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***Facility Notice*** ATTENTION MWR PATRONS: As of May 20, 2024, 24/7 access to the Body Shop Fitness Center, off of 12th Street, is temporarily unavailable. 24/7 access to Graves Fitness Center, on Abbott Road, is available if you registered to use that for facility. Please pardon the inconvenience. We look forward to seeing you back at the Body Shop when normal operations resume.

Sports and Fitness Facilities

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Fort Belvoir has a selection of recreation and fitness options to choose from. Modern fitness centers offer a pleasant atmosphere to help you stick with your personal gym workout program. MWR also maintains tennis courts, softball fields and 2 paved running tracks; one at Pullen Field (track certified) and one located on North Post behind Graves Fitness Center (PT Track).
 

Facilities:

Directory information for each facility is provided to the right (computer) or below (mobile).

Do you have a passion to help others reach their fitness goals?

Our Sports and Fitness Program is looking for certified instructors to enhance our fitness program. This opportunity is on a non-personal services contract basis in the field of personal training, functional training, *Zumba®, yoga and more!

Apply to be a Fitness Instructor!

 

*Federal endorsement not implied.

Programs

24-hour Access Registration

24-hour access allows patrons to use a fitness facility after-hours or during select business hours. During that time, the facility is under limited monitoring by Sports and Fitness staff. To gain access, you must register your Mil/DoD CAC card or MWR card in person. Once operational, your access card will give you access to the Body Shop Fitness Center and Graves Fitness Center during non-staffed hours. Please note: If you get a new mil/DoD CAC card, you must re-register your card and every five years thereafter.


Registration Locations

24-hour Access Registration Form (PDF)
 

Specker Human Performance Center (1182 12th Street)

  • Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday, from 8 – 11 a.m.

Graves Fitness Center (2116 Abbott Road)

Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.


The following facilities have 24-hour access capabilities:

Graves Fitness Center

This facility is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days per week (24/7). Patrons must use their access card to enter the building during non-staffed hours, which are Monday through Friday from 7 p.m. - 5 a.m., Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays. 

Eligibility: Active Duty Military and their Family Members; and DoD Civilians and Retirees, and their Family Members. You must be 18 years of age or older to use the facility during non-staffed hours.

The Body Shop Fitness Center

This facility is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days per week (24/7). Patrons must use their access card to enter the building during non-staffed hours, which are Monday through Friday from 7 p.m. - 5 a.m., Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. - 7 a.m. and Holidays. 

Eligibility: Active Duty Military and their Family Members; and DoD Civilians and Retirees, and their Family Members. You must be 18 years of age or older to use the facility.

Wells Field House

Home to the Fort Belvoir Sports & Fitness Aerobics Program, which is designed to improve overall physical fitness. Wells Field House offers 2 volleyball courts, 3 full length basketball courts, aerobics classes Mon-Fri, volleyball and basketball pick-up games Tuesday & Thursday. Wells Field House is the place to hone, practice & improve your game.

Amenities:

  • Large aerobics room
  • 3 full-length basketball courts
  • Open volleyball court
  • Open dodgeball court
  • Lunchtime pick-up basketball league
  • Lunchtime pick-up volleyball league

 

Reservations:

To reserve Wells Field House, fill out the Reservation Request Form (PDF) and email it to the provided email addresses.

Intramural Softball League

Sports and Fitness offers intramural softball with double-elimination tournaments during the Summer. Intramural competition supports mission readiness, esprit de corps at Fort Belvoir, and promotes a healthy lifestyle.

This league is open to Active Duty Military Personnel, DoD Civilians, Family members and Contractors who are attached or assigned to Fort Belvoir through their unit or organization. DoD Civilians and Contractors who are assigned to a unit may play on their unit’s team; however, they must pay an entry fee of $35 per player or $400 for teams with more than 6 Civilians, Family members or Contractors. Organizations may form their own teams. Active Duty Military teams will have priority if a maximum number of teams is reached. Men and women can play together on teams; however, all co-ed teams will play by male Amateur Softball Association (ASA) rules. Teams must have a minimum of 7 players and a maximum of 14 players with 1 designated coach.


