Sports Equipment Donation Drive for Youth Athletes

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rockford Park District’s Youth Sports department is coordinating a donation drive for gently used or new sporting equipment needed by youth athletes at area community centers of the Neighborhood Centers Alliance: Booker Washington Center, Boys & Girls Club, Harlem Community Center, Ken-Rock Community Center, Northwest Community Center, and Patriots Gateway Center. Collection bins for donations of gloves, basketballs, cleats, pads, etc. will be set up at the following five Park District facilities through May 31, 2014:

Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park
Indoor Sports Center, 8800 E. Riverside Blvd., Loves Park
Riverview Ice House, 324 N. Madison St., Rockford
Sportscore One, 4751 Hiawatha Dr., Rockford
Webbs Norman Center, 401 S. Main St., Rockford

For more information, please contact Lamont Jones, Manager of Youth Sports, at lamontjones@rockfordparkdistrict.org, or 815-962-7415.


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