Kids & Families Schools

Eliot School Shout Out to Nazzaro Center

The North End’s Eliot School gave a special shout out to the Boston Center for Youth and Families (BCYF) and Nazzaro Center for providing free, healthy meals for students every day. During the COVID-19 pandemic, all Massachusetts schools, including Boston Public Schools, are closed. In addition to the difficulties of transitioning to online learning, this Read More…

Kids & Families

Weekly Sports Night Hosted by Nazzaro Center and North End Against Drugs

The BCYF Nazzaro Center, in collaboration with North End Against Drugs (NEAD), is piloting a sports night for ages 7-12 every Wednesday for the next six weeks. The idea is to have our children more involved in fitness and being healthy. Some of the games or activities being considered are flag football, wiffle ball, ping pong Read More…

Announcements Community

BCYF Nazzaro Center Thanks Local Businesses for Support of 55+ Dance Party

The BCYF Nazzaro Center would like to thank, Al Dente, Antico Forno, Dominics, Massiminos, Mike’s Pastry, and Monica’s Mercato for their generous donations to the 55+ dance party on Saturday January 18, at the Fisherman’s Club. The display of foods we received from various business stretched across three long tables! Attendees even had the opportunity to take home leftovers. Because Read More…

Featured Kids & Families

North End Teens Win Award in Youth Venture Program

North End teens Serina D’Amico, Theodore Pasto, and Antonio Romano recently pitched their health club business idea to a panel of judges at United Way’s Youth Venture Program and were awarded $1,000 to start up their own business! Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) has partnered with United Way’s Youth Venture Program, a social Read More…

Community Event Notices Kids & Families

Mirabella Pool Set to Open Saturday, June 22; Early Bird Rate Available Through June 21

Boston’s two outdoor pools, the BCYF Mirabella Pool in the North End and the BCYF Clougherty Pool in Charlestown are opening for the season on Saturday, June 22. The Mirabella Pool has just added swim lessons for infants to four-year-olds on Wednesday mornings, 9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. and 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Limit Read More…

Featured Kids & Families Schools

Boston’s Best Spellers Celebrated at 12th Annual Citywide Spelling Bee; North Enders Take 1st and 3rd Place!

A crowd of family members, teachers, and friends were on hand to congratulate 21 Boston youth from across the City competing in Boston’s eleventh annual BCYF Citywide Spelling Bee at the Boston Public Library in Copley Square.  The winner of this year’s Bee was Nicla Mirabito age 12 from the North End’s Eliot K-8 School Read More…

Kids & Families

North End Students Take First and Second Place in Citywide Spelling Bee

Mira Yu and Nicla Marabito, both students from the North End, finished first and second in the recent Boston Center for Youth and Families (BCYF) Citywide Spelling Bee, sponsored by the Boston Bruins Foundation. Mira, age 12, is a seventh grade student at Boston Latin School. She took first place and will go on to Read More…

Community Sports

Indoor Batting Cage Coming to North End’s Nazzaro Center

The City of Boston and the Boston Red Sox Foundation have selected the North End Nazzaro Community Center as one of four Boston Centers for Youth and Families (BCYF) to receive an indoor batting cage! The cages are being funded by the Youth Development Foundation, an initiative established in 2015 by Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major Read More…

Community Sports

Mirabella Pool Opens June 18th; Registration Available

News about the 2016 Mirabella Pool season from Director Carl Ameno at the Nazzaro Center: The Mirabella Pool opens for the season on Saturday, June 18, 2016.  As in past years, there is an “early bird” pre-registration period before the pool opens at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St., North End, Boston. This early bird registration Read More…

Community Event Notices

R.O.C.K.S. the Block at the North End’s Mirabella Pool on Sunday, August 4, 2013

Boston Centers for Youth & Families and the Nazzaro Center is putting on a FREE BLOCK PARTY at the North End’s Mirabella Pool on Sunday, August 4, 2013 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. There will be a free healthy cookout, family-friendly games, activities, music and swimming!