NAS OCEANA


Morale, Welfare & Recreation

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Morale, Welfare and Recreation

The Navy’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation program administers a variety of recreation, social and community support activities on U.S. Navy facilities worldwide. Our mission is to provide quality of life through entertainment, recreation, dining facilities and fitness. We offer a number of recreational services and things to do which are available to active duty, eligible dependents, retired military and civilian employees.

Some MWR activities — such as physical fitness centers and sports programs, indoor swimming pools, bowling lanes, and child development centers — are available at both NAS Oceana and Dam Neck Annex. Other activities — such as Atlantic Ocean swimming beaches, and seaside cottages, are only available at Dam Neck.

Following are MWR activities at NAS Oceana:

AQUATICS
Pools open Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day. Open to all hands. Reservations for pool parties will be taken at the front desk of Aeropalms Waterpark and Feet Wet Recreational pool. Swimming lessons will be available. Please call (757) 433-2049 for more information.

AEROPALMS WATER PARK
Building 582 (757) 433-2825
Hours of Operation: In Season Wednesday through Monday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Closed Tuesday)
Open Swim

FEET WET POOL
Building 481 (757) 433-3285
Hours of Operation: In Season Thursday through Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (closed Wednesday)

CLUBS
CPO CLUB
Building 430 (757) 433-2637
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 2 to 7 p.m.
The club is open during business hours for all chief petty officers and their guests.

GREAT ESCAPE ENLISTED RECREATION CENTER
Building 430 (757) 433-2112
Snack Bar (757) 433-3197
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 10 p.m.; holidays, noon to 8 p.m.

The center offers a variety of recreational and leisure time activities. They offer free Internet access, cinema room, latest and hottest gaming systems, personal TV viewing, billiards and outdoor deck. The Liberty Program ((757) 433-2391/2981) offers a variety of monthly and seasonal programs, i.e., skiing, charter fishing, whitewater rafting, pistol and rifle qualifications, etc.

OFFICERS’ CLUB CHECK SIX LOUNGE
Building 480 (757) 428-0036
Hours of Operation: Wednesday through Friday, 3 p.m. to closing

FITNESS
FLIGHTLINE FITNESS CENTER
Building 545 (757) 433-2695/433-3302
Athletic Director (757) 433-2786
Fitness Coordinator (757) 433-3901
Sports Coordinator (757) 433-2200
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The Fitness Center offers a variety of cardiovascular equipment, strength training circuits, a free weight room and a basketball court. Sauna and steam rooms are available in Men’s and Women’s Locker rooms along with daily locker check-outs. Outdoor sports fields include six lighted Tennis courts, four lighted Softball fields and two lighted football fields. A 400 meter running track is available.

HORNET’S NEST FITNESS CENTER
Building 529 (757) 433-3928
Hours of Operation: Monday through Thursday, 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, 5:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday and holidays, closed.

The Hornet’s Nest Fitness Center offers Group Exercise Classes (many are “family friendly”) including stroller aerobics, basketball court, cardiovascular and weight equipment, exercise mats, a squash court and racquetball courts. Commands can reserve mats and basketball court for Command PT. Call (757) 433-2049 for reservations. There is also a Family Fitness Room available for parents with small children to work out and watch child at the same time.

RECREATION
AEROPINES GOLF COURSE
Building 581 (757) 433-2866
Hours of Operation: Open 364 days per year (pending inclement weather), 6:30 a.m. to sunset; closed Christmas day
Two challenging 18-hole Championship courses are available. Both are par 72 courses. A practice facility and Club House with snack bar are available. Tee-times are required seven days a week. For more information, call the Golf Course at (757) 433-2866.

AUTOMOTIVE HOBBY SHOP
Building 543 (757) 433-3403
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, noon to 7:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; holidays, closed
The NAS Oceana Auto Hobby Shop is a complete do it yourself garage with 20 stalls, 12 lifts, engine overhaul storage stands, tire changer, wheel balancing and other related capabilities. The last 30 minutes are devoted to clean-up and check-out only. No work is to be performed during this time.

