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NAVSTA Everett Intramural Sports

Naval Station Everett's sports facilities reopens on April 19 to all eligible MWR users.  Hours or operation restrictions apply, and health precautions enforced.  Intramural Sports Batting practice on the softball fields in now permitted.  For more information about field use or IM Sports, please contact Sean Joyce at 425-304-3935.  For field reservations, please contact the Gear Issue Desk at 425-304-3336. **** Whatever sport you are looking to participate in, cha...

Commissary - Bremerton

The Defense Commissary Agency operates a worldwide chain of commissaries providing groceries to military personnel, retirees and their families in a safe and secure shopping environment. Authorized patrons purchase items at cost plus a 5-percent surcharge, which covers the costs of building new commissaries and modernizing existing ones. Shoppers save an average of more than 30 percent on their purchases compared to commercial prices, a savings of thousands of dollars annually when shopping regu...

Camp McKean Recreation Area

Navy Region Northwest Fleet & Family Readiness programs remain in HPCON-B status but have received updated guidance from Commander, Navy Installations Command. At this time, there are no changes to facility access or capacity, but all patrons must wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status. Learn More -Expect modifications to facility entrances and exits. - Current limited access to Active Duty and immediate family members only Camp McKean is located five miles...

Seismos Fitness Center

Naval Station Everett's Seismos Fitness Center reopens on April 19 to all eligible MWR users.  Hours or operation restrictions apply, and health precautions enforced.  Seismos Fitness Center Fitness Center operating at a 33 percent capacity Current capacity procedures and restrictions will remain in place All current HPCON B facility operation rules apply, I.E. Sanitizing equipment before and after use. Masks must be worn at all times inside the facilities unless accommoda...

Faultline Flicks

Attention guests: This facility is currently closed due to COVID-19 precautions. Please check back often for updates on when normal business hours will resume. Faultline Flicks, a 25-seat mini theater, serves primarily as the movie viewing location for E1-E5 active duty, single service members and geographical bachelors. The theater offers over 200 Navy Motion Picture movies to choose from. Stop by Vibes Liberty Lounge to view a current list of movies and pick one to play. Scroll down for curr...

Bremerton Equipment Rentals

Your outdoor recreation stop for enjoying the Pacific Northwest outdoors year-round. We cater to many levels of outdoor recreation, from the casual user, to those who need to experience extreme outdoor adventure pursuits, and the fitness enthusiasts seeking the challenge of human powered off-road action. Mountain bikes, camping gear, and more available for rent! Located in the Bremerton Recreation Center → Information & Resources We have a small library available to help you plan you...

Commissary - Smokey Point

The Defense Commissary Agency operates a worldwide chain of commissaries providing groceries to military personnel, retirees and their families in a safe and secure shopping environment. Authorized patrons purchase items at cost plus a 5-percent surcharge, which covers the costs of building new commissaries and modernizing existing ones. Shoppers save an average of more than 30 percent on their purchases compared to commercial prices, a savings of thousands of dollars annually when shopping regu...

Family Housing

The Navy Housing Service Center (HSC) office is now open to receive customers by appointment only.  Please call 360-396-4399 or email kitsap_housing@navy.mil to schedule an appointment. COVID-19 precautions are still in effect and masks must be worn inside our facilities HSC Counselors will meet with one customer at a time.  If you require someone to accompany you to your appointment, please inform the HSC counselor in advance. Upon check-in, please return to...

Naval Station Everett eases mask and social distancing restrictions to its MWR programs and services

Starting Wednesday, June 9, 2021, changes in the delivery of services will take place with Naval Station Everett's MWR Program. The changes include no mask or social distancing requirements for fully vaccinated personnel. Mask and socially distancing requirements continue for all unvaccinated individuals and MWR facilities will increase their capacity to 50%. Listed below are the changes. FITNESS, SPORTS & AQUATICS Seismos Fitness Center will limit capacity to 50% Access is open at...

8 Steps for Smooth School Moves

School is out! An exciting time when most kids are thinking about sleeping in and spending their days at the pool. However, for some military kids they are gearing up for yet another move and starting a new school. In fact, military children move between six and nine times during their educational careers from kindergarten through high school. Whether you are coming from overseas or across the country, or just the next state over, moving can be stressful. Below are 8 tips to ease the school tran...

Be Prepared - Save Today for a Financial Disaster Tomorrow

Whether it is a natural disaster, an unforeseen medical expense or an unexpected home or car repair, you never know when you will face an emergency. A Federal Reserve 2018 report found that 40 percent of U.S. adults are unable to cover an unexpected expense of $400. Additionally, about half of U.S. households are financially fragile or do not have access to $2000 in 30 days during a disaster. The best plan for emergency expenses is to start saving for them today. Saving money in an emergency fu...

Naval Base Kitsap Team Supports USS Theodore Roosevelt Change of Homeport

The USS Theodore Roosevelt contacted Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) in May requesting a combination of Return and Reunion Workshops as well as Change of Homeport Briefs to be presented in person onboard the ship to aid Sailors in their Change of Homeport transition from San Diego to Bremerton. NBK Fleet & Family Support Center (FFSC) was quick to respond and coordinated a team to fly onboard to provide support. The team included representatives from Housing, MWR Community Recreation and FFSC W...

