Boys & Girls Club of Allentown - Sixth Street Unit
Boys & Girls Club of Allentown - Sixth Street Unit
Boys & Girls Club of Allentown serves children/youth, 6-18, who are residents of Allentown through a drop-in program. Membership required, $15 per year (Scholarships may be available).
The Sixth Street location has a gym, a game room, swimming pool, classrooms, and a computer lab. School year program hours are 3:30-5:30pm for 6-year-old children, 3:30-6:45pm for children 7-11, 7:00-9:30pm for children 12 and older.
Summer hours are 10:00am-4:00pm for elementary school programs and 4:00pm-6:00pm for teens.


Sixth Street Clubhouse's recreational activities include basketball, soccer and other sports, arts and crafts, cooking classes and a computer lab. Swim lessons maybe available at the pool.
Educational programs include: Make Your M.A.R.K. (Motivated Academically Ready Kids), a math and reading incentive program; Project Learn, a program to reinforce learning skills in a fun way; Power hour, a tutoring and homework help program for children, 6-12 and Career Launch which helps teens explore various career fields while learning job readiness skills, and computer awareness programs. SMART Moves (Skills Mastery and Resistance Training) is a prevention/education program about the problems of drug and alcohol use and premature sexual activity. Keystone and Torch Clubs are chartered, small group character and leadership clubs. Torch Club is for teens, 11-13 and Keystone Club is for teens, 14-18.
Boys & Girls Club of Allentown has 5 Clubhouses located across Allentown, PA.


Sixth Street Clubhouse at 720 N. 6th St., Allentown, PA 18102
Turner Street Clubhouse at 1302 Turner St., Allentown, PA 18102
Teen Center at 641 N. 7th St., Allentown, PA 18102
Cumberland Gardens at 501 E. Susquehanna St., Allentown, PA 18103
Little Lehigh at 671 Lawrence Court, Allentown, PA 18102.
720 North Sixth Street
Allentown, PA 18102
Eligibility: Children and adolescents, age 6-18, of all races, religions and cultures
Hours: Office: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Activities: 3:30pm to 9:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (610) 432-9323 Main
  • (610) 432-9944 Main
  • (610) 432-9946 Fax
Email Address: bgcallen@aol.org
Intake Procedure: Telephone, internet, walk-in - membership application required
Fee Amounts: $15 per year
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Service Contact: Katherine Jackson, Director of Programs and Operations, 610-432-9944, bgcajacksonk@gmail.com
Services:
  • Boys/Girls Clubs
  • Extended Child Care
  • Public Access Computers/Tools
  • Tutoring Services
  • Youth Community Service Programs
  • Youth Enrichment Programs
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Boys & Girls Club of Allentown - Sixth Street Unit
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