Sept. 10, 2009 — Swim for the Future: One 9/11 Fund Is Still Making Dreams Come True (PDF)
May 13, 2009 — Sports Carnival Celebrates Field Reopening (PDF)
April 2, 2009 — Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Visits Asphalt Green (PDF)
Mar. 3, 2009 — The Big Swim: Olympic Swimmers Inspire Local Children to Swim Big (PDF)
Fitness Magazine: Rachel Sturtz reports on training for her first triathlon and her experience with the Asphalt Green Triathlon Club.
“Coach Cook always said to empty the tank on the second half, and now I understand what that means. Instead of just pushing your pedals, push your limits.”
Download the article “My First Tri” (PDF)
Asphalt Green’s Waterproofing Program featured in Sports Illustrated with Cullen Jones
“In a perfect world, every swimming club would be like Asphalt Green: accessible, inviting, and safe.” Sports Illustrated gives Asphalt Green thumbs up for our Waterproofing program, teaching thousands of schoolchildren to swim each year.
Download the article “Giving Kids a Lifeline” (PDF)
AG Developing Future Leaders with TASC
Asphalt Green has partnered with TASC (The After-School Corporation) to provide active internships for high school students from underserved communities. Asphalt Green’s apprenticeship program has focused on training coaches and counselors for its Summer Day Camp.
Read The After-School Corporation News Brief
AG, ABC, & REP
At P.S. 63, the school featured in this ABC Channel 7 News story, Asphalt Green’s Recess Enhancement Program has helped improve classroom behavior and the quality of homework while teaching the kids active games to keep them moving towards fitness. The program has also reduced bullying in the school by 60 percent.
Visit ABC 7online.com to view Video: Recess as a learning tool