Enjoy access to all seven Virginia Beach Recreation Centers, each with an indoor swimming pool, cardio equipment, weight room, gymnasium and group fitness areas. Additional amenities such as indoor tracks, rock clim​bing walls​ and racquetball courts vary by center.

​​​​Ring in 2020 with Free Fitness Classes

20in20_web_200x250-2.jpgGet motivated to meet your 2020 fitness goals with FREE fitness classes! Take the challenge and complete 20 group fitness classes by February 12 for a chance to win prizes. Learn More​                *Membership is not required to participate! ​ ​

​Week 1​​: Jan. 1 - 7​Princess Anne & Seatack Recreation Center
​Week 2: Jan. 8 - 14​Great Neck Recreation Center
​Week 3: Jan. 15 - 21​Williams Farm Recreation Center
​Week 4: Jan. 22 - 28Kempsville Recreation Center 
​Week 5: Jan. 29-Feb. 4​Bayside Recreation Center
​Week 6: Feb. 5 - 12​Bow Creek Recreation Center ​

 Membership Options

Membership provides e​ntry to all community recreation centers, each with an indoor swimming pool, cardio equipment, gymnasiums and fitness areas. 


Family & Child Care Membership Family & Child Care Membership

$495 Family Package includes:

  • Up to two adult annual resident memberships
  • Up to three youth annual resident memberships
  • Unlimited drop-in child care for up to three children, ages 2 - 8

This is a savings of up to $550 for a family! Families must make a minimum payment of $99 to start this family package and can pay up to six additional payments for this package. Available for purchase in recreation centers only.

Annual Membership

Join for a year and save with lower rates! Annual fee due at time of purchase

Youth resident * Ages 3 - 17 $39
Adult resident * Ages 18 - 64 $104
Senior resident * Ages 65 & up $84
Non-resident Ages 3 & up $396

Month to Month Membership

Enjoy the flexibility of a monthly membership that renews automatically until you cancel .

Adult resident * Ages 18 - 64 $14/month
Senior resident * Ages 65 & up $11/month
Non-resident * Ages 3 & up $36/month

Premier Membership - Includes Unlimited Drop-In Fitness Classes

Take your membership to the next level and enjoy all of our drop-in group fitness classes at every center! 

Resident Premier * Ages 14 & up $299/year or $34/month
Non-resident Premier Ages 14 & up $534/year or $47/month

All rates effective January  1, 2018 ; subject to change .
*To receive the resident rate, you will need to provide a valid photo ID with proof of residency. 

Insurance-Based Membership

If you are a group retiree, or part of a Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, or American Specialty Health plan, you may be eligible for a recreation center membership at NO COST, which includes drop-in group fitness classes. Check your eligibility with the following providers:

Reduced Fee Information

We know how important our services are to you — and we understand how stressful it is when your budget is tight. We have an option which may help ease the financial burden by providing Virginia Beach residents a 50% reduction in the annual membership fee for those who qualify.  Please review the Reduced Fee Application for eligibility details and application procedures.

Youth Scholarship Fund

Our Youth Scholarship Fund might also be available to assist those under age 18. This fund can be used one time per individual for memberships, classes, or camp when there is a demonstrated need. Please speak with the staff at any recreation center front desk for more information about this option.​

 How to Join

​We offer two easy ways to sign up for your recreation center membership:​

1. Join Online ​

Enjoy the convenience of buying online! Sign up for your membership online, then just show a photo ID and validate your residency to receive your​ membership card on your first visit.

2. ​Join in Person

Visit the front desk of any recreation center to sign up for your membership. You can complete the membership application in advance to save some time. Bring your photo ID and proof of residency with you. 

Virginia Beach Residency Requirements

To receive the resident rate, you will need to provide a valid photo ID with proof of residency. A state-issued driver’s license or DMV ID card with a Virginia Beach address is an acceptable photo ID and proof of residency.​ Post Office (PO) Box addresses do NOT fulfill residency requirement

You may also provide a photo ID along with one of the following proofs of residency:

  • ​Pers​​onal check with current address​
  • ​Car registration/insurance policy
  • Current bank statement, utility or cable bill, or lease
  • ​Federal or state tax return
  • Personal property tax statement
  • Mortgage paperwork​​
  • Voter registration card​
A 50% fee reduction for an annual membership is available for Virginia Beach residents who qualify.  Learn more about reduced fees.​ ​

​Military Members

Military discounts are not provided; however, military members residing in Virginia Beach are eligible for the resident rate.​​​

 Drop-In Child Care

Drop-In Child Care is now available at all recreation centers (with the exception of Seatack)​. Enjoy your workout knowing your child is well-supervised and having fun! 


  • Open to children ages 2-8 years old
  • Both parent and child​ will need a valid membership or day pass (two-year olds are exempt from membership​)
  • Parent must remain in the center


  • $5 per child per visit​; or​
  • $20 per child for a monthly pass; requires a credit/debit card and written n​otice to cancel


  • Monday - Thursday:​ 8:00 - 11:00 am & 4:30 - 8:30 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 - 11:00 am
  • ​Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Children can stay in Drop-In Child Care for up to 2 hours per day

 Day Passes

​Enjoy all of the membership benefits at any recreation center for the day by purchasing a day pass. ​

Day Pass Rates

  • Youth (ages 3-17): $7
  • Adult: $9

Buy a 10-Visit Pass and Save!

Passes can be purchased for one​ individual to visit 10 times at a reduced price! Passes are redeemable at any recreation center and are valid for 10 ​visits within a 12-month period from date of purchase. 
  • ​Youth: $50
  • Adult: $70

Group Rates​

Want to bring your group to the recreation center? Buy a minimum of 10 passes to receive a​ reduced rate. All passes must be used on the same day.
  • ​Youth: $5/pass
  • Adult: $7/pass

Program requirements will apply, and a photo ID may be required for some programs. Passes​ are non-refundable. ​​

 Gift Cards

Give the gift of fun!  Gift cards can be purchased at any Virginia Beach Recreation Center in any amount. Cards can be redeemed in person or online toward the purchase of annual and month-to-month memberships. They can also be used to purchase personal training, group fitness classes, birthday parties, shelter reservations and so much more.​

*Gift cards are non-refundable but never expire. Some programs and services may only be redeemed in-person.

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