Saber Health & Fitness

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Air Force Fitness Program

The Air Force Fitness Program goal is to motivate Airmen to participate in a year-round physical conditioning program that emphasizes total fitness, to include proper aerobic conditioning, strength and flexibility training, and healthy eating. Health benefits from an active lifestyle will increase productivity, optimize health, and decrease absenteeism while maintaining a higher level of readiness.

1. Body composition evaluated by abdominal circumference measurements 
2. Aerobic component evaluated by the 1.5-mile timed run 
3. Muscular fitness component evaluated by the number of pushups and sit-ups completed within one minute 

Members not medically cleared to complete the 1.5-mile run will be assessed through an alternative aerobic test consisting of a 1.0-mile walk as determined by the exercise physiologist/fitness program manager unless otherwise exempted. 

Members will receive age and gender-specific composite scores based on the following maximum component scores: 60 points for aerobic, 20 points for body composition, 10 points for pushups and 10 points for sit-ups. 

Those with duty limiting conditions prohibiting them from performing one or more components of the fitness assessment will have a composite score calculated on the assessed components; however, they will only receive an overall "Pass" or "Fail" rating. Members must achieve a minimum of 75 adjusted points, based on points available, and meet minimum component standards.

CLICK HERE to download the Fitness Screening Questionnaire

CLICK HERE to download Spangdahlem's Fitness Assessment Score Sheet

CLICK HERE for a full list of AF fitness test score charts.

Minimum Component Requirements
Must have composite score of 75.0 AND meet all requirements to pass test
Age Body Comp
Run Time
<30 39.0 13:36 42 33
30-39 39.0 14:00 39 27
40-49 39.0 14:52 34 21
50-59 39.0 16:22 28 15
60+ 39.0 18:44 22 14
<30 35.5 16:22 38 18
30-39 35.5 16:57 29 14
40-49 35.5 18:14 24 11
50-59 35.5 19:43 20 9
60+ 35.5 22:28 11 7

Fitness Facilities

Spangdahlem Air Base has three fitness centers -- the Skelton Memorial Fitness Center, the Combat Fitness Center and the Bitburg Annex Fitness Center. All centers are open to active-duty servicemembers, Department of Defense and local national civilians, family members and Guard and Reserve servicemembers. 

Skelton Memorial Fitness Center
Monday to Friday: 4 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Weekends, federal holidays and goal/family days: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Phone: DSN 452-6634 or commercial 06565-61-6634 

The Skelton Memorial Fitness Center offers customers a full range of equipment, courses and activities to help keep them fit and healthy. Intramural sports are also offered. For more information, visit or

Combat Fitness Center
Monday to Friday: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Phone: DSN 452-2152 or commercial 06565-61-2152

The Combat Fitness Center is located in the Fitness Assessment Cell, next to the track. The staff asks all newcomers to sign up for a 12-day fundamentals class, which teaches basic techniques and ensures the safety of everyone using the facility. Workouts are posted throughout the building for people who wish to use them. For more information, visit

Bitburg Annex Fitness Center
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

The Bitburg Annex Fitness Center has a variety of strength and cardio equipment available for customers.

health and wellness center

The Health and Wellness Center is a program designed to provide programs for fitness, tobacco cessation, nutrition, stress reduction and behavior modification. Programs are open to active-duty servicemembers , Department of Defense civilians, family members, retirees and Guard and Reserve servicemembers. The HAWC provides education about prevention and health enhancement as well as training and resources that promote balanced lifestyles. The HAWC can also help servicemembers understand Air Force physical fitness standards and evaluation requirements prior to taking their physical fitness assessment.

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Weekends and Federal Holidays: Closed

For more information, call DSN 452-7385 / 6995 or commercial 06565-61-7385 / 6995

Base Personnel

The Public Affairs office is unable to redirect calls or provide phone numbers.  If searching for a phone number on base, call the base operator.

Calling from CONUS:                              
Comm: 011-49-6565-61-1110           
DSN: 314-452-1110

Calling from Germany:
Comm: 06565-61-1110
DSN: 314-452-1110