Yakima Training Center provides training support for transient units and organizations by sustaining training lands, range complexes, and support facilities in order to enhance readiness. The installation's customers include not only the Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Army National Guard units, but also Special Operations Command, Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy, and Coast Guard units, plus local and federal Law Enforcement and allied forces from Canada and Japan.
The 327,000 acre installation provides an ideal environment for military training and enables the Yakima Training Center to continue to grow as the military's premier training destination in the Pacific Northwest.
Be a part of this event on September 20th, 2014 - this and all races are open to the general public! You can view more information on the YTC MWR page and at www.discoverselah.com. Prices go up starting August 31st so register early! After you register, pre-race packet pickup will be on Friday evening, September 19th, from 5:30 - 7pm at the Selah Civic Center. Saturday morning the ˝ marathon will begin at 8:00am, with the 5k run/walk starting at 8:10am. Vendors will be on hand before and after the race with race related merchandise. Participants receive dog tags and top finishers will receive a trophy made from fired artillery shells.
The 22 mile stretch of the John Wayne Trail that crosses YTC has been closed to all recreational use until further notice. There are dangerous conditions due to a fire.
Expanded Eligibility for Patrons of the Child Development Center at Yakima Training Center
March 26, 2014
The YTC Child Development Center is pleased to announce expanded eligibility for the CDC. The CDC, as always, is open to active military (any branch), YTC DoD employees, and YTC active contractors. The CDC is now able to offer services to National Guard, military reserve personnel, veterans and DoD retirees, other local Federal employees, and Washington State and Yakima County employees.
Quality child care is available weekdays 6 a.m.–5:30 p.m. for children ages 6 weeks-pre-K.
Please stop in at Building 160 or call 509-577-3037 if you have questions about enrollment or the services we offer. We are looking forward to being able to provide expanded family support for YTC and the greater Yakima area.