A multitude of events occur in Jacksonville throughout the year. Contact the MWR - Information Tickets and Travel (ITT) office, and the USO for information on discounted tickets and military specials.

Naval Air Station Jacksonville has one of the best 27 hole golf courses in the area.

The Morale, Welfare, and Recreation department sponsors a wide variety of programs on the base including a fitness center, a gymnasium, running/jogging trail, indoor swimming pool for recreational use October through April  (the pool is open year round for lap swimming and hydroaerobics classes).  An Outdoor swimming pool is open May -September, Softball fields, racquetball and tennis courts, bowling center, Information, Tickets & Travel (ITT), travel info, youth programs, auto hobby shop, RV park, high energy night club, child development center, an intramural sports program, and a boat marina with mooring slips available at a nominal fee. The marina office also rents camping gear.  A word to the wise, camping and other out-of-doors activities in southern Georgia require much protection from biting gnats ("NO SEEUMS").  The Youth Activities Center has before and after school programs, as well as a variety of Day Camps over spring break, summer and holiday periods. Refer to the Contact listings for info.


NAS Jacksonville: Support Services
Morale, Welfare, and Recreation

Auto Hobby Shop Bldg. 622, Birmingham Ave.
Naval Air Station
Jacksonville, FL  32212
Phone: (c) 904-542-3667
URL: http://www.nasjax.navy.mil
Hours: Mon, Thur & Fri 12:00PM-8:00PM. Sat & Sun 9:00AM-5:00PM. If holiday falls on an open day, the hours are 9:00AM-3:00PM. DEPLOYING SINGLE SAILORS CAN CONTACT THIS OFFICE ABOUT LONG-TERM VEHICLE STORAGE WHILE YOUR ARE DEPLOYED.
Car Wash Located behind the Recycling Center between Gillis and Jason streets.
Jacksonville, FL  
Phone: (c) 904-542-3227
24 hours self-service: Offers 3 wash bays and heavy duty vacuums, power wands and brushes, towel dispenser, soda machine and amenities such as fragrance and Armor All. The five minute cycle has pressure clean, soapy clean, wax and rinse cycle.
CRAFTECH Facility Bldg. 622, Birmingham Ave.
Jacksonville, FL  
Phone: (c) 904-542-3227
URL: http://www.nasjax.navy.mil
Craftech offers many services, including the: AUTORAMA SALE LOT; DEPLOYED STORAGE: a secure lot that allows storage from overnight to six months for deployments and hospitalizations in excess of 30 days. Call Auto Hobby Shop or stop by to register. For RV PARK Reservations, same phone number.
Fitness Source Bldg. 867 Enterprise Ave.
NAS
Jacksonville, FL  32212
Phone: (c) 904-542-3518
URL: http://www.nasjax.navy.mil
RENNOVATED in 2003. Open Mon-Fri 5:00AM-8:00PM, Sat & Sun 9:00AM-3:00PM. Located on Enterprise Avenue between Gillis and Jason St. This facility offers a complete line of Bodymaster machines, aerobic fitness equipment such as Life-cycles, Nordic Trac, treadmills, Life-rowers and Lifesteps. The Cardio Theater area provides the choice of many different channel options while you work out on the cardiovascular equipment. There is a separate weight area complete with Olympic weights, dumbbells, benches, squat rack power rack and a leg press sled. Qualified instructors offer a variety of circuit training, aerobics, kick boxing, step and stretch classes 7 days a week. Wellness clinics are also offered at the Naval Hospital Wellness Center located next to the fitness center. A massage therapist is available by appointment only. FREE facility to all active duty, Family Members, retirees, and reservists. DOD Civilians fee is $20.00 a month and $3.00 daily fee for guests. Patrons must be 16 years old to use the Fitness Source.
Information, Tickets & Travel (ITT) Bldg 953A, adjacent to Navy Exchange
Jacksonville, FL  
Phone: (c) 904-542-3318
URL: http://www.nasjax.navy.mil
Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00AM-5:00PM; Sat 9:00AM-2:00PM. ITT SAVES BUCKS! The ITT office offers discounted tickets to local area and Orlando attractions, cruises, licenses and special events. One day tours include driver, round-trip transportation, and in most cases, the ticket to the attraction. Buses and vans are available for charter for command functions. Cost of the bus/van includes a driver. LICENSES; fresh water fishing, salt water & hunting licenses, area permits, and turkey stamps. Call for area fishing information or licenses. SPECIAL EVENTS; football tickets, dinner/dance cruises, dinner/show tickets, tennis tickets and local special events. TOURS; 1 day tours are available for Orlando and Tampa attractions as well as outlet shopping malls. Prior registration is required. TRAVEL INFORMATION; camping brochures, motel brochures and maps are available. WESTERN UNION & FAX; Located in the ITT office, these services offer sending as well as receiving. FOR WESTERN UNION CALL 542-4758 AND FAX CALL 904/542-5365.
