Youth Enrichment Services


Youth Enrichment Services


Our mission is to inspire and challenge youth with physical and mental activities that foster life-long respect for self, others, and the environment.

News & Events

9th Annual YES Black Diamond Gala is a Success

Apr 15, 2019

Youth Enrichment Services (YES) held their 9th Annual Black Diamond Gala on Thursday, April 11 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. The event attracted more than 300 supporters and raised nearly $600,000 for Boston youth. Funds will support YES’s outdoor sports and leadership programs: Operation SnowSports, Outdoor Adventure, Leadership Corps,...

State Champion Teen Athlete, Grace Connolly, Selects YES to Receive Grant from Gatorade

Feb 22, 2019

Natick High School senior, Grace Connolly, speaking to the YES Track & Field program Athlete and Natick High School senior, Grace Connolly, was recently named the 2018-19 Gatorade Massachusetts Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year. As a Gatorade Runner of the Year, Grace selected Youth Enrichment Services (YES) to...

Macy’s and Clothes4Souls Donate 600 Winter Coats to YES Youth

Jan 25, 2019

Macy’s Regional Manager, Linda Sullivan – who is also a YES Alumni and Advisory Council member – poses with a teen in her new winter ski coat. Youth Enrichment Services (YES) recently received a generous donation of 600 brand new winter jackets from Macy’s and Clothes4Souls to be distributed to...

YES Receives Grant from Share Winter Foundation

Jan 15, 2019

Youth Enrichment Services (YES) recently received two grants from the Share Winter Foundation (formerly known as the National Winter Sports Education Foundation) for a total of $17,500. The grants are being awarded to the Cross-Country Ski and YETTI (Youth Excel Through Tailored Instruction) programs. Both programs operate within YES’s Operation...

June 16

Waterfront 5K and Fitness Festival

June 16
9:00 am
- 1:30 pm
June 26

8th Annual YES Appreciation Harbor Cruise

June 26
6:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
August 15
September 07

Dimock Road to Wellness 5K Walk/Run

September 7
7:00 am
- 1:00 pm
The Dimock Center Boston MA

Who We Serve

Over 1,600 YES youth were served by YES in 2015
75% of youth served by YES live in low-to-moderate income households
3 out of 5 served by YES are youth of color

Our impact

Thank You to our Supporters!

Contact Us

Youth Enrichment Services
412 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
Tel. (617) 267-5877
Fax (617) 266-6168
Email: [email protected]