Virtual Rec Center

Stay active and engaged with interactive activities and resources for all ages to do at home, online, outdoors.

​Featured Activities & Events

Fitness at Home

​Activities For Everyone

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Water Safety Tips & Instruction

 Childrens Games & Activities

Children's Fitness, Storytime, and Arts & Crafts presented by MYLA

Mayor's Youth Leaders in Action (MYLA) is a youth-led program that exists to be a positive force in the community through leadership, service, education, and representation. MYLA worked in partnership with the Teen Media Studio to create video playlists for children's storytime, crafts, and fitness videos. Learn more

 Teen Lounge

Teen Lounge

​SYEP 10 Minute Tips

syep-10-minute-tips.jpgSYEP Ten Minute Tips Watch these quick tips regarding financial empowerment and workplace readiness skills from area professionals and leaders. Learn more

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MYLA Challenge & Quarantine Survival Guide

The Mayor's Youth Leaders in Action (MYLA) challenge you to TRY SOMETHING NEW. To participate, add a picture of you trying something new to Instagram and use the hashtag #MYLAQuarantineChallenge or tag @myla_vb. Check out the MYLA Quarantine Survival Guide for inspiration. 

 Therapeutic Recreation

Therapeutic Recreation

Virginia Beach Parks & Rec Inclusion & Therapeutic Recreation programs connect individuals with specials needs and their families. We also promote awareness of disabilities, diversity, and acceptance. We strive to continue being a resource for our community through virtual programming and other ways to support individuals and families. Stay connected and join our Facebook group.

Virtual Programs

Explore our virtual Therapeutic Rec programs and free resources designed for participants of all skill levels and abilities to keep them engaged, active, and connected with friends. Virtual classes are offered for all ages and run 6-8 weeks including free programs and special events like Social Hour and Book Buddies. All virtual activities are conducted via Zoom video conferencing and facilitated by program supervisors.

Social Stories 

Designed exclusively by our very own Therapeutic Recreation & Inclusion Specialist, Social Stories help to explain concepts like the Coronavirus to individuals with autism and early childhood age children and have garnered local and national attention from school systems and other organizations. [See WVEC coverage:  Virginia Beach Parks and Rec. employee helps kids, people with disabilities understand COVID-19] 

 Seniors' Corner

 Free Games 

 Community Priorities

Parks & Rec Community Priorities 

Get to know Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation and our community priorities that guide how we work for our residents each and every day. Check out the videos below to learn more.