Individuals from different industries such as lawmakers, commercial and media experts, stars, and sports aficionados come together every year to watch the exciting contest. Since 2015 local leaders from Brooklyn and the Bronx, have been smashing the ball to the wall in the Johnny Ray Memorial Pro Wall Ball Tournament at MatchPoint NYC. As per Dmitry Druzhinsky, the cross-town competition is led by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. to engage downtown and underserved youth in physical pursuits, and also aids the U.S. Wall Ball Association’s education, anti-violence and anti-obesity plans. The contest, created in 2012, pays tribute to the life of Jonathan Ray, the late brother of the USWA CEO, and the source of inspiration behind the creation of the association. Dmitry welcomes the opportunity to assist organizations that promote a healthy lifestyle to complex.
As per the U.S. Wall Ball Association, in the 1930s people going to the beaches hit a bald tennis ball against the sides of wooden jetties. This inspired the New York Parks Department to create community handball courts in town parks. Presently, the game is a professional sport better known as Wall Ball and is played at athletic centers all over the nation. Dmitry Druzhinsky, co-founder of MatchPoint NYC, a premier health and fitness complex in Brooklyn, was lately joined by leading lawmakers for the Pro Wall Ball Tournament. The annual big competition called “Battle of the Boroughs,” raises cognizance of public health and youth enablement. The triumphant team was awarded a trophy and a year of bragging rights.
A sports and fitness center for families and professional athletes is rapidly becoming a global destination for tennis, swimming, basketball, gymnastics, martial arts and other sports. With members and guests experiencing the different activities available, famous professional athletes are enjoying the facilities during their training sessions. From stars, special occasions, and fundraisers, an abundance of sporting events happen at MatchPoint NYC. The size and versatility of the luxury recreation facility allows for convenience and expert competitions, including the proper regulation sized facilities for accurate results. Co-founder of Brooklyn’s premier rec center, Dmitry Druzhinsky is honored about the activities and sporting events taking place at MatchPoint NYC.
Local personalities including politicians, business and media professionals, celebrities, and sports fans gather each year to watch the fast-paced action. Since 2015 leaders from Brooklyn and the Bronx have been smashing the ball to the wall in the Johnny Ray Memorial Pro Wall Ball Tournament, which takes place at MatchPoint NYC. Dmitry Druzhinsky says that the cross-town rivalry is fostered by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. with the goal of engaging inner-city and under-served youth in physical activity, and also benefiting the U.S. Wall Ball Association’s education, anti-violence and anti-obesity initiatives. Started in 2012, the tournament celebrates the life of Jonathan Ray, the late brother of the USWA CEO, and inspiration behind the forming of the association. Dmitry celebrates the opportunity to support organizations which promote a healthy lifestyle at his complex.