Sports & Travel


Dog and Jog 5K
The Wiesbaden Veterinary Clinic and Sports, Fitness and Outdoor Recreation Center are teaming up to host a Dog and Jog 5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Sept. 7. Pick up free information on pet care and enjoy a little exercise with your favorite pet pal. Registration will be from 7:30-8:30 a.m. on the day of the event at the fitness center. Call (0611) 143-548-9830 for details.
Rheinblick Club Championship
The Rheinblick Golf Course holds its Club Championship Aug. 31 to Sept. 1. This is a 36-hole, stroke play event, open to all eligible patrons with a verifiable golf handicap. Call the Pro Shop at (0611) 143-548-5485 to register.
Europa Park trip
Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation heads to the Europa Park amusement park Aug. 24. Cost is $99 for adults, $89 for children up to age 11. Call (0611) 143-548-9801.
PGA Sports Academy
Young people ages 7-17 are invited to get outdoors and to learn the game of golf during PGA Sports Academy lessons at the Rheinblick Golf Course on Saturdays. Cost is $50 for four sessions (per month). Call the Rheinblick at (0611) 143-548-5486.
Recreational Shooting
Get in some target time with Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation at the McCully Range in Wackernheim from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 17. Call (0611) 143-548-9830.
Martial arts classes
Learn self-defense techniques during ongoing Golden Sage Martial Arts Classes at the fitness center. Classes are from noon to 2 p.m. Saturdays and cost $8 per class. For more information visit www.bob-karnes-golden-sage.com or call (0611) 143-548-9830.
Scramble of the Year
Make your own team for this 18-hole, four-person, Scramble-format event Sept. 28 at the Rheinblick Golf Course. Shotgun start is at 9 a.m. Call (0611) 143-548-5485 to register.
Bad Duerkheim Wine Fest
Visit the world’s biggest wine festival, located on the German Wein Strasse (Wine Street) in Bad Duerkheim, Sept. 7 with Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation. Cost is $59 per adult, $39 for children ages 16 and below. Call (0611) 143-548-9801.
Biggest Loser
Change your life during the eight-week-long Wiesbaden’s Biggest Loser fitness program. Sessions are from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays Sept. 23 to Nov. 18. Sign up at the Wiesbaden Sports, Fitness and Outdoor Recreation Center.
E-bike Dutch back roads
Join Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation on a MOSA E-Bike trip in the Netherlands, Sept. 21-22, 2019. Explore the back roads of Limburg and Maastricht and spend the night in a teepee. Cost is $329 per person including transportation, use of the E-Bikes and one overnight stay in a teepee. Bring euros for meals. Another trip will be featured on Oct. 5-6. Sign up at the Wiesbaden Sports, Fitness and Outdoor Recreation Center or call (0611) 143-548-9801.
Oktoberfest Express
Sit back and let Outdoor Recreation do the driving to the world’s largest and most famous beer festival — the Munich Oktoberfest. Cost is $89 per person, $69 for children ages 15 and under. Sign up at the Wiesbaden Sports, Fitness and Outdoor Recreation Center.
Rhein River Cruise
Take a cruise up the Rhein River with Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation on Sept. 14. Cost of the trip is $49 for adults, $29 for children up to age 11. Outdoor Recreation also offers a rafting the Rhein trip Sept. 21. Call (0611) 143-548-9801 to sign up for either trip.
Fitness Resolution
Enjoy a host of free fitness and wellness opportunities at the Wiesbaden Sports, Fitness and Outdoor Recreation Center during the seventh annual Powerful Change Fitness Resolution on Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Get information on Boot Camps and the Biggest Loser program, speak to a personal trainer, pick up tips from the Wellness Center, try a protein shake or sample a chair massage.
Get Golf Ready
The Rheinblick Golf Course offers another weeklong session of lessons during the Get Golf Ready program Sept. 9-13. Learn the fundamentals from a professional. Cost is $99. Register at the Rheinblick Pro Shop or call (0611) 143-548-5485.
Sixth Annual Duathlon
The Sixth Annual Duathlon on Sept. 21 consists of a 20-mile bike ride wrapped between two five-mile runs. Participants start with the five-mile run, then take off on a 20-mile bike ride before finishing with another five-mile run. Register at the fitness center.
Go skydiving
Enjoy a tandem jump with the skydiving experts in Bitburg on this Outdoor Recreation adventure Sept. 14. Cost is $329 for round-trip transportation and the tandem jump. Call (0611) 143-548-9801 for more information.
Friday Night Scramble
Unwind after the work week with a little friendly competition on the greens during the Friday Night Scramble at 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Rheinblick Golf Course. Call (0611) 143-548-5485 to register.
Recreational shooting
Get in some target time with Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation at the McCully Range in Wackernheim from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 14. Call (0611) 143-548-9830.