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The mission of the Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires, Inc., is to enhance the quality of life for youth as participating members of a richly diverse society.  With emphasis on being socially and economically inclusive, the Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires, Inc. helps youth to help themselves to realize their potential for growth, development, and leadership.

Club Hours

Normal Business Hours:
The Club is open Monday - Friday for our licensed EEC After School Program and Children's Center. 
Children's Center hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 am-5:00 pm.
Before & After School Program: Monday - Friday 7:15 am- 5:30 pm. 

Drop-in Program: Open check daily schedule 

Severe Weather Notice

Unusually severe weather, emergencies or other situations may occasionally require that Club operations be closed or curtailed.

The decision to cancel, postpone programs or close the Club is usually determined by 6:30am when inclement weather occurs overnight. The decision to cancel programs may also occur during the scheduled day and shall be reported at least one and one-half (1-1/2) hours prior to the announced cancellation time under most condition.

Cancellations and closing will be communicated through the following;

·        Club website

·        Club Facebook page

·        Email to all members

·        Text message to all members

·        iBerkshires

·        Berkshire Eagle

·        Live 95.5

·        School closing network (WNYT/WNYA TV – WRGB/WCWN TV – WRVE – The River – WTEN/WXXA TV – B95.5 – Spectrum Local News – FLY 92 – 810 WGY – The Post Star – The Times Union)


Board of Directors

2023-2024 Board of Directors

Patricia C. Begrowicz 
Matthew Bishop
William Cameron
Kristy Conyers
David W. Crane
Deborah Delaney
Warren Dews
Darell Dickerson 
James S. Ditello
John C. Donna
Clement A. Ferris
Thomas J. Hamel
Shaun Heimann
J. Michael Hoffman
Greg Knight
John McLaughlin
William Parsley III
Steven Ray
Deborah Renzi
Gary P. Scarafoni
Bryon Sherman
Cynthia A. Spinola

Ron DeAngelis (Emeritus)
Evan S. Dobelle (Emeritus)
George Haddad (Emeritus) 
Marilyn Sperling (Emeritus)
David Tierney (Emeritus)


Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires 
16 Melville Street Pittsfield, MA 01201
Phone: (413) 448-8258  Fax: (413) 445-5579 

Children's Center: (413) 442-6106
After School Room: (413) 448-8258 ext. 24

Joseph McGovern, Chief Executive Officer, ext. 11

Child Care 
Marilyn Ryan, Children's Center Director, ext. 41
Lisa Benoit, Assistant Director of the Children's Center, ext. 40
Amy Sykes, Children's Center Secretary
Nya Shrader, Before &  After School Program Coordinator, ext. 33

Cameron Stockton, Program Director, ext. 26
Pat Coan - Athletic Director, ext. 25
Keira Codey - Youth Liberal Arts Coordinator, ext. 15

Dan Kearns, Rink Manager

Kim Tomashek, Finance Director, ext. 23
Nya Shrader, Human Resources, ext. 33
Kais Abderrahim, Head Superintendent
Samantha Chapman, Administrative Support Manager

Felisha Frederick, Executive Assistant, ext. 10
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