- Anne-Marie Harcow
- Biby Youngs
- Bobbi Stoaks
- Erica Page
- Gary Benitz
- Lynn Ray
- Mirka Lipsky
- Robin Forbes
- Wilfa Hodges
- Thomas King
- Anais Llanos
- Julie Morelli
- Authorized patrons must be 18 years old (Active Duty can be age 17)
- Unmanned hours will be limited due to system maintenance and updates.
- Frequently Asked Questions
1. What are acceptable forms of ID for access to the fitness centers?
Military ID, Dependent ID, CAC, and Installation Pass.
2. Who is eligible to use the fitness centers?
As quoted in AR-215-1 Chapter 7:
a. MWR programs will be established primarily for Armed Forces military personnel.
b. Ready Reserve members have the same priority as AD military personnel. Gray area retirees (retired reservists under age 60) have the same priority as regular Army retirees for use of category C MWR programs only. Eligible Family members may participate in MWR programs whether or not accompanied by the sponsor. Family members and guests of first priority patrons assume the same priority.
c. If MWR facilities cannot accommodate all authorized patrons, the garrison commander will determine specific use priorities. Such priorities are based on priorities establish in table 7–1.
d. Guests must be accompanied by authorized patrons and may participate in MWR programs, purchase items incidental to participation, and consume food and beverages while on the premises. Guests include those participants at functions arranged by an authorized patron. Otherwise, guests are not authorized resale purchases. Garrison commanders (or designees) will approve local rules governing the number of guests and the frequency of use at specific facilities.
e. DOD organizations stationed or tenanted on an Army installation will be afforded the same facility use privileges as those afforded personnel on the Army installation.
3. What is the youth age policy for the physical fitness centers?
Policy is posted in all fitness centers. AR 215-1:
d. Youth use. All participants are expected to conduct themselves in a reasonable, responsible, and prudent manner in accordance with facility rules and regulations. Youth may use adult indoor physical fitness centers only under the following provisions:
(1) Soldier programs must not be displaced.
(2) Children 12 years old and under may not use mechanical cardiovascular equipment, or strength, sauna, or steam rooms or jacuzzi areas at any time.
(3) As a Family member, children and youth (15 years old and under), not otherwise prohibited in paragraph 8–20d(2), must be actively participating in the same activity and under the direct supervision of a parent or guardian.
(4) Youth must be a participant in a special program, organized and conducted by CYSS, schools, or other authorized youth organizations.
(5) Children of kindergarten age and older will use gender-appropriate showers, locker rooms, and bathrooms.
4. Are strollers or baby carriages allowed in the fitness area?
Only in designated areas, such as the Family Rooms.
5. Do the physical fitness centers have a dress code?
Yes. Dress code is visibly listed in each facility.
Appropriate & safe fitness attire; women are not allowed to workout with only a sports bra on, they must have a shirt over top and men are not allowed to workout topless. Proper & clean footwear is required; no combat boots allowed on exercise mats.
6. Are there personal trainers available by request?
Yes, we have a list of trainers available at the front desk.
7. Can I request specific music to be played?
Radio Station is set to AFN
8. What is the age requirement for the Parent Tot areas?
The family rooms (Parent Tot areas) do not have an age requirement as long as the parent is in the room/within eye sight/contact with the child.
9. Can visitors use the fitness centers?
Yes. They must be signed in/out of the Fitness Center by a sponsor. More information and policy are located at the front desk of each center.
10. How much are the fitness center classes?
$5 per class. Class coupon book for 10 classes is available for $45.
11. Are there spa & wellness services available? i.e. massages, esthetician, dietitians, etc.
Yes, we have three massage therapists.
12. What are the prices of spa & wellness services? i.e. massages, esthetician, dietitians, etc.
With one of the most robust Sports & Fitness programs in the Army, USAG Stuttgart Family & MWR stands by ready to serve you with programs and opportunities including: intramural sports program, certified personal trainers, certified massage therapists, fitness classes, community running events, 24/7 unmanned access, and fitness centers on each base offering you access to basketball courts, weight rooms, lockers, saunas, cardio rooms, family fitness rooms (available on Patch, Panzer and Kelley), and functional fitness rooms (Available on Patch and Panzer), and more! Stop in today and speak with a friendly member of our team.
Each USAG Stuttgart Family & MWR Sports & Fitness Center is free and open to all eligible authorized patrons, including retirees and family members.
Monthly Fitness Class Schedules:
USAG Stuttgart Class Descriptions
Group Fitness Instructors:
Upcoming Community Running Events
We always need volunteers for our runs. If you are interested in volunteering, please register with us in VMIS at https://vmis.armyfamilywebportal.com/.
Massage therapists assist and treat clients by using touch to manipulate the muscles and other soft tissues of the body. With their touch, therapists can relieve pain, improve circulation, relieve stress, increase relaxation, and aid in the general wellness of clients. What are you waiting for? It's time to make time for YOU! Call or email to make an appointment today.
Please note: A 24-hour notice is required to cancel/change a scheduled appointment. Canceling (or not showing) without notice will subject the customer to a full charge. Prior to purchasing a session and or gift certificate, please ensure availability with massage therapist for desired time/location/date. All sessions must be complete at time of facility closure, please plan accordingly. Thank you.
