The Police Activity League of Waterbury, Inc. (PAL) provides the youth of the Greater Waterbury area with positive guidance during their crucial childhood years. It has been proven that a strong support system, such as PAL, has a direct relationship with lowering crime rates, and has a powerful impact on a child's future.
Please watch this amazing short documentary on Waterbury PAL and how we have helped to change the Waterbury community throughout the years for the better.
Our motto, "Today's Youth Tomorrows Leaders" emphasizes our commitment to being positive role models for children, and encompasses our hope to instill a sense of citizenship and civic duty to the members of PAL. Information You Should Know:
Open to all children and youth, ages 4 to 18, in the Greater Waterbury area
Various team and individual sports and activities
Run by volunteers that donate their time to coach and mentor
Thorough background checks are done on all potential volunteers
80% of members come from low income households
Membership fee of $30 per year, per child
No child is ever turned away as a result of family income, inability to pay the membership fee, social background, or past involvement with the law
Enrollment has increased from less than 100 members in 2003, to more than 4,400 members in 2018
Increase in participation has made a positive impact on the children and their families
A reduction in crime and improvement in the quality of life for Waterbury citizens and neighboring communities are a direct result of the programs
Interested in an Activity?
Call us or have us call you. The Waterbury Police Activity League office is located at 64 Division Street. The office is open Monday-Thursday 9:00am-4:30pm and Friday 9:00am-4:00pm. It is $30 a year to be a member of PAL.