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Blue Star Program

Being a military Family can be tough, and being the Family of a deployed Soldier can be even more difficult. The Blue Star Benefits card program is here to help! 

Blue Star is a free program designed for Families of Soldiers who are deployed or geographically separated, the Blue Star Benefits Card is also open to Gold Star Families and Soldiers assigned to the Warrior Transition Unit. The program helps reduce stress by providing access to exclusive recreational programs and discounts at select Family and MWR facilities. 

Learn more about eligibility by visiting: 


Current Discounts


  • Discounted "Hamilton Package." Save 40% off. Regular price $10, available for $6

Leisure Travel 

  • Complimentary Event Tickets, call Leisure Travel Services at, 785-239-5614 for current programming 
  • Discounted Worlds of Fun Gold Season Pass, $5 off regular price 
  • Great Wolf Lodge Food and Beverage Outlets, 10% off (excludes alcohol)
  • Great Wolf Lodge Scoop Spa Services, 20% off
  • Great Wolf Lodge Buy One, Get One Free BOGO for Mini Golf. Buy one adult game, get one free
  • Great Wolf Lodge Buy One, Get One Free Magi Game Quest. One free game with each game purchase. 
  • Country Stampede. 50% off service fees. 
  • Free Vacation Quote and One Hour Consultation, $50 value 

Hobby Studio 

  • Discounted Special Programs and Classes (Value varies)
  • Free woodshop safety class or $10 off the matting and framing class, $10 value 
  • Free one-hour shop fee per month, open craft matting or woodshop, $5 value 

Warrior Zone 

  • Free Fountain Drink with any Entrée 
  • 50¢ off any coffee purchase

Outdoor Recreation

  • Discounted Rentals, 10% off 
  • Discount on Open Access Pass including equipment rental. Regular price $7, available for $5


  • Discounted Monthly Fitness Pass. Save 25% off. Regular price $40, available for $30

Automotive Skills Center 

  • Discounted oil change. Save 50% off. Regular price $25, available for $12.50 
  • Free 25 point check. Regular price $10
  • 50% off Nitrogen machine Usage. Regular price $8 per tire, $25 per year, available for $4 and $12.50 

This program is open to:

  • Families of Fallen Soldiers 
  • Family members of deployed Soldiers or who are geographically seperated from their service member
  • Army Wounded Warriors or Warriors in Trainsition assigned to the Warrior Transition Unit 

If you are eligible, Blue Star Cards can be picked up at the Outdoor Adventure and Travel Center, Monday - Friday, 10am-5pm. 

Stay in the Know

What's the best way to keep up with the latest news, about the Blue Star Card program? Follow Blue Star on Facebook, of course! Like the Fort Riley Blue Star Facebook page for updates on special Blue Star events, programming, and new discounts. You'll be the first to know! 



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