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.
Widespread Access for Kids and Teens
By the numbers
where members find safety & support
Over 700 employees
providing guidance & education
members served annually
members served daily
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 44 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.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee Legacy sites will be open on the following days:
- Monday, December 21
- Tuesday, December 22
- Wednesday, December 23
- Monday, December 28
- Tuesday, December 29
- Wednesday, December 30
The Daniels Mardak, Davis, LaVarnway and Mary Ryan Clubs will also be open on Thursday, December 31. Please note all clubs will close at 3:00 p.m. on New Years Eve.
Most CLC locations are closed until Monday, January 4, with the exception of the Hadfield and Brown Deer High School Clubs. The Hadfield Club is open Monday, December 21 and Tuesday, December 22. The Brown Deer High School Club is open Monday, December 21 only.
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.