Facility Overview

The Brookline Teen Center is an architecturally award winning 12,000 square foot renovated 1930’s era garage.

The facility encompasses a social recreation area, yoga/dance studio, half-court gym, fitness center, game/media room, kitchen, cafe seating area, 2 lanes of candlepin bowling, 2 performance stages, an A/V booth, and an academic mezzanine.

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Recording Studio

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Live Room

Control Room 

Our state-of-the-art music recording studio is comprised of a control room and live room that allows for music production, audio engineering, jam sessions, songwriting, DJ’ing and more. Members are encouraged to create and record music, hone their craft and organize music related events. Whether it’s recording a debut album, getting training to operate Pro Tools as an audio engineer, or promoting and hosting an Open Mic, all members with an interest in music are welcome to get involved. 
 
Our production carts are outfitted with Digital Audio Workstation Reason and M-Audio Midi Controllers. The carts are an ideal platform for nascent beatmakers to get their feet wet in digital composition. Additionally, the Live Room set up of drums, bass, guitar, and keys is primed for weekly band practice or jam sessions. For those intrigued by audio engineering, our Pro Tools 101 course will show you the necessary techniques for recording and editing live and digital music. Aspiring DJs are also welcome to join ourThursday afternoon sessions to learn the fundamentals of mixing and cutting with both vinyl and Serato Scratch Live. For those interested in organizing and promoting live music events, we hold weekly Music Team meetings where Open Mics and other music related functions are planned. 

 

Health & Fitness

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Fitness Center

Half-Court Gym

The fitness center offers members a variety of fitness options including dumbells from 5 to 60 lbs, treadmills, elliptical cross trainers, a power lifting rack, StairMasters, recumbent bikes, cable resistance machine, TRXs, medicine balls, benches, climbing rope, heavy bag and a large tredwall.

Our half court gymnasium provides members with an opportunity to engage in a variety of sports including, but not limited to, basketball, volleyball, soccer, floor hockey and dodgeball. Basketball skills clinics, dodgeball tournaments and 3:3 games are just a few of the activities you will find happening here.

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Candlepin Bowling

Yoga Studio

Members can enjoy 2 lanes of candlepin bowling. Play solo, against a friend, or in a BTC tournament.

The yoga/dance studio is a large space with a mirrored wall, sound system and flat screen TV for self-directed activity. A variety of classes are offered through the BTC. As well, there are 2 folding ping pong tables which can be rolled out and opened in order to turn the space into a recreational ping pong area.


 

Common Areas

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Cafe

Social Recreation 

The BTC has a cafe with a variety of food and drink options to choose from and both cash and credit cards are accepted. There is a large seating area where members can relax with their friends. This area also includes a piano, small stage for performances and an outdoor deck featuring seats from Fenway Park.

The social recreation area is a great space for friends to hang out together, socialize and challenge each other in both pool, air hockey and foosball.


 

Media/Game Room

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Projection TV

Gaming Hideaway

Members can enjoy movies, watch Apple TV or play video games on the large 110 inch projection screen or smaller flat screen in the game room. The BTC provides Xbox 360, PS3, and PS4 consoles as well as a variety of games. 


 

Academic/Collborative

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Academic Mezzanine

Conference Room

 The academic mezzanine is comprised of 2,000 square feet of academic enrichment space which includes a study space with top of the line PC and Mac computers, a tutoring room, and a large conference room. The BTC also offers members Chromebooks which they can check out and use within the center. Academic support, homework help and 1:1 tutoring are also available at the BTC.

The conference room has 7 tables (6’x3′) that can be arranged in a boardroom-style or classroom-style and can seat 35 people. The room has a projector and a dry erase wall and is perfect fit for group meetings and projects.