​Morale, Welfare and Recreation

The mission of the Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Department at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) is to provide clean, safe and wholesome leisure/recreation facilities and programs that maintain and enhance the quality of life for staff and other eligible patrons. We support the following tenant commands: Naval School of Health Science; Naval Care Support Office; Naval Drug Screening Laboratory, and TRICARE Region Nine.

Recreational Opportunities

The Fitness Center Located in Building 26, 1-B. (619) 532-7260

Operating Hours Monday - Thursday: 0500 - 2100 Friday: 0500 - 2000 Saturday & Sunday: 0900 - 1600 Holidays: 1000 - 1600

This facility offers state of the art resistance and cardiovascular training equipment, large free weight area, boxing/wrestling area, massage therapy room, co-ed dry sauna, stretch/cool down room and men's and women's locker room facilities, Microfit fitness testing/wellness profile. One on one exercise prescription/consultation.

Athletic Complex Athletic Complex Building 12 (619) 532-8516 Operating Hours Monday - Friday: 0530 - 2000 Saturday and Sunday: 1200 - 1700 Holidays: 1200 - 1700 Pool Hours Monday - Friday: 0530 - 0830 / 1000 - 1900 Saturday - Sunday: 1230 - 1630 Most Holidays: 1230 - 1630 This facility offers a gymnasium for basketball and volleyball, aerobics/fitness studio, cardiovascular equipment, weight training room, two racquetball courts, two lighted tennis courts, 25 meter swimming pool, lighted softball field, sand volleyball court with picnic area, co-ed sauna, co-ed therapy whirlpool and men's and women's locker facilities. Also offered; daily group exercise classes, master swim program, swimming lessons and ongoing intramural sports program.
Balboa Warrior Athlete Program Balboa Warrior Athlete Program A program created for injured Military, Veterans, and dependants to play adaptive & Paralympic sports, assists rehabilitation and to "Renew Quality of Life". BWAP Activities Offers a variety of opportunities to play sports, improve fitness levels and enhance overall health and lifestyle. The program is designed to offer activities catered to the inpidual as well as groups, therefore providing the next step in..."Renewing Quality Of Life".
  • Fitness & Recreation programs are designed to accommodate patrons with limitations or disabilities.
  • Sports are specifically designed for patrons with a variety of disabilities, which can lead to opportunities for introduction to local, regional or worldwide competition and organizations.
Eligibility & Locations All active duty service members, veterans, dependents of the military & DoD civilian employees are eligible to participate.
Liberty Center Liberty Center Building 26-1B (619) 532-8909 Operating Hours Monday - Friday: 1030 - 2100 Saturday and Sunday: 1100 - 2100 Holidays: 1100 - 1800 (Unless Posted Otherwise) This facility is located in building 26-1b, and offers recreational opportunities for all Active Duty and NMCSD ID card holders including a cyber cafe with 10 computers with internet access, 9 foot regulation billiards tables, Xbox 360, Wii, PlayStation 2 and 3, music room with instruments, 25 seat movie theater, large screen television with living room area and minor food sale. Activities and programs are offered which include various tournaments and trips to Southern California events and attractions.
Information Tickets and Tours Office (ITT Information Tickets and Tours Office (ITT) Building 2, 1st Floor (619) 532-7255 Operating Hours Monday - Friday: 0900 - 1630, Closed for Lunch 1330 - 1400 Saturday and Sunday: Closed Holidays: Closed MWR ITT Price List This office offers a wide range of information and tickets for various entertainment events, sporting events, amusement parks, hotel, site seeing and attractions in the Southern California area.

Fisher House Logo 

Fisher House I & II Building 46 (619) 532-8751

Office Hours Monday - Friday: 0900 - 1700 Fisher House II Naval Medical Center San Diego will open its second Fisher House this fall 2008. This new "home away from home" will be eight thousand square feet and consists of 12 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, a common living area, dinning room and kitchen with adjoining family room and will be ADA compliant with an elevator. The entire house will be completely furnished with beautifully appointed linens, state of the art appliances, electronics and furniture. We very much look forward to assisting more families in need with the opening of this new home. Grand opening date of Fisher House II is still to be determined. Fisher House I The Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher House I provides a "home away from home" for active and retired military families of patients who have been admitted for medical care at the Naval Medical Center San Diego. The Fisher House is available to families who are coping with the medical crisis of a loved one and have no local accommodations. There is no nightly lodging fee and a maximum of (30) night's stay. The Fisher House is a comfortably furnished home with (8) rooms and can accommodate up to (24) family members. The house features a common kitchen (fully equipped), laundry room, living and dining rooms, and a large recreation room. The two-story dwelling has one fully accessible handicapped suite and a stair lift to assist guests with orthopedic challenges. The Fisher House is located at the Northeast end of the Naval Medical Center in Building 46 adjacent to the Chapel and Bldg 6. It is about a 3 minute walk from the main hospital wards. Click for more information on the Fisher House.



Varies with facility


Varies with facility


NMCSD Hospital Facility