Places to play in this city are few and far between as it is... and now one of the only three full-size fields in Manhattan with lights is going to be demolished this summer to make room for science buildings.
I just got this note from ZogSports:
Goldman Field at City College is one of ZogSports’
most heavily used fields (City College is one of five full
size fields in Manhattan and one of only three
with lights). You also know that
thanks to you, all of our leagues have become popular. The reason why each of our leagues sells
out quickly is that we currently don’t have enough field space to accommodate
It has come to our
attention that City College and CUNY plan to
demolish the field at City College starting this summer
in order to build new science buildings. This would adversely affect all of our leagues, not just those currently
using City College as a
ZogSports is taking a lead role
to avoid the demolition of the field and we need your help. It is important to get as many people
possible to sign the petition to save the field.
not only serves as the home for
College's NCAA athletic teams and intramural programs, but also
(NYC public school) and countless community groups including:
NYC Youth Lacrosse League
(charity-focused, co-ed sports league for young professionals)
N.Y.C. Metro Sports
many other youth and community organizations
Are there seriously no old buidings up at 133rd. that they city can't refurbish and use for a science building? Why is recreational space the first target?