- Youth Center-Yuma Proving Ground
Youth Center-Yuma Proving Ground
School Age Services (SAS)
Our program offers school-age children 1st grade through 5th-grade exciting age-appropriate activities that include: Science and computer labs, arts and crafts, woodworking, music and drama, reading and writing, outdoor and indoor sports activities. We are affiliated with BGCA and 4-H. We offer before and after school care, holiday, and summer camps that include exciting field trips, swimming, roller-skating, library, and sports. We provide drop off and pick up services for Price Elementary School.
Middle School/Teens Program (MS/T)
Our Middle School and Teen Program (MST) offers grades 6 -12 supervised recreational after-school activities which promote cognitive and physical health and fitness. We partner with BGCA and 4-H to offer programs that recognize the scholastic and creative talents of our youth. Youth leadership, educational opportunities, and citizenship building experiences are incorporated through our partnerships with local schools and communities. Registration and on-post recreation activities are provided at no charge. Fees for off-post extra-curricular activities and field trips vary depending on the cost of the activity. Transportation and supervision are included in your field trip fee. Bus transportation to the youth center from school is provided by the Yuma School District.
Our Sports program offers children and youth ages 3 to 12 opportunities to develop good sportsmanship and healthy physical fitness skills. We offer Smart Start to help children develop the basic skills in each sport that will enable them to successfully participate in team sports. We partner with Yuma MCAS to provide the following team sports: Soccer, baseball, flag football, and basketball. Cheerleading is also offered during flag football. Sports for 3 and 4-year-olds are offered intramurally on-post.
All players will receive a uniform and an award at the end of each sport season. Volunteer coaches are utilized for each sport.
To register for School Age Services (SAS), Middle School/Teens (MS/T), or Youth Sports, contact Parent Central Services at (928)328-3119.