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Boys & Girls Club Membership Information

Mission Statement
The Boys & Girls Club of Bay Mills is a local, autonomous affiliate of the Boys & Girls Club of American, whose mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, caring citizens.


As an affiliate of the Boys & Girls Club of America since September of 2001, the Boys & Girls Club of Bay Mills is a part of a 140-year-old “Movement” of over 3000 clubs, serving over 4 million girls and boys. Our club, as in the case with Boys & Girls clubs in the U.S., is a completely autonomous organization with a local board of directors. 


Core Program Areas
Boys & Girls Club provides diverse activities that meet the interest of all youth. Core Programs engage young people in activities with adults, peers and family members that enable them to develop self-esteem and to reach their full potential. Based on physical, emotional, cultural and social needs and interest of boys and girls, and recognizing developing principals, clubs offer program activities in five areas

  • Character and Leadership Development

  • Education and Career Development

  • Health and Life Skills

  • The Arts/Cultural Development

  • Sports, Fitness and Recreation


Open To: The Boys & Girls Club of Bay Mills is for all youth who are enrolled in school from ages 5 to 18, of all races, religions and cultures. Membership requires no proof of good character. The Club is designed to help and guide youth who may be in danger of acquiring, or who already have acquired, unacceptable habits and attitudes, as well as those of good character.


All new students (5 and 6 year olds) must attend kindergarten before they may enroll as Boys & Girls Club of Bay Mills members.




Locations and Hours of Operation



Bay Mills Unit - Waishkey Center

Telephone: 906-248-8575  Fax: 906-248-5492

12099 West Lakeshore Drive

Brimley, MI 49715



Hours of Operation


School Year: Monday through Friday 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Summer: Monday through Friday 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Holidays: Bay Mills Unit will be closed during scheduled school breaks, for example, Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Reminders of these closings will be posted in advance.

Closed Days: Cancelled school days such as Snow Days

Other: Short Staffed

Bay Mills Unit will be open on MOST scheduled school early dismissals and in-service days from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  This will be announced ahead of time and reminders will be posted.

In the event that we experience un-anticipated staffing concerns we will close one of the clubs.  Parents will be notified as soon as possible.  A plan has been established for this.



Brimley Unit – Brimley Area Schools

Telephone: 906-248-3219 ext. 659 or  906-248-3219 ext. 632

7134 South M-221

Brimley, MI 49715



Hours of Operation

School Year: Monday through Friday 3:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m

Closed Days: Brimley Unit will not be open during scheduled school breaks, early dismissals and in-service days and on cancelled school days such as snow days.


Club Dues

Yearly income-based dues provide access to all Boys & Girls Club activities throughout the year. A new calendar year starts in September and all dues must be paid by October 30th. If dues are not paid, members will not be allowed to return to the club until dues are paid. Membership dues are used to improve the club and to go on field trips, as well as many other small benefits. Under special circumstances a payment agreement can be worked out.

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