Recreation Center Events

​​​​​There’s more to explore at our recreation centers than just our gyms, pools and fitness rooms! We also offer a wide variety of exciting events and programs for all ages. Registration is required for some events, so sign up early to ensure you don’t miss out! Most events require a recreation center membership or day pass, unless otherwise noted.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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 December

Holiday Classic Pickleball Tournament

Saturday,  December 1​ • 9 am - 4​ pm & Sunday, December 2 • 11 am - 4​ pm | ​Bayside Rec Center
Ages 18 & up • Tournament features men's women's, and mixed doubles in round robin style. Register online • $30 members; $39 non-members​​​

DIY Holiday Wreath

Saturday,  December 1​ • 10 am - 12​ p​m | Bayside Rec Center
Ages 18 & up​ • Create a Holiday Ball Wreath to hang in your house this holiday season! All supplies and instructions provided.​​ Regi​ster online​​ • $​20

Fundamentals of Volleyball

Saturday,  December 1​ • 2 - 4​​ p​m | Seatack Rec Center
Ages 12 - 14​ • This program will provide opportunities for skill development.​ Register on​​line​​ • $​10

Pickleball for Beginners

Thursday,  December 6​​ • 6 - 8​:30​​ pm | Seatack Rec Center
Ages 14 & up • Learn the sport of Pickleball! The fast pace paddle game that is sweeping the nation. Come out for a fun evening!​ Register online • Free with rec center membership or day pass.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Teen Trip Ice Skating and Shopping​

Friday,  December 7​ • 5 - 8:30​​ p​m | Williams Farm Rec Center
Ages 13 - 17​ • ​Come out and join us for a trip out for holiday shopping and a time to skate out at the ice rink.​ Register o​nline​​ • $​28​​​​​

Parent's Night Out​​

Friday,  December 7 • 5:30 - 8:30​ pm | Princess Anne Rec Center​​
Parents are you in need of a date night, or just some time of relaxation? Well, Parent's Night Out is the perfect program for you. Enjoy a night out on the town, while your children enjoy a night of fun at the rec center. No time to figure out dinner? No worries, we have you covered. Pizza and drinks are included. Also, feel free to dress children in pajamas to make the transition to bedtime 10 times easier. All children must wear closed-toe shoes and socks in order to participate in all activities. Register online • $15; $10 for drop-in child care monthly pass holders​​​​​​​​

TR Candy Cane Kids

Friday,  December 14 • 5:30 - ​​8:30​ pm | ​Kempsville Rec Center
Ages 4 - 11 • This program is for individuals with disabilities and their siblings (registration fee must be paid for each child enrolled, not per family). Enjoy an evening at Santa's Workshop making holiday crafts, playing games, singing songs and enjoying a holiday film. A pizza dinner, hot chocolate, and popcorn will be provided.This is also a time for parents to have a night out or finish up last minute holiday preparations! ​ Register online • $10

Date Night Paint Night

Friday,  December 14 • 6:30 - 8:30​ pm | ​Bow Creek Rec Center
Ages 18 & up • Parents! Here's an opportunity to drop the kids off and spend some time together, diving into your creative sides. Our staff will entertain the little ones while our instructor guides you in the night's painting. We'll provide all the supplies along with some light refreshments. All you need to bring is a smile. NO experience necessary!​ Register online • $19​​​​​

Munch Mingle and Pictures with Santa

Saturday,  December 15​ • 12:30 - 2​​ p​m | Williams Farm Rec Center
Ages 3 & up​ • ​Santa's on his way to town and he wants to have breakfast with his favorite kids, at Williams Farm. Join us for a wonderful event and sit down and munch and mingle with Santa. We will have arts and craft plus holiday themed games and then you can tell Santa your very special wish for the holiday. So put on your favorite outfit and take a picture to remember with Santa at this fun event. Parent must register and attend with child.​ Register online​​ • $​7​​​

Pickleball for Beginners Class

Thursday,  December 20 • 6 - 8​​​ pm | Seatack Rec Center
Ages 14 & up • Learn the sport of Pickleball! The fast pace paddle game that is sweeping the nation. Come out for a fun evening!​ Register online • $8

Parent's Night Out​​

Friday,  December 21 • 5:30 - 8:30​ pm | Princess Anne Rec Center​​
Parents are you in need of a date night, or just some time of relaxation? Well, Parent's Night Out is the perfect program for you. Enjoy a night out on the town, while your children enjoy a night of fun at the rec center. No time to figure out dinner? No worries, we have you covered. Pizza and drinks are included. Also, feel free to dress children in pajamas to make the transition to bedtime 10 times easier. All children must wear closed-toe shoes and socks in order to participate in all activities. Register online • $15; $10 for drop-in child care monthly pass holders​​​​​​​​​​​

Parent's Night Out​​

Friday,  December 21 • 5:30 - 8:30​ pm | Williams Farm Rec Center​​
Parents are you in need of a date night, or just some time of relaxation? Well, Parent's Night Out is the perfect program for you. Enjoy a night out on the town, while your children enjoy a night of fun at the rec center. No time to figure out dinner? No worries, we have you covered. Pizza and drinks are included. Also, feel free to dress children in pajamas to make the transition to bedtime 10 times easier. All children must wear closed-toe shoes and socks in order to participate in all activities. Register online • $15; $10 for drop-in child care monthly pass holders​​​​​​​​​​

