Fitness & Sports
The year-round indoor aquatic facility includes a full-sized swimming pool and a separate training pool for lap and open rec swim. To attain full access to the Aquatics facility, all youth ages 17 and under must successfully pass the Navy Youth Swim Test.
Free | Active-duty, retired military & dependents
$5 | DoD civilians
$6 | Contractors & guests
Private Pool Parties
Active-Duty, Reservists, Retired Military and their family members receive free pool access during the entire swimming season. Daily and seasonal pool passes for DoD civilians, government contractors and their families and guests are available for purchase on-site.
Swim indoors this winter and book your party or get-together at the pool! Contact the Aquatics Center to make a reservation.
Navy Youth Swim License Eligibility
To attain full access to the Aquatics facility, all youth ages 17 and under must successfully pass the Navy Youth Swim Test. Please contact the Aquatics Center at 540-653-8088 for more information.
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Out of an abundance of caution, Dahlgren sports fields/courts remain closed until further notice.
Courts and fields at NSF Dahlgren are available on a first-come, first-served basis or by reservation. The base has the following facilities:
- Tennis courts, located adjacent to Building 962
- Regulation sports field
- Two softball fields
- Little League field
The Fitness Center houses physical fitness and athletics. The facility offers a variety of recreational opportunities with circuit and free weights, a group exercise room, three racquetball courts and a full-sized basketball court. Cardio equipment provides patrons with the option to use treadmills, upright and recumbent bikes, elliptical machines, adaptive movement trainers or a step mill during their visit.
It also offers men’s and women’s locker rooms, a family fitness room for parents with children ages 6-weeks to 6-years of age and a classroom for training opportunities. In addition to the Fitness Center, the ¾-mile track, behind building 101, provides patrons with additional exercise opportunities. View the MWR Fitness Age Authorization Chart here, to see what ages are eligible to participate in Fitness activities/areas.
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The Fitness Center hosts a variety of tournaments and sport leagues that are open to all patrons with access to the base. Sports leagues include:
- Fall: Soccer, Men's Softball, Co-Ed Softball, Flag Football
- Winter: Basketball, Racquetball, Futsal and Volleyball
- Spring: Soccer, Softball and Flag Football
- Summer: Futsal and Volleyball
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