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.

Spring has sprung at Hill House - we hope you will join us!

The spring semester at Hill House opened on March 14 for our indoor programming, and our instructors are really enjoying getting to know your little ones. Registration for programs like Musical Playtime, Scratch Computer Programming, Born to Play Softball and all of our indoors athletics is ongoing: sign up today for some of your favorite programs and athletics. Not sure of your perfect program yet? View the Spring 2016 Program & Athletics Guide to help you choose. 

See you on the fields - baseball and softball start in April.

Our program assistants and volunteer coaches are getting ready to step up to the plate at TERSF! There's still plenty of time to get involved in America's pastime - take a look at our baseball and softball pages to view our offerings for weekly classes for 3-4.5 year olds and our leagues for 4.5 year olds and up. Interested in coaching a team? Fill out our volunteer application and contact Sam Renshaw to learn more about this opportunity. 

Join in on the FUN this summer at Kiddie Kamp

Kiddie Kamp at Hill House is the perfect combination of new and exciting experiences and a safe, nurturing, stimulating environment. Potty trained 3-5 year olds are invited to join our team of skilled educators and beloved Hill House instructors for a summer full of games, crafts, stories, songs, age-appropriate athletics and outdoor fun. Your child will build confidence, independence and friendships. Sign up for week or the entire summer! Check out our availability on the Kiddie Kamp page

Support Hill House's Annual Appeal!

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 3 programs each year, a Hill House Membership pays for itself? Hill House Members are invited to spend Snow Days at the Firehouse, can register early for programs, are able to participate in free art classes and more. Become a member.