HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday thru Friday:
8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
A NEW BEGINNING...
The Richard J. Ricketts Community Center is a hub of athletic, educational, recreational, and wellness activities focusing on after-school programming for Pottstown youth. The Ricketts Center strives to provide activities and programming that any and everyone within the community can benefit from. Now a program of Boyertown Area Multi-Service, the Ricketts Center is dedicated to making advancements and moving in positive directions to best serve everyone within the Pottstown community and surrounding areas.
The Ricketts Center offers FREE karate classes twice a week to registered members AND their family members. Classes are taught my certified instructors and come at no cost to participants.
Those who take part have an opportunity to receive a uniform and advance in belts through testing.
- Mondays & Wednesdays 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
- Ricketts Center Gymnasium
Only set requirement is for all who attend to have a free membership to the Ricketts Center.
Students ages 8 to 13 can take part in Soccer for Success, an instructional youth soccer program offered through the JT Dorsey Foundation. This program is free to all who participate who have active memberships to the Ricketts Center. Lessons are curriculum based, intended to teach the fundamental foundations of the game of soccer. Students will also walk away with skills on how to work in teams, how to interact with others outside of their typical social groups, and how to food plays a big part on health and wellness.
This program is purely instructional in nature and is not an organized team.
I-Excel is the after school program focused on academic advancement and assistance. Select students will take part in this program to receive additional academic support and individualized tutoring. this program is geared towards taking a more personalized and engaging approach to assisting students in their academic needs.
This program is slighted to start in the upcoming school year and will be by sign-up only.
Fitness Center is overseen by personal trainer Paul Winterbottom. the fitness center is open to all active members, of the appropriate age, free of charge.
Along with fitness center access, those who wish to can participate in Boot Camp, also ran by Paul Winterbottom, twice a week, either indoor at the Ricketts Center, or outside at the Pottstown School District Stadium.
Weight Room: Mon - Fri 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Boot Camp: Tues & Thurs 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM