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MWR Central has relocated to American Lake Conference Center! COVID mitigation strategies, to include reduced capacity, mask requirements and physical distancing are required as outlined at:

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MWR offers a wide variety of indoor venues that can be reserved for your event needs. All facilities are available for both professional and private functions to any qualifying DOD ID cardholder. Our fun and energetic team at MWR Central is committed to helping you through the process from start to finish. For pricing, reservations or additional questions please contact MWR Central at 253-966-7466 or We look forward to hearing from you! 
Cascade conference space -capacity 120*
2400 Bitar Ave., Lewis Main   
Cascade conference space, conveniently located at Lewis Main, can open up to a large outdoor patio. Floor-to-ceiling windows on the back wall offer plenty of natural light and create a great environment for your event. 

Russell Landing Bistro -capacity 70*
$200 for 4 hours ($50 per additional hour)
8981 American Lake Ave., Lewis North
Russell Landing Bistro is located along the shores of American Lake at Lewis North. With serene views and a large outdoor patio, the bistro is a favorite of many for smaller events. 

Eagle’s Pride conference space -capacity 140*
$200 for 4 hours ($50 per additional hour)
1530 Mounts Rd., I-5 Exit 116
Located at Eagle’s Pride Golf Course, the event space is separate from the clubhouse and is situated just off of the finishing hole. The space also features a covered outdoor patio and fireplaces that overlook the 18th green.

Holiday Park Pavilion -capacity 200*
[$150 (Unit/Squadron)/$200 (Private)]+ $150 refundable deposit
Holiday Park, McChord Field
The enclosed pavilion features a double hexagon with high ceilings of natural wood and two fireplaces. A kitchen with service windows into each area and an outdoor barbecue grill also can be utilized.
Lewis North pavilion information

Nelson Recreation Center ballroom -capacity 200*
3168 2nd Division Dr., Lewis Main
The ballroom is available for unit parties, ceremonies and other functions. 

*Maximum capacities, not capacities for current phase of COVID recovery. 

Those in charge of hosting an event are responsible for set up and tear down of rooms (all tables and chairs must be set up and broken down by those using the event space). All items need to be returned to proper storage areas at the completion of the event. Subject to change without notice.

Our catering staff is committed to helping you create the events you envision. Your dedicated catering consultant will meet with you every step of the way as you plan your event ­—whether it’s a casual reception, full-service fine dining or something in between.

American Lake Conference Center - For rates and availability please contact us. 
Located on the serene banks of American Lake and boasting exquisite landscaping, American Lake Conference Center offers guests a place to gather and celebrate. The facility provides sweeping views of the lake from upper and lower banquet rooms, seating areas for relaxation and conversation and an outdoor entertainment space complete with a large patio, gazebo, fire pit and lake access.

McChord Club - For rates and availability please contact us. 
We can help you plan an event or party that reflects your style and fits within your budget. Host your unit or squadron holiday party with us! We can accommodate both small, intimate gatherings and large groups with fully catered, sit-down dining or casual buffet.

MWR Central Request and Intake Form

Unit Funds

Having a unit/squadron function? Unit Funds can be easily transferred to the MWR facility you reserve.

Unit funds are non-appropriated funds provided for the entertainment, recreation and comfort of the personnel of the units/squadron.

Benefits must be equally provided to all personnel of the unit/squadron.

Unit funds may be carried over from one year to the next and do not expire at the end of a fiscal year.

Requirements to establish and maintain your Unit funds account:

1. Yearly Strength Report
2. DA 1687 Signature Card for authorized custodians
3. Assumption of Command Orders

Guidance on authorized use and instructions on how to obtain funds can be found in the Memorandum of Instruction for Unit funds.

For more information and forms visit:

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