The next LeBron is incubating here

The next LeBron is incubating here

VERY slowly LIC is adding local services that are standard in more established communities, be they suburban or other parts of NYC (or Queens for that matter).  Today we will share two of them with you.

First of all, the Long Island City Youth Sports League will be holding basketball programs for kids on Saturdays starting January 7 at PS78Q.  Here are the times:

Girls Grades 2 & 3    9:10am

Boys Grades 1 – 3    10:10am

Co-ed Grades 4 – 7  11:10 – 12:20pm

Not only is the location uber-convenient, but the price is only $120 for the 10-session season that concludes on March 25.  By which time your daughter and/or son will have the skills to take their game to the local outdoor courts just as the weather starts getting nice.  In the meantime, they’ll have a place to run around with others Saturday morning during the frigid winter.

For registration click here, for more information contact

//POTVIN still sucks, but the NY Islanders are offering a terrific “Intro to Hockey” program this winter at LIC ICE.  This is a mini-rink that opened in March and is tucked away on 46th Road just east of Vernon Blvd.  It’s an 8-session season with two times on Sunday afternoons that begins January 8.  The price is only $150 and that includes skates and equipment! Oh, your daughter wants to be a figure-skater?  It’s a lot easier to hone her skating skills with a stick in her hand mindlessly chasing a puck.

So cover all your bases, and sign your kid up for basketball on Saturday and hockey on Sunday.

LICYSL.orggo here for more info on turning your child into the next LeBron

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