Newlight Park Improvements

Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is in the process of renovating the Newlight Park located on Thompkins Lane. Construction is anticipated to begin winter 2019/20. The site plans illustrate the proposed design for the park, which will include many new amenities noted below and captured in renderings. 

An open house is scheduled at the Kempsville Recreation Center on July 24, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Comments can be posted online or presented at the open house. The closing date for comments is July 31, 2019.  
Newlight Proposed Improvements and Amenities:
•         Playground System 
•         Lighted Ball Field/Football
•         Expanded Parking Lot
•         Basketball Court
•         ADA compliant concrete walkways leading from parking lot to the playground, basketball court and ball field.
•         Timber Guard Rail 
•         Bleachers & Player Benches
•         Dugout Shelters
•         Lavatory Shelter
•         ADA compliant 8‘ long aluminum​ picnic table with a 15x15 prefabricated picnic shelter 
•         Aluminum bike rack on a new concrete pad
•         Handicapped Accessible Parking Spaces
For questions about the proposed park renovations, contact Brian Phelps at (757) 385-1319 or​



 Site Plans & Renderings

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