NSB New LondonCommunity
Athletics and Fitness
Indoor Swimming Pool
Take a dip into the five-lane, 25-meter pool. Men and women’s lockers, saunas and showers are readily available. A number of special pool programs are available throughout the year, including youth swimming lessons, aquasize (water aerobics), swim clinics (to help improve your own individual swimming ability), American Red Cross Water Safety Instruction, American Red Cross CPR, AED and first aid certifications, and American Red Cross lifeguard certification. Formal Navy training at the pool includes Navy PRT testing, third- to first-class swim testing, and pre-dive school testing.
The SUBASE swimming pool is open for adult lap swimming. Lap swimmers must be at least 17 years old or on a high school swim team. Facility rules and policies are posted at this facility for your convenience.
Bodyworks Fitness Center
Building 83, Second Deck
BodyWorks Fitness Center has the equipment to help you get or stay in shape. Work out with a complete range of strength training and cardiovascular equipment. BodyWorks also offer a full schedule of group exercise classes, Family Fitness Room and Studio #328 – Fitness on Demand!
Strength training equipment includes treadmills, cross trainers, upright bikes, recumbent bikes, stair steppers, Arc Trainers, Versa Climbers, Selectorized Machines, Freedom Trainers and a Smith Machine.
Other amenities include an indoor warm-up track and cable TV, specifically designed and strategically located for workout viewing. Relax the kinks after a hard day’s work with one of the certified massage therapists. Call Bodyworks to schedule an appointment.
Morton Hall Gymnasium
Morton Hall Gymnasium offers everything you need for complete fitness training, including a 4,000-square-foot weight training and free weight area. It also offers a wide variety of indoor and outdoor athletic activities as well as an extensive intramural sports program.
In addition to a weight room for strength training, it offers cardiovascular training equipment, including cycles, climbers, treadmills, cross-trainers and rowers. The gymnasium includes a NOFFS Zone, three full-sized basketball courts, two full-sized volleyball courts, an indoor jogging track and both men’s and women’s locker rooms with saunas. Outdoor amenities include two softball fields, an artificial turf football and soccer field, and a synthetic track.
The gymnasium staff also organizes intramural leagues for flag football, soccer, volleyball, basketball and softball. Special events include one-pitch softball tournaments, Battle of the Commands, Home Run Derby and three-point shootout and free-throw basketball contests.
Six air-conditioned racquetball courts are available (two glass, four enclosed), along with male and female locker rooms with showers. Services include clinics and wallyball.