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Recreation & Adventure

The Outdoor Recreation and Adventure Centers provide adventures, travel and fun for the military and their families! These are your "go-to" places for equipment, discount tickets and travel needs. In addition, we offer skeet and trap, rock climbing walls, camping grounds and gear, RV storage and pool facilities. Stop in and see us today to plan your next vacation!


At the Weapons Station?

OAC opens at 9am and closes at 5pm Monday - Friday, and is open from 9am - 2pm on Saturdays.

At the Air Base?

ORC opens at 9am and closes at 5pm Monday - Friday, and is open from 9am - 2pm on Saturdays.

Programs & Services


Outdoor Recreation & Adventure offer a wide range of facilities, services, programs including a large equipment rental center offering everything from campers and camping equipment to power tools and much more.

Joint Base Charleston's Outdoor Recreation and Adventure Center provides adventures, travel and fun for the military and their families. If you have questions about any of the Adventure Calendar trips, please call:

  • Outdoor Recreation Center at 843-963-1732 or
  • LIBERTY program at 843-794-8234

In-person registration with base-access I.D. required.

Keep up to date with any changes by visiting one of our Adventure locations, following us on FB, or texting 843.296.3942

Follow our adventures on Facebook or on Instagram

    Boat Orientation Class

    To rent any motorized boat from the Outdoor Recreation center, you must have a South Carolina Boater's Education Course completed, or a valid U.S. Coast Guard approved captain's license. 

    You can obtain a free Boater's Education Course through www.boatus.org

    In addition, you MUST take the boat orientation class through the ORC. Once both classes are completed, you will be able to rent boats at our facility. 

    There is a $7 sign-up fee. In-person registration is required.

    For information on the specs of each boat, you can visit www.jbcharlestonorc.com

    All classes will take place at 11am at the ORC, BLDG 647 on the Air Base.

    • APRIL

      10th and 24th

    • MAY

      8th and 22nd

    • JUNE

      5th and 19th

    • JULY

      3rd, 17th, and 31st

    • AUGUST

      14th and 28th

    • SEPTEMBER

      11th

    Hosting a Commander's Call? Need auditorium space?

    Reserve the Air Base Theater

    Special Offer

    At our Weapons Station location

    Information, Tickets & Travel

    ITT Disney

    Your one-stop shop for discount tickets!!! We have discount tickets to most Charleston area entertainment, as well as to many attractions throughout the southeast including Disney World and Universal Studios.

    Equipment Rental

    Equipment Rental OAC

    We offer a wide range of recreational equipment for a small service charge to all active duty military, retired military, reservists, civilian employees, and family members 18 years of age or older. Campers and camping equipment, picnic gear, sporting equipment, outdoor games, bicycles and other recreational supplies are available for rent. For a complete listing and prices, please see our current pricelist, available the Recreation & Adventure Download Library.

    FamCamps

    famcamp

    FamCamp is a great place to reduce the high cost of vacations, weekend excursions, PCS moves, TDY and leave travel. The whole family can enjoy the benefits of travel, sight-seeing, and outdoor recreation while keeping expenses to a minimum. Joint Base Charleston offers three convienient locations to hang your hat: Air Base, Weapons Station and Short Stay Recreation Area.

    LIBERTY

    LIBERTY

    LIBERTY/ SAI trips and tours happen on the weekends and can include outdoor adventures such as; skydiving, jet skiing, fishing, kayaking, biking, hiking, white water rafting, camping, and more. These programs are designed to encourage you to get out of the barracks/dorms and experience some amazing recreation.

    Hunting, Fishing, & Boating

    LIBERTY

    If you intend to hunt or fish on the Weapons Station, South Carolina state hunting/fishing licenses and Weapons Station permits are required and are now available for purchase at your Outdoor Adventure Center. Please allow 1-2 weeks for processing form 74. Once approved, you will receive a phone call from the Outdoor Adventure Staff. SCDNR licenses, hunters education course and approved firearm registration are required to purchase base permits.

