SPRING BOOT CAMP XTREME

Estep Spring Boot Camp Xtreme, a six-week program that is an intense mix of the three major fundamentals of fitness: cardio, strength, and agility. Classes will be from 9-10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday from April 17 through May 26. The cost is $125 for the six-week BCX session, one free fitness class of your choice at Estep, a BCX Survivor T-shirt and an Estep BCX Survival Kit. For more information, call 270-798-4464.

CAREER SKILLS PROGRAM

 Fort Campbell’s Career Skill Programs will host briefings Wednesday as well as May 9th and May 23rd in Classroom 2 of the Milton A. Lee Soldier for Life Center for the following programs:

•8-8:45 a.m. – U.A. Veterans in Piping.

•9-9:45 a.m. – ComStar, Telecommunications Tower and Site Tech.

•10-10:45 a.m. – Microsoft - Software and Systems Academy.

•11-11:45 a.m. – Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship and WorkForce Essentials Internship.

•Noon-12:45 p.m. – Mechatronics.

•1-1:45 p.m. – CDL Program Hopkinsville Community College.

•2-2:45 p.m. – Hiller Transition to Trades.

 The CSP also will host a mini job fair from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. April 25 and May 16 in the lobby of the Milton A. Lee Soldier for Life Center. For more information call 270-798-7005, or 270-798-4974, or 270-798-6511.

CAREER SKILLS PROGRAM GRADUATION CEREMONIES

Fort Campbell’s Career Skills Programs will host graduation ceremonies for Hiring Our Heroes at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Education Center Auditorium and for Hiller Transition to Trade at 2 p.m. April 27 in the Education Center Auditorium. For more information call 270-798-4974.

REGISTRATION FOR 50 PLUS GAMES

Clarksville Parks and Recreation is now registering adults 50 years old and up until May 5 for the Clarksville Parks and Recreation 50 Plus Games. This year’s games will be held May 16-20 at various locations around Clarksville to include the Pinnacle Bowling Center, Swan Lake Sports Complex, Austin Peay’s Foy Center, D and D Blacklight Mini Golf, Rossview High School track and Crow Recreation Center. Participants will face off for bragging rights, as well as medals in over 20 events including shuffleboard, table tennis, horseshoes, track & field, corn hole, basketball free throw, pickle ball and glow-in-the-dark mini golf.

Participants who register on or before April 21 qualify for the Early Bird Rate of $25.  The cost to register April 22 through May 6 is $30. The registration fee includes a complimentary event T-shirt, swag bag and dinner ticket. Interested participants can register online at CityofClarksville.com/ParksRec. Registration is also available in-person at Clarksville Parks and Recreation, 102 Public Square, or at any of the three recreation centers.

ADULT SWIM LESSONS

Clarksville Parks and Recreation is offering three sessions of free swim lessons to any interested adult ages 18 years and older at New Providence Pool, located at 168 Cunningham Lane. Classes are from 6 until 6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Pre-registration is required. Register for the program at www.CityofClarksville.com/ParksRec, in person at New Providence Pool, or by calling 931-645-7476.

•Monday – April 14: Progression: Swimmer who has a degree of experience and comfort in the water.

•April 17 – 21: Trouble Breathing: Swimmer who needs to learn breath control which is the foundation of good swimming.

•April 24 – 28: Developing Strokes: Swimmers who would like to receive helpful tips for the four competitive strokes: butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle.

BLOOD DONATION OPPORTUNITIES

The American Red Cross Tennessee Valley Blood Region is hosting two upcoming blood drives. The first is from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., April 17 at the Fort Campbell Exchange, 2840 Bastogne Ave. The second is from 10:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. April 17 at the American Red Cross, 1760 Madison St., Clarksville.

Donated blood is perishable and must constantly be replenished to keep up with hospital patient need. Red blood cells are the blood component most frequently transfused by hospitals and must be used within 42 days of donation. Whole blood can be donated every 56 days, up to six times a year.

Make an appointment to donate blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-733-2767.

PHOENIX RISING OPEN HOUSE

Fort Campbell’s Phoenix Rising Fellowship Open Circle is having a Beltane open house celebration beginning at noon and lasting until 3 p.m. April 15 at 3101 Indiana Ave. All paths, genders, faiths and sexualities welcome.

BACH OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS OPEN HOUSE

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Occupational Therapy team will host an open house for patients and staff from noon until 2 p.m. April 21 at BACH. BACH’s OT team joins other occupational therapists across the nation, celebrating Occupational Therapy Month and a century of occupational therapy, as they share how they customize treatment programs to improve patients’ performance of daily activities within their clinic. For more information call 270-956-0479 or 270-798-8865.

TURKEY BAY OHV CLEAN-UP DAY

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is hosting its annual Turkey Bay off-highway vehicle area clean-up day from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. April 22. Volunteers will engage in a variety of facility and trail maintenance projects. A required safety briefing will begin at 9 a.m. at the Turkey Bay gatehouse. Volunteers should bring lunch, water and an OHV. All other materials and tools will be provided. In the event of inclement weather or wet weather closure, the clean-up day will not be rescheduled. For more information, contact Kyle Varel at 270-924-2031.

