DATE:                        Friday, August 28, 2015   TIME:                          11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.   LOCATION:               Williamsbridge Oval                                     3225 Reservoir Oval East BRONX     DETAILS:                   Join NYC Parks for the Summer Sports Jamboree at Williamsbridge Oval Park!   The Summer Sports Jamboree highlights the most popular sports covered during the Summer Sports Experience program. This free event is recommended for all kids ages 6-17.   Activities include:   Arts and

Water Safety with Rave Sports

Summer is our favorite time of year. We are beach bums, and usually spend most of the summer exploring local beaches, pools, and finding the perfect sprinkler parks around the Bronx and NYC. But, with fun in the water also comes water safety. We had a chance to check out the child and infant life vests from Rave Sports to go along with our mission to gather some of the best

NYJTL Opens Cary Leeds Center in Crotona Park

This past Monday we had the chance to be a part of the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Cary Leeds Center in Crotona Park. New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) opened this flagship facility, a place for both viewing tennis and for children of the Bronx to have a chance to learn both the game of tennis as well as the discipline that comes with it. The new

Register for FREE Tennis, Soccer, Track & Field, and Golf with City Parks Foundation

Registration has opened for summer sports with City Parks Foundation. Visit to register and for more information. Please note programs that take place on Monday and Wednesday will begin July 6. Programs that take place on Tuesday and Thursday will begin July 7. Tennis (Citywide) All Youth Tennis programs begin the week of July 6 and run through August 14. View Park Locations Track & Field (Citywide) All Youth Track &

2015 NYC Mayor’s Cup Cricket All-Star Game at Van Cortlandt Park

Date and Time: Saturday, June 20th, 2015. 1:00pm-5:00pm Address: Van Cortlandt Park Parade Ground Cricket Field #3 Across from 6035 Broadway Bronx, NY 10471   Description of Event: New York City’s best high school cricket players from the Public Schools Athletic League (PSAL) will compete in the 2015 NYC Mayor’s Cup Cricket All-Star Game to determine who is the “Best in the City.” The event will feature the Queens All-Star

Celebrate National Running Day in the Bronx

Wednesday June 4th is National Running Day! NYRR will be giving out free five-borough bandanas at free group runs and water stations in parks across the five boroughs, including Central Park, Prospect Park in Brooklyn, Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, Clove Lakes Park in Staten Island, and Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. o   Runners can also customize their own National Running Day race bibs at these locations.  

Summer Sports Registration with City Parks Foundation

City Parks Foundation offers free sports programs during the summer; including golf, tennis, and track and field. Registration opens in late May. Check out for more information and to register. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend


For talented local juniors hoping to become the next Roger Federer or Serena Williams, the road could begin at City Parks Foundation’s LACOSTE Junior Tennis Academy. Tryouts for this scholarship tennis academy will be held on Saturday, May 16th with check-in from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm and play beginning at 3:00 pm at the USTA/ Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens.   Fifty players

Learn to Swim Vacation Camp with NYC Parks

Over the Mid-winter Recess school break, NYC Parks offers children between the ages of 6 and 17 the opportunity to learn how to swim, stay active and exercise during their break from school. These free classes include both aquatic safety and fitness benefits and are a great way for children to have fun in the winter. Parents interested in signing up their kids for this opportunity should reach out to

2015 WCS Run for the Wild at the Bronx Zoo

Make tracks for gorillas in the 2015 WCS Run for the Wild at the Bronx Zoo. This year’s 5K run/walk takes place on Saturday, April 25. We’ll have two start times, one for runners at 8:00 a.m., and a second for our Family Fun Run/Walk at 8:45 a.m. REGISTRATION Before January 30th $40 for adults $30 for children (3–15) $30 for Seniors (65+) January 31st – March 31st $45 for

Party Idea: 2K Tournament for All-Star Weekend

If anyone in your house is into basketball, then you know that Valentines Day isn’t the only big event in February. All-Star Weekend also occurs around the same time. Basketball fans are able to watch celebrity matches, dunk events, and ending it on Sunday with the All-Star game. If you have a house full of fans and gamers, then hosting a fun 2K tournament is a fun idea! Planning Create

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