New South Bronx Center
991 Longwood Avenue
Bronx, NY 10459
Tel: +1 (718) 991 2447
Fax: +1 (718) 991 2589
The New South Bronx Center provides an array of services to the children of the South Bronx Community. Our after school program offers structured activities to participants that stimulates the child’s sensory, motor, and cognitive skills. In addition, the PAL New South Bronx Center offers summer camp to participants which follows thematic outline establish by the PAL program committee, These activities lead in to citywide activities such as: Sports Day, Carnival Day, Family Day, and Cultural Day, which takes place in Pelham Bay Park where all PAL centers come together to celebrate cultures from around the world. In addition, our youth enjoy field trips to museums and cultural institutions throughout New York City.
As part of the educational component, students will engage in supervised homework assistance sessions, prepare for special educational projects, and participate in various citywide events including creative writing and poetry contests. PAL incorporates thematic experiences that offer children the opportunity to gain insight into various subjects. Academic support services are also available as needed.
In the recreation component, PAL will coordinate recreational and athletic activities that involve individual, team sports, and citywide tournaments with appropriate guidance, coaching, technical assistance, and support. Through interaction with participants in recreational activities, staff is able to cultivate positive relationships and model appropriate modes of communication and behavior for participants. Additionally, participants develop a sense of belonging through program activities.
In the cultural arts component, our professionally trained staff establishes an atmosphere that encourages participation in activities, individual expression, creativity, and exploration. Participants are introduced to artistic mediums that stimulate their curiosity and allow them to experiment with various art forms that include both performing and visual arts.
Saturday Night Lights
Summer Day Camp
Evening Teen Centers
Center Director: Carmen Rodriguez
Program Coordinator: Tiera Berry
Office Manager: Rosemarie Cintron