Recreation Centers

Gathering places for fitness and community.

Virginia Beach's recreation centers feature ADA-accessible indoor swimming pools, weight rooms, cardiovascular equipment, and gymnasiums. Some locations boast rock climbing walls, racquetball courts, indoor play structures, and youth game rooms. And membership is good at all seven locations.

4500 First Court Road | (757) 385-5930

An 83,931 square foot multi-faceted recreational space adjacent to Bayville Farms Park. Highlights include racquetball courts.

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3427 Club House Road | (757) 385-5960

A 67,743 square foot state-of-the-art facility located off Rosemont Road. Highlights include an indoor pool with beach or zero-depth entry, splash and spray features, ADA lift, accessible pool ramp, and​ submersible wheelchair.

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2521 Shorehaven Drive | (757) 385-5940

An 83,931 square foot multi-faceted center, located behind Cox High School and next door to Great Neck Park. Highlights include racquetball courts, a sports wall, and a traverse climbing wall.

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800 Monmouth Lane | (757) 385-5970

Located just off Princess Anne Road, it opened in 1977 as Virginia Beach's first recreation center. The new center opened in June 2017 and is an 87,116 square foot state-of-the-art facility. Highlights include two full-size basketball courts; and 1/8-​mile indoor walking/jogging track; a therapeutic recreation program space; and early childhood classrooms.

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1400 Nimmo Pkwy. | (757) 385-5950

An 83,931 square foot multi-faceted recreational space, located adjacent to Strawbridge Elementary School and ​Princess Anne Area Library. Highlights include an accessible pool ramp and submersible wheelchair; a multipurpose gymnasium and racquetball courts.

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141 S Birdneck Road | (757) 385-5920

The Joseph V. Grimstead, Sr. Seatack Community Recreation Center is a 22,000 square foot multi-faceted facility within walking distance of the neighborhoods of Lands End Condominium, Salt Marsh Point, Seatack, and Shadowlawn. Highlights include a sport wall, rock-climbing wall, and party room​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​.

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5252 Learning Circle | (757) 385-2950

A 70,993 square foot, Silver LEED-certified facility located off Newtown Road between Diamond Springs and Newtown elementary schools. Highlights include an indoor track; indoor water playground, aquatic rock-climbing wall, accessible pool ramp, and submersible wheelchair; a sport wall; multimedia area for teens; and outdoor play court, playground, and sprayground.

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Page Last Updated: August 15, 2022