MWR Facilities and Hours of Operation
Recreation Building - 410-293-9200 or 9201
The MWR Recreational Services Bldg. #89 is located at 89 Bennion Road, NSA Annapolis and includes a gym, weight and cardiovascular rooms and racquetball courts, recreational equipment in the lobby (pool / ping pong and large-screen TV), an intramural sports program and the Liberty Zone (below). Fitness equipment includes Life Fitness treadmills, cross-trainers, recumbent bikes, upright bikes, stair-masters, Hammer Strength equipment and an FM wireless fitness cinema. The fitness center has men’s and women’s showers with day lockers, a co-ed sauna, free towel checkout, racquetball gear, weight belts, basketballs and other equipment checkout.
FREE use of the Fitness Center for DoD Civilians (active and retired with proof of retirement) and their family members throughout Naval District Washington fitness facilities went into effect on November 1, 2006. (Family members are defined as spouse and children; adult age children with valid student ID). DoD civilians may bring their family members to the MWR Recreational Services Bldg. #89, NSA Annapolis to obtain a fitness center access card.
Active duty, reservists, retired military and their families, continue to have free access to the Fitness Center. Full-time USNA Contractors may pay a membership fee of $300 per year, $44 per month or $11 per day. Guests of active duty, retired military, reservists, or DoD civilians are $5/day or $11 for Contractors. For more information, call 410-293-9200 or 9211.
No youths under
the age of 10 are permitted in any area of the Fitness center. Youth ages 10
through 14 are authorized access to the Fitness Center under the following
guidelines: Youth in the approved age range must be accompanied at all times in
all areas of the fitness center by a parent or a legal guardian.
Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and
Saturday, Sunday and federal holidays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Liberty Zone - 410-293-9214
The "Liberty Zone," the recreation center for single and unaccompanied E1-E6 active duty personnel, is located on the lower level of the Recreational Services Bldg. #89 at Naval Support Activity Annapolis. The center features a surround-sound theater, computers, video games, card tournaments, TV / lounging area, self-serve snack bar and tables, kitchen facilities, pool tables, air hockey, foosball, and pay telephone lounge areas. Special events and trips are scheduled throughout each month.
Information, Tickets and Travel - 410-293-9200
ITT Services available M-F, 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Discount tickets to movie theaters, dinner theaters, theme parks, ski resorts and coupon books are available at the Recreational Services Bldg. # 89 (410-293-9200). Special events and trips to local sightseeing attractions are planned monthly. ITT Office staff can book cruises, hotel accommodations and tour packages. (410-293-9207)
Athletics - 410-293-9211 or 9212
Intramural leagues, including flag football, softball, soccer, co-ed volleyball and basketball are offered in the Recreational Services Bldg. #89, as well as personal trainer services and special events.
MWR-Blue Jacket Cafe (formerly NSAA Galley) - 410-293-9120 (Menu Recording)
The Blue Jacket Cafe offers menu choices and carry-out service as well as a high-end coffee bar / deli area open throughout the day. The Blue Jacket Cafe offers catering services for a variety of functions and events. The MWR-Blue Jacket Café is open Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. for breakfast, lunch and dinner. On weekends and federal holidays, the MWR-Blue Jacket Cafe is only open for brunch (10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) and dinner. The cost for brunch is $5.95 per person.
During the weekdays, customers can get fresh brewed gourmet coffee, specialty coffees, BJC Original Blend coffee, muffins and bagels and take advantage of breakfast sandwiches, deli subs, salads, smoothies, hand-made desserts and pastries from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. from the Coffee Cafe. Join the Coffee Mug Membership Program! Purchase a coffee mug for $7.50 and receive refills of coffee for $.50 each when you bring the purchased mug back to the Blue Jacket Cafe. Customers also receive a membership card and will have access to future special discounts and promotions. For hours and daily menu, call 410-293-9120 or please visit: http://cnic.navy.mil/Annapolis/FleetAndFamilyReadiness/ThingsToDo/FoodAndBeverage/Galleys/index.htm
Massage Therapy - 410-293-9200
Massage therapy is available by prior appointment. MWR has a terrific massage therapist (Sharon) who specializes in soft tissue release, Swedish relaxation, deep tissue, prenatal, and myofacial release. The MWR Massage Studio is located in Metzger Hall, Bldg. #168 at Naval Support Activity Annapolis. Customers must pay for their appointments at the MWR Recreational Services Bldg. #89, NSA Annapolis. Cost is $40 for a ˝ hour session; $60 for one hour. Gift certificates are available. For an appointment, call Sharon at 410-279-2070.
