As of April 2020, all DoD service members, civilian personnel, and all dependent family members (kindergarten-college/adult) are eligible to use at no cost. for U.S. Military Families is a program that provides on-demand, online tutoring and homework help to eligible service members, civilian personnel, and their dependents.

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.

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 pool season for Joint Base San Antonio is coming to an end. Click the flyer to view all of JBSA's Aquatic Centers for their schedule and updated hours.

JBSA-Lackland Aquatic Centers

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Aquatic Centers

JBSA-Randolph Aquatic Centers

FSS Heroes is a page meant to recognize different members of the squadron and how they contribute to the community.

CALLING ALL DETECTIVES. There has been a murder and we need your help solving it. Visit this page to get clues released every Friday. After the final clues are revealed, the first three Detectives that crack the case the fastest each win a prize. You must be an active DoD ID Cardholder to win.

For more information, email

Cipher Guide

All JBSA Outdoor Recreation offices are offering 25 percent off all bike and helmet rentals during through the end of October!

For more information, contact your nearest Outdoor Rec location:

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.

Bingo is available in the Kendrick Club parking lot Monday-Friday at 6:30 p.m. Patrons can check-in at 4:30 p.m. The October prizes are designer purses! There is limited space and bingo is reservation only. Reservations can be made the previous business day by calling (210) 658-7445 from 9 a.m. to noon or email

This special event is designed to encourage youth to turn off their electronics and be active and healthy.

Fort Sam Houston • Sept. 18 • 4:30-6 p.m.

Join Youth Programs to celebrate getting out and playing! Meet us at the sports complex near W. Ed Parker Youth Programs for a play afternoon like no other. Advance registration is required. To register for one or more of these events, call (210) 221-3502.

Get ready for some flag football and cheer as JBSA-Fort Sam Houston W. Ed Parker Youth Center (YP1) gets registration ready for this next season! Registration starts Sept. 21-Oct. 2. and fees are $15 for ages 6-12. Children will build skills in fundamentals, techniques and best practices in the sport. This event will be Oct. 5-8 from 5:30-7 p.m. For more information, call (210) 221-3502.

Click the links below to view a list of 502d FSS facilities for each base with their current status and recent updates as of Sept. 25

JBSA-Lackland Facilities

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Facilities

The JBSA Canyon Lake Marina is offering kayak and paddleboard lessons Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The price is $20 per person, open to all DoD ID cardholders. This is a intro to kayak and paddleboard course. This two hour course covers basic techniques and skills. We will go over gear setup, provide equipment overview and general safety.

For all those LEGO fanatics! You can't miss LEGO Fun at the Fort Sam Houston Community Center on Sept. 26 from 1-5 p.m. The cost of this event is $10 per adult and $5 per kid (ages 5 and older). Families can choose from one of several kits to build (kits are not to be taken home). There will be GIVEAWAYS! don't miss it! Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Please RSVP by Sept. 18. To RSVP or for more information, please call (210) 808-6262 or (210) 808-6263.

Come dressed as your favorite princess or prince! Elsa & Anna will be there Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Reservations begin Sept. 15 for members and Sept. 22 for nonmembers. Last day to cancel is Sept. 25 with full refund. To make reservations, please call (210) 658-7445 between 9 a.m. to noon or email

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Jimmy Brought Fitness Center invites you to a FREE two hour non-stop SPIN-A-THON with motivating music! This event is open to all DoD ID cardholders 16 years and older. To ensure safety we will practice social distancing. For more information, please call (210) 221-1234.

Come on out to the JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Golf Course for some Animal Family Trivia lunch and fun Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be food, a costume contest, prizes and surprise guests. Price is $10 per person over the age of 3. Pre-registration and payment is required. Please call the FSH Golf Course at (210) 222-9386 or (210) 221-5863 to register by Sept. 21. Space is limited.

For more information, email

During October, when you rent a ski boat at the JBSA Recreation Park, the ski/ tube package will be included in the boat price. The price includes all required safety equipment such as life vests but does not include fuel. You can make the reservations through our or call us at (830) 964-3576 for more information.

The cost for this scramble is $25 for DoD ID cardholders and Fort Sam Houston Golf Club members. Price includes green fee, golf cart and prize money. For more information, call (210) 222-9386.

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Harlequin Theatre is having their next show Jukebox Junkie! This show will be Oct. 2 to Nov. 14. The 80s meet the 60s in the brand new musical production by Shawn Kjos. Jukebox Junkie includes over 30 hits made famous by artists like the Go-Go's, The Beatles and Debbie Gibson. To ensure the safety of both staff and customers, current DoD guidance will be followed. For more information, call (210) 222-9694.

Enjoy a nice relaxing day at the lake Saturday October 3 from 1-6 p.m. This FREE event is open to all DoD ID card holders. Enjoy water sport activities, boat tours, food trucks, water slides and games, archery, prizes and more!

9 Hole Best Ball Challenge: Play as many nine hole rounds you want weekly on selected golf course and create a Best Ball score.

  • Oct.4-10 : Loma Front 9 Holes
  • Oct. 11-17 : Loma Back 9 Holes
  • Oct. 18 : Salado Front 9 Holes
  • Oct. 25-31 : Salado Back 9 Holes

Track all rounds on the JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Golf Course app for live leaderboards and to determine a winner! This can be in combination of your 18 hole round. For more information, call (210) 222-9386.

This challenge will be open to active-duty, reservist, national guard and first responders. Prizes awarded to the top male and female competitors with the most steps completed.

