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Chesapeake, Virginia hosts sporting facilities including seven outdoor recreation parks, baseball and soccer fields and more than 22 miles of waterways to paddle.
With complete venue amenities, contact information, and direct access to trained professionals who'll organize every aspect of your trip, the Chesapeake facilities are both convenient and affordable for your next meeting or group event!
Group sporting events held in Chesapeake include the annual Paddle for the Border Kayak Event, Virginia High School League Regional and State Wrestling Tournament, AAU State Gymnastics, and the annual Dismal Swamp Stomp Half Marathon and Children's Half Mile Run. The sports facilities include more than 200 acres for soccer, baseball, football and tennis fields, for tournaments or family vacations. The Chesapeake City Park is comprised of 60 acres, a sand volleyball court, basketball courts, regulation horseshoe courts, dog parks, a Skate Park and miles of trails.
For the more adventurous crew, canoes, kayaks, paddle boats, bikes and cabins can all be rented at the Northwest River Park. Visitors can go fishing, horseback riding, picnic or hike on a five mile trail system. Wildlife can be viewed along the Dismal Swamp Canal Trail, through the wetlands and forest of the Oak Grove Lake Park, and the scenic overlook of the Elizabeth River at the Bells Mill Park.
For those who prefer the indoors, Chilled Ponds & Turf Sports Complex Ice is a 90,000 square foot dual rink sports complex with skate rentals, one NHL full-sized arena and one oversized (200'x100') indoor sport exe turf field. Bowlers can venture to the Western Branch Lanes or Chesapeake Lanes for bowling and pool and golf lovers can play a few games at a choice of the all bent-grass Cahoon Plantation Golf Club, Chesapeake Golf Club or with a PGA professional at the Battlefield Golf Club at Centerville.
Meeting and conference space is also available at the Chesapeake Conference Center with nine meeting and banquet rooms, hotel rooms within walking distance, audio and visual lighting systems and creative menu services.
Other entertainment can be found at one of three shopping centers, amusement parks, water parks or a historical attractions. Plan to tour the Chesapeake Arboretum, Planetarium, Children's Museum of Virginia, Virginia Air & Space Center, or Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center while visiting the area.
Learn more about having your next group event or meeting in Chesapeake or contact Janet Wenger by calling (888) 889-5551.
Whether it's a birthday party, a company outing or just a spontaneous desire to go have some fun, Americans have a favorite destination - AMF Bowling Centers. AMF is where America goes bowling.
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Tidewater's newest golf course is also the most unique and challenging course layout in the area. A links-style treasure of 18 emerald fairways. Each hole offers a unique examination of one's golf game round after round. The course is comprised of ro...more
Footpath through natural area with elevated scenic overlook of Southern Branch of Elizabeth River. Amenities include a 2-mile circular running trail with parking available across the street at the Chesapeake Civic Center.
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90 acre, multi-use park.
This 100-acre park features 12 fields for baseball and softball with ample seating, ample parking and restrooms.
Multi-amenity 90-acre site, 60-acres of open space; remainder covered by stands of trees. Electric and water service available to support outdoor events and large outings.Home of the Chesapeake Park Whisper Concert Series and events such as the Chesa...more
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Nestled in the lovely village of Las Gaviotas, Chesapeake Golf Club is a semi-private facility that offers annual golf and pool memberships while still allowing public play. The golf course features several strategically placed water hazards and uniq...more
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As the region's premier ice sports facility, our 90,000 square-foot footprint consists of two NHL skating rink. Chilled Ponds offers public skating sessions, birthday parties, learn-to-skate programs, adult hockey and youth hockey leagues and is the ...more
Deep Creek Park encompasses four multi-purpose fields - two lighted, plus four lighted tournament-quality baseball fields (Bronco & Pony), which showcase grass infields and are irrigated for durability and performance.Other park amenities include...more
Formerly US Route 17, this multi-purpose linear trail accommodates horse owners, bicyclists, walkers, joggers, and boat owners. It runs 8.5 miles adjacent to the Dismal Swamp Canal and threads through some of the most uniquely historical and ecologic...more
This 12-acre park features 8 newly, renovated and resurfaced lighted tennis courts and 2 lighted softball fields. Lighted courts are Free and on a first come first served basis but can be rented by the hour ($3.00/hr) to ensure availability.
Located on the banks of the Northwest River in Southeastern Chesapeake, this 763-acre park is the perfect blend of natural beauty and recreational activities. Incorporating camping; an extensive trail system; picnic shelters; play areas such as horse...more
With its half lake and half scenic open space, this 65 acres of hardwood forest and wetlands features a 1.5 mile circular multi-use fitness trail for walking, jogging and biking. Small parks shelters, picnic tables and benches are scattered along the...more
This 80 acre site offers a variety of sports facilities including multipurpose softball fields with lights, lighted tennis courts and basketball courts. Thousands of wildflowers, planted by volunteers are sprinkled alongside a nature trail great for ...more