Sports & Recreation in the Delaware Valley

Fun places for your child to go out and get active
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A directory to help your child explore their interests while staying fit and healthy.

ALL RIDERS UP

265 Mattson Road
Garnet Valley, PA 19060
610-459-0879
allridersup.org
Established in 2008 as the only therapeutic riding center in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, All Riders Up offers a peaceful, supportive environment for equine-assisted activities to encourage individuals with special needs in reaching their full potential so that they can achieve physical, behavioral and social development.

CAMDEN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY, MIRACLE LEAGUE

Boundless Field
101 Bortons Mill Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
856-495-3080
ccnjml.org
The Camden County New Jersey Miracle League provides people with disabilities a chance to participate in America’s favorite pastime — baseball!

FAIRMOUNT SPORTS ASSOCIATION

Van Colln Field
23rd and Pennsylvania Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130
215-751-9280
fairmountsports.org
This neighborhood organization runs T-ball, baseball, softball and basketball leagues for kids in Philadelphia.

GOLDFISH SWIM SCHOOL

2036 Briggs Road
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
856-712-1290
goldfishswimschool.com
Goldfish Swim School is proud to provide state-of-the-art aquatic facilities that are dedicated to indoor swim classes and programs for children, ages 4 months and older. From Jump Start Clinics to a competitive team known as Swim Force, the school is committed to helping your child develop important life skills so that he or she can make waves in life.

JULIAN KRINSKY SCHOOL OF TENNIS

610 S. Henderson Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406
610-265-3677
gulphmillstennis.com
Since 1978, the Julian Krinsky School of Tennis has been helping players of all ages and levels make dramatic improvements in their games by enhancing fundamentals, focusing on court strategy and creating a competitive and supportive environment.

JUMPBUNCH

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
267-281-4549
jumpbunch.com/montgomery-county-pa
JumpBunch is a fun, structured sports and fitness program that introduces children to a variety of sports and helps build coordination, self-esteem and a lifelong love of sports and fitness. JumpBunch is offered at preschools, daycare facilities, elementary schools, parks and recreation departments.

KATIE’S KOMETS

4300 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA 19131
215-685-0160
katieskomets.org
Katie’s Komets is a co-ed wheelchair basketball team for kids with physical disabilities. The organization serves kids in elementary school through high school. All that is necessary is that the child has a long-term physical limitation that prevents him or her from participating in a regular basketball program and is able to operate a manual wheelchair.

KICKIN’ FLIPS

P.O. Box 316
Voorhees, NJ 08043
856-534-0736
kickinflips.com
The Kickin’ Flips Preschool Fitness Program specializes in the instruction of gymnastics, tumbling, karate and sports fitness. Your child’s education doesn’t have to come from
a classroom.

KIDZERCISE

642 Sicklerville Road
Sicklerville, NJ 08081
856-723-7760
kidzercise.com
Kidzercise is the premier fun fitness center in the country offering an array of programs for children ages 12 months to 13 years. With many children not getting the proper amounts of exercise and nutritional guidance, Kidzercise emphasizes two key principles: “Healthy Kids Make Healthy Adults” and “It’s Never Too Early to Start.”

MIDDLETOWN ARCHERY

127 Barren Road
Media, PA 19063
610-566-8092
middletownarchery.com
Middletown Archery is an inclusive family-owned club that helps promote the sport of archery for children. Kids of all ages can take aim at Middletown Academy with one-on-one lessons and development programs. From summer camps to a competition team, Middletown Archery offers a sport that is fun and engaging for your child.

NEW CASTLE HUNDRED ARCHERS CLUB

2272 Sunset Lake Road
Newark, DE 19702
302-722-7997
nc100archers.com
New Castle Hundred Archers Club features a clubhouse with an 18-lane indoor shooting range supporting distances up to 30 yards. An outdoor practice range provides practice targets out to a distance of 80 yards. Lessons and coaching are available, along with many different leagues for arcs of all skill levels. Youth leagues are open to individuals younger than 18 years old.

OLYMPIAD GYMNASTICS

380 Water St.
Wilmington, DE 19804
302-636-0606
olympiadgymnastics.com
Olympiad Gymnastics and its FLiP KiDZ program will help kids develop coordination, body awareness, strength, flexibility, balance and confidence in a fun environment. The Delaware gymnastics classes are designed for children ages 3-17 with instruction in tumbling, trampoline, balance beam, vaulting and bars.

PHILADELPHIA YOUTH BASKETBALL

1735 Market St.
Concourse Level
Philadelphia, PA 19103
267-519-9209
phillyyouthbasketball.org
Philadelphia Youth Basketball is a community-built youth empowerment organization that leverages the iconic game of basketball to help today’s urban youth overcome the most urgent and systemic issues that are facing children in underserved communities.

PHILLIES BASEBALL ACADEMY

750 E. Haverford Road
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
610-520-3400
philliesacademy.com
Phillies Baseball Academy is far more than just a week at camp. It is a place where new skills are developed and old ones are perfected. The academy’s commitment to creating the most exciting and informative baseball experience is reflected in every aspect of camp. Experience the excitement of the Phillies Baseball Academy.

THE COLISEUM SPORTS COMPLEX

450 Colwell Lane Conshohocken, PA 19428
610-615-8140
thecoliseumsc.com
The Coliseum Sports Complex is an indoor sports facility for teams to train and athletes to develop their skills for the highest level of competition. This group is specialized in training and developing athletes of all ages in baseball, soccer and softball.

Children Wearing Fencing Uniforms.

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THE FENCING ACADEMY OF PHILADELPHIA

Multiple locations
215-382-0293
fencefap.com
Founded in 1989, the Fencing Academy of Philadelphia is dedicated to teaching the art of fencing to students between the ages of 8 to 80. At the Academy, athletes develop a unique combination of fine and gross motor skills along with strategic and critical thinking.

THE PHILADELPHIA DANCE ACADEMY

219 Cuthbert St., Third Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-922-2422
philadelphiadanceacademy.com
The Philadelphia Dance Academy’s goal is to provide exceptional dance training in a professional and positive environment. Instructors view each student as an individual and aim to ensure all kids reach their maximum potential. Students are placed in appropriate training programs and taught by a professional, experienced faculty.

WEST PHILADELPHIA SOCCER ACADEMY

5700 Haverford Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19139
215-607-9116
facebook.com/westphilasoccer
West Philadelphia Soccer Academy is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching boys and girls from ages 4-14 the fundamentals of soccer.

X-RING ARCHERS SCHOOL OF ARCHERY

287 S. Main St., Suite 5
Lambertville, NJ 08530
908-399-9757
jonbach65@gmail.com
x-ringarchers.com
X-Ring Archers is owned and directed by Jon C. Bach, a 1999 NFFA National Outdoor Champion and Certified NFAA Expert Level 4 Instructor. Bach offers students in first grade through adults lessons in archery. Class offerings cover beginners, intermediate and advanced students and Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) program.

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