There are a number of recreational activities available to active duty and retired military and their families. Civilian employees and their dependents are also eligible to use the facilities.
Morale, Welfare, & Recreation: The administrative office of the Recreation Division, Chief, Information Ticketing & Tours, Cruises is located in Building 1001. This office houses the Director of Community Services, Recreation Division Chief, Tobyhanna Villas in the Poconos, Graphics Magic and administration personnel. To contact this office please call (570) 615-7150.
Tobyhanna Villas in the Poconos are conveniently located on base just seconds away from offices and meeting rooms. We currently have 12 Business Suites and 6 Vacation Homes which are available for rent by calling (570) 615-6343 or (570) 61-LODGE.
The 12 Business Suites are tailored to the Businessman which includes a one bedroom, full bathroom, partial kitchen and spacious living room area. There are limited amount of Business Suites with full kitchens.
The Vacation Homes are great for family getaways. They have 2 to 3 bedrooms with queen size beds, full bathroom and kitchen and a spacious living room with a pull out sofa.
Handicap units are available upon request. All Villas include free wireless, cable television, DVD player and free local calls. Military members, retirees, family members, veterans, contractors and Department of Defense civilians are welcomed to stay.
The daily rate is as follows:
- $70.00 for Business Suites for up to 2 people- $5.00 charge will be added for each additional person.
- $90.00 for each Vacation Home for up to 4 people- $5.00 charge will be added for each additional person.
Payment must be made at Mack Fitness and Recreation Center, Bldg. 34 at check-in.
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Cash, Personal Check, Travelers Check and Credit Card are accepted at BLDG 34. We accept Visa and MasterCard only. Credit card on file will be charged if not checked in.
Information, Tickets & Recreation (ITR) - We have numerous brochures and information on local and national attractions, cultural events and information on discounted tickets to amusement parks. We also have information on local shopping complexes and local hotels and resorts. Please call (570) 615-8851 for more information.
One Stop Shop - At the One Stop Shop you can purchase souvenir and novelty items such as t-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, hats, coffee mugs, logo merchandise and more. The library located inside the shop offers free DVDs,CDs and book checkouts. Discount tickets such as Cinemark and amusement park tickets are available for purchase along with CWF (Civilian Welfare Funds) tickets. Patrons may access the computer from this location. You can also purchase balloon bouquets for different occasions such as birthdays or anniversaries.
Also for sale at the One Stop Shop is our Red Friday “I Support the Warfighter” merchandise. All money we raise from our Red Friday merchandise we give to the Troops and their families. Stop by or call for more information on our wide variety or Red Friday merchandise.
For more information regarding the One Stop Shop please call (570) 615-8851.
Barney's Lake - Barney’s Lake is a two acre lake that includes a picnic and recreation area. There is a covered pavilion great for outdoor parties and ideal for family fun. Fishing is permitted with a state fishing permit with trout stamp (obtained outside the depot) and a depot fishing permit which you can obtain from visiting the MackFitness and Recreation Center and the One Stop Shop. Barney’s Lake is open daily until dusk. This is the site for the annual Kid’s Fishing Derby MWR hosts each September. For more information on pavilion rental and fishing please call (570) 615-7092 or the One Stop Shop at (570) 615-8851.
Check-It-Out Center - The Check-It-Out Center has various types of equipment to rent for all types of purposes such as party canopies, utility and enclosed trailers, canoes, tables, chairs, carnival games and much more. To rent equipment please call (570) 615-7092. The Check-It-Out Center is open Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m. until 7 p.m.