This years Bodybuilding Classic will be held at the Hyatt Regency in San Antonio on Saturday Nov. 16th. Tickets can be purchased at JBSA-Lackland Fitness & Sports Center, bldg. 2513. Tickets prices for VIP Package is $100, pre-judging starts at 9 a.m. $25 and finals are at 6:30 p.m. $50. Entry Form Deadline is November 8, 2019 - Late fee of $50.00 will be charged for late registrations. No refunds will be given. For more information, call (210) 671-0854 or (210) 671-1995.

Mission: Building unit cohesion through group recreation. Goals: Supporting SQ Leaders, Maximizing use of FSS facilities, Measuring impact and Providing maximum flexibility to SQ commanders

Calling all master builders!!! It's time to create the ultimate masterpiece. September 2019 - May 2020 you can construct anything you'd like using different building block sets at the JBSA-Randolph Library. This club meets the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month from 4-5:30 p.m. This FREE event is for ages 5+. For more information, call (210) 652-5578 or visit them online at

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.

Join the JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Patch/Chaffee Youth Programs and find out all the perks of being a member! it is FREE, ages 9 and older can attend Open Rec Monday-Friday 3-8 p.m. and every second and fourth Saturday 1-8 p.m. Be part of the Boys and Girls Club of America, 4-H, field trips and so much more! For more information, call (210) 221-3630.

Bingo News
Bingo takes place in the Ballroom every Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m., every Sunday at 3 p.m. Admission is free for members and $10 for nonmembers. Members have a chance to win the full jackpot and nonmembers a half jackpot. 

Bingo Extravaganza - Oct. 7 & 21
$15,000 in total bingo jackpots, with a complimentary buffet at 5 p.m. and Early Bird Bingo is at 6 p.m.

The Community Services Mall on JBSA-Randolph is having a Fall Framing Sale throughout the month of October. You can capture a 25% off deal on selected frames! Our experienced framer will help you design the perfect artwork for your home or office. Estimates can't be provided over the phone. For more information, call (210) 652-5142.

Gear up for football. Visit JBSA-Lackland Information, Tickets and Travel for all the different Dallas Cowboys' packages and scheduled home games starting at $300 per person. Choose from several packages including Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum pricing. All packages include 1 game ticket per person, 1 night hotel stay, tailgate admission and round trip transportation from hotel to stadium. Meet and greet a Dallas Cowboys Legend with pictures and autographs. For more information, call (210) 671-2388.

Almost there for First Steps Basketball season! Registration for children ages 3 and 4 years old begins Oct. 15 at W. Ed. Parker Youth Center (YP1). Practice begins in December and the season starts in January. The cost is $40 per child. A copy of the immunization record and a sports physical are required at the time of registration. For more information, call (210) 221-5513.

Youth sports are essential for physical fitness, healthy development and participation. JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Youth Sports will have Youth Basketball registration starting Oct. 15 for ages 5-13 boys and girls $55 each. Practice begins December located at W. Ed Parker Youth Center, Bldg. 1630. All participants need a flu vaccine, current sports physical valid through the season and immunization record. For more information, call (210) 221-5519.

Looking for a fun activity and to spend time with your friends? JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Patch/Chaffee (YP2) will be having a Downtown Teen Trip Oct. 25 from 5-11 p.m. You can hang out with friends, participate in planned activities and enjoy shopping time. Register by Oct. 24. This event will be for ages 13-19 youth center members and leaving from Patch/Chaffee Youth Center. Free but requires a permission slip. For more information, call (210) 221-3630.

Join us to celebrate the annual “Lights on After-School” program! Learn about the numerous after-school programs that are available. For more information, call (210) 671-2388 (Lackland) or (210) 652-3298 (Randolph).

Effective Oct. 24, the Thursday Night Buffet menu is no longer available. The JBSA-Lackland Gateway Club hosts the Thursday Southern Buffet with extended hours from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Food Court. Cost is $10.50 per person. Grill is available 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call (210) 671-7034.

Halloween is just around the corner and you can celebrate with us at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Golf Course for the Haunted Trail! There will be lots of fun including glow in the dark golf for kids and also food and drinks will be available for purchase. The cost will be $3 for youth ages 3-18 and a family of four $10. There will be no charge for adults. For more information, call (210) 222-9386.

Come join us for Oktoberfest 5k Fun Run and Walk at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Jimmy Brought Fitness Center! This event will be Oct. 26 at 8 a.m. and you can register the day of event at 7:30 a.m. Families and strollers welcomed and leashed dogs are allowed. For more information, call (210) 221-1234.

