The Fitness Center, in Building P-6, and the James Sports Center, in Building 1987, offer Team Scott a variety of fitness equipment and programs to maintain and meet fitness goals.
The Fitness Center boasts a variety of training equipment including free weights, weight machines and cardiovascular exercise equipment, including several models of stationary cycles, stair-climbers, treadmills and more.
If working out on equipment is not your style, try an aerobics class or walk or jog the three-lane indoor track. After exercising, relax in the coed sauna. Locker rooms are complete with showers and daily use lockers.
The Fitness Center also offers ongoing programs to include special events and runs. Additionally, there is a 6.5-mile jogging path that starts at the Fitness Center and goes around the flight line. For more information about the Fitness Center, call 618-256-1218.
The James Sports Center provides intramural and recreational sports for men and women. The facility includes a track with new turf that can be used all year round, a basketball and volleyball court, racquetball courts, cardiovascular equipment, and a full line of Hammer Strength training machines and free weights equipment.
The James Sports Center boasts a family cardio room with an indoor playground for parents of children ages 6 weeks to 12, men’s and women’s locker rooms, and a coed sauna. Additionally, softball diamonds and tennis courts are available for use outside the complex. For more information about the James Sports Center, call 618-256-4524.
INFORMATION, TICKETS AND TOURS
Information, Tickets and Tours, in Building 1650, offers vacation theme park tickets, including Disney World, Disneyland, Universal Studios and SeaWorld tickets, at a surprisingly large discount, as well as tickets to local attractions, including Six Flags, the City Museum, Marcus Wehrenberg Theaters, Raging Rivers, Holiday World, Silver Dollar City and White Water.
ITT participates in the Military Ticket Voucher Program to extend savings for a wide array of hotels, attractions and shows in the Branson, Missouri, area and throughout the U.S.
Other event tickets are available for Fox Theatre (Broadway series and off-Broadway series only), NASCAR, Blues hockey games and family events at the Scott Trade Center.
Are you ready for a break? Stop by and get your tickets to fun. For more information, visit www.375fss.com, stop by or call 618-256-5919.
The base library’s mission is to meet the educational and quality of life requirements of the base community.
With a collection of 30,000 titles, the library’s friendly staff can assist with information needs from reference questions to the selection of current best-sellers. Additionally, the library has collections of audiobooks on CD and MP3, Playaways, DVDs and music CDs. Also accessible are periodicals and newspapers, including popular business and professional materials.
The library’s integrated library system allows patrons to search the collection by author, title or subject in the online catalog. This system provides access to the collections of other libraries, and the library can borrow titles from these libraries for its patrons.
The library supports the Professional Military Reading Program, professional military educational curriculums and college classes offered on base. Instructional and recreational programming for adults is also available.
The children’s room houses more than 7,000 books and movies. Stop by and watch the train as it travels overhead. Programming for children includes preschool story times, a summer reading program, family story events and after-school activities.
In the computer lab, personal computers are provided for internet access, Microsoft Office programs and research databases access. Other services include free faxing, free printing, a scanner, a photocopier and Wi-Fi.
The library is in Building 1940. For more information, call 618-256-5100.
The Postal Service Center and U.S. Postal Service are in Building 1650.
The PSC is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. The center provides services to all military members living in the base dormitories and on TDY and new arrivals in temporary housing status who have no other means of receiving personal mail. For more information, call 618-256-2956 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A branch office of the Belleville USPS provides postal services for military and civilians, including box rentals, money orders, stamps and delivery of personal mail to base housing residents. The post office is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. For more information, call 618-256-5942.
Regardless of rank or housing assignment, all incoming personnel are requested to inprocess through the PSC to ensure any mail that has been held there is received.
Outdoor Recreation, in Building 3176 on East Drive, offers a wide variety of recreational services and programs for leisure time enjoyment.
ODR’s exciting year-round adventure program offers family fun for all ages and includes caving, whitewater rafting, backpacking, rock climbing, hiking, camping and more. Unique local excursions such as bald eagle watching, scuba diving, sky diving, sleeping overnight in aquariums, skiing and snowboarding or extended weekend trips for whitewater rafting trips are also available. Don’t miss out on multibase trips with other Outdoor Recreations!
The equipment rental program includes everything from camping, sports, garden and party equipment to boats, lawn equipment, campers, trailers and Santa suits. Those holding government identification cards are eligible to rent these items. A fee is charged for all rented equipment.
ODR also offers an aquatics program that includes a swimming pool, pool parties, swim lessons for all ages and the Scott Sharks swim team where children can make new friends just by joining.
ODR hosts a variety of events throughout the year including an open house, movie nights and more.
RV storage, picnic pavilion rentals, the POV resale lot, FamCamp, and base fishing permits for Scott and Cardinal lakes are also available. For more information, visit www.375fss.com or call 618-256-2067.
The Retiree Activities Office serves as a liaison between base functions and serves nearly 77,600 military retirees of all services in the four-state area surrounding Scott AFB. Volunteers provide information on current Air Force and Scott events and developments, and help retirees find the offices and facilities to answer their questions and respond to their needs. And each fall, the 375th Air Mobility Wing commander hosts a retiree appreciation day.
The office is in Building P-10, Room A-207. The office is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for federal holidays. For more information, call 618-256-5092 or visit www.raolibrary.org.