CityParks Track & Field – Summer 2019

Posted on June 12, 2019, 8:07 pm
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CityParks Track & Field enables kids to learn the fundamentals of the sport at 14 citywide parks. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-17 and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs. Activities includes long jump, shot put, hurdles, discus, javelin, and track. Programs for youth ages 5-7 run from 09:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., ages 8-17 run from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

If you have any questions, please contact sports@cityparksfoundation.org or call 718-760-6999.

Program details

  • ages 5 – 17;
  • July 1 – August 8, 2019 (Track Meet is scheduled for Thursday, August 8);
  • admission is free.

*Please note: Programs for youth ages 5-7 run from 09:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., ages 8-17 run from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register, please visit here.

Locations

Brooklyn:

  • Betsy Head Park, Brooklyn • Strauss Street between Livonia Avenue & Dumont Avenue • M/W • 09:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (ages 5-7) and 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ages 8-17)
  • Kaiser Park, Brooklyn • Neptune Avenue & Bayview Avenue • T/TH • 09:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. (ages 11-17) and 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ages 6-10)

Manhattan:

  • Thomas Jefferson, Manhattan • E. 112th Street & 1st Avenue • T/TH • 09:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (ages 5-7) and 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ages 8-17)
  • East River, Manhattan • Montgomery Street to E. 12 Street, FDR Drive • M/W • 09:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (ages 5-7) and 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ages 8-17)

Staten Island:

  • Corporal Thompson, Staten Island • Broadway & Henderson Avenue • T/TH • 09:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (ages 5-7) and 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ages 8-17)

Queens:

  • Juniper Valley, Queens • Lutheran Avenue between Juniper Boulevard N & 71st Street • T/TH • 09:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (ages 5-7) and 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ages 8-17)
  • Forest Park, Queens • Myrtle Avenue & Woodhaven Boulevard • M/W • 09:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (ages 5-7) and 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ages 8-17)
  • Detective Keith Williams, Queens • 173rd & 105th Street • T/TH • 09:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (ages 5-7) and 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ages 8-17)
  • Baisley Pond Park, Queens • Baisley Boulevard & 134th Avenue • M/W • 09:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (ages 5-7) and 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ages 8-17)

Bronx:

  • Pelham Bay Park, Bronx • Bruckner Boulevard & Middleton Road • M/W • 09:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (ages 5-7) and 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ages 8-17 )
  • Macombs Dam, Bronx • E. 161st Street & Jerome Avenue • T/TH • 09:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (ages 5-7) and 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ages 8-17)
  • Williamsbridge Oval • E. 208th Street & Bainbridge Avenue • T/TH • 09:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (ages 5-7) and 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ages 8-17)

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FAQs

Does my child need any equipment for this program?
All equipment is provided at no cost. Participants do need appropriate footwear such as sneakers or running shoes.

Are there any restrictions to participation?
All participants must be a NYC resident between the ages of 5 to 17.

Do I need to bring the printed ticket on the first day of programming?
No – your ticket is not necessary. Coaches will have a list of registered participants. Be sure to take note of what location and schedule you are registered for.

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