About Us

SERVING YOUTH FOR OVER 125 YEARS

OUR MISSION:

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

The Boys & Girls Club of New Britain has played a leadership role in our community since 1891--strengthening our families, our neighborhoods, and our city, in good times and bad, by changing lives and caring for young people, one child at a time. 



The Boys Club of New Britain, the 17th oldest Club nationwide, was founded in 1891, adding girls to the Club in 1991. The Club provides a nurturing, adult-supervised environment for young people from ages 6 to 18.

  • The Club is the only organization in New Britain providing an open-door/drop-in environment for youth
  • The Club is staffed by outstanding, dedicated professionals and volunteers who mentor, guide, educate, and inspire boys & girls
  • The Club offers a year-round safe and nurturing environment for children
  • Through peer-mentoring, modeling positive behavior, building self-respect, and building respect for others, the Club is strengthening our youth
  • The Club offers innovative experiential activities and educational enrichment programs
  • By engaging young people regularly and with intention, the Club significantly impacts the lives of young people
  • Club staff, facilities, program offerings, and age-appropriate settings create stability, consistency, and a sense of physical and emotional safety for community youth

Our Club Provides:
  • A safe place to learn and grow
  • Ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals
  • Life-enhancing programs and character development experiences
  • Hope and opportunity
School Year Hours 
 Monday – Friday: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

School Vacation Hours
Monday – Friday: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Summer Hours
Monday – Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: CLOSED 
Sunday: CLOSED
**CLOSED the two weeks prior to school opening for yearly maintenance**

Our main phone number is 860-229-2865.
For a full listing of our staff's contact information Click Here

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