MacDill AFB Community
7315 Bayshore Blvd., Building 499
(inside Surf’s Edge Club) 813-840-2020
8118 Hillsborough Loop Drive,
Building 263 813-828-4998
1803 Golf Course Ave.,
Building 726 813-840-6906
Rickenbacker’s Cafe & Bar
7637 Bayshore Blvd., Building 350
(inside new VQ) 813-828-7425
SeaScapes Beach House
9951 Marina Bay Drive,
Building 682 813-840-1451
Surf’s Edge Club
7315 Bayshore Blvd.,
Building 499 813-840-2020
Ten Pin Grill
8216 Hangar Loop Drive,
Building 298 813-840-1516
For hours, menus and special event information, visit www.macdillfss.com and click on the “Dining/Lodging” tab.
Education and Training Center
8102 Condor St., Building 252
(inside Base Library) 813-828-3115
The Education and Training Center provides educational opportunities and counseling services to all Air Force members assigned to MacDill Air Force Base, active-duty personnel, DOD civilian employees, adult family members and military retirees.
Three universities are represented on base — Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Hills-borough Community College and Saint Leo University. Students may earn anything from an associate degree to a law degree. Active-duty members, their spouses and dependents are eligible for in-state tuition rates to Florida public colleges and universities while assigned within Florida.
Airman & Family Readiness Center
8105 Condor St.,
Building 18 813-828-0145, ext. 5
The Airman & Family Readiness Center is a one-stop information and referral center. It is the cornerstone of the MacDill family support system, helping airmen and their families enhance their readiness and quality of life.
Programs include Volunteerism, Transition Assistance, Air Force Aid Society, Exceptional Family Member Program, Employment Focus, Money Matters, Relocation Assistance and more.
Child Development Centers
No. 1, 8607 Hangar Loop Drive,
Building 381 813-828-3332
No. 2, 8660 Hangar Loop Drive,
Building 395 813-828-2244
No. 3, 8718 Hangar Loop Drive,
Building 384 813-828-0195
MacDill’s three Child Development Centers offer weekly care for children 6 weeks to 5 years old, and hourly care is available on a space-available basis with reservations. The centers provide a safe, nurturing environment that promotes the social, cognitive, language and physical development of children. They are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and follow standards set by the Air Force Services Agency.
Children of active-duty military personnel, DOD civilian personnel, Reservists on active duty and DOD contractors are eligible. Fees are based on total family income. Registration requires a completed DD Form 2606, immunization records, leave and earnings statements, and emergency contact information.
Exceptional Family Member Program
3250 Zemke Ave.,
Building 1078 813-827-9487
This program provides special-needs families with information, resources and referral services.
Family Child Care
1807 Condor St.,
Building 18 813-828-7760
Family Child Care provides an alternative to Child Development Center care for families that need evening care, weekend care, care for children with special needs, infants and school-age children, as well as care during swing and midnight shifts.
The program also offers an opportunity for spouses to contribute to the family income while caring for their own children.
FCC providers are well-trained, they and their family members undergo a thorough background check and their homes are inspected for fire safety, health, safety and other requirements. In addition, their homes are monitored on a regular basis (at least monthly) by the program staff.
School Liaison Office
8105 Condor St. 813-828-0146
The school liaison office is the connection between MacDill Air Force Base families and public and private schools. The office provides support to service members during all stages of transition and deployment to ensure children receive every opportunity possible for quality education.
Building 382 813-828-7956
The MacDill Air Force Base Youth Center serves children ages 9 to 18 years old. It offers a variety of activities that focus on character and leadership development, education and career development, health and life skills, the arts, informal youth sports, and fitness and recreation. The School Age Program offers before- and after-school care as well as a full-time vacation program for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. It is accredited by the National After School Association.
Hours vary depending on school schedule; call for more information.
Armed Forces Bank
3108 N. Boundary Blvd.,
Building 926 813-840-8254
Grow Financial Federal Credit Union
2418 Florida Keys Ave.,
Building 102 813-837-2451
8208 Hangar Loop Drive,
Building 299 813-828-4421
Legal assistance is available to active-duty personnel (including National Guard personnel and reservists on Title 10 status), their dependents and retired military personnel, regardless of service branch or unit of assignment. Attorney-client confidentiality is strictly observed. Types of services include power of attorney, notary service, basic wills, living wills, information on other legal matters (bankruptcy, Servicemember’s Relief Act, etc.) and referrals for other legal matters.
8102 Condor St.,
Building 252 813-828-3607
The MacDill Air Force Base library loans materials and offers services to all military personnel (active, Reserve and retired) and dependents with military ID.
For information about the recreational programs at MacDill Air Force Base, visit the 6th Force Support Squadron online at www.macdillfss.com.
Arts and Crafts Center
8223 Hangar Loop Drive,
Building 300 and 305 813-828-4413
Feeling crafty? Unleash your creativity using the center’s tools and tables.
