A.R. "Gus" Barksdale Boys & Girls Club

Membership

If you’re interested in membership at the A.R. "Gus" Barksdale Boys & Girls Club or any of our Metro Atlanta clubs, please download the membership application . Then, complete and return the application to the club.

Become a Member

Brief History

A.R. “Gus” Barksdale Boys & Girls Club opened in 1977. The club moved from a small house serving less than 200 club members to its current 18,600 sq ft. location, which serves approximately 975 club members year round.  

 

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Staff

Terry

Terry Mitchell

Executive Director

Special Programs & Activities

  • Super Saturday Annual Dinner and Auction
  • Chess Club
  • Hip Hop Dance
  • Young Reporters
  • Pen Pal Club
  • Comic Book Club

A.R. "Gus" Barksdale Boys & Girls Club pick-up & drop-off school list:

We pick up from these schools

  • Conyers Middle School
  • JH House Elementary School
  • Rockdale High School
  • Flat Shoals Elementary
  • Shoal Creek Elementary
  • Memorial Middle School
  • Hightower Trails Elementary
  • Edwards Middle School (Kids must fill out non-home pick-up request)

These schools drop off at our club

  • CJ Hicks Elementary School
  • Pine Street Elementary School
  • Salem High School (kids must fill out non-home pick-up request)