News
20 Nov

On November 16, 2017 at the Midtown Loft and Terrace, South Bronx United held its 7th Annual Benefit. More than 330 guests attended and the event raised $105,000, making it the organization's first ever six-figure fundraising event. South Bronx United honored Jon Patricof, the President of New York City FC. SBU Alumnus, Mohamed Camara, spoke as the youth honoree. Roger Bennett, best known as co-host of the Men in Blazers, served as Master of Ceremonies. Read more.

News
02 Oct

In summer 2017 as part of the Guggenheim Social Practice initiative, performance artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph continue his moving and passing project at South Bronx United’s Summer Soccer Scholars program. Joseph’s curriculum was piloted as a five-week course for high school students facilitated by poet and teaching artist Mahogany L. Browne. The curriculum—titled M-PACT—is based on themes borrowed from Joseph’s performance /peh-LO-tah/ and uses art and poetry to focus on contemporary social and political issues. The artist, students, and teaching artist share reflections on the program in this video. The moving and passing curriculum is also available to download. /peh-LO-tah/ shows at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) from October 18th through October 21st.

News
04 Sep

On Saturday, September 9th, SBU kids and their families will gather at Macombs Dam Park to begin the first day of the SBU’s Recreational Soccer Program and for the 4th Annual Health and Wellness Day, sponsored by Fidelis Care. The event runs from 9am - 1pm and features 18 organizations as well as soccer and fitness activities for children.

News
14 Aug

New York's most unlikely football league meets every Saturday in the Bronx. Its players are minors who arrived from Central America without their parents, with no documents or money. They made the dangerous journey here with one goal in mind: to escape the violence and poverty of their homelands. Now, the 50 or so members of the "Union" league face deportation. Football acts as sort of collective therapy for them...read more here.

News
26 Jul

South Bronx United is holding tryouts for boys and girls competitive teams in following age groups: Boys U16 (2002 Birth Year), Boys U15 (2003), Boys U12 (2006) on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 6 pm - 8pm at Macombs Dam Park. Girls U16 (2002/2003) Girls U14 (2004/2005 ) and Girls U12 (2006/2007/2008) on Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 6 pm - 8pm at Macombs Dam Park. All teams practice twice a week and play travel soccer. Youth in ages U14 and up must be part of the SBU Academy program They are required to attend academic and mentoring programming including After School Tutoring two times per week. All U14 players must be able to commit to this programming as well as meet the eligibility requirements. If you are interested, please fill out the tryout form now, or call (718) 404-9281.