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Boston Centers for Youth & Families

Closures: All BCYF pools, gyms and fitness centers are closed. 
Program cancellations: All BCYF programming has been suspended.
Meal distribution: Select BCYF locations are meal pick-up sites only. You can learn more and find a location online.

We support children, youth, individuals and families through a wide range of programs and services. We manage 36 facilities, including community centers and pools.

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for Boston residents by partnering with community center councils, agencies, and businesses to support neighborhood needs. Learn more about our work.

1483 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02120
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Find hours for BCYF community centers and pools on their individual pages.
BCYF Summer Guide 2020

Below you will find the BCYF Summer Guide 2020. However, due to COVID-19, we are delaying registration for summer programming. We will be following the guidance from public health officials and will update when we have more information.

BCYF Summer Guide 2020

Water Safety at Home
Learn about water safety activities for your kids and family.

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BCYF offers a variety of affordable programs for all ages at our 36 facilities across Boston.

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News and announcements

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BCYF Curley March 2020 Meeting Postponed

POSTPONED: Join us at the next BCYF Curley Renovation meeting on March 18

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BCYF Paris Street Pool proposed design

Renovations begin at BCYF Paris Street Pool

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BCYF Family Gym returns February 8

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BCYF L Street Brownies Swim

It's time for the 'L Street Brownies' annual New Year’s Day Swim!

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Are you interested in volunteering at a local BCYF community center? Please contact the center directly. You can find individual pages for each BCYF location on our community centers page.