Mission: Building unit cohesion through group recreation. Goals: Supporting SQ Leaders, Maximizing use of FSS facilities, Measuring impact and Providing maximum flexibility to SQ commanders

Calling all master builders!!! It's time to create the ultimate masterpiece. September 2019 - May 2020 you can construct anything you'd like using different building block sets at the JBSA-Randolph Library. This club meets the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month from 4-5:30 p.m. This FREE event is for ages 5+. For more information, call (210) 652-5578 or visit them online at

Every week, highest number of correct picks wins! Pick-em sheets available at the METC Fitness and Sports Center. Return completed sheet by Thursday at 3 p.m. (each week) and winner will be announced Tuesday morning (each week). Tie Breaker will be closest pick over/under total score Monday night game. If two Monday night games played, final score of both games (combined total) will be used. For more information, call (210) 808-5709 or (210) 808-5713.

Gear up for football. Visit JBSA-Lackland Information, Tickets and Travel for all the different Dallas Cowboys' packages and scheduled home games starting at $300 per person. Choose from several packages including Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum pricing. All packages include 1 game ticket per person, 1 night hotel stay, tailgate admission and round trip transportation from hotel to stadium. Meet and greet a Dallas Cowboys Legend with pictures and autographs. For more information, call (210) 671-2388.

Almost there for First Steps Basketball season! Registration for children ages 3 and 4 years old begins Oct. 15 at W. Ed. Parker Youth Center (YP1). Practice begins in December and the season starts in January. The cost is $40 per child. A copy of the immunization record and a sports physical are required at the time of registration. For more information, call (210) 221-5513.

Youth sports are essential for physical fitness, healthy development and participation. JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Youth Sports will have Youth Basketball registration starting Oct. 15 for ages 5-13 boys and girls $55 each. Practice begins December located at W. Ed Parker Youth Center, Bldg. 1630. All participants need a flu vaccine, current sports physical valid through the season and immunization record. For more information, call (210) 221-5519.

Leave the holiday cooking to us. Enjoy more time with family and friends by taking advantage of freshly prepared main entrées alone or entire meals. Choose either 12-14 pound roasted turkey or 9-13 pound glazed Virginia pit ham. Price for turkey is $50 for members and $55 for nonmembers. Price for ham is $55 for members and $60 for nonmembers. Meal packages are available as well and include turkey or ham with cornbread dressing, whipped potatoes with gravy, sweet potatoes, corn O'Brien, green beans, cranberry chutney and apple pie.

Visit the JBSA Recreation Park at Canyon Lake to take advantage of the half price bunkhouses and bungalows special all throughout November and December. Bunkhouses are $12.50 per night, bungalows are $22.50 per night. Make your reservation today, call (830) 964-3576 or (800) 280-3466.

Relax this Thanksgiving and let the Parr Club do the cooking for you! Customers will be given a receipt at time of purchase; this must be presented at time of pick-up. Re-heating instructions will be included. To place your order or for more information, call the Catering Department at (210) 658-7446. (coupons, club bucks or gift certificates are not accepted as payment for this feast)

Joint Base San Antonio Youth Programs is offering Winter Camp across all JBSA locations. Log into and select the preferred location. Once a slot is offered, parents must visit Youth Programs to complete the registration process. Fees are based on total family income and all required paperwork must be on file in advance to include immunization records with a current flu vaccination. Offers are made until camp is full. All JBSA Winter Camps are closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

If you are a parent and want to be involved with improving youth programs, please join the Quality Improvement Team (QIT) and the Parent Advisory Board (PAB). Participants will provide recommendations and feedback for improving programs and communicate information through discussion with management and leadership. The 1st Quarter Meeting will be on Nov. 19, 11:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m.

Celebrate November birthdays with us at the Parr Club for a complimentary lunch buffet. There is no cost for the birthday member. The cost is $12 for adult guests and $6 for their children ages 6-12. Club members that are not celebrating are invited as well and the cost is $10 for adults, $5 for their children ages 6-12 and kids 5 and younger eat for free. Everyone is welcome. Coupons not accepted. For more information, call (210) 658-7445.

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Patch/Chaffee will be hosting a Thanksgiving dinner for our Fire Department and Parents of Youth Center Members. This event will be Nov. 21 at 5-7 p.m at Youth Programs 2814 Funston Road Bldg. 2515. For more information, call (210) 221-3630.

JBSA-Lackland Gateway Club offers its pre-holiday feast for $11.95 per person in the Food Court. The menu features roast Tom turkey with cornbread dressing and cranberry chutney, honey glazed ham, fried chicken, roast beef au jus, baked tilapia with white wine sauce along with sides, salads and desserts. Beverages included. For more information, call (210) 645-7034.

