MWR Fitness Center

The MWR Fitness Center is a state-of-the-art facility offering a variety of group fitness classes including BodyPump, BodyFlow, BodyCombat, spinning, yoga, boot camp, water aerobics and more! There are also personal training services, fitness challenges, 5K fun runs, triathlons and other exciting activities for all levels of fitness. We also offer a variety of intramural sports. Visit For more information, call 301-295-2450.

Indoor Facilities

• Running track

• basketball court

• Racquetball court

• volleyball court

• Indoor 50-meter

• swimming pool

• Cardio & weight equipment

• Adaptive training & sports

• Stretching and abdominal training area

• Spinning studio

• Fitness studio

• Locker rooms

 Outdoor facilities

• Softball Field

• Running Track

• Two picnic pavilions for spring and summer rental

• Outdoor volleyball

• Horseshoe pits

• Multipurpose synthetic field, sand volleyball court and a sport court


MWR Information, Tickets & Travel

Located in the Medical Center Bldg. 2, just around the corner from Main Street, MWR ITT is your source for fun. You can purchase discount tickets for local sporting events, amusement parks, movie theaters, special events, area attractions, nearby ski resorts, and popular parks in the U.S., including Disney theme parks, Universal Studios and Colonial Williamsburg. Brochures, maps and flyers are also available for quick reference and trip planning. Be sure to get the latest copy of the MWR Happenings newsletter, available to pick up at MWR ITT and also online at  For more information, call 301-295-0434.

Bethesda Naval Bowling Center

The Bethesda Naval Bowling Center has 20 bowling lanes with automatic scoring, a snack bar with a large outside deck, a game room with a pool table and a pro shop. Both open play and league bowling are offered year round for all ages. You can bring the whole family - all the lanes are equipped with automatic bumpers for young or inexperienced bowlers. Party packages are available for special events. Packages include bowling, shoe rental, food, drink and a private party room. Call the Bowling Center to schedule. Check the latest MWR Happenings for additional information, or call 301-295-2060.

Child Development Centers

There are two Child Development Centers located at Naval Support Activity Bethesda that provide full-time and hourly care (space available basis) for children 6 weeks through 5 years of age. Staff members provide personal attention, gentle guidance and developmentally appropriate activities for children. The centers use “The Creative Curriculum” to guide staff in assessing and meeting each child’s intellectual, physical, social, creative and emotional needs. Children eligible for care at the NSA Bethesda Child and Youth Program are children of active duty military assigned to NSA Bethesda as well as other Washington, DC, metro area military installations and Department of Defense civilians and Department of Defense contractors employed by NSA Bethesda and its tenant commands.

All facilities are licensed by the Department of Defense and participate in the USDA’s Child and Adult Care Food Program (breakfasts, lunches and afternoon snacks). Child Development Center II is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Fees are based on total family income, which is verified by recent Leave and Earnings Statements. Fees will not be pro-rated. Weeks that include a federal holiday will be at the same rate. A $100 registration fee is payable in advance and credited towards the first weekly payment. For application or waiting list information, please call (301) 400-1200.


Location:8700 Constitution Dr, Bldg. 26

Phone:(301) 295-0014

Hours of Operation:

Mon- Fri: 0600-1800

Weekends: Closed

Federal Holidays: Closed


Location:8715 Constitution Dr., Bldg. 87

Phone: (301) 400-1200

Hours of Operation: Mon- Fri: 0600-1800

Weekends: Closed

Federal Holidays: Closed

Austin’s playroom

Austin’s Playroom provides hourly child care and is dedicated to children of Wounded Warriors. Care is provided for children 6 weeks to 12 years old. Austin’s Playroom is sponsored by the Mario Lemieux Foundation and is managed by NSA Bethesda Child & Youth Programs.

Location: Tranquility Hall, Bldg. 62 East Tower, Room B307E

PHONE: (301) 400-0118

Hours of Operation: Weekdays: 0730-1700

Weekends: Closed

Federal Holidays: Closed

Liberty Zone and Liberty Program

The Liberty Zone is a recreational center for fun and relaxation located on the main level of Bldg. 11, and is open for all wounded warriors and their non-medical attendees, single E1-E6 and enlisted geographical bachelors stationed