Outdoor Recreation Center

Hours of Operation

Monday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Sunday Closed
Holidays Closed

Contact

18616 A.P. Hill Drive, Bldg 390
Fort A.P. Hill, VA 22427

Handicap Accessible

Tel:
+1 (804)633-8244

Military DSN Tel:
(312)578-8244

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About Outdoor Recreation on Fort A.P. Hill

Fort A.P. Hill's Outdoor Recreation program offers tent camping, RV storage, paintball, archery range and rental equipment items. We also have great picnic areas for your next family reunion or special event. We also have an RV Park that is a great spot to stop and get some R&R.

Our team is here to support and supply all of your outdoor recreational needs. Call or stop in to check out the outdoor recreation facilities.

Rental Equipment

Reservations: Rental equipment items may be reserved up to 60 days in advance. No reservations will be taken without a full payment for equipment check-out.

Grills Day Rate Mon-Fri 7 Days
Charcoal Super Cooker (Pull Behind) $35 $70 $100
Charcoal Super Cooker for Units (Pull Behind) $20 $30 $60
Table Top Charcoal Grill $10 $20 $40
Medium Charcoal Grill $17.50 $35 $60

Grills Note: ODR delivers all grills to on post locations. Customers are required to load and unload all equipment at ODR Center.

 

Boating and Fishing Equipment Day Rate Fri-Mon 7 Days
Canoe (2 person) w/life vest and paddles $8 $16 $30
Jon Boat 12' (2 person) w/life vest and paddles $8 $16 $30
Jon Boat Combo, w/trailer, trolling motor, and battery (requires 2'' ball receiver)* On post rental only $20 $40 $60
Jon Boat, w/trailer and two (2) paddles (requires 2'' ball receiver)* On post rental only $15 $25 $55
2" Ball Receiver $5 $10 $15
Fishing Kayak (1 person) w/life vest and paddle* 
325 lb weight limit
$8 $16 $30
"Sit on Top" Kayaks (1 person) w/life vest and paddle* 180 lb weight limit $5 $10 $20
Closed Reel Fishing Pole $2 $4 $10
Trolling Motor w/Battery $10 $20 $40
Troilling Motor Battery $10 $20 $40
Life Vest $1 $3 $5
Paddle Set $5 $10 $15

Note: Customers are required to load and unload all equipment at ODR Center. Per request ODR will deliver on post.

 

Party Canopies Day Rate Fri - Mon Weekly Rate
15'X15' Tent w/white top (longest pole 14') $40 $50 $100
20'X30' Tent w/white top (longest pole 14') $65 $85 $150
30'X40' Tent w/white top (longest pole 14') $80 $100 $200

Party Canopies Note: There is a $60.00 additional fee for setup and take down on post. Rental periods begin the day prior (no sooner then 1300) and end the day after the rental period (no later than 1200). Early pick-up or late drop-off may incur an additional charge of $10.00. Customers are required to load and unload all equipment at ODR center.

 

Party Supplies Day Rate 3 Day Rate Weekly Rate
Dunk Tank w/3 balls $80 $130 $225
Coolers, any size $1 $2 $5
6' Folding Tables $2 $4 $6
5' Round Folding Tables $6 $8 $10
Bicycle (Trail Bikes) $5 $10 $15
Corn Hole $5 $8 $12
Ladder Ball $5 $8 $12
Recreational Bow for Archery Range $2 N/A N/A
Golf Drivers $2 N/A N/A
Inflatables 1 Day Fri-Mon 7 Day
Magic Castle Combo Moon Bounce (300 lbs) $70 $90 $140
Magic Castle Moon Bounce (225 lbs) $70 $90 $140
Basketball Moon Bouce (450 lbs) $140 $150 $200
Water Slide Inflatable (275 lbs) $50 $60 $120

Rental Equipment Note: Rental periods begin the day prior (no sooner then 1300) and end the day after the rental period (no later than 1200). Early pick-up or late drop-off may incur an additional charge of $10.00. Customers are required to load and unload all equipment at ODR center. Per request ODR will deliver on post.

