Alley Pond Sports Tennis Center, located in Queens Village, New York, is a public park and sports education facility. This facility offers indoor and outdoor adult tennis courts. In addition, Alley Pond Sports Center offers semi-private lessons for youth. During these semi-private lessons, two students will be instructed by a teacher of their choice. These lessons are offered throughout the year. As an added bonus, summer camps are offered for youth ages 8 to 16. As these camps are designed to promote an interest in various sports, they are comprised of playing tennis in the morning, and either arts and crafts, swimming, basketball, soccer, or, even a movie day in the afternoon. For younger children, Tiny Tots Camps are designed to acquaint youth ages five to seven with tennis.

Things to Do

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course

Would your team like to try a new and exciting activity? Alley Pond Park Adventure Course is happy to oblige! This is a ropes course designed for all ages, as well as all athletic skills and abilities. Alley Pond Park Adventure Course boasts of being the original “challenge course,” in New York City. Activities in this park are great for team building or individuals interested in a physical challenge. Your team will enjoy such activities as a climbing and bouldering wall, swings, a net, as well as leaps and balance platforms. Your team will also challenge themselves with “Broken Bridges.” Here, guests are asked to traverse the bridge without either the boards or themselves touching the ground. When you have successfully crossed the bridge, come try the “Mohawk Walk”. This activity is comprised of a zip-line, Swing Steps, Step-Across-Sections, as well as Tension Traverse elements.  For this activity, telephone poles are held up by shorter poles, and guests are required to stand on these objects. Each member of your team will be challenged to change position to the opposite side of the telephone pole. Free Sunday programs are offered from May to October. Please check the website for more details. Oakland Gardens, NY 11364

RPM Raceway

RPM Raceway is a race track in Long Island, New York. There is something for everybody at this facility. RPM Raceway does not require that guests have any previous experience with go-karts. In fact, these go-karts are designed to accommodate every level of racing ability. However, RPM Raceway is happy to teach its guests the basics in racing techniques. This facility offers its guests a chance to participate in racing clinics. Racing clinics are a private instruction class where students walk around the track accompanied by their instructor. Learn about racing lines and appropriate passing technique. Guests are then welcome to test their knowledge by racing an Italian electric go-kart around a European Track! This is your opportunity to race like Mario Andretti or Juan Manuel Fangio! Guests are required to wear closed toe shoes on this racetrack.

In addition, RPM Raceway provides guests with food and other games. When you have been thrilled by your racing experience, please come to experience light refreshments such as pretzels, popcorn, and soda. Planning a party with your team? RPM will also cater your next event. In addition to food, guests can also choose from games such as, billiards, bowling, arcade games, and more. 40 Daniel St, Farmingdale, NY 11735


Bounce has been praised as, “Long Island’s most fun Trampoline Sports.” A ninja course, foam pits, dodge ball, slam dunk basketball, and Bounce Jr. await you. Challenge yourself with the ninja course. You must be 48 inches or taller to partake in this activity. Practice tricks in the air or simply enjoy flying through it and landing in a cushion of foam cubes! Participate in dodge ball games or dunk like a pro athlete in basketball. Looking for something to do with your team during the evenings? Jump N’ Glow is an evening activity which uses glow necklaces and face paint in special lighting. Please check the website for more details. Three dollar non slip socks are required for all of these activities. Don’t forget to sign a waiver. 310 Michael Dr, Syosset, New York 11791

New York Hall of Science

New York Hall of Science includes 450 interactive exhibits, and more than 30 educational programs. This museum was built for the 1964-1965 World’s Fair, and has become a center for interactive science. The Great Hall has “undulating walls that rise 100 feet tall with no corners or straight segments.” Recently renovated, a new ground-breaking exhibition is now open. “Connected Worlds” captivates visitors in a “fantastically animated world”. Here actions, gestures, and movements, impact how well the world is kept in balance. A central waterfall, projected 38 feet high and flowing across an interactive floor that spans 2,300 square feet keeps 6 environments healthy with your help. These environments, a jungle, desert, wetlands, mountain, plains, and a reservoir depend on you! Don’t miss the 3-d theatre. The schedule varies and includes animated feature films in addition to educational offerings. Please check the website for more details. 47-01 111th St, Corona, NY 11368

Challenge Escape Rooms

Does your team enjoy a variety of creative games? Come spend part of your day at Challenge Escape Rooms. Your team will have 60 minutes to complete these wonderful games.

