Help Yourself Through Hard Times

Program: Children and Youth Programs
Organization: Boys and Girls Club of London
Phone Numbers: 519-434-9114
Fax: 519-432-9306
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

Candice Harris - Program Manager - Seniors/Aquatics
519-434-9115 ext 249 * charris@bgclondon.ca
Executives: Chris Harvey - Executive Director
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 and foam 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 website 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 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 and Leadership Programs - Youth leadership programs
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 ; French ; Spanish
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 7/10/2012


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