Spring 2018 ProgramsUpdated Monday January 29, 2018 by Robert Elkins .
PW PAL 2018 SPRING SPORTS
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Port Washington PAL is a 70 year-old not-for-profit youth sports organization continuously operating in Port Washington, in the heart of Town on Main Street adjacent to the Town Dock. We are again offering professionally run Spring Sports programs for athletes age 4-18 and volunteer and service opportunities for High School students. Full descriptions, registration, and payment options are all available on our web site, www.pwpal.org Scholarships available in all our programs.
$49 D-Backs Softball Programs
This special program is for players at 6U, 8U, 10U.
The only year round, professionally coached, competitive, town based travel program in the area. The D-Backs Softball Experience is a simple model: Start at the youngest ages and teach the fundamentals of the Sport BUT do that utilizing experienced, age appropriate instructors. Use special age appropriate equipment and rules and instill a passion for the sport.
PW PAL D-Backs Fast-Pitch Softball
We don’t make cuts, we make players
Teams at 12U,14U, 16U. Year round including Summer travel. Get the D-Backs Softball experience and join one of the most successful programs in the area. Coached by accomplished high level professionals with experience from youngest players through elite international competition yet striking a balance between local intra-mural little leagues and full-blown cut-throat travel programs. We believe that Sports for kids should put their needs first, developmental and otherwise. The D-Backs are "kid-centric." Learn to play the game the right way, instill a love for the sport into every player, bond with your teammates and then the fact that we also have great on-field success is truly secondary.
PW PAL T-Ball, Basketball Clinics, Soccer and Tennis
PW PAL tailors these programs toward the emerging athlete, those just showing an interest in the sport. The focus is on skill development and turning that interest into a passion. Only professional, qualified, instructors run our programs. Each program features instruction and games at each session.
PW PAL Monday Night Flag Football
Spring 2018 we offer the only outdoor program around. Jamel Ramsey, former professional football player, former head coach Schreiber HS, current head coach Nassau Community College runs the program. Learn proper fundamentals so you can continue to play the sport without fear of injury.
We welcome all parent volunteers to be involved in our programs under the guidance of our professional instructors. We believe that both children and parents want parents to be involved, we also believe that the best model is along side a professional, impartial, Coach. If you are unable to volunteer, please support your child by rooting them on in a positive way!
$49 GIRLS FAST PITCH SOFTBALL for 6U & 8U
program best enjoyed by girls age 8 and younger as of September 1, 2017. All teams play an age appropriate schedule with age appropriate game rules. All teams are trained by accomplished high level professional coaches. Parents are needed to assist with younger teams and serve as game managers. All volunteers must attend a PAL Coaching seminar and pass a background check. This program is open to all female athletes regardless of location, ability, experience level, or any other program you may be part of.
Spring Season starts with optional 4-Week Spring Training Sunday’s from 10-12 starting March 4th @ Frozen Ropes Syosset. Outdoor practices Thursday afternoon 4-530 starting April 5th, outdoor season starts April 7, intramural games start April 14. Games Saturday afternoon (times vary). Professional coaches run practice, Volunteer parents manage the games and are welcome to help at practices. HS Varsity athletes as Assistant Coaches. Certified Umpires at all games. All parents and Umpires must attend a training session. All volunteers must pass a background check.
PRACTICE: Thursday 4-530 GAMES: Saturday afternoon Fee: $49 all inclusive. Equipment available if needed.
(NOTE, practices are OPTIONAL at this age but recommended)
10U, 12U, & 14U COMPETITIVE GIRLS TRAVEL SOFTBALL
program best enjoyed by girls age 14 and younger as of September 1, 2017. If you are not a regular HS Varsity player, you should be playing for an additional team to develop your skills. Open to all dedicated Softball players regardless of location, ability, experience level, or any other program you may be part of. Scholarships available.
Join the PAL D-Backs, the very best girls softball program anywhere. Three-peat Long Island Champions, back to back RGMV Champions, 2015 NJBL Champions, 2017 LDP Champions and NJBL Champions. If you are a serious Softball player, this is the program for you. Spring Season starts with optional 4-Week Spring Training Sunday’s from 10-12 starting March 4th @ Frozen Ropes Syosset. Outdoor practices Thursday starting April 5th Register early and reserve your spot,
We don't make cuts, we make players
10U & 12U Practice: Tuesday & Thursday 6-730 pm (players must be at 1 practice per week)
14U Practice Tuesday & Thursday 7- 9 pm (players must be at 1 practice per week)
Game Schedule: varies, mostly Saturday and Sundays with occasional weeknights, 14U exclusively Sunday afternoon.
Fee: 10U $49 12U $175.00, 14U $250
10 and Under Tennis
program best enjoyed by boys and girls new to the sport
DAY: Sunday starting April 8, 2018 LOCATION: PAL Field (325 Main Street)
TIME: 830 am – 930 am FEE: $225
Rob Weidenbaum, certified Tennis Pro returns again to run this incredible program. Focus is on learning the basic skills needed to play at higher levels while instilling a passion for the sport.
PAL T-BALL For Boys & Girls
program best suited for all athletes in pre-k through 1st grade
DAY: Sunday starting April 8, 2018 LOCATION: PAL Field (325 Main Street) TIME: 9 - 10 am FEE: $175
The Legendary Lou Santos and his Diamond Pro’s Coaches run the program assisted by local HS athletes. Learn all the skills needed to continue in Baseball or Softball. The focus is on fundamentals of throwing, hitting, fielding and knowledge of the game. Program is clinic style with mini games at each session. Additional Saturday afternoon sessions will be added if necessary.
PAL SOCCER For Boys & Girls
program best enjoyed by all athletes in pre-k through 3rd grade
DAY: Sunday starting April 8, 2018 LOCATION: PAL Field (325 Main Street) TIME: 930 - 10:15 (Kicking Kiddies), 10:30- 11:45 (8U Small Sided Soccer) FEE: $175
PW PAL provides professional coaches that truly teach the skills necessary to master the sport of Soccer. If learning in a fun, kid friendly, professional environment is an important consideration, this is the program for you. Program is clinic style with mini games at each session.
MONDAY NIGHT FLAG FOOTBALL
program best enjoyed by athletes in 5th - 9th Grade
DAY: Monday Starting April 9, 2018 LOCATION: PAL Field (325 Main Street) TIME: 7 – 9 pm. Game times may vary FEE: $149
Program directed by Jamel Ramsey, former Professional Football Player, former Schreiber HS Head Varsity Coach, current Nassau Community College Head Football Coach.
1st 4 weeks of season will feature instruction and evaluation. Following that, teams will be formed and games played. Teams will be coached by NCC Football players.
BASKETBALL SKILL CLINICS
6-week programs best enjoyed by boys and girls 3rd grade and up
BASKETBALL SKILLS CLINIC
6-Week program best enjoyed by boys and girls in 3rd – 5th Grade
DAY: Sunday starting April 22, 2018 TIME: 10 – 11 am LOCATION: PAL Basketball Court (325 Main Street) GIRLS on the North Court, BOYS on the SOUTH court FEE: $125
ADVANCED BASKETBALL SKILLS CLINIC
6-Week program best enjoyed by boys and girls in 6th – 8th Grade
DAY: Sunday starting April 22, 2018 TIME: 11 am – 12 pm LOCATION: PAL Basketball Court (325 Main Street) GIRLS on the North Court, BOYS on the SOUTH court FEE: $125
Space is limited and only guaranteed with complete registration. You may reserve a spot by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or register on-line at www.pwpal.org. Full program descriptions also available on the website. Scholarships available in all programs. Exact schedules subject to final enrollment.