Park Shelter and Ballfield Rental Reservations Begin November 1, 2011

2012 Park shelter reservations can be made at any Virginia Beach community recreation center; contact Princess Anne Athletics Complex for field rentals

Monday, October 24, 2011

Whether you are looking for an outdoor wedding site, a family reunion gathering place, or planning a sports-related tournament, Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation offers a variety of facilities available for rent to accommodate your event. Reservations for park shelters and ballfield rentals for 2012 begins on Tuesday, November 1, 2011.

 

Picnic shelters may be reserved at Bayville Farms, City View, Great Neck, Little Island, Mount Trashmore, Munden Point, Red Wing and Woodstock Parks. Shelter sizes range from eight to twelve tables; all shelters have grills for charcoal cooking. Depending on your needs, various picnic shelters are equipped also with electrical outlets and nearby restroom facilities. Playgrounds, athletic areas, and multi-use paths are also nearby most park sites.

  • Half day reservations are $60, and are from 9 am until 2 pm, or 3 pm until a half hour before posted closing.
  • All day reservations are $120, and are from 9 am until a half hour before posted closing.

Reservations for park shelters can be made at any of our six community recreation centers on Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:30 am – 4:30 pm:

  • Bayside Recreation Center,  4500 First Court Road, off Shore Drive, 460-7540
  • Bow Creek Recreation Center, 3427 Clubhouse Road, off Rosemont Road, 431-3765
  • Great Neck Recreation Center, 2521 Shorehaven Drive, behind Cox HS, 496-6766
  • Kempsville Recreation Center, 800 Monmouth Lane, off Kempsville Road, 474-8492
  • Princess Anne Recreation Center, 1400 Nimmo Parkway, off General Booth Blvd, 426-0022
  • Seatack Recreation Center, 141 S. Birdneck Road, near Norfolk Avenue, 437-4858

Field rentals include variety of options for tournaments and league play. Reservations can be made by contacting the office staff at the Princess Anne Athletic Complex at 757-385-0478. Prices are effective March 1 – November 30; off season rates available for additional cost.

  • Lighted park ballfields available for rent include Bayville Farms Park, Lynnhaven Park, Newlight Park, Oceana Park, Red Mill Park & Rosemont Forest Park: 
    • Half day reservations for these softball/baseball fields are $100, and are from 8 am until 6 pm
    • Full day reservations are $150, and are from 8 am until 11 pm
  • Tournament facilities available for rent include the ball fields and multipurpose fields at City View Park and the Princess Anne Athletic Complex:
    • Half day reservations for these softball/baseball fields are $150, and are from 8 am until 6 pm; full day reservations are $200, and are from 8 am until 11 pm
    • Half day reservations for multipurpose fields are $175, and are from 8 am until 6 pm; full day reservations are $225, and are from 8 am until 11 pm

For more information about park shelter rental information, please contact the Parks & Natural Areas Permitting Office at 757-385-0465. For information regarding ballfield rentals, please call office staff at the Princess Anne Athletic Complex at 757-385-0478.

 

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. We are accredited by CAPRA, the certifying agency of the National Recreation and Park Association. For more information, call (757) 385-1100 (TTY: dial 711 Virginia Relay), visit VBgov.com/parks or sign up for our email newsletters at VBgov.com/newsletters.

 

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