In December 2015, the Air Force Services Activity (AFSVA) announced the launch of their new “Recharge for Resiliency” (R4R) program as the capstone for resiliency programming across the Air Force. R4R encompasses the following key resiliency components: the Single Airman Programming Initiative (SAPI), RecOn and Deployed Affected Programming (previously R4R). The R4R program core focus is building and sustaining ready and resilient Airmen and Families.

2019 R4R programs are here!

The main goal of the Single Airman Initiative is to foster a strong culture, mission and sense of community for single Airmen. Its objective is to improve technology and communication within FSS programs and activities, provide a wide variety of social and recreation opportunities through FSS recreational activities, and offer MWR life skills classes to create a Single Airman culture that supports the “whole person – healthy lifestyle.”

Eligibility Requirements: US Active Duty or Air Reserve Component officer or enlisted member without a spouse or on an unaccompanied tour & one bona fide guest

DATE/TIMEPROGRAMDESCRIPTIONORGANIZING FACILITYCOSTSIGN UP DEADLINE
July 12 – September 27 / 12-4pmFree Golf FridaysGrab a friend and enjoy 18 holes of golf with club & cart rental every Friday until September 27 or until all spots have been utilized Muroc Lake Golf CourseFreeNo advanced
sign up required.
Fridays & Saturdays / 8pm-MidnightGlow BowlingEnjoy unlimited lane and shoe rental every Friday & Saturday night in July!High Desert LanesFreeNo advanced
sign up required.
July 18, August 22 & September 12 / 3pmCooking ClassHeld after Ditching the Dorms at the A&FRC, these classes will teach Airmen how to meal plan, shop, and cook on a budget. Sign up at the Community Center a week prior to class. A&FRCFreeOne week prior to class
Now – September / 8am-4pm Orientation FlightsUp to an hour flight with an instructor pilot. Double occupancy required (bring a friend!) Must pre-register.Aero Club$5No advanced
sign up required.

The RecOn Initiative is an Outdoor Recreation program designed to address the challenges faced by deploying Airmen returning to home duty stations such as reintegration into regular social networks, family life and local communities. The objective is to provide a wide range of outdoor adventure-based activities.

Eligibility Requirements: US Active Duty or Air Reserve Component personnel and their family members

DATE/TIMEPROGRAMDESCRIPTIONORGANIZING FACILITYCOSTSIGN UP DEADLINE
July 20 & September 21 / 7am-4pmVentura Beach DayPrice includes transportation and equipment: paddle boards, surf boards, kayaks and wetsuits. Pack a lunch or bring cash for local restaurants. Minimum age 8 (with parent/guardian).Outdoor Recreation$15Wednesday prior to trip
July 27 & August 17 / 5:30-8pmSkydivingPrice includes transportation and vendor fee. Pack a lunch or bring cash for local restaurants. Minimum age 18. 200 pound weight limit, additional $1 per lb over.Outdoor Recreation$30Wednesday prior to trip
August 3 / 5am-4pmKern Valley Mountain BikingExperience some of the hottest single-track in Kernville (intermediate skill level). Price includes transportation, bike rental, and lunch. Minimum age 15 (with parent/guardian)Outdoor Recreation$30July 31
August 24 / 7am-4pmLearn to SurfCatch your first wave or sharpen your skills with the help of our instructors. Surfboards, wetsuits, and transportation are included in the price. Pack a lunch or bring cash for local restaurants. Minimum age 13 (with parent/guardian).Outdoor Recreation$20Wednesday prior to trip
September 7 / 6am-4pmTrail of 100 Giants HikeA 1.3 mile loop trail with magnificent giant sequoias, good for all skill levels. Price includes transportation and hiking poles. Pack a lunch or snacks. Minimum age 10 (with parent or guardian).Outdoor Recreation$10September 4


The Deployed Affected Programming (DAP) initiative is designed to provide support for Airmen and families impacted by deployments. FSS programs does just that by helping provide some relief from the unique challenges our deployed Airmen and their families face. This, in turn, helps build unit cohesion and a strong sense of community – both critical to the sustainment of a ready, resilient force.

Eligibility Requirements: US Active Duty personnel and their family members; a family is eligible from the time the service member receives their deployment papers to a year after the service member returns home.

DATE/TIMEPROGRAMDESCRIPTIONORGANIZING FACILITYCOSTSIGN UP DEADLINE
August 16 / 6-9pmDisney Glow BowlPut on your princess crowns and come on out for Disney Night at High Desert Lanes! Bowl to the enchanting soundtracks of Disney’s greatest! Includes unlimited games and shoe rental.High Desert Lanes$12 Adults / $8 YouthNo advanced
sign up required.
September 27 / 6-9pmCountry Glow BowlWear your cowboy hat and enjoy todays top country music while you bowl! Includes unlimited games and shoe rental.High Desert Lanes$12 Adult / $8 YouthNo advanced
sign up required.