Kick off the holidays with Fort Lee’s Grand Illumination on Thursday, December 5, at 4:30 p.m. We light up the corner of Mahone Avenue and Battle Drive with a holiday tree, cookies, carolers and a performance by the Fort Lee Army Band. Kids ride the Candy Express Train through the winter wonderland that leads to Santa’s workshop. PLUS, there are FREE pictures with Santa, an ice fishing pond, and a penguin fish fling game. For more information, call (804) 765-3176.
|Name the Club's Restaurant
With its new décor, the Regimental Club dining room deserves a new name and the Club is hosting a contest that will allow you to choose it! Come see the dining room's upgrades and then come up with a name. Submit your suggestion by December 6 to www.leemwr.com/contest. All suggestions will be considered and one name will be chosen. The winner will be awarded $500 cash. (If the winning name has been submitted by more than one contestant, the prize winner will be chosen by a random drawing from the winning submissions.) Four runners-up will be awarded a special Family and MWR Prize Pack - including free lunch at the Regimental Club. For more information, call (804) 765-1539.
|Wheel Chair Basketball Tournament
Come check out true champions of the court! Family and MWR Sports invites the fort lee community to its annual Wheel Chair Basketball Tournament at MacLaughlin Fitness Center, December 13 – 15. The game schedule is the following: December 13, 6 – 8 p.m.; December 14, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. and December 15, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tournament admission is FREE. For details, call (804) 765-3057.
Family and MWR invites you to play Infinity BINGO with us! Tickets are only $1 and you have the opportunity to win up to $1000! There are infinite chances to win. You can play on paper as much as you want and as long as you want. You must be 18 years of age and up in order to play. Purchase tickets at the Bowling Center & the Cardinal Golf Course. For more information, call (804) 734-6860 or 734-2899.
|Holiday Frame Sale
It’s that time of year again! Come out and celebrate a merry season with the Picture Perfect Frame Shop. Partake in the special holiday frame sale, now until December 20. Ready-Made and selected frames will be on sale and available for purchase. Come in for a free framing consultation. Also, be sure to check out all the services that the Picture Perfect Frame Shop offers year round; trophies, engraving and more! The Picture Perfect Frame Shop is located on Battle Drive, Building 9024. For details, call (804) 734-6137/7396.
|Line Dancing moves back to the Sports Zone
Starting October 2, Line Dancing will be at the Sports Zone every Wednesday & Friday from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. A variety of line dances will be taught, ranging from soul to country. There will be an instructor there to teach you the latest and greatest line dancing. These lessons are FREE and open to all ages. Bring friends and family! The Sports Zone is located in Building 3650 on C Avenue. For more information, call (804) 765-1539.
|Leisure Travel Services - New Location
Leisure Travel Services (LTS) is located in the Regimental Club. LTS offers discounted vacation packages and world class cruises. LTS also assists patrons with finding the best-priced hotel accommodations all over the globe. In addition to providing travel discounts, LTS offers local, regional and national attraction tickets. If you are looking to go the movies or visit a theme park soon then visit Leisure Travel Services, which also offers specially discounted movie and theme park tickets. LTS normal hours of operation are Monday through Friday (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.) and closed on weekends & Holidays. The Regimental Club is located on C Avenue, Building 2609. For more information, call (804) 765-3789.
|Auto Crafts Shop
Fort Lee's Family and MWR Auto Crafts Shop is here to service you minor auto needs. This is a self-help auto repair facility that allows authorized patrons to perform minor repairs to their vehicles. There are seven bay spaces, four vehicle lifts, tools and a trained instructor on hand to provide assistance. You can get an oil change, rent bay space & equipment and get your tires changed & balanced. Cost varies per service. The Auto Crafts Shop is located in Building 9035 on Battle Drive. For service costs and more information, call (804) 734-6859.
|Professional Sports Tickets
We got tickets to the game! Family and MWR Leisure Travel Services sells professional sports tickets all year long. We have Baseball (Baltimore Orioles, Washington Nationals & Jacksonville Suns), Football (U.S. Navy & Jacksonville Knights), Basketball (Washington Wizards & Washington Mystics), Nascar (Richmond, Atlanta, Talladega & Daytona), Hockey (Washington Capitals) and local sports (Richmond Squirrels) tickets. Richmond Squirrel baseball tickets are only $6 per ticket for select games. For more details, call (804) 765-3789.
|Lee Playhouse Season Ticket Subscriptions!
