Call us: (248) 544-4166
1545 E Lincoln Royal Oak 48067
School Year (M-F): 3:30pm-7:30pm
Teen Fridays @MDYC: 3:30pm-9:30pm
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 60 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.
Mission guides our approach. Mission sets us apart from others.
60 Years Of Service
Founded in 1958, we are committed to our next 60 years.
Open Year Round
Open daily after school and all day during the summer months.
Focusing on our youth, MDYC serves those ages 6-18.
Welcome to our program areas: Play, Discover, & Empower
FUN, SAFE, & INCLUSIVE PROGRAM MIX
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. On this page, you can read about our program mix and programs that fall within each core category of Play, Discover and Empower. Our goal at MDYC is to innovate through mission, inspire through programming, and impact through experience.
Hear From Mike
Royal Oak Club Director
Fun & Healthy Mix of Play Programs
HEALTHY KIDS, HEALTHY LIVES
BeFit Running Program
Outcome-focused Discover Programs
LEARN. GROW. LEAD. SUCCEED.
Inspiring & Relevant Empower Programs
OUR YOUTH ARE OUR FUTURE
Member of the Year
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 in Detroit, Ferndale, Royal Oak, Southfield and Washington Township, MDYC’s approach is to help our members learn, grow, lead, and succeed.