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Recreation, Parks & Open Space

Special Announcements:
All recreation facilities will be closed August 26-31 for preparation and deep cleaning for fall programming and for the Labor Day holiday. We will reopen on September 3 for regular hours of operation

The NFWC Indoor Pool will be closed for annual maintenance

and repairs from August 19-31. The outdoor pool will be operating
with extended hours during this time.

Check out our Gold Medal Award Finalist Video! 

#GetOutandPlay - New RPOS Newsletter

We have a NEW bi-monthly newsletter to keep you informed with all things RPOS! Check out our most recent addition!

Norfolk's Dept. of Recreation, Parks and Open Space is proud to announce it has been awarded national accreditation by the Commission for Accreditation of Parks and Recreation Agencies. This ensures we will continue to provide quality recreational services that enrich the lives of Norfolk's residents.

An overview of the Department of Recreation, Parks & Open Space (RPOS) structure can be found here. Physical copies are available for public review at each department facility.

RPOS Assessment of Management Organization Presentation and Report by Heller & Heller (April 9, 2019).

Click here for the FY 2018 RPOS Annual Report.

Check here for a listing of holiday closures of RPOS facilities. 

Contact Us
Darrell Crittendon
Darrell Crittendon, CPRP

401 Monticello Ave.
Suite 420
Norfolk, VA 23510
Ph: 757-823-4291

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.


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