City of Virginia Beach Facilities Closed Today, Sunday, Oct. 28

Sandy #17

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Mary G. Hancock, 385-4436, 404-7920 (cell)
Tim Riley, 385-1075, 377-0134 (cell)


Due to Hurricane Sandy, the following city facilities will be closed today:

  • All Virginia Beach recreation centers and parks
  • All Virginia Beach public libraries
  • All three city-operated historic houses: Francis Land House, the Adam Thoroughgood House and Lynnhaven House
  • Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
  • Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
  • All Visitor Information Centers

The following facilities are open:

  • Shelter for residents at Birdneck Elementary School, 957 S. Birdneck Road
  • Animal shelter for dogs and cats only, Animal Care and Adoption Center, 341 S. Birdneck Road – Only available for residents using the Birdneck Elementary Shelter. Dogs must be on leash, cats must be in carriers.

Emergency preparedness information is available at For up-to-date storm information, follow us on Facebook and Twitter (#VBSandy), or call VB311 Citizen Services by dialing 311 on landlines within the city limits, (757) 385-3111 by cell phone, or visit for online assistance.


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