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Last updated: 12/18/18

BCYF Tynan

BCYF Tynan programs include volleyball, basketball, and after-school programs.

BCYF’s network of community centers offer a wide range of diverse features and programs that are as unique as the neighborhoods they serve.

BCYF features include a community room, gymnasium, and fitness center. You can learn more about our programs below.

650 East Fourth Street
Boston, MA 02127
United States
School Year Hours
Monday through Friday, 2 - 9 p.m. Hours may vary during school vacations.
Summer Hours
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
South Boston

BCYF Tynan programs

BCYF Tynan programs
  • Halloween Party: October 29, 2018, 4 - 5:30 p.m. Event includes bounce house, costume contest, prizes, refreshments
  • Wrestling Show: December 7, 2018, 7 p.m. (Tynan council fundraiser)
  • Holiday Party: December 19, 2018, 4 p.m. Event includes a visit from Santa, presents, food, and beverages.
  • St. Patrick’s Day Free-Throw Contest: March
  • Wiffleball Tournament and Cookout: April, boys and girls, free t-shirt, food, and beverages
  • End-of-school Cookout and Festival: June 28, 2019, Wiffleball, 3-on-3 basketball tournaments, hotdogs and hamburgers, cornhole tournament, and prizes!
Coed Adult Volleyball League
  • Adults: Thursday evenings, six teams total.
  • League started in 1974 and is still going strong.
  • Season begins at the end of October.
Men’s Basketball League
  • Adult men
  • Tuesdays, 6 - 9 p.m.
  • Season begins mid-October and runs through March.
Women’s Basketball League
  • Women ages 17 and older
  • Wednesday evenings, starts in February
  • Four to six teams, eight-week season plus playoffs

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

Flag Football League
  • Boys and Girls ages 7 - 11
  • Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m., starts in October
  • 10-week program, two weeks of skill development
  • Four to six teams
  • Develop new friendships while having fun
Floor Hockey League
  • Boys and girls ages 7 - 11 
  • Fridays at 3:30 p.m., starts in January
  • 10-week program, two weeks of skill development
  • Four to six teams with a league schedule, including playoffs
  • Always a display of great neighborhood talent in the league
Girls’ Fitness Program
  • Girls ages 11 - 17
  • Mondays 6 - 7 p.m., starting October 29, 2018 
  • Eight-week session (also runs in the spring)
  • Builds physical strength, aptitude, and self-esteem. The program encourages friendships and bonding, and teaches a healthy lifestyle and taking care of your body.
Instructional Basketball
  • Boys and girls ages 5 - 7
  • Tuesdays at 4 p.m., starts in February
  • An eight-week program focusing on the fundamentals of basketball, including dribbling, shooting, and passing
  • By the end of the session, children are able to participate in scrimmages
Junior Celtics
  • Boys and girls grades 3 - 6, starts up in November
  • Learn skills, values, and wellness in a positive and fun environment
Teen Open Gym
  • Boys and girls ages 12 - 18
  • Wednesday and Friday evenings, September through June
  • Organized activities include: pickup basketball, flag football, floor hockey, volleyball, and much more
Tots Juniors’ Gym
  • Boys and girls ages 4 - 6 and 7 - 11 
  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, from 3 - 5 p.m., September through June
  • Recreational games and activities  focus on developing motor skills, learning new games, team building, new friendships, and much more!
  • Boys and girls ages 8 - 12
  • Wednesdays at 4 p.m., starts in June
  • Games played indoors as well as outdoors
  • Six weeks followed by playoffs and a World Series
Youth Basketball League
  • Boys and girls ages 7-11
  • Thursdays at 3:30 p.m., start in February
  • Two weeks of drills and forming four teams
  • Eight-week season plus playoffs
  • Teachable moments during the game. Referees will explain to players what they did wrong to aid in developing knowledge and skills of the game

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

Afterschool Drop-in Activities
  • Boys and girls ages 9 - 13
  • Starts in September and runs through June
  • Monday through Friday, 3 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Offers homework help, board games, video games, snack, arts and crafts, computer lab, gym programs, field trips, and Friday treats
South Boston Summer Collaborative: Fun-in-the-Sun Camp
  • Boys and girls ages 7-13 (Tynan council program)
  • On-site, seven-week summer program
  • Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Activities include: arts and crafts, recreational games, daily swimming at BCYF Condon, sports, board games, various off-site field trips, as well as weekly special events
  • Program provides campers with the opportunities for growth and development in physical, educational, social, and cultural skills
  • Registration begins in April
Teen Center
  • Youth ages 12 -18
  • Year-round Monday through Friday, 6 - 9 p.m.
  • Access to tablets and computer lab
  • PlayStation, board games, bubble hockey, ping-pong, shuffleboard, and Netflix

We aim to provide teens within the community a space that can be a second home. They can choose from various activities, tournaments, game and trivia nights, field trips, or just have a safe space to hang out with peers.

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

Membership rates

City of Boston Residents
(one-year membership)
  • Adult:   $10
  • Teen:   $5
  • Youth:   $5
  • Family:   $25
  • Senior:   $5
Non-City of Boston Residents
(one-year membership)
  • Adult:   $10
  • Teen:   $5
  • Youth:   $5
  • Family:   $25
  • Senior:   $5

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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