August 10, 2012

Announcements August 10, 2012

The PLAYpass deadline has been extended through Dec. 31, 2012. If your spouse is deployed or you are a single Airman returning from a deployment, then come to the A&FRC to get your PLAYpass and register! PLAYpass discount cards are used for various activities and programs on base for adults and children. For more information contact the A&FRC.


Aero Club

320 Jones Road, South Base, Bldg 320, (661) 275-AERO

Learn to Fly: The sky is the limit at the Edwards AFB Aero Club. Experience the thrill of piloting an aircraft. Your local Aero Club provides many stages of flight training, from your first introductory flight through solo, then on to private, commercial and instructors’ ratings. The choice is yours. Whether your aim is recreational or a career path, your Aero Club will train you to the highest standard with safety always foremost.

Rentals: The Aero Club offers Cessna 172s and 182s for rent. Contact the Aero Club for reservations and costs.


Airman and Family Readiness

5 N. Seller Ave., Bldg. 3000, (661) 277-0723

Military Family Life Consultant: A Military Family Life Consultant is on board at the A&FRC to help military members, spouses, family members, friends and staff members address issues such as relationships, deployment, parenting, stress, grief and many other issues. Consultations are free and anonymous – no records are kept. Call (661) 316-8401 for an appointment.

SBP/Casualty Assistance Office: The SBP and Casualty Assistance Office is now combined and located in Bldg. 3000, Room 215. Please note: Every retiring member, married or single, must make a valid election prior to retiring. See the SBP counselor for more details. Retired military survivor assistance is available at the A&FRC. For more information, call the SBP/Casualty Assistance office at (661) 277-3757. Help is available to file claims through various agencies: DFAS, V.A., SSA, OPM.

Sponsorship Training: Attention Sponsors and Unit Training Managers, first impressions are lasting impressions! This training is mandatory for all first time sponsors or those who haven’t sponsored anyone for more than a year. There is a new online sponsorship training that replaces the classroom training. Access eSponsorship Application & Training at Training and resources can be found within this new comprehensive application. Certificate of completion must be turned-in to Tonya Eckles and/or your unit training manager for record keeping. For more information on this training or to get a few resources, contact Tonya Eckles at (661) 277-4709 or email

Spouse Employment/Volunteer Resources: The link to job search strategies and volunteer opportunities is through the Airman & Family Readiness Center. Individual consultation is also available by appointment to provide assistance with resumes and education opportunities. The A&FRC has established a distribution list that will allow job vacancies to be emailed to spouses as they become available. If you are interested in getting your email address added to this list, call Linda Crump at (661) 277-5433 or email

Air Force Aid Society: Air Force active duty/spouse, retired, widow/widower with Internet access and an email address can apply for AFAS assistance using the new AFAS Online Application by registering and completing the application at The client completes and submits the application to the Airman and Family Readiness Center at the selected base. The applicant will be instructed to call the center to schedule an appointment. If you have additional questions or need clarification, email, or call (661) 277-4662.

Volunteers Need to Register: All volunteers with Edwards AFB official organizations/units need to register with the A&FRC Volunteer Coordinator, Claudia Stover at (661) 277-4615. Organizations or agencies that need volunteers and folks looking for volunteer opportunities may also contact Stover to be included on a distribution list.


Arts and Crafts Center

200 Methusa Rd., (661) 275-ARTS

Wood Shop Safety Class: Aug. 11, 1-3 p.m. Cost is $12.50, prepaid at registration. This is our monthly mandatory class to become certified to use the wood shop.

If you need a class during the work-week, let us know and we can schedule a class for you (three students minimum).

Adult Pottery, semi-private and private lessons: August and September, 6-8 p.m., Tuesdays, 9-11 a.m., Saturdays by appointment only. Students will learn how to create decorative or functional pottery using pinch, coil, and slab techniques. Students are required to purchase one block of clay for class, which will create several projects.

Towing Service Available Through Auto Hobby: Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Call Auto Hobby for more information.

FREE Wi-Fi! Now guests can access FREE Wi-Fi while waiting on car repairs or classes at the Arts and Crafts Center.

Custom flag cases: As requested the Wood Shop now makes custom size flag cases with certificate boxes. The cases are handmade in the wood shop by wood shop instructor, Chuck. You can choose your own size, shape and type of wood (oak, walnut, maple, cherry and mahogany). These are truly a gift to treasure.

