Welcome to our Royal Oak Club. The Jack and Patti Salter Club changes lives.

Founded in 1958, the Club has been focused on making a difference in the lives of youth for more than 65 years. Serving youth ages 6­-18 years of age, the Club provides an array of programs and services designed to help youth reach their full potential. Note: the Club is closed if Royal Oak Public Schools are closed due to weather.

Call us: (888) MI-CLUBS
1545 E Lincoln Royal Oak 48067
School Year (M-F): 3:30pm-7:30pm
Teen Fridays @MDYC: 3:30pm-9:30pm

Mission First

Mission guides our approach. Mission sets us apart from others.

65 Years Of Service

Founded in 1958, we are committed to our next 65 years.

Open Year Round

Open daily after school and all day during the summer months.

Youth Leader

Focusing on our youth, MDYC serves those ages 6-18.

Key Club Dates

2023-2024 Club Calendar

September 4 – Labor Day – Club Closed

September 20 – Club Closes at 5PM for staff training

October 31 – Halloween – Club Closed (RO schools closed)

November 1 – Basketball Registration Begins

November 7 – Election Day – Club Closed

November 22-24 – Thanksgiving Break – Club Closed

December 25 through January 5 – Holiday Break – Club Closed

January 15 – MLK Day – Club Closed

January 19 – Club Closed (RO schools closed)

February 16-20 – Winter Break – Club Closed

March 25-29 – Spring Break – Club Closed

April 5 – Club Closed (RO schools half day)

May 1 – Summer Camp Registration Begins

May 24-27 – Memorial Day Break – Club Closed

June 11 – Last day of school year program

June 17 – First Day of Summer Program

Welcome to our program areas: Play, Discover, & Empower


The MDYC program mix has been curated based on the needs of our youth. As a leading youth agency in Metro Detroit, our play, discover, and empower program categories target what kids need most. Our goal at MDYC is to innovate through mission, inspire through programming, and impact through experience.

Our after-school programs focus on helping youth reach their full potential. We offer a fun, safe, and innovative mix of programs. For questions tied to our programs, email team@miclubs.org.

Hear From Mike

Royal Oak Club Director

We are guided by MDYC’s Core Values. Our values inspire us to Innovate Through Mission.

At Metro Detroit Youth Clubs, our North Star is our youth. We provide quality programs serving the youth that need us most. Our promise as an organization is to provide a safe and accessible space where transformation can occur. Building on mission, our Core Values highlight 9 core areas of focus that differentiate and define what we do.

Serving youth through locations in Detroit, Royal Oak and Southfield, MDYC’s approach is to help our members learn, grow, lead, and succeed in life.