The specific purpose of APAL is to provide
a common meeting ground for police officers, community volunteers and the youth of Albany in the areas of amateur athletics,
educational, community service, and recreational activities. In addition, APAL will foster and encourage
sportsmanship teamwork, goodwill and fellowship. APAL will provide facilities and supervision to enable
youth who have or have not been able to enjoy participating in organized sports, educational, community service, and recreational
The Albany Police Activities League bicycle rodeo will be
held on Saturday, May 14. This free event for elementary and middle school aged young people will be from 10:00 – 1:00
at Cornell School. The goal of the bicycle rodeo is to encourage riders to wear helmets on every ride, to give young cyclists
basic skills for on-road riding, and to teach them the rules of the road to help keep them safe. The first 100 participants
will receive a free bicycle helmet. This is an event not to be missed!
Activities and entertainment will include bike inspections and a confidence course hosted by Cycles of Change
and Pete Brandt doing his flatland stunts, as well as face painting by Albany resident Ping Fhan. Safe Kids Alameda County
will be distributing information on concussions. Albany Strollers and Rollers will be on head to lend their expertise.
The Albany High School Key Club will help with logistics.
bicycle rodeo is a collaborative activity of APAL and the Albany Police Department in partnership with the City of Albany
Safe Routes to Schools Grant. We hope to see lots of young bicycle riders at the bicycle rodeo.
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"The APAL wrestling program has helped my son develop confidence"
"The encouragement, patience, and dedication of our coaches
is amazing. Crocodiles is a safe place for kids to learn and have fun! Thank you!"
"The coaches are dedicated,
encouraging and skilled. The work they do with the children is amazing and much appreciated.""My son enjoyed his APAL wrestling. His participation heightened his self-confidence
and gave him a sense of pride – Thanks, much."
kids love all the programs so much they make an effort to finish all homework and chores so they can attend."
positive coaching instilled confidence in our son. He won his first tournament and the confidence carried on
to the classroom. Wonderful program and coaches."
"We really enjoyed having the boys in Aikido. They learned a lot and will hopefully keep some of the
philosophy that Sensei taught for the rest of their lives."
were excellent! Really made his first year of wrestling wonderful."
"It helps my kids stay fit and out of trouble."
The Albany Police Department recently released their Biennial Report.
Check out pages 34 and 35 on APAL.
Click here to download Biennial Report