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Recreation Assistants (Outdoor Guides)

Location: Naval Base Kitsap Community Recreation Pay Grade: NF-0189-02 This position provides quality customer service to all eligible patrons guiding a variety of outdoor adventure program trips and activities. Employee privileges include access to base facilities such as gyms, recreation centers, restaurants, and discount tickets to sporting and entertainment events. Brief Description of Duties: Incumbent provides guidance for one or more types of outdoor recreation activities, including in...

Mountain Biking Workshop: Part 2

Got skills, but want to improve? This 2-hr outdoors class covers new skills and techniques while building on previous knowledge. Details: Wednesday, August 22 5:30-7:30 pm The Commons, $15 Register by Tuesday, August 21, myFFR #5518234E Questions? Call 425-304-3575 for more information or to speak with the Recreation Specialist.

Everyone is Climbing Their Own Mountain

Everyone is Climbing Their Own Mountain By LCDR Sunny Mitchell Command Chaplain, Commander, Electronic Attack Wing, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMVAQWINGPAC) At 0400 Monday, on May 7th, my alarm rang, but it didn’t matter because I was already awake as anxiety coursed throughout my already dehydrated body. I was shivering as a result of the cold air and ripe nerves (although I could not tell which one was worse) as I donned my hiking gear, cold weather boots, and choked down a bowl of oatmeal to...

Navy Getaways

Fun, adventure and relaxation begin with Navy Getaways! Planning a family vacation? A class reunion, retirement or wedding? A weekend getaway? Our northwest locations offer the perfect accommodations to fit your vacation style! Choose from hotel rooms, cottages, deluxe cabins, rustic cabins, yurts, RV and tent camping sites. Planning a group gathering? We've got you covered as well, with group lodging and camping options. Our scenic resorts feature amenities include dining options, caterin...

Navy Travel & Lodging

Community Recreation Leisure Travel - As the leader in leisure travel for our military and government clients, we specialize in getting you the BEST deals for your travel needs! Air Force Information, Tickets & Travel - provides the information you need to plan your next vacation. This site assists you in locating the lowest possible military pricing for your travel arrangements and the ability to book online. Armed Forces Vacation Club - a "space available" progra...

Jim Creek Community Recreation Area

Fire Conditions: Per COMNAVREGNWINST 11320.2C, (4) Extreme - Red: Smoking permitted within designated smoking areas only and no open fires or open flames. During extreme fire danger warnings there will be no recreational or commercial woodcutting or hot work or welding operations allowed outdoors at any time. Gas grills and propane camp stoves are permitted, but charcoal is not.   A Navy Getaways Destination - Stay! Play! Relax! Jim Creek Recreation Area is located just outside...

Everett Trips & Tours

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Pacific Northwest through Community Recreation’s Trips & Tours! Hike through the best trails with most picturesque views, travel to seasonal staples to celebrate limited-time events, hit the slopes on a ski adventure, admire bald eagles, snow-capped mountains, lush evergreen trees, and more! The different trips and tours have experienced guides to accompany outings, depart from NAVSTA Everett unless otherwise noted, and are open to al...

Navy Gateway Inns & Suites - Smokey Point

5-Star “Zumwalt Award for Excellence” Accredited! Whether on business or leisure travel, we offer affordable rates and convenience partnered with unparalleled service and hotel-quality accommodations. Located approximately 20 minutes north of Naval Station Everett in the Smokey Point Navy Support Complex, the Navy Gateway Inns & Suites, Eagle's Nest Inn, offers standard rooms and suites. The facility is smoke free and each room boasts a full kitchen stocked with essential t...

Outdoor Equipment Rentals

Your vacation is calling, and Community Recreation has you completely covered! Community Recreation has camping and backpacking gear, campers and trailers, water recreation equipment, and sporting equipment available to rent for your next outdoor adventure. If you're looking for gear for a self-guided adventure, Community Recreation is your link to the outdoors! Get supplied for all your camping and hiking needs. We have North Face sleeping bags, Eureka tents, kayaks, fishing gear, mountain...

