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Buddy ball provides Athletic opportunities

for differently-abled and neurodiverse players

2024 Spring Sports Season starts on Saturday, April 20, at 10am in Community Park (Field 2)



About The program

  • Sports include Soccer and Basketball
  • The program has been in existence for 20+ years
  • Special needs children (“Players”), 5 years of age or older, are welcome
  • Volunteers (“Buddies”) range in age from 12 and up
  • Buddies pair up with Players to provide individual assistance, guidance and encouragement
  • Each Player will be matched with a  Buddy
  • Adult volunteers coach and supervise the program

Player Registration

Buddy Ball is free for our special needs Players. 

Due to the the overwhelming response, registration for the Spring Sports season is now CLOSED.

The season will start on Apr 20 to Jun 8.


Join the Waitlist!


Our volunteers (“Buddies”) are the life-blood of the Buddy Ball program. 

For Middle and High School students, earn volunteer hours to use towards your community service requirements.

Volunteer Registration

North Brunswick Buddy Ball is now a registered 501(c)(3) organization. 

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