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LASD - Parks Bureau, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Tuesday May 10th, 2016 :: 12:04 p.m. PDT


Parks Bureau & Parks and Recreation Host 6th Annual Basketball Challenge

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Parks Bureau, in partnership with the Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation Department, will host the Sixth Annual “Parks Basketball Challenge” on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. at George Lane Park, 5520 W. Avenue L-8, Quartz Hill, 93536. “Parks Basketball Challenge” is a skills competition for children 7-14 years of age, aimed at promoting an active lifestyle and spending time playing in the Los Angeles County Parks. This event also promotes positive interaction with Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Personnel who are responsible for law enforcement services at all Los Angeles County parks. Medals will be awarded for first through third place finishers in each age group. The event is free with t-shirts given to the first 100 competitors along with several raffle prizes, food and drinks, and a basketball clinic for all of the participants. This event could not have been made possible without the help of the Honorable Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and many local businesses in the community. For additional information regarding this event, please contact Parks and Recreation staff, at (661) 722-7780. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Departments Parks Bureau is dedicated to providing a safe and drug free environment at all Los Angeles County Parks. Providing Public Safety for Parks * Parks Bureau of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department polices 179 county parks, golf courses and special event venues throughout Los Angeles County: Website: LASD Text & Email (Register at : Facebook: Twitter: LASD HEADQUARTERS: Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau - Newsroom Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department 323-267-4800 Email: Website: Follow us at: Text and Emails, LASD HQ: Twitter: @LASDHQ Twitter: @LASDtalk Twitter: @LASDvideos Twitter: @LASDespanol Facebook LASD HQ: Instagram LASD Photos: Pinterest LASD Photos : YouTube LASD Videos: Alert LA County: Telephone emergency mass notification system SNAP LA County: Specific Needs Disaster Voluntary Registry Text & Email, Register for LASD Nixle messages: To receive more detailed, up-to-date information via E-MAIL and/or TEXT directly from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), sign up for "Nixle" alerts at and register for "LASD – Headquarters Newsroom (SHB), Los Angeles County Sheriff" AND your local LASD station area. Or, to receive URGENT TEXT ALERTS ONLY, text your zip code to 888777. Standard text messaging rates may apply depending on your calling plan. "If You See Something, Say Something" LA Crime Stoppers: Partner to prevent or report crime by contacting your local Sheriff’s station. Or if you wish to remain Anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or using the website Jim McDonnell, Sheriff Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

LASD - Parks Bureau, Los Angeles County Sheriff
500 W Temple St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 213-893-1076

Johnie K. Jones
Parks Bureau Headquarters

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