Youth Enrichment Services

YES Track and Field Launches New Site for Summer

The YES Track and Field/Cross County Program was started in 2009.  The program gives hundreds of Boston families the opportunity to engage in dynamic and healthy activities during the fall, spring, and summer seasons.  The program is offered free-of-charge.

This summer, in addition to offering programming at Moakley Park in South Boston, the YES Track and Field/Cross Country Program is launching a second site at Boston English High School to expand its reach to the Roxbury, Hyde Park, and Jamaica Plain neighborhoods. The new site opened on June 14 and meets weekly on Tuesday nights from 6-7:30 p.m. It is open to youth ages 4-7 years old.

“We are excited to be expanding the YES Track & Field Program to a second summer location in one of our strategic target areas,” says Executive Director, Bryan Van Dorpe.  “The pilot site at English High School allows us to reach a new population of families and get even more youth active in the outdoors.”

An estimated 300 young people will be served at both YES Track & Field  program sites this summer.

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A YES youth leaping over hurdles at the YES Track & Field program at English High School.