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BCYF offering April vacation week activities

April 5, 2017

Kids of all ages have lots to choose from during vacation week!

April school vacation week is coming and Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) has a full schedule of activities for youth of all ages.  A complete schedule of BCYF centers’ vacation week activities is available at boston.gov/bcyf. A few highlights include:

Full Vacation Week Programs:

Several centers including BCYF Blackstone, BCYF Charlestown, BCYF Perkins, BCYF Roslindale, BCYF Shelburne and BCYF Tobin Community Centers are offering a structured all-day vacation week program for young children featuring a wide variety of activities.  

BCYF Swim for Safety:

During school vacation week, BCYF Swim for Safety program provides free swim lessons for children and adults under the watchful eyes of lifeguards.  BCYF pools are offering Swim for Safety including BCYF Condon, Curtis Hall, Draper, Flaherty, Hennigan, Leahy-Holloran, Mattahunt, Madison, Mason, Paris Street and Perkins Community Centers. Contact the pool directly for information and to register. Find your local pool here.

BCYF Lifeguard Institute teaches youth ages 16 to 18 how to be a lifeguard and will be offered at BCYF pools in April including BCYF Curtis Hall, Draper, Flaherty, Leahy-Holloran, Mason, and Quincy Community Centers. Find your local pool here and contact the staff directly for information and to register.

Girls-only Programming:

BCYF is partnering with the Boston Parks & Recreation Department to co-host the annual All Girls Sports Festival. This free four-day event allows girls ages 11-14 to try out different sports and fitness activities and to take part in workshops. Register online.