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.
COVID-19 Update: Some rec center amenities may be unavailable at this time, for the latest information, please visit VBgov.com/reopen or refer to our FAQ.

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  • 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, ADA lift
  • Double gymnasium with two full-size basketball courts​ 
  • 1/8-​mile indoor walking/jogging track
  • Locker rooms (lockers are free)​ with family changing areas
  • Therapeutic Recreation program space
  • Early childhood classrooms and multipurpose rooms ​
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 Hours of Operation

Day of the Week
Recreation Center
 Monday - Friday
6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.*
 Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.*
 Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.*

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

 Rules