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Mission

Connect and build relationships through like-minded hobbies or skills.

Purpose

To connect total force Airmen that share common interests, want to learn new hobbies or skills, while simultaneously forming and strengthening relationships with others. 

The community club program is available to all Airmen, civilians, and spouses. The program offers a variety of opportunities to make new connections and participate in things you enjoy or are looking to learn!

WANT TO START A CLUB?

To start a club, send a brief description of your club idea to joseph.schick@us.af.mil. Also, provide your work email and/or work phone so that people can reach out to you. Personal numbers and emails are not authorized.

Disclaimer

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is not responsible should any participant contract an illness, injury, loss, damage to property or other consequence.

Club Ideas - Looking for club leaders!

  • Book Club

    Looking for a club leader!

  • Bird watching

    Looking for a club leader!

  • Cooking & Baking

    Looking for a club leader!

  • Sports teams/clubs

    Rugby, basketball, softball, etc. 

    Looking for club leaders!

  • Comic Book
  • Cycling
  • Geocaching
  • Hiking
  • Online & Video Games

    Call of Duty, Fortnite, Halo, Minecraft, etc.

  • Photography
  • Sign Language

Active Clubs!

  • Board/Card Game Club

    Seeking a place to relax with family or friends after a long work week? Join us for competitive and causal games, where team building, critical thinking, goal setting, and stress reducing. If we don't have the game your looking for, bring your own! Monopoly, Catan, Magic: The Gathering, and everything else you can think of are welcomed! We're looking forward to the competitions and will see you there!

    Primary location: USO Secondary location: "The Game Haven" near base housing

    We will meet on select Wednesdays and Saturdays at 6 p.m.. Contact SrA Mancillas for location.

    POC: SrA Marcus A. Mancillas | E: marcus.mancillas@us.af.mil | P:937-257-4492 - ask for SrA (Man-See-Us)

  • Chess Club

    Weekly meetings are held Fridays from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Wright-Patterson Club lower level. Bring your own chess sets and playing clocks!

    POC: Veronika Zilajeva | E: veronika.zilajeva@us.af.mil | P: 937-656-2559

  • Endurance Sports Teams

    Meets on Saturdays to swim, bike, and/or run together and periodically do other activities as a team.

    We are non-competitive as a team and don't have any formal events. We are where like minded folks can come for support, tips, friendship, and a community to workout with. Most of us are triathletes but we are open to all people interested in any endurance sport at any skill level.

    POC: Justin Becker | E: justin.becker.10@us.af.mil | P: 937-257-7478

    FB Group: Wright-Patterson Endurance Sports Team

    Strava: Wright-Patterson Endurance Sports Team

  • Guitar Club

    - Learn advanced guitar techniques such as: Arpeggios/Sweep Picking, Fast Alternate-Picking, Economy Picking, song-writing/composition/structure, or learning songs/solos by ear.
    - ​Jam out to heavy songs or collaborate on projects
    - Exposure to extended range guitars (7 string and 8 string guitars)
    - To possibly put together an annual Battle of the Bands project
    POC: Cullen Farrar, MSgt, USSF | E: cullen.farrar@spaceforce.mil | P: 937-656-3134 

  • League of WWI Aviation Historians

    Our members have an interest in all aspects of WWI military aviation history. Our next event will support the NMUSAF WWI Dawn Patrol on Oct. 7-8, 2022. Contact the club leader for more details regarding meeting date/time/location.

    POC: Robert Kasprzak | E: robert.kasprzak.ctr@us.af.mil | P: (937) 257-9859

  • Painting Club

    Meets Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Fairborn Art Association. Painting media allowed are watercolor, acrylic or oils (no turpentine).  Experienced members are available to help beginners, plus the club has a large collection of painting instruction books on site.  The club hosts an annual art show to display your creations.  There is a small charge of $2 per night to paint, or $1 for members. Contact the club leader for further details.

    POC: Elizabeth Beecher | E: elizabeth.beecher.1@us.af.mil | P: (937) 255-5716

  • Recreational Paintball Club

    Meets on weekends year round at i70 paintball. We play woods ball and xball or speedball. You are free to bring your own gear or rent gear from the story if needed. We will help teach and set you up with the knowledge to compete and have fun.

    We are looking to grow the sport through friendship and learn from each other. Currently, we play for the fun of the sport and if we decide to make an official team we will.

    POC: SrA Michael J. Dadamo | E: Michael.Dadamo@us.af.mil | P: 937-257-0451

  • Run Club

    Meets on Mondays at 4 p.m. at the parking lot near Skeel Ave. across from the Wright-Patt Club on Area A. We run up and down the path. All are welcome to join. Be sure to bring water. We do not meet on Family Days nor Holidays.

    POC: William Neitzke | E: william.neitzke.1@us.af.mil | P: 937-904-3378

  • Single Parent Support Group

    We meet at 1 p.m. the last Tuesday of every month at the USO.

    Upcoming meetings: Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 29

    POC: MSgt. Veronica Tannery | E: veronica.tannery@us.af.mil | P: 937-257-7272

  • Special Forces Dance Group

    Meetings are the first Friday of the month from 4 to 5 p.m. at Quest Dance Studio in Beavercreek. Potential to increase meet ups depending on participation.

    This group is intended for special needs kids who would like to try some fun activities in a safe environment.  I am working in collaboration with Quest Dance Studio in Beavercreek to give kids an opportunity to learn to dance as well as participate in other activities that Quest Offers. The owner has been working with special needs kids for many years and has graciously offered his time and studio to any Wright Pat families who are interested.  In addition to dance, he will be leading the group in gymnastics, parkour, trampoline.  There would be a $5.00 fee for each kid.

    POC:  TSgt Andrew Gibson | E: andrew.gibson.5@us.af.mil | P: 253-229-3410

  • Volleyball Club

    Meets on Fridays at 4 p.m. till close at Wright Field Fitness Center, Area B. All are welcome to play. We do not play on Family Days nor holidays.

    POC: TSgt Sione M. Siketi | E: sione.siketi.1@us.af.mil | P: 937-522-3473