Located in the Kelly Club (Bldg. 1676)
Did you know that there are more than 45,000 active duty military, reserve, guard, retiree, civilian, and family members at Lackland Air Force Base Community? It’s true, but what’s even more important is that you can reach all of them easily and effectively through the Lackland AFB Commercial Sponsorship and Advertisement program involving a variety of events and programs.
What is Commercial Sponsorship and Advertisement?
A commercial business is given the opportunity to become a part of Lackland Force Support Squadron event by paying a monetary and /or in-kind free in return for access to the commercial potential associated with the event. You can sponsor sporting events, seasonal and theme parties in our military clubs and community centers, bowling center, 18-hole golf course, ITT centers and six of our fitness centers. Your company can be recognized on signage at base-wide-FSS facilities. You may also sponsor educational programs in our child development centers, youth programs, and library reading programs. Each commercially sponsored event requires its own written agreement that is for a limited period of time. Commercial Sponsorship may be used only for FSS events and programs. Unit events, family readiness groups, private organizations and non-FSS programs are not eligible for commercial sponsorship support.
What does Commercial Sponsorship and Advertisement do for you?
Generates awareness through brand or product at the sponsored event or program. Identify your product/service with the military market activities and lifestyles. Advertisement of your product/service in installation publication, 802 FSS Web page, on-base marquee messages, poster, flyers and much more. Generates positive publicity about your business. Merchandising and promotions of products/services at event. Visibility at event using sponsor logo on signs, banners, tickets, programs, flyers and more. Opportunities at event to sample products/services to demonstrate brand attributes. Opportunities at event survey target market about issues relating to your product/service.
Lackland AFB, Family Member Programs Flight
There are 300,000 customers annually at 10 family member program facilities on Lackland AFB, with four child development centers, a youth center, and three community centers. The flight provides quality childcare and youth programs as well as exciting and diverse recreation, leisure and entertainment programs and services for youth, families, Airmen and retirees. The Community Centers offer programs/services in personal and professional development, performing arts, leisure & recreation, and family life skills. They serve as the hub for community-wide and special events with more than 10,000 in the centers on a weekly basis. Youth programs include planned and self-directed activities and events responding to the recreational, developmental, social, physiological, psychological, cultural and education needs of eligible youth. More than 5,000 youth participate in youth programs each year. Sponsorship of youth and community center special events and programs can will enable your company to reach 300 to 5,000 youth, families and Airmen at any single event. Family member programs assist military and civilian personnel be mission-ready in their jobs, help children and youth grow to their fullest potential, and enhance quality of life for the Lackland AFB community.
Fitness & Sports
Members of the Lackland AFB community make 200,000 visits a year to more than six fitness centers. You’ll find opportunities for sponsorship in base wide competitions: intramural spots, Inter-service competition teams that include basketball (men and women), volleyball (men and women), track & field, softball (men and women), triathlon, tennis, soccer, handball. Health classes and other athletic activities that improve mission performance and combat capability.
May Fitness Month
A physical fitness and sports program that showcases the Air Force commitment to fitness worldwide.
Lackland Outdoor Adventure Center
Outdoor Recreation offers a plethora of activities and events that foster family and individual well-being and fitness. A variety of exciting sponsorship opportunities is available through the Air Force Outdoor Recreation program:
Walk and jog trails
Lackland AFB, Gateway Hills Golf Course
Over 60,000 rounds of golf are played annually at Lackland Gateway Hills Golf Course. Our golf course offer services such as golf tournaments, golf resale pro shop, snack bar, equipment rental (golf club), and Instructional programs. Our excellent course conditions and outstanding service have made the Lackland golf course the number one choice in the Air Force San Antonio area. Sponsorship of golf programs, tournaments, signs on course with benches throughout the course or Tee signs, and golf carts signs.
Lackland AFB, Skylark Bowling Center
Over 15,000 games are bowled each year at Lackland Skylark Bowling Center. The center is designed to provide customers with a full range of bowling activities and services to meet their expectations and bowling needs. Sponsorship of numerous bowling programs exist such as:
Men, women and mixed leagues and tournaments
Youth leagues and tournaments, bowling parties
Open bowling promotions