Auto Skills Center
The Auto Skills Center provides patrons with a quality, value-based program for the repair and maintenance of their vehicles. The center includes five indoor and two outdoor covered bays and a four-bay, coin-operated car wash with a vacuum island. Equipment, tools and supplies are available for completing most major and minor automotive repairs. Call 912-573-9629 for more information.
Triplex Liberty Recreation and Conference Center
Looking for entertainment on a BIG scale? Then our 12,000-square-foot Triplex Liberty Recreation Center is just the place for you. Shoot a game of pool, watch your favorite movie or get your game on playing interactive sports, video games and amusements. Endless entertainment opportunities are yours when you get in the zone!
Complimentary “goWiFi” access is provided throughout the facility that was created for the active-duty military member and their guests, 18 years and older. The Triplex Liberty Recreation Center houses 23 internet-enabled computers, 50 flat-screen TVs and two 110-inch projection TVs. An Xbox game room has seating for interactive competitions, and 10 PS3s are set up in their own pit area. Also scattered throughout are billiard tables, foosball, electronic darts, air hockey, pingpong and poker tables. A 40-seat movie theater shows first-run movie selections distributed by the Navy Motion Picture Service (more than 700 to choose from) and a Grab & Go Snack Bar offers a variety of snack items, drinks and adult beverages for purchase.
The Triplex Conference Center at Kings Bay provides an excellent and elegant area for all of your event needs. Located in Building 1039, this beautiful facility is available for rental by authorized patrons. Conveniently situated next to beautiful Lake Liberty for fabulous photo opportunities and also within walking distance of NGIS, this is the perfect spot for any occasion, including conferences, wedding and retirement receptions, change of commands, and formal and informal luncheons and dinners. The conference center consists of three rooms: two large dining areas can accommodate a total capacity of 300 people. Additionally, a third room is available with a dance floor and bar and can accommodate up to 100 additional guests. All rooms are easily accessible to each other. Additional items are available for rent for on-site and off-site, including a portable dance floor. As an added bonus, a business center is available for your business needs.
Child & Youth Programs
Child Development Center
The CDC staff is dedicated to the goal of offering quality child care and making a happy environment for your children. The full-time developmental program uses guidelines set by Navy instruction and the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The center has been accredited by NAEYC since 1991 and its curriculum places emphasis on all phases of development.
Any military and DOD family member, 6 weeks to 5 years old, is eligible for enrollment in the center. Priority is given to single or dual active-duty military and active-duty military with a working or student spouse. A child is no longer eligible for the program at the end of the summer (August) preceding admission into kindergarten. Located on Wahoo Drive in the family housing area, the center’s hours are 6:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. It is closed weekends and all federal holidays. For more information about the Child Development Center, call 912-573-3626.
Child Development Homes Program
The homes program arranges for military spouses to care for children in Navy Family Housing units and private off-base military or civilian homes. The child care provider and the home are certified before and after children are enrolled. Children of military and DOD civilians, 6 weeks to 12 years old, are eligible for this program.
This program is a wonderful alternative to center-based care and can be used as an option for those children on the waiting list for the CDC or the Youth Center. The mission of the program is to offer safe, healthy and developmentally appropriate learning environments for children in a home care setting and to give guidance as well as assistance to providers who operate CDHs. Call 912-573-3888.
SCHOOL AGE CARE PROGRAM
Partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Georgia 4-H, the Kings Bay School Age Care program provides children ages 5 to 12 learning opportunities before school, after school and during regularly scheduled school breaks. Accredited by the Council on Accreditation, this program helps students develop important skills through a host of clubs focused on character and leadership, health and life skills, career and education, the arts, technology, sports, and fitness and recreation. In addition to the regularly scheduled school year program, the School Age Care program also offers camps during all extended school holidays. Call 912-573-2380.
THE TEEN PROGRAM
Through specialized Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Georgia 4-H programming, pre-teens (ages 10-12) and teens (ages 13-18) enjoy a host of educational and recreational activities. The Teen Program implements Youth Sponsorship to help other preteens and teens through the relocating process by hosting “Welcome Aboard” events such as school tours and the annual Back-to-School Bash each summer. Additionally, teens share important information about local schools, recreational activities and so much more.
School Liaison Officer
The school liaison officer is the communication link between military families with school-age children, the installation and local school districts in the southeast Georgia and northeast Florida area. By offering services related to educational relocation, special needs system navigation, home-school programming and postsecondary education, the school liaison officer helps families address educational issues at every level of K-12 processes. The SLO also supports local schools by coordinating military volunteer efforts with professional learning opportunities designed to help educators better understand the military lifestyle and how it affects student learning. Call 912-573-8986.
