Your guide to relaxing, exercising and enjoying the outdoors in Virginia Beach.

Explore the outdoors

In addition to several sandy getaways, Virginia Beach has hundreds of parks and many miles of trails. Cast your line or launch your boat in one of many waterways.


Get fit

Recreation centers are conveniently located to help you stay in shape. Whether you’re looking for fitness classes, indoor pools, or community get-togethers for all ages, these centers are the place to be.


Are you game?

Virginia Beach is home to several state-of-the-art athletic facilities. Virginia Beach Sports Center is the East Coast’s largest indoor complex of its kind, suited for basketball, track & field, volleyball, and more. Virginia Beach Sportsplex hosts several soccer clubs and includes a stadium that seats thousands. The Princess Anne Athletic Complex offers tournament-quality softball fields as well as multi-purpose playing fields for rent.

Useful Links
Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation welcomes our 4-legged friends to enjoy three of our beautiful dog parks.
Virginia Beach is home to 293​ parks and park facilities.
The City of Virginia Beach operates three premier skate parks at Mt. Trashmore Park, Williams Farm Park, and Woodstock Park.
Learn more about this city department that offers fun for the whole family.
Page Last Updated: August 25, 2023