Tinker Air Force Base Calendar

Monday, April 30


Infant/Child CPR class

72nd Medical Group, Ed. and Training large classroom, 11:30 a.m.

Lattes, Love, & Logic parenting class (1 of 4)

Tinker AFB Homes (Balfour Beatty) Community Center, 12:30 p.m.


Recurring Events

Tinker Calendar Recurring Events_Apr. 20

Above the Belt Class: Every Monday, 11:05 to 11:45 a.m. This free class works on tone, sculpt and building strong lean muscles. A variety of equipment will be used including your own body resistance. Information: Fitness Center 3705, Bldg. 3705, 734-4664.

Active Parenting of Teens Class: Learn how to establish mutual respect and cooperation, decrease power struggles and mold values. Parents will also find out how to help their children make positive choices in life to prevent risky behavior, as well as how to guide them to develop skills and character they need as they gain independence. For details, call 582-6604.

Baby Basics Class: This four-session class is for new and expectant parents. Topics include infant health care, labor and delivery and coping with crying, “How to Budget for a Baby,” baby/child safety, breastfeeding, infant nutrition, bathing and swaddling your baby, post-partum depression and a special break-out session for dads. For more details, call 582-6604.

Basic Auto Maintenance: Thursdays, 3:45 p.m. The Basic Auto Maintenance Course is required to be certified at Tinker Auto Hobby. Individual times can be arranged as necessary. Information: Auto Hobby, Bldg. 6002, 734-5616.

Better Body. Better Life. This eight-week healthy eating/weight management program meets once per week for one hour. BBBL is designed to help individuals seeking to lose and maintain their weight and enjoy an overall healthy lifestyle. Participants will identify personal goals, understand behavior change and gain knowledge on nutrition while working to achieve their personal goals. Minimum of six classes must be completed to receive a Form 108 certificate.

Bootcamp Fitness: Every Monday, 6:15 to 7:15 a.m. This adrenaline-pumping cardio and strength session couples plyometrics with high volume resistance training for an aerobic workout to challenge any fitness level. Information: Gerrity Fitness Center, Bldg. 6004, 734-5607.

BodPod Assessment Appointments: The BodPod is the premier system for measuring body fat and lean mass using air displacement technology. Testing requires appropriate attire and appointments take approximately 30 minutes. The BodPod is located at the Gerrity Gym. Call 734-5607 for an appointment.

Cardio Sculpt: Every Monday, 4:10 to 5 p.m. This free class is an infusion of cardio intervals, strength and core training designed to maintain optimal heart-rate levels, burn maximum calories and firm your entire body. Information: Fitness Center 3705, Bldg. 3705, 734-4664.

Cholesterol and Glucose Screenings: Free cholesterol and glucose screenings open to all Department of Defense civilians are available. Bring an up-to-date Health Risk Assessment from AFMCwellness.com. For details, call CHPS at 582-6817.

Color Pin Day at Tinker Lanes: Every Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join Tinker Lanes for Color Pin Day! Make a strike with a color pin in the head position and win one free game coupon. Limit three per bowler. Information: Tinker Lanes, Bldg. 5703, 734-3484.

Communications Basics: Learn how your personality impacts your communication style. For more information, call 582-6604.

Dollar Mondays at Tinker Lanes: Every Monday. $1 Games and $1 Shoe Rentals. That means dollar games and shoes. Information: Tinker Lanes, Bldg. 5703, 734-3484.

Family Day Bowling: Every Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. The cost is $30 per lane and includes two hours of bowling. Up to six people are allowed per lane with shoe rentals. Information: Tinker Lanes, Bldg. 5703, 734-3484.

FIT — Health & Human Performance: This eight-week progressive program that meets 5 days a week Mon-Fri for one hour. This program will enhance Active Duty members’ human performance through fitness, nutrition and behavior change. Classes include run, strength, core, flexibility, cardio and functional movement conditioning; in addition, one day each week will be dedicated to nutrition/behavior modification. Pre/Post health and fitness assessments conducted. All participants must sign program memorandum prior to the program start date. Members cannot be on a profile. Contact your UFPM to enroll.

Goal Setting: This workshop is designed to help participants establish goal setting habits, remove mental roadblocks and get on the road to achieving goals. For more information, call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 739-2747.

