CPT Jennifer J. Shafer Odom Fitness Center

Hours of Operation

Mon 5 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tue 5 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wed 5 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thu 5 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Fri 5 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sat 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sun 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
US Holidays Closed


Porter Street
Building 1507


+1 (301)619-2498

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Sports & Fitness Calendar
Features and Eligibility

The Fitness Center includes:

  • Aerobic Room
  • Collegiate-sized Basketball Court
  • Cardiovascular Room
  • Locker Room
  • Nautilus Room
  • Racquetball Courts
  • Saunas for both men and women (children 15 years old and under may not use saunas at any time)
  • Tennis Courts
  • Weight room
  • Indoor and Outdoor Pool

Fitness Center is open to Active Duty Service Members and Families, Retirees and Family Members, DoD APF/NAF civilian employees, DoD civilian employees, DoD contractors, and etc. For a complete list, click here.

Cardiovascular and Weight Room

The Cardiovascular Room has an array of aerobic equipment to include stairmasters, startrac steppers, treadmills, stepmills, and elliptical trainers. In addition to the aerobic equipment, there are individual Nautilus machines, Recumbent Bikes, Upright Bikes, Gravitrons, Spin Cycles, and free weights.


  • Children 12 years old and under may not use mechanical cardiovascular equipment, or strength areas at any time.
  • As a family member, children and youth (15 years old and under) must be actively participating in the same activity and under the direct supervision of a parent or guardian.
  • As a participant in a special program, organized and conducted by Child and Youth Services, school, or other authorized youth organizations.
  • Children of kindergarten age and older will use gender appropriate showers, locker rooms, and bathrooms.
Racquetball Courts


The court offers players two (2) courts for play, seven days a week, at no charge. Racquets, balls, and eye protection equipment are available upon request.


Courts may be reserved from 0600-2000 Monday through Friday and 0800-1600 weekends. For reservations, call 301-619-2498. Court reservations may be made up to 24 hours in advance.

Tennis Courts

Six surfaced tennis courts are available to military and civilian personnel. Military members have priority if the courts are filled. The courts are lighted, allowing for night play.

Tennis Courts are located next to the Swimming Pool. Tennis shoes are required.


Indoor and Outdoor Pool

Fore more information on the indoor and outdoor pool, please click here.

Jogging Trails

Attention Runners/Walkers: A portion of the running/walking trail around Fort Detrick is CLOSED due to ongoing construction in the north east corner of Area A.

1.5 Mile Loop


Fort Detrick Jogging Trail 2

3 Mile Loop

Fort Detrick Jogging Trail 3

Intramural Sports


Tackle a new sport or get better at one you already enjoy with Army Intramural Sports programs. We encourage participation by units and provide instruction, practice and competition opportunities for all skill levels.  

When you participate in an intramural sport, you develop your teamwork skills and competitive spirit. At the same time, you’re maintaining your physical fitness and your unit’s readiness.  The Garrison Intramural Sports Program offers broad-based team and individual sports based on Soldier interest, installation Senior and Mission Commander desires, availability of garrison sport facilities, unit mission requirements and local climate. Unit level Intramural leagues emphasize sports that promote group participation with a wide appeal; such as softball, volleyball, flag football, basketball, kickball, dodgeball, and soccer. The Garrison Intramural Sports Program is conducted year-round.

Ready to compete at the next level? Start the application process for All Army Sports.

Group Exercise Schedule and Fees


Group Exercise Schedule. Classes may subject to changed, please call to confirm.

  0615 0830 1130 1630
Monday Awesome Abs   Torso Arms Yoga


Butt/Gut    Zumba Spin


Kettle Bells   Butt/Gut Step




People's Choice



 Zumba   Instructor's Choice Get Fit



$2.00 per class/3 participants required to conduct a class. Click here to download Group Exercise Schedule.

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.


Tired of signing in? Just swipe your ID card.

Don’t worry because things are changing! Gone are the days signing in with a pen and paper at Family and MWR physical fitness centers, as we’re implementing modern strategies into facility usage. 

Patrons will only need to place their ID cards into a reader, upon entering the facility, wait for a beep and head on to their workout with the Rec Trac System.

The tracking of physical fitness center patrons is not the only purpose that Rec Trac serves. The system allows Family and MWR managers to track not only when customers are using the facilities and services, but the frequency of visits, the demographics of who is visiting when and more, allowing facility managers to decide on staffing needs. The system also integrates financial data into the mix, tracking receipts and inventory, giving managers one more tool to leverage to make the best decisions for the facility.

Get ahead of the game and register now! Click here to download the form.

Guest Policy

Authorized patrons are permitted to bring a guest when space is available.  Guests must be escorted by the sponsor at all times. No one under the age of 18 years is permitted to sign in a guest.

All guest using the pool are required to pay $5.


No one under the age of 16 years is permitted in the facility without a parent or guardian, or without being a participant in a special program, organized and conducted by the Child, Youth and School Services, schools, or other authorized youth organization.

Children 12 years old and under are not authorized to use mechanical cardiovascular equipment, or free weight room. No child under the age of 16 years old is permitted to use the sauna at anytime.

As a family member, children and youth (under the age of 16 years old), must be actively participating in the same activity and under the direct supervision of a parent or guardian.

Children of kindergarten age and older will use gender appropriate showers, locker rooms, and bathrooms.


It is the patron’s responsibility to secure their valuables while utilizing CPT Jennifer J. Shafer Odom Fitness Center. Family and MWR will not be held responsible for patrons’ property. Please bring your own lock for lockers*. Staff may not safe guard personal property.

*Lockers are for daily use only. Please do not leave your belongings overnight.

Inappropriate Behavior

Use of foul language (cursing), yelling, fighting or heated arguments will not be tolerated at anytime for any reason. CPT Jennifer J. Shafer Odom Fitness Center staff will handle inappropriate behavior in accordance with Standards of Operation Procedures.