Auto Hobby: Tires available for your needs: Let Auto Hobby price new tires for your vehicle. Auto Hobby offers very competitive prices as well as additional services in mounting and balancing. Visit Auto Hobby in Bldg. 2440 or call (661) 275-AUTO (2886) and ask for Jesse.

Pottery Parties: Cost is $20 per person and includes all tools, instruction and firing fees. Great for Birthdays parties, spouses groups, or anyone looking for something fun to do at Edwards. Each three-hour party teaches the basics of working with clay while creating a fun hand built project (by appointment only). Use your PLAYpass here!


Child Development Center

1208 W. Fitzgerald Blvd., Bldg 6457, (661) 275-8687

Use your PLAYpass here!

Part Day Enrichment Program: Sign your child up for our exciting Enrichment Program. We offer a two-day program for 3 year olds and a three-day program for 4 and 5 year olds. Program runs Sept. 10 through May 24. Sign-ups are available now.

Openings for your child: The CDC has immediate openings for your child. If you need help with childcare, then come see us. We will assist you in finding the best childcare for your child’s needs.


Club Muroc

275 Doolittle Parkway, (661) 275-CLUB

Club closed on Saturday and Sunday except for special functions or events. Call (661) 275-CLUB to book a special function with the catering department.

Fogleman’s Lounge and member specials

Available 5-7 p.m., To-Go not available on specials

Tuesdays, The Classic Burger: Half-pound, 100 percent Angus steak burger on a toasted roll with fries. Half off menu price 5-7 p.m.

Wednesdays, Muroc Spicy Chicken Breast Sandwich: Half off menu price, 5-7 p.m.

Thursdays, Open Mic Night: 7-9 p.m. Jump in and perform, whatever is ‘your thing’ – poetry, music, comedy. Sign up early at the door or call (661) 277-2830. $2 domestic drafts, and $1 for two tacos.

Fridays, Members Only Social Hour Food: 5-6 p.m.

Fridays, Bingo Night: Six games bar bingo, 6-7 p.m. After bingo, stay for karaoke until 10 p.m.

Evening Dining

Family Night Buffets: Leave the cooking to us, 5-8 p.m.

Aug. 14, Country Buffet: Buffet only, no other dining room menu available. Cost is $10.95 for adult members, and $11.95 for adult non-members. Members Only: With the purchase of an adult meal, up to two children (ages 6-10) can have a free meal from the children’s buffet (each additional child is $3.95 and all children under six years old are free). Non-members: Children 6-10 years are $4.95 and all children under six years are $2.

Wednesday, Santa Maria Barbecue Buffet: Cost is $10.95 for adult members, $11.95 for adult non-members. Children 13-17 are $8, children 6-12 are $6. Children under six are free. Enjoy tender, slow-cooked tri-tip with salsa, baked seasoned chicken, garlic red potatoes, Santa Maria beans, macaroni and cheese, and our great salad bar.

Thursday, Chinese Buffet (new): Cost is $10.95 for adult members, $11.95 for adult non-members, $8 for children 13-17, $6 for children 6-12, and free for children under six.

Friday, Splash Night: Come dressed to grill and cook your own club entrÈe on the patio

Pool opens at 5 p.m., grilling on the patio 5:30-8 p.m. Variety music 5-8 p.m., karaoke 8-10 p.m. Cost is $6 for adult members, $7 for adult non members, hot dogs for kids are $3. The menu is a choice of sirloin steak or chicken breast, served with pork and beans, coleslaw, rolls, iced tea, water or lemonade. Have fun in our pool before or after dining on the patio!

Back yard not big enough for all your friends? Club Muroc offers a beautiful landscaped patio and built-in barbecue grills for your summer party! Contact the catering office at (661) 275-2582 for more information!

Birthdays: Bring your birthday child and his/her friends! The club will provide a birthday cake for their special occasion. Call (661) 277-2830 for reservations (24-hour advanced noticed is required).

Wii & Free Wi-Fi: Enjoy our nice lounge area and have fun with our Wii game system or just come in with your own computer and connect to our free Wi-Fi!

Members Only Special

Birthday Month Coupon: Happy Birthday from Club Muroc! Stop by Club Muroc during your birthday month and we’ll give you a coupon for a free meal! Offer valid for Edwards club members only. Pick up Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Panda Express: Happy Birthday from the Edwards AFB Panda Express! Come to Panda Express during business hours (ID required) and receive a two-item plate and a 22-ounce fountain drink!


