-members

Jr. Indoor Soccer Shooters

(Ages 3.5 – 4.5)

Our soccer program offers your child, along with our enthusiastic coaches, the opportunity to learn fundamental soccer skills, game play and to have a positive team experience.

10 Sat. beg. Jan. 11
11:00-11:45 a.m.
$148 members / $185 non-members

Volleyball & Gaga League

(Grades K-6)

This program is designed to teach your child the introductory skills of volleyball, newcomb and gaga!  Skill training and game play will be included.

12 Thurs. beg. Jan. 9
4:00-5:00 p.m. (Grades 1-2)
5:00-6:00 p.m. (Grades 3-6)
$192 members / $240 non-members

Hoop it Up

(Ages 5-7)

Introduce your child to the fundamentals of basketball whether they are a beginner or an experienced player. The main focus of this program will be teaching the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting, while also playing small sided games to develop an understanding of the game.  Sportsmanship, defense/offense, and footwork will also be included.

11 Sun. beg. Jan. 5
12:00-12:55 p.m.
$160 members / $200 non-members

Lil’ Hoopsters

(Ages 5-7)

This clinic is designed to teach the fundamentals of basketball for the novice as well as seasoned players. The main focus of the clinic will be conditioning, skill-specific drills, and scrimmage games. Sportsmanship, defense/offense, footwork, and strategy will also be included.

10 Sat. beg. Jan. 11
10:00-10:55 a.m.
$148 members / $185 non-members

Basketball Superstars

(Ages 8-11)

This clinic is designed to teach the fundamentals of basketball for the novice as well as seasoned players. The main focus of the clinic will be conditioning, skill-specific drills, and scrimmage games. Sportsmanship, defense/offense, footwork, and strategy will also be included.

10 Sat. beg. Jan. 11
11:00-11:55 a.m.
$148 members / $185 non-members

Basketball Skills Clinic

(Ages 8-11)

The clinic is designed to teach fundamentals of basketball for the novice as well as seasoned players. The main focus of the clinic will be conditioning, skill specific drills and scrimmage games. Sportsmanship, defense/offense, footwork and strategy will also be included.

11 Sun. beg. Jan. 5
1:00-1:55 p.m.
$160 members / $200 non-members

Jr. WNBA Basketball League (Central Division, girls only)

(Ages 8-12)

A developmental yet competitive league with full-court games, referees. playoffs, and championships. Team t-shirts are included and trophies are awarded to 1st place team (18 sessions).

11 Sun. beg Jan. 5 – Games Every Other Sunday (2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
12 Wed. beg. Jan. 8 – 45 minute Practices (7:00. – 7:45, 7:45 – 8:30 p.m.)
$160 members / $200 non-members, $25 Uniform Fee

Jr. NBA Basketball League (boys only)

(Ages 10-13)

An instructional yet competitive league with full-court games, referees. playoffs, and championships. Team t-shirts are included and trophies are awarded to 1st place team (9 weeks). Jr. NBA Basketball League schedules will be based on team assignments. Times will rotate for all divisions.

Eastern Division (Ages 10-11):
11 Sun. beg. Jan. 5 (3:00, 4:00, 5:00 pm)
12 Tues. beg. Jan. 7 (5:30, 6:35, 7:00 pm)
$216 members / $270 non-members, $25 Uniform Fee

Western Division (Ages 12-13):
11 Sun. beg. Jan. 5 (6:00, 7:00, 8:00 pm)
12 Thurs. beg. Jan. 9 (6:30, 7:15, 8:00 pm)
$216 members / $270 non-members, $25 Uniform Fee

*Additional $20 Insurance Fee
**Additional $25 Uniform Fee

Small Group Basketball and Soccer Training

(Ages 5-14)

45 Minute Training:
5 pack: $85 Members / $95 Non-Members
10 pack: $170 Members / $190 Non-Members

60 Minute Training:
1 pack: $35 Members / $40 Non-Members
5 pack: $100 Members/$110 Non-Members
10 pack: $200 Members/$220 Non-Members

*To schedule training sessions, please contact Carlos Arteaga at [email protected] for basketball or Ali El Berkaoui at [email protected] for soccer.

Click here for our Infant and Toddler Gym Programs.

Click here for more information on our Youth Gymnastics Programs.

Courses not offered in the Fall but during other seasons include:

Ball Bonanza

(Ages 3.5-5 years)

For the child who loves to bounce, throw, kick and play ball. Children learn skills that utilize balls and incorporate them into movement activities and games such as tee-ball, soccer, and basketball.

Outdoor Lacrosse

(Ages 7-10 – Co-Ed)

We are bringing back one of the hottest sports to Central Queens! This introductory Lacrosse program focuses on the fundamentals; throwing, catching, scooping, cradling and shooting. Great for developing hand/eye coordination, balance, conditioning and burning some calories. Bring your own Lacrosse Stick.

Outdoor Tee Ball League & Baseball Skills

(Ages 3–8)

An instructional and recreational program developed to teach fundamental skills. Ages 5 to 8 will focus on more complex skills and positioning on the field. Children will participate in game play as they develop their skills. Children will be placed by age, and all ages need to bring a baseball mitt. Helmets are required for children ages 5 to 8.

Outdoor Kids’ Tennis

(Ages 5–12)

Join us for our children’s tennis program, held outdoors at the Forest Hills High School tennis courts!

Children will learn the fundamentals of tennis by utilizing modified nets, shorter court dimensions, and low pressure balls. Lessons are fun, interactive, and include activities to develop the skills to play tennis. Bring your own racket.