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Community Center

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The Fort Belvoir Community Center is a newly renovated, all-around facility that offers room reservations for events such as parties, weddings, conferences and training. You can register for various classes offered here including guitar, piano, drum, cooking, dancing, and painting.

The Community Center is also the home of Leisure Travel Services, equipped to meet all your travel and ticketing needs. 

Do you love teaching?

Become a contracted instructor at the Community Center! We are looking for instructors who want to share their talents to teach drumming, voice, art, martial arts, dance, pottery, candle making or similar activities!

Apply to teach recreational classes!

Concession Equipment Rentals and Supplies
  • Cotton Candy Machine

    Cotton Candy Machine

  • Cotton Candy Sugar

    Cotton Candy Sugar

  • Cotton Candy Bags

    Cotton Candy Bags

  • Snow Cone Machine

    Snow Cone Machine

  • Popcorn Machine

    Popcorn Machine

Item  Daily  Weekend Delivery Fee (only applies Tuesday-Friday)
Cotton Candy Machine $50 $60 $25
Snow Cone Machine $50 $60 $25
Popcorn Machine $50 $60 $25

 

Item  50 count
Cotton Candy Bags w/tie $5
Snow Cone Cups $5
Popcorn Bags (85 oz.) $20

 

Item Price

Cotton Candy Floss Sugar (1/2 gallon)

Flavors: Watermelon, Grape, Strawberry, Blue Raspberry, Pina Colada

$14 each

Snow Cone Syrup w/ pump (1 gallon)

Flavors: Watermelon, Grape, Strawberry, Blue Raspberry, Pina Colada, Coconut, Pineapple

$21 each
Popcorn Kit (makes 10 small bags) $3.50 each
Chafer Dishes  $15 each
Beverage Dispenser (1 gallon) $10 each

 

Amenities

Our Facility Features:

  • Large Ballroom
  • 2 Pool Tables
  • Music Rooms
  • Leisure Travel Services
  • The Lounge *Reservations ONLY
  • Large Screen Cable TV
Features

LTS Tickets

Fort Belvoir Community Center is your one stop shop for all of your leisure travel needs. If you are looking for a weekend getaway, discounted tickets, discounted hotels or a trip to far off lands, look no further. Our personalized services will provide you with tickets, tours, information and more.

We offer discounted tickets to many attractions in the area as well as throughout the country and hotels/motels or attractions to wherever you might want to travel. LTS tickets are subject to availability and price changes as dictated by the conditions of each tickets' individual contracts. Please contact the LTS Office directly to confirm ticket price and availability.

Reserving Event Space

The Fort Belvoir Community Center has three spaces that can host special events, such as weddings, birthdays, meetings and retirement ceremonies.

Visit the Community Center and Catering page or call +1 (703)805-9239 for more information.

Class Offerings

Ceramic Enrichment Classes

Ceramic Enrichment Classes (Effective January 8)

Learn the basics of hand building and glazing techniques for low-fire earthenware clay. Throughout the course of this class, participants will create four to five decorative or functional pieces using a combination of pre-fired bisqueware pieces and handmade pieces. All materials are provided. This class is beginner friendly. Classes are available for ages 10 and up. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent.

Register at the Community Center. For additional information, call +1 (703)805-3714

Please note that appointment days and rates are subject to change. This class will not meet on federal holidays.

Cost: $320 per class (eight sessions), due at the time of registration.

Class time: (90-minute sessions):

  • Mondays (January 8 – March 11)
  • 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Studio Art Classes

Studio Art Classes

Studio Art is the place to be if you enjoy being creative. This program includes acrylic and abstract painting, beginning pencil drawing, still life and contour drawing. Class topics change monthly, so you can always learn something new. These classes are great for homeschoolers, retirees and anyone looking to do something artistic away from home during the day. Participants must be ages 10 or older to register.

Register at the Community Center. For additional information, email or call +1 (703)805-3714

Please note that appointment days and rates are subject to change. This class will not meet on federal holidays.

January Classes:

Acrylic Painting

  • Tuesdays (January 2 - 23)
  • 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Abstract Painting

  • Thursdays (January 4 - 25)
  • 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Cost: $120 per class (four sessions), due at the time of registration.

Location: Community Center

Piano Classes

Piano Classes

This class is taught by an experienced piano instructor. Classes are available for ages 5 and up. Please email or call the instructor at +1 (270)370-0007 to schedule your sessions before registering with the Community Center. For additional information, call the Community Center at +1 (703)805-3714.

Please note that appointment days and rates are subject to change.

Cost: $120 per class (four sessions), due at the time of registration.

Class times: (30-minute sessions):

  • Tuesday and Wednesday
  • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
     
Guitar Classes

Guitar Classes

Classes are available for all ages, from beginner to expert level. Students will learn the history, techniques and styles of playing the guitar. Proper position for playing, technique development, reading music, sharps, flats, fingerboard, and different styles of music associated with this popular instrument will be covered during this class. 

To expand the learning options and repertoire, the guitar room has increased its inventory by 7 new guitars to complement the existing instruments. The new equipment includes 4 electric-beginner guitars, 2 acoustics-beginner guitars and 1 acoustic-intermediate guitar. 

Please call the Guitar Instructor at +1 (703)868-6478 to schedule your sessions before registering with the Community Center.

For additional information, please call the Community Center at +1 (703)805-3714.

Please note that appointment days and rates are subject to change.

Cost: $95 per class (four sessions), due at the time of registration.

Class Times:

  • Tuesday – Friday
Sip N' Paint Class

Sip N’ Paint Class

Enjoy a light-hearted class with our enthusiastic instructor and great people! This class is for adults only. During the class, the instructor will be guide you through the process of starting and finishing something truly your own. All materials will be provided and no experience is necessary.

