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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.

 
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.

Virginia Beach Field House

Official site of the 2017 Corporate Challenge 3 v 3 Basketball Tournament!

The Virginia Beach Field House, at approximately 175,000 square feet, is one of the largest indoor sports facilities on the East Coast. It houses youth programs, camps & clinics, parties, and events & tournaments.

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
C2 Shooting Center

 2016 Hero Games Venue

C2 Shooting Center will Host the Pistol Challenge!

 C2 Shooting Center strives to operate both the finest and safest shooting facility in the area. From training the US Navy special operations community to working with the US Marshall Service to teaching beginners how to shoot, their classes are personalized to your individual needs. C2 provides instruction and range experience no matter your level of expertise.

  • 5 public ranges
    • 300 yard rifle shooting
    • 10 yard steel pistol range
  • Kent Mote's C2 Training Center (private)
    • used by private citizens, military professionals, and law enforcement agencies
Chesapeake City Park

Home of the 2017 Corporate Challenge 5k Run, Tug of War, and Cornhole events!

This 90-acre site has 60 acres of open space with the remainder rows of reforested pine trees. Chesapeake City Park is the premier place in Chesapeake for entertainment!

 

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
City View Park

This 43-acre park is an ideal setting for family and athletic outings. Check out our walking trails through the woods. With alot of open space it is a great place to meet friends and family for fun engaging activities!

Amenities:

  • Concessions
  • Vending Machines
  • Picnic Shelter with Charcoal Grills
  • Playgrounds
  • Shared-Use Path

*Due to large softball tournaments at this park, parking for shelter reservations cannot be guaranteed; Additional parking is available at Tallwood Elementary School.

Compound Crossfit

 2016 Hero Games Venue

Compound CrossFit will Host the CrossFit Challenge!

 Compound Crossfit offers specialty classes, personal training, coaching, and small group sessions to help you get in the shape you want to be in. The CrossFit portion of the Hero Games will be a team competition (same gender) and all the weights will be possible for all levels of athletes.

Compound CrossFit offers:

  • Olympic Lifting equipment
  • Crossfit Games Advanced Training materials
  • Boot Camp workout exercise equipment

Course Movements for the competition include:

  • Running
  • Burpees
  • Bench press
  • Air squat
  • Slam ball
  • Kettlebell swing

 

Cypress Point Country Club

Home of the 2017 Corporate Challenge Golf Tournament!

Cypress Point Country Club is a semi-private golf course, restaurant and venue for private events located at the intersection of Wesleyan Drive and Cypress Point Boulevard.  They were awarded the Virginian Pilot's "Best of the Best" award nine times. Cypress Point Country Club offers an 18 hole par 72 championship golf course with Bermuda fairways.

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

 

Great Dismal Swamp

Outdoor adventures abound in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Chesapeake, VA! It covers more than 112,000 acres of pristine forested wetlands and is home to Lake Drummond, the second largest natural lake in Virginia. This foreboding paradise has inspired writers and outdoor enthusiasts alike and is a must see for any Chesapeake visitor!

The Great Dismal Swamp offers:

  • Miles of hiking (and biking) trails on the Dismal Town Boardwalk Trail, an elevated wooden walkway over the swamp
  • A 4.5 mile Washington Ditch Trail to Lake Drummond
  • Activities such as boating, kyaking and canoeing on the lake
Hampton Roads Soccer Complex

The Hampton Roads Soccer Complex is located in Virginia Beach on 75 acres with 19 quality soccer fields, consisting of:

  • 5 small-sided fields
  • 3 junior fields
  • 11 full size fields, with Tifway Bermuda grass.

Amenities:

  • Restrooms
  • Concessions
  • Meeting room
  • First aid and Trainer’s room
  • Two picnic shelters
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
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.

Princess Anne Athletic Complex

 Official site of the 2017 Corporate Challenge!

The Princess Anne Athletic Complex is located in the heart of Princess Anne Commons across the street from the Virginia Beach Sportsplex and Veteran's United Home Loans Amphitheater.

Softball/Baseball Fields

  • ​8 lighted softball/baseball fields
  • 300 ft fences, fencing 8 ft tall
  • Hollywood bases can be set 60’/65’/70’
  • Hollywood pitching rubbers can be set 40’/43’/50’/53’
  • Portable fencing is available to reduce fields sizes to 200ft
  • Electronic scoreboards
  • Shaded player benches
  • Shaded ADA accessible spectator area
  • Full-service concession and restroom area
  • On-site parking with over 830 spaces

Multi-Purpose Fields

  • ​7 multi-purpose fields (2 are lighted)
  • Full size 120 X 80 yd playing surface
  • Offer a variety of adaptable sports
  • Full-service concession and restroom area
  • On-site parking with over 830 spaces
River Crest Community Center

 2016 Hero Games Venue

Chesapeake community centers include a:

  • Gymnasium
  • Locker and shower facilities
  • Health room
  • Game room
  • Meeting rooms

Centers are open year-round and are used by:

  • Private groups for birthday parties
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Wedding and baby showers
  • Family reunions
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.
Virginia Beach Oceanfront

With a mild climate and fourteen miles of white sandy beach, the Virginia Beach Oceanfront is an ideal place for a variety of outdoor sports. The Oceanfront has served to host

  • 1998 ESPN X-Trials,
  • The Bud Light Pro Beach Volleyball Tour
  • The East Coast Surfing Championships
  • The Rock n' Roll Half Marathon
  • The North American Sand Soccer Championships.
  • The Shamrock Marathon
  • The Polar Plunge
  • And Many More!
Virginia Beach Sportsplex

 2016 Hero Games Venue

Host of the 5K, 1 Mile Fun Run, Cornhole and Tug-of-War Events!

The steel and concrete structured stadium has 3-levels and hosts a variety of sport activities, tournaments, festivals, events, and runs.

  • It holds 6,000 seats overall, located on two levels. However, stadium capacity is about 10,000.
    • Lower deck contains 3,600 seats,
    • Upper deck contains 2,400 seats with six luxury suites.
    • The majority of the seats have armchairs with seat backs.
    • The stadium's state-of-the-art turf surface is more than adequate to handle the full range of typical field events, including football, field hockey, lacrosse, and many more!

The Sportsplex is also home to all natural grass athletic fields that cover 3 acres, making them customisable for any event.

    • Soccer, lacrosse, flag football, festivals, and a variety of 5k runs use these fields.
    • Field maintenance is conducted regularly to ensure that high quality grass is enjoyed at each and every event at the Sportsplex Athletic Fields.
Hampton, VA
War Memorial Stadium
For a truly nostalgic feel, hold your next baseball tournament in one of the few all-wooden ballparks left in the world! Home to the Peninsula Pilots of the Coastal Plains league, an event in this beautiful park-like setting is like a visit to baseball's early years. For event management, an elevated and enclosed sky-box is available. Seating capacity: 5,125.
Willams Farm Recreation Center
Williams Farm Recreation Center is a brand new 70,993 square foot, Silver LEED-certified facility located off Newtown Road between Diamond Springs and Newtown Elementary Schools.