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Since 1914, the Police Athletic League (PAL) has provided safe places to play and learn for thousands of children through its Summer PAL PLAYSTREETS Program. PAL’s 2023 Summer PLAYSTREETS Program takes place in public areas, such as playgrounds and parks, throughout New York City to provide children with supervised places to enjoy outdoor summer activities.
PLAYSTREETS is the signature summer program of PAL. PAL PLAYSTREETS are open Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. through August 24th, and are free to all New York City children. PAL is operating 13 PLAYSTREETS throughout the five boroughs this summer, in addition to sports leagues, including Cops & Kids teams, and summer day camps. Activities include double dutch jump rope, nok hockey, hopscotch, arts and crafts, sports, board games, educational programs and more.
PAL 2023 Summer PLAYSTREETS citywide locations include:
· Randall Playground PLAYSTREET at 2180 Randall Avenue, Bronx
· Bill Rainey Park PLAYSTREET at 850 Dawson Street, Bronx
· Dr. Green Park PLAYSTREET at 500 Mother Gaston Boulevard, Brooklyn
· Red Hook Coffey Park PLAYSTREET at 31 Centre Mall, Brooklyn
· Howard Playground PLAYSTREET at 60 Glenmore Avenue, Brooklyn
· Fox Playground PLAYSTREET at Avenue H between East 54th Street & East 55th Street, Brooklyn
· Stapleton Houses PLAYSTREET at 77 Hill Street, Staten Island
· Ravenswood Playground PLAYSTREET at 21st Street between 34th Avenue35th Avenue, Queens
· Almeda Park PLAYSTREET at Beach 65th Street between Beach 66th Street and Beach Channel Drive, Queens
SPONSORED BY OFFICE OF SPECIAL NARCOTICS PROSECUTOR:
· 124th Street PLAYSTREET at 124th Street between Morningside Park West & Lenox Avenue, Manhattan
· McCaffrey Playground PLAYSTREET at West 43rd Street between 8 Avenue & 9 Avenue, Manhattan
SPONSORED BY DISTRICT ATTORNEY OF NEW YORK
· Audubon Playground PLAYSTREET at Audubon Avenue between 169th Street & 170th Street, Manhattan
· P.S. 155 Playground PLAYSTREET at East 117th Street between 1st Avenue & 2nd Avenue, Manhattan.
Founded in 1914, New York City’s Police Athletic League is a nonprofit organization that provides recreational, educational, cultural and social activities to 15,000 children and teens annually. For more information, please visit www.palnyc.org.