Manatee PAL Lacrosse Program

Is your child ready for something different? A sport that’s lightning fast, high-energy, and fun for both boys and girls?

With limited equipment requirements (no helmets or pads), the Manatee PAL Lacrosse program is the perfect way to teach kids ages 5-14 the fundamentals of this sport while developing their hand-eye coordination, agility, and overall athletic skills.

If your child is interested, please contact the PAL office 941-747-1118 x209 for more information.

A camp like no other

Learn techniques to improve your in-game performance. Get coached up by Law Enforcement Officers, NFL players, committed volunteer coaches and get noticed on the field.
The American Youth Football League & The Police Athletic League was conceived with a simple but powerful goal in mind: to help the youth by establishing a comprehensive sports league where young people may play sports, and by doing so, develop crucial skills in teamwork, competition, sportsmanship and friendship.
Start today by choosing the team/association nearest to your area. This site will provide helpful links to their site and contacts to get your started.

2020 PAL Covid-19
Guidelines & Rules

  • All players and coaches will have their temperature taken before allowing any participation.
  • All players must bring their own water bottle; hand sanitizer is recommended too.
  • There will be NO sharing of drinks, food, clothing, etc.
  • All players will have to use the hand sanitizer prior to and after each practice and games.
  • All equipment will be sanitized prior to and after EVERY practice and game.
  • All spectators will also follow the social distancing, sit 6’ apart and in groups of ten or less.
  • PLEASE educate all players about covering coughs and sneezes with a tissue or their elbow. NO spitting allowed!
  • Players need to practice the social distancing guidelines as well, NO horsing around!
  • PLAYERS should stay home if they are feeling sick and/or if they have been around someone who is sick; Fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting and/or diarrhea!

Lasting Benefits

We don't just offer an opportunity for kids to perform consistent physical exercise, we give them platforms to learn teamwork and build relationships by participating in sports.

In the PAL / AYF, children and young adults make friends for life, fostering important connections that benefit everybody involved.  The lessons our participants learn are ones they keep with them throughout their lives.  We aim to further sportsmanship and honor among children in a competitive atmosphere, making sure no child or young adult is left behind or made to feel out of place.  Simply put, the PAL / AYF is a safe home for youngsters to learn, grow and develop their social and athletic skills.

Current Associations

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Just like the AYF, PAL is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that provides athletic and recreational programs as a tool, a way to involve children in the program.  Manatee PAL's mission "To bring law enforcement, kids and families together in a positive, safe environment through sports and academics to build a strong community."

Manatee PAL/AYF Football & Cheerleading Conference
202 13th Ave E,
Bradenton FL 34208
(941) 747-1118 x247

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