Tournament Dates | 6 - 9 p.m.

Games are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and are based on 10 teams or 19 games. The schedule below is tentative and subject to change depending on participation levels. Teams will receive a final schedule before the first game.

  • June 6

  • June 11

  • June 14

  • June 18

  • June 20

  • June 25

  • June 27

Location: Graves Fitness Center Softball Field (2116 Abbot Road, BLDG 2116)


Cost

Active Duty: Free

DoD Civilian/Contractor:

  • $35 per person (up to 5 players per team)
  • $400 per team (6 or more Civilian players per team)

Payments must be made by credit card at Graves Fitness Center or Specker Human Performance Center no later than May 8 at 5 p.m.

Registration

The coach of each unit or organization must email a Letter of Intent to the Tournament Director to register their team. Only 1 Letter of Intent is required per team. The coach, manager or coordinator from each team must attend the coaches’ meeting.


Free Agency: Individual players must attend the coaches’ meeting to be placed on a team. It is preferred for players to form their own team; however, placement will be per team discretion.
 

Registration Deadline: May 8 at 1 p.m.
 

Coaches’ Meeting: 

  • May 8 at 1 p.m. 
  • Payment deadline: May 15 at 3 p.m.
  • Graves Fitness Center (2116 Abbott Road, BLDG 2116)

Letter of Intent (pdf)

 

Obstacle Course

The main functions of the Obstacle Course are to team build and develop resiliency among our tenant and military members.

Rules and Regulations:

Eligibility

The DFMWR obstacle course’s primary use is by active duty military personnel in units/squads or tenant organizations with more than three personnel from the MDW/NCR.  Secondary use can be by the following:

1.  Members of the Army National Guard (ARNG) and U.S. Army Reserve (USAR), either active or reserve component.

2.  Retired military personnel and their immediate Family members (spouse and dependents with valid military IDs are authorized.)

3.   DoD civilian and DoD retirees and immediate Family members (spouses and dependents are authorized) and contractors working on Fort Belvoir.

4.  Delayed entry program personnel.

 

Responsibility

The Fort Belvoir Graves Fitness Center is the responsible activity for the Fort Belvoir obstacle course operations.

Staff must:

1.  Review facility and equipment daily for safety and maintenance concerns.  A daily written checklist will be completed.

2.  Inspect daily to ensure course is safe.  If there is inclement weather, the staff will secure the course and close it until further notice.

3.  Keep the area safe, neat, and clean.

4.  Maintain accurate records of maintenance, accidents, incidents, and safety inspections.

5.  Schedule use of the course and oversee all MWR functions within the obstacle course.

6.  Ensure that only groups of three or more personnel from the eligibility list reserve/use the course.

 

Equipment

Obstacles are placed at specific site locations and are not to be removed/moved outside the fenced area.

** At the discretion of the Graves Fitness Center staff, the obstacle course will not be open if weather conditions/light make usage of the course unsafe.** 

 

Rules and Regulations

1.  Each group’s representative will be required to sign reservation form B (PDF).

2.  The gate will be unlocked only during approved unit or tenant agency reserved time slots.

3.  At the conclusion of the exercise, the group representative will ensure the area is cleaned and obstacles are placed in their respective locations for next group.  A Graves Fitness staff member will be on site to inspect the area and give the all clear to the group representative.

4.  The structures are not intended to be used individually or by children under 16.  This is not a playground.

5.  No children under the age of 17 are allowed within or outside the fence area unsupervised.

6.  Appropriate athletic attire must be worn.  Jeans, dress pants, cut offs, exposed sports bras, etc. are prohibited.  Please reference the proper attire poster in the facility.  Shirts and closed-toe shoes are required at all times and no bare foot climbing is allowed on obstacles.