Education and Training

140 Methusa Ave., Bldg. 2453, (661) 277-2713

Complete Your CCAF Degree: The Education Center has CCAF advisers available to assist you with completion of your CCAF degree. Call (661) 277-2713, or stop by Bldg. 2435, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Don’t procrastinate, it’s easier than you think!

Community of Practice website: A training class schedule is now available on the Education and Training CoP. See at a glance all the classes offered by the Education & Training Section for Edwards military and DOD civilians. Contact your training manager for detailed course information. Log on to

Webster University, an ACBSP regionally accredited university, is looking for potential faculty to teach graduate-level finance or human resource courses at our Edwards AFB campus. Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree in a related field (terminal degree preferred), professional experience, and preferably experience teaching at the graduate level. Applicants should send their resume/vita to For more information, call Karen Fudala at (661) 258-8501.


Family Child Care

1208 W. Fitzgerald Blvd., Bldg 6457, (661) 275-4322

Family Child Care is seeking dedicated people who love working with children! If you live on base and want to care for children in your home or you are a military dependent and live off base, you may be eligible to be a licensed or affiliated provider! Make a positive difference in the lives of children! Most materials and training are provided free of charge!

The Benefits of Being a Family Child Care Provider: Being able to work out of your home, working while caring for your own children, being in charge of your own business, doing work that you love, setting your own hours and free training! If you are interested in becoming an FCC licensed or affiliated provider, contact the FCC Office at (661) 275-4322. New provider orientation starting soon! We need providers to offer alternate hours to accommodate evening, swing and weekend duty hours. We are looking for providers to offer care for children with special needs including asthma, allergies, cerebral palsy and other physical impairments. Family Child Care offers care for children, employment of staff and approval of FCC providers with chronic health problems.


High Desert Lanes Bowling Center

205 Fitzgerald, Bldg. 5214, (661) 275-BOWL

Bowler Appreciation Day: Aug. 17, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $1 per game, $1 shoe rental.

‘Roll In The Dough’ Summer Program: Through Aug. 24, open to close. Cost is $2.25 per game. For every four games you bowl, your name will be entered into a drawing to win $250. The drawing will be held every two weeks.

Fall League Sign-ups: Come to High Desert Lanes Bowling Center for more information or to sign-up for the fall league!

Youth Bowling League is coming this fall! We will be offering a 2012-2013 Fall Youth League. We are in need of energetic adults to step up and run the league for youth ages 4-18 years. The youth league will be a great way to teach your children to bowl and learn team work. For more information please contact High Desert Lanes.

Lunch and Bowl: Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Cost is $1.25 per game.

Green Pin Bowling: Mondays through Sept. 3, 3-7 p.m. Cost is $2 per game. If the head pin is green and you roll a strike you get that game free.

Penny A Pin – Pay only for what you knock down: Thursdays through Sept. 4, 3-7 p.m. Cost is one cent per pin. If you bowl over a 200, that game is free.

Wacky Wednesdays: Through Sept. 5, 3-7 p.m. Cost is $5 per person – bowl as many games you want.

Family Game Night: Thursdays, 3-7 p.m. $1.50 per game per person, $1 shoe rental. Glow in the dark bowling, fun for the whole family.

Friday Night Early Bird Special: Fridays, 2-6 p.m. Cost is $5 per person; bowl as many games you want (shoe rental included).

Friday night Extreme Bowling, Bring your own Music Night: 6-10 p.m. Cost is $2.25 per game per person. Shoe rental is $1.75 for adults and $1.50 for youth. Beat the Saturday Night rush. Enjoy glow in the dark bowling, great music and fun for all. Bring in your CDs, MP3 players or iPODS and we will play your music. No explicit language Please. High Desert Lanes has the right to refuse any songs that have cursing or explicit language.

Family Dollar Day: Saturdays, noon-6 p.m. Cost is $1 per game, $1 shoe rental.

Glow-in-the-Dark Bowling: Saturdays, 6-10 p.m. Cost is $10 per person, shoe rental Included. Bowl as many games as you want. Don’t miss out on all the fun at an affordable price. Enjoy Glow-in-the-Dark bowling with a fun atmosphere for the whole family.

Unit Functions: Daily, open-close, with reservations. Cost is $5 per person and includes three games and shoes. Units may reserve lanes anytime during open bowling for parties, commander’s calls, team building events, etc.

