Our athletic program is designed to encourage local youth to recognize and foster their enthusiasm for scholarship and physical fitness, to promote the development of stronger character, and to encourage positive leadership and to cultivate responsible citizenship through service of The Utica Center for Development. Our athletic program offers our newly renovated gymnasium, racquetball courts, and workout room. Members of the athletic program have the ability to utilize these spaces and participate in events held through our athletics program...
Wilson's Cops and Kids
Coach Wilson is the founder of Wilson's Cops and Kids at the Den located in the Utica Center for Development. Through this program, Coach and officers from the Utica Police department teach youth not only what to do inside the ring and outside the ring as well. Wilson's Cops & Kids is a free non-profit boxing gym that focuses on providing a safe atmosphere for local youths to learn the fundamentals of boxing...
The Utica Center for Development is proud to be the home of Utica Royalties. Utica Royalties is a free program to kids of all ages offering a wide range of opportunities for children. They currently offer dance, drumming, art, and hygiene classes every Friday and Saturday at the UCD!