July 27, 2021
CONTACT: Daneea Badio-McCray
Marietta PAL Executive Director
MARIETTA - Your child can join PAL Afterschool programs for just $50 or for FREE if you qualify! The Fall session of the Marietta Police Athletic League’s (PAL) Afterschool, Sports and Dance programs will begin the week of August 9, 2021. Marietta PAL is currently accepting registrations for daily Afterschool, Dance, Martial Arts and Boxing. All PAL programs are held at the Hugh L. Grogan Jr Community Center, located at 510 Lawrence Street, Marietta, GA.
Registration fees are FREE to City of Marietta residents who qualify based on income or just $50 per child for the Fall Session (August through December), and the Winter/Spring Session (January through May). Register today by visiting www.MariettaPAL.org.
• The Marietta PAL Afterschool program serves students in K-12th grade, Monday through Friday from 3:00 to 6:00pm. This program includes daily homework help, tutoring, sports and health & fitness. Transportation from some Marietta City Schools to the PAL Afterschool program may be available. Please call 770-794-5425 for more information regarding transportation.
• PAL Dance Classes are offered in partnership with Divine Dance Studio. Dance instructors provide instruction in jazz, ballet and hip hop. Registration for dance is open to boys and girls ages 5-17. Dance classes are held Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00-8:00pm.
• PAL Martial Arts Classes, led by Sensei Don Bourgeois, are open to boys and girls ages 5-17. Classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-8:00pm. There is an additional cost for the purchase of PAL Martial Arts uniforms and equipment.
• PAL Boxing, an official USA Boxing club, is open to girls and boys, ages 12-17. PAL Boxing is led by certified USA Boxing referee and veteran coach, Herbert Van Dorn. Boxing classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-8:00pm. Please note, prior to sparring, each boxer must provide proof of completed medical evaluation and register with USA Boxing at an additional cost of $85 per year.
All programs are held at the at the Hugh L. Grogan Jr Community Center located at 510 Lawrence Street, Marietta, GA 30060. Registration fees are FREE to City of Marietta residents who qualify or just $50 per child per program per session. That’s $50 for the Fall Session (August through December) and $50 for Winter/Spring Session (January through May). You can register today by visiting www.MariettaPAL.org. Once registration has been completed, your child can start immediately.
For more information about Marietta PAL Afterschool, Sports and Dance Programs, please visit www.MariettaPAL.org or call 770-794-5425.