Special thanks to our funders and partners!  Our work is possible because of you!


  • San Francisco Department of Children, Youth & their Families
  • San Francisco Unified School District
  • United Way of the Bay Area
  • Urban Services YMCA
  • Community Grows
  • Mo' Magic
  • Handful Players
  • SCORES
  • ​UCSF


We celebrate life and achievements. Check here to see our event schedule and for information on how you can join us!

Learning is a lifelong journey; one that should be shared. Our adult and family services provide 

opportunities for parents to learn throughout the school day and beyond. 

​​YOUTH Programs

Our before school, school day, after school, and Summer camp programs help John Muir Elementary School and SFUSD students gain skills to succeed academically and socially.

What is the western addition beacon center?


Located at John Muir Elementary School, the Western Addition Beacon Center is a program of the Buchanan YMCA providing quality programming for youth and adults. Our mission is to enrich the lives of community members and to ensure the
healthy development of young people.
We are one of nine Beacon Centers in
San Francisco public schools.
  • ​BEFORE SCHOOL PROGRAM
  • school day support
  • after school program
  • HEALTH AND WELLNESS
  • parent leadership Group
  • Parent support
  • SUMMER CAMP

Events

ADULT and fAMILY SERVICES

What's Happening at the Western Addition Beacon Center?

Western Addition Beacon Center

at john muir elementary school; 380 WEBSTER STREET, sAN francisco; 415.749.2714

2017 Western Addition Beacon Center Summer Day Camp Program applications are now available! Print from below, fill one out per child, and turn it into a Beacon staff member in Room 414 or email the completed form to Lowens@ymcasf.net!

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