Strong B.A.N.D.S During the month of May, Fort Belvoir will be holding various garrison fitness and wellness programs in support of the Strong B.A.N.D.S. mission to promote active and healthy lifestyles within Army communities. There will be giveaways to participants such as Strong B.A.N.D.S wristbands.May 6Archery Strong9 - 10 a.m. and 10 - 11 a.m. Outdoor Recreation, 10155 Johnston Rd. Maximum of 6 people per session. For more information and to register, call 703-805-3081. May 10Formation Run/Run to Honor7 a.m. Pullen Field/Specker Field House, 1182 12th St. For more information, call 703-806-5093.For the full schedule of garrison fitness and wellness programs, visit the webpage: https://belvoir.armymwr.com/promos/2019-strong-bands.
Free Boat and Watercraft Safety Inspections The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct free vessel safety inspections, Saturday at the Alexandria City Marina. Boaters may schedule a Vessel Safety Check for other days and other locations by emailing Steve Rybicki at email@example.com or calling 703-887-0415. Learn more about Vessel Safety Checks by visiting http://wow.uscgaux.info/content.php?unit=054-25-08&category=vessel-examinations.
Girls Basketball Training The Fort Belvoir Youth Sports and Fitness is offering off-season basketball fundamentals and skills training for girls. The training sessions are free and will include player-specific skills building emphasizing fundamentals: ball handling, shooting, passing and movement. Games will be played after each training session. The training sessions are at Specker Field, Mon.-Thurs., April 22 – Sept. 26. Start time is 6 p.m. and runs 60-90 minutes.
Nine and Dine End the work week with a round of golf and dinner specials at the Fort Belvoir Golf Club on the first, third, and if applicable, fifth Friday of the month starting May 3. Golfing time will be offered 3-5 p.m. and dinner specials to follow 5-7 p.m. For more info, call the Pro Shop 703-806-5878.
Boating Safety Classes Boating Safety classes are offered by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 25-08 to meet DMV watercraft operating requirements. Classes are May 18, June 15 and July 20, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Washington Farm United Methodist Church, 3921 Old Mill Road, Alexandria. Register with Jeff Burt at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-307-6482.
America’s Armed Forces Kids Run Fort Belvoir Youth Sports hosts the America’s Armed Forces Kids Run at Pullen Field, May 18, 8 a.m. Children and teens, ages 4 -13, are eligible to register. The cost is $6 per participant, which includes a commemorative 2019 America’s Armed Forces Kids Run tee-shirt. Online registration is open at americaskidsrun.org.
Riverrock Outdoor Sports and Music Festival Trip Outdoor Recreation is offering a trip to the Riverrock Outdoor Sports and Music Festival in Richmond, Va., May 18. The festival offers sports demos, awesome music and keeps you running on adrenaline from start to finish. The cost for the festival and transportation is $30. Registration is required. For more info, call 703-805-3081.
2019 Men’s Club Championship The Fort Belvoir Golf Club hosts a Men’s Club Championship for men, 18 years of age or older, June 22 – 23. Tee times start promptly at 8 a.m. Winners will receive a prize. The entry fee is $50 for Golf Club members and active duty, general public, entry is $100. Registration must be completed, in-person, at the Golf Pro Shop before June