Join Outdoor Recreation for its all new Paddling Adventures program this summer. All of these adventures are for experienced paddlers. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult; if under 18, a guardian signature is required for participation.
All adventures are weather dependent so call Outdoor Recreation the day of the adventure to confirm the session will take place. Each adventure is limited to the first 15 boats.
Life jackets and paddles are included in the $5 per boat price. Please bring appropriate clothing, sunscreen and water. Adventure dates are: Aug. 21 and 25, and Sept. 18 and 22. For more information, call ODR, 703-805-3081.
2018 Powder Puff Game
Join Army Community Service, ACS, and Fort Belvoir’s Family Advocacy Program at Pullen Field for their 2018 Powder Puff Game, Sept. 12! Participants should register by Aug. 17, either in person at ACS or online at https://playpass.com/2018PowderPuffGame.
The game is dedicated to educating the community on ways to “intercept” domestic violence and sexual assault. Powder Puff Football is a female-specific football game using flag football rules. The game will have two, all-female teams with 15 players on each team, 10 all-male cheerleaders and three coaches, either male or female for both teams.
All participants must be 18 or older. This event is open to all active duty, Reservists, retirees, family members, DoD civilians and contractors.
For more information, call 571-231-7016.
#BeThere Resilience Team Challenge
September is Suicide Prevention Month. MWR and the Fort Belvoir Suicide Prevention Program will be hosting a Resilience Team Challenge, Sept. 14 at the track and obstacle course behind Graves Fitness Center, 2116 Abbott Road.
Build a team of four and, together, conquer a 1600m Relay Race, 22 push-ups and the #BeThere Resilience Obstacle Course.
The event is limited to the first 30 teams to register, but everyone is asked to come out and cheer on their battle buddies at the event.
The top teams will get prizes. Register online at https://www.raceentry.com/race-reviews/suicide-prevention-obstacle-course.
For more information, contact Millie Frank, Suicide Prevention, 703-805-5529; or Anthony Leon, MWR, 703-806-1093.
Intramural Swimming Championship
Benyaurd Indoor Swimming Pool will host the 2018 Intramural Swimming Championship Sept. 20 at 5 p.m. There is an organizational meeting Aug. 22 at 1 p.m. at Benyaurd, and the entry deadline is Sept. 7 at 5 p.m. Eligible patrons include active duty and DoD civilians assigned to Fort Belvoir. Contact Benyaurd Indoor Pool at 703-805-2620 for more information.
Girls Basketball Training
Fort Belvoir Youth Sports and Fitness is offering off-season basketball fundamentals and skills training for girls.
This is an opportunity for girls to take their game to the next level by developing skills to compete at a competitive level. The training sessions are free and will include player- specific skills building with emphasis on fundamentals—ball handling, shooting, passing and movement. Games will be played after each training session.
Training sessions are at Specker Field House, Tuesdays and Thursdays, through Sept. 27. Start time is 6 p.m. for 60-90 minutes.
Intro to Paddling
Learn to paddle and get familiar with the canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddle boards offered at Outdoor Recreation. All skill levels are welcome. Youth and children must be accompanied by an adult if under the age of 18. $5 per boat (tandem kayaks and canoes can hold 2 people).
Session time is 5:30 p.m, with registration beginning at 5 p.m., followed by instruction. Each session is limited to the first 15 boats and are weather dependent. Dates include: Aug. 14 and Sept. 11.
For more information, contact Outdoor Recreation at 703-805-3081.
Get Golf Ready beginner clinics
The Fort Belvoir Golf Club offers group golf clinics for beginners that cover everything needed to get started.
Learn to play golf in a fun, casual environment. The clinic costs $100 for 5 sessions, which includes golf clubs, balls and other equipment. Sessions are weekly for 5 weeks and cover putting, chipping, pitching, full swing and etiquette.
2018 clinic start dates are Sept. 4 and 6. Sessions are 6-7 p.m.
For more information, call the Golf Club, 703-806-5878.
American Red Cross Lifeguard Class
Benyaurd Indoor Pool is offering American Red Cross Lifeguard Classes. The cost is $315, including materials. For more information, call Benyaurd Indoor Pool at 703-805-2620; or visit the aquatics page on belvoir.armymwr.com.
