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Dawn Thompson




Youth Center

MON-THU: 3 to 5:30pm (ages 9-18)

FRI: 3 to 5pm (ages 9-18)

Weekends/Holidays/Family Days: Closed


Before & After School Programs

MON-FRI: 6:30am to 5:30pm

Weekends/Holidays/Family Days: Closed

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Youth Center


Open Skate


Open Skate at Liberty Square

  • 1st & 3rd Friday: Ages 5-12
    from 6 to 10pm; $10
  • 2nd & 4th Friday: Ages 13-18 from 6 to 11pm; $5


Skate Pass


Free Open Skate Pass, 15 Dec

Stop by the Youth Center to pick up your free pass if you have a currently deployed family member


Dance Recital


Holiday Dance Recital, 15 Dec

Held at the CAC at 6pm. Free and open to the public.

No School


No School, 22 Dec

Open Recreation will be open from noon to 5pm. Liberty Square closed.


Open Rec


Open Recreation, 27-28 Dec

Open Recreation will be open from noon to 6pm.


World Wide Bowl


World Wide Bowl, 28 Dec

Bowling from 1 to 3pm at Dakota Lanes for ages 5-12. Cost is $5 members/$7 non.






Open Rec


Open Recreation, 29 Dec

Available noon to 5pm. No Liberty Square.

Open Skate


Open Skating, 5 January

6 to 10pm; Teen Center 6 to 11pm

Family Movie Night


Family Movie Night, 12 Jan

Watch a movie, ice skate or socialize by the fire from 6 to 8pm.


Open Skate


Free Open Skate Pass, 19 Jan

Stop by the Youth Center to pick up your free pass if you have a currently deployed family member.


SBE Junior


SBE Junior, 20 January

This childcare option will mimic SBE with a tailgate party, games, prizes, dinner and snacks from 3 to 11pm for ages 5+. Cost is $25/YC members and $30 non-members.

Childcare is also available at the CDC for ages 4 and under for $30/child.

If you want to attend the SBE Jr. Event in conjunction with GPAB, a cost of $4/hour will be applied.



Monthly 4-H Meeting, 22 Jan

4:30 to 5:30pm



Cookies & Cornhole


Cornhole and Cookies, 26 Jan

Families, join us for cornhole, a cookie decorating contest, ice skating, and hot cocoa from 6 to 8pm.







Before and After School Program


Before & After School Program

Register now! Includes busing to and from school. If you are new to the program, request care at Militarychildcare.com

LES & current shot records required.


Hop on the Bus


Bus Service

YC Members may register for bus service from Twining to the Youth Center for $20/child/month.


Basketball Registration


Basketball League Registration for ages 5-12, through 30 Nov

$25 members/$30 non. Volunteer coaches/assistant coaches/team parents needed!
Youth must have a current shot record (w/flu shot) and physical.


Dane/Taekwondo Instructors wanted


Instructors Needed!

Please contact Dawn Thompson at 747-3151 if you are interested in teaching Dance or Taekwondo.


Dance Classes


Dance Classes


  • Rising Stars: Ages 3-5 from 4:30 to 5pm; $6/class
  • All Stars: Ages 6-9 from 5:15 to 6pm; $8/class


  • Super Stars: Ages 10 and up from 5 to 6pm; $10/class


Fall Piano Lessons


Fall Piano Classes

1/2 hour lessons available Thursdays from 3:30 to 6pm for ages 5 and up.




Register for Gymnastics L1

Level 1 is designed for ages 5+ and will be held Wednesdays from 6 to 7pm with coach Jolene Biorn. Cost is $10/class.




Register for Gymnastics L2

Held Mondays from 4 to 6pm with coach Jolene Biorn. Cost is $20/class.


Passport to Manhood


Passport to Manhood

Meeting Thursdays from 4 to 5pm.

Power Hour


Power Hour, Mon-Thu

Homework assistance/tutoring for ages 6-18 from 3:30 to 4:30pm. Youth must be registered members of the Youth Center to participate.

Torch Club


Torch Club, Mondays

Ages 11-13 elect officers and plan activities from 4 to 5pm in four areas: 1. Club/Community Service, 2. Education, 3. Athletics/Fitness, and 4. Social Recreation.





Youth ages 8 and up will be exposed to science, technology, engineering, and mathematic concepts from 4 to 5pm Tuesdays. Free for members/$3 non.



BGCA Jr. Staff Career Dev.

Prepare for a role as a volunteer in our community 4 to 6pm Mon-Thu.

Must be registered for the program.


Smart Girls


SMART Girls, Wednesdays

Meeting from 4 to 5pm for ages 9 and up.


Fine Arts Appreciation


Fine Arts Appreciation

Thursdays from 5 to 6pm for ages 8 and up. Youth will draw, paint, mold clay and more. Free for mbmers/$3 non.

Keystone Club


Keystone Club

Youth ages 14-18 will meet Fridays from 7 to 8pm at Liberty Square to plan their own activities in six areas: 1. Service to Club & Community; 2. Leadership Development; 3. Education/Career Exploration; 4. Unity; 5. Free Enterprise; 6. Social Recreation


Youth of the Month


Youth of the Month/Quarter

Youth ages 11-13 and ages 14-18 (two categories) must apply by the 5th of the month. Quarterly winners will compete for GFAFB Youth of the Year honors and continue on to compete at the state level.

Summer Camps

Tech Camp


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