The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to teach candidates the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare candidates to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and injuries. Attached you will find a list of skills that will be covered in this course. Su...Read More
The Drill Hall is the center of indoor recreation at Patuxent River. The complex is located behind McDonald’s on Cedar Point Road. All of the facilities located in the Drill Hall are staffed by recreation specialists ready to assist patrons. Staff members also serve as valuable sources of information pertaining to recreation at Patuxent River.
The Drill Hall floor is dominated by three basketball courts and another full-sized, NCAA regulation basketball court, one full-sized regulation volleyball court, and two full-sized regulation racquetball courts.
The Fitness Centers and Gyms at NAS Patuxent River are available for all individuals with base access. Millitary personnel, DoD Civilian employees, and family members may use the facilities in the Drill Hall at no charge. Contract employees must purchase an MWR membership in order to enter the Drill Hall.
Moms on the Move (Dads welcome too!)
Finally, a fitness workout for stay-at-home-parents! Join us in the Drill Hall on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. for a great workout! This FREE 60 minute class will include cardio training, strength work, and flexibility. Formats will include circuit training, boot camp workouts, and more! Kids are welcome, but you are responsible for them at all times.
For more information please call 301-757-3943.
Weekly Hit Training
Every Wednesday at 4 p.m. we will be holding a weekly high intensity training (HIT) workout. The workout of the week (WOW) will be posted in the Drill Hall. These workouts are meant to push you to the limit and are on the harder side, but most exercises could be modified to fit your fitness level. For more information please contact 301-342-5449.