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    Adult Open Gym

    Downstate hosts adult open gym, every Friday, from 7:30p to midnight. We have 4 courts of co-ed volleyball, at varying skill levels - come join the fun!

    Jim Thompson - Founder, Positive Coaching Alliance

    “There are only two groups of people whose job is to win games,” says Thompson. “Coaches and players. Parents have a much more important job: to guide their child’s character development.”

    2008 US Women's National Team Asst. Coach
    2011 Girls’ Select A2 Head Coach

    Do you have any advice to offer parents? Getting your kids involved in team sports is a gift you give them for life. Volleyball is a game that instills confidence, commitment, teamwork, strategic thinking and so much more. Once they’re in sports, parents can never be too positive when supporting them. After a great game or a rough match, players are looking for positivity and understanding and support. Nothing beats a hug from mom and dad.

    Kids don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care.


    "The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand." -Vince Lombardi

    News and Information

    Downstate Summer League

    By Staff 04/27/2017, 11:15am EDT

    Give your team the advantage of playing together this summer in an air conditioned volleyball facility.  Our high school Summer League is focused on getting players to compete in a relaxed environment during the first month of summer.  Knock off some of that rust and learn to work with your future teammates while competing against other players from the area.   We will offer a Varsity and JV level so that even your younger players can get some valuable experience for the upcoming fall season.  
    Cost: $600 per team
    Location: 8 John Walsh Blvd
                          Peekskill, NY
    Dates: Games may be scheduled between the hours 6:00-8:00PM OR 8:00-10:00PM Monday-Thursday from June 26-July 20
    (We are happy to work with coaches to find a schedule for games that works best for their team.  You can almost pick the days you play!)
    Registration:  Click Here
    Varsity Teams:
    Hendrick Hudson
    Fox Lane
    Horace Greeley
    JV Teams:

    Downstate Raffle Winners

    By Staff 04/25/2017, 4:00pm EDT

    Today was raffle day!  We pulled the raffle at the DAC today at 5:30.  You can find the video of the drawing on the DAC home page.

    I want to start off by cogratulating 13 Silver for an AMAZING job of selling raffles and winning the Dave & Buster's team prize!  They sold $1,100 in raffles!  Go 13 Silver!

    The winners of the prizes were:

    4th place winners - Ur BEATS Headphones - Jessica Goldman, Jill Hayes, Lissetta Faunt Heley, and Jenette Martin

    3rd place winners - XBOX One - Graziella Quinterra, S. Rocuzzo, and Ana Barrio

    2nd place winners - Lenovo Thinkpad Laptop - D. Demas, Irizarry

    And the GRAND PRIZE WINNER of the 55" Samsung 4K UHD TV is RICH JENNINGS!!!

    Each of the winners has recieved a phone call about picking up prizes.  I did not leave the prizes at the DAC.  If you have not received your prize please call me at 917-612-5368 or email me at to arrange a convenient pickup time at the DAC.


    Watch Julianna pull the winners here!

    15 Cyclones Win GEVA Regional Championships Flight!

    By Staff 04/25/2017, 9:00am EDT

    Aspire 15 Cyclones practices at The Masters School

    Congratulations to Aspire 15 Cyclones as they end the season with a bang, winning the GEVA 15 Club Regionals F11, on Saturday, 4/22.

    What a great way to cap a very good season!

    Melissa Lussier Commits to SUNY Oswego!

    By Staff 04/05/2017, 3:45pm EDT


    Congratulations to Melissa Lussier who has committed to play for SUNY Oswego this fall!

    15 Red Wins LHVA 15s

    By Staff 04/05/2017, 11:45am EDT

    Congratulations to 15 Red for winning the LHVA tournament at Mahopac high school. The team went undefeated (12-0)!