MWR Covid updates as of 10-13-20

As NAVSTA Newport enters into an updated HPCON status, MWR activities will slowly begin to resume operations.  Initially these will be heavily restricted in nature, with gradual expansion to follow. Patrons can expect limitations and requirements that may include things such as wearing of masks, health and temperature screenings, usage restrictions, etc.  Your Newport MWR team is excited to get back to providing services for our patrons, and we ask for your patience and understanding as we slowly work through the reset process.  Specific program updates will be posted on both our social media accounts and website, so we encourage everyone to stay tuned.

Auto Skills Center Bays will open by reservations only.  Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance and can not be made the day of.  To make a reservation, call the Coasters Harbor Island Marina at (401) 841-3283.  Auto Skills Center hours available for reservations are Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m., two bays and one lift.  This does not affect the car wash which is always open 24/7, no reservation needed.

Reservations are required and are accepted on a first come, first served basis.  Regulations, rules and how to make reservations are located on

CYP programs are preparing to expand capacities as the base transitions to HPCON Bravo. The focus continues to be on COVID Mission Essential Personnel.
For families not currently enrolled who are seeking care:
- We are not currently accepting new enrollees.  You can still register for a future spot on  Once we can accept new enrollees they will be taken off of this list via the standard CNIC priority system.
- Exceptions to the policy for new enrollees may be requested on a temporary basis based on mission critical needs.  Please contact our front desk at (401) 841-4562 if you need more information.
The CYP team is continuing to work diligently to ensure a safe, positive environment for your children – and we look forward to seeing more of them back soon!

Kayak rentals by reservation only.  Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance and can not be made the day of.  Rentals are only available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, limited time frames.  To make a reservation, call the Coasters Harbor Island Marina at (401) 841-3283.  Seasonal slip holders are allowed to place boats in the water.  There are no boating lessons scheduled for this time.

Order online at or download the app, Order and on base delivery only, hours are Monday-Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., (also order Leisure Bay coffee Monday - Friday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and get it delivered with your food order); Saturday and Sunday 3 to 7 p.m.  Download menu at

Single play, no doubles (weather permitting).

The John H Chafee Fitness Center is open limited hours for walk in Active Duty patrons (Active Duty dependents 16+ and DoD civilians during 6 to 8 a.m. & 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. only).  Patrons will continue to be required to pass screening and temperature checks before entering, and strict limitations apply to the number of patrons authorized within each area of the facility.  Commands looking to reserve exclusive time/space may reserve our newly assembled command fitness location in the basketball court area for their exclusive use.  Locker rooms and showers remain closed, and we encourage everyone to read the FAQ’s (located on gym webpage) prior to coming to the fitness center.  Questions, call (401) 841-2512.  Hours: Monday through Friday 5 to 8 a.m.; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and 3 to 7 p.m.
POOL OPERATIONS: Active Duty reservations are required by calling (401) 841-2512. Reservations are made 24 hours in advance, first come, first served.  FAQ’s are located on the pool webpage.  Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 3 to 6 p.m.

Open Monday through Friday (drive thru opens at 6:30 a.m.) store opens 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Purchase your Starbucks coffee, drinks and more plus a selection of sandwiches, chips and cookies.  All vehicle drivers use drive-thru, if on foot go inside to order and take out only (one person at a time).  The computers are not available for use during COVID-19.

Small fitness center in Building 656 (enter through Seaview Lanes door facing NEX parking Lot) open Monday-Friday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. for Active Duty dependents who are 16 years old and older and DoD civilians.  Patron limit is 10.

Please check the facility webpage for full details and menus at