COVID-19

Naval Station Great Lakes COVID-19 Update


This is your one stop for current operating information for MWR and other Base Organizations. 

For the most current information on COVID-19: 
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Last Updated on April 12, 2021

Morale, Welfare & Recreation (MWR)

All MWR facilities have detailed reset/recovery plans in place and upon approval from higher authority, we will open back up again when it is safe for both our staff & customers.  The following MWR programs and services are open back up, at least on a limited basis.  Please continue to check back for frequent updates.


VETERANS MEMORIAL GOLF COURSE
Opening for the 2021 Season on April 1st!
Hours April 1-18: Daily 8am-6pm
*Hours and availability may vary based on weather and course condition
To Book Your Tee Time: 847-688-4593 ext 1 or find us on the Golf Now App
Click Here for all the details. (Updated March 24) 


SPORTS & FITNESS


FIELDHOUSE - BLDG 440 GYM
Open to All Hands

Hours: 
Active Duty Military: Mon-Fri: 5:30am-8pm
All Hands (AD Dependents, Reservist, Retirees, DOD Civilians): Mon-Fri: 5:30am-3:30pm
Click here for all the details. (Updated April 5)

 

BLDG 440 INDOOR POOL 
Open to All Hands
Hours: Mon-Fri: 10am-2pm; Mon & Wed: 3:30-7:30pm
Open to Active Duty Military during all hours listed. Open to All Hands on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10am to 2pm only.
Click here for all the details. (Updated April 5)

 

BLDG 4 COURTS PLUS

Open to All Hands

Hours: 

Active Duty Military: Mon-Fri: Noon-8pm; Sat & Sun: 9am-5pm
All Hands (AD Dependents, Reservist, Retirees, DOD Civilians): Sat & Sun: Noon-5pm
Click here for all the details. (Updated April 5)

 

SPORTS & FITNESS EQUIPMENT RENTAL
Available for Active Duty Military

Hours: Mon-Fri: 5:30am-8pm; Sat, Sun & Holidays: 9am-5pm

Walk-up or Email Reservations: Contact Sports and Fitness via Email: grlkmwrsportsand.fct@navy.mil for a reservation, or walk into front entrance of the Epicenter, Bldg. 525 during the hours listed above. All equipment is checked out for a maximum of 24 hours except on weekends, which has a max of 72 hours. For more details and a list of what is available, click here.


THE EPICENTER

Open to All Hands
Hours: Mon-Thurs: 4:30-9:30pm, Fri: 4:30-11:30pm, Sat: 3-11:30pm, Sun: 3-9:30pm

Expanded Operations: Click Here for all the details. (Updated 12 APR 2021)

 

BOWLING

Open forAll Hands
Hours: Weds/Thurs: 4:30-9:30pm, Fri: 4:30-11:30pm, Sat: 3-10:30pm, Sun: 3-9:30pm
Click Here for all the details.

 

MOVIES

Open forAll Hands
Show times: Mon.-Thurs.: 5:30pm, Fri.: 7pm, Sat. & Sun.: 3:30pm & 7pm
Theater capacity reduced to 
accommodate physical distancing. Only pre-packaged concession items for sale.
For movies currently showing 

 

SPINZ RESTAURANT
Delivery and Pick-up
 Full Menu Available! 
To order: Call 847-688-7898 or Download our “Dine On The Go - Midlant” App by texting DOTGMA to 33733.
For menu and details: Click Here

 

LEGENDS SPORTS CLUB
Serving a full SPINZ menu

Come relax and grab a refreshment or bite to eat with your friends while physically distancing!


LIBRARY CURBSIDE PICKUP

Open to all eligible library users: active duty, dependents, DoD civilians and contractors, reservists and retirees. Click here for all the details. 
Our online catalog: https://eosfcweb01.eosfc-intl.net/N30012/OPAC/Index.aspx


TICKETS & TRAVEL OFFICE
Open By Appointment Only

Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-4pm 
Click here for full details. (Updated 12 APR 2021)
Click here for current E-Ticket Pricing. 
Click here for Disney/Universal Ticket FAQ’s.


