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.

Status update as of August 2020: The renovated parking lot, new playground, shelter, backstop, dugout shelters, lavatory enclosure, and the field light pole have been installed. The concrete basketball court, bleacher pads, perimeter fencing/timber guard rail, field lights, and the player benches/bleachers will be installed within the next two months.

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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