Browsing: Sports

Events March Madness at The Rock Shop

So you want to head out to watch some of the NCAA basketball tournament games, but you also still need to get some work done, because the first round of games are in the middle of the day? We’ve rounded up the spots in the neighborhood that are open early enough to catch some of
Events CAMBA 5k via FB

Because we at Park Slope Stoop believe in CAMBA‘s mission, we have partnered with them to help raise awareness and funds to support their amazing work right here in the neighborhood, including the Park Slope Women’s Shelter. May 4 is just about 12 weeks away, and with it CAMBA’s 2nd Annual Healthy Way 5k Run/Walk in Prospect Park. Registration is
Kids & Family Huskies Baseball, photo by amberala on Flickr

The current weather may be more conducive to ice skating than baseball, but travel team tryouts are happening now. The three main travel baseball teams in this section of Brooklyn are the SFX Huskies, the Brooklyn Bonnies, and the 78th Precinct Bulldogs. SFX and 78th Precinct also have house teams (registration is open now). Ball players
Kids & Family Music Island, Lakeside, Prospect Park

The Prospect Park Alliance has been slowly leaking developments about their Lakeside recreational center, leaving neighbors wondering about a hard opening date — but they settled the question yesterday by announcing that the rink and islands are set to open on Friday, December 20. Lakeside is comprised of the Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Center, which will
Kids & Family Lakeside Rink In Propgress by williamhanley on Instagram

As we first reported back in May, Prospect Park‘s $74 million Lakeside project is set to open in December — and now, NY1 has a closer look at where construction currently stands. Lakeside — which includes green roofs that expand park space, a new, covered ice skating rink in addition to Wollman Rink, restorations to Music and Whisper Islands, a cafe, and more — will open acres of
Events public rowing

There’s nothing like a morning on the water, and Village Community Boathouse and The Prospect Park Alliance are helping make that possible. The groups are offering free public rowing in Prospect Park Lake this Saturday, August 10 from 9 am to noon, and then again on August 24 and September 7. Community rowing is open to all, but
Events Brooklyn Cyclones

Looking for a way to show some love for Prospect Park and enjoy a little Brooklyn Cyclones baseball? Don’t miss the Prospect Park Alliance’s Night Out at the Ballpark, scheduled for Thursday, July 18 at 7pm. Tickets are $16, and since it’s community night, $6 from every ticket will go straight to Prospect Park. All ticket holders who purchase
Events Tennis Court via City Parks Foundation

In the mood for some good old-fashioned summer sportsmanship? If tennis is your game, try your hand at the first ever Battle of the Boroughs Tennis Challenge. It’s a brand new adult recreational tournament taking place in parks from each borough, and all proceeds will support City Parks Tennis, which provides free tennis lessons and activities
Kids & Family south brooklyn baseball league, via site

The new year is here and it’s getting colder. It may feel strange to start talking baseball but, if you’re going to strap on cleats in warmer weather, it’s near time to start thinking about the spring. Sign ups for the South Brooklyn Baseball League are now open. The league offers indoor training for softball and baseball
Sports FUSSBALL: WM 1994/WORLD CUP 1994 Los Angeles, 26.06.94

Is the expanding world of Brooklyn athletics about to get even bigger? Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz certainly hopes so. The man who successfully took the Nets from New Jersey and the Islanders from Long Island is now hoping to take pro-soccer from Queens. Though Major League Soccer is currently planning to build a stadium in
Kids & Family Huskies Baseball, photo by amberala on Flickr

For a quick minute, let’s turn our thoughts to spring and baseball. The SFX Huskies will be holding tryouts this weekend and next here in Park Slope. For future Major Leaguers, this is the chance to secure a spot on a competitive baseball team and travel around the tri-state area playing baseball. The SFX House League early
Sports Spotted on 5th Avenue: A Brooklyn Nets fan

Hey, did you know that Park Slope has a professional basketball team? No, really. Perhaps the controversy over the Barclays Center interfered with an open-armed Park Slope welcome for the Brooklyn Nets. But they’re here. For those who don’t follow the sport, last night marked the first Brooklyn meeting between the now cross-borough sort-of rivals, the Brooklyn
Food & Drink Old Carriage Inn

Attention sports fans: Old Carriage Inn is raffling off what could be your very own Eli Manning jersey. Imagine the possibilities! Get a ticket with any order of a Coors Light draft ($4) - no mention of a limit on Coors or tickets, but, you know, moderation tends to be a good rule of thumb for both drinking