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Opportunity Details

Sports & Recreation
People with Disabilities

Minimum Age:12+

Make a Difference - Be A Sports Buddy!

Make a Difference - Be A Buddy!
Our BuddyBall Sports program allows active boys and girls with developmental disabilities, to play sports “just like other children do”. These children range in age from 3-21, though most are under 14 years of age.
We start our basketball program on January 14th and buddies are needed to help the 75-100 children we anticipate will join us. The program is held at the Pearl River High School gym. No special skills or knowledge are needed- just the desire to help. (A spring track program will begin in late April and a fall soccer program will be held in September. Each program generally runs for 7 weeks).
Buddies are always welcome to join at any time and can come as often (or little) as they like. Buddies should be old enough to focus on and help another child- generally at least 12 years of age. We will track and verify community service hours if needed.
BuddyBall Basketball Fast Facts…

  • Sundays from 10:00 am to 11:30 am in the PRHS gym (*Buddies at 9:45 please!)
  • Dates: 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/25 and 3/4.
  • *PLEASE NOTE: No Boots, No Shoes, No Slippers, and No Heelies can be worn on the gym floor! Buddies should wear Sneakers only.
*Buddies are asked to show up 15 minutes early each week (at 9:45 am), so they are there when players arrive. Buddies do not have to commit to attend each week, but we do prefer that they stay for the entire session they attend.
Questions: E-mail info@buddyballsports.org or visit http://www.buddyballsports.org
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