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Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich Embarks on Clubhouse Renovation

PLEASE NOTE: Membership does not guarantee placement in the after-school program during the 2023-2024 school year.


Renovation Overview
The Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich has embarked on a renovation of its Clubhouse at 4 Horseneck Lane with an anticipated completion in 2025. During this time, the 4 Horseneck Lane Clubhouse will be closed to members with modified after-school programs taking place at St. Roch's Education Building and New Lebanon School, with enrichment programs held at multiple locations in town during the evenings and on the weekends. Administrative offices are located at 1 Horseneck Lane.


Membership Overview

PLEASE NOTE: Membership does not guarantee placement in the after-school program during the 2023-2024 school year.

MEMBERSHIP: Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich operations have been modified while the Clubhouse is under renovation. Due to the renovation of the Clubhouse, new membership registration is on hold for the 2023-2024 school year. We regret that space in our after-school program is no longer available.

After-School Program: Participation in the school year 2023-2024 after-school program is limited. 

Evening and Weekend Enrichment Programs: Evening and weekend enrichment programs will require current membership and first-come, first-served registration. Evening and weekend enrichment programs are included in membership, except for the Barracudas swim team, and travel basketball which have separate registration fees.

Special Events: Special events such as Trick o’ Trunk, the Thanksgiving Feast, and the Holiday Boutique are included in membership, but will require separate registration.


FAQs – How Will the Renovation Affect Membership

Q: What types of programs are offered for members?
A: Membership is required for youth to attend after-school programs, evening and enrichment programs, and summer camp.

  • The after-school program will operate at St. Roch's Education Building and New Lebanon School. Priority registration has been given to current members who attend the Club regularly and a nominal fee will be charged for the school year to secure a space in the program. Participation in the school year 2023-2024 after-school program is limited.
  • The evening and enrichment programs and special events will be held at multiple locations throughout town on evenings and weekends. A separate online registration process will be available in the fall and is included in the annual membership fee.
  • Summer Camp is a separate online registration process and is filled first come, first served. Registration opens February 6, 2024

Q: My child is already a member. Will they be able to attend the after-school program?
A: Current members who attended the Club’s after-school program on a regular basis in 2023 have been invited to participate in the school year 2023-2024 after-school program. Any remaining open seats were offered to current members through a lottery system.

Q: How will evening and enrichment programs work?
A: Enrichment programs will take place in the evening and on the weekends at multiple locations throughout town. These programs will be offered through a separate online registration process and will be included in the annual membership fee (except the Barracudas and swim team, and travel basketball which require a separate registration fee.)

Q: If my child does not receive a space in the after-school program, what are the benefits of membership?
A: Membership will entitle all members to the Club’s enrichment programs and special events (online registration required):
Enrichment Programs:

  • Art Classes​
  • Barracudas Swim Team (separate fee)
  • Basketball / Travel Basketball​ (separate fee)
  • Flag Football​
  • Keystone Club​
  • Passport to Manhood​
  • SAT Prep/College Essay Writing​
  • SMART Girls​
  • Soccer​
  • STEM to STERN​
  • Torch Club​
  • Much more TBD!

Special Events:

  • April Break Mini-Camp​
  • Awards Night
  • February Break Mini-Camp​
  • Gift Boutique Holiday Party​
  • Pancake Breakfast/Gingerbread House​s
  • Swim-a-Thon​
  • Thanksgiving Feast​
  • Trick o’ Trunk​

Q: What are the annual membership fees?
A: Membership fees, which are valid for one year from date of membership application, are as follows:

  • $75 annual membership fee for elementary (starting at age 6) and middle school youth.
  • $25 annual membership fee for high school youth.
  • $175 annual membership fee for non-Greenwich residents who have a parent who works in Greenwich.

Renovation & Operation Details

HISTORY: The Boys Club was founded in 1910 and operated in downtown Greenwich. The current Clubhouse was built in 1939. In 2002, the Club underwent a renovation which expanded the pool and added the field house, an elevator, and air conditioning.

MODERNIZATION: The Club continues to attract kids as the needs of today’s youth evolve. A full modernization of the Clubhouse will include:

  • Doubling of our learning spaces
  • Adding a regulation size basketball gym, dance, and fitness space
  • Adding a Teen Center and Tech Cafe
  • Electrical, plumbing, HVAC, etc., with increased energy efficiency
  • Increased safety and security

OUTCOME:

  • Youth are better served
  • New programs and opportunities
  • Expanded academic support
  • Upgraded infrastructure for the next 40 years

AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM: From September 2023 through part of 2025, our after-school programming will take place at St. Roch's Education Building and New Lebanon School from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

  • There are a limited number of spaces available
  • Prioritization has been given to families that attend the Club on a regular basis (a lottery system will go into effect for any remaining spaces)
  • A nominal fee for the school year has been implemented
  • Outreach for registration began in June 2023

AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM – SAME & DIFFERENT:
What will be the SAME:

  • Similar programming: Homework Help, Tutoring, Athletics, Art, Greenwich United Way’s Reading & Finance Champions
  • Open during school holidays and planned school closures
  • Busing from schools

What will be DIFFERENT:

  • Enhanced communication between Club and families
  • More field trips with partners: Bruce Museum, Greenwich Library, Audubon Society, and more
  • Special events will be held at different locations

ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS: From September 2023 through part of 2025, our enrichment programs will take place at several locations in town, Monday through Sunday, and will be included in the $75 annual fee.

Programs to be Offered​:

  • Barracudas (separate fee)
  • Soccer​
  • Basketball / Travel Basketball​ (separate fee)
  • Flag Football​
  • Art Classes​
  • STEM to STERN​
  • Torch Club​
  • Keystone Club​
  • SMART Girls​
  • Passport to Manhood​
  • SAT Prep/College Essay Writing​
  • Much more TBD!

BGCG Special Days – Online Registration Required​:

  • Trick o’ Trunk​
  • Thanksgiving Feast​
  • Pancake Breakfast/Gingerbread House​s
  • Gift Boutique Holiday Party​
  • February Break Mini-Camp​
  • April Break Mini-Camp​
  • Swim-a-Thon​
  • Awards Night

Current Partner Locations​:

  • YMCA Pool​
  • Western Middle School Gym​
  • Greenwich Library Computer Lab​
  • Christ Church​ Hall
  • Camp Simmons Field

TEEN PROGRAMMING:
Programs to be offered:

  • Torch Club
  • Keystone Club
  • Youth of the Year & Jr. Youth of the Year
  • SMART Girls
  • Passport to Manhood
  • SAT Prep/College Essay Writing
  • Friday Teen Night
  • Volunteer Days
  • College Visits

SUMMER CAMPS:

Clubhouse Camp
Summer 2023 – normal operations
Summer 2024 – not offered

Camp Simmons
Summer 2023 – normal operations
Summer 2024 – normal operations

Teen Camp
Summer 2023 – normal operations
Summer 2024 – normal operations - home base @ St. Roch

MISSION: To prepare young people, through enrichment opportunities and supportive relationships, to be responsible, caring and productive community members.


QUESTIONS?
Please contact Liz Galeano for questions about membership.
Please contact Don Palmer for questions about programs.
Please contact Emily Wakeling for questions about donations.

BGCG By The Numbers

  • Members Served

    1,895

  • Volunteer Hours

    760

  • College Scholarships Given

    $353,000

  • Programs Offered

    51

We offer grateful thanks to our major supporters
  • Greenwich United Way
    Greenwich United Way
  • stone point
    stone point
  • Citadel
    Citadel
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