This event is BYOB (beer and wine only) or bring your favorite beverage. 

Register at the Community Center. For additional information, call +1 (703)805-3714.

Please note that appointment date and rates are subject to change. Same-day registration is not available.

Cost: $25 per class (one session), due at the time of registration.

Class times: Coming soon!

Olympic-style Fencing Classes

Olympic-style Fencing Classes


This class is taught by a Virginia Academy of Fencing instructor. This sport teaches patience, self-discipline, hand/eye coordination and so much more. The instructor will provide students with an overview of the history, techniques and styles of Olympic fencing. Students will learn how to use protective equipment, establish body positions for fencing, and develop proper technique. Classes are available for ages 8 and up.

Register at the Community Center. For additional information, call +1 (703)805-3714.

Please note that appointment days and rates are subject to change.

Cost: (6 sessions)

  • $115 per person due at the time of registration.
  • $49 one-time equipment rental fee paid to the instructor during your first class (Cash or check payable to "VAF")

Location: Wells Field House (2104-6028 Goethals Road, BLDG 1810)


Beginner Level Class

  • Tuesdays (September 12 - October 17)
  • 6 - 7 p.m.


Intermediate Level 2 Class: (Participants MUST complete the Beginner and Intermediate Level 1 course prior to enrollment.) 

  • Tuesdays (September 12 - October 17))
  • 7 - 8 p.m.
Disc Jockey (DJ) Classes

Disc Jockey (DJ) Classes

This introductory course to modern Disc jockeying is taught over a 4-week period by an experienced DJ. The instructor will provide students with an overview of the history, techniques, equipment styles, and software used to DJ. 

Classes are available for ages 8 and up. Please call the instructor at +1 (571)251-1073 to schedule your sessions before registering with the Community Center. For additional information, call the Community Center at +1 (703)805-3714. Please note: Appointment days and rates are subject to change.

Please note that appointment days and rates are subject to change.

Cost: $120 per class (four sessions), due at the time of registration.

Class Times:

  • Monday and Wednesday
  • 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Events and Bus Trips

General Information

Participants will meet at the Community Center at 7 a.m. the day of the trip and depart at 7:30 a.m.

There will be a restroom break at a rest stop on the way up and back about two hours into the trip.

All seats are a first-come, first-served basis on our 55-passenger luxury motor coach.

All patrons must register. To register, call +1 (703)805-3714 or pay at the Community Center LTS Office. For registration deadlines, please review the bus trips below. The cost is per person, for all ages.

*LTS needs to secure a minimum number of participants two weeks before the trip date. Please register as soon as possible to ensure availability and minimum passenger count requirements.

Eligibility: Active Duty (including Guard and Reserve), Retirees, DoD Civilians, eligible contractors, and all their Dependents.

Each eligible ID Card holder can sponsor non-ID card holder, so grab your friends and family and reserve your seats soon!

Please note: There is no guided tour associated with this bus trip and prices do not include entry into attractions. Ticket can be purchased at Leisure Travel Services (LTS) at the time of bus reservation. Date may be subject to change based on park availability.

2024 One-day Getaway Bus Trips

2024 Bus Trips

New York City 

  • $85 per person

Trip dates:

  • March 9 (Register by March 8)
  • May 4 (Register by April 25)
  • July 13 (Register by July 3)
  • September 14 (Register by September 5)

     

Roundtop Mountain Ski Resort (Cancelled)

  • $75 per person
  • Trip date: January 20
  • Register by January 12
     

Whitetail Ski Resort (Cancelled)

  • $75 per person
  • Trip date: February 3
  • Register by January 26
     

Downtown Philadelphia (Cancelled)

  • $75 per person
  • Trip date: April 13
  • Register by April 5
     

Ocean City (Cancelled)

  • $75 per person
  • Trip date: June 1
  • Register by May 24
     

Virginia Beach

  • $75 per person
  • Trip date: August 3
  • Register by July 26

More Recreation

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Get Golf Ready

Learn everything you need to know to start golfing like a pro.

May 22 5 pm - 6 pm
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Yoga Class

Stay fit mentally and physically with Sports and Fitness!

May 23 12 pm - 1 pm

Invincible Spirit Festival: Gary Sinise and the LT. Dan Band

Jam the night away with the Gary Sinise Foundation, the Fort Belvoir USO, and Family and MWR!

May 23 5 pm
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Invincible Spirit Festival: Gary Sinise and the LT. Dan Band

Jam the night away with the Gary Sinise Foundation, the Fort Belvoir USO, and Family and MWR!

May 23 5 pm
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BOSS Sport Rock Climbing

Reach new heights as you explore rock climbing with Better Opportunities for Single Service Members (BOSS).

May 31 3 pm - 6 pm
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Ocean City Bus Trip

Hop on a luxury motorcoach and get whisked away to another exciting destination.

Jun 1 7 am
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Summer Concert Series

Soak in the rhythm of summer at Fort Belvoir!

Jun 15 5 pm - 8 pm
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Movies Under the Stars

A movie series the whole family can enjoy!

Jun 15 8:35 pm
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NYC Bus Trip

A trip to the Big Apple with none of the hassle!

Jul 13 7 am
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Movies Under the Stars

A movie series the whole family can enjoy!

Jul 18 8:30 pm
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Virginia Beach Bus Trip

Hop on a luxury motorcoach and get whisked away to another exciting destination.

Aug 3 7 am

Virginia Beach Bus Trip

Hop on a luxury motorcoach and get whisked away to another exciting destination.

Aug 3 7 am
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