About Us

About Us

The Boys and Girls Club of Toronto is a leading provider of quality after school and out-of-school programs to children and youth that support the healthy physical, educational and social development of over 28,000 young people and their families in Toronto each year. We are focused on building communities and for decades we have been helping young people to discover, develop and achieve their best potential as they grow to become Canada's future. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Toronto comprises of 8 clubs, we have 77 satellite locations spread across Toronto and together we serve 35 communities in Toronto.

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Our Vision

Our vision is that all children and youth discover and achieve their dreams and grow up to be healthy, successful and active participants in society.

Our Mission

The mission of Boys and Girls Clubs Toronto is to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life. 

What we do

We play a critical role in bridging the gap between home and school, while making our cities and towns better places to live in by tackling issues that are at the heart of every community. Our dedicated, trained staff and volunteers offer after school and out-of-school programs in physical recreation, educational support, technology, the arts, youth leadership and more.

All our clubs are:
  • Safe, supervised facilities offering daily programs that encourage the healthy physical, social and educational development of children and youth, from pre-school to young adulthood.
  • Founded on a belief in the positive potential of every child
  • Staffed by caring adults who help build self-esteem and encourage the development of positive values and skills for life during critical periods of childhood growth
  • Responsive to the unique needs of each child/youth and each community
  • Managed by an experienced executive director, assisted by full and part-time child/youth development professionals and teams of dedicated community volunteers
  • Community-based charitable agencies with policies set by voluntary boards comprised of local residents, businesses and youths that are representative of the community served
  • Following the High Five quality standards for children 6-12

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