On Sunday, November 24th, over 20 Mamaroneck High School Backyard Sports Cares Community Club volunteers teamed up with the Mamaroneck public school SEPTA to participate in the Turkey Trot walk/run. It was a huge success, raising over $600 to help fund special needs sports programs for the district. MHS students completed the mile with a handful of children with a variety of special needs. It was great for returning volunteers to reunite with children they had helped in the past, and for new members to meet the children. Even though it was a bone-chilling day, it was certainly heartwarming to help the children cross the finish line!
Backyard Sports has launched after school soccer clubs in four Westchester communities. The mission of the club is to give the children the opportunity to experience a team setting focused around the young players’ learning and love of soccer. Through a wide variety of challenging, yet fun activities and drills the children gain the skills of controlling a ball … Continue reading “BYS Soccer Clubs take off in Mt. Vernon, Mamaroneck, New Rochelle, and Port Chester”
Our Elmsford Special Needs Soccer Program was recently covered in the Greenburgh Daily Voice. Click here for story
This fall Backyard Sports Cares has seen a tremendous increase in participation for our Sunday Plus programs. We would like to thank the record number of students, volunteers, and coaches who showed up and made every Sunday an enjoyable experience. With only one football class remaining, this Sunday 11/10, we would like to announce the … Continue reading “BYS Cares Fall Program Ending, Winter Tennis and Soccer on the Horizon”