*Shoe rentals are not included in specials unless otherwise stated. Adult: $1.75 /Youth: $1.50


High Desert Inn Lodging

Honts Rd., Bldg. 5602, (661) 275-ROOM

Do you have family or friends coming for a retirement ceremony, the spring or summer break or just to visit? Did you know that relatives or guests of military and civilian members assigned to Edwards AFB can stay at High Desert Inn Lodging on a space available basis? Contact the lodging staff at (661) 275-ROOM (7666) to reserve a room or for additional information.


Honor Guard

148 Methusa Ave., Bldg. 2462, (661) 275-BLUE

If you need to request the Blue Eagles Honor Guard for your ceremonies, call (661) 810-8039 or email


Information, Tickets and Travel

205 W. Popson Ave., Bldg. 2500, 275-TRIP

San Diego Chargers Tickets: Pre-season and regular season tickets are available, but supply is limited. Tickets cost $96 each, and will be sold on a first come, first served basis for the following home games:


Aug. 9, Green Bay

Aug. 18, Dallas

Regular season:

Sept. 16, Tennessee

Sept. 23, Atlanta

Oct. 15, Denver

Nov. 1, Kansas City

Nov. 25, Baltimore

Dec. 2, Cincinnati

Dec. 16, Carolina

Dec. 30, Oakland

AV Fair Tickets: Aug. 17-26 at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds. Information on this year’s fair is available at Tickets are available online as well as several locations in the Lancaster/Palmdale area or come into the Oasis Community Center/ITT office and pick up a copy of the 2012 A.V. Fair & Alfalfa Festival Information Guide. This will provide all the information you want to know about this year’s fair and what it has to offer. Of special interest, active duty military and their direct dependents receive free admission to the fair with ID card (dependents, over 10 years old, must show ID card as well).

Planning a trip to Las Vegas? Go online to Nellis Air Force Base at and click on ITT, or call (702) 652-2193, 8670 or 8615. Ask them about special pricing for group ticket purchases, show discounts, hotels and recreational activities.

Jet Hawks Tickets! The ITT office offers discounted tickets for Dugout Seats as well as the Friday Family Fun Pack which includes four reserved section tickets, four hot dogs and four drinks.

Disneyland Armed Forces Salute: For only $99, get up to six three-day Park Hopper tickets. Offer valid through Sept. 28, 2012. Open to active or retired members of the U.S. military, including activated members of the National Guard as well as active and retired members of the U.S. Coast Guard. Eligible service members must be present along with a current Military ID at a Disneyland Resort Main Entrance turnstile to exchange for normal Disneyland ticket. Blackout dates apply. Call ITT for full details.

Mulligan Family Fun Center: All-day pass tickets are now available for $17 per person.

ITT Pricelist & Other Events: To see the current ITT price list for events, parks, hotels and discount information, visit For the most up-to-date information, press the F5 key to refresh page.



5 W. Yeager Blvd., Bldg. 2665, (661) 275-BOOK

Local Artists Showcase: Artwork created by local artists will be on display in the lobby and throughout the library. A different artist will be featured every month. This moths featured artist is Edwin Vasquez, a self-taught artist from Rosamond. Vasquez has participated in several exhibits in the Antelope Valley and Los Angeles. For more information and to participate in the showcase, contact the Base Library.

“Reading Is So Delicious” Summer Reading Program: Children of all ages are welcome to participate. Stop by the Main Library to sign up and receive a T-shirt (while supplies last). Participants will receive a reward for every 10 books they read. The closing party will take place at 10 a.m., Aug. 17. Ten special prizes will be raffled among participants and refreshments will be served. Contact the library for more information.

Story Time: Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. Base employees and community members volunteer their time to read stories and create a craft project designed for toddlers and pre-school children.

At the Library: Available for a loan period of two weeks; each item may be renewed at the library only, if there are no pending requests by other customers:

  • Books
  • Books and CD Sets
  • MP3 (Playaway)
  • Rosetta Stone CD-ROM (Spanish and Russian only)

New items: Tuesdays: Be the first one to borrow new released books, DVDs, Blu-Ray, TV series, books on CD and more. We invite you to sign up for the Information Awareness Program, to receive a weekly email containing the complete list of new items. Call the library for more information.

Universal Class Now Available: Get access to Universal Class today! This program offers more than 500 online courses on a wide range of subjects/levels, available 24/7, instructor led, self paced. Universal Class courses are informational and designed to enhance student knowledge, increase skills and stimulate interest in a subject. Visit the Library for more information.

