“The Best Defense,” A Free Self-Defense Workshop Saturday, November 17th, at Princess Anne Recreation Center

Registration required by November 10, 2012

Monday, October 15, 2012

Don’t become a crime statistic!  Attend “The Best Defense,” a free self-defense workshop brought to you by the Virginia Beach Police Department and Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation.  Participants will increase awareness of the environment, learn about crime prevention, obtain personal safety tips, and learn how to escape from potentially dangerous situations.  Geared for ages 12 & up, this self-defense workshop features simple skills that participants will practice under the supervision of Virginia Beach Police Department instructors.  WHERE:  Princess Anne Recreation Center; WHEN: Saturday, November 17, 2012, from 1:30-4:30 p.m. (Please arrive 10 minutes early to sign in.)


All participants should wear loose, comfortable clothing and no jewelry.  Those under age 16 must participate with a parent or guardian.  Please note that for this free workshop a membership card is not required.  Register as soon as possible as this is a very popular workshop.  Registration will be accepted until November 10, 2012.  You may register by calling any Virginia Beach Recreation Center.  If you are a recreation center member and know your account number and PIN, you may register online at http://ezreg.vbgov.com  for class #111008.


For more information about “The Best Defense,” please contact MPO Leta Krieger, Crime Prevention Unit at (757) 385-1324.  Please note:  You will not be able to register by calling this number.


The Virginia Beach Police Department is committed to providing a safe community and improving the quality of life for all people.  We accomplish this by delivering quality police services and enforcing laws with equity and impartiality.  In partnership with the community, we reduce crime through public education, prevention, and awareness.  For more information, visit www.vbgov.com/police


Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation’s vision is a balanced, sustainable, and value-focused system of parks, recreation, and public spaces that creates a sense of community.  For more information, call (757) 385-1100 (TTY: 757-711 Virginia Relay), visit www.vbgov.com/parks