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Beacon Newsletter

May 2022
Program and Event Highlights 

We Love Our Military!

Join us for an incredible day at our annual Military Appreciation Picnic from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.  Each year the Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce brings us a picnic to remember.  This free event is filled with food, fun and new friends.  We'll have a D.J., Bounce Houses, Crafts and Games along with adult beverages for sale.  Thank you to our sponsors: Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce, Florida Blue Cross Blue Shield and USAA. No Navy Endorsement Implied.

Note: Whiting Park expands hours to Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 9:00am to 6:00pm beginning May 26.  Additionally, Whiting Park will be closed on Friday, May 20 in support of the Military Appreciation Picnic.

Our MWR Swimming Pool, the "Biggest Pool in Town", is open to Lap Swimming with ten dedicated lanes.

Recreation Swim (beginning Fri, May 27)
Mon - Fri 1000-1800
Sat and Sun 1000-1600

Dedicated Lap Swimming
Mon. - Fri. 0600-0800
Lap Swimming Lanes continues to be available for use during all pool operational hours.

We resurfaced the deck around our pool with a fancy new coating that stays cool and comfortable to walk on with bare feet.  Stay tuned for details on spectacular pool focused events.

Community Recreation - Bldg. 1475


Fitness, Sports and Aquatics - Bldg. 3148

It's Softball Season!

It’s time to enjoy the beautiful weather!  Softball games take place at the Sports Complex every Wednesday beginning at 5:30pm.  For more information please call 850-623-7412.

Liberty - Bldg. 1475



Library - Bldg. 2998

DoD MWR Summer Reading Program - Open to All Ages!
Taking place June 1- July 27, with incentives for reading. Ready yourselves now through the DoD Beanstack service landing page at "".
Find out more - Visit the Navy Summer Reading page at

Whiting Park - On the Blackwater River
5499 Hay Lo Drive, Milton FL  32583

Note: Whiting Park will be closed on Friday, May20 in support of the Military Appreciation Picnic.

Hours of operation:

Friday - Sunday, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Monday - Thursday, Closed
Begining May 26:
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday - Wednesday, Closed


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