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of the Lakes Region


The Boys and Girls Club of the Lakes Region's New Home

Home at Last

After a long journey, we have finally found a wonderful property that our community's youngsters will be able to call home for many years to come.

This ideal location is close to schools, a park, beach, library, and the downtown.

Be Great!

April 2014 Youth of the Month

April 2014 Youth of the Month

The votes are in and it's a tie! Congratulations to Chance and Owen for being voted as April's "Youth of the Month" by staff and club members alike!


Chance was recongnized by club members and staff as having made positive progress since joining our program in the fall; having become a positive role model for his peers; and lending a helping hand whenever needed.


Owen was recognized by his peers and staff members as being a kind and caring friend who always has a smile on his face and a positive attitude.


Congratulations! Keep up the good work!

Active Programs


amber and oliviaVOICES, our social group for girls is off to a great start!  We have been focusing on self-esteem and positive self-talk.  Over the course of the next couple of sessions we will shift our focus to the topic of anti-bullying in honor of Anti-Bullying Week in New Hampshire. (Nov. 18, 2013)

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Latest News

Spalding Donates Hoops to Boys & Girls Club

LACONIA — It's not every day that you'll find a basketball court positioned below stained glass windows. But the Boys & Girls Club of the Lakes Region has one in the hoop court it has laid out in the Great Room at the former Saint James Episcopal Church, it's new home on North Main Street. And, thanks to a donation from Spalding Sports of two of it's ''Beast'' rollaway hoop units, the Great Room, which was once the church's worship area, is now the scene of lots of basketball activity .


Mark of Excellence

By KRISTA MARRS - Laconia Citizen 

The capital campaign for the Boys & Girls Club of the Lakes Region has surpassed the $1 million mark on its way to raising $2.4 million.  Members of the Board of Directors and youth from the club gathered outside to mark the occasion by adding figures to the campaign sign, located in front of the clubhouse.

3M Company Donates $50,000 to Boys & Girls Club

LACONIA — 3MGives — the charitable foundation of 3M Corporation — has awarded a cash grant in the amount of $50,000 to the Boys and Girls Club of the Lakes Region for their capital campaign. Each year, the company donates via cash or product donation through various initiatives, including working with premier groups positively impacting climate change and biodiversity, fostering healthy youth development, encouraging youth participation in math and sciences, and the arts.


In the Spotlight

Teen Center Now OPEN!!

Teen Center


The Boys & Girls Club of the Lakes Region is proud to announce that we have opened our doors for early evening activities!! All hish school aged teens are invited to grab some friends and come down to The Club Teen Center. The Club will be open every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 2:30-8:00pm and Saturday mornings from 11am-2pm.  After 6:30, it will be exclusively for High School Aged Youth.  Some of our future activities will include cooking lessons, basketball, music, open gym artisitic expression, leadership opportunities and more! For more information about these times and teen membership, please contact Mariah Hoffmann@ 603-527-0198. Also, please click on our flyer below for more information!


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Properly Pampered

BGC Empire

By KRISTA MARRS - Laconia Citizen

It was a special day of pampering for a group of girls with the Boys & Girls Club of the Lakes Region Thursday, who took a trip to Empire Beauty School.  Eighteen girls from the Boys & Girls Club were treated to a mini-manicure done by cosmetology students at the downtown Laconia school.


Boys & Girls Club Volunteer Samantha Mackes Crowned Miss Granite State

Samantha Mackes Miss Granite StateBELMONT — Belmont High School senior Samantha Mackes is flying high off her recent crowning as Miss Granite State. But she’s not stopping there. Her next stop: Miss New Hampshire crown.


Upcoming Events

Spring Fling!!




Join us Saturday, May 10th 2014 from 7pm-10pm to celebrate our first year at our new location! The night will feature music, dancing, hors d' oeuvres, desserts, a cash bar and live auction. PLEASE CLICK ON OUR FLYER BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION!!