What 31FSS Offers

Below is a sampling of some of what 31FSS offers. With over 20 different facilities, we are here to make your time at Aviano fun, productive and comfortable. Head over to 31fss.com to see everything we offer - from a combined officer/enlisted club to coffee shops to the Post Office, A&FRC, Youth Programs and more!


Want to know what’s going on around the base? Check out the Grapevine! Available at a variety of 31FSS locations around base, and at https://www.31fss.com/grapevine-magazine!

Arts and Craft Center

Arts & Crafts offers workshops, a craft supply store, a wood shop, engraving, and support to take on all your projects.

Auto Hobby Shop

The Auto Hobby Shop provides high-tech automotive repairs and diagnosis with lifts, stall spaces, specialized equipment, do-it-yourself work spaces and staff to assist with all your vehicle maintenance needs.

Alpine Golf Course

Open year-round, Alpine Golf Course offers golf lessons, leagues, and tournaments, with the season start in February. The course has 9 holes with 2 different tee boxes–1 for the front 9 and one for the back 9.

Base Pool

Cool off & have fun at the Aviano Base Pool! The outside pool is located on Area 1 behind the Exchange. It is typically open from Memorial Day to Labor Day, though the exact dates vary year to year.

Bowling Center

Aviano Lanes is located in Area 1. It offers birthday parties, squadron events, leagues, tournaments, and themed events that keep families and fun in mind.

Cosmic bowling is offered every Friday & Saturday evening. For lane availability or special events, please call 632-7487.

Engraving Shop

Plaques, awards & farewell gifts such as: wine boxes, beer steins, assorted glasses, humidors, gondolas, coin holders, and more are available!

Fitness Centers

Dragon Fitness Center - Offers a variety of fitness classes, as well as space to keep an eye on your children while you work out. The locker rooms also offer saunas!

Wyvern Fitness Center - Expanded functional fitness options, traditional weight training, and a multi-purpose area for unit physical training, & fitness classes.

Gym Etiquette


Located on Area 1, Building 149. The Library offers books, DVDs, CDs, and access to online research databases and electronic resources through USAFELIBRARIES.ORG. It also hosts various events throughout the month, such as story time, clubs, art projects, and more!

Community Center

The Community Center is located on Area 1. They cater to all members of the Aviano community to include youth, teens, single airmen, families and retirees.

They offer annual events:

  • 4th of July Celebration
  • Fall Fest and Haunted House
  • Tree Lighting and Wyvern Wonderland
  • Spring into Spring
  • Family Bingo
  • Family Movie Nights
  • Talent Shows
  • And more!

The main building houses:

  • Cyber Café
  • Ballroom with Stage
  • Conference Room

They also offer: fax, scan, printing, and copying services, which comes with a fee.

Café de Crayons
Café de Crayons is a children’s play area for ages 0 to 5 years. Adults can enjoy coffee, comfortable seating, read or just relax while their little ones play in a safe, toy-filled area.

Cultural Art Classes

  • Ballet, Jazz and Tap
  • Music classes
  • Italian language classes
  • Zumba and more
  • Dog training
  • Yoga

Become an Instructor
Arts and Crafts, Community Center, and Youth Programs are always looking for new instructors. Contact them if you are interested.

Information Tickets and Travel (ITT)

Traveling in Italy is one of the best parts of being stationed here! Information Tickets and Travel (ITT) and Outdoor Recreation (ODR) are two agencies that offer some amazing trips and can help you arrange trips with ease.

The ITT office offers: group and customized tour packages as well as one day, express, overnight and morale tours. They also provide sightseeing and shopping trips, along with squadron and private tours. You can view all their upcoming trips and book with ease at https://31fssmarketplace.com/collections/itt-trips.

In addition to tours, ITT offers the below items for purchase:

  • Vignettes
  • Amusement Park Tickets


  • They can arrange bus transportation for your private group!
  • They offer discount trips that qualify for Deployed-Affected Programming, Recharge for Resiliency, & Single Airman. Check with them monthly. Details are also always in the Grapevine!

Outdoor Recreation (ODR)

ODR offers:

  • Equipment rental
  • Monthly adventure trips (zip-lining, rafting, skydiving, etc.)
  • In-house maintenance shop for ski, snowboard and bicycle repair
  • Retail sales operation for winter ski and snowboard equipment
  • Oversight and booking for the Area D park and pavilion
  • Operation of the summer seasonal base swimming pool and oversight of the skate park located in Freedom Park
  • Execution of a wide variety of outdoor adventure programs and instructional classes
  • Information and referral program where customers can obtain hiking trail maps and local brochure information on relevant sites
  • Outdoor Rec takes reservations in advance for all scheduled adventure trips

Instructional Programs Offered:

  • Scuba certification
  • Lifeguard certification and re-certification
  • Swim lessons for all ages
  • Ski and snowboard lessons in the winter

Recharge for Resiliency (R4R)

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. Some activities are offered as low as $25! Check out the Grapevine, contact Outdoor Recreation, or go to 31FSS.com to get information. The discounts available vary based on on qualifications; see the different initiatives listed below:

  1. The Deployed Affected Programming (DAP)
    • Initiative designed to provide support for Airmen and families impacted by deployments.
    • Eligibility Requirements: Open to families of deployed personnel, recently returning service members and their families, or families with a service member soon to deploy.
    • Is your spouse currently deployed? Bring a friend on the trip with you for the same discounted price!
  2. RecOn Initiative
    • Designed for any member of the base community (active duty, civilian, and dependents) to assist them in exploring the exciting adventures available in our local area through Outdoor Recreation.
  3. The Single Airman Initiative
    • Designed to foster a strong culture, mission and sense of community for Single Airmen.
    • It provides a wide variety of social and recreation opportunities through FSS activities, and offers MWR life skills classes to create a Single Airman culture that supports the “whole person – healthy lifestyle.”
    • Eligibility Requirements: Open to Air Force active duty or Air Reserve Component officer or enlisted member without a spouse.