FAMCAMP, Party Room and / or Pavilion Rental
/ rental fee on rooms and pavilions or FAMCAMP reservations,
MWR FAMCAMP / Retelle Recreation Area: This recreational area is located on Naval Support Activity Annapolis and has 14 RV / trailer campsites, a primitive campsite area and picnic areas. Check our link: http://www.usna.edu/MWR/gearrental.htm
Located on Greenbury Point, this facility has kitchen facilities, outdoor decks and a
view of the Chesapeake Bay.
Retelle Room: Located in Retelle Park, Naval Support Activity Annapolis
North Pool Pavilions (A & B): Located across from the North Severn Swimming Pools; grill and picnic tables
Retelle Beach Pavilion: Located on the Severn River down past the FAMCAMP; grill and picnic table
Pavilion at Mill Creek: Located near the CMD John L. Dunning, Ret. Memorial Pier at Mill Creek
Add color to your party or event at the party
Balloon bouquets can be ordered from MWR for $9/dozen (3 dozen limit)
Balloons are available in a variety of colors and
can be picked up on the day of your event (with a 48-hour notice).
Call the Recreation Services Bldg. #89 Front Desk at 410-293-9200.
Balloon Bouquets * Balloon Bouquets * Balloon Bouquets
Canoes and Kayaks - Call 410-293-3731
10' x 10' canopies, 5-foot
charcoal grills, propane heater/cooker, folding picnic tables with umbrellas, four and six-man tents, sleeping bags, camp cots, air mats, camp
chairs, ice chests, propane lanterns, flashlight lanterns, two-burner stoves, on a daily basis, for the
weekend or weekly to help you experience the great outdoors.
MWR also rents mountain bikes, bike helmets and sports equipment such as softball kits, badminton and croquets sets, basketballs, volleyballs and horseshoes.
MWR also rents inflatable moon bounce, Jump/Slide Combo, Basketball Shooter, Obstacle Course.
Camping, party and sports equipment can be checked out during Hours of Operation below.
Canoe and kayak
rentals are available at the MWR Carr Creek
Marina. Call 410-293-3731 or 2058.
410-293-2082 (South Pool)
One outdoor swimming pools, the South Severn Pool (across from USNA Gate 8) is open during summer months. Swim lessons are available in two-week sessions. Family and single memberships are available at the pools or Recreational Services Bldg. #89 and keep costs low for frequent swimming / sunbathing.
Auto Skills Shop - 410-293-3859
The Auto Skills Shop is fully-equipped, self-service repair facility located across from the Small Craft Facility on Naval Support Activity Annapolis. The shop offers eight bays (four with hydraulic lifts), and a variety of tools and equipment including a Diagnostic Scanner, All-Data Computer Program, tire mounter, timing light, electric drill, wash tank, grease tank, brake lathe, hoists, engine stands, Snap-On tools, tire balancer, puller set and professional guidance.
Located at the east end of Naval Support Activity Annapolis on the mouth of the Severn River, the Marina offers a wide variety of recreational boating options at affordable prices. Moorings are available for boats while dry storage facilities can accommodate boats, RV's and pop-up campers (no automobiles). Haul-out, wash and launch are available by appointment, Monday through Friday.
The Marina also rents power boats, sailboats and canoes. The sailing fleet includes a Hunter 22, 22-foot Capris, 24-foot Rainbows and a 25' Catalina. Rental power boats include 15 and 17-foot Whalers. For rental fees, click here.
For boat hauling, rentals or sailing lesson reservations - 410-293-2058 or 3731
Weekend basic keelboat sailing courses are held from mid-May to early September. Weekend sessions are held Friday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. and all day Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Successful completion earns a "B" qualification card. Lessons cost $220/person and must be booked by reservation. Because of their popularity, a waiting list is maintained throughout the year. This course is available to authorized MWR customers, ages 16 or older. The cost includes course materials. Click here for application.
