NAVSTA Newport - John H. Chafee Fitness Center

The fitness center is named for the late Senator John H. Chafee (1922-1999) 
who served as an enlisted Marine in World War II, a captain during the 
Korean War, 66th governor of Rhode Island, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) 
and as a U.S. Senator. 

The John H. Chafee fitness center offers a variety of fitness programs and 
equipment to all authorized patrons (active-duty personnel, reservists, 
retirees, dependents and DoD civilians).  Nationally certified trainers are 
available for free group/personal appointments.  The fitness center has an 
indoor running track, 25-meter pool, basketball and racquetball courts. 
There is 100% ID check at this military facility.


WHAT WE OFFER
• 25 meter Indoor Pool 
• Indoor Running Track 
• Basketball/Volleyball 
• Racquetball Courts 
• Health Assessments 
• Cardio/Weight Equipment
• Dry Sauna
• Personal Training for free
• PRT Support/CFL Training/NOFFS

 

FAMILY FITNESS ROOM 
The room is a designated fitness space for patrons with young children.  
This designed fitness space is limited to cardiovascular equipment and light 
resistance equipment for patrons/guardian to exercise and a safe play area 
for the children 11 years old and younger.  Parent/guardian must be in the 
designated areas together at all times.

CHAIR FITNESS
Tuesday & Thursday 9:45-10:30 a.m. 
This chair-based class is designed for those with injuries, limited range 
of motion and flexibility, and those seeking to improve their strength and 
conditioning.  We focus on building core strength and muscular tone, 
achieving better balance and posture, and improving cardiovascular fitness 
and coordination through a combination of seated and standing exercises. A 
variety of tools such as dumbbells, resistance bands, Swiss balls, and 
medicine balls are used to keep the workouts new and challenging.  

YEARLY INCENTIVE MILEAGE FITNESS CLUB
January 1-December 31 
Get rewarded for doing the activities you love like rowing, running, walking 
and biking.  Choose your activity and begin logging your miles.  Bonus miles 
awarded monthly for all our fitness challenges.  Achieve mileage goals and 
receive awards!  

YOUTH FITNESS ORIENATIONS
Children ages 12 through 15 may use the fitness facility after receiving an 
orientation from a fitness specialist.  Orientations include: cardiovascular 
equipment, Magnum/Hammer Strength selectorized weighted machines and functional  
equipment located on the fitness floor.  Parent/guardian must accompany the 
child during the orientation.  Stop by the John H. Chafee Fitness Center and 
fill out a  “Request a Trainer” form.  Orientations are held on Saturdays & 
Sundays between 10-11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Sign ups are required 
and space is limited. 

 

 

LOCAL AREA TICKETS:
The John H. Chafee Fitness Center sells:
Island Cinemas 10  $9.00 (gate $10.50)

Seaview Lanes Bowling Center sells:
Island Cinemas 10  $9.00 (gate $10.50)
Newport County Dinner Club  $18.50 (gate $20.00)
   Two-for-one dinners at over 70 restaurants
Providence Bruins  $13.50 (gate $18.00)

Leisure Bay Internet Café sells:
Island Cinemas 10 $9.00 (gate $10.50)
Newport County Dinner Club  $18.50 (gate $20.00)
   Two-for-one dinners at over 70 restaurants

Note: Contractors, veterans (VA caregivers) 
and retired DoD Civilians are NOT eligible to 
use this facility.

 

This MWR facility is open to active duty 
personnel, retirees, dependents, reservists, 
DoD civilians with valid ID & base access.  
Credit/debit card only.

Events

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

6:00AM

NOFFS Zone Row

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This event repeats every week on Tuesday
8:30AM

Optogait Digital Running Analysis

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9:15AM

Total Body

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This event repeats every week on Tuesday
9:15AM

Liquid Iron

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This event repeats every week on Tuesday
9:45AM

Chair Fitness

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This event repeats every week on Tuesday
11:45AM

Les Mills BODYPUMP™ Express

NAVSTA Newport - John H. Chafee Fitness Center

This event repeats every week on Tuesday
4:30PM

Indoor Cycle Express

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This event repeats every week on Tuesday
5:30PM

Sculpt Intervals

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This event repeats every week on Tuesday

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

9:15AM

Les Mills BODYPUMP™

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This event repeats every week on Wednesday
10:30AM

Balance, Core & More

NAVSTA Newport - John H. Chafee Fitness Center

This event repeats every week on Wednesday
11:00AM

Indoor Cycle Express

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This event repeats every week on Wednesday
3:15PM

Yoga

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This event repeats every week on Wednesday
4:30PM

Zumba®

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This event repeats every week on Wednesday
4:30PM

Core Express

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This event repeats every week on Wednesday

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Olympic Lifting Clinic Sessions

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6:00AM

NOFFS ZONE

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This event repeats every week on Thursday
9:15AM

Indoor Cycle

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This event repeats every week on Thursday
9:15AM

Instructor's Choice H2O

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This event repeats every week on Thursday
9:45AM

Chair Fitness

NAVSTA Newport - John H. Chafee Fitness Center

This event repeats every week on Thursday
11:45AM

Les Mills BODYPUMP™ Express

NAVSTA Newport - John H. Chafee Fitness Center

This event repeats every week on Thursday