Family Morale, Welfare & Recreation
Army Community Service oversees several programs designed to strengthen and support Soldiers and Families. These include Army Volunteer Corps, Army Family Action Plan, Army Family Team Building, deployment readiness, employment readiness, the Exceptional Family Member Program, a family advocacy program, financial readiness, relocation readiness, and information referral and outreach.
The Auto Skills Center has four mechanics on staff to work on all makes and models of vehicles. The center also allows patrons to rent bays and equipment to work on their automobiles. Center personnel can also do safety inspections.
The Strike Zone has 16 bowling lanes . There is a $1 per game special every Saturday, Sunday and U.S. holidays. Mondays are three games for the price of two, while there are unlimited games on Tuesdays for $10. Fridays and Saturdays feature cosmic bowling after the completion of league play.
The Child Development Center offers full-day, part-day, and hourly care for children six weeks to five years old. The CDC is certified by the Department of Defense and accredited by the National Association for Education of Young Children.
The Community Activity Center hosts many of the key events on posts. There is also a music room, arts and crafts classes, an indoor pool, table tennis, a pool room, ski tours, and Wii. A shuttle bus to Incheon airport departs and returns to the center daily.
The Family Readiness Center oversees the Women Infants and Children program on post as well as Army Emergency Relief. It also hosts classes on employment and financial readiness.
The Super Gym is the largest gymnasium in the Army. There is nautilus equipment, treadmills, weight rooms, basketball courts, and a swimming pool. There are also two conference rooms for meetings and dignitary receptions. Besides the Super Gym, Camp Humphreys also has the Youth Gym, MP Hill Gym and Zoeckler Gym. These feature basketball courts, weightlifting equipment, and cardio rooms.
There is also an extensive intramural sports program, with leagues in flag football, basketball, volleyball, soccer, and softball. Post-level men’s and women’s teams are offered in flag football, basketball, rugby and softball. Triathlons are offered twice a year with power lifting, wrestling, racquetball, tennis, swimming and Tae kwon do tournaments held on a semi-annual or quarterly basis. Community runs are offered throughout the year and Camp Humphreys hosts one of the official Army 10-Miler Shadow Races in October. There is also a Polar Bear swim at the Splish & Splash Water Park each winter.
Swimming facilities include indoor 25-meter pools at the Super Gym and the Community Activity Center plus the water park, which features a 50-meter pool, a children’s pool, two water slides, diving boards, a children’s water fort, a pavilion, a snack bar and large deck area. The water park is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
The Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Duke Memorial Library offers Internet access, DVD loans, and books. There are also children’s reading programs.
The Outdoor Recreation program offers parks and pavilion reservations, laser tag, remote control car racing, paintball, garden plots, equipment rentals, events and tours. Popular seasonal services include ski rental equipment, ski trips and maintenance of personal ski equipments during the winter, and hiking, camping and various family and unit trips during the summer.
The Youth Center sponsors the local chapter of the Boys and Girls Club and 4-H. There is a game room and the center is designed to give children a safe place to hang out. Youth Sports programs are offered in basketball, baseball, soccer, softball and football. Special clinics and competitions are held throughout the year, along with a youth running club and a youth triathlon.
Parent Central is where parents register their children so the children can use services such as the Child Development Center, the teen center, and participate in sports. Military, civilian, and contractors are eligible to use the service.
Alaska Mining Company is a restaurant that serves a variety of foods. AMC is known for its Friday night specials, which alternate between seafood, Mexican, prime rib, and steaks. There are also Mongolian barbeque Thursdays and Pasta Night Wednesdays. There is also a daily salad and soup bar. Another restaurant, Tommy D’s, offers Texas Hold ‘em poker tournaments and also hosts events such as mother/daughter teas. It features a Korean buffet lunch and a bar. The Gateway Game Room has a bar, slot machine and, every other weekend, a live band.