FREE RIDE NIGHTS - Veteran's Park - Starting
April 5th - 5:30pm-7:30pm
Atwater PAL programs and events are free to children
in Atwater and throughout Merced County
PAL free BMX ride nights start April 15, 2013.
The times are from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Ages are 6 years
old to 17 years old. The location is Veteran’s
Park. The free nights are then the 1st and 3rd
Monday of each month through October. We have
a new track operator and a remodeled track. Bikes
and helmets are available to use at no charge.
Sign up at the track April 15th.
is a year round program. Cadets meet at the Merced
County Animal Shelter classroom every Monday from
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm. This is open to youth (Girls
and Boys) 12-18 years old. Uniforms are provided.
TEEN ADVISORY COUNCIL
is also a year round program. Meetings are held
at the Atwater Community Center. ATAC meets
on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm. This is open to youth 12-17
years old (Girls and Boys). ATAC shirts are
Hoffar at 357-6297
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
program runs during the school year. The program
is located at the Castle Youth Center in Veteran’s
The hours are 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm and open to
youth from kindergarten to sixth grade. Students
that attended Elmer Wood and Thomas Olaeta sign
up at their school. Others may sign up at the
PAL is partnered with the Merced County SAL
to bring you this program. Boys and Girls 8
years old to 18 years old. Hours are 3:00 pm
- 6:00 pm Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays.
Location is at 2100 Academy Drive located by
the Head Start Program on the old base. Duration
of the program is year round. A physical examination
must be completed before youth can start the
program. There are three levels; novice, intermediate
Each session is one hour long. There are 2 sessions
4 pm - 4 pm & 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
you are interested in getting your child involved
in any of our programs or events please contact the
PAL office (209) 357-6297
Atwater PAL Waiver
All Atwater PAL programs are free of charge.
All other programs contact:
(209) 617-3994 (7:30am - 3pm M-F)