Burke CYS SKIES Center
- CYS Training Days (Closures)
Child and Youth Services allows for program closures in an effort to support unit mission requirements and training. Below are the CYS training holidays for 2020:
- May 22, 2020
- September 8, 2020
- FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
What is Burke CYS SKIES Center?
This facility is dedicated to running Child and Youth Services (CYS) programs such as: CYS Instructional Programs, Youth Sports & Fitness, Homeschool Programming and others. All activities at Burke must be scheduled and programmed.
What activities are currently scheduled at Burke CYS SKIES Center?
Current activities include:
- CYS Instructional Programs classes (gymnastics, ballet, Korean dance, Korean drums and Taekwondo)
- Youth Sports & Fitness (basketball, cheerleading and volleyball)
- Homeschool Programming (physical education and open recreation)
- Army Community Service Romp N' Stomp Playgroup
- High School Cheerleading practice
All children must be registered with CYS to participate in CYS Instructional Programs classes and Youth Sports. To register, schedule an appointment with Parent Central Services.
What are the hours?
Hours of operation vary by season.
Is it a Fitness Center for Youth?
No, it is not. However, there are facilities for children and youth to participate in fitness activities such as the Teen Center (Bldg. 570)1, Family Fitness Room (Bldg. 110)2 and the Fitness Centers3.
1All youth must be registered with CYS to utilize the Teen Center, To register, schedule an appointment with Parent Central Services.
2All children must be supervised by a parent or legal guardian in the Family Fitness Room.
3Youth 12 years and younger may not use treadmills, elliptical machines, stationary bikes or any other mechanical equipment, free weights and machines, saunas or jacuzzi area. Youth ages 13-15 years old may use gym equipment if they are supervised by a parent or guardian participating in the same activity at the same time (IAW AR 215-1).
Does it offer open recreation?
Yes, the center offers Homeschool Open Recreation on Thursdays from 11 a.m. - Noon and Parent & Child Open Recreation on Mondays-Fridays from 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Can I rent space in Burke CYS SKIES Center for private parties?
No, you cannot. However, there are other facilities available for rent such as the Community Activity Center ballroom, pavilions, Flightline Tap Room and First and Ten Restaurant.