Morley Nelson Community Center

7701 W. Northview St., Boise

Morley Nelson Community Center will remain open 8-5 p.m. Monday-Friday

Our community center is located at Morley Nelson Elementary School on the Boise Bench. The center opened in 2008.


7701 W. Northview St.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday, 3:45 - 6:30 p.m.
Spring Break & Summer hours: 1:00  - 5:00 p.m.
Closed Saturday-Sunday.

Snow Days: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closed holidays

children gardening

About the Morley Nelson Community Center

The 4,000-square-foot community center features multipurpose rooms for free after-school drop-in use, an art center with classes for children and adults, and a supervised teen activity center with computers, games and a lounge area.

Kid City is a free after-school drop-in program serving children in grades 1-6 features fitness and art programs, homework assistance, and a healthy snack. Kid City is open from open from 3:45-6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday year round.

The Teen Center offers an informal gathering space with cozy lounge chairs, computer stations with interactive video games, and a flat-screen TV with Nintendo Wii. Staff members provide mentoring and life skills development for teens. The teen center hours are 2:30-6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

2019-2020 Registration Form

Public Art

Morley Nelson Mural by Marcus Pierce

Upcoming Events

For the health and safety of our residents and staff, the City of Boise has canceled all city-sponsored public programming and public outreach until further notice. This includes:
  • Parks and Recreation activities, classes, events and leagues
  • All Library and Arts & History programs and events

The City of Boise issued a Public Health Emergency Order on March 19, 2020 suspending most Boise City board and commission meetings.

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