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Recreation, Parks & Open Space

Special Announcements:

The Huntersville pool is closed due to a chemical imbalance. The issue is being addressed by facility maintenance. Stay tuned for updates.


Check out our Gold Medal Award Finalist Video!



Go Skate Day - June 21, 2019

National Go Skateboarding Day is June 21st. Come join us as we celebrate with Go Skate Day at Northside Skate Park at 8401 Tidewater Drive from 11am – 7pm. Attendees are encouraged to grab a skateboard and ‘go skate.’ Enjoy free food, prizes, contests, giveaways and more.

Go Skate Day Flyer

Fly Norfolk Aerospace Camps Offered Free to 1,400 Norfolk Children

Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) and the City of Norfolk, VA have teamed to offer a robust STEM education program throughout Norfolk’s nine-week Parks and Recreation summer camp.  The program’s mission is to reach the 1,400 students who will be participating in summer youth programs, and to provide them with age-appropriate education and career exploration in aerospace. 

Fly Norfolk Release and Program Details

NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED
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.

PLAN YOUR PLAY 
GET THE 
KIDS IN THE 
GAME
 
TAKE A
BEACH
BREAK
 
CHILDCARE 
OPTIONS 
PICK A 
PARK
 
 LET THE
 DOGS
 RUN
JOIN ADULT LEAGUES
 
PLANT A  
TREE  
SPLASH 
AROUND
 
 VISIT A REC CENTER FUN FOR 50 & BETTER  RENT A SHELTER OR
 FACILITY
 
 TAKE
 A BIKE 
 RIDE

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
Director

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

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

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