APG MWR - Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Program APG MWR - Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Program
Aberdeen Proving Ground has three fitness facilities:

Aberdeen Athletic Center
Aberdeen Area, Bldg 3300
410-278-7934/7933
Mon - Fri 5 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sat, Sun, Holidays 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
AA Fitness Center
Aberdeen Area, Bldg 320
410-278-9725
Mon - Thu 5:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fri, Sat, Sun, Holidays CLOSED.
Hoyle Fitness Center
Edgewood Area, Bldg E4210
410-436-7134
Mon - Fri 5 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sat, Sun, Holidays 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Each facility has a large basketball/volleyball court area, racquetball courts, fitness areas, free weight room and locker and shower areas, some with saunas and steam rooms. Both gymnasiums have a wide variety of sports equipment for checkout, including racquetball equipment, jump ropes, and indoor and outdoor practice balls.

Each facility has a wide variety of cardiovascular equipment, to include aerobic bicycles, stair climbers, treadmills, and cross country ski & rowing machines. Each has a variety of free and circuit weight machines.

Additional Facilities:

Tennis Courts - There are seven courts available for play in the Aberdeen Area: three (lighted) in the 3300 block. Five courts are located in the Edgewood Area: two in the E4100 block and three in the E4600 block.

Fitness Paths - We have two fitness paths in the Aberdeen Area (Plumb Point area and Fanshaw Field area) and one in the Edgewood area around the airfield.

Multi-Purpose Athletic Fields - Fields are located in both the Aberdeen (3300 block) and Edgewood Areas (E4100 block). Fields are lighted and are used for softball, soccer and flag football.

  • Equipment checkout
  • Racquetball supplies
  • Jump ropes
  • Tennis racquets/balls
  • Indoor/outdoor practice basketball, soccer, volleyball, etc.

Who is Authorized to Use MWR Facilities?

Click here for Table 7-1 of the MWR Patronage Authorizations


General Policies:

  • Athletic bags cannot be stored in the exercise equipment areas or around cardiovascular equipment due to safety and crowded conditions. Bags must be stored in lockers.
  • During peak participation times or when individuals are waiting to use cardiovascular exercise, there is a 20-minute time limit on each piece of equipment.
  • Patrons using the center are required to scan in using a valid military/DOD identification card upon entry.
  • Eye protection is required by all patrons when playing racquetball or handball.
  • Click here for official age policy.

For additional information on any of the sports programs, call 410-278-3929 or email Sports Programs.