Boys & Girls Club
of Boone County

We are making a difference for families in our community by providing a safe place to play, laugh, discover and learn.

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Special Announcement

Mark Branch

New CEO Brings Decades of Experience to Boys & Girls Club of Boone County

The Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Club is thrilled to announce Mark Branch as the organization’s new CEO. Branch was selected from a competitive field of applicants after a 3-month executive search. Over the past year the Club has undergone a merger and has three unit locations in Boone County – a Lebanon Unit, a Whitestown Unit and a Zionsville Unit. The hiring of this CEO is the final step in the process.

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The Boys & Girls Club of Boone County provides a safe place to play, laugh, discover and learn for youth ages 5-18. Caring, trained staff and volunteers work with our members in supervised, safe and structured environments to build new skills and help them succeed.  Our goals is to achieve positive outcomes in our three areas of emphasis: Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles and Civic Engagement. Our members have an opportunity to participate in all kinds of programs ranging from Smart Girls to Torch Club to intramural sports and everything in between!

Four key characteristics define the essence of the Boys & Girls Club of Boone County.

  • Dedicated Youth Facilities:  With Units in Lebanon, Whitestown and Zionsville, BGCBoone serves 425 kids daily and 3,000 annually.  Buildings are designed solely for youth programs and activities.
  • Open When Kids Need Us Most:  The Units are open week days before school in Lebanon and Whitestown, after school and during the summer in all three Units, when kids have free time and need positive, productive outlets.
  • Trained Professional Staff:  Every Unit is directed by trained youth development professionals who act as role models and mentors.  Volunteers provide supplementary support.
  • Available & Affordable:  Membership is $55 per year for any child between the ages of 5-18.  In Whitestown and Zionsville, an additional $50 per semester fee is charged for after school programming. We provide scholarships to ensure that no one is turned away!
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3rd Annual ZGravy ChaseNov 28, 2019 | 8:00am | Downtown Zionsville

Z Gravy Chase

The 3rd annual ZGravy Chase will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, 2019.  The race will begin and end on the cobblestone brick streets of Main Street.  The family friendly run offers a 2.0 mile loop and a 4.4 mile loop.  Join in the fun of this new holiday tradition to benefit BGCBoone.

Registration Fees

  • April 25-September 1, Cost:$25 individual, family of 4 $100
  • Sept. 1 – Oct. 1, Cost: $30 individual, family of 4 $110
  • Oct. 1 – Nov. 1, Cost: $35 individual, family of 4 $120
  • Nov. 1- Nov. 27 Cost: $40 individual, family of 4 $130
  • Race Day, November 28  $45, no family pricing

Children 6 and under free.  Youth t-shirts are available for purchase for $20.

Packet pick up on Wednesday, November 27 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Zionsville Unit, 1575 Mulberry Street, Zionsville.

Day of registration at Rush on Main, 112 Main Street.

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Katie Obremskey Reasoner.

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Supporting Our Kids

49% of the funding for BGCBoone is from individual donations, special events and grants.  United Way  and Corporate Giving  make up an additional 2% and 5% of our annual budget $1.56 million.

If you would to become a sponsor, please contact Katie Obremskey Reasoner.

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Sports at the Boys & Girls Club of Boone County

Sports at the Boys & Girls Club

We offer basketball, T-ball, volleyball, soccer and karate within our three Units. Please visit the individual sports pages for specific information.

Flag football is now handled through the Zionsville Youth Football League (ZYFL).

Our Sports Sponsors are key partners in the success of our programs and kids.  If you are interested in a sponsoring a team,  please review our sponsorship guide.

If you have any questions, would like to volunteer or sponsor a team, please contact Ken Kibbe, Athletic Director.