Events

Mission: Building unit cohesion through group recreation.

The 502d Force Support Squadron will be gradually opening facilities in phases as local guidelines permit them to do so.

JBSA Golf Courses and Snack Bars are open with a reduced capacity. The Golf Course hours of operation are 6:30 a.m. to sunset for FSH Golf, 6:30 a.m. to sunset for LAK Golf and 6 a.m. to sunset for RND Golf.

The hours for the JBSA Golf Course Snack Bars are:

JBSA-Lackland: Thurs.-Sun. from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
JBSA-Randolph: Daily from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
JBSA-Fort Sam Houston: Daily from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

** The JBSA- Canyon Lake Rec Areas will allow all DoD ID Card Holder, accompanied by no more than 9 family members/bonafide guest, access to JBSA Parks. All group sizes are limited to no more than 10 person per group (Sponsor plus 9 guests). Only the sponsor of the group must present a valid DoD Identification Card.

502 FSS Outdoor Recreation offices are open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday – Friday for all three JBSA locations.

The following protective measures are in place to protect both staff and customers:

The JBSA Lackland Gateway Hills Golf Course is offering special twilight rates starting at 10:30 a.m. every day. The rates are $10 without a cart or $20 with a cart. Tee times must be paid in advance over the phone at (210) 671-3466.


Wearing masks/cloth coverings is required when in an FSS facility and interacting with FSS staff. To ensure the safety of the staff and customers, current COVID 19 guidance will be followed.

Catering is available throughout Joint Base San Antonio. Let us cater your next:

  • Training
  • Retirement/Promotion/Award Ceremony
  • Commander's Call
  • Change-of-Command/Leadership Ceremony
  • Public Affairs/Community Relations Special Events

Contact your nearest facility regarding questions/reservations

It is time to dust off your sport shoes, warm up, stretch and get ready to reinforce the fundamentals of your favorite sport. The Youth Sports Camp will be at W. Ed Parker Youth Center, Bldg. 1630. Eligible for kids ages 6-12. Sports activities include cheer, soccer, kickball, flag football, color sports and baseball. Coach Jessica and her team will guide a new style of engaging the fundamentals and develop team dynamics to be ready for the next sport season. Advanced registration is required; call (210) 221-3502 or (210) 221-5519.

Create Family Memories Out On the Green!Sign your kid(s) up for summer membership for $50 to our JBSA Golf Courses. The best part is that parents can play with them for FREE! You only need one membership per family to participate. The fee covers your green fees for unlimited walking rounds this summer. You can also enjoy range balls for just $2 a bucket all summer long! This is for active-duty dependents only. For more information, call (210) 671-3466.

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston W. Ed Parker Youth Center (YP1) and Patch/Chaffee Youth Center (YP2) are opening their doors for Open Recreation! Please reserve a week in advance, spaces go quick. Participation is by reservation only for two-hour time slots. For more information, call W. Ed Parker Youth Center (YP1) at (210) 221-3502 or Patch/Chaffee Youth Center (YP2) at (210) 221-3630.

Get all the perks of being a youth program member at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Patch/Chaffee Youth Program! Free membership, ages 9 and older. Monday-Friday 3-8 p.m. and every second and fourth Saturday, 1-7 p.m. Boys & Girls Club of America, 4-H, field trips and so much more! For more information, call (210) 221-3630.

Patrons of the JBSA-Lackland Gateway Hills Greenside Grill get a free loyalty lunch card. Get the card punched once with each lunch combo purchase. Combo includes an entree, an order of fries or a bag of chips and a fountain drink. Purchase ten combos and get the next combo free. Get yours today. For more information, call (210) 671-3466 or (210) 671-2517.

We encourage you to take advantage of all the great boating available at the JBSA Recreation Park at Canyon Lake. However, mandatory Texas State Certification is required to rent boats, canoes and kayaks for anyone born after Sept. 1, 1993. All three JBSA Outdoor Recreation offices offer a boater’s safety class for $2 per person.

Lap Swimming

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Aquatic Center

  • Mon., Wed. & Fri: 5:15 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Tue.-Thur: 6:30 - 11:30 a.m.

JBSA-Lackland Warhawk Pool

  • Wed. & Fri: 10 a.m. to noon

JBSA-Randolph South Pool

  • Mon.-Fri: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Recreational Swimming

  • FSH Aquatic Center

Due to the transition back to HPCON Charlie, effective June 26, the following changes in 502 FSS activities are taking place:

  • Open Recreation at JBSA-Youth Programs will not be offered.

**Due to COVID-10 guidance, effective June 26, hours of operation may vary. Please call the Activity for current hours.

Fitness Centers are open at a reduced capacity for the new hours listed. JBSA Fitness Centers will continue to serve Active-Duty Military, Active Reserves and National Guard personnel ONLY during all hours of operation**


The following protective measures are in place to protect both staff and customers:

Come learn from the experts the trade secrets of golf course maintenance, tips and tricks to apply to your own lawn at the JBSA-Randolph Oaks Golf Course. Takes place June 27 and July 25 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Deadline to sign up is the day before each event. Cost is $20 per person or $25 for a couple. Materials covered are type of grass for each situation, fertilization, weed prevention, pest management, common practices (mowing, top-dressing, etc. To sign up or for more information, please call (210) 652-4653.

