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Two-Day Basic Sea Kayaking Course

Learn how to get in and out of a kayak, what to do if the kayak capsizes and various rescue techniques. On the last day, take learned skills to the open water. This class is required in order to rent inboard kayaks or to participate in kayak excursions/tours. Tuesday, June 6 & Wednesday, June 7 myFFR #403108-82 Tuesday, July 11 & Wednesday, July 12 myFFR #403108-83 Tuesday, Aug. 15 & Wednesday, Aug. 16 myFFR #403108-85 Tuesday, Sept. 12 & Wednesday, Sept. 13 myFFR #403108-86 Se...

Cypress Island Overnight Kayak Trip

CYPRESS ISLAND OVERNIGHT KAYAK TRIP-5 pm, Friday, August 18 to 8 pm on Saturday, August 19. Mandatory trip meeting 5-7 pm, Monday, August 14, $85 ages 14 and up. Cross the Guemes and Bellingham channels and set up camp on Cypress Island! Sign up with myFFR #4017225 .(360) 257-2432 *Basic Sea Kayaking course is required to participate on this trip.

Recreation Aid - Pacific Beach (Seasonal)

Location: Navy Getaways Pacific Beach Pay Grade: NF-0189-01 NOTE: This position is a seasonal position. Summary of Duties: Incumbent must be knowledgeable of outdoor recreation activities to be able to provide available information to patrons. Must be able to assists patrons in selecting and furthering their interests in outdoor activities. Aids in the proper selection and quantity of materials and equipment applicable to project. Maintains custody of equipment assigned to the activity....

Front Desk Clerk - Pacific Beach (Seasonal)

Location: Navy Getaways Pacific Beach Pay Grade: NF-0303-01 Join the Navy support team out where the forests give way to the sea! Summary of Duties: The purpose of this position is to perform front desk clerk functions including guest reservations. Receive visitors and telephone calls. Provide patrons with specific information on tourist attractions located in the immediate area. Type a variety of material (e.g. correspondence, reports, memoranda, studies, rosters, forms, etc) from clean...

Recreation Aid - Front Desk - Jim Creek (Seasonal)

Location: Jim Creek Navy Community Recreation Area Pay Grade: NF-0189-01 NOTE: This position is a seasonal position. The projected starting date is March until October 2017. This position supports recreational, administrative and reservation needs of the outdoor program of Jim Creek Recreation Center. Employee privileges include access to base facilities such as gyms, recreation centers, restaurants, and discount tickets to sporting and entertainment events. Summary of Duties: Incumbent must...

Family Employment

With over half of today's military spouses working, the Family Employment Readiness Program is a valuable resource. Each Fleet & Family Support Center has a Career Resource Center equipped with computers, a printer, and a full resource library with current job postings to assist spouses and family members in finding employment. The Family Employment Readiness Program enables family members who wish to gain employment a place to come for resume review, interviewing skills, and more. Our...

Transition Assistance

What is Transition GPS? Transition GPS is a redesigned transition assistance program that ensures service members and their families are well prepared for civilian life. The program provides extensive tools, education and support needed for a successful transition from military service to the civilian community. In the Transition GPS program, service members and their families will assess what interests them the most in the workplace and learn how to increase their marketability so they ma...

Command Support

Whether your command needs support during a crisis, training for command leadership or a Fleet & Family Support Representative specifically assigned to serve the needs of your command, Fleet & Family Support Centers stand ready to support you with the following: Deployment and Mobilization Support Crisis Intervention/Disaster Preparedness Leadership Training Command Financial Specialist Training Ombudsman, Command Support Team, and FRG Training INDOC and Sponsorship Training Exc...

Outdoor Recreation

You’ve arrived in the Pacific Northwest, one of the most outdoor-oriented duty stations in the country! Whether it is a rental or special order, let our experienced staff help you select the right gear for your outdoor activities. Our local knowledge can help you experience the Pacific Northwest’s scenic beauty and awaiting adventures. Services include sailboat and kayak rentals. Programs include white-water rafting, kayaking day trips, backpacking, hiking, snowshoeing and more! Out...

Whidbey Fitness Center

NAS Whidbey Island has one of the most expansive fitness centers in the Navy, featuring state-of-the-art equipment. Our staff is committed to "fitness for life" and offers a complement of services and facilities to fulfill that goal. One-on-one fitness assessments, consultations, body fat check and goal setting, help with progress evaluations. Training available to include interval and circuit, cardiovascular and resistance, and general wellness. Weekly food log check and basic Nav...

Navy Gateway Inns & Suites - Smokey Point

5-Star “Zumwalt Award for Excellence” Accredited! Whether on business or leisure travel, we offer affordable rates and convenience partnered with unparalleled service and hotel-quality accommodations. Located approximately 20 minutes north of Naval Station Everett in the Smokey Point Navy Support Complex, the Navy Gateway Inns & Suites, Eagle's Nest Inn, offers standard rooms and suites. The facility is smoke free and each room boasts a full kitchen stocked with essential t...

Navy Gateway Inns & Suites - Bremerton

5-Star “Zumwalt Award for Excellence” Accredited! Whether on business or leisure travel, we offer affordable rates and convenience partnered with unparalleled service and hotel-quality accommodations. Located in the central “hub” of Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton, we offer an unobstructed view of Sinclair Inlet and are a comfortable home away from home. Standard rooms, suites with kitchenettes and extended stay accommodations are available to meet a variety of needs and bu...

