Sports Shorts — Jan. 19, 2018


Volleyball Officials Clinic & Practicum Tournament

If you are interested in being certified or re-certifying as a volleyball official come out to the Officials Clinic & Practium Tournament Tuesday to Jan. 27. Clinic takes place Tuesday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m, at the Baumholder Education Center, Bldg. 8332. The Practicum Tournament is on Jan. 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Baumholder Hall of Champions, Bldg. 8105. Both clinic & tournament are open to ID cardholders, ages 18 and older. And no registration fee is required! There is no limit to the number of people who can register for the clinic, but the tournament is limited to the first six teams who sign up. To register, contact Sarah Galon at 544-9547, 0611-143-544-9547 or sarah.a.galon.naf@mail.mil.

Youth soccer


U.S. Youth Soccer KMC District Soccer will offer to experience soccer in the German Football Association (DFB).  They are offering opportunities for boys and girls, 5 to 19 years old, and a men’s team. Players will train with professional and licensed coaches. The 10-month season consists of competitive league play, international camps and tournaments. Matches will not conflict with American holidays. This U.S. Youth Soccer affiliation allows for even more training opportunities, like the Olympic Developmental program. Facilities and fields are in Schwedelbach. For more information, visit www.kmcsoccer.com or email at kmcsoccerregistrar@gmail.com.

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.

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 info@sv-kottweiler-schwanden.de

CYS Spring Sports Registration

CYS Spring Sports Registration kicks off on Feb. 1. Register your child for baseball, softball, soccer, or track & field. For ages 5-15. Registration is open until Feb. 28 or until teams are full. Sign-up by phone, in person or on Webtrac. Cost: $45. The season will begin in April. Activities are offered on Landstuhl & Sembach Post. For more information, contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9065/9066/9067 or 0611-143-514-9065/9066/9067.

Youth Tackle Football Spring Training Registration

Youth Tackle Football Spring Training Registration kicks off on Feb. 1. Tackle Football Training will be held on Miesau Post for ages 9-17. To note, this is a training and developmental program, not a regular season league. Registration is open until Feb. 28 or until spaces are filled. Sign-up by phone, in person or on Webtrac. Cost: $65. For more information, contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9065/9066/9067 or 0611-143-514-9065/9066/9067.

Start Smart Baseball & Soccer Registration

Start Smart Baseball & Soccer Registration kicks off on Feb. 1. Start Smart is not a traditional team sports program, but rather a developmental program to introduce young children to sports. While it is led by a CYS staff member, the program encourages lots of interaction between parent and child. For ages 3-4. Registration is open until Feb. 28 or until spaces are filled. Sign-up by phone, in person or on Webtrac. To note, children MUST be 3 years old at time of sign-up. Cost: $25. For more information, contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9065/9066/9067 or 0611-143-514-9065/9066/9067.

Soccer Lessons

Soccer is offered year round (indoor soccer arena from November-May). The coaches training with the kids are professional soccer coaches who have trained and played for years. Their training will be packed with soccer drills, soccer skills, soccer conditioning and fitness development. Youth will develop basic and fundamental soccer skills that all players need as well as tactic, formations and much more. The goal is to assist youth soccer players to achieve their playing potential through proper skills, fitness and conditioning development. Focus is on having fun and learning about soccer. For more information or to register, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9066.

Unit Level Basketball Championships

The 2018 Unit Level Basketball Championships are scheduled for Feb. 26, Feb. 27, Feb. 28, and March 1. The top six teams from regular season league play will compete in the championship. The 1st and  2nd place teams from this championship will then advance to the IMCOM-Europe Tournament.  Games will be held at Kleber Fitness Center, Kleber Kaserene, Bldg. 3235 from 6to9 p.m. Final championship game is March 1 at 6 p.m. Awards will be presented to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams, along with 1st and 2nd individual and MVP. No entry fee! For more information, contact 493-2087; 0631-3406-2087.

Unit Level Volleyball Registration

Who’s ready for volleyball season!? For units wishing to enter a team, contact Danny White at 493-2087; 0631-3406-2087 or dan.white28.civ@mail.mil today. Letter of intent is due by Feb. 9. First coaches meeting will be held on Feb. 6 at 6 p.m., Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Fitness Center Sports Office, Bldg. 3235. The top six teams from regular season league play will advance to the Garrison Championships. Awards will be presented to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams, along with 1st and 2nd individual and MVP. The 1st and 2nd place teams from the Garrison Championships will advance to the IMCOM-Europe Tournament. No registration fee! For more information, contact 493-2087; 0631-3406-2087.

WELLBEATS™ Now Available

WELLBEATS™ programs are now available at all USAG 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-/post-natal and more. Classes are 35-50 minutes in length. Cost: Free! Classes may be reserved for Soldier PT Mon-Fri, 6 to 7:30 a.m. Locations: Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Landstuhl, Miesau, Sembach and Kleber Fitness Centers. For more information, visit kaiserslautern.armymwr.com or contact your local USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Fitness 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, please contact 486-8375; 06371-86-8375.

Massage Therapy Available

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. 1 hour: $55; ½ hour: $40. Gift certificates are available. To schedule an appointment, please call: Sembach Fitness Center, 496-7530 or 06302-67-7530; Landstuhl Fitness Center, 486-7172 or 06371-86-7172; or Pulaski Massage and Yoga Studio, 493-4156 or 0631-3406-4156.

Personal Trainers Available

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

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, 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sat to Sun, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Holidays: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Landstuhl Fitness Center, Wilson Bks., Bldg. 3720. For more information, call 486-7172; 06371-86-7172.

Parent Exercise Room at Sembach Fitness Center

The Sembach 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, 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sat to Sun, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Holidays: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sembach Kaserne, Bldg. 105. For more information, call 496-7530; 06302-67-7530.

Disc Golf at Pulaski Park

Get your game on! Outdoor Recreation offers Disc Golf at Pulaski Park. Grab a team, pick up a Frisbee and take advantage of this interactive flying disc game that requires precision and accuracy. The brand new Disc Golf course at Pulaski Park is open for public use. Frisbees may be rented from Outdoor Recreation, or you may bring your own. For more information, contact Outdoor Recreation, Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2905, 493-4117; 0631-3406-4117.

Twilight Basketball

USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Sports and Fitness offers twilight basketball games every other Friday night from 9 to 11 p.m. at Vogelweh Gym in Kaiserslautern. These games are open to all CAC holders. CAC must be registered with the gym during manned hours (6 a.m. to 4 p.m.) in order to gain entry.  Vogelweh Air Base, Bldg. 2050.