Stuff you can rent or borrow this summer at USAG Bavaria

By Rabia Coombs

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Summer is quickly approaching. The weather is warming and the days growing long. It’s the perfect time for outdoor activities and we’ve got you covered at USAG Bavaria.

The garrison offers a wide range of equipment and supplies to all ID cardholders at Grafenwoehr, Vilseck, Hohenfels and Garmisch. Available is everything from recreational equipment to yard tools.

Self Help

USAG Bavaria’s Self Help stores offer various supplies and equipment for simple maintenance and repair work for in and outside the house. All equipment and supplies at the Self Help stores are available for check out free of charge.

The garrison has Self Help locations on Tower Barracks, Bldg. 394, on Rose Barracks, Bldg. 140, at Hohenfels, Bldg. 742 and at Garmisch on Artillery Kaserne Bldg. 265.

For a complete list of equipment and supplies at a Self Help store near you, visit www.bavaria.army.mil/SelfHelp.

 

 

For all on-post, leased housing and private rental customers

Lawn mowers
Weed eaters
Posthole diggers
Shovels
lawn rakes
Garden rakes
Hoes
Leaf rake
Garden hose
Sprinkler
Trigger nozzle
Street Broom
Grass Shears
Hedge shears
Pick
Grass hook
Sickle
Leaf vacuum
Leaf bags
Wheel barrow
Grass shears

For on-post and leased housing residents

Wood chips
Peat moss
Grass seed
Fertilizer
Top soil

 

 

Family & MWR

The garrison’s Outdoor Recreation Centers can help you if you are planning an event or party, or if you want to go camping and enjoy the outdoors. All have various items for summer fun available for rent.

The Outdoor Recreation Center at Grafenwoehr and Vilseck is known as the Wild B.O.A.R and it’s located on RC600 Tank Road. The ODR center at Hohenfels is located at Bldg. H 15. In Garmisch, the ODR center  is on Artillery Kaserne Bldg. 215.

For more on outdoor recreation offers, download the Outdoor Recreation Center’s Passport brochure or pick up a free copy at any of the Outdoor Recreation Centers.

Bike Rental

  • Mountain bikes. available at all three locations
  • Bikes helmet. available at all three locations
  • Tandem or attachment bike. available at Hohenfels Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Cycling shoes and pedal. available at Hohenfels Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Kids trailers. available at Garmisch Outdoor Recreation Center

Camping Gear

  • available at all three locations
  • available at all three locations
  • Water jug. available at all three locations
  • Sleeping bag. available at Tower Barracks and Hohenfels Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Sleeping pad. available at Tower Barracks and Hohenfels Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Cook stove. available at Tower Barracks and Hohenfels Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Bean bag toss. available at Tower Barracks and Hohenfels Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Camping table and chair. available at Tower Barracks Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Camping kit (3 & 5 person). available at Tower Barracks Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Cooking set. available at Tower Barracks Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Fire pit and grill. available at Tower Barracks Outdoor Recreation Center
  • available at Tower Barracks Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Propane slow cooker. available at Tower Barracks Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Propane space heater. available at Tower Barracks Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Screen house. available at Tower Barracks Outdoor Recreation Center

Kayaks & Canoes

  • Canoe/kayak. available at Tower Barracks and Hohenfels Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Stand-up paddle board. available at Tower Barracks and Hohenfels Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Kayak gear. available at Tower Barracks and Hohenfels Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Life jackets. available at Tower Barracks and Hohenfels Outdoor Recreation Center

Scuba Equipment

All scuba equipment is available at Rose Barracks.

  • Mask
  • Snorkel
  • Fins with booties
  • Booties
  • Gloves
  • Diver’s knife
  • Wet suit
  • UW light
  • BCD
  • Regulator – oct & gauge
  • Tank 10L or 15L
  • Weights and belts
  • Dry suit and underwear
  • UW scooter with battery
  • Scooter battery (extra b/u),
  • Dive computer

Party & Sports Equipment

  • available at all three locations
  • Fest tables and benches. available at all three locations
  • Tug-o-War rope. available at Tower Barracks and Hohenfels Outdoor Recreation Center
  • BBQ grills. available at Tower Barracks Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Balls (assorted sports). available at Tower Barracks Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Horseshoe set. available at Tower Barracks Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Volleyball set. available at Tower Barracks Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Softball set. available at Tower Barracks Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Softball glove and bat. available at Tower Barracks Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Flag football. available at Tower Barracks Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Golf clubs. available at Tower Barracks Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Trailer grill. available at Hohenfels Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Dunk tank. available at Hohenfels Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Small and large bounce castle. available at Tower Barracks FMWR Support Services (DSN 526-9065, CIV 09641-70-526-9065) and Hohenfels Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Obstacle bounce course. available at Tower Barracks FMWR Support Services (DSN 526-9065, CIV 09641-70-526-9065) and Hohenfels Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Large bounce slide. available at Hohenfels Outdoor Recreation Center
  • Hiking pole. available at Garmisch Outdoor Recreation Center

 

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