Superstition Mountain Branch – Apache Junction

About this Club

The Superstition Mountain Branch offers an after school program, teen leadership, youth sports leagues, homework, and tutoring assistance. Nestled in the shadows of the Superstition Mountains and adjacent to the Tonto National Forest, Apache Junction is a wonderful location to commune with nature, enjoy the surroundings, and raise a family. The club here was founded in August 1994 by a group of citizens under the leadership of City Council Member Grace Hagner. In April 1998, the Boys & Girls Club of Apache Junction merged with Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley. Recently the name was changed in April 2016 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley - Superstition Mountain Branch to better reflect the areas that we serve. The town is east in the Phoenix-Mesa Metropolitan area just inside Pinal County and was incorporated in 1978.

Steeped in history, Apache Junction has been the focus of many people searching for gold and the "Lost Dutchman Gold Mine." It has been the supply center used for the creation of the Apache Trail and The Theodore Roosevelt Dam. The Salt River Canyon, Salt River, Roosevelt Lake, Canyon Lake, and Apache Lake are all close to this recreation area. Lost Dutchman State Park, established in 1977 and Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park, established in 1976, are within 5 to 28 miles of town.

The Club is open 241 days a year and serves an average of 135 youth daily. The Club provides help to working families, single parents, and grandparents raising their grandchildren. Scholarships are provided to those in need. The staff members are involved with the community and want to help your children grow with an understanding of Character - Leadership, Education - Careers, Health - Life Skills, Sports, Fitness, Recreation, and the Arts.

Register below or in the Club for the school year! If you are a new member, your registration will have to be approved by Club staff (typically within 48 hours) before it can be completed. If you have additional questions, please contact a Branch Assistant.

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Contact Information

2805 S. Ironwood Dr. [See Map]
Apache Junction, AZ 85120

(480) 982-6381

We are a part of the following School Districts:

Transportation Information

Sousa Elementary, Leading Edge Academy,
Brinton, and Cambridge Academy
AJ & AJ Charter Schools bus to Club for ASP;

Parent needs to call AJUSD 480-982-1110 X2200 to arrange from Superstition Elementary, Desert Vista, Cactus Canyon, Peralta, Excalabor, Avalon, AJ Middle School, AJ High School.

Schools not listed, require parents to call that school’s transportation department.

Club Hours

Office Hours: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

After School: 07/27/2022 - 05/25/2023

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Wed: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Summer: 05/30/2023 - 07/19/2022

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

School Breaks & Holiday Club Hours + -

Hours During Breaks: 7:00am – 6:00pm

  • Fall Break 2022: October 3 – 14
  • Winter Break 2022/23: December 23 – January 6
  • Spring Break 2023: March 13 – 24

Subject to change – contact the Club for more information on holidays.

Closed for Holidays/Training:
  • May 18 – 19, 2023 – Training
  • May 29, 2023 – Memorial Day
  • July 4, 2023 – Independence Day
  • September 4, 2023 – Labor Day
  • November 23-24, 2023 – Thanksgiving
  • December 25, 2023 – January 1, 2024 – Christmas
  • January 15, 2024 – Martin Luther King
  • February 19, 2024 – President’s Day

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

BGCAZ is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. We encourage parents to communicate with BGCAZ if your child has a disability so that we can work together to make reasonable accommodation that will allow your child access to the Club and its programs. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact your Branch Director.

BGCAZ se compromete a proporcionar acceso, igualdad de oportunidades y adaptaciones razonables para personas con discapacidades en el empleo, sus servicios, programas y actividades. Alentamos a los padres a comunicarse con BGCAZ si su hijo tiene una discapacidad para que podamos trabajar juntos para hacer ajustes razonables que permitan a su hijo acceder al Club y sus programas. Para solicitar adaptaciones razonables, comuníquese con el director de su sucursal.