If you are looking for a variety of ways to spend your free time, Fort Belvoir is the perfect place. Looking for exercise? Check out one of the two fitness facilities on post or the swimming pools (there are three outdoor and one indoor), or the golf courses (a nine-hole and two 18-hole courses here). You can also pursue your hobbies (there is an automotive shop, bowling center, community center) and outdoor interests (marina, outdoor recreation equipment, wildlife and wetland refuges). There are also clubs and organizations that range from theatrical to recreational. Find out more at www.belvoirmwr.com. Bowling Center Everyone enjoys a good game of bowling at the totally renovated Bowling Center. Practice with friends or alone, or join a league for exciting weekly competition. Hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to midnight, and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Cosmic Bowling is offered Saturday from 6 p.m. to midnight. The center's restaurant, The Strike Zone, has a full meal and snack menu. The center is in Bldg. 1199, 9630 Middleton Road, (703) 805-2991. Community Center The center hosts bingo, comedy shows, dances and TGIF parties. Located in Bldg. 1200 on Taylor Road, the center is open Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Holidays hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The center is home to Bozzelli's Deli, open for lunch and early dinner. The center also features the Club Annex Bar, open Wednesday and Thursday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. There are also rooms for catered events. Rooms accommodate from 25-300 guests. For more information call (703) 780-0962, or visit www.belvoirmwr.com. Officers' Club This beautiful, historic club - situated on the banks of the Potomac River, with excellent views of the river - offers lunch, dinner, special all-you-can-eat meals and Sunday Brunch. With many elegantly decorated rooms, the Officers' Club is perfect for small seminars, luncheons or large dinner parties. The spacious swimming pool complex is the perfect gathering place for families to spend the day together. The cozy Washington Lounge, located in the Fort Belvoir Officers' Club, has the warmth and charm of an English pub. Membership is open to all officers and DoD civilians equivalent to GS-7 or NF-3 and above. The administrative office is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lunch is offered Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dinner specials include: Tuesday Steak Night, 6 to 9 p.m.; Wednesday Family Night , 6 to 9 p.m.; and Friday Seafood Buffet, 6 to 9 p.m. A Sunday brunch is available 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.. The club is open for special functions only on Saturday. The Washington Cocktail Lounge is open Tuesday through Thursday, 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday, 4:30 to 10 p.m. The Officers' Club is located in Bldg. 20, 5500 Schulz Circle (703) 780-0930. North Post Golf Course This 36-hole course was designed with nature's beauty and a challenging game in mind. The clubhouse is an inviting place in which to relax and enjoy sweeping views of Northern Virginia. The restaurant offers great lunchtime dining. The clubhouse also provides for catered events and group golf outings. Hours are daily, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The clubhouse is located in Bldg. 2920, (703) 806-5878. Information Ticketing and Registration ITR is the post's source for travel information to destinations near and far and is a convenient source for tickets to theme parks, local entertainment and sporting events. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Holidays hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ITR is located inside the Community Center, Bldg. 1200 on Taylor Road (703) 805-3714. Kawamura Center Accomplished or up-and-coming artists and crafts people can develop their artistic skills or discover new ones in the Kawamura Center. The center houses the MWR Custom Framing and self-help Frame Shop and, Wood Shop. Auto Skills Shop is next door, in building 1462. The Frame Shop offers custom framing - you can do your own framing, take a class or have us do it for you! The Multi Craft Area offers stained glass classes and jewelry classes. The Wood Shop offers patrons a woodworking safety class and the capabilities of lathe turning, pen turning, bowl turning, furniture, toy, ornament construction and more. Auto Skills offers basic automotive classes. Customers can also make arrangements for simple engine tune-ups, brake