Friday Free Family Movie​ Night

Friday,  December 21 • 6:30 - 8​:30​​ pm | Great Neck Rec Center
All Ages • Enjoy a night of laughter and fun with a monthly themed movie, games, crafts, and POPCORN! No additional cost. Showing: A Christmas Carol in 3D​ Register online • Free with rec center membership or day pass.​​​​​​​​​

Dodgeball Tournament​

Friday,  December 28 • 10:30 am - 12​​​ pm | Bayside Rec Center
Ages 8 - 16 • Complete your winter break with some exciting Dodgeball games! We'll end our day with a pizza social.​ Register online • $8​​​​

 January

Parent's Night Out​​

Friday,  January 4 • 5:30 - 8:30​ pm | Kempsville Rec Center​​​
Parents are you in need of a date night, or just some time of relaxation? Well, Parent's Night Out is the perfect program for you. Enjoy a night out on the town, while your children enjoy a night of fun at the rec center. No time to figure out dinner? No worries, we have you covered. Pizza and drinks are included. Also, feel free to dress children in pajamas to make the transition to bedtime 10 times easier. All children must wear closed-toe shoes and socks in order to participate in all activities. Register online • $15; $10 for drop-in child care monthly pass holders​​​​​​​​​​​

Pickleball for Beginners

Thursday,  January 10​​ • 6 - 8​​​​ pm | Seatack Rec Center
Ages 14 & up • Learn the sport of Pickleball! The fast pace paddle game that is sweeping the nation. Come out for a fun evening!​ Register online • Free with rec center membership or day pass.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Parent's Night Out​​

Friday,  January 11 • 5:30 - 8:30​ pm | Princess Anne Rec Center​​​
Parents are you in need of a date night, or just some time of relaxation? Well, Parent's Night Out is the perfect program for you. Enjoy a night out on the town, while your children enjoy a night of fun at the rec center. No time to figure out dinner? No worries, we have you covered. Pizza and drinks are included. Also, feel free to dress children in pajamas to make the transition to bedtime 10 times easier. All children must wear closed-toe shoes and socks in order to participate in all activities. Register online • $15; $10 for drop-in child care monthly pass holders​​​​​​​​​​​

Date Night Paint Night

Friday,  January 11​ • 6:30 - 8:30​ pm | ​Williams Farm Rec Center
Ages 18 & up • Parents! Here's an opportunity to drop the kids off and spend some time together, diving into your creative sides. Our staff will entertain the little ones while our instructor guides you in the night's painting. We'll provide all the supplies along with some light refreshments. All you need to bring is a smile. NO experience necessary!​ Register o​nline • $19​​​​​​

Kings and Queens Preschool Party

Saturday,  January 12​ • 12 - 2​ pm | ​Great Neck Rec Center
Ages 3 & up • Dress up your little Kings or Queens and join us for a special theme party exclusively for Preschoolers. Enjoy an afternoon of fun-filled activities including games, crafts, music, dancing, and dining.​ Register o​nline • $15

Parent's Night Out​​

Friday,  January 18 • 5:30 - 8:30​ pm | Williams Farm Rec Center​​​
Parents are you in need of a date night, or just some time of relaxation? Well, Parent's Night Out is the perfect program for you. Enjoy a night out on the town, while your children enjoy a night of fun at the rec center. No time to figure out dinner? No worries, we have you covered. Pizza and drinks are included. Also, feel free to dress children in pajamas to make the transition to bedtime 10 times easier. All children must wear closed-toe shoes and socks in order to participate in all activities. Register online • $15; $10 for drop-in child care monthly pass holders​​​​​​​​​​​

Friday Free Family Movie​ Night

Friday,  January 18 • 6:30 - 8​:30​​ pm | Great Neck Rec Center
All Ages • Enjoy a night of laughter and fun with a monthly themed movie, games, crafts, and POPCORN! No additional cost. Showing: Our Friend Martin​​ Regi​ster online • Free with rec center membership or day pass.​​​​​​​​​​

Play: White Guy on the Bus

Friday,  January 18 • 6:30 - 11​ pm | ​Williams Farm Rec Center
Ages 18 & up • Join us for this thought provoking play at the Generic Theater in Norfolk.​​ Register o​nline • $15

Rad Party: Cosmic Dodgeball

Wednesday,  January 23 • 7 - 8​ pm | ​Williams Farm Rec Center
Ages 10 & up • Bring it on! Join us for this out of the world version of dodgeball!​​​ Register o​nline • $5

Teen Pizza and Paint

Thursday,  January 24 • 6 - 8​ pm | ​Williams Farm Rec Center
Ages 13 - 17 • Grab a bite to eat and join us for an exploration in rustic painting and fun!​ Register o​nline • $12

Parent's Night Out​​

Friday,  January 25 • 5:30 - 8:30​ pm | Princess Anne Rec Center​​​
Parents are you in need of a date night, or just some time of relaxation? Well, Parent's Night Out is the perfect program for you. Enjoy a night out on the town, while your children enjoy a night of fun at the rec center. No time to figure out dinner? No worries, we have you covered. Pizza and drinks are included. Also, feel free to dress children in pajamas to make the transition to bedtime 10 times easier. All children must wear closed-toe shoes and socks in order to participate in all activities. Register online • $15; $10 for drop-in child care monthly pass holders​​​​​​​​​​​

Date Night Paint Night

Friday,  January 25 • 6:30 - 8:30​ pm | ​Bow Creek Rec Center
Ages 18 & up • Whether you're a couple looking to spend quality time together or just friends looking for something fun to do, Date Night, Paint Night is all about having a great time while getting creative and trying your hand at painting a piece of art.​​ Register online • $19​​​​​​​​


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