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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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Norfolk, VA
Chrysler Hall

Chrysler Hall, located in Norfolk, VA, serves as the premier performing arts center of Hampton Roads. Seating 2,500 in the orchestra, dress circle, and balcony, Chrysler Hall is well suited to a multitude of events. Its main lobby and two-level grand hall can easily accommodate bistro tables as well as buffet serving tables for a complete evening of patron entertaining. The venue has hosted countless concerts and events, including the following:

  • Virginia Symphony
  • Norfolk Forum
    • The Norfolk Forum has presented at least four speakers a year since its first speaker in 1933
    • Presenters have included  philosophers, educators, consumer advocates, authors, historians, futurists, judges, musical revues, ambassadors, financial wizards, rocket scientists, war correspondents, foreign affairs experts, film critics, a self-described spy, and even a con man
Norfolk, VA
Norfolk Scope

Built in 1971, Scope Arena remains the world's largest reinforced thin-shell concrete dome. An iconic landmark in downtown Norfolk, it is currently home to the Norfolk Admirals hockey team and host of the MEAC Basketball Tournament.

Venue details:

  • Multipurpose arena & convention hall with main floor dimensions of 227' x 133'
  • Oval shape offers 24,466 square feet of space with a maximum ceiling height of 110-ft
  • The four exhibit facilities may be used in conjunction with each other
  • These halls are easily converted into one by removing portable partitions.
  • 60,000 square feet of exhibit hall space expandable to a total of 140,000 square feet of usable space.
  • Portable stages can be arranged.
  • Seating Capacity: Ice Hockey - 8,900; Basketball - 10,250; Boxing - 11,134
Norfolk, VA
Powhatan Sports Center

Old Dominion University's own Powhatan Sports Complex is home to the Powhatan Football Field, a multipurpose stadium with artificial surface that has over 2,800 seats, concessions stands and locker rooms. This field is mainly used by ODU as well as local Norfolk High Schools, Maury and Granby High. Adjacent to the football field, the Sports Center also contains a field hockey and lacrosse stadium where ODU's teams practice and compete. The lighted stadium has over 1,500 permanent seats with room for additional 1,500 temporary seats, Astro Turf field, concessions stands and restrooms. This complex also includes two lighted practice football fields for the ODU Football Team.

Amenities include:

  • Lighted Lacrosse and Field Hockey Astro Turf Field
  • Lighted Multi-Purpose Field Turf Field
  • Athletic Training Room
  • Athlete Weight Training Room
  • 2 Football Practice Fields
  • Team Locker Rooms
  • Educational Classrooms

 

Norfolk, VA
Ted Constant Convocation Center, Old Dominion University
The Ted Constant Convocation Center, on the campus of Old Dominion University, is a state-of-the-art facility, consisting of 219,330 square feet. The facility features 8,600 fixed seats for basketball games and sporting events. The seating capacity may be increased to 9,300 for concert seating events. The Center has a 9,000 square foot multipurpose room that can be divided into assembly and small-space environments to accommodate meetings, dinners, receptions, and pre- and post-activity gatherings.
Norfolk, VA
Towne Point Park
"Norfolk's 7-acre waterfront park is the downtown site of more than 65 major outdoor concerts, award-winning festivals, and special events each year. Festivals include Harborfest, the Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival, Afr'AM Fest and Virginia Wine Festival." Boat and ferry rides are available from the park. Parking available at nearby garages.
Norfolk, VA
Bud Metheny Baseball Complex

The Bud Metheny Baseball Complex located in Norfolk, VA is home to the Old Dominion Universtiy Monarch basbeall team, who compete in Conference USA. The ballpark has a seating capacity of 2,500 and is named after long-time basketball coach, baseball manager and athletic director Bud Metheny. Coach Metheny worked for the university for over 30 years and served as:

  • Baseball Manager 1948 - 1980 
  • Basketball Coach 1948 - 1965
  • Athletic Director 1963 - 1970

All this was after an 11 year playing career with the New York Yankess that included a World Series Title in 1943. He holds the record for most baseball wins in school history with 423. ODU baseball has continued that success with a few players making it to the MLB:

