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B.C.Y.F.

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.


  • JoinToday

    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 »

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Videos & Multimedia »


  • Julia Butler Youth and Family Center Grand Opening
    Mayor Martin J. Walsh attends the grand opening ceremony for the Julia Butler Youth and Family Center.Watch Video »
  • BCYF Draper Pool Reopening Celebration
    Mayor Walsh officially re-opens the BCYF Draper Pool in West Roxbury after a year-long, $3.5 million dollar renovation. The work to the pool and surrounding landscape complements a recent $676,000 renovation to the adjoining park by the Parks Department giving the residents over $4 million dollars of improvements to their neighborhood pool and park. Watch Video »

Calendar »

  • See a listing of upcoming BCYF events.

    View Calendar »

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