Velocity Center at Indian Head

The Velocity Center at Indian Head, operated and managed by CSM, is a place of innovation, learning, and collaboration for academia, the Navy, and the community.

The 13,000-square-foot facility is located outside of the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division (NSWC IHD). This collaborative learning space supports workforce development and economic growth, helping to educate, train, expand, and retain the talent pipeline in Southern Maryland and beyond.


Large conference room area

Facilities and Room Rentals

Kids work with an employee to operate a machine

Programs for Kids, Teens, and the Community

We offer a variety of activities and opportunities for hands-on learning for kids, teens, and the community, including:

Makerspace area


The Makerspace at the CSM Velocity Center is a 1,984 square foot collaborative community work space for making, learning, exploring, and sharing.

Learn More about the Makerspace

See below how the makerspace can help you!

How the Makerspace Can Help You

Items created in makerspace


Make your business stand-out with custom swag.

  • Monthly makerspace memberships to support business marketing and promotional activities (ex. custom t-shirts, keychains, name tags, vinyl lettering, etc.)
  • Workforce development and continuing education training
3D printed chess set

Innovators and Inventors

Build a prototype of your idea and bring your ideas to life.

Woman and child smile with puzzle they created

Hobbyists, Makers, and Crafters

Embrace your creativity and have fun!

  • Memberships are available, but you don't need a membership to take a class. Classes include:
    • T-Shirt Digital Design and Direct to Garment Printing Basics
    • Vinyl Cutting and Its Uses
    • Puzzle Making Workshop
    • And more!

Explore the Velocity Center

View the Interactive Map

Take a Virtual Tour

News and Events

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