Parent Central Services (Registration)

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For information on events, youth sports and other documents, go to the Community Updates

To ensure the safety of your children, families using any of the
CYS programs must be registered annually.

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You must fall into one of the following categories that may be verified with your government ID card. (AR608-10, 1-6)

  1. Active Duty Service Members
  2. DOD Civilians
  3. DOD Contractors
  4. Reservist on active duty or in active duty personnell training
  5. Retirees * may only use Recreational Activities (Child Care, School Age, Middle School Teen Services are not permissible for Retirees AR 215-1,7-1)


Services are offered on Lewis Main, Lewis North and McChord Field. Several options for child/youth care are available on base and off base in centers and licensed homes. Some age groups may have a wait list for on base centers.

To inquire about full - day or part - day child care, email Parent Central Services email


For child care and youth services there are military benefits on base and off base. Centers have a sliding scale based on income. All fees are substidized by the government up to 60%.


Parent Participation Program
Frequently Asked Questions
What CYS can do for your Family
PAC Meetings and Minutes
Middle School-Teen Self-Registration Application
Youth Sponsor Request Form
Special Needs Accommodation Process

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