Have lots of fun right before Thanksgiving and join the Patch/Chaffee Youth Center (YP2) FALL BREAK CAMP! Ages 11 and up. Nov. 25-27, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Paintball, EVO and Urban Air! Don't miss it! Registration required. Three days for $80 or $30 per day. For more information, call (210) 221-3630.

Join us for the annual Thanksgiving Bowling Tournament. This tournament is a scratch format. Cost is $50 per person and prizes are given out based on the number of entries. To sign up or for more info, call (210) 652-6271.

Sign up for the Rambler Fitness Center Turkey Burner fitness class Nov. 29 from 9:30-11 a.m. This class includes 45 minutes of cardio and 45 minutes of weights. $3 per class, 10-class pass is $25 with no expiration and a 20-class pass is available for $50 with no expiration. Passes are non-refundable. For more information, call (210) 652-7263.

Treat your family to a fun filled day at the Bowling Center and take advantage of the "Rent-a-Lane" special. This includes two hours for up to 6 bowlers per lane, shoe rental, 20 oz. soda per person and a large pizza for only $50. For more information, call (210) 652-6271.

Make plans now to set sail aboard the newest Carnival Cruise Ship "Mardi Gras" featuring "Bolt", the first roller coaster at sea. Travel from Port Canaveral, Florida to San Juan, Puerto Rico; Amber Cove, Dominican Republic; and Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos. Rates start at $784 per person for interior staterooms and $1089 per person for balcony staterooms. Air can be added to cruise booking starting January 1, 2020. A $25 per person deposit holds your spot on the cruise. A $250 per person deposit gets your stateroom assigned.

Come snuggled up and enjoy a free movie, hot chocolate and popcorn at Canyon Lake November 30th at 6 p.m. For more information, call (830) 964-3576.

Getting good grades? JBSA Fort Sam Houston Bowling Center is rewarding students for their hard work in school. All military children in grades K-12 receive one free game and free she rental for getting good grades on their report card! Parent or child must present their report card for the current grading period at the bowling center. For more information, please contact the Fort Sam Houston Bowling Center at (210) 221-4740 or CYES School Liaison office at (210) 221-2214/2256.

There is no membership needed to participate in clubs, activities, and open recreation for ages 9-18. (Does not include instructional classes, league sports, and School Age Programs). Stop by for a monthly calendar of Youth Programs activities to see what's offered this week.

For more information, please call (210) 652-3298.

First Steps is a non-competitive, instructional and development program for all DOD children ages 3-5. Register at JBSA-Lackland Youth Programs, building 8420 on Selfridge Ave., Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Registration cost is $35 per child. Parents must attend the orientation on Jan. 9, 6 p.m. at the Youth Programs' gym. The season runs Jan. 11 to Feb. 15. First Steps teaches fundamentals in harmony with the gross motor movements of preschool and early school-age children.

Join the festivities and celebrate the holiday tree lighting ceremonies with free hot chocolate and cookies with visits from Santa.

Come join us for the Pro Shop Holiday Sale at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Golf Course! Enjoy a cup of eggnog and treats while shopping. Purchases of $50 or more are eligible for a Srixon staff golf bag and there will be discounts throughout the Pro Shop. For more information, call (210) 222-9836.

Feeling crafty? Sign up for the Winter Craftapalooza! Youth, 5 and older, can have a fun day of creating gifts or decorations for the holidays at the Youth Center. This is open to everyone, no talent or youth membership required. Takes place on Dec. 5 from 5-7 p.m.

Please sing up no later than Dec. 2. Cost is $10. For more information, call (210) 652-3298.

JBSA-Lackland Gateway Club offers all the holiday meal favorites for $11.95 per person in the Food Court. The menu features herb baked turkey with wild rice, Sausage and apple stuffing, cranberry chutney, glazed ham with rum raisin sauce, fried chicken, roast pork loin, baked tilapia with lemon dill, a variety of holiday sides and desserts. For more information, call (210) 645-7034.

Bring your holiday spirit to the JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Holiday Tree Lighting. The holiday festivities take place at the JBSA-Fort Sam Houston main flag pole and include lighting of the tree, a snow slide, children's activities, holiday music, hay rides and a visit from Santa and the Grinch. Delicious complimentary cookies, hot chocolate and coffee are available while supplies last. For more information, call (210) 652-5763.

The JBSA-Lackland Outdoor Recreation hosts Trees for Troops, a program supplying free Christmas trees to military members and their families. Spouses of deployed members are scheduled noon to 12:30 p.m. Active Duty, Reserve and Guard members are scheduled 12:30-2:30 p.m. All DOD ID card holders are scheduled 2:30-5 p.m. For more information, call (210) 925-5535.

