Liberty Center

The Liberty Program focuses on Sailors E6 and below, 18-26 years of age. Unaccompanied Sailors of all ranks are also welcome to participate in Liberty activities and trips.

We offer recreational, sports and leisure activities, as well as cultural entertainment, Japanese language lessons, movies and bowling specials, and local day trips. Many events are free; all are brought to you at the lowest cost possible.

The Liberty Lounge is a great place for single sailors to spend some down time. There are several big screen televisions with comfortable seating, as well as gaming consoles, wireless internet, computers, massage chairs, phones to call home, and all the latest movies and games to enjoy. It even has its own mini theater, where you can request playing your favorites.

Sailors E5 and below receive discounted tours, movies, bowling and more! Look for ads with the "Blue Jacket Special" logo or download the current bowling or late night liberty specials under "Downloads."

GO MOBILE! Download the "NavyMWR Japan" app (and click on "Atsugi") and view upcoming Liberty events and trips: 

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Upcoming Events

Madden '18 Tournament on PS4

Play in our Madden Tournament on our PS4 systems for a chance to win 1st or 2nd place prizes. Brackets will be posted.

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Blue Jacket Liberty E1-E5: Kyoto Sightseeing Ver.1

Kyoto was the capital of Japan and the center of its civilization for over 1,000 years.

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Blue Jacket Liberty E1-E5: Fuji Safari Park

Go on an African Adventure “Japanese Style”. We are off to Fuji Safari Park, one of the most unique zoos in Japan.

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Liberty Earth Day Clean-Up 2018

Are you interested in volunteering for the Earth Day clean up? Liberty will provide supplies, refreshments and freefood to all volunteers.

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Birthday Celebration Dinner

Free dinner to Liberty eligibles with an April birthday. Just stop by the Liberty Center and show your ID to staff forthem to verify.

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Spades Tournament

Will you be the next King or Queen of Spades?

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Darts Tournament

Prizes will be given out to 1st and 2nd place finishers.

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Liberty Trip: Hakone Fishing Trip

Here’s your chance at fresh-water fishing at Hakone’s Late Ashi. The lake is known for its views of Mt. Fuji, its numerous hot springs, historical sites, and ryokans.

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Blue Jacket Liberty E1-E5: Ashikaga Flower Park & Kinugawa River Cruise

You will visit the Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi where the beautifully seasonal gardens create valuable scenery.

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Blue Jacket Liberty E1-E5: Mt. Kintoki Hike

You will hike the famous Kintoki Mountain trails near Hakone. The trails are steeped in legend and named after the legendary Japanese children`s tale, Kintaro. Kintaro is the story of a boy raised in the mountains with animals as friends.

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New Movie Monday

Join us at the Liberty Lounge for our new release movie viewing every Monday. Soft drinks will be provided.

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Super Scrabble Challenge

Play a game of word strategy! There will be prizes for 1st and 2nd place winners. Free food will be provided.

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Open Mic Night

Be a star with your friends or by yourself at Liberty’s Mini-Theater! Choose from our huge selection of songs. Free beverages provided.

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Dominoes Tournament

Sign-up at the Liberty Center. 1st and 2nd place winners will receive a MWR Gift card!

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Friday Night Game Night

Join us every Friday night in the Liberty Lounge for GAME NIGHT! We will be playing a variety of board, card and video games. Food and refreshments provided, and players are eligible to win prizes.

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Blue Jacket Liberty E1-E5: Mashiko Pottery Festival

If you’re into pottery or just looking for an authentic Japanese gift, Mashiko is the place to go. Mashiko town is a famous pottery town – also admired for its country beauty.

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Blue Jacket Liberty E1-E5: Greenpia Tea, Kakegawa Castle, and Gohyaku Rakan Temple

Greenpia is located on the southern outskirts of Shizuoka prefecture, and is covered with vast fields of tea. You will learn to make tea with your hand-picked tea leaves. Next you will explore Kakegawa Castle, whose roots go back to the 15th century.

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Cards Against Humanity

Unlike most of the party games you've played before, Cards Against Humanity is as despicable and awkward as you and your friends.

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Learn Japanese with Mike

Learn basic Japanese sentences, questions and customs in this intro to Japanese class.

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Blue Jacket Liberty E1-E5: Fuji Sightseeing Version 2

This tour begins from Lake Yamanaka which features an open view of the wondrous Mt. Fuji. Next, you will visit the flower fields of Yamanakako where flowers bloom all year round.

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New Movie Monday

Join us at the Liberty Lounge for our new release movie viewing every Monday. Soft drinks will be provided.

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XBOX One Rory Mcllroy 18 TOURNAMENT

Do you know how to play Golf? Show off your skills on Rory McIlroy 18 on XBOX ONE. Prizes for 1st and 2nd place finishers.

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Sorry Board Game Tournament

Pick a color and make your way around the board before someone gets a “Sorry” card and sends you back to the beginning. Beverages will also be available.

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8 Ball Billiards Tournament

Can you be the pool Shark?

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Blue Jacket Liberty E1-E5: Lake Okutama Hike

Enjoy the natural beauty of Lake Okutama, bubbling streams, and surrounding hills on this hike. This is a 12 kilometer hike that is largelyon flat trails that is ideal for hikers of all levels. Our hike begins at the Ogawa Nai Dam with spectacular views of the lake and landscape.

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Armed Forces Day Appreciation Party

Liberty will host a softball tournament and BBQ (at Ranger Park) with JMSDF single Sailors to celebrate Armed Forces Day. This will be an all-day event.

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Blue Jacket Liberty E1-E5: Fuji Safari Park

Go on an African Adventure “Japanese Style”. We are off to Fuji Safari Park, one of the most unique zoos in Japan. Re-creating the surroundings of the animals’ actual African habitat, this zoo offers a tour through the animals’ environment while they roam about freely!

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Foosball Tournament

Who’s going to be the next Foosball Champion? Sign up at the Liberty Center. Prizes for 1st and 2nd place finishers.

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Learn Japanese with Mike

Learn basic Japanese sentences, questions and customs in this intro to Japanese class.

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Uno Card Challenge

This event will have prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Beverages will also be available.

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Blue Jacket Liberty E1-E5: Kamimochi Hike

Located in Nagano prefecture, Kamikochi was made famous by a British missionary in the 19th century who spent his time exploring the area.

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Blue Jacket Liberty E1-E5: Mother Farmland

Besides producing a popular brand of milk, Mother Farm is located in a very scenic location filled with hands-on events and entertaining shows.

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Blue Jacket Liberty E1-E5: Tokyo Disney

Spend your day at the “Happiest Place on Earth”. Tokyo Disney offers two major parks: Disneyland & DisneySea. Drop-off and pick-up will be made at both locations. As the tour bus will not remain on location, please plan accordingly. Disney park tickets are at your expense.

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New Movie Monday

Join us at the Liberty Lounge for our new release movie viewing every Monday. Soft drinks will be provided.

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Ping Pong Tournament

Battle it out at Corner Pocket to become the Ping Pong Champion! This will be a bracketed tournament. Sign up at the Liberty Center!

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Tour: Iris Festival & Shinshoji Temple

The Iris Festival in Chiba is a large annual event held when the iris flower is in full bloom. We will visit Sawara Aquatic Botanical garden and enjoy the panorama of flowers and water plants.

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