Building Today for the Future of Our Kids & Community
Construction on the new DeSoto Club is under way! The new will be located on the site adjacent to the existing DeSoto Club facility located at 5231 34th Street West, Bradenton, Florida 34210. The new Club is anticipated to be approximately 37,477 square feet (Club interior + exterior Club Pavilion and serve an average daily attendance of 550, with a maximum capacity of 600 members.
The new Club will:
Appropriately reflect the iconic Boys & Girls Club brand.
Express innovation and creativity.
Be unique and visually interesting.
Convey a sense of fun consistent with its use.
The new Club will include:
Club Area (33,443 square feet – interior)
Front Desk Area
Games Room (1 – young members; 1 – teens)
Separate Areas (floors) / Rooms for Specific Age Groups / Teen Center
Separate Outside Entrance for Teens
Commercial Kitchen (with direct outside access)
Club Staff Offices and Conference Room
Storage Areas (including cubby-styled storage for backpacks, etc.)
Computer / Tech Lab (1 for kids, 1 for teens)
Quiet / Homework / Reading Room(s) (1 for kids, 1 for teens)
Multi-Purpose Room(s) (1 for kids, 1 for teens)
Organization’s Administrative Offices (4,034 square feet on the 2nd floor)
Office Space for 15 staff members
Entrance / Waiting Area
Break Room / Kitchenette Area
Copier / Work Room
Multi-Purpose Play Field
Covered Pavilion ( 7,889 square feet)
Storm Water Retention pond with fountain
Parking – Cars, Club Vans and Buses
This page will be updated with more details and images of progress as the project unfolds.