To enable all young people, especially those who need us the most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.

Words From Our Executive Director

Executive Director

Keshawn Dodds


Located at 100 Acorn Street, the Boys & Girls Club Family Center is committed to giving our youth the most optimal club experience that they can have. We understand that our youth are our future leaders. Our mission statement says it all: “To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential a productive, caring and responsible citizens.”

Our focus is to make sure that each and every person that comes through our doors understands that we are here for them as a family and will do our best to provide the best services for them.

We are proud to provide the programming that our community needs. From our full day Pre-School to our after school youth program, to our evening teen program and our summer sessions, we keep our doors open seven days a week for the community to utilize. Being rooted in the heart of Springfield, MA, we pride ourselves as being city’s best neighbor, but also like that we help the community become a true family. Our outreach through community service and also educational programs, we work tirelessly to give people options to better their lives.

We welcome all people to come experience being part of the Boys and Girls Club Family Center. We are the place where

“Great Futures Start Here!”




Books & Business Fair | BGC Family Center

Books & Business Fair

Get ready and don’t miss our next one is coming up on Saturday, May 1st from 12 noon to 5pm at the Boys and Girls Club Family Center.⠀ If you have a business or are an author and would like to have a table, please contact Keshawn via email at kdodds@bgcafamilycenter.org.⠀ Here are some photos…

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car wash | BGC Family Center

$5 Car Wash Fundraiser

Join our BGC Family Center children and staff on Tuesday, April 21st for our $5 Car Wash Fundraiser! We will be here from 9:30am to 11am and again from 12pm to 4:45pm. Payments can be made cash directly on the day of the event or in advance by tickets sold at the club. If you…

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Battle of the rooms

Battle of the Rooms

What to do on a day off from school? We battle it out the fun way! Battle of the rooms day started with a kahoot game, then there was flip club, a dodgeball tournament with gloves worn of course, followed by a soccer tournament. Bridge Room- Black Colors name Team shadow Library Room: Red Colors…

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Pajama Day

What’s not to love about being in pjs? Everyone came in in Pjs, and after school was done, our club kids joined us at the gym for some yummy treats. One of our highlights was the hot cocoa where we were able to create whatever flavors and toppings the kids wanted. Oh and don’t forget…

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