Auto Hobby Shop
8223 Hangar Loop Drive,
Building 305 813-828-4553
Do your own automobile maintenance at the center using its stalls, lifts and tools. It also offers auto classes for do-it-yourselfers and mechanics if you prefer to leave the repairs in expert hands.
Building 47 813-373-2032
Open Memorial Day through Labor Day, the pool offers free fitness swim times for adults and open recreational swimming for all ages. Check the website at www.macdillfss.com for hours and information about special events, including pool parties.
Bay Palms Golf Complex
1803 Golf Course Ave. 813-840-6904
Enjoy two 18-hole, par 72 courses that will challenge every level of player in this golfer’s paradise. The complex features a 24-hour driving range and a relaxing clubhouse with a modern pro shop, locker areas and the Fairways Grill. Visit www.macdillfss.com for hours and more information.
9909 Marina Bay Drive 813-840-1513
Rent the outdoor equipment you need, including tents and other camping gear, all on a weekly, daily or hourly basis. Check the website at www.macdillfss.com for a list of rental items and prices.
Marina Bay Drive 813-840-6919
Take a break that’s not too far away. The FamCamp program offers more than 300 full-service sites complete with electricity, water, cable TV and other hookups. Partial hook-up spots, dry campsites and tent-camping areas are also available. Call for more information.
8223 Hangar Loop Drive,
Building 300 813-828-4413
Give your images and keepsakes a beautiful display with a full line of moulding, mats and glass to choose from. The shop features a computerized matte cutter and an experienced staff can help you with any project.
Information, Tickets & Travel
3108 N. Boundary Blvd. 813-828-2478
Find information and get military discount tickets for area attractions including the Tampa Bay Rays and Bucs, Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando, vacation cruises and more. Whatever travel destinations you seek, the ITT staff can also help you plan your trips with assistance with airline tickets, hotels and rental cars.
MacDill Lanes Bowling
8216 Hangar Loop Drive,
Building 298 813-828-4005
Strike up some family fun at this 12-lane bowling center. Shoe rental, bowling leagues, professional instruction and a snack bar are available.
9909 Marina Bay Drive,
Building 654 813-828-4983
The marina has everything you need for a good time on the water: boat rentals, boating safety info, fishing licenses and more. Visit the website at www.macdillfss.com for hours and details about special events.
10303 Marina Bay Drive 813-840-6919
Outdoor Recreation has equipment rentals, the Outdoor Adventure program, family camping, RV storage, the base pool, Lewis Lake, the Raccoon Creek Pavilion and more. Services are available to military ID cardholders.
Equipment rental is one of the most popular programs, offering everything from lawn and garden items to camping and boating equipment as well as sports gear and tools.
The Outdoor Adventure program gets airmen off base and exploring Florida — whether by surfing, fishing, biking or a night on the town. Call Outdoor Recreation for more information.
Short Fitness & Sports Center
8115 Cypress Stand St.,
Building 303 813-828-4496
The center offers a running track, fitness assessments, equipment orientation, certified personal trainers, racquetball courts, spin room, basketball court, cardio area, locker rooms with saunas, softball and multipurpose fields, cross-training equipment and more. See the front desk to sign up for 24-hour access to use the Fitness Center during unstaffed hours.
2700 Golf Course Ave.,
Building 1776 813-488-1244
Check online at www.macdillfss.com for more details about the course at the corner of Golf Course Avenue and Marina Bay Drive.
Wood Hobby Shop
8223 Hangar Loop Drive,
Building 300 813-828-2093
Use the shop’s tools to complete small-sized projects.
2908 N. Boundary Blvd. 813-828-3361
Save an average of 30 percent of your hard-earned dollars when shopping for groceries at the MacDill Commissary. In-store amenities and specialties include an ATM, bakery, a deli, fresh lobster, sandwiches to go, party cakes, plants, rotisserie chicken and sushi.
The MacDill Air Force Base Exchange wants to be your first choice for shopping. It offers a price-match program that guarantees the lowest prices in town. Hours for services outside of the Main Exchange vary so call or visit the website for detailed information.
3108 N. Boundary Blvd.
Building 926 813-840-0511
Exchange Mobile Center 813-840-2148
Class Six 813-840-2323
Military Clothing Store 813-840-2375
Anthony’s Pizza 813-840-9005
Charley’s Grilled Subs 813-840-9005
Dunkin Donuts 813-840-8349
Taco Bell 813-840-9005
Beauty Salon 813-840-0525
Laundry/Dry Cleaners 813-840-0395
Optical Center 813-840-2292
Optometry Care 813-840-1161
UPS Store 813-840-2500
Mini Mall/Exchange Restaurants/Concessions
Enterprise Car Rental 813-840-2613
Marco’s Pizza 813-840-0123
SOCOM Cafe 813-826-5249
SOCOM Snack Bar 813-828-9428
Burger King, Building 930 813-840-2992
Clinic Cafe, Building 1078 813-840-2288