Jax Navy Flying Club Herlong Road
Jacksonville, FL  
Phone: (c) 904-786-9293
Fax: (c) 904-786-4128
URL: http://www.nasjax.navy.mil/
Welcome to the Jax Navy Flying Club (JNFC), and thanks for your interest in us and flying. Located in Hangar 5 at the Herlong Airport (KHEG), 2 miles west of I-295 on the south side of Normandy Blvd. Drive around the back of Hangar 5 for parking. JNFC is a nonprofit military flying club open to: active duty, retired, active reservist, national guard, DOD employees and their dependents, and active Civil Air Patrol members. We also offer the FAA Approved Pilot School that offers a variety of programs from Private Pilot to Airline Transport Pilot. V.A. APPROVED. Use the G.I. Bill benefits for flight training and get 60% reimbursed for training. Memberships are transferable to any DOD flying club in the world.
Liberty Cove Recreation Center Bldg 816
Corner's of Yorktown Ave. and Jason St.
NAS Jacksonville, FL  32212
Phone: (c) 904-542-3491
Phone: (c) 904-542-1335
Email: kari.krause@navy.mil
URL: http://www.nasjax.navy.mil
The Liberty program provides for the leisure needs of single Sailors, ages 18-25. Inside the Liberty Cove Recreation Center patrons can relax in plush loungers, chat with friends or family on the internet, or enjoy current movies on the 46-inch TV. The center hosts weekly tournaments in a variety of activities including billiards, ping-pong and darts. Prizes are awarded! The Recreation Center is open to active duty and their guests 18 and over for FREE! Yes, that's right, we don't charge for anything in the Recreation Center (unless you're paying for one of our rock-bottom priced trips). Liberty provides off-base trips at discounted prices to various local tourist areas such as Orlando, Cape Canaveral and Key West. The program also hosts popular outdoor adventure trips such as camping, climbing and kayaking.
Morale Welfare & Recreation NAS Jacksonville

Phone: (c) 904-542-3111
DSN: 942-3111
URL: http://www.nasjax.navy.mil
Go to the NAS Jax web site and click on MWR for information on all of their recreational opportunities.
Mulberry Cove Marina At the end of Ranger Street & Bluff Street. NAS
Jacksonville, FL  32212
Phone: (c) 904-542-3260
Fax: (c) 904-542-4951
DSN: 942-3260
DSN Fax: 942-4951
URL: http://www.nasjax.navy.mil
Winter hours (Sept 16 - Apr 14) Mon,Weds & Thurs 8:00AM-5:30PM Fri-Sun & Holidays 8:00AM-6:00PM Summer hours Apr 15 - Sep 15) Mon-Thurs 8:00AM-6:00PM; Fri-Sun & Holidays 7:30AM-7:30PM We have a Ship's Store on the waterfront with bait, ice, sandwiches, drinks, fishing licenses, light tackle, parts and various sundries to meet all your boating needs. We also have unleaded gasoline pier-side and a free boat ramp. For boat owners we have slips, moorings and dry storage available on daily, monthly and yearly rental basis. At the slips fresh water and 30amp station power is available for light work and battery charging. Live-aboards are permitted only on a temporary basis. Sailing instruction classes and safe boating courses are also available. For more information see MWR Outdoor Recreation at this web site. The Marina offers a wide array of rental equipment including kayaks, canoes, Flying Scot sailboats, 14' Lasers, Jet Ski's, paddle boats, Hobbie kayaks, JY 15 sailboats, and windsurfers. Powerboats include bass boats with trolling motors and fish-finders, three pontoon boats, Boston Whalers and 14' stumpknockers are also available. Great prices on fishing gear!
Mulligan's 19th Hole Mustin Rd.
Bldg. 808, across from Bldg 10,
River Cove Catering & Conference Center
Jacksonville, FL  
Phone: (c) 904-542-2936
Fax: (c) 904-908-3848
URL: http://www.nasjax.navy.mil
Hours: 7 days, breakfast, lunch and dinner for dine in or carry out, 6:30AM-10:00PM. Our menu features everything from Rotisserie Chicken to assorted deli items. Fax in your order between 10:30-2:00 and we will have your order ready for you. Overlooks the 10th Tee of the NAS Jax Golf Course. A full service bar opens at 10:00AM-9:00PM daily. Social hours are held Wednesday and Friday at 4:00PM. Special events include the now famous St. Patrick's Day celebration, and Super Bowl Sunday, big screen TV. Mulligan's Private Party Room and Gazebo can be reserved for private or command functions. Call for reservations.