    Marrington Trails

    LIBERTY

    The Marrington trails constitute the best multi-use trail system in the lower part of the state. The clearly marked red loop currently traverses 13 miles of pine and hardwood forests.

    Outdoor enthusiasts without JB Charleston base access must fill out the form below to obtain a pass to hike. Once completed, take the form, a REAL ID, and $10 cash to OAC in Goose Creek (NWS). Processing takes 3-4 days. Your base pass will be good for 6 months.

    Marrington Stables

    LIBERTY

    Marrington offers 1600 acres of pristine woodlands that now serves as one of the premier military recreational facilities in the world. Besides the serenity of being in the deep woods so close to civilization and large, lush pastures, the stable offers 16 stalls with runs, tack and feed rooms, two wash racks and boarding for your horses.

    Climbing Wall

    Climbing Wall

    No experience needed! If you're over 50lbs you can join in the fun. Try our 30' indoor climbing wall at Outdoor Adventure! 

    RV Storage

    RV

    Some storage facilities have long waitlists. Skip your search for available space and call our OAC today. With that frustration out of the way, you can spend your extra time reserving your next campsite.

    American Forces Travel

    American Forces Travel has provided deals for some of the most popular destinations and brings the military community a wide selection of discounted rates on hotels, air fare, rental cars, vacation packages and cruises.

    At our Air Base location

    Information, Tickets & Travel

    Your one-stop shop for discount tickets!!! We have discount tickets to most Charleston area entertainment, as well as to many attractions throughout the southeast including Disney World and Universal Studios.

    Equipment Rental

    rental equipment room
    We offer a wide range of recreational equipment for a small service charge to all active duty military, retired military, reservists, civilian employees, and family members 18 years of age or older. Campers and camping equipment, picnic gear, sporting equipment, outdoor games, bicycles and other recreational supplies are available for rent. For a complete listing and prices, please see our current pricelist, available the Recreation & Adventure Download Library.

    Picnic Grounds Reservation

    If you are looking to reserve our picnic grounds or pavillion for your next event, we can help you. The park is available for use by authorized users and guests from sunrise to 10pm. Download the form and take it to ORC so you have the location set for your selected date!

    Pay and form must be filled out at Outdoor Recreation Center

    FamCamps

    FamCamp is a great place to reduce the high cost of vacations, weekend excursions, PCS moves, TDY and leave travel. The whole family can enjoy the benefits of travel, sight-seeing, and outdoor recreation while keeping expenses to a minimum. Joint Base Charleston offers three convienient locations to hang your hat: Air Base, Weapons Station and Short Stay Recreation Area.

    SAI

    Adventure trips and tours happen on the weekends and can include outdoor adventures such as; skydiving, jet skiing, fishing, kayaking, biking, hiking, white water rafting, camping, and more. These programs are designed to encourage you to get out of the barracks/dorms and experience some amazing recreation.

    Skeet & Trap

    Outdoor Recreation's volunteer staff manages the skeet & trap range on the Air Base.

    Tuesday, Saturday & Sunday - 1-5pm
    Learn-to-Shoot Programs

    Contact ODR for availability and additional information.

    RV Storage

    Outdoor Recreation manages the RV storage lot on base.

    $55 per month

    Contact ODR for availability and additional information.

    Climbing Wall

    Climbing Wall ORC

    No experience needed! If you're over 50lbs you can join in the fun. The indoor climbing wall at Outdoor Recreation is 25ft in height!

    American Forces Travel

    American Forces Travel has provided deals for some of the most popular destinations and brings the military community a wide selection of discounted rates on hotels, air fare, rental cars, vacation packages and cruises.



    Upcoming Events


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    • 1956 Fletcher St,
      Goose Creek, SC 29445
      843-794-2120

      Hours of Operation

      • Mon - Fri
        9am - 5pm
      • Sat
        9am - 2pm*
    • 101 Scarton Pl,
      Charleston, SC 29404
      843-963-1732

      Hours of Operation

      • Mon - Fri
        9am - 5pm
      • Sat
        9am - 2pm*