Fitness, Recreation & Wellness

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HQC Fitness Center

Now OPEN from 5 a.m.  to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday for 90-minute increments, but is closed every three hours for 30 minutes of enhanced cleaning. While in the facility, fully vaccinated patrons no longer are required to wear masks, but must continue to observe social distancing and ensure they follow individual disinfecting measures. Due to social distancing requirements, occupancy is limited to 25 patrons and locker rooms remain closed. There are no group exercise sessions at this time.     

The HQC Fitness Center is a 10,000 square-foot facility with locker rooms, saunas, and towel service, offering something for every body. The facility is operated by certified fitness professionals with Fitness/Health degrees and Personal Training certifications. The center offers a large array of strength and cardio equipment with a separate area for functional fitness.

Recreation activities include racquetball, basketball, tennis, walleyball and horseshoes. The outdoor bike program is a free all-access use of mountain and road bikes with helmets. There is a spacious group exercise room where 20+ free classes are held weekly as well as on-demand WELLBEATS. For more information and reservations:

LOCATION  McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir – Lower Level Pod 2, Room 0235 & Room 0217

CONTACT  Tel: (571) 767-2107  |  Email:

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Your Fitness Center Team

Fitness Center Manager

Jacqueline Tran |

Group Exercise and Assistant Manager

Calvin Jones |

Intramural Sports

Hailey Bergsrud |


HQC Fitness Council

Are you interested in being a positive force in the fitness and sports community? Do you care about the well-being of the workforce? Do you want to get the word out? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should join the HQC Fitness Council. We meet every 2nd Wednesday or Thursday of the month for approximately one hour (or less).

For more information and to be added to the council, contact Beverly Hicks at: (571) 767-7665

Lunch & Learn

Each month, the HQC Fitness Center is proud to host a lunch and learn opportunity. Bring your lunch and get ready to grow! We offer relevant topics for today's health observances. Topics can include fitness programming, nutrition tidbits, and aromatherapy. Each month offers a different theme. Join us as we enhance your wellness experience.

We welcome your topic ideas. Submit your suggestions to the Fitness Center staff.


Hours of Operation*

Monday5:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday5:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday5:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday5:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday5:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
1st Saturday of Month
Closed until further notice
All other Saturdays
Closed until further notice
SundayClosed until further notice

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