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MWR FEATURES VOLUME 1, ISSUE 5 | MAY 2014 WWW.FTWAINWRIGHTFMWR.COM | Directorate of Family & Morale, Welfare & Recreation.


USARAK Team Qualifier The top twelve active-duty finishers available to form two USARAK teams (open mixed, open male) will

compete at the Army Ten-Miler this October in

Washington, D.C. 0615-0630 Registration 0630 Pre-race Briefing 0645 Race Starts • OPEN to active-duty Soldiers • No MP3 devices

30 MAY 2014 AT CHENA BEND GOLF COURSE PARKING LOT Register morning of the race at Chena Bend Golf Course Race is an out and back course.

For information, call 353-7223.

FREE LESSONS One day only Open to All

SATURDAY MAY 31ST 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 15 minute free Lesson at the Chena Bend Driving Range Please schedule a 15 minute slot prior to the free lesson.


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MAY FITNESS CLASSES

SPORTS & FITNESS

All events and activities are held in Building 3709. For more information, call 353-7223.

ARE YOU READY FOR AN “INSANE” CHALLENGE???

COACHES MEETING

Mondays & Wednesdays: 5 p.m. Saturday 9:15 a.m.

Class Fee: $5 per class

Punch Cards are available. 11 punches for $50

HOUR OF POWER: GROUP STRENGTH

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Tuesdays & Thursdays: 12 to 12:45 p.m.

GROUP CYCLING: Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays: 12 p.m. Tuesdays: 9:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays: 6:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturdays: 10 a.m.

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May 8, 2 p.m.

For more information, call 353-7294.

ZUMBA: Monday through Thursdays: 6:15 p.m. Saturdays: 11:15 a.m.

The Intramural Sports Program is sponsored in part by:

No U.S. Army endorsement implied.

Outdoor Recreation’s May Trips

Fitness Events at PFC: 3 May 10AM: 2-Hour Cinco deMayo Spin Class 17 May 11AM: 2-Hour Zumba - Thon Class 17 May 11AM - 6PM: Arctic Beast Challenge (Melaven Fitness Center) 21 May 6PM: King/Queen Court (3 point contest) 1 - 31 May: Month Long Burpee Challenge [4]

For more information, call 353-9137

$1 Climb 5/2: 1000-1800 Fee: $1

Glacier Walk 5/18: 7am to 8pm Fee: $30

Rock Climbing 5/3 & 23: 9am to 5pm Fee: $ 20

Chena River Family Paddle 5/18: 1pm to 5pm Fee: $10 (Adult); $5 (Youth 15 & under)

Quartz Lake Spring Fishing 5/3: 8am Fee: $45 (Adult) $20 (Youth 15 & under) Rock Climbing Skills Clinic 5/9 & 30 : 5pm to 7pm Fee: Free Wickersham Dome Hike 5/10: 9am to 5pm Fee: $20 Local Fishing 5/10 & 31: 0900 Fee: $25 (Adult) $10 (Youth 15 & under) Bicycle Repair Class 5/11: 2pm to 5pm Fee: Free Family Archery 5/17: 1pm to 4pm Fee: $3 Boater Safety Course 5/17 & 25: 9am to12pm, 1 to 4pm Fee: Free

ATV Safety Course 5/18 & 23: 1pm Fee: Free Delta Clearwater Inflatable Kayak 5/24: 7am to 9pm Fee: $30 Stiles Creek ATV Run 5/24: 8am Fee: $75.00 Fairbanks Area Family Bike Ride 5/25: 1pm to 5pm Fee: $10 (Adult); $5 (Youth 15 & under) Alaska Range Hike 5/25: 7am to 6pm Fee: $25 Family Rock Climbing 5/31: 9am to 5pm Fee: $20 (Adult); $15 (Youth 15 & under) Chena River Day Paddle 5/31: 9am to 4pm Fee: $15

GO. EXPLORE. For Complete Trip Details and to Reserve Your Spot, Call us at 361-6349 or stop by the Outdoor Recreation Center, Bldg. 4050.


Fridays 1600 Post Library Bldg 3700

May 2nd: Animal Safari May 17, 2014 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. BOGO Bowling

May 9th: Our Family

Armed Forces Day: Here’s a sharp salute to all of the men and women in all branches of the service who protect our country!

May 16th: Into Space May 23rd: My Hero

Nugget Lanes Bowling Center Bldg 3702 907-353-2654

May 30th: Get Into The Rhythm!

BOUNCY HUT NIGHT May 15th: Dress as a Fairy or Pirate May 27th: Pajama Party 5–7:30 p.m. LFCAC, Bldg. 1044

Children ages 4-12. No cost. Two bouncy huts are now available at the LFCAC so now both smaller and bigger children can have their own hut. What could be cooler? Parents must be present to supervise their children as child care personnel will not be on hand. For more information, call 353-7755.

