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Come Out And PlayThe Department of Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services presents Recreation for Generations. Please bear in mind that sometimes program dates, activities and times may change. Please call ahead to verify scheduled activities to be certain you are not disappointed.

The recreation centers will be closed on Monday, May 25th, however we do offer several fun-filled activities for the public this Memorial Day weekend as follows:

The Cavalier Manor Pool, Monday, May 25tth 1:00 - 4:00 pm. Fee is $1.00
The Portsmouth Blvd. Pool Monday, May 25th 1:00 - 4:00 pm. Fee is $1.00
The Splash Park, Monday, May 25th 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Free, no fee.
The Pokey Smokey Train, Monday, May 25th , 11:00 am - 7:00 pm, Fee is $2.00

For information about all events and activities in Portsmouth please visit PortsVaEvents.com


Please Note:

The Recreation Centers will be closed for maintenance beginning Monday, August 24 - September 4 for cleaning and repairs. We will reopen on Monday, September 7.

The Splash Park and pools at Cavalier Manor and the SportsPlex will be opened on the weekends ONLY starting August 22nd, through September 6 from 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm .

The Splash Park and both pools will close for the season on Tuesday, September 8 after Labor Day.


Recreation Master Plan

A copy of the Master Plan, adopted by the City Council in June 2012, is here for your information.

Take a video tour of the Portsmouth Community Cultural Sports Complex:



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