CityParks Track & Field gives New York City kids the chance to learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw.
JESSE OWENS TRACK & FIELD AT THOMAS JEFFERSON PARK
Free weekly instruction is offered to NYC youth ages 8 - 14 on Saturday mornings from 10am - 12pm at Thomas Jefferson Park in East Harlem.
The Jesse Owens Track & Field program introduces novice runners to cross country distance running through runs from East Harlem to Randall's Island Park. Participants learn how to pace themselves, proper running/stretching techniques and receive periodic talks on good nutrition habits. Beginners welcome!
Jesse Owens Track & Field is presented by City Parks Foundation and Randall's Island Park Alliance
Program meets Saturday mornings from 10am - 12pm from April 1 - June 17, 2017
NEW SPRING TRACK & FIELD PROGRAM
CityParks Track & Field Spring Program
enables boys and girls ages 8-14
to learn the fundamentals of the sport and stay active this spring. Activities will focus on running techniques for sprints
and will introduce other track and field activities like long jump
, and javelin
. Participants of all levels are welcome!
Kaiser Park, Brooklyn Saturdays 10am - 12pm
Linden Park, Brooklyn Sundays 10am - 12pm
Program meets Saturday or Sunday mornings (depending on location) from 10am - 12pm from April 1 - June 11, 2017
SUMMER TRACK & FIELD
CityParks Track & Field offers weekly lessons with experienced instructors and free use of equipment. The program is open to boys and girls ages 5-16
and runs each July and August in parks throughout the five boroughs. Activities includes long jump, shot put, hurdles, discus, javelin, and track.
Registration for the summer CityParks Track & Field is closed. Check back here for updates in April 2017.
SUMMER TRACK MEET AT ICAHN STADIUM
All participating kids have the opportunity to display the basic skills learned at the end of each season at an organized track meet held at Icahn Stadium, the world class sports complex on Randall’s Island. This event is only for registered Track & Field participants.
- Sign up for emails and be alerted to program registration opportunities.
- CityParks Track & Field is open to New York City residents only.
- Registration takes place online and in person at each park during program hours.
Questions? Contact Sports@CityParksFoundation.org