Eastside 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
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
Languages SpokenCall East Side Center for current information
Fees or Charges
Types of Fees$15 annual registration fee (scholarships available)
Capacity Limitations105 Daily
Number of OpeningsCall East Side Center for current information
Wait ListCall East Side Center for current information
Hours of OperationOffice open Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; School year program hours 3:00-7:00 p.m., specialized teen hours on Tuesdays and Fridays; Summer program hours 9:30-5:30 p.m.
Contact Information
Contact's NameGeorge Castaneda
Contact's PositionCenter Director
Contact's Phone719-544-2960
Physical Site Address 1625 N. Monument
Physical Site City, State, ZipPueblo, Colorado 81001
Main Phone719-544-2960
Program Emailclub@bgcpueblo.org
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Boys & Girls Club of Pueblo County
This Program: Eastside Center
Affiliated Services: Eastside Center - Boys & Girls Club of Pueblo County