Dive in to Summer Fun!
The pool will be open for Memorial Day weekend, and will open for the season with regular pool hours on June 2. The Aquatic Center offers open swim hours, lap swim, water aerobics, private party rentals and more! Stop by the Fitness Center between now and Memorial Day for more information or to purchase your pool passes. After Memorial Day, call 301-744-4616 and the pool staff will be able to assist you.
Memorial Day 5K
May 23, 11 a.m. at the Fitness Center.
Open to all eligible patrons, $5 for civilians, FREE for military. Prizes will be awarded to the first and second place male and female. Register any time prior to the race at the Fitness Center front desk or by emailing henry.c.garrardnavy.mil
Summer Basketball League
Begins June 11 at the Gymnasium. Open to all eligible patrons, $30 for civilians, $44 for contractors, FREE for military. Register by June 1 at the Fitness Center front desk or by emailing henry.c.garrardnavy.mil
Adult Beginner Swim Clinic
June 2, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
This clinic is for adults who are interested in swimming but don't feel comfortable in the water, or are comfortable in the water but have never learned a formal stroke. The clinic will consist of theory and practice sessions focusing on breathing, basic aquatic skills and stroke mechanics. Register at the Aquatic Center by May 25. Open to all eligible patrons, $20 for civilians, FREE for military.
Stars and Strikes Bowling Center
Father's Day Bowling Special
June 6, 6-10 p.m. at the Stars and Strikes Bowling Center.
All dads bowl FREE. Shoe rental $1 and regular open bowling prices apply to all others. Open to all eligible patrons.
Doughnuts with Dad
June 15 at the Library.
Stop by anytime throughout the day and enjoy doughnuts, coffee and juice and make a craft for Father's Day. This event is FREE and open to all eligible patrons.
Youth Activities Center
Youth Dance and Karaoke
May 18, 6:00 p.m.
School is almost out for summer! Dance and sing karaoke with your friends. Must wear tennis shoes. Snacks provided. For children ages 9 - 14. Cost: $4 per child. Register at the Youth Activities Center by May 16. For information contact, The Youth Activities Center (YAC) at (540) 653-8009.
Parent and Child Pool Tournament
May 23 starting at 5:30 p.m.
Pool Tournament between teams of parent/sponsor and child. Limited to eight teams. Register at the Youth Activities Center by May 16. Open to all kids in the 4th grade or higher with a parent or sponsor. For info, contact the Youth Activities Center (YAC) at 540-653-8009.
America's Armed Forces Kids Run
May 25, 2 p.m.
1-mile kid run that meets Presidential Physical Fitness Program requirements. Run will be held at Joy Park behind the Youth Activities Center. T-shirts for those children who complete their run. Water stations will be available during run. Open to Military, DoD Civilians, base contractor children (school age K-12 years old). Register at the Youth Activities Center - call 540-653-8009.
May 22, 3 p.m.
Come get your hands dirty and help beautify the library. We will be planting in front of the General Library. For more information, contact the Dahlgren General Library at 540-653-7474.
Annual Memorial Day Celebration
May 28, 12 - 6 p.m.
Come join us at the pool and celebrate summer! Free admission! Snacks available for purchase. Fun for the whole family. For more information, contact the Aquatics Center at 540-653-8088.