What’s New (March 2011)

Westchester and Fairfield Swimming and Lifeguarding

A new swim facility has opened at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, just in time to get the kids ready for summer! Swim camps run throughout the summer in Bronxville and at Pace University and offer daily swim instruction for all levels, as well as other fun activities. All lessons are taught by certified instructors, and lifeguard training is also available year round.

See www.westfairswim.com for information and directions to all locations.

My Little Yogi

Exciting new children’s yoga classes have arrived at Applause of Westchester to help combine health and wellness with lots of fun! The 45-minute classes, either for children ages 15 months to 3, or ages 3 to 5, introduce yoga poses and breathing exercises as well as music, puppets and games. Along with their parents, kids will stretch their minds, bodies, and creativity. Check out www.applauseny.com to learn more.

Xtra Effort

A new sports training facility has just opened in Armonk, offering skilled coaching in baseball, softball and lacrosse. Headed by Drew Marino, a former coach of the New York Mets, and Craig Scialdone, a regional scouting director for collegiate sports, Xtra Effort uses individualized training programs and ProMirror Video Training Systems to improve all aspects of the player’s game. No matter your child’s age or skill level, he or she can benefit from the expert coaching and state of the art technology to get ahead in the game. 219-5740. www.xtraeffort.net.

Benjamin Steak House

Looking for an elegant night out, right here in Westchester? The original Benjamin Steak House opened in 2006 just one block from Grand Central Station, and the new location in White Plains offers a similar atmosphere of dark floors, chocolate brown leather and an oversized fireplace. Featuring six impeccable meat cuts, each carefully selected, aged and perfectly grilled to the diner’s desire, Benjamin Steak House is sure to be an oasis for steak connoisseurs. The diverse menu also offers salads, seafood and signature twists on steakhouse classics. 428-6868. www.benjaminsteakhouse.com.