Red Wing Park

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Red Wing Park, a 97-acre park located off of General Booth Blvd, is known for it's beautiful gardens and annual Cherry Blossom Festival.
​​Currently, parks remain open; however, as of Thursday, March 26, ALL playgrounds, dog parks, skate parks, basketball and volleyball courts are closed. Visitors should maintain 6-foot distancing, avoid gathering in groups of 10 or more and continue to adhere to CDC guidelines.

Questions? Please refer to this FAQ.

*For the latest updates on Parks & Rec closures and cancellations due to the Coronavirus, visit our Facebook page or the City’s emergency information page. Sign up for our email newsletter​ for messages pertaining to specific programs.​​​
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Red Wing Park property was acquired by the county in 1879 and was formerly known as the "Old City Poor Farm." It was developed into a park by the City in 1966 and is now home to many gardens, including the Reba S. McClanan Fragrance Garden, established through the joint efforts of Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation and the Council of Garden Clubs of Virginia Beach, and the Miyazaki Japanese Garden.
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 ​Amenities

  • ​Five Picnic Shelters with Charcoal Grills
  • Tennis Courts
  • Pickleball Courts
  • ​Basketball Court
  • Two Volleyball Courts
  • Handball/Racquetball Court
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Two Playground Areas
  • Shared-Use Paths
  • Gardens
  • Picnic Areas with Charcoal Grills
  • Dog Park​
  • Open Fields
  • Vending Machines
  • Public Restrooms
  • Wooded Area

Shelter Reservations

For shelter reservations, please call (757) 385-PARK (7275). ​

 Hours of Operation

​Dates ​Hours
​January 1 - February 5 ​7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
​February 6 - March 7 ​7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
​March 8 - April 5 (Daylight Savings Time)  ​7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
​April 6 - May 6  ​7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
​May 7 - August 5 ​7:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. 
​August 6 - September 2 ​7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
​September 3 - September 16 ​7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
​September 17 - October 7 ​7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
​October 8 - October 30 ​​7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
​November 1 - November 30 (Daylight Savings Time begins November 1) ​7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
​December 1 - December 31 ​7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Park operating hours indicate the times when facility parking lot gates, restrooms, offices, and other park amenities are opened and closed daily. All times are subject to change without notice or as posted and are dependent on scheduled special events and rentals at the facility.
  • All unstaffed community and neighborhood parks are available for use from sunrise to sunset daily. All day-use parks are posted as no trespassing after dark.
  • Parks and park facilities with lighted amenities will stay open until 11:00 p.m. between April 1 and November 30 to support city-sponsored leagues and programs as well as scheduled events and rentals.​​​​

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