SHORT FITNESS CENTER

NEW 24/7 ACCESS SYSTEM UPGRADE!

Great news! The Short Fitness Center is happy to announce we were able to expedite our 24/7 access system upgrade. We have installed a brand new 24/7 access system for a much better customer experience for you. Because this is a new system, it requires everyone, to include existing users, to register. 

Get your "fast access" to your fitness goals by stopping by the Short Fitness Center customer service desk to register. 

*ALL CAC HOLDERS WILL NEED TO BRING THEIR CAC TO REGISTER. NOT A CAC HOLDER? NO PROBLEM! WE WILL ISSUE YOU A PROXIMITY CARD FOR USER ACCESS. 

NOTE: All previous NON-CAC users will need to bring their issued proximity card to register in the new system.

PHONE: (813) 828-4496

HOURS OF OPERATION:

Monday - Friday • 5am - 8:30pm

Saturday - Sunday • 6am - 1pm

Access for Active Duty, DoD Civilians, Retirees and Dependents ages 18 and up.

Email: 6fss.fsvs.shortfitnesscenter@us.af.mil

MACDILL RUNNING MAP

Download the MacDill Running Map

UPCOMING FITNESS EVENTS

GET YOUR TEAMS READY FOR:

INTRAMURAL SOFTBALL - LOI DUE FRIDAY, MARCH 1
Season starts Monday, March 11, 2024. Stop by the Fitness Center or call 828 - 4496 for details.

INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL - LOI DUE TUESDAY, APRIL 23
Season starts Monday, May 13, 2024. Stop by the Fitness Center or call 828 - 4496 for more details.


FREE TENNIS CLINIC SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2024
Boots on the Court, Free Tennis Clinic for ages 4 and up at Tennis Courts at Harbor Bay, base-housing area. Registration opens March 4.

FIELD RESERVATIONS

Using a CAC enabled computer, follow the link below to request reservations at various Short Fitness Center locations:

  • Gym 1 & 2 (half court)
  • Racquetball Court 1 & 2
  • Group Exercise
  • Pavilion
  • North Track 1 & 2 (1/2 field with turf)
  • South Track (1/2 field)
  • Open Field
  • Softball Field

All reservations must be placed a minimum of 48 hours in advance. Read the reservation policy thoroughly before placing a reservation. If you have any questions or concerns please call the fitness center directly. 

If you are not on a CAC enabled computer, click here to download and email the request form. 

FIELD RESERVATIONS

Reserve the below locations at the Short Fitness Center by filling out the request form and emailing to the fitness center. 

  • Gym 1 & 2 (half court)
  • Racquetball Court 1 & 2
  • Group Exercise
  • Pavilion
  • North Track 1 & 2 (1/2 field with turf)
  • South Track (1/2 field)
  • Open Field
  • Softball Field

All reservations must be placed a minimum of 48 hours in advance. Read the reservation policy thoroughly before placing a reservation. If you have any questions or concerns please call the fitness center directly. 

Click the FIELD RESERVATIONS button and download the form. Email the completed form to 6fss.fsvs.shortfitnesscenter@us.af.mil. Subject line: A NEW EVENT REQUIRES APPROVAL

Wait for the confirmation email, if no email has been received within 24 hours, contact the fitness center to check the status. 

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FACILITY FEATURES

  • Basketball Court
  • Racquetball Courts
  • Group X Rooms
  • Spin Room
  • Cardiovascular area with treadmills, recumbent bikes, elliptical machines, upright bikes, AMTs, rowers, versa/rope climbers
  • Men's & Women's locker rooms with saunas
  • Selectorized/Free-weight Room with dumbbells, kettlebells, power racks w/bumper plates, full line of free weights, full circuit of selectorized machines
  • Two lighted running tracks
  • Lighted trail on Bayshore Ave
  • Softball Field
  • 4 Multi-Purpose fields (1 artificial turf, 2 lighted)
  • Cross-training equipment located for outdoor use

FIT N' PLAY CHILD AREA

The Fit N' Play child area is designed for parents with children ages 6 and younger to utilize the fitness center with their child(ren) present. 

  • Parents/Legal Guardians are responsible for the direct supervision of their child(ren) while in the Fit N' Play area.
  • Children 6 years and under may use the Fit N' Play area.
  • Infants are allowed in strollers next to their parent while in the Fit N' Play area. We encourage parents to place their infant in the play area when no other children are present.
  • Sick children are not allowed in the Fit N' Play area. 
  • No outside food. 
  • Toys and play materials may be brought in by the parent/guardian. Please take all belongings with you when you leave the area.
  • Children must be fully dressed to include shoes in the Fit N' Play area.
  • Parents/Guardians of unruly children will be asked to leave the facility.
  • Parents/Guardians must clean and organize the family room before leaving. 
  • Patrons with children have priority over all others within the Fit N' Play area.

ABOUT US

Fitness is the name of the game and our Fitness Center is definitely a winner in this category. We provide optimum opportunities for participation in all levels of competition for military, DoD civilians, retirees and family members.
Offered year-round is an active and diversified program that strives to meet the mental & physical needs of all participants. Those associated with the military, whether active duty, retired, family members, DoD or contract employees, all take advantage of the recreational activities available at MacDill's Fitness Center.
The ¼ mile track and 4-mile jogging path are big hits with runners, joggers & walkers. Active duty personnel can also volunteer to represent their organizations or units on the Base Athletic Advisory Council.
Personal Trainers are available by appointment only. They will evaluate your personal health history and design an individualized training program, to include instruction on weight loss, strength training and proper conditioning.

  • Address:

    8115 Cypress Stand St, Bldg, 303

    MacDill AFB, FL 33621