Yearly Archives - 2020

Great News!!!

We are excited to announce that Premier Athletics for Youth Development has received grants from Walmart Giving! Three of our local Walmart Facilities  have selected our organization to receive grants. These grants will be used for the betterment of our programing, specifically our Learning Labs. On behalf of our Premier board, we would like to give thanks to the following Walmart Facilities and their associates. Supercenter Facility # 2080 6020 B Dr N, Battle Creek, MI Supercenter Facility # 5065 501 N 9th St, Kalamazoo,...

3rd Annual “Trivia Night” Fundraiser

Our 3rd annual Trivia Night fundraiser is in the books. Congratulations to "Mask Up B*tches" for taking home the championship trophies. Thank you to everyone that came out and showed their support. Special Thanks goes to The Dock At Bayview for their hospitality, great food, drinks, and service!!!

2020/2021 Youth Wrestling Season Update

An update as it relates to our Kalamazoo Premier Wrestling Club and the 2020/2021 youth wrestling season. Due to the COVID pandemic, KPS is currently not granting outside organizations the use of their facilities and that’s understandable. We still look forward to and will continue to work with KPS as it relates to offering programing and hosting future events to the young student-athletes of our communities. What that means for us is we are actively looking to secure wrestling mats and a...

1st Annual “Poker Walk” Fundraiser

This event is only a few days away. Purchase tickets online using the link provided in the event details. LFG bar will have a featured cocktail during the poker walk. $2 from each featured cocktail sold will be donated to Premier Athletics for Youth Development. Click here for more details

La Familia Cafe to Host 1st Annual “Poker Walk” Fundraiser

Join us on Friday, October 23rd from 6-8:30pm for the Downtown Kalamazoo Poker Walk. Start at 6:00pm, check-in at the location of your choice to receive your first card, pick-up a drink then move on to your next location to collect more cards & enjoy another drink, if you choose! By 8:00pm, you should have visited all 5 locations, have a full hand of cards (5), and then join us in Bates Alley to announce the person with the best poker...

KPS Launches The Learning Hub

KPS has launched The Learning Hub, which has grade-appropriate resources for students to continue learning in a variety of content areas. Resources will be continually updated

KPS Food Distribution Program

For those in need of meals for their children; here is information offered from KPS. Please read the details as not all KPS schools will be pick-up locations. Food will be distributed at 20 schools and four community sites from March 16 through April 3. Seven days worth of breakfasts and lunches will be distributed to students over three days each week in a “grab and go” format, where students will pick up food to eat at home. Students will receive two...

COVID-19 Announcement

COVID-19 Announcement

***Important Announcement*** Premier Athletics for Youth Development considers the health and safety of our student-athletes, coaches, volunteers, and community a top priority. Due to the recent confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Michigan and the recommendation from local Government/Administration along with Governor Gretchen Whitmer to avoid meeting in large groups, starting today, Premier Athletics for Youth Development is canceling all current programs and activities until further notice.  This is to include scheduled games, practices, and tournaments for the Premier Basketball Association and...

Thank You – Latitude 42 Brewing Company (Oshtemo)

Thank you Latitude 42 Brewing Company- Oshtemo for allowing us the opportunity to take part in such a wonderful event!! Without members in our community like your team; we would not be able to offer the programs that we do for our young student-athletes. #KalamazooPremierWrestlingClub

Congratulations to El Sol

Today we closed out our 4th and 5th grade 2019/2020 girls division of the Premier Basketball Association. Congratulations to El Sol on taking the Championship. It was a great game; with El Sol holding off Edison 18 - 16. We are very proud of how all tournament play went today. Shout out to all of the coaches, student-athletes, parents, and Kalamazoo Public Schools involved.