Kroc Community Center

Ice Skating at the Kroc | Feb 16-19

New Ice Skating Rink at the Kroc! Enjoy a fun winter activity. Join The Salvation Army Kroc Center for outdoor community ice skating on their field,  right in the heart of Dorchester!


When: Open Winter Vacation Break 2/16-2/19 (closed Monday), daily from 12pm-4pm.

Where: The Salvation Army Kroc Corps Community Center 650 Dudley Street Boston, MA 02125

Free to members, $2 for non-members. Bring your own skates.

Helmets highly recommended for youth ages 4-12 Years.

For more information, call our Welcome Desk at 617-318-6900

Miracle on Dudley Street | Dec 12

It’s that cheerful time of the year again! The Kroc Corps Community Center is pleased to invite children of programs and networks in the community to a special celebration MIRACLE ON DUDLEY STREET, taking place Saturday, December 12th, 2015 from 11:30-3:00pm. The Kroc Center looks forward to providing the children with a yummy nutritious meal, a time of gift giving with Santa and interactive fun activity time with our pleasant Kroc Staff and volunteers. They even have a fun lineup of entertainment! As a friendly reminder, this is a kid’s only party and they kindly ask that parents/caretakers take the time to enjoy this time to themselves. They can drop-off the children at registration at 11:00am until pick up at 3:00pm.  >> Read More

Cycling for Weight Loss at the KROC | June 24

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Every Wednesday, you can cycle at the KROC! Join your neighbors and friends and get fit while having fun!


When: Every Wednesday night


Where: KROC Center of Boston

650 Dudley Ave Dorchester

For more info: Contact Douglas Milton at or call (617)318-6961

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Foreign Feast Fridays at the KROC | May 22

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EVERY FRIDAY, come to the KROC Center and enjoy foreign food provided by local restaurants with hopes to support the KROC's culinary training program!


When: EVERY FRIDAY beginning February 13th


Where: KROC Community Center

650 Dudley Street Dorchester

For more info: Call the KROC at (617) 318-6900


KROC Center Summer Programs Open House | June 6

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Come check out what the KROC has in store for you this summer! You are invited to the KROC for an informative session that will prepare parents, children, and families for the upcoming summer. Learn about summer camps, dance classes, music, recreation, and more!


When: Saturday, June 6th


Where: KROC Center of Boston

650 Dudley Street, Dorchester

For more info:  contact the KROC welcome desk at (617)318-6900


Vacation Bible School at the KROC | April 20-24

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Attention Parents:

Enroll your children in the Salvation Army's Vacation Bible School during April Vacation Week! Fun activities to enrich the gospel experience to include: 

Dance, Sports, Arts & Crafts, Swimming, Music, Devotions, Inspirational Stories, Healthy Meals and Education!


When: April 20-24


(extended day option available)

Where: KROC Center Boston 

650 Dudley Street Dorchester

Cost: Application Fee of $50

(early 8am or late pickup 6pm for add'l $25)  

For more information: contact Olive Fagan at 617-318-6940 or

KROC Center Spring Programs Open House | March 21

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Come to the Kroc Center's FREE Spring Programs Open House! Learn about programs, membership specials and more! New Lower Membership Pricing and now Programs Included!

When: Saturday, March 21st


Where: KROC Center Boston

650 Dudley Street
Dorchester, MA 02125

Questions?:  email Yhinny.Matos@USE.SalvationArmy.Org

Kroc Enrichment Week | Feb 16-20

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Engage your youth (ages 6-12) for a whole week with the Salvation Army Kroc Community Center! Kroc Enrichment Week (KEW) offers a week-long winter vacation program full of fitness activities, dabbling in the arts, and learning life skills! 


When: February 16th-20th


Where: Kroc Community Center

650 Dudley Street Dorchester

For more information: contact Nakennia President at (617)318-6965 or

KidsFEAST Thanksgiving | Nov. 13

KidsFEAST Thanksgiving | Nov. 13

KidsF.E.A.S.T Thanksgiving Fundraiser Feast
Thursday, November 13th

Please join us for a splendid KidsF.E.A.S.T Fundraiser "Feast"
This Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for all we are blessed with.
We need your help to support and expand our KidsF.E.A.ST after-school program,
please join us for a wonderful holiday meal.

The Thanksgiving dinner will be delightfully prepared by our kids and the Culinary Arts Training Program students.The feast will be flavored and savored using the wonderful herbs and spices grown by the children in our Hydroponics component of the program.

**Special performance by our Strings Program Students!**

We hope you will be a part of this special event.

Also on hand will be:

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The World's Largest Swimming Lesson | June 20

On June 20, the Kroc Center is hosting The World's Largest Swimming Lesson. Registration goes from 10am to 11am and is FREE! The lesson starts at 11:30am in the Salvation Army Kroc Center (650 Dudley Street). For more info, please call 617-318-6973 or email

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