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. All CYS facilities will be closed on the following days:
- May 24, 2019
- October 11, 2019
- 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)*, Family Fitness Room (Bldg. 110)** and the Fitness Centers***.
*All youth must be registered with CYS to utilize the Teen Center, To register, schedule an appointment with Parent Central Services.
**All children must be supervised by a parent or legal guardian in the Family Fitness Room.
***Youth 12 years and under 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 Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11:30 a.m. and Parent & Child Open Recreation on Mondays-Fridays from 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Will Burke CYS SKIES Center expand services?
Yes, we plan on growing our CYS Instructional Programs to include classes such as rock-climbing, Yoga (for kids), Zumba (for kids), Hapkido and much more!
Does Burke CYS SKIES Center offer Functional Fitness to Youth?
Yes, Burke CYS SKIES Center does offer functional fitness to youth. We offer organized programs through SAC, MST and homeschool throughout the year. Functional Fitness equipment includes cones, hurdles, ladders, balls, bands, ropes and more.
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.