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Albany Police Athletic League, Inc.

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 2019-2020 school year email[email protected] or contact our office at (518)435-0392. 

See you after school!

Track and Field

Learn the basics of Track and Field while participating in distance runs and sprint drills. 
Club will run from 9/12-11/5 Tuesday and Thursday Nights 5:30-7:00 PM in Washington Park. 


Learn to play at the Lacrosse Skills clinic! Join the fastest growing sport on two feet. Program will run from 9/16-11/4 Mondays at Krank Park and Wednesdays at Beverwyck Park between 5:30-7:00.

Volleyball Club

Want to learn to pass, set and serve up some awesome volleyball skills? Check out PAL's Volleyball
Club, hosted at the PAL Center at 844 Madison Ave. beginning 10/19.


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.

Mentoring is a great way to engage our youth and promote a healthy sense of community while connecting with Community Volunteers and Law Enforcement in a positive, structured and nurturing environment

Fall Schedule
Wednesdays @ 5:30pm Thursdays @ 6:00pm
Starting October 19th Saturdays 11:00am-12:30pm
844 Madison Avenue 


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 Monday 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 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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