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BCYF Fun Stops return for the summer

July 8, 2016

There are free, daily drop-in activities at seven locations in Boston.

Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) is pleased to bring back the annual “BCYF Fun Stops” offering free, daily, drop-in activities at seven locations in Boston through August 19.

Children ages 8-18 are welcome to stop in and enjoy a variety of structured activities including board games, sports, arts and crafts and more from 12 noon to 6 p.m.* each weekday. No pre-registration is required, however, parents must fill out a brief waiver form that contains the necessary emergency contact information as well as allows youth to swim during scheduled times at the Fun Stop pool locations. Each Fun Stop is limited to 50 youth. Many of the Fun Stops are able to provide lunch through the Summer Food Service Program, but please confirm with the site. Fun Stops began on July 5 and will continue through Friday, August 19.

The Fun Stops are hosted in parks or open spaces adjacent to or near a BCYF community center. For more about the Fun Stops, contact the host community center listed below:

BCYF Blackstone Community Center
50 West Brookline Street, South End, 617-635-5162

BCYF Clougherty Pool at Doherty Park
Bunker Hill Street, Charlestown, 617-635-5174

BCYF Holland Community Center
85 Olney Street, Dorchester, 617-635-5144

BCYF Jackson/Mann Community Center at Ringer Park
Gordon Street, Allston, 617-635-5153

BCYF Mildred Avenue Community Center
5 Mildred Avenue, Mattapan, 617-635-1328

BCYF Leahy-Holloran Community Center @ Garvey Park* operates from 2-8 p.m.
Neponset Avenue, Dorchester, 617-635-5150

BCYF Paris Street Pool
113 Paris Street, East Boston, 617-635-5125/1410

For more information

Contact Sandy Holden at