Support the Armory Foundation

Support the Armory Foundation


February 10th at 3:30pm EST. LIVE ON ZOOM.

30 minute Dynamic Body Weight Workout. This will be exciting and fun to do with Inner City Kids in New York with Armory Track and Support the Armory Foundation

Please share and spread the word New York City. It is free to participate.

My passion is to help kids on all levels to stay fit while they stay at home. These kids still need to have some fun and playtime in these hard times.

Register here :

Children in grades 2-8 who live or go to school in Washington Heights, Inwood, or Harlem in New York City are eligible to participate in the CityTrack and Little Feet programs.

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Sometimes, we "focus" on things no one else is paying attention to. Fort Washington Avenue Armory Support the Armory Foundation Armory Track And Field Foundation
Mark your calendars || Saturday, December 14th || FREE Event!
Open to young women and gender non-conforming youth!
Register in attached link!

#SelfCareSaturday strives to connect young women and gender non-conforming youth to resources that support their overall well-being. It is an opportunity for youth attendees to refill their own Social and Emotional cups, among a community of like minded peers. We’ll have panel discussions on effective/low-cost self-management, trap yoga and other fitness sessions; interactive workshops with our partner organizations, licensed mental health professionals, live DJ’s, creative stations, games, light refreshments and cool swag.

The day is all about empowering our community of young people to explore different avenues and take advantage of available resources to discover new ways to be fulfilled, find their joy and be inspired. Attendees have autonomy to select which workshops, activities or activations they wish to attend.

Join us and our amazing peer orgs: PowerPlay NYC Row New York Sadie Nash Leadership Project Figure Skating in Harlem Girls Write Now Groundswell Youth Support the Armory Foundation Girls for Gender Equity - GGE Lower East Side Girls Club Bella Abzug Leadership Institute Inc. STARS Citywide Girls Initiative

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#ArmoryTrack #GirlsForGenderEquity #TheLowerEastSideGirlsClub #bellaabzugleadershiinstitute #STARSCGI #Nike
Never too soon! 🎉🙌🏽💪🏾💥

Row New York Girls Write Now Girls for Gender Equity - GGE Support the Armory Foundation Sadie Nash Leadership Project Figure Skating in Harlem The Lower Eastside Girls Club Groundswell Community Mural Project

The Armory Foundation - The Armory Foundation is a nonprofit that runs the city's largest indoor track program for children and teens. The Armory Foundation, a 501(c)(3) New York nonprofit and home to the premier indoor track & field center in America, is committed to serving youth by promoting excellence and fitness through a broad range of athletic, educational and community service programs.

Operating as usual

Armory Foundation Fundraiser 07/06/2012

A great night for Family and Friends to get together and celebrate the Armory Foundation's College Prep program.


I wanted to take this time to update you on two students that we've spent a lot of time with this year: Strymar and Danielle. They're both students with big hearts, students that do what they're supposed to do.

Strymar will be graduating for Christopher Columbus HS, which will close its doors after this year. His school hadn't updated their NCAA list of approved courses for some time, this meant that almost 50% of the classes on his transcript wouldn't count. Adding to his woes, he was tested and diagnosed with a learning disability; explaining why he was having difficulty with the standardized tests. As if that wasn't enough, there was the limited time in which we were able to petition the NCAA and higher education institutions to not only take him on, but to expedite the process. What's usually done in the rare case like this, is that the student repeats another year, or attends a prep school. In several long months, the seemingly impossible has happened. Strymar will be attending Mississippi State on a full athletic scholarship. Instead of sitting out another year or attending prep school, he'll take (and pass) two summer classes, and will be given another shot to take the ACT in the Fall!

Danielle will be graduating from Campus Magnet HS this summer. She's been been accepted to several schools, as she was one of the students that finished her applications in a timely fashion. Unfortunately, her mother doesn't want her to go to college for reasons deemed selfish, and withheld her tax returns and necessary information for Danielle to file her FAFSA. Working with her school, who suggested that she gets emancipated for purposes of financial aid. And intensive letter writing campaign ensued to various schools, because if a student doesn't file a FAFSA, they're responsible for the ENTIRE COST OF SCHOOL. There were glimmers of hope with Cheney and SUNY Geneseo, who wanted to help this dynamic young lady, but there was just no way around it. The only thing left to do was to petition the court for help. Her coach, and long-time Armory Prep supported, with the support of staff, was able to get the necessary tax paperwork so that Danielle can apply for financial aid. That's huge hurdle to overcome, but unfortunately, financial aid is based on a first come first served basis. Because it's so late in the process, her award doesn't quite cover her need, but she's determined to go to college, and will start Cheney in the Fall.

These are just two examples of where it's necessary for us to go above and beyond what's needed to help our students, but that's why we have above 96% matriculation rate. Our job, unfortunately, isn't over just yet. We still have a few students in just as difficult predicaments, that need our support.

Thanks for allowing me to share with you the work this wonderful volunteers and staff (Rich, Natasha, Derrick, Sontaia, Janine and Paul) at Armory Prep are doing.

Warmest regards,


Sprinter Aliann Pompey is the 400 meter specialist training for her fourth appearance at the Summer Olympics, she's also heading up the Armory College Prep program at the New Balance Track and Field Center in Manhattan.

Meet Aliann June 21 at the Armory fundraising event hosted by Clayton Banks -


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3 Time Olympian Willie Banks will be our Guest Speaker at the Armory Foundation Fundraiser 06/05/2012

Armory Foundation Dinner

I am having a fundraising event for the Armory Foundation June 21st and would like for you to attend. We need your support! Please Join Us June 21, 2012 New Balance Track & Field Center 216 Fort Washington Avenue New York, NY 10032 Dinner Party at the Armory! 6:00pm Guest Speaker: Willie Banks Three Time Olympian and Former World Record Holder of the Triple Jump Ho...


The Armory is one of the fastest indoor tracks in the world. 03/15/2012 The Best of High School, College & Professional Track & Field


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Armory College Prep

Serves New York City high school student athletes who need a helping hand to realize their full potential. Each year, more than 150 students receive the academic support, individual counseling and encouragement necessary to gain admission to college, along with the financial aid to pay for it. Over 95% of all Armory Prep students matriculate; many are the first in their families to go to college.

At Armory College Prep students apply the skills they acquire as athletes—discipline, dedication and hard work—to overcome the hurdles they face on the path to academic and social success, resulting in benefit to both themselves and their communities.

Hall of Fame

Take in the sounds of the New York City Marathon as you walk a miniature replica of the 26.2-mile course, interact by touch screen with Gail Devers and other Olympic champions, or savor one-of-a-kind sports memorabilia like Carl Lewis’ shoes from the Sydney Olympics. There is something for everyone at The National Track & Field Hall of Fame. Since opening in January 2004, thousands of school children have explored its more than15,000 square feet of track history. Students learn about the importance of exercise, proper diet and nutrition, teamwork and dedication from highly interactive exhibits featuring the lives, habits and actual voices of past and current champions.



216 Fort Washington Ave
New York, NY

General information

The Armory Foundation is a nonprofit that runs the city's largest indoor track program for children and teens, reaching hundreds of thousands of
students annually. The foundation also operates the National Track & Field Hall of Fame in Washington Heights.

The Armory College Prep program is designed to help students go to college. The program accepts student-athletes that attend the lowest performing schools in New York City.
Armory Prep provides the following support:
SAT preparation
College Counseling
College essay tutoring
Guidance on NCAA rules
Public Speaking and interview preparation
Assistance with College Selection
Navigating Financial Aid and Scholarships
Track and Field Coaching

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 9am - 5pm

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