Fall is in full swing at the Club! Our kids are having a blast painting pumpkins and decorating the classroom doors, but they are most looking forward to the Halloween party, costume contest, and Trunk or Treat at the end of the month!
During teen nights in the month of October, our members have been participating in open gym workouts--some just for our female members, others focusing on skills like dribbling and passing. We are ending the month we three in-house tournaments: 3-on-3, 5-on-5, and Skills Challenge. It's inspiring watching our kids work so hard to improve!
Please join us Wednesday, November 14th for our annual awards ceremony at Watermark! Enjoy passed hors-d'oeuvres, desserts, beer, and wine as we recognize and celebrate the achievements of some of our greatest supporters. Tickets available here.
At the Club, career preparation is one of our core focus areas. By hiring junior staff, we help teens not only get ready for career success but also develop a strong sense of civic responsibility and a lifelong commitment to serving others. Our junior staffers develop interpersonal skills, a strong work ethic, and a sense of community [...]
Meet our newest board member, Deborah Smith! Deborah is an entrepreneur, author, and social media marketing and content development specialist whose talents will be an enormous asset to our organization. You can learn more about Deborah here... you'll quickly see why we are so excited to have her on our team!
Big thanks to the Asbury Park Police Department for hosting an ice cream social for our kids. You made their transition back to the school year much more palatable!
Meet Aidan! She's five years old and has been coming to the Club for three months. When she grows up she wants to be a firefighter! Her favorite thing to do at the Club is play in the kindergarten corner. We are so happy that Aidan has joined our Club family!
On Saturday, September 8th we hosted a block party for the community at our Asbury Park Unit on Monroe Ave. It was a blast! The food, bounce house, games, open swim time in the pool, DJ, and skateboard giveaways all made it a party to remember. Thank you to Fulfill, Coastal Habitat for Humanity, Boards [...]
In cooperation with the Center for Advancement of Science and Space, we just sent our kids on a virtual mission to the International Space Station (ISS)! This 8-week program introduced our kids to space science, where they learned about Earth observation, the space station lab, and the daily challenges and rewards of life as an astronaut [...]
Planting, painting, caulking, and cleaning, the mighty iStar crew has descended upon our Asbury Park Unit! Lori Schwartz, iStar CEO Jay Sugarman, and Doris Blais pause for a photo while picking up trash around our property. Thank you! From the Asbury Park Sun: Over 60 iStar executives and staffers recently played hookie in the midst of [...]