Rusu-McCartin Boys & Girls Club

Our Rusu-McCartin Club is the newest Club at Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago, opening in 2023. Based on extensive community input, this Club gives young people on the West Side the types of activities and experiences they have been seeking.

This brand-new, three-story, 27,000+ square foot facility will offer programming to youth in the Austin, West Garfield Park, West Humboldt Park, and surrounding communities. The Rusu-McCartin Club sits on a campus that also includes Chicago’s new Joint Public Safety Training Academy and several restaurants. 

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Rusu-McCartin Club

4411 W. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60651


After School Hours (ages 5-12): 3-6 p.m.
Teen After Hours (ages 13-18): 3-7 p.m.
Serves ages:

Welcome to Rusu-McCartin Club!

Hi, I'm Tevin Haynes, the Club Director. We are excited to serve your family in the Austin community. We are proud to offer programs that fit our members' diverse interests, including academic support, mentorship, and physical activity. We look forward to serving you and your family!

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Director Q&A

Why Boys & Girls Club

The Boys & Girls Club inspires Chicago’s youth to learn while giving parents a peace of mind that their children are constructively engaged after school.  The club provides positive adult role models, positive peer interaction and  a sense of belonging.  Every kid deserves a nurturing environment and opportunities that can change their lives for the better.

Our Impact on the Community

The inclusive environment allows kids from all over the city to empower their voices and make a change to become tomorrow’s leaders. The diversity of the club members and staff supports the development of cultural competence and empathy.   

Advice for our Youth

Do your best to explore all the Club has to offer, you might find an interest you didn't know you had until you try it at the Club.

What Makes Our Club Special

Rusu-McCartin Club is the first newly-built Club in a generation, opening in 2023. It is a safe space for Austin, West Humboldt Park and West Garfield Park youth, to explore their interests with a wide variety of program offerings. The programs offered are essential to the development and growth in their education, leadership and physical activity.

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Thank you to our committed partners!