Jefferson Barns Community Vitality Center


The Jefferson Barns Community Vitality Center (JBCVC) is the center of the Norwayne community. It provides physical space for the various community organizations and programs available. There are many programs open to all residents and most programs have no fee for participation.

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Activities, Events, and Programs

Visit the City's new Recreation Portal for up to date information on what is happening at the Jefferson Barn's Community Vitality Center!

Here are some of our available programs and activities:

Learning Lab

For more information about the Learning Lab, please call 313-277-3937 or email the Learning Lab.

  • Computer Education (Access to Coding, Google Chrome Books and Apps)
  • Tutoring/Homework Assistance (Supported by Certified Teachers)

Reading Room

The mission of the Jefferson Barns Community Center Reading Room is to connect you to the joy of reading and to enrich lives, build community, and foster success by bringing people, information, and ideas together. The library is open to everyone. There are no fines for late returns.

Kronk Boxing Gym / ESCOT

The Kronk Boxing Gym / ESCOT serves as a vital source of support and community for youth in the community. It provides a structured program of mentoring and development for young adults. Visit the Kronk Boxing Gym / ESCOT website for more information.

There are many more programs and opportunities available. Visit the Recreation Portal for more information.

Jefferson Barns Rental Information

The Jefferson Barns Community Vitality Center is available for rental to community groups and private individuals. The Jefferson Barns Community Vitality Center accommodates gatherings up to 100 people (seating for 80). Kitchen facilities are available. Please visit the City of Westland's new Recreation Portal for more information and to reserve your room online! For more information, please call 734-793-9390.

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