Fitness fees:† Effective Monday, the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreationís Sports and Fitness Department, in lieu of canceling the Fort Bragg group exercise program due to budgetary restraints, will start charging a nominal fee for all group exercise classes in an attempt to off-set the cost of this program.

Group fitness classes will be offered at Towle Courts, Hercules and Dahl fitness centers.† Punch card passes are available for sale at Leisure Travel Services in the Reilly Road Mini Mall.† Ten-class discount passes will cost $25 and 30-class passes $65.† A single class will cost $3. Single class tokens will be available for purchase at the respective fitness center.† Exact change will be required for token purchases.

For further information or any questions concerning this announcement, please call 432-6493.

NASCAR salute: Diet Mountain Dew and United Service Organizations of N.C. would like you to join them Aug. 25, when NASCAR Sprint Cup Series visits Bristol Motor Speedway for the Irwin Tools Night Race.

Active duty, Reserve, National Guard, retired military and ID card holders and a guest are being invited to one of NASCARís most popular race tracks courtesy of Diet Mountain Dew.

Bristol Motor Speedway will hold pre-race ceremonies to honor Americaís Armed Forces.

For two tickets, please respond to or send mail to with last name, first name, phone, email address, last four of social security number and service branch.

Due to the limited amount of tickets available, only two vouchers per military ID card holder will be distributed.† Additional tickets can be purchased at a discounted military rate of $50 at the time that vouchers are redeemed at the Bristol Motor Speedway ticket booth.

When your request is received and processed, you will receive a confirmation email which will include a voucher to be presented at the speedway for your tickets.

For general information on the IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol, please visit

Hercules weight room closed: The Hercules Physical Fitness Center weight room will be closed through Saturday due to the receipt of new equipment and the resetting of the weight room.

Visit to see a listing of the other fitness facilities that are available to ID cardholders.

For more information, call the sports office at 396-1217.

Cleland closing: Cleland Ice† and In-Line Skating Rinks will be closed Monday through July 29, for scheduled maintenance to improve ice conditions.

For more information about Fort Bragg recreation, visit