SATURDAYS

9 PM - 12:30AM WITH

May 21st 5–7:00 p.m. The Pirate Fairy LFCAC, Bldg. 1044 [5]

DJ BOOM

OVER 20 THOUSAND SONGS TO CHOOSE FROM!

NUGGET LANES BOWLING CENTER. BLDG 3702 FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 353-2654.


Sign Up For June Classes Today! Fiber Arts Club** Nylon Kites

6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/28: 1030-1200 Bldg. 3727 Neely Rd. $60/ages 8+ Parents may participate for a $15 materials fee.

SKIES Exploration

Wednesdays: 1200-1245 Murphy Hall basement, Bldg. 1045 $45/student (ages 2-5) Explore a variety of science, arts, crafts and cooking activities.

Hip Hop Dance Mondays; 6-18 yr olds: 1800-1900 $50/student

Karate

• Family Karate All ages- (Parents may also sign up) 2 Classes per week: $65 1 Class per week: $50 - Mondays, 1730-1830 - Wednesdays, 1800-1900 - Saturdays, 0930-1030 Parents purchase uniforms.

• Core Training (NEW) $80 Attend as many classes as you want. Parent is required to stay on site.

Sneak Peek

6/7, 1200-1500 Bldg. 3727, Neely Rd. Find out what’s happening at SKIESUnlimited and other CYSS facilities. Enjoy a cup of Hot Coco & a Free Make & Take.

Move It, Move It

SKIES Unlimited and the Youth Center Arts & Crafts Club

1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 1700-1900

On-going Fiber Arts Club Free and Open for registered 6-12 grades! Thursdays, 1700-1900 Call the Youth Center for registration and more information. 361-5437.

Learn to speak French

Wednesdays: 1730 Murphy Hall Basement Fee: $45 Encouraging young children to move, shake and wiggle.

French language classes are available now. Please call for more information. 353-7713

Ballet & Jazz Dance Wednesdays: 6-18 yr olds: 1830-1930 $50/student for a month. Express yourself through dance.

To register, call 353-7713. For information on specific classes, call 353-3220. Please note that times and locations are subject to change.

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SUMMER

SCHOOL AGE CENTER Bldg.4166 361-7394

CAMP MAY 27 TO AUG 20 School is out for Summer! Enrolled children in grades K-6th can participate in numerous summer activities including boating, swimming, biking, hiking,

Fees are based on total family income. For questions regarding registration, please contact Parent Central Services at 353-7713

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bowling, arts & crafts, and more!


PARENT EDUCATION

MAY CLASSES: PARENT’S NIGHT OUT

TUESDAY, MAY 6TH, 2014 1745-2045 @ CDC 1 LIGHT SNACK WILL BE PROVIDED. REGISTER BY APRIL 29 @ PCS.

SUPER SATURDAY CARE

SATURDAY, MAY 17TH, 2014 1600-2200 @ CDC1, $30 PER CHILD LIGHT MEAL WILL BE PROVIDED. REGISTER BY MAY 9 @ PCS.

UNDER 3 SCIENCE

TUESDAY, MAY 6TH, 2014 1900-2000@ CDC 1, CHILD CARE CAN BE PROVIDED.

CONQUERING TERRIBLE 2’S

Youth Sports Registration Register for Sports at CYSS Parent Central Services, BLDG 1049, Suite #2. You will need a full CYSS registration on file and a sports physical that is current through the entire sports season. For a full CYSS Registration, please bring: current shot record, DoD ID card, 3 emergency contacts, and a current sports physical. For more information call 353-7713.

SATURDAY, MAY 17TH 1800-2000@ CDC 1, CHILD CARE CAN BE PROVIDED.

SPORT

REG. DATES

COST

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PRACTICE START DATE

GAMES

FAME

Baseball

thru 5/10

5-11 yrs

$55

5/20

week of 5/27

6/7 - 7/12

Dev. Baseball

thru 5/10

Practice Only

M, W, F 0900-1030 AND 1030-1200 TWO SESSIONS OFFERED! $35 EACH SESSION

PARENT ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING TUESDAY, MAY 6TH 1800-1900, @ YOUTH CENTER, BLDG 4109 CHILDCARE WILL BE PROVIDED. ALL ARE INVITED TO ATTEND!!!

