Enjoy Free Activities at Princess Anne Area Library and Princess Anne Community Recreation Center on September 27

The Nimmo Parkway opening will connect you to fitness, learning, recreation, and leisure!

Friday, September 19, 2014

(Virginia Beach, VA) - Access to the library and recreation center just got easier! Princess Anne Area Library and Princess Anne Recreation Center are celebrating the much anticipated opening of Nimmo Parkway with free admission, free activities and free sample programs. 

Be sure to visit Princess Anne Area Library to receive a free, gently-used book, compliments of the Friends of the Virginia Beach Public Library while supplies last.

Events include: 

9 a.m. -
11 a.m​.
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Enjoy coffee and snacks and meet Princess Anne Recreation Center staff. Free tours of the facility will also be available. Princess Anne Recreation Center Lobby
9 a.m. -
12 p.m.
Badminton This fast-paced racquet sport combines competition and strategy. It’s surprisingly challenging! Princess Anne Recreation Center Gym
9:10 a.m. -
10:10 a.m.
Zumba® is a high intensity workout which fuses Latin and International rhythms to get hearts pumping and feet moving. It is “exercise in disguise.” No dance experience needed! Age 14 & up. Princess Anne Recreation Center Gym
9:30 a.m. -
10:30 a.m.
H.I.I.T. It Hard This high intensity interval training fitness class will work a body to its capacity. Various drills are performed to enhance muscular and cardiovascular strength. Age 14 & up. Princess Anne Recreation Center Group Fitness Studio
10:30 a.m. -
11:30 a.m.
Family Storytime “Diggers, Dozers and Dumptrucks” All ages with caregiver. Princess Anne Area Library Storytime Room
12 p.m. -
4 p.m.
Kids’ Corner Bounce, bounce, bounce in our inflatables, enjoy popcorn or sno cones, and play carnival style games. All ages welcome. In the field between Princess Anne Area Library and Princess Anne Recreation Center.
2 p.m. -
4 p.m.
Nimmo Parkway Opening Party Every celebration needs cake, ice cream and decorations! Stop by, get your fill, and learn how the recreation center staff host parties for birthdays and other occasions. Princess Anne Recreation Center Gym
2 p.m. -
4 p.m.
Float A Rama & Open Swim Hop on the oversized submarine or polar bear, or simply enjoy free time in the swimming pool. All ages; those under age 9 must be accompanied in the water by an adult. Princess Anne Recreation Center Pool
2 p.m. -
4 p.m.​
Wallyball Play this fast moving sport which resembles volleyball. All ages; those under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent. Princess Anne Recreation Center Racquetball Courts


All activities are free and open to the public. There’s no need to register in advance; just visit Princess Anne Area Library and Princess Anne Recreation Center at 1400 & 1444 Nimmo Parkway. 

About Virginia Beach Public Library

A community anchor for more than 50 years, Virginia Beach Public Library includes a central library, a joint-use library in partnership with Tidewater Community College, seven area libraries and a public law library. Services include workforce development and job-search support, small business resources, computer and technology classes, early literacy classes and outreach, and local history archives and programs. In addition to books, music and magazines in tangible and digital formats, the library provides online research tools accessible from home or work, as well as movies, music, and a variety of specialty collections. Visit www.VBgov.com/libraries for more information.

About Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation

The Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation features a myriad of opportunities to get active. The department manages 265 city park sites, more than 4,000 acres of parks and natural areas, six community recreation centers, a municipal marina, a municipal tennis center and an athletic complex. The department’s year-round recreational opportunities include aquatic, fitness and outdoor programs, therapeutic recreation programs, inclusion services, community events, and adult sports leagues. Parks & Recreation is also the largest childcare provider in the city, operating before and after school programs, early childhood programs, and day camps when school is out of session.

Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation’s vision is a balanced, sustainable and value-focused system of parks, recreation and public spaces that creates a sense of community. We are accredited by CAPRA, the certifying agency of the National Recreation and Park Association. For more information, call (757) 385-1100 (TTY: 711 Virginia Relay), visit VBgov.com/parks or sign up for our email newsletters at VBgov.com/eNews. Find us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/VBParksRec​.

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