Health and Happiness: Is being happy something that we can practice and get better at? Can being happy help us be healthier? Come explore the relationship between emotions and health. For more information, call 582-6817.

Healthy Thinking, Anger, Stress (H.A.S.) Class: This four-session class teaches better ways of expressing and reducing feelings of anger. Practice techniques to help deal with stress, and learn how unproductive thinking patterns may have been causing problems in your life. Remind yourself how to create more balance in your life and practice better self-care. For more information, call 582-6604.

Importance of Sleep: Learn about the health benefits of sleep, tips for getting enough sleep and when to see a doctor about your sleep concerns. For more information, call CHPS at 582-6817.

Lunch Break Bowling: Every Tuesday through Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come in during your lunch break for $1.50 games. Information: Tinker Lanes, Bldg. 5703, 734-3484.

Memory Loss: We all misplace our keys, but how can we tell normal forgetfulness from something more serious? We will discuss what affects memory loss, how to reduce the risk of developing memory loss, and tips to remember everyday things like new names or where we left those keys. For information, call CHPS at 582-6817.

Muscle Make-Over Class: Every Wednesday, 4:10 to 5 p.m. This free class is a head-to-toe muscle condition workout to tone, sculpt and build strong lean muscles. Information: Fitness Center 3705, Bldg. 3705, 734-4664.

Open Revolving Senior League Bowling: Every Wednesday, 12 p.m. Seniors can bowl three games 9 pin no tap for $6 per bowler. Information: Tinker Lanes, Bldg. 5703, 734-3484.

Overcoming Gym Intimidation: See the benefits of being active, the components of an exercise program and how often to exercise, plus learn ways to overcome gym intimidation and overcoming barriers to being physically active. For more information, call 582-6817.

Performance Run Class: This interactive eight-week program meets two days a week for one hour. This class is designed to improve running technique and performance. The course will review running fundamentals and will implement a progressive running program. Workout attire and running shoes required. Contact your UFPM to enroll.

Personal Goal Setting for a Healthy Lifestyle: In this class we’ll discuss health-related goals that people commonly make, how good and bad habits can make or break our success of reaching our goal and learn several tips and tactics for keeping our goal. For information, call Civilian Health Promotions Services at 582-6817.

Pilates at 3705: Every Wednesday, 11:05 to 11:45 a.m. The class is free to all participants. Information: Fitness Center 3705, Bldg. 3705, 734-4664.

Pilates at the Gerrity: Every Thursday, 6 to 7 p.m. The Pilates class will be every Tuesday and Thursday starting at 6 p.m. The class is free to all participants. Information: Gerrity Fitness Center, Bldg. 6004, 734-5607.

Portion Distortion: In this Civilian Health Promotions Class, participants will discuss how the amount of food people eat has changed over time, and how eating bigger portions affects their health. For more information, call 582-6817.

Power Pump: Every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. The Power Pump class is free to all participants and starts at 9:15 a.m. each Mon., Wed. and Fri. Information: Gerrity Fitness Center, Bldg. 6004, 734-5607.

Power to Change Class: Power to Change is a 5-week educational class facilitated by the Tinker Family Advocacy Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate. It is designed to provide domestic violence education in a group setting. Topics include an overview of domestic violence, effects of the violence on self and other family members, coping with the effects, why it is difficult for victims to leave abusive situations, self-esteem, recovery, healthy relationships, healthy boundaries, assertiveness, safety, red flags and more. The class is currently open to females with base access. A men’s class will be offered upon request. Classes are held Wednesday afternoons from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel’s Religious Education Bldg. Library. (Alternate class days/times could be available by request.) Call Family Advocacy at 582-6604 to sign up or to request a men’s class.

Pre-Deployment: Every Tuesday, 8 to 10 a.m. and every Friday, 1 to 3 p.m. The A&FRC provides individual and group briefings to ensure military members and their families have completed necessary preparations for deployment. Information: Airman & Family Readiness Center, Bldg. 6001, 739-2747.

Pregnancy Resource Briefing: The information presented in this briefing includes prenatal fitness and nutrition, dental care while pregnant, the New Parent Support Program, TRICARE and community resources. Spouses or partners are encouraged to attend with the expectant mother. For more information or to sign up, call 582-6604.

