Maxwell-Gunter AFBCommunity

Serving You

Maxwell AFB Our Military Serving You

 

DINING

For hours of operation, menus and special event information, see the 42nd Force Support Squadron’s website at www.lifeatthemax.us.

Gunter Annex
Aviation Inn

640 Williamson St., Bldg. 1065
334-416-1011

Maxwell AFB
The Maxwell Club

375 West Drive, Bldg. 144
334-953-7820

OTS Dining Facility

501 N. LeMay Plaza, Bldg. 1485
334-953-4723

Rickenbacker’s Cafe

51 Chestnut St., Bldg. 680
334-953-7662

Riverfront Inn

5 Mitchell St.,Bldg. 668
334-953-5127

Two Putts Bar & Grill

1461 March St., Bldg. 1461
334-953-5885

FAMILY FOCUS

Airman & Family Readiness Center

55 S. Mitchell St., Bldg. 677
334-953-2353
www.lifeatthemax.us/airman-family-readiness 

The Airman & Family Readiness Center serves as a one-stop information and referral center. The A&FRC offers proactive, preventative and remedial services that foster self-sufficiency and sustain military personnel and their families.
All services are free and can be used by active-duty military members from all services, Guard and Reserve members, retired military members and Department of Defense civilians.

Child Development Centers
Gunter CDC

405 Commuter Loop, Bldg. 895
334-416-3185
www.lifeatthemax.us/gunter-child-development-center 

Maxwell CDC

302 Twinning St., Bldg. 22
334-953-6667
www.lifeatthemax.us/maxwell-child-development-center 

The Maxwell and Gunter Child Development Centers offer care for children ages six weeks to five years old. The centers are nationally accredited and staffed by well-trained professionals. CDC programs aim to enhance social skills, encourage children to think and reason, promote language and literacy, build physical development and skills, and much more.

Family Child Care

The Family Child Care Program is care that is provided in the home (on or off base) by licensed professional providers for more than 10 hours per week. The Family Child Care program accepts children with chronic health problems. Children ages 2 weeks through 12 years of age of any active duty military member, contractor or DOD civilian employee may utilize the Family Child Care program. Call 334-953-6667 for more information.

School Age Centers
Gunter School Age Center

205 S. Turner Blvd., Bldg. 854
334-416-1427
www.lifeatthemax.us/gunter-school-age-center 

Maxwell School Age Center

351 E. Maxwell Blvd., Bldg. 1
334-953-6292
www.lifeatthemax.us/school-age-center 

Maxwell and Gunter School Age Center programs are for children ages 5 to 12. The centers provide activities including arts and crafts, carpentry, games, math, science, reading, songs, acting, outdoor recreation and more. Patrons are charged according to total family income. Current fees and registration materials are available at the centers.

Youth Programs
Gunter Youth Center

220 S. Turner Blvd., Bldg. 1
334-416-3436
www.lifeatthemax.us/gunter-youth-programs 

Maxwell Youth Center

351 E. Maxwell Blvd., Bldg. 1
334-953-6292
www.lifeatthemax.us/maxwell-youth-programs 

The Maxwell and Gunter youth centers offer activities for youth ages 5 to 18. Children younger than 9 may participate in open rec activities if accompanied by a parent or sibling age 16 or older.

The Maxwell Youth Center has a full-court gymnasium, video game television area, game room, study area and teen room.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

MAX Credit Union
Maxwell Air Force Base Branch

10 E. Selfridge St.
Montgomery, AL 36112
334-260-2600

Gunter Annex Branch

100 S. Turner Blvd.
Montgomery, AL 36114
334-260-2600
www.mymax.com 

MAX Credit Union serves the Montgomery area with on-base branches at both Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Annex along with additional area branches and ATM locations.

LEGAL OFFICE

The Legal Office provides free legal assistance on personal civil legal matters to eligible beneficiaries, including active duty or retired military members and their dependents. Examples of personal civil legal matters include landlord-tenant law, domestic relations, financial responsibility, consumer law and other issues involving the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). Call 334-953-2786 for more information.

LIFE & LEISURE

Auto Hobby Shop

20 Kelly St., Bldg. 1067
334-953-6840
www.lifeatthemax.us/auto-hobby-shop 

The Maxwell Auto Hobby Shop offers a facility with heavy-duty equipment for customers who like to do their own car maintenance or repairs.

Aviation Cadet Pool

Ash Street, Bldg. 89
334-953-5956
www.lifeatthemax.us/aviation-cadet-pool 

The Aviation Cadet Pool is closed due to mechanical issues, but the children’s splash pad is open.

Bowling
Gunter Lanes

75 Butler Ave., Bldg. 816
334-416-3186
www.lifeatthemax.us/gunter-lanes 

Maxwell Bowling Center

45 E. Selfridge St., Bldg. 45
334-953-5049
www.lifeatthemax.us/maxwell-bowling-center 

Strike up some family fun at the Maxwell Bowling Center or Gunter Lanes. Shoe rental, bowling leagues and a snack bar are also available.

Cypress Tree Golf Course

1461 March St., Bldg. 1461
334-953-2209
www.lifeatthemax.us/cypress-tree-golf-club 

Cypress Tree is an 18-hole facility that includes a chipping green, a lighted driving range and two putting greens as well as a clubhouse with restaurant, lounge, snack bar, club storage, cart, club and locker rental and a pro shop.

Dog Park

Adjacent to Hopper Lodge and the Maxwell Famcamp
334-953-2209
www.lifeatthemax.us/maxwell-dog-park 

The Maxwell Dog Park offers an entrance with a double gate, doggie bag dispensers, jungle gyms and picnic tables.

