Sports-Focused Youth Development Programs

New York City is home to scores of sports-focused Youth Development Programs/non-profits. Many of these organizations work to help disadvantaged youth enjoy the benefits of playing organized sports. We applaud the efforts of these organizations and encourage members of our community to learn about the work they do and, hopefully, to get involved. To show our support New York Sports Connection will donate 10% of our advertising revenue each quarter to one of these non-profits.

If you know of or are an executive at a non-profit that is not listed here contact us and we will be happy to add it to our listings.


Keen (Kid’s Enjoy Exercise Now) New York

KEEN is a national, nonprofit volunteer-led organization that provides one-to-one recreational opportunities for children and young adults with mental and physical disabilities at no cost to their […]

Kings County Tennis League

The King’s County Tennis League offers free tennis lessons to children from who live in public housing developments. The mission is to use tennis as […]

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club

The mission of the Madison Square Boys & Girls Club is to save and enhance the lives of New York City boys and girls who […]

Marcy Tennis Club

Marcy Tennis Club brings free Saturday tennis clinics to children of Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn. Working within Tompkins Houses and Marcy Playground, volunteers couple the children’s excitement […]

New Heights

New Heights uses basketball as a hook to complete its mission of inspiring inner-city youth to be leaders, champions and student-athletes and to empower them […]

New York Junior Tennis & Learning

New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) is the largest tennis and education-themed community organization in the United States and offers comprehensive school and community […]

New York Road Runners Club

NYRR is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the sport of running and walking for health, recreation, and competition, and provides full professional services related […]

New York Women’s Baseball Association

The New York Women’s Baseball Association is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to providing baseball competition and instruction to women and girls.

NYC Juniors Volleyball Association

Out of Bounds

Out of Bounds supports and promotes sports and recreational organizations with interests in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community of the greater New York […]

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