FAMILY GAME NIGHT

Fort Campbell Child and Youth Services and Fort Campbell 4-H are hosting a free Family Game Night from 5-7 p.m. April 25 at the Family Resource Center. There will be hot dogs, chips and juice. The first 50 Families will receive a free board game to take home. Child care is provided for children 6 weeks to 3 years old. Children must be registered and up to date with CYS. Reservations are required for child care spaces and for participation. For more information, call 270-956-4381.

CLARKSVILLE’S SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM

Clarksville Parks and Recreation is implementing online registration for the 2017 Summer Youth Program. Parents in search of a free, fun and rewarding summer camp can register children, ages 6-16, online for the Summer Youth Program. Registration is ongoing and ends on June 1. During this six-week program, which starts June 5, school gymnasiums are modified to a recreation center setting that provides daily table games, tournaments, arts and crafts, lunch and other special activities free of charge. There are 15 total Summer Youth Program sites. To register for the Summer Youth Program, visit www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec. For more information, call 931-645-7476.

SPOUSE USAJOBS PREP

Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program, 2601 Indiana Ave., offers Spouse USAJOBS Prep classes from 9 until 11 a.m. April 25; May 23; and June 27. Learn how to navigate the USAJOBS website and the USAJOBS application manager. Registration is required. For more information, call 270-798-4412.

RESUME FOR RESULTS

Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program is offering a Resume for Results class from 10 a.m. until noon April 12, May 10 and June 14 at ACS, 2601 Indiana Ave. For registration and more information, call 270-798-4412.

USA JOBS PREP

Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program, 2601 Indiana Ave., offers USAJOBS Prep classes from 9 until 11 a.m. April 19; May 3 and 17; and June 7 and 21. Learn how to navigate the USAJOBS website and the USAJOBS application manager. Registration is required. For more information, call 270-798-4412.

DRIVER’S EDUCATION AT SKIESUNLIMITED

 SKIESUnlimited offers driver’s education classes for teenagers ages 15-17. The cost is $330 per student and includes the student workbook, 30 hours of classroom education and six hours of behind the wheel training. The next class begins 9 a.m. April 10. All participants must be registered with Child and Youth Services prior to enrolling. Classes are available on post and off post.

Weekday class schedule

•Monday-April 13

•May 29-June 1

•June 5-8

•June 19-22

•July 3-6

•July 17-20

Saturday class schedule

•Saturday-April 29

•May 6-27

•June 3-24

•July 1-22

•Aug. 5-26

 Enroll online at webtrac.mwr.amy.mil. For more information, call 270-412-5811.

NAF EQUIPMENT AUCTION

 Fort Campbell Morale, Welfare and Recreation will host an open bid auction for non-appropriated fund equipment at 8 a.m. April 15 at 5225C Desert Storm Ave. The NAF equipment being auctioned has been deemed in excess, unusable or no longer cost effective to maintain. Participants must be at least 18 years old and have cash or a credit card. For more information, call 270-956-1611.

 ABANDONED VEHICLE AND MWR EQUIPMENT OPEN BID AUCTION

 Fort Campbell Morale, Welfare and Recreation will hold an open bid auction for abandoned vehicles and MWR equipment at 8 a.m. April 29. Participants must be at least 18 years old and have cash or a credit card. For more information, call 270-956-1611.

YOGA AT ESTEP

Estep Wellness has added Yoga to their class offering. The class times will vary, so review the Estep calendar at www.campbell.armymwr.com for the full schedule. For more information, call 270-798-4664.

SKIES UNLIMITED DANCE CLASSES

Fort Campbell Child and Youth Services, SKIES Unlimited is now offering dance classes for ages 18 months to 18 years. Class sessions are held by the month. They are currently offering Ballet and Tap and will be adding Jazz and Hip-Hop. Classes cost vary based on the length of the class. Registration is online through WebTrac or in person at SKIESUnlimited, 3411 Bastogne Ave. For more information, call 270-412-5811.

SPROUTING GROWERS

Aspiring  farmers can take Sprouting Growers, a workshop series that provides information on business planning and management, vegetable and small fruit production and direct marketing skills. The  workshop sessions will be held from 6 until 9 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturdays at the Montgomery County Extension office at 1030 Cumberland Heights Road, Clarksville, beginning in April. Registration is $100 for all five sessions and $25 per session. A limited number of scholarships will be offered to veteran, active duty, or transitioning Soldiers or spouses. For more information contact Karla Kean at 931-648-5725 or kkean@utk.edu or kkean1@tnstate.edu.

NEW HOURLY CHILD CARE FACILITY

The new Fitness Hourly Child Care facility, 2187 13 1/2 St., has quality child care for ages 6 weeks to 10 years old and can be used by active-duty service members, DOD civilian employees, DOD contractors and military retirees. Reservations can be made for up to three hours per day while parents take care of whatever they need to that day – work out, make an appointment, run an errand or just have some “me time.”

