Jacksonville area Boys and Girls Clubs to open during school closures

By: Action News Jax

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Many community residents in Jacksonville and surrounding areas have suffered damage from Hurricane Irma that may take weeks to repair.

However, with the recent school closures, four Clubs within the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida will open the doors September 14 and Friday, September 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Boys & Girls Clubs help kids achieve great futures by providing a safe and fun space, an engaging Club Experience and caring professionals to guide them along the way.

As a leading youth development organization, Boys & Girls Clubs see the possibility in every young person and are committed to being a voice and a resource for all youth in America.

During this time, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida will be offering a free two day membership for ages 6-18, offering a lifeline for many families to rebuild, while their kids and teens, a positive, safe place to go.

Fun, safe and educational activities will be provided and youth must bring a bag lunch and a book to read.

For contact information for the clubs open (listed below), visit www.bgcnf.org.

  • THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP CLUB BOYS & GIRLS CLUB (ST. AUGUSTINE) - 555 West King Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084
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  • NFL YOUTH EDUCATION TOWN (YET) CLUB (BRENTWOOD) - 555 West 25th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32206
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  • THE BRIDGE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB (SPRINGFIELD) - Learning Zone Grades K-5 & Weaver Zone Grades 6-12, 1824 N. Pearl Street - Jacksonville, FL 32206
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  • BEACHES BOYS & GIRLS CLUB - 820 Seagate Avenue Jacksonville, FL 32250

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