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No matter the sport, there is a venue for it in Hampton Roads. Whether it involves sand, waves, fish or water - we've got that by the bucket full! To search our venues - Use the search feature to access our detailed facility inventory. To see a complete listing, read our facilities guide in PDF.

 
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POMOCO Stadium, Christopher Newport University

POMOCO Stadium debuted in 2001, along with the Christopher Newport football program, and played host to CNU’s first game in history, against Salisbury on Sept. 1, 2001.  Although the official capacity is listed at 4,200, a total of 6,135 crammed their way in through the use of portable stands and standing room to watch that initial contest. The Captains averaged 4,630 in 2001, ranking ninth in NCAA Division III attendance, and sold out all four home games. In 2002 they averaged 3,948 per game, including one in very inclement weather, and ranked eighth in Division III.  In 2003 the stadium project was completed with the addition of brick facade, permanent concession stands and rest rooms, a large press box and beautiful President’s Suite.  POMOCO Stadium has one of the finest grass playing surfaces in the South and has already been host to summer camps featuring many NFL players.

Brittingham-Midtown Community Center

Located in Newport News. This multipurpose center has 80,415 square feet of recreation space that includes a:

  • 500-seat natatorium with a 50-meter indoor pool
  • 10 competitive scored and timed lanes
  • three-meter diving board
  • two one-meter diving boards and a 14-foot diving well

It also holds a 200 seat gymnasium with a full basketball court and indoor walking/jogging track.The center also features:

  • therapeutic and mature adult recreation areas
  • seven multipurpose rooms
  • 14,000 square feet outdoor covered area for basketball and special events
Denbigh Community Center

This 50,000 square foot facility opened in 2012 andl features two gymnasiums, a dance room, multi-purpose rooms and a concession/cafe area in Newport News, VA.

A variety of fitness classes are offered including yoga, morning exercise classes, Tai Chi and Essentrics: Aging Backwards. The center also hosts special events such as periodic health screenings, speaker's bureau, cultural enrichment programs and educational seminars.

Open recreation in the gym is offered Thursdays and Fridays from 1 to 4pm, and includes pickleball, badminton, cornhole and basketball. Semi-annual pickeball and cornhold fun days are also held at the center.

The center is located in the Stonebrook area of Newport News and is open to the public!

Hours:

Monday - Friday

9:00am - 4:00pm

 

Freeman Center, Christopher Newport University

Located on the campus of Christopher Newport University in Newport News, VA. The Freeman Center is a state of the art multipurpose facility with seating for 5,000. The center features:

  • three basketball courts
  • 200-meter indoor track
  • volleyball court
  • restaurant
  • 10,000 square feet of fitness and wellness space

The facility is the performance venue for CNU's Men's & Women's basketball, indoor track and volleyball programs 

Huntington Park Tennis Center

The Huntington Park Tennis Center offers many activities on their 20 lighted hard-courts such as

  • Tournaments
  • Leagues
  • Classes and Clinics
    • Taught by City Tennis Professional Harvey Robinson.

The center also offers racquet stringing, ball machine and backboard rental. The Park includes a beach, playground, and a museum. Seating capacity: 150 at each of the three main courts.

* Site of the regional and state USTA Junior and Adult tournament and also the site of the AAU Junior Olympic Games tennis competition as well as the 2003 National Senior Games. 

John B. Todd Stadium
John B. Todd Stadium is a football stadium located on Warwick Blvd. between Minton and Hidenwood Drives in Newport News, Virginia. Todd Stadium is owned and operated by Newport News Public Schools since its opening in 1967. All five high schools in Newport News use the stadium for football as well as track meets. Todd Stadium has a capacity of about 11,000 people. It is typically packed for AAA Peninsula District games and has also been used for state championship football games. Todd Stadium is also used for the VHSL AAA state track and field championships. It is named after John B. Todd, who was a standout football player at Newport News High School and at the College of William and Mary.
Kiln Creek
The Kiln Creek Golf Club and Resort is the leisure and recreational hub of the Virginia Peninsula. Its 18 hole championship course is one of the finest tests of golf in the state of Virginia. The 6,972 yard, par 72 layout was designed by the highly respected architect Tom Clark. Golf Digest stated Kiln Creek is "one of the best five golf courses in the state of Virginia", and recognized the course as being one of the top 100 new courses in America when it opened.
Newport News Golf at Deer Run

Newport News Golf Club at Deer Run is a public facility with 36 holes of championship golf. Newport News Golf Club at Deer Run has the ability to host starting time or shotgun events for as few as 24 or as many as 288 golfers. 

  • The Deer Run Golf Course is a spectacular Ed Ault designed Championship Golf Course. The 7,206 course will test the mettle of even the most experienced golfer. Cut among Virginia hardwoods, the players rarely see another group of golfers. Curious white tail deer and the abundance of wildlife have caused it to be listed on the National Audubon Society Registry.
  • The Deer Run course received Golf Digest Best Places to Play 4 Stars.

Newport News Golf Club at Deer Run has a variety of practice areas centrally located to the Clubhouse.

  • There is a bent grass putting green and a Bermuda grass chipping green available for practicing.
  • The driving range has 25 stations that the golfer has the ability to hit off grass or mats. The range is over 320 yards deep with three target greens and marked yardages.
  • The balls for the range are Pinnacle Range Balls, which are replaced with new balls every year.
Newport News Park

This 8,000-acre park with two fresh water reservoirs is one of the largest municipal parks east of the Mississippi. The park features a campground, golf course, stage, ropes and initiatives course, horsehow arena, disc golf course, watercraft rentals, 30-miles of hiking trails, 5-mile mountain bike trail, and a 5.3-mile bikeway.

Riverview Gymnastics Center

A 9,200 square foot gymnastics area offering activity and instruction for preschool through competitive gymnasts- equipped with state of the art equipment, and a tumble track. Two multi-purpose classrooms, a balcony/multi purpose room with viewing glass overlooking the gym (currently being renovated with a hard wood flooring system to accommodate our dance program, and two mirrored dance studios

Stoney Run Athletic Complex

Originally designed for softball, this great facility can also be used for youth baseball, youth soccer, and field hockey. Whether you are interested in weekly leagues or cometitive tournaments, they will have something for you!

  • 228-Acres with a variety of active recreational opportunities
  • 5-Field lighted complex
  • Backstop Grill concession building with restrooms and press box positioned in the middle of the fields for easy access
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