Chievres Fitness Center

Hours of Operation

Monday 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Tuesday 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Wednesday 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Thursday 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
U.S. Holidays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
USAREUR Training Holidays 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Contact

Chievres Air Base
Bldg. 20004

Tel:
+32 (0)6827-5643

Military DSN Tel:
(314)361-5643

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The Chievres Fitness Center offers two full size basketball floors, men's and women's saunas, and an outdoor multi-purpose field with a ¼ mile running track. The fitness center also has large area with cardiovascular machines, strength equipment, and free weights.

The fitness center calendar has the full schedule of fitness classes! Register at Chievres Fitness Center for all Functional Fitness classes.

The Chievres Fitness Center understands the difficulty in being able to exercise with small     children and wants to make it as easy as possible for you to exercise with toddlers in tow.  Parents can use the treadmill, spin bikes, or do floor exercises while their children play happily on the gymnasium floor. Due to safety concerns, parents must supervise their children at all times. Children are not allowed in the cardio and strength training rooms. All programs are offered at no cost to our patrons. 

The Functional Fitness area is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To gain access after hours, you must register your Common Access Card (CAC) at the Fitness Center during business hours. Available to U.S. ID card holders, their dependents 18 years and older, and retirees. If you would to register your card, please give us a call and we will be delighted to assist you!

We have a sauna in both the men's and women's dressing areas. The sauna will be turned off every Friday morning for cleaning from 6 am - 12 pm. 

Sauna Rules

1. Please shower prior to using the sauna.
2. No shoes or socks are allowed.
3. No children under the age of 18 are allowed in the sauna.
4. Please sit or lie on a towel while in the sauna.
5. DO NOT pour any liquids on the rocks. It is ELECTRIC.
6. No food is allowed in the sauna.
7. No more than 10 minutes in the sauna.
8. No shaving in the sauna.
9. No exercising in the sauna.
10. No oils, lotion, or suntan products in the sauna.

*** The Chievres Fitness Center is also available for rent!  You can rent 1/2 of the CAC to host your next party or event.  Please contact the Fitness Center at +32 (0)6827-5643 for complete details. ***

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USAREUR Commander's Cup Program

The Battalion and Separate Unit Commander's Cup Program, has now begun for the FY 2017 sports season. The purpose of the 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.

Use below listing to view Commander's Cup Points for Benelux:

FY 17 Current Standing

2015 - 2016 Final Results: Benelux Commander's Cup Scorecard

2014 - 2015 Final Results: Benelux Commanders Cup Scorecard

 


2015- 2016 Unit Level Results

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The Battalion and Separate Unit Commander's Cup Program, has now begun for the FY 2019 sports season. The purpose of the 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who is eligible to use the Fitness Centers?
Eligible patrons include active duty military, retired military, and reservists along with their ID-card-holding family members; DOD, AAFES, DECA, APF, NAF employees and their family members; NATO SOF and Host Nation civilians directly employed by USAG Benelux.

2. What are acceptable forms of ID for access to the Fitness Centers?
All patrons are required to present a valid US military ID card or a NATO blue ID card in order to register in the RecTrac data base. Patrons will be required to complete the Family and MWR RecTrac Pass Registration Application prior to their first admittance to the facility. Swiping of US/NATO ID card is mandatory for all patrons.

3. How does an authorized patron access the facilities?
Sign in by swiping ID card with each use. Be prepared to show identification upon request when signing into the Fitness Center.
Please note that Host Nation employees may be directed to use the Fitness Center during non-peak hours.

4. What is the youth age policy for the Fitness Centers?

  • Children 16 and older may use the Fitness Center without parental supervision.
  • Children 13 to 15 years of age may use the cardiovascular and strength areas only when they are actively participating in the same activity as, and under the direct and interactive supervision of, a parent or legal guardian at all times.
  • Children 12 years or younger are not be allowed in the cardiovascular or strength areas.
  • Children 4 years and older must use gender-appropriate showers, locker rooms and restrooms.

5. Are strollers or baby carriages allowed in the fitness area?
No. Strollers and baby carriages create a safety issue.

6. Can I request specific music to be played?
No. Only AFN radio stations are allowed.

7. Do the physical fitness centers have a dress code?
Yes. Appropriate and clean athletic attire must be worn. No street clothes or shoes with cleats are allowed while utilizing the facility. Shoes worn on the courts must not mark the floor. Soiled garments and shoes will not be worn in the facility. If working out in uniform, boots are not allowed in the cardio room, on upholstered surfaces or on the Nautilus Equipment (weight lifting equipment). Jeans, dress pants, cut offs, etc. are prohibited. Shirt and shoes are required at all times. No exposed midriffs. Flip-flops are prohibited. Appropriate athletic attire will be determined by facility personnel on a case-by-case basis.