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Find out more on the MWR Bethesda’s website:  Navy MWR Bethesda.

Child and Youth Programs

NSA Bethesda Child and Youth Programs (CYP) provide high quality educational and recreational programs for children and youth. Teams of caring, knowledgeable professionals plan developmentally appropriate programs that are responsive to the unique needs, abilities, and interests of children. 

Our staff fosters a sense of independence, trust and responsibility within each child through understanding and respectful interactions. Likewise, through positive relationships, our programs respect and support the ideals cultures, and values of families in their task of nurturing children and youth. We are advocates for children, families, and the child and youth professionals within our programs and surrounding communities.

Military and Family Support Services

The Military and Family Support Center is an on-base social service agency whose goal is to improve the quality of life for the military member and family through counseling and assistance. The MFSC is the first stop for singles and families seeking counseling or assistance with a personal or family matter. MFSC's many free classes and seminars are also a great resource for self-improvement and Navy lifestyle education.

Housing: Family and Single Sailor

The Housing Program’s mission is to provide housing support for all families and unaccompanied personnel assigned to NSA Bethesda. Our goal is to ensure our customers receive suitable, affordable and safe housing and will assist you in determining your eligibility and options. 

MWR Programs & Events

Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) at NSA Bethesda provides Navy personnel (including active-duty and retired military, Reservists, DOD employees, family members and contractors) with a varied program of wholesome and constructive off-duty leisure activities that contribute to their quality of life while stationed here.

The MWR Department offers an abundance of recreational opportunities through its many facilities: fitness centers, swimming pools (indoor and outdoor), beaches, camping, movie theater, auto-skills center, wood hobby shop, private organizations such as flying clubs, marina, bowling center, golf course, ticket/travel office, marina, Liberty Program/center, food and beverage facilities, child care centers, youth centers and much more!

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