Meet Your Massage Therapists
Phone: 0151 59420273
Services offered: Deep tissue, Sports, Swedish
Kelley Fitness Center on Fridays
Panzer Fitness Center on Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays/Saturday
Allison Myers (Read bio here)
Services offered: Reiki
Kelley Fitness Center on Mondays
RB Fitness Center on Tuesday/Wednesday
Deborah Watkins (Read bio here)
Services offered: Swedish massage, deep tissue, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, cupping, table Thai, prenatal, lymphatic drainage, aroma therapy. Hot stone and warm bamboo available as add on services. Option of 75 or 120 minute sessions also available.
Locations/Days: Patch Swabian Special Events Center on Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday
Massage Therapy Rates
45 min. $60
60 min. $75
90 min. $100
Our nationally-certified personal trainers are motivated to help you meet all of your fitness and health goals. They will begin by assessing your current fitness levels and help set short- and long-term fitness goals. You will continue by learning proper technique in strength, cardiovascular and flexibility exercises, gain strength and endurance with scientifically-based exercise programs and schedules, and ultimately improve body composition through proper nutrition and exercise. Personal training is available for individuals, pairs or small groups.
Meet Your Personal Trainers
Mirka Lipsky (Read bio here)
Available locations: Patch, Panzer, Kelley
American Council of Exercise (ACE) » Certified Personal Trainer » Group Fitness Instructor
Phone: 0151 52929249
Gary Benitz (Read bio here)
Available locations: Patch, Panzer, Kelley
International Sports Science Association (ISSA)
» Certified Personal Trainer » Specialist in Senior Fitness » Corrective Exercise Specialist » Specialist in Group Fitness » Les Mills Sprint and RPM Certified Instructor
Phone: 0152 2985 4763
Thomas King (Read bio here)
Available locations: Panzer, Kelley
National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) » Certified Personal Trainer International Sports Science Association (ISSA) » Strength & Conditioning Specialist Level 1 CrossFit Trainer Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Personal Training Rates
1-hour session, $50
1-hour Partner Training*, $70
4 1-hour Individual, $180
4 1-hour Partner Training*, $280
8 1-hour Individual, $360
8 1-hour Partner Training*, $520
12 1-hour Individual, $500
12 1-hour Partner Training*, $720
* Partners must have similar fitness goals and agree to train together for all sessions.
Robin Forbes (Read bio here)
Services: Yoga Therapy
Panzer Fitness Center on Mondays
Kelley Fitness Center on Wednesdays
Services offered: Yoga Therapy
Location/Day: Kelley Fitness Center on Thursdays
Yoga Therapy Rates
Initial Session (90 minutes), $100
Follow Up (75 minutes), $75
24/7 Unmanned Access
“Unmanned access” allows you to access Kelley, Patch, Panzer, and Robinson Barracks (RB) Fitness Centers outside of staffed hours of operation.
1. Download the enrollment packet. You can also visit any Stuttgart Fitness Center for a printed copy.
2. Complete and submit your packet. To register for access to RB Fitness Center, enrollment packets must be submitted to the RB Fitness Center (hard copies only). To register at the other fitness centers, enrollment packets can be dropped off at Patch, Panzer, or Kelley Fitness Center. Patch, Panzer, and Kelley Fitness Center unmanned access is open now!
Some restrictions apply, for example, but not limited to:
For full information on rules, restrictions and risks, download the enrollment packet (which includes the Request Form, Acceptable Use Policy, and Assumption of Risk of Injury & Waiver of Claims)
Read the FAQs.
USAREUR Commander's Cup Program
The purpose of the Battalion and Separate Unit Commander's Cup Program is to recognize Battalions and Separate Units that accumulate the highest number of points from consistent involvement, participation, and team achievement in Garrison sporting and recreation activities. Sports and fitness events included in the Commander's Cup Program are the following: softball, combat cross country, flag football, basketball, soccer, volleyball, Army 10-miler qualifying race, combatives, running events and installation hosted events (i.e. boxing, golf, obstacle courses, pool, etc.). By Promoting physical fitness, troop morale and esprit de corps, this sports program will provide opportunities for participation in a variety of individual and team sports. It is designed to develop team cooperation and effectiveness through athletic competition, self-confidence and leadership qualities via a competitive and recreational channel.
Unit Level Sports
Letters of Intent Due
The Commander’s Trophy is an annual traveling trophy for the overall winner of Unit Level Sports in the region. A point system based on wins, places, post season play, total participation determines the ultimate owner of the Commander’s Trophy.
Now Hiring: Join the team! Apply today.
Do you have a passion for people and fitness? Are you ready to inspire greatness? Say no more! USAG Stuttgart Family & MWR Sports & Fitness department is looking for passionate fitness instructors to join the team.
All fitness centers need the following: Zumba instructors, kettlebell instructors, generalized group exercise instructors, personal trainers (position in high demand!), running coach, massage therapists (position in high demand!) with prenatal certificate and experience highly desired.
What you'll need: current CPR/AED certification, personal liability insurance, appropriate fitness certification from recognized certifying agency, documented experience in fitness instruction.
Push yourself to a new career! If you are ready to join our team, email your resume and interest letter indicating your availability to: Anne-Marie Harcrow, Fitness Coordinator at email@example.com.
Deadline: Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Openings are subject to change based on program needs.
Get your Fitness Center Merch!
Each Fitness Center has t-shirts, sweatshirts, and hats available for purchase. Rep your favorite fitness center with these stylish, comfy items.