MWR Office Bldg. 1, at Yorktown Ave. & Langley St.
NAS
Jacksonville, FL  32212
Phone: (c) 904-542-3111
Phone: (c) 904-542-3112
DSN: 942-3111
Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30AM-4:00PM.
NAS Jacksonville Skin & Scuba Diving Club, Inc. See comments
Jacksonville, FL  
Phone: (c) 904-291-1575
Phone: (c) 904-264-4907
Meetings held the 1st Wednesday of every month at a local restaurant (dinner/meeting). We have our own instructors and hold classes at the base pool. Club has at least a monthly trip to West Palm for wreck and drift diving, or to local springs. Give us a call at one of the above numbers. Come to a meeting and "join us in Aqua-space."
NAS Jax Golf Course On Mustin Road,
Bldg. 808 located across from Bldg. 10
NAS Jacksonville, FL  
Phone: (c) 904-542-3249
Hours: Weekdays/Weekends/Holidays This 27 hole course offers an exciting and challenging test for golfers of all skill levels. One of the finest military golf courses in the Navy, it's considered the second most difficult military course on the East coast! From the championship tees, the course plays to a demanding 6,845 yards and PAR 72. NAS Jax Golf Course winds through a beautiful setting studded with lakes and trees, making it one of the finest golf courses in the Jacksonville area. Driving range and putting green are available, and a golf professional gives lessons to groups as well as individuals. Clubs and carts may be rented; a full line of clothing and accessories are available in the pro shop. A Military Invitational Golf Tournament is held annually in May. For intramural golf, tee times, fees, group outings or services, call the Golf Pro Shop for tee times.
NAS LANES 609 Gillis Street
(next to the Gym)
Jacksonville, FL  
Phone: (c) 904-542-3493
Phone: (c) 904-542-3295
URL: http://www.nasjax.navy.mil
The Bowling Center has 24 Automatic Scoring lanes, a game room, pro-shop, Extreme Bowling, and the "Gutter ball Grill". This sandwich and snack bar serves breakfast,lunch, and dinner, plus alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Call for Birthday Party specials, and daily lunch specials. The bowling center is open to all military, their family members, and civilians. For hours, menu listings, and call-in orders, call 3295 #. Ask about the Nickelodeon Bowling Party!
Navy Wives Club of America #86 Jacksonville, FL  
Phone: (c) 904-215-2077
Phone: (c) 904-772-0242
What is NWCA? The country's only national organization of Navy, Marine and Coast Guard enlisted wives. NWCA was chartered in 1936 and has grown in chartered clubs throughout the world. What is our purpose? To promote a friendly, sympathetic relationship among the wives of enlisted men of the United States Sea Services. To extend relief and assistance to needy members and other families of military personnel, and to help our community when and where we can. NWCA Jax #86 holds monthly meetings on the first Wednesday of each month in Bldg. 612 (left side of Auditorium), Jason St., NAS Jacksonville at 7:30 PM. NWCA #86 runs a Not New Shop, which is open Tues & Thurs 0900-1300, and on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays from 1000 to 1300. Location is Bldg. 612 (right side of Auditorium). Attend our next meeting! You might decide to join.
NEX Lock & Leave Storage Center Autoport Bldg. 429
Corner of Birmingham Ave. and Mustin Rd.
NAS Jacksonville, FL  32212
Phone: (c) 904-317-8118
As a member of today's military, your duties involve reassignments and TDYs, many of which require moving at a moments notice. How do you secure household items you can't take with you? Where do you keep sports and recreational equipment when they are not in use? Lock & Leave Storage Centers offer a variety of personal lockers, with some tall enough to store your skis and surfboards, and others small enough to safeguard your confidential documents. We also have compartments deep enough to store bicycles, motorcycles and carpet, and wide enough to store jet skis and furniture. We offer flexible rental plans with monthly, quarterly and yearly contract options. Our centers are easily accessible, and a portion of our rental revenue goes to support your MWR Fund. Secure and convenient - all of our compartments are steel with rugged roll-up or swing door designed to accept your lock. Stop by the Autoport to reserve your storage space.
RECREATION VEHICLE (RV) Park Corner Birmingham Ave. & Mustin Rd.
