Sports & Exercise

Skiing and Snowboarding (Care of the Young Athlete)

As winter sports are gaining in popularity, young children are hitting the slopes to learn skiing and snowboarding. However, not every young child may be prepared for the experience. Your child's age, strength, and ability to cooperate are a few factors to consider. Qualified instructors can often help parents determine if their child is ready for these sports. Most resorts begin ski school at 4 years old. Although snowboards are made for children as young as 4 years, some resorts will not teach snowboarding to children younger than 7 years.

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Is Your Child Sick?TM

Practice News

  • Kindergarten Physicals

    It may be time to call and schedule your child's 5 year preventive visit.
     
  • Flu Vaccine is Still Available

    Flu vaccine may be given starting at 6 months of age.
     
  • Physicals, Physicals, Physicals...

    What is the difference?    ... find out from Dr. Legenza
     
  • Does Your Child Have Asthma?

    Call to schedule your child's asthma maintenance appointment prior to June 15th and avoid the busy physical season this summer.