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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.

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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

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Videos & Multimedia »

  • BCYF Spelling Bee 2015
    BCYF's Annual Spelling Bee, featuring 24 students from across Boston. Mayor Walsh and Interim Director of BCYF Chris Byner, offer remarks from the Mildred Avenue Community Center in Mattapan. Watch Video »
  • Game of the Week: Boys Boston City League All-Star Game
    We head to the Cabot Center at Northeastern University, as the city's best and brightest Boys high school basketball players square off, in the 2015 Boston City League All-Star game. Watch Video »

Calendar »

  • See a listing of upcoming BCYF events.

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