As our thank you to those who have served and are currently serving, Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation invites members of the military and their families to enjoy the following special offers:
Thank You Thursdays at Virginia Beach Recreation Centers
Friday Freebies in the Parks
- Dog Park Entry | Enjoy free entry to any City dog park (Bayville Farms, Red Wing & Woodstock Parks) with proof of current City dog license and current rabies vaccination every Friday in May (Visit park office to obtain temporary dog park pass)
- Fishing Pier Entry at Little Island Park | Buy one, get one free admission to the Little Island Fishing Pier every Friday in May (Present military ID on May 22 and May 29 to receive free parking at Little Island Park. Parking fees are not charged prior to May 22.)
- Munden Point Park Rentals & Launches | Pay for an hour, get an hour for free on kayak/canoe rentals at Munden Point Park every Friday in May (subject to equipment availability; first come, first served). Free boat launches every Friday in May as well.
- Lynnhaven Boat Ramp Launches | Half off daily launches and free parking every Friday in May at Lynnhaven Boat Ramp & Beach Facility
A military ID (active duty, retiree, or dependent) or DD-214 must be shown in order to receive the offer. Congress designated May as National Military Appreciation Month in 1999 to ensure the nation was given the opportunity to honor our service members.