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CitySquash

  • CitySquash
  • 602 E 187th Street
    Suite 204 & 205
  • Bronx, NY 10458
  • 2002

Program Description

CitySquash is a not-for-profit after-school enrichment program based in the Bronx at Fordham University and in Brooklyn at Poly Prep Country Day School. The organization helps motivated and talented young people from economically disadvantaged households fulfill their academic, athletic and personal potential.

CitySquash invests deeply in each of our 240 participants. Our commitment starts as early as third grade as team members develop strong character, improve academic performance, become competitive squash players, attend high quality high schools, and graduate from college. CitySquash's intensive, year-round programming includes squash, tutoring, mentoring, community service, travel, high school placement, college prep, career services and more.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Other

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 12
  • Middle School: 45
  • Elementary School: 34
  • Post-secondary: 149
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Barnard College
  • Bates College
  • Berkeley College
  • Bowdoin College
  • Bucknell University
  • Canisius College
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College
  • College of Mount Saint Vincent
  • Connecticut College
  • Cornell University
  • CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College
  • CUNY Bronx Community College
  • CUNY Hostos Community College
  • CUNY Hunter College
  • CUNY Lehman College
  • CUNY New York City College of Technology
  • CUNY York College
  • DePaul University
  • Fordham University
  • Franklin and Marshall College
  • Hamilton College
  • Hobart William Smith Colleges
  • Lawrence University
  • Marist College
  • Middlebury College
  • Mount Holyoke College
  • SUNY Buffalo State
  • SUNY College at Geneseo
  • SUNY Morrisville
  • Trinity College
  • Wesleyan University