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About The Armory

The HCZ Armory is a multi-purpose, community wellness center committed to empowering a culture of health and wellness in Central Harlem. They do this by offering high-quality fitness programming to Harlem Children’s Zone scholars, families, staff, and community members.

HCZ Armory Services

Daily fitness classes and sports activities, including cardio dance, yoga, adult gymnastics, Parent and Me gymnastics for toddlers, and a fitness center with cardio equipment and free weights

Children sit on the floor of a gym with their arms raised in a yoga pose

Support for HCZ scholar-athletes in managing academic and athletic requirements and guidance on becoming college athletes

Female track coach smiling and standing in front of track equipment

Expert instruction in tennis, gymnastics, basketball, flag rugby, lacrosse, dance, golf, and soccer

A girl is practicing gymnastics. She is in a mid-air split on a trampoline.

Opportunities to learn CPR, First Aid, RTE, team sport training, team building, and adventure-based learning

Community Members | With instructors guiding them, young kids participate in a fitness class in a large sports space.

Tennis courts are available to rent hourly at no cost to all community members, HCZ families, and staff

Weekly intramural sports leagues, including track and field, tennis, gymnastics, and flag rugby

Space for large-scale community events

A large group of people in colorful matching shirts gathered in a sports dome


Healthy Harlem | A little boy dressed as a doctor playfully holds a stethoscope to another boy.

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