Outdoor Recreation

Hours of Operation

Contact

Katterbach Kaserne
Bldg. 5807
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Tel:
+49 (0)9802-83-3225

Military DSN Tel:
(314)467-3225

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Outdoor Recreation provides a wide variety of adventure and leisure travel. Check out our 2017 Summer Brochure! Highlights of trips this season include:

  • Adventure Weekend in Garmisch
  • White Water Rafting and Summer Solstice Mountain Fires
  • Hike the tallest mountain in Germany, Zugspitze!
  • Sightseeing:  Berlin, Prague
  • Rhine in Flames!

Rental equipment

  • Biking
  • Camping
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Summer and winter sports
  • Skiing and snowboarding

Ski/Snowboard 1-day trips

  • Zugspitze
  • Steinplatte
  • Ehrwald, Austria
  • Fichtelgebirge/Ochsenkopf

Ski/Snowboard 4-day trips

  • Thanksgiving in Zell am See/Kaprun, Austria
  • Austrian Glaciers (Pitztal, Soelden)
  • Zugspitze Region
  • Heli-skiing in Lauterbrunnen Switzerland
  • Austrian Glaciers Reboot
Bike Service

Brakes

Service

Price

Add hydraulic fluid to brakes

$5.00

Adjust brakes (Not Hydraulic)

$5.00

Adust hydraulic brakes

$7.00

Replace 4 brake pads (Non disc)

$4.00

Replace disc brake pads

$5.00

Replace brake disc/each

$7.00

Drain hydraulic fluid

$5.00

True disc

$5.00

Replace brake lever/each

$5.00

Replace front brake

$5.00

Replace rear brake

$5.00

Install disc brakes

$15.00

Replace brake cable

$2.00

Replace brake cable housing/each

$3.00

Lube cable housing/each

 

Service

Price

Replace shifter cable

$2.00

Replace shifter cable housing/each

$3.00

Replace shifter lever/each

$5.00

Replace front deraileur

$5.00

Replace rear deraileur

$5.00

Adjust front deraileur

$3.00

Adjust rear deraileur

$3.00

Lube cable housing/each

$1.00

Replace rear dropout

$4.00

Headset and Forks

Service

Price

Repack head set

$15.00

Replace head set

$10.00

Rethread head set

$15.00

Replace solid front fork

$10.00

Replace shock front fork

$15.00

Straighten solid fork

$10.00

Wheels and tires

Service

Price

True wheel/minor

$8.00

True wheel/major

$12.00

Replace front spoke/each

$3.00

Replace rear spoke/each

$4.00

Replace front wheel

$3.00

Replace rear wheel/with cog

$6.00

Replace front innertube

$4.00

Replace rear innertube

$4.00

Repair flat tire/per patch

$5.00

Mount 1 new front tire

$3.00

Mount 1 new rear tire

$4.00

Mount 2 new tires

$6.00

Install rim tape/per wheel

$5.00

Mount training wheels

$5.00

Remove training wheels

$4.00

Clean rear cog set/1-10 rings

$5.00

Replace rear cog 1-10 speed

$6.00

Repack front wheel hub

$10.00

Repack rear wheel hub

$15.00

Cranks, bottom bracket and chain

Service

Price

Lube Chain

$2.00

Replace left side crank arm

$5.00

Replace right side crank arm

$7.00

Rethread crank arm each side

$5.00

Replace chain

$6.00

Straighten chain stay

$10.00

Replace chain guard

$2.50

Clean bicycle chain

$10.00

Repack bottom bracket

$15.00

Replace bottom bracket

$10.00

Rethread bottom bracket

$15.00

Straighten front chain rings/each

$2.00

Replace pedals

$2.00

Replace pedal reflectors

$1.50

Tune Up

Service

Price

Minor tune up

$19.00

Major tune up

$49.00

Complete dicycle assembly

$25.00

Bicycle disassembly (Ready for shipping)

$20.00

Bicycle repair express service

$5.00

Accessories Installation

Service

Price

Install generator light system

$10.00

Install battery light system

$7.00

Install front battery light

$3.00

Install rear battery light

$3.00

Install bar ends

$3.00

Install bell

$1.00

Install front fender

$3.00

Install rear fender

$3.00

Install grips

$3.00

Install kickstand

$3.00

Install rear rack

$5.00

Install seat

$4.00

Install seat post

$2.00

Install spoke reflectors (4)

$1.00

Install air pump

$3.00

Install water bottle holder

$2.00

Mount bicycle computer

$5.00

Mount computer and cadence

$10.00

Install child seat

$10.00

Install aero bars to road bikes

$8.00

Install cages/straps on pedals

$4.00

 

Miscellaneous

Service

Price

Switch handlebar components

$6.00

Cut seat post tube

$2.00

Cut handle bars

$2.00

Bicycle repair cost estimate

$5.00

Clean bicycle

$10.00

Classes

Service

Price

Mountain bike maintenance class

$29.00

Road bike maintenance class

$29.00

  

 

 