There will be a costume contest on Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. at Hancock Cove, in front of the country store. The contest is for age 12 years and younger. First and second place winners receive a spooky gift basket stuffed with treats! In addition, don’t forget to bring your trick or treat bags for lots of goodies.

On Oct. 26-27 any customer that has on a costume in the vehicle gets free entry to the park for the day! For more information, call (830) 964-3576.

Children 12 years and younger are invited to play 5 games of bingo for free, win door prizes and get a complimentary buffet with chicken tenders, fries, cookies and fruit punch. The Gil's Pub Grill menu is available for adults. Prizes will be given to the top three best costumes! Doors open early for members at 10:30 a.m. and at 11 a.m. for all others. This event takes place on October 27 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Open to DOD ID cardholders. For more information, please call (210) 652-3056.

Halloween only comes around once a year, so make it count! Get the fangs and broomsticks on and come out to experience the thrills and chills in the "Parr Club House of Horrors"! A portion of the Club is transformed into a walk-through (or run through) haunted house filled with scary fun. The event includes hot dogs, chips, and best of all...candy. FREE for all!

Leave the holiday cooking to us. Enjoy more time with family and friends by taking advantage of freshly prepared main entrées alone or entire meals. Choose either 12-14 pound roasted turkey or 9-13 pound glazed Virginia pit ham. Price for turkey is $50 for members and $55 for nonmembers. Price for ham is $55 for members and $60 for nonmembers. Meal packages are available as well and include turkey or ham with cornbread dressing, whipped potatoes with gravy, sweet potatoes, corn O'Brien, green beans, cranberry chutney and apple pie.

Visit the JBSA Recreation Park at Canyon Lake to take advantage of the half price bunkhouses and bungalows special all throughout November and December. Bunkhouses are $12.50 per night, bungalows are $22.50 per night. Make your reservation today, call (830) 964-3576 or (800) 280-3466.

Join other motorcycle enthusiasts for this 200-mile round trip ride meeting up at the Kell Club, building 1676 parking lot on Port San Antonio. The group will depart - kick stands up at 10 a.m. This is a free event and is open to the public, all DOD ID cardholders, active dury, retirees and all motorcycle types. Riders pay for their own lunch and gas. Complimentary event patches are free while supplies last. For more information, call (210) 925-5532 or (210) 925-5533.

Letters of Intent Due: Nov. 4
Coaches Meeting: Nov. 7 at 1 p.m.
Season Begins: Nov. 25

Rambler Fitness Center Open House

Enjoy some great golf on Veterans Day, observed on Nov. 11, and sign up for a two-person team triple 6 tournament. In this entertaining format, holes 1-6 are played as a scramble, 7-12 are played as best ball and 13-18 are played as modified alternated shot. Net and gross are paid and the team handicap is the lower of the two handicaps. The cost is $20 to enter, so call or stop by the Pro Shop to sign up! For more information, please call (210) 652-4653.

Golfers are invited to play in this 3 person Turkey Shoot at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Golf Course. This event will be Nov.11 at 12:30 p.m. $25 members and $35 non-members. Fee includes green fee, cart, social and prizes. 50% of the field wins a turkey. Each team must have one male and one female. Junior golfers welcome! To sign up or for more information call, (210) 222-9836.

Plan a fun Coushatta Casino Trip to Kinder, Louisiana in 2019. The price is $65 for Double Occupancy or $130 for the single rate. Package includes round trip motor transportation from JBSA-Randolph. Friendly service from tour guide and bus driver, hotel accommodations, continental breakfast and $23 voucher from Casino. Please book your reservation as early as possible. No reservations, cancellations or changes made within two weeks of the trip.

Relax this Thanksgiving and let the Parr Club do the cooking for you! Customers will be given a receipt at time of purchase; this must be presented at time of pick-up. Re-heating instructions will be included. To place your order or for more information, call the Catering Department at (210) 658-7446. (coupons, club bucks or gift certificates are not accepted as payment for this feast)

Join the party at the Auger Inn for “old school” camaraderie, free light refreshments, and great music. Meet your neighbors, folks from other squadrons, and leadership. No cover to join the fun! Auger Night is at the JBSA-Randolph Parr Club on Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. For more information, call (210) 658-7445.

The JBSA Recreation Park at Canyon Lake is honoring all who served Nov. 16 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. All vehicles with a Veteran get FREE admission into the park with a valid Veteran ID card. $7 a vehicle for all other guests. For more information, call (830) 964-3576.


If you are a parent and want to be involved with improving youth programs, please join the Quality Improvement Team (QIT) and the Parent Advisory Board (PAB). Participants will provide recommendations and feedback for improving programs and communicate information through discussion with management and leadership. The 1st Quarter Meeting will be on Nov. 19, 11:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m.

