Who we are

Hill House is a team of passionate administrators, instructors, board members and volunteers working to fund and execute service activities in order to meet the diverse social, educational, cultural and recreational needs of individuals and families residing in Boston’s downtown neighborhoods. Through quality programs, collaborative partnerships and volunteer support, Hill House seeks to build and foster a strong sense of urban community and improve quality of life for residents of all ages. Learn more.

Winter Registration is NOW OPEN!  

All your favorite classes have returned as well as some new and exciting options this winter. From music, art and cooking programs to basketball and new parent workshops, we are excited to welcome you and your family to a variety of classes and clinics. Look through our Winter Program Guide our browse our website for all the different options. If you have any questions please drop us a line at 617-227-5838. 

Winter Basketball is bigger and better !
We are excited to announce the Hill House basketball leagues and clinics; building on the success and popularity of last season. We are delighted to have our U9, U13 and girls program remain at the Huntington Ave YMCA with U6 again at 74 Joy Street. We will be extending the basketball league season to include an additional three weeks this winter for more fun and player development. Click here for more information.

Support our 2017-2018 Annual Appeal

Our 2016-2017 Annual Appeal bid ended on June 30th and we exceeded our goal! Thanks to all of you who gave. Our 2017-2018 Annual Appeal is now underway. Did you know? Hill House's program fees fund about two-thirds of our operating budget and we rely on the generosity of donors to fund the remaining 30% each year. Support from the community helps us compensate our dedicated staff and instructors, provide program scholarships, serve monthly meals to neighborhood seniors, and offer free events and activities. Help support your backyard in the city and Donate Now!

Become a Hill House member. 
Did you know that if your family registers for three programs or athletics during the fall, winter and spring, a Hill House family membership pays for itself? Hill House members have two days of priority  for programs, are able to participate in free art, playgroups and our Lego Club, have discounts on facility rentals and more. Become a member.