Sports Shorts — August 18, 2017

Soccer for girls

The Kottweiler-Schwanden Sports Club is looking for girls born in the years 2005 up to 2008 for its youngest girls’ soccer team. The sports club has three girls’ teams and two women’s teams. They are also looking for new players. This is the opportunity to get involved in a German soccer club playing with German and American girls. Coaches are all able to speak English. The practice is 5:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesday. To sign up or for more information, email

Soccer players needed

The FV Olympia Ramstein Soccer Club is looking for male and female players born in 2003/2004. Practice takes place 5:30 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday on the artificial turf pitch at Am Hocht 1 in Ramstein village. For more information contact Stefan Denzer at 0157-56306179, Jaron Dengel at 0160-93530161, or Harry Kauf at 0152-25831196.

Twilight basketball

U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Sports and Fitness offers twilight basketball games every other Friday night from 9 to 11 p.m. at Vogelweh Gym on Vogelweh, Bldg. 2050. These games are open to all CAC holders. The CAC must be registrered with the gym during manned hours, from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., in order to gain entry.

Zombie 5k Fun Run

Run for your lives! Zombies have infested Smith Barracks, and at 9 a.m. Oct. 27, they’re coming for you on the Baumholder Sports and Fitness 5k fun run course. Come in your Halloween costume or dress as a zombie. Registration opens at 8 a.m. the day of the race. Race begins and ends at Hall of Champions Fitness Center. No cost to participate. To volunteer as a zombie, contact the Warrior Zone on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8106 at 531-2914 or 0611-143-531-2914.

now available

WELLBEATS™ programs are now available at all U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Fitness Centers. WELLBEATS™, formerly known as Fitness On Request, provides a safe place for newcomers to learn and master the fundamentals of dozens of classes, to include yoga, Pilates, step, dance, cycling, kickboxing, strength training, pre- and post-natal and more. Classes are 35 to 50 minutes in length. The cost is free. Classes may be reserved for Soldier physical training from 6 to 7:30 a.m. Mondays through Fridays. Locations are Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Landstuhl, Miesau, Sembach and Kleber fitness centers. For more information, visit or contact your local USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Fit-ness Center.

Youth sports coaches needed

Are you interested in coaching? Youth Sports is currently seeking coaches for various youth sports. For more information or to get involved, contact 486-8375 or 06371-86-8375.

YogaFit training

Become a certified yoga instructor with YogaFit training through Sembach Fitness Center. Training is offered in two-day sessions covering a variety of specific areas of yoga practice. Price is per session. Early bird costs $399, regular costs $429 and late costs $459. Early bird cut off is one month prior to the scheduled training date. Sign up directly with Yoga Fit online. Dates are Oct. 19 to 20 for Level 1, Oct. 21 to 22 for Fit and Focused Kids, Oct. 23 to 24 for Level 2, Oct. 25 to 26 for Addictions, Nov. 29 to 30 for Restore Balance, Dec. 1 to 4 for Level 4, Dec. 5 to 6 for  Yoga for Athletes and Dec. 7 for Pre-Natal. For more information, contact Steffanie Paoletti at

Massage therapy

Massage therapy is available at Sembach and Landstuhl fitness centers and at the Massage and Yoga Studio on Pulaski Barracks. Types of massages include: Deep Tissue, Swedish, Sports, Prenatal and Shiatsu. One hour costs $55, and a half hour costs $40. Gift certificates are available. To schedule an appointment, call Sembach Fitness Center at 496-7530 or 06302-67-7530; Landstuhl Fitness Center at 486-7172 or 06371-86-7172; or Pulaski Massage and Yoga Studio at 493-4156 or 0631-3406-4156.

Personal trainers

Visit with a personal trainer today. Trainers are available at Rhine Ordnance Barracks Fitness Center, Bldg. 172; Landstuhl Fitness Center, Bldg. 3720; and Kleber Fitness Center, Bldg. 3235. For more information, call 493-2086 or 0631-3406-2086 or visit

Parent Exercise Room at Landstuhl Fitness Center

The Landstuhl Fitness Center offers an exercise room for parents that features the latest in cardio equipment and a play area for your little ones to safely play or watch movies while you work out.  Open Mon to Fri from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sat to Sun from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Holidays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Landstuhl Fitness Center, Wilson Barracks, Bldg. 3720. For more information, call 486-7172 or  06371-86-7172.