PREP Class: The Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program class is for any couple wanting to improve communication, learn problem-solving as a team and start having fun together again.

Pre-Separation: Every Wednesday, 1:30 to 4 p.m. This mandatory counseling is to ensure all active duty separating service members have the opportunity to be made aware of the transition services and benefits available to them. Information: Airman & Family Readiness Center, Bldg. 6001, 739-2747.

Reintegration Briefing: Every Thursday, 8 to 10 a.m. The A&FRC provides group briefings ensuring military members and their families have necessary information for a smooth reunion. Tapes and handouts available for all on tips for a successful reunion. Information: Airman & Family Readiness Center, Bldg. 6001, 739-2747.

Résumé Writing Workshop participants will learn valuable information on private industry résumé writing techniques, formats and guidelines, cover letters and more. The second half of the workshop goes into more detail on federal résumés. For more information, call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 739-2747.

Rhythm Kids/Playgroup: Rhythm Kids offers singing, dancing and parachute play to parents and children under 5 years old. Bring your children for an exuberant experience for both of you. After the active fun of Rhythm Kids, relax and watch the kids play while you make new friends at Playgroup. No sign-ups needed. For more information, call 582-6604.

Senior Day Bowling: Every Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday is Senior Day at Tinker Lanes. Seniors 55+ can bowl for $1.25 a game. Information: Tinker Lanes, Bldg. 5703, 734-3484.

Simple Strategies to Manage Stress: This class will review three stress management techniques (focusing, calming and balanced living practices) so participants leave feeling more empowered to manage their stress. For more information, call CHPS at 582-6817.

Smooth Move: PCSing soon? This is one class you can’t miss. Learn how to make your move as smooth as possible whether you are going to the next state or overseas. For more information, call the A&FRC at 739-2747.

Spin Class: Every Tues. & Thurs., 11:30 a.m. and Wed. at 12 p.m. This free class is a fun way to get a great workout in. Information: Fitness Center 3705, Bldg. 3705, 734-4664.

Story Time at the Tinker Library: Every Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. Join the fun at the Tinker Library as Mr. Peter reads exciting stories. Information: Tinker Library, Bldg. 5702, 734-2626.

Story Time/Playgroup: Join the group for stories, then relax at Playgroup. For parents and kids under 5 years old. Held at the Balfour Beatty Community Center on the first and third Thursdays. For information, call Family Advocacy at 582-6604.

Strength and Conditioning Class: 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Thursdays at Bldg. 216 Fitness Annex. Come to these free strength and conditioning classes and make a 180 change. For more information and to sign up for the class, call 734-2163.

Taekwondo: Every Tuesday & Thursday, 6 to 7 p.m. Taekwondo provides athletic training with the combination of combat, self-defense, and balance. Classes are available for ages 6 to adult. Family rates are available. Information: Tinker Youth Center, Bldg. 5520, 734-7866.

Tinker Family Orientation: Base in-processing briefings (A&FRC, Commander, Chief, Housing, Education, Legal, IG, EFMP, SLO, EO, Readiness, Safety, Marketing, MFLC, Chapel, etc.) for active duty personnel and families newly assigned to Tinker AFB. For more information, call 739-2747. For Navy members, this is coordinated by the administrative section.

Tobacco Treatment Individual Consults: Create a quit plan, discuss tobacco-use triggers, and coping strategies. Consults are 30 minutes. Call 734-5506 to schedule.

Transition GPS: Mandatory course for all separating members of the Armed Forces. Topics include VA Benefits, GI Bill, TRICARE, employment, résumé writing, interview skills, budget and TMO. Spouses encouraged, but must pre-register. For details, call 739-2747.

VA Career Track 2-Day Class: The Career Technical Training Track is designed to assist you in:

• Defining technical career goals

• Identifying required credentials

Finding career technical training opportunities

• Identifying local Veteran resources

• Utilizing your VA education benefits

Participants must complete the Core GPS program in order to attend this class. For more information, call 739-2747.

Walking for Your Health: The Basics: Come learn the reasons why you should start walking for exercise and some tips for sticking with it. For more information, call CHPS at 582-6817.