Naval Base Kitsap COVID-19 Update

Navy Region Northwest continues to operate in a COVID-19 Pandemic environment. As a result of the efforts by all, the number of confirmed cases across the Puget Sound Region has been decreasing over the last month.   In response to improving conditions, Naval Base Kitsap has received permission to adjust Health Protection Conditions (HPCON) from Charlie to Bravo. HPCON measures and actions on NBK will continue to include maintaining social distancing, use of cloth face coverings, and ma...

Fact vs. Fiction Vitamin D and COVID-19

You may have recently heard that vitamin D levels affect one’s susceptibility to and recovery from COVID-19. Current, retrospective analysis of vitamin D status in patients with confirmed COVID-19 infection has shown that those with poor vitamin D status (<30 ng/ml 25(OH)D levels) experience more severe symptoms. In addition, some health care professionals tout that obesity, diabetes and unhealthy eating habits also increase the risk for contracting COVID-19 and the severity of symptoms...

Renter's Insurance

Do you have renters insurance and is your coverage sufficient? Effective 1 January 2015, the Department of Defense removed the renters insurance portion of Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH).  As a result, the Navy eliminated the requirement for PPV companies to provide renters insurance to active duty military PPV tenants.  When the PPV provided renters insurance coverage stopped, costs and claims that had been covered by the PPV insurance carrier became the responsibility of the resi...

TSP COVID-19 Programs

The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) recently announced upcoming COVID-19 loans and withdrawals. New temporary withdrawal and loan programs authorized by the CARES Act will be implemented this summer.  Under the new loan program, the maximum loan amount available to participants will increase from $50,000 to $100,000, and the portion of a participant’s available balance that can be borrowed will increase from 50% to 100%. Additionally, participants may elect to suspend payments on a TSP loa...

Adventure Drive-Thru Safari

 On Saturday, May 16, 2020, MWR and N9 staff hosted an Adventure Drive-Thru Safari for Navy families.  The staff were dressed as costumed characters and entertained more than 300 people as they drove through the Safari course.  Families stayed in their vehicles as they went through the secured Drive-thru Safari area.  All the MWR staff practiced physical distancing, wore masks, and followed “no-touch” rules.  The free event was held at the Navy Support Compl...

Military Spouse Licensure Reimbursement extension

Navy Personnel Command has extended the spouse licensure reimbursement application deadline. The deadline has been extended in response to issues caused by COVID-19. Requests for reimbursement associated with PCS orders issued between 12 December 2017 through 30 June 2019 shall be submitted no later than 30 June 2021. See full details of the notice via MILSPERMAN 1754-040.  

2021 iREAD Summer Program

iREAD Summer Program The DoD MWR Libraries Summer Reading Program is a great way to encourage a child, teen, or adult to read over the summer months. So let’s give them a little incentive to earn prizes for their reading! MWR customers of all ages are encouraged to join.  Celebrating its 40th year, the iRead Summer Reading Program has remained true to its long-standing mission, “To provide high quality, low-cost resources and produc...

FFSC Back-to-School Support Events

Join us for the Fleet and Family Support Center's Back-to-School Support Events.   You will have the opportunity to get all the resources you need to help your child successfully return to the classroom!         The following FREE events will help your family get ready for the next school year.   Saturday, July 31, from noon – 2 p.m.  For families at Constitution Park housing only!   Tuesday, August 3, 2021 Naval Station Everett, B...

Kickoff your summer by reading with Naval Station Everett's iRead Summer Program

The DoD MWR Libraries Summer Reading Program is a great way to encourage a child, teen, or adult to read over the summer months. So, let’s give them a little incentive to earn prizes for their reading! MWR customers of all ages are encouraged to join. Celebrating its 40th year, the iRead Summer Reading Program has remained true to its long-standing mission, “To provide high quality, low-cost resources and products that enable local library staff to motivate children, young adults, a...

Promoting wellness and resiliency with the Every Sailor, Every Day blog

The Navy Operational Stress Control program encourages Sailors, families and command leaders to take care of themselves psychologically, physically and emotionally; to look out for one another; and take action when they see themselves or others reacting negatively to stress. The OSC program is promoting its comprehensive wellness and stress navigation through Every Sailor, Every Day, a communications campaign to encourage Sailors, leaders, families and members of the Navy community to strengthe...

Military One Source Resources

Fleet & Family Suppport would like to share this information: Resources from Military OneSource. Financial Resources Highlight – MWR Digital Library: Morningstar Investment Research Center Sharpen investing skills—or pick up new ones—using the “Investing Classroom.” Choose from more than 100 courses on stocks, funds, and portfolio building. Each course can be completed in about 10 minutes and includes a quiz at the end. Choose from the following: Stocks Curric...

Breathing to Reduce Stress Podcast

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recognizes various causes of stress, from injury to workplace health, to even fallout from the current COVID-19 pandemic. This simple breathing exercise from the Fleet and Family Support Center can help calm your mind and body during times of stress.  View a short video on the NavylifePNW YouTube page (https://youtu.be/t4zfLebwpqc).

Be Aware of ID Requirements at Jim Creek and on Naval Station Everett

Security at Jim Creek and on Naval Station Everett require that 2 forms of ID are presented for sponsored patrons who do not have an enhanced WA Driver's License.  As of 10 Jan 2016, state driver's licenses from Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico, Washington and identification cards from American Samoa are non-compliant with the Real ID Act. Until further notice, individuals presenting credentials from the above states and territory must provide a second form of identif...