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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 July

Teen Titans

Tuesdays & Thursdays,  July 10 - August 2 • 6 - 8​​ pm | Kempsville Rec Center​
Ages 9 - 13​​ • Looking for a summer time conditioning program to get your child ready for middle school and high school sports or just to get them off their devices and active? Teen Titans is a twice a week conditioning program to build the A, B, C?s (agility, balance, and coordination) of young athletes and athletes-to-be, while also increase their strength, speed and power. Try it out with our FREE LAUNCH WEEK July 2nd -6th!​ Register online • $5​​​​​2

Coffee with Friends​

Friday,  July 13 • 5:30 - 8:30​​ pm | Kempsville Rec Center​
Ages 12 - 17​​ • Not a Latte? to do this Friday? Come to Kempsville Recreation Center the second Friday of every month for Coffee with Friends. Customize a mug for your favorite brewed beverage and craft, catch a movie, or just hang out by the coffee bar.​ Register online • $5​​​​

​​​​Parent's Night Out​​

Friday,  July 13​ • 5:30 - 8:30​ pm | Bayside & Princess Anne Rec Center​​s
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​​​

Modern Line Dancing Basics

Wednesday,  July 18 • 7:15 - 8:315​​ pm | Williams Farm Rec Center​
Ages 18 & up​​ • Join us for a step into a new decade of dance where we will teach some of the classics, but learn the fundamental steps of the 2 Step, Mississippi Cha Cha Slide, Power Stomp, and some steps that'll make you the shining star of the dance floor at your next family function! Register online • $5​​​​​

Nerf Battle Extreme

Friday,  July 20​ • 6 - 8​ pm | Bow Creek Rec Center
Ages 8 - 15 • In this extreme Nerf competition you will find giant inflatables and missions to complete to become the next Nerf champion. Test your accuracy while dodging the competition. Pizza and drinks will be served after the competition. Register online • $10

Movie Night in the Pool

Friday,  July 20 • 6 - 8​ pm | ​Princess Anne Rec Center​​
Enjoy a special feature while floating in the pool​. Movie: The Secret Life of Pets. Registration not required • Free with rec center membership or day pass.​

Parent's Night Out​​

Friday,  July 20​ • 6:30 - 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​​​​​

Teen Human Foosball Tournament

Saturday,  July 21​ • 11 am - 1​ pm
Ages 12 - 17 • Human Foosball is just like the table foosball we all grew up playing, except this is a real life game. Teams consisting of 1 goalie, 2 forwards & 3 mids will battle each other on our human foosball inflatable. You are just like the plastic players, you kick the ball, defend and score the goals. Team's will be created for you and the ultimate teen foosball team will win a prize. Snacks and beverages are provided to all players. Register online • $10

Dine and Paint Night

Tuesday,  July 24​ • 6 - 7:30​ pm | ​Great Neck Rec Center
Ages 3 & up with a parent • Come show your creative side while enjoying some pizza and snacks. We will have a painter leading the program that parents can follow along with while kids can choose to follow or show their own creative side. There will be refreshments and food for everyone to enjoy. Register online • $10​​

Movie Night in the Pool

Friday,  July 27 • 6 - 8​ pm | ​Great Neck Rec Center​​
Enjoy a special feature while floating in the pool​. Movie: The Greatest Showman​. Registration not required • Free with rec center membership or day pass.​

 August

​​​​​Parent's Night Out​​

Friday,  August 3​ • 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​​​​​

Float-A-Rama

Sunday,  August 5 • 1 - 4​ pm | Great Neck Rec Center​​
Enjoy shallow and deep end floats like Submarine, Sky Totter or Space Mountain. Registration not required • Free with rec center membership or day pass.​

Coffee with Friends​

Friday,  August 10 • 5:30 - 8:30​​ pm | Kempsville Rec Center​
Ages 12 - 17​​ • Not a Latte? to do this Friday? Come to Kempsville Recreation Center the second Friday of every month for Coffee with Friends. Customize a mug for your favorite brewed beverage and craft, catch a movie, or just hang out by the coffee bar.​ Register online • $5​​​​​

​​​​​Parent's Night Out​​

Friday,  August 10​ • 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​​​​​

​Friday Free Family Movie​ Night

Friday,  August 10 • 6:30 - 8​:30​​ pm | Great Neck Rec Center
Friday night we will show a movie for the whole family to enjoy. Popcorn will be provided. See you and your family there!​ Showing: Storks Register online • Free with rec center membership or day pass.​​​​​​​​

Dine and Paint Night

Tuesday,  August 14​ • 6 - 7:30​ pm | ​Great Neck Rec Center
Ages 3 & up with a parent • Come show your creative side while enjoying some pizza and snacks. We will have a painter leading the program that parents can follow along with while kids can choose to follow or show their own creative side. There will be refreshments and food for everyone to enjoy. Register online • $10​​

​​​​Parent's Night Out​​

Friday,  August 17​ • 6:30 - 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​​​​​

Nerf Battle Extreme

Friday,  August 24​ • 6 - 8​ pm | Bow Creek Rec Center
Ages 8 - 15 • In this extreme Nerf competition you will find giant inflatables and missions to complete to become the next Nerf champion. Test your accuracy while dodging the competition. Pizza and drinks will be served after the competition. Register online • $10​

 September

Family Shooting Stars Competition​​

Saturday,  September 8 • 10 am - 2​ pm | Bayside Rec Center
Ages 6 & up • ​Compete against other parent/child teams in a family friendly competition to see who is the best basketball shooting family. Refreshments and prizes will be offered. Register online​ • $10

Let's Go Hiking and Kayaking  

Saturday's,  September 22 & 29​​ • 9 - 10:30​ am | Bayside Rec Center
Ages 14 & up • ​A low-impact educational hiking and kayaking program offering leisurely-paced day trips for teens and adults. Bring snacks, water, good hiking shoes and proper clothing. You need to be in good physical condition to participate. No membership or day pass required.​ Register online​ • $35​


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