COVID-19 Updates


NAS Patuxent River COVID-19 Information

Naval Air Station Patuxent River is tracking the COVID-19 pandemic and working with tenants and Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) to keep our population safe. The following resources may be helpful to anyone looking for information on our operations here, and on COVID-19 in general.


MWR Program Update

NAS Patuxent River is currently reassessing MWR programs and services under HPCON Bravo Plus. While the command determines the safest way to expand services to DoD retirees, eligible civilians, and other patrons, we ask for the public's patience. NAS Patuxent River seeks to proivde the most services to as many guests in a safe manner.

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As of September 2, 2021 - HPCON BRAVO+ UPDATES

Due to the HPCON B transition, the following changes to Pax River/NRC Solomon's MWR Facilities:

Update - Drill Hall - Open w/ Reservations required.

Update - Energy Zone - Open for classes. 

Child Development Centers - Bldg. 2030 | Bldg. 2813 - Stage 3 Operations

Fleet & Family Support Center - Open w/ Virtual Appointment Options

Housing Office/Community Center - Open

Center State Theater/Coffee Shop - Theater reopened on Friday, July 2 | Coffee Shop Open

Outdoor Pool - Open: reservations no longer required w/ a 40% capacity limit in place. 

Bowling Center - Open; reservations no longer required and parties/league play allowed.

Liberty Center - Open; trips and programs to resume.

Playgrounds - Open 

Community Recreation (formerly known as Tickets & Travel) - Open w/ some rentals available and programming resuming. 

West Basin Marina - Open w/ rentals available. 

NRC Solomon's Lodging Office - Open w/ Normal Hours

NRC Solomon's Admin Office - Open w/ Modified Hours 

NRC Solomon's Community Recreation Adventure Zone - Open w/ Modified Hours & Services

NRC Solomon's Point Patience Marina - Open w/ Modified Hours & Services

NRC Solomon's Ed & Mike's Camp Store - Open w/ Modified Hours & Services

NRC Solomon's Riverside Beach - Open w/ Modified Hours

Auto Skills - Open 

Customized Creations - Open  

Cedar Point Golf Course - Walk-ins are now accepted. Tournaments may now be scheduled.

Campgrounds - Reservations Open

* Click the Facility Name to vist their website for more information on hours of operations, COVID-19 mitigations and other changes.

















Attention NAF Employees - Support is available for any NAF employee experiencing increased anxiety, fear or emotional stress surrounding the coronavirus outbreak, it may help to speak to a professional clinician through your employee assistance program (EAP) provided by ACI Specialty Benefits. ACI’s EAP  is confidential, free to use for employees, and open to all family members. Call ACI at 800.932.0034 or email

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