Membership Information

Find your fit with access to all 7 community rec centers and amenities including indoor pools, cardio equipment, gymnasiums, and fitness areas. See our membership plans for all ages at low, affordable rates.

Find Your Community

It's about more than just a workout. Watch the videos below to hear inspiring stories from some of our rec center members and learn how they found their community with Virginia Beach Parks & Rec! To get you started in the new year, we're offering free day passes so you can come in and see what we're all about. (one time offer valid 4/1/22 - 7/31/22)



 Plan Information

​*NEW* Annual Membership Plans

Your Annual Recreation Center Membership includes access to 7 local rec centers, unlimited drop-in fitness and childcare, and amenities including indoor pools, cardio equipment, gymnasiums, and fitness areas. To qualify for the "residents" rate, you must be a City of Virginia Beach resident. 
Payment plans are available at no additional cost (see tabs at bottom of page for more info). 


​18 & UP

​*NEW* 30-Day Membership Plan (ages 3 & up)

Your 30-day Recreation Center Membership includes access to 7 local rec centers, unlimited drop-in fitness and childcare, and amenities including indoor pools, cardio equipment, gymnasiums, and fitness areas. This is the perfect plan for those who only wish to make a 30-day commitment at a time.

Non-Resident $47

*​To receive the resident rate, present a valid photo ID, state-issued driver's license or DMV ID card with a Virginia Beach address to establish proof of residency.

​*NEW* Day Passes 

​Enjoy all of the membership benefits at any recreation center for the day by purchasing a day pass. ​Day passes include drop-in fitness & drop-in childcare

Plan Comparisons


​Pay in Full
​Payment Plans
  • ​Credit card not required
  • Valid for 30 days at a time
  • Auto-renewal is not an option

  • ​Annual membership paid in full at time of registration
  • Credit card not required

  • Annual membership with smaller payments within 12 months; no additional fees
  • Credit card required for duration of membership
  • Deposit required 
  • 4-6 smaller payments until paid in full within 12 months
  • Must be renewed annually
  • Valid email required

 Payment Plans

Payment Plans

Enjoy the perks of our annual memberships by making a few smaller payments.  These payment plans are available at no additional cost to you! To qualify for the "residents" rate, you must be a City of Virginia Beach resident. 



Payment Plan Requirements

  • A valid email address is required to communicate any payment and account-related issues, membership expiration, activities, and events. 
  • Once a deposit is received, payments will be drafted from the credit card on file. If payment is declined, Recreation Center access will be suspended until payment is made current. Two consecutive missed payments without bringing your account current will terminate your membership without a refund. 
  • Payment plan schedules can be found on your receipt and online account. 
  • If you have any concerns with your payments, contact us at, or call/visit any Recreation Center 
  • Membership is valid for one year from the initial purchase date. 
  • Visit your account online using the same email address you provided at signup. 
  • If it's your first time logging in or you have forgotten your password, select Forgot Password and follow the prompts to have credentials sent to you via email. 
  • Manage the card used for payments by logging in to your account > My Account > Payment Details > select Change Auto-Charge Payments
  • To make additional payments, log in to your account > My Account > Payment Details > Pay on Account. 

 Awesome Amenities

Awesome Amenities

Here's a quick glance at what's available in our rec centers!


 Insurance Based Membership

If you are a group retiree, or part of a Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, or American Specialty Health plan, you may be eligible for a recreation center membership at NO COST, which includes drop-in group fitness classes. Check your eligibility with the following providers:

 Reduced Fee Membership

Reduced Fee Membership Information

We know how important our services are to you — and we understand how stressful it is when your budget is tight. We have an option that may help ease the financial burden by providing Virginia Beach residents a 50% reduction in the annual membership fee for those who qualify.  Please review the Reduced Fee Application for eligibility details and application procedures.

 PeerFit Memberships

PeerFit Memberships

PeerFit logo2.pngVirginia Beach Parks and Recreation is now a PeerFit Fitness Partner! PeerFit is a corporate wellness program for participating employers and insurance carriers.


  • Prospective 'PeerFitters' can use their Wellness Dollars toward the PeerFit membership.
  • Offers basic access to all 7 rec centers, plus drop-in group fitness classes. 
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  • Membership is valid for 30 days and will automatically renew as long as you've used the facility at least one time in the 30 days.
  • PeerFitters will check-in at the rec center on the PeerFit app to earn credit for your visit and remain eligible for renewal using your Wellness Dollars. 
  • After your first check-in, you'll be prompted to check-in via the PeerFit app at subsequent visits.


  • Visit any of our 7 rec centers and present the documents below.
  • Valid photo ID and eligibility confirmation from your employer (paper, email or app)
  • Bring Wellness Dollars confirmation to apply toward membership at signup

 Gift Cards

Give the gift of fun!  Gift cards can be purchased online in any amount and never expire. Cards can be redeemed in person or online toward the purchase of annual memberships, personal training, group fitness classes, swim lessons, and so much more.​

*Gift cards are non-refundable. Some programs and services may only be redeemed in-person. Visit for rec center safety guidelines.

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