Auto Skills

A safe and economical place to perform most types of repairs on your vehicle. Many different types of equipment are available for everything from normal maintenance to major overhauls.

To assist with your maintenance and repairs the following are available: hand and power tools, diagnostic computers, 3 bays with overhead type lifts and 2 bays with short rise body lifts, 9 enclosed rental bays without lifts that are available for storage and repair with compressed air and electricity, and the newest style tire mounting machine and spin balancing machine.

The Texas State Inspection Station is open to all people on base.

Car Wash: The Car Wash is a self-service operation with two wash bays and a vacuum bay. Normal high-pressure washing, as well as a foaming brush, tire/engine cleaner and wax, and spot free rinse are available. This facility is open to all on base.

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Community Recreation

The Community Recreation department of MWR provides a variety of recreational programs and services in the areas of outdoor recreation, community events, and discount tickets to attractions, vacation bookings, leisure skills development, recreation equipment rentals, parks and picnic areas and information and referrals to a variety of recreational offerings in the South Texas area.

Services Offered

  • Discounted tickets to local Theme Parks (Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Sea World San Antonio, Schlitterbahn)
  • Popular Florida Attractions (Universal Orlando, Disney World, Legoland, Sea World, Crayola Experience)
  • Equipment Rentals (Hobie fishing kayak, surfboard, bounce houses, power tiller, generator, tables, and chairs)
  • Community Events (Movie under the Stars, Paint-n-Sip, Oktoberfest, Day trips South Texas attractions)



Friendly Customer Service,  No Additional Fees or Taxes,  Exclusive Offers,  Discount Attraction Tickets,  Cruise Booking Service, Payment Plan Options, Lodging Booking (hotels, condos, vacation rentals)


Travel Accommodations

The Ticket and Travel Department agents may assist you with tours, cruises, vacation packages such as Walt Disney, Universal Studios, Sandals, and Carnival to name a few! For travel, agents may book air/car/hotel packages together or separate. Call or e-mail our travel agents for a quote. Please allow three to seven business days to process the quote. To speak with a travel agent in person, please call or email to make an appointment. Travel Planning & Consultations Require An Appointment For Better Customer Service (if you just need to buy tickets, come on in!) Appointments are Tuesday - Friday 0900-1600 and Saturday 0900 – 1200.  Call 361-516-6449 or e-mail to make an appointment.

Armed Forces Vacation Club

Armed Forces Vacation Club is pleased to offer authorized MWR patrons and their families exciting vacation destinations. Enjoy more than 200,000 accommodations worldwide in more than 100 countries. Check available dates and prices at the Club's website To book your vacation, call (800) 724-9988 and reference Navy and NAS Kingsville Installation.


Active Duty Military, Retired, Dependents, DoD civilians, and all MWR authorized patrons can purchase tickets. Cash, VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover are accepted. Prices and discounts are subject to change without notice.

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Stars & Strikes Bowling Center

The Stars and Strikes Bowling Center was constructed in 2014, opening on December 5th. This state-of-the-art bowling alley boasts 12 lanes, flat screen tv monitors, plush seating and even cosmic bowling! Our prices can't be beaten by any other bowling alley in the coastal bend, and you won't find anywhere else near as nice. Great for parties, league bowling, or just casual recreation.

Our Prices
Open Bowling Monday-Friday 1100-1700: $3.00/game
Open Bowling Monday-Friday 1700-2300: $4.00/game
Open Bowling Saturday All Day: $3.00/game
Retirees/Senior Citizens: $2.50/game (shoes included)
Active Duty: $2.00/game (shoes included)
Bowling League: $6.75 for 3 games
Birthday Parties/Special Groups (Schools/Church etc): $2.75 per child per game (shoes included)
Shoe Rental: $2.00

Free Lunchtime Bowling!
Monday-Friday 1100-1300 with proof of purchase of Value Combo from Spinz.

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Station Library

Check out the library and save some money. Instead of buying books and magazines, check them out or download them free of charge. The librarian will show you how!

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