Celebrate November birthdays with us at the Parr Club for a complimentary lunch buffet. There is no cost for the birthday member. The cost is $12 for adult guests and $6 for their children ages 6-12. Club members that are not celebrating are invited as well and the cost is $10 for adults, $5 for their children ages 6-12 and kids 5 and younger eat for free. Everyone is welcome. Coupons not accepted. For more information, call (210) 658-7445.

JBSA-Lackland Gateway Club offers its pre-holiday feast for $11.95 per person in the Food Court. The menu features roast Tom turkey with cornbread dressing and cranberry chutney, honey glazed ham, fried chicken, roast beef au jus, baked tilapia with white wine sauce along with sides, salads and desserts. Beverages included. For more information, call (210) 645-7034.

Join us for the annual Thanksgiving Bowling Tournament. This tournament is a scratch format. Cost is $50 per person and prizes are given out based on the number of entries. To sign up or for more info, call (210) 652-6271.

Make plans now to set sail aboard the newest Carnival Cruise Ship "Mardi Gras" featuring "Bolt", the first roller coaster at sea. Travel from Port Canaveral, Florida to San Juan, Puerto Rico; Amber Cove, Dominican Republic; and Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos. Rates start at $784 per person for interior staterooms and $1089 per person for balcony staterooms. Air can be added to cruise booking starting January 1, 2020. A $25 per person deposit holds your spot on the cruise. A $250 per person deposit gets your stateroom assigned.

First Steps is a non-competitive, instructional and development program for all DOD children ages 3-5. Register at JBSA-Lackland Youth Programs, building 8420 on Selfridge Ave., Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Registration cost is $35 per child. Parents must attend the orientation on Jan. 9, 6 p.m. at the Youth Programs' gym. The season runs Jan. 11 to Feb. 15. First Steps teaches fundamentals in harmony with the gross motor movements of preschool and early school-age children.

JBSA-Lackland Gateway Club offers all the holiday meal favorites for $11.95 per person in the Food Court. The menu features herb baked turkey with wild rice, Sausage and apple stuffing, cranberry chutney, glazed ham with rum raisin sauce, fried chicken, roast pork loin, baked tilapia with lemon dill, a variety of holiday sides and desserts. For more information, call (210) 645-7034.

Register men's teams of 16 players for $425 per team. The first 16 teams play at both the Warhawk Fitness Gym and the Chaparral Fitness Gym. Tournament format is three-game guarantee (3GG), double-elimination bracket. Players receive T-shirts, towels and a Joe Hall Sportsmanship Award. For more information, call (210) 671-1632.

Male and Female Teams

Letter of Intent & Coaches Meeting: Jan 7 (METC Fitness & Sports Center)

Games Begin: Jan. 14 Tuesday and Friday evenings

Units may have more than one team. Units may subject male team(s) and/or female team(s). Cadre must be present at all games. For more information, contact your unit sports representative, call (210) 808-5710 or (210) 808-5709.

Want to be part of Intramural Bowling? Letters of intent are due by Dec. 3! you can mail your letter to Earl Young 2380 Stanley Rd. Suite 20 JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 or deliver to the METC fitness Center. Coaches' meeting is on Dec. 10 and the season starts Jan. 8! This event is open to all DoD ID Cardholders at least 18 and older and not participating in an academic athletic association. For more information, call (210) 808-5710.

Book now for this fully-guided vacation package departing from San Antonio to Madrid, Toledo, Seville, Granada, Valencia and Barcelona, Spain traveling round airfare, airport transfers, all-inclusive hotel accommodations and travel protection. Rates start at $3,175.00 per person. A $200.00 per person non-refundable land only deposit and a $10 service fee per booking due. If airfare is purchased via Trafalgar, a $350 non-refundable air deposit required at time of booking. Final payment due Jan.

Book early for this Caribbean getaway, traveling roundtrip aboard the Royal Caribbean ship, Liberty of the Seas. Depart from Galveston to Cozumel, Mexico; Grand Cayman and Falmouth, Jamaica. Rates start at $1047.00 per person for Inside Cabin, $1305.00 per person for Ocean View cabin and $1493.00 per person for Balcony cabin. Gratuities not included. Payments are $250.00 per person and a $10.00 service fee due at booking. Final payment due March 23, 2020. For more information, call (210) 671-7111.

Book early for this Caribbean getaway, traveling round-trip aboard the Carnival Dream. Depart from Galveston to Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico. Rates start at $721.00 per person for Inside Cabin, $818.00 per person for Ocean View cabin and $918.00 per person for Balcony cabin. Gratuities not included. Payments are $150.00 per person and a $10.00 service fee due at booking. Final payment due April 28, 2020. For more information, call (210) 671-7111.