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Join the Pensacola Ice Flyers for one of their home games at Pensacola Bay Center (“The Hangar”). The team, which is a member of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL), will play 28 home games and 28 away games during the 201213 season. The organization is planning theme nights for their home games. In October, the Ice Flyers announced their roster. Out of 80 players coming through the team’s free-agent and training camps, head coach Gary Graham trimmed down the main roster to 18 players. The season started Oct. 26, and team’s home opening weekend was Nov. 2-3. The season is far from over. The final game is scheduled for March 24.

Upcoming home games:

• Nov. 18, the Ice Flyers will host a game against Havoc at 3:05 p.m. • Nov. 24, the Ice Flyers will host River Kings at 7:05 p.m. • Dec. 1, the Ice Flyers will face the Ice Bears at 7:05 p.m. • Dec. 7, the Ice Flyers vs. the Havoc at 7:05 p.m. • Dec. 14, the Ice Flyers will play against the IceGators at 7:05 p.m. • Dec. 18, the Ice Flyers will take on the RiverKings at 6:05 p.m. • Dec. 29, the Ice Flyers will face the Surge at 7:05 p.m. Parking is free for games at the Pensacola Bay Center with the exception of the reserved lot, which is already sold out for the 2012-13 season. For ticket details and other information, call 4663111 or go to

Players wait for the the ceremonial puck to be dropped at the beginning of a 2011 Pensacola Ice Flyers game. Dropping the puck is Cmdr. Michael Douglas, former executive officer of the Center for Information Dominance detachment NASP Corry Station. Photo by Gary Nichols

More on the ice

Hockey is not the only activity on the ice at the Pensacola Bay Center. • Public ice skating sessions are scheduled through April. The sessions, which last one hour, typically occur on the weekends and after Ice Flyers home games. Capacity is limited for each session, so get your tickets early. For more information, go to • Northwest Florida Hockey League is affiliated with USA Hockey. There are six levels for youth and one for adults. The season runs October through March. For more information, go to or • Pensacola Figure Skating Club is affiliated with Ice Skating Institute. Lessons typically begin with a coach in a group lesson. The season runs October through March and ends with a choreographed program. For more information, call 3081649, e-mail or go to


“Hotel Transylvania” (3D), PG, 5 p.m., 7 p.m.; “Looper” (3D), R, 9 p.m.; “Taken 2,” PG-13, 5:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m.; “End of Watch” (3D), R, 9:15 p.m.


“Rise of the Guardians” (3D), PG, 11 a.m. (free admission); “Hotel Transylvania” (3D), PG, 3:45 p.m.; “Resident Evil Retribution” (3D), R, 5:45 p.m.; “End of Watch,” R, 8 p.m.; “Hotel Transylvania” (2D), PG, 11:30 a.m.; “Frankenweenie” (2D), PG, 1:30 p.m.; “Taken 2,” PG-13, 3:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m.; “Looper,” R, 7:45 p.m.


“Hotel Transylvania” (3D), PG, 12:15 p.m., 2:30 p.m.; “Taken 2,” PG-13, 4:45 p.m.; “Resident Evil Retribution” (3D), R, 6:45 p.m.; “Frankenweenie” (2D), PG, noon; “Pitch Perfect,” PG-13, 2 p.m.; “Looper,” R, 4:30 p.m.; “End of Watch,” R, 7 p.m.




“Dredd” (3D), R, 5 p.m.; “Looper,” R, 7:15 p.m.; “Taken 2,” PG-13, 5:15 p.m.; “End of Watch,” R, 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY “Hotel Transylvania” (3D), PG, 5 p.m.; “Resident Evil Retribution” (3D), R, 7 p.m.;

“Taken 2,” PG-13, 5:15 p.m.; “Looper,” R, 7:15 p.m. THURSDAY COST

CLOSED – Happy Thanksgiving

Regular: $3 adults, $1.50 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger 3D shows: $5 adults, $3 children ages 6-11, free for 5 and younger

Details: 452-3522 or

November 16, 2012

Morale, Welfare and Recreation The NASP Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) department has a number of upcoming events and activities that the whole family can participate in. For more information, call 452-8285 or visit the MWR website: www.naspensacola-mwr. com. • ITT tickets: Universal Orlando Resort is offering complimentary theme park tickets (three-day park-to-park ticket) for active-duty and retired members of the military. Active-duty and retired military personnel also can purchase Blue Man Group show tickets at a discounted rate. Contact the ITT Office, Bldg. 3787. on NASP Corry Station or call 452-6362. • Crowʼs Nest room rental: Book your holiday party. Located at Bayou Grande Marina on NAS Pensacola, rental includes the entire upper deck of Bayou Grande Marina. Crow’s Nest seats 60 inside and another 40 outside. Cost is $250 for room rental with $150 refundable cleaning deposit. For more information, call 452-4152. • Certification class: Box Mania is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Radford Fitness Center. Box Mania is a nonchoreographed fitness class with power punching and kicking combinations on a hand-held target. Certification fee is $195. For more information, go to or e-mail • Turkey spin: The Wellness Fitness Center at NASP Corry Station will offer a two-hour master spin class. For more information, call 4526802. • Golf classic: The Great Christmas Golf Classic is scheduled for Dec. 8 at A.C. Read Golf Club. It is a 27-hole golf tournament – nine holes scramble, nine holes best ball and nine holes modified alternate shot. Entry fee ($60 per player) includes cart, greens fee, morning pastries, refreshments during play and lunch. For more information, call 452-2454. • RV park expansion: The RV site at Blue Angel Recreation Park has announced the addition of 40 sites. For more information, call 453-9435. • Chefʼs specials: The Oaks Restaurant November chef’s specials are $7.50 and include a beverage. Today’s special is shrimp and smoked Gouda cheese grits. Lunch is served 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Also, check out the Blue Plate Specials throughout the week and $5 Friday Menu. For information or to make a catering reservation, call 452-3859. • Social media: For instant access to MWR events, programs and activities, visit the MWR Facebook page: at mwrpensacola or the MWR website at MWR offers a Text-2-Connect service that provides patrons with weekly event updates, cancellation notices and chances to win free stuff. To sign up: Text “NASPMWR” to “30364” and send. If you do not want to receive messages any more, text “STOP” and send, and you will be removed from the list.

Liberty activities Liberty program events target young, unaccompanied active-duty military. Regular events are scheduled at the main Liberty Center in the Portside Entertainment Complex. Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and holidays and 10:30 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. Off-base trips leave from the NASP Liberty Center, but you must sign up in advance. For more information, call 452-2372 or visit htm.

Gosport - November 16, 2012  

Weekly newspaper for NAS Pensacola

Gosport - November 16, 2012  

Weekly newspaper for NAS Pensacola