Dribble, Dish, and Swish!

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!

Getting the community together for our open house block party!

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 [...]

2018-09-25T08:22:06+00:00September 25th, 2018|, |

Kids in Space!

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 [...]

2018-09-25T08:19:44+00:00September 25th, 2018||

Thank you iStar Volunteers & By Design Landscape!

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 [...]

2018-10-15T13:28:54+00:00September 19th, 2018|, |

Diplomas to Degrees

We just wrapped up our fourth year of "Diplomas to Degrees" in the Freehold Regional High School District (pictured above). This college-readiness program helps students achieve high school success and navigate the world of financial aid, college applications, and college acceptance. 55 students ages 14 to 17 attended the four-week program, where they gained [...]

Thank You Robert Half International!

This summer the wonderful team at Robert Half International conducted a resume writing and interview skills workshop for our Project L.E.A.D. participants. Project L.E.A.D. (Learning, Earning, and Advancing Dreams) is a new teen empowerment and employment program that helps youth develop skills needed to succeed in life by focusing on mentorship, employment, and educational attainment. [...]