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Program: Children and Youth Programs
Organization: Boys and Girls Club of London
Phone Numbers: 519-434-9114
Fax: Registration: 519-432-7306
Email: info@bgclondon.ca
Website: www.bgclondon.ca
Address:
184 Horton St
London, ON
N6B 1K8
Intersection: Horton St and Richmond St
Location: Central London
Accessibility:   Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Administration: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm * Sat-Sun 1pm-4pm
Programs: Mon-Fri 7:30am-8pm * Sat-Sun 1pm-4pm
Contacts: Nadine Harrison - Program Manager - Children and Youth
519-434-9115 ext 238 * nharrison@bgclondon.ca

Blake Irvine - Program Manager - Seniors/Aquatics
519-434-9115 ext 251 * birvine@bgclondon.ca
Executives: Chris Harvey - CEO
519-434-9115 ext 259
Service Description: Programming for children and youth * affordable recreational, social and educational programs that promote physical and emotional well-being

Facilities include two swimming pools (warm water wellness pool and a 25 meter competitive swimming pool complete with ramp), a spa, large gym offering extensive sports programs and leagues, rock wall climbing, large ball rooms, craft room, three computer labs, homework help and tutors, games room with air hockey, pool, pop-a-shot basketball, ping pong, small group games room, special events and theme days and Tween programming

Operates full-day camp programs for March, summer and winter breaks as well as PD days and Easter Monday * children with disabilities are welcome in all programs

Koats for Kids - Distributes coats to children in need every year in November * call for specific dates and times of distribution * proof of family size may be requested

Swim Lessons - Offered through the Red Cross on Tue and Sat year round

After School Bus Program - Service is available to 44 stops at various schools and neighbourhoods in London, providing free transportation to and from the Club on Horton Street near Richmond Street after school * visit www.bgclondon.ca for bus schedule

Bounce and Munch - Focuses on getting children excited about fitness and nutrition using fun and creative activities

Evening Adventure and Afternoon Adventure - Drop-in program for children

Social Programs - Programs for children and youth

Supper Club - Hot, nutritious meal provided to children attending evening programs

Teen Zone - Teen-only special lounge with computers and access to internet, games, music, and other activities

Volunteer Programs - Volunteer opportunities for ages 14 and up
Fees: Membership or visitor fee * additional fees for some programs * subsidy available to qualifiying families based on annual family income
Application: Day program referral
Eligibility / Population(s) Served: Children and teens * children under 6 years of age require parental accompaniment
Languages (other than English): English
Area(s) Served: London and area
See Also: Clothing and Household Item Assistance
Cultural and Recreational Facilities and Programs
Shelters, Drop-ins and Outreach for Youth
Youth Centres


This information was last completely updated on 5/21/2014


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