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BCYF Gallivan

Closures: All BCYF pools, gyms and fitness centers are closed.

Program cancellations: All BCYF programming will be suspended by Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

Youth meal distribution: Select BCYF locations are meal pick-up sites only for students who rely on daily free breakfast and lunch provided by schools. You can learn more and find a location online.

BCYF Gallivan features a computer lab, gymnasium, fitness center, and teen center. Learn more about our programs below.

Fall 2019 Program Schedule

61 Woodruff Way
Boston, MA 02126
We're open again! Our hours are Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Our hours may vary during the summer and school vacations.
Neighborhood:
Mattapan

BCYF Gallivan programs

BCYF Gallivan programs
  • Basketball 
  • Computer Lab Open Access Times 
  • Gym Open Access Times 
  • Senior Fitness and Wellness 
  • Computer Classes 
  • Special Events 
  • Take Back the Kitchen

To learn more about programming at the BCYF Gallivan Community Center please contact the center directly or take a look at our current program listing.

  • Amnesty Club 
  • Basketball (check out our Spring Basketball Shootout)
  • Computer Lab Open Access Times 
  • Cricket Club 
  • eScience Tutoring 
  • Flag/Tag Football 
  • Youth Enrichment Program 
  • Girl Scouts 
  • Girls Leadership Program 
  • Gym Open Access Times 
  • Homework Assistance Program 
  • Roller/Inline Skating 
  • Computer Classes 
  • Soccer Clinics 
  • Special Events 
  • Take Back the Kitchen 
  • Youth Development Workshops 
  • Youth Leadership Clubs

To learn more about programming at the BCYF Gallivan Community Center please contact the center directly or take a look at our current program listing.

We're hosting a 16 and under youth basketball tournament during April vacation! 
The tournament will be run as follows:
  • Dates: Wednesday, April 22 - Friday, April 24, 2020
  • Times: Games will begin at 2:30 p.m.
  • Participants: Youth ages 16 and under; All players are subject to age verification if necessary
  • Format: 8 teams, Maximum of 10 participants per team
    Double-elimination
    Two 15-minute halves, stoppage time the last minute of each half

    Overtime is two minutes
  • Fee: $150 per team; Team shirts will be provided
    Money orders made payable to Foundation for Boston Centers for Youth & Families
  • Registration Deadline: Friday, April 10, 2020; First come, first served.

For more information please contact James at 617-635-5252 or James.Burke@boston.gov.

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Membership rates

One-year memberships:
  • Adults: $20
  • Teens: $5
  • Youth: $5
  • Seniors: $15

All payments for BCYF memberships must be by money order made payable to the City of Boston. Personal checks are accepted for rental payments only. We are working on an electronic payment method and will update you when more information is available.

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There are no upcoming events available at this time.

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