Category Archives: Community News

Hurricane Relief

AmPark is collecting donations for victims of recent disasters. See our flyer here.

Donations can be dropped off beginning Friday, October 13th at our Halloween Costume Party or any day in the lobby through October 27th at morning drop-off. All donated items must be non-perishable, not second-hand, and not contain liquids of any kind. Open or unsealed donations of food or hygiene supplies won’t be accepted. Continue reading Hurricane Relief

Middle School Fairs

Come to the District 10 Middle School Fair to learn about the schools in your district and how to apply to Middle School this fall!

The fair will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 5:30-7:30pm (with presentations at 5:30pm and 6:30pm) at P.S. 306 / The Bronx School of Young Leaders at 40 West Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453.For fairs in other districts see this file Middle School District Fairs-School Year 2017-2018.

Festival of Books/El Festival del Libro

The Festival of Books/El Festival del Libro is taking place Friday, September 15th, 2017 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. In an effort to try and dispel the myths that Bronxites are not readers and to try and put more books in the hands of our community members, this event is taking place here in our District. This is the FIRST time that this event is held in The Bronx.  Don’t miss out! Check out this flyer, and come to Bronx Library Center, 310 East Kingsbridge Road (Off of Fordham Road), Bronx, NY 10458.

RTS Summer Camp

RoadsToSuccess252x118Roads to Success will be hosting a summer camp on the Upper West Side in Manhattan this summer, at P.S. 166, 132 West 89th Street, from July 5th-August 12.

Prices are as follows:

  • 2 Weeks: $800
  • 3 Weeks: $1200
  • 4 Weeks: $1600
  • 5 Weeks: $2000
  • 6 Weeks: $2150

Activities will include: Swimming, Field Trips, Sports/Teambuilding, Arts, and Outdoor Adventure.

For more information please email

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Free Swimming Lessons

learn1The Parks Department begins its online lottery for all summer swimming sessions on Wednesday, June 15. The lottery for the first session, which runs Wednesday, July 6-Wednesday, July 20, ends at 11:59pm on Sunday, June 26. Results will be emailed by Tuesday, June 28. Below are the programs that will be on offer. Locations and schedule info are available on the registration page.

The Parks Department offers four outdoor sessions this summer. If the first session doesn’t work for your family, consider registering for one of the other sessions. Registration for all sessions is opens on June 15, but each session has a different end date:

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STEM Summer in the City

doelogoApply now to STEM Summer in the City, a free program designed to provide current 2nd – 10th graders the opportunity for an innovative, engaging, and fun summer learning program designed specifically around science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). In addition to weekly STEM challenges, involving coding & game design, developing engineering solutions and inventing with robotics, the program also includes enrichment opportunities in the Arts, Physical Education and includes trips to NYC cultural institutions. Admission is by lottery. Visit the Web site for more details.