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Posted on: January 10, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Norfolk Closes Recreation Centers and Indoor Pools in Response to Rising COVID-19 Rates

Temporary closures begin January 11, 2021

NORFOLK, VA – Due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases and out of an abundance of caution, Recreation, Parks & Open Space (RPOS) facilities will temporarily close to the public for four weeks on Monday, January 11, 2021. In July 2020, select recreation centers reopened after closing at the beginning of the pandemic. Select pools reopened in November. These facilities will temporarily close January 11 until February 8. 

  • Huntersville Community Center 
  • Lambert’s Point Community Center 
  • Berkley Community Center 
  • East Ocean View Community Center  
  • Norview Community Center 
  • Norfolk Fitness and Wellness Center 
  • Southside Aquatics Center 
  • Huntersville Pool 
  • Northside Pool 

In lieu of in-person classes scheduled in January, RPOS will offer virtual programming for fee-based classes, personal training and wellness programs. Certified therapeutic recreation specialists will offer individual wellness services to patrons with disabilities. RPOS will also utilize its Facebook page and website to promote virtual programming for families and youth, such as eSports gaming tournaments, arts and crafts tutorials, STEM-related activities, sports drills and more. For additional information, visit