of Greater Santa Barbara




The Girls Clubs continued to grow in popularity and service, expanding through the Parks and Recreation Department, and the Santa Barbara School District. The Girls Club published “Choices” and “Challenges,” teen-life planning journals, and formed Advocacy Press, a non-profit publishing company.

In 1989 that the Girls Club of Santa Barbara and the Girls Club of Goleta merged to become the Girls Club of Greater Santa Barbara.

In 1989, the Williams C. Hall Gymnasium was built at the Ortega Street complex, which today offers toddler, recreational, and competitive team programs.