Living in North Shore

Learn about kids activities & outdoor activities, playgrounds, things to do,
great eats and more!

Soccer:

  • North Shore Soccer Club (Glen Head)
    North Shore Soccer Club offers professional training for all ages and levels include intramurals, camps and clinics, and travel programs.
  • OBEN Soccer Club (Oyster Bay)
    Serving Oyster Bay, East Norwich and surrounding areas, this club also offers professional training for all ages and levels including intramurals, camps and clinics, and travel programs.

Dance:

  • Glen Dance Studio
    3 Park Plaza, Old Brookville
    Glen Dance Studio was founded 25 years ago on the idea that classes at a dance studio should be both educational and FUN!  While many studios focus on a single dance routine for the majority of the school year, the teachers at Glen Dance teach technique and stage presence.  Students at Glen Dance Studio learn how to dance, not a single dance routine.
  • American Theater Dance
    500 Jericho Turnpike, Mineola
    This state of the art, 6600 square foot dance studio, will improve your child’s dance experience from Day 1. An Award-winning studio.

Tennis:

  • Shelter Rock Tennis & Country Club
    (Private Club)
    100 Long Island Expressway
    Awarded “Private Club of the Year”
  • Robbie Wagner Tennis
    60 Sea Cliff Avenue, Glen Cove
    A staff of world renowned tennis professionals have the knowledge and capability to give adults and children guidance toward a career in college tennis. See our “Wall of Fame” which lists the players they have helped place in top level Colleges and Universities around the country.
  • Christopher Morley Tennis
    500 Searingtown Road, Roslyn (near LIE exit 36)

Ice Skating:

  • Port Washington Skating Center
    70 Seaview Boulevard
    Whether you’re looking to learn how to skate, play hockey or just have some fun with the family, the Port Washington Skating Center is a smaller rink with an upper deck viewing area. Family run and operated for years, your kids will feel welcome from the moment they step foot inside.
  • Andrew Stergiopoulis Ice Rink (full size)
    65 Arrandale Avenue, Great Neck
    You’ll find public skating sessions, travel hockey (Bruins), figure skating, as well as a heated lounge with wood-burning fireplace, skate rental, snack bar & grill and free WiFi for your convenience.
  • Iceland (full size)
    3345 Hillside Avenue, New Hyde Park
    You’ll find public skating sessions, travel hockey (when permitted), figure skating, as well as Friday Night Skates with a DJ.

Libraries:

  • The Sea Cliff Library
    300 Sea Cliff Avenue
    This small library offers adult and children’s programming including outdoor story-time.
  • Locust Valley Library
    170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley
    The Locust Valley Library offers robust programming as well as – tennis! The library owns Har-Tru clay courts adjacent to their property where residents of all ages can take lessons (non-residents are also permitted but must pay an additional registration fee).
Parks:

  • Memorial Park
    130 Prospect Avenue, Sea Cliff
  • Morgan Memorial Park
    Germaine Street, Glen Cove
  • Roslyn Park
    Located between Franklin Avenue and Adams Street, is a playing area for junior baseball and softball.
  • Sands Point Preserve
    127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point NY 11050 (516) 571-7901
    The Sands Point Preserve on the original Guggenheim Estate, offers a a 216-acre park with historical mansions and the Phil Dejana Learning. The non-profit, provides year-round educational and cultural programs, tours, fitness activities and private events. The Preserve offers beautiful hiking trails and tons of activities for families and adults. It is a great place to spend an afternoon, has some amazing water views and a dog run.
  • “Bar Beach” aka Town of North Hempstead Beach Park
    175 West Shore Road (516) 869-6311
    Enjoy an afternoon at the shore, walk, ride or roller blade on the promenade along the waterfront, or get active at their basketball and shuffleboard courts. Then, barbecue on one of their grills and enjoy a picnic with your family or friends.
  • TOBAY Beach (South Shore)
    Residents of Oyster Bay have access to this wonderful private beach with one side on the Atlantic Ocean and the other on the Great South Bay (an underpass connects the two). A spray park is on site, as well as playground, picnic tables and concession stands.

Museum:

  • Science Museum of Long Island
    1526 North Plandome Road
    The Science Museum of Long Island is a not-for-profit science activity center located on the Leeds Pond Preserve and offers enrichment workshops for children on weekdays and during school vacations.

Theater:

  • Landmark Theater
    232 Main Street (516) 767-1384
    Home of the Jeanne Rimsky Theater and Doctors’ Gymnasium
    Landmark on Main Street is a not-for-profit community center that brings live entertainment to our community. This intimate theater hosts small theatrical productions, lectures and concerts with established artists like the Indigo Girls and up and coming performers.Downstairs: Doctors’ Gymnasium, indoor basketball court and teen center, outdoors offers a playground, swings and water splash pad (weather permitting) in a scenic park setting.
Pools:

  • Manorhaven Pool
    158 Manorhaven Boulevard
    (516) 767-4618
    A great town pool recently renovated with outdoor seating on a beautiful waterfront. The pool offers lap lanes, zero entry, a separate toddler pool and programming including lessons, a spirited swim team and early morning lap swimming.

Yacht Clubs:

Waterfront:

  • Oyster Bay Water Sports
    (516) 413-1930
    Oyster Bay Water Sports is the only Water Sports Charter on the North Shore of Long Island! Come to beautiful Oyster Bay and learn to wakesurf, wakeboard, waterski, or tube with us!
The North Shore is home to an eclectic mix of cuisines including Japanese, Chinese, Italian, French, American and more!

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