7.  Use of the obstacle course is at your own risk; these risks include, but are not limited to, physical hazards to oneself, failure of equipment and/or gear, injury from falling, impact with the obstacle, rope abrasions, and other equipment related injuries such as cuts and bruises.  Each person (18 years and older) will sign a waiver (PDF) prior to exercising on the structures.  It will be kept on file for future use.  As there is no supervision on site, for safety reasons there is a requirement for a minimum of three personnel on site to act as spotters.

8.  All equipment must be inspected prior to use to ensure structural integrity and the safety of the obstacles.

9.  Preparation exercises must be conducted before commencing course and recovery exercises conducted upon completion.

10.  The course will be open by reservations only during posted hours and may be used for unit training before or after posted hours with proper request form submission.

11.  Training may be postponed/modified when obstacles are slippery due to inclement weather or insufficient light.

Reservations

Group or Unit Training reservations are taken at the Fort Belvoir Graves Fitness Center and require form submission at least 24 hours prior to the requested date.

Zumba® Class

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Join us for a heart-pumping, rhythmic workout experience. Zumba® combines exercise and dance for an all-around fun and energetic workout. If you're looking to burn calories, blast away fat, tone and sculp your body, this is the class for you. This rhythmic form of exercise will make you fall in love with working out.

Please note this class is taught by an experienced MWR volunteer and is subject to change. Class cancelations will be posted on our website and Facebook page.

Class Time:

  • Wednesdays
  • 4:15 - 5:15 p.m.

Cost: Free!

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

Registration Information

This class is drop-in friendly. Registration is not required.

Federal endorsement not implied.

Yoga Classes

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Join Sports and Fitness for a fitness class that promotes physical and mental well-being. Yoga supports stress management, mental health, healthy eating, weight loss, mindfulness and quality sleep. 
While yoga poses challenge your strength, flexibility and balance, modifications and props will be provided to accommodate all skill levels. 

This class combines breathwork with a meditation bell and a sequence of poses that bring about muscle awareness and deep relaxation. This is a real workout for the body and the mind.

Limited yoga mats are available for use.

This class is for adults only (18+) and is not recommended for pregnant patrons. A maximum of 20 participants per class; first come, first served.

Class time: 

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • 12 - 1 p.m.

Please note, classes are not offered on federal holidays.

Cost: $5 per class (Credit card only)

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

 

Registration Information

Registration not required. Advance payment not accepted. Pay on site. Refunds not available.

A maximum of 20 participants per class; first come, first served.

 

Yoga Instructor: Brienna Pruce

Brienna Pruce has shared fitness over nearly two decades around the world including both coasts of the United States, Hawaii, England, Japan, Germany, and Italy. She practiced yoga with her mother when she was a little girl, later training in Advanced Vietnamese Raja (Royal) Yoga with Grand Master Adam, a descendant of the 18th century Vietnamese King.

She is a Certified Yoga Instructor through International Yoga Institute, a RYT-200 Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance, an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor, and an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer. She began her fitness career teaching Boot Camp and Indoor Cycling classes as well as personal training. Now she dedicates her time to offering yoga classes and Command PTs to the military community.

Brienna met her husband while they were both studying abroad at the University of Oxford and they have a little boy together. She has offered yoga classes to a wide range of institutions including the University of Cambridge in England and the Naval Postgraduate School in California. Her classes have spanned over ten different military installations across the branches on several continents. She loves giving back to her military family and helping build community through yoga.

HIIT Cycle Classes

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Feel the burn! 

If you're looking for a workout that burns a significant amount of calories in a short period of time, HIIT Cycle is the class for you. When combined with proper dieting, HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workouts will push your body to the next level of fitness. And if intervals don't get your heartrate up, the lights and pumped-up music will.

Please note these indoor cycle classes are taught by experienced MWR volunteers and are subject to change. Class cancelations will be posted on our website and Facebook page.

