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American Forces Travel is the new Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) program offering eligible patrons access to leisure travel online powered by Priceline and other travel industry leaders. This is the only official U.S. Joint Services' MWR online vacation travel site offering exclusive travel deals and benefits just for the military and government community. American Forces Travel provides access to a wide selection of member-exclusive rates on hotel rooms, flights, cruises, rental cars, vacation packages, event tickets and more.
The Ceramics Shop offers residents a chance to enjoy their artistic side. The Ceramic Shop has a wide selection of green ware and pottery clay for purchasing. The shop is equipped with pottery wheels, painting supplies and kiln for firing projects. The Ceramic Shop also offers variety of classes for residents to participate in. Classes include Canvas Painting, Basic Pottery, Ceramic Molding, Scrapbooking and more.
The Wood Shop, located next to the Ceramic Shop, is for residents interested in wood working or learning a new hobby. The shop is equipped with over 20 commercial-grade wood working machinery and various hand-held tools for use. Residents must complete the Wood Shop 101 Class in order to use the Wood Shop. Classes are offered through the Ceramic Shop.The Wood Shop also offers variety of resale items ranging from hardwood to supplies for projects.
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After you complete the required Auto Skills 101 class, we have the stalls, lifts, tools and staff expertise to take care of all your basic vehicle needs. We offer several classes throughout the month including oil change, vehicle fluids, and a Heels on Wheels women-only class. When you are ready to register your vehicle, we will provide an inspection for you so that you may continue the registration process at our local VRO. If you have a project you need an extra set of hands for, or maybe a little guidance on...we have you covered!
With sunny days year round, biking is a great way to enjoy the great outdoors. We have both mountain and road bikes available for rent, and provide a helmet for your knocker free of charge. If you have your own bicycle that needs some help, our professional staff will assist you with your bike repairs and tune-ups. Find us inside the Outdoor Rec building!
Bike Maintenance/Service - $7/30 mins
Bike Rentals: $12/day or $60/week
Mountain Bike • Road Bike • Eliptigo
Check out our small bike retail area inside Pelican Pete's Marina for your basic bike needs.
The MWR Community Library is a fun, comfortable place that provides resources and services that inform, entertain, and enrich the quality of life in GTMO. Find good books, good movies, learn something new, or meet friends and neighbors. The Library has thousands of items in the collection ranging from the latest bestsellers to non-fiction materials, CLEP study materials to audiobooks and DVDs, and for all ages, babies through adults. Through the Navy Digital Library, https://www.navymwrdigitallibrary.org , we also provide access to downloadable audiobooks, e-books, reference materials, and practice tests at no cost to Sailors and Marines worldwide.
Copying and Printing - Black and white only (.10/page)
Public Computers with Scanning Capability - Scanning documents are self-service and free.
Faxing - On-island (free) and off-island (.50/page)
Maps - Trail and community map available free of charge.
Wi-Fi (free/no password)
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WOOF! WOOF! Do you have a four legged pal that needs to exercise? Does your dog love social hours? The MWR dog park is great for puppy pals of all sizes. With an agility course, shade structure, and wide open space it’s a perfect place for you and your paw pal friends to meet and mingle. Bring your water bowl, water available! Check the MWR website or app for our annual pet friendly events like Pet Photos with Santa and the Lucky Dog Run.
Please keep our park friendly for all pets and people - pick up after your pooch! ?
Ground Zero Paintball Range is open on Saturdays from 11am-5pm for ages 10 and older. We also host a variety of tournaments and challenges throughout the year. Don't have your own marker? We have you covered.
You must use Ground Zero paintballs, and you can store left overs with us for your next trip! Paintballs that leave the course will not be admitted.
Want to plan a Command or private reservation? Call Outdoor Recreation at 2259 to make weekday reservations.
Events comming up:
February: My Bloody Valentine, Sat., 08 Feb, 1000-1100 – Last Man Standing
Don't get shot through the heart! This last man standing, free-for-all, shootout will be the ultimate bloody valentine. Every man for themselves as you take out the competition and try to be only one left without a broken heart. $20 per player, includes: mask, marker, air, and a hopper of paint per round. All players must be 10 years old or older. Players under 16 must have a parent present at all times. For more information call 2259 or 2345. Register in advance at Outdoor Recreation 4:30-7:00 Mon-Fri (closed Wed) or on site day of. Space is limited, register early.
