The Barn Center Annex
The Barn is in Building 7115 and offers strength conditioning, cardiovascular machines and free weights for a complete workout. Locker rooms and showers are also provided. The Barn is open 5 a.m. to 1 a.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. Contact the Barn at 858-577-6042.
The Great Escape (enlisted recreation center)
The Great Escape, Building 5305, is open every day of the year and offers video games, a big screen television and other entertainment options for active-duty enlisted personnel. A nonalcoholic facility, The Great Escape also plans daily recreational activities and weekend tours to local attractions. Call 858-577-6171 for more information.
Looking for help with your diet, blood pressure or cholesterol issues? Contact the nutrition specialist for class schedules. Unit presentations and classes are also available for smoking-cessation, stress, fitness, sports injury prevention and STD/HIV awareness. For more information, call 858-577-7963.
Located next to the Miramar Inn, the park provides picnic shelters and tables, barbecue grills, softball fields, horseshoe pits, a basketball court and a volleyball court. Mills Park cabanas can be reserved for unit or private events by calling 858-577-4119/4099, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Miramar Sports Complex
The air station’s comprehensive fitness center/gymnasium is in Building 2471. Open daily, the center features a weight room, aerobics rooms, spinning and cardiovascular equipment. Racquetball, volleyball and squash courts are provided, along with locker rooms and a sports equipment checkout area. Outdoor facilities include a running course, a track, softball fields and basketball, volleyball, tennis and racquetball courts. Exercise specialists are available to assess patron fitness levels, provide equipment orientation and offer design programs to achieve fitness goals. Information about upcoming events and intramural sports leagues and court/field reservations are available daily at the front counter. For more information, call 858-577-4128.
Semper Fit Center
Located in Building 2002, this smaller, state-of-the-art facility offers free weights, cardiovascular equipment, an indoor basketball court, aerobics room, physical training room and a full range of fitness services. The center is open Monday through Friday and is closed on holidays. For class schedules and other information, call 858-577-4654.
Single Marine Program
The Single Marine Program was created to improve the quality of life and recreational opportunities for single Marines stationed at MCAS Miramar. Meetings are held every month at the chow hall, Building 5500. Stop by The Great Escape or contact the program’s coordinator at 858-577-6283 for more information.
The air station features a 50-meter, training tank-size, heated outdoor swimming pool that is open to all ranks. Part of Building 2000 near the Bob Hope Theater, the pool offers lap swim, lessons, aqua-aerobics and recreation swimming seasonally. Call 858-577-4137 for details. The officers’ pool is all hands and is behind the Officers’ Club. It is open limited hours during the summer. For more information about operating times and programs, call 858-577-4154/4140.