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Teen Night 2024

Teens 13-17

The CLUB is a safe place for teens ages 13-18, where you can drop in after school and be yourself without feeling the pressure of being judged.  From sports to the arts, volunteerism to academic pursuits, The CLUB offers you resources and programs to create meaningful experiences today as you prepare a plan for the future.


We’re here to listen and guide you as you choose your path forward. Here you will find opportunities in basketball and other sports, music, games, and more. Sign up via The CLUB Portal.

Albany Clubhouse, 21 Delaware Ave, Albany NY 12210

(518) 462-5528 ext. 101

Troy Clubhouse, 1700 7th Avenue Troy, NY 12180

(518) 274-3781

BGCCA TEEN Night every Friday



Teens have a place to go every Friday night with free access to food, games, sports, mentors, community resources and more.


Thank you to our community partners who make this program possible:

Albany Housing Authority, Albany Police Department, Broadview Federal Credit Union, Come Connect Church, Dominos Pizza, Equinox, The RED Bookshelf, Supreem Team, & Will's Barbershop.

2024 Video

Lyricism 101 Music Festival

Lyricism 101

Teen access to music instruments and a studio.

BGCCA Career Launch

Career Launch

Free training for ages 16-24 for entry in livable wage careers. 

BGCCA Troy Pool

Troy Pool

BGCCA operates the South Troy & Troy Clubhouse pool.

Club Kid Basketball with glasses


BGCCA basketball courts and sports programming.

What is The CLUB?

Our teen programs allow youth to explore their distinct voices and pursue their dreams & passions, which helps build self-confidence: 

Education & Career Development - Become proficient in basic educational disciplines & apply learning to everyday situations.

The Arts - Helps to develop creativity and cultural awareness.

Health & Life Skills - Develops capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture well-being.

Character & Leadership Development - Empowers youth to support & influence their Club & community, develop a positive self-image and sustain meaningful relationships.

Sports, Fitness & Recreation - Develops fitness, positive use of leisure time, stress management & social interpersonal skills.

Article from Boys & Girls Clubs of America featuring a mention of BGCCA:

How To Improve Social Skills in Teens

BGCCA Teens Game Night Albany NY

8 Ways to Help Teens Unplug from Technology

Girl Checking Her Phone


We stand against racism or discrimination and stand for safety, health, dignity, and equitable opportunity. 

Violence Prevention

Violence Prevention

A call for solutions to the gun violence that has spiked in the Capital Area.

CDPHP kids

Community Resorces

Resources for Albany and Rensselaer counties.



Join other Club volunteers and help us with special hands-on initiatives happening year round. 

BGCCA Child Safety Commitment


UPK classes in schools throughout Albany, Cohoes and Watervliet.

Club Kid

Ages 5-12

BGCCA offers AfterSchool and Summer Camp programs.

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