New mountain bike trail
Landstuhl officials will officially open the new mountain bike trail called “Landstuhl — Tour 6” at 10 a.m. Sunday near Nanstein Castle. Mountain bike guide Achim Perabo will then offer a short 17-km guided tour from the castle to Bann, where participants can stop at the Baerenloch restaurant. Participants must be physically fit and have the right equipment, including a helmet. Participation is at own risk.
Unit-level flag football championships
Come and cheer on the best unit-level flag football teams as they compete for the 2016 trophy and bragging rights. The U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz unit-level flag football championships will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 17 to 20 at the Kaiserslautern Army Depot field near Daenner Kaserne. Awards will be presented to the first, second and third place teams, first and second place individuals, and the MVP. The top two teams will advance to the Installation Management Command Europe tournament. Free for spectators. For more information, contact Coleman Swinton at 493-2087 or 0631-3406-2087.
Youth basketball club
An open basketball club for youth ages 12 to 17 years old is held from 4 to 5 p.m. every Monday from September to June at the Realschule on Schernauer Strasse 31, Ramstein-Miesenbach, in the Sporthalle. Training is provided by German-American coach Billy Jackson free of charge. For more information, call 06371-46-6742.
Volunteer coaches needed
KMC Youth Sports Program is looking for coaches in various sports programs. Age groups range from 5 to 15 years old for cheerleading and soccer, and ages 7 to 15 for flag football. If interested, email Brooke Sands at firstname.lastname@example.org; call the Ramstein Youth Sports office at 480-5660 or 06371-47-5660; or call Ramstein Youth Programs at 480-6444 or 06371-47-6444.
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 0631-3406-4516/4122.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes
SKIESUnlimited now offers Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in two different levels: Little Grapplers, ages 5 to 17 years old; and Bully Busters, ages 8 to 13 years old. Each level teaches basic self-defense techniques while instilling the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu foundational principles of leverage and control. Bully Busters focuses on a set curriculum of nonviolent, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu-based self-defense techniques that teach children to neutralize and negotiate with bullies. No experience required, and you can count on seeing a visible increase in your child’s confidence within a few short weeks. 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.
WELLBEATS™ now available
WELLBEATS™ programs are now available at all U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz fitness centers. Formerly known as Fitness On Request, WELLBEATS™ provides a safe place for newcomers to learn and master the fundamentals of dozens of classes, including yoga, Pilates, step, dance, cycling, kickboxing, strength training, pre- and post-natal and more. Classes are 35 to 50 minutes in length, and there is no cost. Classes may be reserved for Soldier physical training from 6 to 7:30 a.m. Mondays through Fridays. Locations: Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Landstuhl, Miesau, Sembach and Kleber fitness centers. For more information, visit www.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, contact 486-8375 or 06371-86-8375.
Parent exercise room
The Landstuhl and Sembach fitness centers each bring you an exercise room for parents that features the latest in cardio equipment and offers a play area for your little ones to safely play or watch movies while you work out. The exercise rooms are both open from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends and holidays. For more information, contact the Landstuhl Fitness Center, Bldg. 3720, at 486-7172 or 06371-86-7172; or the Sembach Fitness Center, Bldg. 105, at 496-7530 or 06302-67-7530.
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.
Youth cheer, tumbling classes
SKIESUnlimited offers cheer and tumbling classes for youth, ages 6 to 18 years old. Classes help to improve strength, flexibility, jumps and tumbling. Classes are offered on a monthly basis at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Special Events Center, Bldg. 237. 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 0631-3406-4516/4122.
Karate Tech classes
Check out SKIESUnlimited Karate Tech and Karate Tech Plus classes. Karate Tech is the modern fusion of six traditional martial arts all in one. It provides a complete system of personal defense for youth ages 5 to 18 years old. Participants will learn confidence, body balance, perseverance, patience, self-mastery sparring and forms. Beginner, Beginner/Intermediate, and Karate Tech Plus levels are offered at various times for various prices. Open to all branches of service. For more information, visit Webtrac or contact Parent Central Services on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122.