Game On for a Great Cause!
United Disability Services hosted its 2nd Annual UDS All-Star Jam 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament fundraiser on Saturday, July 15, 2017 with nearly 200 players turning out for a day of fun and competitive play! All proceeds from the event benefited the UDS All-Star Training Club inclusive sports program and we're ready to do it again!
Join us on Saturday, July 28, 2018 for the 3rd Annual UDS All-Star Jam 3-on-3 basketball fundraiser at St.Vincent-St.Mary LeBron James Arena in Akron. The All-Star Jam is a family-friendly event packed with food, fun and plenty of HOOPS! 3-on-3 basketball is an exciting, fast-paced game where teams of three play using one hoop. The event features middle school (6-8), high school, adult, corporate (co-ed teams welcome) divisions and a unified division open to all players of all abilities. The honorary chair of this year's event is Akron's own Willie McGee, St.Vincent-St.Mary Athletics Director. The All-Star Jam is a City of Akron co-sponsored event in partnership with the Akron Recreation Bureau.All-Star Jam Youth Skills CamPThis is an inclusive skills camp for boys and girls of ALL abilities in grades 3-8. The camp will be presented by Willie McGee, and Akron-area high school boys head basketball coach, Audley McGill.
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Corporate, parks and rec., church teams, youth leagues, high school players...all ages and abilities are invited to get your game on for a great cause! Entry fee for teams of up to 5 players is $60. Scholarships available for eligible youth and high school. Trophies and prizes awarded to winning teams. For more information contact Danielle Marino, recreational coordinator, by calling 330-762-9755, ext. 233, or Contact Us online.
Show your support for inclusive sports by being part of one of the largest charity 3-on-3 basketball events in Akron! Select from one of several available packages and receive recognition of your sponsorship before, during and after the event. Get your message out in front of more than 500 players and spectators during this action-packed community event. Contact Evelyn Burkhart, director of development, by calling 330-762-9755, ext. 222, for more information or Contact Us online.
Looking for a fun, fast-paced volunteer opportunity?Sign up today to be part of the action. Volunteers are needed to help with a variety of activities during the event. For more information contact Jayme Romanchuk, marketing specialist by calling 330-762-9755, ext. 253, or Contact Us online.
The UDS All-Star Training Club is an inclusive sports program where children and adults of all abilities can play together competitively. The program offers year-round athletic opportunities such as basketball, track, bowling, gymnastics and soccer that are age-appropriate, accessible and inviting for children and adults with and without disabilities.
The program is designed to encourage athletes to reach their highest potential, both on and off the field. The program's nearly 1,000 athletes develop social skills, build self-esteem, learn healthy habits and create meaningful friendships that last well beyond the athletic season. All-Star Training Club is a program of United Disability Services, a social service, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) agency that has been providing programs and services for children and adults with disabilities in Akron and surrounding community for more than 65 years.
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