Our past inspires us to make the Center the best place to meet Sewickley's needs.
In 1935, a local group of young African American men organized and formed The Young Men’s Club. This group, with the support of the Sewickley Valley Ministerial Association and a group of prominent local citizens, joined together and established the Sewickley Colored Community Center.
On February 1, 1937, the SCCC opened its doors for registration and recreational programs.
For decades “the Center” served as the focal point for Sewickley’s African American community, offering instructional and recreational athletics, martial arts training, crafts, Girl and Boy Scout Troops, and early childhood education; plus social gatherings and activities including parties, trips, a bowling league, and performances by Diana Ross and the Supremes, Jr. Walker and the All-Stars, and other headliners from the Motown Era.
Today, The Sewickley Community Center continues to evolve to provide for the ever-changing needs of residents of the Sewickley Valley Area.