Eagle Hammock RV Park
Voted the No. 1 RV park by RVers, the beautiful and serene Eagle Hammock, on Lake D, has 60 sites equipped with cement pads, 30- and 50-amp full hookups, picnic tables and fire rings. Five sites and one restroom are American Disability Act-compliant. A community center offers a meeting space, a kitchen and complimentary “goWiFi,” along with a no-cost laundry room and a bathhouse. Eagle Hammock RV Park is open to active-duty military (all branches), Reservists, retirees, DOD civilians, family members and their guests. ID cards are required at check-in. Reservations are accepted 180 days in advance for active-duty military and reservists, 160 days in advance for military retirees and 60 days in advance for DOD civilians. Call for RV park prices and reservations at 800-818-1815 or 912-573-5262.
Kings Bay’s Fitness Complex is hands down one of the finest in the Navy. The equipment and facility are top of the line, and we are most proud of our staff, which is here to make your experience an exceptional one. From the warm greeting as you enter the facility to the expert trainers who will enthusiastically work with you on a fitness program, our entire team is here to serve you. Amenities includes state-of-the-art equipment; group fitness classes; a free-weight room; a fitness circuit room; Mom, Dad & Me Fitness Zone; the Cardio Theatre and Spin Studio; racquetball and tennis courts; men’s and women’s locker rooms with sauna; indoor and outdoor basketball courts; and a 25-meter heated pool for lap and recreational swimming. Also available is complimentary “goWiFi.” The fitness complex is open daily to all authorized patrons: active-duty personnel, retired military, Reservists, family members of active-duty military, retired military and reservists, DOD civilians, plus guests of the aforementioned patrons and contractors. Guests of an authorized patron and contractors may pay a fee to use the facility but must remain with their sponsor at all times. All patrons must show proper identification to enter the facility. Call 912-573-3990.
Pool at the Fitness Complex
The Pool Complex consists of a 25-yard by 25-meter pool with a giant double-flume water slide. A separate dive well has a 1-meter diving board, and the Kiddies’ Wading Pool has a water drop umbrella. There are three covered picnic pavilions, each with a large grill, which may be rented for parties. All authorized personnel, with the exception of active-duty personnel and their family members, must pay for recreational swimming during recreational operating hours. All patrons interested in pool parties may contact the customer service counter at the Fitness Complex for the latest prices and available times. Call 912-573-3990/3001.
Information, Tickets and Travel
Information, Tickets and Travel is located with the Outdoor Adventures Center. The office provides patrons with information and tickets to most attractions in the Southeast area and entertainment and sporting event tickets at discount prices. Tickets may be purchased by authorized MWR patrons, which include all active, retired and Reserve military personnel and their family members, DOD civilians and DOD contract personnel working full time. The ITT office promotes the Armed Forces Vacation Club with significant discounts on vacation destination condominiums, provides access to the Navy-wide MWR Leisure Travel Program and offers discounts on hotels and cruise packages. ITT has certified cruise agents to assist patrons in booking their dream vacations. Call 912-573-1157.
KB Finnegan’s Irish Pub
KB Finnegan’s is the first Irish pub in the Navy. Its Irish authenticity is unique in itself. Stop by for a cold pint of Ireland’s famous Guinness ale or choose from several other varieties on draught. If beer is not to your liking, have one of the bartenders pour you a libation of your choice. The warm, friendly atmosphere is ready to welcome you in with a crowd or by yourself. It even has complimentary “goWiFi” ready for your use. Multiple TVs are installed throughout the facility, including the patio area, for your total sports enjoyment. Live music, special events and drink specials are offered throughout the year. For a fix to your hunger, Domino’s Pizza is just inside Rack-N-Roll Lanes entertainment center.
MWR Special Events
MWR arranges a variety of recreational activities to enhance the leisure time of our fleet commands. Monthly events include golf tournaments, 5K runs and bowling tournaments. Quarterly events include KidsFest, National Kids Day, Military Family Appreciation and Light Up Kings Bay. Other events are scheduled, and information can be found in the base paper.
Navy Adventures Unleashed
Challenge the adrenaline junkie within and get your pulse racing! For your love of adventure and your quest to live life to the fullest, we’ve added an element of intensity to your liberty, outdoor and fitness pursuits with Navy Adventures Unleashed. Programs are available for families and patrons 18 years and older and their guests. Call 912-573-8972.
Navy Lake Site Allatoona
Conveniently located only 30 miles north of Atlanta off Interstate 75, Lake Allatoona is situated on the Etowah River, a tributary of the Coosa River. The serene lake and peaceful surroundings offer a respite from the rush of city living. This 52-acre site sits on a hillside, nestled among the Georgia pines with a panoramic view and direct access to Lake Allatoona. So whether you’re passing through or looking for your next vacation destination, the Navy Lake Site is the perfect place for you and your family. The site features cabins, RV sites, campsites, marinas, pavilions, the Lake View Lodge, the beach and swimming. Local area attractions include the Atlanta Motor Speedway, Turner Field, Underground Atlanta, Georgia Aquarium, Stone Mountain, Zoo Atlanta, Atlanta Botanical Gardens, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Six Flags Over Georgia, White Water Atlanta and so much more. Call 770-974-6309.