** Effective June 30th, all JBSA Bowling Centers and their Snack Bars are closed until further notice **

** Effective July 1st, the LAK Frame Shop will be closed until further notice **

Swing your lunch away at JBSA-Golf Course Back Swing Cafe! There will be Swing Cafe specials such as upgrading any lunch combo to include a bucket of balls for the driving range for only $2. Another special they have is the Loyalty Lunch Card and every time you spend $10 you get a punch. 10 punches earns you a free meal not to exceed a $10 value. Open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For to go order (210) 221-5544.

JBSA-Lackland Youth Program holds soccer registration during normal business hours for youth ages 5-13. Cost is $55 per person. Sports physicals and immunizations required. Open to all DOD ID cardholders. Practice begins Aug. 17. Season runs Sept. 12 to Nov 7. Volunteer coaches are needed and appreciated. For more information, call (210) 671-2388.

** Effective July 1st, the LAK Auto Hobby Shop will be closed until further notice **

All JBSA Outdoor Recreation offices are offering 25 percent off all camping equipment during the month of July.


  • JBSA-Fort Sam Houston: (210) 221-5224 or (210) 221-5225
  • JBSA-Lackland: (210) 925-5532 or (210) 925-5533
  • JBSA-Randolph: (210) 652-5142

Come out and enjoy the waters of Texas with half price paddle equipment rentals (kayaks, canoes and paddle boards)! This is first come, first served and all guests must wear the life jackets provided. Paddle equipment is limited so we encourage guests to be considerate of others and limit their use to a respectable time frame. For questions, please call the nearest outdoor rec facility:

Uncertain and changing times remind us of what matters most: our people, connections and family. Families form in homes, units, communities and workplaces. We have families we are born into and family tribes we form along the way. In this time of together, yet apart, we have experienced sadness, joy, humor and for too many uncertainty and loss. As we look to the future, we invite you to share what family means to you.

Ready to get out and have fun while learning? The JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Youth Programs are having a Pre-Teen Camp and Teen Camp! From July to August W. Ed Parker (YP1) will host Pre-Teen Camp, ages 9-12 and Patch/Chaffee (YP2) Teen Camp, ages 13 and older. The price is $110 per week, $25 daily and minimum of 2 days per week. Camp hours 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open recreation begins at 3 p.m. Advanced registration required. Limited enrollment. For more information, please call:

The Wellbeats fitness app is now contracted and funded through 31 January 2021 to help fill the virtual fitness programming for your customers. The Wellbeats app access is free for all Air Force members (Military/Civilian) and their families using the attached instructions and Invitation Code. Air Force members that signed up using the free promotion code prior to 1 June 2020 will be automatically migrated to the new access code.

The Gateway Hills Golf Course will be offering a Junior Golf Clinic July 6-8 and 20-22 from 8-10 a.m. for youth ages 6-14. Lessons will focus on chipping, putting, hitting and stance. Junior Golf Clinic is $100 for youth who already have clubs and $200 for youth that need clubs. (The club set will be theirs to take home at the end of the camp.) This camp is limited to the first 10 paid participants. For more information or to sign up, call (210) 671-3466.

Head to the JBSA-Fort San Houston Golf Course on July 11 for a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start and enjoy some time golfing in the wonderful Texas sunshine. The cost is $25 DoD ID cardholders and Fort Sam Houston Golf Club members. The fee includes green fee, cart and prize fund. For more information or to sign up, call (210) 222-9386.

Trail Rides at the JBSA Fort Sam Houston Equestrian Center are held by appointment on Saturdays and Sundays. Departure times are 10 a.m., 12:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Participants must be age 7 or older and adults must accompany children younger than age 13. Riders must be at least 4'6" tall and weigh no more than 200 pounds. To make reservations or for more information, call (210) 224-7207.

We all deserve a chance to sit back, relax and paint! Even the kids will enjoy this one! Join us on the FSS Facebook page to celebrate the resiliency of military youth by painting their official flower, the dandelion.


Supplies Needed

Come join us for our first Paint & Sip at FSH Golf Course Clubhouse! The cost is $32 per person and it includes all the art supplies for you to create your masterpiece. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. Reservations are required. Please RSVP by July 16 to (210) 221-5863.

This is a 54-hole individual stroke play championship. Handicaps will be used for flighting purposes. Divisions are Active-Duty Military, Retirees/Spouses and Other DOD ID Cardholders/Open. The entry fee is $120 per player for Air Force or Army advanced fee payers, and $150 for non-members. Entry fee includes green fee, cart, range, prizes and lunch each day. Membership at any JBSA Air Force or Army golf course will be honored. Golfers must show proof of advanced fee payment.

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Community Center will be hosting an elegant dinner and dancing. This event will be Aug. 8 from 6-10 p.m. There will be a photo option, gifts for mom and a beautifully decorated environment. Please call to RSVP at (210) 808-6262..

If you like being creative and you want to celebrate with a new wreath for your front door then this class is for you! Our instructor will teach you how to create a masterpiece to brighten your home for the holidays. The cost is $12 per person and includes all materials needed. Adult beverages are available for purchase. Open to ages 5 and older and parents. For more information, call (210) 808-6262 or (210) 808-6263.

BSA-Lackland's Information, Tickets & Travel, Leisure Travel office offers this 14-Night roundrip journey sailing from Galveston, Tx to Montego Bay Jamaica; Aruba, Curacao, Cartagena, Colombia; Panama Canal, Limon, Costa Rica and Cozumel, Mexico. Rates start at $1437 per person for Inside Cabin, $1777 per person for Ocean View and $2677 per person for Balcony Suite. Gratuities not included. Deposit of $400 per person and a $10 service fee due at booking. Final payment due Oct. 25.