Do It At The Dewitt!

See The Dewitt Center’s Spring 2019 (April – June) 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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As part of the programming, The Dewitt Center is happy to host The Timothy Smith Network and the Ellis.

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

The Timothy Smith Network

The Timothy Smith Network Technology Lab operates Monday – Friday 10AM – 8PM and Saturday 12PM – 5PM. Their curriculum is designed to answer the many needs of the diverse people they serve at the Dewitt Center. They provide students with technology training that creates pathways for them to higher education or well-paying jobs in the burgeoning tech industry. To that end, the TSTL offers innovative workshops and trainings catered to innovators, design creators and entrepreneurs. For those who just want to learn about technology, the TSTL will offer programs to help them become and stay tech literate, which is a must in a world that is increasingly reliant upon technology.

For more information about the TSTL contact the program manager, Leah Samura at, 617.708.1444

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.