Joe Dugger Fitness Center


The Joe Dugger Fitness and Sports Facility (JDFSC) has ellipticals, treadmills, stationary bikes, recumbent bikes, and stairmasters. We also have LifeFitness Strength Series and Hammer Strength equipment as well as free weights. You can bring your own equipment or check-out some from our friendly front-desk staff. Both our men's and women's locker rooms include a sauna, steam room, and several shower stalls. Facility features: racquetball courts; personal training services; family fitness room; Splash Park; outdoor basketball courts; NOFFS Zone and group exercise classes. Navy Fitness at NSA Mid-South is here to help you maintain physical readiness!


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Policies and procedures

  • All patrons entering an MWR Fitness facility must show a valid ID card that grants them access to MWR facilities. Authorized ID cards include Active Duty, Reservist and DoD CAC, Retiree ID, and Dependent ID.  The only patrons exempted from showing their ID card are military personnel in their uniform of the day or official Navy PTU uniform.

    Any patron without an authorized ID card is considered a guest and must abide by the facility guest policy.  They must be accompanied by an authorized ID card holder at all times and pay the $4/day guest fee to gain access.  Any attempt to enter the facility without showing an authorized ID card or paying the guest fee is considered trespassing and will result in security notification.
  • Authorized patrons are Active Duty, Reservists, Retirees, and their dependents, civil employees, Millington Police and Fire Department employees.  Dependents are guests of their sponsor. Authorized patrons age 18 and above may sponsor a limit of 3 guests.  All guests must pay a $4.00 guest fee and must stay with their sponsor at all times.
  • Minimum age on fitness floor without supervision is 15 years.
  • Patrons between ages 10 and 14 must go through an orientation of fitness equipment with a parent or legal guardian.  The youth may then workout supervised by an authorized parent or legal guardian at all times.
  • Youth 15 and old may use the fitness facility without a parent or guardian with a valid membership card.
  • Joe Dugger Fitness Center is a smoke-free environment. Thank you for your cooperation.
  • Pushing, shoving, hitting, kicking, horseplay or any other unsafe behaviors will not be tolerated
  • Possession of a weapon of any form, or the possession or use of illegal drugs will not be tolerated.
  • Vandalism of facilities, or leaving graffiti on walls will not be tolerated.
  • The fitness staff is not responsible for personal items.  Lockers are available for storage of valuables. Lockers are subject to search by security at any time.
  • This is a family-oriented environment, please be respectful to others.  Fitness staff reserves the right to prohibit unsafe and offensive behavior. Patrons who do not abide by the rules or pose a safety concern may be requested to leave the facility until further action is taken and deemed appropriate.
  • Please bring your own lock. Locker keys are not provided.


Sauna and Steam rooms are open – personal towel is required for sauna/steam usage/showers.

  • Limit yourself to 10-minutes
  • Please shower before using
  • Allow 5-minutes after exercising before entering
  • Temperature is kept between 170-180 degrees for Dry and 100-110 degrees for Wet
  • Saunas will be secured 1-hour before closing for cleaning
  • Food an beverages are prohibited in saunas
  • No exercise or plastic/rubber suits are allowed in the saunas
  • No patron under 16 is permitted in the saunas