Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) for Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, FL provides a variety of programs and activities for the local community. More information about our programs can be found at www.navymwrmayport.com, on www.facebook.com/mwrmayport, on our app, or by calling 904-270-5228.
Mondays: Monday Night Football & Wings. 8 – 11 p.m. at the Beacon. Enjoy Monday Night Football on our 20ft screen! Grab a beverage at Loggerheads Pub and join us in the Tortuga Room for FREE wings every Monday starting at 8pm at the Beacon. Monday Night Football & Wings is open to all hands 18+ and Loggerheads is open to all hands 21+. Get ready to have a good time!
Tuesdays: Sewing Machine Basics. 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Get to know your sewing machine and what it can do for you. Students can bring their own machine (must provide all accessories and manual) or the instructor will provide one. Space is limited to 2 people per 50-minute class and is only $15. Sign up at Tickets and Travel two days prior to class!
Wednesdays: Military Appreciation Bowling Special. 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Every Wednesday at Mayport Bowling Center is “Military Appreciation Day.” Military and family members can enjoy $1 games and $1 shoe rental all day, as well as $1 hot dogs and $1 fountain drinks from 10:30 am-5 pm.
Thursdays: Thursday Night Football & Wings. 8 – 11 p.m. at the Beacon. Enjoy Thursday Night Football on our 20ft screen! Grab a beverage at Loggerheads Pub and join us in the Tortuga Room for FREE wings every Thursday starting at 8pm at the Beacon. Thursday Night Football is open to all hands 18+ and Loggerheads is open to all hands 21+. Get ready to have a good time!
Thursdays: CPO Family Night. 4 – 7 p.m. at the CPO Club. Make it a family night at the CPO Club! Join us every Thursday from 4pm – 7pm for a kid-friendly menu and lots of activities. It’s fun for everyone! NOTE: The CPO Club will be closed December 17-January 3.
Fridays: Mayport Movies. 6 p.m. at the Beacon. Pop some popcorn, ad bring the family out to the Beacon! Mayport Movies shows great movies every Friday on our 20 ft. screen for FREE!
Jan. 11: Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (PG)
Jan. 18: Zootopia (PG)
Jan. 25: Ferdinand (PG)
Saturdays: Mayport Movies. 8 p.m. at the Beacon. Grab a friend to watch a thrilling movie on our 20 ft. screen for FREE!
Jan. 12: Hunter Killer (R)
Jan. 19: Halloween (R)
Jan. 26: First Man (PG-13)
Sundays: Sunday Funday Bowling Special. 1-7 p.m. Make the weekend last as long as possible with Sunday Funday at the Bowling Center! The fun starts at 1pm and lasts until 7pm with $2 games, $2 shoes and $1 soft drinks. Open to all hands, so bring your friends
Jan. 11: Have a Ball Bowling League begins. 6 p.m. at Mayport Bowling Center. Bowl 3 games per week for 15 weeks and receive a FREE custom bowling ball of your choice! Cost is $10 per week, per player. Open to all authorized MWR patrons & guests.
Jan. 15: Sewing Machine Basics. 9 a.m., 10 a.m. & 6 p.m. at Mayport Beacon for $15. Get to know your sewing machine and what it can do. Students can bring their own machine (must bring accessories and manual) or instructor can provide one. Limit 2 people per 50-minute session. Sign up at least one day prior.
Jan. 18: Travel the Globe with Bogey’s. 6-8 p.m. • $35 per person. Enjoy a culinary journey through Italia! Make reservations at the Windy Harbor Pro Shop.
Feb. 3: Saratoga Classic Half Marathon & Super Sara 5K. 7am-12pm on Naval Station Mayport. In honor of USS Saratoga (CV-60), Naval Station Mayport’s first aircraft carrier, MWR Mayport will be hosting the inaugural Saratoga Classic Half Marathon & Super Sara 5K on February 3, 2019. This event will be open to the public, bringing the Jacksonville and military communities together while providing a truly unique experience for all. The Half Marathon will begin onboard Naval Station Mayport and then continue out the Main Gate towards HWY 116. The run will continue onto HWY 116 across the Wonderwood Bridge and then loop back to the base where runners will finish next to some of the Navy’s finest ships. Race registration is now open! Prices will increase incrementally until the final registration date of January 31, 2019. Learn more at: www.NavyMWRMayport.com/SaratogaClassic
Auto Skills Center
The Auto Skills Center can perform routine maintenance on your vehicle and we offer equipment and space for the do-it-yourself (DIY) customer. Our Safety Class is a one-time class required for our DIY customers and are held on Tuesdays – Fridays at 3 p.m. and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.
Whether you’re an avid outdoors lover, complete novice, or somewhere in between, Outdoor Adventures has what you need to enjoy the great outdoors. We offer outdoor and party gear rental, clinics and classes to help you enjoy the area. Get outside with our rental camping gear, including Jon boats, boogie boards, canoes, kayaks, tents, fishing gear, campers, sleeping bags and more! We also supply party rentals including tables, chairs, BBQ grills, bouncy houses, coolers, canopies and more; available for your next party whether it be a retirement, reenlistment, hail and farewell or child’s birthday.
