Sports and recreation events on and off base
The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation has partnered with two additional golf courses that will allow the Fort Meade community to play at discounted rates:
Hobbits Glen Golf Club, 11130 Willowbottom Drive, Columbia. For information, call 410-730-5980.
Fairway Hills Golf Club, 5100 Columbia Road, Columbia. For information, call 410-730-1112.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu will be offered Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Gaffney Fitness Center.
The free course is open to men and women, service members and civilians with no experience and to those with the highest level of any martial arts.
Instructors include Henry, who has a BJJ brown belt, and Deek, who has a BJJ blue belt.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Roller derby discounts
Military discounts will be offered for a roller derby doubleheader between the Charm City All Stars and the Philly Roller Girls on July 7 at 6:30 and 8 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
The event will be held at Clarence "Du" Burns Arena, 1301 S. Ellwood Ave., Baltimore.
General admission is $15. Cost for children under 12 is $5. With military identification, service members can receive two tickets for the price of one.
The Exceptional Family Member Program bowling events are held the third Tuesday of each month at the Lanes.
The next EFMP bowling event will be July 17 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Events are open to Fort Meade exceptional family members and their family members and features free buffet food and giveaways.
Exceptional family members ages 18 and younger and their siblings may register for free games and shoe rental at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/meadecyms.html.
For more information, call 301-677-1156.
Adult exceptional family members may register for free games and shoe rental at the EFMP office at 301-677-4779. Discounted games and shoe rental will be offered to other adult family members.
For more information, email Anita Hendrix at email@example.com or call 301-677-4779.
First Responders Golf Classic
The Directorate of Emergency Services will sponsor the First Responder Golf Classic on Sept. 7 at Compass Pointe Golf Course in Pasadena.
Registration begins at 7 a.m. Cost is $100 per player.
The field is limited to 36 teams, so register early. Breakfast is provided.
The shotgun start is at 9 a.m. An awards dinner banquet follows the tournament.
The event features a Captain's Choice Best Ball four-player team. (Those who cannot fill all four are paired with other singles.)
Prizes will be awarded for long drive, straightest drive, closest to the pin (male/female) and top-placed teams. Door prizes also will be presented.
For more information, call Keith Willard at 301-677-7681.
For more Fort Meade sports, visit www.quickscores.com/ftmeadesports.
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