  • Bike must be returned clean or a $25.00 cleaning fee will be applied. 
  • Bike rentals are due back by 4:30 p.m. on the due date.
  • Extended day bike rentals begin in April and must be returned no later than November 15. Rental includes one free tune-up per month.
Camping Equipment Rental

Equipment

Daily

Weekend

Weekly

3-4 Person Tent

$8.00

$16.00

$32.00

 5-6 Person Tent

 $12.00

 $24.00

 $48.00

Sleeping Bag

$4.00

$8.00

$16.00

Sleeping Pad

$1.00

$2.00

$4.00

Sleeping Cot

$2.00

$4.00

$8.00

Ground Tarp

$1.00

$2.00

$4.00

Folding table set

$6.00

$12.00

$24.00

Camping table

$4.00

$8.00

$16.00

Camping chair

$2.00

$4.00

$8.00

Gas Stove-propane

$2.00

$4.00

$8.00

Lantern-propane

$2.00

$4.00

$8.00

Backpack

$2.00

$4.00

$8.00

Ice chest, small

$2.00

$4.00

$8.00

Ice chest, medium

$3.00

$6.00

$12.00

Ice chest, large

$4.00

$8.00

$16.00

Jug water, small

$1.00

$2.00

$4.00

Jug water, medium

$1.00

$2.00

$4.00

Jug water, large

$2.00

$4.00

$8.00

Fest and Special Events Equipment

Service

Daily

Weekend

Weekly

Fest tables

$4.00

$8.00

$16.00

Fest bench

$1.00

$2.00

$4.00

Fest table with 2 benches

$6.00

$12.00

$24.00

Grill BBQ w/trailer

$45.00

$90.00

$180.00

Canopy 10x10, pop-up

$19.00

$38.00

$76.00

Canopy 20x20, pop-up

$25.00

$50.00

$100.00

Canopy 20x20, frame

$75.00

$150.00

$300.00

Canopy 20x30, frame

$55.00

$110.00

$220.00

Bouncy castle, 4x4

$69.00

$138.00

$276.00

Bouncy castle, 5x4

$75.00

$150.00

$300.00

Bouncy castle, 6x5

$89.00

$178.00

$356.00

Volleyball set

$9.00

$18.00

$36.00

Yard games: horseshoes, tug-of-war, badmintion, ladder ball (price per game)

$2.00

$4.00

$8.00

Dunk tank

$69.00

$138.00

$276.00

Inflatable paintball arena

$495.00

   

 Portable Climbing Wall

$395.00

   

Set-up/tear-down/transport fee

     

 

Water Sports Equipment

Service

Daily

Weekend

Weekly

Canoe w/ paddles and PFDs

$19.00

$38.00

$76.00

Sea Kayak w/ paddle and PFD

$15.00

$30.00

$60.00

Sit on Top Kayak

$9.00

$18.00

$38.00

Paddle

$1.00

$2.00

$4.00

Personal Flotation Device (PFD)

$1.00

$2.00

$4.00

Bikes, Skates, etc.

     

Service

Daily

Weekend

Weekly

Helmet

$1.00

$2.00

$4.00

Inline skate package

$4.00

$8.00

$16.00

Mountain bike (Trek)

$9.00

$18.00

$36.00

Mountain bike (Cannondale)

$19.00

$38.00

$76.00

Nordic walking poles

$2.00

$4.00

$8.00

Set-up/tear-down/transport fee for large items is computed at a daily rate when staff and vehicles are available.

Late fee is computed at the daily rate for each day item is late. Equipment must be returned clean and serviceable.

Ski Rental

Ski Rental

Misc Equipment Rental

Daily

Weekend

Weekly

Fest tables

$4.00

$8.00

$16.00

Fest bench

$1.00

$2.00

$4.00

Fest table with 2 benches

$6.00

$12.00

$24.00

Grill BBQ w/trailer

$45.00

$90.00

$180.00

Canopy 10x10, pop-up

$19.00

$38.00

$76.00

Canopy 20x20, pop-up

$25.00

$50.00

$100.00

Canopy 20x20, frame

$75.00

$150.00

$300.00

Canopy 20x30, frame

$55.00

$110.00

$220.00

Bouncy castle, 4x4

$69.00

$138.00

$276.00

Bouncy castle, 5x4

$75.00

$150.00

$300.00

Bouncy castle, 6x5

$89.00

$178.00

$356.00

Volleyball set

$9.00

$18.00

$36.00

Yard games (horseshoes, tug-of-war rope, badminton set, ladder ball)

$2.00

$4.00

$8.00

Dunk tank

$69.00

$138.00

$276.00

Inflatable paintball arena

$565.00

   

Set-up/tear-down/transport fee

     

 

 

Water Sports Equipment Rental

Daily

Weekend

Weekly

Canoe w/ paddles and PFDs

$19.00

$38.00

$76.00

Sea Kayak w/ paddle and PFD

$15.00

$30.00

$60.00

Sit on Top Kayak

$9.00

$18.00

$38.00

Paddle

$1.00

$2.00

$4.00

Personal Flotation Device (PFD)

$1.00

$2.00

$4.00

 

     

Bike and Skate Equipment Rental

Daily

Weekend

Weekly

Helmet

$1.00

$2.00

$4.00

Inline skate package

$4.00

$8.00

$16.00

Mountain bike (Trek)

$9.00

$18.00

$36.00

Mountain bike (Cannondale)

$19.00

$38.00

$76.00

Nordic walking poles

$2.00

$4.00

$8.00

 

Rental season for above equipment begins in April and must be returned by November 15.

