Sports shorts – October 2017

Register for Winter Sports
Enroll now through Nov. 9 for Child, Youth and School Services Winter Sports – basketball, cheerleading, dodgeball, wrestling and bowling. Winter season runs from January to March 2018. Volunteers and coaches are always welcome. Call (0611) 143-548-9363 if interested in coaching. Youth can register for winter sports at Parent Central Services on Clay Kaserne.

Thanksgiving ski trip
Outdoor Rec hosts a Thanksgiving Ski Trip to Zermatt, Switzerland, Nov. 21 to 25. Call (0611)143-548-9830 or 9801 or stop by the Fitness Center for details.

Play battle ball
Ready to kick your game up a notch? Jump inside a giant, inflatable bubble and have at it in this mix of soccer, human bowling and dodgeball. Outdoor Recreation offers battle ball for a minimum of 10 players. Check with the Fitness Center for cost and registration information or call (0611)143-548-9801.

Martial Arts classes
Learn self-defense techniques and more during ongoing Golden Sage Martial Arts Classes at the Fitness Center. Classes are Saturdays from noon to 2 p.m. and cost $8 per class. For more information visit, or call (0611)143-548-9830.

Trip to Verdun
The Wiesbaden Library and Outdoor Recreation invite participants to experience an interactive trip to the historic area of Verdun, France, on Nov. 11. Verdun was the site of the largest and longest battle of World War I. Starting Feb. 21, 1916, and ending on Dec. 18 of the same year, the battle took more than 700,000 lives. Tour-goers will visit three important sites — the Memorial de Verdun, Ossuaire de Douaumont and Forte de Douaumont — along with a stop in the town of Verdun (for leisure time). Cost is $99 including round-trip transportation and entrance fees. The trip is designed for ages 16 and above. Register at the Fitness Center. Call (0611)143-548-9820 for details.

Fitness Center dress code
Appropriate dress is required when using the Wiesbaden Fitness Center. 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 and flip-flops are prohibited. For details, visit the FMWR website at and search “dress code.”