Youth Organizations

Martyrs Active Youth Organization (MAYO)

MAYO is open to 7th and 8th graders and brings the youth of the parish together in a safe, nurturing but most important fun environment. We participate in amazing activities and community service projects while growing in our faith and beginning to develop into the next leaders of our parish. Visit

Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) Sports

cyo_logoCYO Basketball: Our basketball program is open to boys and girls grades 3-8. Home Games are played in McLaughlin Hall (School Gym). Effective the 2018-19 school year, students from Our Lady Queen of Martyrs (OLQM) and Our Lady of Mercy (OLM) will compete together as one team in girls and boys basketball. There will be teams for boys and girls in 2nd and 3rd grades, as well as boys in the 4th, 5th, 7th and 8th grades. Contact: Richie Allen at 212-596-9295 or

CYO Track: OLQMCA students (boys and girls 5 years and older) can participate in the Flyers track program (run by the St. Margaret parish sports program). We use the track at Juniper Park. Contact: Mike Loftus at 917-836-1597.

Tri-M Girls Swim Team: Tri-M is for girls ages 7-14 and proudly represents the Forest Hills and neighboring parishes of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, Our Lady of Mercy, Our Lady of Hope, and Holy Child Jesus. Visit the Tri-M Facebook page for tryout and practice schedules and contact information, or email questions to

Additional Information of Interest:

CYO of Brooklyn Diocese


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