Instructional Classes

Advanced Babysitting Class (includes CPR), $45, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., is open to ages 11 to 18. A minimum of four students are required to hold a class.

Classes are offered Saturdays on these dates.

2019 Class Schedule
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 2
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 13
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 11
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, June 8
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, July 20
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, August 3
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, September 14
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, October 12
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, November 9
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, December 7

Classes are held at the RP Lee Youth Center, Bldg. 1555, on Peterson AFB. There will be a one-hour lunch break. You can bring your own brown bag lunch and beverage.

For information and to register, please call 719-556-7220. Click here for the flyer, complete with participation requirements.


  • Kindergarten (age 5) through Eighth Grade (age 13).
  • Offered 7-11 p.m. Fridays and 1-5 p.m. Saturdays, as indicated, at the CDC Main and the RP Lee Youth Center.  For more information, call 719-554-9573 or 719-556-7220.

In 2020 –

1-5 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2020
7 to 11 p.m. Friday, May 15, 2020
7 to 11 p.m. Friday, June 5, 2020
1-5 p.m. Saturday, July 25, 2020
7 to 11 p.m. Friday, August 14, 2020
7 to 11 p.m. Friday, September 18, 2020

Parents Night Out, now in conjunction with GPAB, is $24. GPAB is funded by the Air Force Aid Society and is for Air Force members only. For more information and to sign up, call 719-556-7220.

Click here for the flyer.

FORMS NEEDED: AF 1181, USDA Child Health Assessment, Income Eligibility (IEF) & Current Immunization records to include Flu shot. – (See Family Support for the Waiver, Bldg. #350 Suite #1203).  –  NOTE: You must complete registration by 12:00 noon on the Wednesday of the week that you are requesting. (See above dates) No applications will be taken on Thursdays or Fridays for that same week.


Home Alone Certification Courses are held on the same dates and times with the Air Force Aid Society, (GPAB & Parents Night Out) right here at the R.P. Lee Youth Center, Bldg. #1555. Once a month on Friday at 7-9 p.m. or Saturday at 1-3 p.m. Here are the dates:


Friday, February 8
Friday, March 22 
Friday, April 12
Friday, May 10 
Friday, June 14 
Saturday, July 13  
Friday, August 2
Friday, September 20

Is your child ready to stay home alone? The Home Alone Safety for Kids program helps children and their families get ready for their child’s first steps towards independence and being without adult supervision.

This safety program is ideally suited for children aged 9-12 years old. Safety and accident prevention are the common theme throughout the program. The information is relevant and current. Course content includes:

  • Street smarts and bike safety
  • People safety (“Tricky People” and Safe strangers)
  • Online and internet safety
  • Snacking and kitchen safety
  • Home fire safety
  • Sibling rivalry
  • Preventing accidents
  • How to handle emergencies and other situations
  • Basic first aid skills

For more information and to sign up, call 719-556-7220. Click here for the flyer.

FORMS NEEDED: AF 1181, USDA Child Health Assessment & Current Immunization records to include Flu shot.  –  NOTE: You must complete registration by 12 noon on the Wednesday of the week that you are requesting.  (See above dates.) No applications will be taken on Thursdays or Fridays for that same week.


Make beautiful music.

Let the piano speak for you.

Lessons are $25 per half-hour. Private lessons are held in our soundproof music room on site.

Explore your creative music side with piano. Call 719-556-7220.


Do you enjoy guitar music? What kind speaks to you – classical, jazz, rock, bluegrass?

Or are you looking for something physical – like the martial arts, cheer, or movement oriented?

We’re looking for instructors for these activities.  If you or someone you know would like to share your skill, call 719-556-7220 for more information.

Types of Instructional Classes

Martial Arts
Tumbling – not gymnastics

If you are interested in becoming a contractor for Instructional Classes at the R. P. Lee Youth Center or want more information, please call 719-556-7220.

Contractor Requirements

  1. Written proposal to include objectives and goals – sample available at the Youth Center
  2. Must be 18 years old or older
  3. Copies of certifications
  4. Personal Liability Insurance
  5. Positive background check
  6. CPR/First Aid Certification
  7. Electronic Funds Transfer for payment
  8. Individual Services Contract – Annual

The following training will be provided to the contractor by the Youth Center

  1. Program Philosophy
  2. Safety Requirements
  3. Fire Prevention
  4. Discipline Technique
  5. Child Abuse Prevention, Identification, and Reporting
  6. Youth Development
  7. Youth Health Risks and Concerns
  8. Dangers of Performance Enhancing Chemicals


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