Give the Gift of Experiences this Holiday Season

​​​​​The best gifts can't be wrapped! Give your friends and family an exciting experience with a Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation gift card -- it never expires and now you can purchase online!

NEW! Purchase Parks & Rec Gift Cards ONLINE

​​‘Tis the season of giving, and the pressure to find just the right gift can be stressful. When it seems like everyone on your list already has everything they need, think outside of the box (or gift bag!) and give the gift of an experience. Now you can purchase and redeem online or at any recreation center. Cards can be purchased in any amount and they never expire. Read your Holiday Gift List below for suggested ideas.

Customize Your Gift Certificate

After purchasing your gift card online, add your recipient's name and gift card number from your receipt to the customizable gift certificate and print or email to your recipient. Customize here

Parks & Rec Holiday Gift List

Parks & Recreation gift cards allow everyone on your list to choose their own adventure! See the Parks & Rec Holiday Gift List below for all the experiences and adventures you can have with a gift card. 

get active-group fitness.jpgRec Center Membership
Your fitness and wellness goals are closer than you think with a rec center membership. Use your gift card toward an annual membership for access to all seven locations, featuring gymnasiums, cardio and weight training equipment, indoor pools, personal training, and so much more. Upgrade to Premier for unlimited group fitness classes! Join today 


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Group Fitness Classes

Whether it's through BodyPUMP®, Zumba®, yoga or HIIT, our group fitness classes are a great way to burn off those holiday treats. Gift cards can be used for group fitness cards and personal training sessions for a personalized fitness experience with a certified professional. Learn more



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Outdoor Recreation
There's no better way to get up close and personal with the great outdoors and wildlife than through a guided kayak tour,  or hike. Gift cards can also be used to rent a picnic shelter in one of our beautiful city parks which makes the perfect location for special occasions. Learn more



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Swim Classes, Indoor Pools & More

Every member of the family can enjoy our amazing indoor pools, aquatracks, aqua aerobics classes, lap lanes, and swim lessons. The parents on your list will thank you for giving them something to do with their kiddos when the weather is less than ideal and they need to get the wiggles out! Learn more

Give Back to Your Community

Community projects throughout Virginia Beach need your support! With your help, we can protect our coastal environment and encourage healthy lifestyles. When you donate to support the Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation project, your contribution goes directly toward making that project a reality. Parks & Rec gift cards cannot be redeemed for the items below. All proceeds support the Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Foundation, ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​a 501(c)(3) organization.  Learn more

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Wear it proudly! Celebrate your favorite park experience with a Parks & Rec t-shirt or sweatshirt to benefit the Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Foundation, which supports projects throughout the department. The shirts are available in various sizes and styles and will be mailed directly to your home.  HURRY - sale ends Nov. 30! Buy online


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Honor your family and friends with a tree, a bench or a bike rack with the Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Foundation’s Tree Buddy, Bench Buddy or Bike Buddy program. It’s a gift that gives back to those who use our parks while providing you with a special place to celebrate for years to come. Proceeds benefit the Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Foundation. Learn more