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March 11, 2024
 
 
Season Passes Available for Busch Gardens, Kings Dominion
 

 
Discount season passes to Busch Gardens Williamsburg / Water Country USA and Kings Dominion are available through MWR Community Recreation.


 
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Navy Housing Town Hall Meeting Scheduled
 

 
Navy Housing will host a hybrid town hall meeting with Capt. Douglas Burfield, NAS Patuxent River Commanding Officer, on Monday, April 15 from 5-6 p.m.


 
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'Purple Up' Poster Contest
 

 
Navy CYP is celebrating April as the Month of the Military Child with a poster contest! Children in grades pre-K through 12 are invited to enter for a chance to win one of four $50 Amazon gift cards.

Thank you to USAA for sponsoring this event. No Navy endorsement implied.
USAA

 
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College 101 Series
 

 
The Fleet & Family Support Center and the Navy CYP School Liaison Program will present a free virtual workshop on applying to college on Wednesday, March 13 from 5-6 p.m. This class is for high school students and their parents and is open to all with base access.


 
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Preparing to PCS: Smooth Move Class
 

 
Is there a move in your future? This class for Active Duty, hosted by the Fleet & Family Support Center and the School Liaison, will help you navigate the process. Class will be held on March 20 from 9-10 a.m. via Teams.


 
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Getting Ready for Kindergarten
 

 
Do you have a child who will soon be entering kindergarten? At this workshop you'll learn what your child needs to know before starting school, local school options and how to enroll, and tips to prepare for the first day. Multiple in-person and virtual sessions are available beginning March 20.


 
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Group & Private Swim Lessons
 

 
Join American Red Cross aquatic instructors for private or group lessons. Registration for the March 19-28 session closes March 15. An additional session will be offered April 2-11.


 
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Babysitting Basics
 

 
Get the 'Babysitting Basics' at this class offered by the Fleet & Family Support Center on Tuesday, March 26 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.! The class will include CPR and first aid certification and is for middle and high school students ages 12-18 with base access. Registration includes FREE enrollment with the Teen Center!


 
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Everything You Need to Know About the GI Bill
 

 
Do you have questions about the GI Bill? This free class on Monday, April 8 from 5-6 p.m. will feature a Benefits Advisor from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Attend virtually or in person!


 
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Navigating Youth Mental Health
 

 
The Fleet & Family Support Center will host a suicide prevention awareness event for parents and caregivers on March 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Religious Services Building. The event will focus on mental health struggles common for many young people and will feature a panel discussion and resources on how to support youth in times of crisis.


 
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Order by March 12: DIY Spring Welcome Mat Kit
 

 
Get ready for spring with a welcome mat that you DIY! All materials to create one mat are provided. Kits are $20 each and must be ordered by March 12.


 
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Register by March 14: St. Patty's Day 10-Mile Relay Race
 

 
Put on your green for this 10-mile course that runs along the beautiful Patuxent River on March 15 at 9 a.m. Free for Active Duty and dependents, just $5 for all others with base access!


 
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New Class: Preschool Stroll & Splash
 

 
Parents and their preschoolers ages 3-5 can get fit and have fun at this new swim lesson class at the Drill Hall Indoor Pool. Sessions will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays April 2-18 and April 30-May 16 from 5-6 p.m.


 
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Limited Tickets Available: Comedy Night with Ashley Gutermuth
 

 
Get ready for a night of side-splitting comedy with Ashley Gutermuth on Thursday, April 4! Free tickets (limit 2 per person with ID) are available at the Community Recreation Office.

Thank you to CMWR for sponsoring this event.

 
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The Great HOP-pening
 

 
Join Community Recreation for a 'hop-pening' good time on Friday, March 29 from 3-6 p.m. at the Parade Field! Egg hunt, pictures with the Easter Bunny, arts and crafts, tea giveaway and inflatables. Candy donations are being accepted ahead of the event! Free and open to all with base access.

Thank you to Bigelow Tea for sponsoring this event. No Navy endorsement implied.
Bigelow Tea

 
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Spring Splash
 

 
MWR Aquatics will host a Dr. Seuss-themed event celebrating spring on Saturday, April 13 from 3-5 p.m. at the Drill Hall Indoor Pool. Swimming, games, crafts and a visit from the Lorax!


 
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Save the Date: Paw-Casso & Play
 

 
Join the NRC Solomons Community Rec team for this paint-and-play event for furry family members on April 20 from 1-4 p.m. at the Bark Park Play Yard. Registration opens April 1!

Thank you to USAA (no Navy endorsement implied) and CMWR for sponsoring this event.
USAA CMWR

 
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Intramural Softball
 

 
Grab some friends or coworkers and join MWR for a fun season of softball! This intramural league is open to ages 18+ with base access. Games will be held at the Campos and Wood Hobby fields Monday-Thursday at 5 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. beginning April 22.

Thank you to USAA for sponsoring this program. No Navy endorsement implied.
USAA

 
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Intramural Soccer
 

 
Intramural soccer at NAS Patuxent River is back for the spring season! This intramural league is open to ages 18+ with base access. Games will be held at the Drill Hall Turf Field on Mondays at 5 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. beginning April 22.


 
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More Upcoming Activities
 

 
 
 
Sign Up to Play Apex Legends in April
 
April 16, 2024 - 12:00 AM

Community Scavenger Hunt
 
April 16, 2024 - 12:00 AM

Active-Duty & Families Bowling Special
 
April 16, 2024 - 11:00 AM

Preschool Power Stroll & Splash
 
April 16, 2024 - 5:00 PM

Retirees & Families Wednesday Bowling Special
 
April 17, 2024 - 11:00 AM

   
 
 
 
 
New Seasonal Beverages at the Center Stage Coffee Shop
 

 
New seasonal beverages are available at the Center Stage Coffee Shop! Try an Iced Lavender Cream Oatmilk Matcha, Lavender Oatmilk Latte and more. Open Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-1 p.m.


 
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Current Job Openings
 

 
 
 
Bowling Equipment Worker
 

Recreation Aide (Bowling Center)
 

   
 
 
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