  • Bicycle rental includes one free tune-up per month.
  • Paintball Arena rental includes set up/take down, masks, markers, air, and 4 hours of play time.
  • Set-up/Tear-down/transport fee for large items is computed at a daily rate when staff and vehicles are available.
  • Late fee is computed at the daily rate for each day item is late.
  • Equipment must be returned clean and serviceable.

Ski and Snowboard Service

Service

Price

Hot Wax

$9.00

Edge sharpening and hot wax

$15.00

Basic tune-up

$25.00

Full tune-up

 

Minor base repair (P-Texing)

$29.00

Major base repair (P-Texing, Epoxy)

$35.00

Ski bindings mounted

$19.00

Snowboard bindings mounted

$5.00

Ski bindings adjusted and computer tested

$9.00

 

Winter equipment check-out 

Service

Daily

Weekend

Weekly

Ski set

$19.00

$38.00

$76.00

Ski blade set

$15.00

$30.00

$60.00

Snowboard set

$19.00

$38.00

$76.00

Skis

$12.00

$24.00

$48.00

Ski blades

$10.00

$20.00

$40.00

Ski boots

$7.50

$15.00

$30.00

Snowshoes

$4.00

$8.00

$16.00

Ski poles

$2.50

$5.00

$10.00

Snowboard

$12.00

$24.00

$48.00

Snowboard boots

$7.50

$15.00

$30.00

Sled or Toboggan

$2.50

$5.00

$10.00

Ski or Snowboard set  $195.00

  • Starting in November (or any time after)
  • Equipment must be returned by April 15
  • Price includes one free tune-up per month
Hunting, Fishing and Sport Shooting

Hours of Operation

Monday 11:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday 11:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday 11:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday 11:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 11:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
U.S. Holidays Closed

Contact

Katterbach Kaserne
Bldg. 5807

Tel:
+49 (0)981-83-3225 or +49 (0)981-83-3224 or +49 (0)981-83-3354

Military DSN Tel:
(314)467-3225/3224/3354

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There are many opportunities for U.S. Forces personnel to hunt, fish, and enjoy sport shooting in Germany.

For complete information go to the Hunting, Fishing and Sport Shooting page.

Soldiers Lake

Soldiers Lake is located at the entrance to Urlas and Shipton Kaserne. It is open daily for fishing from sunrise until sunset except for the Wednesday-Saturday prior to a monthly fishing event. Also available at Soldiers Lake: pavilion and volleyball area as well as fishing equipment rental.

For a complete list of Hunting, Fishing and Sport Shooting activities and information, call Outdoor Recreation or visit the Hunting, Fishing, Sport Shooting web page.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What equipment is available for rental?

This page has a list or you can stop in at the Outdoor Recreation (ODR), Katterbach Kaserne, Bldg. 5807.

 

2. What are the rates for equipment rental?

They are listed above.

 

3. How do I sign up for a tour or event?

Call or stop by

ODR (Katterbach Kaserne, Bldg. 5807) 

MWR Central

 

4. Where can I get my bike repaired?

 

ODR, Katterbach Kaserne, Bldg. 5807

 

5. Who is eligible to go on Outdoor Recreation tours/events?

All military ID card holders, DOD civilians, Retirees, and sponsored guests

 

6. How can I see upcoming trips for the next six months?

 

This website or by picking up a semi-annual ODR brochure of trips and events.

 

7. How do I reserve a pavilion/canopy?

By calling or stopping by ODR (Katterbach Kaserne, Bldg. 5807) 

 

8. How early should I reserve equipment/bus/venue?

All equipment and bus trip reservations are on a first come, first served basis. A 25% non-refundable deposit is required on all ODR trips.

 

9. Are there driving directions available?

We can provide driving directions to all of the destinations that we visit.

 

10. Where can I find local campground information?

 

Stop by ODR, Katterbach Kaserne, Bldg. 5807.

 

11. Do you offer lessons (skiing, snowboarding, canoeing/kayaking)?

We offer ski/snowboard/canoeing/kayaking lessons on all of our trips upon advanced request.

 

12. What are the cancellation policies for trips?

 

Should a trip be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, or if there is a medical emergency or justifiable "official business" precluding participation, a full refund of the trip cost will be granted. Otherwise, a pro-rated cancellation fee will be assessed.

 

13. Can I transfer my trip ticket to another person if I booked a trip and now cannot go on it?

Yes.

 

14. If a trip is cancelled for any reason, will I get refunded/will the trip be rescheduled?

 

If the trip is cancelled by ODR for any reason, a full refund to include the deposit will be made.