Sports Shorts – February 2, 2017

Super Bowl Party, buffet

Watch the big game on multiple large screens at The Lanes’ Super Bowl Party and Tailgate Buffet on Sunday at 5:30 p.m.

Enjoy food and beverage specials at the Tailgate Buffet.

For more information, call 301-677-5541.

Super Bowl Party at USO

Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers and the Fort Meade USO are hosting a Super Bowl Party on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. at the USO. at 8612 6th Armored Cavalry Road.

For more information, see your unit BOSS rep or visit

Raw Monster Deadlift Competition

Men and women competitors can enjoy a morale-boosting power event at the Raw Monster Deadlift Competition on Feb. 10 at Murphy Field House.

Bench pressers and deadlifters may enter either one or both portions of the competition.

Participants must be at least 18 years old and eligible to utilize the fitness center.

Awards will be presented to the first-, second- and third-place finishers in each weight class and to the overall male and female lifters.

For more information, call 301-677-2349.


Book-N-Bowl is held Tuesdays from noon to 4 p.m. at The Lanes.

Bring in a used textbook to donate and receive two free bowling game passes or contribute a hard-bound book to receive one free bowling game.

Price does not include shoe rental.

For more information, call 301-677-5541.

EFMP Bowling

The next Exceptional Family Member Program bowling event is Feb. 15 at 5:30 p.m. at The Lanes.

For more information, call 301-677-5590.

Fitness Equipment Orientation

Gain a better understanding of Gaffney Fitness Center’s Nautilus weight machine setup, weight room and proper positioning from this instructor-led orientation.

The free orientation does not include personal training.

Appointments are required.

To schedule an appointment or inquire about Gaffney’s personal training program, contact the fitness coordinator at 301-677-2349.

Dollar Day

Dollar Day is offered at The Lanes every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Bowling, shoe rental and food specials each cost $1.

For more information, call 301-677-5541.

Lifeguarding classes

The American Red Cross is offering full courses in lifeguarding, first aid and CPR/AED.

Lifeguard training will be offered Saturday, Sunday and Feb. 11 and 12; March 4, 5, 11 and 12; March 4, 5, 11 and 12; April 11-14; and May 13, 14, 20 and 21. Classes meet 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Course will include complete Red Cross certification, first aid and CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator).

Registration fee is $250.

Everyone must register in person at Gaffney Fitness Center.

The Lifeguard Recertification Course will be offered Feb. 25 and 26, and March 25 and 26.

You must present current, valid certification at registration.

Registration fee is $150.

For more information, call 301-677-7916 or go to

Boxing fitness classes

New boxing classes are being offered at Gaffney Fitness Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

All levels are welcome.

The free classes are open to authorized users ages 18 and older.

For a full class schedule, visit

For more information, call 310-677-2349

Youth Sports registration

Youth Sports is now registering for the 2017 spring season.

Spring sports include soccer, NFL Flag Football, MLB PlayBall, lacrosse, Teeball Clinic, NFL Flag Clinic, Lacrosse Clinic, Teeball, and Ready Set Run.

Volunteers are a vital component of the program and are needed for all sports.

Children of volunteer coaches play for free.

To register, go to

For more information, call 301-677-1179.

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