BCNY Athletics Foster Friendship and Community

About the Program


Through BCNY Athletics, boys and young men have access to supportive and experienced coaches, first-class facilities and teams. Whether your child wants to be more active or acquire the tools to compete at college or professionally, BCNY has sports and athletics for every level. Boys also learn what it means to be a team member on and off the field, and have the chance to forge lasting friendships along the way.

Activities include:

  • Cycling
  • Fitness
  • Intramural Sports
  • Martial Arts
  • Mini Sports
  • Non-Contact Boxing
  • Open Gym
  • Saturday Night Lights
  • Team Sports
  • Wrestling
  • Yoga

“BCNY athletics programs have a great impact on the community by creating special moments in the year that the community looks forward to being a part of.”

Coach Amar Kelley, Physical Education Director

Community Spotlight

“I love sports at BCNY. It is my favorite thing to do.”

Nixon, BCNY Member

“BCNY is awesome, I can play baseball, basketball, football and now I am part of Project Coach where I get to work with the little kids and watch them grow as players.”

Jayden, BCNY Member

“I go to BCNY for basketball and football because I love the team-building spirit there”

Daniel, BCNY Member

“I love the coaches and friends. It feels great to win trophies!”

Carl, BCNY Member

“I can learn from great players, cool coaches and make friends at BCNY.”

Jason, BCNY Member

Saturday Night Lights

BCNY’s Gerry Clubhouse hosts Saturday Night Lights (SNL), an initiative that provides New York City’s middle schoolers and high schoolers of all genders a safe, fun, and empowering space to hang out on Saturday evenings. The program’s mission is to engage East Harlem youth through basketball while building healthy and lifelong connections with their community and peers in a supportive environment.

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