Help Yourself Through Hard Times

Program: Children and Youth Programs
Organization: Boys and Girls Club of London
Phone Numbers: 519-434-9114
Fax: Registration: 519-432-7306
184 Horton St E
London, ON
N6B 1K8
Intersection: Richmond St N and Horton St E
Location: London (Central)
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 *

Blake Irvine - Program Manager - Seniors/Aquatics
519-434-9115 ext 251 *
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)
  • spa
  • large gym offering extensive sports programs and leagues
  • rock wall climbing
  • large ball room
  • imagination playroom
  • creative playroom
  • kidzone room
  • craft room
  • three computer labs
  • homework help and tutors
  • games room
  • various clubs
  • special events and theme days

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 for bus schedule

Cooking Club - Focuses on getting children excited about nutrition using fun and creative activities

Evening Adventure - After School Program - After school program for children

Social Programs - Programs for children and youth

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

Teen Programs - Programming for teens including homework help, computers, access to internet, games, music and other activities * access to sports, gym, rock climbing, swimming pool, weight room * leadership activities, out trips, and specialty clubs

Volunteer Programs - Volunteer opportunities for ages 14 and up * volunteers assist with programs in recreation, education, nutrition, social programs, and creative and digital arts
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 5/27/2015

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