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PAL Biddy Basketball 2021 - Wednesday Evenings January 19 to February 16


Another year of PAL Biddy Ball is here.

Biddy Ball Basketball is an instructional league designed to teach children the fundamentals of basketball to include dribbling, shooting, passing, and defense. There is also a controlled game setting that exposes the children to a game like experience.

The teams are coached by Richmond City Police Officers which pursues PAL's goal building positive relationships between police officers and the youth of our community.

A league t-shirt is included in the registration fee.
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There are only 24 slots open for the league as it is only a four team league.

General Information:
Age: Boys & Girls - 8 to 13 year old
Fee: $25.00 per child.
Location: Richmond Police Training Academy, 1202 W. Graham Rd, Richmond, VA 23220
Dates: Wednesday evenings, Jan 19- Feb. 16
6:00 pm through 7:30 pm

Contact Info: or 646-1832

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