Sports shorts – December 17, 2015

100 percent ID check at Fitness Center
The Wiesbaden Fitness Center will begin mandatory 100 percent ID check beginning Dec. 18 in order to effectively track number of people using the facility, which impacts funding.
Sign up yourself and family members in person at FMWR facilities, including the Fitness Center and Outdoor Recreation on Clay Kaserne. Call mil 548-9001 or civ (0611) 143-548-9001 for more information.

Jingle Bell 5k
FMWR hosts a Jingle Bell 5k Dec. 19 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Fitness Center. Runners who wear bells on their shoes can enter for a chance to win a prize. Strollers and pets on leashes are welcome. No pre-registration is required. Be among the first to sign up on the day of the race to win a free commemorative T-shirt.

NFL Sundays at the WEC
The Wiesbaden Entertainment Center on Hainerberg shows NFL games every Sunday. Win prizes during the halftime trivia check, and get a free slice of pizza with the purchase of a beverage during halftime.

Youth bowling league
The Wiesbaden Youth Bowling League is open to youths ages 5 to 20 and practices every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center.
Members can bowl in league competition and receive coaching from a bronze-level training bowling instructor at no additional cost. The first day of bowling was Sept. 12 and the season runs through April 2016. This league is United States Bowling Congress-sanctioned and all members receive a bowling shirt.
All youth have a chance to win scholarship money that they will be able to use when they go to college. There is a one-time registration fee of $4 and $8 per week, which includes three games, rental shoes and instruction.
For more information, contact Danny Berardi at mil 565-2021 or email

Free yoga and Zumba at ACS
Army Community Service offers free yoga classes every Tuesday at noon at the ACS cafeteria and free Zumba classes Monday and Wednesday at 9 a.m.; Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m.; and Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

Fitness Center dress code
Patrons of the Wiesbaden Fitness Center should be aware there is a dress code.
For example, ACUs are permitted only during lunch hours from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., shorts should be longer than finger tip-length when arms are straight alongside the body, and exposed midriffs are prohibited. For details, visit the FMWR website at and search “dress code.”