Early Learning Services

Early Learning,

Child Services

After-School, Beacon, Holiday Camp, Leadership Councils, OST, Summer Day Camp,

Adolescent Services

Evening Teen Centers, In-Step, Youth Employment ,

Field Operations

PAL PLAYSTREETS, Sports and Recreation, Teen Impact Center,

Juvenile Justice Services

RISE, Youth Link,

The Police Athletic League (PAL) serves New York City boys and girls with recreational, educational, cultural and social programs. Young people, ages three to 21, build for the future with a place to learn, grow and dream.

Please use the list on the right side of this page to view programs.

Featured Programs


Childrens' Services include PAL After School (PAL Smarts, PAL Arts, PAL Fit and PAL Kids Events). More than 3,000 children in 1st to 8th grades participate in academic, arts & recreation program.


The In-School Training and Employment Program (In-STEP) isan academic enrichment, job readiness, leadership training program.


Over 100 free Play Streets in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx and Staten Island. PAL closes off city streets to give children safe, supervised places to play.

Sports and Recreation

From basketball to Flag Football, PAL provides summertime activities, nearly every single day of the week, for New York City youth. The PAL Field Operations Sports Team organizes over 1,300 sports tea

Summer Day Camp

Stimulate learning, Foster creativity and Facilitate an appreciation for Cultural Diversity... Welcome to our summer day camp program.

Youth Link

Youth Link program aims to reduce the risk of recidivism among juvenile delinquents in NYC.