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A contestant jumps into a blue cloud of dye during the annual Morale, Welfare and Recreation Bahrain Color Run. (photo by Sgt. Aaron S. Patterson)

Recreation programs at NSA Bahrain provide opportunities for social interaction, self-expression, leisure pursuits, and cultural and educational activities that appeal to all segments of the community. Examples include movies and concerts, outdoor recreation programs, recreation classes, diving, auto skills, swimming, arts and crafts, and many other special interest programs.

The MWR Fitness Center
The MWR Fitness Center has everything you need to get in the best shape of your life! This state of the art facility offers free weights, Nautilus equipment, a Cardio-Theater (Treadmills, Cross Trainers, Elliptical Machines, Rowing Machines, Stationary Bikes, and Steppers), sauna, and locker rooms. Our Health & Wellness Program assesses and evaluates current fitness levels, aides in the development of fitness goals, and provides programs and periodic progress evaluations. For more information, visit: Navy MWR Bahrain Fitness Center

Fleet Park Warrior Zone
This unmanned fitness facility is managed by the MWR Fitness Center and is located near the softball field. It provides the opportunity for a varied workout with more of the functional aspects of fitness. Patrons can maximize the use of the functional pure motion work stations, as well as kettle bells, sand bags, Bosu and medicine balls, plyo boxes, and exercise bikes. It is required that patrons log in and out when using the facility and it’s recommended that patrons bring their own water source for proper hydration. For more information, visit: Navy MWR Bahrain Fleet Park Warrior Zone

Climbing Wall
The MWR Climbing Wall has a total surface area of 48m and reaches 8m in height. It provides five climbing corridors and can has enough space for 241 bolt-on holds. Interested climbers need to make an appointment with the Fitness Center front desk. Qualified climbers can use the climbing facility without direct supervision. The Climbing Wall provides an opportunity to learn, train hard, have fun, and conduct command PT’s or personalized events with certified climbing wall instructors. For more information, visit: Navy MWR Bahrain Climbing Wall

Intramural Sports
Whatever sport you are looking to participate in, chances are we have a league or tournament to fit your interests. The sports coordinators regularly schedule intramural sports leagues throughout the year. Leagues include volleyball, flag football, golf, basketball, and softball. Various tournaments are also scheduled throughout the year. For more information, visit: Navy MWR Bahrain Intramural Sports

Located on the second deck, come enjoy sport play on the basketball courts, volleyball courts, racquetball courts, spin bike room, and indoor running track. A variety of sports and exercise equipment is available for checkout as well as instructional classes, sports competitions, or pick-up games. For more information, visit: Navy MWR Bahrain Gymnasium

Group Exercise Classes
There is a variety of fitness classes including yoga, cycle, Zumba, functional fitness (TRX), NOFFS SES, and NOFFS Metabolic. All classes are free with the exception of Aikido. For more information, visit: Navy MWR Bahrain Group Exercise Classes

Fitness Pool
The 25-meter Fitness Pool is half the size of an Olympic swimming pool and has five lanes ranging in depth from 3’ 8” to 12’ 2”. The Fitness Pool is used for lap swimming, scuba certification classes, and aqua aerobics and is available for command training exercises. For more information, visit: Navy MWR Bahrain Fitness Pool

Family Pool
The Family Pool is 32’ X 16’ and offers a depth of 3’ to 6.5’. It is used for recreational swimming, as well as child and adult swimming lessons. It even includes a wading pool for our youngest patrons. For more information, visit: Navy MWR Bahrain Family Pool

Swimming Lessons
NSA Bahrain MWR strives to provide lessons at all levels that help students develop confidence and competency in the water. Lessons and skill testing are taught by Water Safety Instructors certified by the American Red Cross. MWR instructors teach both youth and adult swim lessons so regardless of your age, you can learn to swim confidently. For more information, visit: Navy MWR Bahrain Swimming Lessons

Outdoor Equipment Rental
There is a myriad of recreational, sporting and leisure equipment and gear available for checkout. Check out items are subject to a nominal fee. Inquire, reserve, and pay for your recreation rentals at the Community Recreation Office in the Freedom Souq. Biking, Watersports, Fishing, Camping Equipment, Sporting Equipment and Games, Inflatables, and Pop-Up Games are all available to rent. For more information, visit: Navy MWR Bahrain Outdoor Equipment Rental

Internet Café
The Internet Café offers 25 computers with free internet access and printer services. There is a small fee for printing and copies and you must show ID to use the services.

A world of knowledge is at your fingertips at the NSA Bahrain MWR Library. Located on the backside of the Bowling Center building, the NSA Bahrain Library is fully stocked with books, DVDs, audio books, e-books, and learning software that will help you expand your mind. There’s a children’s reading room downstairs and an adult’s studying area with printing, copying, and faxing services available upstairs. Free WiFi is also available. The Library holds a weekly story time, as well as annual programs such as “Read Across America Day” and their “Summer Reading Program.” For more information, visit: Link

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