At Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo
Member Safety is our #1 Priority
All Club professionals and part-time staff undergo background checks and are fingerprinted. Staff are trained utilizing Boys & Girls Clubs of America safety and programming standards and are given tools and resources to maintain safety strategy and protocols. With a Board-Lead Safety Committee, Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo is dedicated at all times to the safety and well being of both our members and our staff.
The Clubs provide a safe, structured environment for socializing and play, learning and growing and fostering positive character values and attitudes.
As a Club member you can expect:
A Safe and Positive Environment
The Club is a safe haven where members feel physically and emotionally secure at all times.
The Club facility, staff and program offerings create a welcoming, positive environment that allows members to engage in play, enjoy their play time and be happy and eager to come to the Club
The Club ensures that every young person feels connected to one or more adults and has friendships with peers.
Opportunities and Expectations
Club staff and programs consistently communicate the expectation that every child has the potential to excel, be productive and succeed at the Club and in life.
The Club takes every opportunity to recognize and validate Club members' achievements and accomplishments.
Current Registration Calendar
Become a member
To become a member of the Club, a Parent or Legal Guardian must complete a membership application. The application must be returned to the administrative office located at 282 Babcock Street, Buffalo, NY. Our registrar will be happy to assist you in completing the application.
We currently have five clubhouses conveniently located within the city of Buffalo and one clubhouse located in the Town of Amherst.
Ages 5 to 13: Club membership for our after-school program is $250 per month. A $50 non- refundable fee will reserve your child’s membership. If payment arrangements are needed, our registrar can assist you. If a parent or legal guardian believe they are eligible for a Department of Social Services child care voucher, they can reach out to their DSS Casework and complete the necessary documents. Multiple child discounts and Angel Fund Scholarships are available.
14 years old and older: Membership for our teen program is free and runs from 6–8 pm at select clubs.
Babcock Clubhouse and Administration Offices -- 282 Babcock Street
John F. Beecher Clubhouse -- 180 10th Street
Butler-Mitchell Clubhouse -- 370 Massachusetts Avenue
William C. Baird Clubhouse -- 2016 Bailey Avenue
Masten Clubhouse -- 397 Northland Avenue
Eggertsville Youth and Community Center -- 4110 Bailey Avenue
To become a member of the Club, a Parent or Guardian must complete an application packet which is available at all club locations. The packet must be returned to the Clubhouse Director at the Club they wish to join. Clubhouse Directors will assist the Parent or Guardian in filling out the application packet.