Northwest Adventure Center

Hours of Operation

Monday 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Rentals only. No resale)


8050 NCO Beach Rd
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If you love being outdoors and active, the Northwest Adventure Center can help make it happen for you!

You can sign up for trips and tours, or come to our retail and rental store for equipment checkout.

Many specialty diving classes are available at Joint Base Lewis-McChord SCUBA. Adult SCUBA diving classes include the basic open water, advance, rescue, the master diver, dive master and the dive instructor.

Retail and Rental Store

Our retail store carries everything you need for a wonderful day skiing, fishing, or camping. We have gun sales.

We have a great selection of equipment rentals for skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, camping, hiking, barbecuing, etc. 

For more information on all the Northwest Adventure Center has to offer call 253-967-8282/7744.

Adventure Programs

Unit Trips, FRG Trips, Sea Kayaking, Hiking, Mountain Biking, White Water Rafting, Fishing, Bungee Jumping, Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowshoeing and many more adventure programs. Go to our adventure trips page.

Outdoor Equipment Rental

Tents, Coolers, Stoves, Grills, Party canopies, Camping trailers, Motor boats, Fishing equipment, Crab rings, Cots, Folding Chairs, Tables, Life vests, Water skis, Kayaks, Skis, Snowboards, Snowshoes, Sports equipment & more. 

Escape gravity with JBLM Scuba

Many specialty diving classes are available at Joint Base Lewis-McChord SCUBA (the only 5 Star PADI IDC in the military), located at the Northwest Adventure Center, Building 8050, NCO Beach Road, JBLM-North. Safety is a top priority, and divers with medical problems, such as high blood pressure, must have their doctor’s approval and be medically cleared.