Transparent Language Online: This effective and engaging language-learning program is available for libraries and their patrons. The program is accessible via the Internet and will be available to active duty Air Force, Air National Guard, Reservists, retirees and their respective family members. Air Force civilian employees and contractors who are eligible to use an Air Force library are also eligible. All users must register in person at an Air Force library and can then use it anywhere and at anytime. Transparent Language Online is packed full of pronunciation, speech, grammar, writing, and vocabulary building lessons for more than 80 languages. Featuring top-of-the-line coursework combined with great social media resources, Transparent Language Online is a complete language-learning system.

New Resources in the Children’s section: Playaway View, the first all-in-one video player of its kind, pre-loaded with multiple videos of the best educational programming, now available at the Main library. Try it out and select titles such as math, exploring space, U.S. history and more.


Muroc Lake Golf Course

111 Crest Dr., (661) 275-PUTT

Monday-Friday Special: $20 for 18 holes of golf, a cart and lunch.

Annual Membership: Are you a frequent visitor to Muroc Lake Golf Course? Save some money by purchasing an annual membership. Prices vary on duty status.

Wi-Fi is now available at the Muroc Lake Golf Course Clubhouse.

Want to learn how to play golf: Come learn from our club pros, Ricky Lanning and Chelsea Orozco can teach you everything you will need to know at your convenience. From longer drives to make more putts and everything in between, our pros can bring you from amateur to pro!

Got a broken club: You don’t want to spend the money to buy a new one? Come see our club craftsmen to repair it at a fraction of the price. Prices vary on the damage, call (661) 275-PUTT for more information.

Golf Pro Shop: Our pro shop offers special orders and yellow tag sales – stop by and check it out.

Sandbagger Grill: Muroc Lake Golf Course

The Sand Bagger offers a large variety of meal options from our breakfast menu, Angus beef hamburgers, sandwiches, focaccia’s, Panini’s and salads. Call for more information, reservations or special functions!

Daily specials are served with a side of French fries or salad and small soda.

Monday: Barbecue pulled pork sandwich, slow cooked and smothered with barbecue sauce on ciabatta bread; $8.95.

Tuesday: Homemade tuna salad on butter croissant with lettuce and hard-boiled egg; $7.95.

Wednesday: Build your own taco salad with the choice of homemade chicken or beef and a various selection of toppings (fries and salad are not available as a side with this meal); $8.25.

Thursday: Tri tip slow cooked and marinated in tequila, thinly sliced on toasted ciabatta bread, topped with Swiss cheese and sautÈed mushrooms; $8.95.

Friday: Nine-ounce fish fillet and chips, with a side of homemade tartar sauce and malt vinegar; $8.95.


Oasis Community Center

205 W. Popson Ave., (661) 275-CNTR

Madden NFL 11 PS3 League: Registration runs through Aug. 24, players meeting noon, Aug. 27, and league play begins Sept. 4. We will have a 12-team league with the top four teams making the playoffs for a chance to play in the Super Bowl.

The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families: Aug. 10, two shows, 2 and 6 p.m. Doors open 30 minutes before each show. This is a free event in Stripes Lounge.

Family Craft Night: Aug. 15, 5-7 p.m.

Monthly Instructional Classes: All classes are conducted at the Oasis Community Center. Call (661) 275-2687 for additional information. Use your PLAYpass here!

  • Classical Guitar Lessons: Cost $28 per half hour lesson, per student. Call for available lesson days/times.
  • Basic/Beginning Drum Lessons: Cost $28 per half hour lesson, per student. Call for available lesson days/times.
  • Piano Lessons: Cost $27 per half hour lesson, per student. Call for available lesson days/times.
  • Violin, Viola, Cello Lessons: Cost $28 per half hour lesson, per student. Call for available lesson days/times.
  • Karate Class: Monday and Wednesday, 5-7 p.m., $55/month per person, Ages 7 and up (New)
  • Hip Hop Classes, Tuesdays 7-8 p.m., $5/month (New)
  • Hula Lessons: Thurs., $20/mo. for beginners, $25/mo. for intermediate and advanced.


Outdoor Recreation

Kincheloe Ave., (661) 275-CAMP

Landsailing: Rogers Dry Lakebed, Aug. 11, noon-5 p.m. cost is $35 per person.

Bring your sunscreen and plenty of water. Reserve your space early!

