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Call for information 253-967-7195, or Email: School Support Services

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JBLM families, especially those new to the area, will find a valuable resource in the School Support Services. Whether you attend school on base or off, while you are here, the School Support Services will assist you with the following:

  1. Represent, inform and assist command
  2. Assist families with school issues by providing information, making referrals, educating families and offering personal support
  3. Interface, educate and coordinate with local school districts
  4. Forge Partnerships in Education to create links between the military and schools
  5. Support family transitions upon arrival to and departure from JBLM

Youth Sponsorship

  1. Partnership between Youth centers and School Support Services
  2. Youth can get involved in club at either Youth Center—Field or Main
  3. Incoming youth can submit application online here
  4. Current youth e-mail and collaborate with incoming youth to make transition more smooth
  5. Transition video can be viewed at: http://bcove.me/jcal5zlz
  6. PCSing video can be viewed here
  7. Youth Sponsor Request Form

Army Family

Newcomers

The school your child attends is based upon your home address. Children living at JBLM will attend Clover Park District schools. Off-base residents can register their child In school at their local school district. To register, parents must present:

  1. Proof of residency – contract for rental property or a utility bill with your name and address on it;

  2. Child’s immunization records (current on shots); and name, address and phone number/fax number to last school attended; and a copy of orders assigning servicemember to Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Service Members should not assume that their children will be able to attend school on base.

Starting School

Children who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31 are eligible to attend kindergarten. The child’s birth certificate and immunization records are required for enrollment. Children who will be 6 years old on or before Aug. 31 are eligible to attend first grade. Immunization records and proof of age are required.

In/Out-Processing

All military personnel are required to in/out-process through the School Support Services, which is part of Child and Youth Services. Any questions or concerns pertaining to the educational welfare of your child or children will be addressed at this time.

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Information

Area Community Technical Colleges
2017-2018 Scholarship Opportunities
SAT/ACT Prep Materials for Military Families

Helpful Links

The Puget Sound Educational Service 
District 121

serves many districts East, West, and North of Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Follow this link for information about a specific district.

The Educational Service District 113

serves many districts South of Ft Lewis. Follow this link for information about a specific district. 

Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction

For information about schools, districts, home-based instruction, early learning, special education, teacher certification, assessment, school report cards and demographics, and many more resources, click this link.

Special Education Ombudsman at the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction for Washington State.

Follow this link to go directly to the the ombudsman. Can provide support to parents, guardians and students with disabilities.

Testing

March2Success-This is a free program that helps students prepare for standardized tests.

2295 S 12th St. Joint Base Lewis-McChord 98433 +1(253)967-7195
Monday
8:am-4:30pm
Tuesday
8:am-4:30pm
Wednesday
8:am-4:30pm
Thursday
8:am-4:30pm
Friday
8:am-4:30pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
Programs using this location:

Scuba


Escape gravity with scuba

Many specialty diving classes are available at Joint Base Lewis-McChord SCUBA (one of the only 5 Star PADI Dive Centers in the military), located at the Northwest Adventure Center, Building 8050, NCO Beach Road, JBLM-Lewis North. Safety is a top priority, and divers with medical problems, such as high blood pressure, must have their doctor’s approval and be medically cleared. 

Adult scuba diving classes

Include the basic open water, advance, rescue, the master diver, dive master and the dive instructor. Class meets Monday to Friday 6 to 10 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday in the open water 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. to earn their certification.

Scuba Shop 8050 NCO Beach Rd JBLM-Lewis North, Washington 98433 United States +1(253)967-3405
Monday
9:00am-5:30pm
Tuesday
9:00am-5:30pm
Wednesday
Closed
Thursday
9:00am-5:30pm
Friday
9:00am-5:30pm
Saturday
9:00am-5:30pm
Sunday
Closed
Programs using this location:

Service Member & Family Assistance Center (SFAC)

SFAC 9059 Gardner Lp. BLDG 9059 Joint Base Lewis-McChord 98433 United States +1(253)966-8433
Monday
7:30am-4:00pm
Tuesday
7:30am-4:00pm
Wednesday
7:30am-4:00pm
Thursday
7:30am-4:00pm
Friday
7:30am-4:00pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
Federal Holidays
Closed
Programs using this location:

Sexual Assault Prevention & Response (SAPR)

The Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Program is committed to eliminating sexual harassment and sexual assault by creating a climate that respects the dignity of every member of the Army Family.

 

If you need help now, contact the 

24/7 JBLM Victim Advocate Hotline (Sexual Assault Reporting): +1(253) 389-8469

Bldg 100/STE 3024 McChord Field +1(253)982-7272
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
Closed
Thursday
Closed
Friday
Closed
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Sexual Harassment and Assault Response Prevention (JBLM Main & North)

The Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Program is committed to eliminating sexual harassment and sexual assault by creating a climate that respects the dignity of every member of the Army Family.

