the Amie L. Mathy Center for Recreation and Education, Viterbo
University and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse join
hand-in-hand as partners to promote the physical, recreational, and
educational development of students of all ages.
This combined facility offers the Boys & Girls Clubs much-needed
space to serve youth of the south side of La Crosse. Likewise, Viterbo
benefits from added space which alleviated serious overcrowding in its
former Student Activities Center which was built when enrollment was
half of what it is today. This unique Boys & Girls Club/Viterbo
University joint project is one of the first of its kind in the nation
to combine assets and strengths of both organizations for the betterment
of youth and the surrounding neighborhood. The power to become one will
create many opportunities not otherwise possible.
The Boys & Girls Clubs has a more active presence on La Crosse’s
south side. This center addresses the need for a positive and
productive place for youth on the south side to be exposed to living and