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Brooklyn Campus Offers Saturday Morning Classes for Children

Open House for Families on Saturday, September 25

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Fatima Kafele,Deputy Director of Public Relations
Brooklyn Campus,
Long Island University
(718) 488-1014

Brooklyn, N.Y. - Starting October 9, Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus will host Saturday classes as part of the Campus’ Children’s Academy. The 10-session program will offer fitness, academic and creative activities for kids age 3-12 and their parents. Activities will be held in facilities across the 11-acre, meticulously landscaped, gated campus, including the $45-million Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center (WRAC).

Fall session classes include: Spanish for Kids, Robotics, Movie-Making, Live Theater and Basic Swim. With the purchase of a family membership parents can register for Yoga, Total Body Workout, Urban Dance or Spanish classes or access the WRAC on membership days.

The Campus will conduct an open house on Saturday, September 25, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m in the Wellness, Recreational and Athletics Center. Parents and children are encouraged to bring a bathing suit and swim cap to experience the pool during the open house.

“The children who participated in our first annual summer camp had such an amazing time that we want to extend the experience year round” Brooklyn Campus Provost Gale Stevens Haynes said. “We hope that families will become members of the Long Island University Brooklyn Community.”

LIU Children’s Academy is coordinated by the School of Continuing Studies. The Brooklyn Campus is located at the corner of Flatbush Avenue and DeKalb Avenue. For more information about the LIU Children’s Academy Fall program and online registration, please visit www.childrensacademy.liu.edu or call (718) 488-1364.

The Brooklyn Campus is distinguished by…
dynamic curricula reflecting the great urban community it serves. Distinctive programs encompass the arts and media, the natural sciences, business, social policy, urban education, the health professions and pharmacy, and include the Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, the Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, the D.P.T. in Physical Therapy and the Pharm.D. in Pharmacy. A vibrant urban oasis in downtown Brooklyn, this diverse and thriving campus offers academic excellence, personalized attention, small class size and flexible course schedules. In 2006, a $45-million Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center was opened to serve the Campus and the surrounding community. In 2007, the Cyber Café was launched, providing a high-tech hot spot for students and faculty members to meet and eat.

Posted 09/22/2010

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