H.H. “Red” & Ruth Nelson Council Bluffs Club

The Council Bluffs H.H. “Red” & Ruth Nelson Unit on the Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus was opened in 2009 and is located at the Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus. The Club provides services to the 21 area schools located in Council Bluffs, with over 120 members per day. The Club is also a host site to a 21st Century Community Learning Center, which services nearly 60 members from Roosevelt Elementary school daily. The Club provides a multitude of programs that enrich the lives of the area youth. We provide a safe , stable environment to grow and become the leaders of tomorrow.

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School Year
Monday: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday – Friday: 2:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Serving boys and girls ages 6 to 18

$30 per child/per year

*Memberships end on December 31

Transportation is available from:

  • Woodrow Wilson Jr. High
  • Roosevelt Elementary
  • Hoover Elementary
  • Bloomer Elementary
  • Kirn Middle


Chris Peterson

Club Director

Phone: (712) 256-5603


815 North 16th St.
Council Bluffs, IA 51501