Equipment Cancellation: There will be a $20 administrative fee for cancellations. Cancellation must be made seven days proir to pick-up date. Rain checks will be given for cancellation made within seven days of pick-up date.

Camper Rental Note: 1 night non-refundable for reservation fee per camper to make a reservation. Camper rentals do not include sheets, pillows, blankets, paper towels, and bath towels. Rentals may be reserved up to 1 year in advance.

Camper Rental Cancellation: Must be made seven days prior to pick-up date.

Prices Subject to Change

For more information, or to make reservations, please call +1 (804) 633-8244 or DSN: (312) 578-8244.

Bull Simon RV Storage Lot

Bull Simons RV Storage Lot is a gated lot that is located 10 miles past Outdoor Recreation on A. P. Hill Drive.

 

Lot Size: Monthly Fee:
0-25' $25
26' and Longer $35

 

Access: 24 hours a day/7 days a week

Required Registration Information:

  • Proof of Insurance
  • Proof of ownership
  • Military ID card
  • DoD cardholders
RV Storage

Outdoor Recreation RV Storage Lot is an open parking lot that is located at Outdoor Recreation.

Our RV storage lots can store:

  • Utility Trailers
  • Camper Trailers
  • Motor Homes
  • RV Vans
  • Fifth Wheels
  • Cars
  • Trucks
  • Pick-up Campers
  • Boats

 

Lot Size: Monthly Fee:
0-20' $50
21'-40' $60

 

Access: 24 hours a day/7 days a week

 

Required Registration Information:

  • Proof of Insurance
  • Proof of ownership 
  • Military ID card
  • DoD cardholders
Group Tent Camping

Champ's Camp rugged beauty is yours to enjoy in our Archer's Group Tent Camping Area.

  • There are no assigned sites in the group tent camping area. 
  • The site does not offer electric or water.
  • Water can be recieved within walking distance.
  • Access to hot showers, bathrooms and a laundry facility at the RV Park.
  • Within walking distance to 2.5 miles of nature trails, with a pond. 
  • Canoe rentals also available.

 

Fees:

Item Price
Tent Camping $5/per night

 

Group Tent Camping Request Form

Group Tent Camping Site Guidelines

RV Park and Group Tent Camping Map

Archery Range

Archery range is located beside the outdoor recreation building.

Targets are placed:

  • 15yds
  • 20yds
  • 30yds
  • 40yds

3D targets are available at request.

 

Bows welcomed on the range include:

  • Compound bows
  • Recurve bows
  • Crossbows

 

Rules:

  • No broad heads or damage points may be used on the range unless you bring your own standing target.
  • Compound bows, recurve bows and crossbows are welcome on the range.
  • Range is subject to close due to military training or weather.
  • Range fees are subject to change.
  • All users must sign a liability waiver release form before using the archery range.

 

Fees:

Item  Fees:
Season Pass (expiration date is from date of purchase) $25
One (1) Day Pass $3
One (1) Day Recreational Bow Rental w/one (1) paper target $2
One (1) Paper Target $1
Paintball

Reservations and Check-in:

To make a reservation for the paintball field, a group must have 6 or more people. Each reservation has a 2 hour session limit in the field. Please call Outdoor Recreation one week in advance for availability and reservations.

All guests will need to check-in at the Outdoor Recreation Center before entering the Paintball area.

 

Eligibility:

  • Open to the public.
  • All non-DOD or military ID card holders over the age of 18 must receive a security check from the FAPH Visitor Control Center prior to reservation date.
  • Players must be 13 or older to participate with a legal guardian.
  • Liability waviers must be signed prior to participation.

