Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa

Site: Ottawa - Prince of Wales Dr

Service: Police Youth Centre

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Description and Services
Description (Service) Provides a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life. 
 
* Sport and Recreation Programs: Senators Sports & Leadership League * sports (drop-in and in-house leagues) including basketball, ball hockey, flag football, indoor volleyball, beach volleyball, soccer, canoeing, cycling, running & walking programs, and baseball; healthy living programs including Cool Moves 
 
* Social Programs: pool, foosball, ping pong, board games, movie nights, large group activities, holiday parties and girls only programs 
 
* Creative and performing arts: arts and crafts, art outreach, cooking club and drama club 
 
* Educational Support/programs: homework club, Rogers Raising the Grade, computer clubs and Internet access, resume workshops.  
 
* Rogers Raising the Grade: Mentorship program for high school aged students which works on everything from homework, to resume building, scholarship applications and more. $1000 scholarship provided to members who successfully complete the program. 
 
* Leadership Programs: Keystone Club, Leaders 4 Life, outdoor adventure weekends and Torch Club 
 
* Outdoor education: Camp Smitty (Boys and Girls Club residential camp near Eganville, ON)
Hours Tue-Thu 4 pm-8 pm, Fri-Sat 4 pm-9 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
 
Children and youth 6-18 years old
Application Membership required
Languages English ; French - limited
Fees None
Service Categories Adolescent/Youth Counselling ; Boys/Girls Clubs ~ At Risk Youth ; Child Guidance ; First Aid Instruction ; General Recreational Activities/Sports ~ At Risk Youth ; General Recreational Activities/Sports ~ Youth ; Homework Help Programs ; Juvenile Delinquency Prevention ; Juvenile Diversion ; Life Skills Education ~ At Risk Youth ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Student Financial Aid ~ At Risk Youth ; Youth Enrichment Programs
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-727-5398
Fax 613-727-2696
Website www.bgcottawa.org
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Kyle Skinner, Manager; Phone: 613-727-5398 ext 223; Email: kskinner@bgcottawa.org
Alternate Contact Melissa Marion, Senior Youth Worker; Phone: 613-727-5398 ext 222; Email: mmarion@bgcottawa.org
Volunteer Coordinator Bryn Johnson, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 613-232-0925 ext 230; Fax: 613-230-0891; Email: bjohnson@bgcottawa.org
Primary Executive Colleen Mooney, Executive Director; Phone: 613-232-0925 ext 241; Fax: 613-230-0891; Email: cmooney@bgcottawa.org
Alternate Executive Adam Joiner, Director of Programs; Phone: 613-232-0925 ext 223; Fax: 613-230-0891; Email: ajoiner@bgcottawa.org
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
1463 Prince of Wales Dr
Ottawa, ON K2C 1N7
 
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Intersection Hog's Back Rd and Prince of Wales Dr
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Other Details
Established 1923; Program: 1990
Funding City / Town ; Grants - Charitable organizations, local corporations ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118814565 RR0001 ; United Way
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources "Developing a Police Youth Centre - A Model Approach to Youth Crime Prevention"
Resources Website, outdoor basketball and volleyball courts, gymnasium, arts and crafts room, computer room, games room, kitchen, administrative offices and meeting room
Accreditation No

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