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  • All Army Sports Program
    - click more info to learn more about the program.  more info

  • Free Mixed Martial Arts Classes for adults -
    Gaffney Fitness Centers hosts a free mixed martial arts class every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month at 10 am.. The instructors are certified and teach Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai. Class is held in the combatives room. Participants are encouraged to bring gloves if they have them.

  • Personal Training at Gaffney Fitness Center -
    Looking for a new way to kick off the new year to reach your fitness goals?
    Gaffney Fitness Center is now offering a personal training program. Those interested must be able to show a proper ID to use the facility. Both individual or couple sessions (2 people) are being offered at the following prices:
    • Micro-Fit Assessment - $40 each
    • 60 Minute Individual Session - $60 each
    • 60 Minute Couples (2 people) Session - $100 each
    • 6 One-on-One Training Sessions - $320
    • 6 Two-on-One Training Sessions - $580
    • 8 One-on-One Training Sessions - $400
    • 12 One-on-One Training Sessions - $600

    Please contact Gaffney Fitness Center for more information and to learn how to schedule sessions with your new personal trainer.

  • Fitness Classes at Gaffney Fitness Center
  • (Classes may subject to changed, please call to confirm.)
    Monday 0530-0630 Indoor Cycling
      1000-1100 Power Pump
      1715-1815 Yoga
    Tuesday 0530-0630 Indoor Cycling
      1000-1100 Zumba
      1715-1815 Indoor Cycling
      1715-1815 Yoga
      1830-1930 Zumba
    Wednesday 0530-0630 Indoor Cycling
      0630-0730 Functional Fitness
      1000-1100 Yoga
      1715-1815 Indoor Cycling
      1715-1800 Warter Aerobics
    Thursday 0530-0630 Indoor Cycling
      1000-1100 Power Pump
      1715-1815 Indoor Cycling
      1715-1815 Yoga
      1830-1930 Zumba
    Friday 0530-0630 Indoor Cycling
    pdf Click here to download the classes schedule
    • No classes are held on federal holidays.
    • Participants must have a valid military ID card/MWR Card
    • For more information call 301-677-3724

    Gaffney Fitness Center Features:

    • Customer Service/Information desk
    • 65 inch TV to assist in sustaining your workout
    • Cardiovascular room with treadmills, steppers, bikes, rowers and more. Eleven TV's to assist in sustaining your workout
    • Hammer strength & plate loaded machines
    • Life Fitness training equipment Expanded women's locker rooms
    • Men's and Women's sauna
    • 25 M indoor pool
    • Sun deck
    • Two racquetball courts
    • Racquetball Court Hours:
      Mon-Fri: 5 a.m.-8 p.m.
      (Reservations Required, Call 301-677-3716)
      Sat, Sun, and Holidays: 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Challenge Courts

    * Reservation periods are for one hour, beginning on the hour. Only one reservation per person, per day will be accepted. A 15 minute grace period is permitted before the court is declared open. Authorized patrons may call the same day for reservations, in accordance with the schedule above.


    Dress code:

    Open toed footwear, boots, dress shoes, jeans, dress slacks, skirts, dresses, unsafe or offensive attire are strictly prohibited.

    Athletic attire appropriate to the activity is mandated to ensure the safety, personal hygiene and protection of customers and property.

    Shirt, shorts/pants, and shoes are required at all times while working out in the fitness centers (except pool).

    ACU’s/BDU’s are allowed to be worn in the weight room only for Active Duty Soldiers.



    Open to all eligible DoD ID card patrons--active duty, family members, Reservists, retirees, and civilians, and contractors.


    Facility Policy:

    Racquetball Courts
    • Participants are required to wear OSHA approved eye protection at all times during play.
    • Footwear worn outdoors is prohibited on the basketball courts and the indoor racquetball courts.
    Weight Room
    • Towels are required for use on benches and machines.
    • Use weight collars at all times.
    • Gym bags are not authorized in the cardio / weight room.
    Cardio Room
    • Limit workout to 30 minutes per machine, per person.
    • Wipe down the machine after each use.


    Guest policy:

    Active duty, Retirees and their spouses 18 & over may sponsor 2 guests (13 & over) per visit. You must stay with your guests at all times while in the facility.
    Dependents, Civilians, contractors assigned to FT Meade and their family members, are not allowed to sign in guests. They must also obtain an MWR card that is issued at Gaffney Fitness Center.



    Children ages 13-17 may use the fitness center with an authorized adult/patron. The adult must be with the adolescent at all times. Children under 13 are only allowed in the pool area and must be with an adult at all times to lap swim. Children are also allowed during recreational swim but must also be directly supervised by an adult while in the pool.

    If children are present during intramural games, they must be supervised by an adult who is not participating in the activity.


    Food and Beverage:

    NO food is allowed inside the facility. ONLY water is allowed during workouts and intramurals.

  • Plastic sports bottles with a non-spill, snap close drinking spout (biking water bottles) may be filled with WATER ONLY and used inside the facility.
  • All other beverage containers and food items are restricted to the lobby or outside.


    It is the patron’s responsibility to secure their valuables while utilizing Gaffney Fitness center and Murphy Field House. MWR will not be held responsible for patrons’ property. Please bring your own lock for lockers. Staff may not safe guard personal property.


    Inappropriate Behavior

    Use of foul language (cursing), yelling, fighting or heated arguments will not be tolerated at anytime for any reason. Gaffney / Murphy staff will handle inappropriate behavior in accordance with Standards of Operation Procedures.