PALS Basketball

Teens Playing Basketball

The DPR-PAL Teen Basketball League is a free basketball league for teenagers ages 13-16 co-sponsored by the Durham Parks and Recreation Department and the Durham Police Department. Players will be assigned to a team with a volunteer coach and will practice and compete with peers from June - August. Practices and games are on Tuesday and/or Thursday evenings.

Please note that all participants, including spectators, will be held to the standards listed in our code of conduct.

For information, email Alex Hurdle at or call 919-560-4294, ext. 27291

Weather cancellation information: 919-560-4636 Press 9

League Information

Practice Schedule
Game Schedule
DPR-PALS Basketball Schedule and Tournament Dates

  • Boys and Girls, ages 13 to 16 years old on or by July 1, 2023; players may not turn 17 on or before July 1, 2023
  • Practices begin June 22 with games beginning July 11; The season ends on August 3
  • Games are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Walltown Park Recreation Center and W.D. Hill Recreation Center