AGE

3-4 yrs

$20

5/20

week of 5/27

Intro Track & Field thru 5/21

7-14 yrs

$35

5/29

week of 6/2

End of Season Meet 7/12

Softball Camp

thru 6/30

7-14 yrs

$35

6/12

7/28 - 7/31

N/A

Archery

thru 6/6

8-18 yrs

$35

N/A

week of 6/23

N/A

Soccer Camp

thru 6/6

5-14 yrs

$35

N/A

7/8 - 7/10

N/A

Golf Camp

thru 6/11

5-18 yrs

$35

N/A

TBD

N/A

Boot Camp

thru 6/27

5-14 yrs

$35

N/A

7/14 - 7/17

N/A

PARENT CENTRAL SERVICES AND SFAC HOURLY CARE, CLOSED FRIDAY, MAY 23RD, 2014 FOR TRAINING HOLIDAY AND MONDAY, MAY 26TH FOR THE HOLIDAY.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER, CALL 353-7713.

Join the School Age Center in recognizing Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May.

Interested in being a Volunteer Youth Coach? Join the School Age Center in recognizing Jewish American Heritage Month in May. [7]

Pick up Volunteer Forms at Parent Central Services, Bldg. 1049 #2. 353-7482


I’m in Alaska. Now wh at? Learn to master living in the heart of Alaska

Spring Summer Fairbanks

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Newcomer’s Orientation

Meet the people that are going to help you have fun and maximize your assignment at Fort Wainwright.

New Arrivals to FWA or those who are experiencing their first spring and/or summer at Fort Wainwright.

Some topics covered: • pet care • summer and winter activities • cultural awareness • wildlife safety • and more!

6 to 8 p.m.

Civilian attire is recommended and spouses are highly encouraged to attend. For more information please call 353-7298.

May 22, 2014

WHEN: May 14, 2014 and May 28, 2014

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Last Frontier Community Activity Center, Bldg. 1044

Activities like fatigued driving, water safety, camping safety, four wheeling safety, and what to do if you encounter wildlife.

At the Last Frontier Community Activity Center, Bldg 1044

For more information, call 353-4227

ARMY FAMILY COVENANT: Keeping the Promise

ARMY FAMILY COVENANT: Keeping the Promise

Exceptional Family Member Program &

Partnership Program Skies Unlimited and EFMP will Partner to offer Families a Meet & Greet along with a discussion group for parents and children. This provides an opportunity for Families to meet other parents while the children participate in an arts/craft activity.

There is no cost involved.

Mother’s Day Activity May 3: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Arts & Crafts Bldg 3727. For more information, call the ACS EFMP at 353-4243, 353-4460 or SKIES at 353-3220

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Survivor outreach ServiceS OUR PURPOSE is to deliver on the Army’s commitment Support Groupto Families of the Fallen. Survivor Outreach Services (SOS) connects you with people who can help you find the right support. 2nd Wednesday of Each Month SOS provides support services for Active, Reserve and Army National Guard Families. 6 to 8 p.m. To contact your local SOS Support Coordinator: ACS, Bldg Rhonda Carlson 3401 907.353.4004 (work)

907.353.6011 (fax)Childcare is available through Please enter through the back door of ACS. 907.799.9766 (cell) CYSS. Please call 361-9056 to reserve a space. rhonda.w.carlson.civ@mail.mil For more information, call 353-4004.

Survivor Outreach Services is an ARMY FAMILY COVENANT COMMITMENT: Keeping the Promise

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ARMY FAMILY COVENANT: Keeping the Promise

For more information, visit MyARMYOneSource.com, click on “Family Programs and Services” for the Surviving Families link.


FACILITY

Holiday Hours Memorial Day Training Holiday Friday 5/23

Army Community Services (ACS) Automotive Skills Center Birch Hill Ski & Snowboard Area Chena Bend Golf Course CYSS Parent Central Services CDC I CDC II Family Child Care Fischer Skeet Range Family and MWR Administration Last Frontier Community Activity Center Melaven Physical Fitness Center Melaven Pool Nugget Lanes Bowling Center Outdoor Recreation Center Physical Fitness Center (PFC) PFC Ice Rink Post Library School Age Center Youth Center Youth Sports & Fitness SKIES Unlimited EDGE Programs The Warrior Zone

Federal Holiday Monday 5/26

Closed 1130-2030 Closed 0800-2100 Closed **Open for verified duty only Closed Closed Closed 0800-1700 0800-2100 1100-1900 1100-1900 1100-0100 1000-1800 0800-2000 Closed 1000-1700 **Open for verified duty only 1400-1800 Closed Closed Closed 1600-0100

Closed Closed Closed 0800-2100 Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 1300-1700 Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 1600-2300

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 907-353-9377. BLDG 1045, ROOM 27.

A friendly reminder: High School Graduations: Hutchison - May 16 North Pole - May 19 Lathrop - May 20 West Valley - May 21

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Fort Wainwright Warrior Zone Parking Lot $15 - 10 seconds $30 - 20 seconds $50+ - 30 seconds

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Participation Open to Military & Civilians.
 Under 18 need a parent or guardian present. What is BOSS?

