North York Pinoy Athletic Association marks 15th anniversary

By , on April 9, 2015

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The 125-member North York Pinoy Athletic Association (NYPAA) will celebrate its 15th foundation anniversary on Apr. 18, at the Garnet Williams Community Centre, 501 Clark Avenue in Thornhill, Ontario.

NYPAA, organized in 1999, is composed of dedicated volunteer parents, professionals, youths and students in the Filipino Canadian community who are engaged in fostering youth development and promoting healthy individual and group competitions through its challenging sports programs and productive well-being activities.

Expected to attend the dinner-dance event are various FilCan amateur players and their parents, friends and relatives who are active members of the organization as well as officers, organizers, coaches, trainers, game officials and other sports-loving guests.

The association has been a leading participant of different amateur basketball championship leagues in the GTA and in the province. It also conducts clinics and training on basketball basics and coaching techniques. A leading member of NABA – North American Basketball Association, NYPAA also played host to the 24th Inter-City Tournaments of 21 cities from London UK, New York, New Jersey, Chicago, Washington, Detroit, Montreal, Winnipeg and Ontario cities (Brampton, North York, Mississauga, Toronto, Vaughan & Windsor).

Purposely, the event is a fundraising social and adult tickets are sold at $20 and $10 per for youth attendees. All proceeds will go towards supporting the upcoming NABA Inter-City Basketball Tournaments in Windsor, Ontario in September 2015.