Naval Station Great Lakes Recreation Programs

MWR provides many recreational opportunities to meet the recreation and entertainment needs of our military and their family members. Whether you are a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces or have just arrived from basic training, MWR can help you find recreational activities to make your life on base more rewarding.

American Forces Travel

Book great military discounts on hotels, flights, cars, packages, cruises, and more.
www.americanforcestravel.com

More Information

At Home with MWR

Things To Do While @ Home!

So you are caught up on all your TV shows, binge watched some new shows and even cleaned out your closets. Now what? NavyMWRMidLant.com/atHome helps make your time at home more enjoyable and productive. Explore the @HOME things to do for fitness, recreation, education, health, finances and more. New information will be added, so return to the page for new things to do, fun projects and resources.

Arts & Crafts
Cooking
Finance
Fitness
Health
Kids
Library
Tours
Entertainment

More Information

ESPORTS

Navy MWR ESPORTS is a Community Recreation initiative designed to provide entertainment and recreation opportunities through competitive sports. This multidimensional initiative will also increase programming opportunities at MWR Liberty Centers through technological improvements and provide top-quality esports competitions to the Navy community.
 
Catch the weekly events featuring Sailors from around the world. See which Sailor will take home the title! Watch the live stream at www.twitch.tv/NavyMWR.

For news about Navy MWR ESPORTS, sign up for our ESPORTS Newsletter

Be Part of the Action! 
Authorized MWR patrons are encouraged to sign up and participate

More Information

NAVSTA Great Lakes - 4th of July Celebration

Naval Station's 4th of July Celebration 2019

The MWR Department would like to extend an invitation to all families, friends and the general public to the Naval Station Great Lakes to be a part of the 2019 4th of July Celebration on historic Ross Field on Thursday, July 4th from 3-10pm.  All are invited to come out and celebrate our Nation's independence in a spectacular way with "fire-cracking" festival fun at one of the biggest and best fourth of July celebrations in the area - that concludes with a "must see" fireworks extravaganza!

Stay tuned for more information on specific performers and daily schedules.
Festival’s Facebook Page (for quick updates)

YouTube highlight video from 2018

2018 Sponsors

More Information

NAVSTA Great Lakes - Bowling

GL • Bldg 525 • 847-688-4641

More Information

NAVSTA Great Lakes - Community Recreation

GL • Bldg. 13 • Ph: 847-688-5417

More Information

NAVSTA Great Lakes - EPICENTER

GL • Bldg. 525 • Ph: 847-688-4641

More Information

NAVSTA Great Lakes - Library

GL • Bldg. 617 • Ph: 847-688-4617

More Information

NAVSTA Great Lakes - Live @ 525

Live@525 is the hottest spot in Great Lakes to catch live entertainment and special events! With space for 200 people, Live@525 regularly features bands, comedians, pay-per-view fights and more throughout the year. There are five, 55-inch TVs and a 14- by 7- foot projection screen TV. The room may also be reserved for meetings, trainings or get togethers by calling the Epicenter.

More Information

NAVSTA Great Lakes - Marina

GL • Bldg. 13 • Ph: 847-688-5421

More Information

NAVSTA Great Lakes - Park & Picnic Areas

GL • 847-688-5417

More Information

NAVSTA Great Lakes - Rental Center

GL • Bldg. 13 • Ph: 847-688-5421

More Information

NAVSTA Great Lakes - Storage Lot

GL • Ph: 847-688-5417

More Information

NAVSTA Great Lakes - Tickets & Travel

GL • 540 Cluverius Avenue • Ph: 847-688-3537

More Information

NAVSTA Great Lakes - Veterans Memorial Golf Course

GL • Bldg. 8400 • Ph: 847-688-5723

More Information