|Musical instruments are available at the Fort McCoy
Community Activity Center (CAC), building 2000, for authorized patrons
who want to make their own kind of music.
Adam Bloor, a Community Activity
Center recreation aide, uses an electronic tuner to tune an
acoustic guitar. The Community Activity Center has a variety of
musical equipment available for authorized patrons to play or
practice on site. (Photo by
The facility has guitars, pianos, and snare drums/amplifiers
available for free on-site use, said Adam Bloor, CAC recreation aide.
Acoustic (non-amplified), electric and bass guitars are available for
use. Bloor said the CAC has several song books that can be used along
with the guitars.
An electrical tuner also is available to ensure the instruments are
Patrons can play/practice the guitar in a lower-level practice/play room
along with snare drums and amplifiers, he said.
A piano and piano practice/play room is available on the second floor of
the CAC, Bloor said. Instructor lessons, at cost, are available for
“With the departure of the servicemembers here for mobilization and
demobilization there are more opportunities for patrons to use the
guitars and snare drums,” Bloor said.
“CAC staff members are here to check out the items to authorized
patrons, and we will help them tune items as desired,” Bloor added.
The instruments are available on a first-come, first-served basis during
the CAC’s regular hours from 11 a.m-9 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays.
Bloor said patrons using the facility must present their common access
cards at the front desk to check into the facility.
For more information about musical instruments or other recreational
opportunities available at the CAC, call 608-388-3213.