Schilling Community Center

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Welcome to Schilling Community Center

Stop by and visit our facility for information on learning new skills, upcoming events, and spend time in our game room.

Learn more about Schilling Community Center!

Building 455 across from the Keystone Theater
Kadena DSN • 634-1387

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday • 7am – 7 pm
Saturdays /PACAF Days • 9am –6 pm
Sunday & Holidays • Closed

FIRST TIME DRIVER COURSE

Our American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association (ADTSEA) certified courses are 45 hours in length with 39 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of Behind the Wheel instruction. To enroll in a first time driver’s course, follow the flow chart to determine what your next steps are! Individuals must be SOFA Status/Sponsored.

Active Duty • $300
Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4 pm

Teens (Ages 16-17) • $300
Monday – Friday 6 pm-9 pm

Adults(Ages 18 & Over) • $300
Monday – Frida
y 9 AM - Noon 

Refresher Course
Our Refresher Courses are offered for those with expiring/expired licenses. Several factors determine which refresher course is required. Please see below to determine which refresher course is right for you.

Air Force, DoDDs, Exchange and Air Force civilians plus their dependents:
Please visit Kadena Pass and ID to receive guidance on which refresher course is required.

Marines, Navy, Army, USMC/USN/USA civilians and their dependents:
Please visit Foster Base Safety to receive guidance on which refresher course is required.

Refresher Course • Offered once a month
$50 • 2 Hour Refresher • Saturday, 9 am – 11 am
$75 • 3 Hour Refresher • Saturday, 9 am – Noon

How To Enroll
To enroll in Driver’s Education, please visit the Schilling Community Center Front Desk and be prepared with all required documents, registration forms and payment.

- Registration Form – First Time Driver Course (Active Duty, Adult, Teen)
-Registration Form - Refresher Course
- Learner’s Permit Request Form

- Refresher Course - Pass and Registration Stamp

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

I am Active Duty E-5 or below Navy / Marine / Army. How do I sign up for the Active Duty First-Time Drivers Course?

  • Please visit Foster Base Safety and obtain an Application for USFJ Form 4EJ Driver’s Permit (Yellow Card) to be endorsed by your commanding officer prior to registering for a class. Once you have a signed yellow card, bring the yellow card to the Schilling Community Center to sign up.

I am a 16-17 year old First-Time driver. How do I sign up for Driver’s Education to obtain a SOFA license?

*You must have celebrated your 16th birthday in order to enroll in Driver’s Education

  • Air Force, DoDDs, Exchange and Air Force civilians plus their dependents: Please present a signed Learner’s Permit Request Form form to the Schilling Community Center Front Desk to enroll.
  • Marines, Navy, Army, USMC/USN/USA civilians and their dependents: Please visit the Schilling Community Center Front Desk to enroll.

I do not speak/understand English very well, can I enroll in a Driver’s Education Course?

  • In order to comprehend the program and successfully complete the course, it is essential that students are fluent English speakers.
  • At this time, classes are only conducted in English.

Will this license work Stateside?

  • The ADTSEA program is accepted in many states. However, if you are curious about your particular state, you must contact that state's DMV directly.

What does the Active Duty First-Time Driver’s Course Schedule look like?

  • The first week of the course (five days) consists of classroom instruction
  • The following week of the course consists of Behind the Wheel Instruction
  • Schedules will be adjusted to accommodate federal holidays and is subject to change.

What does the Teen & First-Time Driver’s Course Schedule look like?

  • The first two weeks of the course consists of classroom instruction.
  • The following weeks consist of Behind the Wheel instruction.
  • Schedules will be adjusted to accommodate federal holidays and is subject to change.

How does the Behind the Wheel portion work?

  • Behind the Wheel instruction hours are scheduled one on one with instructor/students
  • Learner’s permits are required before beginning behind the wheel instruction. Once obtained, Learner’s permits are valid for 90 days.
  • These hours may be scheduled outside of regular classroom instruction hours (morning, evening and/or weekend) at the discretion of the instructor/students availability.
  • The amount of time it takes to complete the behind the wheel portion will vary and is dependent on the availability and coordination of instructor/students.

Foster Base Safety:
For more information and/or detailed instructions regarding Foster Base Safety processes, please contact 645-3183/7219 or visit them on Camp Foster at Building 5831.

Kadena Pass & ID:

For more information or clarification on these processes, please contact Kadena Pass & ID directly at 634-3437 or visit them on Kadena AB at Building 31. Operating hours - Mon, Wed, Fri: 0730-1500. Tues and Thurs: 0730-1600.

Post Card Calligraphy
3  Week Session
Tuesdays  • 5 pm – 6:30 pm
$40 • Per person

Ikebana Japanese Flower Arrangement
Saturdays • 11 am – noon
$50 • Per person for three sessions
Flowers included.

Kumon Learning Center
To find out more please stop by the Schilling Community Center!

Uechi-Ryu Karate
Kids Only
Tuesdays & Thursdays • 4:30 pm – 6 pm
$35 • Per person- 6 sessions

Japanese Conversation
Tuesdays • 10:30 am – noon
Thursdays • 5:30 pm – 7 pm
$30 • Per month
Ages 18 & over

STEM Science
Ages 6 – 12
To find out more please stop by the Schilling Community Center!

Piano
$60 • Per 4 week session

Rooms are set up and ready to go for mission oriented meetings and briefings. Fees apply for non-mission essential reservations. Must be 18 or over to rent a room.

Ballroom Rental
Capacity • 120 people
$25 • 1 hour | $40 • 2 hours | $50 • 3 hours
$25 • Each additional hour

Shi-Shi Room
Capacity • 36 people
$10 • 1 hour | $16 • 2 hours | $20 • 3 hours
$10 • Each additional hour

Bingata Room
Capacity • 36 people
$10 • 1 hour | $16 • 2 hours | $20 • 3 hours
$10 • Each additional hour