Gourds of family fun was as near as a trip to the Aviator Sports and Events Center, where a fall open house showed mom, dad, and the kids the recreational opportunities ripe for the pickin’ in Brooklyn’s backyard.
Staff delivered the lowdown on programs, classes, clinics, and activities, and led tours of the entertainment mecca at historic Floyd Bennett Field, where aviation pioneers — such as Jackie Cochran, Amelia Earhart, and Howard Hughes — once embarked on record-breaking flights.
Representatives from Radio Disney ramped up Sunday’s festivities with interactive games, giveaways, food, and music, to boost the network’s health-smart program that encourages kids to eat nutritious meals and increase their physical activity.
The young and the young at heart responded by having a ball.
Aviator’s Michael Levy helped Isabella Salimbene perform forward lunges like a nimble pro, while the Nair siblings — 3-year-old Maden and Sadie, and elder brother Vincent, 8 — put the “F” into fun with a game of beach volleyball.
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