CYCA Resolves To Make Big Changes in New Year

By Kristin Schebler On Saturday, January 14th, the Cooper-Young Community Association board of directors got together and created a fantastic plan for 2017. Last year, we focused on learning about your needs through our 5 Year Plan process, and now we’re ready to start working on some of your great ideas. You can check out our specialized teams below to find what most interests you in the neighborhood plus take a look at the schedule...

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St. Jude Marathon nears
Nov01

St. Jude Marathon nears

The St. Jude Marathon is one of the most well-attended events in Memphis so be sure to mark your calendar for Saturday, December 3rd. Thousands of runners will come through our neighborhood throughout the day, and there will be street closures on Cooper, Southern, Walker, Tanglewood, Evelyn, and Mclean. This event will last for several hours, so plan your day accordingly. Looking for ways to get involved? We’ll be cheering on the...

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Event raises funds for bike repair stands

On October 1st at 6 p.m. Bike Walk Memphis and Memphis Made Brewery will host a “Get Your Fix in C-Y” event on the brewery’s patio to kick-off an ioby fundraising campaign to install public bicycle repair stands in the Cooper-Young neighborhood. Memphis Made will donate a portion of the proceeds from the evening’s beer sales to fund the stands. Special guest Nicholas Oyler, the City of Memphis’ new Bikeway and Pedestrian Program...

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Cheer on 4-Miler runners with Light the Way parties
Sep01

Cheer on 4-Miler runners with Light the Way parties

Every year, 2,500 runners come out to enjoy our fun, hip,, and historic community, but do you know what makes our annual 4 mile race through the neighborhood so special? It’s you! Our runners always love the welcoming atmosphere of the neighborhood, and they get a special kick out of the great Light the Way parties you host to cheer them on. If you’re looking to get in on the action this year, be sure to give us a shout at the office...

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Autisim 5K runs to Cooper-Young
Apr12

Autisim 5K runs to Cooper-Young

The 7th Annual Opening Eyes to Autism 5K will make its inaugural run in Cooper-Young on Friday, April 29th. A fundraiser for the children and families served by the Harwood Center or Autism Resources of the Mid-South, the race will kick off at 7 p.m. at Bluff City Sports, 769 S. Cooper. Registration is $25 through April 15th and $30 between the 16th and race day. To register, visit openingeyestoautism.racesonline.com. Founded in 1957,...

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Revolutions brings around bike camps
Apr12

Revolutions brings around bike camps

First Congo’s Revolutions Bicycle Cooperative is hosting its first ever summer camps this June. The inaugural Wrench & Ride Bicycle Summer Camp will be broken up into three five-day sessions for different age groups: 4th-6th graders, June 6th-10th; 7th-9th graders, June 13th-17th; and 10th-12th graders, June 20th-24th. All sessions last 8 a.m.-noon. All campers will spend time in the Revolutions shop learning the basics of bicycle...

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