Il Centro Community Center Summer camp

Swimming, Basketball, Pickleball, Volleyball, Strength & Conditioning

In Partnership with
the Brooklyn Basketball Academy

Summer Camp for Kids Ages 6-14

Il Centro Community Center | Bensonhurst | Brooklyn, NY


Registration for summer 2024 is open! 

Registration Closes Friday, May 10th 

Athleticism | Exhilaration | Development

Age Groupings and Objectives

Kids Ages 6-14


Designed to accommodate all age groups, our program provides a positive, engaging, and safe environment for participants to develop fundamental basketball skills while enjoying every moment on the court.

Led by experienced coaches, our camp focuses on optimizing skill levels, igniting passion for the game, and nurturing players’ self-esteem. Through a balanced blend of skills training and friendly competition, participants refine their techniques, learn defensive strategies, and master motion offense concepts.

As players progress, our program evolves to prioritize individual and position-specific skill development, alongside fitness enhancement. With a tailored approach for each age group, we ensure ample opportunities for players to grow, compete, and thrive both on and off the court.


Il Centro’s aquatic experience caters to a diverse range of participants, offering a comprehensive blend of fundamental instruction, thrilling competitions, and essential water safety training.

Participants in our program embark on a journey of skill development, starting with mastering basic swimming techniques through engaging games and competitions. Our experienced instructors ensure a fun and supportive environment while maintaining a strong emphasis on pool safety through regular drills and demonstrations.

As campers progress, the program evolves to offer more advanced swim training, including water polo games and specialized exercises to enhance strength and endurance. We prioritize water safety awareness, equipping participants with the knowledge and skills to handle various aquatic scenarios confidently.

Strength & Conditioning

Get ready to ignite your inner athlete and unleash your full potential in a fun and supportive environment.

Our program is designed to help you build strength, improve endurance, and enhance flexibility while having an absolute blast with friends. From dynamic workouts to exciting challenges, our experienced coaches are here to guide you every step of the way.

Whether you dream of excelling in your favorite sports or simply want to feel stronger and more confident, our strength and conditioning camp is the perfect place to level up your fitness game. Join us this summer for an unforgettable adventure filled with laughter, camaraderie, and endless opportunities to grow.


Our volleyball program offers a thrilling opportunity to sharpen your skills, make new friends, and create lasting memories.

Led by passionate coaches who know how to turn up the fun, our volleyball sessions are a highlight of the camp experience. Get ready for laughter, teamwork, and plenty of high-fives as you engage in a variety of engaging activities designed to bring out your inner athlete.

From perfecting your serves to mastering those epic spikes, our dynamic drills and games are sure to keep you on your toes. But it’s not just about the volleyball action—our camp is a place to try new things, challenge yourself, and discover what you’re capable of.

Whether you’re diving for a save, bumping the ball with precision, or cheering on your teammates from the sidelines, you’ll be part of a supportive community that celebrates every victory, big or small. And when the day’s activities come to an end, you’ll leave the court with a smile on your face and memories that will last a lifetime.


Our pickleball experience provides a dynamic mix of foundational training, spirited matches, and crucial court safety protocols.

Participants in our program embark on a journey of skill enhancement, starting with mastering the basics of pickleball through interactive drills and lively gameplay. Our adept instructors foster a vibrant and encouraging atmosphere while placing significant emphasis on court safety through regular guidance and demonstrations.

As players advance, the program expands to include more intricate pickleball tactics, such as strategic doubles play and specialized exercises to enhance speed and precision on the court. We prioritize a thorough understanding of court safety, ensuring participants are well-prepared to navigate various pickleball scenarios with confidence and enjoyment.

Il Centro Community Center Summer Camp

Our full day camp is the ultimate athletic program for kids. Our program focuses on keeping your kids healthy and active all summer long with a focus on basketball and swimming.

Our state-of-the-art facility, located on the corner of Benson Avenue and 18th Avenue in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, boasts 44,000 sq ft of space for your kids to run, jump and play. Including an indoor roof top pool, basketball courts, classrooms, and more.

Safety is our top priority, so you can rest assured that your kids will be well taken care of while they enjoy an exhilarating experience that they’ll never forget. Register now and give your kids the gift of a summer camp they’ll love.

Our Daily Schedule 

Our secure and safe facility will be your new home for the next few weeks. Participants will get to swim, play sports, and exercise every day during our athletic program – how cool is that?

The daily schedule is filled with non-stop action that’ll keep you on your toes. Each morning, get ready to be dropped off at our facility where you’ll meet your new friends and camp counselors.

You’ll then head to our gymnasium to prepare for the day ahead. Trust us; it’s going to be epic! Once you’re all set, it’s time to start the rotation.

Every day kids will rotate between three 1.5 hour periods to hone their skills and have a blast doing it. From basketball to swimming, we’ve got everything covered. And once the morning’s rotation is done, it’s time for lunch – yummy! After lunch jump back into the fun.

-The Il Centro Community Center Summer Team & The Brooklyn Basketball Academy 

training camp for kids

Basketball | Swimming & Aquatics | Strength & Conditioning | Pickleball | Volleyball

2024 Program Weeks

Il Centro’s Summer Camp spans 5 weeks, running from July 8th to August 9th. We understand that families have different scheduling needs. Families can choose to enroll for the full 5-week program or opt for a minimum of any 3 weeks, offering flexibility to fit your schedule!

Program SchedulE

Early dropoff


with activities in our gymnasium for an additional fee

Full Day Program


Late Pickup


with activities in our gymnasium for an additional fee

2024 Program Fees


$450 / Week


$550 / Week

Registration Fee


Early Dropoff | Activities in our Gymnasium


8:00am – 9:00am

Late Pickup | Activities in our Gymnasium


3:00pm – 4:00pm

What to bring



Clean Towel


Swim Cap


Swim Goggles


Change of clothing


Shoes for the pool deck


Sneakers & socks


lunch in a lunch box


Water bottle

We require the participants name be clearly marked on all personal items. We are not responsible for any lost items.

Il Centro Summer Program



Yes, we offer an early drop off program from 8am–9am for $50 per week and a late pick up program from 3pm–4pm for $50 per week. Early drop off and late pick up must be selected at the time of registration.


Children must be dropped off at Il Centro Community center at 9am and picked up at 3pm.


No, we do not offer any discounts.


Full payment is due at the time of registration.


For participation in this program, it is essential that children can enter the pool independently and feel comfortable with water. It is not necessary that they already know how to swim. If they are not at ease in the pool, then they cannot join the program.


Yes, children are required to change themselves in our locker rooms. Our counselors cannot assist participants in the locker rooms. Children who cannot change themselves cannot join the program. Children must participate in all components of the program.


Unfortunately, we do not provide lunch. Participants will have to bring their own lunch each day. We do not have any means of keeping food cold or heating it up. Additionally, we cannot accept deliveries or orders for lunch and our facility is a nut-free zone.


Participants can cancel before May 1st to receive a full refund (excluding the non-member registration fee). Participants who cancel after May 1st will be charge the full value their registered weeks.

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Don’t miss out on the amazing opportunities at Il Centro Community Center in South Brooklyn! Our facilities cater to everyone—children, adults, and seniors.