  • Week 1: Oct. 5-9 Washington Monument (897 steps)
  • Week 2: Oct. 12-16 Tower of the Americas (952 steps)
  • Week 3: Oct. 19-23 Empire State Building (1576 steps)
  • Week 4: Oct. 26-30 Willis Tower (2109 steps)

For more information, call (210) 808-5709 or (210) 808-5713.

Get a glimpse behind the scenes as our staff shows you the inner-workings of the lanes. Participants will see how things work from the pinsetters (machines that set up the pins) all way to where you stand at the ball return. They will even give you some insight into how the balls are designed so that they roll different ways! This is a free small group activity, so please call (210) 652-6271 to reserve a space.

Enjoy this 3-mile relay inside or outside of the Rambler Fitness Center. The first team member must complete the 1.5-mile run route in order for the second team member to start running the next 1.5-mile.

Don't forget to pick up your tracking card from the front desk. Once completed, turn it in to receive a gift.

For more information, call (210) 652-7263.

It’s that time again, join us on Facebook on Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. for our Virtual Paint Night. This month's project really is fun FOR the FAMILY. We highly encourage you to do this one together! Pick some bright colors and you'll have an 'abundant wealth' of masterpieces which is what this months' quirky Ostrich represents!

For more information, email (210) 652-5763.

Ostrich - Supplies Needed

Come out and enjoy Canyon Lake with the family October 9-12. A weekend of family fun, camping and enjoying the beautiful outdoors at JBSA Recreation Park at Canyon Lake. Check in Friday evening and checkout Monday morning. $50 per campsite. If you do not have your own camping gear, our Outdoor Recreation Centers would love to assist you. Payment is due at time of reservation.

To register call (830) 964-3576 or email

This class is designed especially for the new archer. You are guided through the fun of picking up a bow for the first time (or in a long time) and leave with the confidence of having a well-rounded introduction and the resources to explore the sport further. Instruction features the instinctive style of shooting. You will quickly be able to hit what you can see. This is a great experience suitable for youth 9 and older.

Join us at Canyon Lake at the Hancock Cove Marina for a 2 hour course covering everything you need to know about boat operation, rules of the water, and safety guidelines.

To reserve your spot call (830) 964-3576 or email Cost is $40. Payment due at time of reservation.

Our expert framer will help you design the perfect frame for your precious photographs and treasured artwork. Visit us at JBSA-Randolph Community Services Mall, bldg. 895 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Estimates cannot be provided over the phone. For more information, call (210) 652-5142, option 3.

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Bowling will be having a National Sausage Pizza Day Special starting Oct 11! This special will include a small sausage pizza for $4 or a large sausage pizza for $13. For more information, call (210) 221-4740.

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Community Center invites you to attend the Daddy-Daughter Dance. An elegant evening of dinner and dancing for young girls and their fathers or male role models. This event is $40 per dad/daughter and $10 per additional child. Please RSVP by June 13 to (210) 808-6262 or (210) 808-6263.

Come to the Randolph Oaks Golf Course October 16 at 5 p.m. for the $5 Closest to the Pin Contest and/or Putting Contest! Enjoy FREE FOOD to sample and vote for to add to our permanent menu. For more information, call (210) 652-4653.

Please join us for Fall Fest at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Community Center! This event will be Oct. 17 from 1-5 p.m. and $5 per person. There will be fun fall activities, costume contest, giveaways, pictures opportunities available and candy! The bar will be open for adult drink purchases. RSVP at This event is open to all DOD ID cardholders. For more information, call (210) 808-6263/6262.

Get a jump start on those holiday calories at our fitness celebration! Begin with a 2 mile row and finish with a 5 mile bike. Don't forget to pick up your tracking card from the front desk. Once completed, turn it in to receive a gift. For more information, call (210) 652-7263.

Virtual cooking classes with Chef Crystal. Classes will be posted on Facebook October 21 at 3 p.m. These will be pre-recorded classes for your convenience. Duration of class will be 10-30 minutes. There will be meal boxes with all ingredients that customers pre-purchase. Cost is $30 for members, $35 for non-members.

Join us at Fort Sam Houston Community Center for a fun evening learning watercolor painting! Oct. 23 from 6-9 p.m. The cost of this class is $25 per person and it includes all the art supplies needed for your masterpiece. Space is limited. Please RSVP by Oct 16 to (210) 808-6262/(210) 808-6263 or

Enjoy a 90 minute chauffeured boat tour around Canyon Lake. Encounter breath taking scenic views, discover its history and the town that still resides beneath. Open to all DoD cardholders. Kids 12 and under $15, Adults $30. Register by contacting our call center at (830) 964-3576 or email Payment due at time of reservation.

The run will be held at the JBSA-Lackland ISD Running Track next tot the JBSA-Lackland Youth Programs, building 8420. The first 40 youth and the first 20 adult participants to register will receive an "America's Kids Run" T-shirt. To register visit, select the "Registration" button and select Lackland from the drop down. You can also register the day of the event from 8-8:30 a.m. Check-in starts at the Youth Center 8:30. Children ages 5-6 run a half-mile.

Come test your strength for the 1000-500 lb Challenge at METC Fitness & Sports center! This event will be Oct. 24. There will be tests on bench press, deadlift and squats. FREE and open to all DoD ID cardholders 16 years and older. For more information, call (210) 808-5709 or (210) 808-5713.

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Community Center will be having a Holiday Wreath Making event on Nov. 9 from 6-9 p.m. There will be light food provided, bar open for drink purchases and supplies to be provided. The cost is $35 per person and is open to ages 5 and older RSVP by Nov. 2. The event will include three hours of instructions and each customer will go home with a holiday wreath to adorn your home. For more information, call (210) 808-6262.

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.

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.