Kempsville Recreation Center

Kempsville Recreation Center, located just off Princess Anne Road, originally opened in 1977 as Virginia Beach's first community recreation center. Renovated in 2017, the 87,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility features an indoor pool with a play structure and aqua track, indoor track, double gym with basketball courts, and more.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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, 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 ​


*All schedules subject to change

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Hours of Operation

Day of the Week
Recreation Center

Monday - Thursday
5 a.m. - 9 p.m.

​5 a.m. - 8 p.m.
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. *

Sunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. *

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

Please see our Facility Closures schedule for special hours including holidays and maintenance. 

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​Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Thursday: 5 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • ​Friday: 5 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. *
  • Sunday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. *

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