Sports Shorts — Feb. 26, 2015

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 fingertip-length when arms are straight alongside the body, and exposed midriffs are prohibited. For details, visit the Family and Morale, Welfare and  Recreation website at and search “dress code.”

Charity golf tourney

The Kaiserslautern American-German Business Club holds its annual Charity Golf Scramble Tournament May 29 at Woodlawn Golf Course on Ramstein Air Base with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Proceeds from the event go to fund the AGBC Scholarship for German and American students who are pursuing business-related courses at the university level. This will be the 15th year of the scholarship fund. The deadline for application and payment of fees is May 10. Send an email to Tom Shaver at to sign up or receive more information.

Personal fitness trainer certification

The Wiesbaden Fitness Center offers a personal fitness trainer certification course March 6-8 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The workshop costs $342 plus the cost of a textbook ($69) and includes lectures, practical demonstrations, and written and practical exams. Current CPR certification is required. Applicants must register early, and weight room training experience is recommended. Visit to download and print the registration form. Call mil 548-9830 or civ (0611) 143-548-9830 for more information.

Free golf

The Rheinblick Golf Course offers free golf March 1-31 as part of its annual membership drive. All ID cardholders will not have to pay green fees. Call the Pro Shop for tee times at mil 548-5485 or 5486 or civ (0611) 5059-2717 or (0611) 143-548-5485.

Spring sports registration

Registration is open for Child, Youth and School Services spring sports seasons (t-ball, baseball, softball, soccer, golf, tennis, and track and field). Call Parent Central Services at civ (0611) 143-548-9356.

Fitness center hours

The Wiesbaden Fitness Center has new hours. The center is open Monday through Friday from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays, federal and training holidays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call civ (0611) 143-548-9831 for more information.

Free exercise classes

Wiesbaden Sports and Fitness Program offers free zumba classes Mondays at 9 a.m., Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 9:30 p.m.; aerobics (turbo kick and cardio circuit) Wednesdays at 9 a.m. at the Army Community Service cafeteria in Hainerberg Housing (Building 7790). Call civ (0611) 143-548-9201 for details.