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Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield

Great Futures Start Here!

The Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield is a youth activity center designed to offer programs for school-aged children after school and during vacations in five core areas: The Arts, Character & Leadership, Education, Health & Life Skills, and Sports, Fitness & Recreation.

Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys & girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence. 

From homework help to computer access for research, to innovative after school activities, to sports and vacation programs, the Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield is at the forefront of providing exciting opportunities for school-aged children. 

The Boys & Girls Club is a safe place to learn and grow - all while having fun. Great Futures Start Here.

Our Mission Statement

To inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. 

A Boys & Girls 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

The Capacities Kids Need to Succeed:

  • Positive Self Identity
  • Educational, Employment, Social, Emotional, and Cultural Competencies
  • Community Involvement
  • Health and Well Being
  • Moral Compass

Youth Development Strategy

Boys & Girls Club programs promote the development of young people by instilling:

  • a sense of competence,

  • a sense of usefulness,

  • a sense of belonging and

  • a sense of power or influence.

When this strategy is fully implemented, self esteem is enhanced and an environment is created which helps boys and girls achieve their full potential.