Boys & Girls Clubs of Harbor Gateway/ Torrance
On July 1st, 2009 the Boys & Girls Clubs of the South Bay opened a new site in Harbor Gateway / Torrance. In memory of Cheryl Green the 14 year old girl who was gunned down by a local gang in that area. The Cheryl Green Community Youth Center is located at 1435 Del Amo Blvd. in the City of Torrance. The new Boys & Girls Club services kids ages 6-17 and will give them a place to go during the summer and after school in the fall. The community center is two long years in the making. Through a generous land donation from LA DWP. Limited programs were held in the summer of 2007 and 2008. The summer of 2009, another generous donation from L.A.P.D. Harbor Division and Cornerstone Construction, the Cheryl Green Community Youth Center now has a bungalow for programming.
Currently the hours of operation are Monday - Friday 2 - 6pm. The Boys & Girls Club offers tutoring, game room activities, arts & crafts, athletics, and character & leadership development programs. Along with youth programs the site also offers gang intervention programs from Toberman Settlement House, and programs from LAPD PAL program. The club currently serves approximately 40 kids on a daily basis.
1435 Del Amo Blvd.
Torrance, Ca. 90501