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Saturday Classes for Children Start Sept. 24 at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus

The program is part of the LIU Children’s Academy fall session


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

Student of LIU Childrens AcademyBrooklyn, N.Y. - Long Island University's Brooklyn Campus will begin Saturday classes as part of the Campus' Fall 2011 Children's Academy on September 24. The 8-session program will offer academic and creative activities for kids ages 3-12. 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 Children and Young Learners, Robotics, Basic Fashion Design, Ballet 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 four passes to LIU sporting events.

"Last year was our first foray into Saturday programs for children" Brooklyn Campus Provost Gale Stevens Haynes said. "We look forward to welcoming more families to the Long Island University Brooklyn Community."

LIU Children's Academy is coordinated by the Campus' 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 or call (718) 488-1364.

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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 09/01/2011

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