Alcott Club

2957 N. Hoyne Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618
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Character & Leadership

Empowering young people to support their Club and community, sustain relationships, develop a positive self-image and respect others.

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Education & Career

Giving kids a safe haven to learn and to dream is the first priority. Providing opportunities and activities to enhance their education and explore career aspirations helps them meet their potential.

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Health & Life Skills

Creating a sense of self-respect by caring for their bodies, living healthy, setting goals, and making good decisions when faced with challenging choices.

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The Arts

Cultivating self-expression, creativity and multicultural appreciation through an array of visual, performing, literary and digital arts.

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Sports, Fitness & Recreation

Developing a passion for fitness and recreation as a way to be healthy, relieve stress and create a sense of teamwork and sportsmanship.


Our Story

The Daniel A. Cotter Club was founded in 1963 and is located within the Julia Lathrop public housing community. The Club was later renamed in honor of Daniel A. Cotter, former CEO of TruServ Corp. and chairman of the board of Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago. The Club's members are primarily from the West Lakeview and Roscoe neighborhoods.

Recent News

APR 21, 2014 Trevor Jackson Visits Daniel A. Cotter Club

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