Mayor Linda M. Balzotti announces that the Brockton After Dark summer program will start on July 2nd. Various activities will take place over the course of the summer at different locations throughout the city until August 24th.
“Brockton After Dark accomplishes more than just keeping youth busy,” said Mayor Balzotti. “The wide range of activities offered enables young people to take part not only in athletics, but also social and leadership development activities, learning skills that will stay with them for many years to come.”
Now in its ninth year, Brockton After Dark provides athletic and enrichment opportunities to youth, ages 13-20, at no cost, weeknights during the summer. Brockton After Dark will not be held Wednesday, July 4th. Various activities include basketball, soccer, tennis, volleyball, hip hop dancing, and art classes, as well as several other programs, which can be found on the City of Brockton’s web site. Food will be provided at most sites.
New programs this year include Coaching For Change leadership development and digital art movies and videos.
Participants can sign up for Brockton After Dark online through the city’s web site www.brockton.ma.us. Volunteers, particularly coaches, are also needed. To sign up, visit the city web site. Volunteers must also complete a CORI form.
For more information on Brockton After Dark, please contact the Mayor’s Office at (508) 580-7123. You can also obtain additional information by visiting www.brockton.ma.us.