Yoga: Every Tuesday & Thursday, 3 to 4 p.m. The free yoga classes use gentle movements to improve flexibility, balance, strength, and posture. This class may incorporate basic poses for various yoga styles. Information: Gerrity Fitness Center, Bldg. 6004, 734-5607.

Yoga Flow: Every Tuesday (Intermediate to Advanced Level) and every Thursday (Beginner to Intermediate Level) 3:30 to 4:10 p.m. This free class will get you into the flow with this invigorating style of Vinyasa flow yoga. This class ties postures together with breath and movement, into a flowing combination of strength, flexibility, and balance. Information: Fitness Center 3705, Bldg. 3705, 734-4664.

Zumba: Every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, 4 to 5 p.m. With free Zumba fitness classes, you can lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape. Zumba dance workout classes feature exotic rhythms and high-energy Latin and international beats. Information: Gerrity Fitness Center, Bldg. 6004, 734-5607.

Tinker Chapel

“Faithworks” online prayer requests

As part of the Tinker Chapel’s  focus on “Faithworks” we are offering anonymous prayer requests online. If you’d like others to pray for you, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YGWVLHN .

Online offering site now available

The Tinker Chapel now has an online offering site. You no longer have to track your check/donation written to the chapel for a specific outreach. Visit https://www.acceptiva.com/afcc, choose Tinker, and select your choice of giving. A receipt will be displayed after your confirmation. All gifts are appreciated in continuing to support our Tinker members and outreach.



For more information, call Jim Black at 734-8158 or the chapel at 734-2111.

Weekend Mass: Saturday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 9 a.m. 

Sunday School: 10:30 a.m. to noon Sundays.

Daily Mass starts at 11:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the chapel.

Holy Days of Obligation: Mass at  11:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Fellowship is held the second weekend of the month after Saturday and Sunday Mass.

Confession is from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays at the chapel or by appointment.

Catholic Women of the Chapel meet at 9 a.m. for fellowship and 9:30 a.m. for business the first Friday of the month.

Religious Education: 10:30 a.m. Sunday in the R.E. Bldg. For more information, call Julie Bierne at 734-2111.

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA): Classes for those interested in coming into communion with the Catholic church are held at 9 a.m. Sundays. For more details, call the chapel at 734-2111.

Rosary Prayer Group: Before Mass at 11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Ladies Rosary Guild starts at 1 p.m. Thursdays in chapel rooms 1 and 2.

Pre-Baptism Class starts at 12:15 p.m. the last Sunday of the month.

Choir Rehearsals Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. Sundays for the 9 a.m. Mass.

Catholic Pastoral Council starts at 12:15 p.m. the first Sunday of every other month.


For more information on Protestant events, call Janina Peter at 734-8986.

General Protestant Service: 11 a.m. to noon, with Children’s Church for kids ages 4 years old to fourth graders.

Communion: First Sunday of the month.

Sunday school: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sundays in the R.E. Bldg. Sunday school is available for adults and children of all ages at the chapel.

Wee Church is offered for children 6 months to 3 years during Protestant Bible studies from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays and during Sunday service.

Fellowship Sunday: Third Sunday of the month after the service.

Weekly Fellowship Dinner: Groups meet for fellowship at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Dinner is provided. All groups, including children’s programs, follow. 

Protestant Retirees of the Chapel meet at 5 p.m. every second Sunday at various restaurants. Call 734-2111 for details.

Protestant Women of the Chapel meet for Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in room 4 and rooms 1 and 2. A children’s program is provided. Call 734-2111 for details.

Tinker Youth of the Chapel is for sixth to 12th graders. Meet for Bible Study Wednesdays in the R.E. Bldg. For details on youth events, call 734-2111.

Protestant Men of the Chapel meet at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in the fellowship hall. For information, call 734-2111.

Protestant Children of the Chapel: Elementary age children meet at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in the R.E. Bldg.

Choir rehearsals are held every Tuesday in the sanctuary. The praise team rehearses at 6 p.m. and the vocal choir rehearses at 7 p.m.

Protestant Parish Council starts at noon the second Sunday of each month in classrooms 1 and 2.

Baptism - Call the chapel at 734-2111.


Chapel Weddings – Couples wanting to be married at the base chapel must call 734-2111 four months before the wedding. The prospective bride and groom must go through four to six weeks of counseling to be married by a chaplain.