Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation

A variety of recreation and entertainment programs and services are available at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

Note: Army Community Service, also a Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR) activity is described in detail under Services.

Information, Ticketing & Registration (ITR)

The Information, Ticketing & Registration office in the Community Activities Center in Building 405 on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH, is the place to go for travel information on sites around the National Capital Region or around the world. Get deals on tickets for sports games, local movies, theme parks and other events, games and trips and take various classes – learn to dance for instance – at the ITR.

The ITR is open Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, noon-6 p.m., closed Mondays and federal holidays. For more information, call 703-696-3470 and visit www.jbmhhmwr.com.

Community Activities Center

The Community Activities Center, in Building 405 on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH, provides social, leisure and recreational opportunities. The center features a wide-screen television, billiards, foosball, table tennis, an activity room equipped with tables for chess, checkers, backgammon and other board games and an equipment check-out desk offering numerous games and other items for use within the center. The center boasts an Armed Forces Bank ATM (automatic teller machine) 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The main lounge accommodates activities such as job fairs, concerts and exhibits. A large outdoor patio with umbrella tables and chairs is available for cookouts. The center sponsors Akido, piano lessons, game tournaments, an annual arts and crafts bazaar, dances, talent and fashion shows, wedding receptions, sports demonstrations and more.

The center is open Tuesday-Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, noon-8 p.m., closed Monday.

Call 703-696-3470 and visit www.jbmhhmwr.com for more information.

Fort Myer Officers’ Club

The Fort Myer Officers’ Club is a repeat winner of the U.S. Army’s Carroll Award. The quality of food, entertainment and diverse dining has made this large club a very attractive place to socialize, have weddings or other functions and celebrations.

Sunday’s champagne brunch has earned the reputation of being one of the best in the National Capital Region. There is a daily lunch buffet and an a la carte dinner menu in the evening. Private, elegant rooms for catering functions from 25 to 300 are available for all occasions. The club is open Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The club is closed on Mondays.

The Lamplighter and Old Guard lounges provide an atmosphere for relaxing, dancing and socializing. Members are eligible to join the club’s swimming pool or tennis club. The club is located on Jackson Avenue. The Officers’ Club is one of several DFMWR facilities which have opened its doors to non-DoD Identification card holders.

For general information and reservations, call 703-524-7000; for club membership, call 703-696-5147; visit www.jbmhhmwr.com.

Spates Community Club & Conference Center

Spates Community Club has a variety of services, activities, food and entertainment options. The club is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Saturday, Sunday and holidays.

The Patriot Sports Zone offers entertainment on select Fridays and special celebrations throughout the year. Spates Community Club on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH is one of several DFMWR facilities which has opened its doors to all federal employees.

Spates Community Club is at 214 McNair Road, Fort Myer. Call 703-527-1300/1302 and visit www.jbmhhmwr.com for more information.

Fort McNair Officers’ Club

The Officers’ Club on the Fort McNair, D.C., portion of JBM-HH, overlooks the waterfront. The club, at 4th and P Streets, offers a lunch buffet every Friday from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The club is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and closed Sunday and holidays.

The Fort McNair Officers’ Club is one of several DFMWR facilities which has opened its doors to all federal employees.

For more information, call 202-484-5800 and visit www.jbmhhmwr.com.

Five Star Catering

Whether you want to use the Fort McNair Officers’ Club, the Fort Myer Officers’ Club, or the all-ranks Spates Community Club, Five Star offers flexibility, value and the highest quality for your special function. Five Star Catering specializes in wedding packages, formal functions, meetings and conferences. Call for a catering menu or visit www.jbmhhmwr.com for more information. Each club has a catering office to serve you. The Fort Myer Officers’ Club office operates Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 703-524-0200; the Fort McNair Officers’ Club office operates Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 202-484-5800; and the Spates Community Club office operates Wednesday through Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 703-527-1300 or visit www.jbmhhmwr.com for more information.

Auto Craft Shop

The Auto Craft Shop, in Building 227 on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH, is equipped with service bays and a welding and machine shop. Repairs from minor tune-ups to engine and transmission rebuilding can be performed on a do-it-yourself basis. In addition, the shop works on chassis and suspension repairs, exhaust repairs, brakes, tire mounting, electrical service and repairs.

Hours are Wednesday-Friday, 12:30-8:30 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Monday, Tuesday and holidays.

Call 703-696-3387 and see www.jbmhhmwr.com for more information.

Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) Program

Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) is a program designed to improve the quality of life for single Soldiers through their participation in off-duty leisure pursuits and community service programs and activities. BOSS holds a meeting every Monday at 3:30 p.m. in Building 405 on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH, Community Activities Center.

At these open forums, ideas for classes, trips and other activities are discussed. Call 703-696-3470 and visit www.jbmhhmwr.com for more information.

Bowling Center

The Bowling Center, Building 411 on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base, offers tournament, adult and youth league play and affordable open bowling. Newly renovated, with 20 lanes equipped with the state-of-the-art “vector plus” scoring system, “glow” bowling and the Strike Zone Snack Bar, the center is also available for bowling parties at attractive rates.

Further, the center has amusement rooms, shoe and locker rentals and a pro shop. It is at 224 McNair Road. The Bowling Center is one of several DFMWR facilities which have opened its doors to all federal employees.

It is open Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday, 7 a.m.-midnight, Saturday, 10 a.m.-midnight, and Sunday and holidays, noon-6 p.m. Call 703-528-4766 and visit www.jbmhhmwr.com for more information.

Fitness Facilities

The Fort Myer Fitness Center, Building 414, is open Monday-Friday, 5 a.m.-8 p.m., and Saturday, Sunday and holidays, 8 a.m.-4p.m. The Fort Myer Fitness Center offers a modern, fully-equipped and professionally staffed fitness facility for the use of the military community, offering numerous classes and programs. For more information, call 703-696-7867 and visit www.jbmhhmwr.com.

The Fort McNair Fitness Center, Building 69, is open Monday-Friday, 5 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., closed holidays. For more information, call 202-685-3117 and visit www.jbmhhmwr.com.

Swimming Pool

Swimming classes, lap swimming and water-safety instruction are offered at the swimming pool. The Fort Myer Officers’ Club pool requires membership. The pool area features several pools with lap lanes, water slides, diving board, children’s wading pool, snack bar set-ups for parties and more. The swimming pool is one of several DFMWR facilities which has opened its doors to all federal employees.

Pool hours of operation are 11 a.m.-8 p.m. seven days a week Memorial Day to Labor Day. For more information, call 703-522.5932 and visit www.jbmhhmwr.com

Team Sports

Some of the most important functions of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation are organized sports and athletic programs.

Participate in flag football, basketball, volleyball, softball, golf, soccer, more.

Community-level team sports competitions are available through the all-service Washington Area Military Athletic Conference.