Naval Radio Station Jim Creek Provides Unique Military Power & Capability

ARINGTON, Wash. -- When Naval Radio Station Jim Creek was dedicated in 1953, it was recognized as the most powerful radio station in the world. Its advanced technology and broadcast strength were displayed in magazine publications such as Popular Science and Popular Mechanics. Today it is still among only a handful of radio stations capable of providing more than one million watts of power, allowing the U.S. Navy to communicate with ships, submarines and aircraft anywhere around the world. Jim...

Jim Creek Old Growth Forest Protects Ancient Legacy

View blog story and photos in your browser at https://homeportnorthwest.wordpress.com/2017/02/15/jim-creek-old-growth-forest-protects-ancient-legacy/ Jim Creek Old Growth Forest Protects Ancient Legacy ARLINGTON, Wash. - Several hundred years before the first Viking explorers attempted to settle North America, a small seed was taking root in western Washington. Over the course of 1,400 years, that seed became a tree which now stands more than 250 feet tall and 11 feet thick. A community of su...

Twin Lakes Road - OPEN

UPDATE: As of Aug. 8, 2018, the Twin Lakes Road is back open.  _______________________________________________________________________ Aug. 6, 2018 Twin Lakes Road Closed for Hiking and Vehicles Due to recent fire activity in the Jim Creek area, hiking to Twin Lakes and the Wheeler Mountain Loop will be off limits until further notice. Hiking, boat rentals, and fishing will return to their normal capacities as soon as allowed. There are no fires currently burning in the area and all othe...

Navy Civilians Earn Recreational Lodging Awards

SILVERDALE, Wash. - Two employees from Jim Creek Navy Community Recreation Area earned 2017 Navy recreational lodging awards. Jim Creek Site Manager, Michael Yates, earned the Recreational Lodging Manager of the Year Award, while Jim Creek Recreation Assistant, Allen J. de Asis, was named the Recreational Lodging Associate of the Year, in the 2017 Navy Lodging Program and Navy Getaways employee recognition program. Jim Creek Recreation Area is located just outside of Arlington, Wash., about 1...

Fishing, Family & Fun at Jim Creek’s Annual Derby

Article by Hillary Collins, FFR Marketing Specialist at Naval Station Everett EVERETT, Wash. – Jim Creek Navy Community Recreation Area never ceases to amaze crowds of eager patrons. June 9, 2018 was no exception at their annual Kids’ Fishing Derby from 8 am-5 pm at Twin Lakes, and their FREE Family Fun Day event from noon-4 pm at the Recreation Building and surrounding grounds.  Patrons started their adventure by traveling up to the Twin Lakes via one of the most scenic natur...

Hurricane Ridge Hike

A hike to Hurricane Ridge on a clear day can offer a 360-degree view, north across the Straits of Juan de Fuca to Victoria, Canada or the southern view of the glacier clad Mount Olympus. While hiking we may spot or hear the whistling marmots, catch a glimpse of mountain goats, and view sub-alpine flowers like lupine, Indian Paintbrush and avalanche lilies. Details: Saturday, September 22    7:45 am-7 pm Port Angeles, WA, $30 Register by Thursday, September 20, myFFR #5518265E Qu...

Winter Driving Basics

Driving in the snow can be intimidating. Get tips from our outdoor guides who drive across our mountain passes multiple times a winter for trips. We will discuss websites to check road conditions, what items to keep in the vehicle, how to put on snow chains and how we decide to go or not go. Details: Wednesday, December 19 5:30-7:30 pm The Commons, $10, $5 LIBERTY-eligible Register by December 17, myFFR #5518353E Questions? Call 425-304-3575 for more information or to speak with the Recre...

Bald Eagle River Float

Bundle up and leisurely float down the Skagit River to view hundreds of bald eagles along the banks. Enjoy views of lush evergreen trees, abundant wildlife, and snow-capped mountains.  Details: Sunday, December 16 8 am-3 pm Marblemount, WA, $65  Register by Friday, December 7, myFFR #5518350E Questions? Call 425-304-3575 for more information or to speak with the Recreation Specialist.

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