BRONX, NY – On Saturday, September 9th, SBU kids and their families will gather at Macombs Dam Park to begin the first day of the SBU’s Recreational Soccer Program. This program has grown substantially over the past couple of years and now serves more than 900 boys and girls, ages 4-19, at  Macombs Field and two other sites, Mullaly Park and South Bronx High School.

Every year, this soccer-filled day is held in conjunction with the Annual Health and Wellness Fair. This year, 17 organizations will be present to deliver information about wellness topics ranging from legal aid and yoga to adolescent health and navigating through health insurance options. See the flyer below for all the organizations that will be in attendance.


Participating organizations include Hostos Community College, New York Road Runners, NYC Commission on Human Rights, Third Rail FC, Sauti Yetu, SBU Supporters Club, American Heart Association, NYC Department of Youth and Community Development, Health People, Sweet Water Dance and Yoga, Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, MASA, Community Service Society: Navigator Network, Bronx Children’s Museum, Grow NYC and Violence Intervention Program.

Join us for this health conscious day and begin taking steps forward to greater overall health and wellness. SBU thanks all the participating organizations as well as our generous sponsor, Fidelis Care, for making this day possible.