Kempsville Recreation Center

​Kempsville Recre​ation Center, located just off Princess Anne Road, originally opened in 1977 as Virginia Beach's first community recreation center. The new Kempsville Recreation Center opened in June 2017 and is an 87,116 square foot state-of-the-art facility.

​Get all the great benefits of a gym, plus access to all our recreation center amenities and activities:

  • Cardio equipment, circuit training and free weights
  • Group fitness classes and personal training​
  • Indoor pool with zero-depth entry, six 25-meter lap lanes, two 1-meter diving boards, aqua track, leisure pool and water play components
  • Double gymnasium
  • 1/8-​mile indoor walking/jogging track
  • Locker rooms with family changing areas
  • Therapeutic Recreation program space
  • Early childhood classrooms and multipurpose rooms ​
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 Schedules

Game Room Hours

Monday & Wednesday
2:00 pm —​ 9:15 pm

Tuesday & Thursday
2:00 pm — 3:30 pm
6:00 pm — 9:15 pm

Friday
2:00 pm — 5:00 pm
6:00 pm — 8:45 pm

Saturday  
9:00 am — 4:45 pm

Sunday             
11:00 am — 4:45 pm

All schedules subject to change

 Hours of Operation

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Recreation CenterFront Desk
 Monday - Thursday  6:00 am - 9:30 pm*  6:00 am - 9:00 pm
 Friday  6:00 am - 9:00 pm*  6:00 am - 8:30 pm
 Saturday  9:00 am - 5:00 pm*  9:00 am - 4:30 pm
 Sunday11:00 am - 5:00 pm*11:00 am - 4:30 pm​

*All program areas close 15 minutes prior to the building closing.​​​​

 Child Care

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Drop-In Child Care is ​available! Enjoy your workout knowing your child is well-supervised and having fun.​

Eligibility

  • Open to children ages 2-8 years old 
  • Both parent and child will need a valid membership or day pass (two-year olds are exempt from membership​)
  • Parent must remain in the center

Rates

  • $5 per child per visit​; or​​
  • $20 per child for a monthly pass; requires a credit/debit card and written n​otice to cancel

Hours 

  • M​onday - Thursday:​ 8:00 - 11:00 am & 4:30 - 8:30 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 - 11:00 am
  • Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • ​Children can stay in Drop-In Child Care for up to 2 hours per day​​​

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