Hopper Lodge

1110 March St., Bldg. 1461
334-953-5161
www.lifeatthemax.us/hoppers-lodge 

Hopper Lodge, a chalet-style facility that seats over 150 people and is used for various activities. You may reserve Hopper Lodge through the Outdoor Recreation for both official and private functions.

Information, Tickets & Tours
Gunter Annex

75 Butler Ave., Bldg. 816
334-416-3302
www.lifeatthemax.us/gunter-information-tickets-tours 

Maxwell AFB

206 W. Selfridge St., Bldg. 851
334-953-6351
www.lifeatthemax.us/maxwell-information-tickets-tours 

The Information, Tickets and Tours office sells discounted prices on tickets to some of the best travel and leisure attractions in the southeast. ITT travel consultants offer monthly travel deals to places like the Georgia Aquarium and casino trips to Biloxi, Mississippi. The Maxwell office shares the same location with the Outdoor Recreation Center; the Gunter office is located at the front desk of Gunter Lanes.

Outdoor Recreation Center

206 W. Selfridge St., Bldg. 851
334-953-6144  
www.lifeatthemax.us/maxwell-outdoor-recreation 

Maxwell and Gunter’s Outdoor Recreation program offers year-round outdoor fun and adventure and equipment rentals. Facilities include the Outdoor Recreation Center in Building 851 on Maxwell, the Aviation Cadet Pool, Lake Martin, Mid-bay Shores, the Maxwell famcamp, Maxwell and Gunter RV Storage Lots, and the Vehicle Resale Lot. Equipment Rentals include grills, camping gear, lawn and garden, party, inflatables, a dunk tank and sports equipment as well as selling fishing permits.

LODGING

Maxwell FamCamp

March Street, Bldg. 1161
334-953-5161
www.lifeatthemax.us/maxwell-famcamp 

The FamCamp offers camping sites for short- and long-term use overlooking the Maxwell Base Lakes. The facility has RV sites with electricity, water and sewage hook-ups, local and satellite TV channels, an area for tent camping, a full bath house and a laundry facility. It also offers boats rental available to enjoy on or off base.

Lake Martin Recreation Area

350 Air Force Road
Dadeville, AL 36853
256-825-6251
Reservations 334-953-3509
www.lifeatthemax.us/lake-martin 

Located on beautiful Lake Martin Reservoir just one hour from Montgomery, the Maxwell-Gunter Recreation Area is excellent for any outdoor recreation from fishing to hiking. Open year-round.

Mid-Bay Shores

801 White Point Road
Niceville, FL 32578
850-897-2411
www.lifeatthemax.us/mid-bay-shores 

Mid-Bay Shores is a gated Air Force recreational area with 25 furnished cabins and 26 full hook-up RV spots that can be used by military affiliated personnel. Mid-Bay boasts beautiful white sandy shores on the Choctawhatchee Bay with easy access to Destin, Florida.

SHOPPING

Commissary

www.commissaries.com 

Maxwell

335 S. Kelly St.
334-953-7175

Gunter

115 N. Turner Blvd., Bldg. 805
334-416-7920

Save your hard-earned dollars when shopping for groceries at the Maxwell and Gunter commissaries. In-store services and specialties include plants, a bakery, custom photo cakes, a deli, fresh sandwiches, rotisserie chicken and sushi.

Exchange

www.shopmyexchange.com 

The Maxwell Air Force Base Exchange wants to be your first choice for shopping. It offers a price-match program that guarantees the lowest prices. Hours of operation for services outside the Main Exchange vary so call or visit the website for information.

Maxwell Main Exchange

355 S. Kelly St., Bldg. 1090
334-834-5946

Food Court

Charleys Grilled Subs, Popeyes Chicken, Smoothies-N-Things, Taco Bell
334-263-6044

Services

Barbershop 334-262-3309
Exchange Mobile Center 334-262-3480
GNC 334-265-1133
Optical Shop 334-265-7471
Specialty Shop no phone
Stylique Salon 334-263-3010
Turkish Bazaar no phone

Express/Burger King/Firestone

Maxwell: Bldg. 1114
Burger King 334-265-3913
Express 334-265-7773
Firestone Auto Care 334-240-0051

Mall with MCSS/Class VI/Alterations

Maxwell: Bldg. 851
Alterations 334-264-1124
Class Six 334-265-7472
Military Clothing Store 334-263-1884

OTS Troop Store/Military Clothing Store/Alterations/Dominos

Maxwell: Bldg. 1420
Military Clothing Store 334-265-2986
Alterations 334-293-6083
Dominos 334-240-9606
Troop Store 334-265-2429

Gunter AFB Mini-Mall & Services

Gunter: Bldg. 814
Alterations 334-271-0361
Barbershop 334-409-0476
Dirt Road Diner 334-303-3822
Mini-Mall 334-279-9777
Stylique Salon 334-272-6785
The Cleaners 334-395-0077

Related Posts
This Week in Military History Hero ImageThis Week in Military History Hero Image
It was a joyous occasion when, on February 12th, 1973, the first of Operation Homecoming’s flights touched down…
Hero Image: This Week in Military News (Weekly Rundown)Hero Image: This Week in Military News (Weekly Rundown)
Military News Recap A quick recap of the major US military news stories from the last week: COVID-19…
5 of the Best Military Movies on Amazon Prime5 of the Best Military Movies on Amazon Prime
There is so much content worth watching out there that it can be hard to pick what to…