VADM Martin Fitness Center Pool at NAS North Island welcomes swimmers of all ages for year-round swimming, conditioning, lessons, and recreational swim. Lap swim and fitness classes are open to all active duty, reservists, retirees, dependents, DoD civilians, civilian contractors, and guests (where authorized). A fee may apply during recreational swim hours and classes.


Water Fitness
Tuesday/Thursday, 1:30-2:30 pm
A great full-body, low-impact workout!
FREE for active duty, retired, reservist, dependent, and DoD/$3 per guest

Swim Lessons
Affordable, private, and semi-private lessons are available for all ages.
Call 619-545-2877 for dates and times.

FREE Active Duty Swim Lessons
Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 5:30-8:30 am
Lessons for beginning, intermediate and advanced swimmers to achieve their personal aquatic goals from basic swim skills to challenging workouts.

Second Class Swim Preparation Class
Tuesday/Thursday, 4:30-5:30 pm, FREE
A great class to assist active duty in getting ready for the PRT.

Masters Swim Practice
Monday-Friday, 12-1 pm, FREE
Looking for a fun yet challenging workout? We have the answer. Join us!

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Commissary – NAS North Island

The NAS North Island Commissary carries a wide variety of grocery items, always at low prices. The commissary also offers fresh deli sandwiches, rotisserie chicken, sushi, baked goods, and cakes available all day.

NASNI Commissary Store Services:

Custom Photo Cakes
Fresh Sandwiches to go
Hot Foods Dept
Party Cakes
Rotisserie Chicken

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Child Development Center- NAS North Island

Child Development programs are offered to ages 6 weeks to 5 years at Child Development Centers (CDC) throughout San Diego. Caregivers receive extensive training in the development of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers to ensure an enriching daycare experience for young Navy family members. Program elements include age-appropriate activities, participation in the USDA food program, and monthly training requirements of staff.

See the website for other locations around San Diego.

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ID Card Office – NSA North Island

The ID Card Office at NAS North Island handles ID Card matters.

Scheduling for multiple ID’s/Transactions
In order to ensure appropriate time is booked to complete multiple ID cards or DEERS transactions, please schedule one (1) appointment for every two (2) ID under the same record.

Appointment late policy
Please arrive on time for your scheduled appointment. Appointments may not be honored more than 5 minutes past the scheduled appointment time.

Same day services?
Same-day appointments are NOT available. If you choose to walk-in, please note that Walk-In must be served between scheduled appointments and may be subject to a cut-off prior to closing if maximum capacity is reached.

Informational Details
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RECENT CHANGE: Identification Requirements
ALL Sponsors, Spouses, and Dependent Children OVER 18 must have two UNEXPIRED forms of ID to receive a new ID card. One must be a state/government-issued photo ID

ID’s no longer acceptable
Due to a recent upgrade, ID card offices can no longer accept the following: Student ID’s, Expired ID’s, or Veterans Identification Card (VIC).

Acceptable Identification Examples
Primary: Military ID, Driver’s License, Passport. Secondary: A second Primary ID or Social Security Card, voter’s registration card, Birth Certificate, or Veterans Health Identification Card (VHIC). All must be unexpired with the exception of the DoD ID.

Changes to your DEERS record
If any changes need to be made to a record, the sponsor must be present or a valid Power of Attorney must be presented each time. Additionally, valid supporting documentation MUST be provided.

90-day Renewal Policy
The policy regarding the timeline for renewing your ID is 90 days prior to the expiration date. Exclusions: Tricare Young Adult initial issuance, Medicare (age 65), and contract extensions.

ID Card Scanning
All military installations have begun scanning ID Cards for base access. If you currently hold an older ID with the SSN printed, it may not scan properly and could be confiscated. Renewal of the ID will then be required.

Dependents without Sponsor present
All dependents without the Sponsor present must have a valid POA or DD Form 1172-2 issued by a DEERS station signed by the Sponsor and Verifying Official ahead of time. The 1172-2 form can be handwritten but must be a notarized original.

