|Free Access for Military + Family for Veteran's Day|
As a thank you to those who have served our country, Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation invites members of the military and their families to enjoy the following:
- Free admission to any Virginia Beach Recreation Center on Monday, November 12
- Free outdoor tennis court usage at Owl Creek Tennis Center on Monday, November 12
- Free boat launches and parking at Lynnhaven Boat Ramp on Sunday & Monday, November 11-12
- Free boat launches and kayak/canoe rentals at Munden Point Park on Sunday & Monday, November 11-12
To take advantage of these benefits, simply show one of the following at the front desk or office: Military ID (active duty, dependent, or retired), Veterans ID, or DD214.
Note: All Virginia Beach Recreation Centers and Owl Creek Tennis Center will be closed on Sunday, November 11.
Middle Schoolers Invited to Lock-In
Friday, December 7 | Kempsville Recreation Center
Virginia Beach students in 6th through 8th grade are invited to participate in the 12th Annual Youth Doing Awesome Things Lock-In. From 9:30 pm, Friday, December 7 to 7 am Saturday, December 8, youth will participate in the Mayor's Youth Leaders in Action's (MYLA) version of the Olympic games to address the consequences of negative decisions, underage drinking, bullying and other issues young teens may face today. In addition to the recreational periods, snacks, and prizes, youth will participate in educational sessions led by MYLA that will encourage positive decision-making.
The Lock-In costs only $5 and is coordinated by the Mayor's Youth Leaders in Action in partnership with Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation and the Virginia Beach Youth Opportunities Office.
Registration is required by December 2, 2012. For more information, contact the MYLA at MYLA@VBgov.com or 385-0428.
No School? No Worries! Camps Available at Rec Centers
Virginia Beach schools will be closed for Winter Break on December 26, 27 & 28. If you have to be at work, have your child spend the day at one of our recreation centers where they're sure to have a blast!
Our camps run from 7 am to 6 pm and the day is filled with fun activities like sports, games and arts & crafts. If your child is currently enrolled in one of our before or after school programs, the cost is $25 for the day. For those not currently enrolled in a program, the cost is $35.
Register your child online, or stop by any recreation center. For more information, call 385-0409 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.