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BCYF offers a range of affordable programs including preschool, school-aged & adult education, family literacy, youth employment, violence prevention & intervention, senior activities, recreation and enrichment. BCYF’s 35 facilities are located throughout Boston.

BCYF Cooling Centers and Pools

Many BCYF Community Centers and Pools are available, based on required needs, as Cooling Centers and/or Pool Sites when the Mayor declares a Heat Emergency.

BCYF Cooling Centers & Pool List with Hours »

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    Want to join your local BCYF community center?

    Fill out this application online and bring a print out with you to the center.  Make sure you contact the center to find out what documents you need to bring with you to complete the application process, determine membership rates and the forms of accepted payment.

    BCYF Membership Form »

    BCYF Youth Membership Form »


Reports & Publications

Social Media »

News & Press Releases »

Videos & Multimedia »

  • Game of the Week: BNBL Boys 18 & Under - Saints vs. Determined 2 Win 2 7-18-16
    We head back to the Perkins Community Center in Dorchester, as the Boston Saints take on Determined 2 Win 2 in the Boys 18 & Under Division of the Boston Neighborhood Basketball League. Watch Video »
  • Game of the Week: BNBL - Lee School vs. Money Team
    We tip-off our coverage of the 2016 BNBL season at the Perkins Center in Dorchester, when the Lee School takes on Money Team in Boys 18 & Under division. Watch Video »

Calendar »

  • See a listing of upcoming BCYF events.

    View Calendar »

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