Recreation & Entertainment
Family and MWR operates four pools on Fort Benning. We offer a number of classes and programs throughout the year. Course times, dates and locations vary. Courses include swim lessons, lifeguarding certification, WSI certification, senior swim, water aerobics, physical therapy and military training.
Smith Fitness Center Pool / 706-545-4388
The indoor pool complex at Smith Fitness Center free and open to all MWR patrons.
Breezeway Pool / 706-545-1687
This pool complex offers a baby pool, splash area, volleyball and more. There are great concession areas, with a shaded seating area and TVs to catch the game. The pool is ideal for families, parties and unit functions.
Briant Wells Indoor Pool / 706-604-0981
This 25-meter lap lane pool is open for lap swimming all year.
Carey Outdoor Pool / 706-545-3248
Look for the helicopter! This 600,000-gallon, Olympic-size pool and zero-depth entry, 5,000-gallon baby pool opens Memorial Day weekend each year. The pool also has a slide, rock-climbing wall, diving boards and a splash pad. Look for summer hours at benning.armymwr.com.
Fort Benning Golf Course / 706-687-1940
The Fort Benning Golf Course has two nine-hole courses: The Bradley and The Marshall. Each offers a chance to use every club in your bag. Our large TifEagle greens, the 419 Bermuda fairways, strategically placed bunkers and four sets of tees make these courses challenging. Enjoy our signature hole, a par 3 with a 7,700-square-foot green surrounded by water.
The Fort Benning Golf Course, 1 mile from Interstate 185, is nestled among Georgia pines, green year-round and particularly pretty in the spring when the dogwoods bloom. We have a pro shop stocked with the latest equipment, handicap services from the Georgia State Golf Association, lessons from a Class A PGA Professional, tournament packages and golf outings.
Purchase an annual pass, a green fee card or a daily fee plan with a popular twilight reduced-fee plan. The course is a full-service facility open to the public. Ask about our corporate membership and guest specials. Tee times are recommended, especially on weekends.
Benning Club / 706-545-1588
The Benning Club on Morrison Avenue is a great place to dine, host a function or contract catering for your next event. Our facility has everything you need for your holiday party, unit function or social. Our menu offers everything from hors d’oeuvres to five-course seating, with the most experienced catering staff and competitive prices. We have a full-service bar and a number of meeting rooms for groups of six to 600. Decorate with your favorite theme, or let us do the work.
MWR Bingo / 706-544-1964
Test your luck at bingo! Open to all military personnel, retirees, family members, sponsored guests and DOD civilians. You must be at least 18 years old to play bingo. Located in Building 93 on Ingersoll Street.
Family Entertainment Center / 706-544-2233
The FEC has 12 bowling lanes, an indoor playground featuring a pirate ship and rock climbing wall, an
interactive game floor, a toddler area, exclusive party rooms and party packages, and much more. The indoor playground is reserved for ages 2 to 12. Two hours of play cost $4 per child, $3 per child in groups of 30 or more.
We have family passes and punch cards, so the more they play, the less you pay. The FEC is in Building 2785 on Eckel Avenue.
Mall Bowling Center / 706-682-7781
The Fort Benning Bowling Center offers a first-class bowling experience, bingo, a snack bar, a lounge and automatic bumpers for children. Choose from a variety of leagues, and take advantage of discount pricing as low as $1.50 per game. The Mall Bowling Center is in Building 9232 on Marne Road.
Recreational Shooting Complex / 706-545-6158
The RSC includes two trap and skeet ranges, five stand ranges, a 50-yard handgun range, a 300-yard rifle range and a store that sells ammunition and supplies. Annual memberships and daily user passes are available. Members are permitted to store firearms at the facility. Shotguns, spotting scopes, pistols, gun vests and vices may be rented for use on-site. Military ID cardholders may transfer firearms through the RSC’s Federal Firearms License for $25.
Sand Hill Recreation Center / 706-544-9161
The Sand Hill Rec Center, Building 3308, has a large ballroom with a seating capacity of more than 500, with a stage and A/V equipment. The center is equipped with an internet cafe, 18 computers with printing capability and free Wi-Fi and13 pay phones. The center also has Xbox gaming stations, three movie rooms, billiard tables, foosball, pingpong, air hockey, arcade games and a jukebox. Subway and Soldier Photo are in the Sand Hill Rec Center.
Harmony Church Recreation Center / 706-626-1265
MWR’s newest recreation center, in Building 4203, has a movie room, snack bar, TVs, gaming stations, pool tables and an internet cafe with computers, printing and free Wi-Fi.
Drop Zone / 706-405-2443
Drop Zone is an Xbox One and Alienware PC-based video game lounge designed to satisfy the most demanding gamer and promote communal play with system link and fiber-based internet connections. Each station has leather seating, a 32-inch LED HDTV and surround-sound audio dome technology.We also carry boatloads of grub and tons of drinks. The Drop Zone is in Building 2505 on Main Post.
Theater / 706-685-8266
AMC Theater 10, at 7290 Ingersoll St., has auditorium seating and THX surround sound.