Mount Everest Climb Challenge
Challenge yourself by climbing Mount Everest’s 29,035 feet as many times as you can. In the Mount Everest Climb Challenge, each participant will climb the Jacob’s Ladder to accumulate as many feet as possible during the month of May. Check in at the front desk at Northside, Southside or Vogelweh fitness centers to start logging your climbs. Prizes will be awarded to the male and female with the highest number of feet climbed at the end of the challenge. Free to participate.
Free Scuba Diving Expo
The Professional Association of Diving Instructors offers an Open Water Certification course during their free expo from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Ramstein Aquatic Center. Preregister for any of the scuba courses and receive $10 off the course fee. For details, call at 06371-405-7665.
Strong B.A.N.D.S. 10-mile run
Come out for the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Strong B.A.N.D.S. Cross Country 10-Miler May 14. Registration for the run will be held from 9 to 10:15 a.m. on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 370. The run will begin at 10:30 a.m. T-shirts will be given to the first 50 runners to register. Awards will be given to first-, second- and third-place men, women and youth runners. Entry fee: $7. Open to all ID cardholders ages 15 and older. For more information, call 493-4156 or 0631-3406-4156.
Team challenge: GoRuck Adventure
Ramstein Outdoor Recreation is sponsoring a team-building course covering 7 to 10 miles from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 15. The course features obstacles based on special operations training, such as carrying weights and crawling through mud pits. A cookout will immediately follow the event. Meeting point and course location to be determined. Cost is $30, and the event is for ages 18 and older. Preregistration is open through May 13 at Ramstein Outdoor Recreation. This is an Air Force Agency initiative program that falls under the guidance of Recharge 4 Resiliency, which targets Airmen and their family members who are affected by deployment.
Unit Level Softball sign-ups
Teams wishing to participate in Unit Level Softball must sign up by May 16. The Unit Level Softball season begins May 31. Open to all ID cardholders, including active-duty service members, family members and civilians ages 18 and older. For more information, contact Coleman Swinton at 493-2087, 0631-3406-2087 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Woodlawn Women’s Golf Association will sponsor the 2016 Rally for the Cure golf tournament June 4 at the Woodlawn Golf Course on Ramstein. There will be a shotgun start at 1 p.m., registration begins at noon. Fee for Woodlawn members is €60 or $60, and for nonmembers it is €75 or $75. Registration includes green fee, cart and lunch. For more information and entry forms, visit http://ramsteinwwga.weebly.com/2016-rally-for-the-cure.html.
Youth Sports Volunteer Fair
Do you want to help out in the community? Are you passionate about supporting kids and enhancing their lives? Landstuhl and Sembach Youth Sports are looking for volunteer coaches to coach during the upcoming fall sports season. All adults are welcome to become a certified coach after passing a background check. Coaches are needed in several sports, including: tackle football, flag football, soccer, cheerleading and volleyball. If you are interested, visit the Youth Sports Volunteer Fair from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 10 at Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898. Coach packets and records checks will be initiated on the spot. Open to military ID cardholders, ages 18 and older. For more information, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.
Officials’ soccer clinic, practicum
Are you interested in becoming a certified soccer official? Installation Management Command Europe offers a free officials’ clinic from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 14 to 17 at the Sembach Religious Support Office, Bldg. 118. Open to all ID cardholders, ages 18 and older. A practicum tournament will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 18 at Landstuhl Cage Field. The free tournament is open to the first six teams to sign up. To register, contact Sarah Galon at 544-9547, 0611-143-544-9547 or email@example.com.
Bodybuilding, Figure Invitational
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz will host a Bodybuilding and Figure Invitational June 25 at the Kaiserslautern High School auditorium. Open to all ID cardholders, including active-duty military members, family members and Department of Defense civilians ages 18 and older. Entry fee: $45. Registration will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. A mandatory competitors’ meeting will take place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The event will begin at noon. Trophies will be presented for first and second place in each weight-height division as well as an overall award for men and women. Cost for spectators: $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 12 and under. Preregistration will be open June 15 to 22. For more information, contact Tom Dennis at 493-2088, 0631-3406-2088 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Female soccer players needed
The FV Olympia Ramstein women’s soccer team is looking for players age 16 and older. Practice is held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the FV Olympia Ramstein soccer field at Am Hocht, across from the Esso station in Ramstein village. Come by and join the team for practice, or for more information, email email@example.com.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes
SKIESUnlimited now offers Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in three different levels: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Juniors, ages 3 to 4 years old; Little Grapplers, ages 5 to 17 years old; and Bully Busters, ages 8 to 13 years old. Each level teaches basic non-violent self-defense techniques while instilling the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu foundational principles of leverage and control. Open to all branches of service. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122; or Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.
Disc Golf at Pulaski Park
Outdoor Recreation now 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 on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2905, at 493-4117 or 0631-3406-4117.
Wii Sports, Wii Fit
The ROB Fitness Center is offering Wii Sports and Wii Fit for free. Shake up your fitness routine with some Wii and experience a whole new level of exercise and fun. For more information, contact the fitness center at 493-2241 or 0631-3406-2241.
SKIESUnlimited offers gymnastics classes for toddlers, children and youth. Open to all branches of service. For class offerings, times and prices, contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/412; or Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-8943 or 06371-86-8943.
Practice the Chakra Yoga flow at 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Massage & Yoga Studio on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2899. This new yoga sequence is catered around the seven chakras. A special introductory class is held on the first Wednesday of every month. For more information, contact 493-4156, 0631-3406-4156 or visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.