  • Justin Verlander - Detroit Tigers
  • Daniel Hudson - Chicago White Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Wayne Gomes - Philadelphia Phillies
  • John Montague - Montreal Expos
  • Jeff Ware - Toronto Blue Jays
  • Kevin Bearse - Cleveland Indians

 

 

Norfolk, VA
Dick Price Football Stadium, Norfolk State University
With a seating capacity of 30,000, this first-class football facility at Norfolk State University includes an 8-lane polyurethane track, computerized timers, and facilities that allow all field events to be held within the stadium. Norfolk State University also has a baseball stadium, tennis complex and softball fields.
Norfolk, VA
Folkes/Stevens Indoor Tennis Center
This facility is located on the campus of Old Dominion University. There is over 74,000 square feet and includes 8 indoor courts with the same surface as the courts at the US open. The center offers men's and women's locker rooms, team break rooms, a concession area on the mezzanine level and over 6,000 square feet spectator viewing. The Center also includes 12 outdoor courts.
Norfolk, VA
Harbor Park
Professional baseball stadium on the Elizabeth River in Downtown Norfolk. The playing field is quality Bermuda grass with adequate drainage and an all dirt infield. Seating capacity: 12,067.
Norfolk, VA
Jane P. Batten Students Center, Virginia Wesleyan College

The Jane P. Batten Student Center located at the center of the Virginia Wesleyan College campus is a 137,000 square foot multipurpose facility. The Batten Student Center is devoted to promoting health, leadership and a love for athletics.

The Center contains an arena that houses a competition:

  • basketball court
  • 3 practice courts
  • 3 volleyball courts
  • 1,150 chair -back seats
  • elevated jogging track
  • 36-foot climbing wall
  • 3 racquetball courts
  • 8-lane 25-yard swimming pool

The Center also houses: 

  • athletic offices
  • the chaplains office
  • bookstore
  • student counseling center
Norfolk, VA
Kempsville Green Municipal Golf Course
This course's front nine offers wide yet well-bunkered fairways, while its back nine affords even larger landing areas in its fairways. Water hazards come into play on several holes. Tee times are only reserved for the weekends.
Norfolk, VA
Lake Wright Golf Course
This course was built on an island in the middle of Lake Wright. The greens are elevated and fast, while the fairways are fairly wide and flat. Water hazards on seven holes and an abundance of sand bunkers are strategically placed throughout the course.
Norfolk, VA
Norfolk Collegiate Turf Fields

The athletic complex in 2015 made Norfolk Collegiate the first K-12 school in the greater Hampton Roads region with two side-by-side, competition-size turf fields with lights. As the only school with such fields in Hampton Roads, Collegiate offers our student-athletes and the local athletic community a standout facility for local and regional tournaments, as well as the opportunity to train and compete daily on professional-level surfaces. 

Not only does a synthetic grass field allow teams to practice and play games under all weather conditions, it easily accommodates multiple sports to be played on one field.See below for detailed information on the turf fields.

  • Two 70x110 yard, competition-sized, pre-lined artificial turf fields

  • Comprised of approximately 164,500 square feet of TurfField Classic Slit Film two-inch with an infill mix

  • Fields are pre-lined for soccer, field hockey, women’s lacrosse and men’s lacrosse

  • Six state-of-the-art Musco® lights; two are 80 feet tall and four are 70 feet tall 
  • Bleachers provide seating for 500 spectators
  • New, high-visibly scoreboards

  • A batting cage offers a designated hitting area, as well as usage of fields for conditioning and fielding practice for our softball and baseball teams. 

 

Norfolk, VA
Ocean View Golf Course

 2016 Hero Games Venue

Ocean View Golf Course will Host the Golf Tournament!

Now only $300 for a foursome!

 Ocean View Golf Course, located in Norfolk, Virginia is among Hampton Roads' most memorable and enjoyable golf courses! It has enjoyed a long successful 85 year history and was the first course in the United States to offer rental pull carts before electric carts became the preferred choice on the course.

Current/Former Pro Golfers to play at Ocean View:

  • Jack Nicklaus
  • Tiger Woods
  • Curtis Strange
  • Dean Beaman
  • Sam Snead
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