Tri-City West Thornwood Branch

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301 E. Western Ave. • Avondale, AZ 85323 • Ph: (623) 932-1154


Registration forms will be available at your local Club.  Please visit the Club’s front desk to get your application or renewal forms.

Hours of Operation:

After School Hours
First Day of 2017-2018 School Year: August 7
2:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
12:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Wednesdays Only

We are open late to help parents succeed! 

Club History:

The Tri-City West Thornwood Branch was first opened in a temporary facility in 1993 and took residence in its permanent home in 1998. The Club operates with strong support of the cities of Avondale, Litchfield Park, and Goodyear. The Club operates dozens of incredible programs, including partnerships with West Valley Mavericks, the Cincinnati Reds and the Cleveland Indians.

After School Programs:

This Branch serves children ages 5-18.
Annual youth membership is just $30.
Annual teen membership is just $15.

Program Fees: 

School-year program fees are just $25 per month beginning in September 2017.  No additional monthly fees will be charged for Teens.  Fees will be due on the first day of the month.

We have a sliding fee scale for families, based upon financial need and proof of income, to ensure that our programs will be accessible for kids.  Limited scholarships are available.

Club Amenities:


  • Gym
  • Outdoor Playground
  • Games Room
  • Art Room
  • Learning Center/Computer Lab
  • Meal Program

At the Club, we keep our kids safe, provide them with resources and space to accomplish their homework, let them play, and instill values focused on leadership, character and friendship. Club kids enjoy nutritious, hot meals and healthy snacks. Nearly 95% of BGCMP juniors and seniors expect to graduate from high school, surpassing the State average.

Our proven programs are delivered by trained, caring adults in a safe environment that encourages kids to explore their interests, conquer their fears, make new friends and follow their dreams!

Club Staff:

Evelyn McNeill
Unit Director
Stephanie Howitt
Program Manager
Ana Rodriguez
Impact Specialist
Kevin Johnson
Teen Specialist
Ismael España
Branch Assistant