The Black & Gold will celebrate Columbus on 614 Day (Wednesday, June 14) by hosting multiple events to unify the Crew, youth and community groups at mini-pitches across the city during Soccer For All month. Crew leadership, First Team players and Crew 2 members will contribute to festive atmospheres at Northgate Intermediate School, Blackburn Community Center, Sullivant Gardens Community Center and Whitehall YMCA.
Parents and guardians are encouraged to enroll their kids for 614 Day soccer participation at each site via thecrewyouth.sportngin.com/register/form/168096132.
The Crew have installed five mini-pitches in Greater Columbus during the past four years, including at Northgate Intermediate Schools, Blackburn Community Center and Sullivant Gardens Community Center. The mini-pitches are part of the club’s commitment to grow the game and strengthen youth engagement and the local communities overall.
Local community leaders contributing to 614 Day activations include Columbus City Schools; Columbus Rec and Parks; Columbus Zoo; Adaptive Sports Connection; Ohio Blind Soccer; Ronald McDonald House Charities Central Ohio; Kaleidoscope Youth Center; Big Brothers Big Sisters Hispanic Mentorship; Girls on the Run; Mid-Ohio Food Collective; Ohio Hispanic Coalition; Whitehall YMCA and more.
As part of the club’s year-round efforts to advance participation in and a love of the beautiful game, the Crew will celebrate Soccer For All throughout June. Through MLS WORKS’ Soccer For All, the Crew and teams across the league emphasize that soccer provides opportunities to unify local communities and people across the globe through their passion for the sport, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation or socioeconomic status.
Columbus will host its Soccer For All themed night, presented by Zenni Optical, at Lower.com Field on Saturday, June 24 against Nashville SC [7:30 p.m. ET / MLS Season Pass on Apple TV / 97.1 The Fan (English); La Mega 103.1 FM (Spanish)].
More information on 614 Day and Soccer For All media opportunities will be shared at a later date.
2023 Single-Match Tickets
Purchase tickets to a match and join us for a world-class experience at Lower.com Field.