Do something different with the turkey for Thanksgiving....deep fry it! During the month of November, Outdoor Recreation has a turkey fryer with a propane tank to rent. Price is $10 per day, $15 for the weekend or $20 for the holiday weekend. For more information, visit the Community Services Mall at bldg. 895 or call (210) 652-5142, option 2.

All JBSA Outdoor Recreation offices are offering a special on a table with six chairs rental during the month of November!

For more information, contact your nearest Outdoor Rec location:

Bingo is held in the Ballroom. Admission is free for members and $10 for nonmembers. Members have the chance to win full jackpots and nonmembers can try to win half jackpots.

Don’t forget to play every Tuesday and Wednesday to qualify for the monthly member prize give-a-way.

Birthday Bingo | Nov. 10
Celebrate your birthday with a complimentary bingo machine. Randolph Club members only; ID and club card required.

Upcoming Events!

Sundae on a Tuesday
Dec. 1 | 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Free and open to all! Drive through the parking lot stations to pick out ice cream toppings and a side of hot cocoa!

Make and Take in the Park
Dec. 8 | 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Free and open to all youth and families! Join us at the splash pad park and make your own work of art!

Run anytime, anywhere, at your own pace this December for the Virtual 5k/10k Jingle Bell Run. This event is from December 1-21. $12 per person, includes a t-shirt and holiday prizes will be given out. Register at starting November 15. Download IYR Virtual app to track your run.

FSS Heroes is a page meant to recognize different members of the squadron and how they contribute to the community.
The 502d Force Support Squadron will be gradually opening facilities in phases as local guidelines permit them to do so.

We are looking for FCC Providers who are willing to take care of children from the ages 6 weeks to 12 years of age as well as children with special needs. The FCC program offers military-affiliated spouses living on and off base the opportunity to work at home while caring for their own children.


Christmas Break
Dec. 14-17 • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Enjoy some bowling fun for the low price of $10 per hour (up to six bowlers on the lane) with $3 shoe rental.

Day After Christmas
Dec. 26 • Noon to close
Open for cosmic bowling with a family bowling special of $10 per hour, per lane for up to six players for traditional bowling, BESX Madd Games or Hyperbowling or $3.75 per game per person (does not include rental shoes).

Click the links below to view a list of 502d FSS facilities for each base with their current status and recent updates as of Nov. 20

JBSA-Lackland Facilities

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Facilities

JBSA-Randolph Facilities

Mission: Building unit cohesion through group recreation.

Below you'll find a PDF that has all three bases and their activities with holiday hours from November 2020 through January 1, 2021.

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.

Every week, highest number of correct picks wins! Pick-em sheets available at the METC Fitness and Sports Center. Return completed sheet by Thursday at 3 p.m. (each week) and winner will be announced Tuesday morning (each week). Tie Breaker will be closest pick over/under total score Monday night game. If two Monday night games played, final score of both games (combined total) will be used. For more information, call (210) 808-5709 or (210) 808-5713.

Come join us at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Golf Course for the Golf After Dark Series! There will be a Nine Hole individual stroke play competition all par threes. The holes will range from 100-175 yards. Alternate nines for each session. $25 for Advanced fee holders and $35 for Non Advanced fee holders. Entry fee includes green fees, cart rental, supplies and prizes. Fling golf will be allowed; Players must be singed up by noon the day of the event to create pairing and set up the golf course. For more information, call (210) 222-9386.

The holidays are quickly approaching and that means it’s time for some festive crafting! Each bag comes with five festivethemed crafts and all the materials you’ll need to create homemade gifts for all your loved ones! Appropriate for all ages! For more information, call (210) 652-5578.

Bring your own holiday decorations, pick a spot in the JBSA Fort Sam Houston Central Post Gym and create a holiday masterpiece. Ballots will be cast for the favorite decorations and the winner will receive. $50 in FSS Bucks! For more information, call (210) 221-3593.

Feeling crafty? Sign up for the Winter Craftapalooza! Youth, 5 and older, can have a fun day of creating gifts or decorations for the holidays at the Youth Center. This is open to everyone, no talent or youth membership required. Takes place on Dec. 4 from 5-7 p.m.

