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Racquetball tournament next week

Weekly FMWR briefing for July 23-29

POSTED: July 23, 2012 10:51 a.m.

Register by Monday for the Racquetball Tournament scheduled Aug. 2-4 at Newman Fitness Center.

The tournament is double elimination format, with men’s and women’s singles open A, B and C divisions. The first game will start at 6 p.m.

There will be one event per person and the first 15 points win. Tie-breakers are played until the first person reaches 11 points. First and second place medals will be awarded.

For more information, call 767-3031 or 767-9336.

 

Hunter youth soccer

Registration closes July 31 for youth fall soccer at Hunter Army Airfield and the YMCA. Boys and girls ages 5-12 are eligible. Teams will be co-ed. Some games will be on Saturdays.

There is a $20 charge. All players must wear shin guards while practicing and during games. Practice begins the third week of August.

For more information, call 315-5851or 315-1011/1012.

 

Back-to-school dolphin watch

Start the new school year off with a splash on a CYSS and Youth Sponsorship dolphin watching trip Aug. 4. Registration ends Aug. 2.

The trip is open to Stewart/Hunter CYSS-registered youth in grades 5-12. Parents can register online or at the PCS offices on Stewart and HAAF. Participants will depart Fort Stewart at 9:30 a.m. and Hunter at 10:30 a.m.

There's no fee, but there is a $5 no-show or late cancellation fee after Aug. 2.

For more information, call 767-6533.

 

Youth football, cheerleading, soccer

Registration for youth tackle football/cheerleading and fall soccer runs through Aug. 3. 

Registration is open to Fort Stewart CYSS members: football 7-12 (as of Aug.1); cheerleading 6-13 (Dec. 31); and soccer 4-13 (Aug.1).

Register at Fort Stewart Parent Central Services on Gulick Avenue. Appointments may be scheduled by calling 767-2312 Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Friday from 8 a.m.-noon. Walk-ins are welcome on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Participants also may register online at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/stewartcyms.html

Children who register for sports programs must have a current physical on file with CYSS.

For more registration information call 767-2312. 

For information about sports, or to volunteer as a coach, call 767-4371 or 767-9342.  Volunteer coaches are always needed.

 

Childcare space available

Childcare service is available on Fort Stewart and Hunter. As of July 23, spaces at Stewart are seven infant, 47 pre-toddlers, 27 toddlers, 29 pre-school and 55 school-age. Also, the new Youth Center on Mindoro Loop, is ready for youth to come and visit.

On Hunter, spaces available are 29 pre-toddlers, 32 pre-school, 11 pre-K and 4 school-age. The New Hunter Youth Activity Center is looking for new members. 

For more information, call Parent Central Services at 767-2312 at Stewart or 315-5425 on Hunter.

 

Company level flag football

Registration is under way for Company Level Flag Football League scheduled for Aug. 27-Nov. 15 at Bennett Sports Complex.

It'll prove who has the best team and company in the Third Infantry Division. There’s no charge to compete.

Companies interested in playing need to submit a memo to the Sports Office in the Bennett Sports Complex or call 767-8238. Registration closes Aug. 15.

 

Rocky's Zone Hours Change

Rocky’s Zone has new hours. It is open from noon-10 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, and 4-10 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays. It is closed on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

For more information, call 767-8517.

 

Jaguars tickets

Tickets for 2012 home games of the Jacksonville Jaguars are on sale at Leisure Travel Services at Stewart inside AAFES PX Furniture Mall and on Hunter in building 1286,

Games are against New York Giants on Aug. 10, Atlanta Falcons on Aug. 30, Houston Texans on Sept. 16, Cincinnati Bengals on Sept. 30, Chicago Bears on Oct. 7, Detroit Lions on Nov. 4, Indianapolis Colts on Nov. 8, Tennessee Titans on Nov. 25, New York Jets on Dec. 9 and New England Patriots on Dec. 23.

Military prices for seats range from $38 to $58 for 400, 200 and 100 seat sections. For more information, call 767-2841 on Stewart or 315-3674 on Hunter.

 

Soldier Show recruiting

Army Entertainment is seeking technicians and performers for the U.S. Army Soldier Show, Army Concert Tour and other entertainment programs.

Auditions are open to soldiers — active, Reserve and Guard.

Selection is based on talent and ability to represent the Army in appearance, physical fitness and bearing.

Crew members get the opportunity to work with the entertainment industry's latest equipment and technologies, train and learn from the industry's best, while delivering a world-class experience.

Visit ArmyEntertainment.net for applications. Applications are due by Nov. 1.

 

Introduction to crossfit

If you’ve heard the buzz crossfit, but can’t decide whether it is for you, here’s a chance to check it out.

Newman Fitness Center is offering introduction to crossfit sessions from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting Aug. 7. You’ll learn the movements and routines of this high-intensity training.

The sessions are free, but will be limited to five persons per session.

For more information, call 767-3031.

 

Powerlifting and bench press competition

Newman Fitness Center will hold “The Rock” Powerlifting and Bench Press Competition for men and women Aug. 25. Weigh-in begins at 8 a.m. and the competition at 10 a.m.

Contestants will be placed into one of 12 weight classes, and must complete a successful attempt in all three lifts (bench press, squat and dead lift) to qualify for an award. Each competitor will get three lifts per event. Thetop three lifts will be combined for a total to determine placing.

Awards will be presented to the top lifters using the Schwartz-Malone formula.

The cost is $10 if you register by Aug. 20, and $15 later. For more details or to register, visit the center or call 767-9336.

 

Great getaway sweepstakes

FMWR patrons have an opportunity to win one of four "Great Getaways" vacations to an Armed Forces Recreation Center (Dragon Hill Lodge & Resort, Hale Koa Hotel, Shades of Green and Edelweiss Lodge & Resort).

To enter, patrons must visit AFRCresorts.com, click the game web banner, register and play the online memory-match game. The sweepstakes, sponsored by GM Military Discount, closes Aug. 31.

The seven-night getaways are all inclusive and you could be strolling Waikiki Beach, sightseeing European castles, cruising Seoul's shopping districts or visiting the enchanting Walt Disney Resort.

 

Atlanta Motor Speedway

Be at Atlanta Motor Speedway for the Labor Day Party. Experience the thrills the “NRA American Warrior 300” on Sept. 1 and “Advocare 500” on Sept. 2.

Saturday tickets for “Upper Champions Reserved” section are $43. Sunday tickets for “Petty Rows 16-33” are $65.50 and “Elliott Rows 21-39” are $43.25.

For information, call 767-2841 on Stewart or 315-3674 on Hunter.

 

FMWR on the web

Visit the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Web site for information about what FMWR has to offer soldiers and families at Fort Stewart/Hunter. The site is at http://www.stewartmwr.com/.

Also, like the action Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/FortStewartHunterFMWR.

 

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