On Saturday, May 4, Asphalt Green hosted its biggest annual event, Big Swim Big Kick, at its Upper East Side campus. Over 950 kids ages 6-10 experienced the thrill of jumping into an Olympic-size pool for a 25-yard swim meet and played soccer-themed games on our athletic field.
A little rain didn't stop the fun. Dynamic Freestyle Soccer Crew gave a lesson to the first 50 kids on the athletic field and put on a performance filled with juggling tricks later in the afternoon. Children tested their skills with soccer darts, soccer pool, soccer tennis, one-versus-one, and more. Inside the AquaCenter kids raced their hearts out to the finish line in our Olympic-size pool. It was a true celebration of sports and fitness, and everyone went home with a t-shirt, medal, and ice cream.
Huge thank you to our sponsors and 276 volunteers who made the event possible:
- George E. and Annette Cross Murphy Charitable Fund
- Gray Foundation
- Josh and Marjorie Harris
- Susan and Martin Lipton
- Darcy Miller Nussbaum
- Ronald O. Perelman / MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated
- Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
- Albert and Barrie Zesiger