Navy Gateway Inns & Suites - Bangor

5-Star “Zumwalt Award for Excellence” Accredited! Whether on business or leisure travel, we offer affordable rates and convenience partnered with unparalleled service and hotel-quality accommodations. Nestled among the trees of Naval Base Kitsap, Bangor, the Evergreen Lodge offers standard rooms and suites in a park-like setting. The new beds and upgraded linens ensure maximum guest comfort. Navy Gateway Inns and Suites combines all the comforts of a hotel while specializing in off...

Housing Service Center

Navy Region Northwest Housing Service Centers (HSC) offer a wide range of services for families and bachelors... Personal Referral Counseling Knowledgeable Referral Specialists Maps Phone & Fax Services Landlord/Tenant Resolution Services and more... Let us help you today! Home Finding Services The HSC is your Government advocate for providing assistance for any type of housing: rental or purchase, on-base or off-base, community, Government and Public/Private Venture (PPV) at any...

Introduction to Square Dancing

Put on your best dancing boots and join us in the Ocean Mist for an introduction to Square Dancing class. Whether you are a seasoned dancer or have never danced before, we promise you will have the time of your life. We will have a caller hear to teach us the basics. You can come both nights, but do not have to. Each night will go over  and build on the same skills. August 24 & 25 7-9 pm Navy Getaways Pacific Beach For all questions or to make a reservation, please call 360-276-4414....

Seafair Guest Cruises

Seafair 2017 Public Shipriders will not be held.   USS Anchorage & USS Michael Murphy to participate in Seattle Seafair Fleet Week For more information, contact CNRNW Public Affairs, (360) 340-2301. SEATTLE, Wash. - Sailors and Marines onboard the U.S. Navy amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) and guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) will be in Seattle for Seafair as part of the annual festival's Fleet Week. The two Navy ships, along with...

Seahawks pass the 12th Man flag to Navy

JBLM Northwest Guardian / BY PETTY OFFICER 2ND CLASS ALEX VAN'TLEVEN / Navy Public Affairs Support Element, Detachment Northwest SEATTLE -- Marine Corps Security Force Battalion-Bangor passed the 12th Man flag to Navy Region Northwest as Sailors and Marines participated in the 5th annual USAA change of command ceremony at CenturyLink Field in Seattle Oct. 11. The 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division at Joint Base Lewis-McChord was the first military organization to carry the 12-Man honor in 2...

Custodial Workers - Jim Creek (Seasonal)

Location: Jim Creek Navy Community Recreation Area Pay Grade: NA-3566-02 NOTE: This position is a seasonal position. The projected starting date is March until October 2017. Employee privileges include access to base facilities such as gyms, recreation centers, restaurants, and discount tickets to sporting and entertainment events. Summary of Duties: Performs variety of janitorial/custodial duties to maintain a clean, safe buildings, cabins, rooms and grounds. Duties such as vacuuming rugs a...

Northwest Beach Adventures - Fun Facts About Sealife

Learn about beachcombing and different animals that live on our rocky and sandy shores in the Northwest. This event includes an hour-long presentation with interactive pieces and promises of laughter August 29nd – Fun Facts about Sealife at 6 pm  Navy Getaways Pacific Beach For all questions or to make a reservation, please call 360-276-4414.  

8th Annual Seattle Cider Summit

8TH ANNUAL SEATTLE CIDER SUMMIT: 10 am-7 pm, Saturday, Sept. 9, $65 ages 21 and up, includes transportation and admission. 8th annual Seattle Cider Summit, featuring over 150 artisanal hard ciders from around the world including regional favorites and international classics. Included is round trip transportation and admission. Register by Thursday, September 7 with with myFFR #9917252. (360) 257-2432

Seattle Sounders FC Ticket Sales

Seattle Sounders FC tickets are here! Get your tickets at the Community Recreation Office. Tickets are only $25 each. Seats are close to the Emerald City Supporters fan section - Time to brush up on your cheering! "Go Sounders Go! Fight Sounders Fight! And the entire world will tremble at your might! We sing for you! We love you so! And we will follow you wherever you may go! We are the blue! We are the blue! We are the green! We are the green!" 2017 Schedule Sat, J...

Employment Resources

Employment Websites Navy Region Northwest Fleet & Family Readiness Employment Opportunities State of Washington Employment Work Source Washington - the State of Washington's official site for online employment services. Find a job, get job search help, locate workforce services in your area, access career information and more. USAJobs.gov - is the Federal Government's official one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information. Department of the Navy Civilian Human...

Getting Around

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Base Information Washington State Department of Licensing Ferry Service Washington State Ferries Bus Service Island Transit - free service Monday - Saturday for Island County, including Whidbey and Camano Island, with service to ferries and connection to Whatcom and Skagit counties Metro Transit - offers many different ways to get around King County Skagit Transit - serves Skagit County, with connection to Island and Whatcom county transit systems and...

Housing Health & Safety

Navy Housing Service Centers (HSCs) provide support with issue resolution for customers living in military, privatized and community housing. We stand ready to serve as your: Navy advocate for you and your family when housing maintenance, health or safety issues arise Independent mediator to help you and your landlord communicate when there is an issue and facilitate a mutually-agreed upon resolution Liaison to military leadership and legal offices to address issues that cannot be resolved...

Financial Management

A key contributor to fleet and family readiness is having a solid financial plan in place. Fleet & Family Support has a number of resources that can help you manage your money and inform you and your command about scams and policies that might affect your financial health. The negative effects of poor financial health include diminished operational readiness, loss of security clearance, decreased choice of duty locations, administrative discharge, anxiety, stress, domestic violence, and was...

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