The Greater Brewerytown Development Corporation (GBCDC) organizes athletic programs and Out of School programs focusing on our younger residents. As part of the mission of the GBCDC, we want to empower and encourage all of the youth in our neighborhood to be active, be involved, work hard at school and other academic endeavors, and above all, be a good citizen.
GBCDC Youth Sports Program
Winter Basketball Teams!
Our GBCDCYSP Winter Basketball program is in full swing!! Click here for scheduled games
Team Coaches needed! If you love kids, sports and making a difference, please call Coach Carter at (215) 769-5220.
To learn more about the GBCDC Youth Basketball Teams, please click on our Youth Basketball Page!
Spring Baseball Teams!
We are now recruiting youth for the GBCDC Youth Baseball Leagues! If you know of any Brewerytown youth, ages 5-15, please check out the Youth Baseball Page to download an application.
Other Youth Programming
Youth Chess Club
The GBCDC is currently offering Saturday Chess Clubs for young males in collaboration with 100 Black Men of Philadelphia. Check out pictures from out FIRST Chess Club Saturday on our Out of School Time page!
If you would like to enroll your child in the chess program, or volunteer to become a Chess Instructor (women needed to begin young ladies program!), please come by our offices or call Mr. Charles at 215-769-5220.
Youth Advisory Council
The Greater Brewerytown CDC Youth Advisory Council (YAC) will serve as the voice for the youth of the Brewerytown neighborhood. The Youth Advisory Council will advise the GBCDC board on youth activities in Brewerytown. They will develop and coordinate their own board and plan volunteer events for youth, coordinate fundraising activities, participate in advocacy projects and communicate with stakeholders to voice their opinions on Center programming and overall youth issues.
If you know of any youth between the ages of 14-19 (10-13 for our Junior Youth Advisory Board), please contact the GBCDC offices at (215) 769-5220.
Check out the GBCDC Youth Advisory Board Page!