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Recreation, Parks & Open Space

Special Events:

Berkley Community Workshops

Recreation, Parks & Open Space will host community workshops with residents to gather input on the development and proposed master plan for open space area around the former Berkley Pool – behind St. Helena Elementary School. This initiative is an outcome of the City’s conversations with the community last summer regarding closure of the Berkley Pool. 

Community Workshop - May 23

RPOS Night of the Arts

Come join us on May 24th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Plot as we celebrate local artwork and crafts. The Point 94.9 FM will be onsite. The night will include live musical and dance performances. A food truck will also be onsite.

Event Flyer
Exhibitor Form - Due May 17

Beach Bash
Have fun in the sun as we celebrate the opening of our beaches! Join us May 25th from 11am to 1pm at the Community Beach Park. Live Z104.5 FM radio remote, giveaways and more!

Event Flyer


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.

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.

Email

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