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Happy Birthday to us! We’re 47!

October 1, 2013 - October 31, 2013

It’s our Birthday month! We’re 47 years young and feeling better than ever! We’ve come a long way from first opening our doors in 1966. Here’s a timeline of where we started and where we are now.

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito Timeline

  • 1966 First club opens in Encinitas in a donated temporary building
  • 1969 Lomas Santa Fe Drive Branch opens in Solana Beach
  • 1971 Griset Branch opens in Encinitas
  • 1973 Gym at Griset Branch opens
  • 1978 Gym at Lomas Branch opens
  • 1985 Del Mar Branch opens
  • 1987 New pool at Lomas Branch opens
  • 1990 Allred Branch in Carmel Valley opens
  • 2001 Polster Branch in Carmel Valley opens
  • 2003 BIG EI8HT Middle School Sports starts
  • 2004 Coast Volleyball Club becomes part of the BGCSDTO
  • 2005 Carmel Valley Montessori School opens
  • 2006 La Colonia Branch in Eden Gardens opens
  • 2007 Lomas Branch is remodeled and the new Harper Branch and Pardee Aquatics Center opens
  • 2007 Youth Arts Academy opens at the Polster Branch in Carmel Valley
  • 2008 Positive Place Montessori School opens at Griset Branch in Encinitas
  • 2009 Center for a Healthy Lifestyle opens at the Harper Branch in Solana Beach
  • 2011 La Colonia Branch includes a Teen Mentoring Program year-around
  • 2012 A new clubhouse is added at the La Colonia Branch to expand the program for youth and teens

For more BGCSDTO history, visit:

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October 1, 2013
October 31, 2013