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A Coast Guard tradition for the entire community to enjoy! The Coast Guard Day Celebration is on the 4th of August. There are activities for all family members to enjoy, including rides, games, dancing, music, and plenty of food and drink! The annual 5K Race is held in the morning as well as races for the children
MWR offers many instructional classes to eligible personnel at either no cost or very minimal cost. Available classes include karate, swim lessons, and a variety of fitness classes. If you have an interest or a talent to share in a particular area, MWR is always open to introducing a new activity!
MWR has a year-round intramural program. Divisions can participate in league play for softball, basketball, flag football, volleyball, and wallyball. In addition to this, there is a Captain's Cup Tournament for these sports, and twice a year, MWR sponsors a Sport's Day where divisions compete against each other
At various times during the year MWR offers tournaments in tennis, racquetball, horseshoes, darts, pool, and numerous card games. We offer something for everybody!
During the year MWR offers many bus trips to all authorized personnel. It is fast becoming a tradition to visit Washington, D.C. and New York City; these trips are usually popular and well attended. In NYC in particular, one of the highlights of the year is attending the world famous Christmas show at Radio City Hall featuring the Rockettes!
Activities throughout the year include ski trips, fishing trips, casino trips (which include tickets to shows), and the opportunity to purchase tickets for sporting events. Other big events of the year include Morey’s Piers, Water Parks & Picnic Outing, Splash Zone Labor Day Party, and Oktoberfest. These are wonderful and very affordable ways to spend a day with the family.
We are always looking for things to offer and in the past years have gone to Philadelphia, Lancaster, and Cowtown. If you have any ideas for a day trip, please stop by MWR and share your thoughts with us.
MWR sponsors activities for children throughout the year.
SPRING: Come visit the bunny, go on an egg hunt, have your picture taken, and enjoy
snacks, games, and crafts.
HALLOWEEN: Have your picture taken with the witch! Enjoy games and activities and a "fun" hayride where the children will make a stop along the way to pick a pumpkin. For the older children and those not faint at heart, the MWR sponsors a "Haunted Hayride".
WINTER: Meet Santa Claus, have your picture taken, and enjoy snacks, games and crafts
MWR operates two All Hands Clubs, the Harbor View Club and the Oceanside Community Club. Both clubs are available for rental and arrangements can be made by email to the Events Coordinator or call at (609) 898-6396
About four times a year, Training Center Cape May provides colorful, inspiring military ceremonies featuring the Recruit Band, Drill Team, marching troops, cannon fire, and a low level fly over by a CG helicopter. The ceremonies take place at sunset on the Training Center's parade grounds, are open to the general public, and there is no admission charge. Children are welcome to attend, but should be accompanied by an adult