Mission: The armory track & field foundation, a nyc not-for-profit and home to the premier indoor track and field center in america, is committed to serving youth by promoting excellence and fitness through a broad range of athletic, educational and community programs. The armory track & field foundation's primary emphasis is reaching and motivating the youth of all five boroughs of new york city by offering them competitive track and field activities and broadening their horizons with computer classes, college preparation programs and a variety of cultural and school-coordinated educational activities. The armory track & field foundation promotes excellence, fitness and community by hosting over 100 track events each year, maintaining the national track and field hall of fame, operating the largest after school activity center in new york and offering a variety of community support programs in its world class facility.
Programs: Track meets: over 100 track meets are held each year, welcoming an estimated 125,000 athletes. The track season runs from the 15th of november to the 1st of april. The objective is to fulfill the mission of the armory- of "keeping kids on track".
venue rental: when the armory is not being used for track & field, the special events director reaches out to various groups to provide additional streams of income to help offset the cost of the programs helping the young student athletes of new york city.
armory college prep: this is a focused program set to target high school athletes, many of whom will be first-generation college students. Armory college prep supplies college readiness courses, sat prep classes and one-on-one college counseling, including financial aid and ncaa regulation information. This program works with 300 students each year, 150 of whom are seniors, to complete high school and gain acceptance to college.
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