Naval Support Activity Washington Logo Commandant, Naval District Washington  |  Naval Support Activity Washington
Commander, Navy Installations Command
  Find Your Region or Installation

Fitness & Sports

WNY Fitness and Sports


(Updated May 11, 2021)

For the health and safety of our tenants, residents, visitors and staff, NSAW has modified the health and fitness services available on its fence lines. The most current operations information is as follows:

  • Washington Navy Yard fitness center is open M-F, 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. for all eligible patrons, by appointment only. Please arrive ready to exercise, and depart immediately after finishing. Locker rooms and showers are available by reservation only. Towel service and group fitness remain suspended.
    Full details and scheduling are available at
  • Washington Navy Yard tennis and basketball courts are CLOSED.
  • NSF Naval Research Laboratory unmanned fitness center is CLOSED.
  • NSF Arlington unmanned fitness center is open for active-duty personnel, with limited service, M-F from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • NSF U.S. Naval Observatory unmanned fitness center is open for active-duty personnel, with limited service, M-F from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Physical distancing and sanitation procedures are in place. Patrons are also required to wear a face covering unless they are actively using cardio equipment. For more information, please contact

Thank you for your support in keeping our community healthy and safe!




MWR Fitness & Sports Program
Fitness centers are free to active duty military, reservists, retirees, family members, and DoD civilians assigned to Naval Support Activity Washington and its tenant commands. Contractors are required to pay a monthly or yearly membership fee.

The Fitness & Sports Program offers several fitness centers and ongoing fitness and wellness services to meet the needs of the NSAW community. Fitness and wellness programs are available at each installation.

Fitness Facilities
Washington Navy Yard Fitness Center
Building 22
(202) 433-2282/2829
Hours of Operations:
Mon-Fri 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sports Complex
Building 73
(Indoor tennis court and basketball court)
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Court Reservations by request; please call (202) 433-2829/2282

Fitness Programs & Services:
• Individual personal training
• Group personal training
• Group exercise classes
• Monthly fitness incentive events
• Annual 10lb challenge
• Spring into fitness 

Unmanned Fitness Center
Naval Research Lab Unmanned Fitness Center
Naval Research Laboratory, Bldg. 52
Hours:  Monday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Yoga Classes on Mondays & Wednesdays from 11:15 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Naval Support Facility Arlington Unmanned Fitness Center
Naval Support Facility Arlington, Bldg. 12
Hours:  Open 24/7

U.S. Naval Observatory Unmanned Fitness Center
Naval Support Facility US Naval Observatory, Bldg. 56
Hours:  Open 24/7

For questions/concerns regarding the Unmanned Fitness Centers please contact the Naval Support Activity Washington MWR Fitness Director at (202) 433-6666

Captain’s Cup Sports Program
Sports programs are designed to increase physical endurance, promote fitness, and build camaraderie among work units and friends. There are individual and team sports programs available to all eligible participants. The MWR Sports Office is located on the Washington Navy Yard in the Fitness Center, Building 22. For any questions about upcoming sports programs, call 202-433-2282. NSAW offers Captain’s Cup events, including:
• Basketball
• Darts
• Flag Football
• Golf
• Racquetball
• Softball
• Tennis
• Volleyball
• Dodgeball
• Bowling
• Soccer
• Corn hole
• Ultimate frisbee
• Kickball
• Bowling



Share This Page