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For more information on recreational opportunities at Naval Station Norfolk, visit www.navymwrnavalstationnorfolk.com and click on selections under the “Recreation” and “Fitness” tabs.


Aquatics programming includes lap swimming, lessons and specialty programs, such as water aerobics. There are three pools at Naval Station Norfolk. For more information about the FRP-12 indoor pool or FRP-2 outdoor pool, call 757-444-2134. For more information about the Q-80 Waterfront Athletic Complex indoor pool, call 757-444-1268.

Auto Skills Center

The NEX and MWR Auto Skills Center on First Avenue and West D Street can help you with vehicle repairs. The center has DIY lift stalls and can assist with tire changes and repairs, brakes, wheel balancing, battery charging, code reading and more. Call 757-444-1130 for more information.

Bowling Center

Pierside Lanes Bowling Center is on B Avenue in Building CEP-127. Pierside Lanes offers daily bowling and leagues. Amenities include a pro shop, Internet access and a snack bar. Call 757-451-0600 for more information.

Fitness Centers

The goal of the Navy Fitness Program is to create “fitness for life” for the entire Navy population, including active-duty sailors, family members, retirees and DOD civilians. Individual and group instruction is available from certified fitness professionals in cardiovascular conditioning, strength training, flexibility and nutrition. Intramural sports programs include flag football, softball, basketball, volleyball, soccer, golf and more. There are also events, competitions and runs if you’re looking for a challenge.

There are three fitness facilities at Naval Station Norfolk: N-24 Gymnasium (757-444-2276), the McCormick Sports Center (757-444-4016) and the Q-80 Waterfront Athletic Complex (757-444-1267).

Information, Tickets and Tours

Before hitting the area’s theme parks or planning your next vacation to Disney World, check with the Information, Tickets and Tours office for discounted tickets. ITT offer tickets to local parks, museums, movie theaters and sports venues, as well as major theme parks like Walt Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios. The ITT office is in the NEX Mall Complex at 1560 Mall Drive. Call 757-445-6663 for more information.

Parks and Picnic Areas

Need the perfect spot for a picnic or a cookout? Breezy Point Park and Salt Marsh Park offer facilities for picnics, softball, volleyball and horseshoes. Breezy Point Park is available by reservation. Use of Salt Marsh Park is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call 757-444-7220 for more information.

Sailing Center and Marina

The Sailing Center and marina on Massey Hughes Drive is a great place to enjoy recreational boating and fishing in the Hampton Roads area. At the Sailing Center you can learn to sail and kayak and enjoy a relaxing time on the water. The Sailing Center offers boating classes for adults and summer camps for children. You can also rent a variety of outdoor equipment gear at the Sailing Center, like stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, powerboats, sailboats, fishing gear and outdoor lawn games. Restrictions do apply to powerboat and sailboat rentals. The marina offers 200 deep-water slips, a nearby fishing pier, a boat ramp, ice, bait and fishing supplies, complementary pump-out service, dinghy storage, a marina store and free Wi-Fi. Waterfront conference rooms at the marina are available to rent for any occasion. For more information on the sailing center, marina and equipment rentals, call 757-444-2918.

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