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BCYF Citywide Swim League now recruiting youth participants

Swim team experience not necessary for this fun developmental league.

Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF,) is currently enrolling youth participants, ages 6-17, for the annual BCYF Citywide Swim League.

Every year, over 300 young swimmers participate in the BCYF Swim League. In addition to improving swimming skills, participants make new friends and enjoy visits to other BCYF swimming pools in Boston for meets. The league is a developmental league and serves as an introduction to competitive swimming so experience on a swim team is not necessary. Participants will be tested to make sure they are able to swim one length of the pool.  The regular season meets are held once a week beginning in November.  The final meet of the season, the Nakieka "Kiki" Taylor Championship Meet, will take place with all teams in March. 
To sign up to participate, e-mail or call the contact at your local pool listed below. For more information, contact Antonio Rosario, BCYF Aquatics Manager, at or 617-635-4920 ext. 2150. Team enrollment will continue through November or until each team reaches capacity.

Teams and Contact Info:

B.E.S.T. Orcas
Locations: Dorchester House, 1353 Dorchester Avenue; BCYF Madison Park Community Center, 55 Malcolm X Boulevard, Roxbury; BCYF Holland Community Center, 85 Olney Street, Dorchester.
BCYF Blackstone Community Center
50 West Brookline Street, South End
Contact:; 617-635-5162
BCYF Charlestown Community Center
255 Medford Street, Charlestown
Contact:; 617-635-5169
BCYF Curtis Hall Community Center
20 South Street, Jamaica Plain
Contact:; 617-635-5195
BCYF Draper Pool Blue Fins
5275 Washington Street, West Roxbury
Contact: or; 617-635-5021
BCYF Flaherty Pool
160 Florence Street, Roslindale
Contact:; 617-635-5181
BCYF Hennigan Community Center
200 Heath Street, Jamaica Plain
Contact:,, or; 617-635-5198
BCYF Holland Community Center
85 Olney Street, Dorchester
Contact:; 617-635-5144
BCYF Leahy-Holloran Community Center
1 Worrell Street, Dorchester
Contact:; 617-635-5150
BCYF Mason Pool
159 Norfolk Avenue, Roxbury
Contact:; 617-635-5241
BCYF Mattahunt Community Center
100 Hebron Street, Mattapan
Contact: or; 617-635-5159
BCYF Mildred Avenue Community Center
5 Mildred Avenue, Mattapan
Contact:; 617-635-1328
BCYF Paris Street Pool Great White Sharks
112 Paris Street, East Boston
Contact:; 617-635-1410
BCYF Quincy Community Center
885 Washington Street, Chinatown
Contact:; 617-635-5129 x1086

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