Registered patrons can use the facility for any purpose up to three hours per day (cannot exceed three hours) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Orientations are held every Monday at noon at the Family Resource Center. For more information, call 270-461-5513.

ARMY 101

Fort Campbell Army Community Service Army Family Team Building will host Army 101 twice per month. Each class is two days for four hours each day. Army 101 provides the basics of Army knowledge and gives the participant the tools to begin an informed, self-aware Army experience. Registration is required prior to attending this class.

The class will be held from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on the following dates at Army Community Service, 2601 Indiana Ave.:

Monday-Tuesday; April 17-18; May 8-9 and May 15-16. For registration or more information, call 270-798-4800.

 KEEPING IT R.E.A.L.

The Fort Campbell Army Community Service Resilience Training Program will offer the “Keeping it R.E.A.L.” class from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. April 12 and 26 at the Family Resource Center. For registration or more information, call 270-412-5500.

VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED

Fort Campbell Child and Youth Services Youth Sports needs volunteer coaches for pre-K through eighth grade spring soccer and fourth grade through eighth grade will be needed through May. All volunteers receive free training and will be certified through the National Alliance of Youth Sports. All volunteers must complete a background check. To submit an application, visit the CYS Youth Sports and Fitness Office at Taylor Youth Center. For more information, call 270-798-6355.

SPRING SWIMMING LESSONS

Child and Youth Services Youth Sports has partnered with Gardner Pool to offer swimming lessons. Session D will be Monday through April 27. Classes meet twice a week, either Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday. Lessons at $70 per session. Parents can register in person at Youth Sports or SKIESUnlimited. For more information, call 270-798-6355.

BABYSITTING COURSE FOR TEENS

Fort Campbell Child and Youth Services Middle School and Teen Program will host a free babysitting course for teens from 3 until 5 p.m. Saturdays through April 22. Successful completion of this course will qualify the teen to be placed on the babysitting list. Youth must attend all seven classes and pass first aid and CPR to be qualified. They also must be at least 11 years old and in the seventh grade. Youth must be registered with CYS or be able to show proof of eligibility. Register at Taylor Youth Center. For more information, call 270-798-3643.

WEEK OF THE EAGLES

Week of the Eagles will be celebrated May 19-25 at Fort Campbell in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the 101st Airborne Division. Week of the Eagles will be open to Soldiers, Families, retirees, veterans and members of the Fort Campbell community. The schedule is as follows:

May 19 – Division Run

May 20 – Air Assault Open House and Community Fair

May 22 – Legacy Golf Tournament at Cole Park

May 22 – Rendezvous BBQ at Cole Park Commons

May 22 – Sports and Combatives

May 23 – Toughest Air Assault Soldier

May 23 – Marksmanship Competition

May 23 – Sports and Combatives

May 24 – CDR vs. CSM softball

May 25 – Division Review

*Event times and dates are subject to change.

ARMY OFFICER CANDIDATE SCHOOL REUNION

The Army Officer Candidate School Alumni Association 2017 Reunion will be May 7-11 in Columbus, Georgia. For more information contact Nancy Ionoff at 813-917-4309 or visit https://www.ocsalumni.org/events/cart.php?id=1.

GEAR TO GO HOURS

Gear to Go will be open 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday and will be closed Sundays and holidays. For more information, call 270-798-3919.

GATE HOURS

Gate hours are as follows:

Gate 1 – Open from 4:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. weekdays, holidays and DONSAs; from 6:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. weekends.

Gate 2 –  4:30 until 10 a.m. Monday through Friday; closed days of no scheduled activities, weekends and holidays.

Gate 3 – Open from 4:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. weekdays and 6 until 9 a.m. DONSAs; closed on weekends and holidays.

T.C. Freeman Gate – Open 24 hours.

Gate 5 – Closed

Gate 6 –Open from 4:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. weekdays; closed on weekends, holidays and DONSAs.

Gate 7 – Open 24 hours.

Gate 10 – Open 24 hours.

Angels Gate – Open from 5 a.m. until 5 p.m. weekdays; closed weekends, holidays and DONSAs.

Mabry Gate – Open from 5 a.m. until 9 p.m. weekdays; closed weekends, holidays and DONSAs.

Sabre I Gate – Open 24 hours.

Sabre II Gate – Open 24 hours.

Visitor Control Center’s hours of operation are as follows:

T.C. Freeman Gate Visitor Control Center at 5004A Screaming Eagle Blvd. – Open from 5 a.m. until 9 p.m. weekdays, weekends, holidays and DONSAs.

Gate 7 Visitor Control Center at 7199 Glider Road – Open 24 hours.

Gate 7 Special Operations Visitor Control Center – Open from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. weekdays and DONSAs; closed weekends and holidays. Special operations include RAPIDGate credentials issue, process screening requests for survivor outreach services, extended passes and issuing of Air Assault Cards.