Avondale Center

General Information
Description of ProgramAfter school and summer youth development programming for youth ages 6-18. Highly trained youth development professionals facilitate age-appropriate, national recognized, and tested programming in the following areas:
CHARACTER AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT- empowers youth to support and influence their Club and community, sustain meaningful relationships with others, develop a positive self-image, participate in the democratic process and respect their own and other's cultural identities.
EDUCATIONAL AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT- enables youth to become proficient in basic educational disciplines and apply that learning to achieve success in their future educational and career endeavors.
HEALTH AND LIFE SKILLS- develops young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their own well-being, set personal goals and live successfully as self- sufficient adults.
THE ARTS- enables youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts and creative writing.
SPORTS, FITNESS AND RECREATION- develops fitness, positive use of leisure time, skills for stress management, teamwork, appreciation for the environment and social skills.
SPECIALIZED INITIATIVES- these programs range in focus and target specific community and Club needs (e.g. school and summer food/nutrition assistance programs, assistance with Medicaid and CHP+ enrollment).
LocationPueblo County
TerritoryPueblo County
Intake ProcedureCall or walk in. Must fill out membership application (also available online).
Funded ByGovernment, private foundation, individuals, corporation, and special events.
Client Information
Intended ParticipantsYouth ages 6-18
Hours of OperationSchool year program hours Monday-Thursday 3:00-6:30 p.m., open 7:30-5:00 p.m. on Fridays; Summer program hours 9:30-5:30 p.m.
Contact Information
Contact's NameRandy Vialpando
Contact's PositionCenter Director
Contact's Phone719-947-4112
Physical Site Address 1405 2nd Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipAvondale, Colorado 81022
Main Phone719-947-4112
Program Emailclub@bgcpueblo.org
Web Addresswww.positiveplaceforpueblokids.org
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Boys & Girls Club of Pueblo County
This Program: Avondale Center
Affiliated Services: Avondale Center - Boys & Girls Club of Pueblo County