Associate golf passes available
Fort Belvoir Golf Club offers the chance to become affiliated with the “Flagship Golf Facility” of the U.S. Army through the Associate Pass Holder program. It is a great way to get many of the benefits of being a member of a golf club, without the upfront costs involved.
The annual fee of $120 includes no initiation fees; no food and beverage minimums; annual gate pass; priority tee times and participation in member events.
For information, call the Golf Club at 703-806-5878.
Sports and Fitness offers an energetic, free workout every Saturday from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. at Wells Field House, 1810 Goethals Road. Fit Team workouts are tailored to all fitness levels and focused on burning fat and building lean muscle.
Class is open to all Service members and their family members 16 and older; DoD civilian employees and contractors. Classes provided by Global Expansion Team International Health Coach Damon Stewart.
For more information call 210-776-4045.
Sports and Fitness offers weight management, high-intensity strength conditioning, and functional training programs at Kawamura Human Performance Center. Their staff is certified to help and educate patrons on reaching their fitness goals.
They offer exercise prescriptions, body-composition assessments, micro-fit assessments, functional movement system screens, and muscular endurance tests. They also offer competitive rates for solo or group sessions.
Prices are available online at belvoir.armymwr.com or call Kawamura Human Performance Center at 703-806-4430.
Monthly and weekly aerobics class passes
Sports and Fitness offers aerobics classes Mondays-Thursdays at Wells Field House, 1810 Goethals Road, except Spin classes at Graves Fitness Center, 2116 Abbott Road.
The schedule is:
Monday: Pilates, 10:30 a.m.; Indoor Cycling, 11:45 a.m.
Tuesday: HITT, 10:30 a.m., Extreme Core, 11:30 a.m.; yoga at noon.
Wednesday: Body Pump, 10:30 a.m.; Indoor Cycling, 11:45 a.m.
Thursday: Zumba, 10:30 a.m.; Extreme Core at 11:30 a.m., yoga at noon.
Unlimited monthly passes are $20 and an unlimited weekly passes are $7 and are available at Graves Fitness Center or at the Body Shop, 1023 12th Street.
For information, call 703-806-4430.
Visit the Sports and Fitness page at belvoir.armymwr.com for detailed class descriptions.
Golf Club membership sales
Belvoir Golf Club has two championship, 18-hole, golf courses, Woodlawn and Gunston. It also has a spacious clubhouse featuring Niblick’s Clubhouse Grill and the Clubhouse Lounge offers a view and, food and drink specials.
Call the Golf Club, 703-806-5878, for more information.
BODYBLAST Fitness Class
BODYBLAST4X4 is a massive metabolic strength and cardio mash-up of functional, boot-camp style, fitness training. Sports and Fitness is hosting BODYBLAST4X4 for military families to grow in health and fitness while having a blast. A fun inspirational workout, jam-packed with the latest and greatest in fat-blasting strength and cardio moves. Kids are always welcome and the class is free. Class is every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Specker Field House, 1182 12th Street. Call 703-806-3057 for more information.
Cosmic Bowling is Fridays, 9 p.m.-midnight, and Saturdays, 1 p.m.-midnight at the Bowling Center, 5975 Middleton Road, Bldg. 1199. Cosmic Bowling is out of this world, featuring music videos and awesome effects lighting in an ultra-lounge atmosphere. The cost is $5 per game or a 3-hour unlimited special for $16 per person, 5 p.m.-midnight.
For more information, visit http://belvoir.armymwr.com/us/belvoir/programs/bowling-center.
Scuba Open Water Certification
Open-water scuba certification classes are available at Benyaurd Indoor Pool, Saturdays, 8-11 a.m.
For more information, call Patriot Scuba at 703-781-4649. For more information on registration, call Benyaurd Indoor Pool at 703-805-2620.
Adult recreational volleyball
Eligible individuals ages 18 and older are welcome to play adult recreational volleyball Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and Sundays, 2-5 p.m., at Wells Field House.
For more information, visit http://belvoir.armymwr.com/us/belvoir/programs/wells-field-house or contact Ron Valentine at Ron.Valentine@dau.mil, or 703-805-2912; T.J. Dierks at Timothy.Dierks@DTRA.mil; or Cliff Fouts at CrFouts26k@aol.com.