BCYF Programs & Events

BCYF provides a variety of programs and opportunities to enhance the quality of life and meet neighborhood interest and need for all Boston residents. BCYF operates a network of 29 community centers, 19 pools and one beach to provide a wide range of affordable activities including school-aged and adult education, family literacy, high school equivalency exam preparation and testing, youth employment, violence prevention and intervention, senior activities, recreation and enrichment.

 

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    BCYF Summer Programs

    Across every neighborhood of Boston, BCYF community centers offer a rich menu of summer opportunities for young people and their families from summer camps and swimming, to sports programs, community cookouts, free drop-in enrichment activities, summer jobs, and more. Check out our summer page to learn about the programs we offer for Boston’s young people.

    BCYF Summer Page »

    BCYF Summer Guide 2014 »

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    BCYF Recreation Programs

    Check out all activites and programs the BCYF Recreation Division is offering including programming at the new BCYF Recreation Center at Madison Park.

    BCYF Recreation Page »

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    HiSET Exam Testing Information (formerly the GED)

    The new HiSET Exam (formerly the GED) for Massachusetts High School Equivalency is now in place.  This new exam is computer based (taken on a computer) and BCYF is one of the first places in Massachusetts to offer this exam.

    PLEASE NOTE: All registration is online.  There will no longer be registration at the BCYF Administrative Offices.  For more information or to register to take the HiSET please visit http://hiset.ets.org/take/schedule .

    If you have additional questions about taking the HiSET through BCYF, please contact Michael Farma at michael.farma@boston.gov or 617-635-4920 x2202.

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    BCYF Draper Pool Renovations

    Beginning in September, the BCYF DraperPool will undergo a renovation.  The BCYF Draper Pool staff and programming will move to the West Roxbury Education Complex Pool on the VFW Parkway in West Roxbury but pool memberships will also be honored at any of BCYF’s 14 other pools.

    BCYF Draper Pool at WREC Schedule »

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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 »

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  • See a listing of upcoming BCYF events.

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  • Game of the Week: BNBL - Tynan Community Center, Paris Street vs. Tynan/Curley
    This week we head to the Tynan Community Center in South Boston for a matchup in the Girls 18 and Under Division, as Paris Street takes on the Tynan/Curley. Watch Video »
  • Game of the Week: BNBL - Determined 2 Win vs. Mission
    We begin our coverage of the 2014 BNBL season at the Tobin Community Center in Mission Hill, as Determined 2 Win takes on Mission in the Boys 18 & Under Division. Watch Video »

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