Grand Rapids Branch

Grand Rapids Branch

The Grand Rapids Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northland of is located at the Robert J Elkington Middle School. Accessible to all youth in the area and conveniently located at the bus transfer area for the school district, the Club has 6,000 square feet of space to offer a broad range of programs that promote academic excellence, good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.

The Clubs promote a fun, safe, and secure space for kids to explore interests in many areas, including DIY STEM projects, music, sports, arts, and leadership. With access to outdoor spaces, gyms, and a swimming pool, the Club promotes healthy activity, along with healthy relationships.


Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids will be closed the week of August 27th to prepare for the new School Year. See you on September 4th. Remember to turn in your new membership application for the 2018-2019 Membership Year that starts September 1st.



  • Located at the Robert J Elkington Middle School, which is accessible by school bus for ISD #318 elementary and high school students
  • Active play space indoors and outdoors
  • Open to elementary, tween, and high school youth by focusing on popular interests
  • Computer access
  • Academic support/tutoring
  • Art activities
  • Games
  • Learning center
  • STEM activities


1000 NE 8th Ave.
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

CLUB Phone: 327-5800 #41308
Administrative Phone: 218-910-2255


After School-8:00pm


Emily Burnside

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Lori Kangas-Olson
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