Fitness and Sports

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Click here for information about the 87FSS Fitness Center JB MDL McGuire

87FSS Fitness Center McGuire

Click here for information about the Griffith Field House

87FSS Griffith Field House

Click here for information about 87FSS Fitness Center JB MDL Lakehurst

87FSS Fitness Center Lakehurst

Fitness Dress Code

Fitness Dress Code

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JB MDL Sports

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87FSS Events Calendar

24-Hour Fitness Program

24-Hour Fitness Program

  • All gyms (McGuire, Griffith Field House and Lakehurst) are open to all eligible patrons with DoD ID holders (Active Duty, dependents, retirees, civilians).
  • No reservations required.

COVID-19 Rules of Engagement:

  • Wearing facial masks is required by all patrons regardless of vaccination status
  • 6 feet Social Distancing is still required
  • Lockers and showers are available to fully vaccinated patrons
  • Restrooms are available to ALL patrons
  • Patrons must wipe down everything they use with disinfecting wipes

24-Hour Access

  • 24-hour access is now available for all DoD ID holders who can show proof of full vaccination (2+ weeks) against COVID-19 via vaccination card or Med Group (MDG) vaccination record (This does not include contractors or any non-DoD ID holders).
  • PHOTOS of a vaccination card or record will NOT be accepted as proof of vaccination; hard copy records only.
  • Available at all three Fitness Centers to all servicemembers, retirees, DoD Civilians and dependents age 18+ with valid ID at JBMDL!

    *Proof of COVID-19 vaccination status required for 24-Hour Access. Date of patron’s second COVID-19 shot must be two weeks or greater from date of 24-hr registration. Patrons must register for access at each Fitness facility they wish to use.

  • Patrons must register at each facility where they would like 24-hour access.
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87FSS Fitness Center McGuire

Bldg. 2504 POW/MIA Blvd.
JB MDL McGuire


Updated Hours of Operation (3/24/2021)
Monday – Friday: 5am – 8pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9am – 2pm
Family Days and Holidays: Please check Holiday Hours

With a focus on fitness and wellness, the 87FSS Fitness Center McGuire serves the JB MDL community with a variety of programs and fitness activities in a state-of-the-art facility. The 87FSS Fitness Center McGuire offers a wide selection of weight training to include 99 various free weight Nautilus machines, many cardiovascular exercise machines, two gymnasiums, three racquetball courts and men’s and women’s locker rooms with steam rooms, saunas, showers and daily use lockers. Please click here to learn more.

87FSS Griffith Field House 

Bldg. 6053 8th Street and Millville Road

Updated Hours of Operation (9/11/2020)
Monday – Friday: 5:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: 6am - 10am
Family Days and Holidays: Please check Holiday Hours

The 87FSS Griffith Field House provides a full range of sports and fitness equipment and programs for the JB MDL community. Fitness classes are offered along with runs, aerobics marathons, fitness challenges as well as a comprehensive intramural and varsity sports program. Our qualified fitness team is always available for questions and assistance with using the fitness equipment and making the most of your workout. Check out our TRX, Spin, Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, Cardio Kickboxing classes for fun and fitness. Please click here to learn more.

87FSS Doughboy Gym-Mission Driven

Bldg. 5953 Newport Street


The 87FSS Doughboy Gym is Mission Driven. Call for Hours of Operation. 87FSS Doughboy Gym is a 55-thousand square foot building that houses a physical rehabilitation center for the Warriors in Transition. The facility has various free-weight/strength machines, as well as a plethora of cardiovascular equipment. It also has two racquetball courts and a full basketball court. There are men’s and women’s locker rooms with shower and daily-use lockers. The gym is also open to the joint base community on request.

87FSS Fitness Center Lakehurst

Bldg. 123 Severyns Road
JB MDL Lakehurst


Updated Hours of Operation (4/13/2021)
Monday – Friday: 6am – 6pm
Saturday & Sunday: 8am – 11am
Family Days and Holidays: Please check Holiday Hours

Sports Program Office
Monday – Friday: 7:30am – 4pm


Fitness Program Office
Monday – Friday: 7:30am – 4pm


The 87FSS Fitness Center Lakehurst provides a wide variety of fitness facilities and equipment for all patrons‘ needs. The 3,400 square-foot weight room features controlled weights and extensive free weight area, cardio room with up-to-date treadmills, elliptical, stair steppers and bikes with remote headphones and satellite TVs. The 87FSS Fitness Center Lakehurst also offers an aerobics room, two racquetball courts, college level basketball court dividable into three sections for volleyball courts. Towel services, showers and locker rooms are also available.Please click here to learn more.

The hours of reservation for the 87FSS Fitness Center McGuire are Mon-Fri from 6am-5pm. Any unit wishing to reserve a room for recurring unit PT sessions must have their UFPM attend the semi-annual lottery, held October/April of each year. During other operating hours, the rooms can be used on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call 609.754.6085, or ask any staff member for details.

All personnel utilizing a 87FSS Fitness facilities will comply with the guidelines set forth in the dress code. In addition to maintaining good order and discipline, this guidance will help ensure the health and welfare of all patrons.

Appropriate clothing must be worn to maintain a proper image in a military and family fitness facility. Attire must be conservative and modest in nature. obscene/offensive language or graphics are prohibited. Athletic attire and athletic-type shoes will be worn in all activity and equipment areas. Military utility uniforms are authorized to be worn during workouts and members may remove their utility uniform coat (shirt); however, t-shirts must be worn. Only court shoes with non-marking soles will be worn on hardwood floors; boots are not authorized on treadmills or hardwood floors. Casual slacks/shorts and jeans are considered non-exercise attire and are not to be worn. Due to safety concerns (including an increased risk of dehydration and heat illness), garments made of plastic, rubber, nylon, etc., that are specifically designed to increase the amount of perspiration, are not authorized in any fitness facility, to include outdoor running tracks and fields. Patrons not wearing proper attire will be asked to change into appropriate exercise clothing or leave the facility.

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WellBeats Kiosk System
WellBeats Kiosk available

Each 87FSS Fitness Center (except 87FSS Doughboy Gym) is equipped with the WellBeats Kiosk System, an instant 30-40 pre-loaded fitness classes include both audio and visual elements to guide users through high and low intensity aerobic workouts. Select your class from Fusion (Yoga), Vibe (Dance), Stomp (Step), Rev (Spin), Kinetics (Circuit Training) and TKO (Kickboxing). 87FSS Fitness Center JB MDL McGuire and 87FSS Griffith Field House offer the program as part of the 24-Hour Fitness Access.


Wednesdays at 6:00am at FSS Griffith Field House.

YogaStream is anatomy-based focusing on developing the body's core, enhancing functional mobility through movement and different planes, increasing both flexibility and strength.


Fitness Assessment Options
Fitness Assessment (FA) Option

"Squadron Commanders now have the option to choose testing all their members internally or to continue utilizing traditional testing methods. If commanders choose to test them internally, PTLs will conduct fitness assessments using Fitness Assessment Cell (FAC) facilities/equipment. If they elect to continue utilizing traditional testing methods, unit members will continue scheduling tests thru their Unit Fitness Program Managers (UFPMs), and will be tested by FAC personnel. FAC ran testing times will remain the same to accommodate units who choose not to test within their squadron. Squadrons participating in internal testing will be permitted to reserve and utilize the FAC outside of official FAC testing times.”
Please contact your Unit Fitness Program Managers (UFPMs) for more information.