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Owen Club

J. Churchill Owen Boys & Girls Club

Location: 3480 West Kentucky Avenue, Denver, CO 80219

Phone: 303-934-7811

Director: Steve Martinez


Club Mascot: Yellowjacket

Club Colors: Yellow and Black

School Year Hours: 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

Summer Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday


The J. Churchill Owen Club serves the Westwood neighborhood in west Denver. The Owen Branch was the first Denver-area Boys & Girls Club built specifically for that purpose. It bears the name of J. Churchill Owen, who was instrumental in establishing the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver in 1961. The Club is home to the large Andrés “Big Cat” Galarraga multi-purpose field (named after the former Colorado Rockies first baseman), used for sports programs for all metro area Boys & Girls Clubs.

The Placido DeSantiago Teen Center, which includes a half court gymnasium, technology center, learning center and recreation area was built in 2009. The Teen Center serves an additional 300-500 young people per year, 70-80 additional kids per day, and will increase the total time spent at the Club by all members.

Clubhouse Sponsor: The Colorado Rockies

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Program Support Center
2017 West 9th Avenue
Denver, CO 80204
Phone: 303-892-9200


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What kids are saying...

Being part of the Boys & Girls Club is a privilege that is not paid for in the $2 membership fee, but rather the time and love one devotes to it.

Mario L., Shopneck Branch