Do It At The Dewitt!

See The Dewitt Center’s Fall 2019 (September – November) Catalog here!

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 10AM – 8PM
Saturday: 10AM – 6PM
Sunday: CLOSED

Madison Park Development Corporation‘s community center, The Dewitt Center, opened its doors in Madison Park Village in July 2018 to serve as a welcoming home for many MPDC programs for people of all ages.

The Dewitt Center features daily programs & classes including financial literacy, workforce development, Zumba, knitting, after-school youth development, and much more.

The Dewitt Center also features a state-of-the-art technology lab, a summer camp, a “Teen Zone,” and health & wellness programs including sports & fitness activities in the gym.

The Dewitt Center is also home to an array of arts activities with art classes, events, and a gallery featuring exhibitions by Roxbury artists.

Check out The Dewitt Center’s info sheet!

Interested in hosting a community event or program at The Dewitt Center? Please fill out our event & program inquiry form below.

Event or Program Inquiry

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Tech Lab @ The Dewitt Center

Tech Lab @ The Dewitt Center

The Dewitt Center gives people of all ages access to state of the art computer technology.

Visit The Dewitt Center during our open access hours for computer time, and computer support.

Open access hours at The Dewitt Center Tech Lab are Mondays & Wednesdays from 3:30pm – 5:30pm

The Ellis

The Ellis works to strengthen Boston’s inner-city working families with high-quality education and care for children, youth, and vulnerable adults. The goal of the programs at the Ellis is to engage, educate, and empower.

The Ellis includes…

-Breakfast, lunch, and snack provided daily

-Field trips to museums, parks, pools, beaches, libraries, and much more!

-Partnerships with Haley House, Tenacity, Einc, and South End Library

-Enrichment opportunities including dance, cooking, STEM projects, visual arts, and sports and fitness

The cost for MPDC residents is $50 – $75 a week based on income and household size.

Non-resident: $125 / week.

The Ellis Memorial also accepts vouchers.

Age Range: 5-13

Monday – Friday 2:00pm – 6:00 pm

For more information about the Ellis contact: Meisha Reece,, 617.426.2900

Ellis Memorial is hiring a full-time School Age Group Leader.

Please view the website or contact


Event or Program Inquiry

Host your community event or program at The Dewitt Center!

Please Note: The Dewitt Center does not: -Allow alcohol on the premises -Provide catering services -AV or tech -Setup or breakdown staff (overhire staff) $50 clean-up fee may apply. Please note: It will take 7 days to receive a response for a room usage request.
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    For a community event or meeting: Please list 3 dates you are interested in. For a program/class/workshop: Please list your preferred dates or days of the week. The Dewitt Center is closed on Sundays.