March: Lucky Shot, Sat, 07 Mar, 1000-1100 – Target Shoot Tourny
Are you a lucky shot or is it all skill? This limited shot, target shoot challenge will stump event the sharpest of shooters. All players must use an MWR paintball marker. All players must be 10 years old or older. Players under 16 must have a parent present at all times. $20 per player, includes: mask, marker, air, and limited paintballs. Prize to the Luckiest Shooter. For more information please call 2259 or 2345. Register in advance at Outdoor Recreation 4:30-7:00 Mon-Fri (closed Wed), or on-site at Ground Zero Paintball day of. Space is limited, register early.
Marblehead Lanes Bowling Center provides fun and inviting atmosphere for all base residents. With ongoing fun leagues, cash leagues, tournaments, daily specials, and bowling party packages available, we’ve got something for everyone! With our Cosmic Party Package, you can request your favorite songs and watch music videos on the big screen while having fun bowling. Lockers are available for rental.
Marblehead Lanes Bowling Center is comprised of twenty eight Qubica AMF pinsetters and synthetic approaches and lanes. It boasts of having a state-of-the-art Qubica BES X Ultimate and Conquer Pro scoring system.
Are you looking to book a command or private party function? Interested in enjoying our local great outdoors? Outdoor Recreation is here to help! With rental gear ranging from grills & cabanas to bounce houses & games, the O-REC program can support your party needs. We also have camping gear, trail maps, and more. The Outdoor Recreation program is located in the Outdoor Recreation building (2299), across the parking lot from Pelican Pete's Marina. Stop by and ask about our command discounts including free rentals for command recreation events.
Looking for your next GTMO adventure? Come by the MWR Marina. We offer boat rentals including pontoons, skiffs, and sailboats alongside paddleboards and kayaks. Not ready to captain your own vessel? We offer monthly paddle trips and other outings, as well as 101 classes for beginners. We have a small shop in case you forgot a tool or lure before you go fishing. Stop by and ask us about our deep sea fishing and other charters today.
You will need a Guantanamo Bay Captains License to utilize our vessels so download your Captain's License Study Guide TODAY!
Step 1) Download and study the guide
Step 2) Walk in and take the written portion of the test during regular business hours.
Step 3) Once you pass the written test you can schedule your driving test. OR if you need, we will give you lessons!
Step 4) After you pass the driving test we take you on a Bay Orientation to make sure you know where the boundaries are.
Step 5) Get your license and go!
Pontoons - 10 persons including Capt., with no gear
Key West (skiffs) - 6 persons including Capt., with no gear
For 5 hours or less:
Weekday Rate $20/hr Weekend Rate $28/hr
Rentals 5-8 hours, or overnight, are considered all day rentals:
Weekday Rate: $80 Weekend Rate: $140
*Rentals on Tuesday night and Holidays are weekend rates
Sail Boats: Sailing Lessons (FREE, up to 8 sessions)
Weekday Rate: $6/hr
Weekend Rate: $10/hr
Paddle Craft Equipment:
Sit on Top Kayak - $3/hr
Touring Kayak - $5/hr (spray skirts not available)
Paddleboard - $3/hr
• Bay Charters - $45/hr, min of 2hrs. – Call for availability
Up to 8 people, not accounting for gear. Includes: Capt, Boat (pontoon or skiff), and cooler of ice. The charter times and itinerary are jointly built between Marina staff and you the customer. Options: sunset cruise, fishing, water sports, wildlife viewing, bay tour, and more.
• WATER TAXI - $8/person each way (minimum of 4 paid riders)
Did you forget your passport or miss the ferry? Check out the MWR Water Taxi! Water Taxi transits between Windward Ferry Landing and Leeward Mantee Landing. Pets count as a paid rider. Taxis can be pre-scheduled at the Marina or you can call and request one for soonest pick - pending availability - by calling the Marina at 2345 or 757-577-2808.
Check out our Retail Shop for - Fishing Gear, Bait, Apparel and Beverages, Boat Supplies, and more.
Special Events coordinates a variety of events here on Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. These include concerts, community events, comedians, magicians, celebrity visits, and much more!
NSGB MWR works closely with Armed Forces Entertainment, Navy Entertainment, USO, and stateside promoters to provide the highest quality, live professional entertainment for special events year round.
If you have any ideas or suggestions for events you would like to see, please feel free to contact us. NSGB.SpecialEvents@gmail.com
For all leisure travel needs, please contact the NAS JAX Tickets and Travel office at 904-542-3318, or visit their website: www.navymwrjacksonville.com/tickets-and-travel
If the Orlando ITT office will be more convenient for your travel plans, their information link is http://www.militarydisneytips.com
If you would like local assistance with planning your travel experience, please contact 757-458-4519, and we will get you in touch with the proper personnel.