Due to recently announced host nation regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some community events may be cancelled or postponed. Please verify the status before making plans to attend a community event.
Kaiserslautern winter sports registration open
Registration for Kaiserslautern Winter Sports is open until Dec. 31. To register your child in two-week sessions of Basketball Camp (ages 5-15), Boxing Skills Camp (ages 10-15) Bowling Camp (ages 10-15) or Advanced Basketball Camp (ages 16-18) contact Parent Central Services by phone or online through Webtrac. An appointment must be made for in-person registration. Cost is $45. For more information and to register, contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9065/9066/9067, 0611-143-531-9065/9066/9067.
Kaiserslautern Start Smart basketball/soccer/baseball registration open
Start Smart is a “child/parent interactive” program led by a Sports & Fitness Specialist for ages 3-4. Sessions are 45 minutes long and are held twice a week for 3 weeks. Cost is $25 with registration open until Dec. 31, or until sessions are full. Register through WebTrac, by phone, or in person with an appointment at Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9065/9066/9067, 0611-143-531-9065/9066/9067.
Golf Pro available
Whether you are just getting into golf or have a long-time love for the sport, Rolling Hills Golf Course has you covered! A Professional Golf Association Golf Pro is on staff to teach golf lessons to both youth and adults in Baumholder. Want to take lessons with a friend or partner? Ask about group offers. For more information during the winter season, contact Outdoor Recreation, Smith Bks, Bldg. 8167, 531-3401, 0611-143-531-3401.
Updated VAT services and locations
Take advantage of the convenience of the newest VAT office on Vogelweh Housing at Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036! Open Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed between 1-2 p.m. for lunch. All the VAT Offices located in both Baumholder and Kaiserslautern have services Mon-Fri. on an appointment-only basis. For more information to include individual facility hours of operation and contact information, go to Kaiserslautern.armymwr.com or Baumholder.armymwr.com
Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation seasonal rentals
Don’t be caught off guard this winter! Rent all the equipment you need for your next ski and snowboard trip from Outdoor Recreation and keep it until the first weekend in May! Seasonal rentals for adult skis or snowboards is $169 and for children ages 12 and under is $139. Contact Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation, Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2905, 0631-3406-4117.
Halftime Sports Bar now offering takeout only
The Halftime Sports Bar is open for takeout only Mon-Thu, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m., Fri, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. and 4-10 p.m., Sat, 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m., closed on Sundays. Enjoy great burgers, Reubens and classic bar food at home or at work when you take it to-go! The menu can be found at: Kaiserslautern.armymwr.com/programs/landstuhl-community-club. Call in your order ahead of time, or stop by! 486-6107 or 06371-86-6107.
Order from Hideaway Bistro & Grill
Head over to Armstrong’s Club (Vogelweh Housing, Bldg. 1036) where the Hideaway Bistro & Grill is now serving a menu of American classics with delicious meals from salads to burgers, bar food classics, even pizza and tacos! Offering delivery to Vogelweh Housing during hours of operation, Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-2 p.m. & 5-10 p.m., Sat 5-10 p.m., closed Sundays. Currently all orders are for takeout or delivery. Take a look at the menu by going to Kaiserslautern.armymwr.com and calling 0157-3049-2529 to place your order.
Baumholder Outdoor Recreation Services available
Borders might be closed and travel and outings as we know them might look different right now but Baumholder Outdoor Recreation is still offering great ways to keep busy and have fun! Rentals are still available for most items such as bikes (mountain and E-bikes), limited day passes for the fishing pond available from over the phone, fishing rod rental, as well as storage unit rentals. Be ready to roll out when trips start back up when you purchase a trip voucher for $20, $50 or $100! Retail shop is open Mon-Fri from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. by appointment only. For more information and to make your rentals and reservations, contact Baumholder Outdoor Recreation, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8167, 531-3401; 0611-143-531-3401.
Libraries in Kaiserslautern and Baumholder
The USAG RP Libraries, Landstuhl, Kleber Kaserne, and Baumholder offer call-in/email book orders and pickup service. Returned items are promptly checked in after a quarantine period. To place a book order by email for Kleber Library, email email@example.com. Landstuhl email orders can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and Baumholder orders can be sent to email@example.com. Hours of operation for each facility are as follows: Kleber Branch, Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3205, 483-1740, 06314-11-174, Mon-Fri from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Landstuhl Library, Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, 486-7322, 06371-86-7322, Mon-Thu 10 a.m.-5 p.m. & Fri 1-4 p.m.; Baumholder, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8332, 531-2841, 0611-143-531-2841, Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-3 p.m. All facilities are closed on all holidays.
Arts & Crafts Center open
The main Arts & Crafts Center is open as follows: Tue-Fri, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. & Sat from 12-5 p.m. Currently, classes are suspended but services such as custom framing, engraving, balloon orders, limited ceramics and bisque painting as well as the photo kiosk are still available. For more information, contact Arts & Crafts Center, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8104, 531-2895, 0611-143-531-2895.