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

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    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). 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. Online Registration opens on January 15th and closes April 15th.  

    Divisions:

    • 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 

    Boys and girls  age 6-14    $275 – includes uniform and insurance – see here                Sean Rice, Program Director

    Registrations Dates:   End of July to the beginning of September  (if space still available)
     
     

    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 must have changed location. 

    5) Dyker Heights Athletic Association Kids Marathon Every year they have been sponsoring a kids marathon to raise money for different people/organizations

    Other Sports & Activities for Children  in Bay Ridge