Wednesday, December 15, 2004

Have some fun at Bolling AFB Recreation and Leisure Facilities

Check out Extreme Bowling at Potomac Lanes on Bolling AFB every Saturday Night.
Auto Skills Center

Customers may use the self-help bays or have auto repairs done by skilled mechanics on site. There is also a Mailing Center located within the Auto Skills Center providing UPS and prepaid Federal Express mailing service. The Scrub Shop offers auto detailing and the car wash provides a convenient way to do-it-yourself.

Retail Store and Services Mail Express. Hours: Mon. & Thu. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Tue & Wed 9 a.m.-12 noon, Fri 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on the first Monday of the month.

Maintenance Stalls/Bays/Tool Room Hours: Mon & Thu 1:00p.m.-8:00p.m., Tues & Wed Closed, Fri 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on the first Monday of the month.

Fitness Center

The Bolling Fitness Complex is a full-service stop for all your fitness needs. Facilities include racquetball courts, free weight room, Nautilus/Medex Room, full court gym, men and women's locker rooms with saunas and steam rooms, athletic fields, tennis courts, Aerobic and Self Defense Classes, and Health and Wellness Center (HWAC) Programs. The Aerobic Center, with a variety of Cardio workout machines, is located across the street from the Fitness Center, providing a convenient central location for all fitness activities. The Fitness Center also offers a variety of cardio machines as well as resistance and free weight machines for weight lifting, 4 racquetball courts and a full court gym. Both facilities have men and women's locker rooms.

Aerobics Center

Bldg. 38 (202) 767-5895. Hours: Mon - Wed 4a.m.-8p.m., Thu 4a.m.-7p.m., Fri 4a.m.-6p.m., Sat 9a.m.-4p.m.

Fitness Center

Bldg 15. Hours: Mon - Thu 4 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri 4 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun 9 a.m.-5 p.m.


The Bolling Air Force Base Library offers books, including the New York Times Bestsellers, current newspapers and magazines, videos, DVDs and audio books in both tape and CD format. They also carry a variety of educational materials, both in print and online, and offer special orientations, test proctoring, and computer access for students. Also CLEP and DANTES study guides, Peterson's Financial Aid and College Guides, Reference books, as well as Gale Group online periodicals for full text research. A Children's Room carries the latest in books and magazines ? just for kids. There are also several great activities, such as weekly Story Time adventures, Fun and Games Night, Craft Days, and Summer Reading Program scheduled throughout the year. Other Services include Computer/Internet Access, Printing, Photocopiers, Fax Machine, Microfilm/fiche Reader, and Quiet Study Area. Bldg 4439 (202) 767-5206

Hours: Mon - Fri 10 a.m.-- 8 p.m., Sat 12-5 p.m. Closed Sundays and Holidays

Capital Cove Marina

The Marina has both wet and dry slips for rent as well as a launch ramp. Fishing, sailboats and canoes are available with safety gear for rent at hourly rates. Call the Marina for more information. Bldg 90 (202) 767-4651 Hours: Mon - Tue Closed, Wed - Thu 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat - Sun 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Outdoor Recreation/Equipment Rental

In the mood to explore the great outdoors? Rent tents and everything you need to go camping as well as skis, bouncy castles for your kid's birthday party, extra coolers, sports equipment bikes and bike racks, fishing poles and gardening tools. They also take reservations for the park pavilions in Giesboro Park. Bldg. 928 (202) 767-9136 Hours Mon 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Tue-Thu 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat & Sun 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Holidays 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Picnic Areas with a View

Giesboro Park and Bolling Green Picnic areas consists of eight covered pavilions, 18 hole miniature golf course, basketball court, children's play area, sand volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, and restrooms...all on the Potomac shoreline with a view of downtown DC. Call today to reserve one for a family reunion, office party, BBQ, or for any special occasion. (202) 767-9135

Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool is located at Bldg 56, Theisen Street. The pool facilities include a baby pool, youth pool and main pool as well as a large sun deck and snack bar. The facility offers adult lap swim times, swim lessons, water safety and private pool parties. The pool is open daily from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend. For more information call (202) 767-1834

Pentagon Services

Pentagon Services is the one-stop Services shop for all Air Force personnel assigned to the Pentagon. We sell discount tickets to area attractions, sporting events, movies and special events. We provide a variety of informational flyers and brochures to amusement parks, tourist attractions and other areas of interest. Our store carries mementos and collectibles such as shadow boxes, wall plaques and Air Force memorabilia. Our issue center provides ice chests, camping equipment and Santa suits to Air Force employees. Come by and see all they have to offer, or check out our website at

Pentagon Services - Room 5E917. (703) 697-9866. Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Potomac Lanes Bowling Center

In addition to league play and family bowling fun, the Snack Bar offers the best breakfast on base! Bring your party here and let the staff do all the work, or relax at the Strike Zone and enjoy the BIG screen with Direct TV. Or try the latest favorite of our customers...EXTREME BOWLING. Lights! Music! Action! Every Saturday Night. Bldg 1310 (202) 563-1701. Lane Hours: Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-12 a.m., Sun 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Snack Bar 6:30 a.m. until closing on weekdays and during lane hours on weekends. Lounge Hours: Mon - Sat 4 p.m.-10 p.m., Sun-Closed

Tickets & Travel

The Tickets & Travel Office offers discounted tickets to many summer attractions in our local area, as well as Disney World tickets. They are also a TicketMaster outlet; offering concert, Oriole's baseball, Redskin's football, Mystic's and Wizard's basketball tickets. In addition, you can also book of airline, hotel, car rental, tour and cruise reservations. The ITT/Leisure Travel Office is located in Community Center, Bldg. 1307 (202) 767-6211/5315, Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m.