Register at Gene’s of Fairbanks every Saturday 10am-6pm starting April 19 Register at select on-post Facilities starting Sun April 20

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No US Army Endorsement Implied

For More Information Call BOSS @ 353.7648


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Fort Wainwright Family and MWR Facilities


FAMILY AND MWR FACILITIES HOURS OF OPERATION

1 ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE Bldg. 3401, p 353-4227 M-F 0730-1630 Sa-Su Closed 3 AUTOMOTIVE SKILLS CENTER Bldg. 3730, p 353-7436 M 1130-2030 T-W Closed Th-F 1130-2030 Sa 0900-1730 Su 1130-2030 Tow Service (24/7): 590-1716 4 BIRCH HILL SKI & SNOWBOARD AREA Bldg. 1172, p 353-1998 p 353-6795 Closed for the Season DW GRILL Closed for the Season 5 CHENA BEND GOLF COURSE Bldg.2092, p 353-6223 Opening Date TBD DW GRILL, p 353-6147 Opens: May 5th 6 CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER I (CDC I) Bldg. 4024, p 361-4190 M-F 0600-1800 Sa-Su Closed 7 CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER II (CDC II) Bldg 4176, p 361-9056 Closed.for Repairs.

9 FISCHER SKEET RANGE Bldg. 1171, p 353-7869 F 1730-2100 Sa-Su 1200-1700 10 LAST FRONTIER COMMUNITY ACTIVITY CENTER (LFCAC) Bldg. 1044, p 353-7755 M-Th 0800-2000 F 0800-2100 Sa 1300-2100 Su Closed LASER TAG: Th 1500-1900 F 1500-2000 Sa 1300-2000 Su Closed BUBBLY BREW M-F 0700-1500 11 LIBRARY Bldg. 3700, p 353-2642 M-Th 1000-1900 F 1000-1800 Sa, Su Closed 12 MELAVEN PHYSICAL FITNESS CENTER Bldg. 3452, p 353-1994 M-F 0500-2000 Sa 1130-1800 Su Closed MELAVEN SWIM CENTER Bldg. 3452, p 353-1994 T - F 0530-0800 1100-1445 1600-1930 Sa 1145-1230 (Lap Swim/Lessons) Sa 1230-1730 (Open Swim) Su, M Closed 13

8 CYSS PARENT CENTRAL SERVICES Bldg. 1049 #2 p 353-7713/7826 M-F 0800-1700 W 0800-1800 Sa, Su Closed

NAF CIVILIAN PERSONNEL Bldg. 1045, p 353-6356 M-F 0730-1130 1230-1600 Sat, Su Closed

14 NUGGET LANES BOWLING CENTER ldg. 3702, p 353-2654 M-T Closed W, Th 1100-2200 F 1100-0100 Sa 1100-0100 Su 1100-2100 GOLD RUSH LOUNGE M-T Closed W-Th 1700-2200 F-Sa 1500-0100 Su 1500-2100 MOTHER LODE CAFE M-T Closed W-Th 1100-1400 1600-2100 F 1100-2300 Sa 1200-2300 Su 1200-2000 15 OUTDOOR RECREATION CENTER (ORC) Bldg. 4050, p 361-6349 M 1000-1800 Th-Fri, Sa 1000-1800 Su 1200-1800 Tu-W: Closed 18 PHYSICAL FITNESS CENTER (PFC) Bldg. 3709, p 353-7223 M-F: 0530-2130 Sa, Su: 0900-1900 PFC ICE RINK M -Th 1130 -1300 F 1730-1945 Sa-Su 1330-1600 Su 1615-1800 Closes for the summer on May 11th 13 PRIVATE ORGANIZATION ADVISOR Bldg. 1045, p 353-7765 M-F 0800-1700 Sa, Su Closed

14 SOLDIER FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER (SFAC) Bldg. 3414, p 353-7322 M-F 0730-1630 Sa, Su Closed 13 SCHOOL SUPPORT SERVICES Bldg. 1045, Rm. 27 p 353-9377 M-F 0900-1800 Sa-Su Closed 13 UNIT FUNDS Bldg. 1045, p 353-7765 M-F 0800-1700 Sa-Su Closed 20 WARRIOR ZONE Bldg. 3205, p 353-1087 GAMING M-Th 1600-2300 F-Sa 1600-0100 Su 1300-2100 SPORTS BAR M-Th 1700-2230 F-Sa 1630-1230 Su 1300-2000 21 YOUTH CENTER Bldg. 4109, p 361-5437 M-F 1400-2000 Sa/Su Closed \

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YOUTH SPORTS Bldg. 1049 #2 p 353-7482 M-F 0900-1700 Sa, Su Closed

19 SCHOOL AGE CENTER (SAC) Bldg. 4166, p 361-7394 M-F 0600-1800 Sa-Su Closed

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