Gold Card Membership

Available at no charge to residents 60 years & older!

Welcome to Gold Card Membership

The Sioux Falls School District is excited to welcome your participation in our public school and community events through the Gold Card Club! The Gold Card is available at no charge to residents 60 years & older. As a valued Gold Card Member, you can enjoy several Member perks:


  • Discounted entrance fee to public school sporting and fine art events. The cost is only $1!
  • Biannual Community Education Catalogs mailed directly to you
  • Invitations to Gold Card Series Events


Gold Card Series Events are provided by the joint efforts of Community Education and the Fine Arts Department. You will have the opportunity to see talent from elementary, middle and high school students while also learning something new! The series is held at a variety of school buildings and may sometimes include a meal. Invitations are mailed or emailed out for these events. Minimal fees may be required for Gold Card Events.

Become a Gold Card Member HERE!

Free of charge to Sioux Falls area residents, age 60 and up!

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Fall 2021 - Welcome Back!

We are excited to welcome Gold Card members back to athletic and fine art events this school year!


Athletic Events: Just a reminder that the Gold Card admits one, the bearer, to all SFSD regular season athletic contests for $1.00 per event. This pass may be used once per athletic contest and will not allow admission to President's Bowl, invitational tournaments, O'Gorman home games and all post season tournaments.


Fine Arts: There may also be select fine art events that will not allow admission using the Gold Card but majority are only $1!

Gold Card Exclusive Classes! Spring & Summer 2022

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Seize the Day - Chronic Poetry

Monday, April 25th, 3-4:30pm

201 East 38th Street

Sioux Falls, SD

Everyone can write poetry. In this course you will learn to create poetry that reflects your feelings, ideas, and experiences. Through guided exercises and practice you will discover the joy of putting thoughts on paper. There will be no difficult demands on form or structure but the course will focus, instead, on the power of language in a free verse format. This course is designed for those who want to look back on a lifetime of experiences and memories. Coffee and snack included to ‘feed your creativity’.

4 Sessions Total - Meets Mondays, $25

Call 605-367-7999 to Register!

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Puff Pastry Desserts & Discussion - Roads Explored

Wednesday, April 13th, 6-8pm

4700 West Career Circle

Sioux Falls, SD

Join Bed and Breakfast Owner, Author, and Community Education instructor Lonnette Kelley to both discuss her new book-in-progress featuring hidden gems and quick trips within a 50 mile radius of Sioux Falls), and to create and enjoy a Puff Pastry dessert together. Experience the hospitality of 221 Melsted Place B&B host combined with the impressive culinary kitchen of the SFSD CTE Academy.

$19, Call 605-367-7999 to Register!

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Have a Ball! Fun Drum & Stress Relief!

Tuesday, May 10th, 3:30-4:30pm

2511 West Brookings Street

Sioux Falls, SD

Get your toes tapping and your arms swinging and beat along to the rhythm in this entertaining take on music fitness! You may sit or stand while using an exercise ball and drum sticks to tap and pound on a quiet, low resistance, bouncy drum. No experience or musical skills needed. Balls and sticks are provided to use at class. We will provide water and a snack during your class. GC Members Only, but may bring a family member as a paid guest.

Balls and equipment were given to SFSD through Public School Proud Grant through the SFSD Education Foundation!

$10, Call 605-367-7999 to Register!

Gold Card Holiday Luncheon 2021

Did you miss the Gold Card Holiday Luncheon on December 7? While you might have missed a delicious meal - we still have the video of the amazing student performances and speakers, Dr. Jane Stavem, SFSD Superintendent, and Dan Conrad, Principal of Jefferson High School! To watch the video of this year's luncheon, simply click the link below!
Gold Card Holiday Luncheon Video

Watch student performances from JHS Declaration Chamber Choir, Elevation Chamber Orchestra, Jazz Band and STEEL!

Lost Your Card?

If you misplace or lose your Gold Card in the future, please contact the Community Education office for a new card. The Community Education office is located at the Sioux Falls School District Instructional Planning Center, 201 E. 38th Street, and

can be reached at 605-367-7999