The 2013 - 2014 Season season at Lee Playhouse is packed with thrills, chills, laughter and music. You won't want to miss a performance. Season ticket subscriptions are now available! Benefits for the season ticket holder include:
1) The best seats reserved for you before tickets go on sale to the public 2) Savings of nearly 17% on regular ticket price 3) Can't make it one night? Exchange your ticket at no cost 4) Lost ticket replacement 5)Order additional tickets for popular shows before they go on sale to the public. For more information, call (804) 734-6629.
Season Subscription Rates:
Youth (16 & Under), $20
Family and MWR invites your team to come out and bowl the lanes! Do you need to ramp up your organization or unit morale? Well, Every Monday – Friday from 11 am – 3 pm, Fort Lee Bowling Center offers $5 per lane hourly games (up to 8 people per lane) and $1 shoes to teams of 12 people or more. Reservations are required and subject to availability. Sign up your team today! The Fort Lee Bowling Center, Bldg. 9040, is located on Battle Drive. For more information, call (804) 734-6860.
Come eat lunch with us! Fort Lee's Family and MWR has three facilities - the Regimental Club, Bowling Center and Cardinal Golf Club - all serving up meals that are delicious, budget-friendly and conveniently located right here on post.
For more information on lunch at the Regimental Club, call (804) 765-1523 or click here, Regimental Club.
For more information on lunch at the Bowling Center, call (804) 734-6860. View the menu here, Action City Grill Menu.
For more information on lunch at the Cardinal Golf Club, call (804) 734-2892. View the menu here, Cardinal Golf Course Birds Nest Snack Bar Menu.
|Community Book Club
Wait no longer, Fort Lee Community Library Book Club has returned! It’s time to gather with other book lovers. The Community Book Club invites you to join the discussion. Monthly book selections will be determined at the previous month’s book club meeting. The Community Book Club will meet every 2nd Tuesday of the Month, 5 - 6 pm in the Fort Lee Community Library. The Fort Lee Community Library is located in the Army Logistics University, Bldg. 12420, 34th Street. For more information, call (804) 765-8095.
|Read 2 Rover
The Family and MWR Fort Lee Community Library invites you to join us every third Monday of the month, 5 – 6 pm for our Read 2 Rover hour with Caring Canines of Richmond. Caring Canines is a volunteer therapy dog group that encourages children’s literacy while interacting with certified therapy dogs. This activity is open to children 0 to 12 years of age. This is a free program, however, pre-registration is required no later than 12 pm day of the event. The Fort Lee Community Library is located on the 2nd floor of the Army Logistics University, Building 12420. For more details, call (804) 765-8095.
|Bike Night at the HideAway
The HideAway invites you to roll your cruiser, sport tourer, dual sport, super moto, or whichever motocycle you ride on over to Bike Night every Wednesday night. Whether you’ve been riding for decades or have just started out, you sure to enjoy an evening of fun, music and a little “chrome envy.” For more information, call (804) 765-1539.
|Biking in Battlefield Park
Fort Lee's Family and MWR Outdoor Recreation Center offers Biking in Battlefield Park every 2nd & 4th Wednesday, weather permitting (no holidays). Learn trails on group rides. Bring your bike, or rent one of ours. Bike rentals are $5 per day! Meet trail guide with the rental bikes at Mahone Avenue Battlefield parking area. Start time is 4:30 p.m., launch time is 5 p.m. This is a FREE program as long as you are accompanied by the trail guide. If you wish to bike through Battlefield Park on your own you will need a Battlefield Park Pass (ages 17 and up), unless you are in PT uniform. Capital Trail and other rides are available by appointment. For additional information, visit Outdoor Recreation, Bldg. 15014 on 5th St. or call (804) 765-2212.
