Rec Center Guidelines & Procedures

Welcome Back! All 7 rec centers are open with new health and safety guidelines in place including online reservations for all rec center activities. See below for details and resources for a safe return to your community rec center.
COVID-19 Update: For the latest information, please refer to our Parks & Rec FAQ.

CLOSURE NOTICE: The pool at Great Neck Rec Center will be closed from September 20 - October 4 for regularly scheduled maintenance. 
Effective October 5, online reservations will close at 4 a.m.; however, members can call into the rec center once the building opens to be added to the roster if there is space. 

Your Safety is Our Priority

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To prioritize your health and safety, our rec center procedures exceed state and local COVID-19 guidelines for Gymnasiums, Recreation Centers, Sports Facilities and Exercise Facilities.  

Stay at home if you have any of the following symptoms: cough, shortness of breath, fever, chills, repeated shaking and chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, or loss of taste or smell. 

REC CENTER GUIDELINES
  

Make Your Reservations

  • Online reservations are required for all activities unless otherwise noted
  • Registration opens each Friday for activities taking place the following Monday-Sunday       
  • Reservations close at 5 a.m. the day of the activity*
  • If your preferred activity is full, call any rec center on the day of that activity and we'll do our best to accommodate you.
  • All activities are reserved in 1-hour sessions unless otherwise noted in the activity description.
  • Members will have a 15 minute grace period to check-in to their reserved activity or the reservation will be forfeited to walk-ins.

    *Beginning October 5, members must reserve rec center activities online by 4 a.m. on the date of that activity. After 4 a.m., members can call into the rec center to be added to an activity, as space allows. 

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 Closures and Reminders

Closures and Reminders

The following programs and amenities are unavailable until further notice. For a complete list, review the Reopening Guidelines (p. 12-13). 
  • Lockers, locker rooms, and showers (designated showers are limited to rinsing before and after swimming) 
  • Drop-in child care 
  • Free weights, dumbbells, and weight equipment with removable plates 
  • High contact sports including basketball, volleyball, and soccer Indoor playgrounds, large slides, and water play structures

 What to Expect

​What we ask of you

  • Enter when it’s your reserved time at the designated entrance
  • Wear a face mask to enter and exit, not during exercise
  • Maintain 10-foot physical distancing in exercise areas
  • Stay home if you are sick

What you can expect from us 

  • Enhanced cleaning and disinfecting of equipment after every shift 
  • Frequent disinfection of restrooms 
  • Staff wears masks and wash hands regularly
  • Hand sanitizer stations throughout the facility 
  • Legendary customer service

 Hours & Contact Info

Hours of Operation

All Locations 
M - F 6:30am - 7:30pm SAT 9am - 5pm SUN 11am - 5pm

Seatack 
M/W/F 8:30am - 6:30pm T/TH 6:30am - 6:30pm SAT 9am - 5pm SUN closed

Contact Us:

​BAYSIDE
(757) 385-5930
​BOW CREEK
(757) 385-5960
​GREAT NECK
(757) 385-5940
​KEMPSVILLE
(757) 385-5970
​PRINCESS ANNE
(757) 385-5950
​SEATACK
(757) 385-5920
​WILLIAMS FARM
(757) 385-2950