Encourage exercise and healthy living for young people ages 5- 12 years through the power of soccer.
Each year, over 3,000 young New Yorkers benefit from CITC programs which use the power of soccer to inspire active, healthy lifestyles. Programs include school sports sessions, youth-led community soccer festivals, an annual 'City Schools Cup' and “The Healthy Hat-trick,” a soccer-themed educational program curriculum on health and nutrition that is implemented by young leaders.
73% of kids think the Healthy Hat-trick project has made them more physically active
77% of kids think the Healthy Hat-trick has made them choose healthier food
City Schools Cup
City Schools Cup is an annual soccer festival that brings together elementary public school partners of City in the Community to celebrate and recognize students’ efforts both on and off the field.