Sports classes and schools near subway «145th Street» (IRT Lenox Avenue Line, New York City)

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Basketball at New York Gauchos New York Gauchos 2 Photo

The New York Gauchos Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball program offers youth in New York City the highest quality athletic programming, academic support and enrichment, and opportunities for lifelong success.

Our elite AAU program, one of the longest-running and most successful after-school basketball programs in the country, has four competitive divisions for boys and girls. Each year we provide approximately 300 student athletes with an elite travel team experience, academic enrichment, and educational opportunities.

There is one team for each grade level from 2nd to 11th grades. Our four competitive divisions are:

  • High School Boys (grades 9-12);
  • Middle School Boys (grades 6-8);
  • Lower School Boys (grades 2-5).

The Gauchos Weekend Developmental Program (WDP) is the premiere basketball summer camp in NYC and is divided into two groups: Small Fry (ages 6-8) and Super Biddy (ages 9-12).

All participants will learn the basics of basketball including Dribbling, Passing and shooting. The program is conducted on Saturdays and Sundays and will be closed on Major holidays.

Team/Head Coaches:

  • Tommy Swinton;
  • Mike Williams;
  • Dwayne Mitchell;
  • Dante Croft;
  • AL Gowan;
  • Edmond Turkson;
  • Derrick Henry;
  • Earl Elliotte.
478 Gerard Avenue
New York City, NY
718-665-6952
  • 149th Street – Grand Concourse (500 ft) IRT Jerome Av
  • 138th Street – Grand Concourse (1800 ft) IRT Jerome Av
  • 145th Street (2100 ft) IRT Lenox Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.05.27
Capoeira at Capoeira Angola Center Capoeira Angola Center

Mestre João Grande teaches in the African style, as a way of life, as his teacher Mestre Pastinha did before him.

All classes & Roda are open to all levels, beginners included.

2916 Frederick Douglass Boulevard
New York City, NY
212-989-6975
  • 155th Street (600 ft) IND Concourse
  • 155th Street (1400 ft) IND 8th Av
  • Harlem – 148th Street (1700 ft) IRT Lenox Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.01.10
Samba & Afro-Brazilian Dance at Capoeira Angola Center Capoeira Angola Center

Dance classes with Janete Silva: on summer break will resume in the fall.

Janete Silva is a dancer, choreographer, performer and educator from Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Her professional training includes Afro-Brazilian Traditional dances, Ballet, Modern, Capoeira (a Brazilian Martial Art) ,Silva Tecnique (Fuzion of Capoeira and Dance) and Silvestre Technique.

Janete has performed with many acclaimed local and international Companies, including Bale Folclórico da Bahia (Brazil), DanceBrazil (New York), Bahia Brazil (Los Angeles), Orquestra Popular da Bahia (Brazil), Freddiek Bratcher and Company (Miami), Brazil Skindo Company(Miami),Viver Brazil Dance Company (L.A), and Ballethnic Dance Company(ATL). 

2916 Frederick Douglass Boulevard
New York City, NY
212-989-6975
  • 155th Street (600 ft) IND Concourse
  • 155th Street (1400 ft) IND 8th Av
  • Harlem – 148th Street (1700 ft) IRT Lenox Av
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2018.01.10