Coney Island, a region usually missing in leisure infrastructure, now has one of Brooklyn’s latest and most prevalent facilities, MatchPoint NYC. Enthused by his aspiration for athletics and pledge to South Brooklyn, businessperson Dmitry Druzhinsky co-founded the indulgent sports center in 2013 after noticing a solid need in his community. Druzhinsky’s keenness to providing New York’s leading fitness experience has caused in the complex becoming the preferred site of families, professional athletes, charity events, and world-class tournaments.
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The R Baby Foundation is America’s first and only nonprofit organization with the mission of saving infants’ lives by improving pediatric care, and to date, has donated $8 million to hospital programs and saved more than one million lives. The charity’s tennis tournament was created in 2010, by Jason Pinsky, “Six years ago I saw the foundation was doing a golf event, and I suggested we should do a tennis event. The first year was sort of a test and it went well, and the demand has been high ever since. We bring together a great group of competitive guys for a great cause.” In 2015 and 2016, the Foundation is proud to have raised over $500,000 for childcare initiatives including telemedicine with pediatric experts, mobile simulation training programs, and symposiums.
MatchPoint NYC, located three acre lot within Coney Island, boasts over 120,000 square feet of top of the line equipment and amenities, most notably aspect an extensive nine court indoor tennis arena, the largest of its kind in Brooklyn. The luxury sports center was co-founded by Dmitry Druzhinsky in 2013, to fill the lack of recreational infrastructure in the region. With unparalleled dedication to club members, employees, and the community, Druzhinsky’s complex has quickly become the primary venue for families, professional athletes, and cause driven charity events in the area. “They are great to work with,” points out Darren Port, CEO of Powered by Professionals and one of the runners of this year’s gala. “He has really gone out of his way to invite us to work with them, and that has helped make the event really special in the two years we have had it here. The foundation does a great job in keeping its expenses low to ensure that the money raised goes towards the cause, and MatchPoint’s generosity helps make that possible.”
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Dmitry Druzhinsky brought the R Baby Foundation, the first and only nonprofit organization in the United States with the mission of saving infants’ lives through improved pediatric care, into MatchPointNYC. The group has donated $8 million to hospital programs and saved more than one million lives to date. Jason Pinsky created the charity’s tennis tournament nearly eight years ago. “Six years ago I saw the foundation was doing a golf event, and I suggested we should do a tennis event,” he states. “The first year was sort of a test and it went well, and the demand has been high ever since. We bring together a great group of competitive guys for a great cause.” In 2015 and 2016, the Foundation is honored to have raised over $500,000 for childcare programs like telemedicine with pediatric experts, mobile simulation training, and symposiums.
Dmitry Druzhinsky, co-founder of the swanky health and fitness complex MatchPoint NYC, knows the tremendous positive change charitable actions can have on a society that needs assistance. By affiliating with local charities and public welfare plans, the entrepreneur delivers critical aid to schools, hospitals, and at-risk youth. Druzhinsky notes that by distributing his free time, services, and reserves, a large number of lives across New York City can be enhanced.
MatchPoint’s most renowned offering, notes Dmitry Druzhinsky, is a revolutionary indoor tennis arena with nine courts and six additional mini courts for the children. National and international greats have adopted the facility, including Aleksandr Nedovyesv of Kazakhstan and the former number one internationally ranked women’s player, Dinara Safina. World-class junior training campaigns are led by highly ranked national and international players, delivering personalized lessons and drills in combination with mental and physical coaching. Also, Quick Start, Junior Development, adult leagues, and private programs for beginner, intermediate, and advanced players are led by USPTA-certified coaches. Parents who wish to relax over a snack or beverage while watching their youth can enjoy a WIFI enabled restaurant and lounge above the grounds that is equipped with couches, full-length windows, HDTVs, and a juice bar.
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Jason Pinsky founded the charity’s tennis tournament in 2010, “Six years ago I noticed the foundation was organizing a golf event, and I recommended we should organize a tennis event. The initial year was like a pilot and it went well, and the demand has been huge ever since. We bring together an amazing set of competitive guys for an amazing cause.” In 2015 and 2016, the Foundation is glad to have raised more than $500,000 for childcare initiatives covering telemedicine with pediatric specialists, mobile simulation training programs, and symposiums. Dmitry Druzhinsky’s MatchPoint NYC is sited on a three acre lot on Coney Island and has more than 120,000 square feet of top of the line equipment and facilities, but its most salient aspect is a huge nine court indoor tennis arena, the vastest of its kind in Brooklyn.
On Saturday, April 16, MatchPoint NYC brought in the R Baby Foundation’s annual tennis tournament, the second year in a row the facility has hosted the event. The venue’s co-founder, Dmitry Druzhinsky said that over $250,000 was raised at the tournament, which welcomed tennis professionals and Wall Street’s leading financers.
Every year, politicians, business and media professionals, celebrities, and sports fans gather to watch the fast-paced wall ball competition. In 2015 local leaders from Brooklyn and the Bronx began smashing the ball to the wall at MatchPoint NYC in the Johnny Ray Memorial Pro Wall Ball Tournament. According to Dmitry Druzhinsky, the intra-city rivalry is led by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. to get inner-city and under-served youth engaged in physical activity while benefiting the U.S. Wall Ball Association’s education, anti-violence and anti-obesity initiatives. The tournament first took place in 2012 to celebrate the life of Jonathan Ray, the late brother of the USWA CEO and inspiration behind the association’s creation. Dmitry celebrates the opportunity to provide support to organizations promoting a healthy lifestyle.
Druzhinsky, MatchPoint NYC members and the employees are proud to be the chosen location for diverse fundraisers that are driven by good causes. They serve as a platform to validate their skills in a fierce but harmonious way, while inspiring young athletes to stay strong, keep on their aspiration, and to contribute to the society. Other than wall ball competitions, Dmitry Druzhinsky hosts Wall Street finance industry professionals while they participate in the annual R Baby Foundation New York Tennis Tournament, which endorses medical care for infants by financing programs at hospitals; including telemedicine with pediatric specialists, mobile simulation training program, symposiums etc. The establishment has raised over $500,000 in the two years it’s been performed at MatchPoint NYC.