The MWR nonappropriated fund (NAF) employee office is outside the Triplex (Building 1039). Employment applications and opportunities are available online at
www.cnic.navy.mil/regions/cnrse/installations/navsubbase_kings_bay/ffr/about_fleet_and_family_readiness/naf_jobs.html. Hard copies can be picked up at Fleet and Family Support Center during normal working hours. You may email MWR and NGIS Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 912-573-4583/8572.
The Outdoor Adventures Center is next to the Auto Skills Center at 1023 USS Daniel Boone Ave. Outdoor Adventures has an assortment of equipment available for rent to authorized patrons and oversees recreational park areas around the base. Several inflatables are available to rent for your next party or function. A variety of rental items that will enhance your leisure skill activities, such as campers, tents, rods and reels, boats, canoes and more, are also available. Base hunting and fishing licenses are available. Picnic areas with tables and grills are at various sites around base. The center can make reservations for large groups at these areas. The Outdoor Adventure program along with the Navy Adventures Unleashed program provide extreme indoor and outdoor trips and activities for MWR patrons such as canoeing, zip-lining, whitewater rafting, camping, horseback riding, deep-sea fishing, bass tournaments and more. Call 912-573-8103.
The MWR Recycling Center actively promotes a cleaner, safer environment by collecting, sorting and reselling recycled material to local vendors. Collections from base commands and the surrounding community supply a large variety of recycled material, which helps lower landfill costs and supply additional recreational funds to the base.
Kings Bay’s premiere venue for family entertainment features the latest in state-of-the-art technology for our 14-lane facility. Modern tables and plush, upholstered furniture provide our facility with an upscale feel while offering a prime vantage spot to absorb our 80-foot video wall and a sound system that brings the pulse to our entertainment bowling shifts. The lanes are equipped with an automated scoring system, AMF automatic pinsetters and optional bumpers, which translates into a seamless bowling experience for everyone from novices to professionals. When you’re finished with the competition on the lanes, challenge one another in our 780-square-foot redemption game room. Packed with the latest of all your favorite games, Game On! Arcade is sure to be a hit with both the kids and the kids-at-heart.
Sports at Kings Bay
Whether you are looking for casual fun or serious competition, Intramural Sports, for those 18 years and older, has it all. The various leagues and tournaments offer a great opportunity to hang out with friends and make some new ones. Leagues, tournaments and clinics offered include softball, flag football, basketball, dodgeball, wallyball, soccer, golf, tennis, racquetball, Captain’s Cup program and Navy Sports competitions. Lighted softball fields and football field, racquetball courts, a quarter-mile synthetic track, a full-length indoor basketball court, outdoor basketball courts and lighted tennis courts are all at your disposal. Call Adults Sports at 912-573-8908 and follow them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/kingsbaysports. Additionally, all league information can be found at http://kingsbaysports.leagueapps.com.
Youth Sports Program
MWR Kings Bay Youth Sports program provides family members (ages 3 to 18) a diversified, fun, quality, organized and recreational sports program in the following sports: spring and fall soccer, fall basketball and spring baseball. This recreational program offers many sports to enhance the social, emotional and physical development of participants in a wholesome environment. The emphasis of the program is on sportsmanship, individual and team participation rather than winning and losing, and providing youth with caring, positive role models through a trained volunteer staff. If you are interested in volunteering or need more information on the Youth Sports program, call 912-573-8202. Additionally, all league information can be found at http://kingsbaysports.leagueapps.com.
Trident Lakes Golf Club
Trident Lakes Golf Club is on the Navy’s premier submarine base at Kings Bay, Georgia. The course opened in 1989 and is available for all hands to enjoy the gently rolling fairways bordered by areas of dense native trees and wildlife. The well-positioned water hazards, on nine holes and four tee locations, challenge every golfer from beginner to professional. Sharpen your skills on the driving range or the putting or chipping green and check out the pro shop for specials on bags, clubs, golf balls, hats and other items. The tranquil setting and serene atmosphere in a nonresidential area provide a feeling of being one with nature. Come capture a golf experience you won’t soon forget. Play Trident Lakes and golf with nature! For tee times or additional information, call 912-573-8475.
Directions: Enter through Jackson Gate and proceed approximately 0.3 miles on Andrew Jackson Drive. Turn left onto USS James Madison Road and travel 1 mile, coming to a stop at USS Proteus Boulevard. Make a right onto USS Proteus Boulevard, travel 0.3 miles and Trident Lakes Golf Club will appear on your right.