MWR REOPENING (Updated 4-1-21)

AUTO SKILLS CENTER: Auto Skills Center is open, reservations are encouraged, and limited walk-ins will be accepted if space allows.  To make a reservation, visit  Auto Skills Center hours are Friday: 12-8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.  This does not affect the car wash which is always open 24/7, no reservation needed.  We accept used oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, and oil filters, free of charge during hours of operation (no reservation needed).  

CHILD & YOUTH PROGRAM: 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!

DINE ON THE GO: Order online at or download the app, on base delivery only, Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-8 p.m., (also order Leisure Bay coffee Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and get it delivered with your food order); Saturday & Sunday 11 a.m.-9 p.m.  Download menu at

DINNER DATE NIGHT: Active Duty Personnel ONLY, book a dinner date night for you and your spouse...You’ll be the only couple there! Four course seasonal menu $50 a couple with wine, $45 per couple no wine.  Dinner Date Nights are for adults only and are available: Friday-Saturday 6-8:30 p.m. One couple per night (Active Duty Personnel Only).  To make a reservation:

GOTICKETS: If you're looking to purchase tickets go to  You can download the current price brochure, ticket inquiry form and more.  Have questions?  Email or call (401) 841-2094.

JOHN H. CHAFEE FITNESS CENTER: The John H Chafee Fitness Center is open limited hours for walk-in ACTIVE DUTY PERSONNEL 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.  Face masks must be worn at all times.  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 web page) prior to coming to the fitness center. Hours or operation: Monday-Friday,  5 a.m.-1 p.m. & 2-8 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; & Federal Holidays 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

   POOL: The six lane pool is open to ACTIVE DUTY PERSONNEL ONLY Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and Monday, Wednesday &    Friday 3-6 p.m. first come, first served.

   GROUP FITNESS CLASSES: Currently online on MWR NewportRI YouTube Channel and posted each day on  Limited in person group exercise classes at John H.             Chafee Fitness Center are open to active duty personnel, dependents, and DoD civilians, space is extremely limited.  Reservations are required for all non-active duty patrons, and are STRONGLY                         recommended for active duty patrons.  Active duty patrons may be accepted as walk-ins for the classes if space permits.  Call the front desk at (401) 841-2512 to make a reservation.  
   Download current schedule:

LEISURE BAY INTERNET CAFE: Open Monday through Friday, drive-thru opens at 6:30 a.m., store opens 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Weekends & Holidays 9 a.m.-5 p.m.  Purchase your Starbucks coffee, drinks and more plus a selection of sandwiches, chips and cookies.  All vehicle drivers use drive-thru, and 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.

MOVIE DATE NIGHT: Active Duty Personnel only, book a date night for you and your spouse... for FREE!!  Snacks provided, food and drink available for purchase.  You’ll be the only couple in the movie theater so you get to pick the movie and we have 100’s of titles to choose from!  Movie Nights are for adults only and are available: Monday-Thursday 6-8:30 p.m. One couple per night (Active Duty Personnel Only).  To make a reservation:

REC FIT EXPRESS: Dependents, DoD civilians and retirees with valid ID and base access.  Join us in our Rec Fit Express satellite fitness facility located in the Community Rec Center, Building 656.  Reservations are required and hours are limited.  No more than five patrons in the facility at any time.  Patrons must pass COVID screening to enter.  Face masks must be worn at all times. To make a reservation visit:, reservations are for a one hour block Monday through Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

SEAVIEW LANES: Looking for a safe winter activity?  Come join us at Seaview Lanes for socially distanced bowling!  Limited reservations are available for two hour all-you-can-bowl sessions.  Each reservation will have exclusive use of one half of bowling alley.  Mid-day, evening, and weekend morning “Brunch & Bowl” sessions are available.  Open to active duty personnel, reservists, retirees, dependents, and DoD civilians with valid ID and base access.  To make a reservation for family bowling (everyone living in the same household) visit:, reservations not final until confirmed by phone.  Commands please email to book a block of time.