In accordance with the 48th Fighter Wing’s efforts to continue to protect the health and safety of our
    community this facility’s hours of operation maybe impacted.
    Please see below for the most current information.

Facility Hours Update

Outdoor Recreation will be closed until further notice.

To see the most current information on other FSS Facilities click below.

Equipment Rentals

Find a variety of useful items at reasonable rates. Whether you need lawn and garden tools, sporting equipment, car-top carriers, utility trailers, camping equipment, power tools, air castles, dunk tanks, play kits, party items and video cameras, chances are we have what you need.

Stop in and check out one of the largest and most diverse Equipment Rentals in USAFE. The selection of quality equipment goes above and beyond most people’s expectations.

  • Inflatables

    Air Castles range in price from $35-75 Available in girls and boys themes:

    • Small castles with or without slide (12’x12′ to 15’x15′)
    • Large castles with or without slide (20’x20′)

    Specialty Items range in price from $15-350 • Sumo Suits, Boxing Ring, Gladiator Joust, Bungee Run and Surf simulator

    Party Gear
    Whether you are hosting a few friends or the neighborhood we can outfit your event. We stock both roped and self standing canopies with optional sides for all weather use. Chafing and sterno dishes, popcorn machines, cotton candy machines and towable BBQ grills are just a few of those unique party items.

  • Household Goods & Gardening

    Household Items
    Having extra company or PCSing? You can count on us for rollaway beds, carpet shampooers and vacuum cleaners.

    Gardening Items
    From gas and electric lawn mowers and roto-tillers, to shovels, rakes and small hand tools, we can help you turn your yard into a proper English garden.

  • Trailers & Other Items of Interest

    We carry a wide selection of trailers for all your hauling needs from enclosed box trailers to motorcycle and car trailers.
    *U.K. 50mm hitch and U.K. towing electrics required

    Other Items of Interest
    Wondering what to do at your squadron event? Squadron picnic kits are available to all squadrons on base and include a wide variety of useful items ranging from children’s entertainment to tables and chairs. Please call for information on what the kit includes. These kits are limited and must be reserved. Book defenders of Freedom Park and Peacekeepers Park though out facility.

  • Maintenance & Repair

    Got a picture that needs hanging or a tire the needs changing? A variety of power tools, car tools and hand tools are ready to help get the job done.

  • Specialty Services

    • Key cutting
    • DVD Conversions* Would you like to watch old VCR home movies on DVD? We can convert from UK to US format to or vice versa!
      *Material cannot be copyrighted.
      Storage Units: A selection of various size unit are offered though our office, a waiting list may be in force.
    • Balloon Packs: Each pack contains a recyclable helium tank, 50 balloons and ribbon, which makes it an easier way to transport balloons or to hide for that special event!

Pedaler Bike Shop

Outdoor Recreation’s Pedaler Bike Shop boasts one of the only fully stocked bicycle shops in the whole of USAFE; complete with a United Bicycle Institute certified technician available for all your repair needs with no job is too big or too small.

Friendly advice is always available when selecting bikes and parts and a selection of mid range bicycles is always stocked for both adult and child riders.

All newly purchased bicycles come fully assembled and carry a free 30-day inspection. Brands include Zefal, Probike, Coyote, Concept, Promax, Smart, TransX and more.

Free safety checks are available on request.

A large selection of spares and accessories are kept in stock ranging from helmets, tires, tubes, lights, lock, chains head sets and more. Also in stock are unicycles and a selection of skateboards and related safety gear (required for use on base).

Music Shop

We offer a large selection of musical instruments and accessories to suit all your needs ranging from beginner level to professional quality.

Our selection of instruments includes: guitars (electric, classic and acoustic) saxophones, flutes, violins, organs, drum kits and more. Accessories include strings, leads, drumsticks, music stands guitar straps drum skins, picks etc., with a large selection of amps on hand.

Brands available for purchase include: Peavey, Casio, Flea Bass, Vintage, Gator, Slinky and Roto.

Instrument repairs are also available and are priced in U.S. dollars.

Airport Shuttle

Need a ride to and/or from the airport? Outdoor Recreation's airport shuttle service can get you, your family, and pets where you need to be!

We offer airport shuttle service to Heathrow, Stansted, & Gatwick. Click on the link below for more info. For further assistance call DSN 226-2146 or COMM 01638 522146.

Storage Unit

Small house, no problem! We have storage units are available to rent and space is limited! Sizes are 8'x8'x10' and 8'x8'x20'. Contact us for our current rates and to reserve your space today.

R4R - Recharge for Resiliency

Recharge for Resiliency (R4R) is the capstone for resiliency programming across the Air Force. R4R encompasses the following key resiliency components:

  • Deployed Affected Programming
  • RecOn
  • Single Airman Programming Initiative

These resiliency programs target specific audiences and provide needed support for our Airmen and their families. R4R has many great events and trips throughout the year. If you are interested in taking advantage of our great programs, please contact each event’s listed contact facility for more information. Space is limited for these programs, so early contact and registration is vital to ensuring participation in the program of your choice.

  • Single Airman Initiative (SAI)

    The RAF Lakenheath Single Airman Program is an Air Force initiative, endorsed by the office of the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF), administered by Air Force Personnel Center, Services Directorate (AFPC/SV) and operated through installation Force Support Squadrons (FSS). The goal of the Single Airman Program Initiative is to provide the Force Support Squadron resources that foster a strong culture, mission, and sense of community for Single Airmen. It’s OBJECTIVE is to provide a wide variety of social and recreation opportunities through FSS recreational activities, offer MWR-life skills classes to “create a Single Airman culture that supports the “whole person – healthy lifestyle.” A Single Airman is an Air Force Active Duty or Air Reserve Component officer or enlisted member who is unaccompanied.3

  • REC·ON

    Feed Your Rush

    The RecOn Initiative is an Outdoor Recreation program 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.

  • Fit Families

    Fit Families is a discount group encouraging families to participate in adventure-based trips together.

    Eligibility Requirements: Active duty member with dependents (dependents - spouse and/or child - must be listed on the active duty member's orders).

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Outdoor Recreation

England offers endless opportunities to get out and enjoy the “Great Outdoors,” and your Lakenheath Outdoor Recreation Programs make it easy by offering convenient hours, a knowledgeable and caring staff, plus a variety of year-round, high-adventure programs and resources for your use.

We offer trips from the ordinary to the exotic. Whether your tastes are horse riding, cycling, historical adventure tours, kayaking and canoeing, caving, llama trekking, skiing, haunting experiences or a simple walk in the forest or anything in between, we can meet your needs. If it is done in the outdoors, you can arrange it here.

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Chester St, Lakenheath, Brandon IP27 9PS, United Kingdom

Hours | October 1 - March 31

10am - 5:30pm

Sat-Sun & US Holidays:

Family & Goal Days:
10am - 2pm

Hours | April 1- September 30

10am - 5:30pm

Saturdays, Family & Goal Days:
10am - 2pm

Sundays & US Holidays:

DSN 226-2146

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