Tickets and Travel
The Tickets and Travel Office offers discounted tickets to many attractions in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee. We also feature discounted hotel reservations, cruise bookings and affordable Disney merchandise. Tickets and Travel has two locations. Our main office is on Naval Station Mayport and the Annex is in the Commissary parking lot. Currently, we are selling Monster Jam, Jacksonville Symphony, Daytona 500 tickets and more!
Test your luck at Beachside Bingo! We offer Bingo Nights, Lunchtime Bingo, monthly Bingo Specials and Summer Family Bingo. Lunchtime Bingo is on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. and packs only cost $15. Night Bingo runs Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 6:30 p.m. Our Bingo Specials feature double payouts. No matter who you are, we have a program for you!
There is always something fun going on at the Bowling Center. Wednesday is $1 Military Appreciation where games, shoes are $1 all day and hot dogs and sodas are $1 until 5pm. Friday and Saturday night is Xtreme Red Pin Bowling from 8-11 p.m. where every game is just $3.50 and if you strike when the head pin is red you win a free game of bowling for your next visit. Sunday Funday is every Sunday with $2 games, $2 shoes and $1 soft drinks all day long. We have fall leagues starting in September! Visit our website navymwrmayport.com to learn more!
Don’t know where to throw away all those moving boxes? What about your old car battery? Bring your recyclable materials to The Recycling Center at building 412 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Windy Harbor Golf Club
The Windy Harbor Golf Club is an 18-hole, par 72 golf course located on Naval Station Mayport, which includes a driving range and practice green. Our weekly specials include Avoid the Crawl on weekdays starting at 3pm which includes 9-holes of golf and a cart for only $11. Monday and Tuesday enjoy All Play where 18-holes and a cart is only $25. Wednesday is Military Appreciation Day where the military community can enjoy 18-holes and a cart for only $20. Thursday between 10:28am and 11:53am you can Fill the Void and play 18-holes and get a cart for only $22.
Sailors, Families Get Fit With MWR
Family Swim: Monday – Thursday 3-7:30 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Natatorium is open for Family Swim in the shallow end. Bring your family for fun or use the time to teach your child how to swim. Lap swim is also available during these times.
Jan. 14: Break Your Boundaries begins. At 6 a.m., 12 or 5 p.m. Get ready for this 5-day fitness challenge to start off the new year. Each competitor will participate in a quick fitness challenge each day to gain points throughout the week. At the end of the week, there will be prizes for the top finishers for both male and female.
Feb. 3: Saratoga Classic Half Marathon and Super Sara 5k. 7 a.m.-12 p.m. on Naval Station Mayport. In honor of USS Saratoga (CV-60), Naval Station Mayport’s first aircraft carrier, MWR Mayport will be hosting the inaugural Saratoga Classic Half Marathon & Super Sara 5K on February 3, 2019. This event will be open to the public, bringing the Jacksonville and military communities together while providing a truly unique experience for all. The Half Marathon will begin onboard Naval Station Mayport and then continue out the Main Gate towards HWY 116. The run will continue onto HWY 116 across the Wonderwood Bridge and then loop back to the base where runners will finish next to some of the Navy’s finest ships. Race registration is now open! Prices will increase incrementally until the final registration date of January 31, 2019. Learn more at: www.NavyMWRMayport.com/SaratogaClassic
Jan. 15: Captain’s Cup Men’s Ultimate Frisbee Organizational Meeting. 11 a.m. at the Fitness Center. Open to military, dependents, retirees & DoD ages 18 years and older.
Spend Your Liberty Time With MWR
The following activities target single or unaccompanied Sailors. For more information, call 904-270-7788 or stop by the Mayport Liberty Center and pick up the monthly activity calendar with a complete listing of all upcoming Liberty events.
Tuesdays: Billiards Tournaments. 6 p.m. at the Liberty Center. Prize for 1st place.
Jan. 10: Surf Fishing Clinic. Have you ever wanted to learn to fish, or are you already a pro? Join Liberty & Outdoor Adventures for a day of fishing behind the Liberty Center. Fishing will start at 4 p.m. All equipment will be provided but you must have a valid FL Shore Fishing license, http://myfwc.com/license. Sign up dead line January 8. (Liberty Patrons only)
Jan. 12: Map & Compass Navigation Basics Class. 2-4 p.m. for only $5. Learn basic navigation skills using map and compass to find your way. You’ll learn the parts of a compass, how to read a topographic map and how to use them in tandem. Registration deadline is January 10. (All hands welcome)
Jan. 16: Bowling Clinic. 2 p.m. Do you need a little help on your game or are you a little rusty? Join Liberty for 3 FREE games of bowling at Mayport Bowling Center at 5 p.m. This event includes games and shoe rental. Sign up dead line is 2 p.m. each day (Liberty Patrons only).