SKIES Unlimited-Instructional Programs

Hours of Operation

Monday 9:30 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Tuesday 9:30 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Wednesday 9:30 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Friday 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Sunday Closed
Federal Holidays Closed

Contact

1352 Ellis St.
Bldg. 5939
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Tel:
+1(719)526-6197

Military DSN Tel:
(312)691-6197

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The name SKIESUnlimited is an acronym for "Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration, and Skills," with the word "Unlimited" for the unlimited possibilities this program can offer Army children and youth.

SKIESUnlimited encompasses instructional programs for children and youth ranging from four weeks old to adolescence. Through SKIESUnlimited, children and youth in Child Development Services, School Age Services, Middle School and Teen, and Outreach Services (OS) Programs, as well as home-schooled children, have equal access to opportunities that expand their knowledge, inspire them, allow them to explore, and acquire new skills.


SKIESUnlimited has a four-school system. The four schools are:

  • School of Sports
  • School of Arts
  • School of Life Skills
  • School of Academic Skills.

 Current Classes (PDF)

 

Current Class Offerings

Dance Classes

Class Age Price
Ballet 1-12 $40
African Dance 3-5 $35
African Drum & Dance 6-13 $45

 

Gymnastics Classes

Class Age Price
Beginner Gymnastics 2-6 $40
Gymnastics 5-18 $45

 

Martial Arts Classes

Class Age Price
Kung Fu (8 classes) 5-18 $55
Kung Fu - Saturday (4 classes) 5-18 $45
Lil Dragons (8 classes) 3-6 $55
Lil Dragons - Saturday (4 classes) 3-6 $40

 

Uniforms Price
Kung Fu Uniform (with patches) $27.50
Lil Dragons Uniform $25.00

 

Music Classes

Class Age Price
Drums 5-18 $55
Guitar 5-18 $55
Guitar Saturday 5-18 $75
Piano - Group 5-18 $75
Piano - Private 5-18 $100

*Guitars are available for use

Yoga Classes

Class Age Price
Yoga 3-4 $40
Yoga 5-12 $45

 

Workshops

Workshop Age Price
Horseback Riding - 1 session 5-18 $40
Golf - 4 sessions 5-15 $60

 

Parent Participation Classes

Class Age Price
Parent & Me Ballet 1-2 $40
Parent & Me African Dance 2-3 $35
Parent & Me Gymnastics 1-2 $40
Parent & Me Lil Dragons 2-3 $55
Parent & Me Yoga* 1-5 $40-$50
Family Yoga* (4 classes) 5-18 $50-65
Family Yoga Saturday* (1 class) 5-18 $12-17

*Price varies per member participation.

Enrollment

Children enrolled with CYS Services are eligible to register for SKIESUnlimited classes and programs.

A two-week drop notice is required to disenroll from SKIESUnlimited classes. For additional information regarding SKIES, please call+1 (719)526-6197.

The Benefits of SKIESUnlimited

There is no question that military-connected children and youth face special challenges, and Army CYS Services believes the youth development benefits that can be derived from participating in SKIESUnlimited are significant. Instructional programs touch every aspect of child and youth development: physical, cognitive, emotional and social.

A student's age and developmental stage must be properly assessed in order to make best use of an instructional program. The latest research shows that young people spend as much as 80 percent of their waking time outside of the classroom. Students involved in after-school instructional programs have been shown to have developed an intellectual and emotional level that will be beneficial well into adulthood. When involved in instructional programs during the critical hours of 3-8 p.m., they are less likely to engage in undesirable behavior.

Children and youth are able to participate in our instructional programs for multiple purposes: to explore new skills, to pursue and nurture personal interests, to interact socially with others, to build a resume, to bolster a college application, or even to foster a close relationship with caring , knowledgeable adults outside of the home. Instructional programs foster the development of critical life, leadership, and social skills.

Instructors Wanted

Have you ever wanted to make a difference in someone’s life by sharing your passion with our Fort Carson youth? Now, you can! SKIESUnlimited is seeking new contractors in:

  • School of Arts, Recreation & Leisure
  • School of Sports, Fitness & Health
  • School of Life Skills, Citizenship & Leadership
  • School of Academic Skills, Mentoring & Intervention
  • Foreign Languages, Sign Language, Film Production, 2D and 3D Art, Culinary, Baking, Sewing, Needlework, Beading

For ages 6 weeks to 18 years.These are professional contract positions where instructors bid for services. Instructors must be at least 18 years old. Call +1 (719)526-6197 for more information