Rifle and Pistol Range open, Rod & Gun: Aug. 11, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Pistol rentals are available at the Rod & Gun Club, Bldg. 210.

Wall Climbing Class: Oasis Aquatic Center Climbing Wall, Aug. 14, 5 p.m. Cost is $15 (sign-up by noon on the day of class). Minimum of four participants, maximum of eight. Learn basic climbing techniques, skill and safety. You will be required to return at a later time to be tested on your training. Successful completion of the class and testing will grant you access to the wall and climbing equipment.

Horseback Riding Lessons: Variety of lessons offered, call Outdoor Recreation for more information.

Pool Hours:

Sonic Splash Pool – Open seven days a week, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Muroc Pool – Tuesday-Thursday, noon-6 p.m., Friday, noon-8 p.m., Saturday-Monday: closed.

Oasis Aquatic Center – Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., lap swim only, closed weekends and holidays.

“Big 50:” Thursdays, 10 am – 6 pm, Rod and Gun. The “Big 50″ is an ATA Registered shoot in which each participant shoots 50 single targets, 50 double targets and 50 targets from their handicapped position.

Archery: Come test your equipment at our self-use Archery range. The range is free to those with their own equipment. If you would like to try archery and do not have equipment; equipment is available for rent at the Rod and Gun Club.

Cooking Equipment: We have oil less infrared cookers and traditional fryers for only $5 a day!

Stables: Did you know that Outdoor Recreation has riding stables where you can board your horse? For $25 a month with a $25 a month membership fee you can board your horse at Outdoor Recreations Riding Stables. Call Outdoor Recreation for more details.

Overnight Camping at Branch Park: Cost is $5 for a campsite for up to four people. Come and get a “wilderness experience” right here on base. This will be primitive camping (no potable water, no telephones, and no RVs).

Private Parties: Rod & Gun, Paintball, and other Outdoor Recreation activities are available for squadron functions and private parties. In addition to using our facilities, let us plan a trip for you! Interested in going somewhere with your squadron or a group of friends? Tell us and we’ll do the legwork for you. Let us know how many people, where you want to go, and what your budget is and we’ll do the rest!

Team Building: Does your office, element or group need some team building? Come talk to us! We have instructors and the facilities to make it a great afternoon/day for you and your staff. Prices vary depending on the activity and group size. Call us today and let’s plan an event!

Private Swimming Lessons: Cost is $15 for a 45-minute lesson, and is open to all ages. Schedule your appointment with one of our lifeguards for a time that works for you! Come in and talk to our seasoned lifeguard staff about what you want to learn and let them help you accomplish your goals today!

Use your PLAYpass here!

RV Storage

Numerous openings are available in RV Storage! Come over and park your equipment for our low prices and have access to them anytime you need! 20′ Active Duty and Retiree – $15; 20′ All Others – $20; 25′-30′ Active Duty and Retiree – $20; 25′-30′ All Others – $25; 35′-50′ Active Duty and Retiree – $25, 35′-50′ All Others – $30.


Rosburg Fitness Center

210 W. Popson Ave., (661) 275-GYM1

Healthy Weight Class: Thursdays, noon-1:30 p.m. (call the HAWC for more information).

Zumba Class: Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7 and 8 p.m., and Saturdays at 9 a.m. First come first served; class size is limited to 30 people. For more information, call (661) 275-4961.

Tae Kwon Do: Cost: A children’s monthly pass is $65, an adult monthly pass is $70, and a daily pss is $9 per day.

For more information, call Kumye Moore at (661) 860-9292.

Use your PLAYpass here!

Personal Trainers: Cost is $40 per hour session, $25 for a half-hour session. Call to schedule your appointment and start reaching those fitness goals. For appointments, call Jeff Walden at (210) 723-2052, Johnny Johnson at (660) 233-2141 or Lauren Brandin at (210) 723-2052.

Use your PLAYpass here!

Massage Therapy: Cost is $40 for 30 minutes, $70 for an hour, or $100 one and a half hours. Available 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, by appointment only. Couples massage is also offered. For more information and appointments, call Brittni Albrechti at (661) 317-2139.

Use your PLAYpass here

Lunchtime Disc Golf at Mojave Greens: Wednesdays, noon, Mojave Greens Disc Golf Course, Hole 1

Join us for a round of lunchtime golf. Players of all skill levels are invited to attend. Experienced golfers will be on hand to offer advice and work with beginners. Equipment will be available for loan. Take this opportunity to meet other disc golfers on base and challenge each other on the course!

