Equipment & Pavilion Rentals

Equipment Rentals  


MWR rents a variety of camping supplies, sports equipment, and party supplies for daily and weekend* use.  Visit BLDG 239 to make payment and confirm your reservation.

*For weekend rentals, pick up items on Friday and return them the following Monday.


Equipment includes(Click here for complete list):

Tables (6-foot rectangles tables)

Folding Chairs

Canopies (10 x10 feet)

Camping Tents, Chairs, Sleeping Pads, Lanterns 

110 QT Cooler

Water Coolers

Picnic Games (Cornhole, Ladder Ball, Giant Jenga, Giant Connect 4, Frisbee)

Sports Equipment (Softball kits, Badminton/Volleyball, Croquet, Basketballs, Volleyballs, Horseshoes, Kickball, Football, Soccer Ball)

Grill(On Base Rental Only)

Popcorn Machine


Pavilion Rentals

NSA Bethesda has three picnic pavilions available to rent.  All three are located at the MWR Sports Complex off Perimeter Road near USUHS and Gate 5.  Parking is limited to the parking lots running along the recreation area. ADA parking and water fountains are available near each pavilion. Please call 301-400-1783 to confirm availability.  Once confirmed, email the completed PAVILION RESERVATION FORM and visit BLDG 239 for payment.

Pavilion reservations include the shared use of other recreational spaces such as horseshoe pits, outdoor basketball court, sand volleyball court, wooded walking paths and the playground.  Additional reservations are required for the Turf Field and Softball Field through the MWR Fitness Center PH# 301-295-2450.


Pavilions 1 and 2

Pavilions may be rented together or individually.  Individually they can hold up to 150 people, have interior lighting and include a 7-foot-long built-in charcoal grill.  Pavilions 1 & 2 are located adjacent to the playground area, horseshoe pits, outdoor basketball court, sand volleyball court and ADA accessible bathrooms.

Daily Rental:

  • Active Duty: $50 for one or $85 for both
  • All Others: $75 for one or $135 for both


Pavilion 3

Pavilion 3 can hold up to 50 people and is located behind the softball field. It includes two built in 2-foot-long charcoal grills and has interior lighting.  It is adjacent to a small outdoor fitness circuit and ADA accessible bathrooms. It is approximately a 3-minute walk to the playground area, horseshoe pits, outdoor basketball court, and sand volleyball court.

Daily Rental:

  • Active Duty: $25
  • All Others: $37