Youth can build on the fundamentals of Flag Football, Basketball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Baseball, and Archery. Price is $20 per clinic. Volunteer coaches needed. For registration details, call the sports office at (210) 221-5519.

Are you a competitor? Challenge yourself or a co-worker to compete in this fun indoor triathlon! This challenge is set to push and inspire gym goers of all levels and abilities. The distances have been chosen so you can complete the challenge in one visit to the gym. Registration is not required. For more information, call (210) 671-2016.

Our Football Academy will assist youth with the basic fundamentals of catching, throwing, passing and kicking drills. Each participant receives an achievement medal. The cost is $40 per youth. The academy is limited to 15 participants ages 9 and older, so register early. For more information and to sign up, please call Youth Programs at (210) 652-3298.

Have your friends ever told you that you have a great singing voice? Bring your friends out for a fun night of karaoke at the JBSA Fort Sam Houston Community Center and show them how good(or bad!) you are. Prizes are awarded. Adult beverages are available for purchase. To make a reservation, call (210) 808-6263 or (210) 808-6262, or email us at

It is that time again!! Flag Football & Cheerleading Registration at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston and JBSA-Randolph Youth Programs. July 1 - August 6, ages 5-18. Flag Football $55 and Cheerleading $50. A current physical, immunization record and flu vaccine are required at time of registration. For more information, call JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Youth Programs (210) 221-5513 or (210) 221-3502 JBSA-Randolph Youth Programs (210) 652-3298.

The JBSA-Lackland Gateway Club Back to School Party event has been cancelled.

The JBSA-Lackland Skylark Community Center is hosting a Poker Tournament for Tech School Students. This free event takes place Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. Winners will receive prizes. For more information, call (210) 671-3191.

Get a teammate and come to Heritage Park to complete this free two-person team biathlon. The first team member must complete a 10-mile bike route in order for the second team member to start running the 5K. For more information, please call the Rambler Fitness Center at (210) 652-7263.

Start the school year off right at W. Ed Parker Youth Programs (YP 1). There will be FREE basic school supplies, carnival games and activities! PLUS learn about everything Youth Programs has to offer such as instructional classes, open recreation, sports, and school age care.

Celebrate National S'mores Day at W. Ed Parker Youth Programs (YP1). Come on out to toast marshmallows & smash them together with chocolate and graham crackers for a tasty treat!

Do you have what it takes? Participants have two minutes to do as many push-ups as possible. Fitness Center staff will keep track of time and repetitions. For more information, call (210) 671-2401.

The W. Ed Parker Youth Programs (YP 1) invites youth and their families to stop by for a FREE family meal. Have a hot dog with all the fixin’s in July and a tasteful creation invented by our ingenious youth in August. You won’t want to miss the best FREE meals on post, so show up early!

It's all fun and games until some one calls BINGO! Join us on Facebook Live for FREE Virtual Bingo Night. Fun for all ages. Send a message to our Facebook with number of people in your party and the email you would like to receive your cards.

Join us at any JBSA Bowling Center and enter to win a backpack loaded with school supplies. Two backpacks will be given away at each location. Drawings will be held on Aug. 13 at 5 p.m.

Get ready for back to school with this BASH at the JBSA-Lackland Youth Programs Backyard on Aug. 13 from 4-6 p.m. This free event has food, games and prizes for all. This is open to all military families. For more information, call (210) 671-2388.

First Steps teaches the basic fundamentals of soccer to children ages 3-5 years old in a non-game/team format. Parents are required to participate as an extension of the instructor. Each weekly session lasts for one hour. The cost is $35 per child. Season starts on Sept. 13 and ends Oct. 21. For more information, call (210) 671-2388.

Your JBSA Youth Programs are hosting their annual Back to School events with a little twist. We are having fun but getting it done in a “no-contact” manner. Activities and games are put on hold, but the in-car delivery of school supplies and refreshments is happening with the biggest of smiling eyes from our JBSA-CYP team. Please come early, make sure your window rolls down, and be ready to have your picture taken. Remember to contact your local Youth Programs for event details. Again, arrive early as supplies are limited.

Youth Programs can give parents that much needed break through the GPAB or PNO programs. Cost is $25 per child with a sibling discount or FREE with a Give Parents a Break referral. The last day to register is the Wednesday prior to the event.

Fort Sam Houston
July 9 • 6-10 p.m.
Aug. 14 • 6-10 p.m.

To register children call (210) 221-5002

Come hang out and cap off the summer right! There will be food, entertainment, giveaways and activities. For more information, please call youth programs at (210) 652-3298.

Bring the kids to play 5 free games of bingo at the Parr Club with the chance to win lots of cool prizes! Kids (12 and under) will receive a backpack with school supplies and complimentary food and beverage. Reservations start July 27 from 9 AM to 1 PM Tue - Thurs. This event is FREE and open to all. Reservations are required as limited seating is available. To make reservations or for more information, call (210) 658-7445 or email us at

Archery and shooting enthusiasts can check out the best events for their sport that JBSA has to offer! June 19, July 17 and 24 and Aug. 7 and 21 the club will host a Concealed Handgun license class from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The class is $75 per and students must be 21 years or older, unless they are active-duty military 18 years or older (DoD cardholders only.) For more information, call (210) 363-2332.

Tune up your game for the fall leagues at the special “Welcome Back League Bowlers” rate of $2 per game, per person.

Check out the flyer for the days and times offered at all 3 bowling centers across JBSA.

The Parr Club is hosting an interactive murder mystery dinner and show Aug. 27 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 each and you must register to attend before Aug. 23.

To Register
Email with your name, the number of people in your party and a good contact phone number. Once registered, you will receive a detailed confirmation email and the JBSA-Randolph Parr Club will contact you to collect payment.

