July is Parks & Rec Month - 2020

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About Parks & Rec Month

​Each July since 1985, America has celebrated Parks and Recreation Month, a program of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The goal is to raise awareness of the vital impact that parks, recreation, and conservation have on communities across the U.S. ​​​ With more than 280 parks and 7 incredible community recreation centers; there is no shortage of ways to play in Virginia Beach!​ Below are a few special activities happening in July. ​  ​


300 logo.jpgOur community priorities 


To know us is to love us! Get to know Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation and our community priorities that guide how we work for YOU each and every day. 






Protecting the Environment
See the Parks & Rec staff in action and learn about what we do to protect the environment.
Promoting Healthy Lifestyles
Learn about how we promote healthy
lifestyles for all ages and abilities. 
Ensure the Stewardship of Funds, Facilities & Public Lands
Watch how improving and maintaining existing parks, playgrounds, and rec centers positively impact lives and our community.
 Check out how we make our community inclusive by providing access to parks and recreation for all residents - physically, economically and socially.