ID Card Office Online
The DD Form 1172-2 can be completed online at Sponsors with CAC or DS Log-on access can digitally sign the 1172-2 and the electronic copy will be available for use in their DEERS record.

Retiree ID Cards
Due to a recent computer system update, Pre-MediCare ID cards with a previous “INDEF” end date will now be issued with an expiration date. The front expiration date will reflect the end date of TriCare and begin date of TriCare For Life.

Lost or Stolen CAC
All personnel whose CAC card has been stolen must bring a theft report from a Police Station. For lost CAC Cards documentation from sponsoring agency reporting it lost. (Ex: Request Chit/ Memo format on Letter Head)

Adding children to DEERS
Child enrollment requires a Birth Certificate and SSN card. Stepchild: the marriage certificate is also required. The illegitimate child requires a Voluntary Acknowledgement of Paternity or Judicial Determination of Paternity as well.

Adding a spouse to DEERS
When adding a spouse to DEERS, the Sponsor must bring the following documents for their spouse: Marriage Certificate, Birth Certificate, SSN card, and State or government-issued photo ID. All documentation must be original or certified copies.

TriCare for Life (TFL) and MediCare
You must be enrolled in Medicare A & B for TFL. DEERS can be updated the month prior to your Medicare start date. Present your Medicare Card & 2 IDs from the list at to an ID Card Office to update DEERS and receive a new ID.

100% Disabled American Veteran
For the first time, DOD 100% DAV ID issuance the following documents are required: DD214, VA Award Letter/Award Packet, State or Government-issued photo ID, and SSN card.

Foreign Documentation
All foreign documents MUST have a certified English translation (if applicable) AND an Apostille or Consular certification. Contact the document issuing facility to obtain authentication certification.

Full-Time College Student Requirements
Letter from Registrar or National Student Clearinghouse stating enrolled/registered full time in an accredited college in pursuit of an Associate Degree or higher. Sponsors must also certify on the 1172-2 form they provide over 50% support to the child.

Policy Change: Full Time College Students
Full-time student IDs are now issued to the end of the current semester, graduation date (if the information is provided on the school letter), or 23 if occurs sooner.

Young Adult Program
As part of the Health Care reform, there is now a young adult program available for your dependents. For children 21 to 26 who are not married or covered by an employer-sponsored health plan. Contact TRICARE for more info. TYA IDs cannot be issued prior to

Cancel /reschedule appointments
Customers will need to know their confirmation number to cancel or reschedule an appointment. Please keep a copy of your appointment confirmation in the event you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment.

Verify Requirements
If the information above does not pertain to your situation, please call an ID Card Office BEFORE arriving to ensure the DOD requirements will be met for your requested DEERS transaction to take place.

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Breaker Beach – NSA North Island

Breakers Beach is the proud home of twenty amazing new beach cottages. Relax in a casually elegant two-bedroom cottage that includes a fully-equipped kitchen, flat-screen cable TVs with a Blu-ray/DVD player, WiFi Internet access, linens, a private bath, patio, and BBQ. These single-story units are right on the beach and have stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. Eligible patrons include active duty, reservists, retirees, and DoD civilians. An ADA accessible unit is also available.

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Armed Forces Bank- NAS North Island

We’re a full-service military bank that’s been committed to serving those who serve since 1907.

As part of a family of banks with over $1.6 billion in assets, we provide a vast array of affordable, easily accessible financial products to both active and retired military and civilian clients in all 50 states and across the world.

When you’re in the military, your needs are different, and your banking should be too. That’s why, no matter where you’re stationed in the world, we strive to make everything from banking solutions to financial advice personal, valuable, and convenient for you.

We offer numerous services, including online and mobile banking tools, to help you bank on your schedule.

Feel free to stop by a branch near you or explore our site. We are honored to serve you and look forward to helping any way we can.

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