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Track Teams in Bay Ridge and Running Clubs for Kids in Brooklyn

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Updated August 2017


Running track has become increasingly more popular. Here are some running teams/clubs in Brooklyn for children:


1) St. Pat’s CYO Track and Field Program 

From their site:  The track teams participate in monthly CYO sponsored events in Alley Pond Park in Bayside, Astoria Park near the RFK Bridge and at St. Anthony’s Indoor Track facility in Melville, NY off the L.I.E. There are three seasons; cross country season (Sep-Nov), indoor season (Jan-Mar) and the outdoor season (Apr-Jun).

Online Registration opens on the first day of August, December and March for each season.

Registrations close on the last day of September, January and April for each season.

There are three CYO track events per season, one event per month (no events in Dec, Jul, Aug).

For boys and girls age 5-15. Boys and girls each have their own teams. 


  • Pee Wee (5-6 yr olds)
  • Novice (7-8 yr olds)
  • Bantam (9-10 yr olds)
  • Junior (11-12 yr olds)
  • Varsity (13-15 yr olds)


2) Prospect Park Youth Running Club  135 Windsor Place (near corner of Windsor Place-Next to F Train Station)  Brooklyn 11215    (917) 363-6671    Midwoodtrack@aol.com 

3 Seasons of Running: Fall Cross Country, Winter Indoor Track, Spring Outdoor Track

Boys and girls  age 6-13    $275 – includes uniform and insurance – see here (the following years it is less expensive)

Sean Rice, Program Director – midwoodtrack@aol.com


3) City Parks has a free Track and Field Program   Sports@CityParksFoundation.org

 Learn the basics of the sport, from hurdles and relay races to long jump, shot put and javelin throw at this free program open to boys and girls ages 5-16. Each summer in July and August, lessons are offered at participating parks twice a week. The season ends with  an organized track meet held at Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island.  

4) Run4Fun – a youth running club   Website here. run4funyrc@gmail.com   They used to run out of Owl’s Head Park, but changed location.  917-627-2811

5) Open Runs Sponsored by the New York Road Runners in Brooklyn  – Find out more here. You can run, walk or a combination of them both!

Marine Park: Sundays 8 a.m. – Meet behind the Carmine Carro Community Center on Fillmore Ave.

Brooklyn Bridge Park: Tuesdays 7 p.m. – Meet on the south side of Fornino on Pier 6.

Canarsie Park: Saturdays 9 a.m. – Meet at the park office on Seaview Avenue at E 88th St.

(This may have ended in 2015) Dyker Heights Athletic Association Kids Marathon Every year they have been sponsoring a kids marathon to raise money for different people/organizations