Register men's teams of 16 players for $425 per team. The first 16 teams play at both the Warhawk Fitness Gym and the Chaparral Fitness Gym. Tournament format is three-game guarantee (3GG), double-elimination bracket. Players receive T-shirts, towels and a Joe Hall Sportsmanship Award. For more information, call (210) 671-1632.

Come have Brunch with Santa at Fort Sam Houston Golf Club! Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Adults $15.95, ages 4 and older $12.95, and ages 3 and younger free. Not only have a delicious brunch but also get to write a letter to Santa, decorate sugar cookies and have an awesome time with Santa Claus! For more information, call (210) 221-5863.

On December 14 from 8 a.m to Noon, stop by the Flea Market in the JBSA-Lackland Skylark Bowling Center Parking Lot, Bldg. 6476. For vendor information, visit the Skylark Community Center, Bldg. 6576. Reserve a vendor spot until December 12. 10x10 foot spaces are $10 and tables $5. Pay in person - cash payments only. For more information, please call (210) 671-3191.

Gather to eat the best food in the area! Sunday brunch with Santa will take place on Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is open to all! Santa will be available for photos, will have candy canes for all the children and listen to their Christmas wishes. All children are invited to enter for prize drawings. For more information, call (210) 652-4864.

Get out of the house during your Christmas break! Come to JBSA-Randolph Bowling Center for some bowling fun from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is only $12 per hour (up to six people) and $3 shoe rental. For more information, call (210) 652-6271.

Enjoy playing games, music, eating good food and have an exciting trip with JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Patch/Chaffee (YP2) for the Middle School Lock-In! From Dec. 20-21 at 10 p.m. to 7 p.m. This event requires a signed permission slip and the sign up deadline will be Dec. 19 by 6 p.m. For more information, call (210) 221-3630.

This American Red Cross Lifeguard certification class held at the Skylark Aquatic Center is open to everyone age 15 and older. Successful completion of the Certification in American Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid and Automated External Defibrillator is valid for the next two years at any facility worldwide that accepts Red Cross Lifeguarding. This class is 32 hours of instruction for $160.

Male and Female Teams

Letter of Intent & Coaches Meeting: Jan 7 (METC Fitness & Sports Center)

Games Begin: Jan. 14 Tuesday and Friday evenings

Units may have more than one team. Units may subject male team(s) and/or female team(s). Cadre must be present at all games. For more information, contact your unit sports representative, call (210) 808-5710 or (210) 808-5709.

Want to be part of Intramural Bowling? Letters of intent are due by Dec. 3! you can mail your letter to Earl Young 2380 Stanley Rd. Suite 20 JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 or deliver to the METC fitness Center. Coaches' meeting is on Dec. 10 and the season starts Jan. 8! This event is open to all DoD ID Cardholders at least 18 and older and not participating in an academic athletic association. For more information, call (210) 808-5710.

The JBSA-Lackland Gateway Club will NOT offer Sunday Breakfast at the Food Court Feb. 23 and March 1. Enjoy the Thursday Southern Buffet Feb. 20 and 27, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Food Court. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope you catch all your favorite menu items on those days. For more information, call (210) 645-7034.

Book now for this fully-guided vacation package departing from San Antonio to Madrid, Toledo, Seville, Granada, Valencia and Barcelona, Spain traveling round airfare, airport transfers, all-inclusive hotel accommodations and travel protection. Rates start at $3,175.00 per person. A $200.00 per person non-refundable land only deposit and a $10 service fee per booking due. If airfare is purchased via Trafalgar, a $350 non-refundable air deposit required at time of booking. Final payment due Jan.

Book early for this Caribbean getaway, traveling roundtrip aboard the Royal Caribbean ship, Liberty of the Seas. Depart from Galveston to Cozumel, Mexico; Grand Cayman and Falmouth, Jamaica. Rates start at $1047.00 per person for Inside Cabin, $1305.00 per person for Ocean View cabin and $1493.00 per person for Balcony cabin. Gratuities not included. Payments are $250.00 per person and a $10.00 service fee due at booking. Final payment due March 23, 2020. For more information, call (210) 671-7111.

Book early for this Caribbean getaway, traveling round-trip aboard the Carnival Dream. Depart from Galveston to Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico. Rates start at $721.00 per person for Inside Cabin, $818.00 per person for Ocean View cabin and $918.00 per person for Balcony cabin. Gratuities not included. Payments are $150.00 per person and a $10.00 service fee due at booking. Final payment due April 28, 2020. For more information, call (210) 671-7111.