SJC Brooklyn Opens New Athletic Space to Community

January 16, 2019

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – January 16, 2018 – St. Joseph’s College (SJC) is pleased to announce that it will host an opening ceremony for its newly renovated athletic rental space on Monday, January 28 at 12:40 p.m. in SJC Brooklyn’s St. Angela Hall. This renovation is part of the College’s ongoing efforts to ensure that its physical space best meets the needs of its students and the community.

This 2,000 square-foot space is outfitted with next-generation artificial turf that can be used for indoor practice for soccer, baseball, softball and other sports. The space also comes equipped with retractable batting cages and can be arranged in a number of different configurations to meet a wide range of training needs. To date, SJC Brooklyn has secured arrangements with several local nonprofit youth athletic groups and looks forward to engaging new partners. 

“This new space is a welcome addition to the College’s athletic programs and will provide our NCAA student-athletes with the facilities they need to train and thrive in competition,” said James Lally, SJC Brooklyn’s athletic director. “More importantly, it will also help us integrate our athletic program into the community. The benefits of physical activity and exercise are clear as day and we’re proud to offer this safe, affordable space to neighborhood groups of all ages for training and, exercise.”

For more information about using SJC Brooklyn’s facilities, email [email protected]

St. Joseph’s College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility and service. Through SJC Brooklyn, SJC Long Island and SJC Online, the College offers degrees in 50 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.