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LIU Brooklyn Kicks Off Saturday Classes for Children on Sept. 29

Ten-week program is part of the LIU Children’s Academy fall session


Fatima Kafele,Deputy Director of Public Relations
LIU Brooklyn,
Long Island University

Children's AcademyBrooklyn, N.Y. – LIU Brooklyn will begin Saturday classes as part of the Campus’ fall 2012 Children’s Academy on Sept. 29. The 10-week program is broken into two, five-week sessions offering academic and creative activities for kids, ages 3-12. Activities will be held in facilities across the 11-acre, gated campus, including the Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center (WRAC).

Fall session classes include: Spanish and Mandarin Chinese for Children and Young Learners, Robotics, Basic Karate, Capoeira and Swim instruction. With the purchase of a family membership, parents will receive access to the WRAC and campus pool on membership days and receive passes to LIU sporting events.

LIU Children’s Academy is coordinated by the campus’ School of Continuing Studies. LIU Brooklyn 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, call 718-488-1364 or email

LIU Brooklyn 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 09/24/2012

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