Fitness and Recreation
NSA Mechanicsburg Fleet Readiness Programs encompass Morale, Welfare and Recreation, or MWR programs, Child & Youth Programs, as well as Civilian MWR programs. MWR programs include fitness and sports, clubs & catering, bowling centers, equipment rental, information, tickets and travel, and special events. By providing quality support services to active duty, reserve and retired personnel and their family members, as well as DoD Civilians, these programs contribute to the retention, readiness, and mental, physical and emotional well being of our Sailors and their families.
Tickets, Travel and Tours
Before hitting the area’s theme parks or planning your next vacation to Disney World, check with your MWR Information, Tickets & Travel (ITT) office for discounted tickets. Your ITT office offer tickets to parks, museums, movie theaters, concerts, local and central Florida theme parks to include Walt Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios.
Location: Building 15
Phone: (215) 697-5499/9092
Hours of operation: Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
There are a number of recreational activities available to active duty, retired military and their families. Civilian employees and their family members are also eligible to use the facilities. MWR strives to provide a safe and healthy place to enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities.
Food Service Ashore
As a program under Fleet and Family Readiness, Navy Food Services and MWR have excellent options for your dining and entertainment needs. Whether you’re looking for an elegant brunch, a daily meal or a casual snack, the staff ensure you enjoy your dining experience.
Fran’s Hangar Bay Catering & Conference Center
Phone: (215) 67-2297
Location: Building 15
Phone: (215) 697-3702 (Office) and (215) 697-2055 (reservations)
Hours of operation: Bar open Tuesday through Friday, 4 to 7 p.m.
Amenities: Available for parties and/or meetings daily and weekends for a rental fee.
Sports and Aquatics
As the number one program sailors continually vote as the most important quality of life program to them in survey after survey, MWR takes pride in providing high quality fitness and athletic facilities and programs to their patrons. Customers will find a full complement of top-notch equipment that supports cardiovascular, free-weight, strength training, endurance training and flexibility conditioning. Additionally, intramural sport programs, fitness classes and wellness programs are also available.
Centers and Gyms
Location: Building 8
Phone: (215) 697-2069
Hours of operation: Monday through Friday, 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Amenities: Latest fitness equipment, aerobic classes, tennis and basketball courts.
Parks and Picnic Areas
Location: End of Compound
Phone: (215) 6972055
Hours of operation: One-day rentals only
Amenities: Outdoor covered pavilion, barbecue grill, refrigerator, horseshoes, etc.