Come experience CarnEVIL, a horror-themed game. In this game, participants are required to leave a carnival, before the wicked clowns harm them. Are you or your team looking for a more lighthearted game? You are invited to Sweet Shoppe. In this game, you have mistakenly locked yourself into a bakery. Participants who may not have a problem being locked in surrounded by food, may be disappointed at the notion that you must try to find the key. Participants must find the key in order to bring their baking item to a TV contest. Reservations are recommended for this facility. If guests would like, you can always change your reservation. Simply give Challenge Escape Rooms 24 hours notice. 922 Hempstead Turnpike, Franklin Square, NY 11010

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Places to Eat

Santoor Indian Restaurant

For over 20 years, Santoor Indian Restaurant has been attracting customers with their genuine Indian Cuisine. The head chef has dedicated decades to perfecting traditional recipes from Northern India. In this restaurant, guests will be surrounded by the warm atmosphere of “Indian Artifacts.”

Open for lunch and dinner, this menu includes chicken soup, vegetable samosa, meat samosa, fish Pakora, Tandoori chicken, chicken Tikka, and more. Accommodating their entrees to various diets, Santoori Indian Restaurant offers vegetarian options. Planning an event with your team? This restaurant also provides catering.  257-05 Union Turnpike, Glen Oaks, NY 11004

The Hot Spot BBQ & Grill

Looking for a delicious restaurant a short drive from Queens Village? The Hot Spot BBQ & Grill is a family-friendly Kosher, barbecue restaurant located in Fresh Meadows, New York. It has been praised as “The hottest BBQ spot in all of Queens.” Considered Glatt Kosher, this restaurant is overseen by the Vaad Harabonim of Queens.

Open for lunch and dinner, your team will enjoy such menu items as wings, popcorn chicken, lollipop chicken, burger fries, beef sliders, tacos, Double Barking Red Dog, Adana kebab, chicken kebab, ribeye steak, and more! Guests are also welcome to try their burgers, including sports themed “the ‘whole-in-one.” This restaurant also offers a kids menu. Ever accommodating, The Hot Spot BBQ & Grill offers guests the option to either dine in or take out. In addition, guests can order online. This restaurant offers free local delivery. 179-08 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows, NY 11366

Cara Mia Restaurant

In the late 1960s, an Italian immigrant family came to Ellis Island with a dream and later, Cara Mia Restaurant was born. Their Nonna, or grandmother, helped out and her famous meatball recipe made this restaurant a success. Open for lunch and dinner, the menu items include salads, soups, and heroes. These sandwiches include a meatball parm, sausage and peppers, as well as salami and provolone. In addition, these sandwiches also include chicken, eggplant, veal, or shrimp parm. Customers can order homemade ravioli, lasagna, or spaghetti with Noona’s famous Meatballs. 220-20 Hillside Ave, Queens Village, NY 11427 

5 Burro Cafe

5 Burro Cafe is an authentic Mexican Restaurant. Their staff takes pride in cooking with the highest quality ingredients. Open for lunch and dinner, the items on this extensive menu include chilli con carne, flautas, Alitas de pollo, black bean soup, chicken soup, spicy shrimp soup, Mexican salad with beef, nachos, and more. Come indulge in delicious Mexican Cuisine! 72-05 Austin St Forest Hills, NY 11375

Queens Village is a wonderfully diverse area for your team to visit. The variety of athletic, educational, and culinary opportunities will contribute to your team’s rich experience.