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Hoops And Dreams Prepares For 10th Season This Weekend

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Utica, NY (WIBX) – Hoops and Dreams, a popular Basketball Tournament, is gearing up to mark its tenth season this coming Saturday, February 25th, at Utica’s Parkway Recreation Center. Organizers remind us that the program also serves as an alternative from violence and drugs for inner-city youths. To hear the rest of WIBX’s report on the program with a mission to change lives for many living in the Utica area, click on the audio button below:

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In addition to Stop The Violence initiative, Johnson also launched another program in 2005 called, New Life Institute. The program serves as a mentoring and education program for area youth. You can learn more about Hoops and Dreams, including other programs, by contacting Patrick Johnson at (315) 601-6002, via e-mail at, The day long event kick-off at 10:45a.m. at the Parkway Recreation Center located at 220 Memorial Parkway in Roscoe Conkling Park.

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