Kayak lessons, tours, and rentals. The Marina offers the Smart Start Paddler Orientation. This 1 hour course will be offered Wednesdays and Saturdays at 1000. The course fee is $18.00 and is required to rent a kayak or canoe. Quickstart Your Kayak is a 3-hour introductory course that is also be offered on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 1000. It will incorporate the Smart Start class and basic maneuvers as well as safety issues. The next class in the series is Kayak Touring. This is a 4-hour class designed to build on the skills learned in the Quick Start class. The marina will also offer 2 hour guided Sunrise and Sunset Tours. Kayak and Canoe rentals are available Wednesday thru Sunday May 17 to September 1. Please call the Marina at 410-293-3731 for more information, to schedule a class, or make a rental reservation.
Carr Creek Marina also rents 32 slips with water and electricity hookups on an annual contract basis at CDR John L. Dunning, Jr. Memorial Pier at Mill Creek (off Greenbury Point). Applications are filed on a status group priority basis. Slips vary in size and can accommodate boats up to 40'. Click here for application.
After printing and filling outeither of the above applications in by hand or typewriter, return it to MWR Carr Creek Marina, 89 Bennion Road, Naval Support Activity Annapolis, MD 21402-5058.
Child Development Center - 410-293-9390 for
(Child Development Homes) - 410-293-9395 for CDH
School Liaison Officer - 410-293-2641
Accredited by NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children), the Child Development Center, at Gage Road in the North Severn housing community, Naval Support Activity Annapolis. All active duty, active reservists, DoD civilian employees and DoD full-time contractors can use the facility. It offers developmental programs for children 6 weeks old to 5 years of age. The center provides hot and cold United States Department of Agriculture approved breakfasts and lunches, as well as afternoon snacks. Meal prices are based income eligibility. It also offers a pre-school program. In addition, there is the Child Development Homes Program, which trains, certifies and monitors caregivers in base housing and off-base throughout the U.S. Naval Academy Complex.
The School Liaison Officer provides transitional support to DoD-eligible families with school-age children. The position is located at the Fleet and Family Support Center, NSA Annapolis (410-293-2641).
Youth Programs - 410-293-4997 / 4998
The "Billy the Kid" Youth Center, at Alder Road, Naval Support Activity Annapolis, provides a wide range of recreational, social and educational activities for children from 5 years old (and in kindergarten) to 18. Programs include School-Age Care, leisure skills development classes, special themed events and field trips to area attractions. There is a Summer Day camp for children entering first grade through 12 years old. Membership for the Youth Center is free and includes all open recreation activities (membership forms are at Youth Center). There is a small fee for special events, snacks and trips. The Youth Center at Clipper is open Monday through Friday from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. for middle school and high school kids with a YC membership to use the computers with internet connection, TV/VCR, and Game Cube. Youth sports programs include T-ball and soccer and promote fun and sportsmanship.
Recreation Building #89 / 410-293-9200
Gym, Racquetball Courts, Weight & Fitness Rooms, Game Room
Monday - Friday 0530-2000
Saturday, Sunday & Federal Holidays
M-F 8:30 to 4 p.m.
Discount Ticket Outlet Sales
Some Florida attraction tickets need to be ordered 7-10 days in advance.
410-293-9200 - Reservations
Bay Room Greenbury Point
Retelle Room near Retelle Park
Near Small Craft / 410-293-3859
Shop is closed Monday through Thurs.
Outdoor Recreation Equipment Rentals
410-293-9200 - Reservations
Reservations may be made a
Retelle Recreation Park
Monday through Friday
Monday - Friday 0630-1730
Child Development Home
School Liaison Officer
Office -410-293-3731 / 410-293-2058
Winter: September to May
Monday - Friday
Summer: May to September
Rental Hours start May 17 (Summer
MWR Recreational Services Bldg. #89
Naval Support Activity Annapolis
1/2 hour, 1-hour massages or 90-minute massage
Call 410-279-2070 for an appointment;
Pay in advance for appointment at the front
Blue Jacket Cafe
Single & Unaccompanied Active Duty (E1-E6)
Liberty Zone, Bldg. #89 / 410-293-9214
South Severn Pool: Dates of Operation: May 25 through Labor Day
Hours of Operation:
MWR’s self-directed Summer Exercise Program (fitness lap swimming) is offered Tuesday through Friday, for two open lanes at South Pool, except holidays.
Hours: South 1130-1230
Active Duty, Retired Military, Reservists.................. Free
DoD Civilian Personnel (active & retired).................. Free
Family Members of above listed.............................. Free
DoD Contractors with Season Pass........................... Free
DoD Contractors without Season Pass...................... …$7
MWR Programs and Services maintained
Last Update: May 2, 2013
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