Youth & Teen Center

Have Fun, Come Hang!


Monday - Friday | 2 - 6pm
No School & Early Dismissal | 12 - 6pm
Closed Weekends, Federal Holidays & PACAF Family Days


Bldg. 5313
next door to Anderson-Crawford Elementary School & across the street from Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School

Open Recreation, Camps, Classes, & Events

Located across from Ben Eielson Jr/Sr High School, the Youth Center offers a broad assortment of year-round activities for in a fun, safe, and exciting educational environment. 

The ​Open Rec Program open to 10-18 year olds offers opportunities for positive youth development by supporting the skills, interests, qualities, and abilities of all youth. 

From instructional programs, sports activities, open rec, winter & summer break camps, field trips & more, the ​Youth Center assures parents that their children are safe, secure, and engaged.

Instructional Classes

Parents must create a CYPBMS account to register through the Parent Portal. Please call for current, monthly class dates & times.

Ballet & Hip Hop

A fusion of graceful ballet movements and energetic hip-hop dance, offers diverse dance styles for creative expression.

Mommy & Me Gymnastics

Bond with your child while they explore basic gymnastics skills, fostering motor development and parent-child connections. Open to those walking through 4 years old. Parents are required to participate.

Boys Gymnastics

Open to boys age 6 and older with Coach Jocelyn to develop strength, coordination, and flexibility through gymnastic exercises.


Department of the Air Force Services partners with national youth serving organizations to provide a wide range of programs and services for youth and staff, including Boys & Girls Clubs of America, USDA/4-H, National Alliance for Youth Sports, and Council of Accreditation.

Torch Club

Torch Club gives youth, ages 9-13, the opportunity to develop their leadership skills through service to their Youth Center and community. Torch Club members learn to work together to plan and implement activities in four areas: education, health and fitness, service to club and community, and social recreation.

Air Force Teen Council (AFTC)

Air Force Teen Council is a network of teens from AF bases around the Midwest working to resolve issues and voice teen concerns to the highest levels of AF leadership on behalf of teens locally and worldwide.

Keystone Club

Keystone is Boys & Girls Club of America’s (BGCA) premiere teen character and leadership program. The program helps develop good character and positive leadership skills for young members ages 14 to 18. Teens learn the value of good citizenship and community service and are encouraged to participate in activities in four key focus areas: community service, academic success, career preparation and teen outreach.

Youth of the Year

Develops teens’ leadership skills through experiences in and out of the club. This leadership development program includes hands-on activities, exploring topics such as identity, passion, personal branding, voice, teamwork, goal setting, as well as activities to prepare them for the Youth of the Year selection process.
Each year, one deserving teen will be selected to represent Eielson AFB as their Military Youth of the Year. The Youth of the Year will then be able to compete against other military bases at Regionals for a chance at additional scholarships.

Youth Sports

Eielson Youth enjoy a diverse array of sports year-round, including football, soccer, baseball, softball, basketball, cheerleading, & more.

visit Youth Sports

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. 

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