Spots are limited and reservations are required. Cost is $5 per person. For more information, call (210) 652-3298.

Children ages 3-5 can learn the fundamentals in a non-game/team format. First Step teaches the fundamentals of basketball in harmony with the gross motor movements of preschool and school-age children. Parents are required to participate in the learning sessions as an extension of the instructor. The cost is $35 per child. For more information, call (210) 652-3298.

Join the Fort Sam Houston Community Center for a fun evening painting ornaments to decorate your Christmas tree with a unique masterpiece! Dec. 7 from 6-9 p.m. This class will cost $25 per person which includes all materials. Snacks and adult beverages will be available for purchase. Limited space. Please RSVP by Nov. 30 to or call (210) 808-6263 / (210) 808-6262. To ensure the safety of both staff and customers, current COVID-19 guidance will be followed.

This is a self-monitored event based on the honor system. Participants are to complete 26.2 Miles run/walk Within one week. Cards to log mileage are at the front desk. Stop by the front counter after completing Your marathon run/walk and receive a free give-away! For more information, call (210 ) 652-7263.

Join the JBSA- Fort Sam Houston Patch/Chaffee Youth Program (YP2) for a 90s themed FREE Family Skate Night! Dec. 11 from 5-6 p.m. at 2814 Funston Road, Bldg. 2515. For more information, call (210) 221-3630. To ensure the safety of both staff and customers, current COVID-19 guidance will be followed.

Youth, ages 9-12, are cordially invited to dance The night away! Light refreshments will be Provided as well as games with prizes!

Cost is $3 and reservations are required as Space is limited. For more information or to Reserve your spot, call (210) 652-3298.

To ensure the safety of the staff and customers, Current COVID-19 guidance will be followed.

Come bowl with the Grinch and help him get into the holiday spirit! Children 12 and younger get one game, rental shoes and a bag of holiday treats for $5! Call (210) 671-1234 for more information.

Can you serve, set, spike or kill? If so, com show off your skills an see if your team has what it takes to win this free volleyball tournament. Games will be played up to 25 points. The winning team advances to the next round. Sign up your mixed team by De. 15. Prizes awarded to the winning team. For more information, call (210) 671-2401.

Don't miss all the fun and come join us at JBSA-Lackland Gateway Club for our 2020 Grub with the Grinch! Dec. 19 at 10:30 a.m. There will be delicious waffles for brunch, watch The Grinch movie, work on some Christmas crafts and take photos with Santa and the Grinch! This event will be $10 per person, 3 and younger FREE. Open to all DoD ID cardholders.

There will be hot chocolate and candy canes for all! Also get your picture taken with Santa. Five games of bingo and complimentary food for ages 12 and younger. This is a free event and open to everyone. Reservations must be made. Club members can start registering on Dec. 8 and Dec. 15 for all others. To make reservations or for more info, please call (210) 658-7445 from 9 a.m. to noon. or email

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Community Center will be having Kids Toy Bingo on Dec. 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2-4 p.m. There will be light refreshments provided and the cost will be $15 per kid. RSVP at by Dec. 13 For more information, call (210) 808-6262 or (210) 808-6263.

If you or someone you know is in the market for golf equipment, apparel, accessories, etc. Come see us and enjoy a 15% discount on all merchandise in the Pro Shop! Also, get one dozen Callaway Chrome soft balls at no charge with the purchase of a Callaway golf bag!For more information, call (210) 652-4653.

Be part of the Water Safety Instructor Class at the Fort Sam Houston Aquatic Center! Ages 16 and older on the last day of class. Make sure you can do the prerequisites. $160 payment due at the end of pre-test. Classes will be taking place December 23, 24, 28, 28 and 30, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sent letter of intent to For more information call (210) 221-4887.

Get ready for a fun filled week of STEM! Camp includes various STEM activities ranging from robotics, science, engineering with LEGOs, and much more! Space is limited and advance registration is required. The cost for camp is $75 for the four-day camp. Breakfast, lunch and a snack are offered daily and fun is guaranteed! For more information, call (210) 671-2388.

Letters of Intent and Coaches Meeting: Jan. 5
Season Begins: Jan. 19
Tuesday and Thursday evenings

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.