 

Rules:

General Rules

  • No blind firing.
  • No discharging paintball markers outside the designated shooting areas.
  • No shooting at people not wearing protective equipment.
  • No carrying or moving the field parts.
  • No knifes or other weapons.
  • No wiping off paint hits while still on the field.
  • No drinks or food withing playing areas.
  • No foul language.
  • Once eliminated, raise your gun and arm over your head and move quickly toward the exit.
  • Exit the field as quickly and quietly as possible.
  • Put on barrel sleeve prior to exiting the field.
  • All players must be wearing goggles and face masks prior to entering playing area.
  • All players must put in place barrel sleeves prior to exiting playing areas.

Fees:

Rental Packages Price
Package 1: Includes 1 Marker, 1 Mask, 1 Air Tank, Field Fees and 200 Paintballs $20
Package 2: Includes 10 Markers, 10 Masks, and 10 Air Tanks $20
Package 3: Includes 10 Markers, 10 Masks, 10 Air Tanks, and Field Fees up to 10 Guests $70

 

Color Paintballs Price
1 Bag (500 Paintballs) $15
2 Bags (1000 Paintballs) $30
3 Bags (1500 Paintballs) $50
1 Case (2000 Paintballs) $60

 

Clear Paintballs Price
1 Bag (500 Paintballs) $15
2 Bags (1000 Paintballs) $30
3 Bags (1500 Paintballs) $50
1 Case (2000 Paintballs) $60

 

Party Package Price

Includes: Equipment for ten (10), One (1) Case of Colored Paintballs,

2 hour Playing Session, One (1) Grill, Two (2) Coolers, and Two (2) Picnic Tables.

$180


 

Item  Price
Field Fees Only $10

 

Paintball Consent Form: 

Paintball Consent Form

Picnic Area Rentals

Outdoor Recreation has two picnic areas:

  • Headquarters picnic area
  • Beaverdam picnic area

 

Headquarters picnic area:

  • one small pavilion that will hold 60 guests
  • 18 picnic tables
  • activity field

 

Beaverdam picnic area:

  • one large pavilion that will hold 100 guests
  • 30 picnic tables
  • restrooms
  • activity field
  • walk/run track
  • walking nature trails
  • horse shoe pits
  • sand volleyball court

 

Fees:

Picnic Area Cleaning Deposit Fees
Beaverdam $20 $100/day
Headquarters $20 $40/day

 

Reservations:

Picnic areas are a first come, first serve basis. Reservations are not guaranteed without full payment by credit card. Refunds will not be granted for inclement weather. Cleaning deposit will only be refunded if the park is cleaned after use. All cleaning deposits must be made by credit card only. Picnic areas may be reserved up to 12 months in advance.

Cancellation: There will be a $20.00 administrative fee for cancellations. Cancellations must be made seven days prior to rental date for a full refund.

For more information please call +1 (804)633-8244.

Hunting and Fishing

For information about hunting or fishing on Fort A. P. Hill visit the A.P. Hill Hunting and Fishing Program page or call +1 (804) 633-8984.

Dunk Tank Rentals

Outdoor Recreation will drop off, set-up and pick up your dunk tank rental at a picnic area on post at no additional charge.

Dunk tank rental for one day is $80.

Super Cooker Rentals

Outdoor Recreation will drop off and pick up your super cooker rental at a picnic area on post at no additional charge.

Check out Outdoor Recreation Rental Equipment page for rental fees. 

Party Canopies

Outdoor Recreation can setup and take down party canopy rentals for an additional fee of $60.

There is a 3-week notice requirement for party canopy rentals.

All party canopy rentals will be charged at a 3 day rate fee. Check out Outdoor Recreation Rental Equipment page for rental fees.

 

Eligibility

Family and MWR programs are open to Authorized Patrons. This includes:

  • Active Duty Military
  • Reserve personnel
  • Retirees
  • DoD Civilian Employees, their Family Members, and guests who are accompanied by an authorized patron
  • Other individuals permitted by Army Regulation 215-1