WE ARE PAWS

YOUTH AND ADVOCACY CENTER



Quality Reps Summer Camp - Sign Up Now!

This will be a fun-filled camp with the focus on building a better person and player. The camp is open to all abilities from beginners – travel players, we will make sure that all players are challenged in accordance to their skill set.
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MLB/Nike RBI Program Affiliation Announcement

Rochester, N.Y. (June 2023) – Matt and Laura Piccone, Founders of the nonprofit PAWS Youth and Advocacy Center are extremely pleased and honored to announce their recent affiliation with Major League Baseball’s Nike Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities Program (Nike RBI). The Center is currently the only affiliated organization in Rochester, NY.


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Mission

We are committed to serve and empower youth in our community and its surrounding areas through the introduction and power of sports, primarily baseball and softball.

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vision

We strongly believe in the power of sports and how they can serve as a catalyst for social change by providing a safe, nurturing and inclusive environment for ALL. Our programs are designed to foster teamwork, develop values, confidence, instill good character, and especially inspire young people to learn the skills needed to achieve their fullest potential as athletes and as respectable individuals in our community and beyond.

Jake O'Connell

Jake owner of JOC ELITE Performance Training will be exclusively training at PAWS starting Monday, 10/16/2023.


The best environment possible, super positive here, best place you could possibly train.
-James C. - Hilton, NY and UMass Lowell Incoming Freshmen

Matt the owner just creates a great vibe with all the music and lights.
-Joey S. - Hilton, NY and FLCC Incoming Freshmen