 

If you need help now, contact the 

24/7 JBLM Victim Advocate Hotline (Sexual Assault Reporting): +1(253) 389-8469

SHARP is available 24/7 at the phone number listed. The physical office at Waller Hall is open during regular business hours (0800-1600)
Bldg 2140 Liggett Ave. Waller Hall BLDG 2140 JBLM-Lewis Main, Washington 98433 United States +1(253)389-8469
Open 24 Hours.

SHARP Resource Center

The Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Program is committed to eliminating sexual harassment and sexual assault by creating a climate that respects the dignity of every member of the Army Family.

 

If you need help now, contact the 

24/7 JBLM Victim Advocate Hotline (Sexual Assault Reporting): +1(253) 389-8469

Bldg. 2027 C Wing, Pendleton Avenue JBLM-Lewis Main
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
Closed
Thursday
Closed
Friday
Closed
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Sheridan Fitness Center

At Sheridan Fitness Center, we're all about functional fitness. We specialize in helping you improve your endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, accuracy, agility and balance. Our facility features:

  • Alpha Warrior rig, tank sleds and other functional fitness equipment.
  • Cardio machines, a weight room with free weights, Hammer Strength equipment and a stretching room.

APFU is required 0630-0800.
Sheridan Fitness Center 3759 Stryker Ave. JBLM-Lewis Main, Washington 98433 United States +1 (253) 967-3797
Monday
5:00am-8:00am (Service members only. 6:30-8 a.m., APFU is required)
8:00am-8:00pm (Open to all authorized DOD ID cardholders)
Tuesday
5:00am-8:00am (Service members only. 6:30-8 a.m., APFU is required)
8:00am-8:00pm (Open to all authorized DOD ID cardholders)
Wednesday
5:00am-8:00am (Service members only. 6:30-8 a.m., APFU is required)
8:00am-8:00pm (Open to all authorized DOD ID cardholders)
Thursday
5:00am-8:00am (Service members only. 6:30-8 a.m., APFU is required)
8:00am-8:00pm (Open to all authorized DOD ID cardholders)
Friday
5:00am-8:00am (Service members only. 6:30-8 a.m., APFU is required)
8:00am-8:00pm (Open to all authorized DOD ID cardholders)
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
Programs using this location:

Soldier & Family Readiness Groups (SFRG)

SFRGs are command-sponsored programs to help build strong Families and bridge the gap between Families and units.

For the Air Force Key Spouse Program, click HERE

2140 Liggett Ave, JBLM Main Waller Hall BLDG 2140 Joint Base Lewis-McChord 98433 United States +1(253)967-8546
Monday
7:30am-3:30pm
Tuesday
7:30am-3:30pm
Wednesday
7:30am-3:30pm
Thursday
7:30am-3:30pm
Friday
7:30am-3:30pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
Programs using this location:

Soldiers Field House

APFU is required 0630-0800.
Soldiers Field House 3236 2nd Division Dr. & Handrich JBLM-Lewis Main, Washington 98433 United States +1 (253) 967-4771
Monday
5:00am-8:00am (Service members only. 6:30-8 a.m., APFU is required)
8:00am-8:00pm (Open to all authorized DOD ID card holders)
Tuesday
5:00am-8:00am (Service members only. 6:30-8 a.m., APFU is required)
8:00am-8:00pm (Open to all authorized DOD ID card holders)
Wednesday
5:00am-8:00am (Service members only. 6:30-8 a.m., APFU is required)
8:00am-8:00pm (Open to all authorized DOD ID card holders)
Thursday
5:00am-8:00am (Service members only. 6:30-8 a.m., APFU is required)
8:00am-8:00pm (Open to all authorized DOD ID card holders)
Friday
5:00am-8:00am (Service members only. 6:30-8 a.m., APFU is required)
8:00am-8:00pm (Open to all authorized DOD ID card holders)
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
Programs using this location:

Soldiers Field House Pool

Please visit the Aquatics page by clicking the "Aquatics" program link.

Soldiers Field House 3236 2nd Division Dr. JBLM-Lewis Main, Washington 98433 United States +1 (253) 967-5390
Monday
5:00am-6:30am (Lap swim)
6:30am-12:30pm (Scheduled military training)
Tuesday
5:00am-6:30am (Lap swim)
6:30am-12:30pm (Scheduled military training)
1:00pm-3:30pm (MAMC Physical Therapy)
Wednesday
5:00am-6:30am (Lap swim)
6:30am- (Scheduled military training)
Thursday
5:00am-6:30am (Lap Swim)
6:30am-12:30pm (Scheduled military training)
1:00pm-3:30pm (MAMC Physical Therapy)
Friday
5:00am-7:30am (Lap swim)
7:30am-8:30am (Pregnancy PT & TBI)
8:30am-9:30am (Lap swim)
9:30am-10:30am (Water aerobics)
10:30am-12:30pm (Lap swim)
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
Holiday & DONSA
Closed
Programs using this location: