Asphalt Green’s Big Swim Big Kick Benefit Raises $875,000 for Sports and Fitness Programs for New York City Kids

(New York, N.Y.) – Asphalt Green, the New York City sports and fitness nonprofit, raised $875,000 at its Big Swim Big Kick Benefit on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at its Upper East Side campus. The money will support the organization’s scholarships and Community Programs, which transform the lives of over 33,000 New York City kids each year through sports and fitness programs and scholarships. After 20 years of its annual Big Swim, Asphalt Green held its first-ever Big Swim Big Kick this year, featuring swimming and soccer for over 635 kids ages 6-10. For the Big Swim, kids participated in a 25-yard race in Asphalt Green’s Olympic-sized pool. For the Big Kick, they participated in soccer activities on Asphalt Green’s turf field.