Club Information

Joseph D. Lapenta Northwest Boys & Girls Club
1 Nahum Drive, Hartford, CT 06112

Hours: M-F 2:30 pm-9:00 pm

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The Joseph D. Lapenta Northwest Boys & Girls Club, located in the Blue Hills neighborhood of Hartford, is a safe and welcoming place where having fun is not only important, but emphasized.  Our committed staff members and volunteers provide a positive and nurturing environment where Club members feel a strong sense of belonging and with their friends, peers and Club staff.

Visit our Northwest Boys & Girls Club and come see for yourself what our youth and teens are doing.  We promise that, whether you love sports, the arts or need an extra hand with some schoolwork, Northwest is the place for you.

Text @nwfunclub to 81010  to stay up to date with Northwest Club info via text!

Unit Director: Anthony Johnson

Anthony Johnson has worked with the Boys & Girls Clubs for 26 years across several states, including positions as a Program Specialist, Program Director, Unit Director, Director of Operations and Director of SMART Moves.  For almost 20 years he has worked with local communities and faith-based agencies in various capacities to inspire young people to reach their potential.

Mr. Johnson is an active member in the Boys & Girls Clubs Professional Association, SOOAP, and is a National Training Associate for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.  He holds a degree in Interpersonal Communication from Oregon State University.  As the Unit Director of our Northwest Clubhouse he says, “it is my promise to work with young people and provide access toward their dreams.”


Local Schools:

Global Communications Academy
Jumoke Academy
Rawson Elementary School
Achievement First
University of Hartford Multiple Intelligence School
Thompson Brook
Canton Middle School
West District
Hartford Public High School