Sports, Fitness and Aquatics Program
The sports office administers a variety of intramural and self-directed programs, including team and individual competitions. The sports office can help organize a team or find an opponent in any sport. Flag football (indoor and outdoor), basketball, volleyball, softball, soccer (indoor and outdoor), racquetball, bowling and unit cross-country runs are among the sports played seasonally. Fort Drum works with a local golf club to conduct summer golf tournaments, in addition to post-wide sport tournaments and special events offered year-round. Besides the two fitness complexes on post, there are eight softball diamonds, eight tennis courts, 10 basketball courts and four soccer and football fields.
The Sports Office coordinates Fort Drum’s participation in All-Army Sports camps and tournaments. Contact the Sports, Fitness and Aquatics Office for a copy of the annual sports calendar.
Atkins Functional Fitness Facility (CRD)
This state-of-the-art cross-training facility focuses on training Soldiers for combat. Functional fitness exercises are designed to train and develop your muscles to make it easier and safer to perform everyday activities. Functional fitness focuses on strength, agility, stamina and speed. Functional fitness builds a body capable of doing real-life activities in real-life positions. Functional fitness exercises train your muscles to work together and prepare them for daily tasks by simulating common movements you might do at home, at work, in sport or on the battlefield. While using various muscles in the upper and lower body at the same time, functional fitness exercises also emphasize core stability. Personal trainers are available to give you a one-on-one personalized functional fitness workout plan. Functional fitness is geared toward fitness training to resume daily and work activities.
Magrath Sports Complex (CRD)
Magrath Sports Complex is the focal point for many sports programs. The building houses three basketball and volleyball courts, a 25-meter indoor pool, two saunas, an indoor running track, an exercise room equipped with the latest in Nautilus, Life-Fitness and Hammer weightlifting equipment, cardiovascular machines to include treadmills, elliptical, steppers, upright and recumbent bikes, two racquetball courts and an open exercise area for classes. Outside, there is a football and soccer field, urban obstacle course, 18-hole disc golf course, outdoor dodge ball court, four-lighted softball fields, two beach volleyball courts, two-lighted tennis courts and a running track.
Monti Physical Fitness Center (CRD)
The facility houses two basketball and volleyball courts, a 25-meter indoor pool with wave machine, a 3-meter diving board, a circular slide and small children’s pool, two saunas, a cardio room with the latest steppers and treadmills, Precor elliptical and bikes, a weight room with Nautilus Eagle Selectorized equipment, Hammer Strength and Cybex free weights, fitness and multipurpose classrooms, and two combative classrooms. Outside, there are three multipurpose athletic fields available for reserved use, three pavilions with grills and picnic tables available for rent and a playground. Aerobics classes are offered weekly. Personalized physical fitness instruction and health management is offered to help meet lifestyle goals. Contact 315-772-6663 for more information.