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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 October

​​DIY Tile Coaster Workshop

Wednesday,  October 23 • 6 p.m. -  8 p.m. | Kempsville Recreation Center
Looking for a fun night? Join our DIY Tile Cup Coaster Workshop. We provide all the materials and instruct you step by step to create 4 table coasters to take home. Cost for the workshop includes all materials and light snacks. This is an 18 and up event. Register Online​ • $30

​​Friday Night Fright

Friday,  October 25 • 6 p.m. -  8 p.m. | Princess Anne Recreation Center
Fun fall activities. Games, costumes, crafts, spooky music. Children under 6 must participate with a parent. Event is FREE with one or more can food donations. Membership is required. Register Online​ • No Additional Fee

​​Pumpkin Pool Party

Saturday,  October 26 • 1 p.m. -  3 p.m. | Great Neck Recreation Center
Join us at Great Neck Recreation Center for a Pumpkin Pool Party! We will have music, games and pumpkin fun in the pool area. The party will be free for members and those with a day pass. Registration is not required unless you would like to decorate a pumpkin and the cost will be $5.00 per pumpkin. There will be a limited number of pumpkins available for purchase. Swimsuits are required, and parents or guardians are required to be in the water with children under 9-years old. Register Online • $5​ (registration and fee is only required if purchasing a pumpkin)

​​Spooktacular Fun & Movie Night

Wednesday,  October 30 • 6 p.m. -  8:30 p.m. | Williams Farm Recreation Center
It's the night before Halloween and time to show off your wonderful costumes before the big day reveal. Stop by Williams Farm for some spooktackular fun and games then we will enjoy a movie and munch down on some delightful treat. See you there...boo!Register Online​ • $5​

 November

Parent's Night Out 

Friday, November 1 • 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Kempsville Recreation Center ​
Ages 3 - 13 | 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. Children registered for the Drop-In Child Care program will receive a $5 discount. All children must wear closed-toe shoes and socks to participate in all activities. Register Online • $10 drop-in childcare members | $15 without drop-in childcare

Nerf Turf Battle

Wednesday, November 13 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. | Kempsville Recreation Center
Spend the evening defending your turf in this 2-hour Nerf battle. Register Online​ • $10

Parent's Night Out 

Friday, November 15 • 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Princess Anne Recreation Center ​
Ages 3 - 13 | 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. Children registered for the Drop-In Child Care program will receive a $5 discount. All children must wear closed-toe shoes and socks to participate in all activities. Register Online • $10 drop-in childcare members | $15 without drop-in childcare

Parent's Night Out 

Friday, November 15 • 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Kempsville Recreation Center ​
Ages 3 - 13 | 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. Children registered for the Drop-In Child Care program will receive a $5 discount. All children must wear closed-toe shoes and socks to participate in all activities. Register Online​ • $10 drop-in childcare members | $15 without drop-in childcare

Date Night Paint Night

Friday, November 15 • 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Bow Creek Recreation Center​
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​

​​Thanksgiving Pre-School Fun

Tuesday, November 19 • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Great Neck Recreation Center
Kids & parents are invited to join a fun Thanksgiving arts and crafts, storytime, and picnic. Decorate cookies and take them home or eat them there. Ages 2-6. Register Online • $10

​​Great Neck Thanksgiving Feast

Wednesday, November 20 • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Great Neck Recreation Center
Come enjoy a classic Thanksgiving dinner together with fun and fellowship. We will make this a memorable day of giving thanks in a long-established tradition at Great Neck. Space is limited. Register by November 2. Ages 55 & up. Register Online • $10

​​Gigantic Family Game Night

Friday, November 22 • 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Seatack Recreation Center​
Have you played Checkers or Connect 4? This game night will be a GIGANTIC SIZE Game Night! Come out and see the size of the board games and have fun with family and friends. Membership or Day Pass required. This event is free with a recreation center membership. Register Online​

 December

​Archery Games

Saturday, December 7 • 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Bayside Recreation Center
Test your skills and see if you have what it takes to succeed at our competitive Archery Games! Participants will earn points through various group and individual activities. All participants must have completed Intro 2 Archery or Beginner Archery Clinic. Register Online • $23

Date Night Paint Night

Friday, December 13 • 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | Bow Creek Recreation Center
Date Night Paint Night is all about having a great time while getting creative and trying your hand at painting a piece of art. Our instructor will guide you every step of the way, so NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. This is an 18 and up event. Registration includes paint supplies, light refreshments and childcare. Register Online​ • $19

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