Come to the Gillum Fitness Center and show off your basketball skills by competing in this basketball tournament. This is a double elimination tournament open to all DoD cardholders. Each game will be 15 minutes or up to 12 points. For more information, call (210) 977-2353.

School has started, homework assigned and now it is time to see how Patch/Chaffee Youth Programs (YP2) turns it up after school! Don't miss the Back to School Teen Party! Aug. 27 from 6-9 p.m. This party is free to all youth members. There will be food, games, activities and door prizes! For more information, call (210) 221-3630.

Show off your skills and see if your team has what it takes to win! Games will be played to 25 points. The winning team will advance to the next round. Prizes will be awarded to the tournament champions. Sign up today! For more information, call (210) 671-2401.

Celebrate the end of summer with great bowling specials in August at the Lackland Bowling Center.

Tuesdays & Wednesdays*
11 AM to 4 PM
$7.50 per hour

Open to close
3 games for $5

11 AM to 4 PM
3 games for $5

*Rental shoes are not included with any of these specials

The cost for this luncheon is: Adult Member: $10 and Nonmember: $12 Member: $5 and Nonmember: $7 (Child, ages 2-15) Taking reservations August 3-25. No refunds after August 26. Payment required at the time of reservation.

Active duty E1-E4 military members and their families can now sign up for a free annual golf membership. This free membership is available 7 days a week, anytime after 11 a.m. To sign up visit any of the JBSA golf locations. Please bring DoD ID card. Active Duty members will be required to watch a 5 minute golf orientation video at sign up. For more information, call Fort Sam Houston at (210) 221-5863, Lackland at (210) 671-3466, or Randolph at (210) 652-4653.

*Carts are not provided, determined by duty station, restrictions may apply

The Fort Sam Houston Central Post gym has a free challenge through August. Use whatever machine you'd like (treadmill, spin bike, stair master or elliptical) and complete one of the two fastest times to win a prize at the end of the month. Staff members record your time Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Come to the JBSA- Fort Sam Houston METC Fitness Center and be part of our Elliptical Mile Challenge this August. You can participate at any normal operating hours. Each competitor will try to complete as many miles as possible. Mileage will be tracked by the fitness staff. Minimum resistance level is 5.0. Sign up at the front counter and track your miles in the challenge binder at the front desk. Prizes will be awarded to first and second place winners. For more information, call (210) 808-5709.

Martial arts is a structured sport that helps kids age 6 and up build self-confidence, develop personal discipline, and improve coordination. 50-minute classes will be offered at $50 per month, one session per week. Classes begin in August. For more information, call (210) 652-2687.

The first six people to correctly fill out the crossword puzzle will win a $25 gift card. Write your answers in an email to along with your first and last name.

View the magazine digitally on the FSS News page.

Here is the crossword puzzle and clues

Universal Studios Resort pays homage to active-duty military, retired military members and their families and DoD civilians with the introduction of the first-ever Military Freedom Pass offering personnel a chance to visit the world-class entertainment destination all year and without blackout dates. The special offer allows eligible members to enjoy two or all three award-winning theme parks, including Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Island of Adventure and Universal’s Volcano Bay.

Most pull-ups. Most air-squats. Most push-ups. How many reps can you do in one minute? Weekly winners will be announced & receive a prize! For more information, call (210) 671-4477.

Randolph Youth Programs offers instructional dance classes for ages 5-18, including ballet, tap and jazz. Classes begin September 2. Registration is open until classes are full. Cost is $50 per month for one 45 minute session per week. For more information, call (210) 652-3298.

Enroll your team in the 2021 Defenders Cup Military Soccer Tournament. Price is $600 per team, 40 team max. There will be trophies for the top 4 teams and individual medals for participants. Contact the Lackland Fitness & Sports office at (210) 671-0854/2632 to register your team.

The family that plays together, stays together. The METC Fitness Center hosts this free, family friendly, fun event. Participants meet at the Aquatic Center, building 3300 parking lot start point. Prizes awarded to the first and second male and female participants. For more information, call (210) 808-5709 or (210) 808-5713.

Rent a boat 10 times for a minimum of 4 hours and get the 11th rental for free! The price includes all required safety equipment such as life vests but does not include fuel. The rentals are on a reservation only basis. You must have taken the Boater’s Safety Course through the State of Texas ( to be able to rent a boat. For reservations, boat rental or marina information, email For more information, call (210) 601-7768.

Check out the flyer to see the Randolph Oaks Golf Course Event Schedule.

Get your official vehicle inspection done at the JBSA-Lackland Auto Hobby Shop. Call (210) 671-3549 for more information.

Mission: Building unit cohesion through group recreation.

Download our app from the IOS App store or Google Play Store! It’s a free app that has many features including GPS for yardage, an electronic scorecard, information regarding the course, prices, contact information and much more. We also send notifications about special sales and promotions that only the app holders have access to, so download it today!

Gear up for football. Visit JBSA-Lackland Information, Tickets and Travel for all the different Dallas Cowboys' packages and scheduled home games starting at $349 per person. Choose from several packages. For more information, call (210) 671-2388.

Enter for a chance to win FREE tickets to upcoming concerts/entertainment events at the AT&T Center, brought to you by USAA.

Click here to select the events you would like to attend and enter the drawing!

Enjoy a Friday afternoon social at the Fort Sam Houston Golf Club. Rebuild and enhance the camaraderies. Networking and Espirit de corps. Seating indoors and on the patio. Beverages available for purchase. Complimentary popcorn. This event will take place August 6th and 20th from 4-6 p.m. For more information, call (210) 222-9386.