Naval Air Station
Jacksonville, FL  32212
Phone: (c) 904-542-3227
DSN: 942-3227
URL: http://www.nasjax.navy.mil
Campers arriving after hours may utilize our honor system. It is located for your convenience inside the entrance to the camp. Spaces available for overnight camping are listed each evening on the honor system board after the reservation office closes. Please check-in with us the following morning before 10:00AM. 28 full hook-up (sewer, water, electric), 17 partial water & electric and 13 primitive sites located on the corner of Birmingham Ave. and Mustin Rd. overlooking the St. John's River. The park offers discounted weekly rates. New shower and restroom facilities have been added to the park for convenience. Registrations are made at the Auto Hobby Shop located on Birmingham Ave. Call for site information. Reservations are accepted 30 days in advance.
River Cove Catering & Conference Center Bldg. 10, Mustin Road, NAS
Jacksonville, FL  
Phone: (c) 904-542-3041
DSN: 942-3041
Email: lyn.brightwell@.navy.mil
URL: http://www.nasjax.navy.mil
The River Cove Conference and Catering Center is open to all hands. The center specializes in a full array of catering services. The banquet rooms can be reserved for command functions, wedding receptions, private functions and conferences. Call the center to book your next function. The "All Hands" REEF & BEEF BUFFET is back on the 1st Friday of each month, from 6:30PM-9:00PM in the Conference Center main dining room. RESERVATIONS ARE ENCOURAGED! Cost is $17.00 per person and it is an excellent feast! Call for latest info and reservations.
T-Bar Bldg. 10, Mustin Road
Naval Air Station
Jacksonville, FL  32212
Phone: (c) 904-542-3041
URL: http://www.nasjax.navy.mil
This watering hole, located on the river-side deck of the Transient Visitor's Quarters, is open Monday-Friday from 3:00-7:00PM.
THE ZONE Corner of Jason St. & Saratoga Ave.
Jacksonville, FL  
Phone: (c) 904-542-3521
Phone: (c) 904-542-2209
URL: http://www.nasjax.navy.mil
The ZONE, a food and entertainment complex, offers Yesterday's Cafe', Bambino's Italian Sub-shop; Budweiser Brew House; All Hands BINGO; The CPO Club; and the Main Event Party room. The Brew House opens daily at 11:00AM and will be NAS Jacksonville's football headquarters with the NFL's Sunday Ticket (and Monday Night Football). We also cater Private Parties, Weddings, Special Themes and Conferences. Come by and Get in the Zone! THE DELIVERY ZONE COMES TO YOU The Delivery Zone delivers anywhere on base for FREE! A variety of menu items are available such as Bambino's Pizza, Wings, Salads, Subs, Sandwiches and more. Just place your order by calling 542-3900. THE BUDWEISER BREW HOUSE The First one if its kind in the Navy is right here at NAS Jax. Join us for lunch or dinner seven days a week. The Brew House is your sports headquarters with the full sport package on Direct TV. This full service bar and restaurant is just waiting for you to kickback and relax. 542-5009 for more information. BINGO PALACE Bingo is played Monday-Friday during lunchtime and on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Lunchtime games start at 11:30am and evening games at 6:30pm. Computerized play is available in the evenings and jackpots consist of $5,000, $10,000 and $30,000. Call the Bingo Hotline for more information at 542-5007. YESTERDAY'S CAFE This 50's/60's style diner is open for lunch Monday-Friday 11:00am-2:00pm. Take a step back in time and enjoy a delicious homemade shake or one of the daily lunch specials. 542-3522 THE CPO CLUB-THE FOULED ANCHOR Located inside The Zone, the CPO Club serves lunch daily and hosts social hours on Wednesday and Friday, with live entertainment Friday evenings. The Club is open to E7-E9 and their invited guests. Call the Zone for more information at 542-3521 or 542-2209.
USO PAL DAY St. Augustine, FL USO Office, NAS
Jacksonville, FL  
Phone: (c) 904-542-3028
Phone: (c) 904-778-2821
Fax: (c) 904-542-5214
Proximity to site: 35 miles This is a Military Appreciate Day celebration where Active Duty personnel "In Uniform" and their family members can access and visit practically all of the neat things to see and do in Old St. Augustine ABSOLUTELY FREE. The date for this event is normally the FIRST Saturday in December. DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY TO SAVE A BUNCH OF MONEY AND ENJOY THE ST. AUGUSTINE SIGHTS FOR FREE!!
Western Union Naval Air Station
Jacksonville, FL  32212
Phone: (c) 904-542-4758
Fax: (c) 904-542-5365
located within the ITT office, Bldg 953A near the Navy Exchange