BOWLING CENTER FREEDOM LANES
Building 540 (757) 433-2167
Hours of Operation: Monday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday, 10:30 a.m. to midnight; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to midnight; Sunday, noon to 10 p.m.; holidays, noon to 10 p.m.

The Freedom Lanes Bowling Center has 24 lanes, automatic scorers, automatic bumpers and pin-setters. There is Ultra Cosmic Video bowling on Friday and Saturday nights. We offer league bowling and open play. Birthday parties and groups are welcome and reservations can be made by calling the bowling center.

INFORMATION, TICKETS AND TOURS (ITT) OFFICE
Building 430 (757) 433-3301
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A wide variety of discount tickets are available at the ITT Office. Some of the attractions are Busch Gardens, Kings Dominion, Oceana Breeze, Disney World, Sea World, just to name a few.

MOVIE ($2) THEATER
Building 531
(757) 433-2495 (movie recording)
Hours of Operation: Friday, 6:30 and 9:15 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 12:30 to 9:15 p.m. Movie times are subject to change depending on the movie.

OCEAN PINES RV PARK
Located on Harpers Road (757) 417-7140
Park open seven days a week.

Park office hours: Monday through Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Thursday and holidays, closed.

Seventy-four sites with full-hook ups, bath house and large pavilion are available.

OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT RENTAL
Building 299 (757) 433-3215
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Saturday, Sunday and holidays, closed.
A wide variety of camping, fishing, lawn and garden equipment is available for rental.

PICNIC AREAS
Building 282 (757) 433-3215
There are three picnic areas for rent outside the main gate across from NEX. All three areas have their own covered shelters, picnic tables, grills, ball field, horseshoe pits and bathroom facilities. These areas are open by reservation from April through October. Reservations are made in person at the Outdoor Equipment Rental facility.

SKEET AND TRAP RANGE
Building SR-9
(GPS 1950 Potter’s Road)
(757) 433-2875
(located through the Potters Road access on the north side of NAS Oceana)
Hours of Operation: Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m., Thursday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Holiday openings will be announced in advance.

The Skeet and Trap Range offers a modern five-stand sporting clays course and a five-station Wobble Trap, plus three skeet ranges with tow overlaid with trap. Staffed by experts, the employees are willing to assist you with safety instructions, ammunition and gun rental. Shooting lessons are available for the novice through the advance shooter.

Special arrangements are possible for large groups and command-level events. In addition to normal operations, the 2,000-square foot clubhouse can be rented for conferences and official functions.

STABLES
Located on Oceana Blvd.
(757) 433-3255
Hours of Operation: Office - Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Trails – Saturday and Sunday, 10 to 11 a.m.; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (by reservation only)
Ponies – Saturday and Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Stables offer English group riding lessons. Western riding lessons, pony rides, tractor pulled hayrides and boarding. Please call (757) 433-3255 for additional information.

YOUTH
CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Building 450 (757) 433-3164
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 5:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday and holidays, closed.
The NAS Oceana Child Development Center has a full-time program for children ages 6 weeks through 5 years old (not yet in Kindergarten). Drop-in service is on space availability only. For appointments, call after 8 a.m. For information on the waiting list, call (757) 444-3670.

MIDWAY MANOR YOUTH CENTER
4200 Yorktown Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA (757) 444-1007
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday and holidays, closed.

Midway Manor Youth Center is located off-base in Midway Manor Housing off Princess Anne Road. A variety of youth/family activities are offered including: before and after school programs, school break camps, summer programs, teen programs, Boys and Girls Core programming, DEFY and sports program. Please call (757) 444-1007 for additional information.

YOUTH ACTIVITIES MID-ATLANTIC BOYS AND GIRLS
CLUB (AFFILIATED ORGANIZATION)
Building 531 (757) 433-3976
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 5:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday and holidays, closed.

A variety of youth/family activities are offered including: before and after school programs, school break camps, summer programs, teen programs, Boys and Girls Core programming, DEFY and sports program. Please call (757) 433-3976 for additional information.


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