New Winter Clubhouse Schedule Released!

Be sure to check out the latest schedule of activities that occur at the Main Clubhouse each day.  The Clubhouse is open for members to drop-in after school Mondays through Fridays, 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  Members who are in 8th grade & high school can stay until 9:00 p.m.!

In addition to scheduled activities, there are 2-3 other options at every hour that members can choose from.  There’s always something fun happening, so be sure to come often to get involved!


Clubhouse Orientations Announced!

More than 2,000 kids & parents/guardians have attended orientation to join the Club or renew their membership. Thank you so much!

Remember, ALL members, new and returning, MUST attend an orientation to take a tour of the new building and understand the new policies and procedures.  A membership to the Club costs just $25.00, a completed application, and attendance at an orientation. Thanks for understanding!

Orientations being offered in the months of January & February are as follows:

Wednesday, 3/7 @ 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, 3/22 @ 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, 4/10 @ 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, 4/26 @ 7:00 p.m.

For more information about the Clubhouse program, e-mail Meg Gambale, Clubhouse Program Director.

Free Swim Time Announced

Beginning December 11, 2017, Lucky’s Pool will be open for all members to enjoy swimming on Mondays from 4:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.  To enjoy swimming, youth and teens must be an active member of the drop-in program (have attended orientation, paid their $25 dues & submitted a membership application).  Members must bring their Club card, swimsuit, towel & a plastic bag for their wet clothes.

Parents & other adults are not allowed at free swim.  Free swim is for youth & teens only.

Pot of Gold Tickets Now On Sale!

Take a chance!  Support our Club!

The annual Pot of Gold fundraiser is the Club’s biggest fundraiser.  Your generous support of the raffle allows the Jamie McKeown Boys & Girls Club to continue to offer affordable out-of-school time programming to more than 450 youth & teens five days per week.

Raffle tickets cost $100 each. They can be split among friends and they also make great holiday gifts!

Purchase your ticket today via our secure website!

Or, if you prefer to mail a check or drop-off your payment, download your entry form today.

Thank you in advance for your generous support of our Club and our kids!


Family Night – Join Us!

We are excited to open the Clubhouse for our 1st Family Night on Monday, November 20th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Drop-in members and their families can join us for an evening of experiencing the Club with your Club kid!

We ask all families to bring a non-perishable food item to help support our local food pantry! All members must be accompanied by an adult to participate. Please note we will not be serving food at this event.

Take Note! – Important Dates at the Clubhouse

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 – Woburn Public Schools will be closed due to Election Day. The Clubhouse will be open 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. for active Club members.

Friday, November 10, 2017 – Woburn Public Schools will be closed in observance of Veterans Day. ALL Club programming will be closed/canceled for staff professional development & special event preparation. Thanks for understanding.

Free Swim Times Announced

For the remainder of October and until Thanksgiving (unless otherwise announced) members of the Clubhouse drop-in program will be welcome to swim in the pool once per week.

The pool will be open for Club members in elementary school on Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Club members in middle school & high school will be able to use the pool on Tuesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Don’t forget your bathing suit, towel, a plastic bag and your Club card!

Tanners Torch Club – Interest Meeting

Join Torch Club!  The Tanners Torch Club is a dynamic character and leadership development program, designed specifically for Club members in grades 6, 7, and 8.

Torch Club members participate in a wide variety of service projects that benefit both their Club and their community.  Torch Club members meet once per week to engage in discussions, activities and to plan upcoming events.

The Tanners Torch Club meets every Wednesday from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the James L. McKeown Boys & Girls Club of Woburn. Members must commit to attend weekly meetings and stay for the entire hour.

If you are interested, you MUST attend our interest meeting on Wednesday, September 27, at 7:00 p.m.  For more information, please e-mail Torch Club Advisor Molly Barrett.

Club to Partner with Research ILD

The James L. McKeown Boys & Girls Club of Woburn is excited to partner with Research ILD during the 2017-2018 school year.  ResearchILD, an internationally recognized educational research organization, develops educational programs for children, adults, and adolescents with learning and attention differences. They will bring a mentoring program that will help develop executive functioning skills in participants at the After the Bell program at the Joyce Middle School. Research ILD received a generous grant Cummings Foundation’s $100K for 100 program to fund this new initiative.

Learn more about this exciting partnership and generosity of the Cummings Foundation on Business Wire.

36th Annual Denis L. Maher Memorial Golf Tournament


The James L. McKeown Boys & Girls Club of Woburn will be hosting our 36th Annual Denis L. Maher Memorial Golf Tournament on Monday, August 28, 2017. This event has become one of our most important fundraisers which raised more than $40,000 last year and we hope to do the same this year! Funds generated from this event allow us to offer these great out of school time programs and ensure no child or teenager is ever turned away due to inability to pay.

There are several ways that you can support the Jamie McKeown Boys & Girls Club by participating in this tournament.

  • Golf!  Registration is now open at Or, print out our registration form and mail it back to us. If you don’t have the information for your entire foursome, simply enter a “TBD” and we’ll follow up with you later.  Early Birds – Register & pay for your foursome before 7/15 to be entered to win a $200 credit to the Kernwood Pro Shop! 
  • Sponsor!  There are great opportunities to simultaneously market your business and support the Club’s mission. Sponsorship levels start at just $100. Visit our website, or check out our tournament flyer to learn more.
  • Participate in our Helicopter Golf Ball Drop!  If your ball lands in the hole or closest to the pin, you could take home $1,000!  This is a fun & exciting way that everyone can get involved & support the tournament.
  • Donate!  We are seeking donations for our silent and live auctions. Sports tickets, complimentary foursomes, concert tickets, gift certificates, sports memorabilia and other gifts would be greatly appreciated.
On behalf of the 1,400 kids who know our Boys & Girls Club as their second home, thank you in advance for your generous support!  We look forward to seeing you on the course in August.