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News Release, Indian Head MWR

Aquatics Center

(Opening the following week but worth mentioning now)

Pool Grand Opening

Saturday, May 25, 2019; 11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Recreational Swimming

Sat. – Mon., May 25-27, 2019; 11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

May 28-31 CLOSED

Sat.-Sun., June 1-2, 2019; 11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

June 3-7 CLOSED

June 8 – Labor Day Open for summer hours of operation

  • Lap Swim: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Mon., Wed., Fri.
  • Open Swim: 11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Mon. – Sun.


  • Active Duty, Reserves, Ret. Military, Dependents: Free
  • Civilians, Contractors, Family: $4 per person daily
  •  Guest fee: $5 per person daily, allowed 2 guests per eligible patron

*Contact the Fitness Center for information on season passes to save money.

Auto Skills Center


Auto Skills features four bays and three lifts with tools and equipment for do-it-yourself automotive repair, engine diagnostics, suspensions components replacement, tire mounting and balancing and general maintenance.

Child & Youth Programs


Start Smart

Wednesdays through May 22, 2019; 5 – 6 p.m.

Motor skill development program focusing on baseball, basketball, football, golf, soccer, and tennis. Ages 3-5.

Teen Center: Teen Time & Open Recreation

Join us for Teen Time Monday-Thursday, 3-6 p.m. and Open Recreation every 1st, 3rd and 5th Friday, 3-8 p.m. All participants must be currently registered at the Youth Center. For more information, call the Teen Coordinator at 202-615-0580.

Community Recreation


National Aquarium Trip

Saturday, May 18, 2019; Depart 9 a.m.

Register by: Monday, May 13

Cost: $34.75 (adults), Military Only $28.25, Children ages 3-11 $21.75 Senior 60+ $30.25

Location: Baltimore, MD

Take a ride to see the creatures of the sea/water.

DIY Bath Bombs

Tuesday, May 21, 2019; 5 p.m.

Learn how to make your very own bath bombs! Cost: FREE!

Community Recreation Discount Washington Nationals Tickets

Tickets are available through special order only and must be paid for in advance. Most tickets include food and beverage credit. Infield Box: $70.25; Left/Right Field Baseline Reserved: $58.50; Left/Right Field Corner: $41.25; Left/Right Mezzanine: $33.50; Upper Gallery: $16.25

2019 Navy Football Tickets

Purchase discount 2019 tickets at Community Recreation Tickets & Travel office, including the Army vs. Navy game! Call for dates and prices at 301-744-4850.

Liberty Center


Throwback Thursday: Movie Night

Thursday, May 16, 2019; 6 p.m.

You pick the movie; we provide the snacks!

Fishing with Liberty

Saturday, May 18, 2019; Depart 6:30 a.m.

Must have a valid fishing license to participate. Cost: $25.



Stop in for Stories

Mondays at 10:30 a.m.

Listen to stories, rhymes, songs, and enjoy a weekly craft! Cost: Free

Market Fresh Bistro


Hours: Monday-Friday: 6:00 a.m. -2:30 p.m.

Soup is served from 10:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.

The soup for the week of May 13: Cream of Potato — $3.75

Mix House

Tiki Bar: Oversized Game Night

Friday, May 16, 2019; 4:30 – 10 p.m.

Let’s play giant versions of your favorite games!

Outdoor Recreation


MWR offers a selection of recreation equipment for fishing, camping, picnics, sporting equipment and special events. Download the Outdoor Recreation Gear Issue & Equipment Rental price list, Moon Bounce and Travel Trailers here:

Stars & Strikes Bowling Center

Daily Specials

Lunch Time Bowling– Every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cosmic Bowling– Every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Games: Military $2.00/Civilians $3.00.  Shoes: $1.00 per person. Ask about our birthday party & holiday packages!

Weight House Fitness Center


40+ Badminton Tournament

Friday, May 17, 2019; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Registration deadline is 5/16/2019.

Gymnasium Bldg. D-328. Cost: Free for Military; $5 All Others

Coming up the following week but worth mentioning this week:

Memorial Day 10K

Thursday, May 23, 2019 (Rain date 5/24/2019); 7 a.m.

Register before 6:30 a.m. race day. Cost: Free for Active Duty; $5 for All Others.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...