Fort Huachuca MWR Highlights Beginning July 17

-Fort Huachuca will hold the “2017-18 Back to School Fair,” July 17 from Noon-4 p.m. at Gen Myer Elementary School. Information will be provided about the following: Immunizations, and health appointments, school registration, meet and greet the principals, bike safety, special education support, youth clubs, sports, AND much more! For more information, call the School Liaison Officer at 533-0874.

-Sports, Fitness and Aquatics has set the final event for the 2017 Aquathlon for July 21, 6 a.m. at Irwin Pool. The competition consists of a 300 yard swim (6 laps) and a 3-mile run, out and back. Two-person teams are allowed, with each person completing one of the two events. Team or individual Memorandums of Intent are due by e-mail two days before each event to Awards will be presented to the top 6 teams and the top 6 individuals. This event is open to all authorized MWR patrons. For more information, call 520-533-3858 or 533-2948.

-Yardley Community Center, located across from Eifler Fitness Center in the former Yardley Dining Facility, is now open during the following hours: TICKET SALES, Monday- Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; OPEN REC, Monday-Wednesday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday. Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; SNACK BAR, Thursday TBA, Friday 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, call 533-2404 or stop in at Building 80504, two doors from the Military Clothing Sales Store.

-Buffalo Corral Horseback Riding Stables now offers two-hour, guided sunset trail rides every Friday AND Saturday. Exact time depends upon the season. Cost is $45 for Active Duty or $55 for civilians. Reservations are required for all trail rides. For more information, call Buffalo Corral at 533-5220 or visit their Facebook page at

-From now through Aug. 2, Irwin Outdoor Pool is open 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday. For holidays and training holidays during that time, they are open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Barnes Indoor Pool Summer Hours: open only 5 a.m.-8 a.m., Mon.-Fri., for Lap Swim and PT. For more information, call 533-3853.

-The new MI Coffee Kiosk, located in the MI Library, Bldg. 62723, is now open Mon. - Fri., 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. They offer a variety of “liquid energy,” such as lattes, tea, espresso, and of course, coffee, plus muffins, chips, Danish and other goodies. For more information, call 538-0345.

-The Sportsman’s Center is now open Saturdays and Sundays, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Range 3 is open 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. both days. For more information, call 533-6707/533-7085.

-The next Right Arm Night is set to start at 4 p.m. July 28 at Desert Lanes Bowling Center. The theme for this RAN is “Patriot’s Celebration.” Enjoy free finger foods, a pay-as-you-go bar, and win prizes in drawings and contests. Right Arm Night is free and open to all, including Soldiers, civilians, retirees and family members 18 and older. For more information, call 520-533-5642 or 520-678-4446.

-Yardley Community Center will hold the Grand Opening of their newly completed snack bar, to be known as “Knead To Know Pizza,” Thursday, Aug. 3, with the Ribbon Cutting set for 10:30 a.m. and the Grand Opening to follow, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. KTK Pizza will feature hand-made pizza and short order menu items, and will be open to all military and civilians who have access to Fort Huachuca. Yardley Community Center is located across from Eifler Fitness Center in the former Yardley Dining Facility, Building 80504, two doors from the Military Clothing Sales Store. For more information, call 533-2404.

-The MWR Arts & Crafts Center offers “Sip & Create” Friday or Saturday, Aug. 5, 18 and 19, 7-9:30 p.m. at the 19th Hole Lounge at Mountain View Golf Course. Cost is $35 per session, per person and includes the 16x20 canvas, paint, aprons and two beverages (wine, beer, soda or water), plus instructions from the artist-in-residence, to create an original piece of art. Register for these classes by calling 533-5550/533-2015 or stop at the Arts and Crafts Center Tues.-Sat., noon-5 p.m.

-Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program provides job search services and resources, to include the following: Kathryn Troutman, President of The Resume Place and federal resume guru, will speak Aug. 11 at Murr Community Center. This is a unique opportunity to hear from an expert! Please RSVP to save your seat at 538-5768.

-The final remaining local qualifying race for the 2017 Army 10-Miler will be conducted Aug. 12 beginning at 6 a.m. at Brainard Road, west of JITC. Active Duty personnel who will be assigned to Fort Huachuca as of Oct. 10, 2017 are eligible to try out. Entry is free and sign-up will be held the day of the each event. Participants must be able to attend a minimum of three practices per week. The Army 10-Miler is set for Oct. 10, 2017 in Washington, D.C. For more information, call 533-3180 or 533-2948.

-The MWR batting cages, located off Hatfield across from the Mini Mall, are now operational and open to the public during daylight hours. (We are still working on a timer for the lights.) The cost is 4 quarters (25 cents) for 10 pitches. Users must bring quarters, since no change machine is available. Slow and fast pitch softball and baseball lanes are available. Helmets and bats are also available for free check out at MWR Rents, Bldg. 70914, Irwin Street. For more information, call 533-6707.

-FMWR will present a free Moonlight Movie (Title to be announced) Saturday, Aug. 19 at Warrior/Sentinel Field. The movie will start at dusk. Free popcorn, hot dogs, water and soft drinks will be provided, while supplies last. For more information, call 533-3354 or 266-0254.

-The MWR Arts & Crafts Center offers Pick-It-and-Paint Ceramics every Friday and Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Pick out a ready-to-paint cast ceramic piece and paint it any way you want. They have something for everyone--from dinosaurs to coffee cups. Costs vary depending on pieces selected. Children 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No reservations are required. For more information, calling 533-5550/533-2015 or stop in at the Arts & Crafts Center, Building 52008, Arizona Street.

-Thunder Mountain Activity Centre’s lunch buffet is now served Wednesdays through Fridays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu features: Wednesdays, TMAC will be “Famous BBQ Ribs,” and other BBQ selections and sides--Just what you need to get over your mid-week hunger; Thursday features German food, with “Taste of the Rhine;” and Friday they offer the “Fried Fish and Chicken Friday” featuring hand-breaded cod and chicken. Cost of the lunch buffet is $9.95 for adults or $4.75 for children 5-11 years old. All buffets include salad bar, desserts, rolls and a non-alcoholic beverage. For more information, call 533-3802 or 533-7322.

-Victim advocates are available and on-call for domestic violence needs and prevention. Call 520-533-2993 or the Hotline at 520-508-2772 to speak to an advocate.

-Desert Lanes presents “Galactic Strike Night” Saturday nights from 8-10 p.m. Cost is $8 per hour, per person for adults, or $4 per hour for kids 13 and under. This price includes unlimited bowling and shoe rental, and everyone is welcome! For more information, call 533-2849.Check us out online at or on Fort Huachuca


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