PAL was founded in 1914 by Captain John Sweeney, commanding officer of a Lower East Side police precinct in New York City. The PAL mission remains unchanged- to keep young people out of trouble by channeling their energies into recreational and athletic programs.
est. June 2002
The Police Athletic League of Wilmington (PALW), Inc. opened its door to the community in June 2002. Since then, the number of citizens served and the variety of programs offered continue to increase.