NOTICE: Beginning Oct. 7 through Oct. 21, all playing courts will be closed. All patrons can access the Bowling Center, Indoor Pool and locker rooms through normal entrances. All fitness rooms will be accessable through alternate points of entry.


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.


                                                        New Entry Procedure for Drill Hall



Fitness Programs:

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.



Monday, October 21, 2019


CPR / First Aid Re-Certification

Aquatics Center: Indoor Pool


Athletic Conditioning

Drill Hall

This event repeats every week on Monday, Wednesday

Wednesday, October 23, 2019


Fall into Fitness

Drill Hall

This event repeats every week on Wednesday

Ballroom Dancing

Energy Zone

This event repeats every week on Wednesday

Saturday, November 2, 2019


19th Annual K9 Run / Walk

Drill Hall

Monday, November 18, 2019


CPR / First Aid Re-Certification

Aquatics Center: Indoor Pool

Saturday, December 7, 2019


42nd Annual Arts & Crafts Festival

Drill Hall

Saturday, December 28, 2019


Lifeguard Re-Certification Course

Aquatics Center: Indoor Pool