IMPORTANT CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19 INFORMATION (released Friday, March 13, 2020; updated Monday, October 5, 2020): On Monday October 5, 2020, the Board of Directors of Out of Bounds New York City decided to continue the suspension all official NYC LGBT Sports Network operations, including physical in-person events, until further notice. We will not be scheduling any social events until public spaces, bars and restaurants fully reopen in New York City and are deemed safe for large gatherings (see Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order “New York State on P.A.U.S.E.” for more information). For information about virtual events produced by New York’s LGBTQ+ community, visit our Facebook calendar for a list of events. Until we lift the suspension on our operations, we hope that everyone stays safe and healthy.
PRESS RELEASE ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2020: Even though our Operations are still suspended until further notice due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are co-sponsoring Get Out And Trek’s “Find Your Stride” Running Series commemorating National Coming Day coming up on October 11. Throughout the month of October, Get Out And Trek will hold virtual events as part of the running series, as well as encouraging the community to get involved in their LGBTQ+ Outdoor Equality Index with a chance to win Ikon passes. Details on the Running Series and LGBTQ+ Outdoor Equality Index can be found on Get Out And Trek’s website at: www.beagoat.org.
GENERAL INFORMATION: In addition to regular practices, scrimmages and competition, our network host social events, major competitions, and other special events in the local area throughout the year. Many athletes in our network also compete in competitions organized by outside organizations, such as the New York Marathon, New York City Triathlon, and competitions organized by LGBTQ+ organizations outside of the local area. Check this page regularly for information on upcoming social events and special events in the local area. Visit the websites and social media of the organizations in our network for information on their regular operations in the local area, and competition & special events outside of the local area. Check out our Facebook calendar for a more comprehensive list of events and to connect with athletes in our network on social media.
General information about Boxers Chelsea Squad Sundays: Join LGBTQ+ athletes from our network at Boxers Chelsea for the next installment of the monthly “Squad Sunday” mixer hosted by Inita D on the Third Sunday of every month. There will be no cover for entry and the bar will be offering 2-for-1 drink specials and food specials. Must be 21 years of age or older to attend. More details to be announced soon.
Other Network News & Events (first news in reverse chronological order, then events in chronological order):
- IMPORTANT BREAKING NEWS: Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered all non-essential businesses in New York State to remain closed until further notice
- IMPORTANT BREAKING NEWS: Mayor Bill DeBlasio’s Administration has created a list of community services in New York City
- IMPORTANT BREAKING NEWS: Mayor Bill DeBlasio has authorized gyms and indoor pools in New York City to reopen (see NYC COVID-19 RESTART Guidance for Businesses and Schools)
- UPCOMING VIRTUAL EVENTS: See our Facebook Page Events Calendar