Triple Play

Triple Play is a comprehensive health and wellness program. It strives to improve the overall health of Club members by increasing daily physical activity, teaching them about good nutrition and helping them develop healthy relationships.

Triple Play: A Game Plan for the Mind, Body and Soul is BGCA’s proven health and wellness program co-sponsored by the Anthem Foundation and founding partner The Coca-Cola Company. Since launching in 2005, Triple Play has made more than 14.4 million connections with kids and teens, promoting the importance of physical activity and proper nutrition through the program’s three components: mind, body and soul.

1. Healthy Habits (Mind)

Addresses the ways an individual’s health behaviors are influenced by personal beliefs and exposure to positive modeling. In addition to nutrition education, activities focus on helping youth assess, practice, identify, consider, and recognize health behaviors and messages.

2. Daily Challenges (Body)

Intentional focus on physical literacy: Ability – Increasing capability in basic movement skills and overall fitness; Confidence -the knowledge of the ability to play sports or enjoy other physical activities and Motivation- the intrinsic enthusiasm for physical activity for members to be physically active for life.

3. Social Recreation (Soul)

Emphasis on social and emotional development, or the social, cognitive, and behavioral skills that youth need to be healthy and productive. There is an explicit focus on emotional regulation, healthy relationships (with self and others), and responsible decision-making.

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The Makerspace powered by Infosys Foundation USA participated in a contest with BGCA, combining art with STEM - the Fine Arts/Makerspace interdisciplinary project.

our members created their own tiles. Together they created a laser etched community arts project over the course of several weeks.

Working with members of the Asylum Hill Club, all ages, from the Early Learning Center up to staff members. Each participant designed their own translucent tile using either a computer design program or markers and paper to represent themselves in a positive light.

We hope you enjoy these creations as much as we do! We love the creativity and talent of our members and are happy to be able to share it with the community.
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In this segment (link below) on NBC you will meet one of the young men who's live was changed by participating in BGCH Passport to Manhood program.
Interested in becoming a mentor join -Men on a Mission ----> https://kindest.com/132219-men-on-a-mission

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/local/boys-girls-clubs-program-is-saving-lives/2431539/ #youth #mentor

Congratulations to 2021 @HartfordBiz Power 50!!

We are proud to say that our very own Sam Gray, President/CEO made the list.

https://hartfordbusiness.com/article/2021-power-50-34-sam-gray-jr-jason-jakubowski

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