Nearly any form of recreation can be found on Fort Hood through our Morale, Welfare and Recreation and community activities organizations.
ARTS AND CRAFTS
APACHE ARTS AND CRAFTS
Apache Arts and Crafts facility includes work space, classrooms and supplies for arts and crafts projects, including: a sales store, ceramics, computer internet space, frame, jewelry, multi-crafts, wood, plaque and trophy, embroidery and screen-printing area. Create your own works of art or take advantage of full service provided by the talented staff. Classes are offered for ceramics, wood shop, basic framing, mat cutting and other special interest classes. Call 254-532-2586/287-0343 for schedule and topics or stop by Apache Arts and Crafts, Building 2337, on 761st Tank Battalion Avenue.
SPROCKET AUTO CRAFTS CENTER
Sprocket Auto Crafts Center offers a variety of services for the home mechanic. The facility has clean, heated/air-conditioned work space for self-auto repair. State vehicle inspections are available. Knowledgeable staff members offer mechanical advice and engine analysis. A tool room and machine shop facilitate all levels of car repair. Sandblasting and welding are also available. Car lifts and vehicle storage complete the services at Sprockets. Check out the facility in Building 9138, 20th Street and Old Ironsides Avenue, or call 254-287-2725 for more information.
PHANTOM WARRIOR LANES
The Phantom Warrior Lanes is a spacious state-of-the-art bowling facility offering 48 lanes. Lanes feature automatic scoring and pop-up bumpers. One of the most popular events is Xtreme (glow-in-the-dark) Bowling with high-energy music, neon bowling balls, pins and light show. Many Soldiers and Families enjoy league play at Phantom Warrior Lanes. Have your child’s birthday party here for a good price and entertainment for the children. Purchase your perfect ball and other equipment at the Pro Shop. Other entertainment includes a video arcade and internet cafe. The Phantom Warrior Lanes are in Building 49010, Clear Creek Road and Santa Fe Avenue. Call 254-287-3424 for more information.
Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area (BLORA) features primitive to full hook-up RV campsites. Tent camping sites can be primitive or sites with water and electric utilities. BLORA also has fully furnished one and two bedroom cottages on site. BLORA has dump stations, group camp areas, playgrounds, coin-operated laundry, showers and restrooms, RVs, boat and camper storage. BLORA is in Building 126, north on Nolan Road, 14 miles northeast of main post. Call the reservation office at 254-287-2523/8303 for additional information.
West Fort Hood Travel Camp has 64 full hook-up RV sites with 50-30-20 amp electrical service, water, sewer and dump stations. There is a coin-operated laundry and 24-hour showers. The travel camp features a playground and a secure, fenced storage for RVs, boats and campers. The travel camp is on West Fort Hood, Building 70004, Clarke Road. For more information, call 254-288-9926.
Club Hood is proud of its Sunday Brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. during certain holidays and its lunch menu, served 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays and training holidays. Club Hood dining is open to all ranks and civilians.
Sunday brunch is offered during certain holidays. The menu includes carving stations featuring Virginia-baked ham and top round beef, full luncheon buffet, fresh peel-and-eat shrimp, salad bar, made-to-order omelet and waffle station, full breakfast buffet, mimosa, iced tea, milk and orange juice.
Club Hood’s lunch option, in the Mesquite Room, is a daily delight. The lunch plate consists of a hot entree, starch, vegetable, dinner roll and beverage. There are two entrees to choose from daily. A salad bar and dessert are additional options. Club Hood also provides event services.
If your event is small and intimate or grand in scale, the staff at the Club Hood can assist in all your planning needs. Their chefs will create a wonderful menu, perfect for your guests, from appetizers to a buffet with carving stations or a sit down meal. Club Hood is at 24th Street and Tank Destroyer Boulevard, Building 5764, near the East Gate. For more information or to make a reservation, call 254-532-5073.
Java Cafe kiosk offers Starbucks coffee without a trip off post. Java Cafe also serves sweet treats and chilled refreshments. Hours are 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Java Cafe is in the Rivers Building Parking Lot, on the corner of T.J. Mille Boulevard and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue. A drive-in window provides fast service and great coffee.
THE COURSES OF CLEAR CREEK
The Courses of Clear Creek golf course snack bar offers breakfast to early morning tournament players and a made-to-order lunch menu. Enjoy the beautiful view from the patio while eating. The golf course is open to the public. Call 254-287-4130.
PHANTOM WARRIOR LANES STRIKE ZONE
Phantom Warrior Lanes Strike Zone is open 8:30 a.m. to close daily, offering a variety of menu choices, from breakfast to pizza to soup and salad. Enjoy a snack while bowling or visit anytime to enjoy good food. Strike Zone is in Building 49010, Santa Fe Avenue at Clear Creek Road. Call 254-287-3424.
SPORTSMEN’S CENTER GRILL
Sportsmen’s Center Grill is famous for its Friday fish lunches. The grill is open 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The menu ranges from salads to daily lunch specials, such as: fish, chicken-fried steak and beef tips with noodles. Come early and enjoy a made-to-order breakfast. The center is in Building 1937, Rod and Gun Club Loop, off North Avenue at 53rd Street. Call 254-532-4552.
THE COURSES OF CLEAR CREEK
The Courses of Clear Creek is a state-of-the-art 27-hole course with challenging greens located in the scenic rolling hills of Fort Hood. The courses feature a 4,500-square-foot club house with a large deck overlooking the courses and an upscale retail pro shop. A four-hole children’s course introduces kids to the sport. A professional golf pro is available to teach lessons at the golf course. The Courses of Clear Creek sponsors frequent tournaments and clinics. Club and car rentals are available. The club house is in Building 52381, Battalion Avenue, west of Clear Creek Road. Call 254-287-4130 for more information.