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 out for these events. Minimal fees may be required for Gold Card Events.

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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.

Upcoming Gold Card Events

Puff Pastries & Discussion - Roads Explored

Thursday, Oct. 28th, 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. This is exclusive for Gold Card Members Only!


Call to Register 605-367-7999, limited spots available

Cost $25

Seize the Day Through Poetry - Take Notes, Share Your Story

Monday, Oct. 18th, 3-4:30pm

201 East 38th Street

Sioux Falls, SD

Discover your poetic potential-- even if you have never written poetry. Guided, fun exercises will help you put pen to paper (no pesky technology, blue lights or cords) and reflect on your feelings, ideas, and history. With no demands on poetry form or structure, this beginners’ session will focus on the power of simple written language and your voice - designed for those who wish to capture current thoughts or look back on a lifetime of experiences and memories. Beverage and snack included to ‘feed your creativity’.


4 Week Class - Begins Monday, October 18

Call to Register 605-367-7999

Cost $25

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Have a Ball! Fun & Stress Relief

Saturday, Dec. 11th, 10-11am

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! 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, sticks available to use at class. Snack and water after your ‘workout’. This is exclusive for Gold Card Members Only!


Call to Register 605-367-7999

Cost $10

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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