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Dive In! Where To Take Swimming Lessons in NYC

Whether you’re headed south for spring break or hitting a beach in the summer, water is probably in your family’s future. Here’s where to prep the kids!

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For Dream Weavers: Discovering Textiles

7 Crafty NYC Summer Camps for Kids

Got a maker in the house? Check out these options for sewing, sculpting and more when school’s not in session!

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The Art Farm

11 Camps in the Hamptons for Kids of All Kinds

From sports to theater to music and more, there’s a tons of summer fun to be had out on the island.

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Ohm Sweet Ohm: Yo Re Mi Mixes Yoga and Music

Check out this new mashup of fun tunes, dance and the popular ancient discipline for kids!

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Slam Dunk!: The Best Indoor Water Parks Near NYC

Check out our picks for places to splish and splash any time of year within driving distance of the Big Apple.

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Just Opened: A New Café Steps From Prospect Park

Elk café’s got a fireplace, an outdoor space waiting for spring, and tasty bites from sandwiches to sweets.

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Chelsea Piers

12 Signs You’re a Chelsea Parent

If you live at the Piers, the Highline is one of your go-to green spaces and you summer in “Seal Park” — we’re lookin’ at you.

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For a Bucket of One's Own:  Teatown Lake Reservation

Totally Sweet! NYC Area Maple Sugaring Spots

Give your city kid a taste of the country with a maple sugaring adventure. We’ve found 7 great places to visit near NYC.

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15 Stores With More: Where to Shop – and Play!

Kill two (or a few) birds with one stone. These commercial destinations let you spend money AND time!

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Georgia Aquarium - Atlanta, Georgia

16 Amazing Aquariums From Around the World

Humungous sharks, tropical water life, chirping dolphins and even exhibits in marine life conservation — check out which of the world’s most beautiful aquariums whet your fancy.

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Oh, What Fun It is to Ride: Where to Go Sledding in NYC

Grab your sled and head out to one of the best sledding hills in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens. Here’s the scoop on 10 spectacular spots.

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7 Circus Schools That Get Kids Flipping & Flying

Do your kids love watching circus performers? Here’s where they can learn to juggle, tumble and fly on the trapeze in NYC.

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12 Signs You’re A West Village Parent

With the proximity to the Hudson River Park, tree-lined streets and a chic downtown vibe, you wouldn’t dream of moving to the suburbs (let alone above 14th St.). You know you’re a West Village parent if you agree with these 12 signs.

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How to Get in Free at 13 Top NYC Museums

Get the inside scoop on “free days” and “pay what you wish” policies at the most popular museums in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.

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Kid’s Best Friend: Where to Adopt a Pet in NYC

Find your family’s perfect pet match at one of the city’s best animal shelters and rescue organizations. Some even cater to kids and teach them how to care for cats and dogs!

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