American Legion Post 156


550 City Island Ave

Bronx, New York 10464



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About Us

How We're Helping

We are a community-based veteran organization focused on helping make the world around us a better, happier place. With the help of our tireless members, we organize fundraisers, exciting community-building events, and support the City Island Community.

Get Involved

Are you passionate about what we're doing?  Are you intrested in becoming a member?  Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We're excited to have you join the Legion Family!

Thank You

Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our activities through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. 

Contact Us

American Legion Post 156

550 City Island Avenue, Bronx, New York 10464

(718) 885-0639



Driving Directions

We are approximately 5 miles east of the Bronx Zoo and Botanical Gardens on Pelham Parkway. Use exit 8B from Interstate 95 (I-95), or exit 5 from Hutchinson River Parkway. For GPS use 550 City Island Avenue, zip-code 10464.

From Midtown Manhattan

Take the RFK, (Triboro) bridge to The Bronx. Take the Bruckner Expressway north to the New England Thruway (I-95 North) to exit 8B ” Orchard Beach/ City Island, Follow signs through Pelham Bay Park to 550 City Island Ave.

From Westchester County

Take the Hutchinson River Parkway south to exit 5, or I-95 South to exit 8B, Follow signs through Pelham Bay Park to 550 City Island Ave.

Public Transportation

From Manhattan, Brooklyn & Queens take the #6 train (Lexington Ave line) north to Pelham Bay Park (For a faster trip take the #4 or #5 express trains to 125th St, and cross the platform to the #6 Pelham Bay train.) and transfer to the #29 bus marked City Island. Approximately 45-55 mins. from midtown