Facilities

(Updated 29 Jul 20)

Mission Critical members are defined as military members and their dependents, base residents, mission critical government civilians, and mission critical contractors.

In accordance with DoD policy, “All individuals on DoD property, installations and facilities will wear cloth face coverings when they cannot maintain six feet of social distance in public areas or work centers.”

New Updates Effective 4 Aug:

Starting Aug. 4, 2020, the Joint Base Charleston Child Development Centers/Youth Centers will be providing services for mission-critical personnel. All care needs must be coordinated through the member's unit command.

  • Air Base CDC: Monday, 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Tuesday - Friday, 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. You can contact the Air Base CDC at (843) 963-4366.
  • Air Base Youth Center: Monday - Friday, 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. You can contact the Air Base Youth Center at (843) 963-5684.
  • Weapons Station CDC: Monday - Friday, 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. You can contact the Weapons Station CDC at (843) 794-7408.
  • Weapons Station Youth Center: Monday - Friday, 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. You can contact the Weapons Station Youth Center at (843) 794-7809.

Regular Operations:

  • Commissaries and Exchanges - open normal hours to all eligible patrons
    • DECA requires face coverings in all Commissary facilities
  • AAFES Food Services - open normal hours to all eligible patrons - continued carry-out services with reintroduction of limited dine-in seating
    • AAFES Charley’s: Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sun Closed
    • AAFES Subway: Mon-Sat 9 a.m.-3 p.m.;

Sun 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • NEX Food Services open normal hours to all eligible patrons - continued carry-out services
    • NEX Wayback Burger: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. daily
    • NEX Subway: Mon-Sat 8 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun 9 a.m.-10 p.m.
    • NEX Panda Express: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. daily
    • NEX Blimpie: open 24 hrs daily
    • NEX CafĂ© at NPTU: 6 a.m.-2 p.m. daily (carry-out services only)
    • NEX Bald Monkey: Tue-Fri 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Weapons Station Galley (eligible patrons) – continue normal operations
  • Hunt privatized housing maintenance - routine maintenance services returned
    • Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m. – Note: Community center doors will be locked, one person in the office at a time and must wear protective face covering to enter
  • Balfour Beatty privatized housing - routine maintenance services resumed
    • Office hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. – Note: Office doors are locked, but staff is available to support customers and can be reached by phone or email
  • Air Base and Weapons Station Golf Courses - (all eligible patrons)
    • Normal golf operations daily for both Air Base and Weapons Station; 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Motorcycle Safety Course - (all eligible patrons)
    • Register on ESAMS or through your motorcycle safety rep

Limited Operations:

  • Parks/Picnic Areas (Mission Critical Only)
    • Family use or groups not exceeding 10 people permitted; playgrounds remain closed
  • Basketball courts (Mission Critical Only)
    • Outdoor courts available for family use or groups not exceeding 10 people; basketballs shall not be shared
  • Tennis courts (Mission Critical Only)
    • Available for family use or groups not exceeding 10 people; tennis balls/racquets shall not be shared
  • Military and Family Readiness Center - continued virtual services; in-person appointments as needed
    • Appointment line: 843-963-8883
  • Air Base and Weapons Station FAMCAMPs (Mission Critical Only) – open for new reservations; public areas remain closed
    • Air Base: Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; call 843-963-1672 or 1732 for reservations
    • Weapons Station: Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; call 843-794-2120 for reservations
    • Short Stay: Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m. - call 843-743-2608 for reservations
  • Air Base and Weapons Station Golf Course Snack Bars - (all eligible patrons)
    • Air Base Snack Bar: 0700-0800; 1100-1300 - carry-out services only (grab and go available after hours)
    • Weapons Station Snack Bar: 0700-0800; 1100-1300 - carry-out services only (grab and go available after hours)
  • Fitness Centers – (military members only - AD, Guard and Reserve) – showers/locker rooms remain closed per AF Guidance)
    • Air Base Fitness Center – Mon-Fri 6 a.m.-8 p.m.; Closed weekends
    • Sam’s Fitness Center – Mon-Fri 6 a.m.-6 p.m.; Closed weekends
    • Eastside Fitness Center – Closed
    • All Fitness Center locations are closed Saturday and Sunday; after-hours access is not available; Showers, locker rooms and saunas are closed; please arrive in PT/workout gear; changing clothes inside Fitness Centers is not permitted; masks must be worn when social distancing (6ft) cannot be maintained; maximum room capacities will be enforced; see staff at each facility for equipment check-out availability
  • AAFES Services (All eligible patrons)
  • Vista Optical Shop:
    • Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m.;
    • Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun Closed
  • Cleaners:
    • Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m.;

Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

  • Air Base Dining Facility (Mission Critical Only) – continued carry-out services; no dine-in services at this time
  • Monday – Friday
    • Breakfast: 6-9 a.m.
    • Lunch: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
    • Dinner: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
    • Grab & Go: 9-10:30 a.m. & 1:30-4:30 p.m.
    • Midnight Meal: 11 p.m.-1 a.m.
  • Weekends & Holidays
    • Breakfast: 6:30-8:30 a.m.
    • Lunch: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
    • Dinner: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
    • Grab & Go: 8:30-10:30 a.m. & 1:30-4:30 p.m.
    • Midnight Meal: 11 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
  • Outdoor Recreation Center: By appointment only - 843-963-1672 or orcairbase2@gmail.com
    • Rentals only; no programs or trips scheduled
  • Outdoor Adventure Center: By appointment only - 843-794-2120 or oacstaff@outlook.com
    • Rentals only; no programs or trips scheduled
  • Auto Skills: By appointment only
    • 843-209-6525
  • Weapons Station Pool:
    • Tuesday-Friday: 6-7 a.m.; 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 5-7 p.m. (Hours may vary based on training needs)
    • Usage is restricted to military members for fitness requirements (lap swim) and mission qualifications only. No participation fee.
    • Contact the pool for more information: 843-794-7156
  • Air Base Arts and Crafts Framing and Engraving:
    • By appointment only – 843-963-1936
  • Air Base and Weapons Station Bowling Center Snack Bars - Closed