MARINA & OUTDOOR RENTALS
Hours: Mon.-Sat.: 8:30am-4:30pm 
Click here for the limited services and rentals that are available. Please review them thoroughly prior to arriving. (Updated 12 APR 2021)


MWR RECREATIONAL GREEN SPACES
(parks, beach, sports fields, playgrounds)

For a full listing of all the recreation and green spaces opening, click here - March 2021


ZAPPERS 236, 616 & 621

621 Hours: Mon.-Thurs.: 7:45am-2pm; Fri.: 7:45-11am

236 Hours: Mon.-Fri.: 7:45am-3pm (starting March 1, 2021)

616 Hours:  Mon.-Fri.: 7:45-11:30am

Click here for all the details. 


MWR will continue with our local virtual recreation programming and other Navy wide virtual programming via our Facebook page. To see what's going on, go to our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/NavyLifeGL/

Child & Youth Programs (CYP) and
School Liaison Program (SLO)

CYP Operations are OPEN and at Level 2: 
Providing care for mission essential personnel

All CDC operations are consolidated into Building 2700 and School Age Care is in Bldg. 8190. Hours of Care: Mon-Fri: 6am-6pm

 

Non-medical counseling for youth now available by video, click here for more information. 

CYP-CYES Online Resources Elementary-Secondary

CYP-CYES Online Resources Secondary

 

Great Lakes School Liaison Program

Great Lakes Community School Updates

As of February 2021

Fleet & Family Service Center (FFSC)

Open Mon.-Fri. from 7:30am-4pm

For more information call 847-688-3603 x100

FFSC Brochure

 

For assistance with an urgent situation, please use the following phone numbers: 

NSGL SOS Flyer
 

For a full list of FFSC Resources: Click Here

 

Navy Exchange (NEX) & The Commissary

The Navy Exchange is OPEN

Currently providing modified services throughout the base.

NEX Complex Hours (Updated Feb., 26, 2021)


As of November 17, 2020
Burkey Mall Barber Shop is CLOSED Until Further Notice
Student Store (Bldg. 400) is Open to Active Duty Only 

 

The Commissary is OPEN

Effective 9 MARCH 2021: Great Lakes Commissary has a limit of 75 patrons at a time and no visitors/guests are allowed at time.

 

Regular Hours of Operation

NO EARLY BIRD HOURS
SPECIAL HOURS: For elderly (60+), pregnant, and disabled: Sun/Wed: 10-11am

Sun: 11am-6pm
Mon: CLOSED
Tues: 10am-1pm & 3pm-7pm
Wed: 11am-7pm
Thurs: 10am-1pm & 3pm-7pm
Fri: 10am-7pm
Sat: 8am-7pm
 

Extra precautions being taken at the Defense Commissary Agency

* Sneeze guards installed at all registers to protect customers and employees
* Patrons will assist in scanning their own ID's during check out
* Additional patrons added by installation command - First Responders/Emergency Personnel
* Continually sanitizing all surfaces customers touch (door handles/pin pads/etc)
* Face masks required for all employees/contractors/customers/etc
* 100% ID checks
* Sanitizing carts between each use available outside

 

Galley

The Galley is OPEN

Hours:

Mon-Fri: 5-7am; 10:30am-12:45pm; 4:45-630pm & 11:30pm-1:30am
Sat, Sun & Holiday's: 6:30-8am; 9am-Noon & 4-5:30pm

Navy Gateway Inns & Suites (NGIS) / Family Housing

Navy Gateway Inns & Suites and Family Housing are OPEN

 

Navy Gateway Inn & Suites
24-Hour Operation - Front Desk: 847-688-6675
Note: We are currently not accepting leisure travel until further notice.

 

Family Housing
Housing Office closed to walk-in customers. Call: 847-688-3440
Only urgent/emergency maintenance service requests are being performed, all routine maintenance is suspended. 
Call: 847-689-4312.

Navy-Marine Corp Relief Society

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Great Lakes and the Thrift Store are open with limited hours.
See flyer for More Details.

Blood Drive

Did you know there are two ways to combat Covid? Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) is now testing all qualified donations (whether through a donor center or at a mobile blood drive) for COVID19 antibodies as a public health service for blood donors. If you are positive for the antibodies, you will be notified and the plasma from your donation can be used to treat a patient battling COVID-19. 

Find a drive now at www.militarydonor.com Zip Code: 60088