Navy Community Recreation

Community Recreation engages patrons by providing recreational programs and services in the areas of outdoor recreation, community events, discount tickets to attractions and vacation bookings, leisure skills development, recreation equipment rentals, parks and picnic areas and information and referral to a variety of recreational offerings in the local area.

Craftech offers a variety of services, craft supplies, events and classes.  Services include engraving, embroidery, plaques, shadow boxes, t-shirts and much more.  Learn how to make a variety of decorative and useful items. Group classes are held throughout the year. Also, staff offers one-on-one instruction classes by appointment only.

Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation offers a selection of recreation equipment for fishing, camping, picnics, sporting equipment and special events. Rental agreements can be made on a daily, weekend or week-long period. Gear Issue and Equipment Rental is located within the Auto Skills Center. 

Parks & Picnic Areas
Joy Park is a common area with playground equipment and charcoal grills.  The NSF Dahlgren Parade Field accommodates large scale MWR events.

Ticket & Travel Office
The Tickets & Travel offers discount tickets to attractions such as amusement parks, sporting events, sightseeing destinations, ski resorts and local movie theaters. Information for vacation packages, cruise packages and Military Travel Voucher Program is available. Brochures highlighting tourist destinations and maps of the local area are available for customers to pick up, too.

DIY, Leisure Skills and Other Classes
Community Recreation offers a variety of DIY craft classes and instructor led craft classes each month.

Special Events
Aside from annual events such as the Fall Harvest Festival, Winter Festival and Easter Egg Hunt, Community Recreation hosts a variety of smaller, large events.  Click here to visit our events page for a full list of MWR events coming up. 



Wednesday, June 27, 2018


Old Glory Wood Painting

Gray's Landing

Thursday, July 19, 2018


Ice Cream Social

Dahlgren Parade Field

Wednesday, August 8, 2018


Fairies in a Jar

Navy Community Recreation: Craftech

Tuesday, August 28, 2018


Sip & Paint

Gray's Landing