|NASHUA POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE
PO BOX 1251
NASHUA, NH 03061-1251
VISIT THE NASHUA PAL "OFFICIAL" WEB SITE: www.nashuapal.com
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chairman Daniel Marr, Vice Chairman John Seusing, Secretary Gwen Krailo, Treasurer Sharyn Hill-Filteau
Natalie Doyle, Donald McCarty, Lauren Boardman, Ken Hamill, Fred Alter, Thomas Bolton, J. Conrad Coffey, Virginia Crook, Dr. Roger Gosselin, John Kelley, Mary Ann Melizzi-Golja, Brian Lawrence, E.Z. Paulson, Stephen Saxe, Chris Stawacz, Michael Tabacsko, Jayma Walker, Joe LaPlante.
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua, Nashua Parks & Recreation Dept
National Association for Police Athletic Leagues ( www.NationalPal.org )
The main purpose of the Nashua Police Athletic League (PAL) is to create a positive attitude between the children of Nashua and the members of the Nashua Police Department through PAL sponsored sports and recreation activities.
1. To build friendship and trust among police officers and city youth by providing opportunities to interact in positive environments such as sports and activities.
2. To provide opportunities for all city youth to participate in PAL programs by providing sports and activities at no cost to the children.
3. To promote health and fitness while instilling the values of sportsmanship and fair play.
4. To reduce and eliminate substance abuse and other juvenile delinquent behavior.
5. To target area youth for PAL programs who live in high risk neighborhoods to include housing properties and the adjacent areas affecting the Nashua Housing Authority.
Located at 52 Ash Street
Regular operating hours
School year: Mon-Thur. 3 to 6pm, Fri. 3 to 5pm
Summer: Mon-Fri 1 to 5 pm
- Open to youth ages 7—18 years of age and still attending school.
- Is a free membership facility which offers: Recreation Room — pool table, bumper pool, table tennis, air hockey and games. Outdoor activities include: basketball, street hockey, soccer and flag football. Homework help with tutoring, Computer learning, Arts & crafts, Boxing gym, Teen Nights
-Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 3:30 to 7pm
- Saturday 9 to 12pm
- Open year round to youth ages 11 and above.
- Sanctioned by USA Boxing.
- Coaching for Amateur, Novice, & Open Divisions
- Members compete annually in Silver Mittens (16 years and under) and Golden Gloves (17 and above) tournaments.
- Pre-requisite — Completed Boxing application package.
P-5 (PAL Positive Peer Pressure Program)
- Youth Empowerment and Mentoring Program
- For youth between 10 and 16 years of age who are regular attendees of Community Center and in good standing. Emphasis is to develop social interaction, promote self-esteem, and improve educational opportunities and abilities for inner city youth.
- Program consists of Team groups with adult advisors and a Youth Executive Board.
- One group meeting per month.
- Members may assist or develop community civic projects to include help at Community Center and participate in educational related or life experience field trips and events.
CROSS COUNTRY RUNNING
- Coordinated and organized with Nashua Elementary and Junior High School students.
- Program runs from August through November.
- Training schedule arranged by Coaching staff.
- Participants may qualify for USATF (United States Amateur Track & Field) State, New England and National level competitions.
- USATF Sanctioned.
- Nationally Recognized and Award Winning.
FIELD DAYS & SPECIAL EVENTS
- Field days and PUG days (pick-up games) are scheduled as part of the City of Nashua Summer Fun program at city parks throughout Nashua
- Open to all city youth.
- Activities include softball, kickball, relay races, flag football, friendly competitions and fun games.
- Special events such as: Opening Day, Children’s Day, Fairy Tale Festival, Skate Park Tournament, Fishing Derby, Bicycle Safety Classes, Child ID’s, Street Hockey and other Field Trips are sponsored or run by PAL.
- Anyone interested in volunteering for the Nashua PAL or for more information call (603) 594-3549/ 589-1626