At Tinker Youth Center
Youth Center Membership Program
The Youth Center Membership Program is $60 a year per child ($50 if you sign up in the month of December) and open to youth 10-18 years of age who are dependents of active duty military, retirees, DoD civilians, and contractors. The program includes Power Hour, Fit Factor, Smart Girls, Passport to Manhood, Career Launch, Money Matters, Fine Arts, Arts and Crafts, computer and internet access (monitored), a variety of video games and consoles, and much more on a daily basis. During the summer a variety of weekly day camps are available.
School Age Program
Kindergarten – 5th Grade
– Parkview Elementary
– Soldier Creek Elementary
– Barnes Elementary
– Schwartz Elementary
– Mid West City Elementary
– Steed Elementary
– Torch Club: Ages 10-12
– Keystone Club: Ages 13-18
For information on the School Age Program visit TinkerLiving.com/SAP.
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Tinker AFB Youth Programs are for ages 5-18 (ages 3-4 for Start Smart Sports Programs) and is affiliated with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). Tinker Youth participate in the BGCA’s Five Programs:
- Education and Career Development
- The Arts
- Health and Life Skills
- Character and Leadership Development
- Sports, Fitness, and Recreation. Click here for the Sports Registration Form
The Youth Center also offers three 4-H programs throughout the year. The goal of 4-H programming is to develop growth and development in the four essential elements (Belonging, Mastery, Independence, and Generosity). The Oklahoma County 4-H Extension Office, Oklahoma 4-H Military Liaison, and Tinker Youth Center work closely to offer a variety of projects/programming.
Daily Membership Activity Clubs
Mon – Fri | 4PM – 5PM
Information available at the Youth Center.
Youth Dance Class
$50 a month for 1 class per week.
Parents will have an additional $60 recital fee and this will cover the recital costume.
Dance classes will offer free trial classes the first week of each month.
Classes offered are: Ballet/Tap and Hip Hop
Classes are for children ages 3-18 and are 50 minutes long.
Youth Martial Arts
$50 a month for 2 classes per week. (3rd child in a family is free).
Private Lessons: $50 per 1 hr session.
Martial Arts is offering free trial classes for the first 2 classes of each month.
Kuk Sool Won is a Korean system of highly effective fighting techniques that teaches body throws, joint locks, break falls and pressure point exploitation as well as hand and foot striking techniques. Kuk Sool Won is a well-rounded martial art that increases your fitness, flexibility, balance and mental focus as you learn self-defense.
Uniform/Lifetime Membership: $100 one-time cost.
– Uniform includes all patches sewn and white belt
– World Kuk Sool Association (WKSA) membership valid for ALL KSW schools world-wide
-Testing Fees: $40 for full belt promotion. Includes new belt and promotion certificate.
-There is no charge for stripe promotions.
Before the end of the first month of instruction, a fee of $100 will be charged for the full uniform, belt and lifetime membership to the WKSA. Other fees may be charged for belt testing, seminars, tournaments and additional equipment as required.
Instructor will provide positive guidance while teaching the traditional Korean martial art style of KUK SOOL WON. Program curriculum will be in accordance with the World Kuk Sool Association (WKSA). The instructor and school is fully licensed by the WKSA. Instruction will be tailored to the age group in each particular class. The instructor will work with each student to help them become better global citizens through the study of martial arts. Other associated programs available are Stranger Danger, Bully-Proofing, and Women’s Self Defense. Other specialty programs and private lessons may also be provided on request. Additional activities include participation in tournaments, special seminars and belt testing.
All youth sports programs are $60 for youth ages 5-12 and the Start Smart for youth ages 3-4 is $75 (starter kit included).
Youth Sports offered:
Flag Football/Color Guard/Cheer (24 October- 3 December)
Start Smart offered:
Flag Football (24 October- 5 December)
For dates and more info please call the Youth Center at 405.734.7866.
Click here for information about our WINK (Welcoming In New Kids) program
Find events and classes open to anyone on Tinker Air Force Base by checking out our calendar below! In order to view details please click on each event or class individually.
Note: The “More details” and “Copy to My Calendar” functions don’t work on Tinker Air Force Base computers due to the inability to log into Google Calendar. To cover this we’ll make sure to include all details when you click on each event individually.