Recreation opportunities abound in and near Fort Riley.
Explore the information below for more details about programs and activities
available through DFMWR, Chaplain/Religious Support Office, Corvias Military
Living, and more!
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley
Calendar & Events List
• Fall Apple Day Festival is hosted by Fort Riley each
September/October at Artillery Parade Field on Main Post. Various activities may
include a petting zoo, expo tent, food provided by Family readiness groups,
Commanding General's Mounted Color Guard encampment and demonstrations, military
working dog demonstrations, fire and safety displays, obstacle course, photo
booth, tactical equipment display, weapons firing, paintball, and Humvee and
all-terrain vehicle rides. Each year the Historical and Archaeological Society
of Fort Riley (HASFR), along with volunteers, takes on the age-old tradition of
apple pie making. These baked pies, whole or by the slice, can be purchased at
the HASFR tent during Fall Apple Day Festival. Pies can also be pre-ordered and
picked up before FADF. The festival is free and open to the public. Pets are not
allowed at the festival.
• Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation
(DFMWR) - Family and MWR programs, services and activities offer Soldiers
and Families opportunities to enrich their lives culturally and creatively. Our
programs relieve stress, build strength and resilience, and help the Army Family
stay physically, mentally, and financially fit. Includes: Child, Youth &
School Services, Army Family Programs, Soldier Programs & Community
centers on Fort Riley and the fitness programs
• Custer Hill Bowling Center at the corner of Normandy Drive and Estes Rd on Custer
Riley pools - locations and information on aquatics programs.
• Bingo and other events - held at Riley's Conference Center, 446 Seitz Drive.
• Leisure Travel
Center - your one-stop shop for vacation planning, located at 6918 Trooper Drive on Custer Hill.
• Outdoor Recreation
Center has all your outdoor needs for the Fort Riley Marina, Skeet and
Trap, equipment rentals. Located at 1806 Buffalo Soldier Drive in Camp Funston.
• Local religious groups – visit the Chaplains web page to view
information on various religious groups on post and in the local
• Our Community Spouses’ Club (OCSC) - Membership in
OCSC is open year-round to every military spouse at Fort Riley. The mission of
the Fort Riley OCSC is to serve the military community by raising money to
support local military programs, while offering quality educational and social
opportunities for their members. For more information about OCSC, visit
Community Centers - We're introducing Community Centers in a number of
areas. Designed to enhance our families' active lifestyles, they are open to all
of our on-post Families and offer amenities like a pool, fitness center and
daily conveniences like a computer lab and meeting space. Community Centers are
open in the Colyer - Forsyth, McClellan Place, Warner Peterson and Ellis Heights
• Post-wide Yard Sales – Fort Riley holds a post-wide
yard sale twice a year, usually in May and September. The yard sales will be
posted to the 1st ID and Fort Riley website Calendar and
Events List when the dates are scheduled. All residents living on-post are
invited to participate in the post-wide yard sales and the public is invited to
come to Fort Riley for them.
• Yard Sales – Families in on-post housing are allowed
to have yard sales in individual Family housing units. Those having yard sales
don’t need solicitation permits; however, guidelines do apply. Contact your
Corvias Neighborhood Office for the guidelines.