DFMWR COVID-19 Updates

DFMWR COVID-19 Updates

The novel coronavirus outbreak is evolving on a daily basis. Family and MWR is working with USAG Fort Meade leadership to determine how the latest information affects Family and MWR facilities and events.

Prevention: Avoid being exposed; practice appropriate hand washing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, if unavailable use an alcohol-based (at least 60%) hand sanitizer. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth; avoid close contact with those who are sick; clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces (work and home).

For more information about the coronavirus (COVID-19), visit the Centers for Disease Control at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html


Facility, Event, or Program Updates:

Arts & Crafts, Auto Skills, Leisure Travel Services (LTS), and Outdoor Rec

Effective Mar. 23, 2020 - The Arts and Crafts Center, Auto Skills Center, Leisure Travel Services (LTS), and Outdoor Recreation will be closed until further notice. 

*** Leisure Travel Services, the Arts & Crafts Center, and the Auto Skills Center are closed until further notice but the staff is teleworking and ready to assist. If you have questions or need more information, please call +1(301)677-7354.  Or, email Donna Dean at donna.k.dean.naf@mail.mil or ac_meade@yahoo.com 

Pet Care Center and RV Park

Pet Care Center will be closed at Close of Business (COB) Mar. 24, 2020 - no doggie day care, and all boarded animals will picked up on Mar. 24, 2020.

The bathhouse at the RV Park will be closed starting, Mar. 23, 2020.

The RV Park will remain open to existing patrons and reservations. We will not be taking any new reservations until further notice. Refunds will be given to customers wishing to check out.
*** For cancellations and refunds, please leave a message on the activity voicemail. In most cases, the activity numbers have been forwarded to the activity manager’s cell phones so we can assist and serve our community remotely. Managers are also checking facilities and they will also check voicemails that are left by customers.

Gyms: Gaffney Fitness Center and Murphy Field House

Effective Mar. 17, 2020, both Gaffney Fitness Center and Murphy Field House will be closed until further notice.

Bowling Center: The Lanes and Pin Deck Café

Effective Mar. 19, 2020, The Lanes is closed until further notice.

Pin Deck Cafe, The Lounge - closed.

Club Meade

Club Meade has staff currently teleworking due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

*** Please call Dominick Ciallella at +1(301)875-8919, or email dominick.ciallella3.naf@mail.mil or Kellie Paul at +1(301)875-9068 or kellie.j.paul.naf@mail.mil. We will be happy to assist you.

- Effective Mar. 19, 2020, Club Meade is closed.


Effective Mar. 19, 2020, The Medal of Honor Memorial Library is closed.

Child Youth Services (CYS)

  • Starting Monday, Mar. 30, 2020, Mission Essential Child Care will be transferred from CDC III to CDC I, 4725 Ruffner Road. For more information, call +1(301)677-2658.

  • Effective Mar. 26, 2020, the CYS Parent Central Services is closed. We will be responding to inquiries through the org mailbox (usarmy.meade.imcom-fmwrc.mbx.dfmwr-community-outreach@mail.mil) and checking voicemail periodically. Response time might be slower than usual.

  • Effective Mar. 23, 2020, SAC & Youth Center will be consolidating at SAC I.

  • Effective 5 p.m. today, Mar. 23, 2020, Family Child Care (FCC) home will be closed, any mission essential children will be cared for in the CDC III or SAC 1 (depending on age of child). Must be registered as Mission Essential by Tuesday, Mar. 24. Talk to Parent Central for more information +1(301)677-1149 or +1(301)677-1104 or +1(301)677-1618 

  • Effective Mar. 17, 2020, CYS is cancelling all SKIES and Youth Sports activities until further notice. This includes any games, practices, trainings or tests associated with instructional programs and volunteer coaches. Spring Sports is on hold until further notice.
  • Parents Night Out for April and May, cancelled
  • Easter Egg Hunt, cancelled
  • Parent Advisory Council (PAC) meeting for April, cancelled

Army Community Service (ACS)

The Newcomers Orientation has been cancelled until further notice.  ACS will announce when the next Newcomers Orientation will be held, at a later date.


  • Easter Sunday Brunch cancelled
  • Technical Job Fair rescheduled to Jul. 22, 2020
  • Comedy Night postponed
  • Military Spouse Job Fair and Appreciation postponed
  • Youth Fishing Rodeo postponed