Community Programs

The Armory Foundation is committed to celebrating and welcoming the Washington Heights, Inwood and Harlem communities.  To that end, we offer a number of programs and initiatives:


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CityTrack and Little Feet:

Youth Track & Field Programs

The Armory Foundation offers two track and field programs for students in grades 3-8 who go to school or live in the Washington Heights, Inwood, and Harlem communities of NYC.

CityTrack is designed for Middle School students to learn and enhance their running, jumping and throwing skills.

Little Feet engages 3rd, 4th and 5th graders to have fun and enjoy the sensation of movement through beginning track & field and related activities. Sessions run on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5:00 pm, from mid-October to late May.  You can learn more about this special program by contacting, Director of Youth Programming, Alberto Aquino at

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Armory College Prep Middle School Program

At the Armory Foundation, we believe that it is never too early to start preparing for college success. The Armory College Prep Middle School program provides its students with academic support, computer science education and high school application guidance. Students in the CityTrack program (grades 5-8) are eligible to join. For more information on this program, please click HERE or contact Alberto Aquino at or 212.923-1803 x7024.

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Free School Trips to Run on the Fastest Track in the World!

The Armory welcomes NYC District 6 schools to run on the fastest track in the world along with free tour of the National Track & Field Hall of Fame. Please contact Director of Youth Programming Alberto Aquino at at least two weeks prior to your desired date for reservations. The National Track & Field Hall of Fame is available for individual and small group tours during our business hours by appointment only and during certain track meets. Please call 212-923-1803 ext. 7030 to schedule a tour.

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Discounted Adult & Youth Training Memberships

The Armory would like to extend a 50% discount to all Washington Heights and Inwood resident adults for use of the track during the indoor season from November to April. Please remember to bring photo ID with your address on it! Please contact Glennis Aquino at or 212.923.1803 x 7010 for all inquires.

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Family Fun

Bring your family to a spectacular high school track meet at the Armory! The Armory is offering 50 free tickets to each of our signature high school track & field events, available at The Armory’s front desk on a first come, first served basis, one week before the meet. Please remember to bring ID with your address on it! Limit four per family. Following meets are included in this offer:

Sat. 12/15/18         8:30am-8pm             Coaches Hall of Fame Invitational

Sun. 12/23/18        9am-7pm                  Armory Youth Holiday Classic

Sat. 12/29/18         8:30am-9pm             19th Marine Corps Holiday Classic

Fri. 1/4/19             5pm-10pm                25th Hispanic Games      

Sat. 1/5/19            8:30am-9pm             25th Hispanic Games

Fri. 1/18/19           5pm-10pm                23rd New Balance Games

Sat. 1/19/19          8:30am-9pm             23rd New Balance Games

Fri. 1/25/19           12pm-4pm                The Dr. Norbert Sander Invitational

Sat. 1/26/19          10:30am-4pm           The Dr. Norbert Sander Invitational

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Space Usage

Situated in the middle of Washington Heights, the Armory can provide a welcoming space for our small, community-based non-profit neighbor organizations to host meetings or small get-togethers on topics that would be of interest to the community.   

This application process is designed to award those who apply to be granted use on a first come, first served basis. The Armory depends heavily on rentals to pay for programs, especially during spring, summer and early fall months, but will make every effort to accommodate community-based organizations’ requests. Please contact Glennis Aquino at or 212.923.1803 x 7010 for all inquires. Send all details regarding event (event date and time, anticipated attendance, etc.), along with copy of 501 (c)3 letter to verify non-profit status, to

The Armory extends the complimentary use of space to Community Board 12, including space for general and committee meetings.