With deep roots in the English-speaking community in Verdun since 1959, BGC Dawson is a safe and supportive community centre that offers a wide range of educational, recreational, and social programs.
Mission, Vision & Core Values
To provide a safe and supportive place where children, youth, adults, and seniors can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships, and develop confidence and skills for life.
All members of the community discover and achieve their dreams to be healthy, successful, and active participants in society.
Our Core Values
We welcome everyone in a safe, accepting environment based on belonging and positive relationships.
We collaborate with young people, adults, families, seniors, volunteers, organizations and government to support meaningful participation and positive contributions in the community.
We ensure that everyone – children, youth, adults, seniors, volunteers, staff – is heard, valued and treated fairly.
Encouragement and Empowerment
We encourage and support each individual to explore, learn, and develop skills to allow them to achieve their dreams.
We advocate for children, youth, families, and seniors so that we can make our world better.