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Saturday Classes for Children Start February 4

Swim, Karate, Mandarin, Spanish and Robotics for Kids, Ages 3-12


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

Teaching Child to SwimBrooklyn, N.Y. - LIU Brooklyn will begin Saturday classes as part of the Campus’ Spring 2012 Children’s Academy on February 4. The six-session program will offer academic and creative activities for kids ages 3-12. Classes will be held in facilities across the campus, including the Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center (WRAC). An open house is scheduled for Saturday, January 21, at 11:00 a.m. in the Pratt Building, Room 120.

Spring session classes include: Spanish and Mandarin for Children, Introduction to Robotics, Karate and Swim instruction. With the purchase of a family membership, parents will receive a 10% tuition discount, priority registration for future sessions, two adult passes to the fitness center and campus pool and four passes to LIU sporting events.

“It is our pleasure to welcome families back to campus” Provost Gale Stevens Haynes said. “We trust that this will be an exciting and fun-filled semester.”

LIU Children’s Academy is coordinated by the 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 Spring program and online registration, please visit or call (718) 488-1364.

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Posted 01/12/2012

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