Parents

We invite you to come and visit the Arlington Boys & Girls Club and see for yourself what we have to offer and why "Great Futures Start Here"


Membership:
A child membership is only $25!  That's right, only $25 opens the door to endless possibilities where your child can explore new interests, foster friendships and build good character.

Activities for Families & Your Child:
There are many wonderful programs and activities available for families and for children at the Arlington Boys & Girls Club. With your membership you and your child have access to a wide variety of classes.  For the current list of classes being offered please see the current brochure.  In addition here are a few of the ongoing popular programs that are offered at the Club:


Here some of the popular programs offered during the school:

Club Kids:
Club Kids offers members ages 6-17 a variety of after school activities and the Club's drop-in program provides a safe, social and engaging environment for youth members in their after school hours. Membership allows children access to the Club during Club hours to participate in daily games, learning center, tournaments, open gym, free swim and special events. Please see the Club Kids page for detailed information.
Club Kids Program
Family Swim:
Tuesdays 10:30am-11:15am (limited to 25 people)
Fridays 5:30-6:15pm or 6:15-7:00pm (limited to 75 people)
This fun family outing is open to all members and immediate family. One person in the family must be a current member. Children must be accompanied by a parent in the water.  Suggested admission is a donation to the Arlington Food Pantry.  No family swim September 16 & October 7.

Parent & Tot Connection:
Fridays, 9:30-11:00am
Join us for drop-in playtime! This program provides participant an opportunity to play together and with others. Age appropriate activities including music and movement and crafts will be offered each week. This program is offered support from Thom Mystic Valley Early Intervention. Please note an adult must attend.
Begins Friday September 23rd. There will be no play group on October 28, November 25, & December 16.

Tot Seasonal Parties:
Members can join in seasonal celebrations held on Friday, October 28 & December 16 at 10am. Featuring a sing-a-long and special crafts. Adult supervision is required.
Tot Programs

Useful Parent Information:
Inclement Weather Policy:
1. When Arlington Public Schools have a delayed opening the Club will open at 11:30 AM and conduct afternoon
and evening programs as scheduled. The ABC Preschool will be closed for the day.
2. When Arlington Public Schools are closed the Club will ATTEMPT to open at 11:30 AM and conduct afternoon
programs weather permitting.  Status updates will be posted on the website.

CLUB RULES:
Sign-In Procedure:
All members and guests must sign-in when entering the club.

Club Bank & Snack Bar:
Youth members can deposit any amount of money for the day and withdraw as they need. Money must be withdrawn at days end. Pizza is sold Fridays at 5 PM and Saturdays at 11:30 AM.

Code of Conduct:
- Be honest/act honestly
- Follow Club rules
- Behave in a respectful manner to each other, club staff, volunteers, and visitors
- Respect all property belonging to you, others, and the Club
- Recognize and focus on effort, positive behavior, and excellence
- Honor differences

Violations of the Code of Conduct will follow the three strike policy:
1. Staff will sit the child down and explain what rule was broken.
2. Staff will contact parent about child’s behavior.
3. Child may be suspended depending on the severity of behavior.

LOCKER ROOM INFORMATION:
Locker Room Safety Information:
1. Food, gum, beverages and glass items are NOT allowed in the locker room.
2. Do NOT stand on the benches.
3. NO Running or chasing in the Locker Room.
4. Shower before entering the pool.
5. Use of a cell phone in any of the locker room areas is NOT allowed.
6. The Club is NOT responsible for lost or stolen items.
7. Report all losses or injury to the Front Desk Staff.
8. Please help to keep our locker rooms looking great by picking up after yourself.
9. All clothing and equipment must be removed from your locker each day.
10. All contents removed from daily lockers will be held for period of up to two weeks; unclaimed items will be given to charity.
11. Daily lockers may not be used to store items overnight. Personal locks will be cut off and discarded and items will be confiscated.

Locker Room access
1. Children five years of age or younger may enter the locker room of the opposite gender.
2. Children age six or older are not allowed in the locker room of the opposite gender; the family changing room is available.
3. Children age six or older may enter the appropriate locker room without adult supervision.
3. Use of family changing room is encouraged; please see front desk staff for key to use the family changing room.

Family Changing Room Policies
1. Priority use for the Family Changing Rooms is for families with young children of the opposite sex of the parent, who cannot utilize the locker rooms to assist their children in changing into swim gear.
2. Please do not leave personal belongings behind when departing the family changing room.
3. Please see front desk staff for family changing room key.

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