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Outdoor Recreation

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Trips and Tours

Outdoor Recreation takes you on adventures all over Europe. This includes trips to go e-biking in the Netherlands, to the Bad Duerkheim Wine Fest, the Oktoberfest in Munich and more CLICK HERE for this year's calendar of upcoming trips and tours.

Prior to accepting registration and payment over the phone, customers must verify their ID cardholder status in person and finalize the creation of an account in our payment system.

Volunteer Opportunities

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Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation is looking for volunteers to be trip captains for leisure and adventure trips throughout the year, going to various locations in Germany and Europe.

Responsible adults who are interested in leading group trips are wanted. Applicants should enjoy traveling, people and adventure.

Most trips will happen over the weekends.

If you are interested, please register in the Volunteer Management Information System and get in touch with the Outdoor Recreation staff for detailed information. Call civ (0611) 143-548-9801 or send an email by CLICKING HERE.

Outdoor Recreation Equipment Rental

CLICK HERE for a list of the equipment available and prices

Information for Bikers

Choose the correct bike

So Your Child Wants a Bike

Bike Safety Information

Biking Presentation

Bike To Work

1000 Kilometer Biking Club Program

Outdoor Recreation Bike and Ski Shop Fees

Ski and Snowboard Repair Shop

Outdoor Recreation has a full service Ski and Snowboard Maintenance and Repair Shop. Services include everything from edging and hot wax to full service with stone grinding, P-Texing, binding adjustments and installation.

Additional services are available upon request. Call civ (0611) 143-548-9801 to make an appointment.

Warrior Adventure Quest

 

Wiesbaden's Warrior Adventure Quest program featured on Army home page:

https://www.army.mil/article/174231/warrior_adventure_quest_builds_teamwork_resiliency

Paintball

The Paintball Field at Clay North is available by advance reservation to those contacting Outdoor Recreation.

Availability is anytime during daylight hours, space permitting.

Field Fee, 1-20 per Person = $25
Field Fee, 21 and up, per Person = $20

Accessories Package Included in price per person

Paintballs = $20 per case of 500 pieces

To book a reservation, groups must pay $250 for a field fee. This also covers the first 10 equipment packages.

Policies and Regulation governing the Sport of Paintball in Germany:

In accordance with Army Europe Regulation 190-16 (Installation Access Control) only 4 guests are allowed to be signed in per I.D. Card holder.

Local Nationals are not allowed to purchase non-consumables, rent equipment nor pay any service/participation fees.

All bonafide guests must be registered on the AE Form 190-16F with both the sponsors and guest information completely filled out. (All consumable like paintballs must be exhausted on the property prior to departure).

In accordance with Army Europe Regulation 215-144 (Paintball SOP) all paintball players and operations must be within 100% compliance with German Law regarding the sport of paintball.

Minimum age is 18 years for all ID card holders and non ID card holders. Proof of age may be required at registration.

ACU's, BDU's or any type of camouflage clothing is not permitted on the field during normal operating days. US Army Military Training is the only exception to this rule.

All paintball markers, to include personal markers, must have the German “F” stamp

Maximum velocity for paintballs is 7.5 Joules or 214 FPS

No alcohol may be consumed before or during paintball

Hunting, Fishing and Sport Shooting

Click HERE to visit Wiesbaden's Hunting, Fishing and Sport Shooting Program.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I find out what equipment is available for rental? Answer: Our rental equipment and associated prices are listed above.

2. What are the rates for equipment rental? Answer: Our rental equipment and associated prices, are listed in Inside MWR. 

3. How do I sign up for a tour or event? Answer: You can stop by The Sports, Fitness and Outdoor Recreation Center to sign up in person, or you can contact our office by phone (0611-143-548-9801 / DSN: 548-9801). If you contact us by phone, you will need to provide us with your credit card information for the 20 percent down payment.

4. Where can I get my bike repaired? Answer: Outdoor Recreation has a bike maintenance program. We suggest that you call in advance to make an appointment for bike service.

5. Who is allowed to go on Outdoor Recreation tours/events? Answer: ID cardholders and their guests are allowed to go on our trips. If you are sponsoring a non-ID cardholder, then you must accompany that individual on the trip.

6. How can I see upcoming trips for the next six months? Answer: Our trips are listed here on our website, by selecting Outdoor Recreation and scrolling down to the calendar.

7. How early should I reserve equipment/bus/venue? Answer: You can reserve equipment up to one week prior. Full payment is required at the time of the reservation. Units can rent equipment as far out as one month. There is no limitation on bus requests. A 50 percent deposit is required to confirm the reservation, however.

8. Are there driving directions available? Answer: We can provide driving directions as needed.

9. Where can I find local campground information? Answer: Just call our office and we can provide you information and website links to camping within Germany. 

More Outdoor Recreation

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Trips and Tours 2022

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MWR Go Weekly Newsletter

See what's on tap with Wiesbaden Family and MWR this week

MWR Go

Here's a look at Wiesbaden Family and MWR happenings this month

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U.S. Forces German Hunting Course

Gain the skills and knowledge to hunt while in Germany

Oct 4

Recreational Shooting

Test your marksmanship on a day at the range

Oct 22 10 am - 3 pm
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Krakow and Auschwitz - Poland trip

Includes a tour of Germany's largest concentration camp, visits to the old town and more

Nov 10
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Krakow and Auschwitz - Poland trip

Includes a tour of Germany's largest concentration camp, visits to the old town and more

Nov 10
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Valkenburg Christmas Market Trip

Shop for traditional gifts in the Netherlands

Nov 19
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Cologne Christmas Market Trip

Explore the city of Cologne and its world-famous Christmas Market.

Nov 26
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Ski and Snowboard Seasonal Rental

Rent by Oct. 31 and save for the entire season

Oct 1

Ski and Snowboard Seasonal Rental

Rent by Oct. 31 and save for the entire season

Oct 1
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Nuernberg Christmas Market Trip

Explore the city and this world-famous Christmas Market

Dec 3
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Nuernberg Christmas Market Trip

Explore the city and this world-famous Christmas Market

Dec 3
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MWR Gift Card

Share MWR with your friends and family

MWR Gift Card

Share MWR with your friends and family

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Traban-Trarbach Christmas Market Trip

Visit this unique holiday market on the Mosel River

Dec 10

Rothenburg Christmas Market Trip

Explore this medieval, walled city and world-famous Christmas Market

Dec 17
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Valkenburg Christmas Market Trip

Shop for traditional gifts in the Netherlands

Nov 19
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Cologne Christmas Market Trip

Explore the city of Cologne and its world-famous Christmas Market.

Nov 26

U.S. Forces German Fishing Course

Learn what it takes to fish in Germany

Jan 5 6 pm - 10 pm
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U.S. Forces Sports Shooting Knowledge Course

Earn a Certificate of Completion

Jan 19

Cologne Christmas Market Trip

Explore the city of Cologne and its world-famous Christmas Market.

Nov 26
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Nuernberg Christmas Market Trip

Explore the city and this world-famous Christmas Market

Dec 3