Class Times:

  • Wednesday | 6 - 7 a.m.
  • Fridays | 6 - 6:45 a.m.
  • Saturdays | 9 - 10 a.m.

Please note, classes are not offered on federal holidays.

Cost: Free!

Location: Graves Fitness Center (2116 Abbott Road, BLDG 2116)

Registration Information

This class is drop-in friendly. Registration is not required.

Personal Training

Partner with a professional to achieve your unique fitness goals! Fort Belvoir Sports and Fitness offers one-on-one personal training to help you establish sustainable, long-term health habits. No matter where you are on your fitness journey – beginner, intermediate, or advanced – this program provides tailored support.

Start your journey with a free consultation, during which you will discuss your health goals and exercise history with our experienced trainer. As every client is unique, our training sessions are individually crafted to align with your specific needs. Our trainer is accommodating and will work with your busy schedule to help you create a routine that fits your lifestyle.

Cost

$60 per hour-long session

Registration

For more information or to register, please call +1 (703)806-4430

Functional Training

Program is not offered at this time.

 

Fort Belvoir’s Functional Training program, which takes place outdoors on Pullen Field, aims to provide you with the strength, endurance, power, speed, flexibility, and range of motion you need to thrive with your daily activities. We utilize basic functional movement patterns such as pushing, pulling, squatting, rotating, carrying and gait patterns (walking and running) every day. Through Dynamic Training, Metabolic Conditioning, and Extreme Training, our functional training program will utilize exercises that are aimed at improving your movement proficiency in these areas. This program will give you an edge and enhance your performance, so you can achieve your desired goals in a safe manner.
 

Eligibility and Requirements

  • Military, DoD Civilians, Retirees, Family Members (18+).
  • Customers must be 10 feet apart.


The Program

Functional Training will meet for in-person sessions during six (6) weeks. Each session lasts one (1) hour and includes a warm‐up, workout, cool down, and MWR announcements.

The program will consist of the following training concepts:

  • Dynamic Training - A training method with a focus on gymnastics, body weight, and functional movement exercises.
  • Metabolic Conditioning (Met Con) - A method of training that involves a very high work rate, using exercises designed to burn more calories during your workout and maximize calories burned after your workout, or your after burn.
  • Extreme Training - A training method intended to focus on speed, power, quickness and agility.
     

Time and Location

  • 6 - 7 a.m.
  • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
  • Pullen Field (next to Specker Human Performance Center), 9637 Belvoir Rd.

Cost

  • $25.
  • Credit cards only.

Registration Information

  • Register online (via WebTrac)
    • Please note: First-time WebTrac user registration will take 24 hours to process.
    • For assistance with WebTrac registration, please contact our Fitness Specialists for support.
  • Maximum of 24 customers per session.
  • Patrons must sign in each time for contact tracing.
  • All patrons will answer screening questions before each class session.
  • A signed waiver is required at the start of each session. Print Waiver.

Please note: Classes will be cancelled for inclement weather and there will be no alternate class site.

All Army Sports

"Get in the Game" - All Army Sports

 

All-Army Sports Program is open to Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve Soldiers. Soldiers of high military bearing who have completed Basic Combat Training (BCT) and Individual Entry Training (ECT)/Officer Candidates School are eligible to apply as an athlete or coach. National Guard and Reservists once selected are placed on active duty for the duration of the sport trial camp and follow on competitions. Athlete applications are accepted 90 days and coaches applications are accepted 60 days prior to sport season. Applications are submitted online.

Athlete and coach selections are based on experience and documented accomplishments while competing in the sport such as: news articles; accomplishments in high school, college, club or professional sports; certified race results; awards received; YouTube videos; professional references. Travel costs to trial camp and follow on competition, along with competition uniforms and lodging, are funded by All-Army Sports.

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All-Army Sports

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Armed Services YMCA DoD Military Initiative

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