Rec Center Events & Activities

Stay active and engaged with recreational activities, events, programs, and resources for all ages!

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June Events

https://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/parks-recreation/special-events/SiteAssets/Pages/default/CTBD2021.pngAdult Latin Line-Dancing @ Bow Creek | June 2 - June 9

Thursdays | Bow Creek Recreation Center | 6:30pm - 7:30pm 
Hola amigo/as and welcome back to a new season of classes! Join us for free preview class to spice up the spring as we dance the night away with various dance styles from salsa, merengue, and reggaetón. We'll explore the different styles of Latin music taught in a line dancing style format.

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https://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/parks-recreation/special-events/SiteAssets/Pages/default/CTBD2021.pngFriday Night OUT @ Bow Creek | June 10

Friday, June 10 | Bow Creek Recreation Center | 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Welcome friends and allies to our first ever LGBTQ+ friendly social activity group. Each month the center will host a variety of themed diverse activities to include mixture of crafts, games, activities, and/or community guest speakers. Come and share your pride with us; all are welcome. 

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Full Moon Paddle @ Stumpy Lake | June 14

Tuesday, June 14 | Stumpy Lake Natural Area | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Stumpy Lake is known for its serene setting, unique trees and abundant wildlife sightings. Kayaking this area by moonlight only adds to the ambiance and appeal. Paddle with us to view the sunset, moonrise and have a truely unforgetable experience. 



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Parent's Night Out @ Bayside | June 17

Friday, June 17 | Bayside Recreation Center | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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, kids will be making a Father's Day themed craft. 


https://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/parks-recreation/special-events/SiteAssets/Pages/default/CTBD2021.pngThe Creative Pod Program @ Bow Creek | June 21 - August 25

Tuesdays & Thursdays | Bow Creek Recreation Center | 12:00pm - 5:00pm (drop in)
This program is sure to stir your creative abilities and talent through a variety of art projects including sketching, painting, and clay creations just to name a few. This is a 10 week program offered two days a week. (Tuesdays and Thursdays) from 12:00 pm to 5 pm. You may drop-in anytime during these hours to work on your art projects.
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https://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/parks-recreation/special-events/SiteAssets/Pages/default/CTBD2021.pngShag Lessons @ Kempsville | June 28 - August 2

Tuesdays | Kempsville Recreation Center | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Come join us for some fun and dancing! Carolina Shag dancing is a smoother, slower version of East Coast Swing/Jitterbug/Jive dances. The dance is done to "beach music" which is Rock, R & B and pop from the 50's and 60's. No partner required for registration.

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 July Events

July Events

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Parent's Night Out @ Bow Creek | July 1

Friday, July 1 | Bow Creek Recreation Center | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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. 


https://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/parks-recreation/special-events/SiteAssets/Pages/default/CTBD2021.pngHooked on Climbing @ Seatack | July 1 (2 sessions)

Friday, July 1 | Seatack Recreation Center | 5:30pm -6:30pm & 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Come on out to Seatack Rec Center and climb our 24 foot rock wall. All equipment is provided. No experience necessary.

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https://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/parks-recreation/special-events/SiteAssets/Pages/default/CTBD2021.pngAdult Latin Line-Dancing @ Bow Creek | July 7 - July 14

Thursdays | Bow Creek Recreation Center | 6:30pm - 7:30pm 
Hola amigo/as and welcome back to a new season of classes! Join us for free preview class to spice up the spring as we dance the night away with various dance styles from salsa, merengue, and reggaetón. We'll explore the different styles of Latin music taught in a line dancing style format.

Register Now »


https://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/parks-recreation/special-events/SiteAssets/Pages/default/CTBD2021.pngFriday Night OUT @ Bow Creek | July 8

Friday, July 8 | Bow Creek Recreation Center | 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Welcome friends and allies to our first ever LGBTQ+ friendly social activity group. Each month the center will host a variety of themed diverse activities to include mixture of crafts, games, activities, and/or community guest speakers. Come and share your pride with us; all are welcome. 

Register Now »


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Sunset Kayak Tour @ Lake Lawson/Lake Smith | July 9

Saturday, July 9 | Lake Lawson/Lake Smith Natural Area | 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Come Paddle with us at sunset! Those under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Wear water appropriate clothing and footwear. Tandem kayaks (max weight 500 lbs per boat), paddles and life jackets will be provided. This activity requires the ability to get in & out of kayak and to be able to paddle unassisted.


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Full Moon Paddle @ Stumpy Lake | July 13

Wednesday, July 13 | Lake Lawson/Lake Smith Natural Area | 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Stumpy Lake is known for its serene setting, unique trees and abundant wildlife sightings. Kayaking this area by moonlight only adds to the ambiance and appeal. Paddle with us to view the sunset, moonrise and have a truely unforgetable experience. Those under 16 must be accompanied in boat by a parent or guardian. 
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https://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/parks-recreation/special-events/SiteAssets/Pages/default/CTBD2021.pngMaking S'more Memories @ Williams Farm | July 15

Friday, July 15 | Williams Farm Recreation Center | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for campfire stories, learn how to set up a tent and make a DIY S'mores kit to take home! Membership or day pass required.

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Family Paddle @ Stumpy Lake | July 30

Saturday, July 30 | Stumpy Lake Natural Area | 9:00am - 11:00am
Parents: bring the kids out for a paddle designed specifically for them! With activities designed to keep younger paddlers engaged, the family will have a chance to unplug and catch some great nature views at the same time. All participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Wear water appropriate clothing and footwear. 
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https://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/parks-recreation/special-events/SiteAssets/Pages/default/CTBD2021.pngThe Creative Pod Program @ Bow Creek | June 21 - August 25

Tuesdays & Thursdays | Bow Creek Recreation Center | 12:00pm - 5:00pm (drop in)
This program is sure to stir your creative abilities and talent through a variety of art projects including sketching, painting, and clay creations just to name a few. This is a 10 week program offered two days a week. (Tuesdays and Thursdays) from 12:00 pm to 5 pm. You may drop-in anytime during these hours to work on your art projects.
Register Now »



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