|Fort Lee Paintball
Ready, aim & splatter! Fort Lee’s Family and MWR Outdoor Recreation invites you to play a game of paintball. Rental packages are only $25 for groups of 6 to 9 people. The rental package includes a marker (gun), hopper, CO2 Tank & Fill-ups, mask, loader case & 500 paintballs! All players must be 12 or older to play. Liability waivers must be signed prior to participation. Personal markers are welcome but will be calibrated to field rules. Paintball is open Monday through Friday, by appointment only. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. Bring your unit or co-workers out for a fun outdoor team activity. For weekend play, please call Outdoor Recreation for availability. For more information, call (804)765-2212/2210.
Fort Lee’s Family and MWR Outdoor Recreation Center offers special Horseback Riding sessions throughout the year. The sessions are held twice a month. Riding locations are Dinwiddie County and Battlefield Park. The cost varies per session, from $20 - $50 per rider. Sessions will be held; April 20, May 4 & 18, June 1 & 15, July 6 & 20, August 3 & 17, September 7 & 21, October 5 & 19, November 2 & 16 and December 7. Expert rides are available by appointment only. All rides are weather permitting. Sessions start at 1 p.m. For more information, call (804)765-2212.
|Fitness Classes Weekly Schedule
Family and MWR Sports invites you to join our weekly fitness classes. Weekly fitness classes include Aerobics, Boot Camp, INSANITY, Pilates, Spinning, Spin Intervals, Yoga (Iyengar), Yogaworks (Vinyasa), Zumba, Zumba Toning and Workout With Weights (WWW) in the House of Pain. Classes are generally $4 per class unless otherwise noted. A fitness card may be purchased for most classes. Fitness cards are $20 for a10-class punch card. WWW in the House of Pain is a FREE class, however, you must be at least 18 years of age and complete a Microfit Fitness Assessment prior to attending class. Yoga (Iyengar) is FREE for Active Duty Soldiers and Spouses of deployed Soldiers. Classes may be cancelled due to inclement weather or if minimum class participation levels are not achieved. You must be 16 years of age and an eligible Family and MWR fitness facility patron to attend fitness classes with the exception of WWW in the House of Pain (You must be 18 years of age). Call (804) 734-6198 for more fitness classes’ details.
|Outdoor Laser Tag
Dodge lasers and strategize on how to capture all of your opponents. Fort Lee’s Family and MWR Outdoor Adventure Park has a new Outdoor Laser Tag arena. We have the only outdoor laser tag facility in the greater Richmond area. Laser Tag is open to ages 5 and up. Cost is $12 per person for three games. Group rates are available to groups of 8 or more. All games must be purchased and used at once. Outdoor Laser Tag is open 3:30 - 7 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday & Friday and 12 - 6 p.m. on Saturday & Sunday. It is closed on Tuesday, Thursday & holidays. Fort Lee’s Outdoor Adventure Park is located on C Avenue next to is located on C Avenue next to Nowak Stadium. For more information, call (804) 765-2212.
|Picture Perfect Frame Shop Specialties
The Picture Perfect Frame Shop is an in house custom framing and Arts & Crafts studio. You can mat prints, needlepoint pieces, puzzles, certificates and more! Don Stiver’s prints are available for purchase. Picture Perfect Frame Shop offers a variety of services including, engraving, Arts & Crafts classes and trophies. Come in for a free framing consultation. The Picture Perfect Frame Shop is located on Battle Drive, Building 9024. For details, call (804) 734-6137.
|Fort Lee Community Library
The Family and MWR Fort Lee Community Library is open and ready for business. This Family and MWR facility houses, books, periodicals, audio books, DVDs, computers (Internet) and a children’s corner. The library is open to Active Duty & Retirees, Dependent Spouses, DoD Civilians & Permanent Fort Lee Contractors. The hours of operation are the following: 8 am - 7 pm (Monday - Thursday), 8 am - 5 pm (Friday), 12 - 5 pm (Saturday) and closed on Sunday & holidays. For more details, call (804) 765-8095.