Welcome to the Schilling Community Center!

We offer a number of different classes to pique your interest, including Piano, KUMON, and STEM.  Interested in learning to drive? The Schilling houses all the New Driver’s Education information with new classes offered every month for Active Duty, Teen, and Adult Drivers.

We also host free monthly programs like Picnic with Parents to help get your kid’s wiggles out, Family Bingo featuring a fun new theme each month, and Film Fridays if you’re looking for a family friendly outing to end your week! Looking to do a little shopping? We have you covered with our monthly vendor fair featuring local sellers hosted in our garden.

Be sure to follow our Facebook page @KadenaCommunityCenter to participate in our monthly Oki Living Virtual Photo Contests and receive updates on all our class and events

We look forward to serving you Kadena!

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

Monday – Friday • 7 am – 7 pm
Saturday • 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday & Holidays • Closed

Insurance Office
Monday – Friday • 9am – 5pm
Weekends & Holidays • Closed
*Closed from 2 – 3 pm for lunch*

$60 • Per 4 week session

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

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

Market Day: Saturday is for Shopping

  • 3rd Saturday of the Month 10am-2pm Schilling Garden
    • Interested in being a vendor? Bring a completed vendor application and legal approval to Schilling front desk to register!
  • Vendor Application
  • Legal offices by branch:
Vendor Sign Up Link: (Opens on the 1st of each month for the following month Ex: On April 1 Signups for May program will open)
  • Come to Schilling front desk to create WebTrac login (must have submitted vendor application and legal approval)
Family Bingo – FREE
  • 3rd Tuesday of the Month 5pm-7pm Schilling Ballroom
  • New Theme each month!
  • Registration Required – Opens 15th of each month at 10am
Picnic with Parents – FREE
  • 2nd Tuesday of the Month 11am-2pm Schilling Garden
  • No registration required!
 Film Friday – FREE


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 6pm – 9pm , Saturdays 1pm-4pm

Adults(Ages 18 & Over) • $300
Monday – Friday 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.

– First Time Driver Registration Form

– Learner’s Permit Request Form

Drivers Education Course Schedule
•  Apr – Jun 2022
•  Jul – Sep 2022


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?

  • 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.

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