jobs, and auto detailing. Located in Building 1481, 9250 Gunston Rd. 703-806-4647 Marina The marina, near Walker Gate at Dogue Creek, offers a unique boating experience with access to the Potomac River as well as space for storing, repairing and maintaining privately owned boats. Patrons can also take water safety and boat handling classes. A boat lift and launch ramp allows boat launchings for a small fee. Hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The marina is located at the entrance to River Village on South Post, and the office is in Bldg. 1696, 5465 Hudson Road, (703) 781-8282. Outdoor Recreation and Equipment Issue Center Equipment Rental, RV Travel Camp, RV Storage Lots, Parks, Pavilions, Archery, Hunting, Programs, Trips and all other Outdoor Recreation needs. Phone Number: 703-805-3081/3688 Building 778, 10155 Swift Road Hours of Operation: Thursday- Tuesday 0800-1900 Closed Wednesdays & Holidays SPORTS AND FITNESS Fort Belvoir has a vast selection of recreation and fitness options to choose from. Modern fitness centers offer a pleasant atmosphere to help you stick with your personal gym workout program. MWR also maintains tennis courts, softball fields and a running track at Pullen Field. Runners will enjoy choosing from any of our running trails with a variety of distances on Fort Belvoir's North and South Post. Fort Belvoir has a wide variety of sports programs that go on throughout the year in which many people participate LOCATIONS Pullen Field / Track (Between 16th and 19th and Belvoir Rd and Middleton Rd) Fremont Field (P2 Field) (Between Route 1 and Goethals Rd and Constitution and Woodlawn Rd) Graves Fitness Center (703) 806-5368 2116 Abbott Road The Body Shop (703) 806-3100 1023 12th Street Specker Field House (703) 806-3100 1182 12th Street Wells Field House (703) 806-5093 1810 Goethals Road, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060 SWIMMING POOLS Fort Belvoir Aquatics consists of two seasonal outdoor pools and one year round indoor pool. The North Post outdoor pool is located on Abbott Rd, across from the Commissary . 703.806.5012 Bldg 2430 The Connolly Outdoor Pool Complex is located behind the Ft. Belvoir Officers' Club on Schulz Circle. Club membership is required to purchase Connolly pool passes. Bldg 20 Both outdoor pools operate from Memorial Day to Labor Day. 703-780.0193 The Benyaurd Indoor Pool is open year-round and located on the corner of 23rd St and Gunston Rd. southpost. 703.805.2620 Bldg 182 For hours of operation and programs offered, please refer to our website http://www.belvoirmwr.com/Facilities/Pools/ YOUTH SERVICES This program is a high-energy whirlwind of activity for youths ages 6 to 18. YS sponsors a variety of programs offering opportunities in life skills, citizenship and leadership, sports and fitness, leisure, recreation and the arts, and mentoring, intervention, and support services. The sports program offers baseball, T-ball, football, soccer, basketball, track and field, and golf. Hours are Monday through Friday, 2:30 to 8 p.m., Friday 2:30 to 11 p.m., and Saturday, noon to 11 p.m., closed Sunday. The YS is in Bldg. 1003, 5850 Langfitt Loop, (703) 805-4515. WILDLIFE REFUGE AREAS The installation's natural resources are managed by the Directorate of Public Works, Environmental and Natural Resource Division, (703) 806-0049, or environmental@belvoir.army.mil. Accotink Bay Wildlife Refuge Environmental Education Center Opened in 2000, the center provides information regarding the refuge complex and the installation's natural resources through displays, videos, brochures, and interpretive programs. Contact the Directorate of Public Works, Environmental and Natural Resources Division at (703) 806-4007, or environmental@belvoir.army.mil. The Accotink Bay Wildlife Refuge. Environmental Education Center is situated at the entrance to the Accotink Bay Wildlife Refuge. The refuge has a 9-mile nature trail system, including a 1/2 mile handicap-accessible trail (Pohick Loop Trail), which is open dawn to dusk, seven days a week. Jackson Miles Abbott Wetland Refuge In 1988, Fort Belvoir established a second refuge, the Jackson Miles Abbott Wetland Refuge, to protect another sensitive wetland area and to provide opportunities for wildlife watching. This refuge has a one-mile asphalt trail with an observation deck overlooking the wetland area. It also offers fishing (including handicap-accessible fishing piers) in Mulligan Pond. A Virginia state fishing license is required. The refuge is open to the public from dawn to dusk, seven days a week.