The Open Rec Program at Aviano Air Base provides age appropriate activities and experiences for youth ages 9-13 to include field trips, homework assistance, arts & crafts, science, cooking, music, cultural, community experiences and learning opportunities in safe environments under the supervision of trained program assistants.
This program only offers after-school care.
Fees for this program are $100 Quarterly (every three months).
With a membership, youth receive a membership card, access to privileges in Open Recreation, discounted rates and priority registration for AYP sports.
Parents interested in registering their child, may go to or call the Aviano Youth Center front desk for information.
All registration needs to be accompanied with up-to-date immunization and most recent FLU SHOT.
Parents, Please Note:
As per AFI 34-144, children 13 years of age or younger, must be accompanied by a parent at all times when being signed into/out of programs in the AYP building.
Club members ages 6-18 achieve Academic Success by providing homework help, tutoring, and high-yield learning activities and encouraging members to become self-directed learners.
Youth have a daily opportunity to engage in physical fitness and face off against their peers in exciting games. On a rotating schedule, youth play the following games/activities: Soccer, Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Dodgeball, ect.
Each day youth have the opportunity to express themselves artistically during Art Club. Youth have access to various media including watercolor, clay, pastels, and fuse beads to create their next masterpiece.
Torch Club is a “club within the Club,” helping to meet the special character development needs of younger adolescents at a critical stage in their life.
A Torch Club is a powerful vehicle through which young people develop and strengthen their 21st-century leadership skills, giving them a firm foundation of good character and integrity. Torch Club members elect officers and work together to implement projects in the four focus areas: service to Club and community; education; health and fitness; and social recreation.
This is a club that helps guide young girls toward healthy attitudes and lifestyles, eating right, staying fit, getting good health care and more. It encourages young women to reach their full potential.
National Fine Arts Exhibit
The National Fine Arts Exhibit encourages artistic recognition of Club members ages 6 to 18 by displaying drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, mixed media and sculpture at local and regional exhibits. A panel of distinguished judges selects works for inclusion in the National Fine Arts Exhibit, which is displayed the ensuing year at BGCA events, including the annual National Conference.
Mind, Body, and Soul
Helps Club members develop a knowledge base to acquire healthy habits, such as making smart food choices, understanding appropriate portion sizes and creating fun and balanced meals.
Encourages young people to be physically active through fun daily fitness, including games and activities to get them moving. Daily fitness challenges give youth of every age a chance to play longer and harder at a variety of games.
Provides social recreation programs and activities that strengthen interpersonal skills, foster good character and develop positive relationships and cooperation among young people. Club youth acquire a healthy self-concept and belief in their self-worth, and cope well with positive and adverse situations.
Focus on Photography
The Focus on Photography club encourages club members ages 9 to 18 to learn and practice photographing. Youth can learn the printing and displaying process and have a chance to work with different photography equipment.