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Department of the Air Force
Barksdale Youth Center
425 Kenney Avenue
Barksdale AFB, LA 71110
A wide range of programs are available for youth and teens, including youth sports and recreation programs, educational programs and programs that support leadership and career development. Please review the information to learn what programs and services are available at this installation.
The Barksdale Air Force Base (BAFB) Youth Center is a modern 19,922 square foot, state-of-the-art center with four activity rooms, large game room, TV lounge, computer/study room, gymnasium, kitchen, snack bar and patio.
The Youth Center is open: 6:30 a.m-7:30 a.m. on school days and 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on no school days.School Age Program: Monday - Friday, 6:15 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Programs offered at the Youth Center include:
Open Rec Program: Open to any Pre-Teens/Teens ages 9-18.
The Open Rec Program gives Youth the opportunity to participate in fun recreational activities, including Lock-Ins, Kids Run, Art Galleries, and much more.
Open Rec Cost:
$240.00 Annually or Monthly $30.00
Summer Time: Tuesday - Saturday, 12:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.School Year: Tuesday - Friday 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Employment for working age youth (on-base) is usually obtained through NAF (Non-Appropriated Funds) in the form of lifeguards, and through individual ambition in the form of babysitting, mowing lawns, pet care and house sitting. The American Red Cross offers classes to obtain babysitting certification through the Airman and Family Readiness Center.
Kids in Touch with Kids Sponsorship Program
If your children are between the ages of 9 and 18, send their name, address, age, phone number, gender and hobbies/interests to: Kids in Touch with Kids, 425 Kenney Ave, Barksdale AFB, LA 71110. We will put them in touch with a youth stationed here at Barksdale AFB to gain information about schools, activities and the Barksdale AFB area before they arrive.
The BAFB Youth Center is a modern 19,922 square foot, state-of-the-art center with three activity rooms, large game room, dance room, music room, TV lounge, computer/study room, gymnasium, kitchen, snack bar and patio.