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Al Oerter Kickstart Youth Karate Tournament

Sunday, May 4, 2014

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

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Martial arts competitors aged 5 to 17 of all belt levels are welcome to compete at the Al Oerter Kickstart Youth Karate Tournament! Join hundreds of kids and notable guests, including International Champion Fighter Jadi Tention and 14 year old World Champion Danny Etkin. Athletes receive giveaways and recognition for their participation! 

The event promotes a safe and healthy lifestyle through martial arts training. A grant from Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and sponsorship by Wellcare and Metlife made the tournament possible.

To compete:

Participants must show up early at 8:00 a.m. with the required safety gear, including a mouthpiece, chest gear, foot gear, hand gear, helmet and a cup for male competitors. Kids get a free Recreation Center membership, but parents must bring identification. 

Location

Al Oerter Recreation Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park Accessible
131-40 Fowler Ave.
Queens
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Queens Recreation

Contact Number

(718) 353-7853

Categories

Best for Kids, Sports

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There are currently 3 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

PlaygroundsPlayground

NYC Parks has removed slides in this park due to a manufacturer recall. The manufacture is currently working on an improved design and redesigned slides will be installed as soon as possible.


MarinasWorld's Fair Marina

Due to a major planned reconstruction project, Pier 1 at the World's Fair Marina is currently closed. Limited transient dockage is available for smaller recreational vessels - please contact the Dockmasters office at 718-478-0480 or VHF Ch71 for more information. There is no dockage available for larger vessels or commercial vessels, including passenger pick-up and drop-off. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check back with the World's Fair Marina in the future for updates.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2017

ParkFlushing Meadows Corona Park

Due to major ongoing construction, the northeast section of Meadow Lake is closed. This project will reduce flooding in this area. There will be access to the boathouse and Meadow Lake from the Van Wyck Expressway South Exit 11 and from Jewel Avenue. For more information about this project, please visit our Capital Project Tracker.

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