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Buddy Basketball Ready to Tip-Off


The Albany Recreation and Parks Department and Albany Area YMCA present "Buddy Basketball" for youth with disabilities.

Participants will be paired with a buddy to work on the skills of basketball and team play.

Registration will be held January 2 – 23 at the ARPD office at 1301 N. Monroe (in Tift Park), Monday – Friday from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.

The fee is $15 per child, which includes a t-shirt.

Age groups for Buddy Basketball are 6-12 and 13-21 years old.

Basketball will be played at the YMCA on Mondays at 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm from January 27 – March 3 (6 weeks).

Volunteers are also needed to be a "buddy" to a child with disabilities. Registration forms must be submitted in person to the ARPD office; bring your student ID or driver's license with you.

For further information on Buddy Basketball, please contact Christopher Campbell at 430-5222 or email ccampbell@albany.ga.us.



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