Equipment Orientation Classes: Tuesday, 10-11 a.m., Wednesday, 4-5 p.m., and Thursday, 7-8 p.m. Not sure how to use equipment or what it does for you? Stop by the front desk and sign up for this one-hour class. We are here to help you get the most out of your fitness routine.


Teen Center

100 Kincheloe Ave., Bldg. 7211, (661) 275-8336

Recording Camp: Aug. 13-17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Youth Center. Cost is free for Youth/Teen Center members, $25 for non-members. Are you the next American Idol? Well here is your chance to record your very own music CD and create, direct, and star in your very own music video. Professional studio recording specialist will teach you how to write your own song, lay down the tracks and record it so you have your very own CD that you can give friends and family, sell, or use as a demo for Hollywood auditions. Imagine the fun of showing all your friends you’re a M-TV quality music video starring…YOU! Not a singer? Well that’s ok too, if you play the piano, guitar, flute, kazoo, whatever? The recording camp is for you!

Keystone Club: Tuesdays, 4:15 p.m. The Keystone Club is a leadership group for high school students to learn and practice leadership skills through the management of community service projects and fund raising activities.


Youth Programs

24 Lathrop Dr., (661) 275-5437

Missoula Children’s Theater: Aug. 13-17. This year’s production will be “The Pied Piper.” Auditions will be held at 10 a.m., Aug. at Youth Programs Gym (youth ages 7-18 years). Rehearsals will be ongoing throughout the week. There will be two performances Aug. 17 at 2 and 4 p.m. Both rehearsals and performances will be held at the Oasis Community Center inside the Stripes Lounge. For more information, call (661) 275-KIDS or sign up at Main Youth Programs Bldg. 5210.

School Age Registration: Ongoing at the Youth Annex. Enrollment in the School Age Program for the 2012/2013 school year has begun! If you have not done so yet, please stop by the Annex office and complete a Letter of Intent.

Crafty Kids Art: Daily, 3-5 p.m. Join us in the art area as we create all types of cool arts & crafts. No cost!

Free Thinker’s Reading Club: Mondays, 3:30-4:30 p.m., in the Club Room. Practice reading, writing and public speaking skills. See Ms. Christal for details and to sign up.

4-H Photography Club: Tuesdays, 3:30-5 p.m., in the Club Room. Youth will have the opportunity to learn and experience basic photography skills. See Mr. Chris for details.

4-H Cooking Club: Wednesdays, 3:30-5 p.m., in the Club Room. Youth will have the opportunity to learn and experience food nutrition, preparation and basic cooking skills. See Ms. Christal for details and to sign up.

Torch Club: Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m., in the Torch Room. Torch clubs are charter, small-group leadership and service clubs for boys and girls ages 9-12. it is a powerful vehicle through which club staff can help meet the special character development needs of younger adolescents at a critical stage in their development. See Mr. Andrew for details.

Model Building Club: Fridays, 4-5 p.m., in the Club Room. Choose from several plastics models and learn building techniques with the end product being your very own. See Mr. Mark for details and to sign up.

Boys & Girls Club Power Hour / Project Learn – Join today: Monday-Thursday, 2:45-4 p.m. Power Hour: making minutes count helps club members (ages 6-12) become successful in school by providing homework help/ tutoring while encouraging members to become self-directed learners. See Ms. Jasmine for details and to sign up.


Youth Sports

Contact Emil Graves, (661) 277-8961

Smart Start Soccer: Cost is $35 per child. Season begins Sept. 12, but sign-ups are on-going. For more information, call Youth Sports for more information.

Coach Soccer: The Youth Center is looking for highly motivated people to coach soccer this year.

The season will start Sept. 8.

FitFactor Fridays, 3:15-5 p.m. Join us in the Gym! Be Active and Eat Healthy to reach the FitFactor Levels and Earn Prizes! For more information, visit

Chapel Service Times Update:

0800 Gospel Service, Chapel 1
0900 Catholic Mass, Chapel 2
1100 Traditional Service, Chapel 1
1100 Contemporary Service, Chapel 2
1600 Catholic Mass, Chapel 2

1130 Catholic Mass, Chapel 2
1300 Muslim Prayer, Chapel 1

1730 Wiccan/Pagan Worship, Chapel 1 Annex

1315 Muslim Prayer, Chapel 1



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