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Welcome to the Albany Police Athletic League

Albany Police Athletic League, Inc.

Mentoring Program

The Mentoring Program is a FREE program which matches Albany City youth with compassionate, concerned, and interested adults from the community. Mentors and mentees meet once a week at the Albany PAL Center for a 60-90 minute session. Mentors and mentees will participate in a variety of activities such as character and leadership development, health and life skills, sports and recreation, arts and crafts, and education and career development programs.

2019 Schedule
Mentoring
Wednesdays 6-7:30pm
Thursdays 5:30-7:00pm
Saturdays 10:15am-1:00pm
844 Madison Avenue 

 

Current Athletic Enrichment Programming



Lacrosse
Ages 8-13

Monday's & Wednesday's from 5:30pm-7:00pm from April 8th-June 13th at Beverwyck Park on the corner of Washington Ave. and Partridge St.

This program consists of 90 minute instruction periods provided by local college coaches and other associated lacrosse partners. Build from basic skills to advanced play and continue in the fall with PAL Outdoor Lacrosse and winter PAL Indoor Lacrosse. 

All equipment will be provided. Sign-ups available at every meeting.


After School Homework Club


After School Club 

Enrollment is now open! Download application HERE

After School club provides a safe and enriching environment in which children can bond with peers from other schools and receive homework assistance from staff and volunteers. Sessions consist of designated homework, activity and snack time. Activities vary daily and consist of outdoor games, gym time,  arts & crafts, dance and more. After School Club runs from 2:30 to 5:30PM every full School day. 

The Cost of the After School Club is offered on a sliding scale based off of household income and household size. 

For more information about After School Homework Club and registration for the 2018-2019 school year email[email protected] or contact our office at (518)435-0392. 

See you after school!

Youth Leadership Council (YLC)


Youth Leadership Council (YLC)

The Albany PAL Youth Leadership Council (YLC) is made up of high school-aged children who work with Albany Police Officers and PAL staff to discuss and recommend effective ways to better Albany PAL. The YLC provides a youthful voice in determining PAL programs, policies, and strategies. The children of YLC provide positive peer role models, improve communication between PAL staff and the youth they serve, and perform community service projects. The YLC meets at the Albany PAL Center @ VI every 1st and 3rd Thursday from 6:30-7:30 PM.YLC runs from mid September until June 30th. Enrollment is year round. Come join us and help make a difference in your community. 

For more information on YLC or to register for YLC 2018 email Sabrina at [email protected]

Explorers


Explorers

Explorers is a career education program for high school-aged youth who are interested in learning more about the field of law enforcement. Explorers emphasizes five areas of importance; career opportunities, service learning, leadership experience, life skills, and character education. The mission of the Explorer program is to serve others by helping instill core values in young people and, in other ways, prepare them to make ethical choices throughout their lives so they can achieve their full potential. The Explorers meet at Albany High School every other Thursday at 6pm and are advised by Albany Police Officers.

For more information contact us at the office at (518)435-0392

We want to hear from you!

Have an idea for a brand new program? Looking for PAL to try something new and exciting, or bring back an old program? We would love to hear from you! Let us know about it by filling out our program feedback form.

Contact Us

Albany Police Athletic League, Inc.

844 Madison Avenue 
Albany, New York 12208

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 518-435-0392
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