Semper Fit

The Semper Fit Program offers a wide variety of recreation and fitness programs designed to provide healthy, active lives. The primary focus of this program is to maximize individual performance through classes and activities which educate, encourage and support the practice of healthier lifestyles for our active and retired Service members, DoD employees and their families. The program’s objective is to increase an individual’s productivity, reduce medical costs, and heighten military readiness which consequently improves the individual’s Quality Of Life. This program includes: Health Promotion, Fitness, Sports and Athletics, the Single Marine Program and the Great Escape Recreation Center, Recreational Aquatics and Outdoor Recreation. Below you’ll find what we have to offer here through the Semper Fit Program here at MCCS Miramar.


Aquatics / Pools

Pool closed
The Pool will be closed Dec. 6 & 7 for maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The Pool will reopen on Dec. 8 with regularly scheduled hours.

The Water Survival Training (WST) 50-Meter Pool (open to all ranks), and the 25-yard All Hands’ Pool. Swimming lessons are also offered in the summer for children and adults, who are looking to learn basic swimming skills, or perfect strokes and overall swimming performance.

Lessons are also available in the summer for groups and for individuals of all ages. We also conduct sessions and clinics designed to maximize your aquatic work-out!

Both pools are available for summer pool parties. Hours are seasonal; please call for information and schedule.

50-Meter Pool/Water Survival Training Tank

Bldg. 2000
Lap Swim
Hours of Operation
Now – May 2017
Early Morning Lap Swim
Mon-Thu: 0500-0700
Lunch Swim
Mon-Fri: 1100-1300
Recreation Swim
Mon & Wed: 1630-1830

Sat: 1000-1400
Sundays and Federal Holidays

Lap Recreation Swim
Mon & Wed: 1630-1830 and
Sat: 1000-1400

Closed Sundays and Federal Holidays
(858) 307-4137
**PLEASE NOTE: The 50-Meter Pool will be closed from December 18, 2016 – January 1, 2017.
* Lap swim and/or recreation swim may be interrupted at any time to support military training.
** For current daily use fee prices, please call the 50-Meter Pool at (858) 307-4137.

All Hands Swimming Pool

Bldg. 4551
Closed Now – May 2017
(858) 307-4154
More info

Athletics / Sports

Get your workout the fun way by joining one of Semper Fit’s many athletic teams. On-base intramural leagues, varsity and All-Marine levels are available. Sports offered include softball, basketball, football, soccer, hockey, volleyball and tennis, just to name a few. Both men’s and women’s teams are available for most sports, and all provide opportunities for physical fun and fierce competition. All teams are open to military personnel, and many are open to military family members and DoD employees. Selected sports have afternoon and evening leagues, making it easy for anyone interested to get involved. Various tournaments are held throughout the year, making unit cohesiveness as important on the field or court as it is on the job!

Bldg. 2471
Mon-Sat: 7:30am-4:00pm
Sat-Sun: Closed
(858) 307-1202/4127
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Fitness Centers

Miramar Sports Complex / Main Gym

Bldg. 2471
Mon-Fri: 4:30am-10:00pm
Sat-Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm
Holidays: 8:00am-5:00pm
(858) 307-4128 or (858) 307-4129

Semper Fit Center / New Gym
Bldg. 2002
Mon-Thurs: 5:00am-7:00pm
Fri: 5:00am-3:00pm
Sat: 8:00am-12:00pm
Sun & Holidays: Closed
(858) 307-4654

The Barn / Fitness Annex
Bldg. 7115
Mon-Thurs: 5:00am-1:00am
Fri: 5:00am-8:00pm
Sat, Sun, & Holidays: Closed
(858) 307-6042

The HITT Center
Bldg. 2525
Days Morning
HITT Session
Open Gym
Evening Open Gym
Monday 0600-0700 1100-1300 1700-2000
Tuesday 0600-0700 1100-1300 1700-2000
Wednesday 0600-0700 1100-1300 1700-2000
Thursday 0600-0700 1100-1300 Closed
Friday 0600-0700 1100-1300 Closed
Weekends Closed Closed Closed
(858) 307-8776
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Health Promotion

The Health Promotion Office offers training, education and resources on the nine Semper Fit Elements and much more. A monthly health theme has been established in relation to the nine Elements and in recognition of the National Health Observances. Representatives from the Health Promotion Office are available to come directly to individual units, and offer briefs on topics such as remedial weight training and health and fitness education, and can also tailor presentations to specific needs.

Bldg. 2525
Call for an Appointment
(858) 307-1331
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Nutrition Workshop

An hour-long nutrition workshop led by a nationally registered dietitian meets monthly for those interested in learning more about their nutritional needs. This is an interactive, hands-on workshop geared toward calculating your personal carbohydrate, fat, protein, and hydration requirements. Other topics include: weight management, healthy eating and menu planning ideas. Sign up by calling Julie Burks, M.S., R.D.,CSSD – Semper Fit Dietitian at (858) 307-7963. Open to active duty, dependents, retirees and MCCS employees.

These classes are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month, 1130 – 1230 @ Semper Fit Center.

Bldg. 2002
Call for an Appointment
(858) 307-7963