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Youth Activities

Youth Center

The Youth Center is conveniently located in Building 714, next door to Crawford Elementary School, and across the street from Ben Eielson Junior and Senior High School. Its programs provide a wide variety of constructive leisure-time activities for youths, ages 9 to 18. The center offers many athletic activities including soccer, baseball, softball, tee-ball, football, cheerleading, archery, and basketball. Instructional programs include, ballet, acrobatics, and piano.

The center is also home to the Teen Center, which includes a snack bar open for lunch each day during the school year. High school students can have lunch in the lounge area, complete with music, then enjoy video games or the computer room. Teen Programs are offered after hours on Fridays during the school year.

For more information on programs, call 907-377-3194 or visit

Community Center 

Everyone is welcome to come enjoy the numerous activities and services available at our multi-purpose Community Center, located in the Eielson City Center at 2518 Central Avenue, next to the Ernie Walker Theater.

The Community Center houses the largest indoor playground in the USAF, bouncy castle, golf simulators, arcade games, pool, ping pong, air hockey, foosball, tabletop games, and over 250 arcade games. We also offer a play area for toddlers up to age three near the fitness area with treadmills, ellipticals, and stationary bikes for parents to squeeze in a workout while the kids play. Balloon bouquets are available for purchase. Themed birthday rooms are available for rent. A conference room is also available. The center also offers various programs and special events for the entire family.

For more information on programs, call 907-377-2642 or visit