United Way of Franklin County Live United
                                                                  3445 Richmond Road
                                                                   Lexington,  KY 40509

T: (859) 231-7811
  Provides programs addressing character development for boys aged 6 to 18; promotes values, decision-making skills, and self-worth in order to prepare them to become the leaders of tomorrow.

Eligibility: Cub Scouts: Males, 5-10 years; Boy Scouts: Males, 10-18 years; Exploring: Male or female; 14-20 years 

Cost:  $15 annually

Hours:  Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

District Executive, Renee Wagner     renee.wagner@scouting.org

                             402 Broadway
                          Frankfort, KY 40601

T: (502) 227-9637 x103
  The Y is a cause-driven organization that is for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  A strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors.

Hours: Monday - Friday, 6:30 AM to 9:00 PM; Saturday, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM; Sunday - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Executive Director: Keith Gallagher     kgallagher@frankfortymca.org 

                                                        2277 Executive Drive
                                                         Lexington, KY 40505

T: (800) 475-2621

Provides equal access to programs designed to help girls develop skills, values, and self-esteem and encourages girls to achieve their full potential as caring, competent, and confident women.

Eligibility: Any girls 5 to 17 years of age

Cost: $12 annual membership

Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Contact: Lynise Jackson    ljackson@gswrc.org

             THE KINGS CENTER
                               202 East Third Street
                            Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

T: (502) 227-8010


The Kings Center is a community center located in South Frankfort, which serves children and parents. The Center provides programs and activities, such as after-school tutoring, computer classes, service projects, dance team, and field trips. The goal of The Kings Center is to be a fun, educational, uplifting, and safe place for children to spend time.

Eligibility: Ages 5-18

Cost: None 

Hours:  August - May:  3:00 PM - 6:00 PM -- Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.  3:00 - 5:00 Tuesday.                                                        June and July and school breaks:  10:00 AM - 1:00 PM.  

Director:  Deneen Petty   

c/o Jeanette  Walker
148 Langford Avenue
Frankfort, KY 40601

T: (502) 352-6067 (home)


Provides supervised recreational, cultural enrichment to the youth of our community.  The purpose of the program is to develop and build character and strengthen the body and minds of future leaders of the community.

Eligibility: 6-17 years of age

Cost:  None

Hours: June through August, Day session - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM; Evening session - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Chairperson: Jeanette Walker   jdwalker2760@gmail.com