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Boys & Girls Clubs provide safe places for children and teens to learn – and much more. In addition to academic support, kids get free meals, guidance from role models and programming tailored to meet their needs.

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By the numbers

45 locations

where members find safety & support

Over 600 employees

providing guidance & education

One Million

meals served per year

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee started in 1887 with two meeting rooms in the basement of a church. Today, it’s one of the largest Boys & Girls Clubs organizations in the country and has 45 locations throughout the city, including Legacy Clubs and Community Learning Centers.

  • Legacy Clubs are owned and operated by Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee.
  • Community Learning Centers (CLC) Clubs are operated at school sites and are made possible by a partnership with Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS). The partnership has allowed Boys & Girls Clubs to reach more youth without needing to purchase additional buildings.

Each type of Club provides the same safe learning and activities environments and adult mentors. However, CLC programming and hours may vary, so please select a Club location for more information.

Get club location and contact information or join now!

Evaluation results for 21st Century Community Learning Centers are available upon request at data.request@BGCMilwaukee.org.

  • Club Operations Calendar

    Holidays

    Club sites are closed on the following days:
    January 1 New Years Day
    January 18 Martin Luther King Day
    April 2 Good Friday
    May 31 Memorial Day
    July 5 Independence Day
    September 6 Labor Day
    November 24-26 Thanksgiving
    December 24-27 Christmas
    December 31 New Years Eve

     

    CLC sites closed, legacy sites open on the following days:
    February 15-16
    March 19
    April 5-9
    October 22
    October 25
    November 15
Legacy Club Locations

School Club Locations

A Place Where Youth Succeed

Boys & Girls Clubs are more than just an after-school gathering place. Through purposeful educational and recreational programming, kids and teens gain new skills, make lasting friendships and build self confidence.