Youth Center Programs

Our membership costs $40.00 per year, per child for ages 6-18yrs.  The membership s your child to participate in the many different activities that we have on offer at the Youth Center after school and on no school days as well as participating in our Youth Sports program. 

Youth aged 9-12 yrs can use the Youth Center for after school care and youth ages 6-8 yrs can also use the facilities but must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 

The Youth Center offers:

Youth Membership:
This membership gives children ages 6-18 years an opportunity to participate in the After School Recreation program, Youth Sports Program and discounts on Friday Night Fun Nights and other activities throughout the year!  Youth ages 6-8 yrs must be accompanied by an adult at all times in order to use the facility.


After School Recreation:
The After School program is open to ages 9-12 years. (Must purchase Youth Membership to participate)

Click here for the School Age Care fee Structure.

Monday through Thursday
3pm – 6pm

Friday
3pm – 5:30pm

Early Dismissals and No School Days
1pm – 6pm

Friday Night Fun Nights:

Each Friday the Youth Center offers an activity for the children to participate in either on-base or off-base.  Must sign up the Wednesday before the event, in order to participate.

Times are 6pm - 8pm unless otherwise specified.

Additional fee required in order to participate in Friday Night Fun Nights.

Rules for Ellsworth Youth Center:

  • Members must sign in and out of the facility.
  • Use all equipment, supplies and games properly and return them to the proper location when finished.
  • Treat others with kindness and respect.
  • Use appropriate language to Youth Center Staff, parents and other youth.
  • Use language and gestures that are not vulgar, profane or insulting to others.
  • Follow directions of the Youth Center staff.
  • Walking and not running in the facility for the safety of others.

In our facility we have the following to offer:

Recreation room- foosball, pool table, art center, video gaming area, computers with internet access, homework area, research books, TV with DVD & VCR for movies, plus snack bar with items for purchase.

Gym- full size gym for various activities including 6 basketball hoops, floor designed for roller-skating on, and lined for multiple games.  Equipment available for all sports and can be checked out for outdoor play.

Snack bar- lot’s of snacks available for reasonable prices. Some items include: individual pizzas, fries, granola bars, fruit snacks, popcorn, chips, hot chocolate, slushies and bottled drinks. (No outside food.)

The Youth Center offers birthday parties!

Skating birthday party packages

Package 1 (ages 6+):

Cost: $85.00 for up to 10 children (each additional child is $4.00)
Package includes:

  • Birthday cake- ¼ sheet cake, choice of cake flavor and icing.
  • Soda or punch
  • Ice cream- choice of flavor
  • Balloons
  • Use of skates
  • 2 hours of roller skating
  • Plus plates, silverware, cups, streamers, table clothes and balloons.

Package 2 (ages 6+):

Cost: $150.00 for 11 to 20 children (each additional child is $4.00)
Package includes:

  • Birthday cake- ½ sheet cake, choice of cake flavor and icing.
  • Soda or punch
  • Ice cream- choice of flavor
  • Balloons
  • Use of skates
  • 2 hours of roller skating
  • Plus plates, silverware, cups, streamers, table clothes and balloons.

Dance party package:

Tween Dance Package 1 (ages 9-12):

Cost: $160.00 for up to 10 children
Package includes:

  • Birthday cake- ¼ sheet cake, choice of cake flavor and icing.
  • Ice cream
  • Soda or punch
  • Themed decor
  • Music and lights 
  • Plus the plates, silverware, cups, streamers and table cloths.

Teen Dance Package 2 (ages 13+):

Cost: $220.00 for 11 to 20 children
Package includes:

  • Birthday cake- ½  sheet cake, choice of cake flavor and icing.
  • Ice cream
  • Soda or punch
  • Themed decor
  • Music and lights 
  • Plus the plates, silverware, cups, streamers and table cloths.

Birthday parties are available on Saturday’s from 3:00-5:00pm
**We do not host parties from January through to March due to our Youth Basketball season**

The party must be reserved 2 weeks in advance and a completed reservation form must be returned to the Youth Center to confirm your booking.  Payment is required at the time of reservation.  No refunds will be made 5 days prior to the scheduled party.  Any refund requested must be accompanied by a written request.

Please understand that you are responsible for the children in the party, to include ensuring all children leave and the conclusion of the party.  You are responsible for cleaning up after the party.  Party time includes 15 minutes for clean up/set-up and the two-hour party.

(Party plans are not offered for children under the age of 5 and no outside food allowed)

  • Hours of Operation

    Summer Hours
    Monday - Thursday

    1:00PM - 7:00PM

    Friday
    3:00PM - 9:00PM

    Saturday
    CLOSED

    School Year Hours
    Monday - Thursday

    8:00AM - 5:30PM

    Friday
    8:00AM - 5:00PM

    School Age Program

    Monday - Friday
    6:15AM - 5:30PM

    1679 Ellsworth Street
    605-385-2277

  • Youth Center Resources

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    YP Facebook Page


    Event Calendar


    School Age Handbook


    First Steps


    Fit Family


    Youth Sponsorship Program


    Youth Sponsorship Form